Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:26:01 PST BLOX v1.01 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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FBV/OU05/I5BB8V9T/FBVOU05I5BB8V9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FBV/OU05/I5BB8V9T/FBVOU05I5BB8V9T.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/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/
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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/
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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
Bit Box Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Bit-Box-Pi/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 19:40:27 PST
Dazzling Fundraising Sign: 140 watts of Internet connected LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dazzling-Fundraising-Sign-140-watts-of-Internet-co/
Dazzling Fundraising Sign: 140 watts of Internet connected LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/YTPH/I4E67R9C/FYZYTPHI4E67R9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/YTPH/I4E67R9C/FYZYTPHI4E67R9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/YTPH/I4E67R9C/FYZYTPHI4E67R9C.SMALL.jpg rpurser Build this internet connected sign to help raise funds for a local charity! Learn about high power LEDs, Arduino, Raspberry Pi & python, digital radios, wiring & soldering, and a little carpentry.Hopefully, in 10 hours or so, you can do what took me at least 100 hours to design and construct. Ove...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 03:45:18 PST
Raspberry Pi water alarm system http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-water-alarm-system/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Connect the Raspberry Pi to network using UART http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-the-Raspberry-Pi-to-network-using-UART/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:46:58 PST
Piulator Portable Game System via Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Piulator-Portable-Game-System-via-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:06:17 PST
Raspberry Pi Twitter Candy Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Twitter-Candy-Bot/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:42:46 PST
AC Relay Module http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Relay-Module/
AC Relay Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/940F/I42MGCO4/F7S940FI42MGCO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/940F/I42MGCO4/F7S940FI42MGCO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/940F/I42MGCO4/F7S940FI42MGCO4.SMALL.jpg brett935 I was sorting through all my salvaged electronics deciding what to keep and what to throw away. I had saved this IR controlled AC switch that was missing its remote control with hopes to build an IR remote to control it. I had decided it wouldn't be worth my time and started to open the case up to s...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:40:45 PST
Restore DMG to SD Card - MAC OS X http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-DMG-to-SD-Card-MAC-OS-X/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:22:09 PST
Christmas Special - Santa Detector and More http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Special-Santa-Detector-and-More/
Christmas Special - Santa Detector and More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/I2PG/I3XU3F2K/F40I2PGI3XU3F2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/I2PG/I3XU3F2K/F40I2PGI3XU3F2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/I2PG/I3XU3F2K/F40I2PGI3XU3F2K.SMALL.jpg misperry Merry Christmas!! This video will show you how to build your own santa detector using the raspberry pi and the waved system. Also it will be showing how to use bluetooth with the raspberry pi and the intel edison to communicate. Grab a cup of hot coco and sit by the fire and enjoy. How to build ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:18:55 PST
Streaming Sensor Data from a ppDAQC Pi-Plate Using InitialState http://www.instructables.com/id/Streaming-Sensor-Data-from-a-ppDAQC-Pi-Plate-Using/
Streaming Sensor Data from a ppDAQC Pi-Plate Using InitialState - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/L83E/I3WLUYVB/F44L83EI3WLUYVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/L83E/I3WLUYVB/F44L83EI3WLUYVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/L83E/I3WLUYVB/F44L83EI3WLUYVB.SMALL.jpg jwasinger The Pi-Plates ppDAQC Data Acquisition and Control board is an ideal interface between sensors and a Raspberry Pi. With eight analog and eight digital inputs, up to sixteen channels of real world data can be captured by a single ppDAQC Pi-Plate. But, what can you do with that data? You can use it to ...
By: jwasinger

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:36:59 PST
Pi Power (Remote Power Management with Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Power-Remote-Power-Management-with-Pi/
Pi Power (Remote Power Management with Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/EOJL/I3VHBZJB/FXNEOJLI3VHBZJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/EOJL/I3VHBZJB/FXNEOJLI3VHBZJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/EOJL/I3VHBZJB/FXNEOJLI3VHBZJB.SMALL.jpg !nstructable "Pi Power"!!! Remote Power Management with a Raspberry Pi.......“Not so long ago in a galaxy far, far away... our hero needed access to data near a distant star in the far off reaches of space" ....no need for "FTL" travel as I was actually in my living room on my laptop and was too lazy to go back ...
By: !nstructable

