Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:49:42 PST BLOX v1.01 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.----- Because i'm french i'll translate all i try to write in english. :( -----Bonjour, voici ce que nous allons cr...
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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/
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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/
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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
PCB Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Christms-Tree/
PCB Christmas tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/JWVR/IJAACX38/FE5JWVRIJAACX38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/JWVR/IJAACX38/FE5JWVRIJAACX38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/JWVR/IJAACX38/FE5JWVRIJAACX38.SMALL.jpg bluqesh So I spent a lot of time here on Instructables looking at all the cool stuff, but I couldn't decide on what to build. Last Christmas I saw a really cool PCB Christmas tree at a friends place, and I decided to make one (or a few) for this year, and share it here to give something back to the communit...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:01:07 PST
Auto Power Off: save batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Power-Off-Save-Batteries/
Auto Power Off: save batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/CE04/IIOWQM48/FP6CE04IIOWQM48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/CE04/IIOWQM48/FP6CE04IIOWQM48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/CE04/IIOWQM48/FP6CE04IIOWQM48.SMALL.jpg gab3iel This little circuit allows your microcontroller to cut the power off. To turn the circuit on press the button.To turn it off drive the "to microcontroller" signal high using whichever condition you like. For battery applications you might want to have a voltage reading on another pin (a voltage divi...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:01:08 PST
Custom Circuit Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Circuit-Boards/
Custom Circuit Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/IYCQ/IINJFOL8/FYGIYCQIINJFOL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/IYCQ/IINJFOL8/FYGIYCQIINJFOL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/IYCQ/IINJFOL8/FYGIYCQIINJFOL8.SMALL.jpg DaveGun Custom Circuit BoardsIn this Instructable will show how I make custom circuit boards and Arduino shields for my projects. The instructions will be general showing the basic methods I use and examples of boards I have made. These instructions are written for people who can prototype electronic proje...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 07:30:20 PST
Voice Controlled Arduino Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/SpeechVoice-Controlled-Arduino-Drone/
Voice Controlled Arduino Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/8DPC/II3F04LL/FQN8DPCII3F04LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/8DPC/II3F04LL/FQN8DPCII3F04LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/8DPC/II3F04LL/FQN8DPCII3F04LL.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The drones are very good toys and tools, but usually they haven't any extra skills. I love to fly any R/C model and I just wanted to make a R/C drone that's a little bit smarter than the usual models. That's why I developed this mini voice controlled tricopter robot. The main concept is pretty easy,...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:11:25 PST
Telepresence Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Telepresence-Robot-1/
Telepresence Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0PRJ/IHXPAU15/FEH0PRJIHXPAU15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0PRJ/IHXPAU15/FEH0PRJIHXPAU15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/0PRJ/IHXPAU15/FEH0PRJIHXPAU15.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone, in this instructable, I will show you how to make a robot that uses a tablet and an internet controlled base to make a robot that can be used for a videochat application. This telepresence robot can be used for talking to relatives that live far away, or for checking on your pets when ...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 23:03:39 PST
Solar Power the LinkIt One (With Tracking) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-the-LinkIt-One-With-Tracking/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 06:05:03 PST
Bitcoin Price Change Ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bitcoin-Price-Change-Ticker/
Bitcoin Price Change Ticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/DNWY/IHWIKALA/F7ODNWYIHWIKALA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/DNWY/IHWIKALA/F7ODNWYIHWIKALA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/DNWY/IHWIKALA/F7ODNWYIHWIKALA.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone, in this instructable, I will show you how to make a Bitcoin price checker that shows if the price of Bitcoin has gone up or down. It works in (almost) real time over the internet and has 3 LEDs; one green, one red, and one white. When the price goes up, the green LED turns on. When the...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:24:21 PST
GSM Proximity Alert with GPS Location and TIme http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Proximity-Alert-with-GPS-Location-and-TIme/
