Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:45:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Weasley Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Weasley-Clock/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:23:58 PST
Bike Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Buddy/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:49:48 PST
A Comprehensive Intel Edison Getting Started Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Intel-Edison-Getting-Started-Guide/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:58:43 PST
FPGA Tic Tac Toe http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-Tic-Tac-Toe/
FPGA Tic Tac Toe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SMALL.jpg RyanFrawley "Tic Tac Toe? What's that? I've never heard of that."- Nobody everBy Ryan Frawley and Derek NguyenThis guide will show you how to make a working Tic Tac Toe game in VHDL on a Nexys 2 FPGA board. This tutorial was done for part of a Cal Poly CPE 133 final project.Parts list: - RGB LEDhttp://www.amazo...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:29:18 PST
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Bluetooth-Pan-and-Tilt-Laser-Controll/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:12:38 PST
Spark Core and Android Garage Opener. Minus the Spark Cloud. http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Core-and-Android-Garage-Opener-Minus-the-Spa/
Spark Core and Android Garage Opener. Minus the Spark Cloud. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/RJGP/I3BH9H8Z/FIFRJGPI3BH9H8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/RJGP/I3BH9H8Z/FIFRJGPI3BH9H8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/RJGP/I3BH9H8Z/FIFRJGPI3BH9H8Z.SMALL.jpg vace117 This Instructable describes a process for making a custom garage opener that you can operate from your Android phone. The end product is capable of operating the garage door and reporting door status back to the Android phone.Normally users can program the Core through a simple web based interface. ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 04:06:31 PST
Watagage 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Watagage-2000/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 16:57:59 PST
VortoLight - Internet of Things lamp with spark.io http://www.instructables.com/id/VortoLight-Internet-of-Things-lamp-with-sparkio/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:20:29 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Microcontroller Register Manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Microcontroller-Register-Manipulation/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:28:43 PST
SparkTwister: A Wearable Game Using the Spark.io Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/SparkTwister-A-Wearable-Game-Using-the-Sparkio-Spa/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:43:45 PST
Turn-Taking Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Taking-Device/
Turn-Taking Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove Conversation analysts consider turns to be the most basic unit of conversation. As you would imagine, the intricacies of turn-taking have been well documented by researchers, and this process always involves the careful transcription of pre-recorded conversation.I am no expert but wanted to develop ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:55:18 PST
Making Tactile 3D Prints Talk http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Tactile-3D-Prints-Talk/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 15:30:36 PST
DIY USB DJ Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-DJ-Controller/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:45:30 PST
You Have Mail! Gets the Latest email and displays to an LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/You-Have-Mail-Gets-the-Latest-email-and-displays-t/
You Have Mail! Gets the Latest email and displays to an LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6S2U/I20HMF62/FSL6S2UI20HMF62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6S2U/I20HMF62/FSL6S2UI20HMF62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6S2U/I20HMF62/FSL6S2UI20HMF62.SMALL.jpg jimeer01 IntroductionThis project does a relatively simple job and has been purposely kept that way to encourage further experimentation. By using ByPic the user is able to modify the code simply by modifying the existing and downloading again no programmer is needed.In case you haven't watched the video ...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:23:26 PST
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Microcontroller-Dice-Roller/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:54 PDT
MaKey MaKey Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Ukulele/
MaKey MaKey Ukulele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/FRON/I1AVW8JF/FNUFRONI1AVW8JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/FRON/I1AVW8JF/FNUFRONI1AVW8JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/FRON/I1AVW8JF/FNUFRONI1AVW8JF.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead I picked up the ukulele so that I could play snow-themed Christmas songs on a Hawaiian instrument, cuz I like congruity. And sarcasm. Of course, then the whole 'making' thing spread through my life and wouldn't leave my uke alone! In this Instructable, I'll show you how I hooked my acoustic ukule...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:11:19 PDT
Arduino Rocket Guidance http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Rocket-Guidance/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:38:06 PDT
Password Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Password-Keeper/
