Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:10:17 PST BLOX v1.01 ThermoClock: An OpenSource Arduino UNO OLED Clock That Also Measures Temperature http://www.instructables.com/id/ThermoClock-an-Arduino-OLED-Clock-That-Also-Measur/
ThermoClock: An OpenSource Arduino UNO OLED Clock That Also Measures Temperature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/0WPZ/IKCV2IWV/FN20WPZIKCV2IWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/0WPZ/IKCV2IWV/FN20WPZIKCV2IWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/0WPZ/IKCV2IWV/FN20WPZIKCV2IWV.SMALL.jpg Konstantin Dimitrov Hello, everyone ! Today I am going to show you how to make An OpenSource Arduino UNO OLED Clock That Also Measures Temperature. This project is an OpenSource and it's open to everyone. It doesn't require any special engineer skills, and will take you less than couple of hours once you have all the p...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 12:47:58 PST
3D Scanner: FabScan Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scanner-FabScan-Pi/
3D Scanner: FabScan Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/UFAR/IKBHWDBV/FH7UFARIKBHWDBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/UFAR/IKBHWDBV/FH7UFARIKBHWDBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/UFAR/IKBHWDBV/FH7UFARIKBHWDBV.SMALL.jpg janth There are several way to build an affordable 3D scanner for your home. One way is to make photos (maybe even automatisied) from all sides of an object and let Autodesk 123D Catch do its magic. Another option is to use a depth camera like the Kinect and place your object on a rotating table and get d...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 10:18:38 PST
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromatic-Temperature-Display-Arduino-Controlled-R/
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SMALL.jpg Eshanbho This project was loosely inspired by this, a weather station display whose color is based on the outdoor temperature. I had a roommate in college who had one of these and it was very useful, in Pittsburgh especially, to just glance at the color and know how many or few layers to put on before going ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:49:51 PST
Arduino Smart Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Smart-Dryer/
Arduino Smart Dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/DOYR/IKBFN11U/F7XDOYRIKBFN11U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/DOYR/IKBFN11U/F7XDOYRIKBFN11U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/DOYR/IKBFN11U/F7XDOYRIKBFN11U.SMALL.jpg Ali-Kazemian This project uses Arduino Uno to build an automatic dryer which only activates when the paper, towel or piece of cloth (connected to probes) is wet to a certain degree. As the amount of water in the target material changes, the corresponding resistance changes, and based on that Arduino turns on or ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 06:19:16 PST
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Strip-Controller-With-LED-Amp-and-Arduin/
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SMALL.jpg SólbjørnO A small LED strip controller made with a LED amplifier and an Arduino Nano. Perfect for making custom lighting patterns and/or control the led strip from your computer. It uses the Mosfet gates from the Amplifier to control the LED strip without putting a load on the Arduino. Because of the design o...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:07:01 PST
Panel Meter Weather Station With Photon http://www.instructables.com/id/Panel-Meter-Weather-Station-With-Photon/
Panel Meter Weather Station With Photon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XRCX/IKBHSPP8/FLRXRCXIKBHSPP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XRCX/IKBHSPP8/FLRXRCXIKBHSPP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XRCX/IKBHSPP8/FLRXRCXIKBHSPP8.SMALL.jpg practicalengineering For me, discussing the weather is more than idle small talk. So when I got interested in web-enabled electronics (the Internet of Things), I knew immediately that my first IoT project would be related to the first thing I do when I log onto my computer at work each day: check the weather. This "weat...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:19:21 PST
Music Box Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Box-Doorbell/
Music Box Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SMALL.jpg cdesjardins My apartment in Amsterdam has a very old and extremely loud doorbell. I decided to make a new one, because I was tired of being startled every time someone rang the doorbell. I had a music box sitting around, and an arduino mega, and I have a few prototype shields for the Mega that I designed a whil...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:23:16 PST
Quick Arduino Hygrometer (Humidity Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Arduino-Hygrometer-Humidity-Sensor/
