Instructables: exploring - technology - pwm - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 06:50:57 PST BLOX v1.01 Using PWM to control the light intensity of a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-PWM-to-control-the-light-intensity-of-a-LED/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:58:20 PST
Designing a Dual 40A PWM Speed Controller for Brushed Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Dual-40A-PWM-Speed-Controller-for-Brus/
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 06:45:44 PDT
Arduino Based Four Legged Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Four-Legged-Robot/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:47:20 PDT
Simple controllers for DC motors (inc PWM) inertia and braking (sim) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-controllers-for-DC-motors-inc-PWM-inertia/
Simple controllers for DC motors (inc PWM) inertia and braking (sim) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/2CFM/G91YH2V6/F0C2CFMG91YH2V6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/2CFM/G91YH2V6/F0C2CFMG91YH2V6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/2CFM/G91YH2V6/F0C2CFMG91YH2V6.SMALL.jpg marshon Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:'Table Normal'; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:''; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin...
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Tue, 11 May 2010 19:32:35 PDT
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-Arduino/
AC PWM dimmer for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EQX5/IMGLKUX7/FOREQX5IMGLKUX7.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke Warning: this project uses deadly voltages, as well as a sizeable capacitor to store these deadly voltages. Even after you disconnect the circuit from the grid, the capacitor still can give you a jolt to remember!!Over 3 years ago, I published a simpel TRIAC AC dimmer for the arduino. That proved to...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 05:39:13 PDT
Face tracking desk fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Tracking-Desk-Fan/
Face tracking desk fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/EWDS/ISCBEPHG/FI5EWDSISCBEPHG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/EWDS/ISCBEPHG/FI5EWDSISCBEPHG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/EWDS/ISCBEPHG/FI5EWDSISCBEPHG.SMALL.jpg DevinL9 Have you ever wished your fan would follow you around to cool you off on those hot summer days!? Well I decided to do something about it! Welcome FanBot, the personal desktop fan that follows your face and keeps you cool when things are getting a little too spicy!This is more of a proof of concept t...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:11:37 PDT
Fancy Room Lighting Control Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Room-Lighting-Control-Panel/
Fancy Room Lighting Control Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/I76E/ISCB7S5B/FCQI76EISCB7S5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/I76E/ISCB7S5B/FCQI76EISCB7S5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/I76E/ISCB7S5B/FCQI76EISCB7S5B.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Hey! This Instructable will show you how I made a control panel that has three 12 volt power output ports which can be controlled with knobs at the front. I will be connecting the lighting in my basement to the three outputs, so that it can be controlled through the panel. The panel has a nice and ...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:27:08 PDT
555 Timer : Universal PWM Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Universal-PWM-Controller/
555 Timer : Universal PWM Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WH4E/HYLDRJR0/FTAWH4EHYLDRJR0.SMALL.jpg jacktrow Please visit my Kickstarter to purchase the assembled board or kit :https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jackt/univers...Within this instructable the 555 timer is used to create a variable PWM signal that can be varied from ~5% to ~95% of the power supplied using a variable resistor.PWM is a techniq...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:52:00 PDT
Convert a Servo to switch on and off LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Servo-to-switch-on-and-off-LEDs/
Convert a Servo to switch on and off LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZZRB/HAQ3CTDB/FKFZZRBHAQ3CTDB.SMALL.jpg Ben The Builder One of the most common parts in remote control electronics is the servo. They offer proportional movement using a potentiometer, gears, a motor and an H Bridge Circuit. What we will be doing is taking apart a tiny servo to remove the circuit and potentiometer. We will then de-solder the motor and so...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:07:59 PST
How to : Control speed of motor? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-Speed-of-Motor/
How to : Control speed of motor? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/F1JG/IQPHKDKB/F1KF1JGIQPHKDKB.SMALL.jpg Nematic! If you have couple of DC motors lying around first question comes to mind is how will I control the speed of these motors !So in this Instructables I will show how easy it is to do so !If you feel lazy you can watch video on my channel Most laziest way ! If your are lazy and don't care about he p...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:09:09 PDT
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Battery-Power-Supply/
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Have you ever needed to power a project that's not near an outlet? Have you needed to test using different voltages? Are you curious about analog circuits and power? Using Autodesk Circuits and a lead-acid battery, you can create a circuit that will act as a variable power supply, outputting a range...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
