Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 20:16:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 ESP8266 as Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-as-Arduino/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:50:44 PDT
Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Monitor-1/
Heart Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SMALL.jpg pureAmericanbrother I built a relatively simple heart rate monitor circuit that is monitored and controlled by an Arduino Uno. The theory of operation is based on the fact that infrared (IR) light is partially absorbed by blood. When your index finger is placed between the IR emitter and detector, the amount of IR ligh...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 06:52:36 PDT
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-LCD-displays-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use an LCD display - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/54JM/IBHRNNEM/FN654JMIBHRNNEM.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc The LiquidCrystal library allows you to control LCD displays that are compatible with the Hitachi HD44780 driver. There are many of them out there, and you can usually find them by the 16-pin interface.In this tutorial you will learn how to use LCD 16x2 display (and 20x4) with Arduino uno.You will a...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:37:13 PDT
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-watch-VLC-controller-with-ESP8266-Arduin/
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SMALL.jpg planetleak Its a homemade project to make my own media controller app.My laptop connected to tv, and im too lazy, so maked a VLC control app.Yes im know, there is an official VLC app in store, better function, but this one is my :)And im added a PC turn off button to my watch app (lazyness overload)Video: Pa...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:43:33 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Arduino Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stepper-Motors/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:52:36 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micros/
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis ESP8266-01 WiFi Shield is an alternative to the Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros. The Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros uses an Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 module and is the simplest to wire up. However if you already have an ESP8266 mo...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:06:43 PDT
Data Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Lantern/
Data Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/R7IJ/IBHSIRLN/FEER7IJIBHSIRLN.SMALL.jpg futurecitieslab The Data Lanterns are a network of sculptural civic totems that reveal and illuminate layers of urban data. They create poetry out of infrastructure and celebrate the ebb and flow of the city with animated beacons of flowing light. These vertical lanterns are connected to data from neighboring trans...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:09:59 PDT
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Light-Up-Effects-to-Backyard-Games-Like-Cornho/
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B1BL/IBHS3R56/F00B1BLIBHS3R56.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Backyard games like Cornhole are a lot of fun. But you can make them even better by adding lights and sounds. By hooking up some simple electronics, you can make the board light up and play a victory fanfare whenever someone scores. Here is how to make it. Watch the Video Here is a video walkthr...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:20:24 PDT
DIY Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Security-Camera/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:04:25 PDT
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Skip-Dive-Arduino-Wine-Glass-LED-Lamp/
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Welcome to my first Instructable, I have created a rainbow lamp using items I have found left over from BBQ's, found in a skip and some nice addressable LED's that I ordered, combined with an Arduino, I think the end result is quite a nice effect. Gather the Goods For the wire I used CAT5 which I...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:22:40 PDT
Smart Home Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Electric-Socket/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:57:35 PDT
Arduino LCD Master Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LCD-Master-Clock/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:34:56 PDT
Beeduino : Homemade Arduino Uno for $6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeduino-Homemade-Arduino-on-a-Budget/
Beeduino : Homemade Arduino Uno for $6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hey what the cost of this blue board thingy, "Arduino" i think its called?? Well the cost is about $30 per board. Woah $30 for just this simple circuit. Whats so special in it? Well nothing actually. Its just a simple open source development platform with awesome I/O and programming potentials. Open...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:26:14 PDT
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors http://www.instructables.com/id/CheapSimple-Wifi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micr/
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis WiFi Shield makes DIY home automation much more affordable. Nothing else on the market is this cheap and this simple to use and configure.The WiFi Shield described here is very cheap () and very simple to build, just 2 parts and 4 wires, and very simple to securely configure, via pu...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:12:55 PDT
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny44458485-with-Arduino/
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/C6AO/IB8Q0UW7/FYOC6AOIB8Q0UW7.SMALL.jpg Maximous This tutorial gives provides the steps to set up, program, and test an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with an Arduino. It is also provides some explanations as to the inner workings of AVR chips in general. AVR and ISP Explained Many tutorials can show you how to do something. I would like to start off by giv...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:26:09 PDT
Simple Arduino Wireless Mesh http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Wireless-Mesh/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:26:32 PDT
Low Cost IR Decoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-IR-Decoder/
Low Cost IR Decoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SMALL.jpg bisudw Its just a IR Decoder that can decode the HEXADECIMAL IR signals from the TV remote for further use. like programming any TV remote etc. Its made with Freeduino (not Arduino). Freeduino is a arduino compatible low cost micro controller. You can program using Arduino IDE (just like coding for Arduino...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:28:33 PDT
ESP8266 + Arduino IDE 1.6.4 Portable - Full Quick Install Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Arduino-IDE-164-Portable-Full-Quick-Instal/
ESP8266 + Arduino IDE 1.6.4 Portable - Full Quick Install Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/511H/IB49VYJ4/FPH511HIB49VYJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/511H/IB49VYJ4/FPH511HIB49VYJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/511H/IB49VYJ4/FPH511HIB49VYJ4.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ If anybody wants to start develop new ESP8266 projects directly in Arduino IDE and needs some guidance, please find below a full comprehensive step-by-step Install Guide for a Arduino 1.6.4 IDE Portable environment that might help you for having a smooth install process. It's including also a...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 02:02:27 PDT
