Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:07:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Poseidon: the Water Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Poseidon-the-Water-Saver/
Poseidon: the Water Saver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5JM3/IXUS9E1Y/F0Z5JM3IXUS9E1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5JM3/IXUS9E1Y/F0Z5JM3IXUS9E1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5JM3/IXUS9E1Y/F0Z5JM3IXUS9E1Y.SMALL.jpg Jasmeeet Singh Water is such an important resource in our life that a human being cannot even live a day without water. But still we humans cause so much wastage of this precious resource. We waste more than we save!! Now its time we try to save the life giving resource. Many times it happens that we forget to t...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:16:15 PST
Ultrasonic BIG LED Water Level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-BIG-LED-Water-Level-Indicator/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 17:24:10 PST
Build a Custom ESP8266 Arduino WiFi Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Custom-ESP8266-Arduino-WiFi-Library/
Build a Custom ESP8266 Arduino WiFi Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z2B8/IXGFWOOS/F9QZ2B8IXGFWOOS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z2B8/IXGFWOOS/F9QZ2B8IXGFWOOS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z2B8/IXGFWOOS/F9QZ2B8IXGFWOOS.SMALL.jpg andymenon The ESP8266 development board is a lot of fun to work with. This small and inexpensive WiFi capable microprocessor has rapidly become a very popular platform for prototyping and building IoT solutions.Naturally, I've got in on the action with the latest version - the ESP8266 12-E Dev Kit. As I alrea...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 02:17:32 PST
Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Efficient-Buck-Convertor-5V-1A-Arduino-Power/
Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Sometimes buying a ready made power supply is just not good enough, especially if we want something special. I needed a super efficient 1 Amp power supply for my autonomous weather station that lives in the middle of a field on a small island in the middle of the Irish sea. There is no power option ...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:55:37 PST
TfCD - Automatic bicycle light - find your bike back in the dark! http://www.instructables.com/id/TfCD-Automatic-Bicycle-Light-Find-Your-Bike-Back-i/
TfCD - Automatic bicycle light - find your bike back in the dark! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/7KPH/IWWFT9WZ/F3Y7KPHIWWFT9WZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/7KPH/IWWFT9WZ/F3Y7KPHIWWFT9WZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/7KPH/IWWFT9WZ/F3Y7KPHIWWFT9WZ.SMALL.jpg iritsma IntroductionThis Instructable will explain how to make your own wirelessly connected bicycle light! As soon as you come close enough to your bicycle the light will turn on, this way you can always find your bike back in the dark and never forget to turn on your bicycle light again. The housing of th...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:57:07 PST
Adaptive Smart Battery Charger TfCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Smart-Battery-Charger-TfCD/
Adaptive Smart Battery Charger TfCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/PK84/IWWFUTX1/FMJPK84IWWFUTX1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/PK84/IWWFUTX1/FMJPK84IWWFUTX1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/PK84/IWWFUTX1/FMJPK84IWWFUTX1.SMALL.jpg leanderhofman This Instructable is created for the course Technology for Concept Design (TfCD).In this Instructable we create a so called smart battery charger. Theoretically a smart battery can work together with wind, solar or another form of sustainable energy source and store this energy at moments when the u...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:55:08 PST
Arduino Binary Clock - 3D Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Binary-Clock-3D-Printed/
Arduino Binary Clock - 3D Printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/CQSO/IWWFPJOW/F4GCQSOIWWFPJOW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/CQSO/IWWFPJOW/F4GCQSOIWWFPJOW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/CQSO/IWWFPJOW/F4GCQSOIWWFPJOW.SMALL.jpg MattW213 I've been looking at Binary clocks for some time for my office desk, however they're quite expensive and / or don't have a huge amount of features. So I decided I would make one instead. One point to consider when making a clock, Arduino / Atmega328 isn't very accurate over larger periods of time (s...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 03:07:10 PST
Pogo pin programming connector http://www.instructables.com/id/Pogo-Pin-Programming-Connector/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:12:37 PST
nRF24L01 RC Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Nrf24L01-RC-Transmitter/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 08:30:36 PST
Art Deco Weather Forecast Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-Deco-Weather-Forecast-Display/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:41:06 PST
Control a Stepper Motor with PWM http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Stepper-Motor-With-PWM/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:30:55 PST
TapTap LED http://www.instructables.com/id/TapTap-LED/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:02:27 PST
How to make A23 (23AE) Battery Holder for your tiny projects http://www.instructables.com/id/A23-23AE-Battery-Holder/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:05:52 PST
Pacman On A String http://www.instructables.com/id/Pacman-on-a-String/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:51:32 PST
Smart Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Watering-System/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:54:24 PST
