Instructables: exploring - technology - pir http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:02:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-WIRELESS-HOME-SECURITY-SYSTEM/
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SMALL.jpg deba168 In this project I will discuss how you can make a cheap wireless home security system.Though during starting of this project the main objective was only for security alarm but later I found this device can be used to solve several problems.These are the few practical problems which I have faced in t...
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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 ...
By: Batonikos

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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/
How to make an alarm system with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/JKJU/HTC693I0/F24JKJUHTC693I0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/JKJU/HTC693I0/F24JKJUHTC693I0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/JKJU/HTC693I0/F24JKJUHTC693I0.SMALL.jpg jackbell16 With Arduino is really possible to make complex projects, particularly through the use of the Internet, you can use it through the various Shield available for the micro-controller. In this article, we will see how to make a professional alarm system with Arduino. This system will be able to record ...
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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/
PIR Motion Sensor for arLCD Touchscreen Backlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/FPPH/HT2U1I76/FZBFPPHHT2U1I76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/FPPH/HT2U1I76/FZBFPPHHT2U1I76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/FPPH/HT2U1I76/FZBFPPHHT2U1I76.SMALL.jpg Jazzmyn Hi, its Jazz with a new tutorial.  Today we are going to be using a PIR motion sensor to change the brightness of the arLCD screen.  Motion detection is useful for things you don't want on all the time.  For example to save battery life and to turn the screen off when you are not there.  ...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Clandestine motion activated ghost projector (AKA the BOO box) http://www.instructables.com/id/Clandestine-motion-activated-ghost-projector-AKA-/
Clandestine motion activated ghost projector (AKA the BOO box) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/HLWR/H8CVFSO1/FLLHLWRH8CVFSO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/HLWR/H8CVFSO1/FLLHLWRH8CVFSO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/HLWR/H8CVFSO1/FLLHLWRH8CVFSO1.SMALL.jpg dcrow I had a spare weekend and decided that I would pull something together for Halloween this year using all the bits and bobs I had lying around. This is what I came up with! It is essentially a simple laser projector which projects an image onto a wall whilst transmitting sound to a nearby radio or st...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:00:00 PDT
Hack the Snap Circuits Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-the-Snap-Circuits-Rover/
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By: KRA5H

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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:17:07 PDT
Arduino Cat Detector SD Card Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Cat-Detector-SD-Card-Logger/
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By: powerman666

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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 14:20:34 PDT
arduino PIR motion water gun (easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-PIR-motion-water-gun-easy/
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Sun, 20 May 2012 09:13:55 PDT
PIR Alarm Arduino Motion Sensor (with Encasing) http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Alarm-Arduino-Motion-Sensor-with-Encasing/
PIR Alarm Arduino Motion Sensor (with Encasing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/Z8BG/H1KHACIJ/FVXZ8BGH1KHACIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/Z8BG/H1KHACIJ/FVXZ8BGH1KHACIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/Z8BG/H1KHACIJ/FVXZ8BGH1KHACIJ.SMALL.jpg chuck4747 This is a guide on how to make a motion detector with an arduino! Enjoy! Items Needed Arduino Uno microcontroller Breadboard, Mini PIR sensor, SE-10 Jumper wires Piezo Buzzer LED, any size or type Plywood(optional) Wire the Arduino to the breadboard Connect Digital 2 (on the Arduino), 5V, and ...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 18:40:06 PDT
Goldeneye 007 Proximity Mine 3D Print PIR http://www.instructables.com/id/Goldeneye-007-Proximity-Mine-3D-Print-PIR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/S4J5/H0URC1XL/FK4S4J5H0URC1XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/S4J5/H0URC1XL/FK4S4J5H0URC1XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/S4J5/H0URC1XL/FK4S4J5H0URC1XL.SMALL.jpg foxxtrotalpha Goldeneye 007 Proximity Mine 3D Print that really works! ... well not in the exploding fashion, but will have the fun blinking lights and senses when someone is within proximity.. of the "mine". After being Inspired by one of my favorite games of all time, Goldeneye 007 (N64), the PIR video by John...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 23:28:17 PDT
Motion Triggered Bed-to-Bathroom Floor Illumination http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-Bed-to-Bathroom-Floor-Illuminatio/
Motion Triggered Bed-to-Bathroom Floor Illumination - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/BCTR/GY4R91K1/FRDBCTRGY4R91K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/BCTR/GY4R91K1/FRDBCTRGY4R91K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/BCTR/GY4R91K1/FRDBCTRGY4R91K1.SMALL.jpg tamberg If you or your elderly parents belong to those who have to frequent the bathroom by night, and sometimes get disoriented in the dark, this might be worth a try. Like the illuminated floor lane in a smoke filled airplane, the EL wire shows you the way from your bed to the bathroom, triggered as soo...
By: tamberg

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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 11:33:00 PST
Keychain 808 spy camera with PIR motion detector controlled by Arduino chip http://www.instructables.com/id/Keychain-camera-with-PIR-motion-detector-controlle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/OWXX/GUKAR5MW/FB3OWXXGUKAR5MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/OWXX/GUKAR5MW/FB3OWXXGUKAR5MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/OWXX/GUKAR5MW/FB3OWXXGUKAR5MW.SMALL.jpg janisalnis This project describes how to automatically take photos with 1024x768 pixel resolution using a miniature Model #3 808 keychain spycam with 8GB microSD card triggered by a PIR motion detector and steered by Arduino chip. After issuing signals to camera buttons, Arduino chip is put into power-down mo...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 14:36:50 PST
Surfin' Bird (Arduino Style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Surfin-Bird-Arduino-Style/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 14:19:11 PDT
Hacking a PIR motion sensor for use as a triggering device. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-PIR-motion-sensor-for-use-as-a-triggerin/
Hacking a PIR motion sensor for use as a triggering device. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/IE1O/GSUSQ359/F1JIE1OGSUSQ359.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/IE1O/GSUSQ359/F1JIE1OGSUSQ359.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/IE1O/GSUSQ359/F1JIE1OGSUSQ359.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian This hack will allow you to create a motion sensing electrical switch You can use this to trigger electrical devices from solenoids to motors to cameras. What you will need Along with basic soldering skills... You will need a PIR motion sensor mine is from a defunct home alarm. A small rela...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2011 11:04:35 PDT
Shaky Slinky Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaky-Slinky-Clock/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 20:05:54 PDT
Arduino Basics: PIR Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Basics-PIR-Sensor/
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Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:12:43 PST
Cheap Motion Detection Wildlife Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Motion-Detection-Wildlife-Camera/
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Sat, 20 Nov 2010 15:01:43 PST
Re-purposing an Air Wick Freshmatic Compact i-Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purposing-an-Air-Wick-Freshmatic-Compact-i-Moti/
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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 22:07:39 PDT
PIR Motion Sensor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Motion-Sensor-Tutorial/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2009 08:34:04 PDT
Intelligent Solar Garden Light - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Solar-Garden-Light-Part-2/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2008 14:16:02 PST
Prepare some surplus PIR sensors for robotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepare-some-surplus-PIR-sensors-for-robotics/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 07:14:33 PST
Weekly Project: Follow Me--the Mobile Beverage Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekly-Project%3a-Follow-Me--the-Mobile-Beverage-Coo/
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Wed, 23 May 2007 07:59:42 PDT