Instructables: exploring - technology - lego http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:16:57 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino LEGO bluetooth car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-Bluetooth-Car/
Arduino LEGO bluetooth car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/39NZ/IKJ869VL/F1T39NZIKJ869VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/39NZ/IKJ869VL/F1T39NZIKJ869VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/39NZ/IKJ869VL/F1T39NZIKJ869VL.SMALL.jpg danielfirst I made ARDUINO bluetooth car by LEGO.It is very simple and cheep.Let's start making!! Material If you don't have It, you can use another things. Install program Install TeraTerm and arduino1.6.7v or arduino1.0.5v.And copy this code.void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); pinMode(2, OUTPUT); pinM...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:52:12 PST
How to get involved with FIRST Robotics! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Volunteer-and-Get-Involved-With-FIRST-Robot/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 15:01:29 PST
Lego Chassis for Raspberry Pi Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Chassis-for-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 10:03:47 PST
BADASS MECHATRONIC LEGO-MINDSTORMS WINGS http://www.instructables.com/id/BADASS-MECHATRONIC-LEGO-MINDSTORMS-WINGS/
BADASS MECHATRONIC LEGO-MINDSTORMS WINGS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/O85P/IK00439J/FA6O85PIK00439J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/O85P/IK00439J/FA6O85PIK00439J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/O85P/IK00439J/FA6O85PIK00439J.SMALL.jpg anoukwipprecht They Move! Create badass mechatronic wings, build using your MindStorms EV3 and assorted Technic elements. For all the fallen angels that need their wings restored - and just, - to create the impossible. Lego-wings! Build, programmed and animated within a few hours. Created in two days with ease of ...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:25:40 PST
Tests of LED and Various Light Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Tests-of-LEDs-and-Various-Light-Sensors/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:27:47 PST
ITTT Technische Documentatie http://www.instructables.com/id/ITTT-Technische-Documentatie/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:23:09 PST
3-fingered Arduino robot hand http://www.instructables.com/id/3-fingered-Arduino-Robot-Hand/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:10:11 PST
WeeBee - The Comfort Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/WeeBee-the-Comfort-Bot/
WeeBee - The Comfort Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/0FP5/IJIX0J1Q/FQL0FP5IJIX0J1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/0FP5/IJIX0J1Q/FQL0FP5IJIX0J1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/0FP5/IJIX0J1Q/FQL0FP5IJIX0J1Q.SMALL.jpg KoningKaas This is WeeBee the Comfort Bot.WeeBee is lonely and longs for a connection. The problem is though, that WeeBee doesn't like it when people get too close, he becomes very sad and starts to shake non-violently when this happens. But all he wants is to make new friends and to show the world that he doe...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:50:47 PST
Arduino Lego EV3 motor controller SAVE $45 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lego-EV3-Motor-Controller-SAVE-45/
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 06:32:18 PST
Super simple Lego Technic RC quadcopter Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Lego-Technic-RC-Quadcopter/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 08:18:51 PST
Lego Trains & Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Trains-Blynk/
Lego Trains & Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/N1P1/IIRPJKRL/FWNN1P1IIRPJKRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/N1P1/IIRPJKRL/FWNN1P1IIRPJKRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/N1P1/IIRPJKRL/FWNN1P1IIRPJKRL.SMALL.jpg Lichtsignaal Hey all! Since this is my first Instructable it probably will not be the best one, but I'd like to share this thing I made with you all out there!I'm a huge fan of (Lego) trains ever since I was a kid but the time has passed along and now I want to do more with trains then just run around in circles...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:09:09 PST
Carro esquiva obstáculos (Arduino UNO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carro-Esquiva-Obstáculos-Arduino-UNO/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:05:19 PST
Use LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with Arduino (Program with Visuino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-LEGO-Mindstorm-RCX-Light-Sensor-with-Arduino-P/
Use LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with Arduino (Program with Visuino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SMALL.jpg BoianM In this Instructable you will learn how to program Arduino to control, and get data from LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with the help of Visuino - an easy to use graphical development environment for Arduino.Please note that the annotation on some of the pictures in this Instructable will work corr...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:31:13 PST
Mobile Robotic Arm using PHIRO + Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Robotic-Arm-using-PHIRO-Arduino/
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:22:21 PST
Lego 3D Printer 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-3D-Printer-30/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:43:26 PST
