Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:13:08 PST BLOX v1.01 Draadloze Computer Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Draadloze-Computer-Pen/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:03:08 PST
Home Automation Using Cortana http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Using-Cortana/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:54:58 PST
3D Printed American Flag - Multicolor Single Extruder Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-American-Flag-Multicolor-Single-Extrude/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:41:31 PST
NiMH battery over-discharge protection circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/NiMH-Battery-Over-discharge-Protection-Circuit/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:40:43 PST
Music Reactive Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Reactive-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:51:47 PST
PID Control For BBQ Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/PID-Control-for-BBQ-Bot/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:49:33 PST
Create an electronic puzzle box http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Electronic-Puzzle-Box/
Create an electronic puzzle box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/BMYD/IY3CTAF4/FAGBMYDIY3CTAF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/BMYD/IY3CTAF4/FAGBMYDIY3CTAF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/BMYD/IY3CTAF4/FAGBMYDIY3CTAF4.SMALL.jpg mkanoap In 2013, 24 teams of advanced puzzle enthusiasts met in Washington DC for a three day puzzle hunt known as "The Famine Game." http://www.thefaminegame.comTeams spent the weekend rushing to various DC locations where they would find puzzle to be solved. Each puzzle had as its answer a phrase that...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:54:42 PST
Arduino GPS Reciever In a Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPS-Reciever-in-a-Tin/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:34:34 PST
Displaying an image on a LCD TFT screen with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Displaying-an-Image-on-a-LCD-TFT-Screen-With-Ardui/
Displaying an image on a LCD TFT screen with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/BNGM/IY3CSYH9/F48BNGMIY3CSYH9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/BNGM/IY3CSYH9/F48BNGMIY3CSYH9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/BNGM/IY3CSYH9/F48BNGMIY3CSYH9.SMALL.jpg CreaTechWeb In this article, I will show you how to get an image on a TFT screen with Arduino!Read this tutorial or watch the youtube video :) Project materials Arduino UNOClick here for the Amazon productlinkTFT 1.17 inch LCD screen (A000096 Arduino)Click here for the Amazon productlinkA micro SD cardClick ...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:57:12 PST
3D Printed Watch Winder (ATtiny85+Stepper) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Watch-Winder-ATtiny85Stepper/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:34:59 PST
Circle of Fifths MIDI Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-of-Fifths-MIDI-Device/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:04:49 PST
Motion Controlled Faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Faucet/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:37:17 PST
Preserve Yourself in Carbonite http://www.instructables.com/id/Preserve-Yourself-in-Carbonite/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:58:13 PST
Basic Touching Control Using Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Touching-Control-Using-Sensors/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:53:09 PST
How to Add Bluetooth to a Vintage Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Bluetooth-to-a-Vintage-Radio/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:06:08 PST
Temperature alarm and time on a LCD screen with a DS3231, Buzzer and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Alarm-and-Time-on-a-LCD-Screen-With-a-/
Temperature alarm and time on a LCD screen with a DS3231, Buzzer and LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/MHMX/IY0FYXW9/FZCMHMXIY0FYXW9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/MHMX/IY0FYXW9/FZCMHMXIY0FYXW9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/MHMX/IY0FYXW9/FZCMHMXIY0FYXW9.SMALL.jpg CreaTechWeb In this article we will measure the temperature and the RTC clock time with the DS3231 module.We will implement a buzzer and led for the temperature alarm.After that, we will display these values on a A000096 1.17 inch TFT/LCD screen!Read the tutorial below or the youtube video! :)Article is also av...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:42:36 PST
Arduino 101 Life-Alert Clone http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-101-Life-Alert-Clone/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:53:51 PST
How to make "HELLO WORLD' on a LCD display(Arduino nano) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-HELLO-WORLD-on-a-LCD-DisplayArduino-Na/
