Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:34:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Multiple Fermenter Temperature Control With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Fermenter-Temperature-Control-With-Arduin/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 21:10:02 PST
Controlling DC motors using MSP430 Launchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-DC-motors-using-MSP430-Launchpad/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:43:47 PST
NeoPixel Reactive Table http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoPixel-Reactive-Table/
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Sun, 27 May 2018 04:34:12 PDT
Fast, Portable and Affordable Oscilloscope and Inductance Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Portable-and-Affordable-Oscilloscope-and-Indu/
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:37:18 PDT
Waren's L.E.D Music Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Warens-LED-Music-Visualizer/
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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:26:44 PDT
PID Line Follower Atmega328P http://www.instructables.com/id/PID-Line-Follower-Atmega328P/
PID Line Follower Atmega328P - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L3QT/ICG2AV1W/FEIL3QTICG2AV1W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L3QT/ICG2AV1W/FEIL3QTICG2AV1W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/L3QT/ICG2AV1W/FEIL3QTICG2AV1W.SMALL.jpg Arnab Das INTRODUCTIONHi guys am a 3rd Year University Student of Lovely Professional University, India currently pursuing Electronics and Communication Engineering .Youtube Channel :::: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6ck0xanIUl14OorqW06VZAFacebook Profile :::: https://www.facebook.com/arnab.das.bwnGitH...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:38:56 PDT
Adding an RTC and OLED to ESP8266-01 http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-RTC-and-OLED-to-ESP8266-01/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:15:32 PDT
PropHelix - 3D POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/PropHelix-3D-POV-Display/
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Mon, 1 May 2017 12:16:36 PDT
Adding the BMP180 to the ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-the-BMP180-to-the-ESP8266/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 01:27:06 PDT
Arduino Air Bonsai Levitation http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Air-Bonsai-Levitation/
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Sun, 27 May 2018 20:45:36 PDT
LED BLINKING USING ARDUINO NANO http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-BLINKING-USING-ARDUINO-NANO/
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:35:18 PDT
Direct Reading of LCD Using General Purpose IO http://www.instructables.com/id/Direct-Reading-of-LCD-Using-General-Purpose-IO/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:25:48 PDT
WiFi Controlled Camera Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Controlled-Camera-Slider/
WiFi Controlled Camera Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/7G61/JHIA1RJG/F167G61JHIA1RJG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/7G61/JHIA1RJG/F167G61JHIA1RJG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/7G61/JHIA1RJG/F167G61JHIA1RJG.SMALL.jpg Toglefritz If you want to add interest to any video you are making, a good way to doing it is to add motion. There are an infinite number of motion effects you could use in your videos, but a classic, and very pleasing one, is a sliding effect. You will see this effect used in numerous videos in which the came...
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Wed, 23 May 2018 12:55:31 PDT
Grow Cannabis the Smart Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Cannabis-the-Smart-Way/
Grow Cannabis the Smart Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GX5B/J1QP9E67/FVBGX5BJ1QP9E67.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GX5B/J1QP9E67/FVBGX5BJ1QP9E67.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GX5B/J1QP9E67/FVBGX5BJ1QP9E67.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz I have recently moved to the state of Colorado to research smart plant technology with the Cannabis plant.. This post will teach you how to automate your garden but is mainly an update on the overall research, box2 specifically..Last three years I have been working to put together an educational wi...
