Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 May 2016 13:26:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Multiple LED Display Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-LED-Display-Module/
Multiple LED Display Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/PKI7/IOO59NDZ/FW6PKI7IOO59NDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/PKI7/IOO59NDZ/FW6PKI7IOO59NDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/PKI7/IOO59NDZ/FW6PKI7IOO59NDZ.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hello all,I like to work with LED displays with 7 segments or with dot matrix and I already did many different projects with them. Everytime they are interesting because there is some a kind of magic in how they can work because what you are seeing it is an optical illusion ! Displays have a lot of ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 18:30:48 PDT
Twisted Prism Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Prism-Lanterns/
Twisted Prism Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/LNTN/IOOM27N2/FLMLNTNIOOM27N2.SMALL.jpg BarbMakesThings I've been playing with the idea of panels that are 3d printed in PLA, but that flex in only specific directions (I intend to make a Halloween costume using this). There are plenty of instances of plywood that's laser cut to accomplish this (like this from kofaktorlab), so I modified the patterns and...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:32:22 PDT
Temp & Humidity Sensor with LCD Disp & LED Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DHT11-Temperature-Humidity-Sensor-With-LCD-Display/
Temp & Humidity Sensor with LCD Disp & LED Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/GCAI/ION6O9GA/FYZGCAIION6O9GA.SMALL.jpg HckmstrRahul In this instructable, I have used the DHT11 Temperature & Humidity sensor & Arduino UNO to display the current temperature & humidity readings into a 16 x 2 LCD Display. Alongside, I have also created a 3-LED setup which indicates 3 sets of temperature readings (cold, hot, extreme).The DHT11 is a di...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 02:13:01 PDT
Mini CNC Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Plotter/
Mini CNC Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YHBD/IOLRAAY2/FFYYHBDIOLRAAY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YHBD/IOLRAAY2/FFYYHBDIOLRAAY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YHBD/IOLRAAY2/FFYYHBDIOLRAAY2.SMALL.jpg jonah marrs This is a miniature desktop vector plotter made from a compact photo printer and a DVD drive. Here is the Bill of Materials:Hardware:-Rotring Rapidograph Pen (or any other pen)-DVD Drive-Compact Photo Printer like the Canon Selphy (http://www.amazon.com/Canon-Wireless-Portable-Disc...-Card Stock-x3 ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:37:49 PDT
Arduino Password Unlock Door Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Electric-Door-Opener-Security-System/
Arduino Password Unlock Door Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/VEFR/IOMP0D57/FZ3VEFRIOMP0D57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/VEFR/IOMP0D57/FZ3VEFRIOMP0D57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/VEFR/IOMP0D57/FZ3VEFRIOMP0D57.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com Hello! In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make your own password unlock door system by using the Arduino uno board. I made my own circuit by using the ATmega328 micro controller but this is an optional step. In this guide I will help you to make it easily on breadboard by using the A...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 03:41:55 PDT
ARDUINO BASED VOICE ACTIVATED HOME APPLIANCES http://www.instructables.com/id/VOICE-ACTIVATED-HOME-APPLIANCES/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 02:30:09 PDT
Sound detection RGB lamp using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Detection-RGB-Lamp-Using-Arduino/
Sound detection RGB lamp using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/WTNY/IOLR9Z9K/FA6WTNYIOLR9Z9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/WTNY/IOLR9Z9K/FA6WTNYIOLR9Z9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/WTNY/IOLR9Z9K/FA6WTNYIOLR9Z9K.SMALL.jpg Yanniboy1994 Hello,To begin with this project is not finished yet!In this project I am making a lamp with multiple colors using RGB leds. My idea is to try to let the lamp change color if it detects a sound in the area. If you get annoyed from the changing colors every time you make a sound, you can always put t...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 06:36:41 PDT
Car Dash Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Dash-Tablet/
