Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:25:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Glowing LED Mushroom Log Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-LED-Mushroom-Log-Lamp/
Glowing LED Mushroom Log Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CD8L/ITKIWSJM/F0ECD8LITKIWSJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CD8L/ITKIWSJM/F0ECD8LITKIWSJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CD8L/ITKIWSJM/F0ECD8LITKIWSJM.SMALL.jpg AviKado In this instructable i will show you how to make a bluetooth-controlled, color changing, LED mushroom log lamp!I have tried several times to grow bioluminescent mushrooms, and though i had some success, they were not the big-glowing mushrooms i had fantasized about. So i built my own. Ingredients ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:26:39 PDT
Fiber Optic Steampunk Squid Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Steampunk-Squid-Lamp/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:52:29 PDT
Neopixel Talk to the Burning Bush Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Talk-to-the-Burning-Bush-Lamp/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:45:23 PDT
MagicBall Rainbow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/MagicBall-Rainbow-Light/
MagicBall Rainbow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/8WU8/ITJW7VN1/FO78WU8ITJW7VN1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/8WU8/ITJW7VN1/FO78WU8ITJW7VN1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/8WU8/ITJW7VN1/FO78WU8ITJW7VN1.SMALL.jpg chienline I see Halloween as something creepy, or something like ... "Magic".This rainbow lamp can be used as a night lamp or bring it on Halloween party and show some magic to your friends and kids. It is powered by an Arduino and the trick is on the light dependent resistor to turn on/off the light. It also...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:41:48 PDT
The Matrix Themed Graduation Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Matrix-Themed-Graduation-Cap/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:28:54 PDT
4 Button Games using one Analog input http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Button-Games-Using-One-Analog-Input/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:45:33 PDT
pot2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pot2/
pot2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,pot2 is an open source smart pot. it can alarm you on the phone/tablet and by changing colors when thirsty, cold, sleeping etc.our goal is to bring together nature & technology in a simple, non harmful way. costs only $20 and a weekend to build - same technology in pot2 can be implemente...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:26:55 PDT
Arduino controlled DCF77 Synchronized Astronomical Regulator Master Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-DCF77-Synchronized-Astronomical/
Arduino controlled DCF77 Synchronized Astronomical Regulator Master Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SMALL.gif oliverb This Instructable shows how to add/build Arduino controlled DCF77 synchronization to a home built Regulator Clock using modified quartz movements see fig 1. See the original Instructable here for the slave/stand alone clock.This design can be adapted to control any type of quartz clock including man...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:51:00 PDT
WALL-E Walk By Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/WALL-E-Walk-by-Makeblock/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:40:44 PDT
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Retro Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Games/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:26:53 PDT
DC Motors Including Steppers-Part 2/3, A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motors-Part-23-Continuous-Gear-Servo-Brushless-/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:59:02 PDT
Interactive RGB LED Matrix, Controlled by Twitch Chat. http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-RGB-LED-Matrix-Controlled-by-Twitch-Ch/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:30:10 PDT
Arduino Ping Pong Ball Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ping-Pong-Ball-Cannon/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:27:12 PDT
LED World Map/Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-World-MapClock/
LED World Map/Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/FU1M/IT684U60/FMIFU1MIT684U60.SMALL.jpg Scenic Sauthoff A steel map, with wood backing, and led strip lighting that lights up on the map wherever it is Noon in the world.Materials Used:18 GA plate steel1" Box Tube (12-18 GA)CAD software and a printerScrap woodTorch (oxyacetylene)Plasma CutterMig WelderSpray PaintWS2812B LED strip lightArunio Uno plus acc...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:06:53 PDT
Simple Arduino-based thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-based-Thermometer/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 05:10:36 PDT
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Running-Water-Faucet-Lamp/
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad NYC water is da best. Word. Well, maybe not if you live near the Gowanus.Make this cool freestanding lamp that simulates some glowing substance flowing into your cup or wessel. It will never runneth over so no need to worry about liquids and electrical shock. Plumber's crack... So I was changi...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:35:36 PDT
JolliCube (8x8x8 LED Cube) With MD_Cubo Library http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-8x8x8-LED-Cube-With-MDCubo-Library/
JolliCube (8x8x8 LED Cube) With MD_Cubo Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/GAKO/IT22R2RO/FX0GAKOIT22R2RO.SMALL.jpg jollifactory So far, we have only built 3 LED cubes. Our first cube is a 4x4x4 LED cube and though we managed to successfully complete it without too much difficulty, we did not find much excitement and satisfaction experimenting with it.Next, we designed, created and built our second cube, an 8x8x8 LED cube dri...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:09:37 PDT
Animated LED Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-LED-Scarf/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 06:25:26 PDT
Pixie: An Arduino Based NeoPixel Wristwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixie-an-Arduino-Based-NeoPixel-Wristwatch/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:25:14 PDT
LED Matrix Controller Using 4Duino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Controller-Using-4Duino/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 22:02:15 PDT
Arduino sunflower - An electronic sundancer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sunflower-an-Electronic-Sundancer/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:11:25 PDT
