Instructables: exploring - technology - pir http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:50:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Servo PIR first project http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-PIR-first-project/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:04:06 PDT
PIR SENSOR WITH ARDUINO ACTIVATE STEPPER MOTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-SENSOR-WITH-ARDUINO-ACTIVATE-STEPPER-MOTOR/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:13:48 PDT
Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-secret-IR-camera-security-raspberry-pi-unit/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:40 PDT
$10 Arduino WiFi motion detector (PIR) that writes to SQL via cheap ESP8266 module http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-motion-detector-PIR-that-writes-to-SQL-via/
$10 Arduino WiFi motion detector (PIR) that writes to SQL via cheap ESP8266 module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/ROW1/I86P87VF/F9OROW1I86P87VF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/ROW1/I86P87VF/F9OROW1I86P87VF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/ROW1/I86P87VF/F9OROW1I86P87VF.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Hi there! This is my first instructable so if anything is unclear, please let me know and I'll try to explain it! My scenario was as follows: I have an external location of which I want to know if somebody's there. The easiest way to do this is using a motion detector (PIR) and an Arduino. There are...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 09:52:25 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-two-17-Tutorial-Pack/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:38:20 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part one - 16 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-one-16-Tutorial-Pack/
Arduino Tutorials (part one - 16 Tutorial Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/NF1O/I7MY5F5D/FXNNF1OI7MY5F5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/NF1O/I7MY5F5D/FXNNF1OI7MY5F5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/NF1O/I7MY5F5D/FXNNF1OI7MY5F5D.SMALL.jpg hypnotistas This is Arduino Tutorial Pack Part 1.The 2nd part is available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-...Unlike other tutorials here I won't give any background in theory how it works. It is oriented to the result how to achieve it - to make measurements from lots of sensors and, in...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:42:06 PDT
Arduino PIR motion GSM alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-motion-GSM-alarm/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:51:50 PDT
Arduino PIR Sensor Alarm (SIMPLE VERSION) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Sensor-Alarm-SIMPLE-VERSION/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:38:26 PST
Love Lamp - Motion and Darkness Detecting http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Lamp/
Love Lamp - Motion and Darkness Detecting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZQ1C/I5MD65A6/FDGZQ1CI5MD65A6.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory Place this near your favorite cuddle spot (works well in the bathroom, bedside, or anywhere you can use some gentle illumination) for instant soft light. Imagine bringing a loved one (or intended loved one) to your home and not having to make a spectacle or be obvious turning down the lights to set...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 00:34:22 PST
Porn Key (based on the "Boss Key") http://www.instructables.com/id/Porn-Key-based-on-the-Boss-Key/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:18:05 PST
Motion controlled outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-controlled-relay/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:05:17 PST
Web Based Room Monitoring System using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Based-Room-Monitoring-System-using-Arduino/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:49:20 PST
Dummy Security Camera with Spark.io http://www.instructables.com/id/Dummy-Security-Camera-with-Sparkio/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 19:39:39 PST
The Talking Recycling Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Talking-Recycling-Bin/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:01:56 PST
Iphone PIR motion detect shutter modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-PIR-motion-detect-shutter-modification/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 07:17:22 PST
PIR with Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-with-Light-Sensor/
PIR with Light Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/OGRU/I34DWIQH/FSWOGRUI34DWIQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/OGRU/I34DWIQH/FSWOGRUI34DWIQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/OGRU/I34DWIQH/FSWOGRUI34DWIQH.SMALL.jpg samsungite Simple PIR motion detector with light sensor & delay timer.The circuit uses a PIR module ( about £1.00 from ebay, an LDR (about 25p, again from ebay & an Arduino mini pro. Upon reset, the ambient light is measured and, for test purposes only, the resulting atod output is shown on the serial monitor....
