Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:30:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Kit for Bluetooth Motion Sensor, Arduino, BluTule. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kit-for-Bluetooth-Motion-Sensor-Arduino-BluTul/
DIY Kit for Bluetooth Motion Sensor, Arduino, BluTule. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6L3D/HZ5O3JLS/FIK6L3DHZ5O3JLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6L3D/HZ5O3JLS/FIK6L3DHZ5O3JLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6L3D/HZ5O3JLS/FIK6L3DHZ5O3JLS.SMALL.jpg aso777 This is an instructable how to create a motion sensor that reacts on human/animal motion and notify you on your smartphone. It is also an instruction how to assemble your DIY kit from Blutule Kickstarter Campaign. Materials Materials required for this projectArduinoBluetooth ModuleIR Motion Senso...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:09:36 PDT
Danger Level http://www.instructables.com/id/Danger-Level/
Danger Level - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GB54/HZ5DRYGC/FSNGB54HZ5DRYGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GB54/HZ5DRYGC/FSNGB54HZ5DRYGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GB54/HZ5DRYGC/FSNGB54HZ5DRYGC.SMALL.jpg houstonino Hello Everybody! I am a total noob when it comes to Arduino, and today I wrote my first successful sketch! I wanted to share it and become a part of the Instructables community :) What it does is use a potentiometer to turn LEDs on and off and blink them when the "danger level" becomes way to high....
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:25:29 PDT
Make your plant smile http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-plant-smile/
Make your plant smile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SMALL.jpg thanasisloi7 This is a funny project that makes our plants “talk” to us. It’s very simple and you can create it in few hours. We use a sensor to read the soil moisture of our plant and a led matrix to dislay how the plant “feel”. You can use an ATtiny85 as a microcontroller. Order Materials Led Matrix Soil Hy...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:31:27 PDT
Simple Wav Player Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wav-Player-Using-Arduino/
Simple Wav Player Using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/VWSC/HZ3YG1RT/FQLVWSCHZ3YG1RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/VWSC/HZ3YG1RT/FQLVWSCHZ3YG1RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/VWSC/HZ3YG1RT/FQLVWSCHZ3YG1RT.SMALL.jpg ElecFreaks Talking about using Arduino to play music, is it the Arduino MP3 shield not the first thing you come up with? Or maybe some geeks will consider about tone() function? They are not the things our topic is about today. We don’t need any MP3 shield, tone(), or SD card. Only Arduino can perfectly pla...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:07:12 PDT
Converting Float to string and character array in a few simple steps - arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-Float-to-string-and-character-array-in-/
Converting Float to string and character array in a few simple steps - arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VVVX/HZ3YF6NB/FJ8VVVXHZ3YF6NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VVVX/HZ3YF6NB/FJ8VVVXHZ3YF6NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VVVX/HZ3YF6NB/FJ8VVVXHZ3YF6NB.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy Do you want to convert an floating point value to a string? If that is so, then there are two methods that i found really helpful. Float to String Using dtostrf dtostrf is a function that converts a float or double into a character array using only one line of codedtostrf(float, minimum width, pr...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:13:11 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SMALL.jpg sjowett Hello, and welcome to my instructable for a washing machine countdown timer. The timer is operated with the very popular Arduino micro controller. See here for more information. Arduino Home PageAimThe aim of this project is to be able to delay the start of the washing machine by a few hours. Th...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
How I Fixed My MicroView's Bootloader http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Fixed-My-MicroViews-Bootloader/
How I Fixed My MicroView's Bootloader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/AEM0/HZ3YD8A4/FHHAEM0HZ3YD8A4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/AEM0/HZ3YD8A4/FHHAEM0HZ3YD8A4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/AEM0/HZ3YD8A4/FHHAEM0HZ3YD8A4.SMALL.jpg jimthompson If you backed the MicroView project on Kickstarter this spring, like I did, then you've been eagerly looking forward to the day you'll receive yours in the mail. And you probably also know by now that the manufacturer, SparkFun, made a mistake in the manufacturing process and shipped a bunch of Micr...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:28:43 PDT
