Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 22:43:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-sensors-and-Arduino-serial-communication-for/
Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SMALL.jpg giuliom_95 Hi all, I'm going to talk about color sensors: how to build and calibrate one and how to use it with serial communication through an Arduino board.The last step explains how I used this project for a Gimp (stands for "GNU Image Manipulation Program", here the official website: http://www.gimp.org/ )...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:25:22 PDT
Aircraft HDR Photo Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Aircraft-HDR-Photo-Processing/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 10:46:47 PDT
Continuos rotation RC servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Continuos-rotation-RC-servo/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:29:46 PDT
ATTiny84 - I2C Slave - Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny84-I2C-Slave-Arduino-UNO/
ATTiny84 - I2C Slave - Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/11VW/IA2BSZHK/F8Y11VWIA2BSZHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/11VW/IA2BSZHK/F8Y11VWIA2BSZHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/11VW/IA2BSZHK/F8Y11VWIA2BSZHK.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I've been working on building the pieces that I need to make myself a CNC PCB Mill for a little while now and the next part of the puzzle is trying to get the Arduino to control 3 step motors simultaneously. Since the architecture doesn't support multi-threading or multi-tasking, my solution is to o...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 04:53:18 PDT
Mini weather station with Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station-with-Attiny85/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 03:52:45 PDT
IR Periscope http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Periscope/
IR Periscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/N433/IA1IY8MY/FR5N433IA1IY8MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/N433/IA1IY8MY/FR5N433IA1IY8MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/N433/IA1IY8MY/FR5N433IA1IY8MY.SMALL.jpg JonBush I hate exposed wires! You buy a beautiful TV that hangs on your wall and then you have wires running to it, up your wall that ruin it all! Well there are plenty of solutions out there for running wires inside of walls and all that. But that's not what I'm here to show you.Once you have all those ...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 22:38:18 PDT
Simple Raspberry Pi Shutdown Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Raspberry-Pi-Shutdown-Button/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 08:08:45 PDT
HOLOGRAM a glimpse of future http://www.instructables.com/id/HOLOGRAM-a-glimpse-of-future/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:03:29 PDT
Circuit board art http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-board-art/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 04:30:43 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Prevent Mobile over charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Prevent-Mobile-over-charging/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:44:18 PDT
Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinonokia-lcd-data-display-EASY-VERSION/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:06:30 PDT
3D Printed Molds Casting Tutorial: Complex Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Molds-Casting-Tutorial-Complex-Shapes/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 08:58:49 PDT
Accelerometer bluetooth controlled Mini Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-bluetooth-controlled-Mini-Car/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 07:20:21 PDT
3D Printed Retrofit for a Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Retrofit-for-a-Tablet-Stand/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 11:54:52 PDT
Simple Robotic Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robotic-Gripper/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:07:44 PDT
Insane Ammo Can Speaker Build: The MOAB http://www.instructables.com/id/Insane-Ammo-Can-Speaker-Build-The-MOAB/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:11:53 PDT
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! http://www.instructables.com/id/101-useful-practical-functional-3d-prints/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:21:54 PDT
Hand in hand clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-in-hand-clock/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 12:22:27 PDT
RGB Led Color Mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Led-Color-Mixer/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:30:55 PDT
Recycling old car radio into an audio amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-old-car-radio-into-a-audio-amplifier/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 23:59:02 PDT
Enhanced Easy, Economical, Ecological Distillation - Apparatus 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-Easy-Economical-Ecological-Distillation-A/
Enhanced Easy, Economical, Ecological Distillation - Apparatus 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SMALL.jpg Supernerd Sven -- This is an improvement based on the lessons learned from my first distillation apparatus. The first few introductory steps have been refined to reflect input from the previous Instructable's comments, and the construction steps are of course completely different. I apologize for how long it took;...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 21:59:06 PDT
e-NABLE Hand Spidey Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/e-NABLE-Hand-Spidey-Sensors/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 18:35:10 PDT
PIR Motion Activated Audio Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Motion-Activated-Audio-Switch/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 22:31:46 PDT
