Instructables: exploring - technology - controller http://www.instructables.com Tue, 26 May 2015 07:01:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Water Level Indicator & Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Level-Indicator-Controller/
Water Level Indicator & Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/5HDZ/I9V6SSVH/F935HDZI9V6SSVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/5HDZ/I9V6SSVH/F935HDZI9V6SSVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/5HDZ/I9V6SSVH/F935HDZI9V6SSVH.SMALL.jpg Darp Raithatha Water Level Indicator indicates the level of the water present in the Tank. The controller controllers the level such a way that that whenever the level reaches lowest level controller turns on the pump & when the tank gets full it turns off the pump. Parts You will need the electronic parts as l...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:54:53 PDT
Speed wagon (drifting robot ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-wagon-drifting-robot-/
Speed wagon (drifting robot ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/GNH9/I9UDOZL7/FDSGNH9I9UDOZL7.SMALL.jpg mrcr Insert video of the final productThis robot is designed around the concept of drifting. It's a fun project if you're bored and want to make something similar to an RC car. This robot was built using VEX Robotics parts , although any pieces of aluminum or any material will work, and RobotC programmi...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:52:42 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GB19/I9FGUK1K/F3EGB19I9FGUK1K.SMALL.jpg John Choi Crab Controller & Crab Simulator Interactive Art and Computational Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015A 3D-printed, posable crab input joystick for controlling tetrapod walkers, motion capture, and simulations. With 4 legs and 3 degrees of freedom per leg, the Crab Controller sends data through...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
MAKE YOUR ANDROID PHONE INTO GAMEPAD!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-YOUR-ANDROID-PHONE-INTO-GAMEPAD/
MAKE YOUR ANDROID PHONE INTO GAMEPAD!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/BQDC/I93FGQXV/FK0BQDCI93FGQXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/BQDC/I93FGQXV/FK0BQDCI93FGQXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/BQDC/I93FGQXV/FK0BQDCI93FGQXV.SMALL.jpg sherwindavis Yes you can make your android phone into game padjust follow these steps STEP - 1 OF METHOD 1 BY USING DROID PAD INSTALL DROIDPAD BOTH ON PHONE AND PC HERE ARE THE LINKS-PChttp://www.digitalsquid.co.uk/droidpad/PHONEhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.d... USE IT BY USING BOTH ...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 01:58:28 PDT
Black Box Midi Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Box-Midi-Controller/
Black Box Midi Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/MYG8/I941DE3N/FZ5MYG8I941DE3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/MYG8/I941DE3N/FZ5MYG8I941DE3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/MYG8/I941DE3N/FZ5MYG8I941DE3N.SMALL.jpg ian.scarbrough.315 The Black Box is a midi controller created with an Arduino Leonardo, using some rotary switches assembled in a matrix to produce certain note values. Gather Materials To build the Black Box, you will need the following:Tools Soldering iron - used to make many connections, important for assembling...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:23:07 PDT
CoreConduit: Indoor Garden Controller System http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreConduit-Automated-Garden-Controller-System/
CoreConduit: Indoor Garden Controller System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/1BCJ/I916E30J/FJ11BCJI916E30J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/1BCJ/I916E30J/FJ11BCJI916E30J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/1BCJ/I916E30J/FJ11BCJI916E30J.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots A garden controller helps us to manage the environment by controlling fans, heaters, lights, pumps, and notifying us when the garden needs our attention.CONTROLLER DOES NOT REQUIRE AN INTERNET CONNECTION The CoreConduit Garden Controller System will help you to grow: Greens such as le...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:25:17 PDT
