Instructables: exploring - technology - ping Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:28:08 PST BLOX v1.01 Argus
Argus - More DIY How To Projects]]> younhacker23 Argus is my first attempt to take an RC car and turn it into a drone or an autonomous vehicle. In this inscrutable I will be using the following parts: Old RC carLeds $4.01Arduino Uno Ultra Sonic Sensor $6.65Motor Drive 2 Channel $5.65Solder & Soldering Iron $16.99Proto Board $3.99Wir...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:23:35 PST
Arduino thumbstick controller
Arduino thumbstick controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> biomech75 In this project I will help you to put together a simple and from scratch Arduino thumbstick controller, to control your projects (servos & DC motors). This is a simple guide to help out new Arduino users on their projects but requires a little soldering (no skill needed). This Instructurable is way...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:56:22 PST
Microview CPU Monitor
Microview CPU Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> redryno1221 This project is a proof of concept to turn the Microview into a Heads Up Display for gamers to easily keep track of their CPU usage (on the right) and Ping speed(on the left). Currently it only uses the basic Microview sliders but soon I will update it and make it look smoother. For now this tutori...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 20:25:21 PST
Arduino Ping Colleague Proximity
Arduino Ping Colleague Proximity - More DIY How To Projects]]> sander.vanhaperen This is an Arduino Colleague Proximity notifier.Function: It pings IP-addresses for which the response is displayed with LEDs. If a reply is received, a corresponding LED switches on. It can also ping mobile wifi connected devices, or any other object with ip (such as a server) to check for status. ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 06:57:53 PDT
Arduino Rover
Arduino Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you how to make a arduino rover using very few components that you probably already have.PLEASE vote for this project in the gadget hacking contest and others I really want a 3d printer!!! I could make instructables with 3d printed things.Note the code used for this ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:06:48 PDT
Obstacle Avoiding Robot V2
Obstacle Avoiding Robot V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zoran1389 Recently I did an instructable on a simple obstacle avoiding robot. In this instructable I will be implementing a panning PING))) sensor, unlike the previous robot who's sensor was stationary. I will utilize this third servo upon which the PING))) sensor is mounted to pan left and right once the rob...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:09:55 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot
Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zoran1389 I have seen many obstacle avoiding robot builds online including here at instructables, so I decided to do an instructable myself and provide as much visual and written detail as possible. Many of the obstacle avoiding robot projects that I have seen utilize a third servo upon which the PING))) sens...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:09:12 PST
Autonomous solar powered tweeting bird feeder
Autonomous solar powered tweeting bird feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> chadauld The concept is simple on the surface; build an autonomous solar powered bird feeder that detects motion, snaps photos and uploads them to Twitter.  The rest of this article details out the building of such a device and the things our team learned along the way. We have open sourced the code for thi...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 13:28:18 PST
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> immrroboto This instructable covers the conversion of an RC truck into an Arduino controlled robot. My intent when beginning this project was to A) learn more about Arduino and programming B) build a reliable low cost platform to expand upon C) spend more money than I should at Radio Shack. So if you are look...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:53:49 PST
Sonic Wave Recorder Sayedur First, I am a novice to the field of electronics and micro-controllers, started just 3 weeks ago, with an aspiration to make some devices for my field data collection. Here is what I created - an ultrasonic wave recorder. I shall mount the SONAR [ping))] sensor from a fixed platform having it pingin...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 13:14:07 PST
Deer Chaser
Deer Chaser - More DIY How To Projects]]> ljmays Protect your garden with the Deer Chaser Mk I. Guaranteed to protect your precious crops from voracious deer. All weather operation. 100% effective. What you will need: Arduino Mega 2560 Motor shield LEDs Parallax Ultrasonic sensor Servo Various wires Ribbon cable Cheap Tupperware USB wall charger ...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 10:10:10 PDT
