Instructables: exploring - technology - control - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:13:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SMALL.jpg All that i do Hello People of the world.One fine morning, I woke up and decided to find out what is going on in the world of aeromodelling. I was surprised to see the world had been overtaken by drones. There were multirotors everywhere and everyone was making one for themselves.So I decided to make one for mysel...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:43:26 PDT
Kruger's Zippo Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Krugers-Zippo-Remote/
Kruger's Zippo Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/EDDD/HZ2IZOWW/FRVEDDDHZ2IZOWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/EDDD/HZ2IZOWW/FRVEDDDHZ2IZOWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/EDDD/HZ2IZOWW/FRVEDDDHZ2IZOWW.SMALL.jpg TSJWang This is by far the coolest project (imo) that I have ever made, so I am really happy to share this. It was an extremely difficult project that took about a whole week to debug and construct, but it finally works!First I'll start off with what inspired me.Check out the Captain America montage I made ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:12:13 PDT
Internet-Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-RC-Car/
Internet-Controlled RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/I2OH/HYFNT118/F7CI2OHHYFNT118.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/I2OH/HYFNT118/F7CI2OHHYFNT118.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/I2OH/HYFNT118/F7CI2OHHYFNT118.SMALL.jpg randofo The Internet Controlled RC Car allows you to remotely drive around a small rc car from wherever you may be and see where it is going. This is fun because you can remote explore whatever space you leave it in, or hand over the keys - so to speak - and allow someone to drive around your space. This i...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:12:56 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SMALL.jpg TannyPB Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Guide-to-Building-Your-First-DIY-RC-Foamb/
Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/CIUV/HWZ51F4L/FRICIUVHWZ51F4L.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC The third video I have of the plane flying was a very old video I took with my really bad camera. As soon as my new camera comes in the mail I will make a better video of the plane fly. Also the complete video instructions will be out in within another month or so! So stay subscribed!Now I'm sure th...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:55:09 PDT
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Old-iPod-Device-Make-A-Bluetooth-Control/
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LEI6/HV9HTQBB/F59LEI6HV9HTQBB.SMALL.jpg Erroneous Data This tutorial shows you how to use an Arduino to turn that old dusty music player into a Bluetooth controlled docking station. Even if it has a cracked screen or a dead battery it can still be used.The following instructions will show you how use an Arduino and a couple of cheap parts to set up a Mu...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 19:46:35 PDT
Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-controlled-Arduino-tank-using-Annikken-/
Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/5OYA/HTUV8LLR/FHQ5OYAHTUV8LLR.SMALL.jpg Annikken Hi guys, I am Robin, one of the developers of Annikken Andee. Just a few weeks back we were invited to be a part of Arduino Day Singapore 2014. On the day of the event, we showcased a missile-firing lego-crushing smartphone controlled Tank built using our Annikken Andee. It was a big hit with our a...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:06:34 PDT
Wearable Cyberpunk Gesture Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Cyberpunk-Gesture-Pad/
Wearable Cyberpunk Gesture Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/8250/HUYM01IJ/FAN8250HUYM01IJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/8250/HUYM01IJ/FAN8250HUYM01IJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/8250/HUYM01IJ/FAN8250HUYM01IJ.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman This sexy cyberpunk wristband puts a versatile trackpad on your arm, for the ultimate multi-touch control for your cybernetic augmentations. It's stable, comfortable, easy to assemble, hack-friendly, and looks ridiculously cool.Under the hood, this is just an Adafruit PS/2 Trackpad in a custom 3D-pr...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 17:06:24 PDT
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermostat-Mechanical/
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 I am currently living in a college dorm. Like most dorms it's about the size of a tissue box but less comforting. Fortunately, my room has a heater/AC with four positions: low, medium, high, and off. Unfortunately in winter an hour on the low setting makes the room a stifling 80 degrees and when t...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:08:46 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve This is my second version of my arduino robot after "Build your first robot". My Second version is slightly complicated as compared to my first one but offers better features. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a fast robot which can measure temperature, find things in front of ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 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
Microcontrolled AC switch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-plug-to-plug-switch/
