Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 2 Sep 2015 23:53:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Steampunk ESP8266 Internet connected Clock using the Arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-ESP8622-Internet-connected-Clock-using-t/
Steampunk ESP8266 Internet connected Clock using the Arduino IDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/A18F/IE17YVKT/FJYA18FIE17YVKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/A18F/IE17YVKT/FJYA18FIE17YVKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/A18F/IE17YVKT/FJYA18FIE17YVKT.SMALL.jpg Kev_MacD What to you get when a NeoPixel ring, an inexpensive Arduino Wifi board, and a laser cutter walk into a Steam Punk Saloon?A fashionable Steampunk designed Internet connected Clock using the ESP8266 chip and the Arduino IDE of course!Here is an evening or easy weekend project to get familiar with the...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 23:15:06 PDT
Web controlled socket by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-controlled-socket-by-Arduino/
Web controlled socket by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/XEHQ/IE223A6N/FWBXEHQIE223A6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/XEHQ/IE223A6N/FWBXEHQIE223A6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/XEHQ/IE223A6N/FWBXEHQIE223A6N.SMALL.jpg 建賴 I made one Web controlled socket by Taiwan cloned Arduino, which is based by Arduino Pro Mini and ESP8266-1, the official site of this clone is : Webduino = Web x ArduinoWe can program it by simple HTML, CSS and JavaScript, it also has online training medias on official site. The result has been tes...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 19:58:18 PDT
Control An Arduino With Your Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-An-Arduino-With-Your-Phone/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:56:14 PDT
Simple Arduino POV Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-POV-Wand/
Simple Arduino POV Wand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/0E1A/IDMXIDKZ/FC90E1AIDMXIDKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/0E1A/IDMXIDKZ/FC90E1AIDMXIDKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/0E1A/IDMXIDKZ/FC90E1AIDMXIDKZ.SMALL.jpg ahmadsaeed Persistence of Vision or [POV] is an optical illusion whereby multiple discrete images blend into a single image in the human mind. I.e. when you look at a working fan, you'll see its blades forming a transparent circle! But, Why?!The eye hold information for an instant longer than it's there and th...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:01:33 PDT
DIY Hands-free Computer Interface for under $200: Eyetracker+EMG+Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hands-free-Computer-Interface-for-under-200-Ey/
DIY Hands-free Computer Interface for under $200: Eyetracker+EMG+Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/EZ5K/IE1HJU0S/F0IEZ5KIE1HJU0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/EZ5K/IE1HJU0S/F0IEZ5KIE1HJU0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/EZ5K/IE1HJU0S/F0IEZ5KIE1HJU0S.SMALL.jpg jluo2 Overall, this is a awesome, cool, and actually kind of practical project! (Tri-force of power!!!) But for real, at the end of the day, you'll learn how to do so many things and have some cutting edge tech on your desk =) Gather materials Alright! So you wanna build one of these? Well this is what...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:06:13 PDT
Arduino Battery Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Tester-1/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:49:58 PDT
Capacitive Switch for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Switch-for-Arduino/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 01:36:33 PDT
Home Monitoring - Support A Loved One Remotely http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Monitoring-Support-A-Loved-One-Remotely/
Home Monitoring - Support A Loved One Remotely - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6WO1/IE08OP2E/FAB6WO1IE08OP2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6WO1/IE08OP2E/FAB6WO1IE08OP2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6WO1/IE08OP2E/FAB6WO1IE08OP2E.SMALL.jpg coventrymakerspace We cannot be around the ones we love as much as we would wish. It is hard enough being there for your children but what about parents who might live hours away up the motorway or just across town. I know from my personal situation that a round trip across town takes an hour so how do you give enough...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:44:51 PDT
Arduino Tone Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tone-Generator/
Arduino Tone Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/3BN0/IDZSEODO/F1I3BN0IDZSEODO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/3BN0/IDZSEODO/F1I3BN0IDZSEODO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/3BN0/IDZSEODO/F1I3BN0IDZSEODO.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve The best way to learn about the Arduino is to play with the basic examples in the Arduino IDE. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to generate a melody from an Arduino. The Arduino might not have enough ram to stream music but it has sufficient ram to generate some common melody.Note- An ...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:43:50 PDT
