Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - programming http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:21:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 24 x 10 LED Matrix (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/24-x-10-LED-Matrix-Arduino-based/
24 x 10 LED Matrix (Arduino based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/B9PF/HZPDYO3X/F4OB9PFHZPDYO3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/B9PF/HZPDYO3X/F4OB9PFHZPDYO3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/B9PF/HZPDYO3X/F4OB9PFHZPDYO3X.SMALL.jpg bneo99 I have seen quite a lot of instructables that shows how to build LED matrices, but I would like to highlight two of them, as this build is based on that two builds.Make a 24X6 LED matrix by Syst3mXandMake a giant LED sign! (24x8 Matrix) by astroboy907One day, I was scrolling around on the featured...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:43 PDT
Arduino Phone Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Phone-Book/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:48:40 PDT
Using a VU Meter With an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-VU-Meter-With-an-Arduino/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:31:55 PDT
Rana: An arduino inspired biological robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rana-An-arduino-inspired-biological-robot/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:15:56 PDT
Arduino easy temperature sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-easy-temperature-sensor/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:07:28 PDT
Arduino basics - part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-basics-part-1/
Arduino basics - part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/XC9C/HYY8K749/F3IXC9CHYY8K749.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/XC9C/HYY8K749/F3IXC9CHYY8K749.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/XC9C/HYY8K749/F3IXC9CHYY8K749.SMALL.jpg Arman5592 Hi ! This is the first part of my guides for arduino and it's for beginners , so it might be boring for more advanced users ! In this part I'll give a step by step coding guide on how to work with simple electronic parts (I'll use only LEDs but these codes work for any other thing that works simply ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:05:13 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT It's been a long time coming, but my Universal RGB cube is finally ready!If when you are done, you love this project as much as I do, please vote for any contests I might be in.Trust me, I have some cool ideas in mind for all the prizes being offered !!!TO THOSE THAT CAME HERE BECAUSE YOU FOUND THE ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android http://www.instructables.com/id/15-RFDuino-Bluetooth-LE-with-Python-or-Android/
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Bluetooth Low Energy is fantastic for wireless communication between devices - unfortunately, the documentation is less than fantastic. We're here to fix that!We will be working with RFduino, a cheap microcontroller ($15 ea.) that includes a built-in BLE module. The RFduino works with Arduino sketch...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:06:46 PDT
How to make your own AVR programming station for under 8 bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-AVR-programming-station-for-u/
How to make your own AVR programming station for under 8 bucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello again!The last year I have been practicing with AVR microcontrollers and Arduinos.I first bought a *classic* Attiny85 and programmed it through my arduino Leonardo. It was awesome to see a bare chip do programmed things (in a fraction of arduino cost). After getting some knowledge on AVRs I ma...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:28:20 PDT
Fofoque-me: Vox Populi -- a motorized public opinion system http://www.instructables.com/id/Fofoque-me-Vox-Populi-a-motorized-public-opinion-s/
Fofoque-me: Vox Populi -- a motorized public opinion system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/SFQ2/HXCCNHFY/F5ZSFQ2HXCCNHFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/SFQ2/HXCCNHFY/F5ZSFQ2HXCCNHFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/SFQ2/HXCCNHFY/F5ZSFQ2HXCCNHFY.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan Based on some previous work we’ve done with megaphones in public spaces, me and my associate, Radamés Ajna, were invited to participate in an exhibition called Multitude, curated by Lucas Bambozzi and Andrea Caruso Saturnino. The exhibition was based on the writings of Antonio Negri and Michael Hard...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:25:13 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
ATtiny85 POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny8545-POV-Display/
ATtiny85 POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/8YSH/HW4ON6QE/FLP8YSHHW4ON6QE.SMALL.jpg vishalapr The first time I saw a POV (Persistence Of Vision) display was on a show called FAQ on TV. The POV display consisted of an oscillating shaft with 6 LED's mounted on the end of the shaft. Since then I have always wanted to make one myself, I tried making one about 2 months ago with an oscillating sha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 01:02:10 PDT
Intro to Free 3D CAM Options (pt. 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Free-3D-CAM-Options-pt-1/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:58:24 PDT
AVR Programming with Arduino, AVRdude and AVR-gcc http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-Programming-with-Arduino-AVRdude-and-AVR-gcc/
AVR Programming with Arduino, AVRdude and AVR-gcc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/F5FE/HURHTHUF/FNRF5FEHURHTHUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/F5FE/HURHTHUF/FNRF5FEHURHTHUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/F5FE/HURHTHUF/FNRF5FEHURHTHUF.SMALL.jpg Essaim AVR is a common, inexpensive type of micro-controller that may seem intimidating to work with, but don't fret! Once you have the tools set up and basic knowledge they can become not only useful, but essential to new project ideas that you dream up! This tutorial aims to accomplish a few tasks ...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:56:45 PDT
Autonomous AR Parrot Drone 2.0 Flying http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-AR-Parrot-Drone-20-Flying/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 10:21:39 PDT
How to Make an Acrylic Smartphone Stand (CNC and Thermoforming) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Acrylic-Smartphone-Stand-CNC-and-Th/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SMALL.jpg SongEmu This past weekend, I decided to make a basic smartphone stand for my desk at work. There are plenty of ways you can make a phone stand like that, but I wanted something simple with very little, if any, assembly required. I remembered a method of thermoforming acrylic that I thought might be useful, ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:59:55 PDT