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/AUU8/I8MVXSU8/FZIAUU8I8MVXSU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/AUU8/I8MVXSU8/FZIAUU8I8MVXSU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/AUU8/I8MVXSU8/FZIAUU8I8MVXSU8.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby As part of my solar powered home, I have a potable water pump to provide water when our water utility is not available. I also implemented speed control of the pump to adjust the flow to allow energy efficient pump operation depending of the battery bank voltage. Before we continue, take a read of m...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
Polymer Clay Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Polymer-Clay-Game-Controller/
Polymer Clay Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/HFSE/I88LJMJD/FA5HFSEI88LJMJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/HFSE/I88LJMJD/FA5HFSEI88LJMJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/HFSE/I88LJMJD/FA5HFSEI88LJMJD.SMALL.jpg EvanKale In this project, we're going to make a functional retro game controller out of polymer clay and parts scavenged from an old keyboard. Let's get to it!www.evankale.blogspot.ca Watch the video! Here is a 7 minute video with closed captioning that demonstrates all the steps below from start to finis...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 08:32:01 PDT
ITunes Arduino Controller (Mac) http://www.instructables.com/id/ITunes-Arduino-Controller-Mac/
ITunes Arduino Controller (Mac) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/F2CL/I7VQO6WV/F0SF2CLI7VQO6WV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/F2CL/I7VQO6WV/F0SF2CLI7VQO6WV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/F2CL/I7VQO6WV/F0SF2CLI7VQO6WV.SMALL.jpg dan95 Make a simple controller for iTunes with Arduino and AppleScript.With this code the Arduino uses three pushbuttons and a rotary encoder to control prev/next song, play/pause and volume, but you can easily add more buttons or touch sensors to control other functions. What you need 2x pushbuttons1x...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:14:14 PDT
BeatSauce - A Laptop Midi Controller Hybrid http://www.instructables.com/id/BeatSauce-A-Laptop-Midi-Controller-Hybrid/
BeatSauce - A Laptop Midi Controller Hybrid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/E5BB/I7SVY3M6/FSFE5BBI7SVY3M6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/E5BB/I7SVY3M6/FSFE5BBI7SVY3M6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/E5BB/I7SVY3M6/FSFE5BBI7SVY3M6.SMALL.jpg zexs I've wanted to build a custom Midi controller for a while, and while this isn't exactly a new controller I did breath new life into some old hardware.Using some parts that I had accumulated and spending minimal money on new parts I managed to build a laptop into my midi controller and add some contr...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:58:46 PDT
Automation AVR OLTC Transformer 150 KV http://www.instructables.com/id/Automation-AVR-OLTC-Transformer-150-KV/
Automation AVR OLTC Transformer 150 KV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/6IBX/I7MY7MOG/FD96IBXI7MY7MOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/6IBX/I7MY7MOG/FD96IBXI7MY7MOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/6IBX/I7MY7MOG/FD96IBXI7MY7MOG.SMALL.jpg Hexality Automation AVR 150 KV Transformer OLTC AVR is Automatic Voltage Regulation.CONTROLLER is functioning raise and lower the high voltage transformer OLTC. And with some additional features that is functioning as a protection OLTC of Flow Indicators and more along Announciator.Components:- LCD Shield- L...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:26:06 PDT
CoreConduit: Automated Garden Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/The-CoreConduit-Hydroponics-Modular-Arduino-Garden/
CoreConduit: Automated Garden Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/S0H1/I7VQMC3U/FCBS0H1I7VQMC3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/S0H1/I7VQMC3U/FCBS0H1I7VQMC3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/S0H1/I7VQMC3U/FCBS0H1I7VQMC3U.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots REDUX: http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreConduit-Automated-Garden-Controller-System/A garden controller helps us to manage the environment by controlling fans, heaters, lights, pumps, and notifying us when the garden needs our attention. Compile, upload, and done... Make the modifications to th...
