Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Mar 2017 10:00:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Make an "Air" Drum Kit with Curie http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Air-Drum-Kit-With-Curie/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:50:50 PST
Hoover Tiffany (5240) Robot Vac Lithium Battery Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoover-Tiffany-5240-Robot-Vac-Lithium-Battery-Upgr/
Hoover Tiffany (5240) Robot Vac Lithium Battery Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/7MLC/IZ6DHAGM/FLB7MLCIZ6DHAGM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/7MLC/IZ6DHAGM/FLB7MLCIZ6DHAGM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/7MLC/IZ6DHAGM/FLB7MLCIZ6DHAGM.SMALL.jpg KegRaider In this instructable I am going to show you how to convert your (dead?) Hoover 5240 model vacuum cleaner into a lithium powered monster. This is my first instructable, I have spent a number of years browsing others ideas and helpful hints, and now it's my turn to return the favor. A few years ago, ...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:23:01 PST
Easy Way to Make a Powerful Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-to-Make-a-Powerful-Joule-Thief/
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 07:40:38 PST
The Spastic Scarecrow http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spastic-Scarecrow/
The Spastic Scarecrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/37C7/IZQA3OOU/FA137C7IZQA3OOU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/37C7/IZQA3OOU/FA137C7IZQA3OOU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/37C7/IZQA3OOU/FA137C7IZQA3OOU.SMALL.jpg Anissa. This is a street art project for school. The final outcome is a dead bird that will react to the presence of people.Requirements for the bird ? An old black T-shirt / cloth Black feathers Black ducktape Glue Thick and thin iron wire Black clay Suicidal tendencies Needle and threadA/N: the black thin...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 06:34:57 PST
Interactive Dancing Socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Dancing-Socks/
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 06:27:25 PST
Air Purifier With Variable Speed Fan and HEPA Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Purifier-With-Variable-Speed-Fan-and-HEPA-Filt/
Air Purifier With Variable Speed Fan and HEPA Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/5T9W/IZQA4YGS/FKU5T9WIZQA4YGS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/5T9W/IZQA4YGS/FKU5T9WIZQA4YGS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/5T9W/IZQA4YGS/FKU5T9WIZQA4YGS.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus Whenever bright sunlight comes in to our house through the window it always surprises me just how many particulates I can see floating in the air. Having several furry house pets makes the problem all the more noticeable. Combine that with a wife with allergies and you're in for trouble.I could have...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 03:51:49 PST
How to Design a Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-Fidget-Spinner/
How to Design a Fidget Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VFGD/IZQA539W/FUMVFGDIZQA539W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VFGD/IZQA539W/FUMVFGDIZQA539W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VFGD/IZQA539W/FUMVFGDIZQA539W.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON There's no shortage of fidget spinners on the internet, but here's an instructable to show you how to design your own in Fusion 360. This instructable is a companion to a webinar I'll be hosting on March 15; click here to register. Modeling Demo + Files If you're new to Fusion 360, please sign up...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 07:31:53 PST
Payout - An web enabled ATM for pocket money http://www.instructables.com/id/Payout-an-Web-Enabled-ATM-for-Pocket-Money/
Payout - An web enabled ATM for pocket money - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/PONI/IZQA3Y6V/FEXPONIIZQA3Y6V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/PONI/IZQA3Y6V/FEXPONIIZQA3Y6V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/PONI/IZQA3Y6V/FEXPONIIZQA3Y6V.SMALL.jpg jon langeland What is it .. an ATM that can pay the children's pocket money - Why .. Because I can ... no, seriously .. Home at us we are bad at remembering to give our children their pocket money, so what better solution than to make a web service and a machine to handle it.It is based on a coin stack, a servo t...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 06:55:31 PST
Invisible Killer of the Phone Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Killer-of-the-Phone-Ring/
Invisible Killer of the Phone Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/4XXL/IZQC55G9/FE44XXLIZQC55G9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/4XXL/IZQC55G9/FE44XXLIZQC55G9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/4XXL/IZQC55G9/FE44XXLIZQC55G9.SMALL.jpg MolecularD Several years ago, a scammer woke me up at 4 am. Some nonsense about me "owing to the IRS". A few months later, some clueless telemarketer forgot about the existence of time zones and rang me up at 6 am. "It would be awesome to have a device that turns phone off during the night hours, then turns it...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:21:23 PST
