Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:53:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Monitor-1/
Heart Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/UYCL/IBNHIHUJ/FW3UYCLIBNHIHUJ.SMALL.jpg pureAmericanbrother I built a relatively simple heart rate monitor circuit that is monitored and controlled by an Arduino Uno. The theory of operation is based on the fact that infrared (IR) light is partially absorbed by blood. When your index finger is placed between the IR emitter and detector, the amount of IR ligh...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 06:52:36 PDT
E-Origami "Creating Electronic Paper Frogs" http://www.instructables.com/id/E-Origami-Creating-Electronic-Paper-Frogs/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:54:42 PDT
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VFD-Display-Clock-Tutorial-A-Guide-To-VFD-/
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/T1BN/IBM253JD/FUIT1BNIBM253JD.SMALL.jpg Kesselwagen ... + A little bit about VFDsDo you (still) remember the display of your old CD player, HiFi system or car radio? Have you ever noticed the displays used at your local supermarket that shows you the scanned item and the price of it?These displays have a characteristic beautiful bright blue-green col...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:49:36 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Arduino Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stepper-Motors/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:52:36 PDT
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-watch-VLC-controller-with-ESP8266-Arduin/
DIY Apple watch VLC controller with ESP8266, Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/634X/IBM21FPC/FPX634XIBM21FPC.SMALL.jpg planetleak Its a homemade project to make my own media controller app.My laptop connected to tv, and im too lazy, so maked a VLC control app.Yes im know, there is an official VLC app in store, better function, but this one is my :)And im added a PC turn off button to my watch app (lazyness overload)Video: Pa...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:43:33 PDT
Raspberry Pi 2 Kraft Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-Kraft-Case/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:08:55 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micros/
ESP8266 WiFi Shield for Arduino and other micros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7UGA/IBGCQC9V/F7F7UGAIBGCQC9V.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis ESP8266-01 WiFi Shield is an alternative to the Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros. The Very Cheap/Simple Wifi Shield for Arduino and other micros uses an Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 module and is the simplest to wire up. However if you already have an ESP8266 mo...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 02:06:43 PDT
ESP8266 Wifi Add on for Arduino Made Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wifi-Add-on-for-Arduino-Made-Simple/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 16:25:48 PDT
How to make a Cheap home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cheap-home-Automation-System/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09:14:53 PDT
Light-Controlled Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Controlled-Blinds/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 12:31:38 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Recycled-Rainbow-Lamp/
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FY1/31MB/IBL69YH6/FY131MBIBL69YH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FY1/31MB/IBL69YH6/FY131MBIBL69YH6.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FY1/31MB/IBL69YH6/FY131MBIBL69YH6.SMALL.jpg Saiyam This Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp can be switched to any color by using your smartphone. The lamp not only looks like all the seven colors of the rainbow but also glows in all the seven colors of rainbow. The shapes that it makes at night are just amazing to watch. The design of this lamp may s...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:31:35 PDT
Raspberry Pi 2 DIY LED LAN device counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-DIY-LED-LAN-device-counter/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:41:57 PDT
Getting started with - FreeScale K64f http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-FreeScale-K64f/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:00:23 PDT
Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Light-Up-Effects-to-Backyard-Games-Like-Cornho/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:20:24 PDT
Wireless firework igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-firework-igniter-1/
Wireless firework igniter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HMI8/IBDTPQW4/FZMHMI8IBDTPQW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HMI8/IBDTPQW4/FZMHMI8IBDTPQW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HMI8/IBDTPQW4/FZMHMI8IBDTPQW4.SMALL.jpg ThomasVDD Firework is great for parties, but lighting them can be dangerous. That's why I made a wireless igniter, with an infrared remote control and an arduino. The project is powered by a NiCd battery (from a cordless drill), and is entirely stored in a small trunk. This makes the project perfect to take w...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:52:29 PDT
DIY Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Security-Camera/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:04:25 PDT
Ultimate RGB Propeller Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-RGB-Propeller-Display/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 09:06:55 PDT
Zusammenbau der Laser "Pi" http://www.instructables.com/id/Zusammenbau-der-Laser-Pi/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:32:25 PDT
Smart Home Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Electric-Socket/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:57:35 PDT
Beeduino : Homemade Arduino Uno for $6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeduino-Homemade-Arduino-on-a-Budget/
Beeduino : Homemade Arduino Uno for $6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4E5C/IBJ73RO7/F4T4E5CIBJ73RO7.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hey what the cost of this blue board thingy, "Arduino" i think its called?? Well the cost is about $30 per board. Woah $30 for just this simple circuit. Whats so special in it? Well nothing actually. Its just a simple open source development platform with awesome I/O and programming potentials. Open...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:26:14 PDT
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Skip-Dive-Arduino-Wine-Glass-LED-Lamp/
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Welcome to my first Instructable, I have created a rainbow lamp using items I have found left over from BBQ's, found in a skip and some nice addressable LED's that I ordered, combined with an Arduino, I think the end result is quite a nice effect. Gather the Goods For the wire I used CAT5 which I...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:22:40 PDT
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors http://www.instructables.com/id/CheapSimple-Wifi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micr/
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/OJY6/IBAMHDWP/FCWOJY6IBAMHDWP.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis WiFi Shield makes DIY home automation much more affordable. Nothing else on the market is this cheap and this simple to use and configure.The WiFi Shield described here is very cheap () and very simple to build, just 2 parts and 4 wires, and very simple to securely configure, via pu...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:12:55 PDT
Rainbow Neo Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Neo-Clock/
Rainbow Neo Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This clock was made as a gift but I was so happy with it that I thought I'd make an instructable for it. The clock uses 2 Neo Pixel Rings from Adafruit Industries as well as the Arduino Pro Mini microcontroller and a DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) to keep accurate time. The time can be set when upload...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:16:06 PDT
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny44458485-with-Arduino/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:26:09 PDT
Low Cost IR Decoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-IR-Decoder/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:28:33 PDT
Simple Arduino Wireless Mesh http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Wireless-Mesh/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:26:32 PDT
O-mat http://www.instructables.com/id/O-mat/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:00:24 PDT
Piolin electronic musical instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Piolin-electronic-musical-instrument/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:27:17 PDT
The Bedroom Automation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bedroom-Automation-Box/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 04:56:29 PDT
Laser Cut SphereBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-SphereBot/
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By: Electr0nicsGeek

