Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:31:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Receiving and sending data between Attiny85 (Arduino IDE 1.06) UPDATED Nov 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Receiving-and-sending-data-between-Attiny85/
Receiving and sending data between Attiny85 (Arduino IDE 1.06) UPDATED Nov 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke I have struggled a lot with sending RF data between two Attiny85 chips, so I thought it might be helpful if I just explain how I did it. There are a number of such projects being described on the internet, but yet, it didn’t prove to be such a straightforward project, which i found to be mostly du...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:53:10 PDT
Line Follower Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot-2/
Line Follower Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/621T/GPBDHPZ3/FXS621TGPBDHPZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/621T/GPBDHPZ3/FXS621TGPBDHPZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/621T/GPBDHPZ3/FXS621TGPBDHPZ3.SMALL.jpg nbibest      This is my second Line Follower Robot and as its name suggest, it is a robot whose purpose is following a line. This robot can be used in contests where a robot must follow a route delimited by a black line on a white background in the shortest time possible.      This robot is really simple to...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 17:37:02 PDT
burning atmega328-pu and atmega328p-pu bootloader http://www.instructables.com/id/burning-atmega328-pu-and-atmega328p-pu-bootloader/
burning atmega328-pu and atmega328p-pu bootloader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/28XX/I0UTMFXY/FJW28XXI0UTMFXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/28XX/I0UTMFXY/FJW28XXI0UTMFXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/28XX/I0UTMFXY/FJW28XXI0UTMFXY.SMALL.jpg shaditheman123 Burning the boot loader in an atmega328 could be somewhat tricky but if u follow these steps correctly youll be able to bootload any type of atmega328 micro controller ..... "setting up the hardware" -List of stuff you'll need:- An Arduino board (any type)- 18-22pf capacitors (x2)- 16 MHZ oscilat...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:28:35 PDT
ESP8266 ADC - Multiple Analog Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-with-Multiple-Analog-Sensors/
ESP8266 ADC - Multiple Analog Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/M2RI/I7RGIB0A/F0QM2RII7RGIB0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/M2RI/I7RGIB0A/F0QM2RII7RGIB0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/M2RI/I7RGIB0A/F0QM2RII7RGIB0A.SMALL.jpg breagan22 Although the ESP8266 -07 and -12 only have one ADC pin, it doesn't mean that you are limited to only one analog sensor per module. You can use many!However, in order to use multiple sensors you will need to 'multiplex' the sensors. Multiplexing simply means that you will turn a sensor on, read the...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:42:04 PDT
Remote Car Starter using Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Car-Starter-using-Bluetooth/
Remote Car Starter using Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/PVSI/H5ED7RC8/F42PVSIH5ED7RC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/PVSI/H5ED7RC8/F42PVSIH5ED7RC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/PVSI/H5ED7RC8/F42PVSIH5ED7RC8.SMALL.jpg chrisjohnson55 Welcome to a project of mine that has been in the works for a while. In this Instructable, I'll try to give you an idea of what I did to start my car using Bluetooth. First off, here is video to show what I have been able to accomplish. Since I took this video, I have been able to pu...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 14:26:29 PDT
SIMPLE QUADCOPTER ( HUBSAN X4 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-GUIDE-TO-MAKE-a-QUADCOPTER/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 21:58:46 PST
Make your own 'Home Computer' http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Home-Computer/
Make your own 'Home Computer' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SMALL.jpg gfwilliams Many of us learnt to program on a Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, BBC Micro or similar - 8/16 bit Home Computers. These computers booted straight up to a command prompt and encouraged you to write code and play with them.You can now make your own (that runs JavaScript) in a few hours using a Esprui...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 03:08:26 PST
Servo Motor Control by using Microcontroller PIC16F877A http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Motor-Control-by-using-Microcontroller-PIC16/
Servo Motor Control by using Microcontroller PIC16F877A - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SMALL.jpg eng-mahmoud91 PIC16F877A is an easy micro controller for the beginners Here in project: 1) How PIC switches servo motor forward and back ward When we push one switch it goes to positive 90 degree , on second switch it moves backward to  negative 90 degree a. MickroC  PRO        // for programming of MICRO CONTRO...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 09:56:09 PST
Arduino + 2 servos + mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview/
Arduino + 2 servos + mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OP0H/GZB3BULK/FTHOP0HGZB3BULK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OP0H/GZB3BULK/FTHOP0HGZB3BULK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OP0H/GZB3BULK/FTHOP0HGZB3BULK.SMALL.jpg biomech75 Here is a tutorial on how to make 2 servos move with a mouse using the Arduino board. There is not a simple tutorial than this one and I have search the web looking for one with no result. This one is simple and easy for everybody to follow. Enjoy! ;) Dont forget to vote for me on the Arduino Challe...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 12:03:56 PST
Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 Cubby Cooler; the Problem and the Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-One-PS4-Xbox-360-Cubby-Cooler-the-Problem-and/
Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 Cubby Cooler; the Problem and the Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/KJUS/IHGJXA7K/FNUKJUSIHGJXA7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/KJUS/IHGJXA7K/FNUKJUSIHGJXA7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/KJUS/IHGJXA7K/FNUKJUSIHGJXA7K.SMALL.jpg legoman44 I was playing Starwars Battlefront beta on my PS4 when I noticed how loud the internal cooling fan was sounding. I thought this was normal until I did an internet search about the noise of the PS4 cooling fan. Many searches revealed that the fan is relatively quiet. This was not my experience. I als...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:01:00 PST
Arduino-based Switching Voltage Regulators http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Switching-Voltage-Regulators/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:13:54 PDT
Simple JDM PIC Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-JDM-PIC-Programmer/
Simple JDM PIC Programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/TS96/FEQHFHYQ/FTETS96FEQHFHYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/TS96/FEQHFHYQ/FTETS96FEQHFHYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/TS96/FEQHFHYQ/FTETS96FEQHFHYQ.SMALL.jpg hosam_eldin I have built this project to burn my small PIC's This is a serial programmer works on the RS232 ( PC serial port ), known as JDM Programmer, thanks to the site http://pic16f84.hit.bg/ which contains the schematic and the programmer software.The programmer is powered from the Serial port itself, so t...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2008 06:27:10 PDT
Blink a LED with Assembly Language & a PIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-a-LED-with-Assembly-Language/
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Tue, 7 Sep 2010 02:02:17 PDT
IoT Jar Chandelier, Physical Gmail Twitter Facebook & Weather Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Jar-Chandelier-Physical-Gmail-Twitter-Facebook/
IoT Jar Chandelier, Physical Gmail Twitter Facebook & Weather Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/G57T/IGSF2RW6/FD1G57TIGSF2RW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/G57T/IGSF2RW6/FD1G57TIGSF2RW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/G57T/IGSF2RW6/FD1G57TIGSF2RW6.SMALL.jpg funelab This is my second instruct about chandelier, which I very favorite and wanted to make it more and more perfect.I am a full time working with computers, but I don't have much time to check new messages from social networks like Facebook or Twitter and Gmail too. But I want something quickly without w...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 23:32:44 PST
Setting the DS1307 Real Time Clock using the Serial Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-the-DS1307-Real-Time-Clock-using-the-Seria/
Setting the DS1307 Real Time Clock using the Serial Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/51V6/HH2VKBQA/F2251V6HH2VKBQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/51V6/HH2VKBQA/F2251V6HH2VKBQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/51V6/HH2VKBQA/F2251V6HH2VKBQA.SMALL.jpg WWC The hardware is the standard setup and is as follows. SDA of the RTC to pin 4 of the Arduino. SCL of the RTC to pin 5 of the Arduino Then of course pos and neg. Just ignore the gizDuino info in the setup picture. left side of the page. Complete details of this RTC can be found here.  Just click o...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 07:08:12 PDT
Understanding ICSP for PIC Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-ICSP-for-PIC-Microcontrollers/
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Thu, 14 Sep 2006 05:39:35 PDT
USB Project :- USB Interface Board Using PIC18F4550 http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Project-USB-Interface-Board-Using-PIC18F455/
USB Project :- USB Interface Board Using PIC18F4550 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/M4YW/GTGZI6SY/F6QM4YWGTGZI6SY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/M4YW/GTGZI6SY/F6QM4YWGTGZI6SY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/M4YW/GTGZI6SY/F6QM4YWGTGZI6SY.SMALL.jpg ron.rakesh.mandal USB PROJECT: - USB INTERFACE BOARD USING PIC18F4550 Microcontroller CONTROL - 6 LEDS  C# software ( 4.0 .net framework) PIC18F4550 Firmware - for 6 LED's. TUTORIAL FOR BEGINNERS It’s a low cost USB interface Board that provides cool interface to your computer and it can be used to control vari...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:11:01 PDT
Big 7-segment Digital Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-7-segment-Digital-Clock/
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 10:01:14 PST
ESP8266 webserver serving multiple pages http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-webserver-serving-multiple-pages/
ESP8266 webserver serving multiple pages - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/4DUF/I8LGLWR1/FGB4DUFI8LGLWR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/4DUF/I8LGLWR1/FGB4DUFI8LGLWR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/4DUF/I8LGLWR1/FGB4DUFI8LGLWR1.SMALL.jpg breagan22 With NodeMCU, the ESP8266 can easily serve a webpage.In its simplest form, the server responds to a request by sending back 'client:send() one line at a time for each line in the page.This works. However if you need to make changes in your webpage, you must upload a new .lua file and restart the mo...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:22:09 PDT
Arduino controled dog food/treat dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controled-dog-foodtreat-dispenser/
Arduino controled dog food/treat dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/JTBF/GJQEKXQM/F7MJTBFGJQEKXQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/JTBF/GJQEKXQM/F7MJTBFGJQEKXQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/JTBF/GJQEKXQM/F7MJTBFGJQEKXQM.SMALL.jpg crazydeadmoth In this Instructables I will be describing how to build an automatic dog treat/food dispenser using an Arduino Duemilanove (the Uno is the newest version of the same board). The timer interval can be adjusted via a potentiometer and can be set to any min or maximum value in the code. This project d...
