Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:17:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable motion sensor module http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Motion-Sensor-Module/
Portable motion sensor module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/I6AC/IRXTZ6NK/F0SI6ACIRXTZ6NK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/I6AC/IRXTZ6NK/F0SI6ACIRXTZ6NK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/I6AC/IRXTZ6NK/F0SI6ACIRXTZ6NK.SMALL.jpg Công MinhĐ1 I guess that you guys have seen a lot of tutorials about integrating PIR sensor to a lamp and make it able to turn on/off automatically.My tutorial is not much different from those. But I have my own improvisation. I will make this project in a more "portable" way. The main idea here is to build a s...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:03:58 PDT
Quick $20 G-force Car Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-20-G-force-Car-Gauge/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 13:35:23 PDT
Making Distance Sensors: Trigger the Touch Board With Proximity http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Distance-Sensors-Trigger-the-Touch-Board-Wi/
Making Distance Sensors: Trigger the Touch Board With Proximity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PW9X/IRPPO214/FX1PW9XIRPPO214.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PW9X/IRPPO214/FX1PW9XIRPPO214.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PW9X/IRPPO214/FX1PW9XIRPPO214.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Learn how to trigger the Touch Board over distance.The Touch Board works great out of the box to detect… well touch! But it’s also possible to trigger the sounds from a distance, which we call proximity mode (which is really just increasing the board’s sensitivity). This tutorial will take you throu...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 03:08:44 PDT
Starter Project 1 | Graphic Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Starter-Project-1-Graphic-Sensors/
Starter Project 1 | Graphic Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/ZC17/IRG4GIWA/FKGZC17IRG4GIWA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/ZC17/IRG4GIWA/FKGZC17IRG4GIWA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/ZC17/IRG4GIWA/FKGZC17IRG4GIWA.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Make an interactive wall graphic using the Touch Board and Electric PaintMake an interactive wall graphic using the Touch Board Starter Kit. Follow the instructions to learn how to create a soundscape with Electric Paint. Bedtime stories will never be the same once you’ve painted this engaging inter...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 02:36:27 PDT
Dog Bowl Low-Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Bowl-Low-Water-Alarm/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 23:23:37 PDT
infrared ballotbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Ballotbot/
infrared ballotbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/KEQR/IRC5UVRI/FHAKEQRIRC5UVRI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/KEQR/IRC5UVRI/FHAKEQRIRC5UVRI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/KEQR/IRC5UVRI/FHAKEQRIRC5UVRI.SMALL.jpg mbaldassaro A "smart" polling station equipped with sensors that provide data on voter participation can help to detect - and deter - election fraud. Data collected from a sensor placed in a door jamb that counts and timestamps when voters enter polling stations should correlate with data from an ultrasonic bal...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 11:32:11 PDT
Real time wind direction and speed http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Time-Wind-Direction-and-Speed/
Real time wind direction and speed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/6AYW/IR3ZQ9IH/FVM6AYWIR3ZQ9IH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/6AYW/IR3ZQ9IH/FVM6AYWIR3ZQ9IH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/6AYW/IR3ZQ9IH/FVM6AYWIR3ZQ9IH.SMALL.jpg jbike I wanted a better wind vane, one that displays graphically on a compass rose and has a real time display, not the usual display delayed by 2 to 3 minutes like the WMR968. You can't really get an idea of wind conditions and gusts with a consumer weather station. The reason those displays are delayed ...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:09:01 PDT
How to Interface With Force Sensitive Resistor of 0.5inches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Interface-With-Force-Sensitive-Resistor-of-/
How to Interface With Force Sensitive Resistor of 0.5inches - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/0UFP/IQLI7QX5/FNV0UFPIQLI7QX5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/0UFP/IQLI7QX5/FNV0UFPIQLI7QX5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/0UFP/IQLI7QX5/FNV0UFPIQLI7QX5.SMALL.jpg mybotic This tutorial is going to teach you some basics on using Force Sensitive Resistor or also known as FSR. Introduction Description:This is a force sensitive resistor with a round, 0.5" diameter, sensing area. This FSR will vary its resistance depending on how much pressure is being applied to the ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:57:46 PDT