How to make "HELLO WORLD' on a LCD display(Arduino nano) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/0TR9/IY0G16DE/F2V0TR9IY0G16DE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/0TR9/IY0G16DE/F2V0TR9IY0G16DE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/0TR9/IY0G16DE/F2V0TR9IY0G16DE.SMALL.jpg The creator sid This project is for beginners who just bought a 16x2 LCD display.if you want to make a simple and small project of this LCD,then..."HELLO WORLD" Is perfect for you!see the schematic and build the circuit then copy paste the program on your Arduino IDE softwareAnd then you have a simple LCD display...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:01:02 PST
Car Retro Gaming Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Retro-Gaming-Station/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:51:03 PST
LIGHT BOX - a portable bluetooth speaker with vu meter http://www.instructables.com/id/LIGHT-BOX-a-Portable-Speaker-With-Vu-Meter/
LIGHT BOX - a portable bluetooth speaker with vu meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/Z14I/IY0G193A/FBTZ14IIY0G193A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/Z14I/IY0G193A/FBTZ14IIY0G193A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/Z14I/IY0G193A/FBTZ14IIY0G193A.SMALL.jpg adhith1994 What I have made is a portable stereo speaker unit associated with a VU meter (i.e. volume unit meter). Also it consist of a pre-built audio unit which enables Bluetooth connectivity, AUX port, USB port, SD card port & FM radio, volume control, previous & forward music selection option & finally it ...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:14:44 PST
Build your own Remote control Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Remote-Control-Plane/
Build your own Remote control Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/XX7A/IXUQHE02/FALXX7AIXUQHE02.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/XX7A/IXUQHE02/FALXX7AIXUQHE02.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/XX7A/IXUQHE02/FALXX7AIXUQHE02.SMALL.jpg chathuranga liyanage Today, most people choose Remote Controlled Flying as their hobby. It is not just a toy based hobby and it is becoming more professional day by day. Freshers need to get trained by those who are familiar with RC planes before taking it off into the sky.However, finding experienced people is somewhat...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:10:34 PST
Hannuka Menorah Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hannuka-Menorah-Puzzle/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:54:27 PST
PlexiClock http://www.instructables.com/id/PlexiClock/
PlexiClock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/TP2F/IY0FWZCR/FQPTP2FIY0FWZCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/TP2F/IY0FWZCR/FQPTP2FIY0FWZCR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/TP2F/IY0FWZCR/FQPTP2FIY0FWZCR.SMALL.jpg Jules1050 The Plexiclock is an electronic clock, consisting of 28 engraved plexi glass sheets acting as four luminescent 7-segment displays in a wooden housing.The digits are illuminated from the bottom with 28 individually controllable LEDs, which are built in the wooden housing. A microcontroller controls f...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:01:12 PST
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-V20-the-ULTIMATE-Variable-Spectrum-Lam/
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 The story of SpectrumLED V2.0 -Back in 2015, I built SpectrumLED (V1) - An INSANELY Bright, 200 WATT, Variable Spectrum LED Panel. It was extremely useful - to be exact, there has not been a day that I used my table for something without turning it on, since I built it. However, my needs have change...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:45:37 PST
How to match socks? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Match-Socks/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:04:00 PST
Tic Tac Toe on the Arduino with Multiplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Toe-on-the-Arduino-With-Multiplexing/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:18:26 PST
The Alex-Star: Speaker/Enclosure for the Echo Dot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Alex-Star-SpeakerEnclosure-for-the-Echo-Dot/
The Alex-Star: Speaker/Enclosure for the Echo Dot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/PUZI/IY0FV88I/F9LPUZIIY0FV88I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/PUZI/IY0FV88I/F9LPUZIIY0FV88I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/PUZI/IY0FV88I/F9LPUZIIY0FV88I.SMALL.jpg Wisecracker We love Alexa in our house. The kids have a couple first generation Echos and we purchased a half-dozen Dots back in October. The Dots are great except... they really need some type of external speakers and they look like hockey pucks. I set out to make a suitable housing for a cool piece of tech...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:00:57 PST
RC Test Stand for Quad Copters and Helicopters http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Test-Stand-for-Quad-Copters-and-Helicopters/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:37:10 PST
Arduino robot with wireless camera and fire detection for Home security http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-With-Wireless-Camera-and-Fire-Detect/