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 19:56:00 PST
Security System and Access Control with Arduino and RFID http://www.instructables.com/id/Security-System-and-Access-Control-with-Arduino-an/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 10:53:03 PDT
Intro to Model Airplane Autopilot!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Model-Airplane-Autopilot/
Intro to Model Airplane Autopilot!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/8TNY/H337KLF6/FO58TNYH337KLF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/8TNY/H337KLF6/FO58TNYH337KLF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/8TNY/H337KLF6/FO58TNYH337KLF6.SMALL.jpg waymond91 Hi All! I am twenty years old. I picked up my arduino for the first time this Christmas, and I've been keeping busy on my arduino applications so that I can bring you this instructable. I hope that it helps!!! The purpose of this project was to build a stepping stone from remote controlled flight t...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:51:20 PDT
The Arduino Synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-Synthesizer/
The Arduino Synthesizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HC7O/H1EMI3XM/FL6HC7OH1EMI3XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HC7O/H1EMI3XM/FL6HC7OH1EMI3XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HC7O/H1EMI3XM/FL6HC7OH1EMI3XM.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura The Arduino is able to output sound through a library that has been developed called the Tone Library. By creating an interface and a program that can call certain values to be output to an audio out, the Arduino Synthesizer is a robust tool for making a rudimentary noise machine. It uses gran...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 12:00:30 PDT
Flickering Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-Lantern/
Flickering Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/FYXE/IE4ZU36Y/FJ6FYXEIE4ZU36Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/FYXE/IE4ZU36Y/FJ6FYXEIE4ZU36Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/FYXE/IE4ZU36Y/FJ6FYXEIE4ZU36Y.SMALL.jpg dtt900653 I love the look and feel of lanterns outside, but lighting and extinguishing multiple lanterns on a nightly basis is just not practical. So what does any engineer with too much time on his hands do... make it electric. The goal of this project was to light up the back yard using multiple lanterns ...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:34:05 PDT
Password Lock with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Password-Lock-with-Arduino/
Password Lock with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/P1YV/GP7IEX0X/FDNP1YVGP7IEX0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/P1YV/GP7IEX0X/FDNP1YVGP7IEX0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/P1YV/GP7IEX0X/FDNP1YVGP7IEX0X.SMALL.jpg razvan_iycdi This instructable will show you how to make a pass-code lock system using the Arduino Mega board. What you will need: ---one Arduino Mega (the arduino uno or duemilianove does not have enough digital pins for this project) ---one LCD module ---one Keypad ---one Battery pack (or you can use the USB c...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:54:34 PDT
DIY TV-B-Gone SHP (And Save $45) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TV-B-Gone-SHP-And-Save-45/
DIY TV-B-Gone SHP (And Save $45) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/ITMY/GOW3ZEO8/FWQITMYGOW3ZEO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/ITMY/GOW3ZEO8/FWQITMYGOW3ZEO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/ITMY/GOW3ZEO8/FWQITMYGOW3ZEO8.SMALL.jpg dark sponge A while ago I posted my $3.50 DIY TV-B-Gone Micro, which was great and all but didn't have near enough juice. The TV-B-Gone SHP is supposed to be able to turn of TVs from 100 meters away, but cost $50. So for about $5, I made a clone of one that seems to work pretty close to that limit. It's also ve...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2011 08:37:19 PDT
Nerd Pocket Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerd-Pocket-Watch/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 06:45:55 PDT
The Idiot's Guide to Programming AVR's on the Cheap (with the Arduino IDE!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Idiots-Guide-to-Programming-AVRs-on-the-Chea/
