Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Nov 2017 01:45:54 PST BLOX v1.01 Automatic Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Plant-Watering-System-1/
Automatic Plant Watering System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/G3XH/J9JFYWXQ/FMHG3XHJ9JFYWXQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/G3XH/J9JFYWXQ/FMHG3XHJ9JFYWXQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/G3XH/J9JFYWXQ/FMHG3XHJ9JFYWXQ.SMALL.jpg BHARATMOHANTY This is the easiest and cheap plant watering system you can make.i didn't use any microcontroller.it is basically a transistor switch.you need to add some resistance between collector and base, to prevent transistor from getting defacted.(dont use without resistance if you do you will witness holly ...
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Sun, 5 Nov 2017 10:32:36 PST
Low Cost Radar Speed Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Radar-Speed-Sign/
Low Cost Radar Speed Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/9Y7N/J9EH96A5/F8K9Y7NJ9EH96A5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/9Y7N/J9EH96A5/F8K9Y7NJ9EH96A5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/9Y7N/J9EH96A5/F8K9Y7NJ9EH96A5.SMALL.jpg duncancurry Have you ever wanted to build your own low-cost radar speed sign? I live on a street where cars drive too fast, and I worry about the safety of my kids. I thought it would be much safer if I could install a radar speed sign of my own that displays the speed so I can get drivers to slow down. I lo...
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Wed, 1 Nov 2017 16:55:59 PDT
Build an Energy Monitor Device Using a Particle Electron http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Energy-Monitor-Device-Using-a-Particle-El/
Build an Energy Monitor Device Using a Particle Electron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/F8L5/J94H0T7G/FMAF8L5J94H0T7G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/F8L5/J94H0T7G/FMAF8L5J94H0T7G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/F8L5/J94H0T7G/FMAF8L5J94H0T7G.SMALL.jpg UbiMaker In most businesses, we consider Energy to be a business expense. The bill shows up in our mail or emails and we pay it before the cancel date. With the emergence of IoT and smart devices, Energy is beginning to take a new place in a business' balance sheet. By being able to monitor and control m...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:03:44 PDT
Water Leak Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Leak-Detector/
Water Leak Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/V1R0/J8UH1W4C/FMUV1R0J8UH1W4C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/V1R0/J8UH1W4C/FMUV1R0J8UH1W4C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/V1R0/J8UH1W4C/FMUV1R0J8UH1W4C.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc If you've ever worried about coming home to a flooded basement, this project is for you. We will show you how to create a water leak detection system that will send you a text message when a leak has been detected. Skills Required For this project, all you will need is some basic programming know...
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:34:28 PDT
DIY Capacitive Proximity Sensors for Interactive Prototyping with Everyday Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Capacitive-Proximity-Sensors/
DIY Capacitive Proximity Sensors for Interactive Prototyping with Everyday Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/CEZ1/J80GKLE5/FGJCEZ1J80GKLE5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/CEZ1/J80GKLE5/FGJCEZ1J80GKLE5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/CEZ1/J80GKLE5/FGJCEZ1J80GKLE5.SMALL.jpg ShaneCunningham This Instructable explores interactive potential of electrical field sensing by the means of Capacitive technology. It is because of the technologies low-cost and versatility that it is relatively easy to apply the technology into everyday objects, an area that can be explored by using off-the-shel...
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:35:18 PDT
Jardim Inteligente http://www.instructables.com/id/Jardim-Inteligente/
Jardim Inteligente - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/VACY/J8KGXOJ0/FZHVACYJ8KGXOJ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/VACY/J8KGXOJ0/FZHVACYJ8KGXOJ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/VACY/J8KGXOJ0/FZHVACYJ8KGXOJ0.SMALL.jpg ViniciusBolina Os matérias usados: uDragonboard 410c;u96Boards Sensors Board;uHumidity Sensor;uTemperature Sensor;uSulight Sensor;uWater Sensor Introdução O projeto Smart Garden focou com uma ideia da Prof Thais coordenadora dos cursos de agronomia ealimentos visando uma a melhoria no FarmLab(FACENS) para um me...