Simple Calculator With Arduino MEGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Calculator-With-Arduino-MEGA/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:07:24 PST
Moodbox, stay connected despite the distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Moodbox-Stay-Connected-Despite-the-Distance/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:55:30 PST
GETTING STARTED WITH IoT with ESP8266 MicroController http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-IoT-With-ESP8266-MicroControl/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:55:13 PST
Arduino Nixie Tube Clock - Version 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nixie-Tube-Clock-Version-10/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:51:40 PST
funTime http://www.instructables.com/id/FunTime/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:41:29 PST
LED Interactive Copper Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Interactive-Copper-Etching/
LED Interactive Copper Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/A4V7/IVA4LVTP/FYNA4V7IVA4LVTP.SMALL.jpg tommo_79 I created this project as a nice memento to mark the birth of my little boy. After experimenting with a copper etching of his newborn hands and feet, I decided to take it a bit further and add electronics.Each hand and foot etched from a copper PCB forms a capacitive sensor plate. An arduino measure...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 03:32:05 PST
Hook up Grove kit relay to any pluggable electronic device http://www.instructables.com/id/Hook-Up-Grove-Kit-Relay-to-Any-Pluggable-Electroni/
Hook up Grove kit relay to any pluggable electronic device - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YFH7/IV0B2TQ4/FFYYFH7IV0B2TQ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YFH7/IV0B2TQ4/FFYYFH7IV0B2TQ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YFH7/IV0B2TQ4/FFYYFH7IV0B2TQ4.SMALL.jpg ruthgrace The relay component allows the electronic device to be turned on and off programatically. We are using it for the lights and ventilation for the hot pepper plants in our autoponics project: https://www.hackster.io/autoponics/autoponics-dc37.. Our set up works for any electronics with 2 prongs that p...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 15:30:08 PST
How to Build Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Circuits/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:17:38 PDT
Arduino-powered LED "Spooky Eye" Halloween effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-LED-Spooky-Eye-Halloween-Effect/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 09:39:53 PDT
Capacitor Tester / Capacitance Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitor-Tester-Capacitance-Meter/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:59:43 PDT
Digital Clock and humidity/temperature display http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-With-Many-Features/
Digital Clock and humidity/temperature display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/8QOE/IU9US193/FOK8QOEIU9US193.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/8QOE/IU9US193/FOK8QOEIU9US193.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/8QOE/IU9US193/FOK8QOEIU9US193.SMALL.jpg pampam16 Well Hello there,This is my first attempt to do a DIY. I did this project during the summer and decided to share it with you guys. I hope you enjoy doing it as much as I did :)For this project I assume that you have some very basics in electronics ( like you know how to use a soldering iron and you ...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:03:51 PDT
Solar Personal AC & Phone Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Personal-AC-Phone-Booster/
Solar Personal AC & Phone Booster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/Z7RW/IU49886D/FQ3Z7RWIU49886D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/Z7RW/IU49886D/FQ3Z7RWIU49886D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/Z7RW/IU49886D/FQ3Z7RWIU49886D.SMALL.jpg Mechtechnal Based on a promising MIT research project for augmenting the way people perceive temperature, this wrist mounted device uses a peltier cooler to trick the body into thinking that it's cooler than it actually is.Additionally, it features a phone mount with USB charging cable and a Bluetooth speaker w...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:05:24 PDT
Arcade Stick With Rubber Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Stick-With-Rubber-Bands/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:28:58 PDT
How to Use Arduino in Matlab and Simulink http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Arduino-in-Matlab-and-Simulink/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 05:46:11 PDT
Arcade Pushbutton with plastic bottle cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Pushbutton-With-Plastic-Bottle-Cap/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 07:27:18 PDT
Auto-Off NeoPixel Articulated Reading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Off-NeoPixel-Articulated-Reading-Light/
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 23:51:54 PDT
Following line Arduino PCB http://www.instructables.com/id/Following-Line-Arduino-PCB/
Following line Arduino PCB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W3SQ/IVCVW1PI/FBRW3SQIVCVW1PI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W3SQ/IVCVW1PI/FBRW3SQIVCVW1PI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W3SQ/IVCVW1PI/FBRW3SQIVCVW1PI.SMALL.jpg jyax garcia Hello everyone, I took enough in this community, but never had done any publication, and this is my first time. I apologize in advance for mistakes, and openly I receive your criticism and comments.The idea of this project was born one year ago, with a contest of following line robot, taking the ide...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:54:47 PDT