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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:13:51 PDT
Arduino Nixie Clock & Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nixie-Clock-Weather-Station/
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Fri, 11 May 2018 08:57:52 PDT
MicroPython on an ESP32 Board With Integrated SSD1306 OLED Display (WEMOS/Lolin) http://www.instructables.com/id/MicroPython-on-an-ESP32-Board-With-Integrated-SSD1/
MicroPython on an ESP32 Board With Integrated SSD1306 OLED Display (WEMOS/Lolin) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/G16D/J4SQB9ST/FZIG16DJ4SQB9ST.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/G16D/J4SQB9ST/FZIG16DJ4SQB9ST.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/G16D/J4SQB9ST/FZIG16DJ4SQB9ST.SMALL.jpg PaulE127 There are a number of ESP32 development boards available now that also include a connected SSD1306 OLED display. These can be obtained from a number of places including BangGood and AliExpress.This is a quick run through of one way of getting one of these boards, including the display, working with ...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 19:00:31 PDT
Online Heart Rate Monitor Using NodeMCU and Cayenne http://www.instructables.com/id/Online-Heart-Rate-Monitor-Using-NodeMCU-and-Cayenn/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 22:47:23 PDT
Wifi-controlled telescope+DSLR with motorized focuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-controlled-TelescopeDSLR-With-Motorized-Focus/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 20:50:48 PDT
Getting Started With AVR JTAGICE Clone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-AVR-JTAGICE-Clone/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:29:06 PDT
World Wide Web Control for under $30.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Wide-Web-Control-for-under-3000/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:27:15 PDT
How to Make an Interactive Sound Wave Print http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Interactive-Sound-Wave-Print/
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Tue, 1 May 2018 08:56:07 PDT
Voice Control ESP8266 (WEMOS D1mini) Over the Internet (without MQTT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Control-ESP8266-WEMOS-D1mini-Over-the-Intern/
Voice Control ESP8266 (WEMOS D1mini) Over the Internet (without MQTT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/52Q2/IPJZOC08/FPA52Q2IPJZOC08.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/52Q2/IPJZOC08/FPA52Q2IPJZOC08.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/52Q2/IPJZOC08/FPA52Q2IPJZOC08.SMALL.jpg shariqk6 I like to make things simple.. here is a simple way to control your ESP from across the internet without messing with too much code or slow MQTT brokers Parts: 1. Wemos d1 mini2. TP Link router3. any smartphone ( i used iphone 5c) Get Wemos D1 mini ready 1. Get Arduino IDE esp8266 extension ...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 06:18:24 PDT
AC Lamp Dimmer Using TRIAC and PIC16F877A http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Lamp-Dimmer-Using-TRIAC-and-PIC16F877A/
AC Lamp Dimmer Using TRIAC and PIC16F877A - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/QRWB/HJKBSFDP/FOCQRWBHJKBSFDP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/QRWB/HJKBSFDP/FOCQRWBHJKBSFDP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/QRWB/HJKBSFDP/FOCQRWBHJKBSFDP.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech program: http://www.edaboard.com/thread265546.html
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 03:58:21 PDT
SKY CAM an Aerial Camera Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/SKY-CAM-an-Aerial-Camera-Solution/
SKY CAM an Aerial Camera Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/U4KF/JGCJ389T/F62U4KFJGCJ389T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/U4KF/JGCJ389T/F62U4KFJGCJ389T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/U4KF/JGCJ389T/F62U4KFJGCJ389T.SMALL.jpg TizzDoggo This Instructable will walk you through how I made a remote control (Semi Autonomous) Cable Cam system for my GCSE Electronic Products Project at School and hopefully enable you to be able to create your own system! This is intended as a rough guide on the principals as each system is different dep...
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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:03:50 PDT
make your own In-circuit programming board for the Pickit 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your-own-In-circuit-programming-board-for-the/
make your own In-circuit programming board for the Pickit 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/1BJ4/HR0APVGS/FOV1BJ4HR0APVGS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/1BJ4/HR0APVGS/FOV1BJ4HR0APVGS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/1BJ4/HR0APVGS/FOV1BJ4HR0APVGS.SMALL.jpg griffinbyron Now, all the cool kids on the block go on and on about Arduino. Arduino this and Arduino that, but there are other alternatives - sometimes faster, more solid, more controllable analog channels, and definitely more sexy options when you are deciding the suit, vest and tie. Plus, who wants to go ma...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:15:16 PST
Plug and Play Arcade Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Plug-and-Play-Arcade-Buttons/
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Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:05:46 PST
Stop Rants With the Rant Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Rant-Stopper-Easy-Useful/
Stop Rants With the Rant Buddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/ZQPF/JGGTS200/FB5ZQPFJGGTS200.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/ZQPF/JGGTS200/FB5ZQPFJGGTS200.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/ZQPF/JGGTS200/FB5ZQPFJGGTS200.SMALL.jpg npavlich In my home we find a lot to complain about: The bus was late, the water cooler at work isn’t cold enough, the deli closed early. But left unchecked, these minor grumbles can spiral into full-blown rants.That’s where this handy rant-stopper comes in: Help your friends and loved ones by cutting it off...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2018 00:13:58 PDT
Radio Signals on Micro:bit http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Signals-on-Microbit/
Radio Signals on Micro:bit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/4S21/J048AFJZ/FV64S21J048AFJZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/4S21/J048AFJZ/FV64S21J048AFJZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/4S21/J048AFJZ/FV64S21J048AFJZ.SMALL.jpg MartineLassen Once you're getting familiar with your micro:bit, there's a whole world of possibilities opening up, but there are some errors you might run into.Here's how to make two (or more) micro:bit communicate, even if the code is written on different computers. You'll need... For this project, you'll nee...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 08:09:45 PST
Building Homie Devices for IoT or Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Homie-Devices-for-IoT-or-Home-Automation/
Building Homie Devices for IoT or Home Automation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/DH2M/J1QP219L/FUNDH2MJ1QP219L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/DH2M/J1QP219L/FUNDH2MJ1QP219L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/DH2M/J1QP219L/FUNDH2MJ1QP219L.SMALL.jpg RudyD1 This instructable is part of my DIY Home Automation series, check out main article "Planning a DIY Home Automation System". If you don't know yet what Homie is, have a look at homie-esp8266 + homie from Marvin Roger.There are many many sensors. I'm covering the very basic ones in order to give reade...
