Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:24:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Intervalometer-from-a-cheap-shutter-rele/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:55:37 PDT
Multipurpose Activity Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Activity-Monitor/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:41:41 PDT
How to Control a Nixie Tube with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Nixie-Tube-with-an-Arduino/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:07:27 PDT
Simple Arduino Wireless Burglar Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Wireless-Burglar-Alarm/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:19:12 PDT
Low Cost Spirometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Spirometer/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:57:37 PDT
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Tachometer-using-Arduino/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:23:47 PDT
RunningHam Palace - Online Hamsters http://www.instructables.com/id/RunningHam-Palace-Online-Hamsters/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:08:25 PDT
Add Simple Bluetooth to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Simple-Bluetooth-to-Arduino/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:31:33 PDT
Through-Glass Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Through-Glass-Doorbell/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:52:29 PDT
CarTracker http://www.instructables.com/id/CarTracker/
CarTracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/WDPC/I8J9VY08/FZBWDPCI8J9VY08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/WDPC/I8J9VY08/FZBWDPCI8J9VY08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/WDPC/I8J9VY08/FZBWDPCI8J9VY08.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 Have you come out of a store and said to yourself, where did I park my car? Well, I have. Now, there are a lot of smartphone applications that can help you locate your car but smartphones are expensive.So this Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) decided to make my own. HowItWorks:When you park your car, you pre...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:05:54 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Servo Controlled Marble Maze Build 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Controlled-Marble-Maze-Build-2/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:34:13 PDT
IoT Command Center http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Command-Center/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:46:06 PDT
Compost Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-Sensor/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:15:53 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
AquaFeeder: An Automated Fish Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/AquaFeeder-An-Automated-Fish-Feeder/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:22:12 PDT
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Object-avoider-robot-the-using-Actobotics-R/
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SMALL.jpg jscottb There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a kit and other items such as an Arduino controller, motor driver and sensors from eBay or other vendors. The chassis kit I use for thi...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:57 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
Arduino DUE Guitar Pedal - Open Hardware. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Guitar-Pedal-Open-Hardware/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:25:57 PDT
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Erbbie-Desktop-Smart-Garden/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:15:09 PDT
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/TestrBot-The-300-Universal-Test-Machine/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:23:42 PDT
Controlling Arduino with Gamepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-with-Gamepad/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:40:00 PDT
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-V20/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:18:17 PDT
Floralia Insektans - A Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer http://www.instructables.com/id/Floralia-Insektans-A-Steampunk-Terrarium-Plant-Obs/
Floralia Insektans - A Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BEPX/I8CVYP8Z/FNVBEPXI8CVYP8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BEPX/I8CVYP8Z/FNVBEPXI8CVYP8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BEPX/I8CVYP8Z/FNVBEPXI8CVYP8Z.SMALL.jpg Leander Lavendel Hi there,today i would like to show you a Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer. Inside is sitting a " Venus Fly Trap "The Glastank is an old Lightbulb 2000 Watt and the small Watertank was a Neonbulb. A Pump pours on push of a Button automatically the System. Nightlight is going on by a Sensor. Wh...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 02:27:46 PDT
FM radio with "old style" LED Bargraph Frequency display http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-fm-radio-with-LED-bar-graph/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:27:58 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT
Remote Door for Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Door-for-Cage/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:55:33 PDT
DIY Arduino controlled Egg-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-controlled-Egg-Bot/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:33:27 PDT
Automated Pneumatic Button Pusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Pneumatic-Button-Pusher/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:09:58 PDT
Haptic Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Distance-Sensor/
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By: 24Eng

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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 13:07:46 PDT
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Arduino-Powered-Pet-Feeder/
Automatic Arduino Powered Pet Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Y8B5/I88LKPT1/FWYY8B5I88LKPT1.SMALL.jpg dodgey99 This is my automatic pet feeder. Powered by arduino, using a 3D printed auger, and programmable with two feeding times with a user set quantity of food, with a battery backed up internal clock.My cats drive me nuts in the morning begging for food so I decided it was time to robotize feeding timeI go...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 13:36:36 PDT
Apple II Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-II-Watch/
Apple II Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/L6SK/I87652SQ/F6VL6SKI87652SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/L6SK/I87652SQ/F6VL6SKI87652SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/L6SK/I87652SQ/F6VL6SKI87652SQ.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 CUPERTINO, California—September 9, 1984—Apple Computer Inc.® today unveiled Apple // watch™—its most personal device ever. Apple // watch introduces a revolutionary design and A BASIC USER INTERFACE created specifically for a smaller device. Apple // watch features A KNOB, an innovative way to SCROL...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:53:43 PDT
Animatronic Pizza Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Pizza-Monster/
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By: Nick Wracan