O-mat http://www.instructables.com/id/O-mat/
O-mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/1Z3M/IB4AXWAK/FSI1Z3MIB4AXWAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/1Z3M/IB4AXWAK/FSI1Z3MIB4AXWAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/1Z3M/IB4AXWAK/FSI1Z3MIB4AXWAK.SMALL.jpg OniriaMX Have you ever wanted to make a giant trackpad? With this tutorial you can make any size of trackpad/force-pad and test it with the included software demo.We are ONIRIA, we create content, design hardware and develop software to erase the limits of reality and immersive technology.In the search of fu...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:00:24 PDT
The Bedroom Automation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bedroom-Automation-Box/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 04:56:29 PDT
How to make a Cheap home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cheap-home-Automation-System/
How to make a Cheap home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SMALL.jpg pious123 Well Automated Home are a dream to every DIY er, But they Cost much So here is a solution to make a low budget Automated system======================================================Cost of building the project: Relay module (0.32$) transistor bc548 (0.016$) perfboard (0.16$) screw terminal (0....
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09:14:53 PDT
Getting Started with Intel® Edison Mini Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Intel-Edison-Mini-Breakout-Bo/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:28:05 PDT
Motion detecting video streaming doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-detecting-video-streaming-doorbell/
Motion detecting video streaming doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TBTW/IB22SG2E/FK7TBTWIB22SG2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TBTW/IB22SG2E/FK7TBTWIB22SG2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TBTW/IB22SG2E/FK7TBTWIB22SG2E.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino Knock knock. Who’s there? A motion detecting smart doorbell that senses when someone is near the door! It will use a webcam to detect motion. When activated, it will play a greeting and then take a photo and email it to someone to let them know who is at the door.In this tutorial, you will learn ...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:33:02 PDT
Controlling a Stepper Motor with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stepper-Motor-with-an-Arduino/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:05:36 PDT
A "comfortable" smart lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-comfortable-smart-lamp/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:59:09 PDT
It's Alive! A little "robot" that follows you with it's evil stare http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-Alive-A-little-robot-that-follows-you-with-its/
It's Alive! A little "robot" that follows you with it's evil stare - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/5E2J/IB22CO6A/FTO5E2JIB22CO6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/5E2J/IB22CO6A/FTO5E2JIB22CO6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/5E2J/IB22CO6A/FTO5E2JIB22CO6A.SMALL.jpg Sheerforce In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create this little "robot" that follows your hand (or whatever is closest to it).Don't forget to follow me for more, and favorite this if you like it! Materials For this project, you will need the following materials: 1 HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Distance Sensor - $0...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:19:46 PDT
Controlling a relay board with an Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-relay-board-with-an-Arduino-Uno/
Controlling a relay board with an Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SMALL.jpg hzimmerman In this instructable we will control a Velleman K6714 relay board with an Arduino. The beauty of using relays is that we can use a modest little Arduino to switch household appliances or what you may have. The Velleman K6714 has been around for more than a decade and lets us switch up to 16 relays. ...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:22:11 PDT
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-plant-monitoring-system-based-on-Arduino-MEGA/
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SMALL.jpg techrm Today we are going to show you our first experiment on the Internet of Things. For this purpose, we decided to use an Arduino MEGA instead of an Arduino UNO. That's because Arduino MEGA has more than one serial port and this fact allows us to use the ESP8266 and the serial monitor at the same time.A...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:32:03 PDT
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Datura-6-home-automation-2015-improvements/
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SMALL.jpg prnet News: In this latest months I've made some important fixes and improvements to the code and to the webserver of the project. See datura_mega_v19.ino for the latest code.The most functional project over internet – Use it as a complete irrigation system for your garden, or use it to control your aquar...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:40:37 PDT
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Switch-board-with-Esp8266-Attiny-85-PIR-Senso/
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SMALL.jpg Armtronix The Wifi Arduino 85 is a small board with ESP8266 -01 module, Attiny85 micro controller and a relay. It Also has and additional header for connecting an external relay or to connect sensors like PIR, IR etc depending on your application. If you are a tinkerer you will also be able to connect a HC-05...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:30:45 PDT
Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
Arduino MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SMALL.jpg dylanstout A MIDI controller is any piece of equipment that generates and transmits MIDI data to MIDI-enabled devices. In short, if you have buttons on your MIDI controller, you can program those buttons to any sound you want through musical software (ex.: Ableton, Garage Band, etc.). You can also program pote...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:31:55 PDT
Object tracking robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Object-tracking-robot/
Object tracking robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SMALL.jpg Nikus Few weeks ago I thought to make robot that can track object with android phone. At the beginning I searched about it in google. I found some articles but none had source code of android app. My first thought it's "it too hard for me" and I gave up. But I could not stand that I can't make something t...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 13:38:37 PDT
Use the Dragino HE and mega328p to build an Arduino Yun alike solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-Dragino-HE-and-mega328p-to-build-an-Arduin/
Use the Dragino HE and mega328p to build an Arduino Yun alike solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/XD7I/IARFAPTT/F2GXD7IIARFAPTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/XD7I/IARFAPTT/F2GXD7IIARFAPTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/XD7I/IARFAPTT/F2GXD7IIARFAPTT.SMALL.jpg David_Dragino In this project, we will make an Arduino Yun alike solution by using Dragino HE、mega328p and other components.Over here, we will build an Arduino Yun alike solutiom and show how to program the mega328p via WiFi. and how to demo communication between mega328p and the Dragino HE Linux IoT WiFi module....
