Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:12:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 $1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/1-DIY-Conductive-Ink/
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SMALL.jpg makerboat Turn fire into electronic conductive ink, build electronic circuits, create paper musical instruments and inputs for your Arduino board!Today you will learn how to make your own conductive ink to draw electronic circuits using the leftovers from your fireplace or BBQ! You can use this ink to draw ci...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:25:06 PDT
CUSTOM BUILD 4WD BLUETOOTH RC ROBOT USING PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/CUSTOM-BUILD-4WD-BLUETOOTH-RC-ROBOT-USING-PVC/
CUSTOM BUILD 4WD BLUETOOTH RC ROBOT USING PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SMALL.jpg tominjose Hi guys this is my second project done by pvc , you may wonder why i choose pvs to built my projects, coz i have bunch of pvc which are leftovers of my house plumping work .and i dont wanna waste them . PROJECT DETAILSThis is a si...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:10:08 PDT
Controlling Motors with a Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Motors-with-a-Cell-Phone/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
littleBits 8-bit Jukebox http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-8-bit-Jukebox/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 10:21:17 PDT
Electronic Sensor & Component Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Sensor-Component-Tester/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 06:44:23 PDT
A little breakout board for DIP ICs with output resistors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-little-breakout-board-for-DIP-ICs-with-output-re/
A little breakout board for DIP ICs with output resistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1EAI/HV80I1N4/F3O1EAIHV80I1N4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1EAI/HV80I1N4/F3O1EAIHV80I1N4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1EAI/HV80I1N4/F3O1EAIHV80I1N4.SMALL.jpg Aars_Man_Tiny Hello all.This is my first instructable! If you have any suggestions or questions, feel free to send me a PM.After receiving my cheap (horribly packaged, that's what you get for being a cheapskate) 74HC595 shift registers from China a short while back, I decided it was time to give them a try.I made...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 07:14:22 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a PWM generator with a Attiny processor. It is very easy to build and a nice project for starters as also for professionals. You will need some electronic knowledge and some knowledge about Arduino. It wont be to hard, because i already wrote a ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
Wearable Message Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Message-Board/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:00:20 PDT
Car Digital Compass & Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Digital-Compass-Thermometer/
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:49:43 PDT
HIGHFIV3D: Desktop Reassurance Device http://www.instructables.com/id/HIGHFIV3D-Desktop-Reassurance-Device/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:56:03 PDT
GLO: The Midnight Message Board and RSS Display http://www.instructables.com/id/GLO-The-Midnight-Message-Board/
GLO: The Midnight Message Board and RSS Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/55QX/HQ3SRF56/FQ655QXHQ3SRF56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/55QX/HQ3SRF56/FQ655QXHQ3SRF56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/55QX/HQ3SRF56/FQ655QXHQ3SRF56.SMALL.jpg Adi M As a little kid, I remember the Glow in the Dark stars and shapes one could stick on their ceiling for night time view, frankly I remember the shapes being extremely boring Older, equipped with some basic electronics knowledge and a deep interest in innovative display systems, I thought of a way of...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 14:26:04 PST
Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaging-Liquid-Crystal-Displays-LCDs/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:23:20 PST
Aqua Garduino Mini @hydroFishAqua82 http://www.instructables.com/id/Aqua-Garduino-Mini/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:51:20 PST
Paperduino 2.0 with Circuit Scribe - Paper Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperduino-20-with-Circuit-Scribe/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:49:57 PST
4X4X4 LED Cube w/ Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/4X4X4-LED-Cube-w-Arduino-Uno/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:25:54 PST
A Self-Contained Data Logging Anemometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Logging-Anemometer/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 21:41:48 PDT
Track-and-explode wolf collar... http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-and-explode-wolf-collar/
Track-and-explode wolf collar... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/Y4R0/HIGF4UKK/F0FY4R0HIGF4UKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/Y4R0/HIGF4UKK/F0FY4R0HIGF4UKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/Y4R0/HIGF4UKK/F0FY4R0HIGF4UKK.SMALL.jpg ewout Don't worry! First, this is a rebuild out of a movie so it won't explode for real and it won't be worn by a real wolf. However there is fursuiting for which I am a big fan of and my own character (fursona) is a wolf and lives in a world of technology and total military control. This collar will give...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 15:11:05 PDT