GSM Proximity Alert with GPS Location and TIme - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/U13O/IHNP75ZF/FNTU13OIHNP75ZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/U13O/IHNP75ZF/FNTU13OIHNP75ZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/U13O/IHNP75ZF/FNTU13OIHNP75ZF.SMALL.jpg ossum What is it?A battery movement detector which reports trigger events via SMS, along with time and location, derived from GPS. here is a video of it in action: Where to use it?I can think of a few use cases for this, besides just for fun an learning A tamper alarm when camping. Stick it in your tent...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 23:48:04 PST
Dog Couch Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Couch-Protector/
Dog Couch Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/19EQ/IHKU9D8H/FES19EQIHKU9D8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/19EQ/IHKU9D8H/FES19EQIHKU9D8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/19EQ/IHKU9D8H/FES19EQIHKU9D8H.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone! In this instructable, I will show you how to make a device that sets off a small alarm when your dog jumps up onto your couch. My dog is so lazy that she probably wouldn't get up anyway, but for regular dogs, it shouldn't be a problem. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools ...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:32:39 PST
Tapping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Light/
Tapping Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Everything on the internet has a loading time, for the lucky few who have gigabit internet, this may not become apparent, however for most of the people in the world where even dial up internet is still used - buffering and long loading times are frequent and annoying. So I give you:TAPPING LIGHTTa...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:07:13 PST
Wristwatch Walkie-Talkie http://www.instructables.com/id/Wristwatch-Walkie-Talkie/
Wristwatch Walkie-Talkie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/JII0/IHCBTB8K/FCGJII0IHCBTB8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/JII0/IHCBTB8K/FCGJII0IHCBTB8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/JII0/IHCBTB8K/FCGJII0IHCBTB8K.SMALL.jpg ohoilett Alrighty, I have always wanted to make a wristwatch walkie-talkie to emulate the communicators used in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. My interest has recently been rejuvenated after finding a cool Power Rangers communicator prop and by the recent development of voice calls with smartwatches. I have b...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:38:43 PST
Atmega Alarmclock & Thermohumidity meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmega-Alarmclock-Thermohumidity-meter/
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:33:40 PST
LED Photography Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Photography-Light/
LED Photography Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone, in this instructable I will show you how to make an LED light for photography. It can optionally be controlled by a smartphone. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:Parts:Ultrabright white 5mm LEDs (x6)Linkit ONE board with WiFi antenn...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 01:46:46 PST
BluTag http://www.instructables.com/id/BluTag/
BluTag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/T06Y/IH9GUOAU/FOOT06YIH9GUOAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/T06Y/IH9GUOAU/FOOT06YIH9GUOAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/T06Y/IH9GUOAU/FOOT06YIH9GUOAU.SMALL.jpg sanjivkumarca Did any of these scenarios happened to you lately? - Left your wallet in the taxi? - Missed your phone in the cinema? - Dropped your keys somewhere?It’s estimated that each of us will spend six months of our lives looking for things we’ve lost. So to prevent this I and my friends came with a prototy...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 14:20:39 PST
Pet Water Bowl Filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Water-Bowl-Filler/
Pet Water Bowl Filler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/QXAY/IH54FU3A/F1ZQXAYIH54FU3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/QXAY/IH54FU3A/F1ZQXAYIH54FU3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/QXAY/IH54FU3A/F1ZQXAYIH54FU3A.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone, in this instructable, I will show you how to make a pet water dish filler that you can control from anywhere in the world. This is particularly useful when you are at work or when you go out of town. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this proje...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 23:41:41 PST
Converting Micro-Servos for Continuous Rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-Micro-Servos-for-Continuous-Rotation/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:13:33 PST
Electromagnetic Mjolnir (From Thor's Hammer Prank) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnetic-Mjolnir-From-Thors-Hammer-Prank/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 23:24:08 PST
Internet Connected Coffee Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-Coffee-Maker/
Internet Connected Coffee Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/X2KX/IGJOY0KF/F3QX2KXIGJOY0KF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/X2KX/IGJOY0KF/F3QX2KXIGJOY0KF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/X2KX/IGJOY0KF/F3QX2KXIGJOY0KF.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone, in this instructable, I will show you how to make an internet connected coffee maker. You can use it to set it when you are almost home so you can have coffee when you get home from work. I don't drink coffee (I'm 14), but my parents suggested it as a project idea jokingly, and I end...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 23:26:44 PST
