Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:10:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck/
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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.http://tinypic.com/player.php?v=w8x2s9&s=8 (Sorry, the embedding isn't working for some reason)My background: I'...
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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/
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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/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
MaKey MaKey Monome http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Monome/
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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/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
Animated EL Wire Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-EL-Wire-Sign/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:17:55 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
WAVEbuoy http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVEbuoy/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:51:46 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Arduino Powered Autonomous Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Autonomous-Vehicle/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:46:21 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aergia-The-Android-controlled-TV-Remote/
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays on the closed win...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:54:56 PDT
Digital Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:23:35 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-E-Textile-Arduino-Board/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:30:54 PDT
3D Printed Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot-Arm/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 PDT
Cheap Haptic Feedback Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Haptic-Feedback-Vest/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:55:57 PDT
Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-Upset-Kitty-LittleBits-Project/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:32:55 PDT
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
littleBits Serial Data http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Serial-Data/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 06:04:24 PDT
Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Audio Spectrum Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Bi-color-LED-Matrix-Audio-Spectrum-V/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:57:25 PDT
Laser Cut Sphere-O-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Sphere-O-Bot/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:05:55 PDT
iOS-Controlled Arduino waveform generator http://www.instructables.com/id/iOS-Controlled-Arduino-waveform-generator/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:26:13 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SMALL.jpg TannyPB Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
Say Hello with My Roommate Mouse with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-My-Roommate-Mouse/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:24:55 PDT
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wireless-transmission-between-two-Arduinos-w/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:52:58 PDT
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/1-DIY-Conductive-Ink/
$1 DIY Conductive Ink and Paint from Fire! (non toxic, homemade, cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YFZ0/HXG6TTHG/FM1YFZ0HXG6TTHG.SMALL.jpg makerboat Turn fire into electronic conductive ink, build electronic circuits, create paper musical instruments and inputs for your Arduino board!Today you will learn how to make your own conductive ink to draw electronic circuits using the leftovers from your fireplace or BBQ! You can use this ink to draw ci...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:25:06 PDT
Solar USB Charger 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-USB-Charger-20-21/
Solar USB Charger 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T4BR/HNSDZNAO/FE0T4BRHNSDZNAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T4BR/HNSDZNAO/FE0T4BRHNSDZNAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T4BR/HNSDZNAO/FE0T4BRHNSDZNAO.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Everyone has USB gadgets. It's pretty much a fact of life. Another fact of life is that these USB gadgets also continually run out of power when you most need them. No need to fear, solar power is here! Ditch those crazy wall adaptors, throw out the laptop, and start making your own solar charge...
By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:12:05 PST
Brain Wave Drawing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Wave-Drawing-Machine/
Brain Wave Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B9J4/HXC4KKCS/F3WB9J4HXC4KKCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B9J4/HXC4KKCS/F3WB9J4HXC4KKCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B9J4/HXC4KKCS/F3WB9J4HXC4KKCS.SMALL.jpg juanifico This machine was originally built for a gallery show that I had last semester. It takes input from an EEG brainwave scanner and uses it to control the position of a marker in real time. This machine is based on the polargraph by Euphy. The polargraph software is a great application for transfering d...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 13:42:11 PDT
Arduino MIDI Bass Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MIDI-Bass-Pedals/
Arduino MIDI Bass Pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/C4CM/HX643A8F/FTMC4CMHX643A8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/C4CM/HX643A8F/FTMC4CMHX643A8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/C4CM/HX643A8F/FTMC4CMHX643A8F.SMALL.jpg rczarnik I've always liked bass pedals. I'm a big fan of the band Rush, and their bass player Geddy Lee. Most of my favorite Rush albums use the Moog Taurus pedals which have become synonymous with their sound of that era. I don't know what it is. The deep, droning sound - that you play them with your fe...
By: rczarnik

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 11:21:41 PDT
Introduction: 3 Bin Dispenser Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-3-Bin-Dispenser-Design/
Introduction: 3 Bin Dispenser Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0DRJ/HX6AOZZA/FPM0DRJHX6AOZZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0DRJ/HX6AOZZA/FPM0DRJHX6AOZZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0DRJ/HX6AOZZA/FPM0DRJHX6AOZZA.SMALL.jpg kenshin1 This tutorial explains how to build and program a 3 bin dispenser that could be used in a variety of applications including vending products. This design is more of a prototyped component rather than a finalized machine. Feel free to take the design and expand from it; apply it to any application yo...
By: kenshin1