By: bitsandbots

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:58:03 PDT
Arduino Rgb controller from Vb.net http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Rgb-controller-from-Vbnet/
Arduino Rgb controller from Vb.net - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/FTRH/I7IJA3A1/F7EFTRHI7IJA3A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/FTRH/I7IJA3A1/F7EFTRHI7IJA3A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/FTRH/I7IJA3A1/F7EFTRHI7IJA3A1.SMALL.jpg Miky94x Hi, this is my first instractables, today i'll show you how to make an rgb controller with an arduino UNO R3, controlled by an application made in vb.netWith this project you can simply control your led strip and make what colour you likeexcuse me for my english, i hope you like my instructable Pa...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:25:40 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 I was looking for a cheap LED light for my shrimp tank (54 liter/15 gallons). I decided to start a very simple DIY project to save money and to share it on instructables.Stuff you need:1 or more waterproof rigid LED strips; you'll find them all over the internet. I bought 2 of them at banggood (9$)....
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
MURVV - The Mobile Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/MURVV-The-Mobile-Robot/
MURVV - The Mobile Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/KEK4/I6W2YDH9/FC4KEK4I6W2YDH9.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc For this project we want to use a PhidgetsSBC as a functional brain for a mobile collection of Phidgets sensors and controllers in the form of a wheeled robot. To make things simple we should have independent control of each wheel, this means we do not need any differentials or complex mechanics to ...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:39:56 PST
How to make a console controller work as a mouse. http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-console-controller-as-mouse/
How to make a console controller work as a mouse. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/PBXI/I6WDLL6E/F41PBXII6WDLL6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/PBXI/I6WDLL6E/F41PBXII6WDLL6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/PBXI/I6WDLL6E/F41PBXII6WDLL6E.SMALL.jpg Dejos These instructions will guide you through the process of setting up a controller to be used as a mouse to move your cursor or ever as button of your keyboard. You will need a wired USB game controller and a windows computer. Plug into a USB port Connect the controller to your PC via USB. Downlo...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:45:02 PST
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Flame-Controlled-MIDI-Controller/
Flame Controlled MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/TFRU/I6QD1WP4/F98TFRUI6QD1WP4.SMALL.jpg bergerab One huge issue in the world of digital music production is keeping that analog warmth (that resonated from reel-to-reel systems and tubes) in modern day digital music. Many swear that analog systems have a sound that can never be replicated by bits, and hope is lost for digital music to match that a...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:10:15 PST
How to use PS3 controllers on PC through Xinput. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-PS3-controllers-on-PC-through-Xinput/
How to use PS3 controllers on PC through Xinput. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/QIFE/I6OXJYO9/FU4QIFEI6OXJYO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/QIFE/I6OXJYO9/FU4QIFEI6OXJYO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/QIFE/I6OXJYO9/FU4QIFEI6OXJYO9.SMALL.jpg Bladez1992 Here is a simple tutorial to get up to four PS3 controllers working through Xinput on your Windows 8/7/Vista PC. The advantage of this is that any game that Xbox 360 controllers natively work with, now PS3 controllers will too! Download and install Xbox 360 Accessories Download and install the la...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:51:36 PST
Fun Game Controllers with MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Game-Controllers-with-MaKey-MaKey/
Fun Game Controllers with MaKey MaKey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/NQLL/I6HSLCRN/FYRNQLLI6HSLCRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/NQLL/I6HSLCRN/FYRNQLLI6HSLCRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/NQLL/I6HSLCRN/FYRNQLLI6HSLCRN.SMALL.jpg eludemann MaKey MaKey is "an invention kit for everyone!" You can use this kit to turn any object that can conduct electricity into a controller or keyboard. In this Instructable, we'll use a ready-made computer game and some every day objects--we turned our staff kitchen into "office supplies" vs. "lunch s...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:34:53 PST
Say Cheese Photo Booth with MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Say-Cheese-Photo-Booth-with-MaKey-MaKey/
Say Cheese Photo Booth with MaKey MaKey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YUAM/I6J7WVST/FU4YUAMI6J7WVST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YUAM/I6J7WVST/FU4YUAMI6J7WVST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/YUAM/I6J7WVST/FU4YUAMI6J7WVST.SMALL.jpg eludemann Say "cheese!" Add some flavor to your event's photo booth with….some actual cheese! Use a MaKey MaKey to turn a piece of cheese into a controller, then snap away!MaKey MaKey is an "invention kit for everyone," and it allows you to turn anything that can conduct electricity into a keyboard or contro...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:13:50 PST
