Instructables: exploring - technology - programmable - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:44:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Robotic Camera Dolly System http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Camera-Dolly-System/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:45:23 PDT
Arduino Powered 3-zone thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-3-zone-thermostat/
Arduino Powered 3-zone thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/SWCH/HSBSLOQE/FPYSWCHHSBSLOQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/SWCH/HSBSLOQE/FPYSWCHHSBSLOQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/SWCH/HSBSLOQE/FPYSWCHHSBSLOQE.SMALL.jpg hbomb9000 I was looking at all those swoopy-zoomy internet connected and controllable thermostats. "Self," I told myself, "we should make one of those." He didn't seem all that excited about that - I mean, what do we know about hardware, firmware, electronics or HVAC? Well, now's as good as any to figure it...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 23:16:05 PST
Programmable Temperature Controller + Hot Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Temperature-Controller-Hot-Plate/
Programmable Temperature Controller + Hot Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/3GCG/HOHY6T61/FYF3GCGHOHY6T61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/3GCG/HOHY6T61/FYF3GCGHOHY6T61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/3GCG/HOHY6T61/FYF3GCGHOHY6T61.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv Heating things up is one of the most performed tasks in a lab. Quite a lot of times it is not enough to simply hold something at a certain temperature, but the rate at which something is heated and for how long is just as important. Especially when you try to develop catalysts for chemical processes...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 12:38:06 PST
Arduino Controlled Solar Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Solar-Fountain/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 17:44:14 PDT
Building an Android Basic Programmable Tank for Less Than $50.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Android-Basic-Programmable-Tank-for-Le/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 21:21:01 PST
Hack the Snap Circuits Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-the-Snap-Circuits-Rover/
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:17:07 PDT
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Missile Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-The-Spy-Video-Trakr-Add-a-Missile-Launche/
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Missile Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/V6BB/GW3X8NOZ/FWEV6BBGW3X8NOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/V6BB/GW3X8NOZ/FWEV6BBGW3X8NOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/V6BB/GW3X8NOZ/FWEV6BBGW3X8NOZ.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In honor of National Robotics Week and the Instructables Robot Challenge I am submitting a few robot designs. This design (for ages 13-18) takes advantage of Wild Planet's Spy Video Trakr, which is easily programmable and designed by its developers to be hacked. The Trakr is a remote controlled rob...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:47:16 PDT
EXTREME Snap Circuits Programmable Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/EXTREME-Snap-Circuits-Programmable-Robot/
EXTREME Snap Circuits Programmable Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/PT62/GZQR3I0D/FRIPT62GZQR3I0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/PT62/GZQR3I0D/FRIPT62GZQR3I0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/PT62/GZQR3I0D/FRIPT62GZQR3I0D.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this Instructable you will learn how to build an EXTREME Snap Circuits Programmable Robot. First, you will learn how to install the PICAXE Programming Editor (the PICAXE is the microcontroller, or computer brain for your programmable Snap Circuits robot). Next, you will learn what a simple PICAXE...
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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 13:08:05 PDT
Dance Dance Roverbot! Build a Light Activated Dancing Snap Circuits Programmable Robot. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dance-Dance-Roverbot-Build-a-Light-Activated-Danc/
Dance Dance Roverbot! Build a Light Activated Dancing Snap Circuits Programmable Robot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/N5UY/GY4RU053/FJIN5UYGY4RU053.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/N5UY/GY4RU053/FJIN5UYGY4RU053.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/N5UY/GY4RU053/FJIN5UYGY4RU053.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this Instructable you will learn how to build a light activated dancing Snap Circuits programmable robot. First, you will learn how to install the PICAXE Programming Editor (the PICAXE is the microcontroller, or computer brain for your Dance Dance Roverbot). Next, you will learn what a simple PIC...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:54:27 PST
Buggy - A Crafty Programmable LED Creature http://www.instructables.com/id/Buggy-A-Crafty-Programmable-LED-Creature/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2008 00:37:33 PDT
Dance Messenger http://www.instructables.com/id/Dance-Messenger/
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