Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Nov 2014 00:35:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts http://www.instructables.com/id/Washer-Dryer-Laundry-Alarm-using-Arudino-SMS-Text-/
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SMALL.jpg MakerBee Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you couldn't hear the buzzer and your clothes became smelly and moldy from sitting there for too long? Well, I have and decided to solve this problem by build...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:35:07 PST
Arduino smart extension cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-smart-extension-cord/
Arduino smart extension cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/6G5E/I31H101Z/F4I6G5EI31H101Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/6G5E/I31H101Z/F4I6G5EI31H101Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/6G5E/I31H101Z/F4I6G5EI31H101Z.SMALL.jpg Moose Dr It has become cold in these parts -- below zero (fahrenheit) all day. My mini-root cellar (instructable) is no longer able to keep the temperature above freezing. So I had to put in a heater. Do you know how hard it is to find a heater that just keeps things from freezing? To solve the problem I...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:09:52 PST
Robotic hand with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-hand-with-Arduino/
Robotic hand with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/BMAT/I31H0241/FKCBMATI31H0241.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/BMAT/I31H0241/FKCBMATI31H0241.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/BMAT/I31H0241/FKCBMATI31H0241.SMALL.jpg pablo de paris I have been tinkering for a while with Arduino, building an obstacle avoidance robot and some other projects where I was more copying then inventing something.After gaining some experience, I started a new project from scratch. I wanted to do an anatomically accurate robotic arm, taking my right arm...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:54:34 PST
Manual Ebb-And-Flood-Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Ebb-And-Flood-Meter/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:18:32 PST
Measuring salt concentration with AC http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-salt-concentration-with-AC/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:53:51 PST
Sustainable Shower: Arduino uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Sustainable-Shower-Arduino-uno/
Sustainable Shower: Arduino uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/9R6W/I301NCJZ/FDY9R6WI301NCJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/9R6W/I301NCJZ/FDY9R6WI301NCJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/9R6W/I301NCJZ/FDY9R6WI301NCJZ.SMALL.jpg VeraW In this time of being conscious of your energy consumption, it's hard to keep track of all the energy you are consuming. Especially when you are enjoining a warm, long shower. This combination of Arduino hard and software and every stuff you have in your house, makes it possible to keep track of you...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:18:01 PST
Pitot tube using pressure sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitot-tube-using-pressure-sensors/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:13:50 PST
Measuring turbidity by light intensity http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-turbidity-by-light-intensity/
Measuring turbidity by light intensity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/F96S/I301L2H8/FO1F96SI301L2H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/F96S/I301L2H8/FO1F96SI301L2H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/F96S/I301L2H8/FO1F96SI301L2H8.SMALL.jpg sschilder Fora school project (TU Delft) we have made a sensor which can measure turbidity in water. One can imagine that when less light is being reflected by sediment the turbidity of a fluid is lower. To do this we used an Arduino setup, which we will discuss later. By: Simon Schilder Nils Damia...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:54:51 PST
hygrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/hygrometer/
hygrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/2JQ0/I301KF5M/FV22JQ0I301KF5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/2JQ0/I301KF5M/FV22JQ0I301KF5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/2JQ0/I301KF5M/FV22JQ0I301KF5M.SMALL.jpg hansverkaik Introduction:In this instructable we want to explain you how to build a simple hygrometer. A hygrometer measures the relative humidity in the air.In short: we measure the normal temperature and the wet temperature. With this two measurements we can calculate the relative humidity. This is what we pr...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:20:37 PST
Measuring flow velocity by heat advection http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-flow-velocity-by-heat-advection/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:13:10 PST
Iphone bluetooth control arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-bluetooth-control-arduino/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:49:29 PST
Arduino LED Matrix Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Matrix-Clock/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:22:50 PST
DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robot-Mold-Making-Casting-and-Arduino-Remote-C/
DIY Robot Mold Making, Casting, and Arduino Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/LBZH/I2XA8PMD/FDALBZHI2XA8PMD.SMALL.jpg ComposiMold Learn how to build your own unique robot with ComposiMold.Parts List:ComposiStone (2lbs), Hot glue, Spray adhesive, PureCast605, Elmer’s Glue, Used ComposiMold, ProtoCast85R, Water, Toy Robot, Silicone, Cardboard Box’s, Paint, Colored tissue Paper, Cups, Wires, Delight Paper Clay, Plastic bags/ tras...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:38:30 PST
Arduino-controlled Smart Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Smart-Home/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:15:08 PST
XY MIDI Pad with Arduino and TFT http://www.instructables.com/id/XY-MIDI-Pad-with-Arduino-and-TFT/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:24:45 PST
Control DC and stepper motors with L298N Dual Motor Controller Modules and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-DC-and-stepper-motors-with-L298N-Dual-Moto/
