Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:47:26 PST BLOX v1.01 Water Turbidity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Turbidity-Sensor/
Water Turbidity Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/N84B/IW6PE88O/F0TN84BIW6PE88O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/N84B/IW6PE88O/F0TN84BIW6PE88O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/N84B/IW6PE88O/F0TN84BIW6PE88O.SMALL.jpg HyenaMars This is a turbidity sensor made for the TU Delft course "Meten aan Water". We'll explain how to build your own sensor for measuring the turbidity of a liquid in this instructable. The main components that we used are a Particle Photon, an LDR and a hall effect sensor. This sensor combines the measur...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:33:58 PST
Gradient Rain Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Gradient-Rain-Gauge/
Gradient Rain Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D61G/IW6PDTMT/F1AD61GIW6PDTMT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D61G/IW6PDTMT/F1AD61GIW6PDTMT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D61G/IW6PDTMT/F1AD61GIW6PDTMT.SMALL.jpg Maartenv31 The Gradient Rain Gauge is a relatively simple way to measure rainfall in a continuous and real-time way. Do you want to check whether the weather predictions were true? Do you want to have fun building a useful device and at the same time learn something about physics and programming? Then go ahead...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:31:11 PST
Magnetic Depth Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Depth-Meter/
Magnetic Depth Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MOSW/IW5JCTBH/FKNMOSWIW5JCTBH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MOSW/IW5JCTBH/FKNMOSWIW5JCTBH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MOSW/IW5JCTBH/FKNMOSWIW5JCTBH.SMALL.jpg DeEchteJip In this instructable we’re going to show you how to build you own magnetic water depth meter. Our depth meter works with the concept of communicating vessels. The sensors are attached to a vessel that is connected to the water body that you want to measure, in this case a measuring beker. The vessel...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:31:38 PST
Audio Sensor to Measure Rain Intensity http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Sensor-to-Measure-Rain-Intensity/
Audio Sensor to Measure Rain Intensity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/FRP9/IVO83IX1/FL1FRP9IVO83IX1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/FRP9/IVO83IX1/FL1FRP9IVO83IX1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/FRP9/IVO83IX1/FL1FRP9IVO83IX1.SMALL.jpg Philippine For an assignment for the TU Delft we (Irene and Philippine) have made an audio sensor that measures rain intensity. This is also known as a disdrometer. Materials We have used the following materials for this device: - A photon- A breadboard- SparkFun sound detector- ...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 03:01:43 PST
How to make an Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Automatic-Night-Light/
How to make an Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/60GN/IVO56HM2/FGC60GNIVO56HM2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/60GN/IVO56HM2/FGC60GNIVO56HM2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/60GN/IVO56HM2/FGC60GNIVO56HM2.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz Automatic night light is a device with turns on light when there is darkness in the surrounding.Its a portable version of automatic street lights. In this I used LDR (Light Dependent Resistor) which varies resistance with respect to light intensity.For more projects subscribe my youtube channel [ Su...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:26:53 PST
Easy as pie GPS datalogger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-As-Pie-GPS-Datalogger/
Easy as pie GPS datalogger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SMALL.jpg tinkrmind This project came out of a very simple need; the need for speed. The night before I was leaving on my road-trip across the Grand Canyon, I realized I didn't have my Garmin with me. So I hacked this together. However, I have since realized I absolutely love the simplicity of this thing. There's a cer...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:55:38 PST
Voltage Divider for Solar Panel/Battery monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-Divider-for-Solar-PanelBattery-Monitoring/
Voltage Divider for Solar Panel/Battery monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LY2P/IVO3WRNM/FMYLY2PIVO3WRNM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LY2P/IVO3WRNM/FMYLY2PIVO3WRNM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LY2P/IVO3WRNM/FMYLY2PIVO3WRNM.SMALL.jpg LorenzoGonzalez There are already plenty of instructables outlining the concepts and circuit diagrams for voltage division using simple resistors. And there are certainly a few showing very simple physical circuits using alligator clips and/or breadboards. I thought it might be nice to show a simple, physical build...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:54:04 PST
How to Make a "Dark Sensor." http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Dark-Sensor-3/
