Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 16:24:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Raspberry Pi Internet Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Internet-Monitor/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:51:08 PDT
Raspberry Pi 2 Kraft Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-Kraft-Case/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:08:55 PDT
Kids Build - Raspberry Pi Arcade Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Build-Raspberry-Pi-Arcade-Cabinet/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:06:17 PDT
Build Your First IOT with a Raspberry Pi, DHT11 sensor, and Thingspeak. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-First-IOT-with-a-Raspberry-Pi-DHT11-sen/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:05:50 PDT
An Illustrated Introduction to the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Illustrated-Introduction-to-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:50:12 PDT
Motion-Triggered Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-Music-Player/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:04:30 PDT
Raspberry Pi Prototyping Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Prototyping-Kit/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:39:45 PDT
Adding Webmin to manage a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Webmin-to-manage-a-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:06:14 PDT
1979 Bang & Olufsen Raspberry Pi Internet Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/1979-Bang-Olufsen-Raspberry-Pi-Internet-Radio/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:23:10 PDT
Piolin electronic musical instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Piolin-electronic-musical-instrument/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:27:17 PDT
JALC Boat, Aquatic Robot Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/JALC-Boat-Aquatic-Robot-Platform/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:50:39 PDT
Clickity-Clank Your smart piggy bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Clickity-Clank-Your-smart-piggy-bank/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 03:26:23 PDT
Ember (Interactive Virtual Campfire) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Interactive-Virtual-Campfire/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:31:31 PDT
3D Printed Enclosure for a 7" LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Enclosure-for-a-7/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 22:16:58 PDT
Boot the Raspberry Pi from USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-the-Raspberry-Pi-from-USB/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 18:32:11 PDT
Runnerpi: a wifi-streaming POV camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Runnerpi-a-wifi-streaming-POV-camera/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 08:09:13 PDT
Pi SNES http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-SNES/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 12:37:15 PDT
Raspberry Pi Bluetooth+Airplay Audio Receiver combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-BluetoothAirplay-Audio-Receiver-combo/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:46:01 PDT
Lightning! The Lightning Detector for Raspberry Pi Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Detector-for-Raspberry-Pi-WeatherPi-Weat/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:50:52 PDT
PiHub http://www.instructables.com/id/PiHub/
PiHub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/T727/IA9GZZQU/FDHT727IA9GZZQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/T727/IA9GZZQU/FDHT727IA9GZZQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/T727/IA9GZZQU/FDHT727IA9GZZQU.SMALL.jpg NextFab Hello! Welcome to another Instructable from NextFab. In this Instructable we will be showing you how to construct your very own PiHub. What is a PiHub you ask? The PiHub is a free standing, desktop information center that uses a simple LCD screen and 5 button Interface to give time, weather, and som...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 06:58:37 PDT
How to connect a Raspberry Pi to a Wi-Fi network http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-a-Raspberry-Pi-to-a-Wi-Fi-network/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 14:09:29 PDT
Simple Raspberry Pi Shutdown Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Raspberry-Pi-Shutdown-Button/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 08:08:45 PDT
Aeroponics with Raspberry Pi and humidity sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Aeroponics/
Aeroponics with Raspberry Pi and humidity sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IMZF/I9WTOC0A/FC3IMZFI9WTOC0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IMZF/I9WTOC0A/FC3IMZFI9WTOC0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IMZF/I9WTOC0A/FC3IMZFI9WTOC0A.SMALL.jpg wcamammoths This instructable will teach you how to install an Aeroponics system that is controlled by Raspberry Pi. Aeroponics is plant-cultivation technique that has the roots hanging and is suspended in the air. Nutrient solution is sent to them in form of a fine mist. Aeroponics is compatible with any type ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:29:23 PDT
JTAGulating the Raspberry Pi 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/JTAGulating-the-Raspberry-Pi-2/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 18:10:13 PDT
Raspberry Pi and Arduino: Building Reliable Systems with WatchDog Timers http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-and-Arduino-Building-Reliable-Systems/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:02:27 PDT
