Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 24 Jan 2017 03:36:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Using Relay Boards to Control Linear Actuators http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Relay-Boards-to-Control-Linear-Actuators/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:24:54 PDT
System For Automatically Limiting TV Time http://www.instructables.com/id/System-For-Automatically-Limiting-TV-Time/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:49:40 PDT
The Super Easy Micropython ESP8266 Windows Guide. No Guesswork Required! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Super-Easy-Micropython-ESP8266-Guide-No-Guessw/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 19:31:58 PST
I2C Bus for ATtiny and ATmega http://www.instructables.com/id/I2C_Bus_for_ATtiny_and_ATmega/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2009 11:51:35 PST
Simple 3 Resistor PIC Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-3-Resistor-40-pins-PIC-Programmer/
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:31:42 PDT
MAX7219 - 8 Digit LED Display Module Driver for ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/MAX7219-8-Digit-LED-Display-Module-Driver-for-ESP8/
MAX7219 - 8 Digit LED Display Module Driver for ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1YAX/IANRJ8WX/FLZ1YAXIANRJ8WX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1YAX/IANRJ8WX/FLZ1YAXIANRJ8WX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/1YAX/IANRJ8WX/FLZ1YAXIANRJ8WX.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ MAX7219 8 Digit LED Display Module is one of the most popular and widely available display module, used already in many 8/16/32 bit MCU Projects, now is time to see it working also in the ESP8266 CBDBv2 EVO ecosystem :) Description The MAX7219 are compact, serial input/output common-cathode di...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 10:27:33 PDT
POV Globe 24bit true color and simple HW http://www.instructables.com/id/POV-Globe-24bit-True-Color-and-Simple-HW/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 01:26:59 PST
MeLion Growbox system http://www.instructables.com/id/MeLion-Growbox-system/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 16:11:33 PST
Cheap OBD2 communications on K-line (ISO 9141-2 and ISO 14230-4) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-OBD2-Communications-on-K-line-ISO-9141-2-/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 13:24:06 PDT
Integrated Weather Station (IWS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Integrated-Weather-Station-IWS/
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:33:07 PST
Reverse Engineering to Emulate Ink Cartridges for a Epson Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-to-Emulate-Ink-Cartridges-for-/
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 01:46:04 PST
ESP8266 - NodeMCU - CPU Speed Test http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-NodeMCU-CPU-Speed-Test/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 07:11:04 PDT
Interfacing 16x2 LCD with msp430 launchpad in 8 bit mode http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-16x2-LCD-with-msp430-launchpad-in-8-bi/
Interfacing 16x2 LCD with msp430 launchpad in 8 bit mode - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XDJB/HNXRRIHI/FRMXDJBHNXRRIHI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XDJB/HNXRRIHI/FRMXDJBHNXRRIHI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/XDJB/HNXRRIHI/FRMXDJBHNXRRIHI.SMALL.jpg msminhas93 Hello there!! In this instructable I'll tell you about 16x2 LCD's and their interfacing in 8 bit mode. As you all know LCD stands for liquid crystal display. Now earlier we used to use 7 segment displays for display purposes, but now LCD's are preferred. The main reason is we need less number of dat...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 05:45:01 PST
ESP8266 - External I2C EEPROM Data Logger - AT24C32/64 Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-External-I2C-EEPROM-Data-Logger-AT24C3264-/
ESP8266 - External I2C EEPROM Data Logger - AT24C32/64 Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/KESB/I8G5W4BL/F48KESBI8G5W4BL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/KESB/I8G5W4BL/F48KESBI8G5W4BL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/KESB/I8G5W4BL/F48KESBI8G5W4BL.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ As you might seen already in our previous article about DS3231 RTC Module, we have identified onboard an EEPROM chip, a 32k AT24C32 one. It is independent from the RTC circuit and conected on the I2C bus, a perfect companion for a WIFI Data Logger System. The AT24C32 provides 32,...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 02:43:58 PDT
IoT Coffee Pot Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Coffee-Pot-Monitor/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:47:06 PDT
Simple RGB LED Tutorial(Digital Colour Mixer and Controlling using Potentiometer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RGB-LED-TutorialDigital-Colour-Mixer-and-Co/
Simple RGB LED Tutorial(Digital Colour Mixer and Controlling using Potentiometer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/MPC3/HNC2JFWK/F08MPC3HNC2JFWK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/MPC3/HNC2JFWK/F08MPC3HNC2JFWK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/MPC3/HNC2JFWK/F08MPC3HNC2JFWK.SMALL.jpg ravekanth A simple tutorial to show the functionality of a common Anode RGB LED and generating a 7 Colour Palette by mixing digital inputs A Potentiometer is used in the same circuit to control the displayed colours with a different arduino code to show analog control. The potentiometer values can be mapped t...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:54:11 PDT
