Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:38:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stabilize-Sensor-Readings-With-Kalman-Filter/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:55:44 PDT
Controlling Devices in Swift With BLE http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Devices-in-Swift-With-BLE/
Controlling Devices in Swift With BLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/LDOL/J5CQ8WEG/F7JLDOLJ5CQ8WEG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/LDOL/J5CQ8WEG/F7JLDOLJ5CQ8WEG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/LDOL/J5CQ8WEG/F7JLDOLJ5CQ8WEG.SMALL.jpg DanXS72 In this project we will use an iPhone to control devices connected to an STM32 device. The project is a starting point for more exciting experiments such as remote controlled robots or any other thing you might want to control in your home. I encourage you to check out the source code which is rea...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:12:07 PDT
Normalize and Compress IR Signals. http://www.instructables.com/id/Normalize-and-Compress-IR-Signals/
Normalize and Compress IR Signals. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/UW5K/J5CQ8V1W/F8CUW5KJ5CQ8V1W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/UW5K/J5CQ8V1W/F8CUW5KJ5CQ8V1W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/UW5K/J5CQ8V1W/F8CUW5KJ5CQ8V1W.SMALL.jpg PabloPaparini Chapter 5:Hello again with this new chapter of domotics. We are going to be discussing why and how to normalize and compress IR signals. Please check our previous chapters to understand to understand what is all about.Chapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4 Why? So why normalize and compress signals...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:54:46 PDT
Cool, Decorative Lamp - From Recycled Parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Decorative-Lamp-From-Recycled-Parts/
Cool, Decorative Lamp - From Recycled Parts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/7KPX/J5CQ8V9F/F3W7KPXJ5CQ8V9F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/7KPX/J5CQ8V9F/F3W7KPXJ5CQ8V9F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/7KPX/J5CQ8V9F/F3W7KPXJ5CQ8V9F.SMALL.jpg EliyahuGeorgios if (new string strIntro == "Your friends will be jealous of this."){ return new string("Well, I don't know if they will."); }I started cooking this one up when I noticed how many pieces of junk I had in my drawers. Bolts, nuts, switches, wires, and I-don't-know-what-else. I thought I might want to...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:57:12 PDT
How to Make a Drop Down TV Lift in Under and Hour for Under $350 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Drop-Down-TV-Lift-in-Under-and-Hour-/
How to Make a Drop Down TV Lift in Under and Hour for Under $350 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/XMXO/J5CQDVYE/F5VXMXOJ5CQDVYE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/XMXO/J5CQDVYE/F5VXMXOJ5CQDVYE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/XMXO/J5CQDVYE/F5VXMXOJ5CQDVYE.SMALL.jpg Firgelli Automations In our kitchen we have these cupboards above the sink, we thought it would be a great idea to see if we could build a simple drop down TV lift that would drop down from the cabinet by remote control and still give us storage space in the cupboard and do it super quick and cheap. All these parts ca...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:32:19 PDT
The Easy Way to Design Gears in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easy-Way-to-Design-Gears-in-Fusion-360/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:03:05 PDT
Eco Friendly Metal Detector - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Friendly-Arduino-Metal-Detector/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:04:25 PDT
The First Transistor (Teaching Model) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-First-Transistor-Teaching-Model/
The First Transistor (Teaching Model) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BQLN/J5CQD8RJ/FF3BQLNJ5CQD8RJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BQLN/J5CQD8RJ/FF3BQLNJ5CQD8RJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BQLN/J5CQD8RJ/FF3BQLNJ5CQD8RJ.SMALL.jpg pabloc153 Didactic model of the "first transistor".In this project the models such as constructing a didactic model of the first transistor for which I made use of the materials that can be easily obtained, in addition to a little painting, the prototype / model I did on a scale a little larger than the origi...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:06:35 PDT
