Instructables: exploring - technology - ir - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 May 2016 01:12:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Passive IR to IR Canon Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-IR-to-IR-Canon-Trigger/
Passive IR to IR Canon Trigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NWFQ/IORET03C/FAGNWFQIORET03C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NWFQ/IORET03C/FAGNWFQIORET03C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NWFQ/IORET03C/FAGNWFQIORET03C.SMALL.jpg mr_fid Simple project designed to detect a bird landing on a feeder and then take a photo.The way this project works is by firstly using a standard PIR unit which gives an output when movement is detected, then the Arduino Nano gives out a IR code to trigger the Canon camera.This should have been a simple ...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 14:14:17 PDT
Netflix Button! Arduino IR Controlling Xbox 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Netflix-Button-Arduino-IR-Controlling-XBox-360/
Netflix Button! Arduino IR Controlling Xbox 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JW38/IO0G7U2W/FIMJW38IO0G7U2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JW38/IO0G7U2W/FIMJW38IO0G7U2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JW38/IO0G7U2W/FIMJW38IO0G7U2W.SMALL.jpg jaknieper23 This is a Arduino that sends IR signals to turn on Netflix with the push of a button. It is a good example of using IR to control a TV, stereo, Xbox 360, or anything! This also goes into depth about using RAW IR codes, which is used to to allow any device to be recognized by an Arduino, even when it...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 20:12:30 PDT
DIY Arduino 3D IR Gesture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-DIY-Arduino-3D-IR-Gesture-Sensor/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 11:32:43 PDT
Lap Timer mini 4WD ( IR Sensor ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Timer-Mini-4WD-IR-Sensor-/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 01:40:50 PDT
SIMPLE LINE FOLLOWER ROBOT(single Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-LINE-FOLLOWER-ROBOTsingle-Sensor/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:27:04 PDT
RGB LED Pixel Touch Reactive Gaming Table http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Pixel-Touch-Reactive-Gaming-Table/
RGB LED Pixel Touch Reactive Gaming Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/55R0/IMHYSYB9/F8655R0IMHYSYB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/55R0/IMHYSYB9/F8655R0IMHYSYB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/55R0/IMHYSYB9/F8655R0IMHYSYB9.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus Tables are useful items to have and as we needed a new coffee table for the lounge it made sense to build my own with a few extra electronic features.My table design consists of the following features. 10 x 16 RGB LED array 10 x 16 IR touch sensor array SD card storage Audio output wit...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 05:36:08 PDT
How to measure mass of the Earth using arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-Mass-of-the-Earth-Using-Arduino/
How to measure mass of the Earth using arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/3S34/ILPI8GSU/FGX3S34ILPI8GSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/3S34/ILPI8GSU/FGX3S34ILPI8GSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/3S34/ILPI8GSU/FGX3S34ILPI8GSU.SMALL.jpg victoryking One fine day, I was weighing my self on a weighing scale. Suddenly a thought came to my mind, 'How much would be the mass of Earth?'. Leave that apart 'How can we even measure it?'. There is no such weighing scale on which, Earth can be placed. There has to be some indirect way to measure mass of th...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 06:55:41 PDT
Replacing Infrared Remotes with an iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/R-I-P-Replace-Infrared-With-an-IPhone/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 19:52:23 PST
Control TV With Any Phone (Even phones without IR blaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-TV-With-Any-Phone-Even-Phones-Without-IR-B/
Control TV With Any Phone (Even phones without IR blaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/9L22/ILIAWDDE/F8A9L22ILIAWDDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/9L22/ILIAWDDE/F8A9L22ILIAWDDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/9L22/ILIAWDDE/F8A9L22ILIAWDDE.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Do you want to control your TV and several other gadgets that are IR controlled? Ya but my phone doesn't support it because it doesn't have an IR blaster.Don't worry here a gadget that gives IR control to any phone and the thing it needs is bluetooth!! YES!! bluetooth!! The gadget also increases the...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 01:02:15 PST
Another Prelude to Automation - Cloning a Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Prelude-to-Automation-Cloning-a-Remote/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:14:06 PST
Be Lazy With TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-Lazy-With-TV-Remote/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:15:33 PST
Hand made IR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Made-IR-Remote/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:26:24 PST
Infrared Fighting Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Fighting-Tank/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 22:08:50 PST