LittleBits Arduino at Heart Name That Tune Guessing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Arduino-at-Heart-Name-That-Tune-Guessin/
LittleBits Arduino at Heart Name That Tune Guessing Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/DPCV/HZ3YCC90/FCDDPCVHZ3YCC90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/DPCV/HZ3YCC90/FCDDPCVHZ3YCC90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/DPCV/HZ3YCC90/FCDDPCVHZ3YCC90.SMALL.jpg CiceroDIY This Instructable is for a rhythm-only tune guessing game. You can do a similar game using actual tones if you have a speaker, but we don't! The only noise-making bit we have right now is a buzzer, so we used that instead. It makes it more challenging! :)The project uses several littleBits, includin...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:08:40 PDT
PacMan and custom characters on Arduino with a 16x2 LCD I2C YwRobot LCM1602 IIC V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/PacMan-and-custom-characters-on-Arduino-with-a-16x/
PacMan and custom characters on Arduino with a 16x2 LCD I2C YwRobot LCM1602 IIC V1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E8CN/HZ3YBHF0/FC4E8CNHZ3YBHF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E8CN/HZ3YBHF0/FC4E8CNHZ3YBHF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E8CN/HZ3YBHF0/FC4E8CNHZ3YBHF0.SMALL.jpg kantona80 Hello everybody, this is my first instructables!I made this guide because I had a lot of problems to drive the YwRobot LCD I2C with Arduino because of problems related to software libraries.After much research and testing, at the end, I found some libraries that are compatible and fully working. I h...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:56:57 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
littleBits Arduino at Heart SOS/All Is Well Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Arduino-at-Heart-SOSAll-Is-Well-Beacon/
littleBits Arduino at Heart SOS/All Is Well Beacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SMALL.jpg CiceroDIY This Instructable is for an LED beacon that flashes SOS or All Is Well using Morse code. It uses several littleBits, including the new-ish Arduino at Heart module. It was based on the if statement Arduino example (included in the Arduino environment download) and the Instructable SOS signal with an ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:47:42 PDT
Use Si4703 FM Breakout Board on Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Si4703-FM-Breakout-Board-on-Arduino-Uno/
Use Si4703 FM Breakout Board on Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N0BD/HZ2IYMU0/F9CN0BDHZ2IYMU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N0BD/HZ2IYMU0/F9CN0BDHZ2IYMU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N0BD/HZ2IYMU0/F9CN0BDHZ2IYMU0.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo In this post, I will demo how to use SI4703 FM Breakout Board on Arduino Uno Si4703 FM breakout board for the Silicon Laboratories Si4703 FM tuner chip. Beyond being a simple FM radio, the Si4703 is also capable of detecting and processing both Radio Data Service (RDS) and Radio Broadcast Data Serv...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:31:44 PDT
Arduino High speed Oscilloscope with PC interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-High-speed-Oscilloscope-with-PC-interface/
Arduino High speed Oscilloscope with PC interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/3ZIW/HZ3Y9ZHT/F0Y3ZIWHZ3Y9ZHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/3ZIW/HZ3Y9ZHT/F0Y3ZIWHZ3Y9ZHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/3ZIW/HZ3Y9ZHT/F0Y3ZIWHZ3Y9ZHT.SMALL.jpg DavidPatterson Use your Arduino and PC as a fast Storage Oscilloscope.The Arduino can reliably gather voltage readings at a frequency of between 141 and 153 KiloHertz.1000 data readings can be taken in around 6.8ms .Transfered to a PC, these points can be accurately plotted against time.This Instructable will show...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:14:08 PDT
Getting Started with Bluetooth to Serial HC-06 Wireless Module and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Bluetooth-to-Serial-HC-06-Wir/
Getting Started with Bluetooth to Serial HC-06 Wireless Module and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OPC0/HZ3Y9YHB/F2BOPC0HZ3Y9YHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OPC0/HZ3Y9YHB/F2BOPC0HZ3Y9YHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/OPC0/HZ3Y9YHB/F2BOPC0HZ3Y9YHB.SMALL.jpg GrgSearle Following some early unsuccessful attempts at using an JY-MCY HC06 slave bluetooth module I have spent many hours on the internet in an effort to understand the module' capabilities and how to use it. As a novice you soon discover how tricky these devices can be. The attached document gives you so...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:02:37 PDT
Arduino odometer for bike (1.1 mA total current, no display) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-odometer-for-bike-11-mA-total-current-no-d/