Matrix on cmd (.bat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Matrix-on-cmd-bat/
Matrix on cmd (.bat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2CLU/IGCLQBBA/F1D2CLUIGCLQBBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2CLU/IGCLQBBA/F1D2CLUIGCLQBBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/2CLU/IGCLQBBA/F1D2CLUIGCLQBBA.SMALL.jpg EzeLord: Bienvenidos hoy les enseñare como crear el efecto MATRIX en su computador!Sigan todos los pasos! :D CREAN UN .BAT Crean un .bat luego copian y pegan esto@echo offTitle Matrix color A :A echo %random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:11:30 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-NXT-COBRA/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:11:29 PDT
Ein Raspberry Pi Kamera basiertes Mikroskop aus LEGO Teilen http://www.instructables.com/id/Ein-Raspberry-Pi-Kamera-basiertes-Mikroskop-aus-LE/
Ein Raspberry Pi Kamera basiertes Mikroskop aus LEGO Teilen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/NQDO/IFISE1RP/FSPNQDOIFISE1RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/NQDO/IFISE1RP/FSPNQDOIFISE1RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/NQDO/IFISE1RP/FSPNQDOIFISE1RP.SMALL.jpg Dr H Please note: This is the German "sister" site to the English presentation of the LEGOscope, which you can find here: http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Raspberry-Pi-camera-based-microscope-built-from-/I had desided to prepare a German version as well, as it is nice to be able to present an idea world...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 08:12:39 PDT
EV3Dprinter: LEGO MINDSTORMS 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/EV3Dprinter/
EV3Dprinter: LEGO MINDSTORMS 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OWUT/IFISGIHG/F4SOWUTIFISGIHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OWUT/IFISGIHG/F4SOWUTIFISGIHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OWUT/IFISGIHG/F4SOWUTIFISGIHG.SMALL.jpg bazmarc A simple 3D printer made from LEGO Technic parts and MINDSTORMS EV3 motors and touch sensors combined with a low cost 3D pen. Follow me as I share many pictures, EV3 program and videos in hope to inspire you to make or recreate a similar MINDSTORMS 3D printer. A bit of history:Ever since i backed up...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 22:56:49 PDT
Lego google cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-google-cardboard/
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 05:46:59 PDT
Laz0r Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Laz0r-Stick/
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:35:56 PDT
A Raspberry Pi camera-based microscope using LEGO parts http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Raspberry-Pi-camera-based-microscope-built-from-/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 10:46:15 PDT
3D Chocolate Printer (made from LEGO) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Chocolate-Printer-made-from-LEGO-1/
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 03:22:06 PDT
Apple Watch Lego Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Watch-Lego-Stand/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 19:06:57 PDT
Iphone Lego Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-Lego-Dock/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:42:58 PDT
WindSprinters -- Parametric Wind Turbines for every car! http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSprinters-Parametric-Wind-Turbines-for-every-c/
WindSprinters -- Parametric Wind Turbines for every car! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/NOZV/ID4CRNH7/F9GNOZVID4CRNH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/NOZV/ID4CRNH7/F9GNOZVID4CRNH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/NOZV/ID4CRNH7/F9GNOZVID4CRNH7.SMALL.jpg makerx1 Hello! My name is Reagan! I'm 14 this is the WindSprinter, an attachment for Lego or handmade cars to make them powered by the wind! Just slide the WindSprinter onto your front or rear axle and get rolling!! 1.TheoryThe WindSprinter is based off of an old English semi-cylinder turbine. Watch thi...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 09:58:16 PDT
Lego Lens Cap Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lens-Cap-Saver/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 13:27:50 PDT
Sup! Community Storytelling Experience IoT Kiosk http://www.instructables.com/id/Sup-Community-Storytelling-Experience-IoT-Kiosk/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 18:58:26 PDT
Lego PIR Housing http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-PIR-Housing/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:05:27 PDT
Lego Stop Motion :: Walking http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Stop-Motion-Walking/
Lego Stop Motion :: Walking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/XTOR/IBQCHJEM/FM9XTORIBQCHJEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/XTOR/IBQCHJEM/FM9XTORIBQCHJEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/XTOR/IBQCHJEM/FM9XTORIBQCHJEM.SMALL.jpg darkwolf026 This Instructable will take you through the steps of animating a walking Lego character in Stop Motion. Each step is a time when you should take a picture. Each step is accompanied by picture and a narration. Check out my YouTube channel Diamondzminer101 to see my stop motions process in action. B...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 09:22:22 PDT
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-ROV-part-1-the-ROV/