Infinity Mirror with Interchangeable Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-with-Interchangeable-Logo/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:53:24 PDT
CrabBot with Laser Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/CrabBot-with-Laser-Eyes/
CrabBot with Laser Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/I1OB/IDZSJ1Q1/FJQI1OBIDZSJ1Q1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/I1OB/IDZSJ1Q1/FJQI1OBIDZSJ1Q1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/I1OB/IDZSJ1Q1/FJQI1OBIDZSJ1Q1.SMALL.jpg gwfong My family and I had visited Ocean Beach in San Francisco on numerous occasions throughout the spring and summer months of 2015. Each time we were there we noticed dozens and dozens of empty crab shells all over the beach. Some were very tiny, less than a few inches. Most where mid-size, about 4-6 in...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:54:35 PDT
Motion Detector With LED for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-sensor-with-LED-for-Beginners/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:55:35 PDT
arcade Soundbox http://www.instructables.com/id/arcade-Soundbox/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:06:48 PDT
Stargate Inspired Arduino NeoPixel 3D Printed Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Inspried-Arduino-NeoPixel-3D-Printed-Cloc/
Stargate Inspired Arduino NeoPixel 3D Printed Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/G19O/IDYKHZN8/FVUG19OIDYKHZN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/G19O/IDYKHZN8/FVUG19OIDYKHZN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/G19O/IDYKHZN8/FVUG19OIDYKHZN8.SMALL.jpg gg2inc The Stargate DHD clock will display the time using NeoPixel LED’s oriented around a simulated clock face. The clock provides an hourly and half hour chime that can be turned on and off. The hours and minutes can be set via pushbuttons located on rear of the clock base. The center crystal on the D...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:00:36 PDT
Haunted dolls house bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-dolls-house-bed/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:33:04 PDT
Mini USB Keyboard with a $7 Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-USB-Keyboard-with-a-7-Microcontroller/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:30:06 PDT
Grove sensors with a Particle Core - Halls Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-sensors-with-a-Particle-Core-Halls-Sensor/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:26:47 PDT
ESP8266 Automatic Router Restart http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Automatic-Router-Restart/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:12:24 PDT
spin down noisy laptop fan http://www.instructables.com/id/spin-down-noisy-laptop-fan/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:56:47 PDT
TV B Gone Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Keychain/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:14:35 PDT
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Animator-Gadget-for-NeoPixels/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:10 PDT
How to use the Adafruit Flora board - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-the-Adafruit-Flora-board-Arduino-Tutori/
How to use the Adafruit Flora board - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/YZH9/IDUR1PR0/FC3YZH9IDUR1PR0.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Adafruit Flora board and how you can easily program it with Codebender!FLORA is Adafruit's fully-featured wearable electronics platform. It's a round, sewable, Arduino-compatible microcontroller designed to empower amazing wearables projects. The FLORA ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:23:48 PDT
The remote Arduino Bluetooth Love Boat, exciting and new... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-remote-Arduino-Bluetooth-Love-Boat-exciting-an/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:09:48 PDT
You can turn on the TV at ANY TIME. http://www.instructables.com/id/You-can-turn-on-the-TV-at-ANY-TIME/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:06:53 PDT
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-NodeJS-WebSockets-LED-Controller-for-Raspberr/
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/1C5O/IDU2PO44/FGU1C5OIDU2PO44.SMALL.jpg martin2250 Hi,in this instructable, I'll show you how to create a lightweight and incredibly responsive web server with WebSockets.I'll use it to control a LED using an Arduino but the concept can be applied to many other projects.Since this project does not use any on-board peripherals, it will work with just...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:15:40 PDT
Android controlled car for beginners (MIT app inventor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-controlled-car-for-beginners-MIT-app-inven/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:15:16 PDT
How to connect a serial LCD to an Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-a-serial-LCD-to-an-Arduino-UNO/
How to connect a serial LCD to an Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/CAZP/IDTAW9UZ/F6XCAZPIDTAW9UZ.SMALL.jpg eliesalame In this instructable I will show you how I connected a serial LCD 16X2 to an Arduino UNO.There are lots of instructables and tutorials showing you how to connect a regular LCD to an Arduino but not many showing a serial LCD and on my Arduino the PINS to attach the UART pins are hidden. With this in...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:25:04 PDT
