Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:34:28 PST BLOX v1.01 Play with glowing neurons? A novel framework for interactive neuron simulation in hardware. http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-glowing-neurons-A-novel-framework-for-in/
Play with glowing neurons? A novel framework for interactive neuron simulation in hardware. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/B1CY/I3TH5KQ6/FZYB1CYI3TH5KQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/B1CY/I3TH5KQ6/FZYB1CYI3TH5KQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/B1CY/I3TH5KQ6/FZYB1CYI3TH5KQ6.SMALL.jpg nspike Please note: The present EEPA theory and the corresponding hardware implementation were developed in the context of my bachelor thesis research. The explanations given here are written for a broad audience. If you are interested in the thesis, the project, have questions or remarks, please do not he...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:10:35 PST
Automatic Secret Library Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Secret-Library-Door/
Automatic Secret Library Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/I12A/I3THEBDL/F2UI12AI3THEBDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/I12A/I3THEBDL/F2UI12AI3THEBDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/I12A/I3THEBDL/F2UI12AI3THEBDL.SMALL.jpg Krizbleen I've always wanted to have a secret bookshelf door. Who wouldn't? So when I finished my attic, I had the chance to construct a custom bookshelf door that opens and closes by sliding into a space behind the wall, revealing my home office.But I wanted to go farther than that - I wanted it to automat...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:26:37 PST
Hidden Digital Audio Recorder: Hands Up, Don't Shoot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Up-Dont-Shoot/
Hidden Digital Audio Recorder: Hands Up, Don't Shoot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/A7DO/I3R71V6W/F4WA7DOI3R71V6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/A7DO/I3R71V6W/F4WA7DOI3R71V6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/A7DO/I3R71V6W/F4WA7DOI3R71V6W.SMALL.jpg souvikpaul89 This project was developed to fulfill the requirements of the Products of Design MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. It was conceived in the context of Becky Stern’s Making Studio class.It seems impossible to turn on the TV, log onto Facebook, or check Twitter without hearing ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:54:38 PST
a brief history of time http://www.instructables.com/id/a-brief-history-of-time/
a brief history of time - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/NG19/I3BHGOSM/F72NG19I3BHGOSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/NG19/I3BHGOSM/F72NG19I3BHGOSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/NG19/I3BHGOSM/F72NG19I3BHGOSM.SMALL.jpg nusnel "People don't understand time. It's not what you think it is. … People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect... but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it's more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly... timey-wimey... stuff"- The Doctor - Who needs wikipedia when ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:41:02 PST
Winter Weather Face Shield with Defogger Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Weather-Face-Shield-with-Defogger-Fans/
Winter Weather Face Shield with Defogger Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ZPKB/I3S5PYXY/FVKZPKBI3S5PYXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ZPKB/I3S5PYXY/FVKZPKBI3S5PYXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ZPKB/I3S5PYXY/FVKZPKBI3S5PYXY.SMALL.jpg JLung Mark 1 Winter Face ShieldLooking for a way to protect my face from harsh winter conditions, without enduring damp scarves pressed against my mouth or the excessive, mummy like, wrapping of my head, I created headgear with a magnetic visor that is defogged by tiny 5 volt fans.This instructable will g...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:53:20 PST
Remote Volume Control for old stereo amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Volume-Control-for-old-stereo-amp/
Remote Volume Control for old stereo amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/80G6/I3TH5Z83/FEM80G6I3TH5Z83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/80G6/I3TH5Z83/FEM80G6I3TH5Z83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/80G6/I3TH5Z83/FEM80G6I3TH5Z83.SMALL.jpg Vitim I have an old Stereo Amp that I have on my living room. It works pretty good, but it is so old that It doesn't have a remote control, which makes it very annoying to use while sitting on the couch.So I made this, a device that I could use my current TV remote to controle the volume and mute the ster...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:46:39 PST
Inch Worm Soft Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Inch-Worm-Soft-Robot/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:32:12 PST
Make you own custom remote control for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-you-own-custom-remote-controle-for-your-proje/
Make you own custom remote control for your project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/W20K/I3R76H2C/FQ1W20KI3R76H2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/W20K/I3R76H2C/FQ1W20KI3R76H2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/W20K/I3R76H2C/FQ1W20KI3R76H2C.SMALL.jpg Vitim I did a project that used an arduino and a IR remove library to control a couple things.So in this instructable I show how you can repurpose a remote control to your on purpose.And you don't need anything fancy to make a good looking remote control.It just depends on your graphics skills :) Choose...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:34:19 PST
