Instructables: exploring - technology - driver http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 11:51:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Transformerless Adjustable Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformerless-Adjustable-Joule-Thief/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 02:37:24 PST
CRAZY CAR http://www.instructables.com/id/CRAZY-CAR/
CRAZY CAR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KVL7/IVO3C7PC/FBNKVL7IVO3C7PC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KVL7/IVO3C7PC/FBNKVL7IVO3C7PC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/KVL7/IVO3C7PC/FBNKVL7IVO3C7PC.SMALL.jpg yoda3d Here is my model "CRAZY CAR"- I modeled this car using a software3d, printed with a printer3d dagoma discovery 200, then painted with acrylic. Modeling the model is composed of 4 parts (Car, pilot, wheels,hub caps),Export to stl format. 3D print Printed with dagoma discovery 200 with these pa...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:34:31 PST
Raspberry Pi Surveillance Rover (Land Drone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Surveillance-Drone-Land/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 08:21:50 PST
led driving and led tv driver board and how it work http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Driving-and-Led-Tv-Driver-Board-and-How-to-Wor-1/
led driving and led tv driver board and how it work - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D0WV/IV0AGM0V/F7GD0WVIV0AGM0V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D0WV/IV0AGM0V/F7GD0WVIV0AGM0V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D0WV/IV0AGM0V/F7GD0WVIV0AGM0V.SMALL.jpg libyantiger Why led driver whynot just normal dc power supply !!!!Led tv is the same as lcd tv the only difference is that lcd tv uses ccfl as backlight and inverter as driver board but led tv uses leds as backlight and boost driver board as driverLeds use dc voltage to work , ...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:37:52 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Boombox-Repurpose-Your-Old-Hi-Fi/
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - Repurpose your old Hi-Fi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/OFZA/IUSLZPVC/FALOFZAIUSLZPVC.SMALL.jpg diggoryrush For this project I will be making a bluetooth speaker using secondhand bookshelf speakers. I will go through the design process and all the different stages of construction, this will be a comprehensive guide to building a your very own Hi-Fi quality boombox. You will need:- A pair of bookshelf spe...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 19:26:39 PDT
Driver Alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Driver-Alert/
Driver Alert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/YMF4/IU5NIUSZ/F09YMF4IU5NIUSZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/YMF4/IU5NIUSZ/F09YMF4IU5NIUSZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/YMF4/IU5NIUSZ/F09YMF4IU5NIUSZ.SMALL.jpg martinhui This device or instructable is a helpful tool (as I think) to get your attention when you are driving especially in the night time. After a hard day work on the weekend, you may sometime have gathering and drive back home late night, you will easily felt sleepy or felt into a deep thought for foreve...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 05:32:09 PDT
H Bridge Motor Driver For Arduino Using Transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/H-Bridge-Motor-Driver-for-Arduino-Using-Transistor/
H Bridge Motor Driver For Arduino Using Transistors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/C3V9/ITX3YO64/FGOC3V9ITX3YO64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/C3V9/ITX3YO64/FGOC3V9ITX3YO64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/C3V9/ITX3YO64/FGOC3V9ITX3YO64.SMALL.jpg Anshu AR Hello everyone, In this instructable we will be building our own H Bridge motor driver module for Arduino using transistors.Technical specifications: Control motor speed using PWM pins of Arduino. Control motor direction. Can run any small hobby DC motor consuming 250mA (Maximum)...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 23:23:02 PDT
Trash Coil Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-Coil-Driver/
Trash Coil Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/N3SJ/ITKLQQ1Q/FQXN3SJITKLQQ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/N3SJ/ITKLQQ1Q/FQXN3SJITKLQQ1Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/N3SJ/ITKLQQ1Q/FQXN3SJITKLQQ1Q.SMALL.jpg lafelabs This is a generic MOSFET drive circuit, intended to aid building motors from found parts that can be controlled by digital electronics, and powered off of USB LiPo batteries. It is intended, as are all circuits found here, to be a blend of art and technology that contains information about itself t...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:49:07 PDT
Smallest Arduino Dev. Board | Digispark AtTiny85 | Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/Smallest-Arduino-Dev-Board-Digispark-AtTiny85-Gett/