Python Programming: Part 1 - Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-Programming-Part-1-Basics/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 00:07:09 PDT
Use RPi, Azure, and Cortana to Automate your Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-RPi-Azure-and-Cortana-to-Automate-your-Home/
Use RPi, Azure, and Cortana to Automate your Home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/JHTC/I9Q824CE/FBVJHTCI9Q824CE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/JHTC/I9Q824CE/FBVJHTCI9Q824CE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/JHTC/I9Q824CE/FBVJHTCI9Q824CE.SMALL.jpg jckelley IntroductionThere is new technology all around us and only more coming every day. Our micro controllers are getting faster, are phones getting smarter, and the cloud is becoming stronger. With all this new technology everyone is asking themselves: How can I utilize it all? Well, today we will do jus...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 03:44:00 PDT
Getting started with Raspberry PI http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-Raspberry-PI-2/
Getting started with Raspberry PI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/C93T/I9Q9HJOP/F5NC93TI9Q9HJOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/C93T/I9Q9HJOP/F5NC93TI9Q9HJOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/C93T/I9Q9HJOP/F5NC93TI9Q9HJOP.SMALL.jpg Jacoby Yarrow Your shiny new Raspberry PI computer just arrived in the mail - now what?I'll show you how to assemble your Pi and boot it with the easy and popular Raspian operating system. What You'll Need 1 Raspberry Pi(model A, A+, B, B+, Bv2).1 Power supply(for the Pi).1 SD card.1 HDMI Monitor(any monitor w...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 20:10:24 PDT
Raspberry Pi moving timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-moving-timelapse/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:45:24 PDT
Raspberry Pi Android App communication http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Android-App-communication/
Raspberry Pi Android App communication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZTL7/I9M08OHO/F75ZTL7I9M08OHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZTL7/I9M08OHO/F75ZTL7I9M08OHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/ZTL7/I9M08OHO/F75ZTL7I9M08OHO.SMALL.jpg Laurens-Wuyts Hello everyoneBecause app's are being used almost everywhere, I decided to make my own tutorial on how to make an app and connect to a MySQL database hosted on a raspberry pi.For exchanging the data between the server and the client, I'm going to use JSON. Parts For this instructables you'll need...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 08:15:51 PDT
Create Your Own Solar Powered Raspberry Pi Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Solar-Powered-Raspberry-Pi-Weather/
Create Your Own Solar Powered Raspberry Pi Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/U8OW/I9JR7M8U/F22U8OWI9JR7M8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/U8OW/I9JR7M8U/F22U8OWI9JR7M8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/U8OW/I9JR7M8U/F22U8OWI9JR7M8U.SMALL.jpg SwitchDocLabs In this Instructable you will learn: How to build a solar powered system How to design and size the panels and batteries How to gather data to analyze your system performance How to wire up a Raspberry Pi to a solar power system How to safely turn a Raspbe...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 20:17:30 PDT
Home media center using raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-media-center-using-raspberry-pi/
Home media center using raspberry pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/PPPD/I9FH01JC/F67PPPDI9FH01JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/PPPD/I9FH01JC/F67PPPDI9FH01JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/PPPD/I9FH01JC/F67PPPDI9FH01JC.SMALL.jpg AnilK14 Using Raspberry pi and a hdmi/vga display from a old desktop monitor, you can create you own home media center. This is a very simple project and requires minimum prerequisite knowledge of programming/embedded systems design. All components used are off the shelf !Here are the fun stuff that you can...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 22:30:34 PDT
Cubieboard/Raspberry Pi case from old external drive http://www.instructables.com/id/CubieboardRaspberry-Pi-case-from-old-external-driv/
Cubieboard/Raspberry Pi case from old external drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/Y3BS/I9GW6VRU/FCJY3BSI9GW6VRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/Y3BS/I9GW6VRU/FCJY3BSI9GW6VRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/Y3BS/I9GW6VRU/FCJY3BSI9GW6VRU.SMALL.jpg nunopcardoso This is the case I made for my Cubieboard/Raspberry Pi which, back in the day, was an external cd writer drive.This case includes:Power supplySilent HDD mountFan with speed controlThe first step (for which I, unfortunately, don't have any pictures) is to take the case apart and remove all the old st...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 07:23:50 PDT
Playstation Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Playstation-Pi/
Playstation Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/R2GL/I9FGRXH2/FSLR2GLI9FGRXH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/R2GL/I9FGRXH2/FSLR2GLI9FGRXH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/R2GL/I9FGRXH2/FSLR2GLI9FGRXH2.SMALL.jpg Anubis This project is to use an old PlayStation console as a shell for a Raspberry Pi.If you don't know how to solder or are not able to safely handle electricity, please don't do this project.The goal is for all of the ports to be in the back and to be able to use PlayStation controllers through the orig...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 05:36:20 PDT