DIY 360 Degree SODAR Device
DIY 360 Degree SODAR Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> burstolava First off, why did we decide to call this thing SODAR? SOnic Detection and Ranging, or SODAR, is a lot like SONAR and RADAR. However, we don't feel comfortable calling it SONAR because we have no desire to use it for navigation and we aren't under water. Also, it's definitely not RADAR as we are usi...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:59:28 PDT
Arduino King Cobra Game
Arduino King Cobra Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tall-drinks When is the last time that an electronic device impaled you? For me, it had been far too long. Enter... The Arduino King Cobra! (TM, R, Copyright, Patent Pending... not really). I had some new parts and wanted to build something during my lunch hour recently. This is what I came up with. I c...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 18:05:27 PDT
Star Wars Adafruit Flora Theremin LED Bra
Star Wars Adafruit Flora Theremin LED Bra - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Use the force, Luke. Close your eyes, hold on tight to your light saber and........ Don't touch that dial.  No tweaking the knobs.  Just wave your hands in front of the two sensitive sensors embedded in this bespoke piece of wearable tech. The garment has an embedded Adafruit Flora wearable microp...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 23:22:22 PDT
Another board of many ping-pong balls
Another board of many ping-pong balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> Djandco What do you get when you add one Arduino, some shift registers, a few transistors and a handful of LED's to somebody with way too much time on his hands? The simple answer is Another board of many ping pong balls! Although this is not completed yet, read on to find out why.... But to give you a hea...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 14:43:40 PDT
FuzzBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Qtechknow The FuzzBot is an awesome, fast, fully autonomous small Arduino robot that everyone loves!!!  It uses the compact Pololu ZumoBot Chassis kit for a great drive system, and uses a Parallax Ping sensor to sense proximity, to make the FuzzBot fully autonomous.  I like to think of it as a cheap & hackabl...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:13:27 PDT
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 14:31:05 PDT
GigginoBot 2.0: Arduino powered robot 0x54 This is GigginoBot. It is builded recycling an old wine bottle packing case. It is Arduno based and it has several sensors. In the following video it uses only the two sonar sensors on the top to move around avoiding objects contact. I'm also working on computer vision with Open...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:05:36 PDT
How to make A light-up distance sensor
How to make A light-up distance sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> jreeve17 In this instructable, I will show you how to make a sensor that will light up more lights the closer you are to it. Materials: Arduino UNO Arduino ultrasonic ping distance sensor 3 green LED's 2 yellow LED's 1 Red LED 6 220 ohm Resistors USB Cable to connect Arduino Wires to connect everything P...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 15:46:11 PST
Arduino powered RC tank
Arduino powered RC tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> AeonOne   This is my first instructable so please bear with me. My name is Stanley Deakins and I have been playing with electronics for quite some time, though it was years ago. Due to my recent employment I have rekindle that passion. I have gotten my hands on a few electronic kits but I wanted to do somet...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:46:03 PST
Arduino Ultrasonic "Parking Spotter"
Arduino Ultrasonic "Parking Spotter" - More DIY How To Projects]]> AptPupil      For my first instructable, I'd like to present The Parking Spotter. This is not a new concept, I know. However, this build was done specifically to suit my needs/wants/materials already in my possession. Typically, a project begins with an idea, parts are then gathered, and the building commenc...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:00:46 PST
Parralex Ping))) assembly with boe bot A.R. Hi there! So maybe some of you guys where wondering how to put to gather the ping))) and mount it on a Boe bot. I will also show it running and I will talk a little about whats cool about the sensor and give you guys a little review. :D I don't need to talk much the video says it all! 19 min video :...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 19:11:59 PST
Wex, the One Eyed Watcher
Wex, the One Eyed Watcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikeTheMaker Wex detects your location with ultrasonic sensors then follows you with his one flashing eye.  His red "heartbeat" can be seen through his mouth. Parts needed include: Arduino Two ping ultrasonic sensors Futaba s3103 servo Radio Shack 276-0016 7 color led Radio Shack  276-036 flashing re...
