Instructables: exploring - technology - light - arduino http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 02:11:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Temperature and Humidity on 7 Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-and-Humidity-on-7-Segment-Disp/
Arduino Temperature and Humidity on 7 Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EE1U/IO8L9FXE/FBCEE1UIO8L9FXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EE1U/IO8L9FXE/FBCEE1UIO8L9FXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EE1U/IO8L9FXE/FBCEE1UIO8L9FXE.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics This is a working device i made which displays temperature or humidity respectively by pressing a push button switch.If the switch is pressed it displays humidity otherwise it displays temperature. INTRO This device incorporates seven segment displays as output for the value of temperature and hu...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 12:45:38 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
DIY Beginners LEDs Controller (<20$) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-LEDs-Controller-20/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 07:57:52 PDT
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-Your-Hot-Girlfriends-Nightlight-With-Y/
Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/9Z1J/INYTZSP8/F8S9Z1JINYTZSP8.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Control ANY light or electrical appliance with you tablet or smartphone (wifi) using arduino, blynk and a wemos / ESP8266 boardIn this tutorial we will be making something I call a wifi controlled ac switch. (But it also works for DC applications that are powered by a wall outlet) Basically we will ...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 05:02:40 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Home Automation Using Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Using-Arduino-Uno/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 03:42:34 PDT
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/I-See-the-Light-Lamp-Shade/
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SMALL.jpg kahony10163 This is such a fun project that is easy to do but may take a little bit of time. It is perfect for you and your friends to do over a couple of weeks time and the final product is amazing! It is the perfect craft for any Tangled/Rapunzel or Disney fans! I would say ages 10+ would be good to work on t...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 23:03:18 PDT
Arduino Light Controlled Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Controlled-Bot/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:06:35 PDT
Measuring Light Using Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-Light-Using-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:18:21 PDT
Arduino Intelligent Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Intelligent-Brake-Light/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:46:36 PDT
Arduino Box Protecter (for lack of a better title) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Drawer-AlarmDiet-Helper/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:36:46 PDT
Arduino Light Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Theremin/
Arduino Light Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/5IEQ/IN7GK9IW/FBT5IEQIN7GK9IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/5IEQ/IN7GK9IW/FBT5IEQIN7GK9IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/5IEQ/IN7GK9IW/FBT5IEQIN7GK9IW.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward A theremin is a electronic music device that can sense the position of a performers hands and create musical sounds all without the performer ever touching the device. For our light theremin we are going to adapt this concept and create a theremin that controls color instead of music. Things you wil...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:15:36 PDT
Mini Arduino Lux Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-Lux-Meter/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:09:10 PDT
Reactive Neopixel Door Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Reactive-Neopixel-Door-Lighting/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 04:15:50 PDT
Light Nib http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Nib/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:09:59 PDT
LED Traffic Light using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Traffic-Light-using-Arduino/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:40:38 PDT
Lazy Arduino light switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-Arduino-Light-Switch/
Lazy Arduino light switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SMALL.jpg JvHCreations Hi! Welcome to my second instructable! Second? Yes, indeed, second. Click here to view my first.This time I decided to automate my light switch. Why? well, I'm an IT person, and I'm lazy, so why not!? The idea is that I'd like to be able to turn my lights on and of while laying in my bed. And of cou...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 23:47:26 PST
Arduino/App Controlled Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoApp-Controlled-Desk-Light/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:53:11 PST
Student Spectrophotometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Box-Spectrophotometer/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 22:06:57 PST
(DIY) How to Make ESP8266 Ultra Mini & Simple Relay Home Automation Board http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Ultra-Mini-Simple-Relay-Home-Automation-Bo/
(DIY) How to Make ESP8266 Ultra Mini & Simple Relay Home Automation Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/T9KH/IKWXL0WB/FZKT9KHIKWXL0WB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/T9KH/IKWXL0WB/FZKT9KHIKWXL0WB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/T9KH/IKWXL0WB/FZKT9KHIKWXL0WB.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hello EveryBody,Today i will Let you know , How to make an Mini Esp 12 Wifi Relay Board measuring only 3.9cm x 3.9 cm! This Board has some very Cool Features which every Tech Lover will Love to Have.I have Included all files in next Steps.This Boards Packs with WPA2 Encryption A Flat Design ...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:42:55 PST
Arduino Light Following Robot and Avoiding http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Following-Robot-and-Avoiding/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 15:40:16 PST