Password Keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/3KF6/I10JFX3H/FGR3KF6I10JFX3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/3KF6/I10JFX3H/FGR3KF6I10JFX3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/3KF6/I10JFX3H/FGR3KF6I10JFX3H.SMALL.jpg davidhend This is my latest password keeper which has a lot of improvements over the last iteration. Improvements include, aes-256 bit encryption, smaller form factor & this version costs considerably less than the previous version. The key to the encryption is not stored on the password keeper, instead I op...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 14:12:03 PDT
Using the ESP8266 module http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-ESP8266-module/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:55:00 PDT
DIY tiny music player http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tiny-music-player/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:03:55 PDT
Building your own Micromite Companion Minicomputer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-Micromite-Companion-Minicomputer/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:44:37 PDT
Open source BLE door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-source-BLE-door-lock/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:06:27 PDT
ATTiny Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny-Tea-Maker/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:53:47 PDT
Battle Bots http://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Bots/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:59:12 PDT
How to get started with the Freescale Freedom KL25Z http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-the-Freescale-Freedom-KL25Z/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:46:26 PDT
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Disk-Clock-HDD-Clock-with-Arduino-Uno/
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SMALL.jpg ACVoltage This is a fun project that can be done easily and also cheaply. In this instructable we will explain step by step how to make this beautiful POV clock.Used material: Arduino Uno, Tiny RTC modul, ULN 2003, IR diode and IR transistor (used like a sensor, more details in next steps) 4 pushbuttons (...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:40:58 PDT
Stepper Motor Easy Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Easy-Driver/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:29:42 PST
Program your Arduino with an Android device! http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Arduino-with-a-Android-device/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:29:33 PDT
cheap, nice and weird A4 graph plotter ($25 + some scrap) http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-nice-and-weird-A4-graph-plotter-25-some-scra/
cheap, nice and weird A4 graph plotter ($25 + some scrap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SMALL.jpg mopsiok Updated on Jun 2, 2014My contest entry was accepted - now you can vote for this project if you like it! Thanks!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Hi there!At the begining I have to warn you... The solution presented below is quite inefficien...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 12:57:49 PDT
Which MICROCONTROLLER for your ELECTRONIC FASHION? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Does-Fashion-Lack-MICROCONTROLLERS-but-WHICH/
Which MICROCONTROLLER for your ELECTRONIC FASHION? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/CL6J/HVL8DVLA/FPHCL6JHVL8DVLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/CL6J/HVL8DVLA/FPHCL6JHVL8DVLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/CL6J/HVL8DVLA/FPHCL6JHVL8DVLA.SMALL.jpg anoukwipprecht What Does Fashion Lack? "Microcontrollers" I always answer - and it's TRUE! It makes your garments SO much more interesting, interactive and communicative as soon as you add some INTELLIGENCE to it.But which ones are on the market? I started a little research on available on some of the hottest SMAL...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 18:05:17 PDT
Turn Signal Suspenders http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Signal-Suspenders/
Turn Signal Suspenders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HH0T/HULS7XKR/F8GHH0THULS7XKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HH0T/HULS7XKR/F8GHH0THULS7XKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HH0T/HULS7XKR/F8GHH0THULS7XKR.SMALL.jpg sreisewitz Here is a link to a video of them working!   http://youtu.be/b04B_yZ8EhY Inspired by the turn signal sweater.  It sounded great, except I don't wear sweaters in summer noon heat, or on cold winter days. Enter suspenders! I have thought of two major improvements I would like to make, which I ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:08:18 PDT
Programming the ATtiny85 from Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-the-ATtiny85-from-Raspberry-Pi/
Programming the ATtiny85 from Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/JW4I/HQ1E0PL9/FKPJW4IHQ1E0PL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/JW4I/HQ1E0PL9/FKPJW4IHQ1E0PL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/JW4I/HQ1E0PL9/FKPJW4IHQ1E0PL9.SMALL.jpg prb3333 These instructions tell you how to setup and program the ATtiny85 microcontroller from a Raspberry Pi via the SPI interface. Lots of people use the Ardiuno to do this (then you can use the Arduino IDE and simplified C commands), or you can use a USB based programmer. I do not have an Ardiuno and don...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 15:36:44 PST
Prop Bomb Count Down Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-Count-Down-Timer/
