Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - leds http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:54:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Wifi-LED-Tower/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:48:51 PDT
ARDUINO STROBE WITH ARDUINO UNO VERSION 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-STROBE-WITH-ARDUINO-UNO-VERSION-1/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 19:49:56 PDT
Arduino Bed BackLights! [ Led Fade Control With A Push Button ] http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bed-BackLights-Led-Fade-Control-With-A-Pus/
Arduino Bed BackLights! [ Led Fade Control With A Push Button ] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/H5TP/HZMJ0T0Y/FLMH5TPHZMJ0T0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/H5TP/HZMJ0T0Y/FLMH5TPHZMJ0T0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/H5TP/HZMJ0T0Y/FLMH5TPHZMJ0T0Y.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi EveryBody,Today we will make Arduino Bed BackLights! In Which led Fade is controlled by a Push Button!.When we Press the Push Button the Lights Starts Fading in and out and when we release the Push button then Lights Stop at that brightness. When we again press the button then lights will again f...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:45:41 PDT
LED Pacman Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pacman-Ghosts/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:05 PDT
Soul In A Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Soul-In-A-Jar/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:41:52 PDT
Bicycle Blinker and Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Blinker-and-Brake-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:16:04 PDT
Arduino LED Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Thermometer/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:01:49 PDT
How to make your Smart Mjolnir ? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-Smart-Mjolnir-/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:16:55 PDT
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-WS2811-LED-effects-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:56:11 PDT
Arduino - Memory Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Memory-Game-1/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:16:09 PDT
Edge Lit Declaration of Independence! http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lit-Declaration-of-Independence/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:03:55 PDT
Program your Arduino with an Android device! http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Arduino-with-a-Android-device/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:29:33 PDT
Voice Control the Arduino with Windows 7's Speech Recognition http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Control-the-Arduino-with-Windows-7s-Speech-R/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 06:04:20 PDT
Voice Controlled Desk Lamp (SMS Notifier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Desk-Lamp-SMS-Notifier/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 03:10:10 PDT
Hack the Nabaztag. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-the-Nabaztag/
Hack the Nabaztag. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SMALL.jpg Liana_B This is a Nabaztag - Armenian, apparently, for "hare". It's an adorable bunny rabbit packed with sensors and communication devices.... and it's completely unusable. There's people who wrote some interesting software to hack it, and I applaud them: however, I could never actually get my Karotz (Nabaz...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 02:54:35 PDT
Creative diorama lighting with the Arduino and TLC5940 http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-diorama-lighting-with-the-Arduino-and-TLC/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 22:44:44 PDT
Robot Casing http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Casing/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 10:45:58 PDT
Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliexplexed-LED-Clock-Arduino/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:26:30 PDT
RGBeatz http://www.instructables.com/id/RGBeatz/
RGBeatz - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EH3V/HSAOKLH8/FPPEH3VHSAOKLH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EH3V/HSAOKLH8/FPPEH3VHSAOKLH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EH3V/HSAOKLH8/FPPEH3VHSAOKLH8.SMALL.jpg lucymatch RGBeatz is an Arduino project that uses RGB LEDs and Piezos to create a light show that moves with the beat of your music. We made a box for our setup so that we could slide our phone in but this could be used in a number of different ways! Let us know if you make something similar, we would love to...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 17:08:26 PST
Ultimate DJ Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-DJ-Setup/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 14:39:05 PST
Do you need a byte? http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-you-need-a-byte/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:55:44 PST
Motion Activated LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-LEDs/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:17:07 PST
