Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 01:45:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Geiger Counter IoT http://www.instructables.com/id/Geiger-Counter-IoT/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:34:00 PST
Arduino Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pinball-Machine/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 06:46:41 PST
DIY an Arduino Voting Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-an-Arduino-Voting-Machine/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 03:40:19 PST
Smartphone Controlled Car with Proportional Speed Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Controlled-Car-With-Proportional-Speed-/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 03:50:34 PST
The Paste-in-ator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Paste-in-ator/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:53:00 PST
Fake Firealarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Firealarm/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 06:50:35 PST
FLAG - Notifications & Reminders with Wi-Fi, AIO & IFTTT http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Notification-Flag/
FLAG - Notifications & Reminders with Wi-Fi, AIO & IFTTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D15T/IWE4LFGB/F62D15TIWE4LFGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D15T/IWE4LFGB/F62D15TIWE4LFGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D15T/IWE4LFGB/F62D15TIWE4LFGB.SMALL.jpg Louis George I am always missing important things ... so I created Flag. An Internet of Things (IoT) device to notify or remind me of these important things! Now with a quick glance over to my desk I can see if ... I have an email I was mentioned in a tweet I have an upcoming google calendar event I am get...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:49:38 PST
Living Room for the Year 2200 http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Room-for-the-Year-2200/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:18:36 PST
How to make Arduino Based Mini CNC Machine A complete tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Arduino-Based-Mini-CNC-Machine-a-Compl/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 22:53:14 PST
Police Car Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Police-Car-Using-Arduino/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 20:21:13 PST
BMO Candy Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/BMO-Candy-Dispenser/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:03:02 PST
Watson IOT - Shipment Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Watson-IOT-Shipment-Tracker/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 06:28:05 PST
Automated Tank Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Tank-Turret/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 13:36:46 PST
How to Make a Hidden Safe Disguised As a Lovely Owl Statue: the Sneaky Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hidden-Safe-Disguised-As-a-Lovely-Ow/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 08:29:14 PST
Arduino Ethernet Remote Control of LED from Mobile Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Remote-Control-of-LED-From-Mobile/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:08:44 PST
How to Make a VU Meter Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-VU-Meter-Using-Arduino/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:06:27 PST
Digital 3D printer filament counter use PS/2 mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-3D-Printer-Filament-Counter-Use-PS2-Mouse/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:06:46 PST
ISycophant http://www.instructables.com/id/ISycophant/
ISycophant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/DNKQ/IWE4GD8F/FL9DNKQIWE4GD8F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/DNKQ/IWE4GD8F/FL9DNKQIWE4GD8F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/DNKQ/IWE4GD8F/FL9DNKQIWE4GD8F.SMALL.jpg criticallaughs Here is how to recreate the iSycophant at home! The iSycophant is a mirror which displays a encouraging message, whether you're feeling sad or happy. You press a green button for happy or a red one for sad. If you leave the iSycophant, yellow lights will turn on, because it wants you to come back. ...
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:04:43 PST
How to Make a Commercial Product Quickly and Low-cost With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Commercial-Product-Quickly-and-Low-c/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:23:08 PST
20-Gallon Aquaponics System With Arduino Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Gallon-Aquaponics-System-With-Arduino-Monitorin/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:21:43 PST
DIY Arduino Thief Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Thief-Cam/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:07:35 PST
Remote Controlled Camera Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Camera-Gimbal/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:49:02 PST
Simple Calculator With Arduino MEGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Calculator-With-Arduino-MEGA/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:07:24 PST
Adapted Remote Controlled Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapted-Remote-Controlled-Outlet/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:19:41 PST
