Instructables: exploring - technology - ds1307 http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:26:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Datura 6 relays automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Datura-6-relays-automation/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:59:03 PDT
Infrared Smart Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Smart-Outlet/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:46 PDT
Arduino for Greenhouse, Garden or Growbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-for-Greenhouse-Garden-or-Growbox/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:08:27 PDT
Automatic Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Irrigation-System-21/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:17:31 PDT
Arduino Real Time Clock (DS1307) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Real-Time-Clock-DS1307/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:50:52 PDT
DIY Wired Motion Detector Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-Motion-Detector-Doorbell/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:37:52 PST
DIY RTC DS1307 Module and use with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RTC-DS1307-Module-and-use-with-Raspberry-Pi/
DIY RTC DS1307 Module and use with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/AYJM/HR0AVVVJ/FX7AYJMHR0AVVVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/AYJM/HR0AVVVJ/FX7AYJMHR0AVVVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/AYJM/HR0AVVVJ/FX7AYJMHR0AVVVJ.SMALL.jpg sureshmali Hi Friends, After a lot of research I came up building my own RTC using DS1307. I will be using my RTC with Raspberry Pi. I would have purchased a module but that was way too costly..so I decided to build my own.Lets get started. Parts List I usually shop for parts from http://electroncomponents...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 03:00:25 PST
Create yourself a clock with temperature sensor, battery sensor and alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-yourself-a-clock-with-temperature-sensor-ba/
Create yourself a clock with temperature sensor, battery sensor and alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/JVWO/HN82NV06/FNYJVWOHN82NV06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/JVWO/HN82NV06/FNYJVWOHN82NV06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/JVWO/HN82NV06/FNYJVWOHN82NV06.SMALL.jpg arick Guys, This weekend I have made myself a clock with battery sensor, temperature sensor and alarm, I'm using ATMEGA128 for it. Let's get started The components I used I used this components to build my clock : 1. ATMEGA128 2. LCD 16x2 3. Speaker 4, Some buttons 5. DS1307 6. I made myself a PCB, ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 20:44:17 PDT
Arduino Shower Monitor 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Shower-Monitor-2/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:37:07 PDT
DIY Arduino temperature sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-temperature-sensor/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 09:18:49 PDT
Arduino Home Monitor System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Monitor-System/
Arduino Home Monitor System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7JKI/HI3TYHUY/FZ57JKIHI3TYHUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7JKI/HI3TYHUY/FZ57JKIHI3TYHUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7JKI/HI3TYHUY/FZ57JKIHI3TYHUY.SMALL.jpg gtr_stitch Greetings! In this Instructable, I will detail how I made my own homebrew home security system based on Arduino. I will admit, it's not the most secure in it's current state, but given certain modifications and higher grade components along with tweaking of the code, it could prove to be a formidabl...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:21:27 PDT
Adding an ATMEGA328P and Real Time Clock to an Existing Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-ATMEGA328P-and-Real-Time-Clock-to-an-Exi/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 06:32:53 PDT
Setting the DS1307 Real Time Clock using the Serial Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-the-DS1307-Real-Time-Clock-using-the-Seria/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 07:08:12 PDT
Build yourself a clock and thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-yourself-a-clock-and-thermometer/
Build yourself a clock and thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/LSEZ/HGZNSARE/F5YLSEZHGZNSARE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/LSEZ/HGZNSARE/F5YLSEZHGZNSARE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/LSEZ/HGZNSARE/F5YLSEZHGZNSARE.SMALL.jpg arick Hello Guys, In this step by step instruction, I want to share my experiment on creating a clock and thermometer with Arduino Mega 2560, LCD 16 x 2, thermal resistor sensor and DS1307 real time clock Preparing the material Prepare all the needed materials : 1. Arduino Mega 2560 2. LCD 16x2 3. R...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 18:34:32 PDT
Turing Alarm for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Turing-Alarm-for-Arduino/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 09:41:51 PDT
The amazing EGG-CLOCK http://www.instructables.com/id/The-amazing-EGG-CLOCK/
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Sun, 1 May 2011 16:02:17 PDT
Arduino Clock - Seven Segment + RTC DS1307 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Clock-Seven-Segment-RTC-DS1307/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/G9UT/GKAYXWZF/FCXG9UTGKAYXWZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/G9UT/GKAYXWZF/FCXG9UTGKAYXWZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/G9UT/GKAYXWZF/FCXG9UTGKAYXWZF.SMALL.jpg neutron_robot I make a digital clock with RTC and arduino with seven segment. i found the schematic from Syst3mX  "Make A Digital Clock From Scratch ".
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Sun, 20 Feb 2011 01:58:55 PST
Numitron clock & thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Numitron-clock-thermometer/
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 07:39:00 PST
ALL-IN-ONE CLOCK http://www.instructables.com/id/ALL-IN-ONE-CLOCK/
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Tue, 1 Feb 2011 17:14:04 PST
Assemble an Adafruit DS1307 Real Time Clock Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Assemble-an-Adafruit-DS1307-Real-Time-Clock-Kit/
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 09:55:32 PST
The Multi- Format Clock Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Multi-Format-Clock-Instructable/
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 12:07:26 PDT
A simple USB-powered binary clock http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-USB-powered-binary-clock/
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Sun, 27 Jun 2010 09:26:34 PDT
Make A Digital Clock From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Digital-Clock-From-Scratch/
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Wed, 2 Jun 2010 03:06:26 PDT
The Automatic Medication Dispencer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Automatic-Medication-Dispencer/
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Tue, 18 May 2010 14:04:48 PDT
The BlokClok Concept - Arduino driven RGB Abstract Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BlokClok-Concept-Arduino-driven-RGB-A/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/7YTJ/FZQ1GIFD/FLS7YTJFZQ1GIFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/7YTJ/FZQ1GIFD/FLS7YTJFZQ1GIFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/7YTJ/FZQ1GIFD/FLS7YTJFZQ1GIFD.SMALL.jpg TheArduinoGuy Arduino driven clock concept. Unique concept using an 8x8 RGB Dot Matrix Display. The time is indicated using blocks of colour. The central 6x6 grid is split into 4 x (3x3) grids and each 3x3 block is a different colour. The number of LED's per 3x3 grid indicate the digit. i.e. if the first 3x3 grid...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 22:31:00 PDT
How to transform old hard drive into time gadget http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-transform-old-hard-drive-into-time-gadget/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 01:22:28 PDT