Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 11:54:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ultrasonic distance meter with LCD display on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-distance-meter-with-LCD-display-on-Ardu/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:26:01 PDT
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Xbox-Red-Ring-of-Death-Flying-Disc/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:27 PDT
Using Smart Phone as Motion Sensor Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Smart-Phone-as-Motion-Sensor-Alarm/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 04:07:12 PDT
Chappie- Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chappie-Self-Balancing-Robot/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:52:57 PDT
Arduino Smart Home for Environment Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-smart-home-Environment-tree/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:33:45 PDT
Bluetooth RC Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Van/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT
DIY Printed Quadcopter Joystick and Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-quadcopter-joystick-and-frame/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 11:51:53 PDT
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Huge-Baymax-LED-Halftone-Wall-Art/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Autopilot/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:44 PDT
Arduino Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Binary-Clock-2/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 09:53:12 PDT
The Wipe-Eyeglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wipe-Eyeglasses/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:45:32 PDT
Chronobot : A clever alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Chronobot-A-clever-alarm-clock/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:01:16 PDT
Arduino GPS/GSM Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPSGSM-Tracker/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:36:03 PDT
How to control an arduino car via Bluetooth (for beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-an-arduino-car-via-Bluetooth-for-be/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 16:58:58 PDT
Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-sensors-and-Arduino-serial-communication-for/
Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SMALL.jpg giuliom_95 Hi all, I'm going to talk about color sensors: how to build and calibrate one and how to use it with serial communication through an Arduino board.The last step explains how I used this project for a Gimp (stands for "GNU Image Manipulation Program", here the official website: http://www.gimp.org/ )...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:25:22 PDT
ATTiny84 - I2C Slave - Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny84-I2C-Slave-Arduino-UNO/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 04:53:18 PDT
Mini weather station with Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station-with-Attiny85/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 03:52:45 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Prevent Mobile over heating http://www.instructables.com/id/Prevent-Mobile-over-charging/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:44:18 PDT
Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinonokia-lcd-data-display-EASY-VERSION/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:06:30 PDT
Interactive Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Gloves/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:47:09 PDT
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-ATTINY85-Charlieplexing/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:02 PDT
Mini weather station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station/
Mini weather station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SMALL.jpg indigod0g In this project, we will be making a mini weather station that measures temperature and humidity and transmits them wirelessly to a ground station, which displays the readings on an LCD display!It’s a fairly easy project and can be used either on its own or part of something bigger. List of materi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:19:55 PDT
Arduinos for Beginners Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinos-for-Beginners-Workshop/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 03:56:29 PDT
TintPicker http://www.instructables.com/id/TintPicker/
TintPicker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SMALL.jpg SeokbinK Don't miss your favorite colors on the street. Tint Picker is a tangible color picker that allows you to save any colors in your life and build your color palette for the future design, painting, and fun. TintPicker is a remake of microphone toy which originally alters or exaggerates user's voice. W...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:08:40 PDT
Bumbley - The little servo robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumbley-The-little-servo-robot/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 05:22:48 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Low Altitude Environmental Monitoring with an Arduino based Weather Instrument and Aeropod Remote Sensing Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Altitude-Environmental-Monitoring-with-an-Ardu/