DIY | RGB LED Shades Controlled By Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RGB-LED-Shades-Controlled-by-Arduino/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 01:18:24 PDT
Musical Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Sneakers/
Musical Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/PL74/IT0LR8OA/FAVPL74IT0LR8OA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/PL74/IT0LR8OA/FAVPL74IT0LR8OA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/PL74/IT0LR8OA/FAVPL74IT0LR8OA.SMALL.jpg push_reset This project is a fun way to create beats while hitting the dance floor. It's also a great beginner level project that uses Arduino, bluetooth, and soft conductive fabric switches.A few months back I came across an easy way to trigger sound files while being able to choose and change the sounds on a...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:33:11 PDT
Nerf connected target on steroids http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Connected-Target-on-Steroid/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 09:08:04 PDT
Head Mouse with MPU6050 and Arduino Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-Mouse-With-MPU6050-and-Arduino-Micro/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 02:50:14 PDT
MiniZowi bluetooth dancing controled robot. http://www.instructables.com/id/MiniZowi-Bluetooth-Dancer-Controled-Robot/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 09:41:08 PDT
Cardboard Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Piano/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:15:17 PDT
Heads Up Display (HUD) Control for Nerf Vulcan Sentry Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Heads-Up-Display-HUD-Control-for-Nerf-Vulcan-Sentr/
Heads Up Display (HUD) Control for Nerf Vulcan Sentry Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/YI3O/ISVS3IFD/FMWYI3OISVS3IFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/YI3O/ISVS3IFD/FMWYI3OISVS3IFD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/YI3O/ISVS3IFD/FMWYI3OISVS3IFD.SMALL.jpg L1Ranger Control a sentry gun using a Recon Snow2 HUD installed in a set of UVEX G.GL9 ski goggles.Since the mechanics of the sentry gun are just two servo motors, you could easily modify this Instructable to control any device using "up/down", "left/right" head movements. Essentials This is an "add on" ...
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 06:35:51 PDT
DIY a Sit Time Tracking Equipment http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Sit-Time-Tracking-Equipment/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 06:14:12 PDT
Bionic Clicker MKI http://www.instructables.com/id/Bionic-Clicker-MKI/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 12:10:54 PDT
The Maven Box: an Arduino Controller for Software Developers http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Maven-Box-an-Arduino-Controller-for-Software-D/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:26:02 PDT
Web-Based Pool Controller w/ Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Xbee and Digital Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Controller-Using-Raspberry-Pi-Arduino-and-Xbe/
Web-Based Pool Controller w/ Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Xbee and Digital Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/JXOV/ISCBVBYC/F0LJXOVISCBVBYC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/JXOV/ISCBVBYC/F0LJXOVISCBVBYC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/JXOV/ISCBVBYC/F0LJXOVISCBVBYC.SMALL.jpg PVJack This simple system allows web based remote control of a swimming pool pump and heater, or any device that be switched with simple relays. It uses a Raspberry Pi as the main controller and web server. It also uses a remote thermometer run by an Arduino at the pool, powered by a battery and a solar ...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 09:00:32 PDT
Solar Tracking System http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Tracking-System/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:59:39 PDT
DC Motors Including Steppers-Part 1/3, A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motors-Part-1-Continuous-Gear-Servo-Brushless-a/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:54:27 PDT
DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Battery-Capacity-Tester-V10-/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 21:40:26 PDT
ESP8266 Laser Tripwire http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Laser-Tripwire/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 13:35:40 PDT
DIY UV meter With Arduino and a Nokia 5110 Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-UV-Meter-With-Arduino-and-a-Nokia-5110-Display/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 00:51:08 PDT
Giant USB Volume Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-USB-Volume-Knob/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:16:47 PDT
DIY Simple Water Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Water-Box/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 13:17:54 PDT
Arduino Capacitive Sensor In less Than 2 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Capacitive-Sensor-in-Less-Than-2-Minutes/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 10:36:13 PDT
Mobile controlled car using Arduino+Bluetooth Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Controlled-Car-Using-ArduinoBluetooth-Modul/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 12:35:53 PDT
Arduino : How To Make Cardboard Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-How-to-Make-Cardboard-Obstacle-Avoiding-Ro/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 03:07:59 PDT
Arduino Laser Show With Real Galvos http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Show-With-Real-Galvos/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 06:43:15 PDT
Intruder Detection Calling System http://www.instructables.com/id/Intruder-Detection-Calling-System/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 10:36:37 PDT
Make a Personal Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Personal-Weather-Station/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 02:53:20 PDT
Fancy Room Lighting Control Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Room-Lighting-Control-Panel/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:27:08 PDT
How To Use A Piezo To Produce Tone : Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Piezo-to-Produce-Tone-Basics/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:20:52 PDT
Particle Photon: Pulse Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Photon-Pulse-Sensor/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:52:44 PDT
Bluetooth Robot Arm + App | Arduino & Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Robot-Arm-App-Arduino-Android/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 04:49:06 PDT