Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Jul 2017 09:56:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 3 channel Dimmer/fader for Arduino or other microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/3-channel-Dimmerfader-for-Arduino-or-other-microco/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:32:00 PST
Makey Makey Floor Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Floor-Piano/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:26:13 PDT
How to flash NodeMCU firmware in ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Flash-NodeMCU-Firmware-in-ESP8266/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:47:12 PDT
Autonomus Wall Following Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Rescue Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomus-Wall-Following-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 19:06:44 PDT
Microchip PIC Library to Control a 20 by 4 LCD over I2C http://www.instructables.com/id/Microchip-PIC-Library-to-Control-a-20-by-4-LCD-ove/
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Thu, 1 Oct 2015 08:08:37 PDT
Particle Core: Send an Email when Motion is Detected http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Core-Send-an-Email-when-Motion-is-Detecte/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 05:56:58 PDT
Make ESP8266 REV-12 prototype friendly http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-ESP8266-REV-12-prototype-friendly/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:35:11 PST
ESP8266 Irrigation Controller / Echo Alexa integration http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Irrigation-Controller/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 05:48:47 PDT
DIY- UNIVERSAL PIC AND AVR PROGRAMMER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-UNIVERSAL-PIC-AND-AVR-PROGRAMMER/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 06:21:55 PDT
JTAG ICE With Arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/JTAG-ICE-With-Arduino-IDE/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 22:48:34 PDT
The Digital Controller for Amazing T12 Soldering Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hakko-T12/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 06:20:28 PDT
Atmega16/32 Development Board With LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmega1632-Development-Board-With-LCD/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2009 06:25:36 PDT
LINUSBot - Line Follower Robot - with PID control http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUSBot-Line-Follower-Robot-with-PID-control/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif BIGDOG1971 LINUSBot - PID Control This is a supplement to the first "instructables" of the LINUSBot (line following robot). Now the robot has movement control done by a PID controller, control Proportional, Integral and Derivative. This makes the movements at the bends much smoother and during the straights,...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 11:19:43 PDT
MATLAB to PIC serial interface http://www.instructables.com/id/MATLAB-to-PIC-serial-interface/
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Wed, 29 Mar 2006 20:41:55 PST
(DIY) How to Make ESP8266 Ultra Mini & Simple Relay Home Automation Board http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Ultra-Mini-Simple-Relay-Home-Automation-Bo/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:42:55 PST
How to control a 16x2 LCD using an AVR ATtiny2313 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-16x2-LCD-using-an-AVR-ATtiny2313/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2010 08:59:09 PST
Digital Oscilloscope using Digilent Zybo Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Oscilloscope-using-Digilent-Zybo-Board/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 17:07:30 PDT
Ejemplo básico con HC-SR501 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ejemplo-básico-con-HC-SR501/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 03:40:00 PDT
IOT - Motion detector with email notification w/ NodeMCU, PIR, Carriots, WIFI, PCB,Casing and more. http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-Motion-Detector-With-Email-Notification-W-Node/
IOT - Motion detector with email notification w/ NodeMCU, PIR, Carriots, WIFI, PCB,Casing and more. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/6JAZ/IKRNIX4E/FA46JAZIKRNIX4E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/6JAZ/IKRNIX4E/FA46JAZIKRNIX4E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/6JAZ/IKRNIX4E/FA46JAZIKRNIX4E.SMALL.jpg junaid_IOT Welcome to the IOT device 2 this becomes a part of the building security use case. This use case is valued at $210 billion by 2020. Enough for all players small and big.Motion Detector :This instructable will help you to use NodeMCU (ESP8266 Dev Kit), PIR Motion sensor, Carriots to design, build, c...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:18:30 PST
The PinTin Nano - Your Edison-Based Password Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-PinTin-Nano-Your-Edison-Based-Password-Keeper/
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 15:42:17 PDT
Interface an SRAM bus to your arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-an-SRAM-bus-to-your-arduino/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:20:57 PST
Building your own retro style microcomputer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-retro-style-microcomputer/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2011 16:50:27 PDT
Kerbal Space Program Controller: http://www.instructables.com/id/Kerbal-Space-Program-Controller/
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:11:34 PDT
Low speed AVR oscilloscope V2.00 (Is updated on 19 Mar 2011) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-speed-AVR-oscilloscope/
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Mon, 24 Dec 2007 02:11:10 PST
Cheap AVR/51 Development board http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-AVR51-Development-board/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 16:17:12 PDT
Bike Analog Speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Analog-Speedometer/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:25:18 PST
Build a 500 metre radio data link for under $40. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-500-metre-radio-data-link-for-under-40./
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Sat, 15 Mar 2008 04:31:28 PDT
Power Your Arduino From Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Your-Arduino-From-Your-Car/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 22:13:59 PDT
Getting Started with Atmel AVR and BASCOM http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Atmel-AVR-and-BASCOM/
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Wed, 9 Feb 2011 01:29:52 PST
A Wirelessly Controlled, Arduino-Powered Message Board http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Wirelessly-Controlled-Arduino-Powered-Message-B/
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Tue, 8 Feb 2011 06:12:51 PST
Solar Draw http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Draw/
Solar Draw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/6XBH/J1GPPPRC/FNH6XBHJ1GPPPRC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/6XBH/J1GPPPRC/FNH6XBHJ1GPPPRC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/6XBH/J1GPPPRC/FNH6XBHJ1GPPPRC.SMALL.jpg rabbitcreek Burning patterns into stuff with the focused suns rays.... about the level of eighth grade earth science before this subject was eliminated by our current Secretary of Education. But what if instead of just killing small arthropods with a death ray and then seeing spots before your eyes for ten min...
