Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap - fun http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 04:00:26 PST BLOX v1.01 Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Ambilight-Tutorial-for-PC-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:29 PST
Make Copper Acetate at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Copper-Acetate-at-Home/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:41:47 PDT
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Useful-Water-Level-IndicatorLow-Water-Planti/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:45:11 PDT
TURN A BORING OLD MILK JUG INTO A POWERFUL AIR CONDITIONER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Powerful-Air-Conditioner-With-a-Milk-Jug/
TURN A BORING OLD MILK JUG INTO A POWERFUL AIR CONDITIONER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/UBP7/ISCAJ2ZN/FKWUBP7ISCAJ2ZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/UBP7/ISCAJ2ZN/FKWUBP7ISCAJ2ZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/UBP7/ISCAJ2ZN/FKWUBP7ISCAJ2ZN.SMALL.jpg Tawhid K Recycle your milk jug and make your own air conditioner. Check out my instructables page and my YouTube channel for more cool projects!
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:09:23 PDT
How to Make a Very Simple Robot (JitterBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Very-Simple-Robot-JitterBot/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 11:16:46 PDT
Super Cheap LED Floatie http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-LED-Floatie/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:11:17 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Tank with Custom Android Application (V1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Tank-With-Custom-Android-Applica/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 15:25:13 PDT
Easy DIY Crystal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Crystal-Lamp/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:09:18 PDT
$2 dollar lightsaber!! http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Dollar-Lightsaber/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:05:45 PST
DIY Digital Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Clock/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 14:02:02 PST
Motion Sensing Air Raid Siren with Link it ONE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-Air-Raid-Siren-with-Link-it-ONE/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 04:19:12 PDT
Homopolar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Homopolar-Motor-1/
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 05:57:48 PDT
3D Printed Two Peg Spool Knitting - The Beginning http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Two-Peg-Spool-Knitting-The-Beginning/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 02:36:04 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Buzzing-Bottle-Cap-Bots-for-World-Domination/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fabricate-a-lunch-box-into-a-dual-0-12VDC-p/
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Preface:Hello and welcome to my Instructable.I am a first year Electronic Engineering student and was given the opportunity to build a power supply. I was immediately fascinated but wanted to make more than a run of mill project. My original idea was to use a cigar box and pack as much into a small ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:18 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 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
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECREATE-Recycling-Energy-of-Computers-for-Real-Ef/
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SMALL.jpg Geeve George RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy!*Project by Sarthak Sethi and Geeve George*We have been selected for the MAKE ENERGY Contest! So do vote for us by clicking vote in the Top-Right corner of the instructable page!*This is an updated version of Our Previous...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:58:47 PST
Low Budget Green Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-Green-Screen/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:40:38 PST
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
Simple Raspberry Pi B+ case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Raspberry-Pi-B-case/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:40:12 PDT
The Ultimate DIY Guide to Quadcopters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-DIY-Guide-to-Quadcopters/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:55:13 PDT
how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Bucking Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Bucking-Battery/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:19:48 PDT
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Firefly-Bugs-Jar/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 14:34:09 PDT
3D Printable Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Flash-Light/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:37:42 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-RC-Plane/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:46:04 PDT
Cheap Taser Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Taser-Gun/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:18:20 PDT
cheap color changing lamp w/remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-tap-light-into-color-changing-Mood-lightnigh/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 23:04:15 PDT
OpenSquare - Write big with a RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSquare-Write-big-with-a-RC-car/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:54 PST
Attiny RGB Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-RGB-Mood-Light/
Attiny RGB Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/TTE9/HQYW5FR8/FNTTTE9HQYW5FR8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/TTE9/HQYW5FR8/FNTTTE9HQYW5FR8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/TTE9/HQYW5FR8/FNTTTE9HQYW5FR8.SMALL.jpg daniel32145 Making an RGB led fader might seem simple, but shrinking it down to a tiny chip is extremely cool. The reason this is hard is because to fade leds we would normally use a PWM pin. The ATtiny however only has two PWM pins, since we want to use an RGB LED with three different channels, we would need t...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:08:49 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Skin-Easy-Cute-Cheap/