The Idiot's Guide to Programming AVR's on the Cheap (with the Arduino IDE!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ZAOT/HJKBYHYP/FA6ZAOTHJKBYHYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ZAOT/HJKBYHYP/FA6ZAOTHJKBYHYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/ZAOT/HJKBYHYP/FA6ZAOTHJKBYHYP.SMALL.jpg Shagglepuff      Microcontrollers are, without a doubt, amazing little things. They are versatile, powerful, and extremely tiny. Unfortunately, the latter trait is also shared by both my wallet and my programming skills. My understanding of C is poor, and I can hardly afford to buy something like an Arduino or ...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 17:32:27 PDT
How to measure resistance of a Potentiometer? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-measure-resistance-of-a-Potentiometer/
How to measure resistance of a Potentiometer? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/1D1R/HI3TYM2Z/FA41D1RHI3TYM2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/1D1R/HI3TYM2Z/FA41D1RHI3TYM2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/1D1R/HI3TYM2Z/FA41D1RHI3TYM2Z.SMALL.jpg arnavshah Many of us have used potentiometer in our day to day life, for example varying the volume of your music system by rotating the knob, controlling the brightness of your television by pressing a button on the remote. Behind all these mechanism Potentiometer is there which is controlling the sound leve...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 01:28:58 PDT
DIY Arduino PIR Motion Sensor Lighting & Security http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Motion-Sensor-Lighting-Control/
DIY Arduino PIR Motion Sensor Lighting & Security - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UJLJ/HAQ334RW/FXVUJLJHAQ334RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UJLJ/HAQ334RW/FXVUJLJHAQ334RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UJLJ/HAQ334RW/FXVUJLJHAQ334RW.SMALL.jpg sspence From the minds at http://arduinotronics.blogspot.com/ We wanted to save energy, and create convenience, by adding motion sensors to our lighting circuits. Maybe you want some notification of an intruder. Both can be done with a PIR Motion sensor.  When I walk into a room, the lights come on automat...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:03:42 PST
How To Make A Grounding Wrist Band. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Grounding-Wrist-Band/
How To Make A Grounding Wrist Band. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2O4H/G3KY0RSN/F412O4HG3KY0RSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2O4H/G3KY0RSN/F412O4HG3KY0RSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2O4H/G3KY0RSN/F412O4HG3KY0RSN.SMALL.jpg SmAsH! In my life i deal with lots of sensitive electronics every day and frying these electronics is a big concern when touching them. Most people think its hard to fry electronics with static electricity. Its not, one touch could send your $100 graphics card down the drain if you aren't properly grounded...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2009 05:49:16 PST
Propeller Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Clock/
Propeller Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/0IT8/I5S2GCD8/FS30IT8I5S2GCD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/0IT8/I5S2GCD8/FS30IT8I5S2GCD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/0IT8/I5S2GCD8/FS30IT8I5S2GCD8.SMALL.jpg Brijesh Sondarva Hi Friends,now the propeller clock available make using 8051 controller family.The 8051 controller is generally used in college project so u can make your own propeller using 8051,for this propeller u required 1200RPM motor for drive it other thing for that power supply for running circuit u just m...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:56:15 PDT
hand-soldering teeny tiny chips! http://www.instructables.com/id/hand-soldering-teeny-tiny-chips!/
hand-soldering teeny tiny chips! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5FXI/Z7QEP27ZI2X/FFD5FXIZ7QEP27ZI2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5FXI/Z7QEP27ZI2X/FFD5FXIZ7QEP27ZI2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5FXI/Z7QEP27ZI2X/FFD5FXIZ7QEP27ZI2X.SMALL.jpg davidmerrill Have you ever looked at a chip that's smaller than your fingertip, and has no pins, and wondered how you could ever possibly hand-solder it? another instructable by Colin has a nice explanation of doing your own reflow soldering, but if the your chip is not BGA, and you want a technique that's quick...