Glass with accelerometer controlled light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-with-accelerometer-controlled-light/
Glass with accelerometer controlled light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SMALL.gif ademon I have started this project as a bed side glass with lighting feature. When I have moved forward I explored different usages in different contexts.Bed side glass scenario:When the user wakes up and needs to drink water, he/she turns the glass. When the glass flips over, it lights up, thanks to the a...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:55:33 PST
Infinity Mirror Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:57 PST
Arduino Finite State Machine and multitasks http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Finite-State-Machine/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:24:02 PST
Remote Control Light switch (ARDUINO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Light-switch-ARDUINO/
Remote Control Light switch (ARDUINO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1ZBE/I3TH9NOG/FL41ZBEI3TH9NOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1ZBE/I3TH9NOG/FL41ZBEI3TH9NOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1ZBE/I3TH9NOG/FL41ZBEI3TH9NOG.SMALL.jpg blubflubify So I was sick of falling asleep with the light on... And this is what i came up with! Parts of this instructable were borrowed from other people but a lot of what was borrowed has been modified for this application. I hope you enjoy building this project because it's pretty sick! Materials Materi...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:06:05 PST
RE-Inflatable Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/RE-Inflatable-Vest/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:23:53 PST
QuickType - A new way to type! http://www.instructables.com/id/QuickType-A-new-way-to-type/
QuickType - A new way to type! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QQHR/I3PJOKNI/FOSQQHRI3PJOKNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QQHR/I3PJOKNI/FOSQQHRI3PJOKNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QQHR/I3PJOKNI/FOSQQHRI3PJOKNI.SMALL.jpg sarju7 Hello! Today I am going to be showing you how to build the QuickType. What the QuickType does is that it types out whatever you say into the serial monitor of the arduino with the press of a button from the QuickType app I developed on MIT App Inventor. It uses bluetooth, so it can be used from far ...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:21:29 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
LED - Mega Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mega-Clock/
LED - Mega Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SMALL.jpg Michalsky If you can't see the original video in your country please try this other link of a "music edited version": Bill of Material (All you will need) For the Housing Three 300x300mm x 3mm thickness Acrylic glass (black) One 300x300mm x 3mm thickness Acrylic glass (trasparent) ...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:24:52 PST
Intel Edison Live Temperature Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Live-Temperature-Display/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:30:45 PST
Magic Wand TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Wand-TV-Remote/
Magic Wand TV Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer One night about a month or so ago, I was watching an episode of The Big Bang Theory. In this particular episode, Howard and Raj were controlling their TV using a MAGIC WAND TV REMOTE!!!!!! Upon witnessing this sheer awesomeness, the preteen Harry Potter Fangirl inside of me had a minor heart attack...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:43:37 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
How to Make a Jar of Fireflies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-of-Fireflies/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:31 PDT
Resistor companion http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-companion/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:34:57 PST
Flow Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Flow-Meter/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:21:52 PST
Wooden Stones Art Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Stones-Art-Installation/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:31:05 PST
High Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Fire/
High Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/KRDW/I3KBQ9KM/FYUKRDWI3KBQ9KM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/KRDW/I3KBQ9KM/FYUKRDWI3KBQ9KM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/KRDW/I3KBQ9KM/FYUKRDWI3KBQ9KM.SMALL.jpg Natsuki High Fire is a paired set of mittens that symbolizes the bond between friends and creates a magical moment. When four people wearing mittens high five or join hands, the candle is ignited.PLEASE be careful while playing with fire. I will not be responsible if you burn down your house! MATERIALS ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:39:57 PST
Eat Now!!! - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Eat-Now-Arduino/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:16:45 PST
Digital Chord Chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Chord-Chart/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:54:46 PST
Step Motor Elevator http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-Motor-Elevator/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:14:35 PST
Sound Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Steps/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:24:27 PST
