Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - electronics - arduino Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:05:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer
littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> coercionette Our shop, TechShop Chandler was fortunate enough to have been selected for Instructables' June Build Night, sponsored by littleBits!We were sent FOUR littleBits Deluxe Kits, and several of their brand new Arduino At Heart Modules. This is one of many projects we made for Build Night! For one of ou...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:52:08 PDT
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap)
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Electronic Sensor & Component Tester
Electronic Sensor & Component Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> theedisoneffect This circuit is a low cost Electronic Sensor & Component Tester which is powered by a 9V, 300mA Battery. It does not include any Integrated Circuit(IC), Sensor or Digital Display. This circuit can be used to test any faulty components. Unlike a Digital Multimeter it will not display the values of th...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 06:44:23 PDT
How to color your Breadboard
How to color your Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> mohammadsalem94 السلام عليكم hello everyone this is my first project at instructable ,..i am sorry because I'not really good in English but i can give you the main i will help you to know some information about Breadboard actually bad breadboard and how to improve it to be easy to use.there are breadboar...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 13:03:10 PDT
DIY tilt switch.
DIY tilt switch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor8o5 In this instructable I'll show you how to make a simple tilt switch, this tilt switch works best with microcontrollers that can debounce the signal and overcome interferences produced by vibrations.There are many ways to make a tilt switch, this one is a cheap and easy way to do one.Pros:-Tiny.-Easy...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:04:50 PDT
Go Green! Charge your phone with FIRE!
Go Green! Charge your phone with FIRE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ryan Depace This Thermal Electric USB charger allows you to plug in, charge and use your device! It contains 4 - Thermal Electric modules that charge up 4 NI-MH backup batteries for the purpose of charging your phone. MATERIALS ToolsWire StrippersSoldering IronDrillFlush CuttersHeat GunPliersEtchentCompute...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 15:34:59 PDT
Light controlled voltage source
Light controlled voltage source - More DIY How To Projects]]> Marc_Escobaem This Instructable is about how to generate a voltage to power something only by a varying light source. It doesnt matter if this light source is the sun or an PWM LED. This voltage source can drive currents up to a few amps (depend on the voltage regulator you choose) and can be created in minimal...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:40:43 PDT
Control access to your LOCK remotely using Arduino, SensorMonkey and RF module
Control access to your LOCK remotely using Arduino, SensorMonkey and RF module - More DIY How To Projects]]> ankappa Control access to your Door from anywhere on the planet using your Phone, Tab or PC. This Setup has two main segments, One has the GUI using jQuery, SensorMonkey, Freeduino(Arduino compatible development Board) and a Transmitter. The other segment has the Receiver and the circuit to send the requir...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:14:05 PDT
Sculpture Robot (Part 2 of 9): Arcade Game Robotic Arm Controller morganrauscher ​ I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:48:16 PST
Learn How Electricity Works (no programming) AustinCrane In order to get acquainted with electricity we will look at how to connect some simple components. The 123D circuits app makes it easy to explore how to make simple circuits and experiment with electricity. _______________________________________________________________ 1. LEDS - LEDs are very simp...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:27:30 PST
Paperduino 2.0 with Circuit Scribe - Paper Arduino
Paperduino 2.0 with Circuit Scribe - Paper Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> Electroninks What if making an Arduino, or wiring up an Arduino was as easy as printing one out? In this tutorial we printed our own Arduino Pro Mini board using a pen plotter and the Electroninks Circuit Scribe (a rollerball pen with highly conductive ink). Within 15 minutes we printed the board, placed compone...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:49:57 PST
Aqua Garduino Mini @hydroFishAqua82
Aqua Garduino Mini @hydroFishAqua82 - More DIY How To Projects]]> mcmcccarthy Arduino Powered Micro Aquaponic System with Pi Camera and Twitter Feed We are creating an automated aquaponic system with mobile updates via Twitter. Sensors and motors will be controlled from an Arduino while the entire system, including mobile updates, will be orchestrated by a Raspberry Pi. Tw...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:51:20 PST
4X4X4 LED Cube w/ Arduino Uno
4X4X4 LED Cube w/ Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> laurenk As someone who is very new to digital electronics this LED cube was fun to make, challenging and a great lesson in soldering. If you have some patience (64 LED's to solder!) and steady hands, this project will be well worth it in the end! Materials & Tools Materials: -64 LED's ( I used 3mm one...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:25:54 PST
Arduino Catapult
Arduino Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> cej12 Hey, there. This is my detailed instruction on how to create your own micro-controlled desktop catapult. The journey to building this catapult may be arduous, but you will receive eternal happiness and the satisfaction of terror in the eyes of your enemies. For this project, I began with a tutorial...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:26:10 PST
Portable, modular Electronics /Arduino Experimenters and repair Lab set up.
