Instructables: exploring - technology - controller http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 21:24:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-It-Yourself/
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SMALL.jpg dsanz006 'Draw It Yourself' is a MIDI controller which uses conductive ink as push-buttons. It is based on Arduino, and uses a capacitive sensor (two, actually) to determine whether the drawn buttons are being touched or not.http://sanidanz.tumblr.com/drawityourselfThe main advantages of this controller are:...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:56:05 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
Making a USB Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SMALL.jpg NextFab Here at NextFab, we designed a fully functional, USB game controller for Philly Tech Week. This project will be particularly tricky without some more serious electronics equipment or a local makerspace with the proper tools, but we thought we would post our walk-through in case you do have the acce...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
DIY Android Bluetooth PC gamepad with arduino leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Bluetooth-PC-gamepad-with-arduino-leonardo/
DIY Android Bluetooth PC gamepad with arduino leonardo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/90RY/I05EUCZB/F5290RYI05EUCZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/90RY/I05EUCZB/F5290RYI05EUCZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/90RY/I05EUCZB/F5290RYI05EUCZB.SMALL.jpg planetleak Tutorial and test video:Link to the App Inventor and Arduino file in youtube video description. Part list, wiring and playing - Arduino Leonardo (leonardo board have keyboard and mouse emulation. Im using pro micro)- Bluetooth module (Im using HC-06)- Button (on the leonardo Pin 4. Its an emergen...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:40 PDT
Beer Cooler Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Cooler-Controller-1/
Beer Cooler Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/QYD7/HZZRN1L7/FQ0QYD7HZZRN1L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/QYD7/HZZRN1L7/FQ0QYD7HZZRN1L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/QYD7/HZZRN1L7/FQ0QYD7HZZRN1L7.SMALL.jpg misperry Have you ever homebrewed or maybe just wanted to convert a chest freezer to the world's fastest refrigerator and keep your drinks Ice cold but had no idea of how to control the temperature so that you don't freeze your drinks? Well this is the instructable for you! In the next few videos I will sh...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:36:30 PDT
Mapping the innards of a keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mapping-the-innards-of-a-keyboard/
Mapping the innards of a keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/VMTN/HZN0VZGV/FOMVMTNHZN0VZGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/VMTN/HZN0VZGV/FOMVMTNHZN0VZGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/VMTN/HZN0VZGV/FOMVMTNHZN0VZGV.SMALL.jpg Sylkhr Hey!This is an instructable about how to map the innards of a keyboard. More specifically, we're going to try to find which contacts connect with each other to create each unique keypress. For those less versed in how keyboard's internals work, the next step will be a quick explanation, with some li...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 21:54:12 PDT
Easy water overflow control switch(No IC no MCU) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-water-overflow-control-switch-1/
Easy water overflow control switch(No IC no MCU) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HD1A/HZL3LTWG/FPDHD1AHZL3LTWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HD1A/HZL3LTWG/FPDHD1AHZL3LTWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HD1A/HZL3LTWG/FPDHD1AHZL3LTWG.SMALL.jpg sureshmali Hi, I wanted to build a simple circuit, no IC's no MCU's. So here what I have got. What do I need Magnetic float switch. 12v Relay to handle 220v 30A. Buzzer 1.2-12V IN4001 or IN4007 Diode. 9V BatteryHow do I make itWARNING: This circuit involves 220V AC. Please use at your own risk. Install the flo...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:44:18 PDT
Raspberry Pi Powered Bar-top Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PiCade-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-powered-by-/
Raspberry Pi Powered Bar-top Arcade Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome I was browsing Instructables when i came across rbates4 and his Raspberry Pi powered arcade machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Min...I figured hey I have a spare DVI monitor, an X-arcadestick and a desire to tinker with the Raspberry Pi microcomputer. I am going to have to build...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Use pcDuino as Photo Booth Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-pcDuino-as-Photo-Booth-Controller/
Use pcDuino as Photo Booth Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo pcDuino can control different SLR cameras such as Nikon D40 through an USB connection using an utility called Gphoto2. Software Installation The software installation guide is copied from http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-phot...We install in the following order. 1. Update the system...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:27:44 PDT
Android Joypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Joypad/
Android Joypad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/32K0/HZ3YB7G4/F6732K0HZ3YB7G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/32K0/HZ3YB7G4/F6732K0HZ3YB7G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/32K0/HZ3YB7G4/F6732K0HZ3YB7G4.SMALL.jpg thiagoalvarenga88 - Old DualShock Controller (generic) - GPS Holder, like this:http://www.dx.com/p/wf-319-1-multi-functional-360-... - OTG cable- Android - Root + USB/BT Joy Center APP- emulators and roms Broke right stick Fitting of GPS holder
