Instructables: exploring - technology - ir - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 02:55:16 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino PowerPoint Pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PowerPoint-Pointer/
Arduino PowerPoint Pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/CUN8/IW6PNJAS/FKKCUN8IW6PNJAS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/CUN8/IW6PNJAS/FKKCUN8IW6PNJAS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/CUN8/IW6PNJAS/FKKCUN8IW6PNJAS.SMALL.jpg Tiobel Grab an Arduino and turn it into a Power Point pointer using an IR sensor and your TV remote. Intro The last time that I had to do an PowerPoint presentation it was very frustrating to be all the time with my mouse in my hand, it was not simple design for this function.With a new presentation com...
By: Tiobel

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 04:38:09 PST
JRLS 1000 DIY SLS-3D-PRINTER http://www.instructables.com/id/JRLS-1000-DIY-SLS-3D-PRINTER/
JRLS 1000 DIY SLS-3D-PRINTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/PX1S/IVHQQRA7/FIGPX1SIVHQQRA7.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman In this Instructable I want to show you how to build a SLS 3D-Printer with a lot of features. I am an 18 years old guy from Germany who wants to understand how SLS-3D-Printers work in depth. I got the inspiration for this project after I saw a laser sintered object from a professionell SLS-machine. ...
By: Vulcaman

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:29:02 PST
IR Proximity Wheelchair Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Proximity-Wheelchair-Controller/
IR Proximity Wheelchair Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZONZ/IVHQTR0D/FMRZONZIVHQTR0D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZONZ/IVHQTR0D/FMRZONZIVHQTR0D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/ZONZ/IVHQTR0D/FMRZONZIVHQTR0D.SMALL.jpg REARLab A 4-directional controller for motorized wheelchairs. Construction Overview Materials:2"x4" plank (at least 8" long) 3 conductor cable8x 3-pin molex connectors 3x 2-pin molex connectors (or 6-pin) Molex pins1/8" female audio mount 4-channel IR obstacle avoidance sensor moduleDigital I/O box for w...
By: REARLab

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:34:57 PST
Car anti-sleeping cat lounge device (Arduino project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Anti-sleeping-Cat-Lounge-Device-Arduino-Projec/
Car anti-sleeping cat lounge device (Arduino project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/LHT4/IVHQMCDF/FSRLHT4IVHQMCDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/LHT4/IVHQMCDF/FSRLHT4IVHQMCDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/LHT4/IVHQMCDF/FSRLHT4IVHQMCDF.SMALL.jpg Mechanical Attraction The cats at my parent's house have a lounge on top of the parked cars where they sleep, jump up and off of them, and genuinely have a grand time in the process. The muddy paw prints were just annoying, until I noticed scratches on my car. Upon detailed inspection of my parents cars I noticed many pa...
By: Mechanical Attraction

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:28:56 PST
Tutorial to use Infrared Receiver Remote Control with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-to-Use-IR-Remote-Control-With-Arduino/
Tutorial to use Infrared Receiver Remote Control with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/JAC6/IUYD4PR7/FN7JAC6IUYD4PR7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/JAC6/IUYD4PR7/FN7JAC6IUYD4PR7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/JAC6/IUYD4PR7/FN7JAC6IUYD4PR7.SMALL.jpg mybotic DescriptionKit theory test distance of about 4 - 9 meters, but the practical application depends on the ambient factors you use, as well as the middle barrier (such as diaphragm, glass, obstructions or other material blocking), receiving head with HX1838 with power work instructions lights, receive ...
By: mybotic

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:05:01 PDT
How to make an Universal TV Remote Control with Cayenne IoT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Universal-TV-Remote-Control-With-Ca/
How to make an Universal TV Remote Control with Cayenne IoT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/JQW8/IUYD04HT/FODJQW8IUYD04HT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/JQW8/IUYD04HT/FODJQW8IUYD04HT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/JQW8/IUYD04HT/FODJQW8IUYD04HT.SMALL.jpg Neoxelox Hi! I'm Neoxelox! In this project I will show you how to turn your mobile phone to an Universal TV remote control with Cayenne IoT APP!We need:- Cayenne Account- Arduino (Obviously)- IR Emitter (Mine is KEYES IR Emitter)- Arduino ethernet shield (Mine is W5100)- IRremote library: http://www.mediafir...
By: Neoxelox

