Instructables: exploring - technology - control - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:19:09 PST BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/SJVQ/H3IHU7K5/F05SJVQH3IHU7K5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/SJVQ/H3IHU7K5/F05SJVQH3IHU7K5.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
By: Ugifer

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 16 Jun 2012 13:12:32 PDT
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: Jan H

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: Imetomi

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/OFN5/IK8KS0FG/FYJOFN5IK8KS0FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/OFN5/IK8KS0FG/FYJOFN5IK8KS0FG.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
By: Sandy65

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/WPWM/HV85N21U/FQNWPWMHV85N21U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/WPWM/HV85N21U/FQNWPWMHV85N21U.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: planetleak

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/044J/GOW47SQA/FJY044JGOW47SQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/044J/GOW47SQA/FJY044JGOW47SQA.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: a1r

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/AMTX/HREI8I34/F00AMTXHREI8I34.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: eng-mahmoud91

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MR44/IHWIN5RH/FT1MR44IHWIN5RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MR44/IHWIN5RH/FT1MR44IHWIN5RH.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: lb_20

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:24:38 PST
Arduino Greenhouse Control - Humidity and Temperature http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Greenhouse-Control-Humidity-and-Temperatur/
Arduino Greenhouse Control - Humidity and Temperature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RWF1/I21R1JKS/F9MRWF1I21R1JKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RWF1/I21R1JKS/F9MRWF1I21R1JKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RWF1/I21R1JKS/F9MRWF1I21R1JKS.SMALL.jpg RichardP4 This project will regulate the humidity and temperature of any greenhouse through the use of heaters and fans. Additional tutorials will be added over time for automated watering and lighting, among other things.Everything is done through the use of Arduino. You will need: Temperature sensor Humidit...
By: RichardP4

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:25:13 PST
Powering and Controlling Your Devices; Part 1 - Determining Voltage and Current Requirements http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-and-Controlling-Your-Devices-Part-1-De/
Powering and Controlling Your Devices; Part 1 - Determining Voltage and Current Requirements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/ISAI/H5IRWGU9/FO7ISAIH5IRWGU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/ISAI/H5IRWGU9/FO7ISAIH5IRWGU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/ISAI/H5IRWGU9/FO7ISAIH5IRWGU9.SMALL.jpg UConTroll In addition to being an electronics engineer and programmer, I’m an avid Maker and have been tinkering with electronics for over 40 years.  During that time I’ve build dozens of electronic devices for use in and around my house and have helped friends build all types of projects.   Two questions I’m...
By: UConTroll

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:03:06 PDT
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...
By: robbo5121

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 02:08:45 PST
LED Control using Arduino Bluetooth and Android. (Part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Control-using-Arduino-Bluetooth-and-Android-Pa/
LED Control using Arduino Bluetooth and Android. (Part 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/7HRB/I6DHZJ8R/FI07HRBI6DHZJ8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/7HRB/I6DHZJ8R/FI07HRBI6DHZJ8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/7HRB/I6DHZJ8R/FI07HRBI6DHZJ8R.SMALL.jpg Deyson This instructable is a simple tutorial explaning how to control one LED using Android’s Bluetooth.You will need: Arduino UNO Resistors 300Ω (3x) Resistor 150Ω LED Jumpers; Bluetooth Module (HC-06/other); Android Phone; SPP Bluetooth Apk (unWired Lite); C programming skills HC-06...
By: Deyson

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:30:34 PST
Arduino IR Remote receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-Remote-receiver/
Arduino IR Remote receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EHCO/HIDCOVPR/FOSEHCOHIDCOVPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EHCO/HIDCOVPR/FOSEHCOHIDCOVPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EHCO/HIDCOVPR/FOSEHCOHIDCOVPR.SMALL.jpg lini27 I have been successful in programming my Arduino to identify sets of digits transmitted from my  IR remote. With this program you can control 4 LEDs over a IR Remote. Parts You will need: - A TV  IR Remote (I used one from samsung) - 4 LEDs or more -  A IR Receiver (TSOP4838, or a similar) - any...
By: lini27