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:54:33 PDT
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-MIDI-USB-foot-controller-for-controlling-Mo/
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SMALL.jpg Thrifleganger Motivation:Playing in a 2 piece band, with the drums and lots of other samples being played back as backing tracks, there was a need to use a looper to add in more elements to the tracks. A hardware based looper fails in this respect, since there is no way to maintain synchronisation. Meaning, sli...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:27 PDT
Enhancing GestureWorks Gameplay Virtual Controls http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhancing-GestureWorks-Gameplay-Virtual-Controls/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:47:57 PDT
Camera Surveillance Controller System http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Surveillance-Controller-System-1/
Camera Surveillance Controller System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/A88J/HYPNVE27/FJ4A88JHYPNVE27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/A88J/HYPNVE27/FJ4A88JHYPNVE27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/A88J/HYPNVE27/FJ4A88JHYPNVE27.SMALL.jpg faziefazie In this Instructables I will show you how to turn your static IP Camera into moving IP Camera, you can control the movement of the camera and live video streaming at once from your Android. Actually this project was my final year project for college, this project was seriously complicated in a wh...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:55:19 PDT
555 Timer : Universal PWM Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Universal-PWM-Controller/
555 Timer : Universal PWM Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SMALL.jpg jacktrow Please visit my Kickstarter to purchase the assembled board or kit :https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jackt/univers...Within this instructable the 555 timer is used to create a variable PWM signal that can be varied from ~5% to ~95% of the power supplied using a variable resistor.PWM is a techniq...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:52:00 PDT
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/My-GBRL-cnc-controller-with-Arduino/
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SMALL.jpg nikola501 Here, i show you my finished GBRL- Arduino CNC controller. For packaging i used old lunchbox Wiring I wired it as it shown on Github, and upload GBRL 8.0 with x loader Its all packadged in old lunchbox. I cutted top with dremel, and mount acryl board with cooling fan and switch. I like to see...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:52:27 PDT
Foot switch ( for M-Audio Black Box ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Momentary-foot-switch-for-M-Audio-Black-Box-/
Foot switch ( for M-Audio Black Box ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/4AQC/HXIK9M2U/FZD4AQCHXIK9M2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/4AQC/HXIK9M2U/FZD4AQCHXIK9M2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/4AQC/HXIK9M2U/FZD4AQCHXIK9M2U.SMALL.jpg Tiago Tomaz I have a M-Audio Black Box Guitar Multi-Effects Processor, that can be used as a standalone amp-modeling and effects unit however to take the most of it you must be able to do it with your feet. There is a specific controller to do that but it is not cheap, so after a little research i decided to ...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:07:00 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Automatic Water-Tank Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Water-Tank-Motor-Controller/
Automatic Water-Tank Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/RA3Z/HWX48XSZ/FS0RA3ZHWX48XSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/RA3Z/HWX48XSZ/FS0RA3ZHWX48XSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/RA3Z/HWX48XSZ/FS0RA3ZHWX48XSZ.SMALL.jpg Samartist You can see the working of this controller explained in the lovely diagram...Its a simple controller, which would help to turn the water pump on, when your water tank is empty, and will turn it off when the tank gets full, and will keep it turned off until the tank is empty... Working The lower s...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 03:02:06 PDT
Sous Vide Oven Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Oven-Controller/
Sous Vide Oven Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SMALL.gif 24Eng Instead of cutting apart a perfectly good Crock Pot this build will show you how to build a controller your appliance you can plug into. This modular approach means you do not need to buy a second appliance. If you have an old rice cooker in the cabinet you can make it a sous vide oven.The tricky p...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:52:53 PDT
Attiny85 as a Step/Dir Stepper Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-as-a-StepDir-Stepper-Motor-Controller/
Attiny85 as a Step/Dir Stepper Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/VR91/HWIMUS31/FEFVR91HWIMUS31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/VR91/HWIMUS31/FEFVR91HWIMUS31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/VR91/HWIMUS31/FEFVR91HWIMUS31.SMALL.jpg john1a Somewhere in Greece, someone did something never done before...Seen those things before?Thing: 1Thing: 2Thing: 3Oh, you have! You bought one of them you say? Oh... Don't worry, I did too.They did the job, yeah. But we paid for them much. Really much. And while our whole project would cost less than...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 02:42:30 PDT
DIY Xbox Controller Receiver for PC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Xbox-Controller-Receiver-for-PC/