Control DC and stepper motors with L298N Dual Motor Controller Modules and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/BKL4/I2XTTRMK/FMEBKL4I2XTTRMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/BKL4/I2XTTRMK/FMEBKL4I2XTTRMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/BKL4/I2XTTRMK/FMEBKL4I2XTTRMK.SMALL.jpg tronixlabs You don’t have to spend a lot of money to control motors with an Arduino or compatible board. After some hunting around we found a neat motor control module based on the L298N H-bridge IC that can allows you to control the speed and direction of two DC motors, or control one bipolar stepper motor wi...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:53:20 PST
3 x 3 x 3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3-x-3-x-3-LED-Cube/
3 x 3 x 3 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/ICAF/I2X88GOM/F7BICAFI2X88GOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/ICAF/I2X88GOM/F7BICAFI2X88GOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/ICAF/I2X88GOM/F7BICAFI2X88GOM.SMALL.jpg charlj100 A few weeks ago I bought the Velleman 3D 3 x 3 x 3 LED Cube. Along the making of this project I did something wrong and I could not get the cube to work.I decided to convert this failure into a working cube. I took my Arduino out and started to write the code. Getting started Remove the four scr...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:44:04 PST
Low power door/window sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-power-doorwindow-sensor/
Low power door/window sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this manual we will show how to create cheap, secure door/window sensor network. We could monitor our door/windows status from desktop computer or mobile phone in web browser. Properly configured sensor could work between 5 and 10 years on 2 AA batteries. Power consumption of this sensor is so lo...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:02:58 PST
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Degrees-of-Freedom-IMU/
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei I'm working on a project that requires full orientation information, so I built an Inertial Measurement Unit from scratch. I really like the 9DOF IMU board that Sparkfun makes - the calibration code that comes with it is fantastic - but I wanted to redesign the board so that it could be made at a m...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:19:16 PST
Command Line Assembly Language Programming for Arduino Tutorial 8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Command-Line-Assembly-Language-Programming-for-Ard-7/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:15:12 PST
Iphone controlled Holiday Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-controlled-Holiday-Lights/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:12:27 PST
Programming Buzz Lightyear http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-Buzz-Lightyear/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:57:42 PST
Hacked E-Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-E-Card/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:36:45 PST
Hack a ghost toy and draw a ghost program http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-ghost-toy-and-draw-a-ghost-program/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:25:15 PST
DS3231 OLED clock with 2-button menu setting and temperature display http://www.instructables.com/id/DS3231-OLED-clock-with-2-button-menu-setting-and-t/
DS3231 OLED clock with 2-button menu setting and temperature display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/D4LS/I2TR2F19/F57D4LSI2TR2F19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/D4LS/I2TR2F19/F57D4LSI2TR2F19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/D4LS/I2TR2F19/F57D4LSI2TR2F19.SMALL.jpg df99 UPDATE: I updated the code so that setting the clock does not affect the seconds accuracy - no resyncing of seconds required.UPDATE: I removed the personal messages from the clock code for the "Pusheen" version in the download linksVideo at:: http://youtu.be/ikNw1iLE9vgThis is an OLED clock I built ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:52:24 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
Arduino Bluetooth Controled Boat - Vessel http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Controled-Boat-Vessel/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:29:48 PST
ESP8266 mini Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-mini-Tutorial/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:37:11 PST
Send sensor data (DHT11 & BMP180) to ThingSpeak with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-sensor-data-DHT11-BMP180-to-ThingSpeak-with-a/
Send sensor data (DHT11 & BMP180) to ThingSpeak with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke I wrote this instructable because Thingspeak -nevermind how easy to set up- has a few hurdles that I ran into and that, judging from reactions, other people are struggling with as well.Things you need:ArduinoWS5100 EthernetShieldThingspeak AccountSensors (such as DHT11 and BMP180)Internet connectio...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:44:43 PST
Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019-2020-2021-2022-2023-2024-2025-2026-2027-2028-2029-2030-2031-2032-2033-2034/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/CSB9/I2TG359D/FXHCSB9I2TG359D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/CSB9/I2TG359D/FXHCSB9I2TG359D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/CSB9/I2TG359D/FXHCSB9I2TG359D.SMALL.jpg aliogas Beginner Arduino Comprehensive Guide to Electronic Breadboards: A Meta Instructable Arduino Webserver Control Lights, Relays, Servos, etc... Introducing Climaduino - The Arduino-Based Thermostat You Control From Your Phone! How to Do Arduino-Controlled Intelligent Time-Lapse Photo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:43:24 PST
Programing an Attiny with Arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Programing-an-Attiny-with-Arduino/
Programing an Attiny with Arduino IDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/DH3I/I2TG0GJ5/FOPDH3II2TG0GJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/DH3I/I2TG0GJ5/FOPDH3II2TG0GJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/DH3I/I2TG0GJ5/FOPDH3II2TG0GJ5.SMALL.jpg peterfoxflick Attinys are a great way to shrink your arduino project. I recently tried to following this great instructions from the High Low Tech website but it looks like its out of date. They have some tutorials and if you don't have a ATtiny programer follow this tutorial. This instructable is how to program ...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:34:36 PST
ESPecially for you! http://www.instructables.com/id/ESPecially-for-you/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:14:21 PST
DemUinoDuo http://www.instructables.com/id/DemUinoDuo/