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:42:22 PST
Christmas Greeting Wreath Arduino and MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Greeting-Wreath-Arduino-and-MP3/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 10:36:25 PST
Wireless PIR Sensor Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-PIR-Sensor-Alarm/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:00:52 PST
2 Minute PIR Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-PIR-Alarm/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 13:29:32 PST
Portable Person Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Person-Detector/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:52:15 PDT
Arduino keychain camera modify to motion detect camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-keychain-camera-motion-detect-cam-hack/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:22:11 PDT
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-WIRELESS-HOME-SECURITY-SYSTEM/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 03:26:36 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Arduino Motion Detector + Make it Wireless + Call Phone when Motion Detected http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Detector-Make-it-Wireless-Call-Phon/
Arduino Motion Detector + Make it Wireless + Call Phone when Motion Detected - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/63L8/HVPELNN2/FHQ63L8HVPELNN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/63L8/HVPELNN2/FHQ63L8HVPELNN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/63L8/HVPELNN2/FHQ63L8HVPELNN2.SMALL.jpg Batonikos I have always wanted a motion sensor system at myhouse but they are all too expensive. Since I started working with arduino I realized I could make one myself. So I made this project in 3 parts :1) Simple motion sensor with one arduino and a led will flash when motion is detected.2) Using ...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 13:56:10 PDT
Automatic Beacon Night Light - Project Geek #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Beacon-Night-Light-Project-Geek-3/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 11:53:24 PDT
Motion Sensing Digital Camera & Alarm (a.k.a. the Critter Cam) http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-Digital-Camera-Alarm-aka-the-Critte/
Motion Sensing Digital Camera & Alarm (a.k.a. the Critter Cam) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/QFMQ/HUZKFUK3/FN6QFMQHUZKFUK3.SMALL.jpg RTGoldman Welcome to my instructable on how to make an Arduino-controlled motion sensing camera and alarm!The motivation behind this project, which I worked on in my electronics class at Pomona College, was the need to keep away varmints (particularly raccoons) that were digging up my parents' yard. Although ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 20:21:26 PDT
Motion Tracker with PIRs, Arduino and a Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Tracker-with-PIR-Arduino-and-a-Servo/
Motion Tracker with PIRs, Arduino and a Servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WSDF/HTG5HGLJ/FTMWSDFHTG5HGLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WSDF/HTG5HGLJ/FTMWSDFHTG5HGLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/WSDF/HTG5HGLJ/FTMWSDFHTG5HGLJ.SMALL.jpg JimRD This is my motion tracking head using four PIRs (Passive InfraRed Sensors), an Arduino Uno board and a servo.  It is a simple way to give the impression that the head (birdy) is actually following movement. It is a very easy project to build but a little time consuming to make the wiring harness tha...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 02:05:30 PDT
How to make an alarm system with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-alarm-system-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:29:20 PDT
PIR Motion Sensor for arLCD Touchscreen Backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Motion-Sensor-for-Touchscreen-Backlight/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:14:04 PDT
Tweeting Arduino Alarm with one PIR sensor. aka AlarmIno http://www.instructables.com/id/tweeting-Arduino-alarm-with-one-PIR-sensor-aka-Ala/
Tweeting Arduino Alarm with one PIR sensor. aka AlarmIno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/MKOO/HSBSLDN0/F6LMKOOHSBSLDN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/MKOO/HSBSLDN0/F6LMKOOHSBSLDN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/MKOO/HSBSLDN0/F6LMKOOHSBSLDN0.SMALL.jpg aidnevigue Hi today I will be showing you how to make a tweeting Arduino alarm with a PIR sensor. You will need: A parallax PIR sensor 3 pin Ethernet cable Ethernet shield (i use this one) Breadboard Arduino UNO 6 jumper wires Wiring the thing up! First you'll need to att...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 17:46:13 PST
arduino boss key http://www.instructables.com/id/Wirte-code-Arduino/