Car Dash Tablet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/38RQ/IOLP46EY/FFT38RQIOLP46EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/38RQ/IOLP46EY/FFT38RQIOLP46EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/38RQ/IOLP46EY/FFT38RQIOLP46EY.SMALL.jpg AykutC Putting a tablet in car dash.This project was on my mind for a long time.Somehow I couldn’t find any free time to build this project. But now I have done it and I’ll tell you how.My car is a VW Polo (2014 ) and don’t have any bluetooth connectivity with smartphones or so. And also it doesn’t have a...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:21:38 PDT
DIWire Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DI-Wire-Lamp/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:01:57 PDT
DIY | Ambilight Using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
Connect Your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Uno/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:34:03 PDT
SmartPhone Controlled RGB MOOD Light http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartPhone-Controlled-RGB-MOOD-Light/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:10:31 PDT
The Simplest Buzzer Tutorial; Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-Buzzer-Tutorial-Using-Arduino/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:41:16 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:52 PDT
RFID Door Lock With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Door-Lock-With-Arduino-1/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:21:15 PDT
GSM Solar Powered Wind Station http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Solar-Powered-Wind-Station/
GSM Solar Powered Wind Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/ZH24/IOEKNPGJ/F5QZH24IOEKNPGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/ZH24/IOEKNPGJ/F5QZH24IOEKNPGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/ZH24/IOEKNPGJ/F5QZH24IOEKNPGJ.SMALL.jpg tfrgrp00 The goal of this project is to build a autonomous station that gives wind speed and direction.The station will answer phone calls and deliver informations over speech synthesis. Material used : 1 Wind sensor (ebay.ch Davis Vantage Pro $125)1 Arduino mega 2560 (playzone.ch $50)1 GSM shield (playzo...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 07:20:03 PDT
Running Ham Palace V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-Ham-Palace-V2/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 07:13:20 PDT
Arduino Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Treasure-Hunt/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 13:34:33 PDT
Attiny 85 Led Ladder Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-85-Led-Ladder-Game/
Attiny 85 Led Ladder Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Q3IO/IOH8NNAC/F2JQ3IOIOH8NNAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Q3IO/IOH8NNAC/F2JQ3IOIOH8NNAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/Q3IO/IOH8NNAC/F2JQ3IOIOH8NNAC.SMALL.jpg Kostas Sarioglou First f all I would like to point out that this project is not made by me, (I made the device shown here following another instructable).The sole purpose of this instructable is to correct lots of the mistakes the previous project had.This is the link for the original one: http://www.instructables.c...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 19:48:23 PDT
HAL-9000 Arduino Talking Extension Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/HAL-9000-Arduino-Talking-Extension-Cord/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 16:51:09 PDT
Desktop NeoPixel Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-NeoPixel-Clock/
Desktop NeoPixel Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/5VSF/IOEKNF49/FDM5VSFIOEKNF49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/5VSF/IOEKNF49/FDM5VSFIOEKNF49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/5VSF/IOEKNF49/FDM5VSFIOEKNF49.SMALL.gif joshua.brooks A couple of weeks ago, I noticed the hole in my monitor stand at work is almost exacly the same diameter as a ring of 24 NeoPixels that I had lying around. The back of the monitor faces several coworkers, so I decided to put the ring and another, smaller one to good use to make a functional clock us...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 17:42:42 PDT
WIRELESS GAMING CONSOLE USING HUMAN GESTURES http://www.instructables.com/id/WIRELESS-GAMING-CONSOLE-USING-HUMAN-GESTURES/
WIRELESS GAMING CONSOLE USING HUMAN GESTURES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/3EDH/IOFZASYP/FT73EDHIOFZASYP.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR Gesture based Game controller and Game design Guide....(both Hardware and software !!) Introduction Now a days virtual environment is considered as a means of efficient human interaction. This is defined by the diversified field of application. The range of applications include phobia therapy, mi...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 03:04:25 PDT
Setting up an A100LK Anemometer on an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-an-A100LK-Anemometer-on-an-Arduino/