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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:19:37 PDT
Irrigações Automatizadas Com Web Service Utilizando Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigações-Automatizadas-Com-Web-Service-Utilizand/
Irrigações Automatizadas Com Web Service Utilizando Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/RQD7/J8KGZJ6X/F78RQD7J8KGZJ6X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/RQD7/J8KGZJ6X/F78RQD7J8KGZJ6X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/RQD7/J8KGZJ6X/F78RQD7J8KGZJ6X.SMALL.jpg JoaoG64 Neste projeto iremos desenvolver um sistema de monitoramento para plantações, que irá obter dados de umidade relativa do ar, pressão atmosférica, temperatura do ar, incidência UV, velocidade do vento e condição da planta (seca/molhada). Alguns desses dados são obtidos localmente, enquanto outros são...
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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:23:55 PDT
External Light Sensor Night Light. http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Light-Sensor-Night-Light/
External Light Sensor Night Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6RAF/J7TLSQHU/F9Y6RAFJ7TLSQHU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6RAF/J7TLSQHU/F9Y6RAFJ7TLSQHU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6RAF/J7TLSQHU/F9Y6RAFJ7TLSQHU.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I have this half watt LED night light with photocell. The problem is my bedroom has dark drapes so the led stays on all the time. I only sleep in my bedroom at night so I want to maximize the life of the LED. Here is how I externally mounted the photocell or light sensor. Removing it's single sc...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:16:34 PDT
Water Level Indicator Using Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Level-Indicator-Using-Magnets/
Water Level Indicator Using Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5K27/J7QGFZW4/FGT5K27J7QGFZW4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5K27/J7QGFZW4/FGT5K27J7QGFZW4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5K27/J7QGFZW4/FGT5K27J7QGFZW4.SMALL.jpg pjnovas I have been thinking and researching about measuring water because I needed it for my next projects.Most common way is using the water as a conductor, so if there is water between 2 wires you will get the close circuit, but main problem on conductive indicators is the water must have salts cause tha...
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:25:29 PDT
JimsFridge http://www.instructables.com/id/JimsFridge/
JimsFridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PEV7/J7ARKWHU/F9MPEV7J7ARKWHU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PEV7/J7ARKWHU/F9MPEV7J7ARKWHU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PEV7/J7ARKWHU/F9MPEV7J7ARKWHU.SMALL.jpg JamesWright4089 A bunch of years ago I was on a panel and at one point I found a perfect stop to make a joke, which was 'Yes, I'm going to took my refrigerator up to twitter.' The line went over well and the audience laughed. After this panel I started to think about actually hooking my refrigerator up to twitter...
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Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:15:24 PDT
Annoying Soil Moisture Sensor With Photon and IFTTT http://www.instructables.com/id/Annoying-Soil-Moisture-Sensor-With-Photon-and-IFTT/
Annoying Soil Moisture Sensor With Photon and IFTTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/5LC6/J7AQW5IP/F525LC6J7AQW5IP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/5LC6/J7AQW5IP/F525LC6J7AQW5IP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/5LC6/J7AQW5IP/F525LC6J7AQW5IP.SMALL.jpg AlexFW Never forget to water your plants again with this super annoying project. It combines visual, auditory, and textual cues that will prevent you from doing anything else until you provide your plant with much-needed hydration. A piezo buzzer constantly blares a shrill note, while a super-bright LED an...
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Sat, 9 Sep 2017 11:15:03 PDT
Automatic Distance Based Volume Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Distance-Based-Volume-Control/
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Fri, 1 Sep 2017 05:56:59 PDT
DIY Flex Sensor Under $1 !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flex-Sensor-Under-1-/
DIY Flex Sensor Under $1 !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/5EEO/J6WGWU2K/F5I5EEOJ6WGWU2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/5EEO/J6WGWU2K/F5I5EEOJ6WGWU2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/5EEO/J6WGWU2K/F5I5EEOJ6WGWU2K.SMALL.jpg TechMartian Flex sensors change in resistance as the sensor bends. This makes it incredibly useful in robotics applications such as robotic or animatronic hand where it can measure how much the finger bends and mimic this behaviour. However, they cost more than $20 for one. Here's a way to make your own flex se...