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nikon-IR-Remote-and-Time-Laps-With-ATtiny-85/
Nikon IR remote and time laps with ATtiny 85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SMALL.jpg arduinomaster Why take time lapse pictures.The Nikon Coolpix P900 has very good build in features to take moon photos with it's 83 digital zoom.To take moon photos the Nikon has a 2 second delay. Other time lapse build in features are very good.Better even is a remote and a motorised tripod as the moon is constan...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:11:27 PST
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoplethysmography-IR-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
Photoplethysmography - (IR Heart Rate Monitor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SMALL.jpg SteveQuinn This Instructable documents how to create a simple heart rate monitor using Photoplethysmography with an IR phototransistor via transmissive absorption using the Arduino to process the pulsatile data and display live results via a TFT screen.To use the source code and create the necessary circuitry ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:11:56 PST
JustAPendulum: open source electronic pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/JustAPendulum-Open-Source-Electronic-Pendulum/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:22:35 PST
Pimp My Saeco Coffee Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-My-Saeco-Coffee-Machine/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 10:42:53 PST
Arduino IR Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-Remote-Control/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:13:29 PST
Build a Proximity Sensor with the Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Proximity-Sensor-With-the-Linkit-One/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 08:08:00 PST
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-photogate-for-HIGH-SPEED-photography/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:03:09 PST
Control por IR (IR control) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-por-IR/
Control por IR (IR control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/D4HA/IHF4ISS2/F48D4HAIHF4ISS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/D4HA/IHF4ISS2/F48D4HAIHF4ISS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/D4HA/IHF4ISS2/F48D4HAIHF4ISS2.SMALL.jpg lfcorrales Hoy les presento como realizamos el control de un rele que puede ser ubicado en apagador de un cuarto por medio de un control remoto. El montaje es sumamente sencillo.Hi today were are showing you how we made a remote relay control, and it’s really simple. Circuito esquematico Primero escogemos ...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 06:42:18 PST
Any remote controlled car using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Any-remote-controlled-car-using-Arduino/
Any remote controlled car using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/PHRH/IH87HCWF/FW8PHRHIH87HCWF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/PHRH/IH87HCWF/FW8PHRHIH87HCWF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/PHRH/IH87HCWF/FW8PHRHIH87HCWF.SMALL.jpg praveenkumar2000 As this is my first instructable I tried my best. This car is made using arduino without any motor sheild or ics. This rover can be controlled using any remote. Firstly we need to decode the remote for code. I used my stb remote to control my car. Sorry for the poor quality of the images. Materia...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 08:51:34 PST
Push-Up Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Up-Counter/
Push-Up Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/LN6C/IH2DTBFH/FZCLN6CIH2DTBFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/LN6C/IH2DTBFH/FZCLN6CIH2DTBFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/LN6C/IH2DTBFH/FZCLN6CIH2DTBFH.SMALL.jpg jckelley It's easy to cheat yourself when doing push-ups. Did you really go low enough, or was that one of those 'wimpy half-trying' push-ups? It also makes it difficult if you're trying to have a push-up competition. Are both competitors really going down the same amount? Is one working harder than the othe...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 18:04:36 PST
LinkIt One IR Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-One-IR-Detector/
LinkIt One IR Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/X7C6/IGL8J1Y2/F17X7C6IGL8J1Y2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/X7C6/IGL8J1Y2/F17X7C6IGL8J1Y2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/X7C6/IGL8J1Y2/F17X7C6IGL8J1Y2.SMALL.jpg robo10302 Hello Builders! Here in this project you will learn to make a IR breaker circuit. This means that the LED will light up once there is an object detected in between the IR sensor and the led. This project is made with a Microcontroller called the LinkIt One Board. The IR receiver is a 38khz IR sensor...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 16:34:54 PST
remote controlled robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-controlled-robotic-arm/
remote controlled robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/IPVH/IGJAREWN/FPKIPVHIGJAREWN.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is a guide to make a Remote controlled robotic arm (6DOF) or just to control some servos on something.You can use a normal IR TV remote to control the servos on a mechanical robotic arm. there is 17 buttons on the remote I used but I only used the 12 buttons on the bottom. 2 buttons for one se...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:06:44 PST