Smallest Arduino Dev. Board | Digispark AtTiny85 | Getting Started - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KT0Q/ITCHA78G/FD3KT0QITCHA78G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KT0Q/ITCHA78G/FD3KT0QITCHA78G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KT0Q/ITCHA78G/FD3KT0QITCHA78G.SMALL.jpg WearGenius Published on Sep 21, 2016In this video you will find a detailed description of the smallest Arduino compatible board like how to configure your Arduino IDE in order to program this board. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Links : Driv...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:54:04 PDT
Controlling L293D Motor Driver by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-L293D-Motor-Driver-by-Arduino/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:37:47 PDT
Control DC Motor Using L293D http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-DC-Motor-Using-L293D/
Control DC Motor Using L293D - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/P31L/IRHUN3YH/FUCP31LIRHUN3YH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/P31L/IRHUN3YH/FUCP31LIRHUN3YH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/P31L/IRHUN3YH/FUCP31LIRHUN3YH.SMALL.jpg Anshu AR Hello everyone,In this instructable we will be controlling DC motor using L293D and Arduino.The L293D motor driver is able to control the speed as well as direction of motor. Gather the parts For, controlling DC motor using L293D we will need: An Arduino UNOA L293D motor driverSmall DC motorA Bre...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 03:06:52 PDT
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-RC-Car-Aka-Mark-III/
LEGO RC Car A.k.a Mark III - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/48FX/IRHV1VYD/FQJ48FXIRHV1VYD.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello all. Today I am going to share with you my long journey of building an RC Car. But first a little background. Ever since I was a kid i wanted to build my very own rc car. But it aint that simple. I realized that after some failed attempts. Four years ago i got a Lego technic as a gift. At firs...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:31:17 PDT
Guitar Sustainer (Driver) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Sustainer-Driver/
Guitar Sustainer (Driver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/91K1/IPMWOM5H/FYL91K1IPMWOM5H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/91K1/IPMWOM5H/FYL91K1IPMWOM5H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/91K1/IPMWOM5H/FYL91K1IPMWOM5H.SMALL.jpg ischaren As guitarists, we are always looking for the effect, the equipment, the technique to achieve the sounds produced by our heroes - Satriani, May, Halen, Slash. With almost any guitar, the hardest thing to replicate is the resounding sustain created by the overdriven roar of Eddie Van Halen or the sub...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:13:57 PDT
Autonomous Gripforce Stabilizer Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Gripforce-Stabilizer-Robotic-Arm/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 06:15:16 PDT
Build L293D Dual Motor Driver Board for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-L293D-Driver-Board-for-Arduino/
Build L293D Dual Motor Driver Board for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/G9BZ/IO8WE3UD/FKGG9BZIO8WE3UD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/G9BZ/IO8WE3UD/FKGG9BZIO8WE3UD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/G9BZ/IO8WE3UD/FKGG9BZIO8WE3UD.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz Hello Instructables enthusiasts...Nowadays buying the boards for the projects is very expensive.. But it can be construct at very low cost.I required L293D dual H-Bridge motor driver board for my next instructables .So, to save bucks for my next project I constructed L293D driver board.In this Instr...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:25:47 PDT
How to wire a 3d printer schematic arduino mega http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wire-a-3d-Printer-Schematic-Arduino-Mega/
How to wire a 3d printer schematic arduino mega - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MSUW/IO8U2AIO/FWRMSUWIO8U2AIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MSUW/IO8U2AIO/FWRMSUWIO8U2AIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MSUW/IO8U2AIO/FWRMSUWIO8U2AIO.SMALL.jpg calincostelcoty What you need1 Arduino Mega 10.35 $ buy from here 1 3D Printer RAMPS 1.4 Controller 5.23 $ buy from here5 A4988 stepper motor driver With Heat Sink 2.87$ buy from here1 Heat bed 13.31$ buy from here1 Power Supply5 Stepper motors 2.12 $ small stepper motor 30$ 5 big...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 14:36:50 PDT
Simple, Cheap Motor Driver Board for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Motor-Driver-Board-for-Arduino/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 21:05:28 PDT
3D Printed Remote Controlled BB8 Droid - Make Course http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Remote-Controlled-BB8-Droid/