Electronic Motor Control using optical pick up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Motor-Control-Using-Optical-Pick-Up/
Electronic Motor Control using optical pick up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/52NS/ITKYSZZ8/F6J52NSITKYSZZ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/52NS/ITKYSZZ8/F6J52NSITKYSZZ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/52NS/ITKYSZZ8/F6J52NSITKYSZZ8.SMALL.jpg mr_fid The first instructable I did was the build of a really nice DC motor. This is kind of a second part. It adds electronic control of the motor and gets rid of the brush and cam which limit the original motor.Basically the design uses a slotted disc and an optical pickup to measure the time then depend...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:09:03 PDT
Particle Photon: Pulse Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Photon-Pulse-Sensor/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:52:44 PDT
DIY Adjustable Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
DIY Adjustable Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/4W06/ISCAOVMZ/F304W06ISCAOVMZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/4W06/ISCAOVMZ/F304W06ISCAOVMZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/4W06/ISCAOVMZ/F304W06ISCAOVMZ.SMALL.jpg tinker17 Here is an easy way to make your own bench power supply that provides 5v, 12v and adjustable for 1.2v to 11.6v! If you don't have the resources to make one but want it, I sell them on my Etsy store - see bottom of the instructable for link and a video demo. I appreciate your support! Introductio...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:46:27 PDT
Detection of Sudden Movements With SW520D & Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Detection-of-Sudden-Movements-With-SW520D-Arduino-/
Detection of Sudden Movements With SW520D & Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SMALL.jpg Mohammed BENHADINE One way to detect anomalies is to monitor the brutal vibrations that will be seen at a point of the circuit's environment . I made this small circuit when i was working in a project about detecting the cuts of cables and there's no way to develop another logic to detect that (the voltage of the cabl...
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/
Arduino and DHT11 Temperature Measurement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1QIL/IRRLAFLW/FYN1QILIRRLAFLW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1QIL/IRRLAFLW/FYN1QILIRRLAFLW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1QIL/IRRLAFLW/FYN1QILIRRLAFLW.SMALL.jpg PugazhM AbstractThe DHT11 is a precision temperature sensor module, provide calibrated temperature and humidity which is connected to digital IO pin of Arduino. The DHT11 provides the temperature in Celsius format. The Arduino program converts the temperature into Fahrenheit, Kelvin and Rankine, and sends v...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:13:17 PDT
Collaborative PCB Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborative-PCB-Intro/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:11:23 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/4WL2/IR6IMTVI/FII4WL2IR6IMTVI.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UF3M/IQYT53DL/FPGUF3MIQYT53DL.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
How to : Control speed of motor? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SMALL.jpg Nematic! If you have couple of DC motors lying around first question comes to mind is how will I control the speed of these motors !So in this Instructables I will show how easy it is to do so !If you feel lazy you can watch video on my channel Most laziest way ! If your are lazy and don't care about he p...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/A6DL/IQLHWV13/FZ6A6DLIQLHWV13.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/3R58/IQ6WUTVS/FEN3R58IQ6WUTVS.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: Tanishq Jaiswal

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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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By: Lucas Reed

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
Bluetooth SmartRoom http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-SmartRoom/
Bluetooth SmartRoom - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Q7KB/IPYC7HLT/FUCQ7KBIPYC7HLT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Q7KB/IPYC7HLT/FUCQ7KBIPYC7HLT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Q7KB/IPYC7HLT/FUCQ7KBIPYC7HLT.SMALL.jpg kumaran512 This project will guide to have 4 Channel Relays for 4 different AC loads which can be controlled via Smartphone using Bluetooth.This has the added features of:1. Saving power state when electricity interrupts.2. Can be controlled both from phone and local switches3. Fully software controlled (Unlik...
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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/
DIY 5 VOLT REGULATED POWER SUPPLY MODULE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S1ER/IPTJ9WMX/F1RS1ERIPTJ9WMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S1ER/IPTJ9WMX/F1RS1ERIPTJ9WMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S1ER/IPTJ9WMX/F1RS1ERIPTJ9WMX.SMALL.jpg DIYmechanics Hi friends how are you ?i hope you are fine !Today in this instructable we are going to make a Diy 5 volt power supply module for just 3$. cheap right !!!Not only cheap It is also simple to make . you can use this simple power supply module for arduino , sensors and breadboard.The reason i come up w...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/T2ZC/IPQMELVO/FAGT2ZCIPQMELVO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/T2ZC/IPQMELVO/FAGT2ZCIPQMELVO.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/L9SB/IPMWN7TS/FXML9SBIPMWN7TS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/L9SB/IPMWN7TS/FXML9SBIPMWN7TS.SQUARE.jpg https://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