Arduino robot with wireless camera and fire detection for Home security - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/4H3E/IY0FX5C9/FLV4H3EIY0FX5C9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/4H3E/IY0FX5C9/FLV4H3EIY0FX5C9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/4H3E/IY0FX5C9/FLV4H3EIY0FX5C9.SMALL.jpg Gouri shankar This is a Bluetooth controlled robot.It has a wireless camera,fire detection sensor and an ultrasonic sensor and it can even be made to speak(You'll understand later)...................................My intention while making this robot was home security.But it's all your choice.But only under one ...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:29:14 PST
Lighting Up a Pair of Saftey Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-Up-a-Pair-of-Saftey-Glasses/
Lighting Up a Pair of Saftey Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ZHX8/IY0FUZ0Q/FWZZHX8IY0FUZ0Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ZHX8/IY0FUZ0Q/FWZZHX8IY0FUZ0Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ZHX8/IY0FUZ0Q/FWZZHX8IY0FUZ0Q.SMALL.jpg adamthegeneral The other day, I was working in some low light conditions. I needed some light, so I whipped these up. If you have all the materials, you can probably put this together in a hour. And please customize to make it your own, there is no one way to build this.If you have any suggestions, or questions, l...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:58:31 PST
Arduino Plant Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Plant-Monitor/
Arduino Plant Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/Q9D6/IXUSG4GR/FWWQ9D6IXUSG4GR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/Q9D6/IXUSG4GR/FWWQ9D6IXUSG4GR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/Q9D6/IXUSG4GR/FWWQ9D6IXUSG4GR.SMALL.jpg stregoi It can be hard enough to keep your plants alive and healthy if you dont have time to water them. It gets even harder if you are a trying to plant different species that requires different climats conditions. The Idea with this build is to make a seedstarter / mini-Greenhouse where i can mimic the ne...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:59:01 PST
Plant Moisture Sensor w/ Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Moisture-Sensor-W-Arduino/
Plant Moisture Sensor w/ Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/0NXM/IXUQNYOD/FP50NXMIXUQNYOD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/0NXM/IXUQNYOD/FP50NXMIXUQNYOD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/0NXM/IXUQNYOD/FP50NXMIXUQNYOD.SMALL.jpg millerman4487 I have a relative who enjoys gardening, so I decided to try something that would help them keep their plants alive. This project will calculate the water content of soil around a plant by measuring the dielectric constant (the soil's ability to transmit electricity) and will alert you with a red LED...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:22:54 PST
SunPak brain transplant http://www.instructables.com/id/SunPak-Brain-Transplant/
SunPak brain transplant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/NKRI/IY0FW6Q8/FDENKRIIY0FW6Q8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/NKRI/IY0FW6Q8/FDENKRIIY0FW6Q8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/NKRI/IY0FW6Q8/FDENKRIIY0FW6Q8.SMALL.jpg Daniel Frausto The Sunpak AP-200 is a pan-tilt head that uses a I.R remote to control its functions. it has a automated feature but it is also enabled by the remote. On the device there is really not much there as there is only one button and its only function is to turn the device on.After many failed attempts to...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:57:14 PST
Raspberry Pi YouTube Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-YouTube-Counter/
Raspberry Pi YouTube Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/WJPC/IY0FWFSA/FD9WJPCIY0FWFSA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/WJPC/IY0FWFSA/FD9WJPCIY0FWFSA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/WJPC/IY0FWFSA/FD9WJPCIY0FWFSA.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews In this Instructable, I will walk you through, in hopefully great detail, how I constructed a real time Raspberry Pi YouTube subscriber count display for my house. This is the solution to my problem of always wanting to know how many subscribers I have. So let's get building!Here's the video I mad...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:58:32 PST
Dot² - An Interactive Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-an-Interactive-Coffee-Table/
Dot² - An Interactive Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/TVN9/IY0FX6GG/FBTTVN9IY0FX6GG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/TVN9/IY0FX6GG/FBTTVN9IY0FX6GG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/TVN9/IY0FX6GG/FBTTVN9IY0FX6GG.SMALL.jpg baweja_akshay During my internship, I built an interactive Table on which you can run animations, some awesome LED Effects and yeah, Play old school games !!I got inspiration to create this coffee table from crt4041's Music Visualiser TableThe table is controlled via a Bluetooth app developed using MIT App Invent...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:11:32 PST
Photo Editing http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Editing-2/