Arduino Motion Detection Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Detection-Light/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:07:08 PST
Capacitance meter with TM1637 using Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitance-Meter-With-TM1637-Using-Arduino/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 10:56:11 PST
Controllable Led (Music Visualizer + IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumen-Histoire-IoT-App/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 09:34:48 PST
Simple RGB Notification Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RGB-Notification-Bar/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 08:29:59 PST
Moodbox, stay connected despite the distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Moodbox-Stay-Connected-Despite-the-Distance/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:55:30 PST
Arduino Traffic Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Traffic-Light-Controller/
Arduino Traffic Light Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/2230/IW6PSDWM/F4G2230IW6PSDWM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/2230/IW6PSDWM/F4G2230IW6PSDWM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/2230/IW6PSDWM/F4G2230IW6PSDWM.SMALL.jpg lee_schnitz Sometime around 2003, I purchased a full-sized traffic light on eBay. Why? Well, because I thought it would be a cool thing to have in the garage. The price was reasonable, shipping too. If you cant tell, its a poly-carbonate shell, and not metal, so it's pretty light for its size.It did not come...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 21:12:34 PST
Brain Controlled Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Controlled-Light-Bulb/
Brain Controlled Light Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/F9J3/IW6PN6IT/FLDF9J3IW6PN6IT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/F9J3/IW6PN6IT/FLDF9J3IW6PN6IT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/F9J3/IW6PN6IT/FLDF9J3IW6PN6IT.SMALL.jpg tulsap A Future technology experiment Description This is brain computer interface experiment to control any electrical appliance via just thinking in the mindWhen you think something in the brain the neurons inside the brain communicate each other to carry information from one place to another, these c...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:09:49 PST
"Mom Is Coming"2--Make a WiFi-Mesh Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Mom-Is-Coming2-Make-a-WiFi-Mesh-Notifier/
"Mom Is Coming"2--Make a WiFi-Mesh Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/FKY5/IW6PQM5S/FWSFKY5IW6PQM5S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/FKY5/IW6PQM5S/FWSFKY5IW6PQM5S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/FKY5/IW6PQM5S/FWSFKY5IW6PQM5S.SMALL.jpg lspoplove I think not everyone is interested in using WiFi mesh technology.But it is really easy to use WiFi mesh technology with ESP8266.Support 87 WiFi devices and 100m distance will be a big advantage for ESP8266.You can have a look at this introduction: ESP Mesh.Today I use D-duino-B and X-8266 exchange...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 06:38:59 PST
Arduino Digital Clock & Thermometer (+3D Printer files) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-Clock-Thermometer-3D-Printer-Files/
Arduino Digital Clock & Thermometer (+3D Printer files) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/6ET3/IW6PQPJN/F5F6ET3IW6PQPJN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/6ET3/IW6PQPJN/F5F6ET3IW6PQPJN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/6ET3/IW6PQPJN/F5F6ET3IW6PQPJN.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this "how to" guide i will show you how to make your own digital clock-thermometer with the Arduino Pro mini board. (yes, you can use any other Arduino boad) .You will be able to change the current date and time with Set-Up-Down buttons. The "down" button can also be used to turn on/off the scree...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:54:50 PST
Drawing Plotter http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Plotter/
Drawing Plotter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/9X74/IW6PLGDJ/FD29X74IW6PLGDJ.SMALL.jpg TheSuperSewcio. Welcome to my Instructable!Please, if you like it vote for me in the contest!Here I'll show you how to make 2 axis, gcode controlled drawing plotter.I've already made a delta 3D printer which is awesome, the only thing that wasn't made by me was the Arduino program. This program was very long and co...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 08:00:45 PST
Arduino Segway http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Segway/
Arduino Segway - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/J2QV/IW6PO71S/F59J2QVIW6PO71S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/J2QV/IW6PO71S/F59J2QVIW6PO71S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/J2QV/IW6PO71S/F59J2QVIW6PO71S.SMALL.jpg stoppi71 Hello!More than 3 years ago I started to tinker a homemade segway. Though it's still not really finished (I have to replace the 250W Motors by 500W-models) my children are able to drive around.If you're going to build one you will Need the following parts:* wheelset: In my case I use 12 1/2 x 2.75 t...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 09:25:29 PST
