Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:05:27 PST BLOX v1.01 Turn Raspberry Pi into a Network File System version 4 (NFSv4) server http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Raspberry-Pi-into-a-Network-File-System-versi/
Turn Raspberry Pi into a Network File System version 4 (NFSv4) server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1DYE/I6HSMSDY/FO41DYEI6HSMSDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1DYE/I6HSMSDY/FO41DYEI6HSMSDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1DYE/I6HSMSDY/FO41DYEI6HSMSDY.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionNetwork FIle System(NFS) can simultaneously run in version 2, 3, 4. NFS version 4(NFSv4) has several improvements over the NFSv2 and NFSv3. The improvements I like most are:NFSv4 makes configuring firewall simple because NFSv4 uses only one port (default to 2049) while NFSv2 and NFSv3 us...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:30:45 PST
Raspberry Pirate Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pirate-Radio/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:11:47 PST
Control a Lionel Train with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-a-Lionel-Train-with-a-Raspberry-Pi/
Control a Lionel Train with a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/MD39/I6HSKEDD/FKZMD39I6HSKEDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/MD39/I6HSKEDD/FKZMD39I6HSKEDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/MD39/I6HSKEDD/FKZMD39I6HSKEDD.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries What happens when you take an old Lionel model train system and add some web-control? This project controls a Lionel model train set with the Raspberry Pi.In this project, we go step by step through the parts, hardware, and software to control a Lionel model train set over the web. We use a Raspber...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:45:24 PST
Sub Centimeter GPS With RTKLIB http://www.instructables.com/id/Sub-Centimeter-GPS-With-RTKLIB/
Sub Centimeter GPS With RTKLIB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/OF9Q/I6HSHE9T/F5COF9QI6HSHE9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/OF9Q/I6HSHE9T/F5COF9QI6HSHE9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/OF9Q/I6HSHE9T/F5COF9QI6HSHE9T.SMALL.jpg BR00KSM3T4L I recently had the need for a very accurate and precise positioning system, but had a hard time finding one. So I figured I'd share my discovery here so everyone will know centimeter or decimeter accuracy is easily within reach.I plan to use this with 3d Robotics Ardupilot/rover/copter since their s...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:18:47 PST
How to create a Scratch game with Makey Makey controller on a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Scratch-game-with-Makey-Makey-cont/
How to create a Scratch game with Makey Makey controller on a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/FQE9/I6GCW91V/FJ6FQE9I6GCW91V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/FQE9/I6GCW91V/FJ6FQE9I6GCW91V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/FQE9/I6GCW91V/FJ6FQE9I6GCW91V.SMALL.jpg BenjieGillam In this instructable you'll learn how to make a simple game in Scratch on a Raspberry Pi; to make the game more fun you will be controlling it using real world objects (fruit and vegetables) via a Makey Makey.You will need:A Raspberry Pi mini computer An SD card or MicroSD card (depending on which R...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:53:27 PST
Make Raspberry Pi a Multi-User Desktop http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Raspberry-Pi-a-Multi-User-Desktop/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:42:35 PST
Raspberry Pi DLNA server/renderer http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-DLNA-serverrenderer/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:23:43 PST
Compile Using GNU GCC from Visual Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Compile-Using-GNU-GCC-from-Visual-Studio/
Compile Using GNU GCC from Visual Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/5HLM/I66D3RRO/FKM5HLMI66D3RRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/5HLM/I66D3RRO/FKM5HLMI66D3RRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/5HLM/I66D3RRO/FKM5HLMI66D3RRO.SMALL.jpg jclarkmm2 This instructable will show how to use Visual Studio 2013 Community Technology Edition to compile a program using a GNU GCC compiler toolchain. In the resulting project template, Visual Studio retains the intellisense and code completion feature, however built in debugging is lost in this scheme. Sc...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:30:31 PST
Air Button for Volumio using ultrasonic sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Button-for-Volumio-using-ultrasonic-sensor/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:41:23 PST
Install Heat Sink to Raspberry pi B+ model. http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Heat-Sink-to-Raspberry-pi-B-model/
Install Heat Sink to Raspberry pi B+ model. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/786Y/I66CXUOR/FVA786YI66CXUOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/786Y/I66CXUOR/FVA786YI66CXUOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/786Y/I66CXUOR/FVA786YI66CXUOR.SMALL.jpg Sarang Pitale Raspberry pi is a credit card size computer. This computer lets you control many sensors and electronic gadgets with very simple python codes. The only problem with these computers is that they came with 512MB RAM. Many geeks over-clocked these computers for better performance. This over clockin...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:02:53 PST
Easy Raspberry Pi Based Screensaver/Slideshow for Exhibitions/Store Front http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Raspberry-Pi-Based-ScreensaverSlideshow-for-E/