3D Printed Remote Controlled BB8 Droid - Make Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SMALL.jpg jdl92990 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)Hello Guys, This is my final project for the Make Course at USF. We were able to build anything we wanted, as long as it operated with the Arduino platform...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 20:37:36 PDT
Homemade CNC milling machine v2 - arduino uno GRBL http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-CNC-Milling-Machine-V2-Arudino-Uno-GRBL/
Homemade CNC milling machine v2 - arduino uno GRBL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SMALL.jpg Bogus Cichocki Here I wanted to present my second cnc milling machine. At the moment it is ready 1 axis with control arduino GRBL. Ultimately, I'm going to add more steps built my machine in the order of their creation. The aim of this project is to verify the operation of the control based on arduino uno (or nano...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 02:28:30 PDT
How To Check Polarity Of Powerfull LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Check-Polarity-of-Powerfull-LEDs/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:03:49 PDT
G-ICE. Simulation in Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/G-ICE-Simulation-in-Hardware/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:02:37 PDT
How Using Old Stepper Motors With Arduino and A4988 Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Using-Old-Stepper-Motors-With-Arduino-and-A498/
How Using Old Stepper Motors With Arduino and A4988 Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/QD64/ILL7XNMQ/FVVQD64ILL7XNMQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/QD64/ILL7XNMQ/FVVQD64ILL7XNMQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/QD64/ILL7XNMQ/FVVQD64ILL7XNMQ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 I have been using stepper motors for a while now, and they are fantastic for all sorts of robotic projects. Today I will share the things I have learnt so far about reusing old stepper motors salvaged from printers. Identifying Stepper MotorsStepper motors are easily identified by their shape, the n...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:12:22 PST
L293D motor driver pinout diagram http://www.instructables.com/id/L293D-Motor-Driver-Pinout-Diagram/
L293D motor driver pinout diagram - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0586/IKPQ3P0I/FO80586IKPQ3P0I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0586/IKPQ3P0I/FO80586IKPQ3P0I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0586/IKPQ3P0I/FO80586IKPQ3P0I.SMALL.jpg Gautam1807 Hello friends,This is my first instructable. In this instructable, i have shown the use of its pins with detail & how to use L293D to control motors. L293D chip is a very populer IC for controlling motors via MCU. It can control two DC motors or one stepper motor.Use of pins of this IC with detail...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 04:10:46 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
Arduino DRV 2667 Haptic Piezo Driver Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-DRV-2667-Haptic-Piezo-Driver-Control/
Arduino DRV 2667 Haptic Piezo Driver Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/J1DK/IJEOVEPB/FE4J1DKIJEOVEPB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/J1DK/IJEOVEPB/FE4J1DKIJEOVEPB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/J1DK/IJEOVEPB/FE4J1DKIJEOVEPB.SMALL.jpg yurikleb During a project I was working on for my Masters at the RCA - Innovation Design Engineering, I was looking for a way to control Piezo transducers to create advanced haptic feedback and effects.I found out TI have a wide variety of haptic drivers.The DRV 2667 is a really cool driver for Piezo actuato...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:01:21 PST
L298 (Motor Driver) and the Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/L298-Motor-Driver-and-the-Linkit-One/
L298 (Motor Driver) and the Linkit One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/UFD2/II5VSVGF/FX9UFD2II5VSVGF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/UFD2/II5VSVGF/FX9UFD2II5VSVGF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/UFD2/II5VSVGF/FX9UFD2II5VSVGF.SMALL.jpg Prem67 In this instructable I'm going to show you how to use a Linkit one to control motors, this project is for people who want to build your own robots using the Linkit One, or have a pair of steeper motors you want to control. For this project we will be using a L298 IC along with the Linkit one board. ...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 07:05:14 PST
10W LED flashlight retrofit! http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-flashlight-retrofit/
10W LED flashlight retrofit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/914L/IHTEVNRQ/FHB914LIHTEVNRQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/914L/IHTEVNRQ/FHB914LIHTEVNRQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/914L/IHTEVNRQ/FHB914LIHTEVNRQ.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Hi everyone! Today I'm building a 10W flashlight retrofitted into an old lantern style lamp. Parts Parts I used:10W LED. I used the 3x3 style one since it requires less voltage. 10W LED driver. I used one like this ( Ebay )A VGA heatsink and fan ( Ebay )Heatsink compound3pcs 18650 batteries Switc...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:12:59 PST
