Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:53:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 WiFi Plant Watering ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Plant-Watering-ESP8266/
WiFi Plant Watering ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/ZVQW/IRXTPS1D/FP0ZVQWIRXTPS1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/ZVQW/IRXTPS1D/FP0ZVQWIRXTPS1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/ZVQW/IRXTPS1D/FP0ZVQWIRXTPS1D.SMALL.jpg TapNDie So I was always forgetting to water my plants, and as a result they would get dry and sometimes even die. So I though it would be cool to be able to water my plants with my phone. Its connected to the internet via the ESP-01 module and can be used to water your plants or animals once a day for the ...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:27:26 PDT
SMART GROWING POT(SGP) http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-GROWING-POTSGP/
SMART GROWING POT(SGP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/8ATW/IRXTNJTC/F3S8ATWIRXTNJTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/8ATW/IRXTNJTC/F3S8ATWIRXTNJTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/8ATW/IRXTNJTC/F3S8ATWIRXTNJTC.SMALL.jpg IddhamS HELLO guys!This is my 1st Instructables project! its called Smart Growing Pot It is my Finally Year Project currently and i am graduating at the end of this month. i was notified that i has been selected to participate in a special raffle for a Dremel!So in this project i will share to you how the ...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:26:04 PDT
Arduino: How To Play Guitar with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-How-to-Play-Guitar-With-Arduino/
Arduino: How To Play Guitar with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/5O9P/IRXTM33S/FRE5O9PIRXTM33S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/5O9P/IRXTM33S/FRE5O9PIRXTM33S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/5O9P/IRXTM33S/FRE5O9PIRXTM33S.SMALL.jpg MertArduino This instructable is the written version of my "How to play guitar with arduino" Youtube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out.My YouTube Channel. Please Subscribe for Support Let's get started ! Video Tutorial This is just my simple idea. You can improve...Y...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:06:26 PDT
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Sound-Reactive-Lights-for-Drums-Guitar/
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/0YJ9/IRXTLKKA/FDM0YJ9IRXTLKKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/0YJ9/IRXTLKKA/FDM0YJ9IRXTLKKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/0YJ9/IRXTLKKA/FDM0YJ9IRXTLKKA.SMALL.gif Uzful_Lab I've been looking for a way to improve my band's presence on stage for a long time until I figured out the best way is yet again, the DIY way.I aimed to create a compact, versatile and reliable system that would allow to turn any instrument into a sound reactive light device. That was not easy, and ...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:15:58 PDT
IR Window AC Controller With Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Window-AC-Controller-With-Timer/
IR Window AC Controller With Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6PJI/IRXTLSZH/FHO6PJIIRXTLSZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6PJI/IRXTLSZH/FHO6PJIIRXTLSZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6PJI/IRXTLSZH/FHO6PJIIRXTLSZH.SMALL.jpg gmhoovler Living in a region with older homes, it's common to have to use window air conditioners. While some of the more expensive ones have scheduling calendars built into them, almost all of them - even many of the cheapest - come with infrared (IR) remote controls.We recently had a heat wave in NY, and s...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:45:56 PDT
Smartphone controlled Electric Skateboard with evive http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Controlled-Electric-Skateboard-With-Evi/
Smartphone controlled Electric Skateboard with evive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/TD3I/IRXTI1DY/F3MTD3IIRXTI1DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/TD3I/IRXTI1DY/F3MTD3IIRXTI1DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/TD3I/IRXTI1DY/F3MTD3IIRXTI1DY.SMALL.jpg evivetoolkit This instructable will take your through the instructions to make your own powered skateboard, which you can make at your home or workshop. The skateboard will be motor-driven, smartphone controlled and with a 3-tier controllable speed. It also has body lights and headlights with controlled brightne...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:31:06 PDT
Contorlling an RGB LED With Color Detector Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Contorlling-an-RGB-LED-With-Color-Detector-Camera/