IR MultiTouch Sensors for augmenting Objects and Human Skin http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-IR-MultiTouch-Sensors-for-augmenting-Objects-a/
IR MultiTouch Sensors for augmenting Objects and Human Skin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/8RCG/IFTWPSVD/F4P8RCGIFTWPSVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/8RCG/IFTWPSVD/F4P8RCGIFTWPSVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/8RCG/IFTWPSVD/F4P8RCGIFTWPSVD.SMALL.jpg fkeel I've been building custom IR sensing solutions for a while now. These include proximity sensors, object detection sensors and multit-touch sensors. The intent behind this instructable is to share some of the experiences I've collected in desinging these custom sensors. Ideally this will help you in ...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 11:19:05 PDT
iPhone Universal Learing Remote with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Universal-Learing-Remote-with-Arduino/
iPhone Universal Learing Remote with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/M033/IFR43NK5/FYJM033IFR43NK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/M033/IFR43NK5/FYJM033IFR43NK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/M033/IFR43NK5/FYJM033IFR43NK5.SMALL.jpg jcuk Hello, and welcome to my first Instructable.I don't know about you, but I can never find the remote for my TV. It always seems to disappear whenever I need it and then only turns up days later wedged inside the sofa by one of the kids. One thing do I always have with me though, is my iPhone. My iPho...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 04:10:58 PDT
DIY remote controlled arduino motor shield! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-remote-controlled-arduino-motor-shield/
DIY remote controlled arduino motor shield! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GVAA/IEVUQZHF/FDKGVAAIEVUQZHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GVAA/IEVUQZHF/FDKGVAAIEVUQZHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GVAA/IEVUQZHF/FDKGVAAIEVUQZHF.SMALL.jpg shaditheman123 in this instructable you'll learn how to build an arduino dual-motor shield and how to decode an infrared remote and use it to control these motors. Parts and assembly! Parts:- Arduino Uno- L298 Motor Driver (x1)- Veroboard (x1)- Male or female Header Strip (enough to fit your arduino (32)) - 1N4...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 04:42:27 PDT
Portable Versatile Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Versatile-Player/
Portable Versatile Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RSCM/IEGXQ74R/FKJRSCMIEGXQ74R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RSCM/IEGXQ74R/FKJRSCMIEGXQ74R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RSCM/IEGXQ74R/FKJRSCMIEGXQ74R.SMALL.jpg wpredator In this Instructable I am going to show you how to turn a cheap Portable DVD Player into a PVP (Portable Versatile Player) powered by a Raspberry Pi. This PVP also features a WiFi adapter, a 500GB Hard Drive, a powered USB Hub and an IR remote control all built into the unit. The idea came to me whe...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 17:41:55 PDT
DIY USB IR receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-IR-receiver/
DIY USB IR receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EG4L/IEGXSO19/FZMEG4LIEGXSO19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EG4L/IEGXSO19/FZMEG4LIEGXSO19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EG4L/IEGXSO19/FZMEG4LIEGXSO19.SMALL.jpg Laurens-Wuyts In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to make a small, cheap (less than $5) USB IR receiver.The microcontroller used acts as a standard keyboard, so it should work on every computer.With this receiver you can use a remote control to control things on your computer.I made this instructables bas...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:06:02 PDT
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Control-with-a-Smartphone-TV-Arduino-Light-Se/
Home Automation with a Smartphone (TV, Arduino, Light, Security, Projector, DVD Player...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/7KDR/IE7J5Q0L/FHC7KDRIE7J5Q0L.SMALL.jpg Imetomi These days the home automation devices and the home controlling systems are very popular. Even in the community of DIY-ers. So decided to make my own home control device using Arduino. The device can be controlled with a cellphone, and here I used a very odd/wierd mode to transmit the commands from ...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:27:46 PDT
Grove sensors with a Particle Core - IR Distance Interrupt http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-sensors-with-a-Particle-Core-IR-Distance-Int/
Grove sensors with a Particle Core - IR Distance Interrupt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/4A0Y/IDUR83Q5/FSB4A0YIDUR83Q5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/4A0Y/IDUR83Q5/FSB4A0YIDUR83Q5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/4A0Y/IDUR83Q5/FSB4A0YIDUR83Q5.SMALL.jpg LightBug This is part two of the series of instructables where I take Grove sensors to the internet using a Particle Core or Photon. In the last instructable I showed you how to hook up a Hall Sensor which is a magnetic sensor to a Particle Core or Photon, so don't forget to check that out before jumping rig...