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:09:03 PDT
Streaming USB Webcam with the Intel Galileo Gen 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Streaming-USB-Webcam-with-the-Intel-Galileo-Gen-2/
Streaming USB Webcam with the Intel Galileo Gen 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/3K1S/IDTAM225/FFG3K1SIDTAM225.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/3K1S/IDTAM225/FFG3K1SIDTAM225.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/3K1S/IDTAM225/FFG3K1SIDTAM225.SMALL.jpg Nava-Juarez Welcome!Today we will learn how to stream a USB webcam with the Intel Galileo Gen 2.We will need the use of "apt-get" so a Debian Linux Build is needed on your Galileo.Follow my Instructable for Building a Debian Linux Distribution for the Intel GalileoCompatible Devices CheckThe Drivers we will be ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:50:06 PDT
Irrigation Using Google Calendar! http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigation-Using-Google-Calendar/
Irrigation Using Google Calendar! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/F3UA/J153XND1/FT5F3UAJ153XND1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/F3UA/J153XND1/FT5F3UAJ153XND1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/F3UA/J153XND1/FT5F3UAJ153XND1.SMALL.jpg ClemRz This Instructable is about making a Google-Calendar-controlled irrigation programmer based on a ESP8266.How to use it? Add a task to your Google Calendar and the irrigation of your garden/lawn will start when the event begins and stop when it ends!You love this Ible? Vote here: https://www.instructa...
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 10:40:46 PDT
HackerBoxes 0016: Cellular Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/HackerBoxes-0016-Cellular-Metal/
HackerBoxes 0016: Cellular Metal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/GYJ7/IZ6DB62D/F92GYJ7IZ6DB62D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/GYJ7/IZ6DB62D/F92GYJ7IZ6DB62D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/GYJ7/IZ6DB62D/F92GYJ7IZ6DB62D.SMALL.jpg HackerBoxes CELLULAR METAL: This month, HackerBox Hackers are exploring cellular mobile communication for embedded IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (Machine-to-Machine) systems. We are also exploring the beauty of working close to the bare metal of a computing machine.This Instructable contains informatio...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:00:57 PST
16-key Keypad Decoding with an AVR MCU http://www.instructables.com/id/16-key-Keypad-Decoding-with-an-AVR-MCU/
16-key Keypad Decoding with an AVR MCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/49H4/FXK6ASMS/FZB49H4FXK6ASMS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/49H4/FXK6ASMS/FZB49H4FXK6ASMS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/49H4/FXK6ASMS/FZB49H4FXK6ASMS.SMALL.jpg nevdull This instructable will show you how to interface a 16-key keypad to your AVR microcontroller and read the key when a key is pressed. I'll introduce the keypad first, then the 74HC922 16-key decoder IC as a pin-saving mechanism, then finally how to take the data and massage it so that you get the cor...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2009 11:09:55 PDT
WeMos D1 mini Pro flash NodeMCU firmware http://www.instructables.com/id/WeMos-D1-Mini-Pro-Flash-NodeMCU-Firmware/
WeMos D1 mini Pro flash NodeMCU firmware - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/NPXA/IVA4M8ZP/FMSNPXAIVA4M8ZP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/NPXA/IVA4M8ZP/FMSNPXAIVA4M8ZP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/NPXA/IVA4M8ZP/FMSNPXAIVA4M8ZP.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 This instructables show how to flash NodeMCU firmware to WeMos D1 mini Pro. Introduction WeMos D1 mini Pro is a new ESP8266 dev board.It is thin, light weight, built-in USB to serial chip and 16 MB flash!Recently, it is the only board with built-in 16 MB flash (at least 4 times of flash space com...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:51:24 PST
"Snake" on an FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Snake-on-an-FPGA-Verilog/
"Snake" on an FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/OX8Z/IHKU95GY/FBVOX8ZIHKU95GY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/OX8Z/IHKU95GY/FBVOX8ZIHKU95GY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/OX8Z/IHKU95GY/FBVOX8ZIHKU95GY.SMALL.jpg ECE2220_2015 This project was completed for the class ECE2220, at the University of Manitoba, for the Fall 2015 term. The board used throughout the project is an Altera DE2 Cyclone IV board. Coding is done with Verilog HDL via Quartus II. ."Snake" is a simple game where the user controls a snake to eat items gen...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:31:43 PST