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:38:17 PDT
How to use a Photoresistor (or photocell) - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-photoresistor-or-photocell-Arduino-Tu/
How to use a Photoresistor (or photocell) - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/AXY7/IANRP4H2/FBDAXY7IANRP4H2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/AXY7/IANRP4H2/FBDAXY7IANRP4H2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/AXY7/IANRP4H2/FBDAXY7IANRP4H2.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc A photoresistor or photocell is a light-controlled variable resistor. The resistance of a photoresistor decreases with increasing incident light intensity. A photoresistor can be applied in light-sensitive detector circuits, and light- and dark-activated switching circuits. It's also called light-de...
By: codebender_cc

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:23:58 PDT
Arduino LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Arduino-Matrix/
Arduino LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SMALL.jpg vastsuperking In this short tutorial you will learn how to make an Arduino-powered LED matrix. Unlike several other designs, this one uses a "companion" computer to notify the Arduino which LEDs should be powered.I have provided the code for the Arduino, as well as some Java code for displaying text on the LED ma...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:26:07 PDT
Resistance Controlled Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistance-Controlled-Alarm/
Resistance Controlled Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4GXI/IANRLVM9/FBW4GXIIANRLVM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4GXI/IANRLVM9/FBW4GXIIANRLVM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4GXI/IANRLVM9/FBW4GXIIANRLVM9.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are all kinds of locks and alarms that you can make. You can make alarms that are controlled with keys, keypads, remote controls, scanners, or anything else that you can think of. Just for fun, I designed an alarm that is controlled by resistors. This is a basic motion sensing alarm that detec...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:58:53 PDT
Arduino based Desktop Line Follower - jolliBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Desktop-Line-Follower-jolliBot/
Arduino based Desktop Line Follower - jolliBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/0Z74/IANRGYR8/FC60Z74IANRGYR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/0Z74/IANRGYR8/FC60Z74IANRGYR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/0Z74/IANRGYR8/FC60Z74IANRGYR8.SMALL.jpg jollifactory One of the classic projects which may interest entry level robotics hobbyist is the line following robot which is more commonly known as a Line Follower. There are lots of kit sets available to build Line Followers but they are generally quite big and require line tracks covering a large area for th...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:37:32 PDT
RC Car to RC Tank conversion with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-RC-Tank-conversion-with-Arduino/
RC Car to RC Tank conversion with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/I1O4/IALX6DZC/F47I1O4IALX6DZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/I1O4/IALX6DZC/F47I1O4IALX6DZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/I1O4/IALX6DZC/F47I1O4IALX6DZC.SMALL.jpg fmqz I have always been fascinated by big machines, tanks in particular. The German Tiger Tank, as featured in the movie Fury!, is an awesome machine. I wanted one! I did some searching and found that RC Tiger Tank replicas cost over $150, and they do not do 360 degree turret rotation (at that price leve...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 07:07:47 PDT
Andee Sentry Gun with Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-Sentry-Gun-with-Annikken-Andee/
Andee Sentry Gun with Annikken Andee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/FTLJ/IAJNZSED/FLUFTLJIAJNZSED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/FTLJ/IAJNZSED/FLUFTLJIAJNZSED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/FTLJ/IAJNZSED/FLUFTLJIAJNZSED.SMALL.jpg Annikken Do you have a project that can control a missile system and laser with an Android or iOS device? We are not talking about the real missile systems, but our Andee Sentry Gun model that has 6 barrel of ammunition to unleash fire power on your next enemy!Download our Control Panel (Graphical User Inter...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:56:37 PDT
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Tv-Dvd-and-Audio-system-with-Arduino-/
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SMALL.jpg sistemasymicros Hi everybody, this is my second instructable and my first in English, so, sorry for the mistakes.I want to share this project it's about how you can control your Tv, DVD and your Audio System with Arduino and an app for Android made with app inventor.If you like this project, please vote for it in t...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 14:42:49 PDT
How to make a Pot Stand! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Pot-Stand/
How to make a Pot Stand! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/NO44/IAIN9RUN/FK8NO44IAIN9RUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/NO44/IAIN9RUN/FK8NO44IAIN9RUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/NO44/IAIN9RUN/FK8NO44IAIN9RUN.SMALL.jpg AlexD27 This is a guide on how to create your own 'Pot Stand'. A pot stand is an electronic instrument that consists of 5 potentiometers connected up to an Arduino to send MIDI signals to any compatible DAW (Digital Audio Work Station). This instrument can be used as a MIDI controller for recording purposes...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 00:32:35 PDT
