Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 May 2016 14:07:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hydroponic Greenhouse Monitoring and Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Greenhouse-Monitoring-and-Control-Syste/
Hydroponic Greenhouse Monitoring and Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/G8G5/INS17FMT/F54G8G5INS17FMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/G8G5/INS17FMT/F54G8G5INS17FMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/G8G5/INS17FMT/F54G8G5INS17FMT.SMALL.jpg dwest88 In this instructable, I will show you how to construct a hydroponic greenhouse monitoring and control system. I will show you the components I chose, a wiring diagram of how the circuit was constructed, and the Arduino sketch used to to program the Seeeduino Mega 2560. I will also post a few videos ...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 10:43:54 PDT
Samsung Gear VR Fan Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-Gear-VR-Fan-Cover/
Samsung Gear VR Fan Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/NP6R/INT6CYVU/FL3NP6RINT6CYVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/NP6R/INT6CYVU/FL3NP6RINT6CYVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/NP6R/INT6CYVU/FL3NP6RINT6CYVU.SMALL.jpg GARROW_3D I love my Samsung VR. However, while using this device, I find my phone gets very warm.This cover uses the same power from the phone's charger to run a fan and also charge the phone while in the VR. Step 1: Print the STL, Gather other Parts... The STL file takes a few hours to print. I printed mi...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 11:22:52 PDT
Super Lithium Power Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Lithium-Power-Cell/
Super Lithium Power Cell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/O4QQ/INQ9CEXC/FP3O4QQINQ9CEXC.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I have a small lithium emergency charger for my cell phone. I carry it in a small pouch with a bunch of assorted charging cables...It does a decent job in an emergency for my phone. I can add 60-70% charge before it gives out. Perfect to make sure I get picked up from the bus stop after work. I tri...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 11:22:44 PDT
3v PIR Motion Sensor Driving a (Defective) 3v Relay Module http://www.instructables.com/id/3v-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Driving-a-Defective-3v-Relay-/
3v PIR Motion Sensor Driving a (Defective) 3v Relay Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/6FYR/INS16CYN/FGN6FYRINS16CYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/6FYR/INS16CYN/FGN6FYRINS16CYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/6FYR/INS16CYN/FGN6FYRINS16CYN.SMALL.jpg truwebs The purpose of this instructable is to show how to use a PIR (motion detecting) Sensor to drive a 3v Relay Module. NOTE: The relay was improperly designed/engineered so it does not work properly as it should. This instructable is to show you how to get it to work. So, on the cheap you can have a PI...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 21:14:02 PDT
Robot Fish (for Cistern Inspection) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Fish-for-Cistern-Inspection/
Robot Fish (for Cistern Inspection) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/FF41/INS14WU0/F7RFF41INS14WU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/FF41/INS14WU0/F7RFF41INS14WU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/FF41/INS14WU0/F7RFF41INS14WU0.SMALL.gif cartonerdd In this project, will be described step by step, the process of doing a robot fish. It is not easy for electronics to survive aquatics. This robot has some basic behaviors, for example, when the nose sensor detects a collision, the fish turns in order to avoid the obstacle. Materials One of the r...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 22:23:07 PDT
Playmobil converted RC JetBoat http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobil-Converted-RC-JetBoat/
Playmobil converted RC JetBoat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/SL9E/INS16IP4/F14SL9EINS16IP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/SL9E/INS16IP4/F14SL9EINS16IP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/SL9E/INS16IP4/F14SL9EINS16IP4.SMALL.jpg mr_fid This is a relatively simple instructable about how to make a PlayMobil boat into a Radio controlled Jet Drive boat. The Jet drive explained. So you should be able to pick one of these jet drives from eBay. i picked up a couple a few years ago but i checked and they are still around. the jet drive...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 01:14:36 PDT
Arduino Project in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Project-in-5-Minutes/
Arduino Project in 5 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/QC92/INS155FW/FUJQC92INS155FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/QC92/INS155FW/FUJQC92INS155FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/QC92/INS155FW/FUJQC92INS155FW.SMALL.jpg Circuito io In the following Instructable, we'll show you how you can make your next Arduino project in just 5 minutes.It's simple, easy and fun. Enjoy! :) Plan it! 1. Go to Circuito.io2. Select the components in the screenshot, add a description and your email and click "Send" 3. Instantly receive schematic...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 02:13:39 PDT