Laser harp with 123D Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-harp-with-123D-Circuits/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 00:36:56 PST
Internet Controlled Power Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Power-Outlet/
Internet Controlled Power Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/72IJ/IGGU1UGC/F1S72IJIGGU1UGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/72IJ/IGGU1UGC/F1S72IJIGGU1UGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/72IJ/IGGU1UGC/F1S72IJIGGU1UGC.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable, I will show you how to make an internet connected powerbar. *Warning:* This instructable deals with high voltage, I will not be held responsible for any potential injuries. Only do this project if you know what you are doing. Furthermore, Do not Plug any appliances that draw mo...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 20:44:44 PST
Trick or Treater Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-or-Treater-Counter/
Trick or Treater Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/WYIJ/IGFCDK6Q/FHOWYIJIGFCDK6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/WYIJ/IGFCDK6Q/FHOWYIJIGFCDK6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/WYIJ/IGFCDK6Q/FHOWYIJIGFCDK6Q.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone, In this instructable, I will show you how to a simple device that counts how many trick or treaters have come to your house. This can be useful for an estimation of how much candy you have to buy for next year. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make ...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 15:18:36 PDT
SENSE : Smart Breath Analysis Device ( A Smart Breathalyzer ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SENSE-Smart-Breath-Analysis-Device-A-Smart-Breatha/
SENSE : Smart Breath Analysis Device ( A Smart Breathalyzer ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/DCD8/IG8BI3RW/FNFDCD8IG8BI3RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/DCD8/IG8BI3RW/FNFDCD8IG8BI3RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/DCD8/IG8BI3RW/FNFDCD8IG8BI3RW.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hello Everyone,I'm Geeve George a 15 year old Maker/Electronics Hobbyist.I love Computer Vision , Android Development and Algorithm Design.I am currently in 11th Grade Computer Science Student at Little Rock Indian School. :)Find more about me at : www.geevegeorge.co.vu.What is a Breathalyzer?A brea...
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 00:08:20 PDT
Motion Detection Over Wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Detection-Over-Wifi/
Motion Detection Over Wifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GJVC/IG6RP54B/F6RGJVCIG6RP54B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GJVC/IG6RP54B/F6RGJVCIG6RP54B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GJVC/IG6RP54B/F6RGJVCIG6RP54B.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable, I will show you the steps to make an internet connected motion detector. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:Parts:PIR motion sensorJumper wireLinkit ONE Board and WiFi Antenna (Included with board)LEDTools: Computer Downlo...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 12:25:04 PDT
TWIST- DIY Tweeting Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/TWIST-DIY-Tweeting-Weather-Station/
TWIST- DIY Tweeting Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/DHFQ/IH29LYS1/FLUDHFQIH29LYS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/DHFQ/IH29LYS1/FLUDHFQIH29LYS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/DHFQ/IH29LYS1/FLUDHFQIH29LYS1.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira Ever wanted to monitor your city's Current Weather Conditions, Carbon Footprint, Noise and Pollution levels? Do you want be a Climate Change Crusader or set-up your own Tweeting Weather Station and share your local weather conditions with the world?Meet Tweeting Weather IoT Station aka TWIST - a DIY...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 05:50:34 PDT
Control Room Temperature Over WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Room-Temperature-Over-WiFi/
Control Room Temperature Over WiFi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/QZCC/IG2LWWYQ/FW3QZCCIG2LWWYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/QZCC/IG2LWWYQ/FW3QZCCIG2LWWYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/QZCC/IG2LWWYQ/FW3QZCCIG2LWWYQ.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hey everyone! In this instructable, I will show you how to make a device that can control the temperature of a room, through the internet. This is useful for times when it is cold outside and you are at work or school, wanting to get home to a warm room. Where I live, it doesn't really get cold outs...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 01:03:18 PDT
Controlling Intel Edison with custom Android app through Internet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Intel-Edison-with-custom-Android-app-v/
Controlling Intel Edison with custom Android app through Internet. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/NDJH/IG6RSYFM/FGJNDJHIG6RSYFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/NDJH/IG6RSYFM/FGJNDJHIG6RSYFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/NDJH/IG6RSYFM/FGJNDJHIG6RSYFM.SMALL.jpg Andreita56 ¡Hello everyone, I hope this project will help you to make your own Smart Home controlled through Internet!The project consists in a Smart Home system controlled through Internet by an Android application designed by me. Steps forward I explain how you can modify it or if you want only download the ...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10:08:02 PDT