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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 05:58:11 PDT
How to Use RGB LEDs to Identify Colours - DIY Colour Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-RGB-LEDs-to-Identify-Colours-DIY-Colour/
How to Use RGB LEDs to Identify Colours - DIY Colour Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/EHIF/J6QQJ5ZL/FBKEHIFJ6QQJ5ZL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/EHIF/J6QQJ5ZL/FBKEHIFJ6QQJ5ZL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/EHIF/J6QQJ5ZL/FBKEHIFJ6QQJ5ZL.SMALL.jpg TechMartian This is a DIY colour detector made only using an RGB LED and a photoresistor sensor.I got a comment and request from one of my Instructables that they would like to see an LED used as a colour detector. Then, I got the idea that if I were to use an RGB LED, I can detect all the colour spectrum poss...
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 08:00:57 PDT
Simple Gyroscopic Motion Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Gyroscopic-Motion-Visualizer/
Simple Gyroscopic Motion Visualizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/2QIY/J6MGFE22/FDF2QIYJ6MGFE22.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/2QIY/J6MGFE22/FDF2QIYJ6MGFE22.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/2QIY/J6MGFE22/FDF2QIYJ6MGFE22.SMALL.jpg TechMartian This uses 3 LEDs to represent each of the axes of the gyroscope. While the values of the gyroscopic tilt are represented visually by a change in brightness of the LEDs.Gyroscope motions is not intuitive to visualize and it is more difficult to have an intuitive grasp of the values outputted by a gry...
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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:15:35 PDT
IoT Temperature Sensor With ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Temperature-Sensor-With-ESP8266/
IoT Temperature Sensor With ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/D6CP/J6MG4XXV/FI9D6CPJ6MG4XXV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/D6CP/J6MG4XXV/FI9D6CPJ6MG4XXV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/D6CP/J6MG4XXV/FI9D6CPJ6MG4XXV.SMALL.jpg snorlaxprime I was inspired to create a temperature sensor that I can monitor over wifi. This project is not new, but I like the idea of having intermediate layer for security and not having to open port in your router to your IoT device.The basic idea will allow me to check up on the temperature at home while I...
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:44:19 PDT
Solar Tracking Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Tracking-Sensor/
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:16:32 PDT
AnE Smart Doorbell Systems http://www.instructables.com/id/AnE-Smart-Doorbell-Systems/
AnE Smart Doorbell Systems - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WEJ5/J6MG6J6C/FTWWEJ5J6MG6J6C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WEJ5/J6MG6J6C/FTWWEJ5J6MG6J6C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WEJ5/J6MG6J6C/FTWWEJ5J6MG6J6C.SMALL.jpg NiyatiS5 AnE Smart Doorbell Systems is a system that aims to inform you when someone presses the button of your doorbell. When a guest presses the button of the doorbell, which is placed outside the house, the buzzer will ring. The PiCam, which is mounted outside the house, allows them to take a photo/ short...
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:20:53 PDT
Interface Moisture Sensor With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-Moisture-Sensor-With-NodeMCU/
Interface Moisture Sensor With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0H1N/J6CG1O68/F6S0H1NJ6CG1O68.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0H1N/J6CG1O68/F6S0H1NJ6CG1O68.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0H1N/J6CG1O68/F6S0H1NJ6CG1O68.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey, Makers!In this Instructables, you will learn how to set up the Moisture sensor on your NodeMCU. And learn about how the sensor works based on the moisture level, and how to check output readings from the Serial monitor. List of Components Here is the list of components required to get start...
