Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:34:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ultrasonic sonar for the blind and visually impaired http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Sonar-for-the-Blind-and-Visually-Impair/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:07:53 PDT
Set Up Raspberry Pi 3 Kiosk with Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-Up-Raspberry-Pi-3-Kiosk-With-Mac/
Set Up Raspberry Pi 3 Kiosk with Mac - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/MRSW/IPTZP14V/FYIMRSWIPTZP14V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/MRSW/IPTZP14V/FYIMRSWIPTZP14V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/MRSW/IPTZP14V/FYIMRSWIPTZP14V.SMALL.jpg AbishekM4 The Raspberry Pi is an incredibly versatile machine. This particular use allows the user to connect the Pi to any monitor and have in constantly display any page at all times. This is extremely useful at office receptions, stores, and any place that needs a constant display. The Pi stays hidden and ...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:49:17 PDT
Raspberry Pi media player and work station with an integrated speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Media-Player-and-Work-Station-With-an/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 05:18:05 PDT
Timelapse Camera Birdhouse with Google Drive, Lodge-style http://www.instructables.com/id/Timelapse-Camera-Birdhouse-With-Google-Drive-Lodge/
Timelapse Camera Birdhouse with Google Drive, Lodge-style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/YXM9/IPPAO7Q4/F70YXM9IPPAO7Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/YXM9/IPPAO7Q4/F70YXM9IPPAO7Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/YXM9/IPPAO7Q4/F70YXM9IPPAO7Q4.SMALL.jpg dunds In this instructable, we'll make a timelapse camera using a Raspberry Pi and stick it in a snazzy lodge-style birdhouse. You choose the time-interval for each timelapse photo, and the photos are automatically uploaded to Google Drive for access anywhere. You'll do a bit of woodworking, a dash of pro...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:59:21 PDT
Control any remote from a Raspberry Pi (and Amazon Echo!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Any-Remote-From-a-Raspberry-Pi-and-Amazon-/
Control any remote from a Raspberry Pi (and Amazon Echo!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/HSCY/IPOA431B/FKCHSCYIPOA431B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/HSCY/IPOA431B/FKCHSCYIPOA431B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/HSCY/IPOA431B/FKCHSCYIPOA431B.SMALL.jpg gtoal My wife's weather station had been crashing occasionally, and we are heading out on summer vacation soon, so she asked me for a way to power-cycle the weather station controller remotely. I already own some smart switch sockets, but they're controlled by a remote handset, not by a computer.I resea...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:22:32 PDT
Mobile Roomba-Mounted Crane http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Rumba-Mounted-Crane/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:03:21 PDT
Raspberry Pi Document Scanner With Automatic Upload to Dropbox. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Based-Document-Scanner-With-Automatic/
Raspberry Pi Document Scanner With Automatic Upload to Dropbox. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/0HU0/IPCUE44H/F730HU0IPCUE44H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/0HU0/IPCUE44H/F730HU0IPCUE44H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/0HU0/IPCUE44H/F730HU0IPCUE44H.SMALL.jpg r5sb Have you ever got worried when you've not been able to find a bill or post-it note that you really needed? Well with this Raspberry Pi Document Scanner now you won't have to! All your notes, receipts and documents will now be a click away safely stored in your Dropbox folder.In this Instructable you...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 06:31:42 PDT
DIY "Family Hub" Refrigerator with Raspberry Pi + Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Family-Hub-Refrigerator-With-Raspberry-Pi-Came/
DIY "Family Hub" Refrigerator with Raspberry Pi + Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/ZJLO/IPCYCXD7/F17ZJLOIPCYCXD7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/ZJLO/IPCYCXD7/F17ZJLOIPCYCXD7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/ZJLO/IPCYCXD7/F17ZJLOIPCYCXD7.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I used a Raspberry Pi and usb webcam to create my own "Family Hub" refrigerator. Every time I open the door a light sensor triggers the camera, which uploads the photo to the internet! Parts Needed Do make your own refrigerator camera, you'll need:Raspberry Pi (I used an old one)USB wifi adapter...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:49:23 PDT