Microcontrolled AC switch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/BSZ1/HSHDSMP6/FZ3BSZ1HSHDSMP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/BSZ1/HSHDSMP6/FZ3BSZ1HSHDSMP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/BSZ1/HSHDSMP6/FZ3BSZ1HSHDSMP6.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 Always wanted to take total control of your electric appliances even without being at home? Well, thanks to this instructable you will be able to do that and much more. Some friendly suggestions before starting: Electricity is very dangerous, read and follow the "DANGER:" advices written in...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:07:52 PDT
Raspberri Personal Assistant. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberri-Personal-Assistant/
Raspberri Personal Assistant. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SMALL.jpg janw Last summer, in a small store, I found half of a 1950s bakelite Televox intercom . I thought that it would make a nice cast for a project and I bought it as it only cost $9. It sat on a shelf until I bought my first raspberry pi. After I had played with the pi for some days, I was struck by the idea...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:36:21 PST
Arduino bot Android remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-bot-Android-remote-control/
Arduino bot Android remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SMALL.jpg donmatito Hello there, In this instructable I would like to explore the connection between Arduino and Android. Both are open, easy-to-program environment (well, Android not so easy, but quite), and the interaction between them allows interesting human-to-device interaction. The goal here is to drive ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:08:16 PST
eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/eLab-Hackerspace-GSM-Access-Control-System/
eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SMALL.jpg eLab In this Instructable we'll show you hot to make a GSM Access Control System for your hackerspace/garage/house/bedroom/dormroom/laboratory just like the one we built for eLab Hackerspace. We only used some scavenged parts but they can be replaced with similar parts with minor changes. Here's a video...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:22:52 PST
BLU-BOARD, control your home with blue tooth! http://www.instructables.com/id/BLU-BOARD-control-your-home-with-blue-tooth/
BLU-BOARD, control your home with blue tooth! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/DREG/HNY22AQB/F8XDREGHNY22AQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/DREG/HNY22AQB/F8XDREGHNY22AQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/DREG/HNY22AQB/F8XDREGHNY22AQB.SMALL.jpg kyle brinkerhoff Big thanks to the fine people at Hack-A-Day for sharing this with the world! if you'd like to donate to the project: https://www.suprmasv.com/projects/167/blu-board This project has been in the works for along time, three months if I reckon Correctly, but anyways, this device will allow you to contr...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:58:21 PST
Electric Imp to control 8 electrical lights using internet http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Imp-to-control-8-or-more-electrical-light/
Electric Imp to control 8 electrical lights using internet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4G9Q/HM8CVVI6/FKY4G9QHM8CVVI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4G9Q/HM8CVVI6/FKY4G9QHM8CVVI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4G9Q/HM8CVVI6/FKY4G9QHM8CVVI6.SMALL.jpg mlseim This project uses the new (and super cool) Electric Imp.  You can remote control 120VAC electrical devices over WiFi, via the internet Imp Cloud.  The Imp sends a serial string of bits to a "Serial to Parallel" digital output chip (made by Texas Instruments). Basically, the 'gist' of the project:  ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 12:31:46 PDT
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Hand-Controlled-by-a-Glove-and-Arduino/
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SMALL.jpg dschurman This project idea came to me when I was sitting on a bed on a hotel room on vacation. I thought: "It'd be really neat to have a robotic hand that I can control with my own hand!" Upon returning home, I embarked upon a journey to design and create the project. I hope you enjoy! The basic components ...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:28:30 PDT
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Paper-Tank-Bring-your-3D-models-to-life/
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria Bring your 3D models to life! In this instructable we will custom make a remotely controlled tank. We will infuse paper-craft with an arduino based system. This tank will be controlled on a android based phone though a bluetooth connection. I've strived to create something with a pleasing fit and fi...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 22:39:29 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Prosthetic-Hand-Forearm/
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 *UPDATE* Just wanted to add a bit of how posting this Instructable has positively impacted me. Besides the wonderful reception and feedback I received in the contests and the success it has had in the contests it helped me define my interests. I've always loved robotics and prosthetics (and similar ...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:33:52 PDT
Super Simple Arduino Powered Roomba Scheduler http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Arduino-Powered-Roomba-Scheduler/
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 05:52:54 PDT
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Eco-Quad-Copter-from-Reused-and-Rec/
