Instructables: exploring - technology - control - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:18:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 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 PhotonRelayPower Supply 5VA LightIFTTT account Create an IFTTT account IFLoc...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/X5OS/IPTJC4Q5/FBMX5OSIPTJC4Q5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/X5OS/IPTJC4Q5/FBMX5OSIPTJC4Q5.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/S99K/IPOA0W2O/FWOS99KIPOA0W2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/S99K/IPOA0W2O/FWOS99KIPOA0W2O.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Building "The Frenzy" RC Wing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/T3GQ/IPLF2WNL/FSXT3GQIPLF2WNL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/T3GQ/IPLF2WNL/FSXT3GQIPLF2WNL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/T3GQ/IPLF2WNL/FSXT3GQIPLF2WNL.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a "frenzy" constitutes "great and often wild or uncontrolled activity." That perfectly describes this plane that I have designed. I'm no veteran of RC planes, but this one seems very fast and aerobatic to me. It's also very loud! This could be for a number of...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZLBJ/IP08WI06/F9AZLBJIP08WI06.SQUARE.jpg http://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 TheWaterDog 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
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/ORIB/IMYUH6T4/FFRORIBIMYUH6T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/ORIB/IMYUH6T4/FFRORIBIMYUH6T4.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/CUDJ/IMAVT5R9/FWSCUDJIMAVT5R9.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Solenoid Tutorial shows how to control a solenoid using pushbuttons and a relay with your Arduino compatible controller. Solenoids are electromagnetically driven actuators. When voltage is applied to the solenoid coil the electromagnetic force pulls the center plunger in. It is an excel...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:36:00 PDT
Wifi Controlled Roving Webcam! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Controlled-Roving-Webcam/
Wifi Controlled Roving Webcam! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/8X5E/IL5FYVVY/FDC8X5EIL5FYVVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/8X5E/IL5FYVVY/FDC8X5EIL5FYVVY.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CODX/IKRNOL69/FG3CODXIKRNOL69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/CODX/IKRNOL69/FG3CODXIKRNOL69.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/Q750/IJYUVV62/F0RQ750IJYUVV62.SMALL.jpg bekathwia This guide follows an attempt to make a spray painting quadcopter for indoor drone painting.It is a series of experiments and observations, not quite a perfect step-by-step tutorial! =DUse this guide on your own property only! Use of this technology is not endorsed for any illegal painting.This guid...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:27:21 PST
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nikon-IR-Remote-and-Time-Laps-With-ATtiny-85/
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/9348/IJAAAJZ2/FAB9348IJAAAJZ2.SMALL.jpg AdrieSentosa In this project, we will be making a Controlled Arduino that control LED through PC with Visual Basic. It’s a fairly quick project and can be used either on its own or part of something bigger. List of Material For this project, we will be using:- Arduino boards - PC (Visual Studio installed)- Pr...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:07:58 PST
Arduino: Control Servo with Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Control-Servo-With-Buttons/
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-LEDs-1. This Instructable got me thinking that it's a bit of a waste just to have that LED strip sitting on the picture rail which can only be used whe...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:24:38 PST
Smart Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Control-1/
Smart Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT Over the last few weeks I have been searching the internet for high speed photograph using a ARDUINO, So far over 90% of the projects I found used sound as the trigger. If you are trying to get a picture of a balloon popping that would work fine. But what I was after was pictures of water splashes a...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:03:09 PST
Arduino Bluetooth Controled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Controled-RC-Car/
Arduino Bluetooth Controled RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/TA6A/IHEQER22/FT2TA6AIHEQER22.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Lot of Locks are in market to keep the house, office, Locker safe. With Link it one we can able to built a Number lock system very cheaply. In all the lock system even Bio-matrix lock some thing a sensor or any thing is in the front of the door. But when we come to blue tooth operated lock all are b...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:07:01 PST
R/C coreflute BIPLANE! http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-coreflute-BIPLANE/
R/C coreflute BIPLANE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/XUA8/IHAYHCJM/F42XUA8IHAYHCJM.SMALL.jpg robbo5121 Im a tinkerer and a thinkerer and i cant ever stop working with my hands!So i've been amazed by R/C since i was little and could never sum up the courage to tinker with aircraft.......So one day I bit the bullet and bought a trainer and havn't looked back!! I've scratch built 3 quads and a hex using...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 02:08:45 PST
Caps Lock to Control: Hardware level Mechanical keyboard mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Caps-Lock-to-Control-Hardware-level-Mechanical-key/
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR My employment history is based around laboratory work and more recently lab equipment installation. My last employer was a pharmaceutical company and before being downsized I was able to get approval to salvage parts from a pieces of equipment that was due to be thrown in the skip. Anyway I got appr...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 05:44:08 PST
Wi-Fi controlled Remote Control Car without microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Fi-controlled-Remote-Control-Car-without-microc/
Wi-Fi controlled Remote Control Car without microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/NVX9/IGJOZBO6/F7WNVX9IGJOZBO6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/NVX9/IGJOZBO6/F7WNVX9IGJOZBO6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/NVX9/IGJOZBO6/F7WNVX9IGJOZBO6.SMALL.jpg smching This is a Wi-Fi controlled remote control car with camera that can be driven over the internet. The RC car is very unique since it's using a wireless router and eliminate the need of a microcontroller. Car Structure This is a two wheels drive RC car An universal wheel in the front. Two wheels an...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 03:43:35 PST
remote controlled robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-controlled-robotic-arm/
remote controlled robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is a guide to make a Remote controlled robotic arm (6DOF) or just to control some servos on something.You can use a normal IR TV remote to control the servos on a mechanical robotic arm. there is 17 buttons on the remote I used but I only used the 12 buttons on the bottom. 2 buttons for one se...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:06:44 PST
