Instructables: exploring - technology - control - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:04:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Voice Controlled Switch with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-operated-lights-with-Arduino/
Voice Controlled Switch with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/S6M5/HSVT6Z5Q/F1LS6M5HSVT6Z5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/S6M5/HSVT6Z5Q/F1LS6M5HSVT6Z5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/S6M5/HSVT6Z5Q/F1LS6M5HSVT6Z5Q.SMALL.jpg bisudw This is for the first time am uploading my project in Inscrutable. So if you guys find any silly mistakes please ignore it. So, about my project, this is about the voice operated lights inspired from IRON-MAN movie. So JARVIS by Michel c, the software is used here to recognize the voice commands ...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:39:09 PDT
Make an Arduino-controlled AC switch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-plug-to-plug-switch/
Make an Arduino-controlled AC switch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/BSZ1/HSHDSMP6/FZ3BSZ1HSHDSMP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/BSZ1/HSHDSMP6/FZ3BSZ1HSHDSMP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/BSZ1/HSHDSMP6/FZ3BSZ1HSHDSMP6.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 Always wanted to take total control of your electric appliances even without being at home? Well, thanks to this instructable you will be able to do that and much more. Some friendly suggestions before starting: Electricity is very dangerous, read and follow the "DANGER:" advices written i...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:07:52 PDT
How to build a cheap quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-cheap-quadcopter/
How to build a cheap quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/FUZY/HRWN7S21/FJ4FUZYHRWN7S21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/FUZY/HRWN7S21/FJ4FUZYHRWN7S21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/FUZY/HRWN7S21/FJ4FUZYHRWN7S21.SMALL.jpg camman61898 This is a quadcopter that I built for about $250, but the gimbal is an extra $100. All of the parts are bought from hobbyking. The parts 1. x650f quadcopter frame - $32.392. (4)D2830 1000 kv - $9.933. (4)30 amp turnigy esc - $12.034. kk2.1 motor control board - $29.995. 3s 2200mah turnigy batter...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:11:28 PST
Raspberri Personal Assistant. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberri-Personal-Assistant/
Raspberri Personal Assistant. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/FK9J/HR3EFHQP/FVBFK9JHR3EFHQP.SMALL.jpg janw Last summer, in a small store, I found half of a 1950s bakelite Televox intercom . I thought that it would make a nice cast for a project and I bought it as it only cost $9. It sat on a shelf until I bought my first raspberry pi. After I had played with the pi for some days, I was struck by the idea...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:36:21 PST
Arduino bot Android remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-bot-Android-remote-control/
Arduino bot Android remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WQ8R/HPT93SQT/FVWWQ8RHPT93SQT.SMALL.jpg donmatito Hello there, In this instructable I would like to explore the connection between Arduino and Android. Both are open, easy-to-program environment (well, Android not so easy, but quite), and the interaction between them allows interesting human-to-device interaction. The goal here is to drive ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:08:16 PST
Mini Arduino Multi Function Controller w/ LCD Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Multi-Function-Controller-w-LCD-Displ/
Mini Arduino Multi Function Controller w/ LCD Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/ZC35/HO7XFYMW/FHYZC35HO7XFYMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/ZC35/HO7XFYMW/FHYZC35HO7XFYMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/ZC35/HO7XFYMW/FHYZC35HO7XFYMW.SMALL.jpg johnag This Instructable builds on the mini Arduino environment monitor and mini Arduino EEG monitor Instructables. It allows you to control  up to 4 relays using time, temperature and /or Light,  your mind, or whatever sensor you would like to use. The examples are prototypes, I don't go any further than...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:54:05 PST
eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/eLab-Hackerspace-GSM-Access-Control-System/
eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SMALL.jpg eLab In this Instructable we'll show you hot to make a GSM Access Control System for your hackerspace/garage/house/bedroom/dormroom/laboratory just like the one we built for eLab Hackerspace. We only used some scavenged parts but they can be replaced with similar parts with minor changes. Here's a video...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:22:52 PST
Computer controlled RC car with two Arduinos http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-controlled-RC-car-with-two-Arduinos/
Computer controlled RC car with two Arduinos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/2WZN/HO235VSZ/FCX2WZNHO235VSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/2WZN/HO235VSZ/FCX2WZNHO235VSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/2WZN/HO235VSZ/FCX2WZNHO235VSZ.SMALL.jpg malnas01 Required Parts: This project requires two Arduino boards which can be bought from http://www.adafruit.com/category/17 This project uses two Arduino Uno compatible boards. An L293D or other Dual H-Bridge Motor Driver chip will be needed to drive the motors of the RC car. This can be found here: ht...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:31:04 PST
BLU-BOARD, control your home with blue tooth! http://www.instructables.com/id/BLU-BOARD-control-your-home-with-blue-tooth/