homemade 100W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-100W-LED-flashlight/
homemade 100W LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 This is a simple DC circuit for a 100 Watt LED chip. You can use it e.g. in a flashlight. The maximum brightness will be in the range of 9000-10000 Lumen! You will get all the stuff you need for this build online, e.g. from chinese online shops like banggood. 100W LED chip DC-DC 10-32V To 12-35V adj...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:59:38 PST
Biped Robot Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Biped-Robot-Update/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 16:29:28 PDT
Getting started with the LinkIt One - DC Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-the-LinkIt-One-DC-Motors/
Getting started with the LinkIt One - DC Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/2BPN/IFSLR4MK/FC52BPNIFSLR4MK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/2BPN/IFSLR4MK/FC52BPNIFSLR4MK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/2BPN/IFSLR4MK/FC52BPNIFSLR4MK.SMALL.jpg LightBug In the last two instructables I showed you how to get started with the LinkIt one which included controlling servos and LEDs. I also show you how to update the onboard firmware of the LinkIt One, so I highly recommend you go through that first.In this instructable I'm going to show you how to get st...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 10:37:19 PDT
Arduino I2C LCD Driver Library and PackMan http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-I2C-LCD-Driver-Library-and-PackMan/
Arduino I2C LCD Driver Library and PackMan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/SK6Z/IFR64LF8/FFWSK6ZIFR64LF8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/SK6Z/IFR64LF8/FFWSK6ZIFR64LF8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/SK6Z/IFR64LF8/FFWSK6ZIFR64LF8.SMALL.jpg SteveQuinn This project is a comprehensive Arduino port of an earlier Instructable which can be found here;http://www.instructables.com/id/Microchip-PIC-Library-to-Control-a-20-by-4-LCD-ove/Which was snappily titled...'Microchip PIC Library to Control a 20 by 4 LCD over I2C'It's my first go at writing a C++ Ar...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 13:53:07 PDT
Homemade Flyback transformer and Working driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flyback-transformer-and-Working-driver/
Homemade Flyback transformer and Working driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/8RLQ/IFGNQLWX/FA38RLQIFGNQLWX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/8RLQ/IFGNQLWX/FA38RLQIFGNQLWX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/8RLQ/IFGNQLWX/FA38RLQIFGNQLWX.SMALL.jpg Testas.T In this video i show my homemade, handwound flyback transformer and simple, working driver.
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 13:10:04 PDT
Portable Boombox/Speaker With Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Boombox-With-Bluetooth/
Portable Boombox/Speaker With Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SMALL.jpg william444555 So, you have a Bluetooth speaker but its lacking in volume and bass, this project cost me under £40 ($60) and packs a VERY loud punch. the whole project took me a whole summer holiday so around 6 weeks. the battery life on this project has not been measured because i cannot have it playing constantl...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 12:48:41 PDT
Driving M35SP-9 Stepper motor with microcontroller (18F452) http://www.instructables.com/id/Driving-M35SP-9-Stepper-motor-with-microcontroller/
Driving M35SP-9 Stepper motor with microcontroller (18F452) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CDZF/IEB7Z965/F3SCDZFIEB7Z965.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CDZF/IEB7Z965/F3SCDZFIEB7Z965.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CDZF/IEB7Z965/F3SCDZFIEB7Z965.SMALL.jpg SimonC26 This was purely an educational experiment i did for myself, but since it took me a while to research i tought i'd share it with the world. The PCB In order to drive the stepper motor, i used a relay board i made a couple months earlier. It consists of 3 Relays forming an H-Bridge ( for the peopl...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 12:04:23 PDT
Arduino - Grove I2C Motor Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Grove-I2C-Motor-Driver/
Arduino - Grove I2C Motor Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/01HC/IDYKNRPX/FQM01HCIDYKNRPX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/01HC/IDYKNRPX/FQM01HCIDYKNRPX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/01HC/IDYKNRPX/FQM01HCIDYKNRPX.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve Recently I got a few Grove sensors, and as always I tried wiring it up with the Arduino and the Particle Core. Grove sensors are a series of senors form Seeed Studio, they have a wide range of sensors and components and I'm going to show you how to work with a few of these senors and components.In t...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:27:03 PDT