PWM with Arduino - step by step guide http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-with-Arduino-step-by-step-guide/
PWM with Arduino - step by step guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/SI1M/GVZQ6F4A/F2DSI1MGVZQ6F4A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/SI1M/GVZQ6F4A/F2DSI1MGVZQ6F4A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/SI1M/GVZQ6F4A/F2DSI1MGVZQ6F4A.SMALL.jpg jgrecoarroyo Small step by step guide on how to use the PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) of the Arduino board. The video includes the components needed and an easy to follow connection guide, as well as a demo of the results obtained. The code is also included. Try it out yourself, enjoy! :D
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 15:19:56 PST
A Simple Introduction to Transistors and PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Introduction-to-Transistors-and-PWM-Puls/
A Simple Introduction to Transistors and PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/AJW9/FYTCM79Q/FGYAJW9FYTCM79Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/AJW9/FYTCM79Q/FGYAJW9FYTCM79Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/AJW9/FYTCM79Q/FGYAJW9FYTCM79Q.SMALL.jpg CalcProgrammer1 The silicon transistor was invented in 1954 and has been considered one of the greatest inventions in the history of technology. Its invention practically spawned the field of electronics and contributed to all of our modern computers, iPods, phones, etc. If you've ever asked what a transistor is ...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 16:44:02 PDT
RaspberryPi Pulse Width Modulation Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/RaspberryPi-Pulse-Width-Modulation-Demonstration/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:47:58 PST
Yet Another Simple Pot-controlled 555 PWM generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Simple-Pot-controlled-555-PWM-generato/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 15:13:23 PDT
LED Rainbow - RGB LED PWM Controller Construction - Easy To Build http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rainbow-RGB-LED-PWM-Controller-Construction-/
LED Rainbow - RGB LED PWM Controller Construction - Easy To Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/HMWM/FPQLC0WW/FBMHMWMFPQLC0WW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/HMWM/FPQLC0WW/FBMHMWMFPQLC0WW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/HMWM/FPQLC0WW/FBMHMWMFPQLC0WW.SMALL.jpg john.kerr Step-by-step, easy to follow instructions on the building of a LED Rainbow RGB LED PWM Controller. Only a minimal amount of parts are needed, along with a PIC processor, and you can construct one of the most amazing LED controllers available. The system is capable of driving either RGB LEDs, or ind...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2009 16:30:19 PST
Make A PWM Motor Speed Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-PWM-Motor-Speed-Controller/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:30:38 PDT
Motor Driver BTS7960 43A http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-BTS7960-43A/
Motor Driver BTS7960 43A - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/794B/HUL8W14L/FRV794BHUL8W14L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/794B/HUL8W14L/FRV794BHUL8W14L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/794B/HUL8W14L/FRV794BHUL8W14L.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh When you Build Your project , Sometimes you faced some issue with Motor driving Control , Specially if you want to control High Power Motor , I want to write about a nice Motor driver Module , it's BTS7960 half bridge motor controller . The BTS 7960 is a fully integrated high current half , bridge ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:42:38 PDT
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Component-Tester-Test-Almost-Anything-/
Component Tester - Test almost anything !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/WTME/IJRHRPK9/FZTWTMEIJRHRPK9.SMALL.jpg baweja_akshay Being an Electronics student or hobbyist, you may have thought of getting a tester that could test almost anything "THE ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS, OBVIOUSLY!!"Now what if I tell you that you can have one and that too made by yourself under INR 600 only (USD 10).Coming upon COMPONENT TESTER so it can te...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:23:31 PST
Dimming an LED lamp with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dimming-an-LED-lamp-with-an-Arduino/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 17:25:28 PDT
RF Control System For R/C Vehicle Based On Arduino And nRF24L01 http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Control-System-For-RC-Vehicle-Based-On-Arduino-/
RF Control System For R/C Vehicle Based On Arduino And nRF24L01 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/6Z3E/HW8T6VBY/FHG6Z3EHW8T6VBY.SMALL.jpg mujahed1987 The aim of this project is to build a transmitter and a receiver by using a cheap and easy to use component such as Arduino UNO, Arduino Nano, and nRF24L01 transceiver. This project is a simple and easy to implement and can be a good start point for beginners. ​What you will need: 1x Arduino Un...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:27:07 PDT
64 pixel RGB LED Display - Another Arduino Clone http://www.instructables.com/id/64-pixel-RGB-LED-Display-Another-Arduino-Clone/
64 pixel RGB LED Display - Another Arduino Clone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SMALL.jpg madworm This display is based on an 8x8 RGB LED Matrix. For testing purposes it was connected to a standard Arduino board (Diecimila) using 4 shift registers. After getting it to work I permatized it on a fabbed PCB. The shift registers are 8-bit wide and are easily interfaced with the SPI protocol. Pulse w...