DemUinoDuo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/JVZJ/I2R9WR0D/F85JVZJI2R9WR0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/JVZJ/I2R9WR0D/F85JVZJI2R9WR0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/JVZJ/I2R9WR0D/F85JVZJI2R9WR0D.SMALL.jpg demeterart An Arduino/Sanguino Inspired Computer by DemeterArtwith USB keyboard and SD FAT supportHOME PAGE: https://www.sites.google.com/site/demeterart/home/...FEATURESA dual controller system supporting USB keyboard and SD card with FAT Primary controller the ATMEGA644-20PU with 64KB flash, 4KB SRAM and 2KB...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:58:29 PST
HACKED!: Looping Louie on steroids http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Looping-Louie-on-steroids/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:44:32 PST
Simple Spark Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Spark-Thermometer/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:04:39 PST
Command Line Assembly Language Programming for Arduino Tutorial 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Command-Line-Assembly-Language-Programming-for-Ard-6/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:41:24 PST
Using an NES controller for emulators with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-NES-controller-for-emulators-with-Arduino/
Using an NES controller for emulators with Arduino and Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/W2UT/I2Q1ILXS/FG2W2UTI2Q1ILXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/W2UT/I2Q1ILXS/FG2W2UTI2Q1ILXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/W2UT/I2Q1ILXS/FG2W2UTI2Q1ILXS.SMALL.jpg combsbt I have found several ways of connecting an NES controller to your computer for use as an emulator gamepad but none seemed to be simple and compatible with what I had on hand.This one only works with Arduino Leonardo, Micro, and Due: https://gist.github.com/j-mcc1993/8202522This one requires updating...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:07:53 PST
Ultrasonic Parking Siren http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Parking-Siren/
Ultrasonic Parking Siren - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/V8R9/I2P3S0T6/FENV8R9I2P3S0T6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/V8R9/I2P3S0T6/FENV8R9I2P3S0T6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/V8R9/I2P3S0T6/FENV8R9I2P3S0T6.SMALL.jpg Robotix_au What is it?New cars have this feature that helps the driver park their car without causing rather costly contact with other vehicles.How does it work?An ultrasonic sensor sends off a sound wave and then detects the return of the same sound wave. It uses the time travelled by the wave to calculate di...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:39:08 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
Butch the Lighted Grinch http://www.instructables.com/id/Butch-the-Lighted-Grinch/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:00:29 PST
Smart Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Thermometer/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:08:54 PST
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Holiday-House-Lighting/
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is an extension to a previous Instructable on Permanent Holiday LED House Lighting.Now that all the LEDs are wired up, the challenge is getting out there each holiday to change the pattern. You could add some push buttons to choose between programs, but since I manage TeleToyland for fun, and ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:59:47 PST
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-PuppyDuino-031/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:59:49 PST
ATtiny85 Spectrum Analyzer with fix_FFT http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Spectrum-Analyzer-with-fixFFT/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:45:38 PST
DIY slim NeoPixel strip with Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-slim-NeoPixel-strip-with-Spark-Core/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:04:25 PST
Stepping into the world of SMD http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepping-into-the-world-of-SMD/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:02:47 PST
Insult your neighbors this Christmas with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Insult-your-neighbors-this-Christmas-with-arduino/
Insult your neighbors this Christmas with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UI4X/I2LMFKGK/F89UI4XI2LMFKGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UI4X/I2LMFKGK/F89UI4XI2LMFKGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UI4X/I2LMFKGK/F89UI4XI2LMFKGK.SMALL.jpg ywyjrgrasc Last December I was kind of pissed of at my neightbors so I wired my Chistmas lights to blink an insulting phrase in Morse Code . I was sure nobody would notice but doing it made me happy nevertheless.Yesterday I posted about it in reddit.com (link ) and so much people approved that I had to show ho...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:51:29 PST
Arduino thumbstick controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-thumbstick-controller/
Arduino thumbstick controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In this project I will help you to put together a simple and from scratch Arduino thumbstick controller, to control your projects (servos & DC motors). This is a simple guide to help out new Arduino users on their projects but requires a little soldering (no skill needed). This Instructurable is way...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:56:22 PST
Two Player Simon Memory Game With External Switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Player-Simon-Memory-Game-With-External-Switche/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:06:36 PST
How to Make A Simple Responsive Graphic with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Simple-Responsive-Graphic-with-Ardui/
How to Make A Simple Responsive Graphic with Arduino and Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/RAXF/I2KSFKJH/FXBRAXFI2KSFKJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/RAXF/I2KSFKJH/FXBRAXFI2KSFKJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/RAXF/I2KSFKJH/FXBRAXFI2KSFKJH.SMALL.jpg hvandewater This tutorial will teach you how to use small parts from an electronic toy to create in interactive light and sound graphic that can serve as the beginning of an interactive art project. It utilizes coding in arduino, processing, soldering electronic parts, and interfacing with a protosnap. This tut...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:15:17 PST