Gesture Control Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Gesture-Control-Robot/
Gesture Control Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YFV9/IZQA4XRO/F4BYFV9IZQA4XRO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YFV9/IZQA4XRO/F4BYFV9IZQA4XRO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YFV9/IZQA4XRO/F4BYFV9IZQA4XRO.SMALL.jpg monusuthar2016 A gesture control is an Accelerometer based robotic vehicle which is capable to detect the tilt of hand and move according to it, so I named it “Gesture Control Robot”. The main intention of making this project is that to understand the working of accelerometer and Robotics in interesting way. I was...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 02:44:13 PST
Hack a microswitch for better 3D prints. (ABL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Microswitch-for-Better-3D-Prints-ABL/
Hack a microswitch for better 3D prints. (ABL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/KT4J/IZQA42ME/FP0KT4JIZQA42ME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/KT4J/IZQA42ME/FP0KT4JIZQA42ME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/KT4J/IZQA42ME/FP0KT4JIZQA42ME.SMALL.jpg petercd The origins of a good 3D print begin with a level bed. Your methods of achieving this are either manually adjusting the bed corner mounts with thumbscrews and screwdrivers, or using ABL. (automatic bed leveling)ABL relies on Z height readings from hardware that is interpreted by a compatible firmwar...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 03:09:28 PST
Arduino Auto Knock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Auto-Knock/
Arduino Auto Knock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3LWE/IZQA37WI/FCK3LWEIZQA37WI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3LWE/IZQA37WI/FCK3LWEIZQA37WI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3LWE/IZQA37WI/FCK3LWEIZQA37WI.SMALL.jpg chienline This is not a cheap version of the $20 commercial motion sensor chime, nor a fancy one. I built this because I have the parts on hand, I enjoy building it, and I learn how to control ultrasonic sensor, relay module and solenoid with Arduino.My office is free to enter for almost any workers, because ...
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 01:36:29 PST
Renewable, Sustainable and Environment improving Method for generation of electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewable-Sustainable-and-Environment-Improving-Me/
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 01:05:05 PST
Make an Arduino controlled Motorized Camera Slider! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Motorized-Camera-Slider/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:25:03 PST
How to make a PIC programmer - PicKit 2 'clone' http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-PIC-Programmer-PicKit-2-clone/
How to make a PIC programmer - PicKit 2 'clone' - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CCF5/IZ6E830J/FTXCCF5IZ6E830J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CCF5/IZ6E830J/FTXCCF5IZ6E830J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CCF5/IZ6E830J/FTXCCF5IZ6E830J.SMALL.jpg Mati_DIY Hi! This is a short Instructable on making a PIC programmer which acts as a PicKit 2. I made this because it is way cheaper than buying an original PicKit and because Microchip, the manufacturers of PIC microcontrollers and the PicKit programmer, provides schematics and software, making it really ea...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:36:00 PST
Raspberry Pi RF Temperature Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-RF-Temperature-Monitor/
Raspberry Pi RF Temperature Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LK58/IZP6T5LA/F4HLK58IZP6T5LA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LK58/IZP6T5LA/F4HLK58IZP6T5LA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LK58/IZP6T5LA/F4HLK58IZP6T5LA.SMALL.jpg JohnV81 I have a friend that owns a business with 2 walk in coolers storing perishable ingredients she needs to use. Occasionally she has issues with the coolers getting warmer than they should due to mechanical breakdowns. On one occasion, the cooler broke down on the weekend when no one was around and she...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:56:43 PST
Rating System with Internet-Connected Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Rating-System-With-Internet-Connected-Buttons/
Rating System with Internet-Connected Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UBAI/IZP6T4ON/FMNUBAIIZP6T4ON.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UBAI/IZP6T4ON/FMNUBAIIZP6T4ON.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UBAI/IZP6T4ON/FMNUBAIIZP6T4ON.SMALL.jpg MESHprj What if restaurants or other businesses could collect customer feedback on the spot and instantly sync it with a spreadsheet? This recipe is a quick and simple way to create your own interactive rating system. Just grab a set of internet-connected buttons to get started. We’ve built a five-star-scal...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:36:59 PST
The Cash Riffle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cash-Riffle/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:10:01 PST
Re-purposed Laptop Screen for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purposed-Laptop-Screen-for-Raspberry-Pi/
