Instructables: exploring - technology - control - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 May 2016 09:36:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
By: Ruben Marc Speybrouck

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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
Make Yourself a TV Remote Controlled Arduino Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Yourself-a-TV-Remote-Controlled-Arduino-Robot/
Make Yourself a TV Remote Controlled Arduino Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello guys.Abhay and Akshay here!Today we are going to make a TV remote controlled Robot that not only works like a charm but you can also upgrade it by editing the code and utilising a few more buttons present on the TV Remote. You can also create other projects with this code like door lock or hom...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 22:31:48 PDT
TinyHoverCraft http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyHoverCraft/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:06:10 PDT
Mains Voltage Relay Test Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Voltage-Relay-Test-Jig/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 01:28:24 PDT
Control a Small Linear Actuator with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Small-Linear-Actuator-With-Arduino/
Control a Small Linear Actuator with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/XPSZ/IMKVY449/F6VXPSZIMKVY449.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/XPSZ/IMKVY449/F6VXPSZIMKVY449.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/XPSZ/IMKVY449/F6VXPSZIMKVY449.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Linear Actuator Tutorial shows how to control a Firgelli Small Linear Actuator using an Arduino compatible board and various input sensors, including a Slider and Rotation Knob for direct control, Joystick for incremental movement, and three buttons with preset positions (preset in the ...
By: robotgeek_official

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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 07:17:23 PDT
Control a Solenoid with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Solenoid-With-Arduino/
Control a Solenoid with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Solenoid Tutorial shows how to control a solenoid using pushbuttons and a relay with your Arduino compatible controller. Solenoids are electromagnetically driven actuators. When voltage is applied to the solenoid coil the electromagnetic force pulls the center plunger in. It is an excel...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:36:00 PDT
Wifi Controlled Roving Webcam! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Controlled-Roving-Webcam/
Wifi Controlled Roving Webcam! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/CT8B/IL5J7TOP/FLCCT8BIL5J7TOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/CT8B/IL5J7TOP/FLCCT8BIL5J7TOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/CT8B/IL5J7TOP/FLCCT8BIL5J7TOP.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid I've had this idea rolling around in the back of my brain for a few years now that it would be pretty cool to mount a webcam on a remote control car and build a little wifi enabled Mars rover for my house. Figured it would be fun to see what the cats are doing when I'm not around, and possibly give...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 09:37:11 PST
Hack a wireless doorbell into remote switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Wireless-Doorbell-Into-Remote-Switch/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 16:48:15 PST
Simple Bi-directional Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bi-directional-Switch/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:42:27 PST
Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Raspberry-Pi-GPIO-Using-an-App/
Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SMALL.jpg Laurens-Wuyts Many people have asked for a tutorial on how to control the Raspberry pi GPIO pins using a app(you made yourself).So here is a quick tutorial on how to do this. It will be mostly based on previous tutorials I made.Let's get started! Parts For this tutorial, you don't need many parts. You'll need:...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:30:40 PST
Quadcopter Spray Can Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-Spray-Can-Mod/
Quadcopter Spray Can Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SMALL.jpg bekathwia This guide follows an attempt to make a spray painting quadcopter for indoor drone painting.It is a series of experiments and observations, not quite a perfect step-by-step tutorial! =DUse this guide on your own property only! Use of this technology is not endorsed for any illegal painting.This guid...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:27:21 PST
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nikon-IR-Remote-and-Time-Laps-With-ATtiny-85/
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SMALL.jpg arduinomaster Why take time lapse pictures.The Nikon Coolpix P900 has very good build in features to take moon photos with it's 83 digital zoom.To take moon photos the Nikon has a 2 second delay. Other time lapse build in features are very good.Better even is a remote and a motorised tripod as the moon is constan...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:11:27 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Phone-Controlled-BB-8-Droid-With-Ard/