A Raspberry Pi Project Maker Station http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Raspberry-Pi-Project-Maker-Station/
A Raspberry Pi Project Maker Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/55P9/IP9ZM84V/FV855P9IP9ZM84V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/55P9/IP9ZM84V/FV855P9IP9ZM84V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/55P9/IP9ZM84V/FV855P9IP9ZM84V.SMALL.jpg SeanT24 A Project Maker Station comprising of two Raspberry Pi's in a custom case. With a distinctly 80's feel.The following is a general description of the project build and the problems encountered whilst building. Project Concept A Project Maker Station that is self contained. The idea being to have ...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 22:50:40 PDT
Raspberry Pi Tablet RetroGamer http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Tablet-RetroGamer/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 08:57:51 PDT
$100 Smart Mirror Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Smart-Mirror-Pi/
$100 Smart Mirror Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/DG5G/IP66VLLR/FM9DG5GIP66VLLR.SMALL.jpg Carl Gordon Media I saw one of these mirrors online and instantly set out to make one in the cheapest, thriftiest and easiest way I could find and now you can too! This mirror is my second iteration, I used a Laptop first to write the code and eased my way into using the Raspberry Pi, The total cost of the build was...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 02:30:13 PDT
3D Printed Raspberry Pi Tablet and Cradle for VEX Practice Fields http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Raspberry-Pi-Tablet-and-Cradle-for-VEX-/
3D Printed Raspberry Pi Tablet and Cradle for VEX Practice Fields - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/S2ZO/IP4BXUZW/FNVS2ZOIP4BXUZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/S2ZO/IP4BXUZW/FNVS2ZOIP4BXUZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/S2ZO/IP4BXUZW/FNVS2ZOIP4BXUZW.SMALL.jpg brockly2 I am a high school senior in McLean, VA. I chose to design and assemble a 3D printed Raspberry Pi tablet along with a custom VEX tower attachment for use in my school's robotics lab.My school is part of the VEX robotics program, a competition based robotics organization that aims to teach students a...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 07:05:50 PDT
PiGranate - Raspberry Pi 3 Portable http://www.instructables.com/id/PiGranate-Raspberry-Pi-3-Portable/
PiGranate - Raspberry Pi 3 Portable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/J9GP/IP4C0XP2/FFCJ9GPIP4C0XP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/J9GP/IP4C0XP2/FFCJ9GPIP4C0XP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/J9GP/IP4C0XP2/FFCJ9GPIP4C0XP2.SMALL.jpg iaromero En este instructivo mostraré como construir una consola portátil a partir de un Raspberry Pi 3 funcionando sobre Retropie, pudiendo emular videojuegos desde Nintendo 64 y PlayStation 1 para abajo (NES, SNES, GBC, GBA, etc)Antes que todo queda aclarar que esta guía se baza inicialmente en la siguient...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 06:42:40 PDT
Raspberry Pi + WebCam + IR Remote Home Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-WebCam-IR-Remote-Home-Controller/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 20:43:38 PDT
Spider Pig - Autonomous hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Pig-Autonomous-Hexapod-Robot/
Spider Pig - Autonomous hexapod robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/5DJO/IP092DA4/FSM5DJOIP092DA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/5DJO/IP092DA4/FSM5DJOIP092DA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/5DJO/IP092DA4/FSM5DJOIP092DA4.SMALL.jpg FredrikG3 Bachelor thesis project by a group of seven students (in applied physics and electrical engineering) at Linköping University, Sweden.Main hardware: 1x PhantomX AX Metal Hexapod Mark II Kit (including 18x Dynamixel AX-12 servos, excluding the ArbotiX Robocontroller) 3x ATmega1284p microcontrol...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 13:07:19 PDT
HumidorPi: A Smart Humidor On The Cheap with Raspberry Pi and Node-RED http://www.instructables.com/id/HumidorPi-a-Smart-Humidor-on-the-Cheap-With-Raspbe/
HumidorPi: A Smart Humidor On The Cheap with Raspberry Pi and Node-RED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/2NP0/IOQ1QIJ6/F572NP0IOQ1QIJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/2NP0/IOQ1QIJ6/F572NP0IOQ1QIJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/2NP0/IOQ1QIJ6/F572NP0IOQ1QIJ6.SMALL.jpg mindtesterdev This is how I modified a standard 100 Cigar humidor to provide constant humidity and temperature via WiFi. The pi part of the project could easily be adapted for any other use that requires a temperature and humidity sensor.Features: • Total cost around 125$ including 55$ for the unmodified humidor...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 09:19:57 PDT
Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Uno/
Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R1PU/IOKMDBLL/FSWR1PUIOKMDBLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R1PU/IOKMDBLL/FSWR1PUIOKMDBLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/R1PU/IOKMDBLL/FSWR1PUIOKMDBLL.SMALL.jpg KNEXnCoding Both the Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno are very powerful devices, good at different things. The Arduino boards are awesome at reading inputs and outputs from various different things. The Raspberry Pi is basically a mini, open-source Linux computer. If you put these two together, your options are lim...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:34:03 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 12:47:52 PDT
Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor with Splunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Baby-Monitor-With-Splunk/
Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor with Splunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SMALL.jpg Bam Bam Mantell These steps will teach you how to assemble the components required to make a Raspberry Pi baby monitor, and collect that data into Splunk, a log reader and analytical tool, to preset that data in a meaningful way. At the end you will be able to use the Spunk dashboard to monitor sleep patterns, room...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 20:22:40 PDT
CupBot - 3D Printed Robotics platform http://www.instructables.com/id/CupBot-3D-Printed-Robotics-Platform/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 15:27:49 PDT
Raspberry Pi Beer Fridge of Awesomeness http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Beer-Fridge-of-Awesomeness/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:47:24 PDT
Build a Raspberry Pi SUPER Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Raspberry-Pi-SUPER-Weather-Station/
Build a Raspberry Pi SUPER Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/EIDO/IO2TMTX6/F9LEIDOIO2TMTX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/EIDO/IO2TMTX6/F9LEIDOIO2TMTX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/EIDO/IO2TMTX6/F9LEIDOIO2TMTX6.SMALL.jpg JeffreyLoucks Let's face it, we humans talk about the weather a lot ⛅️. The average person talks about the weather four times a day, for an average of 8 minutes and 21 seconds. Do the math and that totals 10 months of your life that you will spend yapping about the weather. The weather ranks as the #1 go-to topic...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 09:44:16 PDT
CupBots - 3D Printed Robotic platform for Arduino and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-CupBots/
CupBots - 3D Printed Robotic platform for Arduino and Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/LE7A/INYS4MRT/FEDLE7AINYS4MRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/LE7A/INYS4MRT/FEDLE7AINYS4MRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/LE7A/INYS4MRT/FEDLE7AINYS4MRT.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Here is a great weekend robotics project to undertake with friends or folks at your local maker space. You will need a 3D printer handy to 3D print the STL files attached as part of the steps below and a Cup, in my case, I am using a venti Cup from Starbucks which i saved after enjoying my ice coffe...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 08:51:10 PDT
Cheap retro gaming arcade table with integrated display http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Retro-Gaming-Arcade-Table-With-Integrated-Di/
Cheap retro gaming arcade table with integrated display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/TOPJ/INXEKVC8/FQ9TOPJINXEKVC8.SMALL.jpg jjguazzo Hi, this is my first instructable so feel free to comment and contact me if i can do better to explain each step ! :-)For this instructable you need: Ikea lack table 17 inch computer display with DVI or HDMI input Raspberry pi 2 A Micro SD card with RECALBOX A rotary tool like dremel Hot glue Solder...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 17:32:24 PDT
Windows IoT and the Raspberry Pi: Read a GrovePi Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Windows-IoT-and-the-Raspberry-Pi-Read-a-GrovePi-Bu/