Make a Desktop Tamagotchi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Desktop-Tamagotchi/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:07 PDT
Direction display for Arduino Robot - Scratch Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Direction-display-for-Arduino-Robot/
Direction display for Arduino Robot - Scratch Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TJ0D/HTMNN83T/FSVTJ0DHTMNN83T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TJ0D/HTMNN83T/FSVTJ0DHTMNN83T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TJ0D/HTMNN83T/FSVTJ0DHTMNN83T.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I recently uploaded a guide on the programming of a Cybot using an Arduino control. In the programming I created a user interface to visualize the direction being selected by the user. This guide will hopefully show you haw to create your own versions. Application The user interface was programm...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:00:38 PDT
Simple Arduino Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Calculator/
Simple Arduino Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/QHJJ/HTKXZHGC/F7KQHJJHTKXZHGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/QHJJ/HTKXZHGC/F7KQHJJHTKXZHGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/QHJJ/HTKXZHGC/F7KQHJJHTKXZHGC.SMALL.jpg Maccattack213 This is a simple calculator made using an LCD keypad shield and an Arduino Uno. It can do Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction and Division (It leaves answers that involve division with remainders eg 7 / 2 = 3 R1 (R being remainder)). Sorry, no fractions or decimals.This was a project i started in ...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 02:10:29 PDT
Arduino AVR Progamming Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-AVR-Progamming-Shield/
Arduino AVR Progamming Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/0E2A/HR3EG8AQ/FD90E2AHR3EG8AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/0E2A/HR3EG8AQ/FD90E2AHR3EG8AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/0E2A/HR3EG8AQ/FD90E2AHR3EG8AQ.SMALL.jpg MakersBox Do you need a quick and easy way to program AVR chips. Did you know you can use your Arduino and the Arduino IDE? This Arduino shield makes the process much easier. You can: Burn a bootloader onto a replacement Atmega328 for your UNO. Make a stand-alone Atmega328 breadboard project. ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 20:57:16 PDT
How to Setup Tabs in MakerCAM http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Setup-Tabs-in-MakerCAM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SMALL.jpg SongEmu One of the first things you’ll learn as a budding machinist is how important it is to keep control of your workpiece at all times. If you’re cutting a project out of a larger piece of stock, it can be useful to employ tabs. They work just like perforations in paper, allowing you to easily remove you...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:29:27 PDT
Build Your very own Arduino powered Satellite for just 2000 USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-very-own-Arduino-powered-Satellite-for-/
Build Your very own Arduino powered Satellite for just 2000 USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/U8FT/HSVGJHL7/F6CU8FTHSVGJHL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/U8FT/HSVGJHL7/F6CU8FTHSVGJHL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/U8FT/HSVGJHL7/F6CU8FTHSVGJHL7.SMALL.jpg Rifath *********UPDATE :Find Final version of this satellite at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/sateloscope/x/7917212Please contribute your fund to my project, Please...... ***************** Introduction *********UPDATE :Find Final version of this satellite at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/satel...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:28:38 PDT
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-4-Arduino-and-Cybot-Control/
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've had a couple of Cybots as well as the Tom robots for a number of years - every so often they get dragged out and tinkered with. Now is this years turn. I have decided to try my hand at Arduino control of the Bots motors. There seems to be a large number of You tube Videos that say "yes we d...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 PDT
How to get an Arduino micros() function with 0.5us precision http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-an-Arduino-micros-function-with-05us-pr/
How to get an Arduino micros() function with 0.5us precision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SMALL.jpg panther3001 I love Arduino microcontroller programming, and I regularly use it in aerospace research, as well as in home projects. As I work on my many home projects, however, I frequently find myself needing a very precise timer. This is because my home projects focus around Radio Control (RC) aircraft, and ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:59:03 PST
Arduino Powered 3-zone thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-3-zone-thermostat/
Arduino Powered 3-zone thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/SWCH/HSBSLOQE/FPYSWCHHSBSLOQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/SWCH/HSBSLOQE/FPYSWCHHSBSLOQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/SWCH/HSBSLOQE/FPYSWCHHSBSLOQE.SMALL.jpg hbomb9000 I was looking at all those swoopy-zoomy internet connected and controllable thermostats. "Self," I told myself, "we should make one of those." He didn't seem all that excited about that - I mean, what do we know about hardware, firmware, electronics or HVAC? Well, now's as good as any to figure it...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 23:16:05 PST
DIY Super Bright LED Skate Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Bright-LED-Skate-Lights/
DIY Super Bright LED Skate Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/LU00/HS18C1CM/FQPLU00HS18C1CM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/LU00/HS18C1CM/FQPLU00HS18C1CM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/LU00/HS18C1CM/FQPLU00HS18C1CM.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC You might remember my first set of lights that I put on my dad's skates. Well those weren't bright enough and they were a lot of work because I didn't know how to make PCBs. In this i'ble I'll cover how to make your own custom PCBs in under an hour! Keep in mind, if you've never made a PCB befo...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:04:28 PST
3D Milling a Hawaiian Island on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-a-Hawaiian-Island-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SMALL.jpg SongEmu I wanted to try out some 3D milling to see what the Shapeoko 2 was capable of (even though I'd seen examples). This was really just for my own learning, but the outcome was pretty cool.