Easy Raspberry Pi Based Screensaver/Slideshow for Exhibitions/Store Front - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/LYZ4/I63EVJX1/FYDLYZ4I63EVJX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/LYZ4/I63EVJX1/FYDLYZ4I63EVJX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/LYZ4/I63EVJX1/FYDLYZ4I63EVJX1.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus At exhibitions you often want to show off your work in the hopes of attracting new potential customers. This also works for the windows of stores to advertise products on sale within. Most will simply create a large fixed image poster at great expense and use this for long periods of time. Somet...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:04:41 PST
TiddlyWiki 5 on Raspberry Pi Server in 15 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/TiddlyWiki-5-on-Raspberry-Pi-Server-in-15-minutes/
TiddlyWiki 5 on Raspberry Pi Server in 15 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/IQGD/I6007XPH/FCFIQGDI6007XPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/IQGD/I6007XPH/FCFIQGDI6007XPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/IQGD/I6007XPH/FCFIQGDI6007XPH.SMALL.jpg RichShumaker IntroductionRaspberry Pi's are inexpensive credit card sized computers conceived by Eben Upton and designed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation Team in the UK. They are now built in the UK as well.TiddlyWiki 5 is the latest version of TiddlyWiki which was created by Jeremy Ruston from the UK over 10 yea...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:08:38 PST
Reduce overhead due to network drive on Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Reduce-overhead-due-to-network-drive-on-Raspberry-/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 06:19:35 PST
How to make VoIP calls from Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-VoIP-calls-from-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 06:39:40 PST
Raspberry Pi Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 13:27:54 PST
GPIO for Raspberry Pi B, B+, Pi 2 running PROTA Pi OS (HTML5) http://www.instructables.com/id/GPIO-for-Raspberry-Pi-B-B-Pi-2-running-PROTA-Pi-OS/
GPIO for Raspberry Pi B, B+, Pi 2 running PROTA Pi OS (HTML5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/URR1/I5THTKN0/FYSURR1I5THTKN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/URR1/I5THTKN0/FYSURR1I5THTKN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/URR1/I5THTKN0/FYSURR1I5THTKN0.SMALL.jpg kidofone Some of us believe greater can be fulfilled when technology upbuilds and completes the great, prior products of our efforts. It’s the basic fundamentals how all of us evolved. GPIO I’ve experienced is in a way a shortcut that trims down to the simple core functions it was originally meant to do. I c...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 04:41:52 PST
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Use With XMMS2 Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Unwanted-Infrared-Remote-Control-to-Use-With/
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Use With XMMS2 Music Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/EVFG/I5THU6H8/FQ7EVFGI5THU6H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/EVFG/I5THU6H8/FQ7EVFGI5THU6H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/EVFG/I5THU6H8/FQ7EVFGI5THU6H8.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionIt's a good idea to remote control XMMS2 media player via infrared for the same reason one does it with XBMC/KODI. I rummaged in my box of parts and found this infrared remote control of a Home Theatre DVD system which I threw away many years ago. Scope This instructable will show: 1. In...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 01:17:32 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
Play Music on Raspberry Pi Using XMMS2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Music-on-Raspberry-Pi-Using-XMMS2/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 08:49:36 PST
Install and Configure Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) Daemon http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-and-Configure-Linux-Infrared-Remote-Contro/
Install and Configure Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) Daemon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/H6TO/I5NS5A2A/FS5H6TOI5NS5A2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/H6TO/I5NS5A2A/FS5H6TOI5NS5A2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/H6TO/I5NS5A2A/FS5H6TOI5NS5A2A.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionLIRC daemon decodes infrared (IR) signals. Upon receiving an IR signal, the daemon generates a specific LIRC event. Clients such as irexec daemon and XBMC/KODI listen for these LIRC events and respond accordingly.ScopeThis instructable will show how to install and configure an initial LI...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 19:22:58 PST
PiCy - The Tiny Raspberry Pi Powered Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/PiCy-The-Tiny-Raspberry-Pi-Powered-Robot/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:07:28 PST
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Launch Graphical Application in Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Unwanted-Remote-to-Launch-Application-in-Ras/
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Launch Graphical Application in Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/UH27/I5THYHJI/FZ1UH27I5THYHJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/UH27/I5THYHJI/FZ1UH27I5THYHJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/UH27/I5THYHJI/FZ1UH27I5THYHJI.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionThis is an extension to my instructable "Shutting down and Restarting" Raspberry Pi using a remote control unit. This time, I want to launch graphical (GUI) applications such a a terminal emulator and a browser in addition to shutting down and restarting the RPI. A browser is a GUI appl...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 08:38:02 PST
Email Notification Capacitive Touch Doorknob Alarm (Phew!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Email-Notification-Capacitive-Touch-Doorknob-Alarm/