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SMALL.jpg KT-AZ      As a student enrolled in an academic, technical high school, I have been exposed to many aspects of technology, including engineering, vehicle design, and electronics. However my area of focus is currently law, public safety and government policy. With the frequency of drones in the media, I ha...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 21:33:10 PDT
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hovercraft-Everyone-Can-Build/
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SMALL.jpg benmurton Hovercrafts are a great little project for those looking for something a little unusual. This is made out of materials you would find lying round home plus a couple of cheap easy to get electronics if you don't already have them. This hovercraft is capable of going over water, ice, snow, short grass...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 01:30:11 PDT
Easy DC Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DC-Motor-Controller/
Easy DC Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SMALL.jpg mgingerich If you're building a robot or other microcontrolled gadget, you will need to drive DC motors forwards and backwards. In this instructable, I'll demonstrate a simple and inexpensive circuit that controls a DC motor from two I/O pins. It requires no integrated circuits, and uses commonly available par...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 19:02:40 PDT
Add a Remote Control to Just About Anything! http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Remote-Control-to-Just-About-Anything/
Add a Remote Control to Just About Anything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer In this Instructable I’ll show you how to add a cheap remote control to just about anything! that takes your fancy. Last year I built a compressed air rocket launcher which was featured in MAKE Magazine.  The rocket launcher is a heap of fun and my kids love it.  The rockets themselves are made fro...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:19:01 PDT
DIY C3/N3 remote control plug for Canon DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-C3N3-remote-control-plug-for-Canon-DSLR/
DIY C3/N3 remote control plug for Canon DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/SF3M/HEI4FC8S/FTJSF3MHEI4FC8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/SF3M/HEI4FC8S/FTJSF3MHEI4FC8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/SF3M/HEI4FC8S/FTJSF3MHEI4FC8S.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi As most of you already know, some Canon DSLR have a dedicated plug for the remote. This is pretty annoying, especially when we want to make a special diy shot controller. The easy way is to buy a cheap remote and cut the plug from it, and there is also the chance to find a remote which has a socket ...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:39:16 PDT
Wireless Air Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Air-Horn/
Wireless Air Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SMALL.jpg jdsachems19   This instructable is for a Wireless Air Horn. The air horn is a standard 12vdc car air horn and is powered with an 18V cordless drill battery. The air horn is wireless, this is made possible by a wireless winch receiver with a remote control also running on 12vdc. A relay is neccesary so that th...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:30:38 PDT
How to make a RC Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-RC-Hovercraft/
How to make a RC Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SMALL.jpg sjors073 A while ago I posted an instructable of my radio controlled hovercraft, which you can see here: http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Hovercraft/ I hope you liked it, some of you asked me to make an step by step instructable. I thought that was a good idea and I decided to make one. In this inst...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:01:27 PDT
Create an internet controlled robot using Livebots http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-internet-controlled-robot-using-Livebots/
Create an internet controlled robot using Livebots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD Here you will learn how to create an internet controlled robot or other installation using Livebots. Livebots is a project I'm working on which consists of an easy to use website for all the robots that people can interact with through the internet. As an example I will be using a simple Ardui...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 12:13:37 PST
Pulse Jet Powered RC Ice Racer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-Jet-Powered-RC-Ice-Racer/
Pulse Jet Powered RC Ice Racer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SMALL.jpg Evan2010 Normal remote control cars, planes, boats and RC whatever are boring. This Instructable is on how to make a pulse jet powered ice racer! This is a very unique loud and dangerous RC vehicle that you could build in about one day with the right materials and tools and a little experience with pulse jet...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:20:23 PST
Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-the-relays-via-GPRS-SMS/
Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/VZYB/HC9MJC9U/F92VZYBHC9MJC9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/VZYB/HC9MJC9U/F92VZYBHC9MJC9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/VZYB/HC9MJC9U/F92VZYBHC9MJC9U.SMALL.jpg Elecrow Remote control, especially when this no ethernet or Wifi in the outdoor, has been a very profound things in the past. When I was a child, I always image that I have an equipment which can control all home appliances. Now, this becomes a reality,with Arduino and GPRS modules and some other related mo...
By: Elecrow