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Mon, 18 May 2009 06:14:55 PDT
Control Arduino Board Wirelessly With iPhone, iPad or iPod Using iArduino App and Ethernet Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-Board-Wirelessly-With-iPhone-iPad/
Control Arduino Board Wirelessly With iPhone, iPad or iPod Using iArduino App and Ethernet Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/R9ET/H9T4CK38/FKMR9ETH9T4CK38.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/R9ET/H9T4CK38/FKMR9ETH9T4CK38.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/R9ET/H9T4CK38/FKMR9ETH9T4CK38.SMALL.jpg DjTronix This tutorial will guide you with how to make whole setup to control your Arduino Board with iArduino application.For understanding, we will use Led and we will switch it On and Off  with the help of iArduino app.From this you will get the idea about how to setup iArduino to control your Arduino boa...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 23:08:33 PST
Analog Output - Convert PWM to Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Output-Convert-PWM-to-Voltage/
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 09:52:04 PDT
Simple (and dirty) Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) With 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-dirty-Pulse-Width-Modulation-PWM-Wi/
Simple (and dirty) Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) With 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/2YT9/FHTAIQJQ/FU72YT9FHTAIQJQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/2YT9/FHTAIQJQ/FU72YT9FHTAIQJQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/2YT9/FHTAIQJQ/FU72YT9FHTAIQJQ.SMALL.jpg Chein Simple circuit for DC Motor speed control (fan speed control, light / LED dimming and etc) using the 555 timer.Also a good starting point for novices wanting to get their hands dirty with the 555 timer IC. Some would argue that this is not the most efficient approach, but hey (read the title), it's ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2008 20:06:28 PDT
Control electronics by sliding your phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-electronics-by-moving-your-phone/
Control electronics by sliding your phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/QZN3/ID0PU79H/FLVQZN3ID0PU79H.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal This instructable will take you to through the fun when power of RF, android smartphone and arduino are combined.To adjust the brightness of your table lamp/lights in studio if you are a photographer, speed of ceiling fan, adjust the volume of your home theater, or to control the speed of motor, you...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 13:36:39 PDT
RGB LED Strip Circuit with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-an-RGB-LED-Strip-with-Arduino/
RGB LED Strip Circuit with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/G09M/HDOW3LT5/FLJG09MHDOW3LT5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/G09M/HDOW3LT5/FLJG09MHDOW3LT5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/G09M/HDOW3LT5/FLJG09MHDOW3LT5.SMALL.jpg thelostspore This Instructable covers the assembly of a circuit capable of PWM-ing (pulse width modulating) a 9-12v RGB LED strip and programming an Arduino to cycle through a range of colors. I will discuss how to mount a transistor to a heatsink & assemble the circuit but won't get into soldering as some RGB L...
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 11:16:17 PST
safe and simple AC PWM Dimmer for arduino / Raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/safe-and-simple-AC-PWM-Dimmer-for-arduino-Raspberr/
safe and simple AC PWM Dimmer for arduino / Raspberry pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/VXZ5/HOHYE3MY/FUWVXZ5HOHYE3MY.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech Dimmer With  MOSFET This circuit shows that dimmers intended for use at mains voltage do not always have to contain a triac. Here, a MOSFET (BUZ41A, 500 V/4.5A) in a diode bridge is used to control the voltage across an incandescent bulb with pulse-width modulation (PWM). The power supply voltage f...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:44:24 PST
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby As part of my solar powered home, I have a potable water pump to provide water when our water utility is not available. I also implemented speed control of the pump to adjust the flow to allow energy efficient pump operation depending of the battery bank voltage. Before we continue, take a read of m...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
Foam RC Plane Building Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala **All of my RC and robotics projects can be found here: https://projectinkerer.wordpress.com/**At this project's inception, I was inspired to design and build an inexpensive RC plane that I could fly for enjoyment and perhaps in the future stick a camera on. As an aspiring engineer, the idea of buil...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
LaserOscope http://www.instructables.com/id/LaserOscope/
LaserOscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Build a laser oscilloscope using Lego, littleBits, Erector set, and the Kano Computer. In honor of The International Year of Light I’ll demonstrate how use the Kano computer to drive a littleBits motor with an optical coupler, or optocoupler. An optocoupler, according to Wikipedia, "is a component t...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:42:54 PDT
Simple Arduino Sunrise Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Sunrise-Lamp/
Simple Arduino Sunrise Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/HEK0/GKAYXVZY/FY4HEK0GKAYXVZY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/HEK0/GKAYXVZY/FY4HEK0GKAYXVZY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/HEK0/GKAYXVZY/FY4HEK0GKAYXVZY.SMALL.jpg PKM Hate waking up in the dark? Me too.  I found a cheap 24 LED lamp and thought it would be fairly easy to make it turn on slowly using my Arduino, which should help banish some of those "waking up in the dark" winter blues. You'll need: - a "camping" LED lamp- I used one like this one - an Arduino or...