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:39:35 PDT
A Multi-Room Audio System (MRAS) using a Home Cinema that can be controlled via the network http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Room-Audio-System-MRAS-Using-a-Home-Cinema/
A Multi-Room Audio System (MRAS) using a Home Cinema that can be controlled via the network - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/HRJ4/IUOI056I/F9ZHRJ4IUOI056I.SMALL.jpg poursal At home we have a wiring installation for speakers to be used by a multi-room audio system. A total of 5 wire pairs are available, with 3 of them going to the 3 bedrooms and the remaining two going to a room hosting the living area and dining table. All cables terminate to the entrance of the house ...
By: poursal

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:44:11 PDT
IR Remote Controlled Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Controlled-Home-Automation/
IR Remote Controlled Home Automation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/OAJE/IU9UX8LE/FLBOAJEIU9UX8LE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/OAJE/IU9UX8LE/FLBOAJEIU9UX8LE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/OAJE/IU9UX8LE/FLBOAJEIU9UX8LE.SMALL.jpg DIYmechanics Hi guys ,Welcome to my another instructables.Today in this instructable we are going to make something really useful and very cool thing a IR Remote Controlled Home Automation System.The reason i come up with this idea is, i hate to turn on and off my switches in my garage. Because the switch board ...
By: DIYmechanics

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:44:56 PDT
Pet Food Dispenser featuring 4Duino-24 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Food-Dispenser-Featuring-4Duino-24/
Pet Food Dispenser featuring 4Duino-24 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/IQWD/IU0OL27F/FK2IQWDIU0OL27F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/IQWD/IU0OL27F/FK2IQWDIU0OL27F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/IQWD/IU0OL27F/FK2IQWDIU0OL27F.SMALL.jpg 4D Systems In this project, we will use a 4Duino and several IR sensors to create a simple pet food dispenser. checks whether a food tray contains enough food or not. It is programmed to read IR values fromeach sensor. These values change depending on the amount of food in the container.The feeding time can be...
By: 4D Systems

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 8 Oct 2016 06:16:06 PDT
DIY HID IR keyboard (FLIRC clone) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HID-IR-Keyboard-FLIRC-Clone/
DIY HID IR keyboard (FLIRC clone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/FQIO/ITX3X6A8/FZGFQIOITX3X6A8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/FQIO/ITX3X6A8/FZGFQIOITX3X6A8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/FQIO/ITX3X6A8/FZGFQIOITX3X6A8.SMALL.jpg Suraj Bhawal Hello everyone. This is my first Instructable.A while ago I got to know about the FLIRC IR receiver which I thought of buying. But I thought, Hey! Why buy something I can make at home.So basically what FLIRC do is convert IR signals received from any remote to HID signals. From what I gathered, it r...
By: Suraj Bhawal

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 09:42:34 PDT
Easiest ESP8266 Learning IR Remote Control Via WIFI http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-ESP8266-Learning-IR-Remote-Control-Via-WIF/
Easiest ESP8266 Learning IR Remote Control Via WIFI - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/TA00/ITSX18CT/FB6TA00ITSX18CT.SMALL.jpg mmiscool The ESP8266 is a wonderful microcontroller. They can be purchased cheaply and have built in wifi. In this guide I will not go over how to flash the ESP8266 module with the basic firmware as this is covered on the http://ESP8266basic.com web site in detail. All the parts to build this project can b...
By: mmiscool

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:09:20 PDT
Lazy Pc Power Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-Pc-Power-Button/
Lazy Pc Power Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/YLRL/ITSWTLNL/FSEYLRLITSWTLNL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/YLRL/ITSWTLNL/FSEYLRLITSWTLNL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/YLRL/ITSWTLNL/FSEYLRLITSWTLNL.SMALL.jpg Engineer of None Nowadays having a smart TV in your living room it's a much have but they have some limitations in comparison with having a PC connected to the TV like a media center.It's nice to set down in the couch and turn on the TV via IR remote, AV sound system via IR remote but you don't have a IR remote for ...
By: Engineer of None