Photo Editing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/GD44/IY0FUAK1/F28GD44IY0FUAK1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/GD44/IY0FUAK1/F28GD44IY0FUAK1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/GD44/IY0FUAK1/F28GD44IY0FUAK1.SMALL.jpg lingib This Instructable describes a simple method of enhancing photos using "color separation". All that is required is a photo editor that supports "layers" such as "Adobe Photoshop Elements ® ".The technique involves separating the the color and luminosity information, optimizing each, then recombining ...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:17:40 PST
Joystick Arcade Raspberry - Garagem FABLAB http://www.instructables.com/id/Joystick-Arcade-Raspberry-Garagem-FABLAB/
Joystick Arcade Raspberry - Garagem FABLAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DMHN/IXUSG6J4/FKCDMHNIXUSG6J4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DMHN/IXUSG6J4/FKCDMHNIXUSG6J4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DMHN/IXUSG6J4/FKCDMHNIXUSG6J4.SMALL.jpg Garagem Fab Lab Olá Makers!Hoje você vai aprender como montar um Joystick com Raspberry Pi 3 e ter um Arcade (ou Fliperama) em sua casa! Este projeto é baseado no Recalbox: https://www.recalbox.com/diyrecalbox Lista de Materiais Chapa de MDF de 6mm (50x60) Chapa de MDF de 3mm (40x15)1 Raspberry Pi 31 Cartão SD 8...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:08:09 PST
9V AC to 25V DC Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/9V-AC-to-25V-DC-Converter/
9V AC to 25V DC Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/XPE7/IY0FX03E/FZHXPE7IY0FX03E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/XPE7/IY0FX03E/FZHXPE7IY0FX03E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/XPE7/IY0FX03E/FZHXPE7IY0FX03E.SMALL.jpg Rajkumar2506 This Circuit will convert 9V AC to 25V DC.This converter circuit uses simply components like Diodes and Capacitors for amplification.You can also change the capacitors value to increase your amplification. Components Required Transformer 9V,500mA ----1Diodes 1N4007 ------ 3Capacitor 470uF,50V---...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:04:34 PST
DIY Mini Spy FM Radio Transmitter - Smallest FM Transmitter ever http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Spy-FM-Transmitter-Bug-Smallest-FM-Transm/
DIY Mini Spy FM Radio Transmitter - Smallest FM Transmitter ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/ID2Z/IXUSBOUZ/F42ID2ZIXUSBOUZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/ID2Z/IXUSBOUZ/F42ID2ZIXUSBOUZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/ID2Z/IXUSBOUZ/F42ID2ZIXUSBOUZ.SMALL.jpg Kedar Nimbalkar Hi this is Kedar here so If wanted to spy on anyone this instructable is for you today we are going to make a FM transmitter bug spy that will transmit the audio onto Fm frequencies This bug is impressively tiny so you can you fit it in any kind of spaces and you can hide it quite easily also it has...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:45:01 PST
AutoDesk Inventor plans of exiting parts http://www.instructables.com/id/BMX-Go-Pro-Goose-Neck-Mount/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:19:09 PST
The Torch Which Switches Off When Its Dark! ;) My First Useful Invention http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Torch-Which-Switches-Off-When-Its-Dark-My-Firs/
The Torch Which Switches Off When Its Dark! ;) My First Useful Invention - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/9MFQ/IXUQQBQ7/FI39MFQIXUQQBQ7.SMALL.jpg RobotsMaking Today I'll make my first instructable, it's about my first invention too. My 'torch' is sort of a joke invention that I made because I was bored. It is completely unuseful ;) The torch will turn on when it is light and will turn off when it is dark. Materials The materials you need:- A 100K poten...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:45:51 PST
Christmas star with Arduino and RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Star-With-Arduino-and-RGB-LEDs/
Christmas star with Arduino and RGB LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/CA9N/IXUQG3SG/F53CA9NIXUQG3SG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/CA9N/IXUQG3SG/F53CA9NIXUQG3SG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/CA9N/IXUQG3SG/F53CA9NIXUQG3SG.SMALL.jpg isdubkov Hi! We are Arduino Novosibirsk Community from deep frozen Siberia. To warm up ourselves a little we decided to make a beautiful shining&blinking Christmas stars. Be sure to watch the demo video! Parts, Materials and Tools To make a Christmas star you need:Parts:Arduino Nano with NO soldered pinhe...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:29:06 PST
Basic Mood Light With Minimal Parts ATTiny85 and WS2812B Pixel http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Mood-Light-With-Minimal-Parts-ATTiny85-and-W/
Basic Mood Light With Minimal Parts ATTiny85 and WS2812B Pixel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Y2JL/IXUSEACX/FRKY2JLIXUSEACX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Y2JL/IXUSEACX/FRKY2JLIXUSEACX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Y2JL/IXUSEACX/FRKY2JLIXUSEACX.SMALL.jpg FunFact This is a basic Mood Light or Night Light setup using a recycled wooden box as casing.Focus in this Instructable is to choose hardware and how to calculate the right placement for the LED. The reader should aldready be familiar with how to program a microcontroller and what relevant libraries of cod...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:20:07 PST
