Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:01:53 PST BLOX v1.01 Dual 3D OctoPrint Server with Powerswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-3D-OctoPrint-Server-With-Powerswitch/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:36:24 PST
YAAR - Yet Another Autonomous Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/YAAR-Yet-Another-Autonomous-Robot/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:06:43 PST
Smart Mirror by Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Mirror-by-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:22:30 PST
Remote-Boombox-Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Boombox-Pi/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:56:50 PST
Tic Tac Toe Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Toe-Robot-1/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:54:27 PST
How to use MQTT with the Raspberry Pi and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-MQTT-With-the-Raspberry-Pi-and-ESP8266/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:55:32 PST
Raspberry Pi Setup Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Setup-Tutorial/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:35:47 PST
Amazon Echo Controlled Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazon-Echo-Controlled-Curtains/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:54:47 PST
RC CONTROLLER WITH CAMERA VERSION 3 (Pi_CAR V3) http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-CONTROLLER-WITH-CAMERA-VERSION-3-PiCAR-V3/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:54:09 PST
Infodisplay with raspberry pi and magic mirror software http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Controllable-Infodisplay-Based-on-Raspberry-/
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:40:17 PST
The ULTIMATE RetroPie 4.1 Raspberry Pi Setup Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/The-ULTIMATE-RetroPie-41-Raspberry-Pi-Setup-Tutori/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:22:13 PST
Laundry Room Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Room-Monitor/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:37:03 PST
BrickPi3 BalanceBot – A Segway With the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/BrickPi3-BalanceBot-a-Segway-With-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:06:21 PST
Simple Camcorder Viewfinder Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Camcorder-Viewfinder-Hack/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:52:16 PST
The Pi Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pi-Tablet/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:06:26 PST
DIY smart home doorbell for less than $40! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Doorbell-for-Less-Than-40/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 18:15:55 PST
How To Install Lakka on a Raspberry Pi 3 2 1 B+ 0 Zero http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Lakka-on-a-Raspberry-Pi-3-2-1-B-0-Z/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 14:28:43 PST
Control Servo Via Raspberry Pi Zero http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Servo-Via-Raspberry-Pi-Zero/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 12:53:37 PST
Ne555 led flasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Ne555-Led-Flasher/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 22:58:24 PST
How to make an OLED Shield for Raspberry Pi & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-OLED-Shield-for-Raspberry-Pi-Arduin/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 09:04:26 PST
RetroPie Megadrive (Genesis) http://www.instructables.com/id/RetroPie-Megadrive-Genesis/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 06:05:51 PST
You've Got Mail. Raspberry Pi, Particle Pi & IfTTT http://www.instructables.com/id/Youve-Got-Mail/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 08:36:39 PST
How to make Raspberry Pi Webcam Server and Stream Live Video || Motion + Webcam + Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Raspberry-Pi-Webcam-Server-and-Stream-/
How to make Raspberry Pi Webcam Server and Stream Live Video || Motion + Webcam + Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/T5IK/IYGFOTCN/FZXT5IKIYGFOTCN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/T5IK/IYGFOTCN/FZXT5IKIYGFOTCN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/T5IK/IYGFOTCN/FZXT5IKIYGFOTCN.SMALL.jpg Being Engineers Hello and welcome to Being Engineers.If you are watching this, then you might know how to work with Raspberry Pi and you may want to make a Webcam server that can stream live video over the internet ( local network ).This is what we will be doing today. The process will be very simple but the result...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 05:13:27 PST
CarontePass: Open Access Control for Collaborative Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/CarontePass-Open-Access-Control-for-Collaborative-/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 19:57:04 PST
Brand New Old Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Brand-New-Old-Radio/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 13:47:26 PST
Wiimote Controller Configuration for Raspberry Pi 2/3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiimote-Controller-Configuration-for-Raspberry-Pi-/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:25:47 PST
Wifi Controlled Robot using Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Controlled-Robot-Using-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:58:34 PST
IoT Based Home Security System ( Raspberry + Cayenne + PIR Sensor ) http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Based-Home-Security-System-Raspberry-Cayenne-P/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 03:06:07 PST
4000mAh - USB Powerbank Out of the Trash Can http://www.instructables.com/id/4000mAh-USB-Powerbank-Out-of-the-Trash-Can/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:09:54 PST
PID Control For BBQ Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/PID-Control-for-BBQ-Bot/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:49:33 PST
Car Retro Gaming Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Retro-Gaming-Station/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:51:03 PST
Joystick Arcade Raspberry - Garagem FABLAB http://www.instructables.com/id/Joystick-Arcade-Raspberry-Garagem-FABLAB/