Sensor capacitivo de nivel de líquido http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensor-Capacitivo-De-Nivel-De-Líquido/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:33:40 PDT
How to interface with Optical Dust Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Interface-With-Optical-Dust-Sensor/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 02:47:30 PDT
Self-Powered Automatic Water Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Powered-Automatic-Water-Tap/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 07:29:16 PDT
How to Interface With Flux Sensor 2.2inches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Interface-With-Flux-Sensor-22inches/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 02:39:26 PDT
Room Light & Temperature Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-Light-Temperature-Regulator/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:50:02 PDT
How to Seal Electric Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Seal-Electric-Paint/
How to Seal Electric Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HLOZ/IPWWUHRA/F8GHLOZIPWWUHRA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HLOZ/IPWWUHRA/F8GHLOZIPWWUHRA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HLOZ/IPWWUHRA/F8GHLOZIPWWUHRA.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Artist Thomas Evans explains how to make your projects smudge proof!So you finally got your project up and running with the Electric Paint. Those of you using the material for the first time may have noticed that its water soluble, which means it washes off your hands easily, but can also smudge a l...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 02:56:44 PDT
A Quick Tutorial on Diluting Electric Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Quick-Tutorial-on-Diluting-Electric-Paint/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 02:30:56 PDT
Wireless Home cloud for the crowd http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Home-Cloud-for-the-Crowd/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 04:44:13 PDT
Starter Project 3 | Sensing Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Starter-Project-3-Sensing-Spaces/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:39:39 PDT
Distance Measuring Device with Automatic Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-Measuring-Device-With-Automatic-Alarm/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 07:22:52 PDT
Arduino controlled car with colission avoidance http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Car-With-Colission-Avoidance/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 10:53:50 PDT
Turn Off Any Electric Lamp by Your Mouth Blowing http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Off-Any-Electric-Lamp-by-Your-Mouth-Blowing/
Turn Off Any Electric Lamp by Your Mouth Blowing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/N0TL/IOSP4U6S/F6CN0TLIOSP4U6S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/N0TL/IOSP4U6S/F6CN0TLIOSP4U6S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/N0TL/IOSP4U6S/F6CN0TLIOSP4U6S.SMALL.jpg taifur Can you imagine, you can turn off a light bulb by mouth blowing just like you blow out a candle? In this instructables I will show you how you can do this very easily. I think you will enjoy it. How it works: I will use humidity sensor to implement the project. Humidity of mouth blowing is greater...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:31:39 PDT
Body Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Body-Sensor/
Body Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/GIBK/IOO5FW3K/FXKGIBKIOO5FW3K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/GIBK/IOO5FW3K/FXKGIBKIOO5FW3K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/GIBK/IOO5FW3K/FXKGIBKIOO5FW3K.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker An Arduino and two insulated, twisted wires can be used to detect an approaching human (or animal). I set up a sample circuit to warn approaching people away from my desk.The voice module in this instructable is optional--you can just use the twisted wire and an led to try this (or use the Arduino's...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 15:37:55 PDT
MORNING FLUTE (Morgenflöte) http://www.instructables.com/id/MORNING-FLUTE-Morgenflöte/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:05:23 PDT
Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor with Splunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Baby-Monitor-With-Splunk/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 20:22:40 PDT
Setting up an A100LK Anemometer on an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-an-A100LK-Anemometer-on-an-Arduino/
