Instructables: exploring - technology - ir - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:37:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Infrared Smart Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Smart-Outlet/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:46 PDT
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wireless-transmission-between-two-Arduinos-w/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:52:58 PDT
Window to the Night (Night Vision) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-to-the-Night/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SMALL.gif mackintoshlinessless The idea of having a night vision device as a child was unthinkable! Only a few years ago, instructions came out on the internet to make this child-hood fantasy a reality. I decided to make my own! This instructable below won't go into detail on the makings (there are numerous sources and dedicated ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 20:37:19 PDT
Micromouse(mobile robot) IR distance sensor board +tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Micromousemobile-robot-IR-distance-sensor-board-ti/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 15:53:20 PDT
3D Printed Sumobot [Autonomous RC, Bluetooth Multiplayer] http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-designed-printed-1KG-competition-sumobot/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 07:49:34 PDT
BIRRD. A Laser Tag Cheating Device. http://www.instructables.com/id/BIRRD-A-Laser-Tag-Cheating-Device/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 15:58:16 PDT
Mini line tracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-line-tracer/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:27:18 PDT
Capteur temperature choix du type de degres par infrarouge http://www.instructables.com/id/Capteur-température-choix-du-type-de-degrés-par-in/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 13:36:21 PST
Build the Remote Control Bobble-head Bobbler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Remote-Control-Bobble-head-Bobbler/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 10:59:41 PST
Multitouch Music Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Multitouch-Music-Controller/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 14:58:31 PST
Sky on the Wall (Mood Lighting-IR remote) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sky-on-the-Wall/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 04:44:52 PST
Reverse Engineering: RGB LED Bulb with IR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-RGB-LED-Bulb-with-IR-remote/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 10:51:00 PDT
DIY Permanent Infrared DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Permanent-Infrared-DSLR-Camera/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:56:25 PDT
Remote Controlled Arduino Scoreboard using LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Arduino-Scoreboard-using-LED-Str/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 17:48:50 PDT
How to make a portable infrared night vision scope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-it-works-1/
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:57:15 PDT
Squishy IR-based Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-IR-based-Switch/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 09:28:13 PDT
DIY Infrared Night Vision Device http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Night-Vision-Device/
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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:45:26 PDT
A Study in Non-Standard Distributed Computer Architecture http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Study-in-Non-Standard-Distributed-Computer-Archi/
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 09:45:09 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver TV-B-Gone Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-TV-B-Gone-Conversion/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:36:41 PDT
Autonomous Arduino Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Arduino-Car/
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 17:30:17 PST
Infrared night vision digital camera/camcorder http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-night-vision-digital-cameracamcorder/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2010 08:59:35 PST
IR battle conversion for RC Tanks http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-battle-conversion-for-RC-Tanks/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:35:44 PST
TV Volume Loudness Guard using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Volume-Loudness-Guard-using-Arduino/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 03:07:42 PST
the TIRR (very simple Timelapse IR Remote) http://www.instructables.com/id/the-TIRR-Timelapse-IR-Remote/
the TIRR (very simple Timelapse IR Remote) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0P44/HAQ3BMW8/FDK0P44HAQ3BMW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0P44/HAQ3BMW8/FDK0P44HAQ3BMW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0P44/HAQ3BMW8/FDK0P44HAQ3BMW8.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi This new timelapse circuit is much simpler than my first one which had an IC Atmega8, a voltage regulator for the camera, a light sensor to interrupt shooting at night, and of course a potentiometer to set the interval. That was a complicated project (for me) and there was too much chances to m...
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Tue, 8 Jan 2013 08:30:19 PST
IR Remote Controlled Color Changing Cloud (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Controlled-Color-Changing-Cloud-Arduino/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 22:07:57 PST
Proximity sensing mouse wheel scroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-sensing-mouse-wheel-scroller/
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 18:24:30 PST
TV Remote Controlled Car http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Controlled-Car/
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By: kschroeter

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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 13:30:43 PST
Simple IR proximity sensor with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-IR-proximity-sensor-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 6 Oct 2012 11:16:33 PDT
iPhone Camera Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Camera-Remote/
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 11:06:10 PDT
Room Visitor Counter with Relay Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-Visitor-Counter-with-Relay-Control/
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 01:32:57 PDT
Thermal Imaging Phone Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Imaging-Phone-Camera/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/H4KW/H6I6WSS8/FFQH4KWH6I6WSS8.SMALL.jpg RobHopeless I have a 100 year old house that can be drafty and hard to heat in the winter. I have been wanting a thermal imaging camera to help find leaks ever since we bought this house. So I finally just made my own.The temperature readings are overlaid onto the phone's camera display. The display is adjustab...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 20:08:01 PDT
IR Remote Control Repeater http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Control-Repeater/
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Thu, 2 Aug 2012 18:12:53 PDT
