Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - breadboard - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 May 2016 09:58:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Arduino Project in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Project-in-5-Minutes/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 02:13:39 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
PHOTOCELL ROOM LIGHT PROTOTYPE http://www.instructables.com/id/PHOTOCELL-ROOM-LIGHT-PROTOTYPE/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:55:40 PDT
3 Cool things made with Circuito.io http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Cool-Things-Made-With-Circuitoio/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 09:43:34 PDT
Simple Home Weatherstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Home-Weatherstation/
Simple Home Weatherstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/LIKY/IMKW03S7/FKSLIKYIMKW03S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/LIKY/IMKW03S7/FKSLIKYIMKW03S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/LIKY/IMKW03S7/FKSLIKYIMKW03S7.SMALL.jpg RaZ0rZzX Lately I have been thinking why are weather stations so expensive!? That's when I decided to build one myself.This Instructable will be divided into 7 parts. In the first part I will talk about what materials and tools you need. In the second part I will guide you through the process of adding the L...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 09:03:53 PDT
Make a simple wireless RF robot using Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Wireless-RF-Robot-Using-Arduino/
Make a simple wireless RF robot using Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/PUUS/IMDZ5OGP/F5FPUUSIMDZ5OGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/PUUS/IMDZ5OGP/F5FPUUSIMDZ5OGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/PUUS/IMDZ5OGP/F5FPUUSIMDZ5OGP.SMALL.jpg Vinayak Tyagi UPDATE : I'VE ADDED JOYSTICK CONTROL TO THIS ROBOT. PLEASE REFER TO THE STEP 7 IF YOU WANT TO CONTROL YOUR ROBOT VIA JOYSTICK.Hi,This is my first instructable and in this tutorial, I'm going to show you, how to build a simple wireless robot using Arduino and simple RF modules (the ones that you get ...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:05:27 PDT
Arduino Output Tester using LED #Xolcano http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Output-Tester-Using-LED-Xolcano/
Arduino Output Tester using LED #Xolcano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7R13/ILCHHDSE/FFJ7R13ILCHHDSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7R13/ILCHHDSE/FFJ7R13ILCHHDSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7R13/ILCHHDSE/FFJ7R13ILCHHDSE.SMALL.jpg AXR AMAR This is a simple and very useful Project whenever you are working on any prototype you can use this to save time ..! so letz get started Components needed 1) LED 3mm -#72) 1k Resistor- #73) perforated breadboard4) soldering lead5) soldering Gun6) wire stripper7) double tape(optional)8) Electrica...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:14:58 PST
Arduino easy prototyping tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Easy-Prototyping-Tips/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:32:08 PST
Mains Hum Detector / Static Electricity Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Hum-Detector-Static-Electricity-Detector/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:59:23 PST
DIY Arduino Game Show Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Game-Show-Buttons/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 09:03:27 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
Arduino Temperature and Humidity Display With 7-Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-and-Humidity-Display-With-7-Se/
Arduino Temperature and Humidity Display With 7-Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/SWXP/II3JBLS4/FMQSWXPII3JBLS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/SWXP/II3JBLS4/FMQSWXPII3JBLS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/SWXP/II3JBLS4/FMQSWXPII3JBLS4.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Hello Everyone.This istructables is for the beginners who have entered into the Arduino ecosystemIn this instructable,i am gonna cover a few topics about DHT11 Humidity and Temperature Sensor and Multiplexing 4 7-Segment Displays.So,Lets begin! Parts Required:- For this instructable to make,you r...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 09:05:14 PST
Arduino Wii Nunchuck controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wii-Nunchuck-controller/
Arduino Wii Nunchuck controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QGWC/IH90O2YM/FJQQGWCIH90O2YM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QGWC/IH90O2YM/FJQQGWCIH90O2YM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/QGWC/IH90O2YM/FJQQGWCIH90O2YM.SMALL.jpg Alexan24 How to control 2 servos thought the wii nunchuck. Parts Wii nunchuckArduino2 ServoBreadboardJumper Wires Connect Connect the wii nunchuck like this schematic. Upload the Code Done!!! You can now control the 2 servos throught the wii nunchuck.Hope you enjoy!!