Arduino odometer for bike (1.1 mA total current, no display) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/PNAN/HZ2IW8A5/FXZPNANHZ2IW8A5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/PNAN/HZ2IW8A5/FXZPNANHZ2IW8A5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/PNAN/HZ2IW8A5/FXZPNANHZ2IW8A5.SMALL.jpg spencerearly Here is a simple, (somewhat) compact, and low power (only about 1.1 mA current draw) odometer that can be installed on a bicycle. Wheel rotations are detected by voltage spikes generated from a magnet (zip-tied to a spoke) moving near a wire coil (mounted on a chain stay). In order to keep this pr...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:52:04 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
DIY Arduino Bluetooth Controlled Tryk (Tricycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Bluetooth-Controlled-Tryk-Tricycle/
DIY Arduino Bluetooth Controlled Tryk (Tricycle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CLFG/HZ13IEMW/FP2CLFGHZ13IEMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CLFG/HZ13IEMW/FP2CLFGHZ13IEMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CLFG/HZ13IEMW/FP2CLFGHZ13IEMW.SMALL.jpg lew01001 This is my first Instructable that I post or share here. In doing this Instuctable .it Teach me on how to focus seriously, it is big help for me because it motivated and inspired me to do more. But My main goal here is to motivate some people that even it is hard they can do with their selves and sp...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:23:26 PDT
DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
DIY Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SMALL.jpg pdaniel7 Introduction We aim to introduce young students to engineering and teach them about solar energy; by having them build a Helios as part of their curriculum. There is an effort in engineering to push energy generation away from the use of fossil fuels and towards greener alternatives. One option for ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
GamePad using Android mobile sensors and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/GamePad-using-Android-mobile-sensors-and-Arduino/
GamePad using Android mobile sensors and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/2Q5V/HZ13E8WZ/FTU2Q5VHZ13E8WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/2Q5V/HZ13E8WZ/FTU2Q5VHZ13E8WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/2Q5V/HZ13E8WZ/FTU2Q5VHZ13E8WZ.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil Today, I will introduce to you how to use your Android mobile or tablet to play computer games using the sensors of the mobile and buttons.Actually, I always dreamed to play some mobile games as Asphalt, using a much bigger screen than the mobile or tablet screen.The idea of playing games using the ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:17:10 PDT
Add bluetooth to your Arduino project - Arduino+HC-06 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-bluetooth-to-your-Arduino-project-ArduinoHC-06/
Add bluetooth to your Arduino project - Arduino+HC-06 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A8W9/HYZX90EE/FCBA8W9HYZX90EE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A8W9/HYZX90EE/FCBA8W9HYZX90EE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A8W9/HYZX90EE/FCBA8W9HYZX90EE.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy Wouldn't you love to switch on and off the lights in your house without having to raise a finger? (well, technically you would have to raise a finger or two, but you get the jist of the story). The good news is that you can. All you needs is an arduino, HC-06 bluetooth module, some relays and a litt...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:04:14 PDT
Control Your project from Wifly Webserver http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-project-from-Wifly-Webserver/
Control Your project from Wifly Webserver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/M03V/HYZX8WZS/FUCM03VHYZX8WZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/M03V/HYZX8WZS/FUCM03VHYZX8WZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/M03V/HYZX8WZS/FUCM03VHYZX8WZS.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy Using the Wifly module you can add wireless control to your project. This is possible through the Wifly Webserver. The wifly module simple webserver enables you to host a simple webpage from where you can control your project. To do that, you must follow these steps. Create a webpage This can be ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:28:26 PDT
ARDUINO Burglar Alarm Using Infrared Emitter-Detector pair http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-Burglar-Alarm-Using-Infrared-Emitter-Detec/