Camera remote control and timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-remote-control-and-timelapse/
Camera remote control and timelapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A8TB/H4AGKA7Y/FR4A8TBH4AGKA7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A8TB/H4AGKA7Y/FR4A8TBH4AGKA7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/A8TB/H4AGKA7Y/FR4A8TBH4AGKA7Y.SMALL.jpg andyk75 This instructable shows you how to built a remote control for your camera and use it for a timelapse recording. The software works for different types of cameras: Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Minolta, Olympus, Sony or Pentax. They can all be transformed into timelapse cameras without even opening the housin...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 09:12:12 PDT
RGB LED Ceiling Mood Light with Hacked IR Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Ceiling-Mood-Light-with-Hacked-IR-Remote-C/
RGB LED Ceiling Mood Light with Hacked IR Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/4VEN/H3Z3P36L/FCH4VENH3Z3P36L.SMALL.jpg ajax_electronics This instructable documents the design and construction of a giant RGB LED ceiling light, controlled by a hacked GE remote control. After building a couple smaller RGB lamps, I decided I wanted to see how far I could take the concept.  The control circuitry is basically the same, it's just a matter...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 18:11:58 PDT
How to control TV functions using Analog input and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-TV-functions-using-Analog-input-and/
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 21:30:49 PDT
Poor Man's Cell Phone IR Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Cell-Phone-IR-Filter/
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Sat, 19 May 2012 22:44:01 PDT
See Infrared LED Light with an iPhone 4... http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Infrared-LED-Light-with-an-iPhone-4/
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 20:23:58 PDT
Make an Attiny13 based IR proximity sensor for $2.42 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Attiny13-based-IR-proximity-sensor-for-2/
Make an Attiny13 based IR proximity sensor for $2.42 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FK1I/H174GOKZ/F6LFK1IH174GOKZ.SMALL.jpg dustinandrews NOTE: The diagram is wrong. The sense pin goes on pin 6 (one more to the left), not pin 5. I'll update the diagrams soon. Thanks to brmccollum for the correction. (Diagrams now fixed) This is an extremely cheap IR proximity sensor you can make with a few cheap parts and an AVR programmer. I use an ...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 23:28:50 PDT
Sending Music through a Frequency-Modulated (FM) Infrared (IR) LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-Music-through-a-Frequency-Modulated-FM-I/
Sending Music through a Frequency-Modulated (FM) Infrared (IR) LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/N43B/GW4S345G/FJZN43BGW4S345G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/N43B/GW4S345G/FJZN43BGW4S345G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/N43B/GW4S345G/FJZN43BGW4S345G.SMALL.jpg Jamaal_7lna Hello Instructables community! Welcome to my first project upload. This was actually my Freshman Electrical/Optical Engineering Final Project at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. It was actually categorized as a higher level project--for junior or senior students--but my group decided that al...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:39:25 PST
Long-Range Canon DSLR Video Trigger (V2, greatly simplified) http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Range-Canon-DSLR-Video-Trigger-V2-greatly-s/
Long-Range Canon DSLR Video Trigger (V2, greatly simplified) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/SJ2D/GVZPP0A0/F4RSJ2DGVZPP0A0.SMALL.jpg herx This is a re-visit of my first Instructable (found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Canon-DSLR-Video-Trigger/).   That version worked just fine, but was a bit expensive, a bit big and heavy, and certainly way more complicated than it needed to be.   It did have some nice features, like a...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 20:28:57 PST
Nunchuk-controlled Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Nunchuk-controlled-Helicopter/
Nunchuk-controlled Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/5IG1/GUEN7U0O/FLJ5IG1GUEN7U0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/5IG1/GUEN7U0O/FLJ5IG1GUEN7U0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/5IG1/GUEN7U0O/FLJ5IG1GUEN7U0O.SMALL.jpg a1r Welcome to my 3rd Instructable everyone ! Today we're going to build a 'device' to control a mini-sized helicopter with a Wii Nunchuk. The helicopter that we're using is a cheap (26$) 3-channel (yaw, throttle, pitch) helicopter that I bought a 1 month back from Dealextreme.com . I can say that it i...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 11:43:05 PDT
Remote Control Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Power-Strip/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2009 14:24:59 PST
Modifying Samsung S630 IR Sensitivity http://www.instructables.com/id/Modifying-Samsung-S630-IR-Sensitivity/
Modifying Samsung S630 IR Sensitivity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/IXE0/GR0E71VN/FOSIXE0GR0E71VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/IXE0/GR0E71VN/FOSIXE0GR0E71VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/IXE0/GR0E71VN/FOSIXE0GR0E71VN.SMALL.jpg Analogue-Chick If you are young or you feel young, skillfully talented yet underpaid and you love photography so much especially the picture effects that only an expensive DSLR camera/lens can achieve (IR Photography), then this tutorial is likely to be yours! DISCLAIMER: THIS TUTORIAL IS DEFINITELY NOT FOR BEGIN...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 07:27:25 PDT
Night Vision Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Vision-Camera-1/
Night Vision Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/Q9WW/GOFIKOVF/FPOQ9WWGOFIKOVF.SMALL.jpg randofo Much like the Light of Eärendil guides Frodo in dark places, so too will your homemade night vision camera be your guiding beacon. Whether out in the woods camping with friends, capturing that elusive glimpse of a Scandinavian troll, or while on a top secret spy mission, this special camera capture...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 14:50:37 PDT
Camera Support For all Multi Shot Photography - The OB-Pod http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Support-For-all-Multi-Shot-Photography-Th/
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Sun, 1 May 2011 20:48:02 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
Floppy Disk IR Camera Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-IR-Camera-Hack/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2010 20:53:19 PST
Control Your TV with Your Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-TV-with-Your-Phone/
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Tue, 7 Sep 2010 08:58:58 PDT
Full Spectrum Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Spectrum-Flashlight/
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Sun, 8 Aug 2010 18:56:30 PDT
IR-Modification of the Nikon 4300 http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Modification-of-the-Nikon-4300/
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 23:46:30 PDT