Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:35:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 VUSBTiny AVR SPI Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/VUSBTiny-AVR-SPI-Programmer/
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Fri, 26 Nov 2010 16:13:54 PST
Homemade DAC A/D Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DAC-AD-Converter/
Homemade DAC A/D Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/3141/GFRWQHX0/FN53141GFRWQHX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/3141/GFRWQHX0/FN53141GFRWQHX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/3141/GFRWQHX0/FN53141GFRWQHX0.SMALL.jpg jazzzzzz Various micro controllers come with built in A/D converters (these are the more pricy ones) and I have yet to see one with a DAC. I though of a relatively cost effective solution once again with easily acquired components (Radio Shack). It can effortlessly be expanded to limitless bits of resoluti...
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Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:41:31 PDT
ESP8266 Maker's IoT Kit: PCB breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/Makers-IoT-Kit-for-ESP8266-ESP-01/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 05:34:16 PST
Arduino Airsoft Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Airsoft-Turret/
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 16:06:00 PST
RC controlled rgb led strip http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-controlled-LED-strip/
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:08:49 PST
LinkIt ONE GPS tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-ONE-GPS-tracker/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:39:59 PDT
Honey, I Shrunk the Arduino: Moving from Arduino to ATtiny and writing your code in pure AVR-C http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-I-Shrunk-the-Arduino-Moving-from-Arduino-t/
Honey, I Shrunk the Arduino: Moving from Arduino to ATtiny and writing your code in pure AVR-C - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VXGO/HHJOINW3/FCBVXGOHHJOINW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VXGO/HHJOINW3/FCBVXGOHHJOINW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/VXGO/HHJOINW3/FCBVXGOHHJOINW3.SMALL.jpg internaut Arduino is a great hard- and software platform, but with all its features it is also a bit bloated and often you only need a small part of all the features. Sometimes your project requires to have smaller and cheaper devices. What you might need is the ATtiny microcontroller! For about $1 you can ge...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 02:54:12 PDT
ATTiny45/85 LCD display control with a shift register, programmed in Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny4585-LCD-display-control-with-a-shift-regis/
ATTiny45/85 LCD display control with a shift register, programmed in Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/49EJ/GWF5UDG1/FHF49EJGWF5UDG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/49EJ/GWF5UDG1/FHF49EJGWF5UDG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/49EJ/GWF5UDG1/FHF49EJGWF5UDG1.SMALL.jpg baharini Running Arduino on an ATTiny45 of 85 chip is a huge cost-saver for mini-projects. However, you cannot connect a HD44780 compatible LCD display as you require 6 outputs, but you only have 5. This issue can be solved by using a shift register to control it using only 3 pins! That means you still have ...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 11:50:26 PST
8x8 LED matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8-LED-matrix/
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By: hemmikarl

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Fri, 22 May 2009 18:54:02 PDT
learn about the 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/learn-about-the-555/
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By: Jimmy Proton

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Sun, 26 Dec 2010 06:31:27 PST
Bipolar Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bipolar-Stepper-Motor/
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 16:31:55 PDT
Help: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to 8-Bit AVR Programming-AVR Dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Help%3a-An-Absolute-Beginner-s-Guide-to-8-Bit-AVR-Pr/
Help: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to 8-Bit AVR Programming-AVR Dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/A4DO/HPUEZ7C8ZH8/F01A4DOHPUEZ7C8ZH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/A4DO/HPUEZ7C8ZH8/F01A4DOHPUEZ7C8ZH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/A4DO/HPUEZ7C8ZH8/F01A4DOHPUEZ7C8ZH8.SMALL.jpg PopSci If you'd like to test the waters of microcontroller programming, the new AVR Dragon by Atmel Corporation is a nifty, low-cost entry-level development tool. Unfortunately, right out of the box, the AVR Dragon is not the definitive answer for the beginner looking for an all-in-one solution. Rather, th...