Setting up an A100LK Anemometer on an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EU20/IOEXXH2Z/F2DEU20IOEXXH2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EU20/IOEXXH2Z/F2DEU20IOEXXH2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EU20/IOEXXH2Z/F2DEU20IOEXXH2Z.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Anybody thinking of installing a wind generator, or even a whole flock of wind generators, would be well advised to monitor the proposed site for at least one whole year before spending a penny more on hardware. This is what the A100LK is designed for.The first requirement is that it is accurate and...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 05:44:24 PDT
DIY | Easy Arduino Laser Tripwire Security System! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Arduino-Laser-Tripwire-Security-System/
DIY | Easy Arduino Laser Tripwire Security System! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L20K/IOEKKV94/FCFL20KIOEKKV94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L20K/IOEKKV94/FCFL20KIOEKKV94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L20K/IOEKKV94/FCFL20KIOEKKV94.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak In this tutorial I will be teaching you how you can build your own Laser Tripwire Security System at home!You will need the following components and materials: LED light Laser Module Laser Sensor Module Speaker or Piezo Buzzer 2 Small Breadboards with sticky tape on the back Arduino Breadboard wire...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 07:07:33 PDT
Joystick Controlled Robot Arm Using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Joystick-Controlled-Robot-Arm-Using-an-Arduino/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:20:48 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/444G/IOEXUKDX/FI8444GIOEXUKDX.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak Hi everyone!My name is RGBFreak and I created a YouTube channel quite recently.I love DIY and I especially love LED's, so that's why I decided to make my own 3x3x3 LED Cube!You will need the following items to make this LED Cube: • 27 single colored LED's. • Arduino Nano or one of his bigger broth...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
Arduino Nano LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-LED-Display/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:01 PDT
Sweeping Remote Controlled Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweeping-Remote-Controlled-Camera-Mount/
Sweeping Remote Controlled Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/AWK4/IOEM0PO7/FWSAWK4IOEM0PO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/AWK4/IOEM0PO7/FWSAWK4IOEM0PO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/AWK4/IOEM0PO7/FWSAWK4IOEM0PO7.SMALL.jpg THertz This camera mount gives you the ability to control it from a distance and rotate it 180 degrees. I will be using a GoPro in my project, but you can use almost any camera that you can secure to the mount.Also in this instructable we will learn how to control a servo motor with remote control, this wi...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 19:30:41 PDT
Mini Robot Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Robot-Platform/
Mini Robot Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/IVI6/ION6MMS7/FJLIVI6ION6MMS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/IVI6/ION6MMS7/FJLIVI6ION6MMS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/IVI6/ION6MMS7/FJLIVI6ION6MMS7.SMALL.jpg jonah marrs The goal of this project is to develop a miniature chassis to experiment with very basic swarm robots. The prime inspiration is James McLurkin's fantastic MIT project from the early 1990's http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/ants/.Features:-Approximately under 2" cubed and designed to be compact.-All ele...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 03:06:53 PDT
SmokerDuino V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/SmokerDuino-V2/
SmokerDuino V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/FVQE/IOD4DW9V/FD4FVQEIOD4DW9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/FVQE/IOD4DW9V/FD4FVQEIOD4DW9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/FVQE/IOD4DW9V/FD4FVQEIOD4DW9V.SMALL.jpg rjkorn They say "low & slow is the way to go". I had built a simple Smoker controller in a previous instructable. For V2 it's time to go big. I had posted a Wifi Meat Thermometer here before. I figured why not combine that with the smoker controller. I got this car diagnostic meter at a swapmeet and decide...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 11:02:04 PDT
Humidity Spy Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Humidity-Spy-Book/
Humidity Spy Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/EJ6O/IOBOZTIG/F77EJ6OIOBOZTIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/EJ6O/IOBOZTIG/F77EJ6OIOBOZTIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/EJ6O/IOBOZTIG/F77EJ6OIOBOZTIG.SMALL.jpg RoniBandini After some years dedicated to Kindle lobby, it is time to stand up for the classic paper book, which is far from perfect as the spoon and of course it cannot be used to eat soup.One friend that works as a librarian told me that humidity is the key factor in books conservation, so I have decided to m...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 05:20:33 PDT