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:40:24 PST
ESC Programming on Arduino (Hobbyking ESC) http://www.instructables.com/id/ESC-Programming-on-Arduino-Hobbyking-ESC/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 14:38:31 PST
LCD display of temperature in C or F by choosing the type with an IR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-display-of-temperature-in-C-or-F-by-choosing-t/
LCD display of temperature in C or F by choosing the type with an IR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/2FBN/HR9V9R1E/FAO2FBNHR9V9R1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/2FBN/HR9V9R1E/FAO2FBNHR9V9R1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/2FBN/HR9V9R1E/FAO2FBNHR9V9R1E.SMALL.jpg GreyHat231 FRENCH VERSION HERE In this program w'll see how to capture a temperature, display it on an LCD display and choose if we want to display it in C or F with an infrared remote. In this tuto I use: -A Sainsmart card (like Arduino UNO) -A LCD QC1602A -A variator -A LM35 temperature sensor -A VS838 infr...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 12:43:36 PST
Installing Threaded Inserts on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Threaded-Inserts-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Need to clamp down some material in your CNC mill? This is one of several methods available that I chose to implement. I bought a pack of threaded inserts to sink into the wasteboard of my Shapeoko that will let me bolt down workpieces without damaging the MDF.
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:52:11 PST
Fun working with LED and POT - Arduino insights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Insight-Fun-with-LED-and-POT/
Fun working with LED and POT - Arduino insights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/UJ6A/HQVPXD6L/FWVUJ6AHQVPXD6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/UJ6A/HQVPXD6L/FWVUJ6AHQVPXD6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/UJ6A/HQVPXD6L/FWVUJ6AHQVPXD6L.SMALL.jpg Niranjaan Hi guys.... a big hello to all you out there... this is first time i am presenting an instructable to you all from our org Electronics made Simple. So being an electronics engineer with very hard times spent in learning electronics in way its actually rather then any books can teach, i believe in le...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 23:52:29 PST
Generating GCode with Inkscape and MakerCAM [My DIY CNC Adventure pt. 3] http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-GCode-with-Inkscape-and-MakerCAM-My-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Going over one method of engraving a 2D design with a CNC. This is my third video as I learn to use my Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC from Inventables.
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:32:45 PST
Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC Kit: Electrical Sys. Test & Hello World http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-DIY-CNC-Kit-Electrical-Sys-Test-Hello-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Part 2 of my Grand DIY CNC Adventure, this time wiring up the stepper motors to the Arduino, calibrating and leveling the machine, and running Hello World. Not necessarily in that order.
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:07:47 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch This is a instructable which is based on the Cube by Chr, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/ ) by SuperTech-IT, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cu... ) and by das-labor.org, ( http://www.das-labor.org/wiki/Borg3d_Bauanleitung... ) but i think its better and ...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Bit banging step-by-step: Arduino control of WS2811, WS2812, and WS2812B RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bitbanging-step-by-step-Arduino-control-of-WS2811-/
Bit banging step-by-step: Arduino control of WS2811, WS2812, and WS2812B RGB LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DRVW/HOSC3N00/F68DRVWHOSC3N00.SMALL.jpg acrobotic Disclaimer: over the past year, a few different libraries have been written for controlling these ubiquitous RGB LEDs by fellow makers from Adafruit, PJRC, and the FastSPI project.  The libraries work great, and we should try them all out.  Recently, we were asked by a few people how the low-level c...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 16:03:28 PST
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Truck-Arduino-Robot/
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SMALL.jpg immrroboto This instructable covers the conversion of an RC truck into an Arduino controlled robot. My intent when beginning this project was to A) learn more about Arduino and programming B) build a reliable low cost platform to expand upon C) spend more money than I should at Radio Shack. So if you are look...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:53:49 PST
TWSU Introduction to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/TWSU-Introduction-to-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Always wanted to know what Arduino is all about? We created a short introduction video into the world of physical computing and Arduino. Presented by our founder Daniel Hirschmann. We have an amazing Start Arduino Kit for sale on our online shop to get you started with cool projects How about join...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:20:46 PST
Pong Playing Flexible Screen on a Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pong-Playing-Flexible-Screen-on-a-Shirt/
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 22:05:31 PDT
Arduino Uno Controlling my 8-note Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Uno-Controlling-my-8-note-Sequencer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/AP9Q/HM33VQA1/FLDAP9QHM33VQA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/AP9Q/HM33VQA1/FLDAP9QHM33VQA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/AP9Q/HM33VQA1/FLDAP9QHM33VQA1.SMALL.jpg jensenr30 This is a video of me using my Arduino Uno to control my custom 8-note sequencer. Here is the program: Source code. This is the original video where I demo the 8-note sequencer on its own: Original Video If you have any questions, feel free to ask me! I'll do my best to answer it.
