Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - breadboard - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:11:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Phone Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Phone-Book/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:48:40 PDT
My Seventh Project: Robot Arm Set http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Seventh-Project-Robot-Arm-Set/
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By: Rookie P

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 05:59:50 PDT
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Sixth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Ultrasoni/
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SMALL.jpg Rookie P In the previous projects I tried different ways to control the smart tank manually. But how about if the tank makes its own decision and control itself? It should be quite interesting. Ultrasonic sensor can help to do so by sending sound wave in front of the sensor. It receives the wave once the wav...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:58 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
Arduino Prototype Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Prototype-Center/
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:38:33 PST
YABBAS - Yet Another Bare Bones Arduino (on Stripboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/YABBAS-Yet-Another-Bare-Bones-Arduino-on-Stripb/
YABBAS - Yet Another Bare Bones Arduino (on Stripboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SS6P/HIQ4NW80/FGFSS6PHIQ4NW80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SS6P/HIQ4NW80/FGFSS6PHIQ4NW80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SS6P/HIQ4NW80/FGFSS6PHIQ4NW80.SMALL.jpg serisman This Instructable will demonstrate the building of a bare bones (and really inexpensive... less than $5) Arduino compatible module that can be put together on a small piece of stripboard and can be used either on a breadboard or independently. The following links / similar projects were used as ins...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 21:42:32 PDT
Arduino-plex 2.0: Modular Plexiglas Arduino Work Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-plex-20-Modular-Plexiglas-Arduino-Work-S/
Arduino-plex 2.0: Modular Plexiglas Arduino Work Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/JNWS/HFD197AP/F8QJNWSHFD197AP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/JNWS/HFD197AP/F8QJNWSHFD197AP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/JNWS/HFD197AP/F8QJNWSHFD197AP.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs Last year I needed a board that I could stick my breadboards to, that would also securely hold my Arduino. I used some Plexiglas I picked up at Skycraft in Orlando and I glued everything together with Crazy Glue. This worked well, but it didn't give me the freedom to reconfigure or put something on ...
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:10:39 PDT
Arduino ADK LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ADK-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 23:57:16 PDT
Robotic Spider V8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hapless-Spider-V8/
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 14:54:07 PST
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Obstacle-Avoiding-Arduino-Robot/
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/ETBE/GYGFD60S/FS6ETBEGYGFD60S.SMALL.jpg generalgeek314 Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two motors that can steer the robot and the ability to see obstacles in front of it with a PING))) ultrasonic sensor.  With the attac...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST
Arduino-Plex: Plexiglass Arduino Work Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Plex-Plexiglass-Arduino-Work-Surface/
Arduino-Plex: Plexiglass Arduino Work Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1DJS/H15NE51N/FJJ1DJSH15NE51N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1DJS/H15NE51N/FJJ1DJSH15NE51N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1DJS/H15NE51N/FJJ1DJSH15NE51N.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs I am still new to Arduino, but as I tinker I find it very difficult to keep my projects together. I use a Velleman solderless breadboard and an Arduino Mega board (I know, I made a mistake and bought a Chinese one. I have since bought an official Arduino Uno board). I do a lot of work at the kitchen...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 22:50:24 PDT
Power Supply unit for arduino power and breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supply-For-Arduino-power-and-breadboard/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:23:58 PDT
How to Build a Robotic Hand with Haptic Feedback http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Robotic-Hand-with-Haptic-Feedback/
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 23:11:42 PDT
Acrylic Arduino Prototyping Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Arduino-Prototyping-Stand/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 13:51:26 PST
Arduino from Scratch - Digital Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-from-Scratch-Digital-Thermometer/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 17:16:52 PDT
Make a Mini LED Siren (powered by Arduino!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mini-LED-Siren-powered-by-Arduino/
Make a Mini LED Siren (powered by Arduino!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ELE5/GTQZK7BP/F9AELE5GTQZK7BP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ELE5/GTQZK7BP/F9AELE5GTQZK7BP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ELE5/GTQZK7BP/F9AELE5GTQZK7BP.SMALL.jpg juggleboy This is one of the first projects I have made with Arduino. It's a little siren with a LED that fades and blinks on and off. It demonstrates basic use of LEDs and speakers. Also check out this article: 8-Pin Programming Shield Constructive criticism is appreciated! Let's get started! Materials &...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 07:25:49 PDT
Bootload an Arduino with a ZIF Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Bootload-an-Arduino-with-a-ZIF-Socket/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 17:52:01 PDT
Arduino holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-holder/
Arduino holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/YAB4/GFA410Y7/F9SYAB4GFA410Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/YAB4/GFA410Y7/F9SYAB4GFA410Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/YAB4/GFA410Y7/F9SYAB4GFA410Y7.SMALL.jpg pcapelo Good news, everyone! I just started with the arduino and right at the very beginning I felt that I needed some sort of base to put the arduino on. I was reading one article from ladyada (http://www.ladyada.net/images/arduino/bumperplace.jpg) and she was using some rubber bumpers on the bottom of th...
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Fri, 15 Oct 2010 17:03:29 PDT
How to make fist pumping with LED animation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-fist-pumping-with-LED-animation/
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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:03:34 PDT
Build Your Own Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Arduino/
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Sun, 18 Oct 2009 16:03:42 PDT
Solderless Breadboard Layout Sheets (plug and play electronics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Layout-Sheets-plug-and-play-electronic/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 15:40:50 PDT
Control your motors with L293D and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-motors-with-L293D-and-Arduino/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 14:41:21 PDT