Low Altitude Environmental Monitoring with an Arduino based Weather Instrument and Aeropod Remote Sensing Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SMALL.jpg mrdelemeester Project OverviewStudents at New Lothrop High School in Michigan have worked together to build a low altitude remote sensing platform called an "Aeropod" and outfitted it with an "Arduino" based weather instrument to gather atmospheric and other environmental data up to a height of 500 feet above gro...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:56:16 PDT
Control your friends using the power of Neuroscience (Remote Control Human Part II) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-friends-using-the-power-of-Neuroscien/
Control your friends using the power of Neuroscience (Remote Control Human Part II) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/54NN/I86P7NUK/F2954NNI86P7NUK.SMALL.jpg garriaga In this Instructable we'll use a Mindwave Mobile EEG (electroencephalogram) unit, a trusty Arduino UNO, a TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) unit, and a simple relay to remotely control a human minion with our minds!This Instructable scaffolds on the skills learned in the Remote Cont...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 21:57:21 PDT
BallerStats http://www.instructables.com/id/BallerStats/
BallerStats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/QXK5/I9FGRE3F/F0LQXK5I9FGRE3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/QXK5/I9FGRE3F/F0LQXK5I9FGRE3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/QXK5/I9FGRE3F/F0LQXK5I9FGRE3F.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech created by OASIS (Omid, Amol, Shikhar, Information Systems) Objective Our hope is to create an automated stats collector during a basketball practice session. This could be used for all ages and on most courts. Our approach of finding a project was finding something that people do, that could be ...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 10:26:44 PDT
VB.NET To Arduino Comms http://www.instructables.com/id/VBNET-To-Arduino-Comms/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 00:41:41 PDT
DIY Dog Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Water-Alarm/
DIY Dog Water Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GOJV/I9WTT2E2/FGUGOJVI9WTT2E2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GOJV/I9WTT2E2/FGUGOJVI9WTT2E2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GOJV/I9WTT2E2/FGUGOJVI9WTT2E2.SMALL.jpg Funguypro welcome this is a very simple project for beginners but also very fun for expert's. Parts You will need some simple parts1) Arduino2) Resistor3) Led or Buzzer4) A few wire's Build The Build Is Easy.Look through the pictures there is pretty much no explanation needed other than the two contacts...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:21:53 PDT
Smart Charger - Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Charger-Hack/
Smart Charger - Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/V9GH/I9YBNF04/F7DV9GHI9YBNF04.SMALL.jpg Narzan Qarma I had problems with my LED light; always when I need it I find the battery empty. So, I opened it to look inside and found this old liquid battery. This type of battery needs to be charged every 3-4 days, and I do not want always to connect to the electricity plug, so I change it with two laptop...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 09:57:17 PDT
Portable Arduino arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arduino-arcade-game/
Portable Arduino arcade game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I will be showing you how to make a easy portable arcade machine using the Arduino UNO and a Nokia 5110 LCDThis is the version 2 of the "Arduino 2 player game" Parts & Tools Below is a list of parts and tools I used to make this project.Parts: Nokia 5110 LCD Arduino UNO 9v batter...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
The Making of A DIY Brushless Gimbal with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brushless-Gimbal-with-Arduino/
The Making of A DIY Brushless Gimbal with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/PXGF/I9XM1MCK/FN9PXGFI9XM1MCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/PXGF/I9XM1MCK/FN9PXGFI9XM1MCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/PXGF/I9XM1MCK/FN9PXGFI9XM1MCK.SMALL.jpg ArduinoDeXXX This is a story of my third project with cheap gyro and Arduino.After the earlier two projects, Easy Inverted Pendulum and 3D Calligraphy, I have thought of making Camera Gimbal with Arduino. Then I had three policies for the project. Equipped with standard camera...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:20:20 PDT
Automatic desktop fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-desktop-fan/
Automatic desktop fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9T8O/I9UEAODQ/FQY9T8OI9UEAODQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9T8O/I9UEAODQ/FQY9T8OI9UEAODQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9T8O/I9UEAODQ/FQY9T8OI9UEAODQ.SMALL.jpg simsalapim Being too warm sucks. What makes it suck even more? When you have to lean over to turn on your desk fan. Ain't nobody got energy for that!This tutorial shows you how to make your desk fan turn on automatically when the temperature rises over a set threshold. Because we live in a world where such mag...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:05:09 PDT
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-USB-cable-to-Arduino-UNO-clone/
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/16YA/I9UE8IFJ/FGY16YAI9UE8IFJ.SMALL.jpg och√Ętelain It saves some space in a case and sometimes it is easier to solder a cable to an Arduino than to plug and unplug it every time. Once tested it is the one plug less to worry about. - So let's see how it works. Peel your USB-Cable To start remove a board with of your cables outer insulation and pr...