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:34:47 PDT
Simple Accelerometer In labVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Accelerometer-In-labVIEW/
Simple Accelerometer In labVIEW - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F25/AA9J/I2HU3MRA/F25AA9JI2HU3MRA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F25/AA9J/I2HU3MRA/F25AA9JI2HU3MRA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F25/AA9J/I2HU3MRA/F25AA9JI2HU3MRA.SMALL.jpg dacook13 This is a basic tutorial on how to connect the a ADLX345 Accelerometer IC (found on the PmodACL) to labVIEW. The goal here is to setup a simple project that will read values from the accelerometer and calibrate the inputs so they display correctly. Materials Materials1.chipKIT Max322.Breadboard3....
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:27:50 PST
Make Your Own Graphical Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Graphical-Weather-Station/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2018 05:26:12 PDT
Smart Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Blinds/
Smart Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/B8ZP/IRXTE327/FGQB8ZPIRXTE327.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/B8ZP/IRXTE327/FGQB8ZPIRXTE327.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/B8ZP/IRXTE327/FGQB8ZPIRXTE327.SMALL.jpg Froz3nArcher Hello!This project presents the improvements made to my original (and first) instructable, the Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blinds. The original design posted met the requirements at the time. It operated correctly for nearly 4 months before some design flaws became apparent.To recap, the pu...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:56:54 PDT
555 Timer emulator for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Emulator-for-Arduino/
555 Timer emulator for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This is an emulation of a 555 timer chip that runs on an Arduino. It can run most basic 555 circuits with no change to the program or the wiring of the emulator. The picture shows the emulator setup to run an astable oscillator circuit.The first two steps show the wiring of the emulator and the prog...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 09:01:25 PST
USB to TTL UART Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-to-TTL-UART-Converter/
USB to TTL UART Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RQRR/I9QWK6KV/FBNRQRRI9QWK6KV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RQRR/I9QWK6KV/FBNRQRRI9QWK6KV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RQRR/I9QWK6KV/FBNRQRRI9QWK6KV.SMALL.jpg vahidyou In many microcontroller-based projects, you may need to communicate with PC. There are several ways to do this like RS232 COM port, USB port, parallel port, WIFI, Bluetooth, etc. You cannot directly connect computer to your microprocessor, you need wireless modules for WIFI and Bluetooth, voltage co...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 00:05:50 PDT
Intel Edison Running Python Script http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Running-Python-Script/
Intel Edison Running Python Script - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/9R3I/I66CWTAQ/FJP9R3II66CWTAQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/9R3I/I66CWTAQ/FJP9R3II66CWTAQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/9R3I/I66CWTAQ/FJP9R3II66CWTAQ.SMALL.jpg gcarmonar Welcome,In this instructable I will teach you how to connect to your Intel Edison board by SSH and how to create and run a basic Python script. So lets begin! Required components Hardware: You need a computer running Windows 7 or 8. Other versions of windows may be compatible too, I just didn't t...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:01:09 PST
Hacking a Sonoff Touch Panel to Work With MQTT and Homeassistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-Sonoff-Touch-Panel-to-Work-With-MQTT-and/
Hacking a Sonoff Touch Panel to Work With MQTT and Homeassistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/AAZ3/J30SR5NI/FD1AAZ3J30SR5NI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/AAZ3/J30SR5NI/FD1AAZ3J30SR5NI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/AAZ3/J30SR5NI/FD1AAZ3J30SR5NI.SMALL.jpg El Ape There are some great hackable devices in the SONOFF range such as the original SONOFF switches, the Slampher and the SONOFF Luxury wall plate which is the subject of this instructable.These devices are based around the ESP8266 or ESP8285 WifFi modules and are easily hackable.I'll only cover here how...