Arduino + MFRC522 RFID READER http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MFRC522-RFID-READER/
Arduino + MFRC522 RFID READER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/G9RE/IW6PQPP5/FJZG9REIW6PQPP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/G9RE/IW6PQPP5/FJZG9REIW6PQPP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/G9RE/IW6PQPP5/FJZG9REIW6PQPP5.SMALL.jpg sbx20 Interfacing MFRC522 with Arduino Nano.This is one of my fav topics ever. Playing around with the RFID card reader and the PICCs. For this project you must have the understanding of the SPI interface. We communicate the RFID reader with our Arduino over the SPI protocol. The card reader and the tags ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:40:06 PST
Wi-Fi Magnetic Door Spy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Fi-Magnetic-Door-Spy/
Wi-Fi Magnetic Door Spy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/YVTA/IW6POH3J/FEJYVTAIW6POH3J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/YVTA/IW6POH3J/FEJYVTAIW6POH3J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/YVTA/IW6POH3J/FEJYVTAIW6POH3J.SMALL.jpg esper2142 Scared you've left the garage door open when you leave the house? Want to be notified of intruders when you're at work? How about a simple text or e-mail notification when someone enters a room, opens a safe full of valuables, or raids your private beer fridge? Look no further! The Magnetic Door Spy...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:55:18 PST
Voice-Controlled Clock With Arduino (no WiFi, No PC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Clock-With-Arduino-no-WiFi-No-PC/
Voice-Controlled Clock With Arduino (no WiFi, No PC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/53I0/IW6PPXPB/FNR53I0IW6PPXPB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/53I0/IW6PPXPB/FNR53I0IW6PPXPB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/53I0/IW6PPXPB/FNR53I0IW6PPXPB.SMALL.jpg GeraldF6 This Instructable explains how to build a voice-controlled alarm clock/timer by connecting a real-time shield and a MOVI Speech Dialog Shield to an Arduino. See the video above for the result! The voice control does not require an Internet connection and can be configured to other commands than the ...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 18:17:49 PST
3Dprinted Lunar Phase Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3Dprinted-Lunar-Phase-Clock/
3Dprinted Lunar Phase Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/Y3I9/IW6PLPLW/FCVY3I9IW6PLPLW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/Y3I9/IW6PLPLW/FCVY3I9IW6PLPLW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/Y3I9/IW6PLPLW/FCVY3I9IW6PLPLW.SMALL.jpg G4lile0 If you don't know what to print with your 3D printer, here you have an easy project.Build a 3D printed Lunar Phase Clock for your desk or your nightstand.Features: (check the video) Open Tools (Ubuntu / FreeCAD / Arduino) Open Source / Hardware Cheap HW (Arduino, cheap LCD..) Only 79 grams of f...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 12:03:24 PST
Cheerlights Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheerlights-Christmas-Tree/
Cheerlights Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/FQNE/IW6PJAHF/FHHFQNEIW6PJAHF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/FQNE/IW6PJAHF/FHHFQNEIW6PJAHF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/FQNE/IW6PJAHF/FHHFQNEIW6PJAHF.SMALL.jpg brightcolorfulflickers Have you ever wanted to tweet at your Christmas tree to change its color? Well now you can! Follow this guide to build a set of Christmas lights which will connect to Cheerlights. Anyone can tweet @cheerlights with a color, and all Cheerlights-connected devices all over the world will update to that...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:30:37 PST
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wi-fi-Controlled-LED-Matrix/
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/6Q8R/IW6PN5HK/FPQ6Q8RIW6PN5HK.SMALL.jpg diytronics Welcome to my tutorial on how to build a Wi-Fi controlled Led Matrix! I have entered this Instructable into a few competitions that I think it is applicable too. If you feel it is worth a vote into the above contests, please do click the vote button. Thank you!As there are many LED Matrix guides out...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:58:28 PST
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RC-Boat-From-Scratch-DIY-RC-Transmitter-and-Re/
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SMALL.jpg shazf This project is about building a RC boat of you own and also making your own 2.4ghz transmitter and receiver. I got this idea because i was always fascinated by RC boats....so i thought "why don't you make one?" Frankly speaking whats the use of making a RC boat when its not 100% of your work so i m...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 03:17:21 PST
Rubber Band Gun Using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Gun-Using-an-Arduino/
Rubber Band Gun Using an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KBQU/IW6PHAYG/FTWKBQUIW6PHAYG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KBQU/IW6PHAYG/FTWKBQUIW6PHAYG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KBQU/IW6PHAYG/FTWKBQUIW6PHAYG.SMALL.jpg JohnathanF4 I am new to the Arduino and with some research and hard work I was able to get this working. If I can do it, so can you! I had a few problems making the rubber band gun and I hope this instructable makes it easier for others to duplicate. Materials 3 Continuous Servo motors1 Arduino - I used an A...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:47:03 PST
