Instructables: exploring - technology - control - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:37:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Automatic Control Hub for Mattress Heaters http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Control-Hub-for-Mattress-Heaters/
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:56:14 PDT
Add Gesture Control to Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Gesture-Control-to-Your-Computer/
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:43:57 PDT
How to Pair Between RF Transmitter Remote Kit With RF Receiver Control Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pair-Between-RF-Transmitter-Remote-Kit-With/
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 20:59:04 PDT
5W Audio Amplifier+ http://www.instructables.com/id/5W-Guitar-Amplifier/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:18:44 PDT
PANEL MOUNT 7 SEGMENT DISPLAY WITH EMBEDDED ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/PANEL-MOUNT-7-SEGMENT-DISPLAY-WITH-EMBEDDED-ARDUIN/
PANEL MOUNT 7 SEGMENT DISPLAY WITH EMBEDDED ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0MZD/J08EF5G9/FOW0MZDJ08EF5G9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0MZD/J08EF5G9/FOW0MZDJ08EF5G9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0MZD/J08EF5G9/FOW0MZDJ08EF5G9.SMALL.jpg Absolutelyautomation PANEL MOUNT 7 SEGMENT DISPLAYIs not always an easy task to get a good looking finished project if it includes a 7 segment display!The main problem to get an elegant finish is the tight tolerance needed for the rectangular hole cut where the display will be exposed, only accomplished using CNC mac...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:15:49 PDT
IoT Smart Lobby - Welcoming Music System http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Smart-Lobby-Welcoming-Music-System/
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 01:02:27 PST
DIY 3S1P LiPo Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3S1P-LiPo-Battery-Pack/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 09:42:10 PST
Gesture Control Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Gesture-Control-Robot/
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 02:44:13 PST
Smart Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Gardening/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:35:12 PST
Temperature control with Arduino and PWM fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Control-With-Arduino-and-PWM-Fans/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:19:28 PST
How To Make A Custom Control Panel for Elite Dangerous, or Any Other Game http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Control-Panel-for-Elite-Dange/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:25:47 PST
DIY Bench Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Supply/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:42:11 PST
TV Remote Becomes an RF Remote || NRF24L01+ Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Becomes-an-RF-Remote-NRF24L01-Tutorial/
TV Remote Becomes an RF Remote || NRF24L01+ Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/26T9/IYYTF5LL/FLF26T9IYYTF5LL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/26T9/IYYTF5LL/FLF26T9IYYTF5LL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/26T9/IYYTF5LL/FLF26T9IYYTF5LL.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I used the popular nRF24L01+ RF IC to adjust the brightness of an LED strip wirelessly through three useless buttons of a TV remote. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you all information you need to create your own RF Transmitter and Receiver....
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 07:49:33 PST
Automated dog house http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Dog-House/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:11:55 PST
Arduino Based Windows PC Volume Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Windows-PC-Volume-Remote-Control/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:51:16 PST
CarontePass: Open Access Control for Collaborative Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/CarontePass-Open-Access-Control-for-Collaborative-/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 19:57:04 PST
DIY Aquarium Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aquarium-Controller/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:53:17 PST
Cheap Arduino Combat Robot Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Arduino-Combat-Robot-Control/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:49:01 PST
Basic Electronics #2: Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronics-2-Voltage/
Basic Electronics #2: Voltage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/WAPU/IXUQM7P0/FDDWAPUIXUQM7P0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/WAPU/IXUQM7P0/FDDWAPUIXUQM7P0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/WAPU/IXUQM7P0/FDDWAPUIXUQM7P0.SMALL.jpg Nematic! Every one of us has heard of voltage in our life 12v, 5v, 120v, 3.7v...........etc so what does it means lets find it out ! Watch the video ! If you are lazy and don`t want to read all the stuff you can watch the video Click Here What is it ? Basically, voltage is a quantity which pushes th...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:50:05 PST
Micro Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Robot (for Roborally?) http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Bluetooth-Low-Energy-BLE-Robot-for-Roborally/
Micro Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Robot (for Roborally?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/XKUO/IXUSBDI7/F8IXKUOIXUSBDI7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/XKUO/IXUSBDI7/F8IXKUOIXUSBDI7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/XKUO/IXUSBDI7/F8IXKUOIXUSBDI7.SMALL.jpg andyk75 This instructable shows you how to build a real small BLE-controllable robot. I have also developped an android app for the control, which I might introduce in another instructable. My initial idea was to build a "real moving" robot for the game roborally. Currently I think I missed this goal by a f...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 02:30:25 PST
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
How to #3 - Control Direction of a DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-2-Control-Direction-of-a-DC-Motor/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 08:23:35 PST
Homemade CNC Router build http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Custom-CNC-Router/
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 06:56:25 PST
