Instructables: exploring - technology - cat - featured Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:50:53 PST BLOX v1.01 PetCurfew II: An Automated Cat Door featuring the Photon and IFTTT
PetCurfew II: An Automated Cat Door featuring the Photon and IFTTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> tareker This is a followup to my "Pet Curfew: An Arduino Controlled Pet Door" instructable published a few years ago in which an Arduino Nano, real time clock and servo were added to a small cat flap door to restrict the hours during which our cat was allowed to go out. Although it still works 3 years later...
By: tareker

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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:11:01 PDT
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> mkarvonen Sometimes you are just too tired to play with your pets and give them the attention they need.When this kind of situation happens, you are mostly busy and tired. Good night sleep would do the trick BUT your pet decides that sleep is for weak and keep you awake the whole night just because they are t...
By: mkarvonen

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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:17:48 PDT
Croccolino Pet Feeder!
Croccolino Pet Feeder! - More DIY How To Projects]]> prnet Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaoooooooowwwwwwww!Have you ever been outside your home for a couple of days? Don't you have someone that can feed your pet during your absence? Or have you ever wanted to automatize the feeding of your pet? CROCCOLINO FEEDER is the answer.I built this project as a little challenge a...
By: prnet

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:50:55 PDT
Remote Control Cat Harness
Remote Control Cat Harness - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aleator777 Yes, you read the title correctly. Don't worry, no cats were harmed in the making of this project. Cats are fun in their own right, but this is 2014! Isn't it about time we brought cats into the modern era? And by bring into the modern era, I mean combine with lasers. In this Instructable I'll show ...
By: Aleator777

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:36:29 PDT
宠物冰屋 - More DIY How To Projects]]> zq9610 此教程将引导你将一个废旧冷热饮水机改造为一个给宠物使用的小型空调室 你需要准备:一台冷热饮水机,并确保其制冷功能仍然能够工作;一个用于 CPU 散热的组模;一个水冷头;一个直流 12 伏微型潜水泵;一个温度显示模块;一个塑料瓶;一米左右直径适合水泵的导管;一些废纸;一张废毛巾(可选);热熔胶及热熔枪;扎带若干;其他辅助工具恕不列出;你的智慧。 将饮水机完全拆卸 此例中拆卸的是一个只带有热水功能的饮水机,因此我额外准备了AC-DC电源适配器和制冷片。注意:只有冷热型的饮水机才有 AC-DC 电源适配器和制冷模块。 保留热水壶、电源模块以及制冷模块 热水壶将会被用于存储冷却水,电源模块...
By: zq9610

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Sun, 25 May 2014 10:46:28 PDT
Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect
Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect - More DIY How To Projects]]> jgbradley1 This instructable was made as part of the CS graduate course "Tangible Interactive Computing" at the University of Maryland, College Park taught by Professor Jon Froehlich. The course focused on exploring the materiality of interactive computing and, in the words of MIT Professor Hiroshii Ishii, sou...
By: jgbradley1

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Sat, 17 May 2014 16:04:38 PDT
DIY Frankenstein Bulb snow1434 Step 1.) Remove The Tab on the light Bulb  Step 2.break the insulation layer (black part)  Step 3.)  Break the fialament and pulling it out Step 4.) Add Water to wash it out if white (if clear skip step) Step 5.) Add Gel i ended up using a different gel i used a garage door lubricate instead of the ...
By: snow1434

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:27:35 PDT
Make a 3D Car Key on Solidworks
Make a 3D Car Key on Solidworks - More DIY How To Projects]]> AEB3927 It's Easy to Learn How to Use Solidworks or AutoCAD:  Even if you have never used Solidworks or a similar computer automated design (AutoCAD) software you can still jump right into the fun and create a car key!  My Own Experiences: I learned how to create three dimensional drawings on Solidworks by...
By: AEB3927

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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:58:18 PDT
Documenting and Promoting Rescued Animals
Documenting and Promoting Rescued Animals - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samantha Close So, you want to help save animals.  You're awesome.  You know the internet can help you.  You also know how important good pictures are to getting the animals you care for to people who are right for them.  But what's a good picture, anyway?  And who has time when right now there are dog dishes to b...
By: Samantha Close

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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 02:52:18 PDT
Pet Feeder
Pet Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Doug Costlow This is my digitally fabricated auger based pet food dispenser.  You simply load the pitcher with pet food and it is automatically pushed with the auger screw into the dish to feed your pet.  This has been tested to work with cat food and designed with a cat in mind.  Actually this is going to be a ...
By: Doug Costlow

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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 21:05:00 PST
Pet Curfew: An Arduino Controlled Pet Door
Pet Curfew: An Arduino Controlled Pet Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> tareker The Problem: You want to restrict the time when your pet is allowed to go outside. This could be because the neighborhood is not safe for your cat or small dog at night (marauding coyotes comes to mind). But you would like your pet to be able to come in at any time. The Solution: Pet Curfew, an ard...
By: tareker