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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 12:21:24 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
Blind Opening Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Blind-Opening-Alarm-Clock/
Blind Opening Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SMALL.jpg Jaybuilder The Blind Opening Alarm Clock was a project that had it's challenges but was entirely worth it. It is created using a Spark Core micro controller, a H-Drive circuit, and a really strong geared motor. Its cheap, simple to use, and pretty easy to make! Essentially this project allows your blinds to op...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 18:59:50 PDT
Arduino LED Audio Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Audio-Spectrum/
Arduino LED Audio Spectrum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8ESS/I84H1TEC/FJ18ESSI84H1TEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8ESS/I84H1TEC/FJ18ESSI84H1TEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8ESS/I84H1TEC/FJ18ESSI84H1TEC.SMALL.jpg aprice27 This is a guide using Arduino Uno to display the audio waveform of your music using a matrix of LEDs (Light emitting diodes). Gathering your materials This is a list of all the materials you will need1. Arduino Uno (or cheaper alternative)2. Spectrum Shield (you may have to buy headers and solder...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:57:13 PDT
Science Fair Air Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Fair-Air-Rockets/
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By: Honus

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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 23:40:28 PDT
Designing and Testing an Electromagnetic Braking System http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-Testing-an-Electromagnetic-Braking-S/
Designing and Testing an Electromagnetic Braking System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/Z8JT/I84B9VHG/F4HZ8JTI84B9VHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/Z8JT/I84B9VHG/F4HZ8JTI84B9VHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/Z8JT/I84B9VHG/F4HZ8JTI84B9VHG.SMALL.jpg cakoch10 Rather than being a step by step procedure to make a certain object or complete a project, this instructable documents a series of projects used to complete a minor scientific investigation. I wanted to understand how electromagnets could be used as a brake on a bicycle. I also was interested in obs...
By: cakoch10

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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 19:25:15 PDT
Ultimate Frisbee Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Frisbee-Launcher/
Ultimate Frisbee Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/L1KS/I84H0OHR/F7UL1KSI84H0OHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/L1KS/I84H0OHR/F7UL1KSI84H0OHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/L1KS/I84H0OHR/F7UL1KSI84H0OHR.SMALL.jpg TECN This is a full in depth tutorial on how to make a completely open source programmable Frisbee thrower. If you want a more "beautiful" version of the tutorial check out tecnoa.ninja. The features of the machine are as listed below.FEATURES: Utilizes a preprogrammed Raspberry Pi or Arduino to contr...
By: TECN

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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 13:57:56 PDT
Arduino 3.3V http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-33V/
Arduino 3.3V - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/B30K/I834TCDN/F3NB30KI834TCDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/B30K/I834TCDN/F3NB30KI834TCDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/B30K/I834TCDN/F3NB30KI834TCDN.SMALL.jpg msuzuki777 This Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) loves Arduinos. I have noticed that a lot of sensors, like GPS, LCDs, magnetometers are 3.3Vdc sensors. But the standard Arduinos, Uno, RBBB are 5Vdc modules.So I decided I’m going to make more of my Arduino projects with 3.3Vdc AtMega328s. Now I’ve done this before but w...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 13:25:34 PDT
How to create your own candy grabber machine‬‏ using Arduino & 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-own-candy-grabber-machine-using/
How to create your own candy grabber machine‬‏ using Arduino & 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/G3Q8/I83LGRMJ/FGEG3Q8I83LGRMJ.SMALL.jpg MahmoudTolba Simply, this project is a candy grabber machine controlled using Arduino and 1Sheeld via Game pad Shield.1Sheeld is a platform for Arduino that allows you to tap into your smartphone's sensors and capabilities and lets you use them in your Arduino projects. Basically, It is a hardware shield that s...
By: MahmoudTolba

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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 04:53:38 PDT
How to make a cheap Attiny Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-Attiny-Arduino-Board/
How to make a cheap Attiny Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/ISZB/I801069R/F3TISZBI801069R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/ISZB/I801069R/F3TISZBI801069R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/ISZB/I801069R/F3TISZBI801069R.SMALL.jpg pious123 Well most of time i get troubled when i need Arduino in some projects where i need few I/O pinsWell thanks to Arduino-Tiny platform Arduino program can be burned into the Avr-tiny Series like Attiny 85/45Arduino-Tiny is an open source set of ATtiny "cores" for the Arduino platform.It provides a cor...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 02:24:53 PDT
Arduino LED Strip Crib/Bed Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Strip-CribBed-Night-Light/
Arduino LED Strip Crib/Bed Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/ZGYF/I81GCGNS/FWQZGYFI81GCGNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/ZGYF/I81GCGNS/FWQZGYFI81GCGNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/ZGYF/I81GCGNS/FWQZGYFI81GCGNS.SMALL.jpg Osprey22 This project was created because I wanted to have something I could make in a weekend that would be simple enough to understand and tinker with, but also look cool when done. An Arduino + LED Strip was the perfect combo, as you can get your introduction to the Arduino writing simple code to pro...
By: Osprey22