DIY PWM Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PWM-Controller/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:26:42 PDT
Robotic Arm 3D Printed (DIY Initial Prosthetic Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Arm-3D-Printed-DIY-Initial-Prosthetic-Prot/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:58:14 PDT
Build My Bi-plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-My-Bi-plane/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:38:47 PDT
Unusual Villain's Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Villains-Lamp/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 03:24:34 PDT
How to Use the L293D Motor Driver (With Arduino). http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-L293D-Motor-Driver-With-Arduino/
How to Use the L293D Motor Driver (With Arduino). - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7T49/J5CQCMGC/F6G7T49J5CQCMGC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7T49/J5CQCMGC/F6G7T49J5CQCMGC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7T49/J5CQCMGC/F6G7T49J5CQCMGC.SMALL.jpg goks_lf What is a Motor Driver?A motor driver is a small Current Amplifier whose function is to take a low-current control signal and then turn it into a higher-current signal that can drive a motor. The L293D is a typical Motor Driver which can drive 2 DC motors simultaneously. Why Motor Drivers?Motor Dri...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 03:58:10 PDT
Super EZ Spice Racks http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-EZ-Spice-Racks/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:18:22 PDT
Physical Computing - Scratch for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-Computing-Scratch-for-Raspberry-Pi/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:37:49 PDT
A Third Leg — 4-Axis CNC Milled Limb http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Third-Leg-4-Axis-CNC-Milled-Limb/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:16:02 PDT
Arduino Uno Wireless Weather Station (Wunderground.com) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Uno-Wireless-Weather-Station-Wundergroundc/
Arduino Uno Wireless Weather Station (Wunderground.com) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/2QXE/J5CQ4K3E/F4C2QXEJ5CQ4K3E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/2QXE/J5CQ4K3E/F4C2QXEJ5CQ4K3E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/2QXE/J5CQ4K3E/F4C2QXEJ5CQ4K3E.SMALL.jpg RimvydasP In this Instructable I am going to show you how to build a Wireless Weather Station using ArduinoA Weather station is a device that collects data related to the weather and environment using many different sensors. We can measure many things like: TemperatureHumidityWindBarometric PressureUV inde...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:31:14 PDT
Simple Seven Segment Temperature Display Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Seven-Segment-Temperature-Display-Using-Ard/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:12:07 PDT
Dancing Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Springs/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:52:17 PDT
Wooden Bluetooth Tower Speaker/Soundbar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bluetooh-Tower-SpeakerSoundbar/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:03:34 PDT
Drop an Egg From 20m Height Safely http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-an-Egg-From-20m-Height-Safely/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:26:46 PDT
IFTTT Using Photon http://www.instructables.com/id/IFTTT-Using-Photon/
IFTTT Using Photon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/OF16/J5CQ56BW/FYLOF16J5CQ56BW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/OF16/J5CQ56BW/FYLOF16J5CQ56BW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/OF16/J5CQ56BW/FYLOF16J5CQ56BW.SMALL.jpg callmeappytechie Have you ever wonder having a personal assistant that remind you if there is any notification in activity feed of Facebook and Gmail??Yes?? Then you are at the right place.Hi !!, I'm Sridhar Janardhan, Today I am writing up an article on the notification of lights when ever there is a detection of a...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:23:53 PDT
3Doodled Box With Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/3Doodled-Box-With-Lid/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:45:55 PDT
Photon:Displaying Values of DHT11 Using Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/PhotonDisplaying-Values-of-DHT11-Using-Blynk/