Password Manager, Typer, Macro, Payload ... All in ONE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Password-Manager-Typer-Macro-Payload-All-in-ONE/
Password Manager, Typer, Macro, Payload ... All in ONE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/LZOK/J0MOUUED/FM2LZOKJ0MOUUED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/LZOK/J0MOUUED/FM2LZOKJ0MOUUED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/LZOK/J0MOUUED/FM2LZOKJ0MOUUED.SMALL.jpg davidex720 ATTENTION PLEASE:If you are having problem with the making of this device (pcb, soldering or others) feel free to send me a private message here or an email to davidex720@gmail.com . I'll be happy to send one of the pcbs or devices I already produced! Soon I'll open a gitHub repo for this project! ...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:37:15 PDT
Getting started with TI's MSP430-gcc and the MSP430 Launchpad on Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-TIs-MSP430-gcc-and-the-MSP430/
Getting started with TI's MSP430-gcc and the MSP430 Launchpad on Linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/IUVH/I1NUEHHM/FK0IUVHI1NUEHHM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/IUVH/I1NUEHHM/FK0IUVHI1NUEHHM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/IUVH/I1NUEHHM/FK0IUVHI1NUEHHM.SMALL.jpg simplyembedded In this Instructable I will show you how to get started with the TI msp430-gcc toolchain on Linux, specifically Lubuntu. TI officially released msp430-gcc after taking it over from the open source community. This [hopefully] means there will be support for the latest chips as well as improvements an...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:21:16 PDT
led matrix project using shift register and pic16f628a micro http://www.instructables.com/id/led-matrix-project-using-shift-register-and-pic16f/
led matrix project using shift register and pic16f628a micro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/VYCY/GFA43REZ/FR2VYCYGFA43REZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/VYCY/GFA43REZ/FR2VYCYGFA43REZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/VYCY/GFA43REZ/FR2VYCYGFA43REZ.SMALL.jpg mansman This is aproject to move words on led matrix display we use 1-pic16f628a as microcontroller :cheap,program memory 2k,has internal oscillatror,two ports A,B and alot of things. 2-led matrix 8*8  rows common anode and columns common cathode 3-shift register i use 74ls164 it is simple than 74595 his jo...
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Wed, 15 Sep 2010 15:51:48 PDT
Arduino 16x2 LCD Display and 4x4 Matrix Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-16x2-LCD-Display-and-4x4-Matrix-Keypad/
Arduino 16x2 LCD Display and 4x4 Matrix Keypad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/1P4I/IQ6VCRJI/FTS1P4IIQ6VCRJI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/1P4I/IQ6VCRJI/FTS1P4IIQ6VCRJI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/1P4I/IQ6VCRJI/FTS1P4IIQ6VCRJI.SMALL.jpg PugazhM In Embedded system design, matrix keypad (4x4, 4x3, 3x3 or 5x5) is used for key in the user inputs. Similarly character LCD display [16x2, 16x4, 20x2 or 20x4 LCDs] is used for indicating the system status / parameters. This intractable is about interfacing 16×2 LCD and 4x4 matrix keypad with Arduino...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 03:03:55 PDT
Build Your Own Development Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Microcontroller/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:12:24 PST
HackerBoxes 0015: Connect Everything http://www.instructables.com/id/HackerBoxes-0015-Connect-Everything/
HackerBoxes 0015: Connect Everything - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/P2J2/IYEQC18G/FPAP2J2IYEQC18G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/P2J2/IYEQC18G/FPAP2J2IYEQC18G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/P2J2/IYEQC18G/FPAP2J2IYEQC18G.SMALL.jpg HackerBoxes CONNECT EVERYTHING: This month, HackerBox Hackers are exploring the newly introduced ESP32. With dual core processor, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, the ESP32 shows incredible promise for connecting all the things. This Instructable contains information for working with HackerBoxes #0015. If ...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:04:30 PST
Microcontroller based smart battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Microcontroller-Based-Smart-Battery-Charger/
Microcontroller based smart battery charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/H87K/IL2C9IG7/FPOH87KIL2C9IG7.SMALL.jpg SHARANYADAS The circuit what you are about to see is a smart battery charger based on ATMEGA8A with auto cut off.Different parameters are shown via a LCD during different charge states.Also the circuit will make sound via a buzzer upon charge completion.I built the charger basically to charge my 11.1v/4400maH L...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 19:55:07 PST