arduino boss key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MQQN/HRI93RNT/FKLMQQNHRI93RNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MQQN/HRI93RNT/FKLMQQNHRI93RNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MQQN/HRI93RNT/FKLMQQNHRI93RNT.SMALL.jpg eyecwan Have you ever been caught surfing during the work time? Have you ever tried to cover your mess when boss is coming? Have you ever dreamed of a gadget that could look you back? Now I have the answer with the help of the Arduino. This is a very simple project that take advantage of the Arduino (mo...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 02:07:28 PST
DIY Wired Motion Detector Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-Motion-Detector-Doorbell/
DIY Wired Motion Detector Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/VW5S/HRPSYTMI/FV3VW5SHRPSYTMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/VW5S/HRPSYTMI/FV3VW5SHRPSYTMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/VW5S/HRPSYTMI/FV3VW5SHRPSYTMI.SMALL.jpg arick Guys, I want to share my weekend experiment with PIR and RS485 on creating motion detector doorbell, the idea is simple, communication between MCU and sensor....and that's it Prepare the parts Let's get started by preparing the parts 1. MCU module for sensor, I used ATMEGA128, because that's the...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:37:52 PST
Motion Activated LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-LEDs/
Motion Activated LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/UNLK/HQYW5CJP/FOXUNLKHQYW5CJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/UNLK/HQYW5CJP/FOXUNLKHQYW5CJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/UNLK/HQYW5CJP/FOXUNLKHQYW5CJP.SMALL.jpg GraziCNU In this tutorial, I will show you how to create motion activated LEDs which will be triggered by a Parallax PIR sensor and controlled by an Arduino Uno. This project can have practical applications such as night lighting for stairs, walkways, etc.  Materials For this project you will need: ...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:17:07 PST
Autonomous solar powered tweeting bird feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-solar-powered-tweeting-bird-feeder/
Autonomous solar powered tweeting bird feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KER9/HPWMMIFQ/F2SKER9HPWMMIFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KER9/HPWMMIFQ/F2SKER9HPWMMIFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KER9/HPWMMIFQ/F2SKER9HPWMMIFQ.SMALL.jpg 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
Triggering IFTTT from Arduino using Lithouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Triggering-IFTTT-from-Arduino-using-Lithouse/
Triggering IFTTT from Arduino using Lithouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/KLY1/HPEFX8CX/FPMKLY1HPEFX8CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/KLY1/HPEFX8CX/FPMKLY1HPEFX8CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/KLY1/HPEFX8CX/FPMKLY1HPEFX8CX.SMALL.jpg lithouse In this instructable, we will build a motion detector and trigger IFTTT events from that device. You may create IFTTT recipes for receiving email if someone is inside the house or switching a Belkin WeMo when you walk into a room. As the motion detector cannot directly contact IFTTT, we will...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:31:17 PST
PIR Motion sensor for fischertechnik http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Motion-sensor-for-fischertechnik/
PIR Motion sensor for fischertechnik - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/V6N8/HPFZSAFL/FKEV6N8HPFZSAFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/V6N8/HPFZSAFL/FKEV6N8HPFZSAFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/V6N8/HPFZSAFL/FKEV6N8HPFZSAFL.SMALL.jpg thomasdr1 I show the possibility to use a PIR sensor with fischertechnik. With the sensor you can switch your modells on/off. The PIR Sensor senses the motion of a human body. technical data I use the PIR model HC-SR501. PIR HC-SR501 Operating voltage range: DC 4.5-20V Level output: High 3.3 V /Low 0V...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 08:32:14 PST
Motion Detection LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Detection-LED-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/5EB2/HMMF58LZ/FBB5EB2HMMF58LZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/5EB2/HMMF58LZ/FBB5EB2HMMF58LZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/5EB2/HMMF58LZ/FBB5EB2HMMF58LZ.SMALL.jpg ardmatrik I am using PIC12F683 Micro-controller Unit (MCU) and Passive InfraRed Sensor (PIR Sensor) as a major components in this project. PIR sense the movement of a warm body. It analyzed the pattern off environment  to determined if there is changes in temperature. It detection angle 140 and 5m detection a...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:38:29 PDT
Reminder Box - Motion Activated Recorded Message Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Reminder-Box-Motion-Activated-Recorded-Voice-Playe/