Quick Arduino Hygrometer (Humidity Sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLJU/IKA08INJ/F6SGLJUIKA08INJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLJU/IKA08INJ/F6SGLJUIKA08INJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLJU/IKA08INJ/F6SGLJUIKA08INJ.SMALL.jpg jazzycamel We have been having some condensation and mould issues in our apartment recently due to, I think, the humidity levels. Our property is relatively newly built and, as such, has very good insulation properties (double glazed windows etc.). The side effect of this is that there is very little ventilati...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:58:42 PST
555 Timer Calculator for RaspberryPi, Arduino, or a Linux PC http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Calculator-for-RaspberryPi-Arduino-or-a-/
555 Timer Calculator for RaspberryPi, Arduino, or a Linux PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/3848/IK7BTCSV/FYV3848IK7BTCSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/3848/IK7BTCSV/FYV3848IK7BTCSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/3848/IK7BTCSV/FYV3848IK7BTCSV.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This instructable is a calculator to determine the resistor and capacitor values to use in common 555 timer circuits. I have included versions for the RaspberryPi and the Arduino with simple circuits to blink two LEDs like the 555 would. The version for a Linux PC only shows the printed values.The I...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 07:10:54 PST
Q5 a Star Wars Themed Astromech Driod http://www.instructables.com/id/Q5-a-Star-Wars-Themed-Astromech-Driod/
Q5 a Star Wars Themed Astromech Driod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/34OZ/IK8KR6T7/FTU34OZIK8KR6T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/34OZ/IK8KR6T7/FTU34OZIK8KR6T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/34OZ/IK8KR6T7/FTU34OZIK8KR6T7.SMALL.jpg SpecialRobotBuilders So you are a fan of the Star Wars Universe and you want to build your own representation of a working Astomech Driod. If you're not concerned with accuracy but just want something that looks good and works then this Instructable is for you. By searching through some household items you can build o...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:59:36 PST
LED Sound Reactive Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sound-Reactive-Light-Box/
LED Sound Reactive Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SMALL.jpg nlewkowitz I really liked Dan Chen's Instructable Ex Machina Sound Reactive LED Wall. It was so easy to follow, and the results were great. I created version using cardboard and vellum, as you can see in the image with the red LED lights in the middle - note the Arduino and breadboard hanging off the side.The ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:55:50 PST
The HacqueBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-HacqueBoard/
The HacqueBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SMALL.jpg thegrendel The Protopalette is a commercially available prototyping workbench for the Arduino and similar microcontrollers. Unfortunately, there exists no similar tool for the more powerful credit card sized computers, the ones that are capable of running a full-fledged operating system. Well, there wasn't one...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:25:56 PST
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Photo-Frame-Make-a-Perfect-Valentines-or/
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SMALL.jpg Dejan Nedelkovski Hello! In this instructable I will show you how you can make this awesome LED Heart Photo Frame. For all Electronics Enthusiasts! Make the perfect Valentine's, Birthday or Anniversary present for your loved ones!You can watch the Demo Video of this project on the video below and read the step by ste...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:59:37 PST
SMS mailbox notifier on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Mailbox-Notifier/
SMS mailbox notifier on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/W65X/IK77HKU7/FPWW65XIK77HKU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/W65X/IK77HKU7/FPWW65XIK77HKU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/W65X/IK77HKU7/FPWW65XIK77HKU7.SMALL.jpg ArturS8 If you shop online, then you often find yourself waiting for a delivery. This requires checking the mailbox frequently which is fine if you have your mailbox in sight. But if you live on a high floor of an apartament building that has shared mailboxes downstaris, then taking the trip down and back c...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:44:27 PST
Arduino 101 Fundamentals http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-101-Fundamentals/
Arduino 101 Fundamentals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KII5/IK2X980C/FQ6KII5IK2X980C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KII5/IK2X980C/FQ6KII5IK2X980C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KII5/IK2X980C/FQ6KII5IK2X980C.SMALL.jpg eliesalame The purpose of this instructable is to introduce the sketch writing fundamentals to all new comers to the Arduino world. It is meant to be a beginners guide that includes detailed explanation about the basic statements and functions. Most of the sketches I use are taken from the Arduino IDE for th...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 10:05:17 PST