Weather monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Monitor-1/
Weather monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/R3JI/IW6PMVD5/F6FR3JIIW6PMVD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/R3JI/IW6PMVD5/F6FR3JIIW6PMVD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/R3JI/IW6PMVD5/F6FR3JIIW6PMVD5.SMALL.jpg sfrwmaker It is convenient to read simple weather data such as temperature, pressure and humidity from display of the weather station. In this instruction is shown how to build own weather monitor system based on arduino microcontroller. You can buy excellent weather station from Oregon or other vendor, but w...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:11:18 PST
Arduino-based Blinking Santa Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Blinking-Santa-Hat/
Arduino-based Blinking Santa Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/AHWU/IW6PLM14/FHOAHWUIW6PLM14.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/AHWU/IW6PLM14/FHOAHWUIW6PLM14.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/AHWU/IW6PLM14/FHOAHWUIW6PLM14.SMALL.jpg bneedhamia This is a Santa hat with programmed lights on the pom pom. The lights are controlled by a battery-powered Arduino. My wife and I put this hat together in one day to add a little nerd-ism to Portland's Holiday Ale Fest. The Arduino program fades the lights in various patterns. To see the blinking hat...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 23:25:03 PST
IKEA Star with ATtiny and NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Star-With-ATtiny-and-NeoPixels/
IKEA Star with ATtiny and NeoPixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SE3N/IW6PGWY5/F3GSE3NIW6PGWY5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SE3N/IW6PGWY5/F3GSE3NIW6PGWY5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/SE3N/IW6PGWY5/F3GSE3NIW6PGWY5.SMALL.jpg zonkerharris I've been playing with NeoPixels for a few years. In December 2015, I found from 1-meter wide 7-point star lanterns at IKEA. They came with a white lightbulb, but I wondered what the light from the cutouts would look like if I put some pixels in the arms. I bought a few of the lamps, and started wor...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 19:19:48 PST
HC-05 (OR) 06 ENABLED SWITCH BY USING ATMEGA8 ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/HC-05-OR-06-ENABLED-SWITCH-BY-USING-ATMEGA8-ARDUIN/
HC-05 (OR) 06 ENABLED SWITCH BY USING ATMEGA8 ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UNFY/IW6PMHZG/F3FUNFYIW6PMHZG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UNFY/IW6PMHZG/F3FUNFYIW6PMHZG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UNFY/IW6PMHZG/F3FUNFYIW6PMHZG.SMALL.jpg mohanrajkpm Ever thought of controlling any of your electronic devices with your smart phone? Your robot or any other device? Won’t it be cool to control them with your smartphone? Here is a simple and basic tutorial for interfacing an Android Smartphone with Arduino via Bluetooth HC-06 overview Bluetoot...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 07:58:25 PST
Ocean Data Buoy [2.0] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ocean-Data-Buoy-20/
Ocean Data Buoy [2.0] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/SKS1/IW6PEQVX/F4QSKS1IW6PEQVX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/SKS1/IW6PEQVX/F4QSKS1IW6PEQVX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/SKS1/IW6PEQVX/F4QSKS1IW6PEQVX.SMALL.jpg pluvialychnus Scientists have been deploying battery powered sensors on ocean buoys for the past 30 years to track currents, waves, temperature, salinity, pH, and other metrics in an effort to understand the ocean. The accepted design standards for these single use instruments typically rely on plastics, urethan...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:22:54 PST
Getting Started With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Arduino/
Getting Started With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/RK07/IW6PE9YX/FGBRK07IW6PE9YX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/RK07/IW6PE9YX/FGBRK07IW6PE9YX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/RK07/IW6PE9YX/FGBRK07IW6PE9YX.SMALL.jpg bekathwia This instructable is a lesson in my free Arduino Class. To enroll, click here.Roll up your sleeves and let's dig in! In this lesson, we're getting started with Arduino. We'll conduct some basic breadboard experiments to introduce you to the basic Arduino concepts and workflow.First, set yourself up ...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:45:29 PST
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AGGV/IW6PDW7O/FLWAGGVIW6PDW7O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AGGV/IW6PDW7O/FLWAGGVIW6PDW7O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AGGV/IW6PDW7O/FLWAGGVIW6PDW7O.SMALL.jpg VladI4 Picture of the product - my 40" 4K Desktop with DIY AmbilightThe Ambilight in this picture is completely DIY and uses some cheap RGB LEDs with integrated controllers and an Arduino. On the Software side, there is Ambibox running on the PC (Windows only) and the FastLED library on the Arduino!The Amb...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST