Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:53:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Detection of Sudden Movements With SW520D & Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Detection-of-Sudden-Movements-With-SW520D-Arduino-/
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By: Mohammed BENHADINE

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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:29:38 PDT
Arduino and DHT11 Temperature Measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-DHT11-Temperature-Measurement/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:13:17 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Module for Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Module-for-Dummies/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 01:57:36 PDT
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Fun-Proximity-Alarm/
Simple and Fun Proximity Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Do you have a pesky sibling or pet that sneaks up on you? Are cars always in your blind spot? Create a proximity alarm that alerts you to approaching objects. This simple guide will teach you how to create a proximity alarm that will light up and make noise when something approaches. An ultrasonic r...
By: Lucas Reed

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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:50:54 PDT
Neopixel Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Night-Light/
Neopixel Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SMALL.jpg joshua.brooks I'm giving some workshops in electronics in a few weeks, centered around an inexpensive, but useful real-world project. When trying to come up with a thing to make, I wanted it to involve a microcontroller, NeoPixel LEDs (because, they're awesome), be remotely controllable, and allow for different b...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:44:15 PDT
How to : Control Speed of Motor? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Speed-of-Motor/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:09:09 PDT
5 minutes to DIY your own Pokemon Go SAFETY BADGE! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minutes-to-DIY-Your-Own-Pokemon-Go-SAFETY-BADGE/
5 minutes to DIY your own Pokemon Go SAFETY BADGE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio Soon after Pokeman Go released, the safety issues of playing this game outdoor have drawn a lot of attentions. Players run on the street without watching traffic,even one of them fell down from bridge. It is difficult to be aware of surroundings through a camera lens while playing the game. To avoid...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:24:14 PDT
Laser Painting with Motion Control and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting-With-Motion-Control-and-Arduino/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:24:28 PDT
DIY Solid State Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solid-State-Relay-1/
DIY Solid State Relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal Ever wanted to get rid of that tic-tac sound electromagnetic relays make? Electromagnetic relays require significant power to turn the electromagnet on/off and need a driver circuit for that, oh! wait! also they need a flyback diode to avoid the risk of inductive spiking which may not be suitable fo...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 04:43:19 PDT
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Battery-Power-Supply/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
Bluetooth SmartRoom http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-SmartRoom/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:17:19 PDT
DIY 5 VOLT REGULATED POWER SUPPLY MODULE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-VOLT-REGULATED-POWER-SUPPLY-MODULE/
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By: DIYmechanics

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:11:24 PDT
359 Degree Servo modification http://www.instructables.com/id/359-Degree-Servo-Modification/
359 Degree Servo modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/T2ZC/IPQMELVO/FAGT2ZCIPQMELVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/T2ZC/IPQMELVO/FAGT2ZCIPQMELVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/T2ZC/IPQMELVO/FAGT2ZCIPQMELVO.SMALL.jpg jbike There is a lack of RC servos that have greater than 90 degree servo angle while still having position control. A few servos go 180 degrees, but nothing greater. A servo with a greater range of movement could be used as a Halloween prop with a head that rotates 359 degrees. Other uses might include a...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:24:47 PDT
Automated Navigation Robot with Gas (MQ-2), Temperature & Humidity (DHT11) Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Navigation-Robot-With-Gas-Temperature-Hu/
Automated Navigation Robot with Gas (MQ-2), Temperature & Humidity (DHT11) Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/L9SB/IPMWN7TS/FXML9SBIPMWN7TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/L9SB/IPMWN7TS/FXML9SBIPMWN7TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/L9SB/IPMWN7TS/FXML9SBIPMWN7TS.SMALL.jpg JackSoldano Hello everyone! The purpose of this project was to make a robot capable of navigating around obstacles in a room using the ultrasonic module HC-SR04 mounted on a Servo, this allowed the robot to look around to determine the best route to follow once an obstacle had been encountered. This has been do...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:56:39 PDT
RGB Binary Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Binary-Counter/
RGB Binary Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/FPS3/IPIMD34U/F2IFPS3IPIMD34U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/FPS3/IPIMD34U/F2IFPS3IPIMD34U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/FPS3/IPIMD34U/F2IFPS3IPIMD34U.SMALL.jpg braulio777 This binary counter was developed with the use of RGB LED's and a pair of switches for manipulating the results while an Arduino platform will program the project. That is, the binary code implies either lighting up green LED's or blue LED's when a switch 1 is high or a switch 2 is high respectivel...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:23:07 PDT
IoT7egment ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT7egment-ESP8266/
IoT7egment ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IKVR/IPE9U2GE/FFCIKVRIPE9U2GE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IKVR/IPE9U2GE/FFCIKVRIPE9U2GE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IKVR/IPE9U2GE/FFCIKVRIPE9U2GE.SMALL.jpg technochatter This Internet Connected Display is carefully designed keeping in mind the following: Stylish and Visible(Hence Seven Segment and not LCD) Compact hence used new way of circuit design by using pluggable two parts and two layer circuit for the segment base Customizable so that each digit is easily ...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:26:48 PDT
Internet Connected LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-LED-Sign/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 04:48:40 PDT
Breadboard Friendly Tactile Switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Friendly-Tactile-Switches/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 02:53:41 PDT
Arduino Logic Probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Logic-Probe/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 00:19:06 PDT
Automated Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Greenhouse/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 23:02:13 PDT
Car Dash Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Dash-Tablet/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:21:38 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:52 PDT
Arduino Nano LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-LED-Display/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:01 PDT
Automatic watering system with capacitive probe and Arduino on the cheap (and I mean it) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Watering-System-With-Capacitive-Probe-an/
Automatic watering system with capacitive probe and Arduino on the cheap (and I mean it) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SMALL.jpg acolomitchi Disclaimer: I'm not an electronics engineer, so I cannot offer any warranty for the design (much less for your implementation). I only know the presented solution worked for me for at least about 5-6 months (so I can't even vouch for its reliability over longer periods). Also, take my hints on where...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:16:43 PDT
How to make small robots with nRover Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Small-Robots-With-NRover-Board/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 20:42:55 PDT
DIY Boost Converter || How to Step Up DC Voltage Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boost-Converter-How-to-Step-Up-DC-Voltage-Effi/
DIY Boost Converter || How to Step Up DC Voltage Efficiently - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you an efficient and common way how to step up DC voltages. I will also demonstrate how easy it can be to build a boost converter with the help of an ATtiny85. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the information you need to create your own boost...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:51:22 PDT
Disco LED Party Cup! http://www.instructables.com/id/Disco-LED-Party-Cup/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 05:43:23 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Tank with Custom Android Application (V1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Tank-With-Custom-Android-Applica/
Arduino Bluetooth Tank with Custom Android Application (V1.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FXWI/INS1A05Z/FB0FXWIINS1A05Z.SMALL.jpg JackSoldano Hello! this is a guide for how to build a simple and cheap Arduino based Bluetooth tank. This is the first stage of this project and only involves the development of a moving tank track based vehicle. The second stage is the Android Application that will be used to control the tank. I intend to buil...
