Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - circuit http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:54:02 PST BLOX v1.01 Dark-Activated Energy Saving Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Activated-Energy-Saving-Light/
Dark-Activated Energy Saving Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/4705/IWH37VJA/FN34705IWH37VJA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/4705/IWH37VJA/FN34705IWH37VJA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/4705/IWH37VJA/FN34705IWH37VJA.SMALL.jpg jessicapatterson Introduction:According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2015, a U.S. residential utility customer uses an average of 901 kWh per month, which roughly equates to around \$90 a month. Although most household uses the energy efficient light bulb, the same amount of electric current is s...
By: jessicapatterson

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 09:40:18 PST
voltmeter using arduino and some resistor circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltmeter-Using-Arduino-and-Some-Resistor-Circuits/
voltmeter using arduino and some resistor circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/R3B4/IVO3YTFD/F9XR3B4IVO3YTFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/R3B4/IVO3YTFD/F9XR3B4IVO3YTFD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/R3B4/IVO3YTFD/F9XR3B4IVO3YTFD.SMALL.jpg shivansht4 a simple circuit of a voltmeteror for more detail explanation you can refer to my blog link-https://inspiringinventor.blogspot.in/ Materials Required 1.arduino Uno or any arduino board2.Breadboard3.four 47 Ohm Resistors4.Two 220 Ohm Resistors5.Two 150 Ohm Resistors6.some jumper wires for connecti...
By: shivansht4

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:24:49 PST
DIY Arduino Controled Multiwii Flight Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Multicopter-Flight-Controller/
DIY Arduino Controled Multiwii Flight Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/LHMW/IVHQFZT4/FSXLHMWIVHQFZT4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/LHMW/IVHQFZT4/FSXLHMWIVHQFZT4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/LHMW/IVHQFZT4/FSXLHMWIVHQFZT4.SMALL.jpg DavidDrones Tired of spend money on flight controllers? Wanna customize one or just make your own? Ever wondered how to make a PCB? Are you a techie who is simply bored? If you answered yes to any of those questions, keep reading. Hardware I used an Arduino Nano for the processing power and a MPU-6050 for th...
By: DavidDrones

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:16:35 PST
The Engineering Crash Course (for Makers) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Engineering-Crash-Course-for-Makers/
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By: quinnsullivan

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:56:53 PDT
LinkIT ONE Battery Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/PXTL/IGZJ38NO/F2DPXTLIGZJ38NO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/PXTL/IGZJ38NO/F2DPXTLIGZJ38NO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/PXTL/IGZJ38NO/F2DPXTLIGZJ38NO.SMALL.jpg jckelley It's an age-old question: Is this battery dead? Sometimes it can be a real drag, and you would hate to throw out a perfectly good battery. Alas, you can worry no more! Today we'll create a simple project that will be able to tell us if a battery is properly charged or not! Supplies We'll be crea...
By: jckelley

Sun, 15 Nov 2015 07:13:36 PST
Simon Says with LinkIT ONE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/MCEL/IGY3HF3H/F9FMCELIGY3HF3H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/MCEL/IGY3HF3H/F9FMCELIGY3HF3H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/MCEL/IGY3HF3H/F9FMCELIGY3HF3H.SMALL.jpg jckelley Let's go through a classic beginner projec that combines circuits, code, and fun: Simon Says. Building your own Simon Says game can be a great way to quickly dive deep into the awesome world of tinkering. You get experience with building some simple circuits (buttons and LEDS) and also some exposure...
By: jckelley

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:15:04 PST
Mini USB Keyboard with a \$7 Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-USB-Keyboard-with-a-7-Microcontroller/
Mini USB Keyboard with a \$7 Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/T0HS/IDWXLLD4/F8CT0HSIDWXLLD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/T0HS/IDWXLLD4/F8CT0HSIDWXLLD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/T0HS/IDWXLLD4/F8CT0HSIDWXLLD4.SMALL.jpg jakejake10 Make a keyboard that uses a microcontroller to send usb keypresses, which interfaces with AutoHotKey, a Windows application for creating applications and macros.AutoHotKey can be used with your original keyboard with no need for an additional keyboard. This supplementary device isn't for everyone, b...
By: jakejake10

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:30:06 PDT
Blinker Circuit with Timer EN555P and Resistors DIY Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8WGM/I1TQ48TA/F2T8WGMI1TQ48TA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8WGM/I1TQ48TA/F2T8WGMI1TQ48TA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8WGM/I1TQ48TA/F2T8WGMI1TQ48TA.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here is shown how to plug a blinker circuit quick and easy. Materiallist and Schematics What you need:Power Source (USB TTL Module 3,3V OUT)BreadboardJumper WireBridge or Cable2 X Resistor 1K OhmResistor 560 OhmTimer NE555PLEDvarious Capacitors for Blinkfrequency:16V-22Uf/33uF/47uF/100uF/120uF/22...
By: bastelking

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:12:11 PDT
MaKey MaKey Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Ukulele/
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By: BarbMakesThings

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:11:19 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT It's been a long time coming, but my Universal RGB cube is finally ready!Now we can run the animations and use the code by both Kevin Darrah and Nick Schulze (slightly modified, but basically identical - minor timing and layer control tweaks were all that was needed). Plus Doug Domke made a whole ne...
By: SuperTech-IT

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SMALL.gif SuperTech-IT See step 17 for more info regarding the music input mode for non-RAMP boards. There are now 7 music modes in the posted code, and I am looking for more ideas for animations or music triggered effects !SKIP DIRECTLY TO STEP 1 if you just want to get to the improved build instructions See step...
By: SuperTech-IT

