Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 May 2016 03:12:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Decorative LED Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-LED-Table-Top/
Decorative LED Table Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/EASM/INNEHV5K/FH6EASMINNEHV5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/EASM/INNEHV5K/FH6EASMINNEHV5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/EASM/INNEHV5K/FH6EASMINNEHV5K.SMALL.jpg Lyani-LaSanta Hello! This is my first project for my Interactive Designclass where I play upon the Light Up Disco Table decoration by turning it into a prototype for an Interactive game using a Hall Sensor as the trigger. This is my first project overall dealing with electronics, and turning it into a form of dec...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:54:41 PDT
13 Note MIDI Laser Harp http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Note-MIDI-Laser-Harp-Controlled-by-Arduino/
13 Note MIDI Laser Harp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/S4A9/INM7M0RS/F5MS4A9INM7M0RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/S4A9/INM7M0RS/F5MS4A9INM7M0RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/S4A9/INM7M0RS/F5MS4A9INM7M0RS.SMALL.jpg jrbums The laser harp is an electronic instrument that is played by blocking laser beams. Several laser beams are produced, and a note is played when one of the beams is blocked by the player, similar to plucking a stick on a real harp. The device must therefore produce a laser beam for each note and also ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:16:26 PDT
12v Neopixel RV Light http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-Neopixel-RV-Light/
12v Neopixel RV Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/99NR/INM7PAT2/FDF99NRINM7PAT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/99NR/INM7PAT2/FDF99NRINM7PAT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/99NR/INM7PAT2/FDF99NRINM7PAT2.SMALL.jpg MattF74 ... or, how many makers does it take to change a lightbulb?A 12V LED light in our camper van burned out for no obvious reason. I'm just learning how to use my new desktop CNC machine and wanted to try milling some different materials. So I thought I'd make a replacement that is more fun than just ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:49:14 PDT
Arduino Uno - Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Uno-Flame-Sensor/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:43:43 PDT
Arduino Time Lapse Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Slider/
Arduino Time Lapse Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CWD1/INNEGTHL/F7VCWD1INNEGTHL.SMALL.jpg AlanH87 so i had been looking into making a timelapse video with my dslr and had seen many using a slider mechanism to add another dimension. I looked at buying one but they are a little expensive to buy just to "dip ones toes into the water" so to speak. i had a lot of the bits from an arduino starter kit ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:35:00 PDT
Buglar Alarm Using PIR MOTION SENSOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Buglar-Alarm-Using-PIR-MOTION-SENSOR/
Buglar Alarm Using PIR MOTION SENSOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/AOXE/INM7OZSJ/FKDAOXEINM7OZSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/AOXE/INM7OZSJ/FKDAOXEINM7OZSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/AOXE/INM7OZSJ/FKDAOXEINM7OZSJ.SMALL.jpg miymakers In this INSTRUCTABLE, We are going to make a simple BUGLAR ALARM using PIR MOTION SENSOR & ARDUINO HOW DOES IT WORK?The PIR sensor itself has two slots in it, each slot is made of a special material that is sensitive to IR. The lens used here is not really doing much and so we see that the two s...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:01:51 PDT
1Sheeld Controlled Arduino Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/1Sheeld-Controlled-Arduino-Vehicle/
1Sheeld Controlled Arduino Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/14Z7/INM7L57Z/FGE14Z7INM7L57Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/14Z7/INM7L57Z/FGE14Z7INM7L57Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/14Z7/INM7L57Z/FGE14Z7INM7L57Z.SMALL.jpg L1Ranger Using 1Sheeld, remote control an Arduino powered vehicle with the accelerometer in your Smartphone/Tablet. Essentials You will require the following items, or equivalent.1) Any Arduino powered vehicle platform. Pictured is the Dagu Wild Thumper 4WD with Sabertooth Dual 25A 6V-24V Regenerative Mot...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:45:19 PDT
WEATHER BOX USING ARDUINO ~THE EASIEST http://www.instructables.com/id/WEATHER-BOX-USING-ARDUINO-THE-EASIEST/
WEATHER BOX USING ARDUINO ~THE EASIEST - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/8263/INM7NVOD/F3N8263INM7NVOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/8263/INM7NVOD/F3N8263INM7NVOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/8263/INM7NVOD/F3N8263INM7NVOD.SMALL.jpg miymakers Bascically this How Does it Work?The DHT11 is a basic, ultra low-cost digital temperature and humidity sensor. It uses a capacitive humidity sensor and a thermistor to measure the surrounding air, and spits out a digital signal on the data pin (no analog input pins needed). Its fairly simple to use,...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 06:50:56 PDT