Re-purposed Laptop Screen for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/7G8T/IZP6SBYB/F8X7G8TIZP6SBYB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/7G8T/IZP6SBYB/F8X7G8TIZP6SBYB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/7G8T/IZP6SBYB/F8X7G8TIZP6SBYB.SMALL.jpg lerigsby12 I have had an old laptop lying around the house for several years now. It works ok, but very slowly and it was time to scrap it for parts. This is the perfect opportunity to build my own Raspberry Pi computer. All you need are a few parts and some time to make it work. Step 1: Supplies Laptop S...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:08:03 PST
the FlyingDuckuino http://www.instructables.com/id/The-FlyingDuckuino/
the FlyingDuckuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/BC9R/IZ6EAX8I/F9XBC9RIZ6EAX8I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/BC9R/IZ6EAX8I/F9XBC9RIZ6EAX8I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/BC9R/IZ6EAX8I/F9XBC9RIZ6EAX8I.SMALL.jpg BesoBerlin a remote controlled USB Rubber Ducky for 5-10$What if you want to use a rubber ducky to perform an USB HID attack and your victim does not leave his pc without logging off or at least locking it? You could use the flyingDuckuino to perform several attacks per remote controll from a more or less secu...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:44:44 PST
Giftduino - The Arduino Gift Box That Keeps on Giving http://www.instructables.com/id/Giftduino-the-Arduino-Gift-Box-That-Keeps-on-Givin/
Giftduino - The Arduino Gift Box That Keeps on Giving - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/QFGX/IZ6E4JOW/F4XQFGXIZ6E4JOW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/QFGX/IZ6E4JOW/F4XQFGXIZ6E4JOW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/QFGX/IZ6E4JOW/F4XQFGXIZ6E4JOW.SMALL.jpg Circuito io Every Day is a Great Day for a Gift! Design your own Giftduino and give it to someone special :) ‚ÄčThe electronics For this project, we used two new components on circuito.io: the Hall Effect sensor and the Nokia Graphic LCD. The hall effect sensor reacts to a magnetic field. In order to activate ...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:23:01 PST
Photography of Bursting Bubbles using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-of-Bursting-Bubbles-Using-an-Arduino/
Photography of Bursting Bubbles using an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FYF/G1WE/IZ6DG762/FYFG1WEIZ6DG762.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FYF/G1WE/IZ6DG762/FYFG1WEIZ6DG762.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FYF/G1WE/IZ6DG762/FYFG1WEIZ6DG762.SMALL.jpg Bryan Rolfe After my exploration into high-speed photography via my tutorial on High-Speed Droplet Photography, I wanted a new challenge. Bubbles are fascinating in their own right, but they are absolutely spectacular when they pop. Normally this happens too fast for us to appreciate, but my hope with this tuto...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:56:50 PST
LED FIDGET SPINNER http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-FIDGET-SPINNER/
LED FIDGET SPINNER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/MZLO/IZ6E34MU/F1RMZLOIZ6E34MU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/MZLO/IZ6E34MU/F1RMZLOIZ6E34MU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/MZLO/IZ6E34MU/F1RMZLOIZ6E34MU.SMALL.jpg techydiy In this instructable, I am going to describe how I made an led fidget spinner.Spinners are something to play with instead of clicking your pen or biting your fingernails. They are surprisingly addictive and sometimes help you concentrate.The basic construction is a housing or holder with a bearing i...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:28:31 PST
ABS 3D Printing Finishing Technique Comparison http://www.instructables.com/id/ABS-3D-Printing-Finishing-Technique-Comparison/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:18:46 PST
Robot Head - Mr. C.H.I.P.s speaks http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Head-Mr-CHIPs-Speaks/
Robot Head - Mr. C.H.I.P.s speaks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/X9XY/IZ6E3TRY/F06X9XYIZ6E3TRY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/X9XY/IZ6E3TRY/F06X9XYIZ6E3TRY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/X9XY/IZ6E3TRY/F06X9XYIZ6E3TRY.SMALL.jpg techiebot Greetings!This is not really an Instructable as such. I intend to just give you some guidelines on creating a version of the awesome project using a vintage Teddy Ruxpin and the C.H.I.P 9 dollar microprocessor.If I were you, I would begin looking at the Chippy Ruxpin info from Make Magazine: http:...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:59:57 PST
Paper Circuits - Night Sky http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Circuits-Night-Sky/
Paper Circuits - Night Sky - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HRE2/IZ6D5IAP/FC1HRE2IZ6D5IAP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HRE2/IZ6D5IAP/FC1HRE2IZ6D5IAP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HRE2/IZ6D5IAP/FC1HRE2IZ6D5IAP.SMALL.jpg kate_delaney This is a straightforward exercise - I had been using 5mm LEDs before but it was tough to light up more than 2 or 3. Also, the 5mm copper tape I was using was sometimes not as reliable as I would like.A 3V battery will light up 7 SMD LEDs no problem, I also used industrial conductive tape (can't rem...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:13:38 PST