TheSUN, Arduino powered design wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/TheSUN-Arduino-powered-design-wall-clock/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:26:03 PST
Quick & Easy Temperature Loggers http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Temperature-Loggers/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:17:04 PST
Light Up Glitter Heels http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Glitter-Heels/
Light Up Glitter Heels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K9H7/I3H706MR/F4UK9H7I3H706MR.SMALL.jpg denahemerson First things first, these are not Dorothy's shoes. Dorothy snatched them off the cold, dead feet of the Wicked Witch of the East. The same dead witch that, oh yeah, Dorothy maliciously murdered upon her dramatic arrival into Munchkinland. If we're about to commence this journey of creating fabulous ...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:21:53 PST
Program Arduino Mini 05 with FTDI Basic http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-Arduino-Mini-05-with-FTDI-Basic/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 17:59:26 PST
Arduino-Powered Wall Christmas Tree w/ Star Wars Theme LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Wall-Christmas-Tree-w-Star-Wars-Th/
Arduino-Powered Wall Christmas Tree w/ Star Wars Theme LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/ZQRX/I3BHJ7B9/FM4ZQRXI3BHJ7B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/ZQRX/I3BHJ7B9/FM4ZQRXI3BHJ7B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/ZQRX/I3BHJ7B9/FM4ZQRXI3BHJ7B9.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This is a perfect DIY Christmas Tree for small homes, apartments or an office where you don't want a real tree and do want a little Christmas spirit.You can go simple or complex with the design here but I chose to go pretty simple with some this redwood shelves for branches and LED strip lights for ...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 12:57:23 PST
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Bluetooth-Pan-and-Tilt-Laser-Controll/
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SMALL.jpg bneo99 I've always hoped to make a laser controller with servos since a few years back. So one day, I was buying my first two servo motors from Ebay and I thought why not I make my dream come true....... So, here is it, the Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller !Summary of whole project:Thi...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:12:38 PST
Persistence of Vision Bauble. POV Decoration. http://www.instructables.com/id/Persistence-of-Vision-Bauble-POV-Decoration/
Persistence of Vision Bauble. POV Decoration. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/KN4L/I3DQHP0D/FAGKN4LI3DQHP0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/KN4L/I3DQHP0D/FAGKN4LI3DQHP0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/KN4L/I3DQHP0D/FAGKN4LI3DQHP0D.SMALL.jpg martin.fiddy Persistence Of Vision Bauble. POV decorationIt’s the time of year to get the tree up and decorate it with all the wonderful lights, tinsel and baubles. And this project is about Baubles, whenever I put decorations on a tree I can’t help but wind up the baubles and let them spin and wind themselves u...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:49:15 PST
Break Forcing Chair Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Break-Forcing-Chair-Pad/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:14:16 PST
Blinds' Eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinds-Eye/
Blinds' Eye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/2G6T/I3AKAG6N/FAD2G6TI3AKAG6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/2G6T/I3AKAG6N/FAD2G6TI3AKAG6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/2G6T/I3AKAG6N/FAD2G6TI3AKAG6N.SMALL.jpg DrewTM This is a machine that will automatically open and close your blinds, based on whether it is light outside (with some caveats; see Step 5: Software). I wanted to build it for two reasons: security and convenience. If you have your lights on timers and your blinds open and close automatically, it can...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:35:06 PST
Add MIDI port to Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-MIDI-port-to-Keyboard/
Add MIDI port to Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Having a MIDI keyboard will let you control digital audio workstations (DAWs) like Pro tools, FL Studio, Ableton Live, etc. As well, it will connect to a wide variety of MIDI gear such as table top synths.This tutorial is useful for those who already have a non-MIDI keyboard, and want to upgrade it ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:26:37 PST
Arduino-controlled Smart Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Smart-Home/
Arduino-controlled Smart Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/8SX7/I2VLFC8V/FVA8SX7I2VLFC8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/8SX7/I2VLFC8V/FVA8SX7I2VLFC8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/8SX7/I2VLFC8V/FVA8SX7I2VLFC8V.SMALL.gif ianjennings This Instructable was written by PubNub Evangelist Ian Jennings. Ian's story walks through his process of building an Arduino-controlled smart home model from scratch.--Back in September, our founder Stephen and I were talking about ways to make it easier to demonstrate how PubNub could power the In...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:15:08 PST
Interactive useless box http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-useless-box/