Bugbot Bluetooth Controlled Micro Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bugbot-Bluetooth-Controlled-Micro-Robot/
Bugbot Bluetooth Controlled Micro Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/VX70/INS15EVX/F9XVX70INS15EVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/VX70/INS15EVX/F9XVX70INS15EVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/VX70/INS15EVX/F9XVX70INS15EVX.SMALL.jpg Nikus Bugbot is small bluetooth conrolled robot. It's very fast Short story of long build Why long build?Because at the beginning I wanted to build a small quadcopter, on the image above you can see my printed frame for it. When I put motors in this frame I realize that the are too weak for this. Then...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 06:14:28 PDT
Assembling an Arduino Based Smoke / Heat Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-an-Arduino-Based-Smoke-Heat-Alarm/
Assembling an Arduino Based Smoke / Heat Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/D87H/INS16Z0Z/F1ED87HINS16Z0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/D87H/INS16Z0Z/F1ED87HINS16Z0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/D87H/INS16Z0Z/F1ED87HINS16Z0Z.SMALL.jpg WisarUK As you can see from this blog entry I developed the basics for this project two years ago as an alarm / shutoff switch for the RepRap 3D Printer kit that I had just assembled...and that had smoked!The Initial ProjectSince then I have had circuit boards that I have done nothing with until now! This ...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 06:31:51 PDT
Arduino Nano to Arduino Uno adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-to-Arduino-Uno-Adapter/
Arduino Nano to Arduino Uno adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/HGB5/INRCN8E9/FO9HGB5INRCN8E9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/HGB5/INRCN8E9/FO9HGB5INRCN8E9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/HGB5/INRCN8E9/FO9HGB5INRCN8E9.SMALL.jpg Milen Arduino Nano is a nice, small and cheap member of the Arduino family. It is based on the Atmega328 chip, what makes it as powerful as the biggest his brother Arduino Uno, but it can be obtained for less money. In Ebay now Chinese versions can be bought for less than 3 USD. Additionally to its s...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 14:38:18 PDT
Magic 8 Ball Using Esp8266 and I2c LCD Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-8-Ball-Using-Esp8266-and-I2c-LCD-Screen/
Magic 8 Ball Using Esp8266 and I2c LCD Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/B0CN/INRCMHNY/FBNB0CNINRCMHNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/B0CN/INRCMHNY/FBNB0CNINRCMHNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/B0CN/INRCMHNY/FBNB0CNINRCMHNY.SMALL.jpg padeath I thought it would be a bit of fun to make a Magic 8 Ball using an Arduino and an i2c LCD screen, so here are some Instructions on how to do this. Stuff you will need Arduino of some type (I'm using an esp8266 but there is no need to use this type) LCD Display i2c Module for the LCD Display ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 13:21:37 PDT
Oscilloscope DSO138 Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Oscilloscope-DSO138-Case/
Oscilloscope DSO138 Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/AQG3/INRQXDOF/F0CAQG3INRQXDOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/AQG3/INRQXDOF/F0CAQG3INRQXDOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/AQG3/INRQXDOF/F0CAQG3INRQXDOF.SMALL.jpg Romain7333 A few weeks ago I made a circuit with ac power and had some trouble with it. I only have a multimeter and not enough money to buy a real oscilloscope (300$) to solve the problem. So I decided to buy on internet a little diy oscilloscope for less than 20$. Of course I'm not able to work with high fre...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 12:45:43 PDT
Lit Constable Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Lit-Constable-Hat/
Lit Constable Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PNVZ/INRJF6B8/FA7PNVZINRJF6B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PNVZ/INRJF6B8/FA7PNVZINRJF6B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PNVZ/INRJF6B8/FA7PNVZINRJF6B8.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 I thought it would be fun to add LEDs to my brother's Constable hat so it appeared to look like the light bar on a police cruiser. Materials There are a lot of wearable electronic materials available. I ordered LEDs, Arduino and battery box from AdaFruit and so far have been happy with the pro...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 12:42:10 PDT
Building a $550 (AU) Delta Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-550-AU-Delta-Printer/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 09:25:40 PDT