Contorlling an RGB LED With Color Detector Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/RITN/IRXTE0AW/FCFRITNIRXTE0AW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/RITN/IRXTE0AW/FCFRITNIRXTE0AW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/RITN/IRXTE0AW/FCFRITNIRXTE0AW.SMALL.jpg zowail This instructable shows how to control an RGB led using an arduino board and 1Sheeld.The key feature being the colour is selected by detecting the color with your android phone camera, the RGB value is processed and sent to the audrino which then outputs that same value.Feel free to ask any question...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 20:24:47 PDT
Quick $20 G-force Car Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-20-G-force-Car-Gauge/
Quick $20 G-force Car Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SHTY/IRXTHOQW/F19SHTYIRXTHOQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SHTY/IRXTHOQW/F19SHTYIRXTHOQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/SHTY/IRXTHOQW/F19SHTYIRXTHOQW.SMALL.jpg markk7 For about $20 build this quick and easy 3-axis G-Force gauge10x RGB leds display the ---- strength of left and right turns braking and acceleration bounces from rough road conditions. display real-time graphs when connected to computerA great excuse to get off the Interstate, out of th...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 13:35:23 PDT
Smart Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Blinds/
Smart Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/B8ZP/IRXTE327/FGQB8ZPIRXTE327.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/B8ZP/IRXTE327/FGQB8ZPIRXTE327.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/B8ZP/IRXTE327/FGQB8ZPIRXTE327.SMALL.jpg Froz3nArcher Hello!This project presents the improvements made to my original (and first) instructable, the Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blinds. The original design posted met the requirements at the time. It operated correctly for nearly 4 months before some design flaws became apparent.To recap, the pu...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:56:54 PDT
Arduino Smart Gym Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Smart-Gym-Bar/
Arduino Smart Gym Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/U7QR/IRXTHX4Z/FPUU7QRIRXTHX4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/U7QR/IRXTHX4Z/FPUU7QRIRXTHX4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/U7QR/IRXTHX4Z/FPUU7QRIRXTHX4Z.SMALL.jpg KhatabB Everyday I think about my fitness , say I have to practice and do exercise. but actually I'm a very lazy person who need a motivation to start , So I turned my Pull Ups Bar into a very motivating and interesting tool for workout .Features :- Count Pull ups - auto play music (of your pre-choice) duri...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:55:17 PDT
Monitor your Muscle Power on LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Your-Muscle-Power-on-LCD/
Monitor your Muscle Power on LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/J5QE/IRXTF47S/FGAJ5QEIRXTF47S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/J5QE/IRXTF47S/FGAJ5QEIRXTF47S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/J5QE/IRXTF47S/FGAJ5QEIRXTF47S.SMALL.jpg AbubakrS4 While I was practicing in gym earlier this month I wondered if I can numerically monitor my muscle performance so I can measure how much I improve every session. I usually lift different amounts of weight with no specific pattern I thought it would help me find the most efficient pattern...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:52:14 PDT
Color Changing Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Night-Light-1/
Color Changing Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SMALL.jpg geocacher2 This project will help you create a night light that changes colors slowly.... smoothly drifting from one color to the next. The electronics will be built from a tiny arduino based circuit board. I selected a tiny digispark from digistump (or a clone is fine). You can glue any sort of seashell or co...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:49:55 PDT
Wireless robot controlled by pointing with your smartphone or by Voice Recognition http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Robot-Controlled-by-Pointing-With-Your-Sm/
Wireless robot controlled by pointing with your smartphone or by Voice Recognition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FF74/IRXTCSAI/FZ3FF74IRXTCSAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FF74/IRXTCSAI/FZ3FF74IRXTCSAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FF74/IRXTCSAI/FZ3FF74IRXTCSAI.SMALL.jpg Mona_Mohamed This project is to control wireless robot by pointing with our smartphone at any direction we what the robot to go ( when the phone leans forward , backward , left or right ) Or by giving it Voice orders ( Forward , Backward , left or right ) .We can use the same idea for chair of disabled people ...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 07:29:20 PDT