LinkIt One Relay Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-One-Relay-Light/
LinkIt One Relay Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/O991/IFWVWS1E/FI9O991IFWVWS1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/O991/IFWVWS1E/FI9O991IFWVWS1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/O991/IFWVWS1E/FI9O991IFWVWS1E.SMALL.jpg robo10302 Intro: Hey Builders! This is an instructable on using or controlling an AC light with the micro controller LinkIt ONE http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/LinkIt-ONE-p-2017.html . This board is excellent as it uses the Arduino Environment to be programmed with. Also the board pin layout is very similar ...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 15:44:19 PDT
Simple Shock/Vibration Switch/Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-ShockVibration-SwitchSensor/
Simple Shock/Vibration Switch/Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/ENYH/IFVGIN87/F3OENYHIFVGIN87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/ENYH/IFVGIN87/F3OENYHIFVGIN87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/ENYH/IFVGIN87/F3OENYHIFVGIN87.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media This is a simple switch sensor that can detect shocks and vibrations. It is composed of a spring, two jumper wires, three pieces of scrap wire, and a micro controller (Optional). This sensor would work great for safety switches, security alarms, and to monitor wear and tear on mechanical systems. A...
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 21:07:27 PDT
Wireless Animatronic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Animatronic-Hand/
Wireless Animatronic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/V9ZQ/IFU6UGR0/FXVV9ZQIFU6UGR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/V9ZQ/IFU6UGR0/FXVV9ZQIFU6UGR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/V9ZQ/IFU6UGR0/FXVV9ZQIFU6UGR0.SMALL.jpg jlc2161 Here's a video of how it looks for now:The use of a robot is becoming a daily need, we use them when manufacturing products and items, aiding people with needs, and even enhancing our own weakness. Animatronic hand, a robotic hand that is controlled by a user through gloves that as you bend a finger...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:59:35 PDT
Quality of Life Meter Mk.2 - Smarter and Connected http://www.instructables.com/id/Quality-of-Life-Meter-Mk2-Smarter-and-Connected/
Quality of Life Meter Mk.2 - Smarter and Connected - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/3B3G/IFZMM8BT/FE93B3GIFZMM8BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/3B3G/IFZMM8BT/FE93B3GIFZMM8BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/3B3G/IFZMM8BT/FE93B3GIFZMM8BT.SMALL.jpg bwrussell A while ago I created a Quality of Life Meter, based on a running joke where I work. Essentially it was just a LED version of the whiteboard version we started with. When working on that first iteration I knew there were a lot of ways to improve and add to the functionality and now, thanks to Intel ...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 23:17:08 PDT
Servo Reverser and LinkIt One http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Reverser-and-LinkIt-One/
Servo Reverser and LinkIt One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RN9P/IFR642TG/F86RN9PIFR642TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RN9P/IFR642TG/F86RN9PIFR642TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/RN9P/IFR642TG/F86RN9PIFR642TG.SMALL.jpg organicelectrics The LinkIt One board by MediaTek and Seeed uses the Arduino IDE but the board comes with a lot more connectivity features built in. Your connected device may want to use multiple servos, and if you're like me, code is harder than the hardware. I used the same Servo Sweep sketch that comes with the...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:18:55 PDT
Arduino LCD Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LCD-Game/
Arduino LCD Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGA/331Y/IFF8BM87/FGA331YIFF8BM87.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGA/331Y/IFF8BM87/FGA331YIFF8BM87.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGA/331Y/IFF8BM87/FGA331YIFF8BM87.SMALL.gif joshua.brooks Making a great many things is very easy with Arduino microcontrollers. This Instructable tells you how to create a simple 1-button video game made from a handful of parts in the Arduino Basic Kit from 123D Circuits. It is a side-scrolling jumping game. This serves as a good starting point for creati...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:41:06 PDT
Alert system for children or pets trapped inside motor vehicles. http://www.instructables.com/id/Alert-system-for-children-or-pets-trapped-inside-m/
Alert system for children or pets trapped inside motor vehicles. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/FNB1/IGWJZ4YE/FSCFNB1IGWJZ4YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/FNB1/IGWJZ4YE/FSCFNB1IGWJZ4YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/FNB1/IGWJZ4YE/FSCFNB1IGWJZ4YE.SMALL.jpg R-I-H-A-M On average, 38 children die in hot cars each year from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside motor vehicles. This system is meant to alert a parent if they forget their child in the car, my main design criteria for the system are:1- No action is required to activate / deactivate the system....
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 19:56:53 PDT
Magnetic Pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Pendulum/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 11:47:44 PDT
Self Driveing Lawn Mower Remote Control Autonomous Lawn Mower using RaspberryPi http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Mows-My-Lawn/
Self Driveing Lawn Mower Remote Control Autonomous Lawn Mower using RaspberryPi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/CHET/IEFI9DB3/FAZCHETIEFI9DB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/CHET/IEFI9DB3/FAZCHETIEFI9DB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/CHET/IEFI9DB3/FAZCHETIEFI9DB3.SMALL.jpg MacmeDan Have you heard of #twitchPlaysPokemon? Well that was some of the inspiration behind this project #googleMowsMyLawn. This project was an idea that my brothers and I had and wanted to do for a little while. When StartFest had a hackathon, we were provided with the perfect opportunity to build it. The ...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:11:59 PDT
Brick Mobile Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-Mobile-Phone/
Brick Mobile Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/R6FD/IE7J41U0/FW8R6FDIE7J41U0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/R6FD/IE7J41U0/FW8R6FDIE7J41U0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/R6FD/IE7J41U0/FW8R6FDIE7J41U0.SMALL.jpg MylesR I am a 13 year old technology fanatic. Because of my love of electronics and interest in programming I wanted to do a project that combined the two. I chose to make a mobile phone. While I had a few challenges to overcome I learnt quite a few new things about the GSM module and phone communication ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 06:19:30 PDT
High Power Switching Control http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-Controlled-Switching/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 13:42:18 PDT
Payphone Keypad Breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/Payphone-Keypad-Breakout/
Payphone Keypad Breakout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/THHX/IE2NEZMN/FVQTHHXIE2NEZMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/THHX/IE2NEZMN/FVQTHHXIE2NEZMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/THHX/IE2NEZMN/FVQTHHXIE2NEZMN.SMALL.jpg JoshuAc00k I was given a payphone by my neighbor (he had removed the actual phone assembly) and I'm not sure what I want to do with it, just yet. But I know that whatever I do, I will want to be able to use the different parts of the phone, inclduing the keypad. Therefore, I've decided to use an Attiny85 to mo...
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 21:02:55 PDT
ESP8266 Automatic Router Restart http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Automatic-Router-Restart/
ESP8266 Automatic Router Restart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/W6CU/IDUR520F/FYCW6CUIDUR520F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/W6CU/IDUR520F/FYCW6CUIDUR520F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/W6CU/IDUR520F/FYCW6CUIDUR520F.SMALL.jpg Pjtheman I'm a lazy person, and as a lazy person I'd rather sit on the sofa typing code for a while to create this, than have to occasionally go and fix the internet. If you're a lazy person like me, or you just want to get playing with your ESP module, you're in the right place!Don't undertake this instruct...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:12:24 PDT
Turn your lights on with clapping?! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-lights-on-with-clapping/
Turn your lights on with clapping?! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Wouldn't it be nice to turn on your lights without getting off the couch? In this project I am going to show you how to build a simple Arduino clap circuit which can turn on and off all kinds of AC appliances. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on how to build thi...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:23:05 PDT
Prank Vibrating Mint Tin - Code it Yourself! http://www.instructables.com/id/Prank-Vibrating-Mint-Tin-Code-it-Yourself/
Prank Vibrating Mint Tin - Code it Yourself! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9878/IDBHWROR/F379878IDBHWROR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9878/IDBHWROR/F379878IDBHWROR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9878/IDBHWROR/F379878IDBHWROR.SMALL.jpg AlexFW In this instructable we build an extremely amusing prank mint box that vibrates and makes tons of noise when either opened or just picked up. It is pretty easy to do, and chances are you have most of the parts already lying around your house if you're into electronics. Let's get started, shall we? ...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 04:21:46 PDT