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:46:56 PDT
Arduino Hygrometer (Moisture Meter) Pt.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hygrometer-Moisture-Meter/
Arduino Hygrometer (Moisture Meter) Pt.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HU0A/J5X0FTEQ/F3SHU0AJ5X0FTEQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HU0A/J5X0FTEQ/F3SHU0AJ5X0FTEQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HU0A/J5X0FTEQ/F3SHU0AJ5X0FTEQ.SMALL.jpg DerpyCyclops Hello everybody! Today, I'm going to show you how to make a Arduino moisture meter. You can use this for monitoring water levels in potted plants or in gardens. It's a pretty simple build and had tons of uses, so let's get right in to the build. Parts For the hygrometer, you will need: Moisture S...
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Wed, 2 Aug 2017 17:06:39 PDT
Control Servo Arm Using Force Sensitive Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Servo-Arm-Using-Force-Sensitive-Resistor/
Control Servo Arm Using Force Sensitive Resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZMCV/J5SFZNFJ/FQDZMCVJ5SFZNFJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZMCV/J5SFZNFJ/FQDZMCVJ5SFZNFJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZMCV/J5SFZNFJ/FQDZMCVJ5SFZNFJ.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another cool Instructable.This Instructable is part of a series of Instructables with the NodeMCU, my previous Instructables shows you how to Interfacing FSR with NodeMCU, and lots more. So make sure, you check that first before trying out this.So, let's get started !! C...
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Tue, 1 Aug 2017 07:15:27 PDT
Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Soil-Moisture-Sensor/
Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DOD7/J5OD6EWR/FZ6DOD7J5OD6EWR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DOD7/J5OD6EWR/FZ6DOD7J5OD6EWR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DOD7/J5OD6EWR/FZ6DOD7J5OD6EWR.SMALL.jpg goks_lf When you hear the word Smart Garden, one of the things that pop up to your mind is the automatic measurement of the moisture content of the soil. If you're building a Smart Garden that waters plants automatically and give you the readings of the wetness of the soil, then you will definitely need a S...
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:25:30 PDT
The Cheapest (20 Cents) Flex Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cheapest-Flex-Sensor/
The Cheapest (20 Cents) Flex Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IPCP/J5MQX01A/FVQIPCPJ5MQX01A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IPCP/J5MQX01A/FVQIPCPJ5MQX01A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IPCP/J5MQX01A/FVQIPCPJ5MQX01A.SMALL.jpg destone28 Hello everybody, this is a project made in order to build a robotic hand for an open day in university, to give visibility to a student association of which I belong, that engaged in promoting free and open source software.I was searching for cheap flex sensor, I'm a student and I wouldn't spend too...
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 06:16:07 PDT
Pluvi.On - Pluviômetro De Baixo Custo http://www.instructables.com/id/PluviOn-Pluviômetro-De-Baixo-Custo/
Pluvi.On - Pluviômetro De Baixo Custo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/5REW/J5MQEP1X/FW45REWJ5MQEP1X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/5REW/J5MQEP1X/FW45REWJ5MQEP1X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/5REW/J5MQEP1X/FW45REWJ5MQEP1X.SMALL.jpg PluviOn O Pluvi.On é uma pequena estação de medição de chuvas, temperatura e umidade, open source, de baixo custo que pode ser instalada em qualquer canto do Brasil! Ele consegue medir a intensidade da chuva e com isso acreditamos que seja possível antever a probabilidade de uma enchente no seu entorno.Com ...
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:20:21 PDT
Interface DHT11 (Humidity Sensor) Using NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-DHT11-Humidity-Sensor-Using-NodeMCU/
Interface DHT11 (Humidity Sensor) Using NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/JHRF/J5IG2CCC/F4KJHRFJ5IG2CCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/JHRF/J5IG2CCC/F4KJHRFJ5IG2CCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/JHRF/J5IG2CCC/F4KJHRFJ5IG2CCC.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey Makers!In this Instructables you will learn how to set up the DHT11 Humidity and Temperature sensor on your NodeMCU. And learn about how the Humidity sensor works, and how to check output readings from the Serial monitor. Components Required Here is the list of components required to get star...