Windows IoT and the Raspberry Pi: Read a GrovePi Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/IPRS/INS18ZPO/F2TIPRSINS18ZPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/IPRS/INS18ZPO/F2TIPRSINS18ZPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/IPRS/INS18ZPO/F2TIPRSINS18ZPO.SMALL.gif dexter_industries This project shows you how to get started connecting a button to the GrovePi using Windows IoT, the Raspberry Pi, and the GrovePi. If you are a Microsoft or C# enthusiast, it has never been easier to get started with theGrovePi+ Internet of Things Kit. Setting up the Visual Studio environment can ...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 06:34:06 PDT
The Raspberry Pi-Arduino-SignalR Home Automation Hub http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Raspberry-Pi-Arduino-SignalR-Home-Automation-H/
The Raspberry Pi-Arduino-SignalR Home Automation Hub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NY5F/INQ9FZ97/FBHNY5FINQ9FZ97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NY5F/INQ9FZ97/FBHNY5FINQ9FZ97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/NY5F/INQ9FZ97/FBHNY5FINQ9FZ97.SMALL.jpg andymenon Following a couple of my prelude IBLEs published here and here, this project takes the first step towards building a basic version of a functional Home Automation Hub.I've used several different technologies in an effort to make sense of how I may be able to use all the things that I have learned in...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 20:15:45 PDT
Table Top Arcade Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Top-Arcade-Center/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 21:56:59 PDT
Raspberry Pi Laptop DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Laptop-DIY/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:39:12 PDT
Raspberry Pi Controlled Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Controlled-Irrigation-System/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:29:12 PDT
Time Lapse Photography With RPI and Pi Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Photography-With-RPI-and-Pi-Camera/
Time Lapse Photography With RPI and Pi Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/QB91/INETVG3T/FQ5QB91INETVG3T.SMALL.jpg VIVEK GR Hey guys, how are you?.This weekend is special as the new RPI 3 is released with more power processing capabilities and to get to know it abilities there is nothing good like testing a real project on it. I am a amateur photographer and for me ,taking photos of the nature gives me immense pleasure...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 04:01:06 PDT
Raspberry Pi CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CNC-Machine/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:13:18 PDT
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantbot-Beta/
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SMALL.jpg mikeghen This project is a continuation of Plantbot Alpha.The goal here was to build a desktop garden similar to the AeroGarden that MiracleGrow markets but with more compute power and light power. Using a laser cut wood structure, LED lights, and Raspberry Pi, I created this system to take care of my plants...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:43:02 PDT
An inexpensive Photometer and Colorimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Inexpensive-Photometer-and-Colorimeter/
An inexpensive Photometer and Colorimeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/E7DX/IPET3INW/FSSE7DXIPET3INW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/E7DX/IPET3INW/FSSE7DXIPET3INW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/E7DX/IPET3INW/FSSE7DXIPET3INW.SMALL.jpg Dr H Version 08-May-2016What is this instructable about?The aim of this project was to construct a simple and inexpensive device that allows the measurement of the color composition of a solution, i.e. a colorimeter, and/or its optical density, i.e. a photometer.It is intended be an educational tool for ...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:20:02 PDT
Measuring Raspberry Pi Power Consumption http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-Raspberry-Pi-Power-Consumption/
Measuring Raspberry Pi Power Consumption - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/UJDV/INC15ZWK/FBFUJDVINC15ZWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/UJDV/INC15ZWK/FBFUJDVINC15ZWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/UJDV/INC15ZWK/FBFUJDVINC15ZWK.SMALL.jpg leon-anavi In this tutorial you will learn super easy way to monitor power consumption of Raspberry Pi and its official 7" touchscreen display using USB voltage and current detection module. Please also have a look at the video. The same approach can be used for measuring power consumption on other USB devices...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:49:09 PDT
Video Calling on Raspberry Pi 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Calling-on-Raspberry-Pi-3/