Line follower robot using a smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot-Using-a-Smart-Phone/
Line follower robot using a smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/04O5/IRXTCRBV/FYC04O5IRXTCRBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/04O5/IRXTCRBV/FYC04O5IRXTCRBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/04O5/IRXTCRBV/FYC04O5IRXTCRBV.SMALL.jpg evivetoolkit Traditional way of making a Line follower robot is by using IR array sensors, but in this project we want to make it in a smart way using evive, smart phone and 1sheeld. The camera of mobile phone captures and discretize the video using the 1sheeld app and send it to 1sheeld shield mounted on evive ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:35:32 PDT
Unlock your door with a hand gesture http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlock-Your-Door-With-a-Hand-Gesture/
Unlock your door with a hand gesture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/J7CU/IRXT90WD/F16J7CUIRXT90WD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/J7CU/IRXT90WD/F16J7CUIRXT90WD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/J7CU/IRXT90WD/F16J7CUIRXT90WD.SMALL.jpg AdhamN I was browsing the techchrunch website a while ago when i stumbled on an article talking about gesture recognition technology being used to open door locks, while the product is not out yet i thought to do my best with my smartphone and some components i have lying around. What we need to begin ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:37:08 PDT
How to Make Mini CNC 2D Plotter Using Scrap DVD Drive, L293d Motor Shield & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-CNC-2D-Plotter-Using-Scrap-DVD-Dr/
How to Make Mini CNC 2D Plotter Using Scrap DVD Drive, L293d Motor Shield & Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/D1OT/IRXTAC7U/FI6D1OTIRXTAC7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/D1OT/IRXTAC7U/FI6D1OTIRXTAC7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/D1OT/IRXTAC7U/FI6D1OTIRXTAC7U.SMALL.jpg Sandeep_UNO this a mini CNC 2D plotter made from old DVD drive and L293D motor shield very cheap but intrestinglet see how to make in Video Material need for this project 1) 2 X SCRAP DVD DRIVE2) 1 X ARDUINO 3) 1 X L293D MOTOR SHIELD4) 1 X SERVO MOTOR (TOWER PRO 9G)5) JUMPER WIRES6) SOME HARDWARE NUT ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:08:14 PDT
Leap Motion Arduino Animatronic Hand Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Leap-Motion-Arduino-Animatronic-Hand-Robot/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 05:28:51 PDT
Single line LED display Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Line-LED-Display-Games/
Single line LED display Games - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/KZ9A/IRXT01YJ/FW0KZ9AIRXT01YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/KZ9A/IRXT01YJ/FW0KZ9AIRXT01YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/KZ9A/IRXT01YJ/FW0KZ9AIRXT01YJ.SMALL.jpg RonM9 aka LED Ladder Display Game System. An Attiny-85 outfitted with hardware and software to play action packed "video" games, on a in-line LED display. It has a multiplexed 12 LED ladder display, and supports up to 6 button inputs and an optional audio output.It is packed with 4 games of skill, with mu...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:02:08 PDT
How to make Simon Says using ATtiny13a and mini breadboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simon-Says-Using-ATtiny13a-and-Mini-Br/
How to make Simon Says using ATtiny13a and mini breadboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/VZH0/IRXT5B7F/F27VZH0IRXT5B7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/VZH0/IRXT5B7F/F27VZH0IRXT5B7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/VZH0/IRXT5B7F/F27VZH0IRXT5B7F.SMALL.jpg SANUKI UDON The memory of ATtiny13a is very little with 1KB.I tried the challenge I make games in 1 KB.I made very small Simon Say using ATtiny13a and the mini breadboard. Circuit diagram Circuit diagram is using a large breadboard :-)Material1x ATtiny13a1x Mini breadboard 1x CR2025 CR2032 3v button batt...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:23:21 PDT
A Social Printer for Special People http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Social-Artifact-for-Special-People/
A Social Printer for Special People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/UUJ7/IRXT0RUO/FRNUUJ7IRXT0RUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/UUJ7/IRXT0RUO/FRNUUJ7IRXT0RUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/UUJ7/IRXT0RUO/FRNUUJ7IRXT0RUO.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio A few months ago, I made special Router for my grandpa who was once a tough guy and now suffering for AD (Alzheimer’s disease), luckily I’ve got more than 24k views and 236 Favorites and many people love it. This time I still appeal for doing some special things for special people. Today I’d like to...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:17:29 PDT