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I'm a huge Star Wars fan and when I saw the Star Wars: The Force Awakens I thought that I need a BB-8 droid. It was awesome how this little sphere moved in the movie. So I decided that I'll make this droid that is based on the Arduino UNO (or other microcontroller). In this instructable I'm going to...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:58:26 PST
Controlled Arduino from PC (CAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlled-Arduino-From-PC-CAP/
Controlled Arduino from PC (CAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SMALL.jpg AdrieSentosa In this project, we will be making a Controlled Arduino that control LED through PC with Visual Basic. It’s a fairly quick project and can be used either on its own or part of something bigger. List of Material For this project, we will be using:- Arduino boards - PC (Visual Studio installed)- Pr...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:07:58 PST
Arduino: Control Servo with Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Control-Servo-With-Buttons/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 10:12:46 PST
LED Strip Control With Dimmer And Audio Pulsing Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strip-Control-With-Dimmer-and-Audio-Pulsing-Ci/
LED Strip Control With Dimmer And Audio Pulsing Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MR44/IHWIN5RH/FT1MR44IHWIN5RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MR44/IHWIN5RH/FT1MR44IHWIN5RH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MR44/IHWIN5RH/FT1MR44IHWIN5RH.SMALL.jpg lb_20 This is a really neat circuit I put together based on another Instructable for pulsing LEDs to music: http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LEDs-1. This Instructable got me thinking that it's a bit of a waste just to have that LED strip sitting on the picture rail which can only be used whe...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:24:38 PST
Smart Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Control-1/
Smart Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SMALL.jpg Rochlitz Our project consists of a switch control over Bluetooth. Basically, we use an Arduino-compatible board with a shield (called Nanoshield) that can control a lamp. We also use a Bluetooth module to send and receive data wirelessly. We tested the system with a lamp, which we can turn on and off, but yo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:01:09 PST
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-photogate-for-HIGH-SPEED-photography/
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT Over the last few weeks I have been searching the internet for high speed photograph using a ARDUINO, So far over 90% of the projects I found used sound as the trigger. If you are trying to get a picture of a balloon popping that would work fine. But what I was after was pictures of water splashes a...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:03:09 PST
Arduino Bluetooth Controled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Controled-RC-Car/
Arduino Bluetooth Controled RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/BN0N/IHGJXG0X/FCOBN0NIHGJXG0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/BN0N/IHGJXG0X/FCOBN0NIHGJXG0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/BN0N/IHGJXG0X/FCOBN0NIHGJXG0X.SMALL.jpg Dzefri In this instructable I am going to show you how to make Bluetooth controled car with 2 DC motors. Materials Materials:1.2x DC motor2.L298N (motor controler)3.Arduino Uno (or clone)4.HC-05 (bluetooth module) Chassis Editing I cut off Middle plastic part and replaced it with wood, then I added 4...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:21:44 PST
Linkit one BT - Number Lock with Custom Number http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-one-BT-Number-Lock-with-Custom-Number/
Linkit one BT - Number Lock with Custom Number - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Lot of Locks are in market to keep the house, office, Locker safe. With Link it one we can able to built a Number lock system very cheaply. In all the lock system even Bio-matrix lock some thing a sensor or any thing is in the front of the door. But when we come to blue tooth operated lock all are b...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:07:01 PST
R/C coreflute BIPLANE! http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-coreflute-BIPLANE/
R/C coreflute BIPLANE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SMALL.jpg robbo5121 Im a tinkerer and a thinkerer and i cant ever stop working with my hands!So i've been amazed by R/C since i was little and could never sum up the courage to tinker with aircraft.......So one day I bit the bullet and bought a trainer and havn't looked back!! I've scratch built 3 quads and a hex using...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 02:08:45 PST
Caps Lock to Control: Hardware level Mechanical keyboard mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Caps-Lock-to-Control-Hardware-level-Mechanical-key/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:34:31 PST
Linkit One - Dual beam spectrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Dual-beam-spectrometer/
Linkit One - Dual beam spectrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR My employment history is based around laboratory work and more recently lab equipment installation. My last employer was a pharmaceutical company and before being downsized I was able to get approval to salvage parts from a pieces of equipment that was due to be thrown in the skip. Anyway I got appr...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 05:44:08 PST