3.5 $ P.I.R. Arduino Intruder Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/35-PIR-Arduino-Intruder-Alarm/
3.5 $ P.I.R. Arduino Intruder Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/HY9Q/INM7NWTN/FNFHY9QINM7NWTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/HY9Q/INM7NWTN/FNFHY9QINM7NWTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/HY9Q/INM7NWTN/FNFHY9QINM7NWTN.SMALL.jpg geekrex Passive infrared sensors are great for motion detection projects, i brought it recently for a college project and i was actually being tempted to use it .Unfortunately all i got from The INTERNET were not that much fun .I took out some of my favorite old parts and started tinkering with it .The res...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:06:06 PDT
Intel Edison: Setting up Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Setting-Up-Stepper-Motor/
Intel Edison: Setting up Stepper Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/5FPC/INM7HKOB/FHP5FPCINM7HKOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/5FPC/INM7HKOB/FHP5FPCINM7HKOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/5FPC/INM7HKOB/FHP5FPCINM7HKOB.SMALL.jpg Blue Team Stepper motors are a special type of electric motor that can be used for precision maneuvering. Even a small stepper motor can produce a lot of torque, which makes it a valuable addition to the Grove Starter Kit used at the Intel IoT Hack-a-thon. We used ours to turn a valve which released wate...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:56:23 PDT
TRAFFIC LIGHT USING ARDUINO ~THE EASIEST http://www.instructables.com/id/TRAFFIC-LIGHT-USING-ARDUINO-THE-EASIEST/
TRAFFIC LIGHT USING ARDUINO ~THE EASIEST - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NW4D/INI809JD/FXJNW4DINI809JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NW4D/INI809JD/FXJNW4DINI809JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NW4D/INI809JD/FXJNW4DINI809JD.SMALL.jpg miymakers Hey Makers, In this project we are going to make a Traffic Light using 3 LED's!CHECK THE VIDEO FOR SURE! How Does it Work? How Does it Work? Basically, LEDs are just tiny light bulbs that fit easily into an electrical circuit. But unlike ordinary incandescent bulbs, they don't have a filament tha...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:31:01 PDT
Bluetooth PS2 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-PS2-Controller/
Bluetooth PS2 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/7XPZ/INKG7ACZ/F407XPZINKG7ACZ.SMALL.jpg EvanKale The original PlayStation 2 controller is still a solid and well-built controller by today's standards. Better yet, they can be had nowadays for a fraction of the cost of a controller with the same quality.Today we're bringing this 15-year-old controller back from the dead and turning it into a Bluet...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:14:19 PDT
How to Hack RC Car Receiver Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-RC-Car-Receiver-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Ar/
How to Hack RC Car Receiver Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part 2 Rx+Servo+ESC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/M25C/INI7ZKBL/FO6M25CINI7ZKBL.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Hack RC Car Transmitter via 2.4 GHz nRF24L01 Arduino part1 Tx"The prerequisite instruction have introduced how to hack RC car Transmitter by using nRF24L01 module for Arduino Nano.In this session we will build 2.4 GHz. receiver installed on a RC prototype...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:05:22 PDT
DIDI: a Wearable MIDI Interface for DJ Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/DIDI-a-Wearable-MIDI-Interface-for-DJ-Applications/
DIDI: a Wearable MIDI Interface for DJ Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7ICB/INI7YKLK/FQH7ICBINI7YKLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7ICB/INI7YKLK/FQH7ICBINI7YKLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7ICB/INI7YKLK/FQH7ICBINI7YKLK.SMALL.jpg jelliott95 BackgroundDIDI was my final year project for my undergraduate degree in Music Technology and Applied Electronics at The University of York. My challenge was to create a piece of wearable music technology. Having had experience with DJing in the past, I thought it would be interesting to create a new...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:20:27 PDT
"The Bed Wetter" Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bed-Wetter-Water-Alarm/
"The Bed Wetter" Water Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FHZC/INKJM8KA/F1LFHZCINKJM8KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FHZC/INKJM8KA/F1LFHZCINKJM8KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FHZC/INKJM8KA/F1LFHZCINKJM8KA.SMALL.jpg ZacharyP17 "The Bed Wetter" was an idea based off of a friend missing his Chemistry Exam. I thought, if only he had an alarm that actually woke him up in time for it. So I figured that if he had an alarm that woke him up physically then he would have woken up in time. In my opinion, water is one of the easiest...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:50:30 PDT