Autonomous Tank W/ Robotic Arm(Arduino, Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Tank-W-Robotic-ArmArduino-Bluetooth/
Autonomous Tank W/ Robotic Arm(Arduino, Bluetooth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/3NIS/IGANZR7R/F103NISIGANZR7R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/3NIS/IGANZR7R/F103NISIGANZR7R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/3NIS/IGANZR7R/F103NISIGANZR7R.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This Instructables will be explaining the process of building an autonomous Arduino tank with an attached robotic arm to be controlled over bluetooth using the Ardudroid Android application. Direction is controlled via buttons while the servos of the arm are controlled by sliders in the application ...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:12:47 PDT
Robo TK-100 Tank Chasis Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-TK-100-Tank-Chasis-Assembly/
Robo TK-100 Tank Chasis Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This is an Instructable on how to assemble the Robo TK-100 Tank chassis.This Chassis will be the base of an Autonomous Rover with attached Arm to be controlled via bluetooth. A Full set of Instructables including code coming soon. The tank chassis can be found at smartarduino.com. It ships from Chin...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:44:38 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Motor Control Without Motor Driver Chip http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Motor-Control-Without-Motor-Driv/
Arduino Bluetooth Motor Control Without Motor Driver Chip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SMALL.jpg andycampbell92 This instructable shows you how to control a small battery powered DC motor via bluetooth using a few basic components. Materials You will need:- 1x Arduino (any will do but you may need to modify pins numbers in the sketch)- 1x Transistor capable of 400MA+ current (I used a 2N4401 I got 10 for £...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 19:53:53 PDT
DIY Laser Diode Driver || Constant Current Source http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Diode-Driver-Constant-Current-Source/
DIY Laser Diode Driver || Constant Current Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/T7VL/IATHV7KY/FVVT7VLIATHV7KY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/T7VL/IATHV7KY/FVVT7VLIATHV7KY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/T7VL/IATHV7KY/FVVT7VLIATHV7KY.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I extracted a laser diode from a DVD Burner which should have the power to ignite a match. In order to power the diode correctly I will also demonstrate how I build a constant current source which delivers a precise and steady current to the load. Let's get starte...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:26:10 PDT
DJ Subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/DJ-Subwoofer/
DJ Subwoofer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/IZBV/IA8WKM8N/F7OIZBVIA8WKM8N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/IZBV/IA8WKM8N/F7OIZBVIA8WKM8N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/IZBV/IA8WKM8N/F7OIZBVIA8WKM8N.SMALL.jpg TayReynolds I will show you how me and my friend Charlie Entwistle built a subwoofer for Djing purposes! Whether you are a professional gigging DJ, or just a bedroom DJ starting out, this will work well for you! It was the first time we had done something like this, and we made a few mistakes, all of which I wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 22:02:22 PDT
Install and configure SilentStepStick in RAMPS - TMC2100 Schrittmotortreiber http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-and-configure-SilentStepStick-in-RAMPS-TMC/
Install and configure SilentStepStick in RAMPS - TMC2100 Schrittmotortreiber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/9CKN/IA0X6FU2/FTM9CKNIA0X6FU2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/9CKN/IA0X6FU2/FTM9CKNIA0X6FU2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/9CKN/IA0X6FU2/FTM9CKNIA0X6FU2.SMALL.jpg dintid This Instructable is purely going to focus on how to get from wanting to buy SilentStepsticks to installing and using them in your RAMPS. During this Instructable we will not delve on HOW it does what it does, but simply on getting these babies to Work with minal effort.And it is minimal effort. Har...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 02:26:37 PDT
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer In this Instructable I will show you how to build a robot that is controlled via Bluetooth using a keyboard, has a graphical user interface built with processing that displays the input from the keyboard and actually turns the whole bushiness into a great fun, and It's also economical to build. I've...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 PDT
8x8x8 RGB led cube By Pierrot http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-led-cube-By-Pierrot/
8x8x8 RGB led cube By Pierrot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1OX7/I8J9VR49/F2M1OX7I8J9VR49.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1OX7/I8J9VR49/F2M1OX7I8J9VR49.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1OX7/I8J9VR49/F2M1OX7I8J9VR49.SMALL.jpg PierrotT Hi !First, sorry for my english (I'm French) =)This instructable will show how to make an 8x8x8 RGB Led Cube (512 LEDS) !**** NEW PROGRAM 17/05/2015 *****/!\ It take a LOT of time ! You will need a lot of patience ! I suggest you to begin by a 4x4x4 LED Cube before or 5x5x5.* On the first part we sh...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:00:17 PDT
Instalar driver para CH340G http://www.instructables.com/id/Instalar-driver-para-CH340G/
Instalar driver para CH340G - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/JCJG/I84BCAC3/FTIJCJGI84BCAC3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/JCJG/I84BCAC3/FTIJCJGI84BCAC3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/JCJG/I84BCAC3/FTIJCJGI84BCAC3.SMALL.jpg Hackduino ¡No compres productos con el chip FTDI, original o copiado!Desde que a finales del año pasado, FTDI decidiese volver inservibles las copias no autorizadas de su chip para la comunicación UART vía USB, han entrado en escena otros chips que cumplen la misma función.Uno que se ha vuelto especialmente p...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 13:55:00 PDT
Driving Bi-Polar Stepper Motor with Keyes L298N http://www.instructables.com/id/Driving-Bi-Polar-Stepper-Motor-with-Keyes-L298N/
Driving Bi-Polar Stepper Motor with Keyes L298N - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/XUIN/I7GS5NWW/FEHXUINI7GS5NWW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/XUIN/I7GS5NWW/FEHXUINI7GS5NWW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/XUIN/I7GS5NWW/FEHXUINI7GS5NWW.SMALL.jpg chienline Commonly people use Darlington Array to control stepper motors such as ULN2003 or ULN2004. Here I want to show you how to use L298N Dual Motor Driver to drive a 4-wire bi-polar stepper motor. Well, it may be more expensive than a Darlington Array Chip so consider this as an "option".The reason I am ...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:21:16 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Room-Wifi-Speakers-Kandi-Skull-inspired-Port/
Wifi + Bluetooth portable speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/MRZP/I6DYXE2G/FA8MRZPI6DYXE2G.SMALL.jpg DIY_DAVE Thanks for checking out my instuctable on how I built my own portable Wifi + Bluetooth speaker.This is my fifth wifi speaker build. It integrates with my other 4 diy built wifi speakers to make a full multi-room audio system that is controlled centrally on my tablet. I have them in different rooms o...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:06:23 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/SENN/I5S2FEXR/FOHSENNI5S2FEXR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/SENN/I5S2FEXR/FOHSENNI5S2FEXR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/SENN/I5S2FEXR/FOHSENNI5S2FEXR.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino: How To Build An Obstacle Avoiding Robot" Youtube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out.So, without further ado, Let's get started ! A chassis ! the first step and the base of any robot is a chassis. ...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Connect stepper motor to arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-stepper-motor-to-arduino/
Connect stepper motor to arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/U5L4/I1TQSE3Q/FUBU5L4I1TQSE3Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/U5L4/I1TQSE3Q/FUBU5L4I1TQSE3Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/U5L4/I1TQSE3Q/FUBU5L4I1TQSE3Q.SMALL.jpg drimer525 Hi to all. In this tutorial i will help you to connect an unipolar stepper motor to your arduino.To do this you'll need 1x Arduino board - on ebay aprox 10$1x driver for stepper -they are cheap on ebay (just type in ebay :ULN2003 Stepper Motor Driver Board around 1$)1x unipolar stepper motor - the p...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:02:18 PDT
Dagu rover 5 - arduino mega 2560 - Xbee http://www.instructables.com/id/Dagu-rover-5-arduino-mega-2560-Xbee/
Dagu rover 5 - arduino mega 2560 - Xbee - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/271A/I1559JRH/FZ2271AI1559JRH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/271A/I1559JRH/FZ2271AI1559JRH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/271A/I1559JRH/FZ2271AI1559JRH.SMALL.jpg HDSLRKING Hi. This is my 1st robot platform and 1st Instructable post. I am a big believer of the sharing of knowledge and have learned a lot for the internet, so here is me adding to the collective knowledge. Sorry for the lack of early photosItems needed for projectdagu rover 5 - I have the 4 motors/ 4 enc...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:06:30 PDT