Detection of Sudden Movements With SW520D & Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Detection-of-Sudden-Movements-With-SW520D-Arduino-/
Detection of Sudden Movements With SW520D & Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R78R/IRXSY06G/FOGR78RIRXSY06G.SMALL.jpg Mohammed BENHADINE One way to detect anomalies is to monitor the brutal vibrations that will be seen at a point of the circuit's environment . I made this small circuit when i was working in a project about detecting the cuts of cables and there's no way to develop another logic to detect that (the voltage of the cabl...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:29:38 PDT
Crane Game w/ arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Crane-Game-W-Arduino/
Crane Game w/ arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/89OV/IRXB3PS9/FWV89OVIRXB3PS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/89OV/IRXB3PS9/FWV89OVIRXB3PS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/89OV/IRXB3PS9/FWV89OVIRXB3PS9.SMALL.jpg randyarchy A crane game where the user controls the x and y axis like the carnival version, but also the z axis and open/ close of the claw(grip). Components Overview -Arduino mega- has enough I/O and I had one at home. - 2 Arcade joysticks - 1 arcade button -1 small servo - 3 dc motors-12 relays- igus li...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 04:49:23 PDT
Internet Connected Remembrall http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Connected-Remembrall/
Internet Connected Remembrall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/SMB2/IRWRV1G4/FBCSMB2IRWRV1G4.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Any die-hard Harry Potter fan will remember Neville Longbottom's Remembrall. This object is described as a small, glass ball that fills with red smoke when its owner has forgotten something. Unfortunately, the Remembrall doesn't inform the owner about what they have forgotten, rendering the item fai...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:53:25 PDT
Magical Wand! Control your house with a wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Wand-Control-Your-House-With-a-Wand/
Magical Wand! Control your house with a wand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/6BNC/IRWEY953/FT76BNCIRWEY953.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/6BNC/IRWEY953/FT76BNCIRWEY953.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/6BNC/IRWEY953/FT76BNCIRWEY953.SMALL.jpg Dushyanta While watching any of those Harry Potter sequels, did you ever wanted to own that magical misty wand? I don't know about you but I was seriously crazy about them. Many a time I asked my father to get one for me but he always refused and said that all those things are fake and there are no such thing...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:30:28 PDT
Plant Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Box-1/
Plant Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/YHJ3/IRXSXNJ1/FHFYHJ3IRXSXNJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/YHJ3/IRXSXNJ1/FHFYHJ3IRXSXNJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/YHJ3/IRXSXNJ1/FHFYHJ3IRXSXNJ1.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hi, in this tutorial I am going to show ,how to build your very own "Plant Box" that shows :- Time and dateTemperatureMoistureLightCan notify using bluetooth and even water plants (with some change in code)Essentially fit for people who forget to care their plants being busy. I haven't added light s...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:53:09 PDT
Arduino Lie Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lie-Detector/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:03:41 PDT
No Pump Automatic Watering! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Pump-Automatic-Watering/
No Pump Automatic Watering! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries In this instructable I'm going to show you how you can make your very own automatic plant watering system. The best part? This solution requires no pump!The benefit of using an automatic watering system is that you avoid having your plants start to dry out, and you also wont accidentally soak your p...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 08:11:25 PDT
Arduino Physics Proficiency Display Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Physics-Proficiency-Display-Board/
