Instructables: exploring - technology - control - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:34:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino gms controller for webasto http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-gms-controller-for-webasto/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:43:00 PDT
Musical MIDI Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-MIDI-Shoes/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2009 20:37:05 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
Remote control lawnmower http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-lawnmower/
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 01:11:27 PDT
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
Controlling Arduino with python based web API (No php) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-with-python-based-web-API-No-p/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:40:14 PDT
Using a Single-Axis TB6560 Stepper Driver with GRBL/RAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Single-Axis-TB6560-Stepper-Driver-With-GRB/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:12:37 PST
Home Automation with HomeGenie http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-with-HomeGenie/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 05:57:38 PST
Arduino: Control Servo with Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Control-Servo-With-Buttons/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 10:12:46 PST
How to use photo interrupters with your ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-photo-interrupters-with-your-ARDUINO/
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:22:48 PDT
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
Using RC car parts as remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-RC-car-parts-as-remote-control/
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Fri, 26 Oct 2007 08:46:31 PDT
Control an LED over the Internet via Arduino with Teleduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-an-LED-over-the-Internet-via-Arduino-with-/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 23:11:50 PDT
Wi-Fi controlled Remote Control Car without microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Fi-controlled-Remote-Control-Car-without-microc/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 03:43:35 PST
Android Aplication for Robot Control Using HC-05 and Arduino ( Android Studio ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Aplication-for-Robot-Control-Using-HC-05-a/
Android Aplication for Robot Control Using HC-05 and Arduino ( Android Studio ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RRDZ/IE08QINE/FUURRDZIE08QINE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RRDZ/IE08QINE/FUURRDZIE08QINE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RRDZ/IE08QINE/FUURRDZIE08QINE.SMALL.jpg argadwi Hello everyone, this time I will show you how to control robot using your phone, please follow this instruction carefully. Actually, this project is still under development. What we need for robot Before we go to android application, we need to prepare the robot,1. HC-05 (Bluetooth Module)2. Ardu...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:55:37 PDT
Iphone bluetooth control arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-bluetooth-control-arduino/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:49:29 PST
Controlling an Arduino with Cocoa (Mac OS X) or C# (Windows) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-Arduino-with-Cocoa/
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Wed, 14 Oct 2009 10:18:30 PDT
Control your iPhone or iPod Touch with your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-iPhone-or-iPod-Touch-with-your-comput/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 17:06:14 PST
Seed Motor Shield V2 Coding Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Motor-Shield-V2-Coding-Tutorial/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:03:53 PDT
4-Wire Touch Screen Interfacing with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Wire-Touch-Screen-Interfacing-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 08:55:47 PDT
Control your Arduino with a remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Arduino-with-a-remote/
Control your Arduino with a remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/4HEY/GVQHPXNF/FTX4HEYGVQHPXNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/4HEY/GVQHPXNF/FTX4HEYGVQHPXNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/4HEY/GVQHPXNF/FTX4HEYGVQHPXNF.SMALL.jpg phorvath92 Wondering about how to control anything in your house with a simple remote control? It's pretty simple and cheap. Collect stuff Here is what you will need: - Arduino (I use UNO) - Solderless breadboard - An infrared receiver - Solderless wires - Any kind of remote control Assemble the receiv...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2011 10:12:47 PST
Isolating circuits from your arduino with optocouplers http://www.instructables.com/id/Isolating-circuits-from-your-arduino-with-optocoup/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 15:35:17 PDT
Android Bluetooth Control Led RGB http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-Control-Led-RGB/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 07:51:19 PST
Use a PS3 Controller to control an Arduino NXT Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-PS3-Controller-to-control-an-Arduino-NXT-Bot/
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Sun, 26 Dec 2010 15:56:47 PST
Easy Aircraft Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-65/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:23:49 PDT
Arduino - Control Servo with Visual Basic http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Control-Servo-with-Visual-Basic/
Arduino - Control Servo with Visual Basic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/LVYI/HET0RM1F/FISLVYIHET0RM1F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/LVYI/HET0RM1F/FISLVYIHET0RM1F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/LVYI/HET0RM1F/FISLVYIHET0RM1F.SMALL.jpg RuiSantos Hi guys, Today I'll show how you can control a servo with Visual basic. Before this project I’ve never used Visual basic so if anyone finds any mistake in my code please leave a comment here and help me improve it. you can visit my website for more electronic projects, interesting news and tips: h...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:25:26 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
Wifi Controlled Roving Webcam! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Controlled-Roving-Webcam/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 09:37:11 PST
Building an Electronics Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Electronics-Enclosure/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 06:11:47 PST
Combat Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Combat-Robots/
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Mon, 28 May 2012 15:40:28 PDT
DIY stereo volume control module(easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-stereo-volume-control-moduleeasy/
DIY stereo volume control module(easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/ZQHN/GZACINDX/FJLZQHNGZACINDX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/ZQHN/GZACINDX/FJLZQHNGZACINDX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/ZQHN/GZACINDX/FJLZQHNGZACINDX.SMALL.jpg Mr.Gizmo Hello, I am new here at this site and would love to share my projects with everyone who finds them interesting. This particular project was inexpensive and easy to make. All you need is some basic soldering skills and how to read the easy schematics. In my free time if I am not producing or recordin...