DIY Xbox Controller Receiver for PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/D174/HVR7U12S/F5GD174HVR7U12S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/D174/HVR7U12S/F5GD174HVR7U12S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/D174/HVR7U12S/F5GD174HVR7U12S.SMALL.jpg CarterBond Have you ever wanted to use a Xbox360 Controller on your PC and not have to buy a $15 receiver? Now you can! You can use a old Xbox360 RF Module (ring of light). I had one of these from a old RROD Xbox and decided to tinker with it. This is a very simple process. All you will need to do is some so...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 18:42:38 PDT
rapid fire 2 shot mod http://www.instructables.com/id/rapid-fire-2-shot-mod/
rapid fire 2 shot mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/FWEH/HVGXX4TR/FQ7FWEHHVGXX4TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/FWEH/HVGXX4TR/FQ7FWEHHVGXX4TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/FWEH/HVGXX4TR/FQ7FWEHHVGXX4TR.SMALL.jpg chickenstrlp this will allow you to shoot twice with only one trigger pull take apart the controller diagram above now solder a wire on to each of the center prongs kind of like you would do for a quickscope mod then connect a momentary switch. note that all of these wires are not required just the o...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 08:31:36 PDT
Fan Controller with Voltage and Temperature Readout http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-Controller-with-Voltage-and-Temperature-Readou/
Fan Controller with Voltage and Temperature Readout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I recently had a computer cd-rom failure and rather than throwing it out, I decided to use its case for a custom fan controller. The fan controller consists of two components, a 10k potentiometer and a NPN transistor. I used a C1984 in place of the npn transistor because I already had it, but any np...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 19:14:08 PDT
Teensy Monster v1.0 // DIY MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-Monster-v10-DIY-MIDI-Controllers/
Teensy Monster v1.0 // DIY MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/UE8X/HURHRU48/FM6UE8XHURHRU48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/UE8X/HURHRU48/FM6UE8XHURHRU48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/UE8X/HURHRU48/FM6UE8XHURHRU48.SMALL.jpg Fuzzy-Wobble Welcome to the Teensy Monster Instructable!This Instructable will help you assemble your Teensy Monster, understand how to program it, and provide many tips for building a great DIY controller.teensymonster.ccBuy your Teensy Monster here.https://github.com/FuzzyWobble/TeensyMonster Parts Included...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 14:37:47 PDT
CNC - Unitronics Controller Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Unitronics-V120-22-R34-Controller-Assembly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/2YE6/HTWIDPPD/FHN2YE6HTWIDPPD.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This controller was made as a final project of my electrical studying. There are 10 D/I and 10 D/O that allow switch electrical devices (like motors, heaters, etc.) with continuous current up to 8A (230VAC). Main parts: Controller - Unitronics V120-22-R34. VIP – Voltage/Current/Power metter. PS – TD...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:24:36 PDT
Sugarcube MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugarcube-MIDI-Controller/
Sugarcube MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, grid-based MIDI controller that boots up into a variety of apps to do lots of things with sound. It has 16 backlit buttons, used as both inputs and outputs to give the controller some visual feedback. 2 potentiometers give analog control, depending on t...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Replacing Buttons on a Game System or Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Buttons-on-a-Game-System-or-Controller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4C6R/HT3E0DJ5/F6N4C6RHT3E0DJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4C6R/HT3E0DJ5/F6N4C6RHT3E0DJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4C6R/HT3E0DJ5/F6N4C6RHT3E0DJ5.SMALL.jpg FossilFolk In this video, I replaced some poorly designed soft contact style buttons with hard tactile button on the directional pad of a Sudoku game system. This process will also work for TV or other remote controllers, video game controllers (especially older ones), or any other device with the soft style b...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:58:32 PDT
Hot water solar collector controller with thermostat v1.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-water-solar-collector-controller-with-thermost-1/
Hot water solar collector controller with thermostat v1.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/KSYH/HSRZNMDJ/FAJKSYHHSRZNMDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/KSYH/HSRZNMDJ/FAJKSYHHSRZNMDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/KSYH/HSRZNMDJ/FAJKSYHHSRZNMDJ.SMALL.jpg alv001 To be continued... Solar collector controller, thermostat with arduino pro mini processor, LCD 1602 screen and 3 temperature sensors DS18B20, enternet connector, 5 button keyboard. Components: Pro Mini atmega328 5V 16M Arduino Compatible, 1602 16x2 HD44780 Character LCD Display Module, 3 temperatur...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 04:43:30 PDT
Internet Controlled Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Car/
Internet Controlled Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/H577/HSM544PI/F8KH577HSM544PI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/H577/HSM544PI/F8KH577HSM544PI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/H577/HSM544PI/F8KH577HSM544PI.SMALL.jpg kitani1 Internet controlled Destroyer is essential in all civil and military cars.  Military can use this technology to decrease the loose of soldiers by sending machines to fight while they are safe in the control room. Controlling over internet opens a whole new window for everything not just only cars y...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:11:49 PDT