Easy Arduino LED Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Arduino-LED-Dice/
Easy Arduino LED Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/M83S/IOABQYGR/FFRM83SIOABQYGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/M83S/IOABQYGR/FFRM83SIOABQYGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/M83S/IOABQYGR/FFRM83SIOABQYGR.SMALL.jpg madisonfried This instrcutable will show you how to hook up LEDs to show a face of a dice when a pushbutton is pressed. Supplies For this project you will need to following:11 long jumper wires 7 short jumper wires 7 LEDs1 breadboard1 Arduino Uno1 USB cable for the Arduino1 push button 1 resistor Start w...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:23:10 PDT
Automatic watering system with capacitive probe and Arduino on the cheap (and I mean it) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Watering-System-With-Capacitive-Probe-an/
Automatic watering system with capacitive probe and Arduino on the cheap (and I mean it) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KRG7/IOABR4BT/FBHKRG7IOABR4BT.SMALL.jpg acolomitchi Disclaimer: I'm not an electronics engineer, so I cannot offer any warranty for the design (much less for your implementation). I only know the presented solution worked for me for at least about 5-6 months (so I can't even vouch for its reliability over longer periods). Also, take my hints on where...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 08:16:43 PDT
DIY standalone Weather Station powered by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Standalone-Weather-Station-Powered-by-Arduino/
DIY standalone Weather Station powered by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/QHKO/IOAAUFGV/FLHQHKOIOAAUFGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/QHKO/IOAAUFGV/FLHQHKOIOAAUFGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/QHKO/IOAAUFGV/FLHQHKOIOAAUFGV.SMALL.jpg crakensio Hello Makers out thereAgain this is not a Step by step Instructable . Like always i forgot to take take snaps since the inception of this project. The idea of Building a community weather station using Open hardware Kicked a long back. We people from a local DIY community build this weather station....
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Mon, 16 May 2016 23:13:40 PDT
Flip-Flop CyliBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Flop-CyliBot/
Flip-Flop CyliBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/1Q04/IO8LBOSU/FOD1Q04IO8LBOSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/1Q04/IO8LBOSU/FOD1Q04IO8LBOSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/1Q04/IO8LBOSU/FOD1Q04IO8LBOSU.SMALL.jpg gwfong This is an Android controlled, Bluetooth signaled, 3-wheeled, 3D printed cylinder shaped Arduino bot that flip-flops when quickly reversing directions. The genesis for this bot came after I had polished off a can of Pepperidge Farm Creme Filled Pirouette Rolled Wafers. I naively thought, stick motor...
By: gwfong

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Mon, 16 May 2016 23:59:21 PDT
Wireless digital scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Digital-Scale/
Wireless digital scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/V8K0/IOABO7SZ/F1RV8K0IOABO7SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/V8K0/IOABO7SZ/F1RV8K0IOABO7SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/V8K0/IOABO7SZ/F1RV8K0IOABO7SZ.SMALL.jpg jbike This scale is wireless. It may be useful where you can't operate a normal scale, due to the weather outside, or if you don't want to scare birds or other creatures away. With this scale you can weigh them. In this instructable, I used a 0 to 1 Kg load cell since I wanted to weigh hummingbirds and o...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 07:50:39 PDT
CupBot - 3D Printed Robotics platform http://www.instructables.com/id/CupBot-3D-Printed-Robotics-Platform/
CupBot - 3D Printed Robotics platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/249Q/IO8LB0Y2/FFV249QIO8LB0Y2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/249Q/IO8LB0Y2/FFV249QIO8LB0Y2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/249Q/IO8LB0Y2/FFV249QIO8LB0Y2.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a great weekend robotics projects that you can undertake called CupBots based on the Raspberry Pi and the BeagleBone Black which are credit card sized computers and also includes 3D Printing .. Most of the 3D printed parts are common for both the version of the CupBot and are based on earlie...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

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Mon, 16 May 2016 15:27:49 PDT
How to make RC plane http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-RC-Plane/