Video Calling on Raspberry Pi 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/A6FG/INDEGJK3/FXJA6FGINDEGJK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/A6FG/INDEGJK3/FXJA6FGINDEGJK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/A6FG/INDEGJK3/FXJA6FGINDEGJK3.SMALL.jpg CMelas Since I left my home 5 years ago for my university studies, I realised how difficult it is to be away from family. Video calling is an option for most people, however, as my parents are not in the position to learn how to use a computer, the only option was to build a system that would be as simple ...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:36:52 PDT
Backyard Beehives: The Electric Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electric-Hive/
Backyard Beehives: The Electric Hive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GU8V/IN7QTP7C/FYDGU8VIN7QTP7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GU8V/IN7QTP7C/FYDGU8VIN7QTP7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GU8V/IN7QTP7C/FYDGU8VIN7QTP7C.SMALL.jpg gtoal This instructable is part of a larger project being documented at http://hive.honeybeegardens.net/David Ammons, a research biologist and hobbyist beekeeper, and myself, Graham Toal - computer programmer and Maker - are working on a project to add electronic instrumentation to beehives.What you're l...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:10:53 PDT
Interactive Survey Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Survey-Game/
Interactive Survey Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/312F/IN4W40SM/FQ7312FIN4W40SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/312F/IN4W40SM/FQ7312FIN4W40SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/312F/IN4W40SM/FQ7312FIN4W40SM.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot A survey questionnaire come to life! Use (nearly) any object to gather helpful data through an interactive, engaging, and fun multiple-choice survey.This project uses the Makey Makey microcontroller in combination with a Raspberry Pi computer to read in participants' survey choices and save the resu...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:22:53 PDT
Design Robot Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Robot-Legs/
Design Robot Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/2KIP/IN3EH8VL/F072KIPIN3EH8VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/2KIP/IN3EH8VL/F072KIPIN3EH8VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/2KIP/IN3EH8VL/F072KIPIN3EH8VL.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 If your robot have bored of wheel movement, this instructables show you how to design and make Theo Jansen's Strandbeest legs (without 3D printer) for you robot.Ref.:https://www.google.com/search?q=strandbeest&tbm=is... Geometry Design GeoGebra can help you design the mechanics of the robot l...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 02:22:51 PDT
ScottTV - A Simple Media Player For My Autistic Son http://www.instructables.com/id/ScottTV-a-Simple-Media-Player-for-My-Austic-Son/
ScottTV - A Simple Media Player For My Autistic Son - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ZI9R/IN0TJUK2/FSDZI9RIN0TJUK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ZI9R/IN0TJUK2/FSDZI9RIN0TJUK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ZI9R/IN0TJUK2/FSDZI9RIN0TJUK2.SMALL.jpg awall99 Hi all,I want to show you this media player for my son Scott. He has autism, so the challenge was to make it simple, robust and easy to clean.I could not find a commercial solution, so I build this device with 6 Big Buttons. The media menu shows a preview of 6 cartoons. If the button next to the pr...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 02:10:50 PDT
1970s Raspberry Pi Amazon AlexaPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/1970s-Raspberry-Pi-Amazon-AlexaPhone/
1970s Raspberry Pi Amazon AlexaPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/L5M4/IN0FG4KK/F1UL5M4IN0FG4KK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/L5M4/IN0FG4KK/F1UL5M4IN0FG4KK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/L5M4/IN0FG4KK/F1UL5M4IN0FG4KK.SMALL.jpg MisterM This is a 1970s-style trimphone that I've converted to house a Raspberry Pi running Amazon's Alexa voice search service. To use it you just lift the handset, speak your query, hang up and Alexa's response is delivered via a built-in speaker. It has a colour-changing LED to show what it's up to and p...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:52:08 PDT
3 Audio Players in 1 Raspberry Pi With Bluetooth - Easy Multiroom HiFi Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Audio-Players-in-1-Raspberry-Pi-With-Bluetooth-E/