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:25:00 PDT
Own Virtual COM Port @ $3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Own-Virtual-COM-Port-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/PK91/HLSHDEZ8/F78PK91HLSHDEZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/PK91/HLSHDEZ8/F78PK91HLSHDEZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/PK91/HLSHDEZ8/F78PK91HLSHDEZ8.SMALL.gif Rifath                                   We can make an own Arduino on bread board it is very easy but we need an isp programmer or usb to uart (or) ttl converter to program it,they are so much costlier and also we cannot use serial monitor via isp programmer,then i finally founded a solution that is creat...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 05:42:51 PDT
Simple programming board ATtiny2313 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Programming-Board-For-ATtiny2313-from-ISP/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:54:59 PDT
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Controller/
Arduino Time-Lapse Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/LF4B/HKPX6AK2/FGLLF4BHKPX6AK2.SMALL.jpg hacker3455 This project originally started out with a few simple parts thrown together to create a very simple time-lapse controller for a DSLR camera. After I was happy with the initial prototype, I wanted to make a final version which the programming of the "lapse time" was self contained into one single ent...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:21:40 PDT
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pneumatic-Flight-Simulator/
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SMALL.jpg dnicky2288 Hello, my name is Dominick Lee. I am a senior in high school who is also a programmer and inventor. I created the  "LifeBeam Flight Simulator" (name of my project) because I wanted to challenge myself and utilize my software and hardware skills. I was able to successfully plan, build, and run my Fli...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:08:10 PDT
Arduino Animatronic Hand Mark 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Animatronic-Hand-Mark-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/0RW2/HJKBK054/FC00RW2HJKBK054.SMALL.jpg TheSteamer71 This is an animatronic hand I built. The fingers, the palm and the forearm are entirely made of wood (poplar to be exact). The fingers are articulated by tendons (fishing line) pulled by motors. Right now, the 5 servo motors are controlled with an Arduino UNO. This protoype can perform a good amount...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 18:35:17 PDT
Multiplexing with Arduino - Transistors (I made it at techshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiplexing-with-Arduino-Transistors-I-made/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:14:51 PDT
LED Music v3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Music-v30/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/TDJ3/HJKBW7HN/FCRTDJ3HJKBW7HN.SMALL.jpg gm93d LED Music v3.0 1). LEDs 2). Transistor TIP31 3). 3.5mm Stereo Jack Plug 4). 12V adapter or 9V battery 5). Plexiglass
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 03:20:15 PDT
Controlling Arduino RoverBot with TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-RoverBot-with-TV-Remote/
Controlling Arduino RoverBot with TV Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/J8EF/HJKC456R/FGIJ8EFHJKC456R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/J8EF/HJKC456R/FGIJ8EFHJKC456R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/J8EF/HJKC456R/FGIJ8EFHJKC456R.SMALL.jpg Frowney001 I am a poor 15 year old Arduino Hacker, who has little access to parts and materials to build a hi-tech robot.  I'm sure there are many others out there who are in my situation.  This little Instructable will explain and demonstrate how you can get your Arduino controlled by a TV or other Infrared r...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:29:06 PDT
Integrate Ardublock with Arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Integrate-Ardublock-with-Arduino-IDE/
Integrate Ardublock with Arduino IDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I7PM/HHS9WL83/FVDI7PMHHS9WL83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I7PM/HHS9WL83/FVDI7PMHHS9WL83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I7PM/HHS9WL83/FVDI7PMHHS9WL83.SMALL.jpg Rifath Hello friends!!!!!!!!!! Programming with C is not always the easy job for all those non-programmer Arduino enthusiasts but now for their ease the ‘ArduBlock’ a graphical, block-based programming language is available. We have already seen a number of graphical, block-based programming languages in ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:17:16 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