Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:27:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Parola Zone Time Msg Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Parola-Zone-Time-Msg-Display/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:08:20 PDT
Fiber-Optic Jungle Insect Traffic Taster http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Jungle-Insect-Traffic-Taster/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:48:06 PDT
Smart power socket control from your smartphone via Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-power-socket-control-from-your-smartphone-vi/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:34:10 PDT
Augmented Reality Tutorials (8 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-Tutorial-No-1-Marker-Based-Primi/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:31:33 PDT
Fake TV - Burglar Deterrent http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Burglar-Deterrent/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:50:38 PDT
Fish feeding themselves http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-feeding-themselves/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:44:59 PDT
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Burn-Wheel-Airwheel-with-Integrated-Biometrics/
The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/875U/I7MXIPY3/FMZ875UI7MXIPY3.SMALL.jpg jneong Follow me as I build biometric (fingerprint) security, integrated front and rear lighting, and more, into my new Airwheel Q3 self-balancing unicycle for a Burning Man 2015 conveyance! While this is an advanced skill level project, I tried to take copious amounts of photos and created notes all over ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:38:27 PDT
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Door-Lock-with-the-Qduino-Mini-under-100/
NFC Door Lock with the Qduino Mini (under $100) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/Y4EJ/I7L6TAOT/FT9Y4EJI7L6TAOT.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever wanted to unlock your front door with just your bus pass, a tag, or an old hotel room key? Now you can with the NFC Door Lock, for under $100! It's a super compact Qduino Mini (Arduino-compatible) powered door lock that senses when there is an NFC tag present, unlocks your door usin...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:18:30 PDT
3D Printed Desktop CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Desktop-CNC-mill/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:46:45 PDT
Automatic Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Tea-Maker/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:29:50 PDT
Arduino Two Player Reaction Timer Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Two-Player-Reaction-Timer-Game/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 05:23:58 PDT
Making a Mini Self-balancing Car in Two Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mini-Self-balancing-Car-in-Two-Steps/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:09:18 PDT
Website Down Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Website-Down-Alarm/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:29:09 PST
Wahduino - WahWah by shaking/raise the guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wahduino-WahWah-by-shakingraise-the-guitar/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:37:37 PDT
Croccolino Pet Feeder! http://www.instructables.com/id/Croccolino-Pet-Feeder/
Croccolino Pet Feeder! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/ZVGV/I7ELEMH9/FBHZVGVI7ELEMH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/ZVGV/I7ELEMH9/FBHZVGVI7ELEMH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/ZVGV/I7ELEMH9/FBHZVGVI7ELEMH9.SMALL.jpg prnet Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaoooooooowwwwwwww!Have you ever been outside your home for a couple of days? Don't you have someone that can feed your pet during your absence? Or have you ever wanted to automatize the feeding of your pet? CROCCOLINO FEEDER is the answer.I built this project as a little challenge a...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:50:55 PDT
Remote-controlled Arduino Mood Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Arduino-Mood-Lighting/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:00:33 PDT
Solar Powered GPS Hiking Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-GPS-Hiking-Logger/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:00:50 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
Real-time BitCoin Price monitor using LED Matrix, Arduino and 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-time-BitCoin-Price-monitor-using-LED-Matrix-A/
Real-time BitCoin Price monitor using LED Matrix, Arduino and 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RCJW/I7CCF7O4/F3ORCJWI7CCF7O4.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil Basically, this projects illustrate how update the price of BitCoin in USD in real time and displaying the price on a large LED matrix that we have hacked to let it communicate with Arduino instead of the PC.We have faced some troubles in the project as hacking the LED matrix which was used only to ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:45:16 PDT
Starry Night Play Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Play-Tent/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:51 PDT
Arduino Nano based Hexbug Scarab Robotic Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-based-Hexbug-Scarab-Robotic-Spider/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:54:07 PDT