Analogue Wind Vane with Self Calibration http://www.instructables.com/id/Analogue-Wind-Vane-With-Self-Calibration/
Analogue Wind Vane with Self Calibration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/JKUO/INQ9I2HL/F3PJKUOINQ9I2HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/JKUO/INQ9I2HL/F3PJKUOINQ9I2HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/JKUO/INQ9I2HL/F3PJKUOINQ9I2HL.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat As the amazing online GPRS Weather Station project continues, we have yet another upgrade to the vast array of sensors with a professional analogue wind vane, kindly donated by Vector Instruments. This device will eventually be hooked into the new, upgraded, weather station module that I am designin...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 09:23:53 PDT
DIY Pinhole Camera With an Oatmeal Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pinhole-Camera-With-an-Oatmeal-Tube/
DIY Pinhole Camera With an Oatmeal Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/SRE7/INRJEFP2/FD7SRE7INRJEFP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/SRE7/INRJEFP2/FD7SRE7INRJEFP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/SRE7/INRJEFP2/FD7SRE7INRJEFP2.SMALL.jpg theblckwlf Did you know you can take awesome pictures with nothing more than an oatmeal tube, a piece of tin can, and some photo paper? It's the oldest form of photography and has a really interesting history - but I won't nerd out on you here, if you're interested in some background check out the links below....
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Tue, 3 May 2016 09:05:23 PDT
The Discreet Garden Defense System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Discreet-Garden-Defense-System/
The Discreet Garden Defense System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/E3IC/INQ9HN1N/FEEE3ICINQ9HN1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/E3IC/INQ9HN1N/FEEE3ICINQ9HN1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/E3IC/INQ9HN1N/FEEE3ICINQ9HN1N.SMALL.jpg CodyU3 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)This project is the Discrete Garden Defense System -- a laser turret that is attached to a servo head that moves back and forth and is fired via IR control...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:53:29 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
iPhone 5S & 5C Battery Replacement - How To http://www.instructables.com/id/IPhone-5S-5C-Battery-Replacement-How-To/
iPhone 5S & 5C Battery Replacement - How To - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/XJ2R/INQBKNH6/FB1XJ2RINQBKNH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/XJ2R/INQBKNH6/FB1XJ2RINQBKNH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/XJ2R/INQBKNH6/FB1XJ2RINQBKNH6.SMALL.jpg AppleFixer Hello!I wrote battery replacement guide for the iPhone 6 which seems to have helped members of this community so I figured I'd write a guide for the iPhone 5S (the iPhone 5C is almost identical) as well.The iPhone 5S and 5C are a bit more difficult to open up than the iPhone 6 as the back assembly i...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:01:28 PDT
3D Printed Quilling . http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quilling-/
3D Printed Quilling . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/HMBB/INQBK67H/F0GHMBBINQBK67H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/HMBB/INQBK67H/F0GHMBBINQBK67H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/HMBB/INQBK67H/F0GHMBBINQBK67H.SMALL.jpg TanyaAkinora One of my hobbies is 3D printing. My work covers various areas of engineering to the decorative.The most interesting finding in my simulation is 3d printing style "quilling".The idea came before Christmas. I wanted to make souvenirs for friends. Quilling is a simple technique for creating volume, ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 02:25:29 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Lichtenberg Figures! Burning fractal images into wood!In this Instructable I will be showing you how you can burn some amazing fractal images into wood. This project is cheap and it might not even cost you anything! All you need is an old microwave. Let's get started. Watch the Video! https://ww...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
Arduino Based Smart Home IOT System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Smart-Home-IOT-System/
Arduino Based Smart Home IOT System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/0SKP/INQBKLDW/FTI0SKPINQBKLDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/0SKP/INQBKLDW/FTI0SKPINQBKLDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/0SKP/INQBKLDW/FTI0SKPINQBKLDW.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com Hello, I am Michalis Vasilakis from Ardumotive.com and in this Instructables guide I will show you how you can easily make your own smart home system based on Arduino uno and an Ethernet module (or shield).You will be able to use this system from any device (mobile phone, pc, tablet) because the use...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 06:52:53 PDT