SONY Move 4 PC THINGY! Virtual Reality Motion Controller $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sony-Move-4-PC-THINGY/
SONY Move 4 PC THINGY! Virtual Reality Motion Controller $15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/TQO8/I6C2OMY1/F1KTQO8I6C2OMY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/TQO8/I6C2OMY1/F1KTQO8I6C2OMY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/TQO8/I6C2OMY1/F1KTQO8I6C2OMY1.SMALL.jpg Kharlor The Sony Move controllers were ahead of their time in a lot of ways. I used them on the Playstation 3 and it was okay. Anyway now you can use these on your PC with different software that is available. The problem is it hasn't advanced much since around 2011 due to lack of interest and a way to use...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:25:59 PST
Manual controller for SRM-20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-controller-for-SRM-20/
Manual controller for SRM-20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/V8SE/I66CRZFZ/F2FV8SEI66CRZFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/V8SE/I66CRZFZ/F2FV8SEI66CRZFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/V8SE/I66CRZFZ/F2FV8SEI66CRZFZ.SMALL.jpg mura This is a Manual controller for CNC milling machine, SRM-20.SRM-20 is a product of Roland D.G. and It have a slot for inserting Arduino UNO. We made a prototyping of Manual controller. Rotary encoder First, we prepared some parts. Most important parts are "Rotary Encoder".It's detect the rotation...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 04:53:19 PST
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
Super Light Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7Q2H/I63EZAZE/FR17Q2HI63EZAZE.SMALL.jpg Joohansson The aim of this project is to maximize the flight time/ battery life of the very famous Hubsan X4 quad-copter. This will show how you build your own for very low cost, simple to build and fun to play with. The 3D print is 100% designed by me for use with spare parts from the Hubsan H107L model. It c...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
Easy diy controller with arduino uno or micro http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-diy-controller-with-arduino-uno-or-micro/
Easy diy controller with arduino uno or micro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/NPJF/I5ZZZIJ4/F1WNPJFI5ZZZIJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/NPJF/I5ZZZIJ4/F1WNPJFI5ZZZIJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/NPJF/I5ZZZIJ4/F1WNPJFI5ZZZIJ4.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal As any gamer would know, controllers are expensive, around 60$.I had a arduino micro so I decided to make a xbox/playstation style dual analog controller.The code can be found HEREPartsArduino micro or uno2 x analog thumbsticks15 x buttonsproto board and soldering equipment Make it Code- download...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 17:45:22 PST
Makey Makey Micro Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Micro-Controler/
Makey Makey Micro Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/BUUU/I5P7L6HR/FSBBUUUI5P7L6HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/BUUU/I5P7L6HR/FSBBUUUI5P7L6HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/BUUU/I5P7L6HR/FSBBUUUI5P7L6HR.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid While brainstorming for our Makey Makey Build Night at the Phoenix Asylum, I wasn't coming up with a killer app. That all changed when on a walk with Ms. Zoid. I saw something in the gutter that caught my eye, a video game eraser. AHA! Now I have a project. Since then I have had additional ideas for...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 14:58:45 PST
Simon Says With Play-Doh - Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-With-Play-Doh-Makey-Makey/
Simon Says With Play-Doh - Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/AW3F/I5JHSW6H/FA5AW3FI5JHSW6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/AW3F/I5JHSW6H/FA5AW3FI5JHSW6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/AW3F/I5JHSW6H/FA5AW3FI5JHSW6H.SMALL.jpg DoverPL The Dover Public Library hosted an Instructables' Build Night featuring Makey Makey kits. Our patrons were invited to experiment with the kits to turn everyday objects into controllers, keyboards, or musical instruments. In this Instructable we will be showing how to create your very own Makey Makey...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:19:53 PST
MaKeyMaKey: Pencil Lead Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKeyMaKey-Pencil-Lead-Game-Controller/
MaKeyMaKey: Pencil Lead Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/7ZZR/I5DSETNT/FUU7ZZRI5DSETNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/7ZZR/I5DSETNT/FUU7ZZRI5DSETNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/7ZZR/I5DSETNT/FUU7ZZRI5DSETNT.SMALL.jpg Austintheape *Soon there will be a video, but submitting it doesn't seem to be working*Hi! Our names are Evan and Austin, and we're high school students in the new Maker Class at Arroyo Grande High School in California.For our MaKey MaKey project we used all recycled and/or school materials (so didn't buy anyth...
By: Austintheape

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:16:14 PST
Cheap 120VAC Outlet Controller addon for any project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Outlet-Controller/
Cheap 120VAC Outlet Controller addon for any project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/0QUB/I55MX1ME/F0L0QUBI55MX1ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/0QUB/I55MX1ME/F0L0QUBI55MX1ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/0QUB/I55MX1ME/F0L0QUBI55MX1ME.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX This is a great beginner project or addon for rapid prototyping. I use this addon all the time for making Internet of things projects, home automation, ect.... Then when i get everything to work and i decide to start reducing its form. then i replace this with something more appropriate.All you are ...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:03:52 PST
NES bluetooth controller. http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-bluetooth-controller-1/
NES bluetooth controller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1M4P/I4VQ9CP1/FO41M4PI4VQ9CP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1M4P/I4VQ9CP1/FO41M4PI4VQ9CP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1M4P/I4VQ9CP1/FO41M4PI4VQ9CP1.SMALL.jpg pthrizzle I based this tutorial on Jlang9's tutorial, though there are maybe others out there.Adafruit do a tutorial too, but it deals with the SNES controller, so it's not 100% useful.Parts you'll need.NES controller Sacrificial USB Cable to be cut up for the charger. Fine wire. I used some spare hookup wir...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:21:17 PST
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-LED-Aquarium-Controller-With-SPARKIO-CORE/
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SMALL.jpg nettexan Here I am at TechShop with an amazing micro controller from Spark.io called "Core". I was planning to use an Arduino to control my saltwater reef aquarium when a friend showed me the Core. This powerful little micro controller is as easy to program as the Arduino (in fact you can cut and paste Ardui...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 19:28:37 PST
Joypad To Switch Box Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Joypad-To-Switch-Box-Controller/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:49:03 PST
IPAD MINI MINIMOOG STYLED CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/IPAD-MINI-MINIMOOG-STYLED-CONTROLLER/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 17:02:18 PST
Simple DIY Christmas Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Christmas-Light-Controller/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:27:56 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Arduino solar charge controller + output control and data logging online with Xbee WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-charge-controller-output-control-and-data-lo/
Arduino solar charge controller + output control and data logging online with Xbee WiFi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/FW1X/I31C3X9V/F1NFW1XI31C3X9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/FW1X/I31C3X9V/F1NFW1XI31C3X9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/FW1X/I31C3X9V/F1NFW1XI31C3X9V.SMALL.jpg pfoglietta A while back I started working on a solar charge controller, it was based on a PIC microcontroller, a 20x4 characters display and the code was written in Assembly language. It did work well and was still working when I decided I wanted to add more to this controller.My new controller uses a standalo...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:35:45 PST
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST
Arduino thumbstick controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-thumbstick-controller/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:56:22 PST
Harbor Freight Router Speed Control Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Harbor-Freight-Router-Speed-Control-Mod/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:24:05 PST
Xbox Controller Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-Controller-Cover/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 05:34:27 PST
DIY USB DJ Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-DJ-Controller/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:45:30 PST
Smart Phone Game Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Phone-Game-Console/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:39:13 PDT
Fix Any Video Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Any-Video-Game-Controller/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:03:29 PDT
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/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:07:40 PDT
Beer Cooler Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Cooler-Controller-1/
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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/
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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/
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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-/
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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