3 Audio Players in 1 Raspberry Pi With Bluetooth - Easy Multiroom HiFi Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TRTD/IMP4Q858/FCCTRTDIMP4Q858.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TRTD/IMP4Q858/FCCTRTDIMP4Q858.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TRTD/IMP4Q858/FCCTRTDIMP4Q858.SMALL.jpg Max2Play Our popular Squeezebox sound environment on Max2Play was made to easily connect multiple audio players and create a smart HiFi system. With the addition of some amazing new plugins to our SD card images, we can now accomplish this goal with just one Raspberry Pi as our central device. In connection ...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 06:28:46 PDT
Getting Started with Raspberry Pi B+ with NOOBS OS Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Installation-of-NOOBS-on-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:29:38 PDT
A DIY Arcade Table powered by Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Arcade-Table-Powered-by-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 07:59:18 PDT
$20 Portable Raspberry Pi Game Console http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Raspberry-Pi-Game-Console/
$20 Portable Raspberry Pi Game Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/J9W3/IMNOK7GZ/FWDJ9W3IMNOK7GZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/J9W3/IMNOK7GZ/FWDJ9W3IMNOK7GZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/J9W3/IMNOK7GZ/FWDJ9W3IMNOK7GZ.SMALL.jpg Mach_5 There are tons of Raspberry Pi retro game emulators around on the internet, but most are quite expensive. With the new $5 Raspberry Pi Zero, in this Instructable I am going to show you how to build a completely portable battery powered Retro Game Emulator for $20. In order to build the console in un...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 06:07:09 PDT
Touchscreen Display and Rechargeable Battery Pack for the PiKon Telescope / Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Display-and-Rechargeable-Battery-Pack-/
Touchscreen Display and Rechargeable Battery Pack for the PiKon Telescope / Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ZN4T/IMCB47UA/FIAZN4TIMCB47UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ZN4T/IMCB47UA/FIAZN4TIMCB47UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/ZN4T/IMCB47UA/FIAZN4TIMCB47UA.SMALL.jpg ThirdEarthDesign In 2014, Mark Wrigley of Alternative Photonics along with Andy King, a Physics and Astronomy research associate at the University of Sheffield, created the PiKon 3d printed telescope. Based on Newton's reflecting telescope design it uses a Raspberry Pi and the PiCamera module, with the camera mounte...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:01:08 PDT
How to make a Magic Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magic-Mirror/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:48:57 PDT
Scrappy Science Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrappy-Science-Caddy/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 13:44:49 PDT
Use Lora shield and RPi to build a LoRaWAN gateway http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Lora-Shield-and-RPi-to-Build-a-LoRaWAN-Gateway/
Use Lora shield and RPi to build a LoRaWAN gateway - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/5PCR/IMDZQ6JF/FLU5PCRIMDZQ6JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/5PCR/IMDZQ6JF/FLU5PCRIMDZQ6JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/5PCR/IMDZQ6JF/FLU5PCRIMDZQ6JF.SMALL.jpg David_Dragino Over here,we will use the Lora Shileld,MEGA2560 and Raspberry Pi to build a single channel LoRaWAN gateway.LoRa Technology is a wireless modulation for long-range, low-power, low-data-rate applications. By achieving a range of more than 15 kilometers in a suburban environment and more than 2 kilomet...
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 03:33:08 PDT
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Speed-Fan-With-Snap-Circuits-Kano-Compute/
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In a previous How-To Guide I demonstrated how to blink a Snap Circuits LED with the Kano Computer (blinking an LED is the “Hello World!” of hardware hacking) and in this guide I’ll demonstrate how to drive a variable speed fan with Snap Circuits and the Kano Computer. I’ll actually use the same Scra...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:10:52 PDT
Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Your-Raspberry-Pi/
Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/2SQV/IMAVQ7HV/FW32SQVIMAVQ7HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/2SQV/IMAVQ7HV/FW32SQVIMAVQ7HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/2SQV/IMAVQ7HV/FW32SQVIMAVQ7HV.SMALL.jpg jacobspigle Welcome to our instructions for setting up a brand new Raspberry Pi! Despite what it looks like, a Raspberry Pi is a computer; it just lacks a majority of the bells and whistles most computers come with. While the uses for this device are many, one common reason people purchase them is because the...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 21:19:15 PDT