Super-Easy Fume extractor from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Fume-Extractor-From-Scratch/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:43:07 PST
Chocolate Casting using 123d Catch and a 3d Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Casting-Using-123d-Catch-and-a-3d-Printe/
Chocolate Casting using 123d Catch and a 3d Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/OJFL/IXUQO2EN/FZIOJFLIXUQO2EN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/OJFL/IXUQO2EN/FZIOJFLIXUQO2EN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/OJFL/IXUQO2EN/FZIOJFLIXUQO2EN.SMALL.jpg degrooty Grech. The name is universally known at my high school. Mr. Grech is history teacher and the best of his kind. He is wonderfully exuberant and makes every class extremely fun. Obviously, his popularity ensues lots of strange/clever gifts for his birthday and the holidays. However, I have outwitted t...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:57:03 PST
Interactive Geodesic LED Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Geodesic-LED-Dome/
Interactive Geodesic LED Dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/HBX9/IXUSGKNC/FZ5HBX9IXUSGKNC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/HBX9/IXUSGKNC/FZ5HBX9IXUSGKNC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/HBX9/IXUSGKNC/FZ5HBX9IXUSGKNC.SMALL.jpg jrbums I constructed a geodesic dome consisting of 120 triangles with an LED and sensor at each triangle. Each LED can be addressed individually and each sensor is tuned specifically for a single triangle. The dome is programmed with an Arduino to light up and produce a MIDI signal depending on which trian...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:12:21 PST
Make Custom Cake Molds using 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-Cake-Molds-Using-3D-Printing/
Make Custom Cake Molds using 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ISSB/IXUQPSGB/FYHISSBIXUQPSGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ISSB/IXUQPSGB/FYHISSBIXUQPSGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ISSB/IXUQPSGB/FYHISSBIXUQPSGB.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a great way to make custom cake molds using 3D Printing and Silicone Plastique by Make your Own Molds.You really don't need to be professional cake artist/decorator to make awesome themed cakes, or if you are one this is great skill to add to your arsenal.In my case, I am making a Star Wars ...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:45:07 PST
Electro Mechanical control of hidden bookcase doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Mechanical-Control-of-Hidden-Bookcase-Door/
Electro Mechanical control of hidden bookcase doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/C8Y1/IXUQFBE0/FU9C8Y1IXUQFBE0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/C8Y1/IXUQFBE0/FU9C8Y1IXUQFBE0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/C8Y1/IXUQFBE0/FU9C8Y1IXUQFBE0.SMALL.jpg SPECTREcat Here I will describe my first Arduino project that I designed and built to automatically open and close two hidden bookcase doors that I build two years ago. To understand the choices used in this design you should first visit the instructable that documents that project. Design criteria Relia...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:34:02 PST
Arduino Car Controlled Via Bluetooth App http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Car-Controlled-Via-Bluetooth-App/
Arduino Car Controlled Via Bluetooth App - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/QMCJ/IXUQDHVC/F5WQMCJIXUQDHVC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/QMCJ/IXUQDHVC/F5WQMCJIXUQDHVC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/QMCJ/IXUQDHVC/F5WQMCJIXUQDHVC.SMALL.jpg Slk_Stephane All we know that Arduino is an excellent prototyping platform, principally because it uses a friendly programming language and there are a lot of extra incredible components that provide us great experiences.We can integrate the Arduino with differents shields or modules and build fantastic things. ...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:27:14 PST
Raspberry Pi Thumb Harp (EN/FR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Thumb-Harp-ENFR/
Raspberry Pi Thumb Harp (EN/FR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/8FM9/IXUSCRE5/FZL8FM9IXUSCRE5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/8FM9/IXUSCRE5/FZL8FM9IXUSCRE5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/8FM9/IXUSCRE5/FZL8FM9IXUSCRE5.SMALL.jpg ABERNARD1996 CodeEN :As part of an Embedded System project at Polytech Paris-UPMC, we are in charge of creating an instrument.This instrument must be autonomous, powered by a battery, and must be able to determine the frequency of a signal and convert it autonomusly. We decided that our input signal will be a ...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:19:12 PST