CNC NeoPixel Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-NeoPixel-Jewelry/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19:16:47 PDT
Edge 3D Printer - an affordable open source 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-an-affordable-open-source-3D-print/
Edge 3D Printer - an affordable open source 3D printer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O7RY/I7AB3YQ5/F9MO7RYI7AB3YQ5.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Hello everyone! In this instructable I will show you how to make a low cost 3d printer that I designed! It should cost around $150 US dollars or $175 Canadian dollars, if you buy from the links provided in this project (parts are from Aliexpress). You can also buy locally but it will cost more (abou...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 23:44:55 PDT
Basic beginners mini 3 axis CNC mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-beginners-mini-3-axis-CNC-mill/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 05:31:49 PDT
Built-in Hackduino (Arduino) Ultrasonic Parking Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Hackduino-Arduino-Ultrasonic-Parking-Guide/
Built-in Hackduino (Arduino) Ultrasonic Parking Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/417H/I7AAZBSP/FPU417HI7AAZBSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/417H/I7AAZBSP/FPU417HI7AAZBSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/417H/I7AAZBSP/FPU417HI7AAZBSP.SMALL.jpg mindtesterdev This is a hackduino parking guide that fits in an old work box, so it can be built into to the wall in your garage. Originally I was going to use the Arduino with the ultrasonic distance sensor to control an actual traffic light, but I decided to be a little more subtle since it turns out actual tra...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 23:18:25 PDT
X-Y Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Y-Plotter-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:56:06 PDT
Small Electronic Experiment Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Electronic-Experiment-Station/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 03:29:38 PDT
Attiny85 decision box V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-decision-box-V20-Attiny85/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 02:30:40 PDT
Arduino Simple POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-POV-Display/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:31:22 PDT
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Using-555-Timer-IC/
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SMALL.jpg chienline I am living in a small town, 60 miles away from province capital city. It is impossible for me to get a motor driver to start a robot or RC project. Even if I wanted to build my own motor driver, it is hard to find the chips such as L298 Dual H-Bridge. What about online shop? In many cases, the ship...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:22:35 PDT
How to control a Processing sketch with two Arduino Inputs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-Processing-sketch-with-two-Arduin/
How to control a Processing sketch with two Arduino Inputs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/46NJ/I760TQWO/FLB46NJI760TQWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/46NJ/I760TQWO/FLB46NJI760TQWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/46NJ/I760TQWO/FLB46NJI760TQWO.SMALL.jpg AlexanderM6 This tutorial will show you how to build a basic Arduino circuit that can control a fun coloured ball sketch in Processing.You will need: 1x Arduino Board (I am using an Uno) 1x Breadboard 1x Photo-Resistor 1x 10k Ohm Resistor (Brown-Black-Orange) 1x Potentiometer A handful of wiresYou will also nee...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:28:51 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SMALL.jpg John Choi Here is a quick description:A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication.Here is a longer description:Ambassador Robot No. 001, also known as Halley, is a 2.6-foot humanoid automaton built for the sole purpose of exploring what it means to be huma...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
DIY Atmel microcontroller development board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Atmel-microcontroller-devlopement-board/
DIY Atmel microcontroller development board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/2H5O/I77G6NIZ/F8X2H5OI77G6NIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/2H5O/I77G6NIZ/F8X2H5OI77G6NIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/2H5O/I77G6NIZ/F8X2H5OI77G6NIZ.SMALL.jpg Electrospark In this Instructables I am going to show you how to make a very useful development board for your favourite Atmel microcontroller that will help you save up to the third of the space on your breadboard and let you move your microcontroller around without any loose connections problems. It will also ...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:15:20 PDT
Arduino Powered 'Scotch Mount' Star Tracker for Astrophotography http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Scotch-Mount-Star-Tracker-for-Astr/
Arduino Powered 'Scotch Mount' Star Tracker for Astrophotography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/QZLY/I77G4QKN/FTTQZLYI77G4QKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/QZLY/I77G4QKN/FTTQZLYI77G4QKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/QZLY/I77G4QKN/FTTQZLYI77G4QKN.SMALL.jpg kkingsbury I learned about the Scotch Mount when I was younger and made one with my Dad when I was 16. It's a inexpensive, simple way to get started with Astrophotography, that covers the basics before you get in to the complicated telescope matters of prime focus, off axis tracking, etc. When I first made thi...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:22:27 PDT