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 14:16:42 PST
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version 2.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-Version-20/
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version 2.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AXUU/I1TR7O0W/FSUAXUUI1TR7O0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AXUU/I1TR7O0W/FSUAXUUI1TR7O0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AXUU/I1TR7O0W/FSUAXUUI1TR7O0W.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]One year ago, I began building my own solar system to provide power for my village house.Initially I made a LM317 based charge controller and an Energy meter for monitoring the system.Finally I made PWM charge controller.In April-2014 I posted my PWM solar charge controller designs on ...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:35:43 PDT
Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-2-way-motor-control-for-the-arduino/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2009 16:34:42 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
DMX LED Strips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/115O/I169803J/F7M115OI169803J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/115O/I169803J/F7M115OI169803J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/115O/I169803J/F7M115OI169803J.SMALL.jpg mtongnz Around the perimeter of our Circus ring we have 17 fences, decorated using RGB LED strips. I wanted to control them with the rest of our lighting using DMX.DMX is an industry standard for communicating with lighting equipment. Wiki DMXSearching for a device that would handle this, I found most devic...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-cool-this-summer-PC-Fan-Mod/
Stay cool this summer: PC Fan Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/63FJ/HXYCJMMC/FH263FJHXYCJMMC.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab Who does not have a dozen of those PC Fans laying around? In this build I will show you how to use those fans to produce a nice adjustable breeze during hot summer days. And it runs at least 4 hours with an ordinary 9V battery. Watch the video! The video gives you a pretty nice overview on how t...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:20:18 PDT
Controlling Motors with a Cell Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Motors-with-a-Cell-Phone/
Controlling Motors with a Cell Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8MJ3/HW7QB536/FAJ8MJ3HW7QB536.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8MJ3/HW7QB536/FAJ8MJ3HW7QB536.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8MJ3/HW7QB536/FAJ8MJ3HW7QB536.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I’m working on a project where I want to drive two motors based on signals coming from a cell phone. Something simple. Something that activates every time I get a text message on my phone. There are many ways to do this, I’ll outline the ones I tried and why they did or did not work for me. 99 pro...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! Updated Code! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a PWM generator with a Attiny processor. It is very easy to build and a nice project for starters as also for professionals. You will need some electronic knowledge and some knowledge about Arduino. It wont be to hard, because i already wrote a ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 Police Light, with Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-Police-Light-with-Arduino/
Attiny25/45/85 Police Light, with Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/5DW6/HU6RYU20/F7W5DW6HU6RYU20.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/5DW6/HU6RYU20/F7W5DW6HU6RYU20.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/5DW6/HU6RYU20/F7W5DW6HU6RYU20.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a multi functional Police Light with a Attiny25/45/85 . It will have serval animations , which can be changed with a button on the circuit board, it has 2 channels, which can be controlled with PWM. That allows us to add serval animations or po...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:19:46 PDT
Wiring the MOSFET transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-the-MOSFET-transistor-for-beginners/
Wiring the MOSFET transistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AFD4/HTRVHM2S/FQ9AFD4HTRVHM2S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AFD4/HTRVHM2S/FQ9AFD4HTRVHM2S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/AFD4/HTRVHM2S/FQ9AFD4HTRVHM2S.SMALL.jpg blackfire4116 The MOSFET transistor is an easy way to allow your Arduino or other micro-controller to handle voltages larger than the 5 volts available for each pin. It's really helpful knowledge if your ever wanting to drive something that requires significant more power than a micro-controller can provide. I'm ...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:27:45 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (Version-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-PWM/
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (Version-1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/YM6F/HUVPR755/F4HYM6FHUVPR755.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/YM6F/HUVPR755/F4HYM6FHUVPR755.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/YM6F/HUVPR755/F4HYM6FHUVPR755.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ] In my previous instructables I described the details of energy monitoring of a off grid solar system.I have also won the 123D circuits competition for that.You can see this ARDUINO ENERGY METER.Finally I post my new version-3 charge controller.The new version is more efficient and wo...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 01:49:18 PDT