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Mon, 22 May 2017 17:15:14 PDT
Interfacing Servo Motor With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-Servo-Motor-With-NodeMCU/
Interfacing Servo Motor With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/T94B/J44G05AX/F1ET94BJ44G05AX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/T94B/J44G05AX/F1ET94BJ44G05AX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/T94B/J44G05AX/F1ET94BJ44G05AX.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Everybody,This here is my first Instructable project.So you want to get started with NodeMCU? Well, I'm here to share with you.Today, I'm going to show you how to get started with NodeMCU. Let's GO !NodeMCU has on board ESP8266-12E makes the board suitable for IoT (Internet Of Things). In this...
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:29:17 PDT
Remote controlled switch using Atmega 328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-switch-using-Atmega-328p/
Remote controlled switch using Atmega 328p - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/NUCB/IDBHXML1/FISNUCBIDBHXML1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/NUCB/IDBHXML1/FISNUCBIDBHXML1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/NUCB/IDBHXML1/FISNUCBIDBHXML1.SMALL.jpg Sriram H V Ever dreamt of controlling an appliance like a CFL or a fan at your finger tips and thinking for a cheap solution?Well, then you are looking at the right instructable!! This instructable will provide you with a cheap and best possible solution to control your switch operated appliances through an e...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 09:29:01 PDT
Program 8051 (AT89 Series) With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-8051-With-Arduino/
Program 8051 (AT89 Series) With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E9QP/IUSLI54I/FPJE9QPIUSLI54I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E9QP/IUSLI54I/FPJE9QPIUSLI54I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E9QP/IUSLI54I/FPJE9QPIUSLI54I.SMALL.jpg tobychen This guide provides a complete solution to program the AT89S51 or AT89S52 (these are what I have tested) with an Arduino. Multiple setups are included in this guide; the easiest setup requires no additional software other than the Arduino IDE. Wire the AT89S52 As You Would Normally Do Feel free t...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:43:53 PDT
Firmware upgrade for USBASP clone - Fixing Error Setting USBASP ISP Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Firmware-Upgrade-for-USBASP-Clone-Fixing-Error-Set/
Firmware upgrade for USBASP clone - Fixing Error Setting USBASP ISP Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/RO2E/ILPG2VGT/FSYRO2EILPG2VGT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/RO2E/ILPG2VGT/FSYRO2EILPG2VGT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/RO2E/ILPG2VGT/FSYRO2EILPG2VGT.SMALL.jpg GandaU USBASP is one of the most popular programmer for AVR Microcontroller by Thomas Fischl.It is one of the oldest programmer for AVR. And very common being used with AVRdude software.There are many GUI based on AVRDude, such as: embedXcode AVR8 Burn-O-Mat AVRDUDESS BitBurner avrdude-gui khazama eXtreme...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 20:09:10 PST
Controll a Stepper Motor With the DRV8825 http://www.instructables.com/id/Controll-a-Stepper-Motor-With-the-DRV8825/
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Sat, 20 May 2017 05:01:44 PDT
24 Channel USB Connected LED Controller, upto 1A per Channel http://www.instructables.com/id/24-Channel-USB-Connected-LED-Controller-upto-1A-p/
24 Channel USB Connected LED Controller, upto 1A per Channel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/DGO7/GSUT3M2V/FLWDGO7GSUT3M2V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/DGO7/GSUT3M2V/FLWDGO7GSUT3M2V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/DGO7/GSUT3M2V/FLWDGO7GSUT3M2V.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems This device is designed to be a versatile high-current LED controller, with the ability to sink or/and source currents up to 1A per channel with dissipation of up to 2.5w per channel. The various jumpers and transistor placement allow the device to control many different types of LED configurations...