By: ochâtelain

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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:55:21 PDT
Sending data from Arduino to Excel (and plotting it) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-data-from-Arduino-to-Excel-and-plotting-it/
Sending data from Arduino to Excel (and plotting it) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SMALL.jpg Crtek I've searched extensively for a way that I could plot my Arduino sensor reading in real time. Not only plot, but also display and store the data for further experimentation and corrections.The simplest solution I’ve found was to use excel, but with a twist.Also if you find this instructable interest...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:54:55 PDT
Maestro - finger mounted input device to control the cursor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Maestro-finger-mounted-input-device-to-control-the/
Maestro - finger mounted input device to control the cursor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBGE/I9UDYJ3D/FJNJBGEI9UDYJ3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBGE/I9UDYJ3D/FJNJBGEI9UDYJ3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JBGE/I9UDYJ3D/FJNJBGEI9UDYJ3D.SMALL.jpg jhong12 Maestro is wearable input device using the orientation of the finger. Wearable small devices on the finger has been investigated to provide easy access to PC and surrounding environment (NailO, HandSight). Maestro enables user to do pointing and scrolling based on the orientation of the finger and c...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 02:11:46 PDT
Hand Tracking Mechanical Arm - Pyduino + Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Tracking-Mechanical-Arm-Pyduino-Leap-Motion/
Hand Tracking Mechanical Arm - Pyduino + Leap Motion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/IBYS/I9UE089A/F8SIBYSI9UE089A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/IBYS/I9UE089A/F8SIBYSI9UE089A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/IBYS/I9UE089A/F8SIBYSI9UE089A.SMALL.jpg poopypigeon Hello!In this tutorial I will show you guys and gals how to assemble a hand tracking mechanical arm with a Leap Motion Controller, Arduino device, a few motors, some balsa wood, paper clips, hot glue and a little python code. At the end of this you'll hopefully have a mechanical arm which we can con...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 21:59:01 PDT
App and timer controlled automatic blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/App-and-timer-controlled-automatic-blinds/
App and timer controlled automatic blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FENU/I9WM1KDE/FCRFENUI9WM1KDE.SMALL.jpg johanmoberg Hello boys and girls!Feeling like making something today? Own a 3d printer but mostly been printing phone cases, miniature yodas, toothbrush holders and spare parts? Now its time to really make good use of that 3d printer and make a useful and fun product that nobody else have!What we'll be making t...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 06:31:41 PDT
RC Simulator Using Tx, Arduino & PC http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Simulator-Using-Tx-Arduino-PC/
RC Simulator Using Tx, Arduino & PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/WGBE/I9V6S6C1/FPNWGBEI9V6S6C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/WGBE/I9V6S6C1/FPNWGBEI9V6S6C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/WGBE/I9V6S6C1/FPNWGBEI9V6S6C1.SMALL.jpg aharshac New to RC aircraft but want to learn controls without the crashes and tears?Then you are reading the right Instructable :DApplicable only if your transmitter comes with a DSC Port (3.5mm stereo jack female) :PCreditsThis Instructable would not be possible without the hard work of Richard Prinz.His o...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:57:42 PDT
Sonic Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Fish/
Sonic Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/3VQ1/I9UDE19I/FG23VQ1I9UDE19I.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX I wanted to create a mood light or night light that would have a different kind of user interface, one that would be fun to use. I looked at several sensors in my vault of bought, but not used yet purchases. I decided I hadn’t done to much with the ultrasonic sensor. Waiving your hand and having som...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:22:22 PDT
Video Games: TinyDuino Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Games-TinyDuino-Edition/
Video Games: TinyDuino Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LR2L/I9UDVFEV/FUELR2LI9UDVFEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LR2L/I9UDVFEV/FUELR2LI9UDVFEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LR2L/I9UDVFEV/FUELR2LI9UDVFEV.SMALL.gif TinyCircuits Here's a way to create your own Tiny Video Game console using the TinyDuino. This uses the main TinyDuino processor board (basically a mini version of the Arduino Uno), a Joystick board (which has two analog joysticks and two shoulder buttons), and the TinyScreen, a very small OLED display. Severa...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 13:47:36 PDT