control leds with a potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/control-leds-with-a-potentiometer/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:14:54 PST
Arduino Simon Say http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simon-Say/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 09:30:00 PST
LED Array of Fun! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Array-of-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane This breadboard simulation is simple and easy to code. All of the code is open to view on the 123D Circuits app page and can also run the simulation through the simulator option. This projects could also be used to manipulate christmas lights and tweaked to the users preference. visit http://123d.ci...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:05:45 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Learn How Electricity Works (no programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-Electricity-Works-no-programming/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/PPRO/HQEA2Y7Z/FBRPPROHQEA2Y7Z.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane In order to get acquainted with electricity we will look at how to connect some simple components. The 123D circuits app makes it easy to explore how to make simple circuits and experiment with electricity. _______________________________________________________________ 1. LEDS - LEDs are very simp...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:27:30 PST
Trichromatic Spectra http://www.instructables.com/id/Trichromatic-Spectra/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/LS3A/HQ54NP1X/FWELS3AHQ54NP1X.SMALL.jpg tlinder This project is a modular art installation which utilizes Inflatables, LED lights and computer animation via Arduino. The end result is a kinetic, experiential light installation which is meant to be as meditative as it is to be fun. The Inflatables, light fixtures and electronics were all hand made...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:11:21 PST
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Woooshing-leds-Rotated-animation-by-arduino/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:09:16 PST
Interfacing a Wind Sensor to LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-a-Wind-Sensor-to-LEDs/
Interfacing a Wind Sensor to LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/H42K/HP8PLSUQ/FE5H42KHP8PLSUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/H42K/HP8PLSUQ/FE5H42KHP8PLSUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/H42K/HP8PLSUQ/FE5H42KHP8PLSUQ.SMALL.jpg jennasykes Goals: Using Arduino, interface a wind/breath sensor to LEDs. Via Arduino, you can program the LEDs to respond to different levels of wind from the sensor, control the brightness of individual LEDs, and program a unique overall pattern of response from the LEDs which can be tailored to individual e...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:16:01 PST
Low Cost LED Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-LED-Grid/
Low Cost LED Grid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/724K/HP0COEVV/FDC724KHP0COEVV.SMALL.jpg CarlS There are a number of great Instructables on LED grids out there.  This is a low cost version - not quite as polished, but easy to make. This project uses a couple of sheets of foam core, a fluorescent fixture cover from the local home store, a cut up strip of WS2812b LEDs, and an Arduino.  All fai...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:04:47 PST
Arduino LED Water Jumping With Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Water-Jumping-With-Music/
Arduino LED Water Jumping With Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/4S8N/HOUG6NUA/FI54S8NHOUG6NUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/4S8N/HOUG6NUA/FI54S8NHOUG6NUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/4S8N/HOUG6NUA/FI54S8NHOUG6NUA.SMALL.jpg 123456kudo This is an easy way to design and make your own jumping LEDs and Water while you playing music. Material List : .Arduino Board .LEDs : Any color of LEDs you want. In this case, I use 5 different color : White, Yellow, Green, Red, Blue. .Resistors : 270 Ohm .A bread board .A Microphone .A Relay...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:21:50 PST
LED Holiday Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Holiday-Craft/
LED Holiday Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/HY9M/HOUG607A/FGIHY9MHOUG607A.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a fun holiday craft using LEDs, some papercraft, and an Arduino for control so you can program your own holiday light pattern.  The construction is fairly easy - just three wires to solder. Parts Parts: An Adafruit Neopixel Ring - this is a 1.75" ring of 16 digitally contr...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 10:52:21 PST
Simple arduino RGB led http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-arduino-RGB-led/
Simple arduino RGB led - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SMALL.jpg Techie20 This is an simple RGB led for arduino you can plug it in and it takes pin:13(green) 12(red) 11(blue). you can buy modules for 5$ that have ic2 or spi but they are a lot more complicated tot program and for lees than 2$ you can make your town thats much simplyer tot program Things you need you wi...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 03:33:36 PST