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 12:58:44 PDT
Tiny robot platform with nano_part_4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-running-Robot-Platform-With-Nanopart4/
Tiny robot platform with nano_part_4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/6JDD/ITM1A4NN/FPO6JDDITM1A4NN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/6JDD/ITM1A4NN/FPO6JDDITM1A4NN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/6JDD/ITM1A4NN/FPO6JDDITM1A4NN.SMALL.jpg David_Lin i am figuring about the part 3 roller bot out that how to control the direction of the robot .i use arduino nano controlling the wheels with servoand dc-motor controlling by the remoter.maybe there are someone wondering about the remoter that is not smart enough.in order to made it smarter (part_5),...
By: David_Lin

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Sep 2016 08:06:04 PDT
ESP8266 TV remote for Homekit http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-TV-Remote-for-Homekit/
ESP8266 TV remote for Homekit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9CAG/ISCBW955/FM29CAGISCBW955.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9CAG/ISCBW955/FM29CAGISCBW955.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/9CAG/ISCBW955/FM29CAGISCBW955.SMALL.jpg planetleak Hi, in this instructable, i want to show my latest project.ESP8266-03 TV remote board.Can control with Homekit, or any TCP socket client. Powered from 5V with micro USB connector. Step 1: The PCB and the circuit. The circuit is very simple.A basic voltage regulator circuit powering the ESP8266-03...
By: planetleak

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Sep 2016 06:17:12 PDT
Make a Voice-Control IR Remote Controller by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Voice-Control-IR-Remote-Controller-by-Ardui/
Make a Voice-Control IR Remote Controller by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/23KY/IT9CWIXP/F6F23KYIT9CWIXP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/23KY/IT9CWIXP/F6F23KYIT9CWIXP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/23KY/IT9CWIXP/F6F23KYIT9CWIXP.SMALL.jpg Seeed Studio In our latest project named DIY your ReSpeaker Adapter(Voice Control), we introduced how to control adapter using your voice, but it can only control switch-signal appliances, such as table lamp fan and so on.This time I’ll show you how to use your voice to control some complex household appliances ...
By: Seeed Studio

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:06:30 PDT
Making your own Infrared Controller with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Infrared-Controller-With-Arduino/
Making your own Infrared Controller with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/E79D/ISCAW499/F7XE79DISCAW499.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/E79D/ISCAW499/F7XE79DISCAW499.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/E79D/ISCAW499/F7XE79DISCAW499.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official Have a robot that would benefit from a customized controller? Tiny remotes not doing your project justice? Maybe your project would benefit from the use of joysticks instead of itty bitty buttons? In this instructable, we will be making our own Infrared Controller with two joysticks, two face button...
By: robotgeek_official

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:36:47 PDT
IR Window AC Controller With Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Window-AC-Controller-With-Timer/
IR Window AC Controller With Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6PJI/IRXTLSZH/FHO6PJIIRXTLSZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6PJI/IRXTLSZH/FHO6PJIIRXTLSZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6PJI/IRXTLSZH/FHO6PJIIRXTLSZH.SMALL.jpg gmhoovler Living in a region with older homes, it's common to have to use window air conditioners. While some of the more expensive ones have scheduling calendars built into them, almost all of them - even many of the cheapest - come with infrared (IR) remote controls.We recently had a heat wave in NY, and s...
By: gmhoovler

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:45:56 PDT
IR Wand Automated Lumos Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Wand-Automated-Lumos-Light/
IR Wand Automated Lumos Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/M748/IRLQGNA5/FQLM748IRLQGNA5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/M748/IRLQGNA5/FQLM748IRLQGNA5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/M748/IRLQGNA5/FQLM748IRLQGNA5.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Why walk over to the light switch when you can cast Lumos with the flick of a wand? This Lumos light houses an infrared (IR) sensor that powers the LED strip when the sensor picks up on waves emitted from an IR bulb inside a wand. This project was inspired by a desire to learn more about electronic ...
By: watchmeflyy