Interactive useless box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/YXSY/I34DYR1O/FQ7YXSYI34DYR1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/YXSY/I34DYR1O/FQ7YXSYI34DYR1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/YXSY/I34DYR1O/FQ7YXSYI34DYR1O.SMALL.jpg All_be Box will open after you will touch it. Materials Servo motor, Electronic Brick - Touch (Sensor/Button Brick), Breadboard, wires, cable, Arduino Leonardo. Laser cut Plan could be done in any graphic program. Stroke 0,02pt. slot papa-should be bigger than slot mama on 0,04 pt. Elements which are...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 01:57:02 PST
Interactive box with logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-box-with-logo/
Interactive box with logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9A4K/I327GNA0/FM29A4KI327GNA0.SMALL.jpg katrin.zhurkina Plastic box with logo which will change the color by using web page Idea Create your idea! Materials Buy everything what you need: plastic or wooden material for box, create logo, buy Sparkfun RedBoard, Adafruit NeoPixel Stick RGB LED, wires, cable ( to connect art board with computer) Plan ...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:07:33 PST
Christmas Greeting Wreath Arduino and MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Greeting-Wreath-Arduino-and-MP3/
Christmas Greeting Wreath Arduino and MP3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/1UDB/I34DWNKV/F3X1UDBI34DWNKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/1UDB/I34DWNKV/F3X1UDBI34DWNKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/1UDB/I34DWNKV/F3X1UDBI34DWNKV.SMALL.jpg asquared This wreath uses an Arduino microcontroller with the Adafruit MP3 shield and a Parallax PIR motion sensor to detect if someone is approaching the doorway. It then plays a custom greeting pre-recorded and pitched to sound like an Elf, after which it plays a random Christmas Song. The song(s) will k...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 10:36:25 PST
Halloween Talking Skull with Animated Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Talking-Skull-with-Animated-Eyes/
Halloween Talking Skull with Animated Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/2EEP/I34DW21L/FV62EEPI34DW21L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/2EEP/I34DW21L/FV62EEPI34DW21L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/2EEP/I34DW21L/FV62EEPI34DW21L.SMALL.jpg terrylcrow For Halloween I made a talking skull prop with a moving jaw and animated eyes that reacts to door knocks. It came about from my interest in the Arduino microcontroller.Basically I got an Arduino board and wrote some C code to control everything, and got a companion board to process the audio, and c...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:08:46 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
DJ Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DJ-Christmas-Tree/
DJ Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/M7GM/I327EY41/FP3M7GMI327EY41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/M7GM/I327EY41/FP3M7GMI327EY41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/M7GM/I327EY41/FP3M7GMI327EY41.SMALL.jpg FamousMods With the upcoming holiday season on its way, we decided we would make a Christmas tree to party with. This led to our 100 RGB LED, Arduino driven, Bluetooth, music responsive DJ Christmas Tree. In summary, the DJ Christmas Tree works by streaming pixel data via Bluetooth to the Arduino using LED ma...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:10:50 PST
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts http://www.instructables.com/id/Washer-Dryer-Laundry-Alarm-using-Arudino-SMS-Text-/
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SMALL.jpg MakerBee Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you couldn't hear the buzzer and your clothes became smelly and moldy from sitting there for too long? Well, I have and decided to solve this problem by build...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:35:07 PST
DIY Solar+Wind House http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-House/
DIY Solar+Wind House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/FCUX/I36LFB5V/FPAFCUXI36LFB5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/FCUX/I36LFB5V/FPAFCUXI36LFB5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/FCUX/I36LFB5V/FPAFCUXI36LFB5V.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira Human Dependence on ElectricityElectricity is one of the most important need of the 21st Century. Most human beings are dependent on electricity for their daily needs such as Charging their Smart Phones, Powering their houses or even their cars, etc. Most of the electricity we use in our houses are...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
Ultimate Night Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura I am so grateful to live in the Bay Area where there are so many cool civic events focused around bicycles. Critical Mass, East Bay Bike Party, and I'm sure dozens of others I don't know about yet. Every time I had participated in one of these events, I was in total awe of some of the great night ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:41 PST
Building the OpenKnit machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Open-Knit-machine/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:37:35 PST
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Degrees-of-Freedom-IMU/
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei I'm working on a project that requires full orientation information, so I built an Inertial Measurement Unit from scratch. I really like the 9DOF IMU board that Sparkfun makes - the calibration code that comes with it is fantastic - but I wanted to redesign the board so that it could be made at a m...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:19:16 PST