Cartwheel Accelerometer Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Cartwheel-Accelerometer-Shirt/
Cartwheel Accelerometer Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/E17V/INQBJEQD/FOYE17VINQBJEQD.SMALL.jpg emilydaub This top was inspired by the joy I get from being upside down and doing cartwheels!Just a circle of LEDs that start to spin (kind of like the spinning beach ball of death). Enjoy! Needed Things Materials Lilypad Arduino USB (also needs a programing cable and Arduino) Lilypad AccelerometerRibbon W...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 20:24:20 PDT
Machine Senses: Ear Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Senses-Ear-Microphone/
Machine Senses: Ear Microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UXTK/INQBK4KC/FGGUXTKINQBK4KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UXTK/INQBK4KC/FGGUXTKINQBK4KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/UXTK/INQBK4KC/FGGUXTKINQBK4KC.SMALL.gif purincess If you think about it, machines and computers are like us in many ways — they have brains (processors), eyes (cameras), ears (microphones), etc. Machine Senses is a series of artifacts that aim to reverse the perspective on how we perceive technology. How do machines see and sense us? How do we huma...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 01:16:02 PDT
From an Ikea Footstool to (Poang) 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/From-an-Ikea-Footstool-to-Poang-3D-Printer/
From an Ikea Footstool to (Poang) 3D printer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/ZFQP/INQ9H1EQ/F9KZFQPINQ9H1EQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/ZFQP/INQ9H1EQ/F9KZFQPINQ9H1EQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/ZFQP/INQ9H1EQ/F9KZFQPINQ9H1EQ.SMALL.jpg StefanoG Hello All, This is my first Instructable and I wish to share with you the build process of my first 3D printer...Yes, another one, but this one made from an Ikea footstool find in the trash can of my district, so I though: Why not retrieve the frame and try to adapt it for the purpose?From the garba...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 03:42:42 PDT
The Raspberry Pi-Arduino-SignalR Home Automation Hub http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Raspberry-Pi-Arduino-SignalR-Home-Automation-H/
The Raspberry Pi-Arduino-SignalR Home Automation Hub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NY5F/INQ9FZ97/FBHNY5FINQ9FZ97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NY5F/INQ9FZ97/FBHNY5FINQ9FZ97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NY5F/INQ9FZ97/FBHNY5FINQ9FZ97.SMALL.jpg andymenon Following a couple of my prelude IBLEs published here and here, this project takes the first step towards building a basic version of a functional Home Automation Hub.I've used several different technologies in an effort to make sense of how I may be able to use all the things that I have learned in...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 20:15:45 PDT
RMS - Fortus 450mc Ultem 9085 Material 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/RMS-Fortus-450mc-Ultem-9085-Material-3D-Printing/
RMS - Fortus 450mc Ultem 9085 Material 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z5HB/INPE8L20/FCKZ5HBINPE8L20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z5HB/INPE8L20/FCKZ5HBINPE8L20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/Z5HB/INPE8L20/FCKZ5HBINPE8L20.SMALL.jpg ResilientModularSystems This tutorial is to ensure a better experience printing on the Fortus 450mc, with the Ultem material. Ultem is the newest material that we have experimented with at the Autodesk Pier 9 3D printing lab this past week. The material is also known as the Ultem 9085, which is the strongest material that ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 21:50:03 PDT
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/I-See-the-Light-Lamp-Shade/
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SMALL.jpg kahony10163 This is such a fun project that is easy to do but may take a little bit of time. It is perfect for you and your friends to do over a couple of weeks time and the final product is amazing! It is the perfect craft for any Tangled/Rapunzel or Disney fans! I would say ages 10+ would be good to work on t...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 23:03:18 PDT
Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rijido-Making-More-Comfortable-Prosthetic-Sockets/
Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SMALL.jpg oscarovira Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. "The Amputee Coalition of America estimates that there are 185,000 new lower extremity amputations each year just within the United States and an estimated population of 2 million American amputees." [advancedamputees.com]Prostheses ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 19:54:39 PDT
Table Top Arcade Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Top-Arcade-Center/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 21:56:59 PDT
Solar Powered Laptop Charger Using MPPT http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Laptop-Charger-Using-MPPT/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 00:24:41 PDT
