Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:57:33 PST BLOX v1.01 Goophene: Hypersensitive Graphene Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Goophene-Hypersensitive-Graphene-Sensors/
Goophene: Hypersensitive Graphene Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/KF6V/JCKUM3HE/F93KF6VJCKUM3HE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/KF6V/JCKUM3HE/F93KF6VJCKUM3HE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/KF6V/JCKUM3HE/F93KF6VJCKUM3HE.SMALL.jpg blorgggg This tutorial will show you how you can quickly make a DIY version of GPutty (Graphene Putty) which is a super pressure -sensitive polymer you can use as a robust sensor for a variety of projects and interfaces. This sensor is so multi-purpose and sensitive it could do things like monitor your breat...
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Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:27:32 PST
Benewake LiDAR TFmini (Complete Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/Benewake-LiDAR-TFmini-Complete-Guide/
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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:15:51 PST
Gps Forest Fire Alert System With Sim808 and Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Gps-Forest-Fire-Alert-System-With-Sim808-and-Ardui/
Gps Forest Fire Alert System With Sim808 and Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/1RQ4/JCGK8VAZ/F081RQ4JCGK8VAZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/1RQ4/JCGK8VAZ/F081RQ4JCGK8VAZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/1RQ4/JCGK8VAZ/F081RQ4JCGK8VAZ.SMALL.jpg CarlosVoltT Hello that, in this post we will see how to make a forest fire detector system, with notification by text message, of the location of the accident, thanks to the integrated gps sim808 module, granted by the people of DFRobot, we will see the source code, some characteristics and operation of sim808 ...
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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:04:23 PST
Read Your Main Power Electricity Meter (ESP8266, WiFi, MQTT and Openhab) http://www.instructables.com/id/Read-Your-Main-Power-Electricity-Meter-ESP8266-WiF/
Read Your Main Power Electricity Meter (ESP8266, WiFi, MQTT and Openhab) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/IN20/JCGK5AZR/FO4IN20JCGK5AZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/IN20/JCGK5AZR/FO4IN20JCGK5AZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/IN20/JCGK5AZR/FO4IN20JCGK5AZR.SMALL.jpg Wim3d In this Instructable you find out how I read my Main Electricity Power use of my house and publish it via an ESP8266, Wifi, MQTT in my Openhab Home Automation. I have a 'smart meter' ISKRA Type MT372, however it has no easy possiblility to export the data. Therefore I used the LED pulses to read the...
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:53:44 PST
Remote Temperature Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Temperature-Monitoring/
Remote Temperature Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/FKS7/JCGK1734/F4GFKS7JCGK1734.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/FKS7/JCGK1734/F4GFKS7JCGK1734.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/FKS7/JCGK1734/F4GFKS7JCGK1734.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc This project will show you how to create a remote temperature monitoring system using Phidgets. These systems are often used to ensure the temperature at a remote location (vacation home, server room, etc.) are not at dangerous levels. This system allows you to set a minimum temperature that you are...
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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:58:17 PST
Water Powered Elevator http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Elevator/
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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:23:58 PST
Pulse Oximeter With Much Improved Precision http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-Oximeter-With-Much-Improved-Precision/
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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 21:41:15 PST
DIY $0 Water Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Touchpad/
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 20:36:23 PST
Final Exam Boe Bot Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Final-Exam-Boe-Bot-Sensors/
Final Exam Boe Bot Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/KLPJ/JCAUD3MZ/FQLKLPJJCAUD3MZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/KLPJ/JCAUD3MZ/FQLKLPJJCAUD3MZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/KLPJ/JCAUD3MZ/FQLKLPJJCAUD3MZ.SMALL.jpg Marcydev37 This project shows how to make a Boe Bot follow a black line and stay off a black line Setting Up Sensors begin by adding 4 Qtis sensors on the front of the Boe bot. Will need a screw driver. use screws and columns provided with kit Wiring the wiring is pretty simple. The sensors must be conn...
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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:23:11 PST
EBot Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/EBot-Light-Following-Robot/
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:55:50 PST
Brainwave Computer Interface Prototype TGAM Starter Kit Soldering & Testing http://www.instructables.com/id/TGAM-Starter-Kit-Soldering-Testing/
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Tue, 2 Jan 2018 19:31:41 PST
Smart Mat (Light Your Room) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Mat-Light-Your-Room/
Smart Mat (Light Your Room) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/YF71/JBMJX5AE/FX0YF71JBMJX5AE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/YF71/JBMJX5AE/FX0YF71JBMJX5AE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/YF71/JBMJX5AE/FX0YF71JBMJX5AE.SMALL.jpg Chadua Hello, let me introduce my third contribution. It is named Smart mat. Would you like your personal room to know when you go inside and when you leave it? Can you imagine a smart personal room to turn on and turn off the your room´s lightbulb by yourself? . It is posiible to reply previous questions ...