Maze Solver Robot, using Artificial Intelligence with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Maze-Solver-Robot-Using-Artificial-Intelligence-Wi/
Maze Solver Robot, using Artificial Intelligence with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/7I64/INJ471R1/FZH7I64INJ471R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/7I64/INJ471R1/FZH7I64INJ471R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/7I64/INJ471R1/FZH7I64INJ471R1.SMALL.jpg mjrovai (If you like this Instructable, please do not forget to vote on it (above: right corner flag). Rex, the Robot is competing on ROBOTICS and SENSORS Contests. Thanks a lot! ;-)This Instructable was developed upon my last project: Line Follower Robot - PID Control - Android Setup. Once you have a robot...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:52:39 PDT
How to Hack RC Car Transmitter Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Tx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-RC-Car-Transmitter-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01/
How to Hack RC Car Transmitter Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Tx - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GLAH/INI7WPYL/FSCGLAHINI7WPYL.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This instruction will advice you to hack 3-Channel RC transmitter(Tx).The standard remote control of RC car and boat today.The standard Gas or Electric RC cars are directional controlled by an electric servo that moving mechanical front steering wheel Left/Right.The servo have two main type-analog a...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:57:31 PDT
LED BLINK TUTORIAL ARDUINO; THE EASIEST!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-BLINK-TUTORIAL-ARDUINO-THE-EASIEST/
LED BLINK TUTORIAL ARDUINO; THE EASIEST!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/F40B/INJ6C6BH/FJ9F40BINJ6C6BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/F40B/INJ6C6BH/FJ9F40BINJ6C6BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/F40B/INJ6C6BH/FJ9F40BINJ6C6BH.SMALL.jpg miymakers Lets Get Started!IN THE VIDEO THE PROJECT HAS BEEN DONE USING JUMPER WIRESYOU CAN DO THE PROJECT IN BOTH WAYS (WITH OR WITHOUT JUMPER WIRE) :DCHECK THE VIDEO FOR SURE How it Works?LED HEY MAKERS, LETS MAKE SOME SIMPLE PARTY LIGHTS WITH LED'S :D--HOW DOES IT WORK?BASICALLY, LEDS ARE JUST TINY LIG...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:32:22 PDT
Arduino Soil Probe using DS18B20 and DIY Moisture Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Soil-Probe-Using-DS18B20-and-DIY-Moisture-/
Arduino Soil Probe using DS18B20 and DIY Moisture Hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat As a fanatical gardener or a professional farmer, knowing the environmental conditions of our soil is invaluable. Obviously, we can't measure the number of worms or pieces of organic humus, but we can measure temperature and moisture content really easily.This is not a difficult project and what you...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:16:55 PDT
Arduino Intelligent Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Intelligent-Brake-Light/
Arduino Intelligent Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/WNTW/INI7S239/FCCWNTWINI7S239.SMALL.jpg chienline Having a cool bike Should you have a cool light You can abandon the rusty But you should care about safetyConsidering safety on the street you should have a brake light on your bike. The population of vehicles are getting higher and higher every year. You can horn the vehicles in front of you, but a...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:46:36 PDT
Small footprint Arduino Nano with USB charging circuit (Li Ion or LIPO) that can turn itself off (soft latch power) http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Format-Arduino-Nano-With-USB-Charging-Circui/
Small footprint Arduino Nano with USB charging circuit (Li Ion or LIPO) that can turn itself off (soft latch power) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/NBOA/INI7SVDW/FR2NBOAINI7SVDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/NBOA/INI7SVDW/FR2NBOAINI7SVDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/NBOA/INI7SVDW/FR2NBOAINI7SVDW.SMALL.jpg gmhoovler When I started my first Arduino project, I realized that I needed to use a small-format Arduino so that I could enclose it in my device. Being new to Arduino, I didn't realize all the challenges that I would have with battery management!After weeks of trial-and-error, reading a number of 'Ibles and ...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:53:35 PDT
Temperature Controlled Box for Laboratory Measurements http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Controlled-Box-for-Laboratory-Measurem/