Arduino Android Bluetooth Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Android-Bluetooth-Car/
Arduino Android Bluetooth Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/OB2L/IAGMUTQU/FZ4OB2LIAGMUTQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/OB2L/IAGMUTQU/FZ4OB2LIAGMUTQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/OB2L/IAGMUTQU/FZ4OB2LIAGMUTQU.SMALL.jpg BenAlper This instructable describes a simple robot car controlled via bluetooth by tilting an Android phone. The accelerometers in the phone measure the angle of tilt in degrees forwards and backwards and left and right, and use this to calculate motor speeds and direction which is sent to the ardunio. I...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 10:06:37 PDT
Automatic fish feeder with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-fish-feeder-with-light/
Automatic fish feeder with light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/N63M/IADH7Y8W/F9PN63MIADH7Y8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/N63M/IADH7Y8W/F9PN63MIADH7Y8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/N63M/IADH7Y8W/F9PN63MIADH7Y8W.SMALL.jpg marijn.couckuytdegreef As a student I wanted something to flourish up my room. A small fish tank seemed perfect. But since I'm always away for the weekend or even longer periods during summer holidays, I wouldn't be able to feed the fish, and they probably won't like that so much. So I had to come up with a solution. When...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:19:19 PDT
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hacking-your-own-Home-Automation-System/
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots A home automation system should be able to turn on/off appliances such as lights, fans, entertainment systems, etc. A system that is wireless yet independent from the Internet, but most importantly, DIY and open-source because I want to understand how it works.Why re-invent the wheel?Someone was ni...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 14:08:42 PDT
Home Automation using Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Domoticz, MySensors. http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-4-5-6/
Home Automation using Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Domoticz, MySensors. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/8KAH/IAEJO56U/F0T8KAHIAEJO56U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/8KAH/IAEJO56U/F0T8KAHIAEJO56U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/8KAH/IAEJO56U/F0T8KAHIAEJO56U.SMALL.jpg sureshmali Hi Fellow makers,This is my first Instructable on Home Automation. The idea is to build a controller and wireless nodes to control and monitor.After a lot of hit and trial with many different controllers like OpenHab, DomotiGa, Ago Control, finally I decided to go with Domoticz as Controller and MyS...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 17:27:39 PDT
How to use a Push Button - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Push-Button-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to use a Push Button - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/L2GL/IADH25H8/FPIL2GLIADH25H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/L2GL/IADH25H8/FPIL2GLIADH25H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/L2GL/IADH25H8/FPIL2GLIADH25H8.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc Push buttons or switches connect two points in a circuit when you press them. This example turns on one led when the button pressed once, and off when pressed twice.In this tutorial you will also learn how to use 'flag' variable to control an event.So, let's get started! What you will need For th...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 02:12:53 PDT
smart geo-location tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/smart-geo-location-tracker/
smart geo-location tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7YLW/IA592T3O/F8O7YLWIA592T3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7YLW/IA592T3O/F8O7YLWIA592T3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7YLW/IA592T3O/F8O7YLWIA592T3O.SMALL.jpg rajasekher.mutukuri Avoid car thef is impossible but now find your stolen car will be easier!You just need to install your Arduino with the GPRS+GPS Quadband Module (SIM908) in a hidden place in your car, maybe in your trunk, in the glove compartment or under your spare tyre. Then connect the GPRS-GSM and the GPS anten...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 00:17:58 PDT
APIS - Automated Plant Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/APIS-Automated-Plant-Irrigation-System/
APIS - Automated Plant Irrigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/9L5O/IA9H6KJB/FPC9L5OIA9H6KJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/9L5O/IA9H6KJB/FPC9L5OIA9H6KJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/9L5O/IA9H6KJB/FPC9L5OIA9H6KJB.SMALL.jpg arkhipenko The HISTORY:There are quite a few instructables on the topic of plant watering, so I barely invented something original here. What does make this system different is amount of programming and customization that went into it, allowing better control and integration into day-to-day life.This is how AP...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 19:15:57 PDT