Reminder Box - Motion Activated Recorded Message Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/IT0I/HKM967VF/FYLIT0IHKM967VF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/IT0I/HKM967VF/FYLIT0IHKM967VF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/IT0I/HKM967VF/FYLIT0IHKM967VF.SMALL.jpg JimRD I wanted a device that I could use to help me remember stuff or force me to practice remembering stuff. So I built this Reminder Box that is simply a voice recording module connected to a PIR (Passive Infrared sensor) so that each time I pass by the box, a recorded message will play. Great fun and e...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:48:12 PDT
DIY Motion Sensing Ceiling Fan/light ***5$ Energy Saver!!!*** http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motion-Sensing-Ceiling-Fanlight-5-Energy-/
DIY Motion Sensing Ceiling Fan/light ***5$ Energy Saver!!!*** - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/HADZ/HIYWMPYZ/FOQHADZHIYWMPYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/HADZ/HIYWMPYZ/FOQHADZHIYWMPYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/HADZ/HIYWMPYZ/FOQHADZHIYWMPYZ.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC Now when I walk into my room (or my cat :) my lights automatically pop on for me! In this project I'm going to show you how to for under $5 hook up a motion sensor to you ceiling fixture! This is what happens. When the motion sensor senses motion it sends a HIGH signal to microcontroller. The microc...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 21:16:34 PDT
Arduino Home Monitor System http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Monitor-System/
Arduino Home Monitor System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7JKI/HI3TYHUY/FZ57JKIHI3TYHUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7JKI/HI3TYHUY/FZ57JKIHI3TYHUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/7JKI/HI3TYHUY/FZ57JKIHI3TYHUY.SMALL.jpg gtr_stitch Greetings! In this Instructable, I will detail how I made my own homebrew home security system based on Arduino. I will admit, it's not the most secure in it's current state, but given certain modifications and higher grade components along with tweaking of the code, it could prove to be a formidabl...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:21:27 PDT
DIY Motion Sensor Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motion-Sensor-Alarm-System/
DIY Motion Sensor Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/EL9N/HGZO495A/FY5EL9NHGZO495A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/EL9N/HGZO495A/FY5EL9NHGZO495A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/EL9N/HGZO495A/FY5EL9NHGZO495A.SMALL.jpg tommythehill Are you constantly being scared when people sneak up behind your back? Do you have bad hearing and can't hear people approaching you? Do you want to just build a super fun Arduino project? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then this project is for you! I have a workbench in my basement...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 19:13:46 PDT
Batgirl Birkin Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Batgirl-Birkin-Bag/
Batgirl Birkin Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C27H/HFSH7L5I/FAZC27HHFSH7L5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C27H/HFSH7L5I/FAZC27HHFSH7L5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C27H/HFSH7L5I/FAZC27HHFSH7L5I.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad What a girl wants. What a girl needs.  What's more exclusive and has more cachet than scoring a Birkin bag? Pow!!! A Batgirl Birkin bag! Holey Haute Couture, Batman! Yes, you too can knock off a version of this famous bag.  Okay, even mine started out as a knockoff so you ain't doing anything iffy ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 20:09:34 PDT
Plane in a Globe - Hacking A PIR Sensor To Do Your Bidding http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-in-a-Globe-Hacking-A-PIR-Sensor-To-Do-Your/
Plane in a Globe - Hacking A PIR Sensor To Do Your Bidding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/GEXY/HFD0Z846/FBGGEXYHFD0Z846.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/GEXY/HFD0Z846/FBGGEXYHFD0Z846.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/GEXY/HFD0Z846/FBGGEXYHFD0Z846.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Hi All. Ever had an idea pop into your head and you can't stop thinking about it?  Well my idea was to have a tiny plane spinning inside a light bulb, activated by a sensor!  Yes I know - not much of an idea but there it is.  First I prowled the internet trying to find the right type of sensor and...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 04:44:00 PDT
Haunted Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Now-the-fun-part-create-a-creepy-story-to-go-wit/