Temperature Controlled Box for Laboratory Measurements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/MZWQ/INI7SCKE/FL1MZWQINI7SCKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/MZWQ/INI7SCKE/FL1MZWQINI7SCKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/MZWQ/INI7SCKE/FL1MZWQINI7SCKE.SMALL.jpg BerkleyW I am a plant scientist that studies what happens to plants at different temperatures. I am doing some experiments where I need to measure the plants at 25 and 35 degrees C (77 and 95 degrees F) but don't have continual access to a temperature-controlled chamber. Major props go to James Bruce's proje...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:33:34 PDT
LED Matrix Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Thermometer/
LED Matrix Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/JH5Q/INI7RSN8/FQAJH5QINI7RSN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/JH5Q/INI7RSN8/FQAJH5QINI7RSN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/JH5Q/INI7RSN8/FQAJH5QINI7RSN8.SMALL.jpg jlh127 A few updates! The code was edited so the decimal is in the correct location. I also added one step I forgot in the soddering section.Project Brief:Using an LED Matrix board as well as a temperature sensor, I wanted to explore the possibility of low-quality animation using pixels to depict the tempe...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:25:49 PDT
Hungry LED's Arduino Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Hungry-LEDs-Arduino-Plate/
Hungry LED's Arduino Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/9TH6/INI7TKPR/FHC9TH6INI7TKPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/9TH6/INI7TKPR/FHC9TH6INI7TKPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/9TH6/INI7TKPR/FHC9TH6INI7TKPR.SMALL.jpg graysdesigns As a graphic designer and illustrator I aim to veer all of my pieces towards a light hearted feeling. When presented with the opportunity to create anything I wished using an Arduino, the path I chose was not easy as there are so many fascinating things that could have been produced between the com...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:11:11 PDT
Precise Air Quality Monitoring System (Portable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Precise-Air-Quality-Monitoring-System/
Precise Air Quality Monitoring System (Portable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/90MZ/ING9DBIB/FQN90MZING9DBIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/90MZ/ING9DBIB/FQN90MZING9DBIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/90MZ/ING9DBIB/FQN90MZING9DBIB.SMALL.jpg Rajanikant Tenguria In this Instructable, I will walk you through the steps to build an Precise Air Quality monitoring system. It consists of an Arduino Uno, 2 Grove (MQ2 & MQ9) sensors along with 2 more MQ gas sensors ( MQ136 &MQ138 ) to keep the data in check, a LED display and a Temperature/Humidity sensor DHT11. Ar...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:50:37 PDT
Arduino Nano: Connecting Photo Interrupter (Slotted Optocoupler) with Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Connecting-Photo-Interrupter-Slotted-/
Arduino Nano: Connecting Photo Interrupter (Slotted Optocoupler) with Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/GYZZ/INGBFE8O/FPEGYZZINGBFE8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/GYZZ/INGBFE8O/FPEGYZZINGBFE8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/GYZZ/INGBFE8O/FPEGYZZINGBFE8O.SMALL.jpg BoianM Slotted Optocouplers (Photo Interrupters) are very useful sensors, often included in Arduino projects to detect position of moving objects, measure speed of rotation, or linear motion, frequency of events, and many others.They are easy to use, but it is important to understand how they work, so you ...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:58:16 PDT
SmartCityZen Recycle with HX711 http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartCityZen-Recycle-With-HX711/
SmartCityZen Recycle with HX711 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/RIC9/INER6G3I/F7KRIC9INER6G3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/RIC9/INER6G3I/F7KRIC9INER6G3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/RIC9/INER6G3I/F7KRIC9INER6G3I.SMALL.jpg rickhank SCZ Recycle is a system for monitoring your waste production. The purpose of the system is to increase the awareness of how our daily behavior has impact on the planet and the environment.I installed it in my home and in just two days we realized that we have produced over 7.46 kg of rubbish! We are...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 22:54:11 PDT
How to Make a Light-Up Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Light-Up-Grumpy-Cat-Stuffed-Animal/
How to Make a Light-Up Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/WQHD/INF9IQJ5/FU2WQHDINF9IQJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/WQHD/INF9IQJ5/FU2WQHDINF9IQJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/WQHD/INF9IQJ5/FU2WQHDINF9IQJ5.SMALL.jpg CaliEHeber This Instructable will help you go through the steps of making your very own stuffed animal Grumpy Cat that lights up when the lights are turned off. Gather Supplies For this project you will need:1) a pair of scissors2) a pencil3) several pieces of white scratch paper4) stuffing for sewing5) 2 ...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:11:08 PDT