Setting up an A100LK Anemometer on an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EU20/IOEXXH2Z/F2DEU20IOEXXH2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EU20/IOEXXH2Z/F2DEU20IOEXXH2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EU20/IOEXXH2Z/F2DEU20IOEXXH2Z.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Anybody thinking of installing a wind generator, or even a whole flock of wind generators, would be well advised to monitor the proposed site for at least one whole year before spending a penny more on hardware. This is what the A100LK is designed for.The first requirement is that it is accurate and...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 05:44:24 PDT
3D Printed Force Sensor for the Classroom http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Force-Sensor-for-the-Classroom/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 19:01:33 PDT
Analogue Sensors - Calculate the Nonlinearity Introduced by a Load or Pull Down Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Analogue-Sensors-Calculate-the-Nonlinearity-Introd/
Analogue Sensors - Calculate the Nonlinearity Introduced by a Load or Pull Down Resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/3QP1/IO0GGOZR/F3Z3QP1IO0GGOZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/3QP1/IO0GGOZR/F3Z3QP1IO0GGOZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/3QP1/IO0GGOZR/F3Z3QP1IO0GGOZR.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Have you ever had that terrible feeling that adding a load resistor or 'pull down' to your sensor is messing up all your analogue readings?Maybe you're wondering why we'd want to spoil a perfectly good circuit by putting in a load resistor at all?For many years I found that I would get strange, unpr...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 10:12:51 PDT
DIY Arduino 3D IR Gesture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-DIY-Arduino-3D-IR-Gesture-Sensor/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 11:32:43 PDT
Pool Level Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Level-Sensor/
Pool Level Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/GY7G/INS18PQM/F76GY7GINS18PQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/GY7G/INS18PQM/F76GY7GINS18PQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/GY7G/INS18PQM/F76GY7GINS18PQM.SMALL.jpg ScottL100 A few years ago we moved into a house with a nice little pool. It's an old one, built some time in the '70s. I replaced the pumps and upgraded the pool controller but keeping the pool at the right level was, well, hit and miss. And with all the money I'd spent on the new pumps, I cringed every time ...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 00:18:20 PDT
Hydroponic Greenhouse Monitoring and Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Greenhouse-Monitoring-and-Control-Syste/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 10:43:54 PDT
Analogue Wind Vane with Auto Set Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Analogue-Wind-Vane-With-Self-Calibration/
Analogue Wind Vane with Auto Set Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/JKUO/INQ9I2HL/F3PJKUOINQ9I2HL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/JKUO/INQ9I2HL/F3PJKUOINQ9I2HL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/JKUO/INQ9I2HL/F3PJKUOINQ9I2HL.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat As the amazing online GPRS Weather Station project continues, we have yet another upgrade to the vast array of sensors with a professional analogue wind vane, kindly donated by Vector Instruments. This device will eventually be hooked into the new, upgraded, weather station module that I am designin...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 09:23:53 PDT
Biking headwind monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Biking-Headwind-Monitor/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:38:04 PDT
IoT Pill Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Pill-Bottle/
IoT Pill Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 This Instructables show how to build a IoT pill bottle prototype.This is my colleague, Roy's idea, I just help him PoC.This IoT bottle use 2 type of sensors for helping doctor and patient:A cap button for detect pill bottle opened, it help to monitor the time pattern of patient take the pillAn IR se...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 06:31:41 PDT
Lap Timer mini 4WD ( IR Sensor ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Timer-Mini-4WD-IR-Sensor-/
Lap Timer mini 4WD ( IR Sensor ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SMALL.jpg beul GreetingsContinue developing based from my Lap Timer project on http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Timer/, the function is a tool for measure time lap for mini 4WD race on the circuit. This tool very helpful for analyze time travel on different kind of circuit pointed to modify character of car se...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 01:40:50 PDT
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPRS-Weather-Station-Part-1/
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat With the threat of increasingly erratic weather patterns circulating the skies of our planet, day after day of unceasing rain, floods, droughts, hail storms and who knows what else, a weather station seems to be a useful and necessary household accessory.Global warming may be upon us, but that is no...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:36:40 PDT