JDM2 based PIC Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/JDM2-based-PIC-Programmer/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2006 09:07:10 PST
Heavy duty portable charger for usb devices (phones, iPad, etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-duty-portable-charger-for-usb-devices-phone/
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Sat, 1 May 2010 13:39:49 PDT
C Library for HD44780 LCD Display Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Library-for-HD44780-LCD-Display-Controller/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:47:18 PST
Home Automation with HomeGenie http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-with-HomeGenie/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 05:57:38 PST
Remote Relay Using Particle Photon http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Relay-Using-Particle-Photon/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 08:34:05 PDT
How to Program ATtiny2313 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Program-ATtiny2313-Current-and-Updated/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 16:05:09 PDT
Programmable Battery Protection [Open Source] http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Battery-Protection-Open-Source/
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:09:34 PST
AVR High voltage programming (Fuses rescue) http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-High-voltage-programming-Fuses-rescue/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:24:23 PDT
How a PULL UP and PULL DOWN resistor works http://www.instructables.com/id/How-a-PULL-UP-and-PULL-DOWN-Resistor-Works/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 06:58:08 PDT
Integrate ArduinoISP and Atmel Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Integrate-ArduinoISP-and-Atmel-Studio/
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:51:02 PDT
Attiny85 as a Step/Dir Stepper Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-as-a-StepDir-Stepper-Motor-Controller/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 02:42:30 PDT
Debugging AVR code in Linux with simavr http://www.instructables.com/id/Debugging-AVR-code-in-Linux-with-simavr/
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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 17:18:54 PST
Life Size Operation Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Operation-Game/
Life Size Operation Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/JDFA/F8JUSVIB/FHJJDFAF8JUSVIB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/JDFA/F8JUSVIB/FHJJDFAF8JUSVIB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/JDFA/F8JUSVIB/FHJJDFAF8JUSVIB.SMALL.jpg mark-mark As a child I loved the Milton Bradley Operation game, the buzzer always scared me when it went off, but it was fun. The object of the Operation game is to remove a body part with out touching the tweezers to the metal sides that surround the object for removal. If you touch any metal sides you mak...
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Sat, 3 Nov 2007 21:21:21 PDT
HackerBoxes 0011: HAX0R TREAT http://www.instructables.com/id/HackerBoxes-0011-HAX0R-TREAT/
HackerBoxes 0011: HAX0R TREAT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/7GSU/ITQ33III/FAT7GSUITQ33III.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/7GSU/ITQ33III/FAT7GSUITQ33III.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/7GSU/ITQ33III/FAT7GSUITQ33III.SMALL.jpg HackerBoxes [cue theme music]HAX0R TREAT: This month, HackerBox Hackers are exploring motion detection and wireless signaling between multiple microcontroller nodes to create pranks and tricks. This Instructable contains information for working with HackerBoxes #0011. If you would like to receive...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:04:44 PDT
Gas Burner Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Burner-Controller/
Gas Burner Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/G3PN/I5ZZY7IU/FTFG3PNI5ZZY7IU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/G3PN/I5ZZY7IU/FTFG3PNI5ZZY7IU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/G3PN/I5ZZY7IU/FTFG3PNI5ZZY7IU.SMALL.jpg Molloy I am a homebrewer, making all grain extract beer. I am in the process of automating my brewery, which I am doing just for the fun of it, as automation is not really needed on a process that takes 5 hours and has about ten minutes of actual work!My brewing rig uses a propane burner to heat water for...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 18:05:26 PST
Use Visual Studio IDE to Program AVR/Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Visual-Studio-2010-to-Compile-AVR-Hex-Files/
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 20:31:31 PDT
Wireless Radio Frequency Module Using PIC Microcontroller. http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Radio-Frequency-Module-Using-PIC-Microcon/
Wireless Radio Frequency Module Using PIC Microcontroller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/YLGL/H4AGJ6PX/FEKYLGLH4AGJ6PX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/YLGL/H4AGJ6PX/FEKYLGLH4AGJ6PX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/YLGL/H4AGJ6PX/FEKYLGLH4AGJ6PX.SMALL.jpg be-Abee It's a Microcontroller Based DIY Electronics Project. Named Wireless RF Module Using PIC Microcontroller. The RF module is a small electronic circuit used to transmit, receive, or transceive radio waves on one of a number of carrier frequencies. RF modules are widely used in consumer applications su...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 15:53:11 PDT