ARDUINO Burglar Alarm Using Infrared Emitter-Detector pair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/3T8Z/HYZX4X7A/F9K3T8ZHYZX4X7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/3T8Z/HYZX4X7A/F9K3T8ZHYZX4X7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/3T8Z/HYZX4X7A/F9K3T8ZHYZX4X7A.SMALL.jpg ShrobonB In this tutorial i will show you , how to make a simple Inexpensive Intrusion Detection(Burglar alarm) using an Arduino Uno board . This project uses the Infrared Emitter-Detector pair to detect intrusion and triggers an alarm as soon as the object crosses the infrared field .** To see a Similar Pro...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:01:50 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/6I3M/HYY8NIKQ/FVA6I3MHYY8NIKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/6I3M/HYY8NIKQ/FVA6I3MHYY8NIKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/6I3M/HYY8NIKQ/FVA6I3MHYY8NIKQ.SMALL.jpg KyleTheCreator In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a 4x4x4 LED cube for around $15.00. The cube has 64 green LEDs which make up it's 4 layers(positives) and 16 columns(negatives). These are all wired to a Arduino Uno. An Arduino is a single-board microcontroller, intended to make the application of inter...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
Arduino Routing Protocol RIPv1 Spoofer / Network Jammer - Ethernet Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Routing-Protocol-RIPv1-Spoofer-Network-Jam/
Arduino Routing Protocol RIPv1 Spoofer / Network Jammer - Ethernet Shield Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DPU0/HYY8KWFU/FCHDPU0HYY8KWFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DPU0/HYY8KWFU/FCHDPU0HYY8KWFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DPU0/HYY8KWFU/FCHDPU0HYY8KWFU.SMALL.jpg andyman5002 This is a quick intstructable with some proof of concept code to show that routing protocols can be spoofed using Arduino. It also serves as a quick introduction to using the ethernet shield and gets your arduino sending packets!RIP v1 is an early routing protocol. Routing protocols are used to exch...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:28:31 PDT
DIY Arduino Mounting Base /Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mounting-Base/
DIY Arduino Mounting Base /Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1BZ9/HYY8JH6J/FAZ1BZ9HYY8JH6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1BZ9/HYY8JH6J/FAZ1BZ9HYY8JH6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1BZ9/HYY8JH6J/FAZ1BZ9HYY8JH6J.SMALL.jpg BLR_RAVI I just started working on a solar project and got this arduino board ,, but since the soldering at bottom is exposed and also the usb cable very thick , which was putting pressure and stress on the usb socket ,,So this tiny board needed some basic support for usb cable and also some protection under...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:17:25 PDT
Arduino basics - part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-basics-part-1/
Arduino basics - part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/XC9C/HYY8K749/F3IXC9CHYY8K749.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/XC9C/HYY8K749/F3IXC9CHYY8K749.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/XC9C/HYY8K749/F3IXC9CHYY8K749.SMALL.jpg Arman5592 Hi ! This is the first part of my guides for arduino and it's for beginners , so it might be boring for more advanced users ! In this part I'll give a step by step coding guide on how to work with simple electronic parts (I'll use only LEDs but these codes work for any other thing that works simply ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:05:13 PDT
Beginner tutorial: Controlling LED matrix with 2 595 shift registers and potmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-tutorial-Controlling-LED-matrix-with-2-59/
Beginner tutorial: Controlling LED matrix with 2 595 shift registers and potmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/6DZV/HYWT8BMT/FW46DZVHYWT8BMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/6DZV/HYWT8BMT/FW46DZVHYWT8BMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/6DZV/HYWT8BMT/FW46DZVHYWT8BMT.SMALL.jpg rscharff I am just starting with Arduino and the instructables from amandaghassaei helped me a lot. In her second tutorial about inputs and outputs, she explains how to use shift registers and how to control a LED matrix by multiplexing. In the last step, she suggests to combine both into a sketch that contr...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:56:00 PDT
One Night Battery Monitor For Wireless Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Night-Battery-Monitor-For-Wireless-Headphones/
One Night Battery Monitor For Wireless Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/NGIQ/HYWT7V2D/F1ENGIQHYWT7V2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/NGIQ/HYWT7V2D/F1ENGIQHYWT7V2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/NGIQ/HYWT7V2D/F1ENGIQHYWT7V2D.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 A few days ago at m local RadioShack, I noticed a pair of wireless headphones on clearance for about $12. They work and sound pretty good, but contain a rechargeable battery and no battery monitor except a low-battery warning. I figured there's got to be an better way. I figured tonight is as goo...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:34:11 PDT