Reusing Old PCB's http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-Old-PCBs/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:58:47 PDT
Interactive Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Gloves/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:47:09 PDT
Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Door-Opener-2/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:41:46 PDT
Versatile voltage regulator with LM317 http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-voltage-regulator-with-LM317/
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LED Graduation Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Graduation-Hat/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:29:20 PDT
High Voltage Spark Gap Tiki Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Spark-Gap-Tiki-Torch/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 14:33:02 PDT
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-ATTINY85-Charlieplexing/
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SMALL.jpg Darduino (right dice was the first one)Tutorial for a DIY dice with Attiny85, Tilt sensor, Charlieplexing, Crystal resin.it's easy way to build your own little electronic dice for good price.French version on my blogInventory list Attiny 85 with socket Tilt sensor Led 39 ohms resistors Crystal resinglos...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:02 PDT
Intro to Robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Robotics/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:43:52 PDT
Mac Pro Dust Proof Case - Laser Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/Mac-Pro-Dust-Proof-Case-laser-cut/
Mac Pro Dust Proof Case - Laser Cut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/99CP/IA2K2JSI/FZM99CPIA2K2JSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/99CP/IA2K2JSI/FZM99CPIA2K2JSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/99CP/IA2K2JSI/FZM99CPIA2K2JSI.SMALL.jpg LuminaryOptix A good friend of mine does alot of video projections in dusty locations with his new Mac Pro tower. He asked me if i could build him something to keep the dust out so i set to work. I have a wood shop and a laser cutter that i have been using/learning for the last year and a half but this project wa...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:49:23 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6WEJ/I9YBYWR6/F0I6WEJI9YBYWR6.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz I wrote this instructable as a supplement to my instructions on making an LED Graduation Hat. I had never soldered LED strips before and it occured to me that more people who want to make the hat may have minimal or no soldering experience. Before I get started I have to say, I am by no means an exp...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
Holocron Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Holocron-Nightlight/
Holocron Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/FCR7/I9YBUSRE/FR3FCR7I9YBUSRE.SMALL.jpg daslerpc This nightlight appears, at first, to be nothing but a simple cube. Written on one side is the word "Off" and on the other is, as one might expect, is the word "On". By turning the cube upside down, you activate the light inside and reveal the cubes secret!Hidden within the cube are the emblems of f...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 00:04:59 PDT
Mini weather station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station/
Mini weather station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SMALL.jpg indigod0g In this project, we will be making a mini weather station that measures temperature and humidity and transmits them wirelessly to a ground station, which displays the readings on an LCD display!It’s a fairly easy project and can be used either on its own or part of something bigger. List of materi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:19:55 PDT
Arduinos for Beginners Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinos-for-Beginners-Workshop/
Arduinos for Beginners Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/KUQV/I9YRAIFU/FBVKUQVI9YRAIFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/KUQV/I9YRAIFU/FBVKUQVI9YRAIFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/KUQV/I9YRAIFU/FBVKUQVI9YRAIFU.SMALL.jpg NatashaV1 This is a guide to running a workshop in the basics of Arduinos, suitable for small groups to classrooms. I originally ran it as a workshop for 6 to 9 first year university students, but it could be run for students from around 14 years and older.It took my group of students about three to four hour...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 03:56:29 PDT
Homemade 3D Printer Filament Extruder http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-3D-Printer-Filament-Extruder/
Homemade 3D Printer Filament Extruder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SMALL.jpg cpriolo14 This is a basic tutorial for building your very own filament extruder for under $200! This machine creates 1.75 mm filament but can be changed to make 3 mm filament if needed. Please leave comments if you have any questions!**If you like this, please vote for me! Just click on the "Vote" at the top ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 23:10:27 PDT
TintPicker http://www.instructables.com/id/TintPicker/
TintPicker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SMALL.jpg SeokbinK Don't miss your favorite colors on the street. Tint Picker is a tangible color picker that allows you to save any colors in your life and build your color palette for the future design, painting, and fun. TintPicker is a remake of microphone toy which originally alters or exaggerates user's voice. W...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:08:40 PDT
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Blue-ParkShark-RC-Airplane/