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Tue, 13 Mar 2007 17:50:46 PDT
Wearable Child Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Child-Tracker/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 09:11:28 PST
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
Cargar NodeMCU en ESP8266 ESP-01 (y otros) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cargar-NodeMCU-en-ESP8266-ESP-01-y-otros/
Cargar NodeMCU en ESP8266 ESP-01 (y otros) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/503K/I7NL441A/F5B503KI7NL441A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/503K/I7NL441A/F5B503KI7NL441A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/503K/I7NL441A/F5B503KI7NL441A.SMALL.jpg Hackduino Hacia finales del 2014 se ha empezado a hablar de un chip numerado como ESP8266, en primer lugar se empezó a hablar de él como una forma simple de conectar una placa de desarrollo vía WiFi, por ejemplo una placa del entorno Arduino.Pero ahora estamos ante la explosión del verdadero potencial de este...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:01:41 PDT
Using an Arduino to Control or Test an SPI electronic device http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-to-Control-or-Test-an-SPI-electro/
Using an Arduino to Control or Test an SPI electronic device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SMALL.jpg saratogadude There are many electronic devices that use the SPI  bus, or Serial Peripheral Interface bus, for communications (e.g. various sensors, LCD displays, digital potentiometers, D/A and A/D converters, wireless transmitters and receivers, audio volume controls).  The devices receive data serially from a ...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 13:52:17 PST
WiFi RFID Reader http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-RFID-Reader/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 05:45:46 PDT
Frequency Detector using PIC 12F683 Processor http://www.instructables.com/id/Frequency-Detector-using-PIC-12F683-Processor/
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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 21:36:49 PST
Adding MIDI to Old Home Organs http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-MIDI-to-Old-Home-Organs/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:54:39 PDT
Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-360-rotation-mod-Parallax/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:45:33 PDT
Orange Pi PC - Get Started! http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Pi-PC-Get-Started/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 06:43:27 PDT
FM radio using TEA5767 and PIC16F877A micro-controller http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-radio-using-TEA5767-and-PIC16F877A-micro-contro/
FM radio using TEA5767 and PIC16F877A micro-controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/DXQD/HJKBVL1O/F3VDXQDHJKBVL1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/DXQD/HJKBVL1O/F3VDXQDHJKBVL1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/DXQD/HJKBVL1O/F3VDXQDHJKBVL1O.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech TEA5767 single-chip FM stereo radio. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- * High sensitivity due to integrated low-noise RF input ampliļ¬er * FM mixer for conversion to IF of the US/Europe (87.5 MHz to 108 MHz) and Japanese  (76 MHz to 91 MHz) FM band * Preset ...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 07:12:55 PDT
GPS HUD for Snowmobile/Motorcycle Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-HUD-for-SnowmobileMotorcycle-Helmet/
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Fri, 11 Mar 2011 19:55:49 PST
Arduino Library for 28BYJ-48 Stepper Motor and ULN2003 Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Library-for-28BYJ-48-Stepper-Motor-and-ULN/
Arduino Library for 28BYJ-48 Stepper Motor and ULN2003 Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/NP5H/I5THYBRX/FDFNP5HI5THYBRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/NP5H/I5THYBRX/FDFNP5HI5THYBRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/NP5H/I5THYBRX/FDFNP5HI5THYBRX.SMALL.jpg EngyFun The 28BYJ-48 stepper motor with the ULN2003 driver now seems quite a commonplace configuration. The motor and driver are both readily available, and cheap. However, the standard arduino stepper motor library just doesn’t work with this configuration! Apparently something to do with the sequence requ...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 20:57:01 PST
ESP8266 as a Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-As-a-Microcontroller/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 08:41:15 PST
Password access with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Password-access-with-arduino/
Password access with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XOZX/GP7ISCS1/F7KXOZXGP7ISCS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XOZX/GP7ISCS1/F7KXOZXGP7ISCS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XOZX/GP7ISCS1/F7KXOZXGP7ISCS1.SMALL.jpg razvan_iycdi ~~ The complete kit for this tutorial is now for sale at www.razvantech.com   Get one! ~~ This instructable will show you how to make a pass-code lock system using the Arduino Mega board. Whenyou type the right code, an LED lights up an the servo moves to open a lock. What you will need: ---one Ard...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 23:36:55 PDT
Using NXT Components with a Micro Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-LEGO-NXT-sensors-and-motors-with-a-non-/
Using NXT Components with a Micro Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/MYL4/HE081IQ9/FM3MYL4HE081IQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/MYL4/HE081IQ9/FM3MYL4HE081IQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/MYL4/HE081IQ9/FM3MYL4HE081IQ9.SMALL.jpg carrick149 This is a guide to using the motors and sensors from the LEGO NXT set with a Parallax Basic Stamp II or BS2.  However, rather than just providing schematics and sample code for the BS2, I'll be providing some theory on how the sensors work as well.  This way, someone using an arduino or other microc...