Simple Soft Circuit Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Soft-Circuit-Button/
Simple Soft Circuit Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/60UV/I74N43YL/FH060UVI74N43YL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/60UV/I74N43YL/FH060UVI74N43YL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/60UV/I74N43YL/FH060UVI74N43YL.SMALL.jpg theantonius Ever wanted a durable and reliable soft circuit button? With just a little bit of conductive thread, two pieces of fabric and some batting you can make your very own.The materials you'll need:1/8 yard of non-conductive fabric1/16 yard of non-conductive batting36" of conductive thread2 conductive sna...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 06:45:08 PDT
#MyoCraft: Gesture-Enable your Arduino Project with a Myo Armband http://www.instructables.com/id/Gesture-Enable-your-Arduino-Project-with-a-Myo-Arm/
#MyoCraft: Gesture-Enable your Arduino Project with a Myo Armband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/JS5J/I72P2CR0/FMBJS5JI72P2CR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/JS5J/I72P2CR0/FMBJS5JI72P2CR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/JS5J/I72P2CR0/FMBJS5JI72P2CR0.SMALL.gif Paul Bernhardt You can build a lot of cool stuff with an Arduino. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to control it with a flick of your wrist? Let me show you how to add wireless gesture control to an Arduino project using a Myo armband. We’ll do this via MyoDunio (available for free in the Myo Market) running o...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:31:55 PDT
Android Controlled Arduino Bluetooth Panzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-Arduino-Bluetooth-Panzer/
Android Controlled Arduino Bluetooth Panzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/C37L/I735RSTT/FVTC37LI735RSTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/C37L/I735RSTT/FVTC37LI735RSTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/C37L/I735RSTT/FVTC37LI735RSTT.SMALL.jpg chienline Remote Control cars are fun to drive around the room or wandering the house. What could be more fun of it? When you have the visibility as if you are riding in it. A wireless IP camera is the answer. Or let's say you have CCTV cameras around the house or office but there are some blind spots, then t...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 05:03:06 PDT
Infinity mirror and table (With casual tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-mirror-and-table-With-casual-tools/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:22:52 PDT
Sous Vide with ardunio http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-with-ardunio/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 05:50:10 PDT
MICRO ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE DOLLY http://www.instructables.com/id/MICRO-ARDUINO-GOPRO-TIMELAPSE-DOLLY/
MICRO ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE DOLLY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SMALL.jpg InevitableCraftsLab This Instructable is about building the smallest possible automated TimeLapse dolly.Its also the most simple one i built to date.It's controlled via servo protocol, and two rc servos.One servo is modded to be endless, one is original.It uses an Arduino UNO as test-controller, but i plan to build it ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 07:14:13 PDT
3W 4'x4' Arduino Laser Cutter/Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/3W-4x4-Arduino-Laser-CutterEngraver/
3W 4'x4' Arduino Laser Cutter/Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/JYYZ/I6YXLYF3/FGTJYYZI6YXLYF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/JYYZ/I6YXLYF3/FGTJYYZI6YXLYF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/JYYZ/I6YXLYF3/FGTJYYZI6YXLYF3.SMALL.jpg FamousMods In this tutorial you will learn how to make your own 4 ft by 4 ft, Arduino controlled, 3 watt laser engraver / cutter (for thin materials) for around 300$. The main thing that separates this tutorial from other laser engraver tutorials on here is the roughly 42 x 42 inch cutting/engraving area. Th...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 09:36:58 PST
How to make a GSM Location Tracker with the AdaFruit FONA and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Mobile-Cellular-Location-Logger-with/
How to make a GSM Location Tracker with the AdaFruit FONA and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MBNZ/I6WOTYVK/F2SMBNZI6WOTYVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MBNZ/I6WOTYVK/F2SMBNZI6WOTYVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MBNZ/I6WOTYVK/F2SMBNZI6WOTYVK.SMALL.jpg kinasmith IntroductionIn this tutorial we are going to make a web connected location logger using the Adafruit FONA Board, an Arduino, and the Sparkfun Data Service. It will get its location using triangulation and post it to an online database with a GET request over a cellular (GPRS) connection.We will be u...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 22:13:18 PST
Easy bluetooth controlled scrolling text http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-bluetooth-controlled-scrolling-text/