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
ATTiny85 Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny85-Traffic-Light/
ATTiny85 Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/0LQL/HEBNH7UI/FLF0LQLHEBNH7UI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/0LQL/HEBNH7UI/FLF0LQLHEBNH7UI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/0LQL/HEBNH7UI/FLF0LQLHEBNH7UI.SMALL.jpg nthdesign This instructable will show you how to build a fun traffic light circuit using the cheap and powerful ATTiny85 microcontroller. The ATTiny85 can be programmed using the Arduino Processing language, and can do many of the things an Arduino can do. Learning how to use the ATTiny85 in this way will let...
By: nthdesign

Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:28:17 PDT
The Clap Clap ON / Clap Clap OFF Relay Driver Circuit - Follow Up http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clap-Clap-ON-Clap-Clap-OFF-Relay-Driver-Circ/
The Clap Clap ON / Clap Clap OFF Relay Driver Circuit - Follow Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi all Thanks for having a look.  This instructable is a follow up to my old clap-clap relay driver circuit.  That instructable gives you all that you need to know about how this circuit is built.  I wanted to be able to show off the kit that I made with the custom PCB. This is the same circuit, on...
By: EngineeringShock

Sun, 29 Apr 2012 16:25:50 PDT
Mission Impossibe Puzzle Box with PicAxe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mission-Impossibe-Puzzle-Box-with-PicAxe/
Mission Impossibe Puzzle Box with PicAxe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/1HEJ/H0OJ5KJ4/FOE1HEJH0OJ5KJ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/1HEJ/H0OJ5KJ4/FOE1HEJH0OJ5KJ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/1HEJ/H0OJ5KJ4/FOE1HEJH0OJ5KJ4.SMALL.jpg justbennett This is my second ever Picaxe project. Shoot, it's my second ever electronic circuit to design and build myself. Halfway through this project, while exploring the "tune" command in the Picaxe programming language I came up with an idea for a modification to a puzzle box I had. At first I just wante...
By: justbennett

Sat, 7 Apr 2012 17:54:14 PDT
LOGIC GATES http://www.instructables.com/id/LOGIC-GATES/
LOGIC GATES - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/LPR6/GKI1A6AF/FNLLPR6GKI1A6AF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/LPR6/GKI1A6AF/FNLLPR6GKI1A6AF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/LPR6/GKI1A6AF/FNLLPR6GKI1A6AF.SMALL.gif Jimmy Proton Logic gates are in every IC and microchip today, they practically control modern electronics.Personally I like to stick with capacitors and resistors and simple stuff like that but thanks to instructables user rtty21 I learned how to make a NOR gate and now I have countless ideas of what to with the...
By: Jimmy Proton

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 11:37:45 PST
How to make a Clap-Clap on / Clap-Clap Off switch circuit! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Clap-Clap-on-Clap-Clap-Off-switch-/
How to make a Clap-Clap on / Clap-Clap Off switch circuit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi all! This instructable not only gives the reader the information needed to create a clap-clap on/clap clap off switching circuit, but the logic used to make a hardware-only clap-on, clap off circuit.  More information on a hardware-only version can be found in the final section of this instructab...
By: EngineeringShock

Fri, 4 Feb 2011 11:30:33 PST
The Talking Breathalyzer Mark II http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Talking-Breathalyzer-Mark-II/
The Talking Breathalyzer Mark II - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/TDDH/GJC3PDFM/FZ3TDDHGJC3PDFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/TDDH/GJC3PDFM/FZ3TDDHGJC3PDFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/TDDH/GJC3PDFM/FZ3TDDHGJC3PDFM.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi Folks! Thanks for having a gander!  This is my second Breathalyzer project.  IT TALKS TO YOU, and gives you an idea of how much you've had to drink! I made it specifically for for this contest.  I hope you all like it.  From a block diagram point of view, it consists of a DC power regulator circu...
By: EngineeringShock

Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:19:15 PST
47 projects to do with a 555! http://www.instructables.com/id/47-projects-to-do-with-a-555/
47 projects to do with a 555! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1H0G/GI0TIGJW/FNP1H0GGI0TIGJW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1H0G/GI0TIGJW/FNP1H0GGI0TIGJW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1H0G/GI0TIGJW/FNP1H0GGI0TIGJW.SMALL.gif Jimmy Proton These are a whole bunch of things to make with the 555 timer IC with a note for each picture. I do not take credit for these schematics, they were made by Collin Mitchel. As you would probably think it took me a very long time to make this but it was night and i was wanting to waste some time so i ...
By: Jimmy Proton

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 21:29:48 PST
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Proximity-Sensing-Coffee-Table-Module/
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SMALL.jpg grahmaustin This video can be found on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5n0rw8wo14 Check out the other one, and some other of my videos This is merely an instructable to explain how this device operates. I hope everything is not too obfuscated. This prototype consists of three 8x8” modules. Eac...
By: grahmaustin

Wed, 26 May 2010 18:42:21 PDT
Free Electronic Samples http://www.instructables.com/id/Free_Electronic_Samples/
Free Electronic Samples - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8V4M/FQR1X4LR/F808V4MFQR1X4LR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8V4M/FQR1X4LR/F808V4MFQR1X4LR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/8V4M/FQR1X4LR/F808V4MFQR1X4LR.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Did you know that some manufactures and suppliers will give away some free samples of their produces to customers and engineers to test them on their projects? They are some rules you should know before you start getting free samples from the companies: You should never ask for more than you n...
By: Plasmana