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:15:48 PDT
RF Control System For R/C Vehicle Based On Arduino And nRF24L01 http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Control-System-For-RC-Vehicle-Based-On-Arduino-/
RF Control System For R/C Vehicle Based On Arduino And nRF24L01 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SMALL.jpg mujahed1987 The aim of this project is to build a transmitter and a receiver by using a cheap and easy to use component such as Arduino UNO, Arduino Nano, and nRF24L01 transceiver. This project is a simple and easy to implement and can be a good start point for beginners. ​What you will need: 1x Arduino Un...
By: mujahed1987

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:27:07 PDT
Android Bluetooth Control Led RGB http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Led-RGB/
Android Bluetooth Control Led RGB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/82P9/HYL0OT32/FNY82P9HYL0OT32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/82P9/HYL0OT32/FNY82P9HYL0OT32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/82P9/HYL0OT32/FNY82P9HYL0OT32.SMALL.jpg xlisus Choose the hue of light that makes you feel more comfortable. Simple bluetooth remote control from which you can modify lighting from your mobile device or tablet. You have two separate RGB channels where you can get different colors per channel. Control adjustable intensity...
By: xlisus

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 3 Jan 2014 06:44:41 PST
DIY Cheap IR Reflector for a Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-IR-Reflector-for-a-Remote-Control/
DIY Cheap IR Reflector for a Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BILB/PP0EQZJIP8B/FWZBILBPP0EQZJIP8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BILB/PP0EQZJIP8B/FWZBILBPP0EQZJIP8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BILB/PP0EQZJIP8B/FWZBILBPP0EQZJIP8B.SMALL.jpg Neodudeman This is a really easy hack for a remote control that can boost its signal power by creating a reflector behind the IR Emmiter. And it Definitely works. Now I can actually Use the controller. I got the idea for this when I was thinking about a way to increase its power. I was about to go down to Radi...
By: Neodudeman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Aug 2006 19:04:57 PDT
How to control a DC motor to run in both directions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-DC-motor-to-run-in-both-direction/
How to control a DC motor to run in both directions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/GTP1/FI42NCL4/F0GGTP1FI42NCL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/GTP1/FI42NCL4/F0GGTP1FI42NCL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/GTP1/FI42NCL4/F0GGTP1FI42NCL4.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence Those H-bridges are very useful and smart, but if you just want to control the direction of the motor with a switch (manually), there is a much simpler and cheaper alternative.This little circuit is perfect for newbies. I've known this circuit for several years now, but I didn't got the idea of post...
By: Artificial Intelligence

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Jul 2008 04:40:47 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/JDIE/IFISD0YT/F3DJDIEIFISD0YT.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: blakehansen99

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 19:21:17 PDT
DIY PC Fan Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PC-Fan-Controller/
DIY PC Fan Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/FIFE/GL3JOJNQ/F7JFIFEGL3JOJNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/FIFE/GL3JOJNQ/F7JFIFEGL3JOJNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/FIFE/GL3JOJNQ/F7JFIFEGL3JOJNQ.SMALL.jpg g199 This instructable should help you build a simple 3 speed fan controller for any 12v dc computer fan. I couldn't find a decent tutorial on fan controllers so i've made this simple one. This is my first Instructable so I hope it's alright :) Please comment I can't be held responsible if you break stu...
By: g199

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 07:18:25 PST
How to Have a Lucid Dream http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-have-a-Lucid-Dream/
How to Have a Lucid Dream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/AVE5/FQJZHK30/FRLAVE5FQJZHK30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/AVE5/FQJZHK30/FRLAVE5FQJZHK30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/AVE5/FQJZHK30/FRLAVE5FQJZHK30.SMALL.jpg gallimaufry13 Lucid dreaming allows you to have complete control over the events that occur in your dreams. You are able to experience anything you can imagine without any consequence. Since emotions and everyday, logical thinking are more relaxed and less interfering in dreams, lucid dreaming can even serve as a...
By: gallimaufry13