BLU-BOARD, control your home with blue tooth! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/DREG/HNY22AQB/F8XDREGHNY22AQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/DREG/HNY22AQB/F8XDREGHNY22AQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/DREG/HNY22AQB/F8XDREGHNY22AQB.SMALL.jpg kyle brinkerhoff Big thanks to the fine people at Hack-A-Day for sharing this with the world! if you'd like to donate to the project: https://www.suprmasv.com/projects/167/blu-board This project has been in the works for along time, three months if I reckon Correctly, but anyways, this device will allow you to contr...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:58:21 PST
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
Electric Imp to control 8 electrical lights using internet http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Imp-to-control-8-or-more-electrical-light/
Electric Imp to control 8 electrical lights using internet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4G9Q/HM8CVVI6/FKY4G9QHM8CVVI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4G9Q/HM8CVVI6/FKY4G9QHM8CVVI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4G9Q/HM8CVVI6/FKY4G9QHM8CVVI6.SMALL.jpg mlseim This project uses the new (and super cool) Electric Imp.  You can remote control 120VAC electrical devices over WiFi, via the internet Imp Cloud.  The Imp sends a serial string of bits to a "Serial to Parallel" digital output chip (made by Texas Instruments). Basically, the 'gist' of the project:  ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 12:31:46 PDT
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robotic-Hand-Controlled-by-a-Glove-and-Arduino/
DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/K8VE/HLZRRTQF/F3VK8VEHLZRRTQF.SMALL.jpg dschurman This project idea came to me when I was sitting on a bed on a hotel room on vacation. I thought: "It'd be really neat to have a robotic hand that I can control with my own hand!" Upon returning home, I embarked upon a journey to design and create the project. I hope you enjoy! The basic components ...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:28:30 PDT
Infrared-RF 433-Bluetooth Arduino Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-RF-433-Bluetooth-Arduino-Remote/
Infrared-RF 433-Bluetooth Arduino Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/RKQT/HLA1S96A/F17RKQTHLA1S96A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/RKQT/HLA1S96A/F17RKQTHLA1S96A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/RKQT/HLA1S96A/F17RKQTHLA1S96A.SMALL.jpg kcschenk01 Having seen several tutorials on home automation, I thought it would be cool to take on an all in one remote control box that contained infrared protocols to turn on the tv, rf 433 protocols to control lighting and other household electronics and transmit and receive Bluetooth commands. Most importa...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 22:20:56 PDT
Wired control robot manual http://www.instructables.com/id/Wired-control-robot-manual-4x4/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 07:59:21 PDT
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Paper-Tank-Bring-your-3D-models-to-life/
RC Paper Tank - Bring your 3D models to life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/GGRH/HL5EMC6C/F2LGGRHHL5EMC6C.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria Bring your 3D models to life! In this instructable we will custom make a remotely controlled tank. We will infuse paper-craft with an arduino based system. This tank will be controlled on a android based phone though a bluetooth connection. I've strived to create something with a pleasing fit and fi...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 22:39:29 PDT
Remote Control Shower and Bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Shower-and-Bath/
Remote Control Shower and Bath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OR2C/HKZAVION/FZWOR2CHKZAVION.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OR2C/HKZAVION/FZWOR2CHKZAVION.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OR2C/HKZAVION/FZWOR2CHKZAVION.SMALL.jpg clemens2james Imagine for a moment, as you wake, while checking-in… social media, text and email, you start the shower in bed with ease and convenience of a touch of a button, suddenly your internet enabled switch has turned on the shower from your mobile device, as you wait for the water to preheat, conserving t...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 12:15:30 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Prosthetic-Hand-Forearm/
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/2DLQ/HK1DFYXS/FOQ2DLQHK1DFYXS.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 *UPDATE* Just wanted to add a bit of how posting this Instructable has positively impacted me. Besides the wonderful reception and feedback I received in the contests and the success it has had in the contests it helped me define my interests. I've always loved robotics and prosthetics (and similar ...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:33:52 PDT
Super Simple Arduino Powered Roomba Scheduler http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Arduino-Powered-Roomba-Scheduler/
Super Simple Arduino Powered Roomba Scheduler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/SX4H/HJW8W9KD/FT7SX4HHJW8W9KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/SX4H/HJW8W9KD/FT7SX4HHJW8W9KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/SX4H/HJW8W9KD/FT7SX4HHJW8W9KD.SMALL.jpg ShaperG Like most people I was skeptical about getting a robotic vacuum cleaner, so as a trial run I thought I would buy the now obsolete iRobot Roomba 530 which was heavily discounted (they're still available in Australia, showing how behind the times we are).  Of course, as soon as I got it home I fell i...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 05:52:54 PDT