DIY Laptop Skin! Easy, Cute & Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/8ZSE/HKBG706C/FP58ZSEHKBG706C.SMALL.jpg diybeauty_queen Tired of the basic look of your laptop? Vinyl skins not fitting in your budget? Whatever your case maybe, I am here to instruct you on how to create your very own laptop skin. You can be as creative as you want with this project and by no means do you have to just settle for what I did. Get crafty w...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:31:54 PDT
Arduino Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pong-1/
Arduino Pong - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SMALL.jpg aschmidt20 Create a simple game of 1 dimensional pong using Arduino UNO, LED's, buttons, resistors and wires. Using these simple components you can create a fun little game to impress and challenge your friends. Materials Parts List: 1 Arduino UNO, 1 Perfboard or Breadboard, 14 Wires, 8 LED's, 2 Buttons, 14...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:05:26 PDT
Steal the Bacon Game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Steal-the-Bacon-Game-with-Arduino/
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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/
6 LED Pendulum with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
5x2 LED Matrix with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:49:59 PDT
Home made usb power hub (made for usb hdd disks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-usb-power-hub-made-for-usb-hdd-disks/
Home made usb power hub (made for usb hdd disks) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/68KX/HFWSU0RT/FKX68KXHFWSU0RT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/68KX/HFWSU0RT/FKX68KXHFWSU0RT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/68KX/HFWSU0RT/FKX68KXHFWSU0RT.SMALL.jpg Bartuss Hello! Welcome to my third tutorial. This time I'm going to show you how to power up your usb disks! :) Why? If you got a pc with a thirsty graphic card and a low power source you may be suffering random crashes or even not spinning usb hard drives. Making such a hub is fun and easy. It will cost...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 04:50:11 PDT
Adjustable thin 10-inch tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-thin-10-inch-tablet-stand/
Adjustable thin 10-inch tablet stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/U6ZC/HFD17ASM/FRXU6ZCHFD17ASM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/U6ZC/HFD17ASM/FRXU6ZCHFD17ASM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/U6ZC/HFD17ASM/FRXU6ZCHFD17ASM.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs So I made a 7-inch tablet stand for myself which you can check it out here  ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Tablet-Stand-1/ )  and my mum liked it so much I made another one for her, but since she uses a 10-inch tablet  I made this bigger, stronger and a little cooler. This one is not q...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:01:04 PDT
$10 DIY Box Teleprompter That Works Great! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-DIY-Box-Teleprompter-That-Works-Great/
$10 DIY Box Teleprompter That Works Great! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/2OA2/HFSHSE9P/F5S2OA2HFSHSE9P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/2OA2/HFSHSE9P/F5S2OA2HFSHSE9P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/2OA2/HFSHSE9P/F5S2OA2HFSHSE9P.SMALL.jpg collaredkeeper If you have an ipad, iphone, or computer monitor, you can make a $10 teleprompter that rivals that of the pros! You don't need woodcrafting skills or an elaborate design, just a box knife and about 20 minutes of your time. Step 1 Purchase a glass square at home depot for ~$4 f...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 10:47:58 PDT
Adjustable Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Tablet-Stand-1/
Adjustable Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/YYYD/HFD1K9ON/FGCYYYDHFD1K9ON.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/YYYD/HFD1K9ON/FGCYYYDHFD1K9ON.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/YYYD/HFD1K9ON/FGCYYYDHFD1K9ON.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs I have recently bought an Asus Memo Pad, a 7-inch tablet which i use mainly to read documents and e-books. Not too long after, I find that I need a stand for it to enhance my comfort. Since I did not want to buy an overpriced commercial one and i have heaps of Lego at how..... *Ting* (light bulb abo...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 07:45:55 PDT
Cheap working homemade arduino joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-working-homemade-arduino-joystick/
Cheap working homemade arduino joystick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/QWWT/HF24095R/F0MQWWTHF24095R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/QWWT/HF24095R/F0MQWWTHF24095R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/QWWT/HF24095R/F0MQWWTHF24095R.SMALL.jpg Bartuss Hello everyone! Today I present you : Arduino Joystick! One day I was checking the inside of old joystick. System wasn't that hard to understand, so I thought of making my of system. The whole build is made only by me. I didn't check the internet pages about joysticks etc. What is it? It's a sim...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 02:21:42 PDT
Arduino Project - E-Dice! (Beginner) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Project-E-Dice-Beginner/
Arduino Project - E-Dice! (Beginner) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8XZD/H9T4S8SP/F8I8XZDH9T4S8SP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8XZD/H9T4S8SP/F8I8XZDH9T4S8SP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/8XZD/H9T4S8SP/F8I8XZDH9T4S8SP.SMALL.jpg .A. Well, I just got my Arduino kit in the mail yesterday, and I was very happy to get started! After about an hour or two, I decided to start making something fun: An electronic dice. I had to make this myself, because there were no instructables that i could find with search! D: Mine is not very adv...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:38:05 PST
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Proximity-Sensor-Arduino-Compatible/
DIY Infrared Proximity Sensor (Arduino Compatible) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LXFM/H6MER0K5/F0CLXFMH6MER0K5.SMALL.jpg xBacon Ever looked on Sparkfun or Adafruit for some cool robot parts, and saw those expensive IR and Ultrasonic proximity sensors? I have, and I really wanted one, but they're so expensive ($30-$40 or more) so I decided that I could make one myself with the parts I had on hand for way less. What I came up...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:40:23 PDT