Instructables: exploring - technology - moisture http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:45:24 PST BLOX v1.01 Capacative soil moisture sensor (self-made) http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacative-Soil-Moisture-Sensor-self-made/
Capacative soil moisture sensor (self-made) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/7ZSY/IW6PJ94J/FQX7ZSYIW6PJ94J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/7ZSY/IW6PJ94J/FQX7ZSYIW6PJ94J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/7ZSY/IW6PJ94J/FQX7ZSYIW6PJ94J.SMALL.jpg loesnijhuis95 Introduction This instructable describes how you can build your own soil moisture sensor. There are a lot of instructables online about soil moisture sensors, but not that much about a self-made capacitor for measuring soil moisture content. With the simple resistance measuring, the biggest issue i...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:05:06 PST
IOT Farm + Timelapse Cayenne Arduino/Raspberry http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-Farm-Timelapse-Cayenne-ArduinoRaspberry/
IOT Farm + Timelapse Cayenne Arduino/Raspberry - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/X8G6/IVO3LDXE/FQDX8G6IVO3LDXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/X8G6/IVO3LDXE/FQDX8G6IVO3LDXE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/X8G6/IVO3LDXE/FQDX8G6IVO3LDXE.SMALL.jpg Thomas sxt It's the second project using my automated Farm but this time everything will be control by the platform cayenne so it will be a lot easier Also i added a raspberry pi in order to do a timelapseMy first Tutorial What we need: Order:-Arduino uno-Raspberry pi any should workEthernet shield arduino...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:56:07 PST
Display Soil Moisture and Upload to ThingSpeak http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Soil-Moisture-and-Upload-to-ThingSpeak/
Display Soil Moisture and Upload to ThingSpeak - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/DRH5/IU9UQV2T/F6WDRH5IU9UQV2T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/DRH5/IU9UQV2T/F6WDRH5IU9UQV2T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/DRH5/IU9UQV2T/F6WDRH5IU9UQV2T.SMALL.jpg lspoplove D-duino is a good platform for developing IOT. Its 0.96 OLED is very useful to display some important information.Today I successfully displayed soil moisture and uploaded toThingSpeak. Prepare Prepare D-duino x118650 shield x1Soil moisture sensor x1 Connect and Test Connect moisture sensor's ...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 01:30:43 PDT
Smart Plant(farm) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Plantfarm/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 20:02:01 PDT
Humidity and Temperature Observer using Raspberry Pi with SHT25 in Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Sauna-Jacuzzi-Observer-Using-Raspberry-Pi-With-SHT/
Humidity and Temperature Observer using Raspberry Pi with SHT25 in Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/YDMU/IT0S73AO/FQFYDMUIT0S73AO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/YDMU/IT0S73AO/FQFYDMUIT0S73AO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/YDMU/IT0S73AO/FQFYDMUIT0S73AO.SMALL.jpg Dcube Tech Ventures Being an enthusiast for Raspberry Pi, we thought of some more spectacular experiments with it.In this campaign, we will be making a Humidity and Temperature Observer that measures Relative Humidity and Temperature usingRaspberry Pi and SHT25, Humidity and Temperature sensor. So let's have a look at ...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 06:30:34 PDT
Building a real life IoT product with Arduino & Python Web dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Real-Life-IoT-Product-With-Arduino-Pyth/
Building a real life IoT product with Arduino & Python Web dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NCP8/ISVYNKTI/FL9NCP8ISVYNKTI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NCP8/ISVYNKTI/FL9NCP8ISVYNKTI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/NCP8/ISVYNKTI/FL9NCP8ISVYNKTI.SMALL.jpg Trung Nguyen HOW IT STARTEDIn this project, I will walk you through steps to build a real life product with full functionalities from scratch based on my own experience. You don't need to learn everything regarding Arduino or Python, you just need to learn what you need.WHAT CAN WE DOWe are going to be building ...