Wi-Fi controlled Remote Control Car without microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Fi-controlled-Remote-Control-Car-without-microc/
Wi-Fi controlled Remote Control Car without microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/NVX9/IGJOZBO6/F7WNVX9IGJOZBO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/NVX9/IGJOZBO6/F7WNVX9IGJOZBO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/NVX9/IGJOZBO6/F7WNVX9IGJOZBO6.SMALL.jpg smching This is a Wi-Fi controlled remote control car with camera that can be driven over the internet. The RC car is very unique since it's using a wireless router and eliminate the need of a microcontroller. Car Structure This is a two wheels drive RC car An universal wheel in the front. Two wheels an...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 03:43:35 PST
remote controlled robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-controlled-robotic-arm/
remote controlled robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is a guide to make a Remote controlled robotic arm (6DOF) or just to control some servos on something.You can use a normal IR TV remote to control the servos on a mechanical robotic arm. there is 17 buttons on the remote I used but I only used the 12 buttons on the bottom. 2 buttons for one se...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:06:44 PST
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Live-data-monitored-in-Excel-and-displa/
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR There are lots of ways to collect data from prototyping platforms like the Linkit One many of which you will have to pay for. Probably the simplest is to use Excel for your collection and manipulation.For example: Use the serial port and Windmill http://www.windmill.co.uk/excel/ WinDaq/XL http:/...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:04:03 PDT
How to use photo interrupters with your ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-photo-interrupters-with-your-ARDUINO/
How to use photo interrupters with your ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/N5L6/IFSLKNES/FAJN5L6IFSLKNES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/N5L6/IFSLKNES/FAJN5L6IFSLKNES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/N5L6/IFSLKNES/FAJN5L6IFSLKNES.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT A photo interrupter is a devise that is made up of a infrared led and a photo transistor with a gap between the two of them, When something is placed between the gap the light is cut and the current flow through the photo transistor is reduced or stopped. The picture above shows three photo interru...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:22:48 PDT
How to Build Your First RC Plane for Under $100 - Transmitter, Shipping, Battery, Charger, and Hardware Included http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Your-First-RC-Plane-for-Under-100-Tra/
How to Build Your First RC Plane for Under $100 - Transmitter, Shipping, Battery, Charger, and Hardware Included - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 Let's face it: radio controlled planes are expensive, especially if you are new to the hobby. Cheaper options are appearing every day, but for the most part, hobby-grade planes come with a big price. Flite Test's speed build kits and electronics packs are an option, but can also be pricey when all t...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 19:21:17 PDT
Force Feedback with LCD Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-the-Force-of-an-Actuator-w-LCD-screen-a/
Force Feedback with LCD Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SMALL.jpg ProgressiveAuto1 In today's Instructable, we'll be going over how to monitor the current of an actuator, and adjust the values using an LCD screen. This Instructable is a continuation to the Monitoring the Load Feedback of an Actuator Instructable. We'll be adding in the LCD screen so you can see how much current ...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:44:11 PDT
Easy to build and fly indoor and outdoor plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-build-and-fly-indoor-and-outdoor-plane/
Easy to build and fly indoor and outdoor plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SMALL.jpg MaxW7 A fairly small indoor plane, designed for foamboard. There's alot of foamboard on the market, I use 5mm foamboard with paper on both sides. I recommend to use the same otherwise you'll be having a hard time to get flat surfaces and good cracking edges.The reason I use foamboard is because it is ligh...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:02:28 PDT
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Control-with-a-Smartphone-TV-Arduino-Light-Se/
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SMALL.jpg Imetomi These days the home automation devices and the home controlling systems are very popular. Even in the community of DIY-ers. So decided to make my own home control device using Arduino. The device can be controlled with a cellphone, and here I used a very odd/wierd mode to transmit the commands from ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:27:46 PDT
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-Load-Feedback-of-an-Actuator/