Turn Your PC on With a Car Remote Fob! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-PC-on-With-a-Car-Remote-Fob/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 15:03:30 PST
Remote Controlled Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Floor-Lamp/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:54:48 PST
Rokenbok-ArduinoRemote http://www.instructables.com/id/Rokenbok-ArduinoRemote/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:09:48 PST
PID Control For CPU Temperature of Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/PID-Control-for-CPU-Temperature-of-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 04:45:18 PST
Controlling a Raspberry Pi via Windows Hotspot http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Raspberry-Pi-Through-Hosted-Network/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 04:20:05 PST
Raspberry Pi Surveillance Rover (Land Drone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Surveillance-Drone-Land/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 08:21:50 PST
Control Arcade Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arcade-Arduino-UNO/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:07:36 PDT
Auto Coffee machine bluetooth arduino + android app http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Coffee-Machine-Bluetooth-Arduino-Android/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:44:16 PDT
Dr. Fermentor V9 - Cooling and Heating Fermentation by an Arduino Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Dr-Fermentor-V9-Cooling-and-Heating-Fermentation-b/
Dr. Fermentor V9 - Cooling and Heating Fermentation by an Arduino Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9X1F/IU9V32OH/FP59X1FIU9V32OH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9X1F/IU9V32OH/FP59X1FIU9V32OH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9X1F/IU9V32OH/FP59X1FIU9V32OH.SMALL.jpg IlyaPl Objective:I built a system to control the fermentation temperature of my brew (beer, wine, whisky) by circulating hot or cold water through the fermentation vessel by means of a heat exchanger (a stainless steel wort chiller) which is located inside the fermentation vessel. The temperature is contro...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 15:40:38 PDT
How to control Tracked Robot via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part1 Tx http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Tracked-Robot-Via-Joystick-NRF24L01/
How to control Tracked Robot via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino Part1 Tx - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/4GAR/IU6XPEFB/FZP4GARIU6XPEFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/4GAR/IU6XPEFB/FZP4GARIU6XPEFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/4GAR/IU6XPEFB/FZP4GARIU6XPEFB.SMALL.jpg nipon4666 The prerequisite instruction "How to control Tracked Robot via Joystick NRF24L01 Module Arduino part1 Tx" will be introduced the method how to build dual joystick transmitter(Tx) to control Tracked robot via NRF24L01 Arduino 2.4G wireless module.The Tracked robot Receiver(Rx) building method will b...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:14:49 PDT
Arcade Stick With Rubber Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Stick-With-Rubber-Bands/
Arcade Stick With Rubber Bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/0FLV/ITW4C9BI/F5V0FLVITW4C9BI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/0FLV/ITW4C9BI/F5V0FLVITW4C9BI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/0FLV/ITW4C9BI/F5V0FLVITW4C9BI.SMALL.jpg ipsilondev 2 hard bases (can be a tupperware / lunchbox)1 threaded rod of 8mm with 2 washers and nut's4 bolts of 4mm with 3 washers and 2 nuts eachRubber bands (min 4)Wires and something to detect the movement (a metal piece, endstops or distance sensor, whatever you want) Important notes The hard base is w...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:28:58 PDT
Subsonic F-22 Raptor: RC Plane DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Subsonic-F-22-Raptor-RC-Plane-DIY/
Subsonic F-22 Raptor: RC Plane DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/03XE/ITSX52SJ/FUQ03XEITSX52SJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/03XE/ITSX52SJ/FUQ03XEITSX52SJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/03XE/ITSX52SJ/FUQ03XEITSX52SJ.SMALL.jpg kj7kunal The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation, single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (USAF). The aircraft was designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but also has ground attack, electronic warfare, and sign...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 10:33:25 PDT
Homade rc rolling ball from rc car http://www.instructables.com/id/Homade-Rc-Rolling-Ball-From-Rc-Car/
Homade rc rolling ball from rc car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/XM5D/IT22TURN/F1NXM5DIT22TURN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/XM5D/IT22TURN/F1NXM5DIT22TURN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/XM5D/IT22TURN/F1NXM5DIT22TURN.SMALL.jpg Alexander heron the inventor In this tutorial i will show you how to make a rc rolling ball from an old rc car.You can upgrade it and make it similar to bb8 from star wars episode 8.My design is based on my funky imagination that got while daydreaming at class. This build took me 2 days to completion and might cost you 10$(pri...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 00:47:44 PDT
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QD8C/HZ9O6FP7/FFZQD8CHZ9O6FP7.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Making your own Infrared Controller with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Infrared-Controller-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:36:47 PDT
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-RC-Car-Aka-Mark-III/
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello all. Today I am going to share with you my long journey of building an RC Car. But first a little background. Ever since I was a kid i wanted to build my very own rc car. But it aint that simple. I realized that after some failed attempts. Four years ago i got a Lego technic as a gift. At firs...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:31:17 PDT
Arduino : How To Build Android Controlled Robot Via Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-BUILD-ARDUINO-ROBOT-MAKE-ANDROID-CONTROLLED/