Infrared Fighting Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Fighting-Tank/
Infrared Fighting Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/NI57/IK2V22XD/FNQNI57IK2V22XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/NI57/IK2V22XD/FNQNI57IK2V22XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/NI57/IK2V22XD/FNQNI57IK2V22XD.SMALL.jpg Makerworks This project is to make two infrared fighting tanks with Starter Robot Kits, some mechanical parts and electric modules. They are controlled with 2.4G wireless joystick. So, how to make it? Parts required 2 x Starter Robot Kit(Bluetooth or IR version)4 x Beam0808-136-Blue2 x Beam0808-024-Blue2 x ...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 22:08:50 PST
Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blind Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Solar-Powered-Horizontal-Blinds/
Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blind Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/0WV6/IK2V0O4N/FYF0WV6IK2V0O4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/0WV6/IK2V0O4N/FYF0WV6IK2V0O4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/0WV6/IK2V0O4N/FYF0WV6IK2V0O4N.SMALL.jpg Froz3nArcher I started this project because we have some horizontal blinds located in a high window over the main door to our house. This window faces south, and here in Colorado, that means LOTS of sunshine. It'd be nice to have that sunlight shine into the house during the winter, and be able to shade the wi...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:35:29 PST
Arduino IC-Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IC-Tester/
Arduino IC-Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/N3Z7/IK2UZ2N1/FAXN3Z7IK2UZ2N1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/N3Z7/IK2UZ2N1/FAXN3Z7IK2UZ2N1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/N3Z7/IK2UZ2N1/FAXN3Z7IK2UZ2N1.SMALL.jpg JorBi Quite some time ago I purchased an IC Tester from Genius. The G540 is able to programm various IC as it is able to test CMOS and TTL IC. Last option was quite interesting to me as this makes repairing stuff a lot easier when you know which part is defect instead of exchanging all part just by trial ...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:18:55 PST
Zero Real Estate Bypass Capacitor for Prototype Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Real-Estate-Bypass-Capacitor-for-Prototype-Ci/
Zero Real Estate Bypass Capacitor for Prototype Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/YFZW/IK2UYZKO/F75YFZWIK2UYZKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/YFZW/IK2UYZKO/F75YFZWIK2UYZKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/YFZW/IK2UYZKO/F75YFZWIK2UYZKO.SMALL.jpg rakrupski This is a simple method for bypassing the power and ground leads of an IC or MCU which has the following advantages:Capacitor lead length is as short as possible.The capacitor takes up zero board space.Here's how to do it: Bend the capacitor leads to fit Using needle nose pliers or other suitable...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 15:55:37 PST
How to program a servo with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Program-a-Servo-With-Arduino/
How to program a servo with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/66U4/IK1FLRPN/FZG66U4IK1FLRPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/66U4/IK1FLRPN/FZG66U4IK1FLRPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/66U4/IK1FLRPN/FZG66U4IK1FLRPN.SMALL.jpg fituro Hi everyone and first of all I want to say that...I have a YouTube channel!And my first video is about programming servos(I think it's obvious). Well this is a very simple project for arduino beginners (anyway it's more difficult than LEDs projects) and I wanted to make a tutorial about it so that ...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 02:40:01 PST
Arduino Infrared RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Infrared-RC-Car/
Arduino Infrared RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/6GMB/IK1HPA64/FZP6GMBIK1HPA64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/6GMB/IK1HPA64/FZP6GMBIK1HPA64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/6GMB/IK1HPA64/FZP6GMBIK1HPA64.SMALL.jpg JureINV Hello. Despite numerous other RC Car Instructables, I wanted to add my own because I believe it is built in a decent way and can help others in builidng their own. So lets start with the parts you need in My version. Step 1: Parts A car body, which I bought on eBay, but, because it was a bit too ...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 17:10:06 PST
ESP8266 and Visuino: Control Servo Remotely over Wi-Fi with Rotary Encoder http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-and-Visuino-Control-Servo-Remotely-Over-Wi/