Easy bluetooth controlled scrolling text - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/9DPV/I6ZTF9XX/FV89DPVI6ZTF9XX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/9DPV/I6ZTF9XX/FV89DPVI6ZTF9XX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/9DPV/I6ZTF9XX/FV89DPVI6ZTF9XX.SMALL.jpg Yoruk Hi all, In this Instructable, I'll show you how to create a simple scrolling text, using led matrix modules. These modules are cheap and easy to use. And, to make this project more fun, a bluetooth feature was added : you will be able to send a message to the system using a mobile phone !I'll show y...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 12:59:11 PDT
Interactive Fuzzy LED Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Interactive-Fuzzy-LED-Belt/
Interactive Fuzzy LED Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/9V1J/I6H7IKK4/FPJ9V1JI6H7IKK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/9V1J/I6H7IKK4/FPJ9V1JI6H7IKK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/9V1J/I6H7IKK4/FPJ9V1JI6H7IKK4.SMALL.jpg technorainbows This is an Instructable to show you how to make an interactive, fuzzy LED belt! Belt can be used in many ways, not just as a belt... wear it as a bandolier, hang it on the wall, wrap it around your backpack or bike... the options abound.And the most exciting part is this belt is alive! Using two sen...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:34:25 PST
MIDI Arduino Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Arduino-Drums/
MIDI Arduino Drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/PHHC/I67S8U5V/FOKPHHCI67S8U5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/PHHC/I67S8U5V/FOKPHHCI67S8U5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/PHHC/I67S8U5V/FOKPHHCI67S8U5V.SMALL.jpg anouskadg I've always wanted to learn how to play a drum kit, but my parents never let me because 'it takes up too much space' and 'it makes too much noise'.So now, many years and some electrical knowledge later, I've decided to make my own electronic drum kit!This project is pretty easy to make and you do no...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:59:14 PST
Crying Baby Detector Using 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/Crying-Baby-Detector-Using-1Sheeld/
Crying Baby Detector Using 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OXXA/I6WDO73E/FB4OXXAI6WDO73E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OXXA/I6WDO73E/FB4OXXAI6WDO73E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OXXA/I6WDO73E/FB4OXXAI6WDO73E.SMALL.jpg kerolos.magdy.5 The biggest problem that mothers face is that they can't leave their babies alone in a room asleep, That they must sit next to them, And leave anything else in there hand because getting afraid if the baby starts to wake up which is a wasting of time, From there came my IDEACrying Baby Detector is a...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:07:56 PST
How to make a useful Photoreflector for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-useful-Photoreflector-for-Arduino/
How to make a useful Photoreflector for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/VX9K/I6W2W08I/F9HVX9KI6W2W08I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/VX9K/I6W2W08I/F9HVX9KI6W2W08I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/VX9K/I6W2W08I/F9HVX9KI6W2W08I.SMALL.jpg takaokouji This is a how to make a useful photoreflector for Arduino.Photoreflector is a sensor that is often use for line tracer. Tools Soldering ironSolder (1.0mm)Nipper Materials Photoreflector LBR-127HLD, 50JPY 180 Registor (180R), about 10JPY10K Registor (10K) about 10JPYtotal price 70JPY.In Japan, ...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:14:02 PST
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illumaphone-Light-based-Electronic-Musical-Instrum/
Illumaphone: Light-based Musical Instrument with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/QCHW/I6WDMO4C/FOLQCHWI6WDMO4C.SMALL.jpg bonniee Ever wanted to build your own electronic musical instrument? In this Instructable, I walk through the build process for my Illumaphone, a light-based, spatial musical instrument that I built for Jeff Snyder's Computer Music class at Princeton. It consists of six coffee cups. Wave your hands over the...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:26:03 PST
Arduino Micro USB OTG http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Micro-USB-OTG/
Arduino Micro USB OTG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Z3R9/I6RT25HF/FU3Z3R9I6RT25HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Z3R9/I6RT25HF/FU3Z3R9I6RT25HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/Z3R9/I6RT25HF/FU3Z3R9I6RT25HF.SMALL.jpg chienline Arduino is a powerful compact size programmable microcontroller for DIYers. The minimum basic equipment you need is a laptop, an USB cable, and an arduino. Can we make it even more portable? YES!All you need is an Arduino and a micro USB OTG which is as big as the USB-B plug itself and you can keep ...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:53:21 PST
Bear With Me http://www.instructables.com/id/Bear-With-Me/
Bear With Me - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/DWZ1/HAQ30DBM/FAFDWZ1HAQ30DBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/DWZ1/HAQ30DBM/FAFDWZ1HAQ30DBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/DWZ1/HAQ30DBM/FAFDWZ1HAQ30DBM.SMALL.jpg knighttime1010 This instructable teaches how to make our Bear With Me system, a prototype that allows two users to tangibly send and receive hugs (as well as motion) in near real-time. The bears will be able to send tweets when physically hugged.  Their hearts will glow when they receive the other bear's hug.  Th...
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