Photon:Displaying Values of DHT11 Using Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MJJL/J5CQ2D3T/FRNMJJLJ5CQ2D3T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MJJL/J5CQ2D3T/FRNMJJLJ5CQ2D3T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MJJL/J5CQ2D3T/FRNMJJLJ5CQ2D3T.SMALL.jpg callmeappytechie I like to experiment new things, Blynk is an android app where most of them use it for NodeMCU, I tried to interface it to an emerging IoT platform Photon.Fortunately, i was successful in interfacing it.To begin with my introduction, I'm Sridhar Janardhan popularly known as Appytechie.In This Ibles,...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:43:38 PDT
How to Automatically Change the Screen Brightness on Your Lattepanda http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Automatically-Change-the-Screen-Brightness-/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:17:33 PDT
ARMTRONIX Wifi 30Amps Board http://www.instructables.com/id/ARMTRONIX-Wifi-30Amps-Board/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:01:43 PDT
How to Make a RetroPie Game Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-RetroPie-Game-Box/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:55:20 PDT
Jenkins Job Traffic Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Jenkins-Job-Traffic-Lights/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:54:11 PDT
Door Sensor With Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Sensor-With-Counter/
Door Sensor With Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/MWFE/J5CQ1Z8R/FCMMWFEJ5CQ1Z8R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/MWFE/J5CQ1Z8R/FCMMWFEJ5CQ1Z8R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/MWFE/J5CQ1Z8R/FCMMWFEJ5CQ1Z8R.SMALL.jpg DChaurangi This circuit consists of ldr which senses the light fron led fixed at the opposite side of the door.The seven segment display displays the no of interuptions in the led to ldr path. EQUIPMENTS REQUIRED 1. IC LM324N (1 pc)2. IC 7404 (1 pc)3. 10 Kohm potentiometer (1 pc)4. IC CD4026/33 (2 pc)5. 7...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:36:09 PDT
Fan Me, Intern! a Mechanically Actuated Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-Me-Intern-Mechanically-Actuated-Fan/
Fan Me, Intern! a Mechanically Actuated Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/FYPL/J5CQ119P/FDKFYPLJ5CQ119P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/FYPL/J5CQ119P/FDKFYPLJ5CQ119P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/FYPL/J5CQ119P/FDKFYPLJ5CQ119P.SMALL.jpg TechMartian Many people know of the imagery of 'servants' fanning 'royalty' with palm leaves. It is popular source of comedy among many fictional shows. However, this concept is about to turn to reality with this new project. It started out as a joke at work, where more senior members were talking about using ...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:44:32 PDT
Use of Ultrasonic Sensor to Measure Distances http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-of-Ultrasonic-Sensor-to-Measure-Distances/
Use of Ultrasonic Sensor to Measure Distances - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/5462/J5CQ14EB/FWI5462J5CQ14EB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/5462/J5CQ14EB/FWI5462J5CQ14EB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/5462/J5CQ14EB/FWI5462J5CQ14EB.SMALL.jpg TechMartian The ultrasonic sensor is a cheap sensor that can measure 2cm to 400cm of non-contact measurement functionality with a ranging accuracy that can reach up to 3mm. It uses sonar waves for echolocation, like bats, to be able to measure distances. This project is an introduction to the use of an ultrason...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:43:50 PDT
Light-Controlled Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Controlled-Servo/
Light-Controlled Servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/RELN/J5CQ0MV1/FKWRELNJ5CQ0MV1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/RELN/J5CQ0MV1/FKWRELNJ5CQ0MV1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/RELN/J5CQ0MV1/FKWRELNJ5CQ0MV1.SMALL.jpg TechMartian Servos are very versatile motors; they can be used in a wide range of mechanical applications. This project focuses on the control of a servo motor depending on the light levels in the current environment. This idea can be applied to applications such as control of lamps and light switches where the...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:43:02 PDT
Electric Fan With Speed Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Fan-With-Speed-Control/