How to make RC plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ULV9/IOA9JCUV/FSEULV9IOA9JCUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ULV9/IOA9JCUV/FSEULV9IOA9JCUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ULV9/IOA9JCUV/FSEULV9IOA9JCUV.SMALL.jpg Simonexc We love RC toys, especially RC planes. You can easily buy one, but you can't personalize it. So why not to make it? In this instructable I'll show you how to make fully working RC plane.Where to start?There are two ways: you make the whole fuselage on your own, or you can buy fuselage and only add e...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 13:32:17 PDT
How to measure temperature very accurately with an Arduino and a TSYS01 Temperature Sensor Board. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-Temperature-Very-Accurately-With-an/
How to measure temperature very accurately with an Arduino and a TSYS01 Temperature Sensor Board. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/60ZU/IO6E61LK/FSQ60ZUIO6E61LK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/60ZU/IO6E61LK/FSQ60ZUIO6E61LK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/60ZU/IO6E61LK/FSQ60ZUIO6E61LK.SMALL.jpg Apocalyt While studying in university we were challenged as part of a course work into designing a box with very accurate temperature control. If the project were to succeed, multiple boxes were to be built and used in a research project studying the effect of surface material on the perceived temperature of...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:44:28 PDT
Automatically Opening / Closing a Box With a Linear Actuator and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatically-Opening-Closing-a-Box-With-a-Linear-/
Automatically Opening / Closing a Box With a Linear Actuator and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/024T/IO8U4PRT/F4C024TIO8U4PRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/024T/IO8U4PRT/F4C024TIO8U4PRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/024T/IO8U4PRT/F4C024TIO8U4PRT.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official There's a simple joy in pressing a button that opens a box for you. Sure there are quicker and more efficient ways to open a box, but nothing compares to the magic of an actuating lid. For this tutorial, we will be making a box that opens and closes using an Arduino and a small Linear Actuator. P...
By: robotgeek_official

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Mon, 16 May 2016 08:17:59 PDT
BT Mobile Ctrl Trunk Robotic Arm Using String http://www.instructables.com/id/BT-Mobile-Ctrl-Trunk-Robotic-Arm-Using-String/
BT Mobile Ctrl Trunk Robotic Arm Using String - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/DNUX/IO8L99AW/F2EDNUXIO8L99AW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/DNUX/IO8L99AW/F2EDNUXIO8L99AW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/DNUX/IO8L99AW/F2EDNUXIO8L99AW.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Trunk Robotic arm is a art in modern robotics. It can able to spin and work like artistic. All robotics inspired are inspired by living things, in this order Trunk robotics inspired by elephant and snake. Here i try to make it using materials around us.I control it using Sensor in the mobile through...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:46:05 PDT
Otto - build you own robot in two hours! http://www.instructables.com/id/Otto-Build-You-Own-Robot-in-Two-Hours/
Otto - build you own robot in two hours! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/UJQS/IO8L8X90/FIEUJQSIO8L8X90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/UJQS/IO8L8X90/FIEUJQSIO8L8X90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/UJQS/IO8L8X90/FIEUJQSIO8L8X90.SMALL.jpg Nestworks Who is Otto?An interactive robot that anyone can make!What can Otto do?Otto walks, dances, makes sounds and avoids obstacles.Why Is Otto special?Otto is completely open source, Arduino compatible, 3D printable, and with a social impact mission to create an inclusive environment for all kids.Otto was...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 08:43:27 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/LRBT/IO6E5LME/FSZLRBTIO6E5LME.SMALL.jpg AlexandreI4 This Instructable is kind of a story where we will show you how our project has evolved through the year. Our project counts a few big blocks that we'll present in each Step, so tag along ! You don't have to read the whole intro, we'll present the technical features in the next steps (step 3 it come...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
Arduino Nano: Log GPS Information to MicorSD Card With Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Log-GPS-Information-to-MicorSD-Card-W/
Arduino Nano: Log GPS Information to MicorSD Card With Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/7X72/IO8U32UM/F3K7X72IO8U32UM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/7X72/IO8U32UM/F3K7X72IO8U32UM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/7X72/IO8U32UM/F3K7X72IO8U32UM.SMALL.jpg BoianM MicroSD Cards are cheap and easy data storage medium, and they are very convenient for storing Arduino sensor data. There are also a number of cheap readily available MicroSD Card Modules for Arduino, and I already made Instructable on how to log Ultrasonic Ranger distance to MicroSD Card. I also ma...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:10:28 PDT
