Instructables: exploring - technology - control - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 02:33:18 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 22:02:27 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg https://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 ...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8HPO/INW1AN9Q/F7U8HPOINW1AN9Q.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
TinyHoverCraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/ORIB/IMYUH6T4/FFRORIBIMYUH6T4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/ORIB/IMYUH6T4/FFRORIBIMYUH6T4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/ORIB/IMYUH6T4/FFRORIBIMYUH6T4.SMALL.jpg TinyCircuits In this tutorial, we will build a small hovercraft that you can control with just a TV remote. By using a few boards and some household supplies, we will create a vehicle that can traverse any flat terrain, even water! Materials TinyDuino ProcessorDual Motor TinyShieldUSB TinyShieldProtoBoard Tin...
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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/
Mains Voltage Relay Test Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/77JN/IMQLJIJN/F7477JNIMQLJIJN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/77JN/IMQLJIJN/F7477JNIMQLJIJN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F74/77JN/IMQLJIJN/F7477JNIMQLJIJN.SMALL.jpg nairbspace For some reason I always end up needing a reason to switch a mains powered device with a microcontroller so I decided to finally make a test jig with some spare parts I have lying around. Hopefully this will be much safer than having exposed mains wire floating around everywhere. :)Before attempting...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/XPSZ/IMKVY449/F6VXPSZIMKVY449.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/XPSZ/IMKVY449/F6VXPSZIMKVY449.SQUARE.jpg https://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 ...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/CT8B/IL5J7TOP/FLCCT8BIL5J7TOP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/CT8B/IL5J7TOP/FLCCT8BIL5J7TOP.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Hack a wireless doorbell into remote switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/8X5E/IL5FYVVY/FDC8X5EIL5FYVVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/8X5E/IL5FYVVY/FDC8X5EIL5FYVVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/8X5E/IL5FYVVY/FDC8X5EIL5FYVVY.SMALL.jpg Pustolov For some time I wanted to build a remote switch, main purpose – for firework ignition (or similar tasks). However, I wanted to create a RF remote without the use of microcontrollers, if possible to modify an existing device to do such a task.Only one channel required (on/off state). Receiver device,...
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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/
Simple Bi-directional Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CODX/IKRNOL69/FG3CODXIKRNOL69.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CODX/IKRNOL69/FG3CODXIKRNOL69.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CODX/IKRNOL69/FG3CODXIKRNOL69.SMALL.jpg WorkshopWizard Have you ever needed a simple way to control the direction that a DC motor rotates at the flick of a switch? Ever been daunted by complicated circuitry or don't have the equipment to make PCB's? Well you've come to the right place! Today you will learn how to make a super simple switch that will con...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SMALL.jpg Jan H It has been a dream for me to own a quadcopter for a few years now nevertheless, I did not want a very cheap one, which would break really easily, but at the same time I did not want to buy a really expensive one. At my school, I had to choose a year long project, and I was wondering if it was possi...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Arduino: Control Servo with Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/6ET4/II3JCIUK/FNA6ET4II3JCIUK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/6ET4/II3JCIUK/FNA6ET4II3JCIUK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/6ET4/II3JCIUK/FNA6ET4II3JCIUK.SMALL.jpg BoianM While there are a lot of tutorials, on how to control Servos with joysticks, and analog sensors, sometimes we want to control a servo with buttons.Here is a really easy and quick way to achieve this, with the help of Visuino - an easy to use and powerful graphical development environment for Arduino...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MR44/IHWIN5RH/FT1MR44IHWIN5RH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MR44/IHWIN5RH/FT1MR44IHWIN5RH.SQUARE.jpg https://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-LE.... 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VP1X/II0M88N0/F82VP1XII0M88N0.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/BN0N/IHGJXG0X/FCOBN0NIHGJXG0X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/BN0N/IHGJXG0X/FCOBN0NIHGJXG0X.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Caps Lock to Control: Hardware level Mechanical keyboard mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EXNN/IGTYCOBO/FMBEXNNIGTYCOBO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EXNN/IGTYCOBO/FMBEXNNIGTYCOBO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/EXNN/IGTYCOBO/FMBEXNNIGTYCOBO.SMALL.jpg FletchINKy One of the great things about mechanical and custom keyboards is the ability to carry time saving and ergonomic macros and shortcuts from one system to the next. But if you don't have a keyboard that supports layering or customizing keycodes, you can use software and the OS to cover some things, but...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE.jpg https://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