ESP8266 and Visuino: Control Servo Remotely over Wi-Fi with Rotary Encoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/KQB9/IJYUPVEM/F5AKQB9IJYUPVEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/KQB9/IJYUPVEM/F5AKQB9IJYUPVEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/KQB9/IJYUPVEM/F5AKQB9IJYUPVEM.SMALL.jpg BoianM ESP8266 modules are great low cost stand alone controllers with built in Wi-Fi. In this Instructable I will show you how you can control a Servo remotely over Wi-Fi with a Rotary Encoder. The Instructable is a similar but more advanced version of the "Arduino Nano and Visuino: Control Servo wit...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:21:11 PST
Mechatronic Basketball Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechatronic-Basketball-Shooter/
Mechatronic Basketball Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/QFMB/IJYURJMK/FFUQFMBIJYURJMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/QFMB/IJYURJMK/FFUQFMBIJYURJMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/QFMB/IJYURJMK/FFUQFMBIJYURJMK.SMALL.jpg chienline Seeing my Arduino Arm (for Office Catapult) laying around, I was thinking "What else can I do with it?" At the moment I was having my Basketball ring renewed. I need to move my body a little, rather than just sitting in the office. Then this Mechatronic Basketball Shooter crossed my mind. I have an ...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 15:08:50 PST
Data Logging Temperature Probe (-200 °C to +1300 °C) http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Logging-Temperature-Probe-200-C-to-1300-C/
Data Logging Temperature Probe (-200 °C to +1300 °C) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/T5H3/IK02BUW6/FW4T5H3IK02BUW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/T5H3/IK02BUW6/FW4T5H3IK02BUW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/T5H3/IK02BUW6/FW4T5H3IK02BUW6.SMALL.jpg mcfada I needed to take temperature vs. time measurements for a piece of research equipment in order to determine how much time in advance someone should start prepping before they actually intend to use the equipment. In this case, prepping involves cooling down a metal thermal mass using liquid nitrogen ...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:33:14 PST
ArduinoPhone 2.0 - An open source mobile phone http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoPhone-20-an-Open-Source-Mobile-Phone-Based-/
ArduinoPhone 2.0 - An open source mobile phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C61J/IJUAFIE8/FAZC61JIJUAFIE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C61J/IJUAFIE8/FAZC61JIJUAFIE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C61J/IJUAFIE8/FAZC61JIJUAFIE8.SMALL.jpg __loovee__ More than 2 years ago I had made an instructable - ArduinoPhone. ArduinoPhone was big and it's difficult for the beginner to make one. As there's a step to make the charge circuit. And I had heard so many voice that when will you make ArudinoPhone 2.0 for this 2 years. I think I really should make i...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:30:54 PST
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nikon-IR-Remote-and-Time-Laps-With-ATtiny-85/
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SMALL.jpg arduinomaster Why take time lapse pictures.The Nikon Coolpix P900 has very good build in features to take moon photos with it's 83 digital zoom.To take moon photos the Nikon has a 2 second delay. Other time lapse build in features are very good.Better even is a remote and a motorised tripod as the moon is constan...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:11:27 PST
ShotBot - Arduino Powered Pump Project http://www.instructables.com/id/ShotBot-Arduino-Powered-Pump-Project/
ShotBot - Arduino Powered Pump Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/QV3Y/IJX7FUF1/FYEQV3YIJX7FUF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/QV3Y/IJX7FUF1/FYEQV3YIJX7FUF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/QV3Y/IJX7FUF1/FYEQV3YIJX7FUF1.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Pump Tutorial is known as the ShotBot Project, demonstrating an easy way to build a simple shot pouring robot. We use two RobotGeek Pumping stations and some quick code to create a dual shot pouring robot. This project uses buttons to trigger the pouring as a basic example, but the butt...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:41:37 PST
Interactive Dungeon Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Dungeon-Board/
Interactive Dungeon Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/8E1F/IJIUVDUL/FYX8E1FIJIUVDUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/8E1F/IJIUVDUL/FYX8E1FIJIUVDUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/8E1F/IJIUVDUL/FYX8E1FIJIUVDUL.SMALL.jpg Jaap Bierman Ever wanted to take your dungeoneering experiences to the next level? Well, I have, and for me, building an interactive dungeon board was the way to go.The idea for this project came to be when I had to build something with arduino for a school project. I was about to play Dungeons and dragons for t...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:32:20 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