Email Notification Capacitive Touch Doorknob Alarm (Phew!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SMALL.jpg Woozl I have finally, amidst high school and other things, decided to have some fun and make my first instructable. If you have any feedback for me are questions you can write them down in the comments and I will try to answer them.This instructable will walk you through how to set up a basic alarm system...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 19:27:55 PST
Kid-proof Makey-Makey Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-proof-Makey-Makey-Box/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:48:34 PST
Ikea Digital Video/Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Digital-VideoPicture-Frame-1/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:15:19 PST
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Use With XBMC/KODI on Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-XBMCKODI-on-Raspberry-Pi/
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Use With XBMC/KODI on Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/V33U/I5GN6B1Z/FRMV33UI5GN6B1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/V33U/I5GN6B1Z/FRMV33UI5GN6B1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/V33U/I5GN6B1Z/FRMV33UI5GN6B1Z.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionRemote controlling the media center is a major application of Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC). There are quite a number of tutorial on how to implement infrared remote control with XMBC/KODI. After following the excellent tutorial published by adafruit.com, my DVD remote control uni...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:06:13 PST
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Shutdown and Reboot Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Unwanted-Remote-Control-to-Control-Raspberry/
Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Shutdown and Reboot Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/1SPW/I5J575DY/FCT1SPWI5J575DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/1SPW/I5J575DY/FCT1SPWI5J575DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/1SPW/I5J575DY/FCT1SPWI5J575DY.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionThis remote control in the picture used to control a fan until the fan stopped working. I threw away the fan and saved the remote control unit. This is definitely my personal favourite instructable because it is is useful for lazy people like me. Too lazy to use click on menu, buttons, k...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:58:25 PST
Enable Raspberry Pi to Print to Networked Printers and Print Servers http://www.instructables.com/id/Enable-Raspberry-Pi-to-Print-to-Networked-Printers/
Enable Raspberry Pi to Print to Networked Printers and Print Servers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/36Z1/I5GN8F91/FAE36Z1I5GN8F91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/36Z1/I5GN8F91/FAE36Z1I5GN8F91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/36Z1/I5GN8F91/FAE36Z1I5GN8F91.SMALL.jpg roy_1000 IntroductionEver since my desktop PC went kaput. I have been using Raspberry Pi as my desktop PC replacement. Why?, you ask. Because I'm poor and can't afford a proper desktop computer. Anyway I got the idea for this instructable when I tried to print from a Raspberry Pi. After I finished typing a n...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:38:15 PST
Use Raspberry Pi To Test Your Infrared Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Raspberry-Pi-To-Test-Your-Remote-Control/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:14:12 PST
Add Infrared Interface to Your Raspberry Pi GPIO http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Infrared-Interface-to-Your-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:02:27 PST
Raspberry pi Pandora's Jukebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-Pandoras-Jukebox/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:10:44 PST
TELEPRESENCE ROBOT Version 2 (DIY AVATAR) http://www.instructables.com/id/TELEPRESENCE-ROBOT-Version-2-DIY-AVATAR/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:49:58 PST
XBian - XBMC/Kodi for your small factor computer http://www.instructables.com/id/XBian-XBMCKodi-for-your-small-factor-computer/
XBian - XBMC/Kodi for your small factor computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/OU05/I5BB8V9T/FBVOU05I5BB8V9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/OU05/I5BB8V9T/FBVOU05I5BB8V9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/OU05/I5BB8V9T/FBVOU05I5BB8V9T.SMALL.jpg rikardo1979 Not much a how to as all is on the XBian web page but I thought its worth to share with community here.I am more than happy to answer what ever question come across to your mind, if I know the answer obviously :)What is XBian?XBian is a small, fast and lightweight media center distribution for the R...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:38:12 PST
Raspberry Pi B & B+ boot SD card for PROTA OS (HTML5 UI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-B-B-boot-SD-card-for-PROTA-OS-HTML5-U/
Raspberry Pi B & B+ boot SD card for PROTA OS (HTML5 UI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/UYUB/I55MS6RK/FDFUYUBI55MS6RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/UYUB/I55MS6RK/FDFUYUBI55MS6RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/UYUB/I55MS6RK/FDFUYUBI55MS6RK.SMALL.jpg kidofone Follow this instructable to get your PROTA OS up and running on your Raspberry Pi without pulling too much hair.NOTE for your understandingPROTA OS is an alternative, headless-oriented OS for Raspberry Pi for people like me who seek I-just-want-to-plug-and-use. Burning the image, I’d say, is the lea...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:06:37 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan We’re working on a project where we explore robotic body language as a way to augment/replace purely digital communication protocols. For this, we need to move a cellphone with as many degrees of freedom as possible. A robot arm would have been a good option, but for aesthetic reasons, we don’t want...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:19 PST