Arduino Soil Probe using DS18B20 and DIY Moisture Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Soil-Probe-Using-DS18B20-and-DIY-Moisture-/
Arduino Soil Probe using DS18B20 and DIY Moisture Hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat As a fanatical gardener or a professional farmer, knowing the environmental conditions of our soil is invaluable. Obviously, we can't measure the number of worms or pieces of organic humus, but we can measure temperature and moisture content really easily.This is not a difficult project and what you...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:16:55 PDT
8 Bit Digital Weather Vane http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Bit-Digital-Weather-Vane/
8 Bit Digital Weather Vane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/F7GK/INF9J39V/FRBF7GKINF9J39V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/F7GK/INF9J39V/FRBF7GKINF9J39V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/F7GK/INF9J39V/FRBF7GKINF9J39V.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat We've all seen those big 'wrought' iron weather vanes that you stick on the top of your house and annoy the whole village with their squeaky nerve grating motion. Now, at last, we can keep all those quaint traditional features, but add on a super accurate 8 bit digital transducer to relay our wind d...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:58:08 PDT
toerenteller kever http://www.instructables.com/id/Toerenteller-Kever/
toerenteller kever - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KJ7O/IN63991F/F8CKJ7OIN63991F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KJ7O/IN63991F/F8CKJ7OIN63991F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/KJ7O/IN63991F/F8CKJ7OIN63991F.SMALL.jpg 0910361 De toerenteller.Voor mijn project ga ik een schakellampje maken voor mijn volkswagen kever.Dus voordat we beginnen ga ik even vertellen wat het project in moet gaan houden:Ik wil met pic-basic het aantal toeren dat mijn auto maakt kunnen tellen. Hierop moet de pic-processor kunnen reageren en dan ee...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:01:51 PDT
Bluetooth + GSR Sensor + Node-RED http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-GSR-Sensor-Node-RED/
Bluetooth + GSR Sensor + Node-RED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/WF6C/IMGJD38T/FTSWF6CIMGJD38T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/WF6C/IMGJD38T/FTSWF6CIMGJD38T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/WF6C/IMGJD38T/FTSWF6CIMGJD38T.SMALL.jpg ibellacc I did this project to help me log data about myself while I'm setting up a sound installation in the United States/Mexico political fence in Tijuana, Mexico.This project is for me to experiment new ways of recording and analyzing my work process and see if there is any correlation between the work I...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 22:38:26 PDT
Connected Mousetrap Powered by Afero http://www.instructables.com/id/Afero-Powered-Mousetrap/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 21:53:01 PDT
Solar Powered Remote Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Remote-Temperature-Sensor/
Solar Powered Remote Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/6ADM/ILA1PEWL/FBG6ADMILA1PEWL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/6ADM/ILA1PEWL/FBG6ADMILA1PEWL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/6ADM/ILA1PEWL/FBG6ADMILA1PEWL.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot The scientific method allows us to examine the universe and its natural phenomena. Through collection and analysis of data, we discover historical trends to make predictions about future events. One such phenomenon that greatly impacts our daily, and long-term, lives is temperature. This tutorial sh...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 09:06:14 PST
Getting Started with RFID http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-RFID/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:29:33 PST
Basics of Thermal Imaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-Thermal-Imaging/
Basics of Thermal Imaging - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/7S8Z/IK0EZSRH/FOS7S8ZIK0EZSRH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/7S8Z/IK0EZSRH/FOS7S8ZIK0EZSRH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/7S8Z/IK0EZSRH/FOS7S8ZIK0EZSRH.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 If you've ever wanted to have "heat sensing vision," look no further! Thermal cameras are becoming cheaper and easier to use, which means they're more documented and accessible for hobbyists. In this Instructable, I'll provide an introduction to the physics behind thermography and few basic sensors ...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:39:07 PST
Data Logging Temperature Probe (-200 °C to +1300 °C) http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Logging-Temperature-Probe-200-C-to-1300-C/