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:57:52 PDT
DIY bike tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-bike-tachometer/
DIY bike tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/TDJ5/HX7P2HNJ/FOWTDJ5HX7P2HNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/TDJ5/HX7P2HNJ/FOWTDJ5HX7P2HNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/TDJ5/HX7P2HNJ/FOWTDJ5HX7P2HNJ.SMALL.jpg Nikus I will show you how to build a bike speedometer. It shows your speed,the average speed,the temperature, the trip time and the total distance. You can change it using the button. Additionally, the speed is shown on a tachometer. I built it because I like building new things, I have not found anythin...
By: Nikus

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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 08:13:10 PDT
Critter Twitter Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Critter-Twitter-Trap/
Critter Twitter Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/U7A2/HX7PA87Q/FCWU7A2HX7PA87Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/U7A2/HX7PA87Q/FCWU7A2HX7PA87Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/U7A2/HX7PA87Q/FCWU7A2HX7PA87Q.SMALL.jpg siliconghost Havahart traps are really nice if you have pests to rid your home of but you don’t feel the need to do this through means of killing the animal. The problem we are faced with is constant monitoring of the trap. If you forget to check back frequently (usually at least once a day), you risk having the...
By: siliconghost

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 20:02:51 PDT
Arduino Mega Audio File logging http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mega-Audio-File-logging/
Arduino Mega Audio File logging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6FI0/HX8HJWT2/FYL6FI0HX8HJWT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6FI0/HX8HJWT2/FYL6FI0HX8HJWT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6FI0/HX8HJWT2/FYL6FI0HX8HJWT2.SMALL.jpg DavidPatterson Record Audio to your Audino Mega SD card. This Instructable will show you how audio input can be repeatedly added to a 512 byte buffer and then transferred to a SD card in real time. The period recorded can be altered. The sample rate is 9.4 KHz and the wav file output 8 bit, mono. Whilst not hi-f...
By: DavidPatterson

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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 17:27:20 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
Arduino Chandelier from Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9AXF/HX7P08XB/FYW9AXFHX7P08XB.SMALL.jpg funelab Edit:If you really like this project, you can vote for me on the top right corner, for Featured Author Contest , just three days after the contest closes. And don't forget the other 2 contests: Glue and Battery Powered. Thank you very much in advance!!!Hi All,This is my second instructable: Arduino ...
By: funelab

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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
Squirrel Chasing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Squirrel-Chasing-Robot/
Squirrel Chasing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/2KHH/HWRC5MWW/FSX2KHHHWRC5MWW.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Using a bunch of 3d printed parts, I made a robot to chase squirrels. First, the nerf barrel (with a squirrel on top) rotates every 30 seconds from left, to center, then to right. If the robot detects a squirrel, stage one is initiated. The robot charges forward then retreats. If the squirrel is ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:09 PDT
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FPV-RC-Tank-V2-2km-RANGE-upgrade/
DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/PTJ8/HX5H6K3R/FXGPTJ8HX5H6K3R.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Lets build An FPV tank that could be controlled within 2 kilometers! With the help of my best friend ASCAS I was able to borrow his old parts for this updated version. Ok So Roverbot version 2 is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's simple to make, easy to program and is a great starte...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 07:16:44 PDT
LED Shoulder Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shoulder-Pads/
LED Shoulder Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura For this project, I was inspired by my best friend. She had been wanting some disco-fabulous armor-inspired wearable technology for music festivals and costume parties for some time. I took a pair of construction/gardening knee-pads and turned them into glitterific shoulder pads that shine bright ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:18:25 PDT
littleGoal: World Cup Match Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/littleGoal-World-Cup-Match-Notifier/
littleGoal: World Cup Match Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/GBVI/HX1WARSV/FB4GBVIHX1WARSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/GBVI/HX1WARSV/FB4GBVIHX1WARSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/GBVI/HX1WARSV/FB4GBVIHX1WARSV.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace [ This Instructable was made at the Taipei Hackerspace littleBits Instructables Build Night. ]Can't watch the World Cup football games, but want to know when important game events (ie. goals) happen? Then littleGoal is for you!The littleGoal setup will monitor the game's progress, and alert you via ...
By: taipeihackerspace