3DOF Ball on Plate Using Closed Loop Stepper Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/3DOF-Ball-on-Plate-Using-Closed-Loop-Stepper-Motor/
3DOF Ball on Plate Using Closed Loop Stepper Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XO5X/IO8L7N8W/FLRXO5XIO8L7N8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XO5X/IO8L7N8W/FLRXO5XIO8L7N8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XO5X/IO8L7N8W/FLRXO5XIO8L7N8W.SMALL.jpg 271828- The ball on plate problem consists of a flat plate on which a ball needs to be positioned. Ball positioning is only achieved through unstable equilibrium where any small changes in the plate angle will result in the continual acceleration of the ball until it leaves the plate. Such a system presents...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 22:20:48 PDT
ESP8266 Desktop Clock (WiFi Synchronised!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Desktop-Clock-WiFi-Synchronised/
ESP8266 Desktop Clock (WiFi Synchronised!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/35WB/IOAAVZAD/FBP35WBIOAAVZAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/35WB/IOAAVZAD/FBP35WBIOAAVZAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/35WB/IOAAVZAD/FBP35WBIOAAVZAD.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim The ESP8266 is a awesome chip; with integrated WiFi, 80MHz clock speed, total 160kb RAM, 512kb of flash memory, and a ton of other features, it makes a regular Arduino look like a joke. The project shown in this Instructable is based solely on the ESP8266-01 module, unlike several other projects on ...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 00:38:14 PDT
3d Printed Arduino Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Arduino-Tank/
3d Printed Arduino Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4FQ4/IO8W8081/FED4FQ4IO8W8081.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4FQ4/IO8W8081/FED4FQ4IO8W8081.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4FQ4/IO8W8081/FED4FQ4IO8W8081.SMALL.jpg oisrjf Purpose and Description:The purpose was to familiarize ourselves with remote controlled things and working on something that we like. Richard is a big fan of trucks and tanks and that was pretty much our main source of inspiration. We wanted to make a tank that do not shoot anything in order to meet...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 20:47:57 PDT
How to make small robots with nRover Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Small-Robots-With-NRover-Board/
How to make small robots with nRover Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/SDRP/IO6E44KU/F24SDRPIO6E44KU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/SDRP/IO6E44KU/F24SDRPIO6E44KU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/SDRP/IO6E44KU/F24SDRPIO6E44KU.SMALL.jpg sidnei0240 The nRover, is a small board designed to build small robots like UGV (unmanned ground vehicles), line follower or to home automation, it can be controlled by wifi, Bluetooth or radio control.The main goal is the development of a small solution with electronics components, cheap, easy to find and tha...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 20:42:55 PDT
Simple, Cheap Motor Driver Board for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Motor-Driver-Board-for-Arduino/
Simple, Cheap Motor Driver Board for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/5DH3/IO7EOIT5/F6Q5DH3IO7EOIT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/5DH3/IO7EOIT5/F6Q5DH3IO7EOIT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/5DH3/IO7EOIT5/F6Q5DH3IO7EOIT5.SMALL.jpg Tanmay Deuskar Many projects with Arduino often need motors, whether it is a car or a vacuum cleaner or anything else. But the problem is that you cannot connect a motor directly to Arduino as the output current is very low. So, you can use an H-bridge circuit to operate the motors. The H-bridge circuit can operat...
By: Tanmay Deuskar

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Sat, 14 May 2016 21:05:28 PDT
DIY Boost Converter || How to Step Up DC Voltage Efficiently http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boost-Converter-How-to-Step-Up-DC-Voltage-Effi/
DIY Boost Converter || How to Step Up DC Voltage Efficiently - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/3CAG/IO7GUCI1/F7T3CAGIO7GUCI1.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you an efficient and common way how to step up DC voltages. I will also demonstrate how easy it can be to build a boost converter with the help of an ATtiny85. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all the information you need to create your own boost...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:51:22 PDT