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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:36:09 PST
Wireless Robot V2 (Support WiFi & Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Robot-V2-Support-WiFi-Bluetooth/
Wireless Robot V2 (Support WiFi & Bluetooth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SYE8/HAWBWO77/FXDSYE8HAWBWO77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SYE8/HAWBWO77/FXDSYE8HAWBWO77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SYE8/HAWBWO77/FXDSYE8HAWBWO77.SMALL.jpg Husham Samir Car Structure I get The motors ,gear box and tires from two broken car kids toys from Scrap market nearby , they cost me about 10$ and I connect them using din rail and plastic as shown in the pictures. Connection Digram Using the Serial pins of ATMEGA16 MCU is The Concept of this circui...
By: Husham Samir

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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:19:06 PST
IR Remote Controlled Color Changing Cloud (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Controlled-Color-Changing-Cloud-Arduino/
IR Remote Controlled Color Changing Cloud (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/322Q/HBNXWIEJ/FVQ322QHBNXWIEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/322Q/HBNXWIEJ/FVQ322QHBNXWIEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/322Q/HBNXWIEJ/FVQ322QHBNXWIEJ.SMALL.jpg dablondeemu CLICK HERE FOR THE UPDATED INSTRUCTABLE: http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Rainbow-Cloud-ver-1/ This is a project I created for a Digital Art and Installations class.   The class covered basics of several types of programming, and our projects were meant to be an interactive cross between art and ...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 22:07:57 PST
Control LEDs by Laptop or other Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/You-want-to-do-what-With-WHAT/
Control LEDs by Laptop or other Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TA31/HA4MMJNM/F46TA31HA4MMJNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TA31/HA4MMJNM/F46TA31HA4MMJNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TA31/HA4MMJNM/F46TA31HA4MMJNM.SMALL.jpg Dream Dragon This project is very much geared towards Christmas Decorations but with a little imagination the technique could be applied to all sorts of other applications. It's REALLY important normally to not connect anything DIRECTLY to the computer.  These LED based lights are designed to work on THREE dry ...
By: Dream Dragon