Light Show Jacket That Reacts To Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-Jacket-That-Reacts-to-Music/
Light Show Jacket That Reacts To Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/5JCC/INRJEK9V/F655JCCINRJEK9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/5JCC/INRJEK9V/F655JCCINRJEK9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/5JCC/INRJEK9V/F655JCCINRJEK9V.SMALL.jpg lucycharlotte This tutorial has been produced as part of my final year project for my degree in Music Technology and Applied Electronics at the University of York. It is aimed at musicians with an interest in electronics. The finished product will be an LED matrix on the back of a jacket that can produce a light ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 16:24:53 PDT
OSD Audio ATM-7 Smartphone Speaker Control with Arduino and Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/OSD-Audio-ATM-7-Smartphone-Speaker-Control-With-Ar/
OSD Audio ATM-7 Smartphone Speaker Control with Arduino and Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/USAO/INQBI50Q/FP8USAOINQBI50Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/USAO/INQBI50Q/FP8USAOINQBI50Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/USAO/INQBI50Q/FP8USAOINQBI50Q.SMALL.jpg seasider1960 These days there are several ways to implement multi-zone sound using smartphone based control but most are limited to a couple of zones or require expensive proprietary boxes in every location (Hello! Sonos). A speaker selector connected to a receiver with app control and generic speakers in each ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 14:12:20 PDT
Bicycle mechanics overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Mechanics-Overview/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 14:28:06 PDT
Arduino and Visuino: Connect 4D Systems ViSi Genie Smart Touchscreen Display to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Visuino-Connect-4D-Systems-ViSi-Genie-/
Arduino and Visuino: Connect 4D Systems ViSi Genie Smart Touchscreen Display to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/UB9O/INQ9DAKM/FRWUB9OINQ9DAKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/UB9O/INQ9DAKM/FRWUB9OINQ9DAKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/UB9O/INQ9DAKM/FRWUB9OINQ9DAKM.SMALL.jpg BoianM There comes a time, when you want to have a touchscreen display connected to your Arduino board. There are many different Display options and sizes available, but most of them require considerable amount of code to be controlled, and it is not easy to create cool looking user interface.4D Systems ha...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:32:59 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Arduino simple 7 segment countdown timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-7-Segment-Countdown-Timer/
Arduino simple 7 segment countdown timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/EX26/INPVZGJY/F7EEX26INPVZGJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/EX26/INPVZGJY/F7EEX26INPVZGJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/EX26/INPVZGJY/F7EEX26INPVZGJY.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make a simple - two digit - countdown timer by using the Arduino uno board and 7 segment displays.We will be able to set the timer in our program sketch by changing the value of one variable. We will use two digit seven segment displays, so the maxi...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 10:53:41 PDT
A Beam Bridge Science Project http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beam-Bridge-Science-Project/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 11:01:46 PDT
Biking headwind monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Biking-Headwind-Monitor/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:38:04 PDT
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Guitar-Pedal-Light-Switch/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49:12 PDT
ESP 8266 Wifi controlled Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wifi-Tutorial/
ESP 8266 Wifi controlled Home Automation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/ZHFU/INOW2Z2Y/FOFZHFUINOW2Z2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/ZHFU/INOW2Z2Y/FOFZHFUINOW2Z2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/ZHFU/INOW2Z2Y/FOFZHFUINOW2Z2Y.SMALL.jpg geekrex ESP8266 is a great thing for starting to Wifi And IOTIt is also cheap and be used for making cool projects connected to the Internet .Learn how to make a simple IOT Project with it ESP8266 WLAN Module could be a self contained SOC with integrated TCP/IP protocol stack that may offer any microcontrol...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:42:33 PDT
DIY Hot Beverage Monitor - using the DS18B20 and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hot-Beverage-Monitor/