Fix TV remote control buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-TV-remote-control-buttons/
Fix TV remote control buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/ZSE5/FK8FVU79/FXJZSE5FK8FVU79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/ZSE5/FK8FVU79/FXJZSE5FK8FVU79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/ZSE5/FK8FVU79/FXJZSE5FK8FVU79.SMALL.jpg mmelville3 Certain buttons on a TV remote can get worn out over time. In my case it was the channel up and channel down buttons. The contacts on the bottom of the button are likely worn out. This is how I fixed mine. Snip a small piece of wire from a copper wire In the photo, the small speck in between the ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2008 18:31:15 PDT
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Eco-Quad-Copter-from-Reused-and-Rec/
Build Your Own Eco-Quad Copter from Reused and Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/W5PK/HIUX9V1X/FOMW5PKHIUX9V1X.SMALL.jpg KT-AZ      As a student enrolled in an academic, technical high school, I have been exposed to many aspects of technology, including engineering, vehicle design, and electronics. However my area of focus is currently law, public safety and government policy. With the frequency of drones in the media, I ha...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 21:33:10 PDT
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hovercraft-Everyone-Can-Build/
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SMALL.jpg benmurton Hovercrafts are a great little project for those looking for something a little unusual. This is made out of materials you would find lying round home plus a couple of cheap easy to get electronics if you don't already have them. This hovercraft is capable of going over water, ice, snow, short grass...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 01:30:11 PDT
Arduino AND Bluetooth HC-05 Connecting easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-AND-Bluetooth-HC-05-Connecting-easily/
Arduino AND Bluetooth HC-05 Connecting easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh Hello Every body , This is my first artical on Instructable.com , I'm so happy for that , and I will start by How to connect arduino with bluetooth , I suffered a lot of problems when I try to connect it as the website and instructable artical did , So i decided To share my experience with You The...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 00:41:56 PDT
Easy DC Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DC-Motor-Controller/
Easy DC Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/RLG9/HH2VNEHS/F6ZRLG9HH2VNEHS.SMALL.jpg mgingerich If you're building a robot or other microcontrolled gadget, you will need to drive DC motors forwards and backwards. In this instructable, I'll demonstrate a simple and inexpensive circuit that controls a DC motor from two I/O pins. It requires no integrated circuits, and uses commonly available par...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 19:02:40 PDT
Beginners Guide to Radio Control Airplanes http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-Radio-Control-Airplanes/
Beginners Guide to Radio Control Airplanes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SMALL.jpg nickademuss This instructable is intended to familiarize you with the basic workings of Radio controlled aircraft. It is not a complete guide to everything about the subject, its intended to inform the reader on what is involved and help you choose the right aircraft for you. I grew up around this hobby, my Da...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 23:00:16 PDT
Control any AC device via PC (RS232 or USB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-any-AC-device-via-PC-RS232-or-USB/
Control any AC device via PC (RS232 or USB) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/YIQ4/HET1EYFY/FMHYIQ4HET1EYFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/YIQ4/HET1EYFY/FMHYIQ4HET1EYFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/YIQ4/HET1EYFY/FMHYIQ4HET1EYFY.SMALL.jpg ColdKeyboard In this simple build you will see how to turn on/off any appliance via your PC and set some rules, for example to turn coffee maker every morning at 6:55, just before you get out of bed. The possibilities to expand this build are endless, however here I will give you just the simplest solution (bec...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:53:34 PDT
Add a Remote Control to Just About Anything! http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Remote-Control-to-Just-About-Anything/
Add a Remote Control to Just About Anything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer In this Instructable I’ll show you how to add a cheap remote control to just about anything! that takes your fancy. Last year I built a compressed air rocket launcher which was featured in MAKE Magazine.  The rocket launcher is a heap of fun and my kids love it.  The rockets themselves are made fro...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:19:01 PDT
DIY C3/N3 remote control plug for Canon DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-C3N3-remote-control-plug-for-Canon-DSLR/
DIY C3/N3 remote control plug for Canon DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/SF3M/HEI4FC8S/FTJSF3MHEI4FC8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/SF3M/HEI4FC8S/FTJSF3MHEI4FC8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/SF3M/HEI4FC8S/FTJSF3MHEI4FC8S.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi As most of you already know, some Canon DSLR have a dedicated plug for the remote. This is pretty annoying, especially when we want to make a special diy shot controller. The easy way is to buy a cheap remote and cut the plug from it, and there is also the chance to find a remote which has a socket ...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:39:16 PDT