Make a Lego ROV part 1 - the ROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/US9H/IBJTHSN0/FFUUS9HIBJTHSN0.SMALL.jpg darkwaterhq This is a fantastic project that combines basic electronics and Lego to build a functional underwater ROV.We have used this project in a few workshops with children ( and adults ) with great success.This Instructable will guide you through building the basic ROV, whilst this will work very well in t...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:07:57 PDT
Lego Jigsaw Puzzle Photogarphy http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Jigsaw-Puzzle-Photogarphy/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:46:55 PDT
Clickity-Clank Your smart piggy bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Clickity-Clank-Your-smart-piggy-bank/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 03:26:23 PDT
Microduino mCookie Music Player - links magnetically, LEGO® & Arduino-compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/MCookie-Music-Player-links-magnetically-LEGO-Ardui/
Microduino mCookie Music Player - links magnetically, LEGO® & Arduino-compatible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/57AW/IAG3XI19/FDN57AWIAG3XI19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/57AW/IAG3XI19/FDN57AWIAG3XI19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/57AW/IAG3XI19/FDN57AWIAG3XI19.SMALL.jpg makermodule I 'd like to share with you this easy to make mCookie Music player from Microduino. The entire project requires just 5 mCookie modules, which link magnetically to ensure that the right connection is always made. It can be programmed in an Arduino IDE development environment and integrated into exist...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:21:43 PDT
LEGO 3d Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-3d-Printer/
LEGO 3d Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/Z7LK/IAF6V46T/F1SZ7LKIAF6V46T.SMALL.jpg Gosse Adema This LEGO printer is based on the Prusa I3 rework printer. The printer started as a A4-plotter with stepper motors from an old HP printer. After upgrading the stepper motors to Nema 17 motors I decided to build a X, Y and Z axis machine. This evolved in this printer.LEGO and Nema 17 stepper motors a...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:52:07 PDT
LEGO iPhone case http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-iPhone-case-1/
LEGO iPhone case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IWYV/I9UE4LF3/FSVIWYVI9UE4LF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IWYV/I9UE4LF3/FSVIWYVI9UE4LF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IWYV/I9UE4LF3/FSVIWYVI9UE4LF3.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger I'm a serious fidgeter, so it's a good idea for me to carry a fidget toy with me at all times. I have found that there is no better fidget toy than LEGO, so I decided I needed to put some LEGO blocks on something else I carry with me at all times, my cellphone. This Instructable is super simple and ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
Build a Haunted House with Lego & faya-nugget http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Haunted-House-with-Lego-faya-nugget/
Build a Haunted House with Lego & faya-nugget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/C60I/I9EP3JHB/FXRC60II9EP3JHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/C60I/I9EP3JHB/FXRC60II9EP3JHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/C60I/I9EP3JHB/FXRC60II9EP3JHB.SMALL.jpg wellywelly Happy Halloween! OK, it is still almost six months away, yet I still want to show you guys how to use Lego & faya-nugget modules to build a interactive haunted house. Roll your sleeves up! Things You'll Need 1. Arduino Nano (we use a fully compatible fayaduino Nano instead)2. Half-size breadboard...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 00:29:43 PDT
Smart robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-robot-1/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 09:10:47 PDT
Cheap flying Lego quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-flying-Lego-quadcopter/
Cheap flying Lego quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/RJN2/I98BPO33/FKHRJN2I98BPO33.SMALL.jpg Weseley Ever needed an excuse to start building Lego again? Now is the time! Turns out Lego bricks can be used to build a perfect symmetrical frame for your quadcopter! And... it's super cheap.I used Lego Technic because it has holes in the bricks. You can mount the motor's with tie wraps through the holes ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 00:20:56 PDT
Lego Arcade Machine Phone Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Arcade-Machine-Phone-Charging-Station/
Lego Arcade Machine Phone Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/MMSF/I9418JP1/FG3MMSFI9418JP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/MMSF/I9418JP1/FG3MMSFI9418JP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/MMSF/I9418JP1/FG3MMSFI9418JP1.SMALL.jpg SeveralShadesOfBlue With no thought as to how I was going to show this creation (I made this in August last year before I thought I would setup an Instructables account) I did not take any pictures of the 3 day build of this epic arcade machine charging station.Currently its the housing for my previous mobile phone (a ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 04:50:48 PDT
Servo Controlled Marble Maze Build 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Controlled-Marble-Maze-Build-2/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:34:13 PDT
Arduino and LEGO Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-LEGO-Train/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 03:59:58 PDT
LaserOscope http://www.instructables.com/id/LaserOscope/
LaserOscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Build a laser oscilloscope using Lego, littleBits, Erector set, and the Kano Computer. In honor of The International Year of Light I’ll demonstrate how use the Kano computer to drive a littleBits motor with an optical coupler, or optocoupler. An optocoupler, according to Wikipedia, "is a component t...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:42:54 PDT
Michelson Interferometer build from LEGO(R) bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Michelson-Interferometer-build-from-LEGOR-bricks/
Michelson Interferometer build from LEGO(R) bricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BVT7/I85QOT8B/F7PBVT7I85QOT8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BVT7/I85QOT8B/F7PBVT7I85QOT8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/BVT7/I85QOT8B/F7PBVT7I85QOT8B.SMALL.jpg myphotonics A low-cost, full functional Michelson interferometer with nanometer precision is build on a honey-comb optical breadboard, all constructed from LEGO(R) bricks. The installation demonstrates a creative approach of open hardware for young researchers in the field of optics and photonics.Attached is...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 11:56:32 PDT
LEGO Mod - A LEGO PC/Computer/Casemod http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Mod-A-LEGO-PCCasemod/
LEGO Mod - A LEGO PC/Computer/Casemod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/DM0V/I7XR7S5B/F8FDM0VI7XR7S5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/DM0V/I7XR7S5B/F8FDM0VI7XR7S5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/DM0V/I7XR7S5B/F8FDM0VI7XR7S5B.SMALL.jpg Aribarambo I'd like to show you my new LEGO Mod! It's a modern PC in a case made of LEGO bricks!Check out my website for more info: www.aribarambo.de
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:47:38 PDT
Build a Fan with LEGO and faya-nugget http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fan-with-LEGO-and-faya-nugget/
Build a Fan with LEGO and faya-nugget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/7NZK/I7W1UPIU/FCU7NZKI7W1UPIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/7NZK/I7W1UPIU/FCU7NZKI7W1UPIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/7NZK/I7W1UPIU/FCU7NZKI7W1UPIU.SMALL.jpg wellywelly As a kid, I dreamed to build everything with LEGO, especially those could move and even form a robot. Sadly back in late 90's, the first generation Mindstorm was just way too expensive for me. When I first met Arduino, I soon realized this could be a great alternative for Mindstorm controller. It ev...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:25:00 PDT
ThingSpeak Temperature Monitor with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/ThingSpeak-Temperature-Monitor-with-Raspberry-Pi/
ThingSpeak Temperature Monitor with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/82ZX/I7VQKK96/F2U82ZXI7VQKK96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/82ZX/I7VQKK96/F2U82ZXI7VQKK96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/82ZX/I7VQKK96/F2U82ZXI7VQKK96.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries In this tutorial we will look at how to send data to an online service like Thingspeak, and how to display data from your BrickPi on the web. We use a Dexter Industries Thermometer to measure the temperature in the room and then post the data up on the ThingSpeak website. The temperature values are ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:25:03 PDT
Lego Police truck with real lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Police-truck-with-real-lights/
Lego Police truck with real lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SMALL.jpg Dfg11333 Legos are fun, but they miss real lights. Fortunately for us, Lego holes have nice dimensions, which fit nicely with standard LED dimensions (3mm or 5mm).Here is a guide on how to light a Lego police truck for less than $5. Hardware setup You will need LEDs (very cheap), an old IDE ribbon cable, ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:41:53 PDT
Arduino & Lego Solar Tracker (Dual Axis) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-tracker-with-Lego-and-Arduino-Dual-Axis/
Arduino & Lego Solar Tracker (Dual Axis) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/F95V/I7IJ2XPA/FWDF95VI7IJ2XPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/F95V/I7IJ2XPA/FWDF95VI7IJ2XPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/F95V/I7IJ2XPA/FWDF95VI7IJ2XPA.SMALL.jpg MathiasLeroy I made a solar tracker with lego and arduino.It's a very nice and simple project if you want to learn arduino and electronics. No soldering required.It's purpose is only educative because the motors are not strong enough to support the weight of solar panels.It's still a pretty cool solar tracker, I...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 02:45:10 PDT
Lego Brick Sorter http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Brick-Sorter/
Lego Brick Sorter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/6PGP/I7D66X0M/FI96PGPI7D66X0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/6PGP/I7D66X0M/FI96PGPI7D66X0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/6PGP/I7D66X0M/FI96PGPI7D66X0M.SMALL.jpg dmaxwell4 It can be frustrating digging through a pile of Lego bricks to find just the piece you want. This sorter will do a rough sort on size to make it a bit easier. Materials You will need a drill and several different size bits. I used 1 inch (22.5 mm) and 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) bits. You will also need...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:32:14 PDT