DIY Hot Beverage Monitor - using the DS18B20 and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/G9G0/INQ9E0XC/FIPG9G0INQ9E0XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/G9G0/INQ9E0XC/FIPG9G0INQ9E0XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/G9G0/INQ9E0XC/FIPG9G0INQ9E0XC.SMALL.jpg Peder Ward My girlfriend always have a problem that she burns her tongue when she taste hot drinks. Then I started thinking, maybe I could create a device that prevents her burning her tongue, so she can drink her tea and it always have the perfect and wanted temperature. Two things I wanted to learn about in ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 10:07:01 PDT
3D Printing. Fan Rainbow. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Fan-Rainbow/
3D Printing. Fan Rainbow. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/7NFY/INPVZDYA/F9L7NFYINPVZDYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/7NFY/INPVZDYA/F9L7NFYINPVZDYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/7NFY/INPVZDYA/F9L7NFYINPVZDYA.SMALL.jpg TanyaAkinora Fan Rainbow.A very simple model.This model is easy to print and assemble.How to achieve this effect?Consider the process of the points. 1. Drawing the body and button fans.You can create designs in the program 123D Design, SketchUp or other.I created this model in the program 123D Design. 2...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 09:41:47 PDT
Aquarium Auto Refill With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Auto-Refill-With-Arduino/
Aquarium Auto Refill With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Pump Tutorial shows a simple example of how to use a float switch and RobotGeek Pumping Station to refill a reservoir once the level gets too low. For our example we use a small aquarium, but this same project could be used for pet dishes, water fountains, or any other number of similar...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 07:39:20 PDT
Arduino MS Train Simulator Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MS-Train-Simulator-Console/
Arduino MS Train Simulator Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Q9H3/INOTXY38/F9FQ9H3INOTXY38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Q9H3/INOTXY38/F9FQ9H3INOTXY38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Q9H3/INOTXY38/F9FQ9H3INOTXY38.SMALL.jpg DHTArduinoNerd I am a big train buff loving everything there is about them, This also means I like to play Train Simulator from Microsoft. Using a keyboard to drive a train is not the most prudent way. I looked at rail driver but for 200 dollars, it wasn't my cup of tea. So I had the idea of making a train simulat...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 21:04:33 PDT
IoT Pill Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Pill-Bottle/
IoT Pill Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 This Instructables show how to build a IoT pill bottle prototype.This is my colleague, Roy's idea, I just help him PoC.This IoT bottle use 2 type of sensors for helping doctor and patient:A cap button for detect pill bottle opened, it help to monitor the time pattern of patient take the pillAn IR se...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 06:31:41 PDT
Arduino OLED 128X64 IIC Serial Display: printing text and moving images http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-OLED-096-IIC-Serial-128X64-Display-Setting/
Arduino OLED 128X64 IIC Serial Display: printing text and moving images - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SMALL.jpg HobbyTransform Have you bought yourself an OLED display for Arduino but don't know how to get started? Not as simple to use as you thought? Try this out! You'll learn to wire up your OLED display and communicate to it over serial (I2C). We're going to cover how to 1) send text input from the serial window on the ...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 20:56:37 PDT
40W Bluetooth Portable Speaker (Improved Version!) http://www.instructables.com/id/40W-Bluetooth-Portable-Speaker-Improved-Version/
40W Bluetooth Portable Speaker (Improved Version!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/8N16/INP4M011/F1F8N16INP4M011.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/8N16/INP4M011/F1F8N16INP4M011.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/8N16/INP4M011/F1F8N16INP4M011.SMALL.jpg Barry_L Hey everyone! Today I'm going to show you how I built this portable speaker! After nearly 2 years of research, designing and testing, I have come up with this design. It puts out 40W of power from it's 2 tweeters, woofers and passives, has the latest Bluetooth 4.0 with smart features, long lasting l...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 04:48:59 PDT
Fairy Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Lantern/
Fairy Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SMALL.jpg LilyT7 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com).One of the most fascinating and delicate plant in the world is the flower Calochortus albus, otherwise known as the globe lily or the fairy lantern. I dec...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 05:50:52 PDT
How to Make a Foam Spheres Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Foam-Spheres-Machine/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 02:05:30 PDT