Use a Treadmill DC Drive Motor and PWM Speed Controller for powering tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Treadmill-DC-Drive-Motor-and-PWM-Speed-Contr/
Use a Treadmill DC Drive Motor and PWM Speed Controller for powering tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S4CD/FJPYEVHM/FIVS4CDFJPYEVHM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S4CD/FJPYEVHM/FIVS4CDFJPYEVHM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S4CD/FJPYEVHM/FIVS4CDFJPYEVHM.SMALL.jpg rjeblogue Power tools such as Metal cutting mills and lathes, Drill presses, bandsaws, sanders and more may require .5HP to 2HP motors with the ability to fine tune the speed while maintaining torque.Coincidentally most Treadmills use a 80-260 VDC motor with a suitable HP rating and a PWM motor speed controll...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 04:35:34 PDT
Variable speed magnetic stirrer from a PC power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-speed-magnetic-stirrer-from-a-PC-power-su/
Variable speed magnetic stirrer from a PC power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/PG2W/HQS4Y44F/F0IPG2WHQS4Y44F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/PG2W/HQS4Y44F/F0IPG2WHQS4Y44F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/PG2W/HQS4Y44F/F0IPG2WHQS4Y44F.SMALL.jpg M Allahkarami I found quite lot of simple designs proposed by hobbyists on the web for turning a PC fan to a magnetic stirrer and some projects to build a bench top power supply from and old computer power supply. I think the power supply can act as base for the magnetic stirrer project! Let’s combine the two and...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:08:21 PST
Build the Ultimate Larson Scanner! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Ultimate-Larson-Scanner/
Build the Ultimate Larson Scanner! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SMALL.jpg DJJules I have watched the availability of high power (10W) LED's jump over the past year or so and... drop in price.  I came across some very inexpensive 10W white LED's from Deal Extreme that were in the $3 dollar range and put out 900lumens, which is more than a 60W incandescent bulb. I immediately thoug...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 22:58:47 PST
silent fan with thermal controller http://www.instructables.com/id/silent-fan-with-thermal-controller/
silent fan with thermal controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QLK7/HM7PBN9P/FC6QLK7HM7PBN9P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QLK7/HM7PBN9P/FC6QLK7HM7PBN9P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QLK7/HM7PBN9P/FC6QLK7HM7PBN9P.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Although I don't need an air conditioner to live in my apartment in Milan, temperature in Summer reaches 30°C and more, so some of electronic devices in my living-room suffer for the absence of ventilation. Specially the hi-fi amplifier and the XBox360 are in a low cabinet in front of television. To...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 03:05:54 PDT
PWM dimmer using NE555 and MOSFET with DIY aluminium case. http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-dimmer-using-NE555-and-MOSFET-with-DIY-alumini/
PWM dimmer using NE555 and MOSFET with DIY aluminium case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/RQGO/HLIDBXFL/F9JRQGOHLIDBXFL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/RQGO/HLIDBXFL/F9JRQGOHLIDBXFL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/RQGO/HLIDBXFL/F9JRQGOHLIDBXFL.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech  a low cost PWM dimmer  using  NE555 and MOSFET  with DIY aluminium case. aluminum case from Aluminum Square Tube. aluminum case  has dual role. first one is            protection cover. and second is    heat sink for MOSFET. Drilling holes POT fixing on aluminum case. MOSFET fixing. ...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 04:31:25 PDT
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pneumatic-Flight-Simulator/
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/HORV/HK6XMQ3F/FFCHORVHK6XMQ3F.SMALL.jpg dnicky2288 Hello, my name is Dominick Lee. I am a senior in high school who is also a programmer and inventor. I created the  "LifeBeam Flight Simulator" (name of my project) because I wanted to challenge myself and utilize my software and hardware skills. I was able to successfully plan, build, and run my Fli...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:08:10 PDT
Very simple PWM with 555...Modulate every thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-simple-PWM-with-555Modulate-every-thing/
Very simple PWM with 555...Modulate every thing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/N047/FOHTTXT3/FJYN047FOHTTXT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/N047/FOHTTXT3/FJYN047FOHTTXT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/N047/FOHTTXT3/FJYN047FOHTTXT3.SMALL.jpg shams Note:Any one can ask me for help.Don't comment me on my spelling and grammar.......Because my mother language isn't english.OK LETS GO and also plz plz rate my instructable well Hi every one.Today i'll show you how to make a PWM(pulse width modulat...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 22:44:15 PST
Rainbow Jar - RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Jar-RGB-Pixel-Strip-Controlled-via-Ardui/
Rainbow Jar - RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/PL6S/HJKC5UT2/FEPPL6SHJKC5UT2.SMALL.jpg phenoptix Our most popular item on our display at Maker Faires is always the Rainbow Jar. One customer has already replicated it so we thought we'd share how we made it so you can make your own! https://vine.co/v/hqxpVgdFQ9z (tried embedding this vine but it breaks instructables!) Getting Started - What ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:23:13 PDT