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Live-data-monitored-in-Excel-and-displa/
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR There are lots of ways to collect data from prototyping platforms like the Linkit One many of which you will have to pay for. Probably the simplest is to use Excel for your collection and manipulation.For example: Use the serial port and Windmill http://www.windmill.co.uk/excel/ WinDaq/XL http:/...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:04:03 PDT
How to use photo interrupters with your ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-photo-interrupters-with-your-ARDUINO/
How to use photo interrupters with your ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/N5L6/IFSLKNES/FAJN5L6IFSLKNES.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/N5L6/IFSLKNES/FAJN5L6IFSLKNES.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/N5L6/IFSLKNES/FAJN5L6IFSLKNES.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT A photo interrupter is a devise that is made up of a infrared led and a photo transistor with a gap between the two of them, When something is placed between the gap the light is cut and the current flow through the photo transistor is reduced or stopped. The picture above shows three photo interru...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:22:48 PDT
How to Build Your First RC Plane for Under $100 - Transmitter, Shipping, Battery, Charger, and Hardware Included http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Your-First-RC-Plane-for-Under-100-Tra/
How to Build Your First RC Plane for Under $100 - Transmitter, Shipping, Battery, Charger, and Hardware Included - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 Let's face it: radio controlled planes are expensive, especially if you are new to the hobby. Cheaper options are appearing every day, but for the most part, hobby-grade planes come with a big price. Flite Test's speed build kits and electronics packs are an option, but can also be pricey when all t...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 19:21:17 PDT
Force Feedback with LCD Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-the-Force-of-an-Actuator-w-LCD-screen-a/
Force Feedback with LCD Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/AEJX/IF6NNL1Q/F6RAEJXIF6NNL1Q.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In today's Instructable, we'll be going over how to monitor the current of an actuator, and adjust the values using an LCD screen. This Instructable is a continuation to the Monitoring the Load Feedback of an Actuator Instructable. We'll be adding in the LCD screen so you can see how much current ...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:44:11 PDT
Easy to build and fly indoor and outdoor plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-build-and-fly-indoor-and-outdoor-plane/
Easy to build and fly indoor and outdoor plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SMALL.jpg MaxW7 A fairly small indoor plane, designed for foamboard. There's alot of foamboard on the market, I use 5mm foamboard with paper on both sides. I recommend to use the same otherwise you'll be having a hard time to get flat surfaces and good cracking edges.The reason I use foamboard is because it is ligh...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:02:28 PDT
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Control-with-a-Smartphone-TV-Arduino-Light-Se/
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SMALL.jpg Imetomi These days the home automation devices and the home controlling systems are very popular. Even in the community of DIY-ers. So decided to make my own home control device using Arduino. The device can be controlled with a cellphone, and here I used a very odd/wierd mode to transmit the commands from ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:27:46 PDT
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitoring-Load-Feedback-of-an-Actuator/
Monitoring Load Feedback of an Actuator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/Z1ZQ/IDSN9VJI/FJAZ1ZQIDSN9VJI.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations In this Instructable, we'll be learning how to monitor the amount of current that an actuator is using, so that you can tell how much force it is applying. This is a more advanced project, requiring in-depth coding and calibrating.The programming we will be doing today will cover debouncing of switc...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:19:12 PDT
Convertir control NES retro a USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertir-control-NES-retro-a-USB/
Convertir control NES retro a USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/JL53/IAWD8M7V/FEJJL53IAWD8M7V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/JL53/IAWD8M7V/FEJJL53IAWD8M7V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/JL53/IAWD8M7V/FEJJL53IAWD8M7V.SMALL.jpg sabas1080 Hola InventoresEn esta ocasión les voy a mostrar como modificar un viejo control de NES para que sea USB y poder usarlo en nuestra computadora para jugar esos hermosos juegos Retro Material El material que requerimos para este instructable es el siguientePIC18F2550Control de NESConector USBCrist...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:00:31 PDT
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Tv-Dvd-and-Audio-system-with-Arduino-/
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SMALL.jpg sistemasymicros Hi everybody, this is my second instructable and my first in English, so, sorry for the mistakes.I want to share this project it's about how you can control your Tv, DVD and your Audio System with Arduino and an app for Android made with app inventor.If you like this project, please vote for it in t...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 14:42:49 PDT
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Controlled-Paper-Planes/
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I love everything that flies. In my childhood I made a lot of paper airplanes, but they have a huge problem. After some minutes they fall down. So now I designed a small device that allows you to control the speed and the height of your airplane with a TV remote control. If you press any button on t...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:06:02 PDT
How to Automate ANY Temperature Controlled Process http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Automate-ANY-Temperature-Controlled-Process/
How to Automate ANY Temperature Controlled Process - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike I'm going to show you how to build and use a device that will enable you to automatically control the temperature of any thermal process (heating OR cooling) to a very precise degree. Precision temperature control for both hot and cold applications is surprisingly easy to achieve with off-the-shelf...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 13:21:45 PDT
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Blue-ParkShark-RC-Airplane/
The Great Blue ParkShark RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/W44W/I9YBTE04/F43W44WI9YBTE04.SMALL.jpg Jason9198 The ParkShark is the master of its environment. Capable of blistering speed and extreme maneuverability it is able to pray on the unsuspecting. It is an airplane that is sure to attract lots of attention wherever it is flown. Is the attention because it fly's exceptionally well, its devilishly good...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:56:52 PDT