How to Make a "Dark Sensor." - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/A6WU/IVO3M851/FMIA6WUIVO3M851.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/A6WU/IVO3M851/FMIA6WUIVO3M851.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/A6WU/IVO3M851/FMIA6WUIVO3M851.SMALL.jpg Troy Araujo A 'Dark Sensor' is a device which senses the presence of darkness. It senses the presence of darkness with the help of the LDR. Whenever light is focused on the LDR...the L.E.D will not glow. As soon as you cover the LDR or keep the dark sensor in a dark room without lights...the L.E.D will glow. ...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:52:40 PST
How to Make a "Touch Sensor" Using 555 Timer IC on Breadboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Touch-Sensor-Using-555-Timer-IC-on-B/
How to Make a "Touch Sensor" Using 555 Timer IC on Breadboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SMALL.jpg Troy Araujo A touch sensor is a type of equipment that captures and records physical touch or embrace on a device and/or object. It enables a device or object to detech touch, typically by a human user or operator. A touch sensor may also be called a touch detector. Components Required:- Components Required:...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 23:38:42 PST
Inline Digital Hydrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Inline-Digital-Hydrometer/
Inline Digital Hydrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Many industrial processes require chemical analysis of a fluid and sometimes just knowing it's density is all that is necessary to know what it's main constituents are. This is particularly true in whiskey production, for example. Here, I am using a very accurate pressure sensor which is connected t...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:17:38 PST
How to Build a Monodisperse Particle Generator for around $300 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Monodisperse-Particle-Generator-for/
How to Build a Monodisperse Particle Generator for around $300 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/C58L/IV0BC3WK/FZWC58LIV0BC3WK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/C58L/IV0BC3WK/FZWC58LIV0BC3WK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/C58L/IV0BC3WK/FZWC58LIV0BC3WK.SMALL.jpg rawrdong This is the last Instructable in the series: How to Make and Calibrate a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter. The first installment, How to Build a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter, can be found here. The second installment, How to Build a Te...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 16:49:55 PST
How to Build a Test Chamber for Air Particle Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Test-Chamber-for-Air-Particle-Senso/
How to Build a Test Chamber for Air Particle Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/412A/IV0BC3BN/F8Z412AIV0BC3BN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/412A/IV0BC3BN/F8Z412AIV0BC3BN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/412A/IV0BC3BN/F8Z412AIV0BC3BN.SMALL.jpg rawrdong This is the second Instructable in the series: How to Make and Calibrate a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter. The first installment, How to Build a Portable, Accurate, Low-cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter, can be found here. The third installment, How to Build a M...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 16:47:42 PST
How to Build a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Portable-Accurate-Low-Cost-Open-Sou/
How to Build a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/9FWD/IV0BC29D/F089FWDIV0BC29D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/9FWD/IV0BC29D/F089FWDIV0BC29D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/9FWD/IV0BC29D/F089FWDIV0BC29D.SMALL.jpg rawrdong This is the first Instructable in the series: How to Make, Calibrate, and Test a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter. The second installment, How to Build a Test Chamber for Air Particle Sensors, can be found here. The third installment, How to Build a Monodisperse Particl...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 16:45:43 PST
Temperature Indicator Using LM35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Indicator-Using-LM35/
Temperature Indicator Using LM35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/816B/IUSLVMHB/FZN816BIUSLVMHB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/816B/IUSLVMHB/FZN816BIUSLVMHB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/816B/IUSLVMHB/FZN816BIUSLVMHB.SMALL.jpg mechanic37com Temperature sensor LM35 और Arduino uno, दो led के Use से एक Temperature indicator बनाया आप मेरी website पर जा सकते है जिस पर ऐसे बहुत से Arduino और DIY Projects मिल जायेंगें Go-Arduino Projects and DIY जिसमे हमारे room का Temperature बढ़ने पर Led on हमारी limit जिसे हम Arduino uno में Programming करत...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 07:42:56 PDT
Oscilope - a musical slackline http://www.instructables.com/id/Oscilope-a-Musical-Slackline/
Oscilope - a musical slackline - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/QOLR/IUSLSEUE/F3FQOLRIUSLSEUE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/QOLR/IUSLSEUE/F3FQOLRIUSLSEUE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/QOLR/IUSLSEUE/F3FQOLRIUSLSEUE.SMALL.jpg Playtronica This project explains how to create a cheap and nice sensor good to measure tension changes in a slackline when someone is walking or jumping on it. We will be using conductive yarn in form of a crochet lace, and in particular its property of changing its conductivity when stretched.There is a bit o...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:16:58 PDT