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 09:43:39 PDT
No Pump Automatic Watering! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Pump-Automatic-Watering/
No Pump Automatic Watering! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries In this instructable I'm going to show you how you can make your very own automatic plant watering system. The best part? This solution requires no pump!The benefit of using an automatic watering system is that you avoid having your plants start to dry out, and you also wont accidentally soak your p...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 08:11:25 PDT
Automatic Plant Watering System with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Plant-Watering-System-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:46:34 PDT
DIY Electric Soil Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Soil-Finger/
DIY Electric Soil Finger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y5U9/IPMVEC1N/FSNY5U9IPMVEC1N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y5U9/IPMVEC1N/FSNY5U9IPMVEC1N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y5U9/IPMVEC1N/FSNY5U9IPMVEC1N.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries Today I'm going to show you how to make your own electric soil finger!What's an electric soil finger you say? Allow me to explain: This is a sensor for measuring the amount of water in plant soil. This will then in turn show you whether or not it's time to water your plants, or if they are very much...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:02:33 PDT
Resuscitate Moisture Riddled PLA With a Food Dehydrator http://www.instructables.com/id/Resuscitate-Moisture-Riddled-PLA-With-a-Food-Dehyd/
Resuscitate Moisture Riddled PLA With a Food Dehydrator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/DBVK/IP5VTC4N/FOKDBVKIP5VTC4N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/DBVK/IP5VTC4N/FOKDBVKIP5VTC4N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/DBVK/IP5VTC4N/FOKDBVKIP5VTC4N.SMALL.jpg ksd050 A few months ago I got a couple of rolls of PLA which had been very badly affected by humidity/moisture. One spool in particular was so brittle it was unusable, the other I was wasting 2 to 2.5m of filament just trying to load it into the printer.I'd read some things about using damp rid in a sealed...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 01:34:25 PDT
An improved moisture sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Improved-Moisture-Sensor/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 14:43:24 PDT
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPRS-Weather-Station-Part-1/
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat With the threat of increasingly erratic weather patterns circulating the skies of our planet, day after day of unceasing rain, floods, droughts, hail storms and who knows what else, a weather station seems to be a useful and necessary household accessory.Global warming may be upon us, but that is no...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:36:40 PDT
Arduino Soil Probe using DS18B20 and DIY Moisture Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Soil-Probe-Using-DS18B20-and-DIY-Moisture-/
Arduino Soil Probe using DS18B20 and DIY Moisture Hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FF5M/INI7V11M/FCRFF5MINI7V11M.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat As a fanatical gardener or a professional farmer, knowing the environmental conditions of our soil is invaluable. Obviously, we can't measure the number of worms or pieces of organic humus, but we can measure temperature and moisture content really easily.This is not a difficult project and what you...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:16:55 PDT
3D Printing Filament Drying Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Filament-Drying-Chamber/
3D Printing Filament Drying Chamber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/YFX7/IKRNHRTX/FJMYFX7IKRNHRTX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/YFX7/IKRNHRTX/FJMYFX7IKRNHRTX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/YFX7/IKRNHRTX/FJMYFX7IKRNHRTX.SMALL.gif AddictiveMfg Most filaments come in a vacuum sealed bag to keep out moisture. If you have many rolls of filament, some not yet used, it is best to keep them in their sealed bags until ready for use. That said, once open there is a possibility for them to begin absorbing moisture from the air.The amount of wate...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 01:35:14 PST
Soil Moisture Sensor (LCD, RTC, SD Logger, Temperature) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor-LCD-RTC-SD-Logger-Temperature/
Soil Moisture Sensor (LCD, RTC, SD Logger, Temperature) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SMALL.jpg WojciechM3 As my projects evolved in my mind there comes a time to make the ideas come true and so the project below became reality. Its an Arduino based soil moisture sensor, with 16,x2 LCD, real time clock (which keeps time even if the power supply is disconnected), temperature sensor and SD data logger. It ...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 01:09:02 PST
Have a bumper crop with moisture sensors and ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/Have-a-Bumper-Crop-With-Moisture-Sensors-and-ARDUI/
Have a bumper crop with moisture sensors and ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/YZ1R/IIT7305S/FM7YZ1RIIT7305S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/YZ1R/IIT7305S/FM7YZ1RIIT7305S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/YZ1R/IIT7305S/FM7YZ1RIIT7305S.SMALL.jpg arduinomaster I must be addicted to instructables in between work and doing my home tasks to keep sharing my knowledge for no money on instructables writing another instructable .I am a judge now , sifting through many instructables and always find some instructables that inspire me or some that need complete im...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 02:27:32 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
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-plant-monitoring-system-based-on-Arduino-MEGA/
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SMALL.jpg techrm Today we are going to show you our first experiment on the Internet of Things. For this purpose, we decided to use an Arduino MEGA instead of an Arduino UNO. That's because Arduino MEGA has more than one serial port and this fact allows us to use the ESP8266 and the serial monitor at the same time.A...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:32:03 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part 3 - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-3-17-Tutorial-Pack/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:39:19 PDT
Basement Flood Alarm - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Basement-Flood-Alarm-Arduino/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:51:01 PDT
Soil/Moisture Detection System http://www.instructables.com/id/SoilMoisture-Detection-System/