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 12:23:18 PDT
Arduino Object Avoidance Robot
Arduino Object Avoidance Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> cgmalantonio In this instructable i will describe to you how i built my Object Avoidance Robot. I hope this information will help you to create your own OAR or (maybe) better your own designs. The materials i used were: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 20:22:29 PDT
Ping-Pong Blinky
Ping-Pong Blinky - More DIY How To Projects]]> DaShroom Ok, I bought the TI MSP-EXP430G2 Dev board a while ago, and it was about time I tried it out, as always, with LEDs and Ping-Pong Balls. It fades between the colours. You will need: A 2xAA batery holder, with 2 AA batteries A 9v battery clip A small piece of copper stripboard, just large enough to ...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 07:19:32 PDT
The Much Larger Board of Many Ping-Pong Balls
The Much Larger Board of Many Ping-Pong Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> DaShroom THIS HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO THE LED AND LASER CUTTER COMPETITIONS, PLEASE VOTE FOR ME :-D Ok, you saw the 8x8 board, now prepare yourself for the 16x32 awesomeness that is about to ensue. I cannot apologise enough for the video quality, but I am still using my phone as a camera until I ha...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 05:58:42 PDT
The Board of Many Ping-Pong Balls
The Board of Many Ping-Pong Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> DaShroom Ok, Le wilde project Firstly I would like to apologise for any lack of clarity .etc; I am 15, and therefore have no skill .etc This is an LED matrix It has 64 RGB LEDs mounted in ping-pong balls, on a laser cut (8x8 grid) board REQUIREMENTS...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 10:18:42 PDT
Rainbow glowing ping pong jedreg Build up a tiny board that fits into ping-pong to glow in rainbow colors using RGB LED driven by attiny13 microcontroller. Device is powered from CR2032 battery and uses software switch with auto power-off. Every electronics hobbyist can replicate this DIY device visiting project homepage offeri...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:10:23 PDT
Simple Walker Robot
Simple Walker Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Building a simple walking robot is really easy. Don't let the number of steps fool you into believing otherwise. This robot is basically made with a handful of household items and some simple electronics that you can easily pick up at Radioshack. In fact, this robot is entirely zip tied together, ...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:28:22 PDT
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot
How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> generalgeek314 Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two motors that can steer the robot and the ability to see obstacles in front of it with a PING))) ultrasonic sensor.  With the attac...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:13:43 PST
My Arduino Ping Display Robot
My Arduino Ping Display Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cello62 Goals Hello all. I hope to please share a little robot that I have just finished building. There are many Ping Boat, perhaps with a tutorials and display less so without pretension, will illustrate what I could do. I gave myself the goal of realizing a robot that avoids obstacles, hence the use of ...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 05:01:23 PST
Red October network discovery. Computothought The basis of this Instructable is based on the dialog from the movie known as "The hunt for the Red October". In the movie, one of the key lines was I think "One ping and one ping only". Pinging was a method by submarines equipped with sonar to detect what is around them. Normally you would use more...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 04:00:54 PST
'Little Tank' Robot Arduino/Picaxe/Tamiya platform
'Little Tank' Robot Arduino/Picaxe/Tamiya platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> propellerheadgeek Neat little laser cut tank design, a companion to this instructable. Made in response to the poorly made offerings on the market, and a general need for a ready to go, easily adaptable tracked platform. Uses a Tamiya 70097 motor/gearbox combo and a Tamiya 70100 track and wheel mechanical kit.Easily...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 15:50:50 PDT
Arduino 4wd robot with ping sensor "J-Bot"
Arduino 4wd robot with ping sensor "J-Bot" - More DIY How To Projects]]> JamecoElectronics Experience Level: Intermediate (requires soldering) Time Required: 3-5 hours depending on experience J-BOT Kit Jameco Someone mentioned that Jameco needed a robotic mascot. I have always been a tinkerer, especially with radio-controlled electronics and so I volunteered for the chance to design an...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 13:06:27 PDT
Electric Turtle Robot