Clap Controlled Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-Controlled-Light-Switch/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 09:26:06 PST
Fiber Optic Light Sculpture using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Light-Sculpture-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:38:43 PST
发光单肩包带 http://www.instructables.com/id/发光单肩包带/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 01:36:15 PST
Using Photo Sensor As Analog Imput http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Photo-Sensor-As-Analog-Imput/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:36:34 PST
Arduino Stroboscopic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stroboscopic-Light/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:12:38 PST
LED Sound Reactive Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sound-Reactive-Light-Box/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:55:50 PST
Mini light seeker http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Light-Seeker/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 06:53:10 PST
Arduino Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Switch/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:44:28 PST
IOT Ambilight Speakers (with BLYNK) http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-Ambilight-Speakers-with-BLYNK/
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By: PerfectPixel

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:20:39 PST
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-NeoPixel-Deco-Lights-via-Digispark-ATtiny85/
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SMALL.jpg martynov For this Instructable we need a WS2812 LED strip, also known as NeoPixel, and any MCU that could be programmed via Arduino. I use Digispark, it is a very nice tiny MCU based on ATtiny85. It has a special bootloader called Micronucleus which provides the ability to upload a program directly trough US...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:20:28 PST
How to Make a Gun Controlled Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Gun-Controlled-Lamp/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 08:26:24 PST
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Rainbow-Ore-Lamp/
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel What is it? Gold Ore? Iron Ore? Diamond Ore? Redstone Ore? What kind of Ore is it?It's RAINBOW ORE!Bad introductions aside, what I did was hack one of these redstone night lights. They are basically a nightlight that glows at different brightness's when you tap it. But being only red is pretty borin...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:44:29 PST
Police strobe light with scanner rgb leds and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Police-Strobe-Light-With-Scanner-Rgb-Leds-and-Ardu/
Police strobe light with scanner rgb leds and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SMALL.jpg BGprojectz It's not a real flash pattern used by police. Just a few loops programmed by me to demonstrate some possibilities.DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR CONSEQUENCES REGARDING THIS TUTORIAL.Use it only indoors and in private property! It is not permitted to impersonate a police officer...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:10:39 PST
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stair-Lighting/
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SMALL.jpg snikogos Hello Everyone!This is my first Instructable so please bare with me. Any comments and suggestions will be greatly appreciated! I wanted to share my project in the hopes it can simplify your research, planning, design and execution. Like with any project, it's always a good idea to research anything ...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:42:13 PST
Wake-up ceiling light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-Ceiling-Light/
Wake-up ceiling light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SMALL.jpg Frans van Buul I like the idea of a wake-up light, simulating sunrise in the morning to wake up in a gentle fashion. There are many commercial products for this, usually having the form factor of a stand-alone bedside lamp. I thought the entire concept would actually work better if it were integrated into our bedr...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:29:32 PST
Cheap 7 segment clock (cardboard clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-7-Segment-Clock-cardboard-Clock/
Cheap 7 segment clock (cardboard clock) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SMALL.jpg Qu4l1ty Hey everyone! I build "screen" from cardboard, and i want to show how to make it. It has 4 digits and between them is two dot. It´s very cheap, and you need only 30 leds, cardboard and some transistors. If you want to do something without using lot of money, this is good project for you :) Lets begi...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 05:55:13 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
A Simple Driver for VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Driver-for-VFD-Displays/
A Simple Driver for VFD Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DFPU/IIGED42J/FPQDFPUIIGED42J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DFPU/IIGED42J/FPQDFPUIIGED42J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DFPU/IIGED42J/FPQDFPUIIGED42J.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 VFD displays have been replaced by the new display technologies today.But the quality of display, a VFD gives is unbeatable. You may find one in your Car, DVDs, Radios, Casette Players,etc..Also, there are may kinds of VFD display modules available in the market.This instructable deals with the use...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 06:36:08 PST
Light Painter http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painter/
Light Painter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/7B11/II7GHAO4/FKH7B11II7GHAO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/7B11/II7GHAO4/FKH7B11II7GHAO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/7B11/II7GHAO4/FKH7B11II7GHAO4.SMALL.jpg YannickFroyen For a school assignment we had to make a project with Arduino. The theme was digital street art. So we came up with the idea of creating a light painter. This is a little installation that moves 2 pipes up and down. Inside these pipes are neon lights. These lights can show all the colors of RGB. If ...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:29:03 PST