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Thu, 25 May 2006 08:38:50 PDT
PIC18 Development Board with Ethernet and USB http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC18-Development-Board-with-Ethernet-and-USB/
PIC18 Development Board with Ethernet and USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/7E1J/ID7JZM4K/FCD7E1JID7JZM4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/7E1J/ID7JZM4K/FCD7E1JID7JZM4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/7E1J/ID7JZM4K/FCD7E1JID7JZM4K.SMALL.jpg magkopian In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make your own PIC18 development board that features both Ethernet and Full Speed USB 2.0 at a low cost.Features:The development board is based on a PIC18LF4553 microcontroller. The microcontroller features a Full Speed USB 2.0 (12Mbit/s) interface wi...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:25:49 PDT
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-Servos-Thumbstick-joystick/
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In my other 2 Arduino tutorials I have help new users to play tones and making 2 servos move with a mouse. This time I will help you move the same 2 servos with a thumbstick. And again I have surf the internet to see If there are tutorials that clear to understand specially for the beginner Arduino ...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:23:21 PDT
ESP8266 ADC - Analog Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-ADC-Analog-Sensors/
ESP8266 ADC - Analog Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GGT7/I7MX5S2Q/F12GGT7I7MX5S2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GGT7/I7MX5S2Q/F12GGT7I7MX5S2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GGT7/I7MX5S2Q/F12GGT7I7MX5S2Q.SMALL.jpg breagan22 ESP8266 modules have the capacity to perform many useful tasks. GPIO pins can be manipulated based on digital signals to do all sorts of handy things. Expanded firmware such as NodeMCU have made these modules very flexible and have transformed them into fully capable micro-controllers.Now, the ESP82...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:34:37 PDT
Convert an ATX PSU Into a Bench PSU that Measures Current http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-ATX-PSU-Into-a-Bench-PSU-that-Measures-/
Convert an ATX PSU Into a Bench PSU that Measures Current - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SMALL.jpg magkopian In this instructable I'm going to show you how to convert an old ATX power supply to a bench power supply that also displays the current drawn for each voltage rail on an LCD display. Features:The PSU uses a 20x4 LCD display to show the current readings for every voltage rail. But because the screen...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:08:46 PDT
How to get started with Eclipse and AVR http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-started-with-Eclipse-and-AVR/
How to get started with Eclipse and AVR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UJ3U/GD0R1I63/F9XUJ3UGD0R1I63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UJ3U/GD0R1I63/F9XUJ3UGD0R1I63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/UJ3U/GD0R1I63/F9XUJ3UGD0R1I63.SMALL.jpg andy Programming AVRs is fun, but sometimes the manufacturers development environments make code maintenance a chore. If your looking for a free, cross platform, high quality piece of software for programming AVRs Eclipse is a good choice. Moving to an Integrated Development Environment (IDE), such as E...
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 18:09:11 PDT
Using the Intel Edison on a Cold Gas Reaction Control System for a Sounding Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Intel-Edison-on-a-Cold-Gas-Reaction-Cont/
Using the Intel Edison on a Cold Gas Reaction Control System for a Sounding Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SMALL.jpg BrentleyW What's the purpose of making a reaction control system?Conventional attitude control systems for amateur rockets used attached fins, which offer passive stability control. To perform active stabilization and maneuvers, servo-motor controlled fins are used in lower atmosphere.Due to low air density ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:18:57 PDT
Pa-Drink-O: The Pachinko Bar Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pa-Drink-O-The-Pachinko-Bar-Bot/
Pa-Drink-O: The Pachinko Bar Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2O05/IATHBBJE/FYO2O05IATHBBJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2O05/IATHBBJE/FYO2O05IATHBBJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2O05/IATHBBJE/FYO2O05IATHBBJE.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Sharing a drink with friends is great. Sharing time with robots is great too. Playing classic arcade games? Fantastic. I deeply enjoy the electromechanical goodness of classic pinball machines, so in combining my interests, I set out to build my own bar 'bot that had an arcade game interface. After ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:19:11 PDT
Build Your Own Spa or Pool Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Spa-or-Pool-Monitor/
Build Your Own Spa or Pool Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UN41/H7431WMV/FPGUN41H7431WMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UN41/H7431WMV/FPGUN41H7431WMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/UN41/H7431WMV/FPGUN41H7431WMV.SMALL.jpg bhuebner Anyone who has owned a hot tub knows that without keeping a close eye on the water with test strips and water test kits, a hot tub can quickly become green, cloudy, and unusable.  A pool can often be just as hard to manage.  Monitoring the water chemistry 24/7 and alerting you when chemicals need to...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 06:08:28 PDT