Arduino (optic fibre) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-optic-fibre/
Arduino (optic fibre) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve I just brought a new lamp and after a week, I'm tired of looking at it randomly change colours between red, blue, green. What can you expect from a cheap lamp brought at 5$ . Looking at the lamp I realized that I could make a gmail lamp, that shines green every time I got a unread mail. But after so...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 02:08:55 PST
Talking Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-4/
Talking Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/FWLX/HN82AC9F/F89FWLXHN82AC9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/FWLX/HN82AC9F/F89FWLXHN82AC9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/FWLX/HN82AC9F/F89FWLXHN82AC9F.SMALL.jpg NorseEngineering So my boss came to me one last week and said he wanted to scare the trick-or-treaters who came to his home, and the kids who would come to work during a special Halloween Walk the community does. Thus was born the talking pumpkin. In short, I used an Arduino, an SD card read/writer, and an ultrason...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:50:42 PDT
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-defuseable-bomb-perfect-for-airsoft-games-/
Arduino defuseable bomb, perfect for airsoft games! (with timer, LCD, keypad, sound and more!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/WHP0/HN8245GK/FMPWHP0HN8245GK.SMALL.jpg MaltheF Hello This is a project I made a long time ago, but decided to upload anyways, feel free to ask me about it! The bomb has several features: - Password input by keypad to arm the bomb - Timer/count down - Sound - Flashy LEDs - Defusing via the password - LCD display - Keypad - Simple to edit and chan...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:09:40 PDT
Rainbow Jar - RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Jar-RGB-Pixel-Strip-Controlled-via-Ardui/
Rainbow Jar - RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SMALL.jpg phenoptix Our most popular item on our display at Maker Faires is always the Rainbow Jar. One customer has already replicated it so we thought we'd share how we made it so you can make your own! https://vine.co/v/hqxpVgdFQ9z (tried embedding this vine but it breaks instructables!) Getting Started - What ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:23:13 PDT
Multiplexing with Arduino - Transistors (I made it at techshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiplexing-with-Arduino-Transistors-I-made/
Multiplexing with Arduino - Transistors (I made it at techshop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2W7C/HJKBM8X9/FUE2W7CHJKBM8X9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2W7C/HJKBM8X9/FUE2W7CHJKBM8X9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2W7C/HJKBM8X9/FUE2W7CHJKBM8X9.SMALL.jpg perez1028 The purpose of this instructable is to give a step by step instruction on implementing multiplexing using transistors. The first few steps will introduce Multiplexing, Transistors and when to use them. I was working on a binary clock project at techshop and I decided to make a instructable on Multi...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:14:51 PDT
Motion Activated Outdoor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Outdoor-Lighting/
Motion Activated Outdoor Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/XZBV/HJGE1TPD/FVMXZBVHJGE1TPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/XZBV/HJGE1TPD/FVMXZBVHJGE1TPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/XZBV/HJGE1TPD/FVMXZBVHJGE1TPD.SMALL.jpg JamecoElectronics Lighting is one of the most important aspects of your home or business. But turning the lights on and off all the time is a hassle, not to mention the energy wasted when you, inevitably, forget to turn them off for the night. That's why motion activated lighting is the most efficient, convenient, an...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:56:26 PDT
PixelBrite http://www.instructables.com/id/PixelBrite/
PixelBrite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/GBBW/HJ3AV2XL/F7UGBBWHJ3AV2XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/GBBW/HJ3AV2XL/F7UGBBWHJ3AV2XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/GBBW/HJ3AV2XL/F7UGBBWHJ3AV2XL.SMALL.jpg LeoneLabs I originally started this project because I wanted to recreate the scene in the movie the Close Encounters of the Third Kind where the humans are communicating with the Mothership via a huge color organ. So I glued various bits of software together and made some prototypes and before I knew it I was...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:47:49 PDT
Easy LCD display With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LCD-display-With-Arduino/