Haunted Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SMALL.jpg ElmarM Background After watching the show “Haunted Collector” on the SiFi Channel, I thought it might be kinda cool to own an a haunted object; however, I needed a safe haunted item – something that won’t freak out the dog or mess with the lights at midnight.  So I choose to make one and I chose as my hau...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:55:22 PDT
PIR Sensor Security http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Sensor-Security/
PIR Sensor Security - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/48O8/HDOWAQ0E/FOA48O8HDOWAQ0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/48O8/HDOWAQ0E/FOA48O8HDOWAQ0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/48O8/HDOWAQ0E/FOA48O8HDOWAQ0E.SMALL.jpg carsonmadsen Have you ever wanted to have some way to protect your room, now you can. This is an easy project that can be easily built. It shoots pencils, pens, and much more. What I made: It is simply a servo activated crossbow. IT is made of a motor, some wood, Arduino, rubber bands, and a PIR sensor. It uses...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 17:33:40 PST
DIY Arduino PIR Motion Sensor Lighting & Security http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Motion-Sensor-Lighting-Control/
DIY Arduino PIR Motion Sensor Lighting & Security - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UJLJ/HAQ334RW/FXVUJLJHAQ334RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UJLJ/HAQ334RW/FXVUJLJHAQ334RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UJLJ/HAQ334RW/FXVUJLJHAQ334RW.SMALL.jpg sspence From the minds at http://arduinotronics.blogspot.com/ We wanted to save energy, and create convenience, by adding motion sensors to our lighting circuits. Maybe you want some notification of an intruder. Both can be done with a PIR Motion sensor.  When I walk into a room, the lights come on automat...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:03:42 PST
Cheapo PIR http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapo-PIR/
Cheapo PIR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/IIV4/HAQ37N6C/F7LIIV4HAQ37N6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/IIV4/HAQ37N6C/F7LIIV4HAQ37N6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/IIV4/HAQ37N6C/F7LIIV4HAQ37N6C.SMALL.jpg contrechoc intro: Want to do something with moving people? (Activate a video, or a turning table in a window sill, alarm when the burglar visits your house... ) The official PIR sensor too expensive? (around 10 euro's) Do you have a shop like ACTIONS in the neighborhood? Get a PIR for 2.40 euro's (actually 2.3...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 21:53:30 PST
Cat Repelling PIR motion sensor (covert) speaker box alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Repelling-PIR-motion-sensor-covert-speaker-b/
Cat Repelling PIR motion sensor (covert) speaker box alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TESU/HANAX7R8/FKKTESUHANAX7R8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TESU/HANAX7R8/FKKTESUHANAX7R8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/TESU/HANAX7R8/FKKTESUHANAX7R8.SMALL.jpg briannaw   This is a PIR motion sensor device that works with the arduino uno. In order to make it covert enough to be placed in multiple settings and portable enough to fit most places, I decided to make the case for it appear as a speaker.  The inspiration for this project: My cat is a jerk. On...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 02:52:41 PST
Proximity sensing mouse wheel scroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-sensing-mouse-wheel-scroller/
Proximity sensing mouse wheel scroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ARGH/HA4M8F8X/FI2ARGHHA4M8F8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ARGH/HA4M8F8X/FI2ARGHHA4M8F8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ARGH/HA4M8F8X/FI2ARGHHA4M8F8X.SMALL.jpg hilukasz List of tools: 1. Exacto 2. Arduino Nano / USB chord (Mini-B) 3. Dremel / Drill 4. Paper & Pencil 5. Sharp IR Sensor (2Y0A21 F) 6. Hot glue gun 7. Solder gun / Solder 8. A small mirror Ok so you might ask, why the heck are you doing this to a trackball?! aren't those for people from the 80s?? the ...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 18:24:30 PST
Cheap PIR sensor for e.g. Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-PIR-sensor-for-eg-Arduino/
Cheap PIR sensor for e.g. Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/XY90/HA4MH0VL/FJZXY90HA4MH0VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/XY90/HA4MH0VL/FJZXY90HA4MH0VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/XY90/HA4MH0VL/FJZXY90HA4MH0VL.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke For a project I needed several PIR sensors and I know Adafruit sells a PIR board for about 10 USD. A description of that board is on instructables. That is doable, but I needed a few and of course there is also shipping + the mail delivery in my country (western Europe)  is notoriously bad the last ...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 08:01:51 PST