Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - serial - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:24:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESM-ExternalSerialMonitor/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:22:12 PDT
Arduino and Plotly Based Seismograph http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Plotly-Based-Seismograph/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:44:52 PDT
Arduino Python Communication via USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Python-Communication-via-USB/
Arduino Python Communication via USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SMALL.jpg rusticRambler Sometimes when working on an Ardunio project, it is necessary to send data back and forth between a computer. Now, you could use something like the arduino ethernet shield, which would send data over a network, but if you want something easy and free the simplest solution is USB communication. T...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 00:23:44 PST
Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images) http://www.instructables.com/id/Athena-The-Global-Car-Tracking-System/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:26:56 PST
RF 315/433 MHz Transmitter-receiver Module and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-315433-MHz-Transmitter-receiver-Module-and-Ardu/
RF 315/433 MHz Transmitter-receiver Module and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh Hi every body , I searched on Instructables about a simple RF Transmitter-receiver module , Which is used in Remote control for cars , or to control simple tasks , like control relay on/off unfortunately I didn't find What I need   , So i decided to write a simple artical about this transceiver and ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 17:43:39 PDT
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Success-Using-the-JY-MCU-linvor-Bluetooth-Module/
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SMALL.jpg relic1974 I'm writing this instructable because I have had nightmares getting this cheap, but well built bluetooth module to work.  It was worth the challenge to save myself $50 for a simple SPP serial port (RS232 Emulator) service!  I will go over the do's and don'ts I discovered while spending weeks with th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 03:33:22 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SMALL.gif SuperTech-IT See step 17 for more info regarding the music input mode for non-RAMP boards. There are now 7 music modes in the posted code, and I am looking for more ideas for animations or music triggered effects ! See step 18 for my latest released PC Boards and features! See step 19 for the most recent ...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
How to control arduino board using an android phone and a bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/How-control-arduino-board-using-an-android-phone-a/
How to control arduino board using an android phone and a bluetooth module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SMALL.jpg kerimil In this tutorial you'll learn how to use a bluetooth module and MIT's app inventor to create a wireless serial link between an android phone and an arduino board. Here is a short video showing an example app I created. I'll describe how to do the wiring, write an arduino sketch that can accept basi...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 04:24:06 PST
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Custom-Arduino-Remote-Control-and-L/
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SMALL.jpg Crtlego UPDATE (8/29/13): Thank you readers for your enthusiasm and kind remarks regarding this project! It has been a tremendous journey since I started this project back in March, but I am very glad with the resulting product and the excitement with which it has been received by the maker community. Happy...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 16:19:31 PDT
Arduino AND Bluetooth HC-05 Connecting easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-AND-Bluetooth-HC-05-Connecting-easily/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 00:41:56 PDT
Convert a toy piano to work as a midi device and use it with Synthesia http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-toy-piano-to-work-as-a-midi-device-and-u/
Convert a toy piano to work as a midi device and use it with Synthesia - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/E4OB/HET1B5M8/FPME4OBHET1B5M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/E4OB/HET1B5M8/FPME4OBHET1B5M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/E4OB/HET1B5M8/FPME4OBHET1B5M8.SMALL.jpg Luke7412 Goal of this project: Convert a cheap toy piano to work as a midi device and use it with Synthesia (http://www.synthesiagame.com/) Other programs that use midi inputs can also be used. Approach: The pushbuttons of the piano are used to make a simple pull-down circuit for the arduino mega. The ardui...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:15:33 PDT
Arduino Combination Door Lock: Lockduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Combination-Lock-Lockduino/
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:55:58 PDT
Attiny serial monitor using arduino walkthrough http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-serial-monitor-using-arduino-walkthrough/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 11:13:14 PST
Androino! Control an Arduino from your Android device using a cheap bluetooth module. http://www.instructables.com/id/Androino-Talk-with-an-Arduino-from-your-Android-d/
Androino! Control an Arduino from your Android device using a cheap bluetooth module. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UVUV/GZPZMLA0/FSPUVUVGZPZMLA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UVUV/GZPZMLA0/FSPUVUVGZPZMLA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UVUV/GZPZMLA0/FSPUVUVGZPZMLA0.SMALL.jpg metanurb This instructable shows you how to read sensor values from an Arduino with your Android device using a cheap bluetooth serial device you can order for under $10 on dealextreme or ebay. This example uses Python as the scripting language for the Android scripting layer (SL4A) but you can choose from o...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 08:55:58 PST
Graphing on an Arduino, the EASY WAY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphing-on-an-Arduino-the-EASY-WAY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Sometimes when you're testing a sensor or debugging a value in an Arduino project, you want to see something other than numbers flying by in the Serial Monitor. However, you want to get the sensor working quickly, and you don't want to take the time to write code to graph it or display it in an intr...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 11:02:23 PDT
An Arduino RSS Feed Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-up-the-LCD-and-the-LED/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:38:26 PDT
Arduino Internet Controlled Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Desk-Lamp/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:09:42 PDT
Easy Bluetooth Enabled Door Lock With Arduino + Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bluetooth-Enabled-Door-Lock-With-Arduino-An/
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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 17:20:42 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Many times I have Googled for "Arduino Robot" in hopes of finding a robot to build. I end up finding many versions of a obstacle avoiding robot that uses either an infrared or a sonar range finder sensor mounted on a servo to detect objects in its way while randomly roaming the area around it. The p...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
SNF Drumming MIDI Glove using Arduino and light sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/SNF-Drumming-MIDI-Glove-using-Arduino-and-light-se/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/QFDE/GJQEIO8J/FA0QFDEGJQEIO8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/QFDE/GJQEIO8J/FA0QFDEGJQEIO8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/QFDE/GJQEIO8J/FA0QFDEGJQEIO8J.SMALL.jpg Bruno Ratnieks Hey there! First of all cheers to my supportive lovely family: Betina, Edvins, Vera and Sérgio! I'm Bruno Ratnieks from Brazil and will describe a fun and easy way to build your own sound expression MIDI enabled glove without expending lot's of money on MIDI Interfaces or expensive sensors. Feel f...
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:40:00 PST
Make a 24X6 LED matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-24X6-LED-matrix/
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Wed, 21 Jul 2010 06:39:59 PDT