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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:46:53 PDT
ROV TANK with Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/ROV-TANK-with-Gimbal/
ROV TANK with Gimbal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/LPE5/I800Z0A4/FHZLPE5I800Z0A4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/LPE5/I800Z0A4/FHZLPE5I800Z0A4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/LPE5/I800Z0A4/FHZLPE5I800Z0A4.SMALL.jpg treyes4 I made this ible in a rush so that I could enter the explore science contest so anyways lets get startedThis is the 3rd version of my Fpv tank AKA Roverbot v2 the ROV is still at its prototype stage. Going on, if you have built an FPV tank before then I assume you have experienced the vibration or...
By: treyes4

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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:48:04 PDT
Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Thermostat/
Smart Thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/K38W/I7YLKMVG/FT4K38WI7YLKMVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/K38W/I7YLKMVG/FT4K38WI7YLKMVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/K38W/I7YLKMVG/FT4K38WI7YLKMVG.SMALL.jpg ForceTronics In this instructable we look at how to build a Smart Thermostat. What makes this thermostat so smart you ask? Here is a list of some of its smart features: It can be controlled by your Android device, which gives you one less reason to get up from the couch or get out of bed. High accuracy temperatu...
By: ForceTronics

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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 21:48:34 PDT
Galileo Ramps: exploring velocity and acceleration with marble and inclined planes http://www.instructables.com/id/Galileo-Ramps-exploring-velocity-and-acceleration-/
Galileo Ramps: exploring velocity and acceleration with marble and inclined planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/3SVX/I800XB3B/FG03SVXI800XB3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/3SVX/I800XB3B/FG03SVXI800XB3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/3SVX/I800XB3B/FG03SVXI800XB3B.SMALL.jpg RichardM10 This experiment follows Galileo inclined plane experiment investigating speed and acceleration of balls rolling down an inclined plane. Galileo used brass balls and bells mounted on an inclined plane, we can use marbles a little opto-electronics and and arduino.The basic principle is to roll marbles...
By: RichardM10

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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:00:34 PDT
Arduino Ethernet Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ethernet-Camera/
Arduino Ethernet Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NTVT/I7YLK1DD/FRFNTVTI7YLK1DD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NTVT/I7YLK1DD/FRFNTVTI7YLK1DD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NTVT/I7YLK1DD/FRFNTVTI7YLK1DD.SMALL.jpg iam_maker_leo I will introduce a Arduino ethernet Camera.You can take a picture inside of house which have a this arduino ethernet camera by just openning the web site if you follow this contents.It is very easy and simple way which don't need any app. for smart phone.Let's start. Prepare meterials We need a s...
By: iam_maker_leo

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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 20:36:30 PDT
Program an ATmega168/328 with codebender http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATmega168328-with-codebender/
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By: Berdux

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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 03:57:21 PDT
Mini Arduino CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-CNC/
Mini Arduino CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/VS5Q/I7YLIG9L/F5ZVS5QI7YLIG9L.SMALL.jpg me_zain This instructable shows you how to build a cheap and easy, but very small CNC using Arduino UNO. You can use it to mill thin wood, different foams or you can use it for plotting different sketches and also can be used for engraving and etching purposes.Inspired by the Small Arduino CNC (thank you ve...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:24:48 PDT
SIMPLE ARDUINO ULTRASONIC SENSOR DOOR ALARM / motion detector NO PIR !!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-ARDUINO-ULTRASONIC-SENSOR-DOOR-ALARM-/
SIMPLE ARDUINO ULTRASONIC SENSOR DOOR ALARM / motion detector NO PIR !!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3FEE/HPFZS3L7/FRF3FEEHPFZS3L7.SMALL.jpg AY Electronics HELLO EVERYONE.before i start, be sure to check my video if you prefer a video tutorialToday I decided i wanted to build an alarm for my room, when I searched online all door alarms used the PIR sensor, unfortunately mine was faulty. and that"s when I decided to build my own alarm using an ultrasoni...
By: AY Electronics

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