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 16:55:50 PST
Homemade MPC style MIDI controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-MPC-style-MIDI-controller/
Homemade MPC style MIDI controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/VA0H/HGU2L6AK/F4YVA0HHGU2L6AK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/VA0H/HGU2L6AK/F4YVA0HHGU2L6AK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/VA0H/HGU2L6AK/F4YVA0HHGU2L6AK.SMALL.jpg mrcrud5 1.0 INTRODUCTION  I decided to build and design a midi controller which is used to send commands to a computer running a DAW(digital audio workstation)  to control different parameters within it. The DAW I used is called Ableton Live. There are 16 button pads and 6 potentiometers on the front of t...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 08:01:43 PDT
Build a program for STM32 MCU under Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Program-for-STM32-MCU-Under-Linux/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:26:55 PDT
JARVAS Indoor Positioning System http://www.instructables.com/id/JARVAS-Indoor-Positioning-System/
JARVAS Indoor Positioning System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/3P5Y/IWMQX5G8/FBA3P5YIWMQX5G8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/3P5Y/IWMQX5G8/FBA3P5YIWMQX5G8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/3P5Y/IWMQX5G8/FBA3P5YIWMQX5G8.SMALL.jpg dddutz JARVAS (Just A Rather Very Average System) is an indoor positioning system, in which a wearable tag communicates with multiple stationary anchors to determine its position. Building one of these probably will interest you if you're Amazon, need to provide your institution (museum, hospital, etc.) wi...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 01:58:44 PST
DC motor control with Joystick and PIC16F877A http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-motor-control-with-Joystick-and-PIC16F877A/
DC motor control with Joystick and PIC16F877A - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/O2CV/GJC3PBKI/F0AO2CVGJC3PBKI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/O2CV/GJC3PBKI/F0AO2CVGJC3PBKI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/O2CV/GJC3PBKI/F0AO2CVGJC3PBKI.SMALL.jpg NewHouseTM This is one project that i'm doing, now I'm going to show how to do it only for one motor, but i'm using and DEMUX to in the future use 4 motor. The project is simple, it uses the pic to control the DEMUX and the DEMUX control the H-BRIDGE that control the motor forward or backward. Part ...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 06:35:03 PST
Getting started with the Intel® Galileo Gen2 Development board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-the-Intel-Galileo-Gen2-Develo/
Getting started with the Intel® Galileo Gen2 Development board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/FQR3/IE4ZURZG/F3IFQR3IE4ZURZG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/FQR3/IE4ZURZG/F3IFQR3IE4ZURZG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/FQR3/IE4ZURZG/F3IFQR3IE4ZURZG.SMALL.jpg Taonga This tutorial explains on how to get started with the Intel®Galileo Gen2 board.The Intel® Galileo Gen 2 development board is a microcontroller board based on the Intel® Quark™SoC X1000 application processor, a 32-bit Intel® Pentium® brand system on a chip (SoC). It is the first board based on Intel®...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 09:05:03 PDT
MFRC522 RFID Reader Interfaced With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/MFRC522-RFID-Reader-Interfaced-With-NodeMCU/
MFRC522 RFID Reader Interfaced With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/ZQ4L/J48Q1A29/F2VZQ4LJ48Q1A29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/ZQ4L/J48Q1A29/F2VZQ4LJ48Q1A29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/ZQ4L/J48Q1A29/F2VZQ4LJ48Q1A29.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another Instructable.Did you ever wonder what is an RFID or how does it work?If you have noticed in an office before, you would be probably aware of those RFID cards or Tags that would unlock specific doors depending on your access.Well let’s make a simple NodeMCU RFID rea...
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:12:40 PDT
Micro controller programming: Making a set of traffic lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-controller-programming%3a-Making-a-set-of-traf/
Micro controller programming: Making a set of traffic lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/31PM/F4HZY5RL/FKV31PMF4HZY5RL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/31PM/F4HZY5RL/FKV31PMF4HZY5RL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/31PM/F4HZY5RL/FKV31PMF4HZY5RL.SMALL.jpg unknowndomain So you wana learn how to programme a micro controller?This tutorial has been designed as a next step, following the fantastic tutorial 'Ghetto Programming: Getting started with AVR microprocessor on the cheap.' by The Real Elliot link you should read this before progressing onto this next step.Today...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 07:03:40 PDT
Gesture controlled robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Gesture-Controlled-Robot/
Gesture controlled robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/RKJN/II4YQL05/FH3RKJNII4YQL05.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/RKJN/II4YQL05/FH3RKJNII4YQL05.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/RKJN/II4YQL05/FH3RKJNII4YQL05.SMALL.jpg Dushyanta Do you want to control things from a simple gesture made by your fingers. Do you want anything which moves or stop according to your fingers. If that is the case, then you are at the right place. These days gestures are of great importance. In our daily life we use a lot of gestures. From ordering c...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:54:01 PST