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:45:26 PDT
Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stabilize-Sensor-Readings-With-Kalman-Filter/
Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/JP3K/J5IG2EIF/F1ZJP3KJ5IG2EIF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/JP3K/J5IG2EIF/F1ZJP3KJ5IG2EIF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/JP3K/J5IG2EIF/F1ZJP3KJ5IG2EIF.SMALL.jpg tharindusuraj We are using various kinds of electronic sensors for our projects day to day. IMU, Ultrasonic Distance Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Light Sensor are some of them. Most of the times we have to use a processing unit such as an Arduino board, a microcontroller chip to process the sensor data and get corres...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:55:44 PDT
Simple Motion Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Motion-Detector/
Simple Motion Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/YFMO/J58G0RWZ/FCNYFMOJ58G0RWZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/YFMO/J58G0RWZ/FCNYFMOJ58G0RWZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/YFMO/J58G0RWZ/FCNYFMOJ58G0RWZ.SMALL.jpg DerpyCyclops Hello everybody! Today I'm going to show you how to make a really simple motion detector with a PIR sensor. Parts For the motion detector, you will need: Piezo buzzer (1) PIR sensor (1) Arduino Uno (1) LED (1) 10k Resistor Jumpers (several) Breadboard The Circuit Let's get right in to the buil...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:46:29 PDT
How to Test a PIR Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Test-a-PIR-Sensor/
How to Test a PIR Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4OMQ/J52Q857E/FXS4OMQJ52Q857E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4OMQ/J52Q857E/FXS4OMQJ52Q857E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4OMQ/J52Q857E/FXS4OMQJ52Q857E.SMALL.jpg DerpyCyclops Hello! Today, I'm going to show you how to test the functionality of a PIR sensor. Parts For this tester circuit, you will need: LED (1) 10k resistor (1) PIR sensor (1) Male-Male jumpers (6) Female-Female Jumpers (3) Breadboard 5v power supplyHere's a video of the same tutorial:https://www...
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Sun, 16 Jul 2017 07:59:07 PDT
Bolt With ThingSpeak : Live Data From LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-With-ThingSpeak-Live-Data-From-LDR/
Bolt With ThingSpeak : Live Data From LDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/OGRX/J52Q5PJ9/FFBOGRXJ52Q5PJ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/OGRX/J52Q5PJ9/FFBOGRXJ52Q5PJ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/OGRX/J52Q5PJ9/FFBOGRXJ52Q5PJ9.SMALL.jpg ManishaK9 I will connect LDR sensor to BOLT and collect live data from LDR sensor and send it to ThingSpeak.ThingSpeak is an open source Internet of Things (IoT) application and API to store and retrieve data from things using the HTTP protocol over the Internet or via a Local Area Network. ThingSpeak enables...
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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 20:55:51 PDT
Control Servo Using LDR With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Servo-Using-LDR-With-NodeMCU/
Control Servo Using LDR With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/PS5D/J52Q2T92/FHWPS5DJ52Q2T92.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/PS5D/J52Q2T92/FHWPS5DJ52Q2T92.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/PS5D/J52Q2T92/FHWPS5DJ52Q2T92.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Well Guys!!I'm back with another cool instructable, in this Instructable you will Control Servo by varying the intensity of light incident to the LDR.Generally, LDR is a Light Dependent Resistor, whose resistance changes depending upon the intensity of the light incident on it. Things You Need to ...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:10:51 PDT
Auto-LED Using LDR With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-LED-Using-LDR-With-NodeMCU/
Auto-LED Using LDR With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/L709/J52Q2IDM/FXZL709J52Q2IDM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/L709/J52Q2IDM/FXZL709J52Q2IDM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/L709/J52Q2IDM/FXZL709J52Q2IDM.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit This is a simple NodeMCU project.This circuit will turn ON the LED when it's dark and turn OFF when there is light.Generally, LDR is a Light Dependent Resistor, whose resistance changes depending upon the intensity of the light incident on it. What You Will Need List of parts required for this in...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:22:14 PDT
NodeMCU With LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/NodeMCU-With-LDR/