Arduino & sony ericsson: gsm shield hack2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-sony-ericsson-gsm-shield-hack2/
Arduino & sony ericsson: gsm shield hack2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/3D3C/HYWT47YW/FDC3D3CHYWT47YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/3D3C/HYWT47YW/FDC3D3CHYWT47YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/3D3C/HYWT47YW/FDC3D3CHYWT47YW.SMALL.jpg michvw Hi! A while back i wrote an instructable on how to use an old sony ericsson with arduino to read an incomming sms and perform an action depending on the content of the message (link). Or as simply shown in the video in the instructable: let the arduino turn the light on by sending an sms to an old p...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:39:33 PDT
Grab Alarm Using arduino + LDR + piezo buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Grab-Alarm-Using-arduino-LDR-piezo-buzzer/
Grab Alarm Using arduino + LDR + piezo buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/LMOG/HYWT3263/FOVLMOGHYWT3263.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/LMOG/HYWT3263/FOVLMOGHYWT3263.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/LMOG/HYWT3263/FOVLMOGHYWT3263.SMALL.jpg ShrobonB This small project will teach you, how to make a simple Grab alarm using an LDR ( light dependent resistor).When you try to move your hand over the LDR, there is a loud alarm that goes on , and the alarm turns off as soon as you move your hand away from the LDR. The LDR works on the following princi...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:35:19 PDT
Use Breakout Board for ADMP401 MEMS Microphone on pcduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Breakout-Board-for-ADMP401-MEMS-Microphone-on-/
Use Breakout Board for ADMP401 MEMS Microphone on pcduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/U30R/HYY8MSJR/F56U30RHYY8MSJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/U30R/HYY8MSJR/F56U30RHYY8MSJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/U30R/HYY8MSJR/F56U30RHYY8MSJR.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo This tiny breakout board features the ADMP401 MEMs microphone. One of the key advantages to this breakout and microphone is the bottom ported input. This means the microphone’s input can fit flush against the enclosure of your project. Plus you will not have to deal with trying to solder the microph...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 05:37:43 PDT
Simple Chat Program with Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Chat-Program-with-Arduino-Uno/
Simple Chat Program with Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/G3AU/HYWT2OZO/F0GG3AUHYWT2OZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/G3AU/HYWT2OZO/F0GG3AUHYWT2OZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/G3AU/HYWT2OZO/F0GG3AUHYWT2OZO.SMALL.jpg William Tan This will be my first post on Arduino projects, so instead of starting with the basics, I shall try something new. In this post, I am going to do a simple chat program using two Arduino Uno.What you will need for the project: 1. 2 x Arduino Uno (or any other Arduino boards)2. 2 x Jumper Wires3. 2 x ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:39:21 PDT
Arduino USB MIDI Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-USB-MIDI-Interface/
Arduino USB MIDI Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/MVZR/HYWT1SQV/FKQMVZRHYWT1SQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/MVZR/HYWT1SQV/FKQMVZRHYWT1SQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/MVZR/HYWT1SQV/FKQMVZRHYWT1SQV.SMALL.jpg Silvius A few weeks ago I started working on a MIDI controller using Arduino and ATmega32. I did not completed projected yet. It is under development.You can read the whole story here http://openhardware.ro/arduino-usb-midi-controller/.But during experiments I realized that interface module can be a stand-a...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:38:32 PDT
Arduino GPS Map Navigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPS-Map-Navigation-System/
Arduino GPS Map Navigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/F9X2/HYVVIDZD/FZIF9X2HYVVIDZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/F9X2/HYVVIDZD/FZIF9X2HYVVIDZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/F9X2/HYVVIDZD/FZIF9X2HYVVIDZD.SMALL.jpg ElecFreaks Built on the basis of Arduino UNO, GPS, SD card,TFT, GPS map navigation system is to obtain the real-time position information via GPS, to send it to UNO for calculation, according to the calculating results, and teamed up with the map file stored in SD card, thus presenting the position on TFT. ...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:14:58 PDT
Arduino Integer transmission simplified http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Integer-transmission-simplified/