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:09:59 PDT
Rivet LEDs for a blinking vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Rivet-LEDs-for-a-blinking-vest/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 08:11:22 PDT
JALC Boat, Aquatic Robot Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/JALC-Boat-Aquatic-Robot-Platform/
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By: jalucenyo

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:50:39 PDT
Mimic Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Mimic-Monster/
Mimic Monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EDZK/IB49XP1H/FIKEDZKIB49XP1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EDZK/IB49XP1H/FIKEDZKIB49XP1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EDZK/IB49XP1H/FIKEDZKIB49XP1H.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino Grawr! It’s a mimic monster! What did you say? Grawr! It’s the mimic monster!Having landed on Earth, this little alien needs you to teach it how to speak. Speak into its audio antenna and it will repeat your words back. Press a button and change its pitch.In this tutorial, you will learn in more ...
By: MikeArduino

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:52:42 PDT
Candy Locker http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Locker/
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By: MikeArduino

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:51:12 PDT
Controlling a Stepper Motor with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stepper-Motor-with-an-Arduino/
Controlling a Stepper Motor with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XYRY/IBDHPGO3/F2BXYRYIBDHPGO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XYRY/IBDHPGO3/F2BXYRYIBDHPGO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XYRY/IBDHPGO3/F2BXYRYIBDHPGO3.SMALL.jpg Maximous This tutorial will show you how to operate a stepper motor that was salvaged from an old printer with an Arduino. What is a Stepper Motor? A stepper motor consists of two main parts, a rotor and a stator. The rotor is the part of the motor that actually spins and provides work. The stator is the ...
By: Maximous

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:05:36 PDT
Motion detecting video streaming doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-detecting-video-streaming-doorbell/
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By: MikeArduino

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:33:02 PDT
Basketball Robot with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Basketball-Robot-with-Intel-Edison/
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By: MikeArduino

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:18:07 PDT
Touchscreen Controlled Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Controlled-Marionette/
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By: MikeArduino

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:23:33 PDT
A "comfortable" smart lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-comfortable-smart-lamp/
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By: frank984

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:59:09 PDT
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-plant-monitoring-system-based-on-Arduino-MEGA/
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SMALL.jpg techrm Today we are going to show you our first experiment on the Internet of Things. For this purpose, we decided to use an Arduino MEGA instead of an Arduino UNO. That's because Arduino MEGA has more than one serial port and this fact allows us to use the ESP8266 and the serial monitor at the same time.A...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:32:03 PDT
Controlling a relay board with an Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-relay-board-with-an-Arduino-Uno/
Controlling a relay board with an Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/QELE/IB22B49M/FK5QELEIB22B49M.SMALL.jpg hzimmerman In this instructable we will control a Velleman K6714 relay board with an Arduino. The beauty of using relays is that we can use a modest little Arduino to switch household appliances or what you may have. The Velleman K6714 has been around for more than a decade and lets us switch up to 16 relays. ...
By: hzimmerman

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:22:11 PDT
Wake Up Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Clock/
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By: MikeArduino

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:12:17 PDT
GSM Controlled Star Light http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Star-Light/
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By: MikeArduino

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:39:39 PDT
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/PANDA-THE-ULTIMATE-CLEANING-ROBOT/
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/Y7MX/IB2215FG/F1KY7MXIB2215FG.SMALL.jpg jake_lee_1105 Hi, this project is dedicated to my son for whom will be born in the coming month, so I named it after my son's nickname "Panda". This is an improved version of cleaning robot with robust features of cleaning such as air suction, sweeper and roller brush. It randomly picks it direction to move, obst...
By: jake_lee_1105

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:12:53 PDT
Colour Changing LED Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Colour-Changing-LED-Night-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:55:42 PDT
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Datura-6-home-automation-2015-improvements/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:40:37 PDT
Heat-Variable Fan Controller with Custom Aluminum Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Variable-Fan-Controller-with-Custom-Aluminum-/
Heat-Variable Fan Controller with Custom Aluminum Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SMALL.jpg mkomkom This project is to design a variable, heat sensitive fan controller with a presentable enclosure for a home entertainment system. If you are like me and have your home entertainment system tucked away in an enclosed space, you likely have an issue with heat and need a practical way to dissipate the...
By: mkomkom

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:27:19 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/Z01S/IAZZG92B/FF0Z01SIAZZG92B.SMALL.jpg AlexFW In this project we'll be making "stupid" swarm bots that can be assembled in less than 10 minutes and cost less than $5 per bot. They are also extremely easy to make as there is no coding involved, no microcontroller, and no advanced circuitry. Vibrating motors cause these robots to move around, an...
By: AlexFW

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
Arduino Thermometer With LM35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Thermometer-with-Arduino-UNO/
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By: PowerBot

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