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Aug 2016 08:24:34 PDT
IR (Infrared) Security Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Infrared-Security-Alarm-System/
IR (Infrared) Security Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/NY2F/IRF7RULZ/F0MNY2FIRF7RULZ.SMALL.jpg mandlabs In this project, you will build transmitter and receiver circuits using an IR LED and a photo-diode. The circuit is based on obstacle detection when a person or thing comes in between the transmitter and receiver. The alarm gets triggered and beeps continuously till the time the circuit is reset. ...
By: mandlabs

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Aug 2016 15:33:01 PDT
How to Add an IR Remote to a Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-an-IR-Remote-to-a-Speaker-System/
How to Add an IR Remote to a Speaker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/6FXE/IR9EAGKD/FXM6FXEIR9EAGKD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I created an additional circuit for my speaker system in order to control it wirelessly with a homemade IR remote. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video gives you an overview on what you need to do to create your own IR receiver and transmitter. During ...
By: GreatScottLab

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 07:57:57 PDT
RPM Measurement Using Hall Sensor and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RPM-Measurement-Using-Hall-Sensor-and-Arduino/
RPM Measurement Using Hall Sensor and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8QPQ/IR6IU0E7/FV18QPQIR6IU0E7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8QPQ/IR6IU0E7/FV18QPQIR6IU0E7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8QPQ/IR6IU0E7/FV18QPQIR6IU0E7.SMALL.jpg JureINV In continuation with my previous instructable, RC Car that you can find on this linkRC Car using infraredI've decided to upgrade the car with RPM measurement using Hall sensor and a neodymium magnet. In the following steps I'll describe the parts needed for the setup and will provide the code.I did ...
By: JureINV

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:56:23 PDT
Using an IR Receiver with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-IR-Receiver-With-Arduino/
Using an IR Receiver with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/D3LP/IQYT3GYW/FZHD3LPIQYT3GYW.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official Want a low cost solution to wirelessly control your next project? You can use an IR Receiver and an old remote you have lying around the house! In this tutorial, we will walk you through figuring out your remote's protocol, getting the hex codes for button presses, and using those button presses to ...
By: robotgeek_official

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:29:23 PDT
DIY IR Remote Tester using TSOP1738 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-IR-Remote-Tester-Using-TSOP1738/
DIY IR Remote Tester using TSOP1738 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/QWKF/IQPFE1WJ/F26QWKFIQPFE1WJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/QWKF/IQPFE1WJ/F26QWKFIQPFE1WJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/QWKF/IQPFE1WJ/F26QWKFIQPFE1WJ.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS Home made remote tester using TSOP1738.This circuit helps to test the each button of the remote. When you press a button the led in the circuit blinks. Things Required 1. 4.7k Ohm Resistor2. 10 Ohm Resistor 3. TSOP1738 4. Blue LED 5. PCB Board 6. Wires & Battery 7. Soldering Rod, Soldering Wire ...
By: MakeStuff_MS

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 23:21:55 PDT
full spectrum/IR camera conversion, canon sx50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-SpectrumIR-Camera-Conversion-Canon-Sx50/
full spectrum/IR camera conversion, canon sx50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4UL5/IQ2MHYVL/FB04UL5IQ2MHYVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4UL5/IQ2MHYVL/FB04UL5IQ2MHYVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4UL5/IQ2MHYVL/FB04UL5IQ2MHYVL.SMALL.jpg that guy who make stuff I originally saw this type of photography on youtube and so i looked into doing it myself, at first it seemed relatively easy, that was until i realized that the exposure times were 4-10 seconds to get a decent shot. this was not really practical for some of the shots i wanted to take so i did some ...
By: that guy who make stuff