Rasperberry PiPhone Silver Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Rasperberry-PiPhone-Silver-Edition/
Rasperberry PiPhone Silver Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Y7TD/I9CM2G0D/F40Y7TDI9CM2G0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Y7TD/I9CM2G0D/F40Y7TDI9CM2G0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Y7TD/I9CM2G0D/F40Y7TDI9CM2G0D.SMALL.jpg adizzle This was a collaboration for a special topics course at Washington State University Vancouver. The course was titled DTC 338 - Maker Culture and this was the final project. The creators of this beast are Alan McGinnis and Steven Schmeling.WARNING, WARNING, WARNING: This project is costly, requires e...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 23:02:56 PDT
Weather station using SAMIIO, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-using-SAMIIO-Arduino-and-Raspberry/
Weather station using SAMIIO, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VUPM/I95GPNMC/F31VUPMI95GPNMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VUPM/I95GPNMC/F31VUPMI95GPNMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VUPM/I95GPNMC/F31VUPMI95GPNMC.SMALL.jpg SamsungIoT This article demonstrates using SAMI with simple, off-the-shelf sensors and hardware. Specifically, we will be gathering climate data from a low-cost temperature sensor and relaying that data to the cloud via SAMI APIs. From there, we can analyze our collected data in real-time or historically. This...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 12:27:21 PDT
Mapillary en Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mapillary-en-Raspberry-Pi/
Mapillary en Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/JVW6/I8SLSCQZ/FAPJVW6I8SLSCQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/JVW6/I8SLSCQZ/FAPJVW6I8SLSCQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/JVW6/I8SLSCQZ/FAPJVW6I8SLSCQZ.SMALL.jpg sabas1080 Desde hace poco tiempo me he hecho fan de la comunidad Mapillary y su proyecto, he visto personas usar su smartphone, GoPro y algunos otros tipo de camaras para mapear su ciudad, es por eso que he realizado este proyecto para mapear mi ciudad con una Raspberry Pi basado en el proyecto de Picamera de...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:22:12 PDT
HeaterMeter Pit Probe http://www.instructables.com/id/HeaterMeter-Pit-Probe/
HeaterMeter Pit Probe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/JXAV/I941AQ8J/F64JXAVI941AQ8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/JXAV/I941AQ8J/F64JXAVI941AQ8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/JXAV/I941AQ8J/F64JXAVI941AQ8J.SMALL.jpg daveselinger First and foremost, credit for the creation of this open source project goes to the appropriate places: Bryan Mayland for creating the original LinkMeter and HeaterMeter, and the rest of the community contributors for making it possible.I'm just a new guy learning how to do this, and it took me hour...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:59:43 PDT
Raspberry Pi Compact Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Compact-Camera/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:27:41 PDT
3D Printed Modular Support (Case) for Arduino and Raspberry Pi - CustoBlocks http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Modular-Support-Case-for-Arduino-and-Ra/
3D Printed Modular Support (Case) for Arduino and Raspberry Pi - CustoBlocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/HGT1/I8VGOFJS/FMSHGT1I8VGOFJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/HGT1/I8VGOFJS/FMSHGT1I8VGOFJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/HGT1/I8VGOFJS/FMSHGT1I8VGOFJS.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw When building electronic projects it is important to protect components against moving. This way they cannot slide and touch each other causing a short circuit or even damage.I have seen many cases, some dishes and other housings but what if our project consists more than one breadboard or more elec...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:15:40 PDT
Raspberry Pi Music Fingers http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Music-Fingers/
Raspberry Pi Music Fingers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Creating music is always fun, but making it with your own DIY musical instrument is much better !!Whether you are a professional musician looking for that next new instrument to try or an amateur enthusiast who has basic knowledge of electronics, use the Raspberry Pi to create your own DIY Music fi...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:48:02 PDT
Building a 3D Printed Pan Tilt Case for a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-Printed-Pan-Tilt-Case-for-a-Raspberr/
Building a 3D Printed Pan Tilt Case for a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ZH1J/I8PQV6VM/FPHZH1JI8PQV6VM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ZH1J/I8PQV6VM/FPHZH1JI8PQV6VM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ZH1J/I8PQV6VM/FPHZH1JI8PQV6VM.SMALL.jpg WisarUK This instructable describes the building of a case for a Raspberry Pi that incorporates a pan-tilt assembly for the Pi Camera.My goal was to design a 3D printable case that would neatly encompass the Raspberry Pi while also providing space for converting a single power source (12V) into two regulate...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:24:11 PDT