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:21:59 PST
Replica theft alarm box http://www.instructables.com/id/Replica-theft-alarm-box/
Replica theft alarm box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/E19Y/I3THBB7F/FUGE19YI3THBB7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/E19Y/I3THBB7F/FUGE19YI3THBB7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/E19Y/I3THBB7F/FUGE19YI3THBB7F.SMALL.jpg FabLabLondon1 For my first project using a Raspberry Pi, I made a replica theft alarm box that will serve as a deterrent against any would-be bandits. As well as a Pi, I also used a 4tronix ‘PiRingo v1.1’ which provides a ring of LEDs, that can be purchased from 4tronix’s website: http://4tronix.co.uk/store/inde...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:12:00 PST
Raspberry Pi - Wireless Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Wireless-Projector/
Raspberry Pi - Wireless Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/DKRH/I3PJOZVZ/F2LDKRHI3PJOZVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/DKRH/I3PJOZVZ/F2LDKRHI3PJOZVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/DKRH/I3PJOZVZ/F2LDKRHI3PJOZVZ.SMALL.jpg KarinS2 Have you ever wanted to walk around the room with your laptop, not tethered to a projector, and still project?This Instructable will show you how to make a Raspberry Pi powered Wireless Projector.What You Need:Raspberry Pi Model B or B+ (I used a B)USB Keyboard & Mouse (Wired or Wireless) Ethernet C...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:34:34 PST
Stand alone video surveillance system with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-video-surveillance-system-with-Raspber/
Stand alone video surveillance system with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NH3Y/I3N2DWHV/FHENH3YI3N2DWHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NH3Y/I3N2DWHV/FHENH3YI3N2DWHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NH3Y/I3N2DWHV/FHENH3YI3N2DWHV.SMALL.jpg emmeshop This tutorial describes how to build a stand alone video surveillance system based on Raspberry Pi. We will use a Raspberry Pi Camera that continuously record the video on a usb flash drive. This creates video files of 15 minutes continuously. Periodically, the oldest files are deleted to free space...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:39:18 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SMALL.jpg sheetmetalalchemist Show me the youtube video of the wall in action!Everyone wants to make giant LED displays to show their cool, geometric LED waves, or fuzzy pink Elvis art. However, in order to address a massive wall of LEDs, you have to figure out how to turn your fuzzy pink Elvis art into a string of zeros and one...
By: sheetmetalalchemist

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
Laser Cut Raspberry Pi LCD Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Raspberry-Pi-LCD-Case/
Laser Cut Raspberry Pi LCD Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/L14T/I3H7FHAU/FC9L14TI3H7FHAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/L14T/I3H7FHAU/FC9L14TI3H7FHAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/L14T/I3H7FHAU/FC9L14TI3H7FHAU.SMALL.jpg talk2bruce I wanted a decent size portable display for my Raspberry Pi's that I could easily pack up and take to work, friend's houses, gatherings, and TechShop. I bought an inexpensive 10.1" LCD display from eBay and using a laser cutter, 1/8" birch plywood, 1/16" clear acrylic, and some hardware, I made a ca...
By: talk2bruce

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:17:19 PST
Raspdio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspdio/
Raspdio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/QL6G/I3BHDD1D/F92QL6GI3BHDD1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/QL6G/I3BHDD1D/F92QL6GI3BHDD1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/QL6G/I3BHDD1D/F92QL6GI3BHDD1D.SMALL.jpg univership An connected radio checking the internet to see when and for how long it should play.++++++Operation Principle: The Raspberry Pi queries a google spreadsheet to retrieve the "wake up" time, the "sleep time" & the duration of the play. A button can also start/stop the radio. Volume control is also av...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:06:05 PST
Fireside Internet Radio Player for Elderly Users - built with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireside-Internet-Radio-Player-for-Elderly-Users-b/
Fireside Internet Radio Player for Elderly Users - built with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/KBZB/I3BHH4IG/F4DKBZBI3BHH4IG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/KBZB/I3BHH4IG/F4DKBZBI3BHH4IG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/KBZB/I3BHH4IG/F4DKBZBI3BHH4IG.SMALL.jpg FiresideInternetRadio Introduction:Today we have amazing access to great streaming content: music, news, weather, stories, etc. Yet, this access is limited to those who can navigate today's electronic devices. This project is based on a belief that the elderly want and need this access - they simply require an accessible...
By: FiresideInternetRadio