Data Logging Temperature Probe (-200 °C to +1300 °C) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/T5H3/IK02BUW6/FW4T5H3IK02BUW6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/T5H3/IK02BUW6/FW4T5H3IK02BUW6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/T5H3/IK02BUW6/FW4T5H3IK02BUW6.SMALL.jpg mcfada I needed to take temperature vs. time measurements for a piece of research equipment in order to determine how much time in advance someone should start prepping before they actually intend to use the equipment. In this case, prepping involves cooling down a metal thermal mass using liquid nitrogen ...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:33:14 PST
Getting Started with a Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-a-Temperature-Sensor/
Getting Started with a Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ITTR/IKSL2K5R/FV7ITTRIKSL2K5R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ITTR/IKSL2K5R/FV7ITTRIKSL2K5R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ITTR/IKSL2K5R/FV7ITTRIKSL2K5R.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems Using basic electronic sensors, we can build our own heat detector. The main component, which is the LM35DZ temperature sensor, is used to measure the current room temperature. Based on the measurement, the detector will warn the user using other sensors such as the buzzer and the LED to indicate wh...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:34:15 PST
Driveway Intruder Alert With LinkIt One http://www.instructables.com/id/Driveway-Intruder-Alert-With-LinkIt-One/
Driveway Intruder Alert With LinkIt One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/M2W8/IIEUKU65/FW1M2W8IIEUKU65.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/M2W8/IIEUKU65/FW1M2W8IIEUKU65.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/M2W8/IIEUKU65/FW1M2W8IIEUKU65.SMALL.jpg AndrewV2 Ever want to know when someone is driving into your driveway? Well I always have. Especially when someone is coming to pick up one of my kids to take them to school, or the dance, or another event. And since it's a waste of time to sit by the window and look for headlights coming down the drivewa...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:39:05 PST
Environment Air Quality Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Environmental-Monitor/
Environment Air Quality Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/DA8C/IIEWPP1Y/FWODA8CIIEWPP1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/DA8C/IIEWPP1Y/FWODA8CIIEWPP1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/DA8C/IIEWPP1Y/FWODA8CIIEWPP1Y.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I wanted to build an environmental monitor. Partly to see what happens from day to day and also because I wanted to compare all the different MQ Sensors and see how they respond to different things. Using a Linkit one allowed me to add GPS logging to make this a mobile platform. External Antennas ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 04:30:51 PST
Linkit One Environment Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Environment-Monitor/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 16:58:24 PST
Sensor Value Triggered SMS Alert Using LinkitOne http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensor-Value-Triggered-SMS-Alert-Using-LinkitOne/
Sensor Value Triggered SMS Alert Using LinkitOne - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/0TH5/IIAMCN16/FJE0TH5IIAMCN16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/0TH5/IIAMCN16/FJE0TH5IIAMCN16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/0TH5/IIAMCN16/FJE0TH5IIAMCN16.SMALL.jpg KedarP1 Another great feature of the MediaTek LinkitOne development board is the support for SIM cards!The opportunities of developing something really cool with the Linkit are endless.In this instructable, let us look at how read sensor values and send a SMS alert to specified phone when the sensor values ...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 23:09:19 PST
Analog Accelerometer Control of a Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Accelerometer-Control-of-a-Servo/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:55:59 PST
Digital Object Counter Using LDR Interfacing With Mediatek LinkIt One http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Object-Counter-Using-LDR-Interfacing-With-/
Digital Object Counter Using LDR Interfacing With Mediatek LinkIt One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KG4Y/IHZ6U719/FTSKG4YIHZ6U719.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KG4Y/IHZ6U719/FTSKG4YIHZ6U719.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KG4Y/IHZ6U719/FTSKG4YIHZ6U719.SMALL.jpg ParthP23 In this Instructable,You will be able To Interface Mediatek Linkit One Board using LDR and Digital Object Counter which Can Count Objects upto 9999. Requirements General Purpose PCB Board 4 CD 4026 Johnson Decade Counter. 4 Common Cathode 7 Segment Display (LT543). 1 BC 547 NPN Transistor. 1 ...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:12:17 PST