Instructables: exploring - technology - control - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:10:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-2-way-motor-control-for-the-arduino/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:34:42 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
Automated Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Garden/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:15:05 PDT
Camera Surveillance Controller System http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Surveillance-Controller-System-1/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:55:19 PDT
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/AndriodArduino-for-Beginners-Design-Custom-Andriod/
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis is the first of two instructables that make up a complete customizable Home Automation for Beginners example.See DIY Home Automation for Beginners for the second part. It is aimed at the absolute beginner. If you can handle a sharp knife without cutting your fingers off you ca...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:44 PDT
Infrared Smart Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Smart-Outlet/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:46 PDT
The Ultimate DIY Guide to Quadcopters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-DIY-Guide-for-Quadcopters-1/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:55:13 PDT
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:43:26 PDT
Kruger's Zippo Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Krugers-Zippo-Remote/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:12:13 PDT
Internet-Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-RC-Car/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:12:56 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Control your home with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-home-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:27:37 PDT
Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Guide-to-Building-Your-First-DIY-RC-Foamb/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:55:09 PDT
Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Old-iPod-Device-Make-A-Bluetooth-Control/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 19:46:35 PDT
How to reverse a DC motor using buttons. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reverse-a-DC-motor-using-buttons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box In this short video I show you how to reverse a DC motor using buttons instead of a DPDT switch or any remote. Recently I wanted to make a DC motor spin in one direction and in the other direction for a project. I wanted to use buttons so the DPDT switch was out of the question, and I didn't want to...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 18:18:04 PDT
Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-controlled-Arduino-tank-using-Annikken-/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:06:34 PDT
Wearable Cyberpunk Gesture Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Cyberpunk-Gesture-Pad/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 17:06:24 PDT
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermostat-Mechanical/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:08:46 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT
Voice Controlled Switch with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-operated-lights-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:39:09 PDT
Microcontrolled AC switch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-plug-to-plug-switch/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:07:52 PDT
Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-cheap-quadcopter/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:11:28 PST
Raspberri Personal Assistant. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberri-Personal-Assistant/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
Wired control robot manual - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/2L0S/H19RQR7Q/FM12L0SH19RQR7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/2L0S/H19RQR7Q/FM12L0SH19RQR7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/2L0S/H19RQR7Q/FM12L0SH19RQR7Q.SMALL.jpg Avadhut.Deshmukh Simple Wired  Robot Manual tethered by the control wired,wire 4x2 or 4x4 ! dc gear motor 300rpm-1000rpm ...racing 4x4,robot mod,robot wars fight !If you want to make a robot at your home, let me tell you this. There are basically five types of robots they are:- 1.LEVEL ONE ROBOT (wired robot with 2 ...
By: Avadhut.Deshmukh

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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 ...
By: Mizchief100

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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 johndowns   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