Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontroller - controller - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:07:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Arduino Menus for Rotary Encoders http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Arduino-Menus-for-Rotary-Encoders/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 17:43:30 PDT
How to use Google docs for data logging http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Google-docs-for-data-logging/
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 11:47:11 PDT
Improved Arduino Rotary Encoder Reading http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Arduino-Rotary-Encoder-Reading/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:03:22 PDT
DIY MOSFET Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MOSFET-Motor-Controller/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 16:10:30 PDT
Raspberry Pi Powered Bar-top Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PiCade-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-powered-by-/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:25:21 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
Program an ATtiny with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 22:53:04 PDT
Intro to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Arduino/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:21:33 PDT
FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! http://www.instructables.com/id/FireHero-Turn-Guitar-Hero-into-an-extreme-sport-b/
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:50:08 PDT
USB Biofeedback Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Biofeedback-Game-Controller/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 05:17:28 PST
Free Electronic Samples http://www.instructables.com/id/Free_Electronic_Samples/
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