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 11:39:12 PST
Quadcopter using KK 2.15 Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-using-KK-21-Module/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 17:26:34 PDT
3D Printed Ethernet Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ethernet-Telescope/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 02:54:22 PST
USBASP Bootloading a ATMega328p with a 8mhZ internal clock http://www.instructables.com/id/USBASP-Bootloading-a-ATMega328p-with-a-8mhZ-intern/
USBASP Bootloading a ATMega328p with a 8mhZ internal clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/OG9L/HH2VXVI7/FUOOG9LHH2VXVI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/OG9L/HH2VXVI7/FUOOG9LHH2VXVI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/OG9L/HH2VXVI7/FUOOG9LHH2VXVI7.SMALL.jpg WWC What are we going to do is program an ATMega328P without an external crystal by using USBASP programmer and the Arduino IDE. Why would we want this? It uses less components and gets up closer to knowing how to program with something like WINAVR and because programming is fun an addicting. Not everyt...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 02:27:02 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi OTA Remote File Management http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-File-Management/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:38:45 PDT
WATER LEVEL INDICATOR USING ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/WATER-LEVEL-INDICATOR-USING-ARDUINO/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 21:13:43 PDT
Free Dynamic DNS Server with Esp8266 and OSD FOSCAM Webcam Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Dynamic-DNS-Server-With-Esp8266-and-OSD-FOSCA/
Free Dynamic DNS Server with Esp8266 and OSD FOSCAM Webcam Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/GQNO/IKYGA5BC/F9NGQNOIKYGA5BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/GQNO/IKYGA5BC/F9NGQNOIKYGA5BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/GQNO/IKYGA5BC/F9NGQNOIKYGA5BC.SMALL.jpg CelsoF2 Make your own DDNS Server to access your home internet devices, no paid service needed!Control Foscam Cameras from your phone, with on-screen controls. Vote for it if you like!This setup comes under $10, and does this job for free!The Foscam Camera interface included, works on Any Browser and Any De...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 15:28:30 PST
Controlling any device using a Raspberry Pi and a relay module http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Any-Device-Using-a-Raspberry-Pi-and-a-/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 16:34:28 PST
Receiving and sending data between Attiny85 (Arduino IDE 1.06) UPDATED Nov 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Receiving-and-sending-data-between-Attiny85/
Receiving and sending data between Attiny85 (Arduino IDE 1.06) UPDATED Nov 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke I have struggled a lot with sending RF data between two Attiny85 chips, so I thought it might be helpful if I just explain how I did it. There are a number of such projects being described on the internet, but yet, it didn’t prove to be such a straightforward project, which i found to be mostly du...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:53:10 PDT
Line Follower Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot-2/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 17:37:02 PDT
burning atmega328-pu and atmega328p-pu bootloader http://www.instructables.com/id/burning-atmega328-pu-and-atmega328p-pu-bootloader/
burning atmega328-pu and atmega328p-pu bootloader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/28XX/I0UTMFXY/FJW28XXI0UTMFXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/28XX/I0UTMFXY/FJW28XXI0UTMFXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/28XX/I0UTMFXY/FJW28XXI0UTMFXY.SMALL.jpg shaditheman123 Burning the boot loader in an atmega328 could be somewhat tricky but if u follow these steps correctly youll be able to bootload any type of atmega328 micro controller ..... "setting up the hardware" -List of stuff you'll need:- An Arduino board (any type)- 18-22pf capacitors (x2)- 16 MHZ oscilat...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:28:35 PDT
ESP8266 ADC - Multiple Analog Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-with-Multiple-Analog-Sensors/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:42:04 PDT
Remote Car Starter using Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Car-Starter-using-Bluetooth/
Remote Car Starter using Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/PVSI/H5ED7RC8/F42PVSIH5ED7RC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/PVSI/H5ED7RC8/F42PVSIH5ED7RC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/PVSI/H5ED7RC8/F42PVSIH5ED7RC8.SMALL.jpg chrisjohnson55 Welcome to a project of mine that has been in the works for a while. In this Instructable, I'll try to give you an idea of what I did to start my car using Bluetooth. First off, here is video to show what I have been able to accomplish. Since I took this video, I have been able to pu...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 14:26:29 PDT
SIMPLE QUADCOPTER ( HUBSAN X4 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-GUIDE-TO-MAKE-a-QUADCOPTER/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 21:58:46 PST
Make your own 'Home Computer' http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Home-Computer/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 03:08:26 PST
Servo Motor Control by using Microcontroller PIC16F877A http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Motor-Control-by-using-Microcontroller-PIC16/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 09:56:09 PST
Arduino + 2 servos + mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 12:03:56 PST
Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 Cubby Cooler; the Problem and the Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-One-PS4-Xbox-360-Cubby-Cooler-the-Problem-and/
Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 Cubby Cooler; the Problem and the Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/KJUS/IHGJXA7K/FNUKJUSIHGJXA7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/KJUS/IHGJXA7K/FNUKJUSIHGJXA7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/KJUS/IHGJXA7K/FNUKJUSIHGJXA7K.SMALL.jpg legoman44 I was playing Starwars Battlefront beta on my PS4 when I noticed how loud the internal cooling fan was sounding. I thought this was normal until I did an internet search about the noise of the PS4 cooling fan. Many searches revealed that the fan is relatively quiet. This was not my experience. I als...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:01:00 PST
Arduino-based Switching Voltage Regulators http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Switching-Voltage-Regulators/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:13:54 PDT
Simple JDM PIC Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-JDM-PIC-Programmer/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2008 06:27:10 PDT
Blink a LED with Assembly Language & a PIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-a-LED-with-Assembly-Language/
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Tue, 7 Sep 2010 02:02:17 PDT
IoT Jar Chandelier, Physical Gmail Twitter Facebook & Weather Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Jar-Chandelier-Physical-Gmail-Twitter-Facebook/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 23:32:44 PST
Setting the DS1307 Real Time Clock using the Serial Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-the-DS1307-Real-Time-Clock-using-the-Seria/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 07:08:12 PDT
Understanding ICSP for PIC Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-ICSP-for-PIC-Microcontrollers/
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Thu, 14 Sep 2006 05:39:35 PDT