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-Load-Feedback-of-an-Actuator/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:12 PDT
Arduino Zombie Detector Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Zombie-Detector-Game/
Arduino Zombie Detector Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/S8S8/IDSN9U1I/FKKS8S8IDSN9U1I.SMALL.jpg bneiswender The following activity is based on a lesson for teachers who use the Ardusat Space Kit (http://ardusat.com). However, this activity will work for anybody with an Arduino, luminosity sensor (we are using the SparkFun TSL2561), and an Infrared Thermometer (MLX90614) sensor.To make this successful you'...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:13:51 PDT
Wireless Car Parking Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Car-Parking-Alarm/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:08:16 PDT
Easy hard and soft iron magnetometer calibration http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hard-and-soft-iron-magnetometer-calibration/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:02:46 PDT
Let's make a game controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-game-controller/
Let's make a game controller! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/X8EZ/IDRLFL3F/F73X8EZIDRLFL3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/X8EZ/IDRLFL3F/F73X8EZIDRLFL3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/X8EZ/IDRLFL3F/F73X8EZIDRLFL3F.SMALL.jpg travershenry I love flying games, but it feels like there are never enough buttons on my joystick.This instructable will show you how to build your own switch panel in no time.It will work with any game and computer that supports a joystick. I also encourage people to adapt this guide to make foot pedals, joyst...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:10:32 PDT
Controlling servo motor using IR remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-servo-motor-using-IR-remote-control/
Controlling servo motor using IR remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SMALL.jpg mohamed soliman If you are looking for comfort and controlling your electronic devices remotely, you will find your need in this instructable.In this instructable we will learn how to control a servo motor with remote control, this will give you a general concept on how to control remotely. You should know that the...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:24:22 PDT
3D Printed Stepper Motor V1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Stepper-Motor-V11/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:47:36 PDT
Turn your lights on with clapping?! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-lights-on-with-clapping/
Turn your lights on with clapping?! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/TGYM/IDON3XMD/FCXTGYMIDON3XMD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Wouldn't it be nice to turn on your lights without getting off the couch? In this project I am going to show you how to build a simple Arduino clap circuit which can turn on and off all kinds of AC appliances. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on how to build thi...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:23:05 PDT
DIY Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Arm/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:44:55 PDT
Blinking Penguin http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-Penguin/
Blinking Penguin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9TH1/IDFW8P2B/FP29TH1IDFW8P2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9TH1/IDFW8P2B/FP29TH1IDFW8P2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9TH1/IDFW8P2B/FP29TH1IDFW8P2B.SMALL.jpg DankoA The board comes in the form of a DIY kit - if you like soldering this is the FOSDEM-85 package suitable for you! FOSDEM-85 is a very tiny - Arduino-inspired board. It is built around the well-known Little wire design and uses micronucleus boot loader. The same design is also used for the Digispark a...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:26:23 PDT
Halloween Scene Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Scene-Controller/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 08:21:48 PDT
Follow the stars with Star Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Follow-the-stars-with-Star-Tracker/
Follow the stars with Star Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/29S8/IDOCY0B6/F4D29S8IDOCY0B6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/29S8/IDOCY0B6/F4D29S8IDOCY0B6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/29S8/IDOCY0B6/F4D29S8IDOCY0B6.SMALL.jpg bulesume Hi there! here another project for summer photographers... The star tracker derived from barn door star tracker.MATERIAL:2 x aluminium plate 40mm X 5mm X 250mm long2 x aluminium L section 30x50 X 200mm long2 x aluminum U section 10mm X 8mm 50mm long2 x good steel hinges 20x m4 bolt 8 x m4 countersun...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:45:53 PDT
Star Trek Wall Comm http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Wall-Comm/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:37:52 PDT
Pedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedometer-2/
Pedometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/J0VS/IDOCVNQJ/FNBJ0VSIDOCVNQJ.SMALL.jpg Abhi909 Hello guys, This is my second electronic project .Please share and vote if you like.What is PEDOMETER?Answer- A pedometer is a device, usually portable and electronic or electromechanical, that counts each step a person takes by detecting themotion of the person's hands or hips. Because the distance...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:38:19 PDT
Hacking Marquee Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-Marquee-Lights/
Hacking Marquee Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/ZQCL/IDM04F4A/F2JZQCLIDM04F4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/ZQCL/IDM04F4A/F2JZQCLIDM04F4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/ZQCL/IDM04F4A/F2JZQCLIDM04F4A.SMALL.jpg MattStultz There seems to be a popular trend right now at multiple retail stores for marquee lights. I have seen them at Target, Jo-Ann Fabrics, and a few other stores. Sadly, most of these seem to all be static on or off lights without any fun patters, what a waste is that! I picked up a few letters from Targ...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 12:52:44 PDT
Arduino + K'nex Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Knex-Motors/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:42:17 PDT
NeedForSpeed style shiftlight for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/NeedForSpeed-style-shiftlight-for-your-car/
NeedForSpeed style shiftlight for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SMALL.jpg mr-fix I like the OEM shift light in Subaru Impreza STI where you have a small LED inside your tachometer. So I decided to make something similar for my Ford Mondeo MK1 but with RGB LED to make it Need For Speed Underground style. Remember those drag races? Trying to hit the perfect shift...All I needed wa...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:17:24 PDT
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Game of Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Game-of-Life/
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Game of Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/YSOL/ID99KC7C/FG8YSOLID99KC7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/YSOL/ID99KC7C/FG8YSOLID99KC7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/YSOL/ID99KC7C/FG8YSOLID99KC7C.SMALL.jpg jollifactory Conway’s Game of Life is not a conventional game. It is the best-known two-dimensional cellular automaton created by the British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970.It is played on a two-dimensional grid of cells. A cell can be dead or alive depending on the state of cells that surround it for ...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 03:39:07 PDT
Air Conditioning web controlled by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Conditioning-web-controlled-by-Arduino/
Air Conditioning web controlled by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/OXNI/IDLNYLWS/F9JOXNIIDLNYLWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/OXNI/IDLNYLWS/F9JOXNIIDLNYLWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/OXNI/IDLNYLWS/F9JOXNIIDLNYLWS.SMALL.jpg MoniCris Hello thereThe high temperature of this summer, make me think to this project. May be there are similar on the internet, but I didn't find.This project is based on arduino, and runs well on boards bigger than UNO, which has not so much memory. With this you can switch ON or OFF, your home's air cond...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:56:21 PDT
Arduino VU Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VU-Lamp/
Arduino VU Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/OT09/IDK2L2I5/FN8OT09IDK2L2I5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/OT09/IDK2L2I5/FN8OT09IDK2L2I5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/OT09/IDK2L2I5/FN8OT09IDK2L2I5.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr A picture speaks a thousand words, and I think the video says all that is necessary as to what this Instructable is about...Without further ado, lets Make...What is needed, first, the Lamp, I always find handy size lamps for various projects while getting lost in Ikea, awesome shop, and love the roo...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:29:19 PDT
Motion activated light with Arduino and HC-SR04 sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-activated-light-with-Arduino-and-HC-SR04-se/
Motion activated light with Arduino and HC-SR04 sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/PX8R/IDH7S1X7/F3ZPX8RIDH7S1X7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/PX8R/IDH7S1X7/F3ZPX8RIDH7S1X7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/PX8R/IDH7S1X7/F3ZPX8RIDH7S1X7.SMALL.jpg eliesalame I did this project long time ago to light up the kitchen when I open the back door.The idea was when I open the back door, this light turns on for 15 seconds, which will give me enough time to reach the light switch on the opposite wall. Before this project, I had to walk in the dark to turn on the...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:30:32 PDT
Capacitance Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitance-Meter/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:58:08 PDT
Bluetooth Police Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Police-Beacon/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:05:15 PDT