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SMALL.jpg Jason9198 The ParkShark is the master of its environment. Capable of blistering speed and extreme maneuverability it is able to pray on the unsuspecting. It is an airplane that is sure to attract lots of attention wherever it is flown. Is the attention because it fly's exceptionally well, its devilishly good...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:56:52 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
USB lights for keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SMALL.jpg khader sk This is a simple method of making a usb powered led lights to illuminate the laptop or PC keyboard while working in the dark. USB male pin you can get a male USB pin from an old usb cable or dead pendrives. you can even buy a new usb male pin for very cheap price at electronic store. Attach wi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
Bumbley - The little servo robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumbley-The-little-servo-robot/
Bumbley - The little servo robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/4RAC/I9YRB2DV/FLW4RACI9YRB2DV.SMALL.jpg jscottb Meet Bumbley, a little lost bot from the planet Teekmar'd - a small world that orbits Wolf 359. Bumbley likes to find good hiding places and avoid human contact at all cost! He can only see in infrared, so needs your help. So please help him find a good hiding place!!! :-)Bumbley is a servo driven ...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:22:48 PDT
Bench Power Supply Tutorials http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Power-Supply-Tutorials/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/B64A/I9YBNT7H/FMSB64AI9YBNT7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/B64A/I9YBNT7H/FMSB64AI9YBNT7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/B64A/I9YBNT7H/FMSB64AI9YBNT7H.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx (Variable voltage) power to the people!A good power supply is useful when working with electronics, but it can be pricey. If you want to customize the size or output of your benchtop power supply, building your own can be a good option.Here are the most popular bench power supply projects on Instruc...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:09:39 PDT
Professional Digital Photo Retouching http://www.instructables.com/id/Professional-Digital-Photo-Retouching/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 18:44:23 PDT
Changing 3D RoBo 3D printer filament on the fly http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-3D-RoBo-3D-printer-filament-on-the-fly/
Changing 3D RoBo 3D printer filament on the fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/BIQD/I9YR8E2I/FZYBIQDI9YR8E2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/BIQD/I9YR8E2I/FZYBIQDI9YR8E2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/BIQD/I9YR8E2I/FZYBIQDI9YR8E2I.SMALL.jpg bman46 Have you ever got a knot in your 3D printer filament, or want to make a object multicolored without having 2 extruders? If so this is the instructable for you! For this instructables you will need a RoBo 3D printer, the matter control program (or any other software for the RoBo 3D printer with a pau...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 18:23:58 PDT
Autodesk Memento, Antique Bust Restoration. http://www.instructables.com/id/Autodesk-Memento-Buddha-Head-Restoration/
Autodesk Memento, Antique Bust Restoration. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/52US/I9JRD9FV/FET52USI9JRD9FV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/52US/I9JRD9FV/FET52USI9JRD9FV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/52US/I9JRD9FV/FET52USI9JRD9FV.SMALL.jpg le FabShop ANTIQUE BUSTDesign : Eric Lemaresquier Year : 2015Autodesk Memento is a free photogrametric software enabling the digital capture objects with your own camera. A 3D model is built on the autodesk cloud server from your pictures, along with its high-resolution texture, and delivered back as obj. or m...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 10:12:28 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Low Altitude Environmental Monitoring with an Arduino based Weather Instrument and Aeropod Remote Sensing Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Altitude-Environmental-Monitoring-with-an-Ardu/
Low Altitude Environmental Monitoring with an Arduino based Weather Instrument and Aeropod Remote Sensing Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SMALL.jpg mrdelemeester Project OverviewStudents at New Lothrop High School in Michigan have worked together to build a low altitude remote sensing platform called an "Aeropod" and outfitted it with an "Arduino" based weather instrument to gather atmospheric and other environmental data up to a height of 500 feet above gro...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:56:16 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/CTE7/I9YR7NZ8/F2KCTE7I9YR7NZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/CTE7/I9YR7NZ8/F2KCTE7I9YR7NZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/CTE7/I9YR7NZ8/F2KCTE7I9YR7NZ8.SMALL.jpg Onyx Ibex I am working on building a electric drift trike and wanted a switch for the electronics. Unfortunately, most DC switches around 48V tend to be either costly or not at all what I wanted (meaning did not include an internal light). I had this illuminated blue rocker switch sitting around but it was de...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
Control your friends using the power of Neuroscience (Remote Control Human Part II) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-friends-using-the-power-of-Neuroscien/
Control your friends using the power of Neuroscience (Remote Control Human Part II) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SMALL.jpg garriaga In this Instructable we'll use a Mindwave Mobile EEG (electroencephalogram) unit, a trusty Arduino UNO, a TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) unit, and a simple relay to remotely control a human minion with our minds!This Instructable scaffolds on the skills learned in the Remote Cont...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 21:57:21 PDT