Send SMS with arduino (no shield ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-SMS-with-arduino-no-shield-/
Send SMS with arduino (no shield ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/ZY96/HX7PBKE5/FCBZY96HX7PBKE5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/ZY96/HX7PBKE5/FCBZY96HX7PBKE5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/ZY96/HX7PBKE5/FCBZY96HX7PBKE5.SMALL.jpg ram mere In this simple instructable will show how to send SMS with no need for any kind of shield ( just your smart phone :D ) and Bluetooth module ( e.g HC-06) or Serial cable (OTG) .First go to play store and download BlueAct from here . open the app :-Add Action-fill the fields : -name : the name ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:47:33 PDT
Creating a new Tiva Project in Code Composer Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-new-Tiva-Project-in-Code-Composer-Studi/
Creating a new Tiva Project in Code Composer Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YHZ1/I6QD23EO/FTIYHZ1I6QD23EO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YHZ1/I6QD23EO/FTIYHZ1I6QD23EO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YHZ1/I6QD23EO/FTIYHZ1I6QD23EO.SMALL.jpg drewmay This instructable will walk through creating a new Texas Instruments Tiva project from scratch in Code Composer Studio with TivaWare!You will need several things.Tiva Microcontroller (Such as a TM4C1294XL from http://www.ti.com/tool/ek-tm4c1294xl)Code Composer Studio (A free download from http://pro...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:08:34 PST
Easiest ESP8266 Learning IR Remote Control Via WIFI http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-ESP8266-Learning-IR-Remote-Control-Via-WIF/
Easiest ESP8266 Learning IR Remote Control Via WIFI - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SMALL.jpg mmiscool The ESP8266 is a wonderful microcontroller. They can be purchased cheaply and have built in wifi. In this guide I will not go over how to flash the ESP8266 module with the basic firmware as this is covered on the http://ESP8266basic.com web site in detail. All the parts to build this project can b...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:09:20 PDT
Make Your Own Arduino Nano (DIY - Arduino Nano) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Arduino-Nano-DIY-Arduino-Nano/
Make Your Own Arduino Nano (DIY - Arduino Nano) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PXOK/IZ6BVK1N/FF5PXOKIZ6BVK1N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PXOK/IZ6BVK1N/FF5PXOKIZ6BVK1N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/PXOK/IZ6BVK1N/FF5PXOKIZ6BVK1N.SMALL.jpg Pratik Makwana In this instructable, I will show you how to make your very own Arduino Nano. I'm using laminator for the toner transfer method. What things you will need: Copper - clad board (Dual Layer) Ferric Chloride (FeCl3) Acetone (Nail polish remover) Glossy Paper LASER Printer Marker Pen Sciss...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 06:47:31 PST
ESP8266 & IFTTT Autobot Notification System http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-IFTTT-Autobot-Notification-System/
ESP8266 & IFTTT Autobot Notification System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/MD24/IDK2M4KK/FGAMD24IDK2M4KK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/MD24/IDK2M4KK/FGAMD24IDK2M4KK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/MD24/IDK2M4KK/FGAMD24IDK2M4KK.SMALL.jpg Pjtheman One day I was walking around town and I came across this brilliant looking, LED backlit Autobot logo. I thought instantly "I want to hack this" and eventually I decided that I wanted it to be a notification system for all sorts of things. I recently got my hands on some ESP8266 development boards lo...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:17:34 PDT
Midiendo temperatura con ESP8266 y DHT11 http://www.instructables.com/id/Midiendo-temperatura-con-ESP8266-y-DHT11/
Midiendo temperatura con ESP8266 y DHT11 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/5TKI/IC7HM25K/F0Y5TKIIC7HM25K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/5TKI/IC7HM25K/F0Y5TKIIC7HM25K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/5TKI/IC7HM25K/F0Y5TKIIC7HM25K.SMALL.jpg sabas1080 Hola amigos hoy les voy a mostrar como conectar el sensor DHT11 o DHT22 al modulo ESP8266 y mostrar la temperatura y humedad en una pagina web de una forma muy sencilla y con ayuda del IDE de Arduino programaremos el modulo wifi.Comencemos! Material El material que vamos a necesitar para realizar...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:47:57 PDT