Darkness Map Data Collection Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Map-Data-Collection-Device/
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:53:50 PST
Wall Sconces with Hidden Weather Display and Tangible User Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Sconces-with-Hidden-Weather-Display-and-Tangi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SMALL.jpg AdielFernandez Videos of project in action below!!! Disclaimer: This is an abbreviated description of the project since I did not have time to do a full step-by-step instructable in time for a contest. However, I will gladly make a step-by-step 'ible if there is enough interest. If you like it, please take a mome...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 20:54:45 PST
555 Crriter Repellent http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Crriter-Repellant/
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:17:29 PST
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
DIY 9V Battery Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-9V-Battery-Clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SMALL.jpg razvan_iycdi Hi, people! In this instruct able I will show you how to make a 9 volt battery clip out of... a 9V battery :)... and some wire. So, let's get started, shall we?
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 18:01:05 PDT
Daft Punk LED Matrix Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Daft-Punk-LED-Matrix-Breakout-Board/
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 11:53:40 PDT
How to Make a PIP-Boy (Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-PIP-Boy/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:52:36 PDT
Power Supply unit for arduino power and breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supply-For-Arduino-power-and-breadboard/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:23:58 PDT
How-To: Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Motors/
How-To: Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8IDT/GYWSZ5WP/FWB8IDTGYWSZ5WP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8IDT/GYWSZ5WP/FWB8IDTGYWSZ5WP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/8IDT/GYWSZ5WP/FWB8IDTGYWSZ5WP.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Servos and Steppers and Gears! Oh my! Some of our favorite hobbyist electronics utilize motors to mobilize, making them fun and awesome! Including a motor in your project could be challenging, especially if you have never worked with them before. The following Instructable will explain how motors ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 13:46:08 PST
Building an Electronics Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Electronics-Enclosure/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 06:11:47 PST
Magical Location Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Location-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6I2J/GT19NRQN/FXW6I2JGT19NRQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6I2J/GT19NRQN/FXW6I2JGT19NRQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6I2J/GT19NRQN/FXW6I2JGT19NRQN.SMALL.jpg engrstephens !!This is my first instructable. I will be refining this after the contest as necessary but for now, here it is! I got the idea from a popular book and movie (I’m sure you can guess!). Combining Google Latitude with NOAA and Arduino and we can make some magic! Materials: 1. Arduino 2. Adafru...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:08:21 PDT
FUNBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/FUNBOT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SMALL.jpg jadberro Its a custom made toy that's made from scratch, it is literally made to last and not break every once in a while. Enjoy ! I would personally like to see this developed into a "make your own toy thing". 2 DIY IR proximity sensors. 1 Light dependent resistor 1 l293d motor driver 1 at...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:30:54 PDT
PS1 Controller Joysticks with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Extracting-the-PS1-Controller-Joysticks/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 20:47:23 PDT
Q&D-Poor man's-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy game http://www.instructables.com/id/QD-Poor-mans-Skinner-Sadist-Jeopardy-game/
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:19:38 PST
Arduino + Laptop Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laptop-Touchpad/
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 08:03:42 PST
Arduino Basics: Making Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Basics-Making-Sound/
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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 09:49:34 PST
High-speed Photography with Arduino and CHDK http://www.instructables.com/id/High-speed-Photography-with-Arduino-and-CHDK/
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 07:47:47 PST
CRANE GAME http://www.instructables.com/id/CRANE-GAME/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:17:30 PST
Easy DIY Home Automation (using servo switches) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Home-Automation-using-servo-switches/
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