Addressable LED Party Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LED-Party-Bag/
Addressable LED Party Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SMALL.jpg cparshley Quite often, I find myself out at shows, parties and festivals with a need to carry around some some must have items, like my wallet, keys, phone, and such. Of course, fun costume party clothes never have pockets, so the only viable option is some form of bag. However, I would find myself thinking m...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:51:46 PST
A Mysterious Box- Ultrasonic Range Finder(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Mysterious-Box-Ultrasonic-Range-FinderArduino/
A Mysterious Box- Ultrasonic Range Finder(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JDYD/IJVWIL6V/FCSJDYDIJVWIL6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JDYD/IJVWIL6V/FCSJDYDIJVWIL6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JDYD/IJVWIL6V/FCSJDYDIJVWIL6V.SMALL.jpg Elecrow There are two news, which one you want to hear first? Ok. Let me tell you the good news- Our Elecrow company growing fast in support of maker partners and Arduino enthusiasts, we have added a lot of staffs, so we need a bigger place to accommodate us. We have completed the relocation of new offices ...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:08:32 PST
Ada Robotic Hand - Open Bionics http://www.instructables.com/id/Ada-Robotic-Hand-Open-Bionics/
Ada Robotic Hand - Open Bionics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/E1LD/IJVRXXUP/FSJE1LDIJVRXXUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/E1LD/IJVRXXUP/FSJE1LDIJVRXXUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/E1LD/IJVRXXUP/FSJE1LDIJVRXXUP.SMALL.jpg Open Bionics This is a step by step guide on how to make an Open Bionics Ada robotic hand. This is derived from the Dextrus robotic hand, by the Open Hand Project. It assumes you have either ordered the Ada robotic hand kit or have access to a 3D printer are planning to print 3D parts from YouMagine or thingiver...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:54:32 PST
A beginner's guide to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Arduino/
A beginner's guide to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SMALL.jpg tttapa After some years of experimenting with Arduino, I decided that the time has come to share the knowledge I've acquired. So I here it goes, a guide to Arduino, with the bare basics for beginners and some more advanced explanations for people who are somewhat more familiar with electronics.Every step w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:55:30 PST
2 MINUTE ARDUINO LASER ALARM http://www.instructables.com/id/2-MINUTE-ARDUINO-LASER-ALARM/
2 MINUTE ARDUINO LASER ALARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/5NMW/IJSX5ZGL/FF65NMWIJSX5ZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/5NMW/IJSX5ZGL/FF65NMWIJSX5ZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/5NMW/IJSX5ZGL/FF65NMWIJSX5ZGL.SMALL.jpg Jacks how2s WHAT YOU NEEDArduino LaserBreadboardJumper wiresLED10K Resistor CONNECTIONS First connect you resistor to the photo resistor and then that end will go to the - row in the board then the photo resistor will go to A0 on the arduino and the other end to 5V and the LED simply goes to pin 13 on the a...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 20:53:03 PST
The Interactive Donation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Interactive-Donation-Box/
The Interactive Donation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Donation boxes can be much more interesting and attractive when you combine them with electronics and a little bit of programming. This instructable will show you how to. As the name explains, making donation boxes interactive can help you gain much more attention and make people happy at the same t...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:26:41 PST
Arduino Terminal http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Terminal/
Arduino Terminal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/R8XC/IJSUYQGS/FIHR8XCIJSUYQGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/R8XC/IJSUYQGS/FIHR8XCIJSUYQGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/R8XC/IJSUYQGS/FIHR8XCIJSUYQGS.SMALL.jpg RubbaBoy So I recently got my Seeed Studio Ethernet Shield working, and I thought the SD card function was pretty cool. I wanted a way to display information from it. So I loaded up some demo programs, and decided to go a little bit farther with it. I wanted to make a sort of terminal, with keyboard input an...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 19:14:28 PST
Arduino Pedometer(without Accelerometer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pedometerwithout-Accelerometer/