Joystick Arcade Raspberry - Garagem FABLAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DMHN/IXUSG6J4/FKCDMHNIXUSG6J4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DMHN/IXUSG6J4/FKCDMHNIXUSG6J4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/DMHN/IXUSG6J4/FKCDMHNIXUSG6J4.SMALL.jpg Garagem Fab Lab Olá Makers!Hoje você vai aprender como montar um Joystick com Raspberry Pi 3 e ter um Arcade (ou Fliperama) em sua casa! Este projeto é baseado no Recalbox: https://www.recalbox.com/diyrecalbox Lista de Materiais Chapa de MDF de 6mm (50x60) Chapa de MDF de 3mm (40x15)1 Raspberry Pi 31 Cartão SD 8...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:08:09 PST
Raspberry Pi Thumb Harp (EN/FR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Thumb-Harp-ENFR/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:19:12 PST
Smart-Enough Outdoor Cat House http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Enough-Outdoor-Cat-House/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:17:30 PST
FuseBerry: a musical fan using a RaspBerry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/FuseBerry-a-Musical-Fan-Using-a-RaspBerry-Pi/
FuseBerry: a musical fan using a RaspBerry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X9NU/IXUSEB1H/F9VX9NUIXUSEB1H.SMALL.jpg FuseBerry The FuseBerry is a musical fan based on a RaspBerry Pi. A distance sensor will be used in order to determine the pitch and the volume of the note.Basically, the pitch will be determined by the frequency of the fan oscillations while the volume will be handled by the average distance measured by the ...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:55:51 PST
LIRC - LabVIEW - Remote Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/LIRC-LabVIEW-Remote-Replacement/
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:44:37 PST
Wireless Raspberry Pi Digital Picture Frame in a Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Raspberry-Pi-Digital-Picture-Frame-in-a-S/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:24:43 PST
Retro TV Console Media Cabinet - UPDATED now with RetroPie http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-TV-Console-Media-Cabinet/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 06:01:33 PST
New Door Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Door-Cam/
New Door Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/70HE/IXQFU8NO/FMB70HEIXQFU8NO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/70HE/IXQFU8NO/FMB70HEIXQFU8NO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/70HE/IXQFU8NO/FMB70HEIXQFU8NO.SMALL.jpg Acmecorporation One of my first Instructables was a sourveillance kit Raspberry Pi basedhttp://www.instructables.com/id/Old-PC-Accessories-Raspberry-PI-DoorCam-surveillan/I'm now back with an update that changes the form not the substance.It's a WIFI door cam with the following features: TFT shield to show who's ...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:06:17 PST
Inexpensive Wall Mounting for "Headless" Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Wall-Mounting-for-Headless-Raspberry-P/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 09:33:39 PST
How to 3D print a TJBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-3D-Printed-TJBot/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:49:51 PST
Building R2D2 From Scratch / Bâtir Un R2D2 À Partir De Rien http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-R2D2-From-Scratch-Bâtir-Un-R2D2-À-Partir-/
Building R2D2 From Scratch / Bâtir Un R2D2 À Partir De Rien - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M38I/IXGG1349/FK9M38IIXGG1349.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M38I/IXGG1349/FK9M38IIXGG1349.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M38I/IXGG1349/FK9M38IIXGG1349.SMALL.jpg mbargone English:Hello, another R2D2 build from scratch. This one is based on the Raspberry Pi, Adafruit Trinket, Neopixels, Servo controller and Pololu USB motor drivers. The programming languages are Python, C, Javascript and I use WebSockets. If you're in for a bumpy ride, stick with me and you'll see som...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 07:52:53 PST
Piano Pi - Play a Duet With Your Pi! http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Pi-Play-a-Duet-With-Your-Pi/
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 08:40:40 PST
Cayenne automatic Light door and Kettle switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Cayenne-Automatic-Light-Door-and-Kettle-Switch/
Cayenne automatic Light door and Kettle switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/33R5/ITSX85MR/FYZ33R5ITSX85MR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/33R5/ITSX85MR/FYZ33R5ITSX85MR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/33R5/ITSX85MR/FYZ33R5ITSX85MR.SMALL.jpg masteruan When I return to my home I make ever a cup of tea, And when I go to my home I do not see the key of my door, because there isn't light.I'm really determined to remedy the situation! :-)I will use a Raspberry Pi Zero, connected to the internet, and a Cayenne app for Smartphone an Tablet. I will conne...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:42:51 PDT
Do You Want to Build a Snowman? http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-You-Want-to-Build-a-Snowman/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 23:24:55 PST
Raspberry Pi Servo Flag Waver http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Servo-Flag-Waver/
Raspberry Pi Servo Flag Waver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MMY0/IXGFQQLH/FK3MMY0IXGFQQLH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MMY0/IXGFQQLH/FK3MMY0IXGFQQLH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MMY0/IXGFQQLH/FK3MMY0IXGFQQLH.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries Waving Flags with PivotPiPivotPi is our new hardware to control servo motors. Its design is made elegant and compact to fit the Raspberry Pi Zero. PivotPi can also be connected to any of our Robots GoPiGo, GrovePi and BrickPi. It can drive upto 8 Servo motors and has 2 I2C ports to accommodate daisy...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 23:22:54 PST
IoT Smart Alarm Clock [Open Source Project] http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Smart-Alarm-Clock-Open-Source-Project/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 10:56:06 PST
Alexa Controlled Smart Lights+More http://www.instructables.com/id/Alexa-Controlled-Smart-LightsMore/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 17:30:10 PST
Cement Thwomp Retro Gaming Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Cement-Thwomp-Retro-Gaming-Console/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 22:21:13 PST
Gingerbread Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Gingerbread-House/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 18:57:11 PST