WIFI Battery Monitor System - ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Battery-Monitor-System-ESP8266/
WIFI Battery Monitor System - ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/PV3U/I9UE25NX/FAWPV3UI9UE25NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/PV3U/I9UE25NX/FAWPV3UI9UE25NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/PV3U/I9UE25NX/FAWPV3UI9UE25NX.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ One of the main problem in battery powered projects is to choose/use the proper battery size/model/type. As market is flooded now with a lot of low quality batteries claiming thousands of mAh ( Ultrafire fakes stories is just an example) the only way to proper check them is to run a set of test...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:35:07 PDT
Copper Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Workbench/
Copper Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/EG0P/I3THIAKV/FRFEG0PI3THIAKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/EG0P/I3THIAKV/FRFEG0PI3THIAKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/EG0P/I3THIAKV/FRFEG0PI3THIAKV.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil Protect your static sensitive electronics from getting fried!Watch the build vid and read along! Copper as conductive work surface for electronics workbench Electronics benches in years past had conductive work surfaces, but these have mostly been replaced by synthetic rubberized ESD mats. These ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:37:41 PST
Propeller Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Display-1/
Propeller Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/XDB4/I9RL45I8/FK5XDB4I9RL45I8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/XDB4/I9RL45I8/FK5XDB4I9RL45I8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/XDB4/I9RL45I8/FK5XDB4I9RL45I8.SMALL.jpg ssrivastava11 This project is a special kind of circular LED display. With the help some mechanical assembly, LED count, hardware requirement, and hence overall cost is cut to very affordable price. Also, maintenance and repairing of the display is so easy, that anyone having a little electronics knowledge, can t...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 23:05:36 PDT
Electronic TattleTale / Fridge Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-TattleTale-Fridge-Monitor/
Electronic TattleTale / Fridge Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/LU3N/I9NE48QG/FK7LU3NI9NE48QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/LU3N/I9NE48QG/FK7LU3NI9NE48QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/LU3N/I9NE48QG/FK7LU3NI9NE48QG.SMALL.jpg bdwalker1 A great beginner's project for the LightBlue Bean from Punch Through Design. Once finished you will have a compact device that can detect the presence or absence of light, monitor temperature and provide audible alerts based on these environmental parameters. This project assumes you are familiar wi...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 17:44:59 PDT
How to break windows password ? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-break-windows-password-/
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Sat, 19 Jun 2010 03:29:22 PDT
Home Automation/Security Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-AutomationSecurity-Prototype/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:16:09 PDT
Automatic Garage Door Open/Closed Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Garage-Door-OpenClosed-Checker/
Automatic Garage Door Open/Closed Checker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CY98/I8OBEFMY/FIYCY98I8OBEFMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CY98/I8OBEFMY/FIYCY98I8OBEFMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CY98/I8OBEFMY/FIYCY98I8OBEFMY.SMALL.jpg AndrewV2 Have you ever noticed that nobody remembered to close the garage door last night? That it's been open like all night long, and you're just realizing it on the way out the door to work? Well, if you are a bit handy and like a small challenge, follow along these steps to create a smart system with a...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:23:35 PDT
ESP8266 MPSM v.2 DevBoard - MAINS WIFI Web Power Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-MPSM-v2-DevBoard-MAINS-WIFI-Web-Power-Swit/
ESP8266 MPSM v.2 DevBoard - MAINS WIFI Web Power Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/473P/I8J9XZOZ/FHL473PI8J9XZOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/473P/I8J9XZOZ/FHL473PI8J9XZOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/473P/I8J9XZOZ/FHL473PI8J9XZOZ.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ WARNING!! You will play with LIVE MAINS!! Deadly zone!! If you don't have any experience and are not qualified for working with MAINS power I will not ecourage you to play arround!Do NOT use it without proper Knowledge about MAINS circuits ! Do NOT use it without a proper FUSE on MAINS line!This i...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:29:11 PDT
DIY Quadcopter Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Quadcopter-Drone/
DIY Quadcopter Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OY4R/I8K18F6E/FYFOY4RI8K18F6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OY4R/I8K18F6E/FYFOY4RI8K18F6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OY4R/I8K18F6E/FYFOY4RI8K18F6E.SMALL.jpg hoffman1sr A Drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). They are an awesome piece of technology, and are becoming more popular now than ever. Drones have practical uses that range from photography, exploration, military, delivery, recreation and much more. Here is your chance to join in on the action. We want ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:46:20 PDT