Arduino : How To Build Android Controlled Robot Via Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/W2Q6/IRPPMEGE/F75W2Q6IRPPMEGE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/W2Q6/IRPPMEGE/F75W2Q6IRPPMEGE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/W2Q6/IRPPMEGE/F75W2Q6IRPPMEGE.SMALL.jpg MertArduino This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino: How To Build Android Controlled Robot" Youtube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out.My YouTube Channel. Please Subscribe for SupportSo, without further ado, Let's get started ! Video Tutorial (Part 1) :...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:02:31 PDT
How to Add an IR Remote to a Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-an-IR-Remote-to-a-Speaker-System/
How to Add an IR Remote to a Speaker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I created an additional circuit for my speaker system in order to control it wirelessly with a homemade IR remote. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on what you need to do to create your own IR receiver and transmitter. During ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 07:57:57 PDT
Using an IR Receiver with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-IR-Receiver-With-Arduino/
Using an IR Receiver with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official Want a low cost solution to wirelessly control your next project? You can use an IR Receiver and an old remote you have lying around the house! In this tutorial, we will walk you through figuring out your remote's protocol, getting the hex codes for button presses, and using those button presses to ...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:29:23 PDT
Pebble + Photon = IoT Watch Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Photon-IoT-Watch-Switch/
Pebble + Photon = IoT Watch Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/92T2/IQXXPBXX/F7692T2IQXXPBXX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/92T2/IQXXPBXX/F7692T2IQXXPBXX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/92T2/IQXXPBXX/F7692T2IQXXPBXX.SMALL.jpg masteruan When I arrive in my house I switch on the light with my Pebble Watch!The procedure to make this is very simple. You follow the steps and you can in 30 minute make a awesome Watch Switch.You must have:Pebble watchParticle Photon kit or Particle PhotonRelay shield 5VPower Supply 5V or Power Supply KIT...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:46:37 PDT
Fragrance Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Fragrance-Burner/
Fragrance Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/X5OS/IPTJC4Q5/FBMX5OSIPTJC4Q5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/X5OS/IPTJC4Q5/FBMX5OSIPTJC4Q5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/X5OS/IPTJC4Q5/FBMX5OSIPTJC4Q5.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hey guys,Today I'm going to teach you how to make a 3D printed Fragrance & Incense Burner. What's special about this one is that it's cheap, DIY, custimizable and also temp-controlled to allow you to relax and enjoy your own personal spirituality. Without further ado, let's get started!This project ...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:16:40 PDT
Flying Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Car-1/
Flying Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/S99K/IPOA0W2O/FWOS99KIPOA0W2O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/S99K/IPOA0W2O/FWOS99KIPOA0W2O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/S99K/IPOA0W2O/FWOS99KIPOA0W2O.SMALL.jpg Rapatil In this instructable, I will take you to the world of hybrid flying machine!Guess what? Yes, It's a flying car! This model can be used to race around on track as well as zoom in the skies. Go On! Gather the materials Here's the list of things required the make this model.Building materialsCoropla...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:46:51 PDT
Building "The Frenzy" RC Wing http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-The-Frenzy-RC-Wing/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 19:35:38 PDT
Arduino Box Controlled by TV Remote and CODE http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Box-Controlled-by-TV-Remote-and-CODE/
Arduino Box Controlled by TV Remote and CODE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SMALL.jpg robertodelle This instructable show you how I have created a box controlled remote by a TV infrared transmitter. I have taken inspiration by this instructable Control Any Circuit With a TV Remote (and an Arduino). In this link you can discover library lets you decode the signal coming from your remote and inst...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 12:34:04 PDT
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-IR-Remote-That-Can-Reach-Anywhere/
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SMALL.jpg elexhack My home theater is far away from my bed and the remote is unreachable there. Many a time, I thought of controlling the home theater from my bed to enjoy music anytime (due to laziness of course). So, I did some search and found this great video from GreatScott. That video provided me enough inform...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 00:25:02 PDT
IoT: Raspberry Pi Robot with Video Streamer and Pan/Tilt camera remote control over internet http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Raspberry-Pi-Video-Streamer-and-PanTilt-Camera/
IoT: Raspberry Pi Robot with Video Streamer and Pan/Tilt camera remote control over internet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/9REB/IOVP8104/F1I9REBIOVP8104.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/9REB/IOVP8104/F1I9REBIOVP8104.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/9REB/IOVP8104/F1I9REBIOVP8104.SMALL.jpg mjrovai This Instructable was one of the winners of 2016 AUTOMATION Contest. Thanks a lot for all votes! ;-)This is a second part of my previous Intructable: IoT - Controlling a Raspberry Pi Robot over internet with HTML and shell scripts only. There you learn how to control DC motors over the internet. Her...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 17:49:21 PDT
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-Control-Mount-and-120-VAC-Connection/
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/RYRF/IOT2TUD1/F9FRYRFIOT2TUD1.SMALL.jpg DiyWaterDog The purpose of this Instructable is to show how to fabricate a mount and connect an AC Traffic Light Control Board.Please VOTE. Beyond Comfort Zone!This is my first time installing a pre-built control board of any type and retrofitting a traffic light in this manner. Also, my first time working wit...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 22:02:27 PDT