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 22 Oct 2008 13:15:01 PDT
Control Arduino Board Wirelessly With iPhone, iPad or iPod Using iArduino App and Ethernet Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-Board-Wirelessly-With-iPhone-iPad/
Control Arduino Board Wirelessly With iPhone, iPad or iPod Using iArduino App and Ethernet Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/R9ET/H9T4CK38/FKMR9ETH9T4CK38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/R9ET/H9T4CK38/FKMR9ETH9T4CK38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/R9ET/H9T4CK38/FKMR9ETH9T4CK38.SMALL.jpg DjTronix This tutorial will guide you with how to make whole setup to control your Arduino Board with iArduino application.For understanding, we will use Led and we will switch it On and Off  with the help of iArduino app.From this you will get the idea about how to setup iArduino to control your Arduino boa...
By: DjTronix

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 25 Nov 2012 23:08:33 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/Y9EC/IEY3EEQM/FNAY9ECIEY3EEQM.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: MaxW7

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
By: Imetomi

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:27:46 PDT
Simple Light Detector with Sensitivity Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Detector-with-Sensitivity-Control-No/
Simple Light Detector with Sensitivity Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IXR5/GU6PH4IC/FW2IXR5GU6PH4IC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IXR5/GU6PH4IC/FW2IXR5GU6PH4IC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IXR5/GU6PH4IC/FW2IXR5GU6PH4IC.SMALL.jpg WolfKodi Light detectors are one of the most popular sensor and they are commonly found in many real-world applications. They are widely used by electronic hobbyists and projects because they are practical and intriguing yet surprising easy to construct. This instructable will guide and show you how easy it ...
By: WolfKodi

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:04:32 PDT
Android Bluetooth Control LED. (Part 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-Control-LED-Part-2/
Android Bluetooth Control LED. (Part 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/WOT4/I6DZ0BAY/F4EWOT4I6DZ0BAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/WOT4/I6DZ0BAY/F4EWOT4I6DZ0BAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/WOT4/I6DZ0BAY/F4EWOT4I6DZ0BAY.SMALL.jpg Deyson This is a step-by-step tutorial for making an android apk using bluetooth.Before start coding, Download Android Studio IDE and update Java. Java and C programming skills will help. This tutorial will not explain Java Programming. If you want to code u...
By: Deyson

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:02:14 PST
The serial port - software setup http://www.instructables.com/id/The-serial-port---software-setup/
The serial port - software setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/BKUN/FDO206WG/F59BKUNFDO206WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/BKUN/FDO206WG/F59BKUNFDO206WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/BKUN/FDO206WG/F59BKUNFDO206WG.SMALL.jpg neelandan If you are trying to control something in the real world using your computer, the serial port is perhaps the easiest means of communication. I shall walk you through the process of setting up a serial port and hyperterminal on a computer running windows XP. Find your serial port In order to set i...
By: neelandan

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 12 Mar 2008 02:35:00 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: sistemasymicros

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Jun 2015 14:42:49 PDT
smart geo-location tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/smart-geo-location-tracker/
smart geo-location tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7YLW/IA592T3O/F8O7YLWIA592T3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7YLW/IA592T3O/F8O7YLWIA592T3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7YLW/IA592T3O/F8O7YLWIA592T3O.SMALL.jpg rajasekher.mutukuri Avoid car thef is impossible but now find your stolen car will be easier!You just need to install your Arduino with the GPRS+GPS Quadband Module (SIM908) in a hidden place in your car, maybe in your trunk, in the glove compartment or under your spare tyre. Then connect the GPRS-GSM and the GPS anten...
By: rajasekher.mutukuri