Soil/Moisture Detection System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0160/I55MX1LH/F9F0160I55MX1LH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0160/I55MX1LH/F9F0160I55MX1LH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0160/I55MX1LH/F9F0160I55MX1LH.SMALL.jpg ronnietucker Having started out as a simple two nail, 5V, moisture detection system it's grown into a slightly more sophisticated rig with LED's and less updating due to my previous oversight: electrolysis.For this, you'll need:Arduino1 x Red LED1 x Yellow LED1 x Green LED1 x Blue LED4 x 220 ohm resistors2 x 10K...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:06:10 PST
Moisture Detection With Two Nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Moisture-Detection-With-Two-Nails/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:12:50 PST
Make a simple hygrometer for 0$ !! (great for your childrens!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-hygrometer-for-0-great-for-your-chil/
Make a simple hygrometer for 0$ !! (great for your childrens!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 Since I posted my last instructable about simple science (you can check it out here) it get 41,501 views, so I decided to post another one. And today you will learn how to make a simple hygrometer, Another project that is fun to make with kids, and it is educational as well. If you're curious about...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:26:47 PDT
Automatic Plant Watering and Soil Moisture Sensing http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Plant-Watering-and-Soil-Moisture-Sensing/
Automatic Plant Watering and Soil Moisture Sensing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/G72E/I0VP0TN3/FHJG72EI0VP0TN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/G72E/I0VP0TN3/FHJG72EI0VP0TN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/G72E/I0VP0TN3/FHJG72EI0VP0TN3.SMALL.jpg AmitabhS There are many such instructable created. But the problem is with getting the materials. I am creating this so that people get to know what equipment to buy in India and how to connect them and make them work.Problem Statement -1. Can we automatically water the plants when i am going on vacation or ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 03:03:56 PDT
Weather station soil probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-aux-sensor-improvement-for-use-in-/
Weather station soil probe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Measuring the temperature and humidity or moisture content of the soil is really useful when deciding whether the ground needs watering or a particular crop can be sown or not. Here, I managed to improve one of the auxiliary sensors from a Sinus TFA weather station to work in the soil. Diffic...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 04:46:35 PDT
Watering Garden with GARD-A-WATER Arduino Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Watering-Garden-with-GARD-A-WATER-Arduino-Project/
Watering Garden with GARD-A-WATER Arduino Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/0PZL/HX7OWUBO/FAJ0PZLHX7OWUBO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/0PZL/HX7OWUBO/FAJ0PZLHX7OWUBO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/0PZL/HX7OWUBO/FAJ0PZLHX7OWUBO.SMALL.jpg crackopl Hi All,Since I've bought some area for future house I was wondering how to have a really nice lawn. Not a classic one but an English-style superb lawn :)But Hey!how do you want to have lawn without proper watering ?So me and ipe were thinking how we can do this in more user-friendly and intelligent ...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:04:26 PDT
Automatic Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Irrigation-System-21/
Automatic Irrigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SMALL.jpg BooRan This is an in-depth tutorial on how i created an auto-irrigation system for a garden using the Texas Instrument Tiva family microcontroller. There are a handful of examples online about irrigation systems but I really wanted something that could take advantage of a handful of sensor options. The m...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:17:31 PDT
The Blister-Free Prosthetic http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blister-Free-Prosthetic/
The Blister-Free Prosthetic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/JKW2/HOUFXWSI/FN7JKW2HOUFXWSI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/JKW2/HOUFXWSI/FN7JKW2HOUFXWSI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/JKW2/HOUFXWSI/FN7JKW2HOUFXWSI.SMALL.jpg gracereckers Amputees with prosthetic legs, either above-knee or below-knee, often develop blisters from irritation of the prosthetic rubbing excessively against the residual limb. These blisters are very painful, and impede an amputee’s ability to wear the prosthetic for long periods of time. If broken and expo...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:40:34 PST
WATERING SYSTEM - INTRODUCTION http://www.instructables.com/id/WATERING-SYSTEM-INTRODUCTION/
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:59:09 PDT
Hear your plants play music! (WIFI version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hear-your-plants-play-music-WIFI-version/
Hear your plants play music! (WIFI version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/UNKQ/H82TT3DT/F5FUNKQH82TT3DT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/UNKQ/H82TT3DT/F5FUNKQH82TT3DT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/UNKQ/H82TT3DT/F5FUNKQH82TT3DT.SMALL.jpg mattomatto This walk-through will show you how to build a sensor to monitor your plant's environment and use Stats in Sound's ERC-20 app to turn this data into music, allowing you to listen to your plant's reaction to it's environment.  For more information on this project, please visit www.statsinsound.org.uk...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 04:43:48 PDT
Self-Watering Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Plant/
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:26:43 PDT
Save data of temperature and humidity on MySQL with Arduino Uno and Wifly http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-data-of-temperature-and-humidity-on-MySQL-wit/
Save data of temperature and humidity on MySQL with Arduino Uno and Wifly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/10DY/H4AGJZT4/F3210DYH4AGJZT4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/10DY/H4AGJZT4/F3210DYH4AGJZT4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/10DY/H4AGJZT4/F3210DYH4AGJZT4.SMALL.jpg camilo.n1012 Hello guys, i make this instructable for the people that  liked the electronics and the botanic, with this you have the data about  the temperatura and the humidity of your orchard and register this in a data base MySQL. For this proyect you need some knowledge of programing in PHP and MySQL, we wi...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 01:42:24 PDT
DIY Altoids Tin Camera Case Desiccant Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Altoids-Tin-Camera-Case-Desiccant-Pack/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 18:05:26 PST
Desktop Humidifier Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Humidifier/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 22:04:05 PST
Plantduino Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Automated-Greenhouse/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:30:28 PDT
The Plant Whisperer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Plant-Whisperer/
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 21:15:05 PST