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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 09:26:47 PST
Implementation of MP3 player using Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Implementation-of-MP3-player-using-Raspberry-Pi/
Implementation of MP3 player using Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/60O8/I3BHI748/FD160O8I3BHI748.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/60O8/I3BHI748/FD160O8I3BHI748.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/60O8/I3BHI748/FD160O8I3BHI748.SMALL.jpg Taha Emara Implementation of MP3 player using Raspberry PiTrough this instructable you can play mp3 files on a USB flash drive using raspberry pi.Requirements:1- Raspberry Pi B rev2.2- SD card with Raspbian OS.3- Resistor 10 k ohm (2).4- Led (1) " indicates existence of usb flash drive".5- Resistor 330 ohm (1...
By: Taha Emara

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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 11:38:57 PST
Adafruit XBee Adapter kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-XBee-Adapter-kit/
Adafruit XBee Adapter kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/REQS/I3BHAG1D/FEUREQSI3BHAG1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/REQS/I3BHAG1D/FEUREQSI3BHAG1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/REQS/I3BHAG1D/FEUREQSI3BHAG1D.SMALL.jpg ibenkos The Adafruit adapter is probably the best XBee adapter and you get to put it together yourself. Equipment You are going to need some equipment to finish this kit.The equipment I used in this project was:* Soldering iron.* Soldering tind.* Helping hands (with fume extractor).* Soldering paste.* S...
By: ibenkos

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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:46:25 PST
Raspberry Pi controlled Red Car Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Rasberry-Pi-controlled-Red-Car-Trolley/
Raspberry Pi controlled Red Car Trolley - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/HEDK/I3BH5FBK/FPXHEDKI3BH5FBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/HEDK/I3BH5FBK/FPXHEDKI3BH5FBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/HEDK/I3BH5FBK/FPXHEDKI3BH5FBK.SMALL.jpg mbanados Now the train around your Christmas tree or your favorite remote controlled toy can be controllable from the web or any mobile device. Why would you do that if you already have a remote? You do this just because you can! I used a Red Car Trolley purchased at Disneyland, you can use their trolley, tr...
By: mbanados

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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:47:20 PST
How to build a parking sensor to solve the pain of finding a free spot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-parking-sensor-to-solve-the-pain-of/
How to build a parking sensor to solve the pain of finding a free spot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/8RDZ/I3A1N9YF/FQD8RDZI3A1N9YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/8RDZ/I3A1N9YF/FQD8RDZI3A1N9YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/8RDZ/I3A1N9YF/FQD8RDZI3A1N9YF.SMALL.jpg UbiMaker In this project we'll build a simple parking sensor using a Raspberry Pi. It turns out that every morning I have to face this question: is the ONLY parking spot in front of my office already taken? Because when it actually is, I have to go around the block and use at least 10 more minutes to park an...
By: UbiMaker