Wireless Air Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Air-Horn/
Wireless Air Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SMALL.jpg jdsachems19   This instructable is for a Wireless Air Horn. The air horn is a standard 12vdc car air horn and is powered with an 18V cordless drill battery. The air horn is wireless, this is made possible by a wireless winch receiver with a remote control also running on 12vdc. A relay is neccesary so that th...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:30:38 PDT
How to make a RC Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-RC-Hovercraft/
How to make a RC Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SMALL.jpg sjors073 A while ago I posted an instructable of my radio controlled hovercraft, which you can see here: http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Hovercraft/ I hope you liked it, some of you asked me to make an step by step instructable. I thought that was a good idea and I decided to make one. In this inst...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:01:27 PDT
Create an internet controlled robot using Livebots http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-internet-controlled-robot-using-Livebots/
Create an internet controlled robot using Livebots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/Q9Q4/HCJO4XN3/FHSQ9Q4HCJO4XN3.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD Here you will learn how to create an internet controlled robot or other installation using Livebots. Livebots is a project I'm working on which consists of an easy to use website for all the robots that people can interact with through the internet. As an example I will be using a simple Ardui...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 12:13:37 PST
Pulse Jet Powered RC Ice Racer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-Jet-Powered-RC-Ice-Racer/
Pulse Jet Powered RC Ice Racer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/BS3G/HAVGJZCP/FY4BS3GHAVGJZCP.SMALL.jpg Evan2010 Normal remote control cars, planes, boats and RC whatever are boring. This Instructable is on how to make a pulse jet powered ice racer! This is a very unique loud and dangerous RC vehicle that you could build in about one day with the right materials and tools and a little experience with pulse jet...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:20:23 PST
Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS. http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-the-relays-via-GPRS-SMS/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:36:09 PST
Wireless Robot V2 (Support WiFi & Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Robot-V2-Support-WiFi-Bluetooth/
Wireless Robot V2 (Support WiFi & Bluetooth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SYE8/HAWBWO77/FXDSYE8HAWBWO77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SYE8/HAWBWO77/FXDSYE8HAWBWO77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SYE8/HAWBWO77/FXDSYE8HAWBWO77.SMALL.jpg Husham Samir Car Structure I get The motors ,gear box and tires from two broken car kids toys from Scrap market nearby , they cost me about 10$ and I connect them using din rail and plastic as shown in the pictures. Connection Digram Using the Serial pins of ATMEGA16 MCU is The Concept of this circui...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:19:06 PST
IR Remote Controlled Color Changing Cloud (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Controlled-Color-Changing-Cloud-Arduino/
IR Remote Controlled Color Changing Cloud (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/322Q/HBNXWIEJ/FVQ322QHBNXWIEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/322Q/HBNXWIEJ/FVQ322QHBNXWIEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/322Q/HBNXWIEJ/FVQ322QHBNXWIEJ.SMALL.jpg dablondeemu CLICK HERE FOR THE UPDATED INSTRUCTABLE: http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Rainbow-Cloud-ver-1/ This is a project I created for a Digital Art and Installations class.   The class covered basics of several types of programming, and our projects were meant to be an interactive cross between art and ...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 22:07:57 PST
Control Stuff with your Raspberry Pi (GPIO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Stuff-with-your-Raspberry-Pi-GPIO/
Control Stuff with your Raspberry Pi (GPIO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/ADUX/H2WEW5T4/F9PADUXH2WEW5T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/ADUX/H2WEW5T4/F9PADUXH2WEW5T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/ADUX/H2WEW5T4/F9PADUXH2WEW5T4.SMALL.jpg drcurzon Hi there, In this Instructable I will show you how to get a very basic GPIO system working with your Raspberry Pi. For this I will focus on simply controlling an LED. NOTE: For controlling GPIO via a web browser, click here. GPIO Pinouts Here is a diagram of the GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi. P...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 03:41:41 PDT
Control lights in your house with your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-lights-in-your-house-with-your-computer/
Control lights in your house with your computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/LR90/F7DWO0GT/FPGLR90F7DWO0GT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/LR90/F7DWO0GT/FPGLR90F7DWO0GT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/LR90/F7DWO0GT/FPGLR90F7DWO0GT.SMALL.jpg halsir Have you ever wanted to control the lights in your house from your computer? It's actually fairly affordable to do so. You can even control sprinkler systems, automatic window blinds, motorized projection screens, etc. You need two pieces of hardware to get started. A controller, which connects to y...