Arduino Busy-o-Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Busy-o-Meter/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:24:23 PDT
Arduino Robot Arm Bartender http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-Arm-Bartender/
Arduino Robot Arm Bartender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/5JW6/INF9HDFC/FO25JW6INF9HDFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/5JW6/INF9HDFC/FO25JW6INF9HDFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/5JW6/INF9HDFC/FO25JW6INF9HDFC.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official Ever wish you had a robot that could doll out the shots? The future of partying is here with the Robot Arm Bartender! Serve up drinks in style, and impress your guests with the press of a button! This project utilizes a RobotGeek Snapper Arm with a Pumping Station to move some delicious liquids from...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:40:09 PDT
Arduino nano segway http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Segway/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 01:36:56 PDT
Fully functional Monster Book of Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Functional-Monster-Book-of-Monsters/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:51:45 PDT
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-RC-CAR-Via-24-GHz-NRF24L01-Arduino-P-1/
How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part2 Reciever(Rx) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/Z4II/IN35TX2V/FX5Z4IIIN35TX2V.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 This is the continued instruction of "How to Modify RC CAR Via 2.4 GHz NRF24L01 Arduino Part1 Transmitter(Tx)"The instruction will advice how to build 2.4 GHz system receiver that basically use in rc car today.Thank to arduino-info.wikispaces.com , github.com/maniacbug/RF24 for RF24 library and othe...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 02:21:22 PDT
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Instructables-Robot-by-Mini-CNC-Arduino-L2/
Drawing instructables robot by Mini CNC - Arduino - L293D Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/JPDR/INDGJLH8/FMRJPDRINDGJLH8.SMALL.jpg insructAbdo Its mini cnc arduino based and shield adafruit Driver motors v1 L293D , Let's Make it ;) Main Video Youtube Do not forget Subscripe in My Channel Youtube , thank you :) :) :) Instructables : http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-CNC-Machine-A...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 18:13:25 PDT
My air guitar shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Air-Guitar-Shirt/
My air guitar shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/LTBD/INDEEDF7/FRBLTBDINDEEDF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/LTBD/INDEEDF7/FRBLTBDINDEEDF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/LTBD/INDEEDF7/FRBLTBDINDEEDF7.SMALL.jpg phatyscratch It seems to be a natural reaction for many people when they hear a sweet guitar rift, to assume the position and begin strumming away on the air guitar. I have seen many products on the market that are targeted to these over zealous types, and I have yet to be satisfied. The motivation for this pr...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:16:24 PDT
Analyze Any IR Protocol With Just You Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Analyze-Any-IR-Protocol-With-Just-You-Arduino-Boar/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:06:01 PDT
Led cube 4x4x4 with max 7219 http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-4x4x4-With-Max-7219/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:10:38 PDT
Full Digital Clock With Presence Sensor (RTC - Alarm - PIR - Temperature - Humidity - Dew Point) http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Digital-Clock-With-Presence-Sensor-RTC-Alarm-/
Full Digital Clock With Presence Sensor (RTC - Alarm - PIR - Temperature - Humidity - Dew Point) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/Y5F9/INAC9MZ6/FXRY5F9INAC9MZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/Y5F9/INAC9MZ6/FXRY5F9INAC9MZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/Y5F9/INAC9MZ6/FXRY5F9INAC9MZ6.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hi there,I already have done some digital clocks projects with Arduino including LED and LCD displays, but this one is more special because I have introduced a new feature with a movement sensor (PIR).See VIDEO Main Features PIR (Presence Infrared Sensor) RTC (Real Time Clock) Alarm ...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:07:52 PDT
Baransu Self-balancing Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Baransu-Self-balancing-Scooter/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 01:28:56 PDT
Arduino LED Temperature Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Temperature-Indicator/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:05:36 PDT
Arduino Chess Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chess-Clock/
Arduino Chess Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/JLT8/INALN9FE/F0WJLT8INALN9FE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/JLT8/INALN9FE/F0WJLT8INALN9FE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/JLT8/INALN9FE/F0WJLT8INALN9FE.SMALL.jpg udubinsky There are various rates of play in use. The following indicates the different options available:Blitz has typical time limits of 5 minutes for each player for all of the moves. Rapidplay is played with typical time limits of 30 minutes for each player for all the moves.Local league chess has typical...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:43:43 PDT
Fridge monitoring with Arduino MKR1000 and thethings.iO http://www.instructables.com/id/Fridge-Monitoring-With-Arduino-MKR1000-and-Thethin/
Fridge monitoring with Arduino MKR1000 and thethings.iO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Q769/IN96A402/FUCQ769IN96A402.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Q769/IN96A402/FUCQ769IN96A402.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Q769/IN96A402/FUCQ769IN96A402.SMALL.jpg thethings Today we will show you how to monitor a fridge using an Arduino MKR1000 and the Internet of Things platform thethings.iO in order to keep your beer (or other beverages) at a cool temperature. Summer is coming!We use a one wire waterproof temperature sensor DS18B20 to measure the temperature. The MKR...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 03:33:06 PDT
RC Car to Autonomous Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-Autonomous-Arduino-Robot/
RC Car to Autonomous Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/JV9A/IN9444DR/FZCJV9AIN9444DR.SMALL.jpg teknohawk Have you ever desired to construct a simple autonomous Arduino robot? I was inspired to build a basic Arduino robot in order to aid my understanding of the Arduino, the Arduino IDE, and the operation of ultrasonic sensors and motor drivers. And so, I have built such a robot with the intent to teach ...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:00:41 PDT
A Levitating Sphere Rotates Glows and Blinks with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Levitating-Sphere-Rotates-Glows-and-Blinks-With-/
A Levitating Sphere Rotates Glows and Blinks with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKAJ/IN969Z60/FRAZKAJIN969Z60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKAJ/IN969Z60/FRAZKAJIN969Z60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/ZKAJ/IN969Z60/FRAZKAJIN969Z60.SMALL.jpg ArduinoDeXXX A levitating little Death Star in Instructables invited me to the new project with Arduino. Three policies were decided and kept to differentiate it from the forerunner. Do it myself with no (or less) ready-made. Keep rotating. ...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 01:23:26 PDT
Darth Vader Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-Clock/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:38:02 PDT
Arduino Remote Control Bot Using t.v Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Remote-Control-Bot-Using-Tv-Remote/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:58:12 PDT
Transfiguration Bustle: Length http://www.instructables.com/id/Transfiguration-Bustle-Length/
Transfiguration Bustle: Length - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/MXU1/IN7OQV64/F0NMXU1IN7OQV64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/MXU1/IN7OQV64/F0NMXU1IN7OQV64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/MXU1/IN7OQV64/F0NMXU1IN7OQV64.SMALL.jpg karlcastleton This instructable will walk through how to build the Length mechanism from our Americas Greatest Makers.. It is a bit of a long sequence of steps but in the end you will have a way to change the length of something and control many of these devices with only 3 wires from your Arduino and 3D print y...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:07:31 PDT
Worlds First Remote Control Human Through the Internet http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-First-Remote-Control-Human-Through-the-Inte/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 02:08:57 PDT
The SomaPhonic Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/The-SomaPhonic-Glove/
The SomaPhonic Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/7ZYC/IN7ONUMI/FCZ7ZYCIN7ONUMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/7ZYC/IN7ONUMI/FCZ7ZYCIN7ONUMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/7ZYC/IN7ONUMI/FCZ7ZYCIN7ONUMI.SMALL.jpg Zoe Doubleday Haptika is a set of DIY wearable technology kits designed to mitigate the effects of sexual and physical abuse. Survivors of abuse can possibly contradict the physiological and psychological effects of violence through self employed haptic touch experiences with interactive interfaces and expressive...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:19:17 PDT
Magnetic Levitation http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Levitation/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:38:06 PDT