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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 16:40:42 PDT
Arduino controlled window for cat
Arduino controlled window for cat - More DIY How To Projects]]> saastamo I am submitting this instructable to the Arduino challenge. Please remember to vote! My neighbor had a little problem with his cat. It want's to go out and back inside too frequently. Usually he opens just his kitchen window and let's the cat in/out. Usually the cat stays only short periods outside...
By: saastamo

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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 09:12:14 PDT
From atoms to bits to atoms: learning OpenSCAD by copying a cat toy
From atoms to bits to atoms: learning OpenSCAD by copying a cat toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrianEnigma There are some cat toys at the house that are particularly popular with the local residents.  They are simple hollow spheres with cut-out slots.  They are great for kitties to kick around — small and light.  After staring at one for a few minutes, piecing out the geometry, I realized that this would...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 19:36:35 PDT
CatBot: Automated Cat Laser
CatBot: Automated Cat Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> joe The CatBot is an autonomous laser toy for your cat. You may say "But Joe, isn't the laser pointer the best toy for the lazy cat owner?" I'd have to say no, the CatBot takes one step further. Using two servos, an Arduino and a cheap $3 laser you can provide your cat with endless fun. Video of the C...
By: joe

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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 15:39:46 PST
Simple Sonic Cat Repeller
Simple Sonic Cat Repeller - More DIY How To Projects]]> Giveitago Cats, teenagers, kids: at least one of them likes to use my garden as a toilet, but fortunately they can all be repelled with some simple electronics. I’m going to use a 555 astable to produce a high frequency square(ish) wave signal that should range from annoying to painful for the “targets”, whil...
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:56:50 PST
Meowsic Keyboard Output Jack
Meowsic Keyboard Output Jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo When Wilgubeast told me about the supremely annoying Meowsic Keyboard that played cat meows instead of tones, I knew I had to have one. Two days before Christmas I obsessively tracked it down to Target. I then obsessively visited five stores overrun with tumultuous hordes of holiday shoppers until I...
By: randofo

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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:10:20 PST
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad They are so dang cute. If you have ever seen the cool promo for the Necomimi Neurowear wearable set of cat ears that respond to brainwaves, you would want a set too. But it seems they may be vaporware since it hasn't materialized on the market yet, not that I would be able to afford them though. Nec...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 20:53:14 PDT
Robotic Laser Cats!
Robotic Laser Cats! - More DIY How To Projects]]> nevets_mcd Laser Cats This instructable shows you how to make your very own Laser Cat robotic pet. This robot walks and purrs. Every time the Laser Cat purrs lasers shoot from it's eyes. WARNING: This takes a toy and adds lasers to it. This means it is no longer a toy for children and this should not be actu...
By: nevets_mcd

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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:01:47 PDT
eKitty: Your virtual cat
eKitty: Your virtual cat - More DIY How To Projects]]> grandtippler eKitty is a cat cushion with an LCD photo frame built into its head. The LCD screen cycles through six different faces at 15 second intervals. We originally built eKitty to see the reaction of people when shown a simple cute toy with changing emotions. In this case smile, smirk, wink, sleep, and hap...
By: grandtippler

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Fri, 1 May 2009 15:48:12 PDT
How to Wire Your House With Cat-5 (or 6) For Ethernet Networking
How to Wire Your House With Cat-5 (or 6) For Ethernet Networking - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rogue Agent Although wireless is simpler for a lot of people, due to multimedia sharing, bandwidth on my home network and my slight paranoia about wireless security, I really wanted to use a hard wired solution for home networking.Having a wired network allows me to have a private, high speed, network at home f...
By: Rogue Agent

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Mon, 5 Jan 2009 22:11:01 PST
The Laser Tunnel Glove!!/
The Laser Tunnel Glove! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chimera14 Remember those cool weapons that pretty much every alien in every sci-fi movie has? That awesome laser weapon he got straped to his arm and shoot without even tuching? well now you can have one too! The Tunnel Glove has two modes, tunnel AND dot, and the best thing is that it's activated by clutchi...
By: Chimera14

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Thu, 13 Dec 2007 10:02:05 PST
International Clock
International Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus This is an international analog clock so you can see what time it is in other cities. With a lazy susan bearing, some magnets, and a couple of bolts this baby rotates and then locks in place, thus changing the time along with the city name on top.If you're lucky enough to be wandering around NYC, yo...
By: fungus amungus

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Mon, 30 Oct 2006 10:58:33 PST
Super-bright Lego-light from $14 Radio Shack desk lamp
Super-bright Lego-light from $14 Radio Shack desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> LabRat With a little help from your cat, easily convert a $14 desk lamp from Radio Shack into a powerful Lego light with many uses. Additionally, you can power it by AC or USB.I was buying parts to add lighting to a Lego model when I found this by accident. It worked so well that I thought I'd share.Parts ...
By: LabRat

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Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:00:00 PDT