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SMALL.jpg ProgressiveAuto1 In this Instructable, we'll be learning how to monitor the amount of current that an actuator is using, so that you can tell how much force it is applying. This is a more advanced project, requiring in-depth coding and calibrating.The programming we will be doing today will cover debouncing of switc...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:12 PDT
Convertir control NES retro a USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertir-control-NES-retro-a-USB/
Convertir control NES retro a USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/JL53/IAWD8M7V/FEJJL53IAWD8M7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/JL53/IAWD8M7V/FEJJL53IAWD8M7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/JL53/IAWD8M7V/FEJJL53IAWD8M7V.SMALL.jpg sabas1080 Hola InventoresEn esta ocasión les voy a mostrar como modificar un viejo control de NES para que sea USB y poder usarlo en nuestra computadora para jugar esos hermosos juegos Retro Material El material que requerimos para este instructable es el siguientePIC18F2550Control de NESConector USBCrist...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:00:31 PDT
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Tv-Dvd-and-Audio-system-with-Arduino-/
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SMALL.jpg sistemasymicros Hi everybody, this is my second instructable and my first in English, so, sorry for the mistakes.I want to share this project it's about how you can control your Tv, DVD and your Audio System with Arduino and an app for Android made with app inventor.If you like this project, please vote for it in t...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 14:42:49 PDT
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Controlled-Paper-Planes/
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I love everything that flies. In my childhood I made a lot of paper airplanes, but they have a huge problem. After some minutes they fall down. So now I designed a small device that allows you to control the speed and the height of your airplane with a TV remote control. If you press any button on t...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:06:02 PDT
How to Automate ANY Temperature Controlled Process http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Automate-ANY-Temperature-Controlled-Process/
How to Automate ANY Temperature Controlled Process - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike I'm going to show you how to build and use a device that will enable you to automatically control the temperature of any thermal process (heating OR cooling) to a very precise degree. Precision temperature control for both hot and cold applications is surprisingly easy to achieve with off-the-shelf...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 13:21:45 PDT
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Blue-ParkShark-RC-Airplane/
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SMALL.jpg Jason9198 The ParkShark is the master of its environment. Capable of blistering speed and extreme maneuverability it is able to pray on the unsuspecting. It is an airplane that is sure to attract lots of attention wherever it is flown. Is the attention because it fly's exceptionally well, its devilishly good...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:56:52 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I got a first prize from PI/E day contest. (yaayyy. Thanks for all the awesome voters!!!)I would like to reward the first 10 people to contact me. I have 10 pieces of 3 month PRO membership codes to giveaway. Write a comment to this project or send me a message and tell me why you should get a free ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SMALL.jpg Patrick S In this instructable I'll show you how to make Tact, a low-cost, open-source prosthetic hand. Tact exceeds other open-source prosthetic hand models in several ways: it costs only $100 for all components ($250 to also add myoelectric control), can be assembled using only one hand and a clamp, achieve...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
Creating a home automation system! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-home-automation-system/
Creating a home automation system! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/44KI/I9EOSJ5Z/F5T44KII9EOSJ5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/44KI/I9EOSJ5Z/F5T44KII9EOSJ5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/44KI/I9EOSJ5Z/F5T44KII9EOSJ5Z.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is how I automated my Home. I needed a means to;- manage my solar power system including the ability to switch to/from utility supply should I need it. - manage the food and water to my three doggies. - control the outside lights. - provide metering for the power consumption within the home. - ...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 06:58:07 PDT
Cheap flying Lego quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-flying-Lego-quadcopter/
Cheap flying Lego quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SMALL.jpg Weseley Ever needed an excuse to start building Lego again? Now is the time! Turns out Lego bricks can be used to build a perfect symmetrical frame for your quadcopter! And... it's super cheap.I used Lego Technic because it has holes in the bricks. You can mount the motor's with tie wraps through the holes ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 00:20:56 PDT