Chicken Coop Controller v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Coop-Controller-v2/
Chicken Coop Controller v2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/48QC/HS3GUJ87/F6B48QCHS3GUJ87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/48QC/HS3GUJ87/F6B48QCHS3GUJ87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/48QC/HS3GUJ87/F6B48QCHS3GUJ87.SMALL.jpg Robot-Chicken Pictures of the previous Arduino Chicken Coop Controller and its new cousin (top). Over the last 18 months I have been using my Arduino based Chicken Coop Controller to great success with even a few folks out there ready to build their own versions. Since that time I have had a couple of door m...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:05:00 PST
Successful Hard Drive Controller Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Successful-Hard-Drive-Controller-Replacement/
Successful Hard Drive Controller Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/38LU/HRWN9INZ/FIW38LUHRWN9INZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/38LU/HRWN9INZ/FIW38LUHRWN9INZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/38LU/HRWN9INZ/FIW38LUHRWN9INZ.SMALL.jpg John Culbertson In this instructable I walk through the steps that I followed to successfully diagnose and replace the faulty controller board on my old Maxtor 80GB hard drive, and ultimately allowed me to get my data back.  Disclaimer: The following instructions are a compilation of what I learned after a few hou...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 02:46:19 PST
Hot Water Geyser Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Water-Geyser-Control-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MCX0/HRWNBWE0/FWRMCX0HRWNBWE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MCX0/HRWNBWE0/FWRMCX0HRWNBWE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MCX0/HRWNBWE0/FWRMCX0HRWNBWE0.SMALL.jpg Electronics Hub This circuit is used to turn off the geyser when our water gets heated and is ready for bathing. Although modern domestic geysers have an inherent ability to detect the temperature and turn On or Off automatically, this circuit helps us to gain insight regarding how this is one in the geysers. For d...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:50:45 PST
Affordable Keyboard Encoder and Divekick Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Affordable-Keyboard-Encoder-and-Divekick-Controlle/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:25:26 PST
Xbox 360 Wireless Modded LED Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-360-Wireless-Modded-LED-Controller/
Xbox 360 Wireless Modded LED Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/DX7G/HRCK2MO4/F4IDX7GHRCK2MO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/DX7G/HRCK2MO4/F4IDX7GHRCK2MO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/DX7G/HRCK2MO4/F4IDX7GHRCK2MO4.SMALL.jpg joey24dirt I'm sure you guys have seen numerous amounts of modded xbox 360 controllers but here is my interpretation of some. Hopefully with this instructable you will be able to mod your own controller to how you like. Unfortunately at the time of typing this I actually have a broken wrist so I have tried to ...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 11:22:16 PST
Turn a dead laptop into a monitor with Plexiglas stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-dead-laptop-into-a-monitor-with-Plexiglas-s/
Turn a dead laptop into a monitor with Plexiglas stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/QOW0/HR9V7O3A/FWFQOW0HR9V7O3A.SMALL.jpg Damutsch Hi, this is an 'ible on how to turn the LCD panel from a friends fried laptop (cheers Martin :P ) into an external monitor for your home console, blueray-player or just as a second monitor. First things first, this is my first Instructable and the first time I used a rotary tool and Plexiglas!...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 08:52:46 PST
UberCube X4- The Benchtop LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/UberCube-X4-The-benchtop-LED-Cube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/4E4M/HQQIJT3R/F5G4E4MHQQIJT3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/4E4M/HQQIJT3R/F5G4E4MHQQIJT3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/4E4M/HQQIJT3R/F5G4E4MHQQIJT3R.SMALL.jpg indiantinker I always wanted to build LED Cubes but it took me a while to figure how to make one which is good looking and serves the purpose as a decorative piece on my workbench. So, I made a simple 4x4x4 LED Cube using TI`s MSP430 microcontroller and other ICs i ordered entirely from TIs Free Sample Program. ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:44:12 PST
Dirty sticky xbox 360 controller fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirty-sticky-xbox-360-controller-fix/
Dirty sticky xbox 360 controller fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/9OPU/HQEA4ZEK/FW69OPUHQEA4ZEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/9OPU/HQEA4ZEK/FW69OPUHQEA4ZEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/9OPU/HQEA4ZEK/FW69OPUHQEA4ZEK.SMALL.jpg mantis22 How to clean xbox 360 controller Tools u will need A star bit, a small brush, and some cleaning solution Remove screws /with star bit Remove all screws get the hidden one under the sticker Pull apart controller Remove vibration motors (2) Pull white tab to remove strait upSet aside ...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 01:40:14 PST
GSM Based Versatile Robotic Vehicle Using PIC Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Based-Versatile-Robotic-Vehicle-Using-PIC-Micr/
GSM Based Versatile Robotic Vehicle Using PIC Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/8QAY/HPV0NWAV/FTF8QAYHPV0NWAV.SMALL.jpg be-Abee This project is designed to develop as a robotic vehicle that can be controlled by a cell phones. DTMF commands from a phone send to another cell phone which is mounted on the robotic vehicle. These commands are fed to a PIC microcontroller of 8-bit architecture to operate the vehicle movement throu...