Prop Bomb Count Down Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/9CG1/HTVIF286/F6U9CG1HTVIF286.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/9CG1/HTVIF286/F6U9CG1HTVIF286.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/9CG1/HTVIF286/F6U9CG1HTVIF286.SMALL.jpg ProjectGeek This is a simple one day project that i have made from 8051 microcontroller. The project can be easily ported to other microcontrollers or arduino.List of things that you would need #1 Lots of old newspapers #2 Book Cover #3 8051 microcontroller board and 8051 microcontroller #4 7 segment disp...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 07:28:31 PDT
ATtiny Programming Shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Programming-Shield-for-Arduino-1/
ATtiny Programming Shield for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/MHDQ/HD8TWXKP/F3MMHDQHD8TWXKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/MHDQ/HD8TWXKP/F3MMHDQHD8TWXKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/MHDQ/HD8TWXKP/F3MMHDQHD8TWXKP.SMALL.jpg Plusea This little circuit sits nicely ontop of an Arduino board and lets you quickly plug in an ATtiny chip for programming using the Arduino "language" and IDE to write the code, and the Arduino board as an ISP programmer to upload the code to the tiny chip. These instructions are also published on our ...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:14:06 PST
Programming PIC Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-PIC-Microcontrollers/
Programming PIC Microcontrollers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/UH6R/HDYZICJG/F2PUH6RHDYZICJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/UH6R/HDYZICJG/F2PUH6RHDYZICJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/UH6R/HDYZICJG/F2PUH6RHDYZICJG.SMALL.jpg vensengineer PIC microcontrollers are a very useful and versatile tool for use in many electronic projects. They are very inexpensive and easy to find. They are also very powerful and many are capable of speeds up to 64 MIPS using the internal oscillator block, about 16 times faster than most comparable AVR micr...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:20:59 PDT
Making the Internet more tangible (using a Spark Core) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Internet-more-tangible-using-a-Spark-Co/
Making the Internet more tangible (using a Spark Core) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan The Internet is great, but it's not perfect. While it succeeds at overstimulating some of our senses, it completely lacks the human senses of touch and smell, which are important parts of our communication rituals. The SparkVibe tries to bridge the gap between online touching, and real touchin...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:11:40 PDT
One component radio clock time transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/WWVB-radio-time-signal-generator-for-ATTINY45-or-A/
One component radio clock time transmitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/Y5YJ/HSVGJAU4/FSJY5YJHSVGJAU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/Y5YJ/HSVGJAU4/FSJY5YJHSVGJAU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/Y5YJ/HSVGJAU4/FSJY5YJHSVGJAU4.SMALL.jpg sbmull Believe it or not, you can generate a time signal to set your WWVB controlled radio clocks with just an attiny45, wire antenna, and a battery. Upload the code to an attiny45, put a 20" or so wire on pin 6 and power with 5v.  You'll need to put your radio clock close to pick up the signal best. ...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:30:12 PDT
Rideable Segway Clone - Low Cost and Easy Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Rideable-Segway-Clone-Low-Cost-and-Easy-Build/
Rideable Segway Clone - Low Cost and Easy Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SMALL.jpg ihart This Instructable will show you how to build a ride-able Segway clone. Here are its features: Easy to build with no welding, no complicated steering linkage and minimal soldering. Uses a readily available $3 digital MPU6050 accelerometer/gyro IMU board. Total parts cost is under $4...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:35:30 PDT
Moving a Motor Using Arduino and Serial Communcation http://www.instructables.com/id/Moving-a-Motor-Using-Arduino-and-Serial-Communcati/
Moving a Motor Using Arduino and Serial Communcation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/QEZC/HSHQQ6SZ/FP8QEZCHSHQQ6SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/QEZC/HSHQQ6SZ/FP8QEZCHSHQQ6SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/QEZC/HSHQQ6SZ/FP8QEZCHSHQQ6SZ.SMALL.jpg bww1 Have you ever wondered how robots move?  Have you ever wanted to write a program to control a robot?  If so, this tutorial will be an excellent starting place to learn electronic controls with the Arduino Microcontroller.  You will be making a control system composing of an Arduino Microcontroller, ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:30:32 PST
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Tin-Quiet-Alarm/
Altoid Tin Quiet Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/QTGV/HS189DVV/FBBQTGVHS189DVV.SMALL.jpg rsoileau2 Altoid Tin ultrasonic silent room alarm This is my first instructable, so please excuse any mistakes that I may have made. My girlfriend was having trouble with her roommate and was not sure if the roommate was going into her room without permission. I decided to build a small sensing device to tell...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:04:18 PST
Arduino HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HC-SR04-Ultrasonic-Rover/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:25:03 PST