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 00:47:37 PST
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
Basics of Turning your Remote Controll Vehicle into an Autonomous System (Drone) Using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-Turning-your-RC-Vehicle-into-an-Autonomo/
Basics of Turning your Remote Controll Vehicle into an Autonomous System (Drone) Using an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/WOPI/HH2VN2RW/F8BWOPIHH2VN2RW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/WOPI/HH2VN2RW/F8BWOPIHH2VN2RW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/WOPI/HH2VN2RW/F8BWOPIHH2VN2RW.SMALL.jpg Captain Dyson I began this project with the objective of cheaply turning my RC helicopter into something of a UAV or at least to fit some sensors to reduce collisions and other "mis-haps." Now unfortunately at the beginning of the project i miscalculated my little helicopter's lift capabilities and so with the eq...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 10:57:19 PDT
Control a Motor using Ultrasonic Distance Sensors (HC-SR04) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Ultrasonic-Range-Sensors-as-Motor-Control/
Control a Motor using Ultrasonic Distance Sensors (HC-SR04) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/CRAO/IAMCLNLT/FJICRAOIAMCLNLT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/CRAO/IAMCLNLT/FJICRAOIAMCLNLT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/CRAO/IAMCLNLT/FJICRAOIAMCLNLT.SMALL.jpg Simple-Circuits Hello everyone! In this project we will be controlling the direction of a motor using two ultrasonic ranging sensors. If the right sensor is triggered, the motor will spin counter-clockwise.If the left sensor is triggered, the motor will spin clockwise.If both of the sensors or none of the sensors a...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:26:25 PDT
How to Fly an FPV Quadcopter With Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fly-an-FPV-Quadcopter-With-Goggles/
How to Fly an FPV Quadcopter With Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/RM0L/HSRZOUWN/FLORM0LHSRZOUWN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/RM0L/HSRZOUWN/FLORM0LHSRZOUWN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/RM0L/HSRZOUWN/FLORM0LHSRZOUWN.SMALL.jpg camman61898 In this instructable I will try to help you with finding the right FPV goggles, and flying an FPV quadcopter. Finding The Right FPV System Finding the right FPV system is very critical. Personally I have the fatshark predator v2 goggles. But, there are many different types of FPV systems. you can...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:33:01 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
Control an arduino project through a customisable android / Iphone app with Blynk and Wemos D1: THE 2016 SUPER NOOB FRIENDLY WAY http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-2016-SUPER-NOOB-FRIENDLY-WAY-Control-an-Arduin/
Control an arduino project through a customisable android / Iphone app with Blynk and Wemos D1: THE 2016 SUPER NOOB FRIENDLY WAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/6UYN/IPBXU1RV/FE36UYNIPBXU1RV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/6UYN/IPBXU1RV/FE36UYNIPBXU1RV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/6UYN/IPBXU1RV/FE36UYNIPBXU1RV.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck The aim of this instructable is to teach you how to create wifi connected arduino projects the simplest and fastest way possible. If you want to make an arduino project that you can control from your smartphone and that only costed 4 eurs in hardware, then this project is for you! Do not rely on old...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:17:47 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
Voice-controlled PC assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-controlled-PC-assistant/
Voice-controlled PC assistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/OP2H/HRWNBWQ5/FPEOP2HHRWNBWQ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/OP2H/HRWNBWQ5/FPEOP2HHRWNBWQ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/OP2H/HRWNBWQ5/FPEOP2HHRWNBWQ5.SMALL.jpg OptimumAlliance Ok so I know that there are a lot of these out there already, but I couldn't find a voice controlled PC assistant that I really liked, so I made my own. The assistant will do everything from tell jokes to opening programs, and I even coded a little script to help play the popular free game, Team For...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:45:38 PST
Control a Relay over the Internet via Arduino with Teleduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Relay-over-the-Internet-via-Arduino-with/
Control a Relay over the Internet via Arduino with Teleduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/343B/H1JU6KCF/FQZ343BH1JU6KCF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/343B/H1JU6KCF/FQZ343BH1JU6KCF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/343B/H1JU6KCF/FQZ343BH1JU6KCF.SMALL.jpg nathanknz Relays are an oldie but a goodie. They allow you to switch high current/voltage loads using a digital output from something like the Arduino. What would make a relay even better? How about controlling a relay over the internet from anywhere in the world? Yea! This process is made really simple usi...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:32:33 PDT