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 May 2015 00:17:58 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/6ZRW/IAMC1UT8/FU76ZRWIAMC1UT8.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: Imetomi

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 May 2015 23:06:02 PDT
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Spy-Tank/
Raspberry Pi Spy Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/ZAJ6/I9Y1I08J/FP6ZAJ6I9Y1I08J.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I got a first prize from PI/E day contest. (yaayyy. Thanks for all the awesome voters!!!)I would like to reward the first 10 people to contact me. I have 10 pieces of 3 month PRO membership codes to giveaway. Write a comment to this project or send me a message and tell me why you should get a free ...
By: mkarvonen

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:54 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SMALL.jpg Patrick S In this instructable I'll show you how to make Tact, a low-cost, open-source prosthetic hand. Tact exceeds other open-source prosthetic hand models in several ways: it costs only $100 for all components ($250 to also add myoelectric control), can be assembled using only one hand and a clamp, achieve...
By: Patrick S

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
Creating a home automation system! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-home-automation-system/
Creating a home automation system! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/44KI/I9EOSJ5Z/F5T44KII9EOSJ5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/44KI/I9EOSJ5Z/F5T44KII9EOSJ5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/44KI/I9EOSJ5Z/F5T44KII9EOSJ5Z.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is how I automated my Home. I needed a means to;- manage my solar power system including the ability to switch to/from utility supply should I need it. - manage the food and water to my three doggies. - control the outside lights. - provide metering for the power consumption within the home. - ...
By: Mjtrinihobby

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 7 May 2015 06:58:07 PDT
Cheap flying Lego quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-flying-Lego-quadcopter/
Cheap flying Lego quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SMALL.jpg Weseley Ever needed an excuse to start building Lego again? Now is the time! Turns out Lego bricks can be used to build a perfect symmetrical frame for your quadcopter! And... it's super cheap.I used Lego Technic because it has holes in the bricks. You can mount the motor's with tie wraps through the holes ...
By: Weseley

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 4 May 2015 00:20:56 PDT
RC Transmitter $5 Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Transmitter-5-Battery-Pack/
RC Transmitter $5 Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/J1DY/I93FG2NV/FE1J1DYI93FG2NV.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I got tired of taking out and putting in 8 AA batteries in my flysky FS-T6 transmitter every time I went out to use it. So I decided to make a single pack that is rechargeable and can be swapped in and out easily. This Mod will only work on transmitters that use (12volts) 8 AA or 8 AAA batteries. ...
By: Khaleel123

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 2 May 2015 00:05:03 PDT
Remote Controlled Home Appliances http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Home-Appliances/
Remote Controlled Home Appliances - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SMALL.jpg honey181 Hi friends! I'm back with a new instructable where we can control home appliances such as lamp, fan, tv, etc. wirelessly depending on the type of relay used. I've designed it using a simple RF trans. & receiv. module at 433MHz. As we all know, this module can be used as a single channel communicatio...
By: honey181

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:32:24 PDT
Control A Computer With Your Mind! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-A-Computer-With-Your-Mind/
Control A Computer With Your Mind! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SMALL.jpg gigafide Controlling your computer with your mind definitely seems like something still out of a sci-fi movie, but mind control is actually a relatively easy and cheap thing to accomplish. Using a cheap EEG toy, let's use the power of our mind to send commands to our computer. There’s a lot to do, so let’s s...
By: gigafide

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:41:32 PDT
Replacing all my infrared remotes with girder 6 and an android phone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-all-my-infrared-remotes-with-girder-6-an/
Replacing all my infrared remotes with girder 6 and an android phone. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/0IA4/I85QOD1H/FTD0IA4I85QOD1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/0IA4/I85QOD1H/FTD0IA4I85QOD1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/0IA4/I85QOD1H/FTD0IA4I85QOD1H.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My continuing drive to unify all my remote control needs into one device has lead me to certain hardware and software to enable my android phone as a true Universal Remote. My deepest thanks to Ron Bessems of promixis for his assistance on getting my home automation using girder 6 and netremote dyna...
By: Mjtrinihobby