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:41:45 PDT
IRToWebThingy: IR remote to WiFi adapter with ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IRToWebThingy-IR-Remote-to-WiFi-Adapter-With-ESP82/
IRToWebThingy: IR remote to WiFi adapter with ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/PPJV/IPZMNXGH/FVQPPJVIPZMNXGH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/PPJV/IPZMNXGH/FVQPPJVIPZMNXGH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/PPJV/IPZMNXGH/FVQPPJVIPZMNXGH.SMALL.jpg arpruss I made an IRToWebThingy that reads common (and some not so common) infrared remote control codes and makes them available to any devices on the local WiFi network so you can script various things. For instance, you can fly a pig in Minecraft using a Syma helicopter remote! The Thingy works with usua...
By: arpruss

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:16:20 PDT
DIY: A 5 Minutes Contactless OLED Thermometer With Arduino And MLX90614 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-5-Minutes-Contactless-OLED-Thermometer-With-/
DIY: A 5 Minutes Contactless OLED Thermometer With Arduino And MLX90614 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/28TT/IPYCABXS/F6F28TTIPYCABXS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/28TT/IPYCABXS/F6F28TTIPYCABXS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/28TT/IPYCABXS/F6F28TTIPYCABXS.SMALL.jpg Konstantin Dimitrov Hello, everyone ! Today I'm going to show you how to make a contactless OLED thermometer with Arduino UNO and Infrared temp sensor MLX90614 in 5 minutes. This project is very simple, it requires basic programming and electronic skills to make it.Lets beging ! Materials for the project To make you...
By: Konstantin Dimitrov

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 03:54:44 PDT
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-CHEEP-HOME-AUTOMATION-UNDER-5/
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsToday I am back with another project called ultra cheep home automation under $5Home automation means you can control home applies more easily. You can control your fan lights exits’ with tip of your finger or allow them to work automaticallyThe project contains three different switchin...
By: vina1991

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:34:25 PDT
Spider Pig - Autonomous hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Pig-Autonomous-Hexapod-Robot/
Spider Pig - Autonomous hexapod robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/5DJO/IP092DA4/FSM5DJOIP092DA4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/5DJO/IP092DA4/FSM5DJOIP092DA4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/5DJO/IP092DA4/FSM5DJOIP092DA4.SMALL.jpg FredrikG3 Bachelor thesis project by a group of seven students (in applied physics and electrical engineering) at Linköping University, Sweden.Main hardware: 1x PhantomX AX Metal Hexapod Mark II Kit (including 18x Dynamixel AX-12 servos, excluding the ArbotiX Robocontroller) 3x ATmega1284p microcontrol...
By: FredrikG3

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 5 Jun 2016 13:07:19 PDT
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-IR-Remote-That-Can-Reach-Anywhere/
Make your own IR remote that can reach anywhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/54DB/IOX6R039/FZJ54DBIOX6R039.SMALL.jpg elexhack My home theater is far away from my bed and the remote is unreachable there. Many a time, I thought of controlling the home theater from my bed to enjoy music anytime (due to laziness of course). So, I did some search and found this great video from GreatScott. That video provided me enough inform...
By: elexhack

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 2 Jun 2016 00:25:02 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NWFQ/IORET03C/FAGNWFQIORET03C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NWFQ/IORET03C/FAGNWFQIORET03C.SQUARE.jpg https://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 ...
By: mr_fid

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JW38/IO0G7U2W/FIMJW38IO0G7U2W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JW38/IO0G7U2W/FIMJW38IO0G7U2W.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: jaknieper23

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
DIY Arduino 3D IR Gesture Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/T0C9/INYTZH9G/FONT0C9INYTZH9G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/T0C9/INYTZH9G/FONT0C9INYTZH9G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/T0C9/INYTZH9G/FONT0C9INYTZH9G.SMALL.jpg Nicolas Britos If you like this project please vote for it in the "Sensors Contest 2016" as it took me a lot of time to make it (pressing the top-right button that says "Vote").* Have you ever wanted to use hand-gestures to control the music, a robot or any other thing but you just didn't know how? Well, now you ...
By: Nicolas Britos

Continue Reading »]]>
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-/
Lap Timer mini 4WD ( IR Sensor ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SMALL.jpg beul GreetingsContinue developing based from my Lap Timer project on http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Timer/, the function is a tool for measure time lap for mini 4WD race on the circuit. This tool very helpful for analyze time travel on different kind of circuit pointed to modify character of car se...
By: beul

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 1 May 2016 01:40:50 PDT
SIMPLE LINE FOLLOWER ROBOT(single Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-LINE-FOLLOWER-ROBOTsingle-Sensor/
SIMPLE LINE FOLLOWER ROBOT(single Sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/TVYQ/IMK66ZYY/FCPTVYQIMK66ZYY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/TVYQ/IMK66ZYY/FCPTVYQIMK66ZYY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/TVYQ/IMK66ZYY/FCPTVYQIMK66ZYY.SMALL.jpg Karthik_Innovator Hello guys in this tutorial lets see how to make an simple line follower robot with single infra-red sensor. INTRODUCTION: Usually for beginners in Robotics this is your first robot to play with Since this robot has some basic functions and basic programming learning this is like learning the A,B...
By: Karthik_Innovator

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/55R0/IMHYSYB9/F8655R0IMHYSYB9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F86/55R0/IMHYSYB9/F8655R0IMHYSYB9.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: assasinsareus

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/3S34/ILPI8GSU/FGX3S34ILPI8GSU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/3S34/ILPI8GSU/FGX3S34ILPI8GSU.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: victoryking

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Replacing Infrared Remotes with an iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/7NYF/ILML8XUK/FJR7NYFILML8XUK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/7NYF/ILML8XUK/FJR7NYFILML8XUK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/7NYF/ILML8XUK/FJR7NYFILML8XUK.SMALL.jpg ShivenG In everybody life, everybody encounters a lot of different IR remotes, but it sometimes get frustrating pointing the remote in the right direction, or the DVR doesn't play when you want it to. I came up with the idea to make a kind of repeater which is controlled by an iPhone, over BLE. Then, it com...
By: ShivenG

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/9L22/ILIAWDDE/F8A9L22ILIAWDDE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/9L22/ILIAWDDE/F8A9L22ILIAWDDE.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: Gursimran Singh 425

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Another Prelude to Automation - Cloning a Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHX4/IL5J5R0Q/FFTLHX4IL5J5R0Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHX4/IL5J5R0Q/FFTLHX4IL5J5R0Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHX4/IL5J5R0Q/FFTLHX4IL5J5R0Q.SMALL.jpg andymenon A few days ago, I published an IBLE on how to hack a remote. At the time, my mind was fixated on getting a Home Automation Project kicked off as soon as possible, and I decided to take the route as demonstrated in the above mentioned IBLE.I received a lot of helpful hints from fellow IBLE community ...
By: andymenon

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:14:06 PST
Be Lazy With TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-Lazy-With-TV-Remote/
Be Lazy With TV Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/0I3V/IKWVDEN4/F0I0I3VIKWVDEN4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/0I3V/IKWVDEN4/F0I0I3VIKWVDEN4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/0I3V/IKWVDEN4/F0I0I3VIKWVDEN4.SMALL.jpg jaspalsgnr I am too lazy to do a walk just to switch on/off any electrical appliance. So, here is my Genie, a TV remote.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...
By: jaspalsgnr

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:15:33 PST
Hand made IR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Made-IR-Remote/
Hand made IR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/YX5C/IKSN2JVV/F3GYX5CIKSN2JVV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/YX5C/IKSN2JVV/F3GYX5CIKSN2JVV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/YX5C/IKSN2JVV/F3GYX5CIKSN2JVV.SMALL.jpg Sandy65 In my earlier project I used this device as a IR Transmitter and promised to upload this project description in next instructables.So here I present you IR Transmitter using 555 Timer.Last project in which this remoteWe want to design a astable multivibrator of 38KHz. This can be done by using 555 T...
By: Sandy65

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:26:24 PST
Infrared Fighting Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Fighting-Tank/
Infrared Fighting Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/NI57/IK2V22XD/FNQNI57IK2V22XD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/NI57/IK2V22XD/FNQNI57IK2V22XD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/NI57/IK2V22XD/FNQNI57IK2V22XD.SMALL.jpg Makeblock Robotics This project is to make two infrared fighting tanks with Starter Robot Kits, some mechanical parts and electric modules. They are controlled with 2.4G wireless joystick. So, how to make it?BUY NOW Parts required 2 x Starter Robot Kit(Bluetooth or IR version)4 x Beam0808-136-Blue2 x Beam0808-024-B...
By: Makeblock Robotics

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XKGX/IJX59H0C/F16XKGXIJX59H0C.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: arduinomaster

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/4J0I/IJRHNE12/FYC4J0IIJRHNE12.SQUARE.jpg https://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 ...
By: SteveQuinn

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:11:56 PST
JustAPendulum: open source electronic pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/JustAPendulum-Open-Source-Electronic-Pendulum/
JustAPendulum: open source electronic pendulum - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/0TQV/IJQ0C5XJ/FOK0TQVIJQ0C5XJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/0TQV/IJQ0C5XJ/FOK0TQVIJQ0C5XJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/0TQV/IJQ0C5XJ/FOK0TQVIJQ0C5XJ.SMALL.jpg SquareBoot Hi, with this instructable I want to show you an open source pendulum that can compute and process the measured oscillation period to find the gravitational acceleration of the earth (~9,8 m/s²)! It's the most powerful of all, discover it!The project is based on the Arduino platform, but it contains...
By: SquareBoot

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:22:35 PST
Pimp My Saeco Coffee Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-My-Saeco-Coffee-Machine/
Pimp My Saeco Coffee Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/V84K/IINHEPWQ/FW4V84KIINHEPWQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/V84K/IINHEPWQ/FW4V84KIINHEPWQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/V84K/IINHEPWQ/FW4V84KIINHEPWQ.SMALL.jpg ThomasK19 This is also a project I did a while ago even before knowing about Instructables. So it may be a bit incomplete, but anyhow I think it's worth to be shared.So I have this nice litte Saeco Aroma which is originally designed to make one cup of espresso a time. And I think this reasonable priced device...
By: ThomasK19

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Dec 2015 10:42:53 PST
Arduino IR Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-Remote-Control/
Arduino IR Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/VGJ4/IIG9X5EP/F9RVGJ4IIG9X5EP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/VGJ4/IIG9X5EP/F9RVGJ4IIG9X5EP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/VGJ4/IIG9X5EP/F9RVGJ4IIG9X5EP.SMALL.jpg theorycircuit Source: http://www.theorycircuit.com/arduino-universal-remote/ By using arduino and IR Receiver TSOP 1738 (in our project, you can use any ir receiver available) we can decode any infrared remote code into hex or some other format. Before constructing the circuit check datasheet of IR rece...
By: theorycircuit

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Build a Proximity Sensor with the Linkit One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/YNNQ/IIDHA3HR/FQ4YNNQIIDHA3HR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/YNNQ/IIDHA3HR/FQ4YNNQIIDHA3HR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/YNNQ/IIDHA3HR/FQ4YNNQIIDHA3HR.SMALL.jpg Prem67 Proximity sensors are cool to work with especial when you are designing robots, let it be ultrasonic distance module or a IR proximity sensor. In this I'm going to show how to design your own IR proximity sensor with an bunch of IR LEDs and an Linkit One. Also checkout my previous instructables I ha...
By: Prem67

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
ARDUINO photogate for HIGH SPEED photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/YA7M/IHKWFGBG/FV0YA7MIHKWFGBG.SMALL.jpg Z-HUT Over the last few weeks I have been searching the internet for high speed photograph using a ARDUINO, So far over 90% of the projects I found used sound as the trigger. If you are trying to get a picture of a balloon popping that would work fine. But what I was after was pictures of water splashes a...
By: Z-HUT

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 20:16:18 PST
Control por IR (IR control) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-por-IR/
Control por IR (IR control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/D4HA/IHF4ISS2/F48D4HAIHF4ISS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F48/D4HA/IHF4ISS2/F48D4HAIHF4ISS2.SQUARE.jpg https://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 ...
By: lfcorrales

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 06:42:18 PST