digital voltmeter using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/digital-voltmeter-using-arduino/
digital voltmeter using arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/NIYO/IA5IYOTT/F38NIYOIA5IYOTT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/NIYO/IA5IYOTT/F38NIYOIA5IYOTT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/NIYO/IA5IYOTT/F38NIYOIA5IYOTT.SMALL.jpg sathishk12 Voltmeter is used to measure voltage in circuit,Analog voltmeter have 5% error, it shows the approximate value ,where the digital voltmeter gives exact value of voltage in circuit.Voltage is measured using voltage divider circuit.this voltage meter can measure both AC and DC value HARDWARE: Hardw...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 02:54:45 PDT
Standalone WiFi Radio Control Panel (Arduino-Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Standalone-WiFi-Radio-Control-Panel-Arduino-Power/
Standalone WiFi Radio Control Panel (Arduino-Powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3NX9/GK0YUTSD/FTA3NX9GK0YUTSD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3NX9/GK0YUTSD/FTA3NX9GK0YUTSD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3NX9/GK0YUTSD/FTA3NX9GK0YUTSD.SMALL.jpg schazamp I wanted an Internet Radio for a long time, and was delighted to find Tinkernut's Wifi Radio project (http://tinkernut.com/archives/2387 ), which I built and have enjoyed for a few months.  However, I didn't really care for the Ario based control interface, which required a computer up and running ...
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 14:51:17 PST
The 'One Chip Spinning RGB POV Display' with conversion software. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-One-Chip-Spinning-RGB-POV-Display-with-conve/
The 'One Chip Spinning RGB POV Display' with conversion software. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/TZ5I/GJQEAALF/FA4TZ5IGJQEAALF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/TZ5I/GJQEAALF/FA4TZ5IGJQEAALF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/TZ5I/GJQEAALF/FA4TZ5IGJQEAALF.SMALL.jpg bradsprojects If you have been on the look out for a project that combines, RGB LED's, a motor, a microcontroller and a ridiculous amount of hot melt glue, then you have certainly come to the right place. Allow me to introduce the 'One Chip' Spinning RGB POV Display This project allows you to create (w...
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 06:09:29 PST
How to use a 74HC595 Shift Register with a AVR ATtiny13 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-74HC595-Shift-Register-with-a-AVR-ATt/
How to use a 74HC595 Shift Register with a AVR ATtiny13 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/TAJK/G8LWT91S/FT1TAJKG8LWT91S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/TAJK/G8LWT91S/FT1TAJKG8LWT91S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/TAJK/G8LWT91S/FT1TAJKG8LWT91S.SMALL.jpg roznerd If you have been playing with microcontrollers and electronics then you have likely seen LED dot matrix displays and other projects that use shift registers like 7-segment displays and more. This instructable goes over a quick intro to the 74HC595 8-Bit Serail to Parallel Shift Register with Latch a...
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Sun, 2 May 2010 19:04:22 PDT
How to fix dead atmega and attiny avr chips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-dead-atmega-and-attiny-avr-chips/
How to fix dead atmega and attiny avr chips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/PMLX/GA1BSUAV/FL2PMLXGA1BSUAV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/PMLX/GA1BSUAV/FL2PMLXGA1BSUAV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/PMLX/GA1BSUAV/FL2PMLXGA1BSUAV.SMALL.jpg manekinen Atmega fusebit doctor, as name says it, device for repairing dead Atmega and Attiny family AVRs by writing fabric fusebits. Most common mistakes or problems are a wrong clock source (CKSEL fusebits), disabled SPI programming (SPIEN fuse) or disabled reset pin (RSTDISBL fuse). This simple and cheap c...
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 08:25:07 PDT
Interfacing 16x2 LCD with msp430 launchpad in 4 bit mode http://www.instructables.com/id/16x2-LCD-interfacing-in-4-bit-mode/
Interfacing 16x2 LCD with msp430 launchpad in 4 bit mode - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/A80N/HO239WKV/FOBA80NHO239WKV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/A80N/HO239WKV/FOBA80NHO239WKV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/A80N/HO239WKV/FOBA80NHO239WKV.SMALL.jpg msminhas93 In this instructable I'm writing about 16x2 LCD interfacing with msp430g2553 microcontroller. If you don't know about 8 bit mode then I recommend that you read my instructable on 8 bit interfacing. Now I'm assuming in this instructable that you've already read that part. Theory Need for 4 bit mo...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:42:32 PST
How to drive a lot of LEDs from a few microcontroller pins. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-a-lot-of-LEDs-from-a-few-microcontrol/
How to drive a lot of LEDs from a few microcontroller pins. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/41GC/8RYEP27Y2FY/FDR41GC8RYEP27Y2FY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/41GC/8RYEP27Y2FY/FDR41GC8RYEP27Y2FY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/41GC/8RYEP27Y2FY/FDR41GC8RYEP27Y2FY.SMALL.jpg westfw Using the fact that many microcontroller pins have three states (+V, GND, or"high impedence", you can drive N*(N-1) LEDs from N pins. So the little 8pin microcontroller like a PIC12Fxxx or an ATtiny11 can drive 20 LEDs onits five available output pins, and still have one pin left for some kind of i...