DIY Internet Controlled Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Internet-Controlled-Lamp/
DIY Internet Controlled Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/YVII/II6OCTFJ/FO4YVIIII6OCTFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/YVII/II6OCTFJ/FO4YVIIII6OCTFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/YVII/II6OCTFJ/FO4YVIIII6OCTFJ.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa Hey everyone, in this instructable, I will show you how to make a DIY lamp that can be controlled from anywhere in your house. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:Parts:MapleWireLinkit ONE board and WiFi antenna (included with the board)Acrylic (wh...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 23:17:34 PST
Street light timer controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Light-Timer-Controller/
Street light timer controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/DVCN/II3F06KX/FOQDVCNII3F06KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/DVCN/II3F06KX/FOQDVCNII3F06KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/DVCN/II3F06KX/FOQDVCNII3F06KX.SMALL.jpg Arvind Ahir REQUIREMENT 1.RELAY2.ARDUINO PRO mini,or ARDUINO UNO3.LCD DISPLAY 16x24.RTC REAL TIME CLOCK DS13075.12v ADAPTER 6. LM7805 5v regulator7. FTDI232 FOR upload arduino file MAKE 12v to 5v DC STEP DOWN MAKE RELAY CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY CIRCUIT FOR ARDUINO //CODE SET TIME SWITCH ACCORDING REQU...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 07:32:37 PST
LED Nerf Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nerf-Mod/
LED Nerf Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3CC1/II0ODSE3/FDW3CC1II0ODSE3.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Whether you just want to look cool, show off to your friends or just like lights (like me!), this Light Up Nerf Strongarm Mod will definitely please your eyes as you shoot down your friends (removed: enemies), target your cat, or just bask in the greatness that is the LIGHTARM.It has some pretty coo...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:56:33 PST
EEAwesome Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/EEAwesome-Light-Show/
EEAwesome Light Show - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/E1OQ/II0M8N4H/FVLE1OQII0M8N4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/E1OQ/II0M8N4H/FVLE1OQII0M8N4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/E1OQ/II0M8N4H/FVLE1OQII0M8N4H.SMALL.jpg RyanN23 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse-Art at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse-art.com). Everybody should have something cool to show off around the house. This a great starter project that will not be too challenging and y...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:08:05 PST
House Plant Monitoring System http://www.instructables.com/id/House-Plant-Monitoring-System/
House Plant Monitoring System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/P12Z/II0BJWEB/FFNP12ZII0BJWEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/P12Z/II0BJWEB/FFNP12ZII0BJWEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/P12Z/II0BJWEB/FFNP12ZII0BJWEB.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Winter is here!! follow this instructable to create your own DIY House Plant Monitoring System, using the Mediatek LinkIt ONE board,grove sensors dweet.io to log the following sensor values Temperature Soil Moisture value Light valueAnd then use freeboard.io to create awesome dashboards., using th...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:30:44 PST
DIY Arduino Automatic Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Grow-Box/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 10:02:20 PST
Fake TV Security Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Security-Light/
Fake TV Security Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/BGG3/IHM9R5KZ/FLCBGG3IHM9R5KZ.SMALL.jpg RonM9 Fast & Easy Fake-TV Light module built for under $5; with enhanced features. With the use of this device you can go for holidays or on vacation leaving your home with a lived in appearance and thus an added layer of security. "I'm up and I am a night owl ... or perhaps asleep on the coach in front ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 01:50:36 PST
Tapping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Light/
Tapping Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Everything on the internet has a loading time, for the lucky few who have gigabit internet, this may not become apparent, however for most of the people in the world where even dial up internet is still used - buffering and long loading times are frequent and annoying. So I give you:TAPPING LIGHTTa...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:07:13 PST
Light Following Plant Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Following-Plant-Robot/
Light Following Plant Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/9CUO/IHDUPDNT/F8O9CUOIHDUPDNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/9CUO/IHDUPDNT/F8O9CUOIHDUPDNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/9CUO/IHDUPDNT/F8O9CUOIHDUPDNT.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa In this instructable, I will show you how to make a robot that moves a plant towards light. This project was partially inspired by one of my older instructables, the planterbot. This project is mostly for fun; if left unattended, this robot can fall off a table or hit a wall. Sorry for the bad photo...
By: Zach Sousa

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:49:34 PST
Illuminance Monitor with ESP8266 - IoT http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminance-Monitor-with-ESP8266-IoT/
Illuminance Monitor with ESP8266 - IoT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/CDIP/IHG5W9MH/F00CDIPIHG5W9MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/CDIP/IHG5W9MH/F00CDIPIHG5W9MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/CDIP/IHG5W9MH/F00CDIPIHG5W9MH.SMALL.jpg anistor This project will help you create an illuminance monitor using an ESP8266 SoC and a illuminance sensor (TSL2561) with next capabilities: Measure illuminanceMonitor illuminance from your smart phone To complete this project you will have to create three things Hardware - Basically you have to hook...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:30:35 PST