By: be-Abee

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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:37:06 PST
Adil Controller, Arduino based wireless controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Adil-Controller-Arduino-based-wireless-controller/
Adil Controller, Arduino based wireless controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SA6K/HP8PM28Q/F75SA6KHP8PM28Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SA6K/HP8PM28Q/F75SA6KHP8PM28Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SA6K/HP8PM28Q/F75SA6KHP8PM28Q.SMALL.jpg snakebite_82 A new project of multipurpose remote controller. It will be used to control different robot models including a customised quadcopter. It is based on the ArduinoMega2560 microcontroller. Side-to-side with a 1200m range RF module for far distance connectivity with another RF module. This is an open so...
By: snakebite_82

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 09:38:12 PST
Multitouch Music Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Multitouch-Music-Controller/
Multitouch Music Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is an Arduino-powered infrared touchscreen / coffee-table interface that I've been using to control various music and graphics applications on my computer. This is an old project that I've recently had time to go back and document/fix up; this project is a little more special to me than...
By: amandaghassaei

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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 14:58:31 PST
Physical Controller For iPad or iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-Controller-For-iPad/
Physical Controller For iPad or iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/WTJ4/HO7XK21S/FI3WTJ4HO7XK21S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/WTJ4/HO7XK21S/FI3WTJ4HO7XK21S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/WTJ4/HO7XK21S/FI3WTJ4HO7XK21S.SMALL.jpg Pnmelville I really enjoy playing games on my iPad but sometimes I leave wanting more because they lack a physical controller. I set out to create a simple, cheap, and customizable solution. It can work with almost any app, and with almost any smart phone or tablet! Just attach it to the screen and have fun. ...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 15:08:21 PST
Simple and intuitive web interface for your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-intuitive-web-interface-for-your-Raspbe/
Simple and intuitive web interface for your Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/FL61/HN824TS4/FPIFL61HN824TS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/FL61/HN824TS4/FPIFL61HN824TS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/FL61/HN824TS4/FPIFL61HN824TS4.SMALL.jpg TheFreeElectron      The Raspberry Pi is an amazing 35 dollars mini-computer. It allows you to do everything you could do with a regular Linux computer (Connecting to the internet, watching videos, launching applications, ...) but also to interact with the world surrounding it, just like an Arduino. That's why I qu...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:49:34 PDT
Bluetooth NES Controller Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-NES-Controller-Mod/
Bluetooth NES Controller Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/LGL1/HMWW01DU/FIDLGL1HMWW01DU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/LGL1/HMWW01DU/FIDLGL1HMWW01DU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/LGL1/HMWW01DU/FIDLGL1HMWW01DU.SMALL.jpg jlang9 Parts you'll need: NES controller - $5 (I had one with a dead IC: Perfect) Adafruit Bluefruit EZ-Key HID - $20 Kensington Pocket Battery k38056us - $16 Toggle Switch $4 CD tray opener switch LED Dremel Bits - $15 (WOW) Back of the controller I started by making some room for the battery. The on...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:39:40 PDT
A Simple 2 Hour PICAXE Project - Play Tunes with an 08M2 Microcontroller for about $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-2-Hour-PICAXE-Project-Play-Tunes-with-an-/
A Simple 2 Hour PICAXE Project - Play Tunes with an 08M2 Microcontroller for about $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/LLA8/HMWVZJL8/FJ9LLA8HMWVZJL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/LLA8/HMWVZJL8/FJ9LLA8HMWVZJL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/LLA8/HMWVZJL8/FJ9LLA8HMWVZJL8.SMALL.jpg sncarter This project can be built and programmed in about 2 hours if you have all the required parts on hand. What it does is play the tunes that are already pre-programmed in the 08M2. The tunes are "Happy Birthday", " Jingle Bells", "Silent Night" and "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer". For this project we...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 18:16:59 PDT