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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 02:35:35 PST
Puzzlebox Orbit: Using an Arduino to Control an Infrared Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzlebox-Orbit-Using-an-Arduino-to-Control-an-In/
Puzzlebox Orbit: Using an Arduino to Control an Infrared Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/66FN/H9G11PBA/FPE66FNH9G11PBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/66FN/H9G11PBA/FPE66FNH9G11PBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/66FN/H9G11PBA/FPE66FNH9G11PBA.SMALL.jpg puzzlebox In this Instructable we will explain how infrared signals are used by a remote to control a toy or device, then show how a simple circuit can be added to an Arduino to operate the same device through free, Open Source software. This document is part of a series covering the Puzzlebox Orbit, a brain...
By: puzzlebox

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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 12:13:15 PST
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/impBot-a-Pan-Tilt-Electric-Imp-Robot/
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SMALL.jpg tombrew With controlBox, you've got a great basic input device pushing data to the Electric Imp planner (and therefore to the internet at large, via the HTTP Out node), but what about output devices? Controlling lights is a good trick, as we saw yesterday, but it's not enough to start your quest for global ...
By: tombrew

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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:00:55 PST
ControlBox: An internet-connected knob to control... anything! http://www.instructables.com/id/ControlBox-An-internet-connected-knob-to-control/
ControlBox: An internet-connected knob to control... anything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/01JW/H8CVGSE9/FXK01JWH8CVGSE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/01JW/H8CVGSE9/FXK01JWH8CVGSE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/01JW/H8CVGSE9/FXK01JWH8CVGSE9.SMALL.jpg tombrew After putting together a half-dozen or so Electric Imp projects, it occurred to me that just because the imp is powerful enough to handle complicated tasks doesn't mean that making a simple thing internet-connected is any less powerful. This is one application that I find to be *very* powerful, part...
By: tombrew

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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 10:15:45 PST
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Chemical-Foam-Spewing-Pumpkin/
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/JAQ9/H8XM1WTV/FCNJAQ9H8XM1WTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/JAQ9/H8XM1WTV/FCNJAQ9H8XM1WTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/JAQ9/H8XM1WTV/FCNJAQ9H8XM1WTV.SMALL.gif SF Media Labs If the thought of dozens of tricker-or-treaters in gross-out costumes knocking down your door makes you want to spew, have we got the pumpkin for you! Every time the Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin encounters a trick-or-treater at your doorstep, it spews burning chemical foam all ...
By: SF Media Labs

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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 11:33:57 PST
Take over "your" world using BASIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-over-your-world-using-BASIC/
Take over "your" world using BASIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FX4D/H6S40ZBT/FOBFX4DH6S40ZBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FX4D/H6S40ZBT/FOBFX4DH6S40ZBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/FX4D/H6S40ZBT/FOBFX4DH6S40ZBT.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered Pinky:        "Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?" The Brain: "The same thing we do every night, Pinky—try to take over the world!"                                                                                             --Pinky and the Brain Trying to come up with an amazing Halloween ...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 20:18:52 PDT
Sexy 6 AXIS ROBOTIC ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/6-AXIS-ROBOTIC-ARM/
Sexy 6 AXIS ROBOTIC ARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CH0T/H5ZJKY1N/FTECH0TH5ZJKY1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CH0T/H5ZJKY1N/FTECH0TH5ZJKY1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CH0T/H5ZJKY1N/FTECH0TH5ZJKY1N.SMALL.jpg sparten11   Well I finally did it. I finally pulled the trigger and started to build a 5/6 axis robotic arm. This is an ongoing project so please check back from time to time to look at the progress and offer any  ideas you might have who knows I just might include the changes. I have alot done so far. I will...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 07:59:14 PDT
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bot-Switches-Sensors-and-Modules/
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SMALL.jpg randofo Sometimes we want to add some complexity to our Simple Bots so that the motors do more than spin in one direction. This is where switches, sensors and modules come in. These tools allow us to not only change the direction of the motor, but also vary the speed and toggle the motors on and off. These...
By: randofo

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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:24:09 PDT
Control 2 Servo motors with a standard remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-2-Servo-motors-with-a-standard-remote/
Control 2 Servo motors with a standard remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/2WRP/H5ENPT5Q/FM62WRPH5ENPT5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/2WRP/H5ENPT5Q/FM62WRPH5ENPT5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/2WRP/H5ENPT5Q/FM62WRPH5ENPT5Q.SMALL.jpg jimeer01 This is a project to control two servo motors by using a standard remote control. It can form the bases for other projects and also the remote can control other items. As you will have full control of the program it is up to you. This is a competed project running stand alone. The IC has been pr...
By: jimeer01

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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 09:25:04 PDT
How to repair an Xbox Remote Control - Decoupling Capacitor Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-an-Xbox-Remote-Control-Decoupling-/
How to repair an Xbox Remote Control - Decoupling Capacitor Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TPZN/H5405VU3/FO5TPZNH5405VU3.SMALL.jpg chaoticandrandom This instructable is written in response to having a broken Xbox Remote Control. The symptoms are that the remote seems to fire OK. When i point the remote at a  TV receiver just for test purposes, I can see a red LED flashing on the receiver set but when pointing the remote towards the Xbox receiv...
By: chaoticandrandom