By: LightBug

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:44:27 PDT
You can turn on the TV at ANY TIME. http://www.instructables.com/id/You-can-turn-on-the-TV-at-ANY-TIME/
You can turn on the TV at ANY TIME. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/6CXM/IDUR0CRN/FH36CXMIDUR0CRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/6CXM/IDUR0CRN/FH36CXMIDUR0CRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/6CXM/IDUR0CRN/FH36CXMIDUR0CRN.SMALL.jpg wpgnss IoT era.Many things can be controlled remotely. Bluetooth or WiFi is used to these. But I am making is too difficult and expensive. I can more easily access the IR remote module in the surrounding.So, I decided to use the Infrared remote.IR Gateway! Parts for making it 1. Remote controller.I use ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:06:53 PDT
Controlling servo motor using IR remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-servo-motor-using-IR-remote-control/
Controlling servo motor using IR remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/2MSQ/IDQU1C26/F7J2MSQIDQU1C26.SMALL.jpg mohamed soliman If you are looking for comfort and controlling your electronic devices remotely, you will find your need in this instructable.In this instructable we will learn how to control a servo motor with remote control, this will give you a general concept on how to control remotely. You should know that the...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:24:22 PDT
Ir Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Ir-Remote-Control-1/
Ir Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/R8K1/IC6IGHSG/FQXR8K1IC6IGHSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/R8K1/IC6IGHSG/FQXR8K1IC6IGHSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/R8K1/IC6IGHSG/FQXR8K1IC6IGHSG.SMALL.jpg Asadullah Mughal Hello! guys today i'm gonna show you how to make your own ir remote control with the help of this you can control your any home appliances. So let's get started Circuit diagam and components Here it is the circuit diagram which we can build it with the help of this diagram. This diagram is avail...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:12:58 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
Arduino Distance Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SMALL.jpg cornelam A distance sensor is the most important sensor for any robot. It's usually referred to as the "eyes" of a robot. Distance sensors are very useful as we can make systems that react based on how close we are to them or based on the presence of various obstacles. There are two common technologies used ...
By: cornelam

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Motion-Triggered Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-Music-Player/
Motion-Triggered Music Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/IAW9/IBHRR4H2/FBZIAW9IBHRR4H2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/IAW9/IBHRR4H2/FBZIAW9IBHRR4H2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/IAW9/IBHRR4H2/FBZIAW9IBHRR4H2.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Turn on music as soon as you walk into a room! This tutorial covers a minimalistic entrance sensor that triggers music of your choice. The design can easily be adapted to suit a variety of needs (e.g. alarm system, motion-triggered lights, etc.). The system is controlled by a Raspberry Pi, and aside...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:04:30 PDT
Low Cost IR Decoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-IR-Decoder/
Low Cost IR Decoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Y6BD/IB8I45KH/F1SY6BDIB8I45KH.SMALL.jpg bisudw Its just a IR Decoder that can decode the HEXADECIMAL IR signals from the TV remote for further use. like programming any TV remote etc. Its made with Freeduino (not Arduino). Freeduino is a arduino compatible low cost micro controller. You can program using Arduino IDE (just like coding for Arduino...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:28:33 PDT
A "comfortable" smart lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-comfortable-smart-lamp/
A "comfortable" smart lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GD3A/IEKIZPA6/FG6GD3AIEKIZPA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GD3A/IEKIZPA6/FG6GD3AIEKIZPA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GD3A/IEKIZPA6/FG6GD3AIEKIZPA6.SMALL.jpg frank984 Clicca qui per la versione italianaFirst of all, consider this link for more details: http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/16/3/338The smart lamp is a desk lamp apparently not different from the others that are located in the offices, near the PC monitor. However, it allows you to do one more thing: adjust...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:59:09 PDT
TV Remote controlled home appliance using 8051 http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-controlled-home-appliance-using-8051/
TV Remote controlled home appliance using 8051 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/F1CR/IAS270DU/F3MF1CRIAS270DU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/F1CR/IAS270DU/F3MF1CRIAS270DU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/F1CR/IAS270DU/F3MF1CRIAS270DU.SMALL.jpg jaspalsgnr This project is used to switch the electrical appliances remotely using TV remote. It uses philips RC5 protocol based remote. The micro controller used is of Atmel i.e. at89c2051 of 8051 type. I have used triacs instead of relays to switch the AC appliance due to the reason of switching speed of cir...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 23:07:36 PDT
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Huge-Baymax-LED-Halftone-Wall-Art/
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SMALL.jpg Mr Hades A 2 ft x 3 ft floating piece of wall art, featuring 2 versions of Baymax, from the Disney movie Big Hero 6. There's a small version of Baymax without his armor, and then a large, halftoned version of Baymax in full armor. The entire design is LED backlit, using an RGB LED strip.The project is expect...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
IR Periscope http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Periscope/
IR Periscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/N433/IA1IY8MY/FR5N433IA1IY8MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/N433/IA1IY8MY/FR5N433IA1IY8MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/N433/IA1IY8MY/FR5N433IA1IY8MY.SMALL.jpg JonBush I hate exposed wires! You buy a beautiful TV that hangs on your wall and then you have wires running to it, up your wall that ruin it all! Well there are plenty of solutions out there for running wires inside of walls and all that. But that's not what I'm here to show you.Once you have all those ...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 22:38:18 PDT
Infrared Quiz Buzzer ( wireless ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Buzzer-wireless-/
Infrared Quiz Buzzer ( wireless ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/ADEH/I9C85HNR/FFHADEHI9C85HNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/ADEH/I9C85HNR/FFHADEHI9C85HNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/ADEH/I9C85HNR/FFHADEHI9C85HNR.SMALL.jpg electroWreckers Hey folks!Get ready to explore the nook and corner of the IR signals and flaunt the Arduino codes. IR buzzer uses a circuit similar to that of a TV remote(Break open the remote and have a look!). We have a transmitter and a receiver section. The means of communication between...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 12:33:17 PDT
Wireless Infra Red Perimeter Detection Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Infra-Red-Perimeter-Detection-Device/
Wireless Infra Red Perimeter Detection Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/W5TR/I8UUW5YJ/FYPW5TRI8UUW5YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/W5TR/I8UUW5YJ/FYPW5TRI8UUW5YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/W5TR/I8UUW5YJ/FYPW5TRI8UUW5YJ.SMALL.jpg waylon meurs This Instructable will provide you with the instructions to build a Wireless Infra Red Perimeter Detection Device. The device consists of two parts: the Transmitter and the Receiver. The Transmitter senses motion, flashes an infra red LED light(viewable with night vision and some cameras), and se...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:34:56 PDT
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Tachometer-using-Arduino/
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/XM2X/I8MVZSIG/FSKXM2XI8MVZSIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/XM2X/I8MVZSIG/FSKXM2XI8MVZSIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/XM2X/I8MVZSIG/FSKXM2XI8MVZSIG.SMALL.jpg pinodisco Hi, this is just another tachometer as you can also find many tutorials out there. There are different approaches on measuring rpm, what I use here is based on analogRead method as written in arduino playground learning page (http://playground.arduino.cc/Learning/Tachometer) but with some modificati...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:23:47 PDT
Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-secret-IR-camera-security-raspberry-pi-unit/
Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DWU0/I8861V6L/FN0DWU0I8861V6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DWU0/I8861V6L/FN0DWU0I8861V6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DWU0/I8861V6L/FN0DWU0I8861V6L.SMALL.jpg andyk75 Did you ever wanted to know what's going on in your room, when you're not at home? Did you ever wanted to know who's entering your room and grubbing around in your things? Did you want to have a robot friend you can send messages and who would answer? So then I got news for you: It can be done with ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:40 PDT
Arduino Nano based Hexbug Scarab Robotic Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-based-Hexbug-Scarab-Robotic-Spider/
Arduino Nano based Hexbug Scarab Robotic Spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/QHC5/I7CCCMB6/F3NQHC5I7CCCMB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/QHC5/I7CCCMB6/F3NQHC5I7CCCMB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/QHC5/I7CCCMB6/F3NQHC5I7CCCMB6.SMALL.jpg arkhipenko The Idea:To build a programmable robotic spider based on Hexbug Scarab, equipped with the following sensor suite:[video]Ultrasonic distance sensor Infrared obstacle sensors/equipmentGyroscope Accelerometer Laser pointerThe robot should be able to do a lot of things. Among them: ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:54:07 PDT
Proximity IR Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Proiximity-IR-Switch/
Proximity IR Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/QFOL/I735UQJJ/FJBQFOLI735UQJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/QFOL/I735UQJJ/FJBQFOLI735UQJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/QFOL/I735UQJJ/FJBQFOLI735UQJJ.SMALL.jpg ptabone A switch activated by distance. This example shows the activation of an LED strip.An understanding of electronics (and soldering if using a veroboard) is required to complete this project. A multimeter would be helpful for testing. Parts you will need A power supply from AC to 12V DC A voltage r...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:45:33 PDT
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