YouTube Subscriber Counter with ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/YouTube-Subscriber-Counter-With-ESP8266/
YouTube Subscriber Counter with ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/7ZIK/IZ6DALVK/FYB7ZIKIZ6DALVK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/7ZIK/IZ6DALVK/FYB7ZIKIZ6DALVK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/7ZIK/IZ6DALVK/FYB7ZIKIZ6DALVK.SMALL.jpg bekathwia I was inspired by the Play Button awards YouTube sends out for subscriber milestones and whipped up a simple circuit using an ESP8266 wifi board and seven segment display to show off my realtime subscriber count. This is a great IoT beginner project, with just a little soldering and a code personali...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:46:47 PST
Catch the Red LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-the-Red-LED/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:43:12 PST
FlexShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/FlexShoe/
FlexShoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/ZY6B/IZ6D4TC1/FLWZY6BIZ6D4TC1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/ZY6B/IZ6D4TC1/FLWZY6BIZ6D4TC1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/ZY6B/IZ6D4TC1/FLWZY6BIZ6D4TC1.SMALL.jpg bcamrl The FlexShoe is a product for those who are suffering from foot swelling. This product relieves the pain by using a mechanism constructed within the shoe, that is able to spread the area in the front of the shoe so that there is more space for the swollen foot. Many people suffer from swollen feet a...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:04:51 PST
How To Upgrade RAM on a Windows Laptop For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-RAM-on-a-Windows-Laptop-for-Beginne/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:47:14 PST
Wireless RFID home alarm system using an arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Home-Alarm-System-Using-an-Arduino-and-RF/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:28:35 PST
Morse Code Tutorial Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-Tutorial-Machine/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:20:35 PST
Make a led belt with ws2812b http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Led-Belt-With-Ws2812b/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:48:59 PST
Particle Photon Lie Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Photon-Lie-Detector/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:03:13 PST
Creating Satellite Imagery - Landsat http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Satellite-Imagery-Landsat/
Creating Satellite Imagery - Landsat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/5E6U/IZ6D4A4Y/FQR5E6UIZ6D4A4Y.SMALL.jpg rtingley IntroductionCreating satellite imagery is quite easy and really a lot of fun. You can see the world in a completely different way. Not to mention, some of those images make for a great desktop background! :)In this tutorial, we're going to focus on imagery from Landsat 8, a NASA (National Aeronaut...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:30:58 PST
8x8 Matrix Snake Game http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8-Matrix-Snake-Game/
8x8 Matrix Snake Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GQNV/IZ6DUJXW/F7HGQNVIZ6DUJXW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GQNV/IZ6DUJXW/F7HGQNVIZ6DUJXW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GQNV/IZ6DUJXW/F7HGQNVIZ6DUJXW.SMALL.jpg hlsierrastew All credit goes to Jorg Visch, from whom I based this project off of and got most of my code from, his arduino link is here http://fritzing.org/projects/snake-8x8-led-matrix-ada-fruit Necessary Parts To create this project, you need:1 8x8 LED Matrix Mini1 Breadboard1 Arduino UnoAssorted Jumper Ca...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:58:48 PST
LED Propeller Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Propeller-Clock/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:18:44 PST
Rotating LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-LED-Clock/
Rotating LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/N2Y3/IZ6D34DS/FJCN2Y3IZ6D34DS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/N2Y3/IZ6D34DS/FJCN2Y3IZ6D34DS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/N2Y3/IZ6D34DS/FJCN2Y3IZ6D34DS.SMALL.jpg njschoesslin Hello, in this project I will show you how to make an led rotating clock.What you will need: 1: BO motor 3volt / 12 volt, 500rpm motor2: 2 12 V batteries3: wire4: a wheel for the motor5: screws and nuts6: block of wood7: tape8: aluminum sheet9: 5 leds10: 5 resistors11: sponge12: ziptie13: arduino pr...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:07:43 PST
Baqs: The Color-Changing Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Baqs-the-Color-Changing-Box/
Baqs: The Color-Changing Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZZ34/IZ6DUSAU/FO1ZZ34IZ6DUSAU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZZ34/IZ6DUSAU/FO1ZZ34IZ6DUSAU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/ZZ34/IZ6DUSAU/FO1ZZ34IZ6DUSAU.SMALL.jpg jmnunez Baqs is a box that changes color based on its gyroscopic position. The x, y, and z axes of the box are obtained by a gyroscope module, and their values are used to set the intensity of the colors red, green, and blue. In addition to this, Baqs has a button that can be pressed to save a color on the ...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:34:24 PST