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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 11:37:16 PDT
Camera remote control and timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-remote-control-and-timelapse/
Camera remote control and timelapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A8TB/H4AGKA7Y/FR4A8TBH4AGKA7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A8TB/H4AGKA7Y/FR4A8TBH4AGKA7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A8TB/H4AGKA7Y/FR4A8TBH4AGKA7Y.SMALL.jpg andyk75 This instructable shows you how to built a remote control for your camera and use it for a timelapse recording. The software works for different types of cameras: Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Minolta, Olympus, Sony or Pentax. They can all be transformed into timelapse cameras without even opening the housin...
By: andyk75

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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 09:12:12 PDT
RGB LED Ceiling Mood Light with Hacked IR Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Ceiling-Mood-Light-with-Hacked-IR-Remote-C/
RGB LED Ceiling Mood Light with Hacked IR Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SMALL.jpg ajax_electronics This instructable documents the design and construction of a giant RGB LED ceiling light, controlled by a hacked GE remote control. After building a couple smaller RGB lamps, I decided I wanted to see how far I could take the concept.  The control circuitry is basically the same, it's just a matter...
By: ajax_electronics

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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 18:11:58 PDT
Clone a Remote with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-a-Remote-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SMALL.jpg randofo I recently needed to use the Arduino to control a stereo system, so rather than hack open the remote and wire into it, I decided to simply clone the signal. This was incredibly easy to do. Basically, I read the signal from the remote with a 38khz receiver, and then played it back with an IR LED. To...
By: randofo

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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:04:16 PDT
48 Channel Mono / 16 Channel RGB LED Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/48-Channel-Mono-16-Channel-RGB-LED-Controller/
48 Channel Mono / 16 Channel RGB LED Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/H8ZQ/H19RQPH4/F7JH8ZQH19RQPH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/H8ZQ/H19RQPH4/F7JH8ZQH19RQPH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/H8ZQ/H19RQPH4/F7JH8ZQH19RQPH4.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems The 48 Channel Mono/16  Channel RGB LED Controller by Chromation Systems can be used to independantly control 48 groups/channels (up to 120ma per group) of mono-color LEDs or 16 groups/channels of common anode RGB LEDs. It utilizes 3x TLC5940 LED drivers controlled with a PIC 18F2550 microcontroller...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:27:44 PDT
How to Build and Arm a Scale Model Battleship From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-and-Arm-a-Scale-Model-Battleship-From-1/
How to Build and Arm a Scale Model Battleship From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XHH2/H2MYDI7Q/F1SXHH2H2MYDI7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XHH2/H2MYDI7Q/F1SXHH2H2MYDI7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XHH2/H2MYDI7Q/F1SXHH2H2MYDI7Q.SMALL.jpg picklwg Welcome to the fascinating world of R/C BIG GUN Warship Combat. So what exactly is R/C Warship combat? It is a hobby where scale model warships, armed with low-pressure CO2 cannons, fire small ball bearings at an opposing ship.  When enough holes are put in the easily punctured balsa wood covered hu...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 19:31:22 PDT
Simple Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Switch/
Simple Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SMALL.jpg randofo In building Simple Bots, we are going to use a series of photo-coupled devices called modules. But, before we can do this, we need a good photo-couple to use as a light-activated switch. To make one of these switches, we will be using a special OSRAM-brand photo transistor and any standard NPN trans...
By: randofo

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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:05:46 PDT
Control anything remotely with Infrared signals. http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-anything-remotely-with-Infrared-signals/
Control anything remotely with Infrared signals. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/46YR/H1EN01R5/FWP46YRH1EN01R5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/46YR/H1EN01R5/FWP46YRH1EN01R5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/46YR/H1EN01R5/FWP46YRH1EN01R5.SMALL.jpg Hammock Boy Who would have thought that just about every Arduino attachment can be controlled in some way with a TV remote? Now its time to find out how. Setup and Materials The setup for this is quite basic. The real challenge is finding neat products for this and writing the code. Materials. 1x Arduino 1x...
By: Hammock Boy

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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:23:22 PDT