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Fri, 5 Oct 2007 15:27:19 PDT
Control LEDs by Laptop or other Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/You-want-to-do-what-With-WHAT/
Control LEDs by Laptop or other Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TA31/HA4MMJNM/F46TA31HA4MMJNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TA31/HA4MMJNM/F46TA31HA4MMJNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/TA31/HA4MMJNM/F46TA31HA4MMJNM.SMALL.jpg Dream Dragon This project is very much geared towards Christmas Decorations but with a little imagination the technique could be applied to all sorts of other applications. It's REALLY important normally to not connect anything DIRECTLY to the computer.  These LED based lights are designed to work on THREE dry ...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 02:35:35 PST
Puzzlebox Orbit: Using an Arduino to Control an Infrared Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzlebox-Orbit-Using-an-Arduino-to-Control-an-In/
Puzzlebox Orbit: Using an Arduino to Control an Infrared Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/66FN/H9G11PBA/FPE66FNH9G11PBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/66FN/H9G11PBA/FPE66FNH9G11PBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/66FN/H9G11PBA/FPE66FNH9G11PBA.SMALL.jpg puzzlebox In this Instructable we will explain how infrared signals are used by a remote to control a toy or device, then show how a simple circuit can be added to an Arduino to operate the same device through free, Open Source software. This document is part of a series covering the Puzzlebox Orbit, a brain...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 12:13:15 PST
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/impBot-a-Pan-Tilt-Electric-Imp-Robot/
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SMALL.jpg tombrew With controlBox, you've got a great basic input device pushing data to the Electric Imp planner (and therefore to the internet at large, via the HTTP Out node), but what about output devices? Controlling lights is a good trick, as we saw yesterday, but it's not enough to start your quest for global ...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:00:55 PST
ControlBox: An internet-connected knob to control... anything! http://www.instructables.com/id/ControlBox-An-internet-connected-knob-to-control/
ControlBox: An internet-connected knob to control... anything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/01JW/H8CVGSE9/FXK01JWH8CVGSE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/01JW/H8CVGSE9/FXK01JWH8CVGSE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/01JW/H8CVGSE9/FXK01JWH8CVGSE9.SMALL.jpg tombrew After putting together a half-dozen or so Electric Imp projects, it occurred to me that just because the imp is powerful enough to handle complicated tasks doesn't mean that making a simple thing internet-connected is any less powerful. This is one application that I find to be *very* powerful, part...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 10:15:45 PST
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Chemical-Foam-Spewing-Pumpkin/
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/JAQ9/H8XM1WTV/FCNJAQ9H8XM1WTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/JAQ9/H8XM1WTV/FCNJAQ9H8XM1WTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/JAQ9/H8XM1WTV/FCNJAQ9H8XM1WTV.SMALL.gif SF Media Labs If the thought of dozens of tricker-or-treaters in gross-out costumes knocking down your door makes you want to spew, have we got the pumpkin for you! Every time the Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin encounters a trick-or-treater at your doorstep, it spews burning chemical foam all ...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 11:33:57 PST
Web Control of Raspberry Pi GPIO (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Control-of-Raspberry-Pi-GPIO/
Web Control of Raspberry Pi GPIO (UPDATED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/GXWY/H337K615/FOYGXWYH337K615.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/GXWY/H337K615/FOYGXWYH337K615.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/GXWY/H337K615/FOYGXWYH337K615.SMALL.jpg drcurzon Hi there, This is an updated version of my previous Instructable: Control Stuff with your Raspberry Pi (GPIO) Over the internet. This version is much more secure and could easily be used across the internet with very few security concerns. A brief outline: - A server program that runs on the Raspb...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 10:08:25 PDT
Take over "your" world using BASIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-over-your-world-using-BASIC/
