Instructables: exploring - technology - controller http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 19:59:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Change All Buttons, Triggers, And Joysticks On An Xbox 360 Wireless Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-All-Buttons-Triggers-And-Joysticks-O/
How To Change All Buttons, Triggers, And Joysticks On An Xbox 360 Wireless Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/OGF5/IDYKKY29/FRAOGF5IDYKKY29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/OGF5/IDYKKY29/FRAOGF5IDYKKY29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/OGF5/IDYKKY29/FRAOGF5IDYKKY29.SMALL.jpg KarP7 This instructable will teach you how to make your very own custom Xbox 360 controller. This project could be a little bit difficult and/or frustrating at times, but if you stick with it, your controller will be the best on the block. Gather Materials Materials: -1 Xbox 360 controller -1 To...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:20:03 PDT
Control Anything and Save Power with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Anything-and-Save-Power-with-Arduino/
Control Anything and Save Power with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/O6X9/IDUQZDFF/FXWO6X9IDUQZDFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/O6X9/IDUQZDFF/FXWO6X9IDUQZDFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/O6X9/IDUQZDFF/FXWO6X9IDUQZDFF.SMALL.jpg randomthumper I used this for my own very specific problem but it could be used for anything really.The Problem:Most speakers are not smart, and so you have to turn them off manually, especially studio monitor type speakers. Because of this when left on (if you fall asleep or just forget switch them off), they wa...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:07:36 PDT
Let's make a game controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-game-controller/
Let's make a game controller! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/X8EZ/IDRLFL3F/F73X8EZIDRLFL3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/X8EZ/IDRLFL3F/F73X8EZIDRLFL3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/X8EZ/IDRLFL3F/F73X8EZIDRLFL3F.SMALL.jpg travershenry I love flying games, but it feels like there are never enough buttons on my joystick.This instructable will show you how to build your own switch panel in no time.It will work with any game and computer that supports a joystick. I also encourage people to adapt this guide to make foot pedals, joyst...
By: travershenry

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:10:32 PDT
#rethinkphone: SmartPhone w/ Motion Action http://www.instructables.com/id/rethinkphone-SmartPhone-w-Motion-Action/
#rethinkphone: SmartPhone w/ Motion Action - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/0LQG/IDLZZY11/FJH0LQGIDLZZY11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/0LQG/IDLZZY11/FJH0LQGIDLZZY11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/0LQG/IDLZZY11/FJH0LQGIDLZZY11.SMALL.jpg Iron Inventor THE INSPIRATIONAs I was performing some research on Leap Motion Controllers (3D Gesture Sensor Controller) and interfacing with microcontrollers such as Arduino, and computers such as Intel Edison or Raspberry Pi, I immediately thought of a new phone concept / idea. It occurred to me that having 3D ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:25:03 PDT
Easy MIDI Bass pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-MIDI-Bass-pedals/
Easy MIDI Bass pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/YLZ1/IDK88WXZ/FPKYLZ1IDK88WXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/YLZ1/IDK88WXZ/FPKYLZ1IDK88WXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/YLZ1/IDK88WXZ/FPKYLZ1IDK88WXZ.SMALL.jpg AllstonMa A guitarist friend of mine has been gigging for years with a set of Moog Taurus I pedals. While great sounding, they are heavy, fragile and getting to be too valuable to take on club gigs. What he needed was some foot pedals which generated MIDI which could be plugged in to his rack. I had been wan...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:19:13 PDT
Build an Underwater robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/
Build an Underwater robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SMALL.jpg ksaichandra Sea Perch is an innovative underwater robot. Building an under water robot is very cool. Of course, it takes lot of time. But, you can operate it with a remote. You can buy an sea perch kit, which is available online for $155. Building a Sea Perch ROV teaches basic skills in ship and submarine desi...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
Fiber Optic RGB LED Top Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-RGB-LED-Top-Hat/
Fiber Optic RGB LED Top Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Q2SQ/IDH7R3K9/F9WQ2SQIDH7R3K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Q2SQ/IDH7R3K9/F9WQ2SQIDH7R3K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Q2SQ/IDH7R3K9/F9WQ2SQIDH7R3K9.SMALL.jpg NLEDPromotions This is a remix of the Instructable "My hat, it's full of stars!" by ChrisKnight.Find it at: http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hat-its-full-of...Since I first saw this it has been something I have wanted. Finally the time has come.Featuring a Pixel Controller Ion, 14x 5mm RGB LEDs controlled with W...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 14:38:57 PDT
How to Make a Backlit Xbox One Controller Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Backlit-Xbox-One-Controller/
How to Make a Backlit Xbox One Controller Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/H3ZM/IDA2IFXJ/FJ2H3ZMIDA2IFXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/H3ZM/IDA2IFXJ/FJ2H3ZMIDA2IFXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/H3ZM/IDA2IFXJ/FJ2H3ZMIDA2IFXJ.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Create a controller unique to you by adding a back light!I like to customize my things so that they stand out from what everyone else has. With basic soldering skills, this project will show you how to give your Xbox One controller a back light!Don't know how to solder? Read through the beginning of...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:21:04 PDT
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MOSFET-Motor-Controller/
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/471S/ID0PML04/FU5471SID0PML04.SMALL.jpg zeropt This is a simple to build motor controller. It is handy for many projects using a motor controlled by a micro-controller. It can be used as an Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) and has forward and reverse control. It can be used in robotics, remote control projects, portable vehicles and most thin...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 16:10:30 PDT
Screen Hood For FPV / Phone / Tablet / GPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Hood-For-FPV-Phone-Tablet-GPS/
Screen Hood For FPV / Phone / Tablet / GPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/LXZ5/ICRXQ4K4/FKFLXZ5ICRXQ4K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/LXZ5/ICRXQ4K4/FKFLXZ5ICRXQ4K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/LXZ5/ICRXQ4K4/FKFLXZ5ICRXQ4K4.SMALL.jpg Withered Perception I have been flying my (Drone) 350 QX3 AP Combo quite a bit lately in very strange light. Most of the light is vary harsh and reflects off my phone screen which my drone uses as a FPV (First Person View) screen. I have tried almost everything on my Samsung Galaxy S5 Active to cut down on the glare so...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:29:01 PDT
DIY SOLAR LI ION/ LIPO BATTERY CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLAR-LI-ION-LIPO-BATTERY-CHARGER/
DIY SOLAR LI ION/ LIPO BATTERY CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/60MK/ICYN1ZRN/FP460MKICYN1ZRN.SMALL.jpg deba168 Imagine you are a gadget lover or hobbyist /tinkerer or RC enthusiast and you are going for a camping or outing .Your smart phone/MP3 player battery run out,you have taken a RC Quad Copter,but not able to fly for a long time. So you definitely need a good charger to charge the battery. Am I right ?...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:11:37 PDT
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-N64-Controller-into-a-USB-Gamepad-using-an/
Turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad using an Arduino Leonardo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/50JR/ICRXJJJL/FA250JRICRXJJJL.SMALL.jpg BobJones6732 The easiest way to turn an N64 Controller into a USB Gamepad is to buy an N64 Controller Adapter for around £15. However it can also be done if you have an Arduino Leonardo or any other Arduino board with built-in USB communication.What you will need:An Arduino Leonardo (Also possible with oth...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 07:42:30 PDT
Everymans Simple WS2801 RGB LED Strip Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Everymans-Simple-WS2801-RGB-LED-Strip-Controller/
Everymans Simple WS2801 RGB LED Strip Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/50CW/ICPP6JYG/FBH50CWICPP6JYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/50CW/ICPP6JYG/FBH50CWICPP6JYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/50CW/ICPP6JYG/FBH50CWICPP6JYG.SMALL.jpg SubFusion The purpose of this instructable is to make ordinary people able to take control of the WS2801 RGB led strips for home or shop decoration with minimal effort. The WS2801 Led strips have a small chip for each led and enables you to set each leds color. It typical has 32 leds pr meter.This solution c...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:15:38 PDT
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Rockband-Controller-to-MIDI-Drums/
Convert Rockband Controller to MIDI Drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/4OQQ/IBXMLETR/F2H4OQQIBXMLETR.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Hey! Today I'm going to show you how to convert a Rock band or Guitar Hero drum controller into a real MIDI drum set that can interface with digital audio workstations like Ableton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools, etc.Or you can simply use it to play DTXMania (DrumMania)! Watch the video! Click here t...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:27:18 PDT
How To Voice Control Your Lights! The Easy Way! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Voice-Control-Your-Lights-The-Easy-Way/
How To Voice Control Your Lights! The Easy Way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/HPB8/IBXM4DHC/FZSHPB8IBXM4DHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/HPB8/IBXM4DHC/FZSHPB8IBXM4DHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/HPB8/IBXM4DHC/FZSHPB8IBXM4DHC.SMALL.jpg ZebraComet Thanks For Watching!To make this I used a pololu micro servo controller, 2 servos, windows speech recognition, and some tape.First I connected the servo controller up then I downloaded the servo control software then I used windows speech to control the servos.Please Note: "this video doesn't show u...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:48:30 PDT
Laser Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Controller/
Laser Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/9EDO/IBTF8O0B/FG19EDOIBTF8O0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/9EDO/IBTF8O0B/FG19EDOIBTF8O0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/9EDO/IBTF8O0B/FG19EDOIBTF8O0B.SMALL.jpg Digital Explorer In this instructable I made an Arduino project that allows me to control a laser with a smartphone or tablet. Things you will need 2 9 gram servo motors. 1 bread board. 1 laser. 1 Arduino Nano board.Assortment of wires. 1 Bluetooth transceiver. 1 9v battery. 1 Smartphone or tablet.1 box.Double si...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 03:08:03 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 2 - the controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-2-the-controller/
Make a Lego ROV part 2 - the controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/S0M9/IBJTHU9S/F2NS0M9IBJTHU9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/S0M9/IBJTHU9S/F2NS0M9IBJTHU9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/S0M9/IBJTHU9S/F2NS0M9IBJTHU9S.SMALL.jpg darkwaterhq This instructable will show you how to make a simple controller that can be used to control any robots or devices that have 3 or less 3V DC motors.We built it as a controller for our Lego ROV project and have used it to great success in a number of workshops. Bill of materials We designed a small...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:18:12 PDT
LED PWM with Smart Servo Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-PWM-with-Smart-Servo-Controller/
LED PWM with Smart Servo Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/T427/IB8J2EU5/FODT427IB8J2EU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/T427/IB8J2EU5/FODT427IB8J2EU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/T427/IB8J2EU5/FODT427IB8J2EU5.SMALL.jpg markistuff In this demo I'm going to show you how to connect a color LED to the Smart Servo Controller.The Smart Servo Controller can output high speed PWM signals that are suitable for driving LEDs. For high power LED's you must use transistors or mosfets.For more information on the Smart Servo Controller che...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:07:54 PDT
Make A Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Walking-Robot/
Make A Walking Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/6G2N/IB0N0ZRH/F9S6G2NIB0N0ZRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/6G2N/IB0N0ZRH/F9S6G2NIB0N0ZRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/6G2N/IB0N0ZRH/F9S6G2NIB0N0ZRH.SMALL.jpg markistuff Build a walking robot using the Smart Servo ControllerTo build the robot I used a kit of servo brackets I got off ebay. I assembled them into a two legged robot that kinda resembles a mechwarrior. Each leg is built with 6 servo motors. I used a 6 channel RC radio to send the movements for walking, l...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:23:44 PDT
Temperature Controlled Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Controlled-Fans/
Temperature Controlled Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/5R9K/IB22J9GA/FD25R9KIB22J9GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/5R9K/IB22J9GA/FD25R9KIB22J9GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/5R9K/IB22J9GA/FD25R9KIB22J9GA.SMALL.jpg markistuff In this demo I'm going show you how you can use the Smart Servo Controller to turn on and off fans with a temperature sensor. The project will use two fans connected to two different relays. The relays will connect to the Smart Servo Controller. An IC temperature sensor is connected to the SSC (Smar...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:20:40 PDT
Heat-Variable Fan Controller with Custom Aluminum Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Variable-Fan-Controller-with-Custom-Aluminum-/
Heat-Variable Fan Controller with Custom Aluminum Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SMALL.jpg mkomkom This project is to design a variable, heat sensitive fan controller with a presentable enclosure for a home entertainment system. If you are like me and have your home entertainment system tucked away in an enclosed space, you likely have an issue with heat and need a practical way to dissipate the...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:27:19 PDT
Robot wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-wagon/
Robot wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7129/IAS23QK0/F0O7129IAS23QK0.SMALL.jpg dlarocco It's a wagon that is a Remote control car on tracks. Things you need List of things needed is not a long list this is a very simple build. I built this wagon 2 times before which is why I call it Beach Bot 2.0. the first time I made it I used wheels and bike chains and gears. now this made it fas...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 21:52:37 PDT
Model Magic X86 Mobile Keyboard Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Magic-X86-Mobile-Keyboard-Computer/
Model Magic X86 Mobile Keyboard Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/APIG/IANRIMTE/FE1APIGIANRIMTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/APIG/IANRIMTE/FE1APIGIANRIMTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/APIG/IANRIMTE/FE1APIGIANRIMTE.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This is an Instructable on how to modify an old clicky keyboard in to a mobile X86 computer with an Intel Edison. With the power of the Intel Edison micro processor and 22nm architecture, the future is yours to command!Model Magic is an Open Source USB Keyboard gadget supporting bluetooth, wifi, and...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 09:49:01 PDT
DIY AVR Microcontroller based Temperature Monitoring and Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AVR-Microcontroller-based-Temperature-Monitori/
DIY AVR Microcontroller based Temperature Monitoring and Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/YCI4/IAJNZA7R/FJ0YCI4IAJNZA7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/YCI4/IAJNZA7R/FJ0YCI4IAJNZA7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/YCI4/IAJNZA7R/FJ0YCI4IAJNZA7R.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur AVR Microcontroller based Temperature Controller, it uses LM35 Temperature Sensor for measurement of temperature and 16x2 LCD is used to display temperature set point, Heater Status and current temperature, It controls temperature by turning on and off of the heater using relay.This project is very ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 18:55:26 PDT
Solar Powered Xbox360 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Xbox360-Controller/
Solar Powered Xbox360 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/T2ER/IAIFHZ5L/FH6T2ERIAIFHZ5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/T2ER/IAIFHZ5L/FH6T2ERIAIFHZ5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/T2ER/IAIFHZ5L/FH6T2ERIAIFHZ5L.SMALL.jpg Thomas Tousignant Here I will show you how to create a solar powered Xbox controller.Materials Needed: At least one 5v solar panel (also works with 3v, but not as well) Wires 22 Aug recommended An Xbox Controller Solder Soldering Iron Screwdrivers Opening the Controller The Controller has seven screws. Si...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 17:46:59 PDT
DIY MIDI BASED CONTROLLER (DRUMS) - TOWER OF POWER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MIDI-BASED-CONTROLLER-DRUMS-TOWER-OF-POWER/
DIY MIDI BASED CONTROLLER (DRUMS) - TOWER OF POWER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/76JP/IAGMHHKY/F8G76JPIAGMHHKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/76JP/IAGMHHKY/F8G76JPIAGMHHKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/76JP/IAGMHHKY/F8G76JPIAGMHHKY.SMALL.jpg Niki Filitonga Here are step-by-step instructions into making your very own Tower of Power !!! The Tower of Power is a new MIDI based controller in which you are able to perform your drum samples like the Bop It! Ever wanted to throw your MIDI controller around in your hands whilst being able to trigger your beats...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 20:07:03 PDT
Recompile (Rename) and Flash HIDUINO with ISP to turn your Arduino into an HID (usb-midi) device http://www.instructables.com/id/Recompile-Rename-and-Flash-HIDUINO-with-ISP-to-tur/
Recompile (Rename) and Flash HIDUINO with ISP to turn your Arduino into an HID (usb-midi) device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8UN6/IAG0BEIR/FD08UN6IAG0BEIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8UN6/IAG0BEIR/FD08UN6IAG0BEIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8UN6/IAG0BEIR/FD08UN6IAG0BEIR.SMALL.jpg fgrassano HIDUINO is a firmware (code) made to run on the microcontrollers Atmega8u2 (Arduino UNO Rev 2 -and previous- or Mega2560) and Atmega16u2 (Arduino UNO Rev3).These are the ones in charge of getting the computer and the boards to talk to each other. When the normal firmware runs on them (usbserial), we...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 22:36:15 PDT
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hacking-your-own-Home-Automation-System/
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots A home automation system should be able to turn on/off appliances such as lights, fans, entertainment systems, etc. A system that is wireless yet independent from the Internet, but most importantly, DIY and open-source because I want to understand how it works.Why re-invent the wheel?Someone was ni...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 14:08:42 PDT
Take control of your house in 10 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-control-of-your-house-in-10-Minutes/
Take control of your house in 10 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/3UUS/IACE061Y/F6Z3UUSIACE061Y.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur Watch Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBRZ8WcQfRkMake your own smart phone control for your house.Bluetooth Controlled Electrical AppliancesBluetooth controlled Lights, Electrical Equipment, Smart Phone Based Appliances Control Bluetooth Based Room Automation Arduino Bluetooth appliances con...
By: Komal Manoj Thakur

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Sun, 31 May 2015 05:19:07 PDT
How to Automate ANY Temperature Controlled Process http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Automate-ANY-Temperature-Controlled-Process/
How to Automate ANY Temperature Controlled Process - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/WJ7Z/IA3VLIR6/FGBWJ7ZIA3VLIR6.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike I'm going to show you how to build and use a device that will enable you to automatically control the temperature of any thermal process (heating OR cooling) to a very precise degree. Precision temperature control for both hot and cold applications is surprisingly easy to achieve with off-the-shelf...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 13:21:45 PDT
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.The Garden Controller System will help you to grow: Greens such as lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, and kale. Herbs such as...
By: bitsandbots

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:25:17 PDT
Arduino DMX 512 Tester and Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-DMX-512-Tester-and-Controller/
Arduino DMX 512 Tester and Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/EBCM/IBFRJ1CZ/FYWEBCMIBFRJ1CZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/EBCM/IBFRJ1CZ/FYWEBCMIBFRJ1CZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/EBCM/IBFRJ1CZ/FYWEBCMIBFRJ1CZ.SMALL.jpg daniel3514 Actualizaciones, ficheros, códigos...English versionFacebookHerramienta para pruebas y control de iluminación de espectáculos a travez del protocolo DMX-512, ideal para hacer pruebas rápidas en instalaciones fijas o temporales de iluminación. Este proyecto surge por la necesidad de tener un sistema ...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:09:53 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/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.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 For a long time I've wanted to build a custom Midi controller, 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 ones I managed to build a...a...DJ computer laptop thingy?...That's why ...
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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...
By: Hexality

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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 A garden controller helps us to manage the environment by controlling fans, heaters, lights, pumps, and notifying us when the garden needs our attention.http://hydromazing.coreconduit.com Compile, upload, and done... Make the modifications to the source-code as shown in the included readme file.T...
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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