Arduino Integer transmission simplified - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/SVQA/HYVDOVUP/FR2SVQAHYVDOVUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/SVQA/HYVDOVUP/FR2SVQAHYVDOVUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/SVQA/HYVDOVUP/FR2SVQAHYVDOVUP.SMALL.jpg Rustie0125 This tutorial is all about the cheap Chinese data radios that is available on Ebay , during the past few years I have read and tried many libraries with these devices, and with mixed success on some and bad on others.In this tutorial we will be looking at the most simplest Arduino Sketch to get a in...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:54:02 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/ADXD/HYVDOEWX/FGYADXDHYVDOEWX.SMALL.jpg electro18 Servomotors or simply servos are essential components of a robot which convert electrical energy into mechanical energy. But unlike simple geared motors , these servos are made by integrating a geared motor with a position feedback circuit which allows us to control the rotation of the shaft precise...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 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
DIY Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Robotic-Arm/
DIY Arduino Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/J8KD/HYU8BJ2A/FHEJ8KDHYU8BJ2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/J8KD/HYU8BJ2A/FHEJ8KDHYU8BJ2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/J8KD/HYU8BJ2A/FHEJ8KDHYU8BJ2A.SMALL.jpg Kante Tech Hello Guys and Gals,Welcome to another project by me, this time we will focus on creating a cheap and simple robotic arm that is controlled by an arduino and 3 potentiometers. This simple device only requires 5 volts of power to be able to operate. The build time is about an hour or so. Expect to be...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:51:19 PDT
Light-Up Disco Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Disco-Table/
Light-Up Disco Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/8ZSG/HYTI3F02/FJ48ZSGHYTI3F02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/8ZSG/HYTI3F02/FJ48ZSGHYTI3F02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/8ZSG/HYTI3F02/FJ48ZSGHYTI3F02.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield Every apartment needs awesome furniture, so why not make your own? This coffee table contains LED strips that light up into various customizable patterns and colors. The lights are controlled by an Arduino and a hidden button, and the entire thing is battery powered so there are no cords. If you do...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:35:11 PDT
Fingerprint Scanning doorlock with access history printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fingerprint-Scanning-doorlock-with-access-history-/
Fingerprint Scanning doorlock with access history printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LR2Z/HYTNV9PJ/FSZLR2ZHYTNV9PJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LR2Z/HYTNV9PJ/FSZLR2ZHYTNV9PJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LR2Z/HYTNV9PJ/FSZLR2ZHYTNV9PJ.SMALL.jpg marios8543 Hi everyone. Welcome to my second instructable. Today I am gonna show ya how to make a Fingerprint Scanning doorlock that can also print out who came in and if any stranger tried this too. To do this we'll be using the Adafruit thermal receipt printer, a very cute little printer and a GT-511C1 finge...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:51:58 PDT
7 segment hack http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-hack/
7 segment hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SMALL.jpg dreamzrush Hey, This can be a fun project for the weekend. You can hack it to your own messages too...This step to step guide can help you make it quickly. It requires only 4 parts and the project is complete within other few steps Join the 7 segment and probe wires to the bread board. This image is self ex...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:17:43 PDT
MicroView Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/MicroView-Dice/
MicroView Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/ZL17/HYTI19BW/FL9ZL17HYTI19BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/ZL17/HYTI19BW/FL9ZL17HYTI19BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/ZL17/HYTI19BW/FL9ZL17HYTI19BW.SMALL.jpg DavidBlat Due to it’s popularity and ease of use, the Arduino is our favorite controller and we were super excited to find something that makes it even more versatile: this MicroView board! It’s the first chip-sized Arduino compatible we’ve found that lets you see what your Arduino is thinking by using a buil...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:52:48 PDT
Arduino No DAC SINEWAVE http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-No-DAC-SINEWAVE/
