Instructables: exploring - technology - driver http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 May 2016 11:12:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/G9BZ/IO8WE3UD/FKGG9BZIO8WE3UD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/G9BZ/IO8WE3UD/FKGG9BZIO8WE3UD.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MSUW/IO8U2AIO/FWRMSUWIO8U2AIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MSUW/IO8U2AIO/FWRMSUWIO8U2AIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/MSUW/IO8U2AIO/FWRMSUWIO8U2AIO.SMALL.jpg calincostelcoty What you need1 Arduino Mega 1 3D Printer RAMPS 1.4 Controller5 A4988 stepper motor driver With Heat Sink1 Heat bead1 Power Supply5 Stepper motors1 Extruder3 Thermistor3 Endstop1 3D Printer RAMPS 1.4 LCD
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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/
Simple, Cheap Motor Driver Board for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/5DH3/IO7EOIT5/F6Q5DH3IO7EOIT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/5DH3/IO7EOIT5/F6Q5DH3IO7EOIT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/5DH3/IO7EOIT5/F6Q5DH3IO7EOIT5.SMALL.jpg Tanmay Deuskar Many projects with Arduino often need motors, whether it is a car or a vacuum cleaner or anything else. But the problem is that you cannot connect a motor directly to Arduino as the output current is very low. So, you can use an H-bridge circuit to operate the motors. The H-bridge circuit can operat...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/MXSJ/IN35Y4I2/FAVMXSJIN35Y4I2.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
How To Check Polarity Of Powerfull LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/OK5C/IN0LK5J7/FYEOK5CIN0LK5J7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/OK5C/IN0LK5J7/FYEOK5CIN0LK5J7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/OK5C/IN0LK5J7/FYEOK5CIN0LK5J7.SMALL.jpg Testas.T In this instructable i will tell (show) you how to find out the polarity of a powerful LEDs. If You Are To Lazy To Read Then Watch The Video (everything is written in step 2) Process On powerful LEDs you can see polarity markings printed in corners of LED. But that marking is confusing. To ch...
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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/
G-ICE. Simulation in Hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/MFYH/IMRYJMSI/FYAMFYHIMRYJMSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/MFYH/IMRYJMSI/FYAMFYHIMRYJMSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/MFYH/IMRYJMSI/FYAMFYHIMRYJMSI.SMALL.jpg Drawy It is a tool based on a ZYBO board which allows testing and debugging of microprocessors designs. Testing is carried on hardware, not software. Therefore, results are much more reliable. It fills the hole in the hardware design flow between the software simulation of the design and the physical ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/QD64/ILL7XNMQ/FVVQD64ILL7XNMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/QD64/ILL7XNMQ/FVVQD64ILL7XNMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0586/IKPQ3P0I/FO80586IKPQ3P0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/0586/IKPQ3P0I/FO80586IKPQ3P0I.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/J1DK/IJEOVEPB/FE4J1DKIJEOVEPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/J1DK/IJEOVEPB/FE4J1DKIJEOVEPB.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/914L/IHTEVNRQ/FHB914LIHTEVNRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/914L/IHTEVNRQ/FHB914LIHTEVNRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/BYEK/IGWM9B38/F29BYEKIGWM9B38.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Biped Robot Update - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/C23U/IG5CADAZ/F1XC23UIG5CADAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/C23U/IG5CADAZ/F1XC23UIG5CADAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/C23U/IG5CADAZ/F1XC23UIG5CADAZ.SMALL.jpg 159753 This is an update on my robotics project, I had some issues with the ne Adafruit I2C driver so I'm hopping it's fully functional for next week. Mainly the problems were about power consumption and Software. The thing is the Adafruit driver limits the voltage and the current going to the servos, so t...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/2BPN/IFSLR4MK/FC52BPNIFSLR4MK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/2BPN/IFSLR4MK/FC52BPNIFSLR4MK.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/8RLQ/IFGNQLWX/FA38RLQIFGNQLWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/8RLQ/IFGNQLWX/FA38RLQIFGNQLWX.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/7W84/IFVC928M/FAR7W84IFVC928M.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CDZF/IEB7Z965/F3SCDZFIEB7Z965.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/CDZF/IEB7Z965/F3SCDZFIEB7Z965.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/01HC/IDYKNRPX/FQM01HCIDYKNRPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/01HC/IDYKNRPX/FQM01HCIDYKNRPX.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/3NIS/IGANZR7R/F103NISIGANZR7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/3NIS/IGANZR7R/F103NISIGANZR7R.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/L8V3/ICP0WAQ1/F12L8V3ICP0WAQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3AU1/IB6CC4X2/FLK3AU1IB6CC4X2.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/T7VL/IATHV7KY/FVVT7VLIATHV7KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/T7VL/IATHV7KY/FVVT7VLIATHV7KY.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/IZBV/IA8WKM8N/F7OIZBVIA8WKM8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/IZBV/IA8WKM8N/F7OIZBVIA8WKM8N.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/9CKN/IA0X6FU2/FTM9CKNIA0X6FU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/9CKN/IA0X6FU2/FTM9CKNIA0X6FU2.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1OX7/I8J9VR49/F2M1OX7I8J9VR49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/1OX7/I8J9VR49/F2M1OX7I8J9VR49.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ***** (More infos are coming ;) )/!\ 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 5x5...
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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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/XUIN/I7GS5NWW/FEHXUINI7GS5NWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/XUIN/I7GS5NWW/FEHXUINI7GS5NWW.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:06:30 PDT
DIY Mini H-Bridge for arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-H-Bridge-for-arduino/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 11:25:55 PDT
Transistor Basics - MOSFETs http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Basics-MOSFETs/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:08:33 PDT
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
Yet Another DIY Diode Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-DIY-Diode-Laser-Engraver/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:29:24 PDT
Attiny85 as a Step/Dir Stepper Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-as-a-StepDir-Stepper-Motor-Controller/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 02:42:30 PDT
robot statue http://www.instructables.com/id/robot-statue/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 18:38:05 PDT
How to make FET-Moter-Driver. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-FET-Moter-Driver/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 02:29:31 PDT
Building a Jack 112 Bass Cab http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Jack-112-Bass-Cab/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 23:00:41 PDT
HIGH CURRENT MOTOR DRIVER ( V 1.0 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/MOTOR-DRIVER-30Amp/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 10:50:32 PST
RGB LED Driver using IC 74c14: No Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Driver-using-IC-74c14-No-Arduino/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 06:04:03 PST
THB6064AH Nema 23 Motor Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/THB6064AH-Nema-23-Motor-Driver/
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By: McColm_Robotics

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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:33:28 PST
Salvage a Laser Diode From a cd Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-a-Laser-Diode-From-a-cd-Driver/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 11:59:53 PST
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-and-Easiest-Way-to-Drive-your-Flyback/
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By: corbonzo

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:32:23 PST