Electric Fan With Speed Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/MCJY/J5CQ13PP/FG7MCJYJ5CQ13PP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/MCJY/J5CQ13PP/FG7MCJYJ5CQ13PP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/MCJY/J5CQ13PP/FG7MCJYJ5CQ13PP.SMALL.jpg TechMartian In the light of the searing summer heat and further motivated by a broken AC at work, I have decided to make a hacked-up electric fan for my cooling needs. The fan is actuated by a DC motor and the speed setting can be changed using a knob potentiometer. Tools and Materials Arduino 101 or Ardui...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:42:36 PDT
RGB Flashers With Shift Register http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Flashers-With-Shift-Register/
RGB Flashers With Shift Register - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/P62V/J5CQ150Z/FIIP62VJ5CQ150Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/P62V/J5CQ150Z/FIIP62VJ5CQ150Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/P62V/J5CQ150Z/FIIP62VJ5CQ150Z.SMALL.jpg TechMartian A shift register is a cascade of flip flops, sharing the same clock, in which the output of each flip-flop is connected to the 'data' input of the next flip-flop in the chain, resulting in a circuit that shifts by one position the 'bit array' stored in it, 'shifting in' the data present at its input...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:41:56 PDT
Generate Electricity From a Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Generate-Electricity-From-a-Motor/
Generate Electricity From a Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/9MXI/J5CQ1AL0/FAV9MXIJ5CQ1AL0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/9MXI/J5CQ1AL0/FAV9MXIJ5CQ1AL0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/9MXI/J5CQ1AL0/FAV9MXIJ5CQ1AL0.SMALL.jpg TechMartian Typically, a motor converts electrical energy to mechanical energy. However, in this project we will used a motor for the exact opposite, generate electrical energy from mechanical energy. This device is knows as an alternator, but thanks to the laws of physics we can also use the motor as such. In ...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:41:15 PDT
2-axis Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/2-axis-Gimbal/
2-axis Gimbal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/D8S8/J5CQ17ZV/FGED8S8J5CQ17ZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/D8S8/J5CQ17ZV/FGED8S8J5CQ17ZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/D8S8/J5CQ17ZV/FGED8S8J5CQ17ZV.SMALL.jpg TechMartian 2-axis gimbal are commonly used for the stabilization of cameras for both smartphones and drones. Optical Imaging Stabilization is a popular example of the use of a 2-axis gimbal. The phone camera is physically connected to two motors that moves in the opposite direction of the measurements of the i...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:39:39 PDT
How to Clean Camera Lens and Camera Using a Cleaning Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Camera-Lens-and-Camera-Using-a-Cleani/
How to Clean Camera Lens and Camera Using a Cleaning Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/Z0YU/J5CQ28GS/F89Z0YUJ5CQ28GS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/Z0YU/J5CQ28GS/F89Z0YUJ5CQ28GS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/Z0YU/J5CQ28GS/F89Z0YUJ5CQ28GS.SMALL.jpg statupbox In Today's video we are taking a look at How easy and simple it is to clean your camera or camera lens using a cleaning kit . I was very surprised how easy and convenient it is to have everything in one package, from micro fiber cloths to brushes to special lens cleaning tissue. We specially liked t...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:27:50 PDT
Detecção De Enchente/terremoto Com Raspberry Pi E AWS IoT Greengrass http://www.instructables.com/id/Detecção-De-Enchenteterremoto-Com-Raspberry-Pi-E-A/
Detecção De Enchente/terremoto Com Raspberry Pi E AWS IoT Greengrass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/35B0/J5CQ0LOC/FE635B0J5CQ0LOC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/35B0/J5CQ0LOC/FE635B0J5CQ0LOC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/35B0/J5CQ0LOC/FE635B0J5CQ0LOC.SMALL.jpg Rafael Henriqued Projeto criado e escrito por: Rafael Henrique da Silva Correia, Anderson Bernardo de Almeida e Johnny Eric AmancioEste projeto tem como foco usar alguns componentes que nos foram cedidos pela UFScar Sorocaba e com estes componentes criar um detector de enchente e terremoto. Vale ressaltar que existe...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:45:00 PDT
The $1 Pocket Microscope - Explore the World Around You at 80x and 140x! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-1-Pocket-Microscope-Explore-the-World-Around-Y/
The $1 Pocket Microscope - Explore the World Around You at 80x and 140x! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/JMC3/J5CQ2471/FW3JMC3J5CQ2471.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/JMC3/J5CQ2471/FW3JMC3J5CQ2471.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/JMC3/J5CQ2471/FW3JMC3J5CQ2471.SMALL.jpg anisotropy Microscopes let you explore the world around you at a small scale. With this $1 3D printed microscope, you can see tiny things in amazing detail! Looking at insects, plants, and even dirt close up can be fascinating. I've already seen firsthand how impactful inexpensive tools for scientific explorat...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:37:38 PDT
Drum and Sound Bending Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-and-Sound-Bending-Machine/
Drum and Sound Bending Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/3CYT/J5CQ23O7/FFA3CYTJ5CQ23O7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/3CYT/J5CQ23O7/FFA3CYTJ5CQ23O7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/3CYT/J5CQ23O7/FFA3CYTJ5CQ23O7.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer This Instructable mashes together 2 separate Instructables (The Sound Bending Machine and Pocket Drum Machine) that I’ve made in the past. I got inspired after finding a retro fire alarm enclosure in a 2nd hand store. The Drum Bending Machine is made from a birthday card that has a small electric...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:10:59 PDT
IoT Outdoor Pet Door http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Outdoor-Pet-Door/
IoT Outdoor Pet Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/9WTQ/J5CQ24EF/FEM9WTQJ5CQ24EF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/9WTQ/J5CQ24EF/FEM9WTQJ5CQ24EF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/9WTQ/J5CQ24EF/FEM9WTQJ5CQ24EF.SMALL.jpg RyanM415 I was inspired by this instructable to create an automatic chicken coop door. Not only did I want the chicken coop door on a timer, but I also wanted to connect the door to the internet so that I could control it with my phone or my computer. This door was built for my chicken coop, however, it coul...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:12:43 PDT
Node:Ultrasonic Sensor With Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/NodeUltrasonic-Sensor-With-Blynk/
Node:Ultrasonic Sensor With Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FA7I/J5CQ26Q0/F1HFA7IJ5CQ26Q0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FA7I/J5CQ26Q0/F1HFA7IJ5CQ26Q0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/FA7I/J5CQ26Q0/F1HFA7IJ5CQ26Q0.SMALL.jpg callmeappytechie This project is so handy in some case where while driving we need to know the distance of the obstacle behind the car so that we can park easily without any damages to the car and read that value in an Android app without any difficulty turning back and constantly monitoring.Hello!!, I'm Sridhar Jan...
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:34:41 PDT
ESP8266 Basement Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Basement-Monitor/
ESP8266 Basement Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/FUUR/J5CPZIFO/FEOFUURJ5CPZIFO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/FUUR/J5CPZIFO/FEOFUURJ5CPZIFO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/FUUR/J5CPZIFO/FEOFUURJ5CPZIFO.SMALL.jpg The Soldering Station My basement gets wet when it rains a lot so I wanted a way to monitor it.I decided to try using an ESP8266 as it has built in WiFi. I paired that with a DHT22 Humidity & Temperature Sensor and a float sensor to monitor my sump pump. Using the ESP8266 is easy enough as you can just use the Arduino I...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:18:07 PDT
Hacked Pendrive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-Pendrive-1/
Hacked Pendrive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/UP9M/J5CPZPEP/FOIUP9MJ5CPZPEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/UP9M/J5CPZPEP/FOIUP9MJ5CPZPEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/UP9M/J5CPZPEP/FOIUP9MJ5CPZPEP.SMALL.jpg getskumar.kumar I got a new phone which is Samsung Galaxy on 7 and it has very less memory. So I decided to buy a OTG pen drive which cost me 500 rupees. But I have lots of pendrive. Now they are not of any use. So I decided to buy a OTG cable. It also cost me hundred bucks. So I decided to make my own OTG pen driv...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:14:19 PDT
