Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:46:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Pacman Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pacman-Ghosts/
LED Pacman Ghosts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SMALL.gif NextFab Make your own LED Pacman Ghosts! Feel free to customize your own with colors or add more LEDs. Works well as a desk toy or even a nightlight! Setup What you'll need:Tools: Laser cutterHot glue gunSoldering ironComputer Wire cuttersWire strippersComponents Acrylic (color of your ghost)Arduino Uno(...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:05 PDT
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-navigation-device-for-blind-people-using-Ardui/
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SMALL.jpg wasfy111 In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I contacted them to let me use it in this project and they ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:34:47 PDT
Demystifying 4 pin addressable RGB LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Demystifying-4-pin-addressable-RGB-LEDS/
Demystifying 4 pin addressable RGB LEDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LFSZ/HZ9O6FIZ/F0ULFSZHZ9O6FIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LFSZ/HZ9O6FIZ/F0ULFSZHZ9O6FIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LFSZ/HZ9O6FIZ/F0ULFSZHZ9O6FIZ.SMALL.jpg Dain Unicorn If you've seen my previous Instructable on RGB LEDs, then you have a pretty good foundation on the ability to put three separate light sources into a single package in your builds.Time marches on, and so does technology! One of the most innovative new things about RGB LEDs is the addition of a disc...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:44:25 PDT
Arduino Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Calculator/
Arduino Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8C3W/HZ9O6CI2/FGU8C3WHZ9O6CI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8C3W/HZ9O6CI2/FGU8C3WHZ9O6CI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8C3W/HZ9O6CI2/FGU8C3WHZ9O6CI2.SMALL.jpg Kale_3d In this Instructable I will show you how to make an Arduino calculator that is just as good as any other calculator (well... sort of). Even though it's probably not practical due to it's size, repetitive use of the equals button (due to the lack of keys), and cost (You can probably buy a calculator ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:33:01 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lego-Lighthouse/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:14:01 PDT
Arduino Modules - Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-Flame-Sensor/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:43:05 PDT
Bluetooth controlled arduino robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-arduino-robot-arm/
Bluetooth controlled arduino robot arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/2HKB/HZ5RQY49/FW42HKBHZ5RQY49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/2HKB/HZ5RQY49/FW42HKBHZ5RQY49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/2HKB/HZ5RQY49/FW42HKBHZ5RQY49.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy I finally added bluetooth capability to my arduino robot arm. I did that using the HC-06 bluetooth module. Requirements -Arduino 6-dof robot arm-arduino uno or due-SSC-32 servo shield-HC-06 bluetooth moduleI am not going to explain the robot arm setup, the different boards and modules that i hav...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:28:15 PDT
Musical Floppy Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Floppy-Drives/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:43:04 PDT
Make your plant smile http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-plant-smile/
Make your plant smile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SMALL.jpg thanasisloi7 This is a funny project that makes our plants “talk” to us. It’s very simple and you can create it in few hours. We use a sensor to read the soil moisture of our plant and a led matrix to dislay how the plant “feel”. You can use an ATtiny85 as a microcontroller. Order Materials Led Matrix Soil Hy...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:31:27 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SMALL.jpg sjowett Hello, and welcome to my instructable for a washing machine countdown timer. The timer is operated with the very popular Arduino micro controller. See here for more information. Arduino Home PageAimThe aim of this project is to be able to delay the start of the washing machine by a few hours. Th...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-my-RC-Car-using-Arduino-and-Android-Smart-/
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SMALL.jpg ahmicmahmoud Have an old toy car? I hacked mine using Arduino and an H bridge circuit to control the motors, used my Sony Z1 Android phone to control it with the recent 1Sheeld I got from Kickstarter. I thought to use the Gyroscope sensor in to drive it but after experimenting, I used the gravity sensor instead,...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:55:09 PDT
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-MIDI-USB-foot-controller-for-controlling-Mo/
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SMALL.jpg Thrifleganger Motivation:Playing in a 2 piece band, with the drums and lots of other samples being played back as backing tracks, there was a need to use a looper to add in more elements to the tracks. A hardware based looper fails in this respect, since there is no way to maintain synchronisation. Meaning, sli...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:27 PDT
Haptic Comlink! http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Comlink/
Haptic Comlink! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/YZ1G/HZ13GDWJ/FERYZ1GHZ13GDWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/YZ1G/HZ13GDWJ/FERYZ1GHZ13GDWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/YZ1G/HZ13GDWJ/FERYZ1GHZ13GDWJ.SMALL.jpg PaulBeaudet This Haptic Comlink allows someone to feel messages on the wrist or maybe just massages! This is achieved by vibrating pager motors in combinations that represent letters. The main items needed are a micro with 6 outputs, a Darlington array, and 6 vib motors.This project is part of a practicality te...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:24:58 PDT
DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT
Arduino-based Switching Voltage Regulators http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Switching-Voltage-Regulators/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:13:54 PDT
Plan B, an open source 3DP (powder and inkjet) 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Plan-B-an-open-source-3DP-powder-and-inkjet-3D-pri/
Plan B, an open source 3DP (powder and inkjet) 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/EZFB/HZ13EP8S/FLQEZFBHZ13EP8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/EZFB/HZ13EP8S/FLQEZFBHZ13EP8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/EZFB/HZ13EP8S/FLQEZFBHZ13EP8S.SMALL.jpg dragonator Plan B is an open source 3DP 3D printer. It uses binder and powder to create it´s parts. It can be built for €1000,- ($1300,-) if the parts are sourced right. It uses standard 3D printer parts and electronics, off the shelf inkjet components, 3D printed parts and a sturdy laser cut (or water cut) a...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:22:26 PDT
Wireless powered bling diffused with sideglow fiber optics : Project you are the ONE http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-you-are-the-ONE-a-Wireless-powered-fiber-o/
Wireless powered bling diffused with sideglow fiber optics : Project you are the ONE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/3AKI/HS9Y9GYP/FH23AKIHS9Y9GYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/3AKI/HS9Y9GYP/FH23AKIHS9Y9GYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/3AKI/HS9Y9GYP/FH23AKIHS9Y9GYP.SMALL.jpg shinteo Project you are the ONE. a Wireless powered fiber optic side glow diffused bling I have this idea of making novelty jewellery for my missus, a wearable electronics of some sort with wireless charging. At a seeming random event I would have a little girl present her with a nicely decorated box con...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 23:24:16 PST
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
Solar theremin with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-theremin-with-Arduino/
Solar theremin with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/9IWQ/HYL0NEHE/FCX9IWQHYL0NEHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/9IWQ/HYL0NEHE/FCX9IWQHYL0NEHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/9IWQ/HYL0NEHE/FCX9IWQHYL0NEHE.SMALL.jpg ninuxi materials:arduino uno3 photoresistors4 buzzers3 10k resistor(optional) usb solar pannel or usb battery Why? During the 2014 art Exhibition at Met (M. di Ragusa), I created (with the technical collaboration of Carmel Iurato), this theremin made from three photoresistors, managed by the light and p...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 02:20:36 PDT
Light-Up Disco Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Disco-Table/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:35:11 PDT
Arduino-powered LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-LED-Clock/
Arduino-powered LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SMALL.jpg NextFab A fun, simple LED clock, that will give you the time to the nearest half hour using single-color LEDs. Parts needed are as follows: Arduino Nano 400 tie-point Breadboard Ribbon Cable DS1307 RTC IC 32.768 kHz Crystal (12) 10mm LEDs (12) 180 Ohm resistors (2) 10k Ohm resistors 0.1" spaced, 12 wire ri...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:32:12 PDT
Fofoque-me: Vox Populi -- a motorized public opinion system http://www.instructables.com/id/Fofoque-me-Vox-Populi-a-motorized-public-opinion-s/
Fofoque-me: Vox Populi -- a motorized public opinion system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/SFQ2/HXCCNHFY/F5ZSFQ2HXCCNHFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/SFQ2/HXCCNHFY/F5ZSFQ2HXCCNHFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/SFQ2/HXCCNHFY/F5ZSFQ2HXCCNHFY.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan Based on some previous work we’ve done with megaphones in public spaces, me and my associate, Radamés Ajna, were invited to participate in an exhibition called Multitude, curated by Lucas Bambozzi and Andrea Caruso Saturnino. The exhibition was based on the writings of Antonio Negri and Michael Hard...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:25:13 PDT
NFC Ring Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Ring-Lock-Box/
NFC Ring Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/LNKC/HYHG7R4H/FHTLNKCHYHG7R4H.SMALL.jpg Nairod785 Hi everybody!Welcome to my first instructable! I apologize in advance for my poor level in English.In this step-by-step guide I am going to teach you how to build a simple and very cheap NFC Ring Lock Box ! What you'll need Ok first, the idea was to create a box locked from the inside. Many diffe...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:27:43 PDT
Beach Buddy: 3-in-1 Solar Phone Charger, Boombox, and Sunburn Timer Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Buddy-3-in-1-Solar-Phone-Charger-Boombox-and/
Beach Buddy: 3-in-1 Solar Phone Charger, Boombox, and Sunburn Timer Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SMALL.jpg starwisher Imagine the ideal beach trip. The sun is shining, the skies are blue, the water is warm, and the humidity is low. You and your friends have everything you need to soak up the sun, sand and surf: a cooler filled with drinks and snacks, sunblock, flip flops, the coolest new swimwear, and the newest be...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:09:14 PDT
My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Seventh-Project-Robot-Arm-Set/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 05:59:50 PDT
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-WIRELESS-HOME-SECURITY-SYSTEM/