imPrinter: the Electric Imp wireless, internet-connected thermal printer http://www.instructables.com/id/imPrinter-the-electric-imp-wireless-internet-conne/
imPrinter: the Electric Imp wireless, internet-connected thermal printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/UJOH/HEI41K7S/FLUUJOHHEI41K7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/UJOH/HEI41K7S/FLUUJOHHEI41K7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/UJOH/HEI41K7S/FLUUJOHHEI41K7S.SMALL.jpg tombrew Thermal printers have gotten (again) very popular in the last few months; lots of people seem to be quite interested in having relevant info pop up on a little reel of thermal paper instead of in phone alerts or the like. Take a look: BERG made the Little Printer, which is sort of unbearably cute. ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:07:58 PST
Electric Imp WiFi Progress Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Imp-WiFi-Progress-Display/
Electric Imp WiFi Progress Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/32LU/HQ3ZSRXI/FEY32LUHQ3ZSRXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/32LU/HQ3ZSRXI/FEY32LUHQ3ZSRXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/32LU/HQ3ZSRXI/FEY32LUHQ3ZSRXI.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker We randomly fell in to an ice cream reward mechanism at home. Bringing good grades home means we get to go out for ice cream. Not sure that this is a politically correct reward mechanism, but it is an event we all look forward to. Naturally, I am a beneficiary of my children's grades - after all, so...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:21:03 PST
Burning TV B Gone Firmware Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-TV-B-Gone-Firmware-Using-Arduino/
Burning TV B Gone Firmware Using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/PUSB/HPVT0G5X/FOXPUSBHPVT0G5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/PUSB/HPVT0G5X/FOXPUSBHPVT0G5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/PUSB/HPVT0G5X/FOXPUSBHPVT0G5X.SMALL.jpg koo1man435 This is my first instructable.  This is probably painfully obvious and any criticism or questions that you have, I would be happy to help you with as best I can. When I was making a TV-B-Gone, I had no method of programming the ATtiny85 in the circuit without buying expensive AVR programmers.  Afte...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:50:36 PST
Easy, Reversible Motor Control for Arduino (or any Microcontroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Reversible-Motor-Control-for-Arduino-/
Easy, Reversible Motor Control for Arduino (or any Microcontroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/DPBJ/GMFGVZYO/FDDDPBJGMFGVZYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/DPBJ/GMFGVZYO/FDDDPBJGMFGVZYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/DPBJ/GMFGVZYO/FDDDPBJGMFGVZYO.SMALL.jpg nothinglabs This project uses just three main components to provide forward and reverse control for a single motor.  You can easily interface it to an Arduino or any other microcontroller. It's so simple - you can wire it up "free-form" without a circuit board in about 15 minutes. Features: All parts avai...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 19:08:54 PDT
Rotating display (Making + code) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-display-Making-code/
Rotating display (Making + code) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/Z8AB/HPG4M8PV/FZ9Z8ABHPG4M8PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/Z8AB/HPG4M8PV/FZ9Z8ABHPG4M8PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/Z8AB/HPG4M8PV/FZ9Z8ABHPG4M8PV.SMALL.jpg shparvez001 This is a step by step guide for making a rotating LED Display Materials needed Materials neededVerro Board 2 X 14 pin rail2 X 8 pin header1 X Microcontroller (ATMEGA 8)1 X BatteryPVC board (Small strip)Soldering IronSoldering LeadCutterScissorHot Glue gunMultimeter (For testing the circuit)Some ...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 06:32:06 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm/
Arduino Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/P2AH/HP0CR1DS/FPNP2AHHP0CR1DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/P2AH/HP0CR1DS/FPNP2AHHP0CR1DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/P2AH/HP0CR1DS/FPNP2AHHP0CR1DS.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In this instructurable I will show you how to make a simple robotic arm controlled by 4 servos , 2 analog joysticks, and an Arduino UNO. It is very similar to my "2 Servos + Thumbstick" instructurable. This tutorial is in particular to help out another Arduino user;  "RobotZee". I will guide you ste...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:13:28 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/VX4D/GJPJLM40/FKGVX4DGJPJLM40.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 11:30:33 PST
BARC Jeep - An XBOX Controlled Power Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/BARC-Jeep-An-XBOX-Controlled-Power-Wheels/
BARC Jeep - An XBOX Controlled Power Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BIBM/HNTKDROI/FV8BIBMHNTKDROI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BIBM/HNTKDROI/FV8BIBMHNTKDROI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BIBM/HNTKDROI/FV8BIBMHNTKDROI.SMALL.jpg ADN Makers Make a power wheels jeep that is controlled by an XBOX controller. This particular build is using Power Wheels® Jeep® Hurricane with Monster Traction™ but should be usable across many different types of power wheels with small adjustments. I wanted to do this project...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:34:25 PST