Thermohygrometer with clock and LCD display on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermohygrometer-with-clock-and-LCD-display-on-Ard/
Thermohygrometer with clock and LCD display on Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/UBD1/I9UDOS04/FPDUBD1I9UDOS04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/UBD1/I9UDOS04/FPDUBD1I9UDOS04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/UBD1/I9UDOS04/FPDUBD1I9UDOS04.SMALL.jpg techrm These 7 steps will drive you through the "construction" of a thermo-hygrometer with clock on Arduino UNO.Data and time, humidity and temperature will be shown on a LCD 16x2 display .If you have purchased a LCD display and want to know how to properly solder a pin header to it, take a look at our tut...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:48:14 PDT
DIY: Relay switch motor controller - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Relay-switch-motor-controller-Arduino/
DIY: Relay switch motor controller - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/QKBM/I9UDJ5CF/FS7QKBMI9UDJ5CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/QKBM/I9UDJ5CF/FS7QKBMI9UDJ5CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/QKBM/I9UDJ5CF/FS7QKBMI9UDJ5CF.SMALL.jpg Simple-Circuits Hello everyone,In this tutorial, we will be building a motor controller using two relay switches and an arduino. Components used in this project:SainSmart UNO R3: http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00E5WJSHK?psc=1&...9v battery: http://www.amazon.ca/Tenergy-Charger-250mah-Recha... http://www....
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Tue, 19 May 2015 00:50:29 PDT
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-LED-Info-Ticker/
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/U7B0/I9UDLHG3/FQ6U7B0I9UDLHG3.SMALL.jpg adamwatters This project was a collaboration with my roommate, friend, and fellow hacker rishi2. Living in New York, we both use public transportation daily, so we thought it would be cool to have a ticker to display bus and subway times from the internet. This is the result. Wiring It Up - Overview and Sourc...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:15:51 PDT
Arduino and Dremel Powered Centrifuge http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Dremel-Powered-Centrifuge/
Arduino and Dremel Powered Centrifuge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZE6A/I9UDJSIU/FVNZE6AI9UDJSIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZE6A/I9UDJSIU/FVNZE6AI9UDJSIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZE6A/I9UDJSIU/FVNZE6AI9UDJSIU.SMALL.jpg orlov127 The need for an economical centrifuge in day to day testing and in immediate crime scene investigation is on the rise. The overwhelming cost of a laboratory grade centrifuge prohibits use to high tech labs with enough funding to buy these machines. In this Instructable you will learn how to recycl...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 19:12:46 PDT
Eardrops ISP v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Eardrops-ISP-v20/
Eardrops ISP v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RZT5/I9RLLOFN/F8VRZT5I9RLLOFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RZT5/I9RLLOFN/F8VRZT5I9RLLOFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/RZT5/I9RLLOFN/F8VRZT5I9RLLOFN.SMALL.jpg rwinscot Let's make some solid-state ear-bling... something eye catching and open; open design, open hardware, and open software.Get the ball rolling at OSH Park with three PCBs for ~$8.If you like, take a peek at the datasheet before you get started. Gerbers are included here as well if you want to produce ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 23:38:12 PDT
Raspberry Pi and Arduino: Building Reliable Systems with WatchDog Timers http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Building-Reliable-Systems/
Raspberry Pi and Arduino: Building Reliable Systems with WatchDog Timers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/2DVQ/I9ST81YU/FV82DVQI9ST81YU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/2DVQ/I9ST81YU/FV82DVQI9ST81YU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/2DVQ/I9ST81YU/FV82DVQI9ST81YU.SMALL.jpg SwitchDocLabs Summary: In this Instructable we look at how to build more reliable computer systems using WatchDog timers. We show how to set up and use the Raspberry Pi and Arduino internal watchdog timers. We also explain why an external WatchDog Timer is a better choice in many, but not all, systems.See mor...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:02:27 PDT