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 15:39:57 PDT
Blind Opening Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Blind-Opening-Alarm-Clock/
Blind Opening Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/A7M3/I85QT700/FDSA7M3I85QT700.SMALL.jpg Jaybuilder The Blind Opening Alarm Clock was a project that had it's challenges but was entirely worth it. It is created using a Spark Core micro controller, a H-Drive circuit, and a really strong geared motor. Its cheap, simple to use, and pretty easy to make! Essentially this project allows your blinds to op...
By: Jaybuilder

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 6 Apr 2015 18:59:50 PDT
MICRO ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE DOLLY http://www.instructables.com/id/MICRO-ARDUINO-GOPRO-TIMELAPSE-DOLLY/
MICRO ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE DOLLY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TDTZ/I760Q5IW/FRSTDTZI760Q5IW.SMALL.jpg InevitableCraftsLab edit: I rebuilt this dolly with 4$ steppers: http://www.instructables.com/id/MICRO-MIDI-STEPPER...This Instructable is about building the smallest possible automated TimeLapse dolly.Its also the most simple one i built to date.It's controlled via servo protocol, and two rc servos.One servo is modded...
By: InevitableCraftsLab

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Mar 2015 07:14:13 PDT
Internet Controlled Arduino (no Ethernet shield) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Arduino-no-Ethernet-shield/
Internet Controlled Arduino (no Ethernet shield) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EH7J/I6WDMXJ1/F4WEH7JI6WDMXJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EH7J/I6WDMXJ1/F4WEH7JI6WDMXJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/EH7J/I6WDMXJ1/F4WEH7JI6WDMXJ1.SMALL.jpg ZachariahZebadee Ethernet Shields are a lot of fun, but they can be expensive. In this project I will show you how to control your Arduino from any computer that is connected to the internet, without using an Ethernet shield. This project is completely free, assuming you already have an Arduino. Ingredients: ...
By: ZachariahZebadee

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 5 Mar 2015 20:25:51 PST
FIX ANYTHING - with this awesome glue - BONDIC http://www.instructables.com/id/FIX-ANYTHING/
FIX ANYTHING - with this awesome glue - BONDIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/9Z3O/I6NIFXFK/FO29Z3OI6NIFXFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/9Z3O/I6NIFXFK/FO29Z3OI6NIFXFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/9Z3O/I6NIFXFK/FO29Z3OI6NIFXFK.SMALL.jpg KiteArmy So here is my quick story. I chanced upon this "glue" type stuff online and wanted to see how well it worked. Since I'm into messing around with remote control toys, I decided to saw off a main rotor and see if I could repair it with this "magical bonding stuff". Shocking enough it worked - I rep...
By: KiteArmy

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:58:28 PST
Barrel Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Speaker/
Barrel Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/7ZCP/I55NL34D/FLQ7ZCPI55NL34D.SMALL.jpg DasElis Regular Saturday morning at town's car boot sale/market, my friend noticed nice wee barrel as he was looking something nice to make a saving money bank. I've had to change his mind :) Cost me only £5.I have decided to make amplified speaker out of it. Parts Next stage was to plan and collect nece...
By: DasElis

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:01:38 PST
Internet Controlled Mains Switcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Mains-Switcher/
Internet Controlled Mains Switcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/8C52/I3XU344L/FJX8C52I3XU344L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/8C52/I3XU344L/FJX8C52I3XU344L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/8C52/I3XU344L/FJX8C52I3XU344L.SMALL.jpg alistair_uk This is a very low cost and basic from of home automation allowing you to turn on and off lights and other devices using your computer or mobile phone.It has been built and tested use using UK power plugs, but the same protocol is used on many budget remote power switchers from around the world. W...
By: alistair_uk