Anachronistic Audio: Radiation Windchimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Anachronistic-Audio-Radiation-Windchimes/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:52:29 PST
How to make Lego Raspberry Pi B+ case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Lego-Raspberry-Pi-B-case/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:02:10 PST
Automated vegetable cultivation system http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-vegetable-cultivation-system/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:23:16 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Hamster Fitness Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-Raspberry-Pi-into-a-Hamster-Fitness-Trac/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 05:48:19 PST
Roberts 747 - DIY Raspberry Pi internet radio/streamer http://www.instructables.com/id/Roberts-747-DIY-Raspberry-Pi-internet-radiostreame/
Roberts 747 - DIY Raspberry Pi internet radio/streamer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/2FV9/I4VQCC2L/FVO2FV9I4VQCC2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/2FV9/I4VQCC2L/FVO2FV9I4VQCC2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/2FV9/I4VQCC2L/FVO2FV9I4VQCC2L.SMALL.jpg rikardo1979 Roberts 747, great radio from 1990. Fully working in very good condition. Found it on antique sale after a long hunt for something like this. I have a spare Raspberry Pi model B V1 home as a spare and it was just catching dust for some years as I couldn't decide what to do with it.Than I came across...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:54:50 PST
protable power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/protable-power-bank/
protable power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SMALL.jpg ibenkos this is an easy project to make an 5v portable power bank for just 2$! Parts The parts you will need for this project is:* 3x AAA batteries * 3x AAA battery holder* 5v step-up * SPST switch* Enclosure* Hot glue Cut the wires Cut the wires from the battery holder to the size you want them to b...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:31:06 PST
Cutting Cable With a Streaming Media Box! (XBMC/Kodi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Cable-With-a-Streaming-Media-Box-XBMCKodi/
Cutting Cable With a Streaming Media Box! (XBMC/Kodi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/1AZ0/I4VK59IH/FZV1AZ0I4VK59IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/1AZ0/I4VK59IH/FZV1AZ0I4VK59IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/1AZ0/I4VK59IH/FZV1AZ0I4VK59IH.SMALL.jpg pc1975 Hello fellow Instructable-rs. This is my first instructable, and I'm going to include as much detailed information along with the steps as I see necessary for those who are unfamiliar with XBMC/Kodi. Much of this information is my own opinion, and just how I choose to do things. If you have a method...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:39:42 PST
Log and Graph 24V Thermostat Events (Optocoupler + Raspberry Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-and-Graph-24V-Thermostat-Events-Optocoupler-Ra/
Log and Graph 24V Thermostat Events (Optocoupler + Raspberry Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/YY6H/I4SCG2J0/FPYYY6HI4SCG2J0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/YY6H/I4SCG2J0/FPYYY6HI4SCG2J0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/YY6H/I4SCG2J0/FPYYY6HI4SCG2J0.SMALL.jpg langelgjm There are a lot of Instructables that show how to make a thermostat. But what if you already have a thermostat, and you want to log or monitor when it turns off and on? This Instructable shows how to use an optocoupler to obtain logic-level DC voltages from a common household programmable thermostat...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 13:45:30 PST
Hueberry http://www.instructables.com/id/Hueberry/
Hueberry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/B40D/I4RKS9DO/FG9B40DI4RKS9DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/B40D/I4RKS9DO/FG9B40DI4RKS9DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/B40D/I4RKS9DO/FG9B40DI4RKS9DO.SMALL.jpg Gambizzle Quick intro... this is my 'Hueberry'. It will allow you to control Philips Hue lights using a Raspberry Pi.Conventionally one would control their Hue using either their computer or a mobile phone app. Personally I find these two options a bit 'nerdy' and also in my opinion they over-complicate a pro...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 02:03:32 PST
Plant Micro Climate http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Micro-Climate/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 19:20:12 PST
IoT 101 Project: Stream Temperature from your Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-101-Project-Stream-Temperature-from-your-Raspb/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 13:33:41 PST
Raspberry remote control with Telegram http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-remote-control-with-Telegram/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 23:43:13 PST
1981 Portable VCR Raspberry PI Media Centre http://www.instructables.com/id/1981-Portable-VCR-Raspberry-PI-Media-Centre/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:02:39 PST
Easy Project - Control an LED Light with Python Using a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Raspberry-Pi-GPIO-LED-Project-Ever/
Easy Project - Control an LED Light with Python Using a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/FYP7/I4MMOOER/FNBFYP7I4MMOOER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/FYP7/I4MMOOER/FNBFYP7I4MMOOER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/FYP7/I4MMOOER/FNBFYP7I4MMOOER.SMALL.jpg NoobT This will be the easiest Raspberry Pi GPIO LED project ever. If you follow this guide it should take less than 20 minutes to setup and have running. The goal of this project is to get a single LED light blinking based on a Python program running on a Raspberry Pi. In order to do this you will need t...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:54:15 PST