Arduino guitar fx pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Guitar-Fx-Pedal/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:24:54 PST
Alert Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Alert-Pot/
Alert Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/9Q1H/IZ6D8H42/FFQ9Q1HIZ6D8H42.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/9Q1H/IZ6D8H42/FFQ9Q1HIZ6D8H42.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/9Q1H/IZ6D8H42/FFQ9Q1HIZ6D8H42.SMALL.jpg MarceloMuro Do you love plants? Does everything you touch die? Overwhelmed with the pressures of common life?If you answered yes to these questions, then boy do I have a solution for you.Alert Pot is a project I made for my Physical Computing class based off the Plant Doctor instructable. This instructable, I m...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:00:49 PST
Tweeting Lamp Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweeting-Lamp-Bot/
Tweeting Lamp Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/WBN4/IZ6D37MU/FADWBN4IZ6D37MU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/WBN4/IZ6D37MU/FADWBN4IZ6D37MU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/WBN4/IZ6D37MU/FADWBN4IZ6D37MU.SMALL.jpg TatianaL14 This instructable will teach you how to make a cell phone controlled Tweeting - Lamp. It is a simple a cool project that uses MIT app inventor as well as the particle coding environment to create a cell phone controlled lamp through IoT which tweets out personal tweets to a bot account. The material...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:58:34 PST
Photon Drawing Robot (HTML Canvas) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photon-Drawing-Robot-HTML-Canvas/
Photon Drawing Robot (HTML Canvas) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/T410/IZ6DV6Z9/FFXT410IZ6DV6Z9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/T410/IZ6DV6Z9/FFXT410IZ6DV6Z9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/T410/IZ6DV6Z9/FFXT410IZ6DV6Z9.SMALL.jpg hybiscus The robotic artist is a robotic arm that draws out what you draw on an HTML canvas.This project was inspired by the robot found here. I found the robot to be impressive and I wanted to "change it up". I thought making it mimic what you draw on a screen would be an impressive feat, so that is what I ...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:53:35 PST
It's watering time! http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-Watering-Time/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:32:02 PST
LED Flood Light with Motion Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flood-Light-2/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:13:53 PST
Super Bright LED Flash Light With Reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-LED-Flash-Light-With-Reflector/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:17:20 PST
Home Brewed Antenna Ladder Line http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Brewed-Antenna-Ladder-Line/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:33:11 PST
DIY Smart Home bedside remote http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Bedside-Remote/
DIY Smart Home bedside remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/Z28Q/IZ6DUS4L/FFVZ28QIZ6DUS4L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/Z28Q/IZ6DUS4L/FFVZ28QIZ6DUS4L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/Z28Q/IZ6DUS4L/FFVZ28QIZ6DUS4L.SMALL.jpg Naran Today we’re gonna try automating as many lights as possible in many different ways and make a DIY remote control that you can put on your bedside table to easily control all your smart lights. FEATURES Set up your smart hub based on Raspberry Pi Make a remote control out of a GPIO breadboard Con...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:32:40 PST
NodeMCU Motion activated Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/NodeMCU-Motion-Activated-Security-System/
NodeMCU Motion activated Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IG1Q/IZ6DVN6T/F3ZIG1QIZ6DVN6T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IG1Q/IZ6DVN6T/F3ZIG1QIZ6DVN6T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IG1Q/IZ6DVN6T/F3ZIG1QIZ6DVN6T.SMALL.jpg OUTATIME88 A while back I wrote an Instructable and uploaded a couple of YouTube videos describing how to use a PIR motion sensor with an ESP8266 or NodeMCU, I am not pleased with how these projects turned out. Adafruit and IFTTT are excruciatingly slow! Whenever motion was detected by the sensor the ...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:27:15 PST
Raspberry Pi As Wake on LAN Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-As-Wake-on-LAN-Server/
Raspberry Pi As Wake on LAN Server - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XDDI/IZ6D960U/F2BXDDIIZ6D960U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XDDI/IZ6D960U/F2BXDDIIZ6D960U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XDDI/IZ6D960U/F2BXDDIIZ6D960U.SMALL.jpg quintaar First of all, this is an updated revision of my previous tutorial. The Raspbian image has changed, and the old version is no longer valid.What does it do?You can wake up any PC linked to the Raspberry Pi remotely. It can be done on the local network as well as from the internet. This means you no lo...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:37:58 PST