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 07:37:31 PST
Motion Activated Descending Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Descending-Spider/
Motion Activated Descending Spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6WLL/IGGYCOY7/FEA6WLLIGGYCOY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6WLL/IGGYCOY7/FEA6WLLIGGYCOY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6WLL/IGGYCOY7/FEA6WLLIGGYCOY7.SMALL.jpg MrSirLRD This fun Halloween decoration is a large spider that descends from the ceiling when someone walks past! It uses an Arduino uno, IR sensors, a DC motor and a few other components. The overall build is fairly simple and suitable for beginners! Feel free to ask questions! What you will need Parts...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 18:39:10 PST
DIY Arduino Thermometer With DS18B20 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Arduino-Thermometer-With-DS18B20/
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 11:39:12 PDT
Breadboard Wires Modification M-M to M-F http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Wires-Modification-M-M-to-M-F/
Breadboard Wires Modification M-M to M-F - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XH1C/IFCDFTDN/F9FXH1CIFCDFTDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XH1C/IFCDFTDN/F9FXH1CIFCDFTDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XH1C/IFCDFTDN/F9FXH1CIFCDFTDN.SMALL.jpg ambrose.clarke A short instructable to share a tip.Breadboard wires typically come in three various forms Male to Male Most common - these have a pin on each endMale to Female A pin on one end, socket on the other.These are most useful for connecting up modules that you don't want to fix directly into a bre...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 17:02:33 PDT
Easiest Method to Make an LED Fade with the Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-LED-Fade-with-the-Arduino-Uno/
Easiest Method to Make an LED Fade with the Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/CWZB/IEKJ1FVJ/FF5CWZBIEKJ1FVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/CWZB/IEKJ1FVJ/FF5CWZBIEKJ1FVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/CWZB/IEKJ1FVJ/FF5CWZBIEKJ1FVJ.SMALL.jpg DIYmasters Hi everyone, this is my first Instructable, and in it, I'll be showing you how to fade an LED with an Arduino Uno , 2 Jumper wires, 1 Resistor, and a breadboard.Enjoy! What you will need. 1x 220 Ohm Resistor2x Breadboarding Wires1x Arduino...and a computer with the Arduino IDE software installed....
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:01:03 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
All in One Prototyping Plate for Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Prototyping-Holder-for-Arduino-Uno/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:59:08 PDT
Arduino 2 player game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-player-game/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:21:25 PDT
Small Electronic Experiment Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Electronic-Experiment-Station/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 03:29:38 PDT
DIY Atmel microcontroller development board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Atmel-microcontroller-devlopement-board/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:15:20 PDT
Sleek ESP8266 Breadboard Adapter with Pin LABEL http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-ESP8266-Breadboard-Adapter-with-Pin-LABEL/
Sleek ESP8266 Breadboard Adapter with Pin LABEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/FU0U/I6NI8LB6/FPYFU0UI6NI8LB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/FU0U/I6NI8LB6/FPYFU0UI6NI8LB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/FU0U/I6NI8LB6/FPYFU0UI6NI8LB6.SMALL.jpg technochatter ESP8266 WiFi to Serial Module is a real craze nowadays, so I ordered mine.After receiving I was excited and wanted to test it with my USB-Serial adapter using the Breadboard but realized that it cannot be inserted in the breadboard directly!! The commercially available adapters are costly and delive...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:12:07 PST
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-PuppyDuino-031/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:59:49 PST
Create your own Simon Says game with DIY Electro Dough and Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-Simon-Says-game-with-DIY-Electro-D/
Create your own Simon Says game with DIY Electro Dough and Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Getting StartedThe goal of this Instructable is to turn your electro dough into a touch capacitive button with Arduino using the CapSense arduino library and then using it to create a Simon Says game. We’ll be using a capacitive start button and three capacitive buttons for our game.You will need:St...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:29:29 PDT
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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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 JmsDwh 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 JmsDwh 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/
Build Your Own Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/LVPJ/G0UPQM8V/FCVLVPJG0UPQM8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/LVPJ/G0UPQM8V/FCVLVPJG0UPQM8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/LVPJ/G0UPQM8V/FCVLVPJG0UPQM8V.SMALL.jpg ArduinoFun Setting up an Arduino on a breadboard has become a process I have grown to love. Within a few minutes you can have a fully working Arduino platform to work with as you will see in this tutorial. There have been several occasions when I was at school and quickly put together one of these for tes...
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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/
Control your motors with L293D and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RMZ7/FTY4CX3A/FVVRMZ7FTY4CX3A.SMALL.jpg guibot After long research and trial and error, I have came up to a new walkthrough regarding this nice chip, the L293D.Each project is one project and each one has its own unique power configurations, so you must be aware of the best battery choice and how to distribute voltage through your robot.I strong...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 14:41:21 PDT