NodeMCU With LDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/BLRE/J4YG20KQ/FSXBLREJ4YG20KQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/BLRE/J4YG20KQ/FSXBLREJ4YG20KQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/BLRE/J4YG20KQ/FSXBLREJ4YG20KQ.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Wassup Makers!I'm with another simple Instructable. In this Instructable we will learn how to interface LDR called as Light Dependent Resistor with NodeMCU.What is a Light Dependent Resistor or a Photo Resistor?A Light Dependent Resistor (LDR) or a photo resistor is a device whose resistivity is a f...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:28:30 PDT
Interface InfraRed Sensor Using NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-InfraRed-Sensor-Using-NodeMCU/
Interface InfraRed Sensor Using NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QRN4/J4SQHJ2F/FKFQRN4J4SQHJ2F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QRN4/J4SQHJ2F/FKFQRN4J4SQHJ2F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QRN4/J4SQHJ2F/FKFQRN4J4SQHJ2F.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another simple Instructable.In this Instructable we will learn how to interface IR (InfraRed) sensor with NodeMCU. Things Needed All you need to get started with this instructables is,Hardware Required NodeMCUBread BoardIR sensor100 ohm ResistorLEDJumper WiresSoftware R...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:17:04 PDT
Pi Cap + MQTT http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Cap-MQTT/
Pi Cap + MQTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/JT27/J4SQG4FB/F2GJT27J4SQG4FB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/JT27/J4SQG4FB/F2GJT27J4SQG4FB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/JT27/J4SQG4FB/F2GJT27J4SQG4FB.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive This tutorial uses the Bare Conductive Pi Cap in combination with a Raspberry Pi to connect the touch events to the internet via MQTT. It requires an account with Adafruit’s IoT platform, Adafruit IO, to get access to a MQTT broker. The events that are sent out, can then be visualised in an Adafruit...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 06:53:31 PDT
The CANARY. Arduino Based NO2 Sensor and Mapper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-CANARY-Arduino-Based-NO2-Sensor-and-Mapper/
The CANARY. Arduino Based NO2 Sensor and Mapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/MOJT/J4YFQUPS/F0VMOJTJ4YFQUPS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/MOJT/J4YFQUPS/F0VMOJTJ4YFQUPS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/MOJT/J4YFQUPS/F0VMOJTJ4YFQUPS.SMALL.jpg SiddharthD27 This project was made by Davide Scola, Laura Newton and I, Siddharth D'Souza.We undertook this topic as part of our module Applied Measuremental Control at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Science.Being Environmentally conscious students, we wanted to measure and map the NO2 in the air around us. NO...
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 21:37:51 PDT
Interface PIR Sensor With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-PIR-Sensor-With-NodeMCU/
Interface PIR Sensor With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,This is a simple Instructable.In this Instructable we will learn how to interface PIR / HC-SR501 sensor with NodeMCU. Things Needed We need few components to get started with the Instructable,Hardware Components NodeMCU PIR Sensor / HC-SR501 Breadboard Jumper Wires Micro USB Cab...
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Sat, 8 Jul 2017 13:19:42 PDT
Event Information at Gmail Via Bolt and Proximity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Event-Information-at-Gmail-Via-Bolt-and-Proximity-/
Event Information at Gmail Via Bolt and Proximity Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/6VN4/J4OFSJ5E/FTG6VN4J4OFSJ5E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/6VN4/J4OFSJ5E/FTG6VN4J4OFSJ5E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/6VN4/J4OFSJ5E/FTG6VN4J4OFSJ5E.SMALL.jpg Susmita Das This project is made for those who want to know about some event occuring with their devices via online services. IFTTT is a simple language, stands for " If this then that ", which enables us to connect to services so that, whenever something occurs with our devices, a trigger goes off and a...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 08:38:58 PDT
Interface Accelerometer With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-Accelerometer-With-NodeMCU/
Interface Accelerometer With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/1URF/J4IQ2RI3/FZB1URFJ4IQ2RI3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/1URF/J4IQ2RI3/FZB1URFJ4IQ2RI3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/1URF/J4IQ2RI3/FZB1URFJ4IQ2RI3.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey Makers,I'm with another simple Instructable. In this Instructable we will learn how to interface ADXL335 / GY-61 called as accelerometer with NodeMCU. Things Needed Hardware Requirement ADXL335 : Accelerometer Sensor NodeMCU Connecting Wires BreadBoardMicro USB CableSoftware Requirements A...
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 03:26:56 PDT
Ultrasonic Smile http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Smile/
Ultrasonic Smile - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/3SRZ/J4IQ1WLF/FTO3SRZJ4IQ1WLF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/3SRZ/J4IQ1WLF/FTO3SRZJ4IQ1WLF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/3SRZ/J4IQ1WLF/FTO3SRZJ4IQ1WLF.SMALL.jpg RoboGi This is a simple and funny project that everyone can make without problems P.S. Sorry for my bad english !!! What Do You Need ?! What do you need ?(1) Arduino (I use an Arduino UNO)(1) Led Matrix with Max7219cng(1)Breadboard(1) Hc-sr04 (Ultrasonic sensor)And..... a lot of wires :) Connectio...
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 05:27:22 PDT
Interface Force Sensitive Resistor to Fade an LED Using NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-Force-Sensitive-Resistor-to-Fade-an-LED-/
Interface Force Sensitive Resistor to Fade an LED Using NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/7932/J4IPU0YG/FQD7932J4IPU0YG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/7932/J4IPU0YG/FQD7932J4IPU0YG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/7932/J4IPU0YG/FQD7932J4IPU0YG.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another cool Instructable.This Instructable is part of a series of Instructables with the NodeMCU, my previous Instructables shows you how to get started with the NodeMCU, and lots more. So make sure, you check that first before trying out this.In this instructable I'm goi...
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:53:37 PDT
The Banana Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Banana-Bank/
The Banana Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/V0UD/J4G54UT4/FX4V0UDJ4G54UT4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/V0UD/J4G54UT4/FX4V0UDJ4G54UT4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/V0UD/J4G54UT4/FX4V0UDJ4G54UT4.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive If you are trying to save up some money then you might want to try making your own interactive banana piggy bank. This tutorial will guide you step by step on how to make this fun piggy bank by using the Touch Board Starter Kit. Who knew saving money could be so much fun?This project was created in ...
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:04:08 PDT
Distance Measurement using HC-SR04 via NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-Measurement-Using-HC-SR04-Via-NodeMCU/
Distance Measurement using HC-SR04 via NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey Maker's,I'm back with a new instructable.In this Instructable we will learn about HC-SR04 widely known as Ultrasonic Sensor, how it works and how to interface with the NodeMCU. And also how to measure the distance using HC-SR04.Before building the circuit let me explain what is a HC-SR04 sensor?...
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:40:02 PDT
Interface LM35 With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-LM35-With-NodeMCU/
Interface LM35 With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/841P/J48Q3UF0/FAA841PJ48Q3UF0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/841P/J48Q3UF0/FAA841PJ48Q3UF0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/841P/J48Q3UF0/FAA841PJ48Q3UF0.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another simple Instructable.In this Instructable we will learn how to interface LM35 with NodeMCU. Materials Required Here is the list of components required to get started with the Instructable,Hardware Components NodeMCULM35 Temperature SensorBread BoardJumper WiresMi...
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:28:35 PDT
Setting Up Your Pi Cap on the Raspberry Pi 1, 2 or 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Your-Pi-Cap-on-the-Raspberry-Pi-1-2-or-/
Setting Up Your Pi Cap on the Raspberry Pi 1, 2 or 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/X9Q0/J44FRW2D/FPKX9Q0J44FRW2D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/X9Q0/J44FRW2D/FPKX9Q0J44FRW2D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/X9Q0/J44FRW2D/FPKX9Q0J44FRW2D.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Add precise capacitive touch, proximity sensing and high quality audio to your Raspberry Pi project with the Pi Cap.We have worked hard to make setting up your Pi Cap as straightforward as possible, but the process depends on the model of Raspberry Pi you are using. These instructions are for the Ra...
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:09:15 PDT
IoT Doorbell With Built-in IR Camera (Python, Flask, Raspberry Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Doorbell-With-Built-in-IR-Camera-Python-Flask-/
IoT Doorbell With Built-in IR Camera (Python, Flask, Raspberry Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/IM95/J44FGCVY/FCDIM95J44FGCVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/IM95/J44FGCVY/FCDIM95J44FGCVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/IM95/J44FGCVY/FCDIM95J44FGCVY.SMALL.jpg arned_nmct For school related purposes, I have been working on an IoT doorbell that takes pictures/records video of people who come stand near your front door. It has been a fun little project albeit not completely finished, this instructable will teach you how to set up to the point I've reached given the tim...
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:43:56 PDT
Using KK Flight Controller Board to Fixed Wing Aeroplanes http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-KK-Flight-Controller-Board-to-Fixed-Wing-Aer/
Using KK Flight Controller Board to Fixed Wing Aeroplanes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/PG68/J3YPR30O/FARPG68J3YPR30O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/PG68/J3YPR30O/FARPG68J3YPR30O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/PG68/J3YPR30O/FARPG68J3YPR30O.SMALL.jpg BhaskarP6 Lot of people finding difficulty while flying rc planes, though they had the experience of flying Quad copters, hex copters,...etc.The main problem is the controlling theory will be different for planes and copters.So adding a flight stabilizer makes it easy for the beginners while flying (gliders ...
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:54:20 PDT
ESP8266 Based Temperature Sensor Connected to Home Assistant and MQTT http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Based-Temperature-Sensor-Connected-to-Home/
ESP8266 Based Temperature Sensor Connected to Home Assistant and MQTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/ZWOH/J3OQ1LV3/F0GZWOHJ3OQ1LV3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/ZWOH/J3OQ1LV3/F0GZWOHJ3OQ1LV3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/ZWOH/J3OQ1LV3/F0GZWOHJ3OQ1LV3.SMALL.jpg El Ape In this instructable I will show you how to make room sensor to monitor temperature and humidity and with an additional sensor to monitor water temperature in an aquarium.We will then set it up to work with Home assistant through MQTT What You're Going to Need Wemos DI MiniDHT22 Temperature and H...
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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 15:57:57 PDT
IR Temperature Sensor IoT for Industries. http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Temperature-Sensor-IoT-for-Industries/
IR Temperature Sensor IoT for Industries. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HFS8/J3KFEUTJ/FHKHFS8J3KFEUTJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HFS8/J3KFEUTJ/FHKHFS8J3KFEUTJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HFS8/J3KFEUTJ/FHKHFS8J3KFEUTJ.SMALL.jpg PrasannaaKumar Hi all. My project is based on real time temperature monitoring using Infra Red Temperature sensor and Nodemcu module. I used Adafruit IO for the dash board. This is to be made into a product and sold to industries which has furnaces, heater, or Milk and Dairy industries which include pasteurization...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 09:34:22 PDT
Controlling Lights With Your Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Lights-With-Your-Eyes/
Controlling Lights With Your Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/GPR9/J30SVJPK/F3YGPR9J30SVJPK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/GPR9/J30SVJPK/F3YGPR9J30SVJPK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/GPR9/J30SVJPK/F3YGPR9J30SVJPK.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy This semester in college, I took a class called Instrumentation in Biomedicine in which I learned the basics of signal processing for medical applications. For the class's final project, my team worked on EOG (electrooculography) technology. Essentially, electrodes attached to someone's temples send...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 04:27:55 PDT
Double Acting Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Acting-Electric-Motor/
Double Acting Electric Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/83OQ/J30SS9SN/FHL83OQJ30SS9SN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/83OQ/J30SS9SN/FHL83OQJ30SS9SN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/83OQ/J30SS9SN/FHL83OQJ30SS9SN.SMALL.jpg jbike Building a simple electric motor is fun, but I wanted to improve on the commutator to achieve more power and speed from the motor without adding additional coils of wire. This motor's rotor consists of 40 turns of #26 awg wire in a 3" diameter loop. A typical commutator would be a reed switch connec...
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Mon, 22 May 2017 19:42:41 PDT