Arduino Physics Proficiency Display Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/NHJW/IRS4LQQ1/FKNNHJWIRS4LQQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/NHJW/IRS4LQQ1/FKNNHJWIRS4LQQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/NHJW/IRS4LQQ1/FKNNHJWIRS4LQQ1.SMALL.jpg marc.hermon For several years in my physics classes at Urbandale High School in Urbandale, Iowa I have kept track and displayed the percent of students proficient on every physics competency. Proficiency has been established at 70% and the goal is that 100% of my students reach proficiency on every competency. ...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:35:53 PDT
Interactive Menus for your project with a Display and an Encoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Menus-for-Your-Project-With-a-Display-/
Interactive Menus for your project with a Display and an Encoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/0W2C/IRREVRS4/FWH0W2CIRREVRS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/0W2C/IRREVRS4/FWH0W2CIRREVRS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/0W2C/IRREVRS4/FWH0W2CIRREVRS4.SMALL.jpg ExploreEmbedded Ever wondered about how simple an User Interface (UI) for your next electronics hack or project be? Indeed, and you should also seen the humble rotary encoder and a Display as UI for 3D printer or other gadgets. In this tutorial we will look at building such a system with a Nokia 5110 display and a ...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:00:52 PDT
Arduino and DHT11 Temperature Measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-DHT11-Temperature-Measurement/
Arduino and DHT11 Temperature Measurement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1QIL/IRRLAFLW/FYN1QILIRRLAFLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1QIL/IRRLAFLW/FYN1QILIRRLAFLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1QIL/IRRLAFLW/FYN1QILIRRLAFLW.SMALL.jpg PugazhM AbstractThe DHT11 is a precision temperature sensor module, provide calibrated temperature and humidity which is connected to digital IO pin of Arduino. The DHT11 provides the temperature in Celsius format. The Arduino program converts the temperature into Fahrenheit, Kelvin and Rankine, and sends v...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:13:17 PDT
Build Your Own Motor Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Motor-Driver/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:15:57 PDT
Cowboy Duel Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowboy-Duel-Game/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:56:50 PDT
Build Arduino IDE from GIT sources on Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Arduino-IDE-From-GIT-Sources-on-Windows/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:30:08 PDT
Making Distance Sensors: Trigger the Touch Board With Proximity http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Distance-Sensors-Trigger-the-Touch-Board-Wi/
Making Distance Sensors: Trigger the Touch Board With Proximity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PW9X/IRPPO214/FX1PW9XIRPPO214.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PW9X/IRPPO214/FX1PW9XIRPPO214.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PW9X/IRPPO214/FX1PW9XIRPPO214.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Learn how to trigger the Touch Board over distance.The Touch Board works great out of the box to detect… well touch! But it’s also possible to trigger the sounds from a distance, which we call proximity mode (which is really just increasing the board’s sensitivity). This tutorial will take you throu...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 03:08:44 PDT
Arduino Based Mini Audio Spectrum Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Mini-Audio-Spectrum-Visualizer/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 00:20:34 PDT
Controlling an Arduino based Rover with IR Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-Arduino-Based-Rover-With-IR-Remote/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 15:28:46 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Module for Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Module-for-Dummies/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 01:57:36 PDT
Light Up Apollo 11 Star Chart powered by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Apollo-11-Star-Chart-Powered-by-Arduino/
Light Up Apollo 11 Star Chart powered by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/RE75/IRLQGJMF/FC7RE75IRLQGJMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/RE75/IRLQGJMF/FC7RE75IRLQGJMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/RE75/IRLQGJMF/FC7RE75IRLQGJMF.SMALL.jpg MakeByJake Make your own LED powered star chart based on the one Apollo astronauts used in the command module! I used 2812B LED's and an arduino, which means each LED can be controlled individually. No 3D printed parts, or fancy equipment required to make. When you're done, you've got an awesome piece of in...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 08:15:34 PDT
LED Persistance of vision Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Persistance-of-Vision-Globe/