Arduino No DAC SINEWAVE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/5NRA/HYSIS2HF/FCN5NRAHYSIS2HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/5NRA/HYSIS2HF/FCN5NRAHYSIS2HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/5NRA/HYSIS2HF/FCN5NRAHYSIS2HF.SMALL.jpg Kevindlilly /* RESISTIVE LADDER DAC OUTPUT THIS WILL PRODUCE A SINEWAVE Connect a 1 Meg resistor to each pin. Connect all the resistors together. At the common point you will measure a SINE WAVE. With an oscilloscope. To create a usefull output a high impedance amplifier is required...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:54:35 PDT
Use SIM900 GPRS/GSM Shield on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-SIM900-GPRSGSM-Shield-on-pcDuino/
Use SIM900 GPRS/GSM Shield on pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/W2QO/HYQDZENQ/FUAW2QOHYQDZENQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/W2QO/HYQDZENQ/FUAW2QOHYQDZENQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/W2QO/HYQDZENQ/FUAW2QOHYQDZENQ.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo SIM900 GSM/GPRS shield  adds the GPRS/GSM capability to pcDuino. It uses AT commands to communicate with pcDuino through the application UART port. With the help of SIM900 GPRS/GSM shield, it can achieve some basic functions of a mobile phone, such as SMS and voice communication.  This shield suppor...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:33:30 PDT
How to use Pulse Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Pulse-Sensor/
How to use Pulse Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/JWCX/HYS0YT2J/F6EJWCXHYS0YT2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/JWCX/HYS0YT2J/F6EJWCXHYS0YT2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/JWCX/HYS0YT2J/F6EJWCXHYS0YT2J.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo Pulse sensor is an open source heart rate sensor.It uses different light transmittance for the body’s tissues causing by vascular pulsing to measure the pulse. 1. Build Arduino environment, download the Arduino IDE from www.arduino.cc2. Build processing environment, download the newest versio...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:31:12 PDT
ATtiny Dark Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dark-Detector/
ATtiny Dark Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SMALL.jpg Peterflick This little project makes an ATtiny tell you when it is dark or bright. This is a great introduction into the capabilities of the ATtiny85 chip.You can also see these instructions on my website www.PeterFoxFlick.com Parts Solderless BreadboardATtiny 85Red LedGreen Led2 330 ohm Resistors10k ohm R...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:09:13 PDT
How to communicate with Arduino using HTML & Chrome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-communicate-with-Arduino-using-HTML-Chrome/
How to communicate with Arduino using HTML & Chrome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SMALL.jpg ErnestW Hello everyone!In this instructable I would like to show how to communicate with Arduino using HTML and Involt which is my experimental Chrome-based framework. Before you start you need to have: Arduino UNO Something to read data (10k Potentiometer or anything else). LED with 220ohm resistor Googl...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:18:16 PDT
Charlieplexing Larson Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlieplexing-Larson-Scanner/
Charlieplexing Larson Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SMALL.gif techhelperjax The Larson Scanner is an old prop that was popular thanks to shows like Battlestar Galactica and Knight Rider. In this example we will use charlieplexing for wiring so we can can use 4 pins to control all 12 LEDs. This build was a result of an LED build night we had up at our local makerspace Jax...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:02:20 PDT
Arduino low Power Project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-low-Project-and-code/
Arduino low Power Project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/2MGV/HYNYTVYX/F672MGVHYNYTVYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/2MGV/HYNYTVYX/F672MGVHYNYTVYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/2MGV/HYNYTVYX/F672MGVHYNYTVYX.SMALL.jpg Rustie0125 Hi Ladies and Gents I recently decided that I will investigate the Arduino Sleep Library and see how long I can get an Arduino to run of a single N size1.5v Battery. Yes ! of a 1.5V battery. if you are interested here is what you will need. 1) N size battery 2) N size battery Holder 3) 1v- 3.3v Step...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:54:49 PDT
Arduino-powered LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-LED-Clock/
Arduino-powered LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SMALL.jpg NextFab A fun, simple LED clock, that will give you the time to the nearest half hour using single-color LEDs. Parts needed are as follows: Arduino Nano 400 tie-point Breadboard Ribbon Cable DS1307 RTC IC 32.768 kHz Crystal (12) 10mm LEDs (12) 180 Ohm resistors (2) 10k Ohm resistors 0.1" spaced, 12 wire ri...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:32:12 PDT