The Thinking Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Thinking-Cap/
The Thinking Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/5F15/IU9V977K/FHI5F15IU9V977K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/5F15/IU9V977K/FHI5F15IU9V977K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/5F15/IU9V977K/FHI5F15IU9V977K.SMALL.jpg catsieloo This tutorial will show you how to build a thinking cap using some LEDs, conductive thread, and your very own constructed pressure sensor! The hat will light up when you put it on. Materials needed:5 LEDs, preferably white5 220 Ohm resistors1 hat that you can cut into 1 clear christmas ornamenthot g...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:19:28 PDT
Banterous Basketball Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Banterous-Basketball-Project/
Banterous Basketball Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/I9NF/IU9UR32N/F7UI9NFIU9UR32N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/I9NF/IU9UR32N/F7UI9NFIU9UR32N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/I9NF/IU9UR32N/F7UI9NFIU9UR32N.SMALL.jpg kohli14385 The basketball will be taped with copper on the black lines so that it covers enough or even the whole ball. The rim in which the basketball will go through is covered with LED’s so that when the ball is shot into the hoop, the LED lights will light up. The nylon/chain net of the basketball hoop is ...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 05:24:28 PDT
Troubleshooting Load Cell Bridge Circuit and Wiring Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Troubleshooting-Load-Cell-Bridge-Circuit-and-Wirin/
Troubleshooting Load Cell Bridge Circuit and Wiring Connections - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/PYK9/IU9UQQ48/F0XPYK9IU9UQQ48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/PYK9/IU9UQQ48/F0XPYK9IU9UQQ48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/PYK9/IU9UQQ48/F0XPYK9IU9UQQ48.SMALL.jpg SreeKa Damages in wire connection are one of the most common faults of a load cell. Troubleshooting load cell bridge circuit is the basic checkings before contacting support or sending it for service.The following steps are suitable for troubleshooting strain gage based four wire load cell. please refer th...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:23:45 PDT
Battery Level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Level-Indicator/
Battery Level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Hi everyone, It's me Balsuryana!. I'am back with some electronics projects! In this projects, i will show you how to make a Battery Level Indicator. I got this idea because i need this tools for indicate my powerbank battery level, so i made this tools. No more talking, LET'S MAKE IT! What you wil...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 09:42:02 PDT
Easy Air Quality Report With NodeMCU+MQ135+Cayenne http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Air-Quality-Report-With-NodeMCUMQ135Cayenne/
Easy Air Quality Report With NodeMCU+MQ135+Cayenne - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/3VK8/ITKLQ21D/F0R3VK8ITKLQ21D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/3VK8/ITKLQ21D/F0R3VK8ITKLQ21D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/3VK8/ITKLQ21D/F0R3VK8ITKLQ21D.SMALL.jpg Kuncono This simple project is to monitoring the air quality with NodeMCU and MQ135 sensor.The ppm value displayed to Cayenne.With Cayenne we can add some trigger without code.This simple project is very easy to beginner (even I'm beginner too) and have real time air quality monitor over internet. Bill of...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:39:59 PDT
Simple overheat warning device. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Overheat-Warning-Device/
Simple overheat warning device. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/SBUH/ISCC3P1B/F3FSBUHISCC3P1B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/SBUH/ISCC3P1B/F3FSBUHISCC3P1B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/SBUH/ISCC3P1B/F3FSBUHISCC3P1B.SMALL.jpg aviator 1942 Abnormal high temperature warning device (long story,please excuse) This all started when I was contacted by a friend who was looking for a second hand engine for his VW Polo. He had overheated his engine so badly that a another motor was required. He explained that the water level indicator had bee...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 23:29:51 PDT
AirBeam Outdoor Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/AirBeam-Outdoor-Enclosure/
AirBeam Outdoor Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/D2F9/IT4OBQTB/FDDD2F9IT4OBQTB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/D2F9/IT4OBQTB/FDDD2F9IT4OBQTB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/D2F9/IT4OBQTB/FDDD2F9IT4OBQTB.SMALL.jpg mheimbinder You can now livestream your AirBeam! To begin, visit the Google Play Store and make sure you are running the most up to date version of the AirCasting app. Then launch the AirCasting app, navigate to the settings screen, check “Streaming”, navigate back to the "AirCasting" screen and press “Start Re...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:11:34 PDT
SIMPLE SUNLIGHT SENSOR http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-SUNLIGHT-SENSOR/