Easy LCD display With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/XJN5/HIUXAZ84/F8YXJN5HIUXAZ84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/XJN5/HIUXAZ84/F8YXJN5HIUXAZ84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/XJN5/HIUXAZ84/F8YXJN5HIUXAZ84.SMALL.jpg Mayank3 In this instructable you will learn about how to make a LCD display with an arduino.Thing you will need-:1. 10 k potentiometer2. Male header wired3. jumper wires4. Breadboard5. Arduino(I used UNO r3)6. Connection cable for arduino null First Solder the given holes of the lcd with Male header pins...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 03:38:20 PDT
How To Make A Protective Case For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Protective-Case-For-Arduino/
How To Make A Protective Case For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/FQ4S/HIGFG69Y/F8WFQ4SHIGFG69Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/FQ4S/HIGFG69Y/F8WFQ4SHIGFG69Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/FQ4S/HIGFG69Y/F8WFQ4SHIGFG69Y.SMALL.jpg Mayank3 In this instructable you will learn about how to make a Protective case for your arduino in just 2 simple steps.Things you will nedd-:1.A small plastic box2.Screw driver3.Screws4.Cutter Mark the holes for the screws and also mark the usb port and dc pin so that you just plug your dc jack and usb...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 20:11:11 PDT
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Turn-Signal-Brake-Light-Handlebars/
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 This project was inspired by a very cool kickstarter called Helios Bars. Essentially what this project does, is put an arduino, LEDs, and buttons into your bike handlebars. The LEDs can be used as turn signals, brake lights, or display ambient colors while riding. It's fun, cheap, and a good introdu...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:23:25 PDT
persistence of vision display (POV) http://www.instructables.com/id/persistence-of-vision-display-POV/
persistence of vision display (POV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZCX8/HHS9RLZO/FB6ZCX8HHS9RLZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZCX8/HHS9RLZO/FB6ZCX8HHS9RLZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/ZCX8/HHS9RLZO/FB6ZCX8HHS9RLZO.SMALL.jpg jakebader Hi guys!!! This is my first Instructable so if any make any mistakes just tell me. OK let’s get started! WHAT YOU WILL NEED -Arduino uno -solid core wire or ribbon cable -9v battery snap -6v motor (I got mine from a CD player) -scrap wood -screws -2 washers -largish gear for your motor -strip board...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:04:24 PDT
How To Write Your Own 4x4x4 LED Cube Show For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Write-Your-Own-LED-Cube-Show-For-Arduino/
How To Write Your Own 4x4x4 LED Cube Show For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/KGLI/HHS5FAY3/F9UKGLIHHS5FAY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/KGLI/HHS5FAY3/F9UKGLIHHS5FAY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/KGLI/HHS5FAY3/F9UKGLIHHS5FAY3.SMALL.jpg jtmanders There are Many Instructables out there teaching you how to build an LED cube, however only a few actually help you write the code to go with it but rather just give you some to use, thus stopping your creative potential! Also there are many different ways to program the cube, but this is one of the ...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:43:04 PDT
Steal the Bacon Game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Steal-the-Bacon-Game-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you will need to make an Arduino powered steal the bacon game: 10x      LEDs 11x      330 Ohm Resistors 1x        10k Ohm Resistor 1x        Button 1x        Switch 1x        Buzzer 19x      Jumper Wires 1x        Breadboard or Perfboard 1x        Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 14:30:11 PDT
6 LED Pendulum with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/6-LED-Pendulum-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you need to make a 6 LED Pendulum with Arduino: 6x     LEDS 6x     330 Ohm Resistors 7x     Jumper Wires 1x     Breadboard or Perfboard 1x     Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This project does not take long to do at all. This is the code that I used: int led1 = 13; int led2 = 12; i...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:45:33 PDT
5x2 LED Matrix with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/5x2-LED-Matrix-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin To make this 5x2 LED Matrix you need the following: 12x    Jumper Wires 10x    LEDs 10x    330 Ohm Resistors 1x      Breadboard or Perfboard 1x      Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This is a very easy and quick project. It takes about 30 minutes to do. This is the code that I used: /*   Blink  ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 10:13:51 PDT
Virtual Dice using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Dice-using-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is a virtual dice. It requires the following items: 10x     Jumper Wires 7x       LEDs 7x       330 Ohm Resistors 1x       10k Ohm Resistor 1x       Button 1x       Breadboard or Perfboard 1x       Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This project takes about 30 minutes to an hour to make. This ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:49:59 PDT