By: JackSoldano

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Wed, 4 May 2016 15:25:13 PDT
The Discreet Garden Defense System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Discreet-Garden-Defense-System/
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By: CodyU3

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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:53:29 PDT
Arduino Uno - Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Uno-Flame-Sensor/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:43:43 PDT
LED Matrix Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Thermometer/
LED Matrix Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/JH5Q/INI7RSN8/FQAJH5QINI7RSN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/JH5Q/INI7RSN8/FQAJH5QINI7RSN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/JH5Q/INI7RSN8/FQAJH5QINI7RSN8.SMALL.jpg jlh127 A few updates! The code was edited so the decimal is in the correct location. I also added one step I forgot in the soddering section.Project Brief:Using an LED Matrix board as well as a temperature sensor, I wanted to explore the possibility of low-quality animation using pixels to depict the tempe...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:25:49 PDT
Control ESP8266 over the internet (from anywhere) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-ESP8266-Over-the-Internet-from-Anywhere/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:52:19 PDT
All-in-One Coffee Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-One-Coffee-Machine/
All-in-One Coffee Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/L93C/IMTEC1I9/FFEL93CIMTEC1I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/L93C/IMTEC1I9/FFEL93CIMTEC1I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/L93C/IMTEC1I9/FFEL93CIMTEC1I9.SMALL.jpg Andrewshubin Hi 'Instructables'! Welcome to an international team from Germany and Russia. Our names are: Andrey, Lars, Alexey, Martin, Slava and Zhenya. We all fall in love with mechanics and electronics, we are learning in technical universities. And we all love coffee! Therefore, in the eighth school Fab Lab ...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 07:05:56 PDT
Mains Voltage Relay Test Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Voltage-Relay-Test-Jig/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 01:28:24 PDT
EmotionBox - make long distance relationships less distant http://www.instructables.com/id/EmotionBox/
EmotionBox - make long distance relationships less distant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/HHQE/IMF3T4R6/FD8HHQEIMF3T4R6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/HHQE/IMF3T4R6/FD8HHQEIMF3T4R6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/HHQE/IMF3T4R6/FD8HHQEIMF3T4R6.SMALL.jpg periprohus featured in Make Magazinehttp://makezine.com/2016/04/04/the-emotionbox-uses...Hi everyone,nowadays there are a myriad ways to instantaneously communicate with our loved ones, even across great distances: instant messaging, email, video calls, social networks...There is, however, one thing that is mi...
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:07:39 PDT
Gaming With Thoughts/Mindwaves (w/ Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gaming-With-ThoughtsMindwaves-w-Arduino/
Gaming With Thoughts/Mindwaves (w/ Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/XG39/IMGJ8X1O/FMEXG39IMGJ8X1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/XG39/IMGJ8X1O/FMEXG39IMGJ8X1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/XG39/IMGJ8X1O/FMEXG39IMGJ8X1O.SMALL.jpg Imetomi What do you think why we like videogames? The answer isn't hard: the videogames shows us new, extremly good challanges. I play videogames rarely, but my favorites are car racing and open world games just like Need for Speed and Grand Theft Auto series. Yes, these games are intrerestings, but after o...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:26:21 PDT
Make a Solderless Prototype Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solderless-Prototype-Breadboard/
Make a Solderless Prototype Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/3DU3/IM9E2H73/F8Q3DU3IM9E2H73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/3DU3/IM9E2H73/F8Q3DU3IM9E2H73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/3DU3/IM9E2H73/F8Q3DU3IM9E2H73.SMALL.jpg made2hack I make a custom Solderless Prototype Breadboard. Solderless Breadboard pieces I decided to make myself a prototype breadboard by assembling some solderless boards that I bought online.If you are contemplating making your own custom solderless breadboard, note that this will not likely save you an...
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 14:38:36 PDT
How to Make a Fullyrotational Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fullyrotational-Servo/
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 09:01:22 PST
Another Prelude to Automation - Cloning a Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Prelude-to-Automation-Cloning-a-Remote/
Another Prelude to Automation - Cloning a Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHX4/IL5J5R0Q/FFTLHX4IL5J5R0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHX4/IL5J5R0Q/FFTLHX4IL5J5R0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHX4/IL5J5R0Q/FFTLHX4IL5J5R0Q.SMALL.jpg andymenon A few days ago, I published an IBLE on how to hack a remote. At the time, my mind was fixated on getting a Home Automation Project kicked off as soon as possible, and I decided to take the route as demonstrated in the above mentioned IBLE.I received a lot of helpful hints from fellow IBLE community ...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:14:06 PST
Prelude to Automation - Hacking a Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Prelude-to-Automation-Hacking-a-Remote/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 23:21:56 PST