Robot driven by PS3 controller through Arduino and Wifi shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-driven-by-PS3-controller-through-Arduino-and/
Robot driven by PS3 controller through Arduino and Wifi shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/7TDS/HJGDZM8M/FIM7TDSHJGDZM8M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/7TDS/HJGDZM8M/FIM7TDSHJGDZM8M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/7TDS/HJGDZM8M/FIM7TDSHJGDZM8M.SMALL.jpg gtri2013 This is a robot that uses the two left and right joysticks on the PS3 controller to drive "tank-style." The chassis, wheels, and motors are purchased in a kit. An Arduino Uno is mounted on the chassis and a Wifi shield is stacked on top of it. Two separate motor controllers are used to control the m...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 06:34:56 PDT
2 Arduino Powered RC plane http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Arduino-Powered-RC-plane/
2 Arduino Powered RC plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RIKK/HR4SWJSV/F1ORIKKHR4SWJSV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RIKK/HR4SWJSV/F1ORIKKHR4SWJSV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RIKK/HR4SWJSV/F1ORIKKHR4SWJSV.SMALL.jpg willster273 Hi, Welcome to my instructable on building an RC plane, fully from scratch, with Arduino. I have wanted to build an RC plane for a while, and received the parts for building for. The transmitter and receivers, however, can be extremely expensive, I also wanted to add additional functionality after t...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 12:20:35 PST
Arduino Controlled ATX Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-ATX-Power-Supply/
Arduino Controlled ATX Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/SJVQ/H3IHU7K5/F05SJVQH3IHU7K5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/SJVQ/H3IHU7K5/F05SJVQH3IHU7K5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/SJVQ/H3IHU7K5/F05SJVQH3IHU7K5.SMALL.jpg Ugifer Can a microcontroller control its own power?  Well nearly! An ATX power supply, either new or from an old PC, is a great way to power Arduino and other microcontroller projects.  That is covered in several 'ibles such as this one.  However, because of some of the special features of an ATX, we can ...
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 13:12:32 PDT
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Phone-Controlled-BB-8-Droid-With-Ard/
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
IR Remote control for12 home appliances http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Control-For12-Home-Appliances/
IR Remote control for12 home appliances - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/OFN5/IK8KS0FG/FYJOFN5IK8KS0FG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/OFN5/IK8KS0FG/FYJOFN5IK8KS0FG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/OFN5/IK8KS0FG/FYJOFN5IK8KS0FG.SMALL.jpg Sandy65 IR Remote Control for 12 home appliancescan be easilly made using a TSOP 1738 IR receiver, some 5V relay and a Arduino Board.By using this circuit you can easily control your home applinces using your TV, DVD Player remote control. To get remote control switches codes Just make the connection as ...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:51:41 PST
Arduino voice control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-voice-control/
Arduino voice control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/WPWM/HV85N21U/FQNWPWMHV85N21U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/WPWM/HV85N21U/FQNWPWMHV85N21U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/WPWM/HV85N21U/FQNWPWMHV85N21U.SMALL.jpg planetleak Step 1: Part listStep 2: The Access portStep 3: Arduino Part list Hardware:- Voice recognition module V2 (Ebay ~22$)- USB to TTL module (~2$)- Arduino nano (~6$)- Breadboard- 3 Led- some wireSoftware:- Serial tool (Im using Accessport, link in video description) Teach the voice module This m...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 11:56:50 PDT
Android RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-RC-Car/
Android RC Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/044J/GOW47SQA/FJY044JGOW47SQA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/044J/GOW47SQA/FJY044JGOW47SQA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/044J/GOW47SQA/FJY044JGOW47SQA.SMALL.jpg a1r   Hello and welcome to my second instructable, where we'll be modifying a cheap RC car to drive it with an Android smartphone over Bluetooth.   Actually, this was my school project at the Lycée Jules Fil , so I had to produce a complete write-up. Unfortunately, it is in French, but if you want a rea...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 06:17:54 PDT
Servo Motor Control by using Microcontroller PIC16F877A http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Motor-Control-by-using-Microcontroller-PIC16/
Servo Motor Control by using Microcontroller PIC16F877A - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SMALL.jpg eng-mahmoud91 PIC16F877A is an easy micro controller for the beginners Here in project: 1) How PIC switches servo motor forward and back ward When we push one switch it goes to positive 90 degree , on second switch it moves backward to  negative 90 degree a. MickroC  PRO        // for programming of MICRO CONTRO...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 09:56:09 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