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SMALL.jpg deba168 In this project I will discuss how you can make a cheap wireless home security system.Though during starting of this project the main objective was only for security alarm but later I found this device can be used to solve several problems.These are the few practical problems which I have faced in t...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 03:26:36 PDT
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Handgesture-controlled-robot-with-robotic-arm/
Handgesture controlled robot with robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/QJI7/HYE5Y42B/FYZQJI7HYE5Y42B.SMALL.jpg mysqo With this robot, you control everything with your hand, even the robotic arm! The hand gestures can be programmed differently. Long range with Xbee communcation! Parts needed Arduino Uno x2 - http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc...Xbee S2 x2 - https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11217...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:40:53 PDT
littleTea: robotic tea brewing http://www.instructables.com/id/littleTea-robotic-tea-brewing/
littleTea: robotic tea brewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/6EPJ/HYBDGUFU/FWV6EPJHYBDGUFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/6EPJ/HYBDGUFU/FWV6EPJHYBDGUFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/6EPJ/HYBDGUFU/FWV6EPJHYBDGUFU.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This project was made as part of the June Instructables Build Night with littleBits at the Taipei Hackerspace.Whenever I'm trying to brew some tasty tea (and that happens quite often) I always miss the right amount of time needed for the brew. Talking to someone, reading a book, watching a bit of Yo...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:21:30 PDT
how to use the IR library with an attiny http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-IR-library/
how to use the IR library with an attiny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SMALL.jpg rwhite19 This Instructable will tell you how to use the IR (infrared) library on an Attiny. I will be using an Attiny85 with an Arduino Uno. I won't cover how to upload sketches to the Attiny just how to use the IR library with it. the best tutorial on uploading sketches I've found is this YouTube tutorial :...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:34:22 PDT
Arduino Compatible Bathtub controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Compatible-Bathtub-controller/
Arduino Compatible Bathtub controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/G0QO/HY9Y1GG0/FY8G0QOHY9Y1GG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/G0QO/HY9Y1GG0/FY8G0QOHY9Y1GG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/G0QO/HY9Y1GG0/FY8G0QOHY9Y1GG0.SMALL.jpg raptor_demon Lets start with a warning: this project controls water. Electricity and water really don't mix and there is a real risk of electrocution and or death if you are not careful. Build this project at your own risk and I won't be held responsible for anyone who builds this. make sure you use a battery to...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 12:14:12 PDT
SmartMesh - Arduino and Android Controlled Pneumatic Facade http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Autonomous-Pneumatic-Facade/
SmartMesh - Arduino and Android Controlled Pneumatic Facade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/B5AW/HY9Y2B8T/FX8B5AWHY9Y2B8T.SMALL.jpg ctfreak This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Smart Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14During this project, the students were a...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:27:52 PDT
Arduino decision box. (Attiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-decision-box-Attiny85/
Arduino decision box. (Attiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/339P/HYAE762T/FEV339PHYAE762T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/339P/HYAE762T/FEV339PHYAE762T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/339P/HYAE762T/FEV339PHYAE762T.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 So I was a bit bored this weekend (actually I wrote this some months ago) and since I had ordered a bunch of Attiny85 chips the week after I decided to make a quite random project with them.This is a decision box, it takes decisions for you by showing a green or a red light (it can also show orange ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:09:10 PDT
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Automata-Race-Game-littleBits-Circuit/
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SMALL.jpg ricklon This instructable will show you how to create a game using littleBits. The game will start with a sound trigger. Each player will have to press a button repeatedly. The first person to press their button 25 times wins. A buzzer will sound to end the race while the winning machine will do a victo...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:36:58 PDT
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Color-Mixer-a-constant-current-3W-RGB-LED-wit/
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SMALL.jpg markmoran Controlling an RGB LED is a simple and common microcontroller project, often the next project done after blinking and fading an LED.To make this more interesting, I built it using an ATtiny13, one of the smallest and simplest AVRs, which required "high-voltage programming." I also used a 3W LED beca...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:49 PDT
Monitor - Thinking Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Thinking-Skins/
Monitor - Thinking Skins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SMALL.jpg Christian S This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Thinking Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14Given were small shared space containe...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:22:48 PDT
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-WS2811-LED-effects-with-Arduino/
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SMALL.jpg balrog-k1n [TODO: insert a neat video or pictures from actual riding][Note the Arduino sketch works but is work in progress, see last step for link]Persistence of Vision (POV) effects let you display arbitrary images with just a few controllable pixels on a fast moving object by changing the pixels' colours fa...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:56:11 PDT
3D Printed DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DC-Motor/
3D Printed DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SMALL.jpg pitrack I designed and 3D printed a Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motor, and used an Arduino to control the motor. All parts of the motor, excluding magnets, solenoid wrapping wire, and hall effect sensors, were printed with a Makerbot Replicator 2. The video shows the completed working motor.This instruc...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:27 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its present state thanks to it Open Development as an Open Hardware project. Version 0.3 was featured on Instructables back in April 2014 and we've seen it built all over th...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
Wireless Controlled Hovercraft (Wonder4) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Hovercraft/
Wireless Controlled Hovercraft (Wonder4) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QV44/HY5NV2MI/FMCQV44HY5NV2MI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QV44/HY5NV2MI/FMCQV44HY5NV2MI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/QV44/HY5NV2MI/FMCQV44HY5NV2MI.SMALL.jpg miracle_cn The hovercraft is the device that can travel over land without wheels. Because of the enthusiasm for engineering and the requirement of the course Vg100, we, four students from UM-SJTU Joint Institute, formed the team Wonder4 and made our own hovercraft. Our hovercraft weighs 694g. Its size is 30cm×...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:17:49 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SMALL.jpg techiebot I found this 3D file on Thingiverse by Micropuller. I quickly realized that the file creates an oversized eye unit. But I still wanted to explore creating an animatronic face that I could control with an Arduino.The more I thought about it, the more I thought that I could create a creature head th...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:40:26 PDT
Electric Arduino Go-kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Arduino-Go-kart/
Electric Arduino Go-kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SMALL.jpg gizzmotronics Hello everyone! As the title says, I built an electric go kart which is powered by arduino! Here's a quick video to make you certain that this is the next thing you're going to build.NEW VIDEO! Made for the Boca Bearings Innovation contest - please vote for me when it starts in September!(Old video ...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:47 PDT
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Power-outlet-with-exposed-pins/
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SMALL.gif HuoSen I found my self often trying to plug stuff at home with Arduino. So I thought it would be good to have a system that you can just plug your sensor, plug the appliance and code something to see how it goes. I never liked breaking apart an appliance to find the right spot on the electronics, or peel o...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:26:42 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SMALL.jpg jeffmaeshiro Polydexter was the introductory project in the Creative Architecture Machines (CAM) advanced options architecture studio at the California College of the Arts (CCA), taught by Jason Kelly Johnson (co-founder of Future Cities Lab) and Michael Shiloh. Parts developed for this robot would go on to beco...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Activated-Home-Run-Indicator/
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MCM7/HY9Y3C25/FO9MCM7HY9Y3C25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MCM7/HY9Y3C25/FO9MCM7HY9Y3C25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MCM7/HY9Y3C25/FO9MCM7HY9Y3C25.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs Whenever I go to Citi Field with my kids to see the Mets, they go crazy for the Home Run Apple.To me, the Apple is part of what makes baseball exciting for kids. Even though my kids may not watch most of the games, I still enjoy bringing them along. The Home Run Apple started popping out of a top ha...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:36:42 PDT
MaKey MaKey Monome http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Monome/
MaKey MaKey Monome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SMALL.jpg jdeboi Objective: build a monome - a complex electronic music instrument - using easy-to-learn, inexpensive components and a process that's so easy a kid could do it.Gist: This touchscreen music instrument is essentially 4 parts: MaKey MaKey (or Arduino) Neopixels copper tape cardboard...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:46:13 PDT
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Sixth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Ultrasoni/
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SMALL.jpg Rookie P In the previous projects I tried different ways to control the smart tank manually. But how about if the tank makes its own decision and control itself? It should be quite interesting. Ultrasonic sensor can help to do so by sending sound wave in front of the sensor. It receives the wave once the wav...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:58 PDT
Bike Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/
Bike Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V 10W halogen bulb (RadioShack #: 272-01...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:07 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SMALL.jpg brmarcum If you're new to the world of electronics, let me be the first to welcome you. There are many good resources available to help you get started. For a list of recommended resources, see step 4. But once you find the right project, how do you bring it into reality? Of course you will need some electro...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT