Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:25:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Raspberry Pi Controlled Two Faced Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Raspberry-Pi-Controlled-Two-Faced-Clock/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:36:29 PDT
Easy Node.JS + WebSockets LED Controller for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-NodeJS-WebSockets-LED-Controller-for-Raspberr/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:15:40 PDT
RaspiTrap V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/RaspiTrap-V10/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:06:23 PDT
Raspberry Samba file server software http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Samba-file-server-software/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:32:40 PDT
Using a USB external hard drive with your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-USB-external-hard-drive-with-your-Raspberr/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:26:51 PDT
IoT Motion Controlled Servos http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Motion-Controlled-Servos/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:47:59 PDT
A Grey Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Grey-Hat/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 03:33:50 PDT
Bitcoin Mining On Raspberry Pi2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bitcoin-Mining-On-Raspberry-Pi2/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:45:05 PDT
Ambilight TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-your-TV/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:04:30 PDT
Raspberry Pi Mobile Media Center with Smartphone Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Mobile-Media-Center-with-Smartphone-C/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:51:56 PDT
Analog Ultrasound Range Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Ultrasound-Range-Finder/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 21:00:42 PDT
Raspberry Pi 3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-3x3-LED-Cube/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:22:45 PDT
Join the IOT with your Weather Station - CWOP http://www.instructables.com/id/Join-the-IOT-with-your-Weather-Station-CWOP/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:05:02 PDT
IoT Wall Outlet with Arduino and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Wall-Outlet-with-Arduino-and-ESP8266/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 03:59:16 PDT
DIY Alternative to Smart Door Bell (Smart Knock!) [UPDATED with Camera App] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-alternative-to-smart-door-bell-when-someone-kn/
DIY Alternative to Smart Door Bell (Smart Knock!) [UPDATED with Camera App] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/U9E1/ICX7VGGP/F26U9E1ICX7VGGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/U9E1/ICX7VGGP/F26U9E1ICX7VGGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/U9E1/ICX7VGGP/F26U9E1ICX7VGGP.SMALL.jpg Naran Most of us have been in a situation when somebody couldn’t get our attention because we were wearing a pair of headphones. It usually ends up fine as long as the attention seeker can poke us, but what if there is a barrier between the two? For such occasions we made a simple home automation solution...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 18:56:26 PDT
Pinebox Portable Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinebox-Portable-Computer-4/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:03:10 PDT
How a headless Raspberry Pi can tell you its IP address http://www.instructables.com/id/How-a-headless-Raspberry-Pi-can-tell-you-its-IP-ad/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:39:15 PDT
DIY Alternative to Commercial Smart Power Sockets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-alternative-to-commercial-smart-power-sockets/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:52:33 PDT
Raspberry Pi powered by batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-powered-by-battery/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:00:36 PDT
How To Assign A Static IP to The Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Assign-A-Static-IP-to-The-Raspberry-Pi/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:58:36 PDT
PIvena Assembly Instruction with 1280x800 Display http://www.instructables.com/id/PIvena-Assembly-Instruction-with-1280x800-Display/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:56:46 PDT
Build your own internet radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-internet-radio/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:17:22 PDT
Web controlled rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-controlled-rover/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 22:11:14 PDT
Raspberry Pi Wall Display Without X-Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Wall-Display-Without-X-Windows/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:57:49 PDT
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
Raspberry Pi RetroPie Gaming Station (Optimized for N64) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-RetroPie-Gaming-Station-Optimized-for/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:14:53 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/
Build Your First IOT with a Raspberry Pi, DHT11 sensor, and Thingspeak. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4WLY/IBHS9XFZ/FSC4WLYIBHS9XFZ.SMALL.jpg SolderingSunday IOT or Internet of Things is a hot topic! According to the experts everything will be connected to the internet and all our devices and their data will soon be just an IP address away from us. So where do you start if you want to explore the world of IOT? How about a simple Temperature, Humidity, an...
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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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By: steve.m.graves

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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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By: Acmecorporation

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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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By: SwitchDocLabs

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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/
How to connect a Raspberry Pi to a Wi-Fi network - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/70CX/IA0WKL68/F0J70CXIA0WKL68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/70CX/IA0WKL68/F0J70CXIA0WKL68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/70CX/IA0WKL68/F0J70CXIA0WKL68.SMALL.jpg KieraM So you want to connect a Raspberry Pi to the internet, but your computer lacks an ethernet connection, or you lack an ethernet cable. What to do?What you need:Raspberry PimicroSD cardHDMI cableUSB power adapter (that can provide at least 600mA at 5V), include a micro USB cableUSB Wi-Fi adapterUSB ke...
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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