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017 18:03:02 PST
TfCD Conductive Paint Curtain Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/TfCD-Conductive-Paint-Curtain-Controller/
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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 06:54:17 PST
TfCD - AmbiHeart http://www.instructables.com/id/TfCD-AmbiHeart/
TfCD - AmbiHeart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/98IO/JBE14VO8/FL998IOJBE14VO8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/98IO/JBE14VO8/FL998IOJBE14VO8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/98IO/JBE14VO8/FL998IOJBE14VO8.SMALL.jpg Nitin_Anna IntroductionAwareness of our body vital functions can help in detecting health problems. Current technology provide tools for taking measurements of a Heart Rate in domestic environment. As a part of the master course Advanced Concept Design (sub-course TfCD) at the Technical University of Delft, we...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:15:36 PST
X-ray Dose Detector - TfCD http://www.instructables.com/id/X-ray-Dose-Detector-TfCD/
X-ray Dose Detector - TfCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/JXWP/JBE13T4H/FACJXWPJBE13T4H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/JXWP/JBE13T4H/FACJXWPJBE13T4H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/JXWP/JBE13T4H/FACJXWPJBE13T4H.SMALL.gif TfCDradiation X-ray radiation is a type of gamma radiation consisting of high energy photons in the range of 10 to 100 keV. Just like visible light it can interact with electronics through several ways. One of which is the photoelectric effect. Therefore a wave of x-ray photons can be identified using an advanced...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 06:25:39 PST
TfCD E-textile Thermoresponsive Cup Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/TfCD-E-textile-Thermoresponsive-Cup-Holder/
TfCD E-textile Thermoresponsive Cup Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/2JME/JBCJSMVZ/F112JMEJBCJSMVZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/2JME/JBCJSMVZ/F112JMEJBCJSMVZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/2JME/JBCJSMVZ/F112JMEJBCJSMVZ.SMALL.jpg Alma Nina TfCD With the use of e-textile this cup holder lets you know when your tea is the perfect drinking temperature. It consists out of a cotton sleeve with an electric circuit which contains multiple LEDs and a temperature sensor. What do you need ElectronicsArduino boardBreadboard9 Jumper wires3 220Ω res...
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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 07:37:34 PST
Nest Thermostat History Data Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Nest-Thermostat-Data-Logger/
Nest Thermostat History Data Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/07KK/JBGU6WPF/FEU07KKJBGU6WPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/07KK/JBGU6WPF/FEU07KKJBGU6WPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/07KK/JBGU6WPF/FEU07KKJBGU6WPF.SMALL.jpg bmw220 Nest thermostat tracks temperature, humidity and furnace/AC usage and users are able to see historical data only for 10 days. I wanted to collect historical data (10 days) and came across google spreadheets script that pings nest every set time and also gets local weather data from openweathermap.or...
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:59:51 PST
Proximity Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Hat/
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:39:26 PST
Ultrasonic sensor to measure water height http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Sensor-to-Measure-Water-Height/
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:39:19 PST
Tutorial Do Projeto Final Do Curso IoT Aplicada a Smart Home Inatel / Novembro 2017 http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-Do-Projeto-Final-Do-Curso-IoT-Aplicada-a-/
Tutorial Do Projeto Final Do Curso IoT Aplicada a Smart Home Inatel / Novembro 2017 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/SDCW/JAIJNK8G/FA7SDCWJAIJNK8G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/SDCW/JAIJNK8G/FA7SDCWJAIJNK8G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/SDCW/JAIJNK8G/FA7SDCWJAIJNK8G.SMALL.jpg Marcelo Belisário No desenvolvimento desse projeto foi utilizada uma plataforma hibrida, sem a necessidade de acessar os recursos de plataformas nativas do Android ou do IOS. Foi utilizado um computador tipo notebook com windows 10. Essa plataforma chama-se Ionic, que é um framework ( estrutura de desenvolvimento qu...
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:54:00 PST
Low Cost Accurate 3D Positioning http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Accurate-3D-Positioning/
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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:59:00 PDT
How to Make: Water Turbidity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Water-Turbidity-Sensor/
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 03:56:30 PST
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
Sound Activated Camera Flash http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Activated-Camera-Flash-1/
Sound Activated Camera Flash - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/QPR0/J9OWJT0O/FHRQPR0J9OWJT0O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/QPR0/J9OWJT0O/FHRQPR0J9OWJT0O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/QPR0/J9OWJT0O/FHRQPR0J9OWJT0O.SMALL.jpg Barely Painted I show you how to make sound activated strobe light using Camera Flash. You can use this for Halloween party. Watch Video In this video you can see what result you’ll get in case if you decide make this project by yourself. Timeline 0:07 - Preview 0:25 - Test Build 1:07 - Test 3:00 - Permanent ...
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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 13:38:37 PDT
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/
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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/
Automatic Distance Based Volume Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/32L6/J836GZRT/FWD32L6J836GZRT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/32L6/J836GZRT/FWD32L6J836GZRT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/32L6/J836GZRT/FWD32L6J836GZRT.SMALL.jpg Tesalex In this Instructable, I'll demonstrate the working of a digital potentiometer and make a distance based volume control project with which you can change the volume of a speaker according to the distance sensed by a distance sensor.A digital potentiometer or digi pot does the same function as a norma...
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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/
Solar Tracking Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/2LV4/J6MG6G3K/FA62LV4J6MG6G3K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/2LV4/J6MG6G3K/FA62LV4J6MG6G3K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/2LV4/J6MG6G3K/FA62LV4J6MG6G3K.SMALL.jpg wayns There are several reasons for aiming things at the sun. For example to increase the power output of solar panels and solar collectors that focus the sun’s energy need to track the sun precisely.Many good mechanical designs exist for moving solar collectors so they aim at the sun but I wasn’t able to...
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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