Electric Turtle Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> propellerheadgeek Featured on Hackaday,  Make Magazine now it's going to the 2011 Maker Faire!! Be sure to check out my new instructable , the 'little Tank'! Really nice tracked design complete with cut files! update: I've had so much response on this instructable, thanks to all. If you end up makin...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 09:58:04 PDT
Autonomus Wall Following Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Rescue Bot
Autonomus Wall Following Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Rescue Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> wkuace I'm an Electrical Engineering major and each year my college's branch of IEEE competes in a student hardware competition. Last year's competition was inspired by the natural disasters in Haiti and Chile (the competition was held one week after the earthquake in Japan). This was a very large project ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 19:06:44 PDT
Relive The Internet of the 1980s - early 90s Techboy6601 Have you ever wanted to know how the Internet looked like back in the 1980s? Or do you want to relive the time of BBSes? Or maybe you're making a report on the time, and want a hands-on experience to help. If yes to any of these, then Telehack might be for you. Step 1 -  Loading the Interface Star...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 17:27:58 PDT
Wall-E's Anti-Social Cousin: Object Avoiding Arduino Controlled Robot! Brennn10 I recently built an Arduino controlled robot, that avoids objects and sends out a PING)) Sonar to check where an object is.  Once an object is detected, the robot backs up and turns the other way!  I call it the anti-social robot.
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 13:07:36 PST
Ping Organ
Ping Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> sketchsk3tch I was trying to think of a quick toy I could build for my kids.  I came up with this idea of an ultrasonic range finder, an Arduino, and a speaker.  Basically the Arduino plays a tone out of the speaker based on the distance from the range finder.  The result works pretty well and can be built in mi...
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 07:13:36 PST
Test Network and Internet Latency (Windows only)
Test Network and Internet Latency (Windows only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrmoneybagss First of all latency is aka. lag. This instructable will teach you how to check your connectivity to the network for windows. You will need the command prompt, aka. CMD, for this instructable. Disclaimer: I found this on WikiHow and thought I should share this with the Instructables community! The...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 10:34:12 PDT
CCCP (Christmas Color Change Ping-pong) lights
CCCP (Christmas Color Change Ping-pong) lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> amaze1 Here is an idea for a nice string of Christmas lights. It is made by bright ping pong balls slowly changing their color through the sequence RED, GREEN, BLUE, YELLOW, CYAN, PURPLE, WHITE and again ... At first all balls change color at the same time, but due to the less than perfect LED chip...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2008 08:26:28 PST
LED Ping Pong Ball (Improved)
LED Ping Pong Ball (Improved) - More DIY How To Projects]]> dcmania21 This is basically the same design, but I made it more neater and it looks much better!!This is the old: Tools You will need the following: 1. Drill 2. Drill Bits 3. Scissors 4. Duct Tape Materials You will need the...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2008 11:56:48 PDT
LED Ping Pong Ball
LED Ping Pong Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> dcmania21 You can roll them, play catch with them, or even play fetch with your dog with them.(Larger dogs may choke, my dog is really small and cannot choke on it)NEWER VERSION: ( Gather Materials You need: Super bright LEDs ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 06:47:29 PDT
The cheating Ping-pong ball
The cheating Ping-pong ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> acaz93 This Ping Pong Ball Is a very stupid hack to have a game in your favor , And yes i do know this is stupid but , ...will help you win !!! ( well sort of ) anyway i will post it here the list of materials is short and this project is relatively easy to do Read ans/or Enjoy Also Here Is a small demostr...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2007 23:00:29 PDT
training wheels for your helicopter.
training wheels for your helicopter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> saul Or perhaps more appropriately training balls. This is an old idea reminded to me by Zach Radding. It works great. Problem: You break your new remote control helicopter every time you try to learn to use it. Solution: You give it training stabilizers. add stabilizer arms and ping pong ball en...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2007 00:29:14 PDT