Raspberry Pi Arcade Game High Score DIsplay for Multiple Locations http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade-Game-High-Score-DIsplay-for-Mu/
Raspberry Pi Arcade Game High Score DIsplay for Multiple Locations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/U9Z9/I8BGKONZ/FCZU9Z9I8BGKONZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/U9Z9/I8BGKONZ/FCZU9Z9I8BGKONZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/U9Z9/I8BGKONZ/FCZU9Z9I8BGKONZ.SMALL.jpg stevemoseley This Instructable will show you how to use a Raspberry Pi board with an existing computer monitor to create an arcade game high score display for your home or office. You and your family or your co-workers can keep an eye on the latest high scores and get into a little trash talkin'. Since the dis...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:16:00 PDT
Raspberry Pi 2 Media Center: Kodi on XBian http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-2-Media-Center-Kodi-on-XBian/
Raspberry Pi 2 Media Center: Kodi on XBian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/787Y/I8FR4VMO/F8H787YI8FR4VMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/787Y/I8FR4VMO/F8H787YI8FR4VMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/787Y/I8FR4VMO/F8H787YI8FR4VMO.SMALL.jpg musicalTim Author: Timothy WoodDate: April 2015Overview This guide walks through the construction and configuration of a home media center from parts to running system. After following these steps, you will have a running Kodi media server on a Raspberry Pi 2 in an Altoids tin case, ready for you to attach a ...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:39:43 PDT
Raspberry Pirate Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pirate-Radio/
Raspberry Pirate Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/UWW0/I6KN9UQT/FRPUWW0I6KN9UQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/UWW0/I6KN9UQT/FRPUWW0I6KN9UQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/UWW0/I6KN9UQT/FRPUWW0I6KN9UQT.SMALL.jpg NCMaker I've been looking around on Instructables but haven't been able to find a good Raspberry Pi Radio. So, with the inspration from Make: Raspberry PiRate Radio, i have decided to make one with their program. This is the first Instructable I've made, so please bear with me. All you need is an afternoon,...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:11:47 PST
Motion Detection Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Detection-Alarm-System/
Motion Detection Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/PY54/I8FQQ9GV/FBEPY54I8FQQ9GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/PY54/I8FQQ9GV/FBEPY54I8FQQ9GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/PY54/I8FQQ9GV/FBEPY54I8FQQ9GV.SMALL.jpg nivenenna A basic USB camera can be used to detect motion in a room. In the following steps we will show you how you can use Reactive Blocks to program a ready to run Java application that sends SMS when motion is detected. With Reative Blocks you make Java SE applications so the alarm application can be dep...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 04:14:47 PDT
Installing RetroPie/EmulationStation onto Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+ (Playstation 1 Emulator Included!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-RetroPieEmulationStation-onto-Raspberry/
Installing RetroPie/EmulationStation onto Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+ (Playstation 1 Emulator Included!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/W2TG/I8BGHL9X/F7MW2TGI8BGHL9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/W2TG/I8BGHL9X/F7MW2TGI8BGHL9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/W2TG/I8BGHL9X/F7MW2TGI8BGHL9X.SMALL.jpg honsontran GoalInstalling RetroPie through Raspberry Pi's OS (Raspbian) and also enabling Playstation 1 Emulator in RetroPie. I'll also teach you how to write images on your Mac or Windows PC as well (no worries :D).This tutorial is for Raspberry Pi 2 B+ Models. Any Raspberry Pi before this is a lot easier to ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:50:10 PDT
Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-secret-IR-camera-security-raspberry-pi-unit/
Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DWU0/I8861V6L/FN0DWU0I8861V6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DWU0/I8861V6L/FN0DWU0I8861V6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/DWU0/I8861V6L/FN0DWU0I8861V6L.SMALL.jpg andyk75 Did you ever wanted to know what's going on in your room, when you're not at home? Did you ever wanted to know who's entering your room and grubbing around in your things? Did you want to have a robot friend you can send messages and who would answer? So then I got news for you: It can be done with ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:40 PDT
LaserOscope http://www.instructables.com/id/LaserOscope/
LaserOscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JXCF/I88LKPBR/F22JXCFI88LKPBR.SQUARE.jpg http://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
OBD-Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/OBD-Pi/
OBD-Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/C2K2/I85QRNZ8/FUBC2K2I85QRNZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/C2K2/I85QRNZ8/FUBC2K2I85QRNZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/C2K2/I85QRNZ8/FUBC2K2I85QRNZ8.SMALL.jpg CowFish In this instructable you will learn how to connect your Raspberry Pi to a Bluetooth OBD-II adapter and display realtime engine data to your cars aftermarket head unit! Hardware Required: Raspberry Pi Model B or B+ Aftermarket head unit (Note: Must support Auxiliary input) Plugable USB...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 16:55:36 PDT