Arduino Pedometer(without Accelerometer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/FXQB/IJSUYEJI/FHBFXQBIJSUYEJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/FXQB/IJSUYEJI/FHBFXQBIJSUYEJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/FXQB/IJSUYEJI/FHBFXQBIJSUYEJI.SMALL.jpg SriV3 Ever wondered how to make a pedometer without using an accelerometer,then this Instructable shows how to make one. This pedometer connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to your android smartphone and displays the number of steps dynamically that is as and when you take a step. It even shows the speed, di...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:27:40 PST
Dual Pulse Capacitive Discharge Spot Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Pulse-Capacitive-Discharge-Spot-Welder/
Dual Pulse Capacitive Discharge Spot Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/HCJ1/IJSX5448/FWWHCJ1IJSX5448.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/HCJ1/IJSX5448/FWWHCJ1IJSX5448.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/HCJ1/IJSX5448/FWWHCJ1IJSX5448.SMALL.jpg justwags This Instructables includes plans to build a dual pulse capacitive discharge spot welder that can output 400 amps in 60 micro seconds. Theory IntroductionThe reason for this a portable capacitive discharge spot welder, which can be used to aid in the process of building a battery pack for the UM...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:58:02 PST
Bluetooth Controlled Outlet (Home Automation) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Outlet-Home-Automation/
Bluetooth Controlled Outlet (Home Automation) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/PE77/IJSX77D2/F5GPE77IJSX77D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/PE77/IJSX77D2/F5GPE77IJSX77D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/PE77/IJSX77D2/F5GPE77IJSX77D2.SMALL.jpg zslst600 Have you ever left the house and wondered if you forgot to turn off the lights or the TV? Or been driving home in the dark and wish the lights would be on before you get in the house with you hands full of groceries. A simple solution I have found is to create your very own smart outlet! A cheaper s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:01:36 PST
Motorized Pulldown Curtain (Phone & Radio Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Pulldown-Curtain-Phone-Radio-Controlled/
Motorized Pulldown Curtain (Phone & Radio Controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/FEKD/IJUCKH5M/F24FEKDIJUCKH5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/FEKD/IJUCKH5M/F24FEKDIJUCKH5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/FEKD/IJUCKH5M/F24FEKDIJUCKH5M.SMALL.jpg Ekras I pull my curtain up and down a couple of times a day. If I watch a movie I pull it down and then, I pull it up to get better lighting. I also pull it down when I go to sleep and I pull it up again when I wake up. I want this process to be automatic, if my curtain rises before I wake up, it will be ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:11:25 PST
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Voltmeter-for-Quadcopter/
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SMALL.jpg ivver So, for the beginning I want to explain why I did it the way I did. I was flying my quad at night and crashed it in tall grass, after some time I found out that I lost my lipo baterry monitor and I still had few more fully charged batteries. So I went inside and take what I found laying around and m...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:44:30 PST
LM35 Temperature Sensor with Datalogging on SD card on Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/LM35-Temperature-Sensor-With-Datalogging-on-SD-Car/
LM35 Temperature Sensor with Datalogging on SD card on Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2LMQ/IJQO7YKM/FFG2LMQIJQO7YKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2LMQ/IJQO7YKM/FFG2LMQIJQO7YKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2LMQ/IJQO7YKM/FFG2LMQIJQO7YKM.SMALL.jpg vishal1502 - Demonstrates the use of an LM35 sensor on Intel Edison to measure temperature over extended periods ranging from several hours to weeks and logs the temperature readings from the sensor to an SD card inserted onboard, all necessary things such as time interval between two consecutive readings, eit...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 10:13:32 PST
Remote Wi-Fi DHT11 Temperature an Humidity I2C 2 X 16 LCD Display With Two ESP8266 and Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Wi-Fi-DHT11-Temperature-an-Humidity-I2C-2-X/
Remote Wi-Fi DHT11 Temperature an Humidity I2C 2 X 16 LCD Display With Two ESP8266 and Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/Y8Y4/IJRHPVJB/F3DY8Y4IJRHPVJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/Y8Y4/IJRHPVJB/F3DY8Y4IJRHPVJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/Y8Y4/IJRHPVJB/F3DY8Y4IJRHPVJB.SMALL.jpg BoianM ESP8266 modules are great low cost stand alone controllers with built in Wi-Fi, and I already made a simple Blink instructable with ESP8266 NodeMCU module.The advantage of the ESP8266 over Arduino and other controllers is the builtin Wi-Fi. In this Instructable I will show you how with the help of V...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 19:33:00 PST