SIMPLE SUNLIGHT SENSOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/KLM7/ITCH3V6F/FLNKLM7ITCH3V6F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/KLM7/ITCH3V6F/FLNKLM7ITCH3V6F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/KLM7/ITCH3V6F/FLNKLM7ITCH3V6F.SMALL.jpg YoungEngineertechE Follow the Steps to successfully build your own Light Sensor. Very useful in automatic lighting system.Components: 7805 Regulator IC SL100 transistor LED (preferably red) 150ohm Resistor 9V supply Relay(6V) LDR (commonly available one) Connecting wires Breadboard BUZZER(optional) Connecting power ...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:29:56 PDT
IoT pH regulator with Arduino and Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-PH-Regulator-With-Arduino-and-Blynk/
IoT pH regulator with Arduino and Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/7G8J/ITCHIDPY/F0B7G8JITCHIDPY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/7G8J/ITCHIDPY/F0B7G8JITCHIDPY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/7G8J/ITCHIDPY/F0B7G8JITCHIDPY.SMALL.jpg Vegetish In this project I will show you how to build a basic pH regulator using cheap electronic components that are readily available online. The regulator can be controlled and monitored online through the Blynk app dashboard and through interaction with the device. The regulator can be used in in soil-fr...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:40:45 PDT
Simplest Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Geiger-Counter/
Simplest Geiger Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you have ever wanted to test the radioactivity of your smoke alarm, or have you ever wanted to be extra prepared for that nuclear apocalypse that is always being spoken about? If you have, then this instructable is for you. In this instructable, I will show you how to build a very simple and ...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 20:29:23 PDT
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/
Quick $20 G-force Car Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SHTY/IRXTHOQW/F19SHTYIRXTHOQW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SHTY/IRXTHOQW/F19SHTYIRXTHOQW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SHTY/IRXTHOQW/F19SHTYIRXTHOQW.SMALL.jpg markk7 For about $20 build this quick and easy 3-axis G-Force gauge10x RGB leds display the ---- strength of left and right turns braking and acceleration bounces from rough road conditions. display real-time graphs when connected to computerA great excuse to get off the Interstate, out of th...
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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/
Self-Powered Automatic Water Tap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/MRV1/IQ6UPA2T/F13MRV1IQ6UPA2T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/MRV1/IQ6UPA2T/F13MRV1IQ6UPA2T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/MRV1/IQ6UPA2T/F13MRV1IQ6UPA2T.SMALL.jpg taifur Recently, I made an automatic water tap which does not require any external power. It can power itself from a micro generator. I used a rechargeable Li-ion battery to store energy when water flows out from the tap. It can be manually controlled from a button. The treasure behind it is very simple. I...
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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/
How to Interface With Flux Sensor 2.2inches - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/10YL/IQ6VCR0Q/FNV10YLIQ6VCR0Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/10YL/IQ6VCR0Q/FNV10YLIQ6VCR0Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/10YL/IQ6VCR0Q/FNV10YLIQ6VCR0Q.SMALL.jpg mybotic This tutorial is going to teach you the basics on using Flux Sensor of 2.2 inches. Introduction Description:It is a flex sensor which is 2.2 inches in length. This sensor works by bending the sensor itself. As the sensor is being flexed or bent, the resistance across the sensor increases. The gre...
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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/
Starter Project 3 | Sensing Spaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/KP0L/IPMWO9HC/F0EKP0LIPMWO9HC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/KP0L/IPMWO9HC/F0EKP0LIPMWO9HC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/KP0L/IPMWO9HC/F0EKP0LIPMWO9HC.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Explore large scale sensors in the spaces around youExplore large scale sensors in the built spaces around you. Use the Touch Board Starter Kit to create an alarm sensor able to detect a sneaky intruder crossing a threshold.For more project ideas visit www.bareconductive.com Materials To begin yo...
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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/
Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor with Splunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SMALL.jpg Bam Bam Mantell These steps will teach you how to assemble the components required to make a Raspberry Pi baby monitor, and collect that data into Splunk, a log reader and analytical tool, to preset that data in a meaningful way. At the end you will be able to use the Spunk dashboard to monitor sleep patterns, room...
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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