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:50:28 PST
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-LEDs-with-your-TV-remote-Arduino-IR-T/
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I repurposed the useless buttons on my TV remote to control the LEDs behind my TV. You can also use this technique to control all sorts of things with a bit of code editing. I will also talk a bit about the theory of how an infrared transmitter and an infrared rec...
By: GreatScottLab

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:03:38 PST
RFID Access Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Access-Control-System/
RFID Access Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/75K6/I4IXJ3ED/FT975K6I4IXJ3ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/75K6/I4IXJ3ED/FT975K6I4IXJ3ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/75K6/I4IXJ3ED/FT975K6I4IXJ3ED.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This Instructable is for a Rasberry Pi Access Control System, which uses an RFID tag system for automatic entry through a door. We use this system for members to access our makerspace and maintain secure access.For this project, you will need a raspberry pi and the included parts list. The power su...
By: Laserbird

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 6 Jan 2015 22:50:37 PST
How to control your TV with an Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-your-TV-with-an-Arduino/
How to control your TV with an Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/9XEL/GVOX0OMX/FII9XELGVOX0OMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/9XEL/GVOX0OMX/FII9XELGVOX0OMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/9XEL/GVOX0OMX/FII9XELGVOX0OMX.SMALL.jpg Wally_Z So. This Instructable will show you how to control anything controllable by IR, or Infrared light. This includes cameras, TV's, DVD players, VCR's, you get the point. I will be showing you how to receive the codes, and then how to transmit them. Objects required for this project: 1x Arduino (any ...
By: Wally_Z

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Dec 2011 20:47:13 PST
Power Management Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Management-Monitor/
Power Management Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/4FU0/I327O0N2/F4X4FU0I327O0N2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/4FU0/I327O0N2/F4X4FU0I327O0N2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/4FU0/I327O0N2/F4X4FU0I327O0N2.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Like the electric meter that monitors power supply and activity to the home, the PMM was designed to constantly display the status of an electronic circuit's main D.C. voltage and current supply during the design and build stage. Although the typical Volt/ Ohm/ Ammeter is capable of the same, it can...
By: BeachsideHank

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:56:36 PST
CD/DVD Bipolar Motor Driver W/o Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/CDDVD-Bipolar-Motor-Driver-Wo-Microcontroller/
CD/DVD Bipolar Motor Driver W/o Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/CPKM/I2TG19IG/F2HCPKMI2TG19IG.SMALL.jpg Samiran I had a couple of CD/DVD writer scrap. When I opened them I found the Lasers are in working condition and the Motors looks the same. Then I came across the Laser Engraver for custom laser works from these scrap Lasers. I found many people had done and driven these Bi-polar Stepper Motors by the use ...
By: Samiran

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:33:41 PST
Falangafone - Use Gestures to Control Your Music! http://www.instructables.com/id/Falangafone-Use-Gestures-to-Control-Your-Music/
Falangafone - Use Gestures to Control Your Music! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/A5WT/I2I45P7H/F8UA5WTI2I45P7H.SMALL.jpg nelsonliu At HackPrinceton 2014, my teammate and I built a robust, hand movement-controlled music system. We used the Leap Motion and its developer API to capture hand and finger data, and we utilized the Python language and the Pyo library for Python to process audio files in a variety of ways with the data ...
By: nelsonliu

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:14:06 PST
Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-2-way-motor-control-for-the-arduino/
Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/F88U/G0SD2ZKW/FWHF88UG0SD2ZKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/F88U/G0SD2ZKW/FWHF88UG0SD2ZKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/F88U/G0SD2ZKW/FWHF88UG0SD2ZKW.SMALL.jpg computergeek WARNING: This is not a safe way to control a motor. Each I/O pin can only handle 40 mA of current. I would recommend using a H-Bridge or something along those lines.When I say simple, I don't mean use a speed control. But control the motor directly without any external circuitry. Here's how:How this...
By: computergeek

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:34:42 PDT