Dancing Autobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Autobot/
Dancing Autobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/5H25/J58G0X1M/F8I5H25J58G0X1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/5H25/J58G0X1M/F8I5H25J58G0X1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/5H25/J58G0X1M/F8I5H25J58G0X1M.SMALL.jpg Sukanta bera hello guys this is our 10th project..and new thats called autobot with dancing like michael jackson....its amazing...we have made this cutting cardboard..but you can make this with using 3d printer..now lets goooooooo..... Step 1:-components 1:-arduino uno/nano2:-servo motor3:-9v battery or power...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:50:17 PDT
HYBRID DRONE http://www.instructables.com/id/HYBRID-DRONE/
HYBRID DRONE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/NQK5/J58G2HOE/FJXNQK5J58G2HOE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/NQK5/J58G2HOE/FJXNQK5J58G2HOE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/NQK5/J58G2HOE/FJXNQK5J58G2HOE.SMALL.jpg palani.12.12 The design and development of quad-copter based unmanned underwater and aerial vehicle. The vehicle electronics pressure casing has been designed and fabricated using acrylic material which can withstand an atmospheric pressure in aerial condition and 10 bar external pressure in underwater conditio...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:31:57 PDT
Arduino Portable EKG Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Portable-EKG-Monitor/
Arduino Portable EKG Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/VRN3/J58G090G/FGDVRN3J58G090G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/VRN3/J58G090G/FGDVRN3J58G090G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/VRN3/J58G090G/FGDVRN3J58G090G.SMALL.jpg johnag Build a Portable EKG / ECG Monitor for less than 70U$!What a great time it is to be a maker! The proliferation and popularity of Open source hardware and software, like the Arduino and Raspberry PI, have made it possible for makers to build all kinds of Gadgets. The by- product market of periphera...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:36:43 PDT
Photon:Connect LCD With I2C http://www.instructables.com/id/PhotonConnect-LCD-With-I2C/
Photon:Connect LCD With I2C - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/2OW2/J58G2G7H/FXF2OW2J58G2G7H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/2OW2/J58G2G7H/FXF2OW2J58G2G7H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/2OW2/J58G2G7H/FXF2OW2J58G2G7H.SMALL.jpg callmeappytechie Hello, Guys!! I'm Sridhar Janardhan back with another tutorial.This is a series of Photon microcontroller.Today I am showing how to use an I2C integrated to LCD and interface using the Photon.After I have conveyed the advantages of the I2C using an Arduino, I taught to try to interface it using a Ph...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:16:14 PDT
Detecting Natural Events With Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c http://www.instructables.com/id/Detecting-Natural-Events-With-Qualcomm-Dragonboard/
Detecting Natural Events With Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/QMN3/J58G0ZLG/FZ9QMN3J58G0ZLG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/QMN3/J58G0ZLG/FZ9QMN3J58G0ZLG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/QMN3/J58G0ZLG/FZ9QMN3J58G0ZLG.SMALL.jpg j239764 By Dominik Reller and William MingardiDescriptionWe want to be able to detect natural events before and during it. For that we are using four sensor, a cloud and twitter to allow us to detect them. The sensors used are able to detect light, temperature, tremors and a button click. We also use twitte...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:19:20 PDT
Vloeibare Magneet (Nederlands/Dutch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vloeibare-Magneet-NederlandsDutch/
Vloeibare Magneet (Nederlands/Dutch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WR7A/J58G24WW/FD0WR7AJ58G24WW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WR7A/J58G24WW/FD0WR7AJ58G24WW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WR7A/J58G24WW/FD0WR7AJ58G24WW.SMALL.jpg Technopolis STREAM Ooit al een ‘vloeibare magneet’ gezien? Zo’n metalige vloeistof die de gekste piekjes krijgt in de buurt van een magneet? Hier vind je instructies om zelf een 'ferrofluid' te maken. Maar let op … dit experiment kan verslavend zijn! Benieuwd hoe dat precies werkt? Dat kan je lezen in onze blogpost 'M...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:22:46 PDT