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Mon, 22 May 2006 04:02:35 PDT
How to use Google docs for data logging http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Google-docs-for-data-logging/
How to use Google docs for data logging - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/RK05/H337JJP2/FJYRK05H337JJP2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/RK05/H337JJP2/FJYRK05H337JJP2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/RK05/H337JJP2/FJYRK05H337JJP2.SMALL.jpg morthole I have a Netduino+ hooked up on the Internet with data logging  via Google docs. Before i found this i was collecting the data via a SD card, on the Netduino. I read almost every day Hackaday here i stumbled up at http://hackaday.com/2012/05/31/data-logging-directly-to-google-docs-google-drive/ Bu...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 11:47:11 PDT
Arduino Drawbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Drawbot/
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Fri, 4 May 2012 15:20:09 PDT
BaW-Bot Part 1: Build an Arduino on a Board http://www.instructables.com/id/BaW-Bot-Part-1-Build-an-Arduino-on-a-Board/
BaW-Bot Part 1: Build an Arduino on a Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/9576/H4AGJC7D/FO69576H4AGJC7D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/9576/H4AGJC7D/FO69576H4AGJC7D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/9576/H4AGJC7D/FO69576H4AGJC7D.SMALL.jpg AndyTallack This is the first part of our BaW-Bot (Bells-and-Whistles Bot) build – 5 separate instructables that look into different Arduino-related technologies, combining to create a Bot with all the bells-and-whistles. Part 1: Build an Arduino on a Board Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body Part 3: Add...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:57:33 PDT
Automated Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Plant-Watering-System/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:36:46 PDT
Getting started with ubuntu and the AVR dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-ubuntu-and-the-AVR-dragon/
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Tue, 15 Jan 2008 13:39:13 PST
Arduino Ohm Meter with LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ohm-Meter-with-LCD/
Arduino Ohm Meter with LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/M6RC/I8OBEEUM/FEGM6RCI8OBEEUM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/M6RC/I8OBEEUM/FEGM6RCI8OBEEUM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/M6RC/I8OBEEUM/FEGM6RCI8OBEEUM.SMALL.jpg Ritik Bhardwaj This Instructable Will show you how to make a Digital Ohm Meter using Arduino.This Ohm Meter is very Precise...and totally DIY. Gather all the material. 1) Arduino UNO (or any other Arduino)2) Breadboard3) 16X2 LCD Display 4) Jumper wires5) 1X 1000 Ohm Resistor6) A Potentiometer Connect the ...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:19:19 PDT
How to build a self navigating Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-self-navigating-Robot/
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 08:07:44 PST
Music Playing Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Playing-Alarm-Clock/
Music Playing Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/8619/GJQE9CYL/FHD8619GJQE9CYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/8619/GJQE9CYL/FHD8619GJQE9CYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/8619/GJQE9CYL/FHD8619GJQE9CYL.SMALL.jpg frank26080115   This Instructable will be about designing a music player from using various building blocks. You will understand the communication between the microcontroller, memory, computer, LCD display, RTC, IR remote, and the music file decoder. I will try my best to to teach you in a way so that you ...
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 22:46:31 PST
Mini USB Keyboard with a $7 Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-USB-Keyboard-with-a-7-Microcontroller/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:30:06 PDT
Radio Telemetry for a Model Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Telemetry-for-a-Model-Rocket/
Radio Telemetry for a Model Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UVCO/GJQEGQ8X/FXLUVCOGJQEGQ8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UVCO/GJQEGQ8X/FXLUVCOGJQEGQ8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UVCO/GJQEGQ8X/FXLUVCOGJQEGQ8X.SMALL.jpg MakersBox Flying model rockets is fun, but there is always the question of how high did it go. Using a programmable micro-controller and some sensors, you can monitor the entire phase of flight and measure acceleration and altitude, among other things. With this project, I’ll show you how I did just that, usi...
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 11:25:12 PST