Distinguish Walking and Running Using Machine Learning http://www.instructables.com/id/Distinguish-Walking-and-Running-Using-Machine-Lear/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 22:08:14 PST
BeepIt (an object finder) http://www.instructables.com/id/BeepIt-an-Object-Finder/
BeepIt (an object finder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/GEOC/IKFS0YP6/F5MGEOCIKFS0YP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/GEOC/IKFS0YP6/F5MGEOCIKFS0YP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/GEOC/IKFS0YP6/F5MGEOCIKFS0YP6.SMALL.jpg NicolasT2 Hi look at what we are going to do. A connected objet finder like a keyholder. We'll locate the object with a sound who's activated whith an android app i done. This app used Bluetooth. The items listing We must do a few things and list item to use.So we need: (links are present only to inform yo...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:47:46 PST
Music Box Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Box-Doorbell/
Music Box Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SMALL.jpg cdesjardins My apartment in Amsterdam has a very old and extremely loud doorbell. I decided to make a new one, because I was tired of being startled every time someone rang the doorbell. I had a music box sitting around, and an arduino mega, and I have a few prototype shields for the Mega that I designed a whil...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:23:16 PST
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Photo-Frame-Make-a-Perfect-Valentines-or/
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SMALL.jpg Dejan Nedelkovski Hello! In this instructable I will show you how you can make this awesome LED Heart Photo Frame. For all Electronics Enthusiasts! Make the perfect Valentine's, Birthday or Anniversary present for your loved ones!You can watch the Demo Video of this project on the video below and read the step by ste...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:59:37 PST
Zero real estate bypass capacitor for prototype circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Real-Estate-Bypass-Capacitor-for-Prototype-Ci/
Zero real estate bypass capacitor for prototype circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/YFZW/IK2UYZKO/F75YFZWIK2UYZKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/YFZW/IK2UYZKO/F75YFZWIK2UYZKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/YFZW/IK2UYZKO/F75YFZWIK2UYZKO.SMALL.jpg rakrupski This is a simple method for bypassing the power and ground leads of an IC or MCU which has the following advantages:Capacitor lead length is as short as possible.The capacitor takes up zero board space.Here's how to do it: Bend the capacitor leads to fit Using needle nose pliers or other suitable...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 15:55:37 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
Simple, Cheap and Multiplatform Robotic Arm - Powered by Viper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-and-Multiplatform-Robotic-Arm-Powered/
Simple, Cheap and Multiplatform Robotic Arm - Powered by Viper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/C1M7/IJM05AN4/F5LC1M7IJM05AN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/C1M7/IJM05AN4/F5LC1M7IJM05AN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/C1M7/IJM05AN4/F5LC1M7IJM05AN4.SMALL.jpg masteruan Creates with Viper, a simple robotic arm with a Nucleo board, two servo motors and a cheap laser indicator. You can move the arm by writing the coordinates that express the degrees. For the comunication to the Nucleo board, you can use a serial port, and a simple Viper protocol. Follow the simple st...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 02:11:38 PST
GSM IFTTT Button http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-IFTTT-Button/
GSM IFTTT Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/CT1J/IJKAE7WL/FSACT1JIJKAE7WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/CT1J/IJKAE7WL/FSACT1JIJKAE7WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/CT1J/IJKAE7WL/FSACT1JIJKAE7WL.SMALL.jpg brandonhawkes We've seen Amazon's Dash button and similar ESP8266 powered WiFi buttons that trigger things when pressed.The downside to these buttons are that they don't work on the go, and are tied to a single network. If you want to take these outside the range of your WiFi network, they don't work.Alternativel...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 02:52:14 PST
Self-Balancing PT (homemade Segway) http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Balancing-PT-homemade-Segway/
Self-Balancing PT (homemade Segway) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/WYPW/IJG47XR1/F01WYPWIJG47XR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/WYPW/IJG47XR1/F01WYPWIJG47XR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/WYPW/IJG47XR1/F01WYPWIJG47XR1.SMALL.jpg akund This Instructable is intended to share my hobbyist project: a Self-Balancing Personal Transportation (SBPT), also known as "Homemade Segway". It is an interesting project requiring a minimal knowledge in electronics and some handcraft skills. All the components can be bought in internet and the mech...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:38:04 PST
ESP8266 WiFi controlled aircon remote http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Controlled-Aircon-Remote/
ESP8266 WiFi controlled aircon remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/96CX/IJD559XM/FG396CXIJD559XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/96CX/IJD559XM/FG396CXIJD559XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/96CX/IJD559XM/FG396CXIJD559XM.SMALL.jpg beegee1962 In my first instructable Arduino Yun - Solar Panel Monitoring System I shared my small project to monitor the production of our solar panels. As we have to be very careful not to produce more energy than we consume, the next logical step is to automatically switch on appliances in the case of energy...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 00:10:36 PST