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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:09:20 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lighthouse/
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/5VE2/HX0DPYVN/FEN5VE2HX0DPYVN.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview:I’ve often thought that a lighthouse would make a great project for an Arduino, and so I decided to give it a try using one of the local lighthouses here in Erie, Pennsylvania as inspiration. I chose the North Pierhead Lighthouse that guards the entrance to Presque Isle Bay. The model fea...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:13:10 PDT
Arduino All-In-One Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-All-In-One-Remote/
Arduino All-In-One Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/C3E1/HX1W3MC0/FEPC3E1HX1W3MC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/C3E1/HX1W3MC0/FEPC3E1HX1W3MC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/C3E1/HX1W3MC0/FEPC3E1HX1W3MC0.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 Now you can have all the remotes of your house in a device that fits in your hand with Arduino, never fight for who has the TV remote again! To make it you will need: Arduino (I used a cheap copy of the arduino UNO). LCD keypad shield, (I bought mine from dealextreme) 1x I...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:06:08 PDT
Desktop Fist Bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Fist-Bumper/
Desktop Fist Bumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield This simple device sits on your desk at work, ready to give you fist bumps throughout the day as you need them. A 3D printed "fist" is moved by a servo attached to a rack and pinion mechanism. An ultrasonic range finder detects when you place your hand near it, and an Arduino Uno controls it all.Mat...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:56:53 PDT
Build your own 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube/
Build your own 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VWWU/HWZ4T27Y/FHHVWWUHWZ4T27Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VWWU/HWZ4T27Y/FHHVWWUHWZ4T27Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VWWU/HWZ4T27Y/FHHVWWUHWZ4T27Y.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab LED Cubes are awesome. The first one I created was a 8x8x8 blue led cube. It still works like a charm. But being able to display every colour in the spectrum is much more spectacular. Let's start with a small and simple 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube. Watch part 1 of the video series! As you might have noti...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:49:14 PDT
Make your own TV ambilight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-TV-ambilight-using-Arduino/
Make your own TV ambilight using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/3ES6/HPIGR0NW/FJD3ES6HPIGR0NW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/3ES6/HPIGR0NW/FJD3ES6HPIGR0NW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/3ES6/HPIGR0NW/FJD3ES6HPIGR0NW.SMALL.jpg lacglzh This is a very easy project. Here is the result I won't go into too much detail how each part works, because I have written some information on my blog. But you should be able to make it work with the information given on this instructable.   Prepare RGB LED strip The RGB LEDs came...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:29:38 PST
Conversational Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Conversational-Gloves/
Conversational Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZI49/HWNUHPDA/FE9ZI49HWNUHPDA.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove This is what came out of my attempt at combining some of my favorite tools and themes...Grasshopper, 3D printing, kinetic motion, and linguistics. I put these gloves on my friends, asked them to tell me a story, and used Grasshopper to record the data from their hand gestures. While these gloves ar...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:54:27 PDT
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
Wireless Controlled Robotic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/04VD/HWS3IJIJ/F0B04VDHWS3IJIJ.SMALL.jpg Gabry295 This is my school project for the 5th year of high school (I'm Italian, we have 5 years of high school).It consists in an artificial hand controlled by a glove with flex sensors. The artificial hand reproduces the movements of the hand with the control glove, wirelessly. The hand and the glove work...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
CUSTOM BUILD 4WD BLUETOOTH RC ROBOT USING PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/CUSTOM-BUILD-4WD-BLUETOOTH-RC-ROBOT-USING-PVC/
CUSTOM BUILD 4WD BLUETOOTH RC ROBOT USING PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/XDHU/HWVAWF7K/F5XXDHUHWVAWF7K.SMALL.jpg tominjose Hi guys this is my second project done by pvc , you may wonder why i choose pvs to built my projects, coz i have bunch of pvc which are leftovers of my house plumping work .and i dont wanna waste them . PROJECT DETAILSThis is a si...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:10:08 PDT