Portable, modular Electronics /Arduino Experimenters and repair Lab set up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> johnag This is a modular, portable lab setup that I use to enjoy prototyping and building  electronic projects with the Arduino. I sometimes travel overseas, and take this with me to distract myself during the free time I have. I have built most of my arduino based instructables using this portable worksta...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:25:56 PDT
Arduino Uno Controlling my 8-note Sequencer jensenr30 This is a video of me using my Arduino Uno to control my custom 8-note sequencer. Here is the program: Source code. This is the original video where I demo the 8-note sequencer on its own: Original Video If you have any questions, feel free to ask me! I'll do my best to answer it.
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:25:00 PDT
Secure your Arduino/electronics project with sugru emeryth [This instructable is a result of the 2013 Sugru Build Night at the Warsaw Hackerspace] Sugru makes for great electrical insulation and it's way easier to apply than heat-shrink tubing or hot glue. Here's an example of securing soldered connections of an electronics project. Just make sure you do...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 14:43:17 PDT
7-Segment LED Die w/Arduino and More
7-Segment LED Die w/Arduino and More - More DIY How To Projects]]> braulio777 This project is based on arduino environment so that you can manipulate a die with a simple 7-segment LED and mini switch of control. Watch the video at: Important note: I did an error because I wrote 2N3904 instead of 2N3906 for the transistor used in thi...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:37:58 PDT
Arduino controlled lights
Arduino controlled lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> Blaneparker Hello, my name is Blane Parker, I am 14 years old, and live in Texas. I love to play with electronics and visit instructables often to learn; to become better in electronics. 1. What did you make? I made device that plugs into an Arduino or a “shield” that controls any outlet via RF. The Arduino ...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 17:03:35 PDT
9 x 9 LED Matrix jensenr30 Abstract: I made this matrix of LEDs a while ago. My goal was to have a display that I could control with an Arduino Microcontroller and program to make animations and play simple games. Here is my version of the classic Pong game. Details: This device uses an 8-bit shift register and a decade coun...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 11:11:32 PST
LOG Workbench Mod
LOG Workbench Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> msuzuki777 Some of you may know that this Lazy Old Geek likes to do Instructables about Arduinos and electronics. So I have a workbench and I even mentioned it here:   Sometimes, I get philosophical and think “What is the purpose of my workbench?” Don’t...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:21:39 PDT
Atmega Programming with USBtinyISP and Arduino DrNicker This is to show how you can program an Amtel Atmega chip using a USB AVR programmer.  I have chosen the USBtinyISP v3.0 to program.  I picked mine up on ebay for i think $10.  I will also be using the Arduino software, because it is free and I like the language it uses.  You are welcome to use any s...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 17:52:45 PDT
74HC595 Shift register DrNicker This will be a quick start guide to the 74HC595 Shift register.   The shift register operates in a fairly simple way, but can be modified to become very complicated but very useful. The basic concept is you have 8 output pins from the 74HC595.  For this example lets just say these are sent through...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:50:39 PDT
Simple Button Keypad - Microcontroller DrNicker Simple method for creating a custom button keypad that doesn't require separate hardware.  Just your microcontroller buttons a few resistors. First take a look at the schematic. What we have here is 9 buttons and 6 signal lines (3 inputs, 3 outputs).  The basic setup is in a grid pattern where the...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:35:05 PDT
Using an MCU in your circuit DrNicker Using microcontrollers can open a whole new world to your circuits.  While keeping them simple and hard-wired rather than programmed is nice an all, there comes a point where writing a program for a circuit is a whole lot better.  Using MCUs you can automate an entire process, control motors or sens...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:29:13 PDT
7 Segment Display DrNicker 7 Segment Displays are going to be used anywhere you need a visual display of digits.  A Timer, countdown, clock, etc are all examples of where someone might used 7 Segment Display.  They are very useful, and once you understand how they work they are simple to implement. There are multiple ways to...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 08:06:17 PDT
DIY 9V Battery Clip 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
Digital to analog. Computothought Huh? What's that? Digital are basic on and off signals that most computers use. A light switch is digital in it's own way.  It is either on of off.  Analog would similar to that of a fader control light switch where you can adjust the level of light. How can we do that if we do not have a fader cont...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:42:58 PST
Make a one chip RAM (random access memory)
Make a one chip RAM (random access memory) - More DIY How To Projects]]> yaly Hi,since this is my first instructable and English is not my mother language so please excuse me for mistakes. This instructable I'm going to show you how to make a RAM to use with a micro-controller for storing data and it is also expandable and uses only one IC and no other components. It is easy...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 10:47:42 PDT
Making Printed circuit Boards at or Near Home: A Comprehensive Overview, Almost a Guide
Making Printed circuit Boards at or Near Home: A Comprehensive Overview, Almost a Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> russ_hensel There is a bit of controversy over making your own printed circuit boards, many makers think that professional boards are so inexpensive now that they are the way to go. Others want to have more control and hopefully short turn around time that comes with making their own. This instructable assumes ...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 11:42:05 PDT