Simple Arduino LCD Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LCD-Game/
Simple Arduino LCD Game! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/IKG0/IJRFIEO8/FSGIKG0IJRFIEO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/IKG0/IJRFIEO8/FSGIKG0IJRFIEO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/IKG0/IJRFIEO8/FSGIKG0IJRFIEO8.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon Hello World! Pure Carbon here and today I will be showing you how to make an extremely simple game that can be played on an LCD Button Shield for Arduino. Unfortunately its not actually a game because all you will be able to do is make a character walk back and forth using the buttons on the shield ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 21:46:52 PST
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoplethysmography-IR-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SMALL.jpg SteveQuinn This Instructable documents how to create a simple heart rate monitor using Photoplethysmography with an IR phototransistor via transmissive absorption using the Arduino to process the pulsatile data and display live results via a TFT screen.To use the source code and create the necessary circuitry ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:11:56 PST
Notebook Cooling Pad With Adjustable Temperature Setpoint http://www.instructables.com/id/Notebook-Cooling-Pad-With-Adjustable-Temperature-S/
Notebook Cooling Pad With Adjustable Temperature Setpoint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/AI3E/IJQ036RQ/FEQAI3EIJQ036RQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/AI3E/IJQ036RQ/FEQAI3EIJQ036RQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/AI3E/IJQ036RQ/FEQAI3EIJQ036RQ.SMALL.jpg nataku This project is about hacking a notebook cooling pad and adding a simple temperature sensor that control the fan. An OLED display is used to display temperature of the laptop (outside), along with a push button to allow adjustment of temperature set point. Materials needed 1 DHT11 temperature se...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:09:26 PST
Redundant Car True Speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Redundant-Car-True-Speedometer/
Redundant Car True Speedometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/CCIH/IJQO0URC/FLQCCIHIJQO0URC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/CCIH/IJQO0URC/FLQCCIHIJQO0URC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/CCIH/IJQO0URC/FLQCCIHIJQO0URC.SMALL.jpg Smily77 A speedometer in a car shows always an up to 10% too high speed. Usuallythis is around 5% too much. This is definitive not what. I expect from a measurement instrument in an expensive car, I want to know exactly how fast I’m riding without to calculate the true speed.So I decided to add a true spee...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 13:17:18 PST
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gduino-No-Programmer-Required-for-5Programs-Multip/
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Arduino is familiar to anyone who loves to build tech.It is very common in project makers.But why 25$ For this board!! We can make our own!! In this instructable I am going to show you how to build an arduino at home that doesn't need any external programmers like USBASP or serial communicators.USBA...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:27:15 PST
Goodbye Moshi or how to run your laser printer on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Goodbye-Moshi-or-How-Run-Your-Laser-Printer-on-Ard/
Goodbye Moshi or how to run your laser printer on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/JAXE/IJQ0D0HQ/FHWJAXEIJQ0D0HQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/JAXE/IJQ0D0HQ/FHWJAXEIJQ0D0HQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/JAXE/IJQ0D0HQ/FHWJAXEIJQ0D0HQ.SMALL.jpg Downunder35m When it comes to starting with CO2 lasers the beginner on a budget will be tempted to get one of the K40 clones from china.As requests, problems and postings of general frustration about these machines flood the internet I though I jump in too.Don't get me wrong, I did it on purpose as the price for...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:26:57 PST
JustAPendulum: open source electronic pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/JustAPendulum-Open-Source-Electronic-Pendulum/
JustAPendulum: open source electronic pendulum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/0TQV/IJQ0C5XJ/FOK0TQVIJQ0C5XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/0TQV/IJQ0C5XJ/FOK0TQVIJQ0C5XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/0TQV/IJQ0C5XJ/FOK0TQVIJQ0C5XJ.SMALL.jpg SquareBoot Hi, with this instructable I want to show you an open source pendulum that can compute and process the measured oscillation period to find the gravitational acceleration of the earth (~9,8 m/s²)! It's the most powerful of all, discover it!The project is based on the Arduino platform, but it contains...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:22:35 PST