PRESENCE SENSNSING CURRENT CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/PRESENCE-SENSNSING-CURRENT-CONTROLLER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/NIAM/HMMF1E0F/FNPNIAMHMMF1E0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/NIAM/HMMF1E0F/FNPNIAMHMMF1E0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/NIAM/HMMF1E0F/FNPNIAMHMMF1E0F.SMALL.jpg dilkhas Introduction Many a times we forget to switch off appliances like lights, fans and air-conditioner before leaving home. This leads to a considerable wastage of electricity apart from reducing the life of the appliances. Here is a circuit that solves this problem by sensing the absence of occupants i...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 08:38:12 PDT
Controlling Raspberry Pi with Pi Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Raspberry-Pi-with-Pi-Buddy/
Controlling Raspberry Pi with Pi Buddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/K6YM/HMEXTD4Z/F9VK6YMHMEXTD4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/K6YM/HMEXTD4Z/F9VK6YMHMEXTD4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/K6YM/HMEXTD4Z/F9VK6YMHMEXTD4Z.SMALL.jpg TheGreenToaster This is a short tutorial to exhibit the abilities of the Pi Buddy app Setting up the Pi In order for the Pi to receive command from the device you must have the necessary files and dependancies installed. Pi Buddy runs off of web-pins found here. https://github.com/TheGreenToaster/web-pins The ...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:13:59 PDT
Creating a case for a CNC controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-case-for-a-CNC-controller/
Creating a case for a CNC controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SMALL.jpg rborsuk If your building your own CNC mill or upgrading one you have you'll have to deal with some sort of CNC controller.  This instructable is on the CNC controller I ordered and the case I needed for it.  I designed this case and laser cut it ( I made it at TechShop - Check them out at http://www.techsho...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:24:57 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
silent fan with thermal controller http://www.instructables.com/id/silent-fan-with-thermal-controller/
silent fan with thermal controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QLK7/HM7PBN9P/FC6QLK7HM7PBN9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QLK7/HM7PBN9P/FC6QLK7HM7PBN9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QLK7/HM7PBN9P/FC6QLK7HM7PBN9P.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Although I don't need an air conditioner to live in my apartment in Milan, temperature in Summer reaches 30°C and more, so some of electronic devices in my living-room suffer for the absence of ventilation. Specially the hi-fi amplifier and the XBox360 are in a low cabinet in front of television. To...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 03:05:54 PDT
GPIB shield for "Engadino" ("Pinguino") http://www.instructables.com/id/GPIB-shield-for-Engadino-Pinguino/
GPIB shield for "Engadino" ("Pinguino") - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4T7U/HLOC2PFT/F9T4T7UHLOC2PFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4T7U/HLOC2PFT/F9T4T7UHLOC2PFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4T7U/HLOC2PFT/F9T4T7UHLOC2PFT.SMALL.jpg Milen This instructable shows how to create a GPIB shield for "Engadino" and how to obtain as final product  an USB to GPIB adapter. What is GPIB? According Wikipedia:     " IEEE-488 is a short-range digital communications bus specification. It was created in the late 1960s for use with automated test...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:21:51 PDT
Graphic 8 Channel RGB LED Panels With DMX Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphic-8-Channel-RGB-LED-Panels-With-DMX-Control/
Graphic 8 Channel RGB LED Panels With DMX Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/H85V/HIGFFMJO/FOOH85VHIGFFMJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/H85V/HIGFFMJO/FOOH85VHIGFFMJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/H85V/HIGFFMJO/FOOH85VHIGFFMJO.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems These LED Panels were designed to decorate a stage for a music festival, they utilize a 24 Channel High Current USB LED Controller, a custom DMX-512 to Serial Adapter, and 4-5 meters of 12v RGB LED Strip. Some 44" x 30" wood panels were made out of 2x2's and hardboard, designed to fold in half with ...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:56:14 PDT