RC Transmitter $5 Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Transmitter-5-Battery-Pack/
RC Transmitter $5 Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I got tired of taking out and putting in 8 AA batteries in my flysky FS-T6 transmitter every time I went out to use it. So I decided to make a single pack that is rechargeable and can be swapped in and out easily. This Mod will only work on transmitters that use (12volts) 8 AA or 8 AAA batteries. ...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 00:05:03 PDT
Remote Controlled Home Appliances http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Home-Appliances/
Remote Controlled Home Appliances - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SMALL.jpg honey181 Hi friends! I'm back with a new instructable where we can control home appliances such as lamp, fan, tv, etc. wirelessly depending on the type of relay used. I've designed it using a simple RF trans. & receiv. module at 433MHz. As we all know, this module can be used as a single channel communicatio...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:32:24 PDT
Control A Computer With Your Mind! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-A-Computer-With-Your-Mind/
Control A Computer With Your Mind! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SMALL.jpg gigafide Controlling your computer with your mind definitely seems like something still out of a sci-fi movie, but mind control is actually a relatively easy and cheap thing to accomplish. Using a cheap EEG toy, let's use the power of our mind to send commands to our computer. There’s a lot to do, so let’s s...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:41:32 PDT
Replacing all my infrared remotes with girder 6 and an android phone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-all-my-infrared-remotes-with-girder-6-an/
Replacing all my infrared remotes with girder 6 and an android phone. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/YP8R/IO0BKI37/FA8YP8RIO0BKI37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/YP8R/IO0BKI37/FA8YP8RIO0BKI37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/YP8R/IO0BKI37/FA8YP8RIO0BKI37.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My continuing drive to unify all my remote control needs into one device has lead me to certain hardware and software to enable my android phone as a true Universal Remote. My deepest thanks to Ron Bessems of promixis for his assistance on getting my home automation using girder 6 and netremote dyna...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 15:39:57 PDT
Blind Opening Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Blind-Opening-Alarm-Clock/
Blind Opening Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SMALL.jpg Jaybuilder The Blind Opening Alarm Clock was a project that had it's challenges but was entirely worth it. It is created using a Spark Core micro controller, a H-Drive circuit, and a really strong geared motor. Its cheap, simple to use, and pretty easy to make! Essentially this project allows your blinds to op...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 18:59:50 PDT
MICRO ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE DOLLY http://www.instructables.com/id/MICRO-ARDUINO-GOPRO-TIMELAPSE-DOLLY/
MICRO ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE DOLLY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SMALL.jpg InevitableCraftsLab edit: I rebuilt this dolly with 4$ steppers: http://www.instructables.com/id/MICRO-MIDI-STEPPER...This Instructable is about building the smallest possible automated TimeLapse dolly.Its also the most simple one i built to date.It's controlled via servo protocol, and two rc servos.One servo is modded...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 07:14:13 PDT
Internet Controlled Arduino (no Ethernet shield) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Arduino-no-Ethernet-shield/
Internet Controlled Arduino (no Ethernet shield) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EH7J/I6WDMXJ1/F4WEH7JI6WDMXJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EH7J/I6WDMXJ1/F4WEH7JI6WDMXJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EH7J/I6WDMXJ1/F4WEH7JI6WDMXJ1.SMALL.jpg ZachariahZebadee Ethernet Shields are a lot of fun, but they can be expensive. In this project I will show you how to control your Arduino from any computer that is connected to the internet, without using an Ethernet shield. This project is completely free, assuming you already have an Arduino. Ingredients: ...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 20:25:51 PST
How to control cracked (broken) screen and glass Android (or BOTH) and recycle them. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-cracked-screen-and-glass-Android-BO/
How to control cracked (broken) screen and glass Android (or BOTH) and recycle them. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/7PGN/I6MC2THM/FO57PGNI6MC2THM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/7PGN/I6MC2THM/FO57PGNI6MC2THM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/7PGN/I6MC2THM/FO57PGNI6MC2THM.SMALL.jpg msansores ESPAÑOL: Hola, este es mi primer Instructable, tome la decisión de hacerlo porque no encontré en internet una solución para mi problema, y me las ingenie para arreglarlo.NO ME HAGO RESPONSABLE DE DISPOSITIVOS DAÑADOS, ESTAS SON MIS RECOMENDACIONES PERO USENLAS BAJO SU PROPIO RIESGO. RECOMIENDO BUEN ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:37:19 PST