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 20:18:52 PDT
Sexy 6 AXIS ROBOTIC ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/6-AXIS-ROBOTIC-ARM/
Sexy 6 AXIS ROBOTIC ARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CH0T/H5ZJKY1N/FTECH0TH5ZJKY1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CH0T/H5ZJKY1N/FTECH0TH5ZJKY1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/CH0T/H5ZJKY1N/FTECH0TH5ZJKY1N.SMALL.jpg sparten11   Well I finally did it. I finally pulled the trigger and started to build a 5/6 axis robotic arm. This is an ongoing project so please check back from time to time to look at the progress and offer any  ideas you might have who knows I just might include the changes. I have alot done so far. I will...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 07:59:14 PDT
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bot-Switches-Sensors-and-Modules/
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SMALL.jpg randofo Sometimes we want to add some complexity to our Simple Bots so that the motors do more than spin in one direction. This is where switches, sensors and modules come in. These tools allow us to not only change the direction of the motor, but also vary the speed and toggle the motors on and off. These...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:24:09 PDT
RGB LED Ceiling Mood Light with Hacked IR Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Ceiling-Mood-Light-with-Hacked-IR-Remote-C/
RGB LED Ceiling Mood Light with Hacked IR Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SMALL.jpg ajax_electronics This instructable documents the design and construction of a giant RGB LED ceiling light, controlled by a hacked GE remote control. After building a couple smaller RGB lamps, I decided I wanted to see how far I could take the concept.  The control circuitry is basically the same, it's just a matter...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 18:11:58 PDT
Clone a Remote with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-a-Remote-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7E11/H401V5JY/FWY7E11H401V5JY.SMALL.jpg randofo I recently needed to use the Arduino to control a stereo system, so rather than hack open the remote and wire into it, I decided to simply clone the signal. This was incredibly easy to do. Basically, I read the signal from the remote with a 38khz receiver, and then played it back with an IR LED. To...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:04:16 PDT
How to Build and Arm a Scale Model Battleship From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-and-Arm-a-Scale-Model-Battleship-From-1/
How to Build and Arm a Scale Model Battleship From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XHH2/H2MYDI7Q/F1SXHH2H2MYDI7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XHH2/H2MYDI7Q/F1SXHH2H2MYDI7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/XHH2/H2MYDI7Q/F1SXHH2H2MYDI7Q.SMALL.jpg picklwg Welcome to the fascinating world of R/C BIG GUN Warship Combat. So what exactly is R/C Warship combat? It is a hobby where scale model warships, armed with low-pressure CO2 cannons, fire small ball bearings at an opposing ship.  When enough holes are put in the easily punctured balsa wood covered hu...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 19:31:22 PDT
Simple Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Switch/
Simple Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/X984/GPBDHPZK/F4NX984GPBDHPZK.SMALL.jpg randofo In building Simple Bots, we are going to use a series of photo-coupled devices called modules. But, before we can do this, we need a good photo-couple to use as a light-activated switch. To make one of these switches, we will be using a special OSRAM-brand photo transistor and any standard NPN trans...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:05:46 PDT
Control anything remotely with Infrared signals. http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-anything-remotely-with-Infrared-signals/
Control anything remotely with Infrared signals. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/46YR/H1EN01R5/FWP46YRH1EN01R5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/46YR/H1EN01R5/FWP46YRH1EN01R5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/46YR/H1EN01R5/FWP46YRH1EN01R5.SMALL.jpg Hammock Boy Who would have thought that just about every Arduino attachment can be controlled in some way with a TV remote? Now its time to find out how. Setup and Materials The setup for this is quite basic. The real challenge is finding neat products for this and writing the code. Materials. 1x Arduino 1x...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:23:22 PDT