LED Persistance of vision Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SMALL.jpg LukaK19 Hi! This is a project similar to the one already published, but upgraded. It consists of 64 LEDs and 90 columns, so the resolution is 5760 pixels. I also used the shift registers, but 8 of them, one for every 8 LEDs. To transfer power to the shaft I used slip ring from the alternator.The frequency i...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:25:24 PDT
Arduino: How To Build An Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-How-to-Build-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 10:44:37 PDT
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) http://www.instructables.com/id/An-LED-Panel-Controlled-by-Your-Guitar-or-Other-Au/
An LED panel controlled by your guitar! (or other audio source) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/7V0C/IRHV5F6A/F427V0CIRHV5F6A.SMALL.jpg wilroberts Ever wanted to have a light show that reacts to what you play through you're favorite electric instrument? This instructable will show you how!This one is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller, an Adafruit 16x32 RGB LED matrix panel, and part of this instructable on how to amplify an electric audi...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:01:03 PDT
Controlling Led's with TV Remote & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Leds-With-TV-Remote-Arduino/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 22:41:28 PDT
Arduino Rocket Data Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Rocket-Data-Logger/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 09:39:04 PDT
HoverCraft Fablab61 http://www.instructables.com/id/HoverCraft-Fablab61/
HoverCraft Fablab61 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/NNOT/IRHUMGY5/F9KNNOTIRHUMGY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/NNOT/IRHUMGY5/F9KNNOTIRHUMGY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/NNOT/IRHUMGY5/F9KNNOTIRHUMGY5.SMALL.jpg КарпачоВ This HoverCraft was made by Rostov Summer's School's team special for Fablab :) Our masterpiece was our first experience in this sphere. Create & enjoy! Foundation Take foam =20mm. Cut a foundation from foam 200mm x 300mm. Cut the circle from foam d=140mm & stick to the foundation. Skirt Cut a...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 09:00:58 PDT
Musical DoodleBug on Circuit Playground http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-DoodleBug-on-Circuit-Playground/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:54:15 PDT
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-RC-Car-Aka-Mark-III/
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello all. Today I am going to share with you my long journey of building an RC Car. But first a little background. Ever since I was a kid i wanted to build my very own rc car. But it aint that simple. I realized that after some failed attempts. Four years ago i got a Lego technic as a gift. At firs...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:31:17 PDT
Control Your Telescope Using Stellarium & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-Telescope-Using-Stellarium-Arduino/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 08:55:51 PDT
Automatic Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Light-Controller/
Automatic Light Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8ZJZ/IRDUUA9Y/FK48ZJZIRDUUA9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8ZJZ/IRDUUA9Y/FK48ZJZIRDUUA9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8ZJZ/IRDUUA9Y/FK48ZJZIRDUUA9Y.SMALL.jpg bjkayani In this instructable i will show you how to make an automatic light controller. I wont claim this idea as my own since many before me have made things like this but what i felt was that they all showed the prototype and not the implemented forms. If its not implemented as a reliable device in real l...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 22:53:17 PDT
Motorise your own telescope. http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorise-Your-Own-Telescope/
Motorise your own telescope. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/CZT5/IRDUTRO8/F8ZCZT5IRDUTRO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/CZT5/IRDUTRO8/F8ZCZT5IRDUTRO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/CZT5/IRDUTRO8/F8ZCZT5IRDUTRO8.SMALL.jpg sigifredo Beginning with the motorisation let’s say that every telescope maker knows that when u move a telescope there are two situations:Slewing to find an object and then tracking an object on the sky, so when you make a homemade telescope on the motorisation process you will need high speed for slewing an...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 07:17:09 PDT
Arduino Timer With On/Off Set Point http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Timer-With-OnOff-Set-Point/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 13:15:09 PDT