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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 05:49:15 PST
PiDroidGPSTracker http://www.instructables.com/id/PiDroidGPSTracker/
PiDroidGPSTracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/BPCA/I376UO06/FVMBPCAI376UO06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/BPCA/I376UO06/FVMBPCAI376UO06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/BPCA/I376UO06/FVMBPCAI376UO06.SMALL.jpg bhaumikbhatt22 For the #CUITPHackathon organized at the University of Colorado at Boulder on 11/15/2014, our team built a GPS tracker using a Raspberry Pi and an Android device.Team members: Bhaumik Bhatt, Gavin Joseph, Sanket Nasre and Vishal Nagaonkar. Thanks to Prof. Joe McManus for organizing the Hackathon and...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 02:25:03 PST
Internet-connected light switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-connected-light-switch/
Internet-connected light switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/1QO5/I376S6TF/FGB1QO5I376S6TF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/1QO5/I376S6TF/FGB1QO5I376S6TF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/1QO5/I376S6TF/FGB1QO5I376S6TF.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this tutorial we will show how to create internet connected switch with Raspberry Pi and relay module. You can use internet switch to remotely control up to 17 devices (light, heater,sprinkler..) over internet. You do not need programming skills. Materials 1. Raspberry Pi2. Relay module Con...
By: EasyIoT

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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 13:47:29 PST
Biofeedback Cinema http://www.instructables.com/id/Biofeedback-Cinema/
Biofeedback Cinema - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/QXIL/I36LESKY/FSSQXILI36LESKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/QXIL/I36LESKY/FSSQXILI36LESKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/QXIL/I36LESKY/FSSQXILI36LESKY.SMALL.jpg PrivateHQ Project Author Jessica Ann http://jessicaann.info.Collaborators Gregory Hough http://goo.gl/I4yjYI Salud Lopez http://saludlopez.net Pedro Peira http://festimania.comAboutAn experimental video capture system that connects a participant's brain to camera functions via a Neurosky Mindwave EEG R...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:15:44 PST
HABmin on Raspberry Pi, (An openHAB Admin Console) http://www.instructables.com/id/openHAB-Admin-Console-HABmin-on-Raspberry-Pi/
HABmin on Raspberry Pi, (An openHAB Admin Console) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/JRM9/I34DXR9B/FC0JRM9I34DXR9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/JRM9/I34DXR9B/FC0JRM9I34DXR9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/JRM9/I34DXR9B/FC0JRM9I34DXR9B.SMALL.jpg Arizno HABmin is a nifty little (point and click, drag and drop) interface for performing openHAB administrative tasks. In order to work it requires version 1.4 or above of openHAB. HABmin is constantly being updated and new features have been added frequently It supports multiple languages and currently a...
By: Arizno

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:37:59 PST
Raspberry Pi at Work: Serial Console Server http://www.instructables.com/id/PiWork-Serial-Console-Server/
Raspberry Pi at Work: Serial Console Server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/P0HH/I34DVP4S/FPAP0HHI34DVP4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/P0HH/I34DVP4S/FPAP0HHI34DVP4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/P0HH/I34DVP4S/FPAP0HHI34DVP4S.SMALL.jpg !nstructable It is some time passed the last (modern) Millennium. We are now in the age of "Cloud Computing" yet there are still those who staff 24/7 Data Centers...... Where Inevitably "Legacy Systems" Lurk , running some forgotten but critical applications on hardware systems passed their prime.. These systems...
By: !nstructable

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 07:45:43 PST
Spark: The DIY Modular Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-The-DIY-Modular-Tablet/
Spark: The DIY Modular Tablet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/P5XG/I327GFIH/FH3P5XGI327GFIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/P5XG/I327GFIH/FH3P5XGI327GFIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/P5XG/I327GFIH/FH3P5XGI327GFIH.SMALL.jpg Spartan H45 I started this project because I noticed that almost every year as new tablets come out only small changes can be found that separate the newest tablet from the previous model. Even though there are very little changes with every new addition, the starting price for each of these tablets remains co...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:19:52 PST
Low power door/window sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-power-doorwindow-sensor/
Low power door/window sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this manual we will show how to create cheap, secure door/window sensor network. We could monitor our door/windows status from desktop computer or mobile phone in web browser. Properly configured sensor could work between 5 and 10 years on 2 AA batteries. Power consumption of this sensor is so lo...
By: EasyIoT

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:02:58 PST
Dog Wearables (Live Streaming Dog Camera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Streaming-Dog-Camera/
Dog Wearables (Live Streaming Dog Camera) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SMALL.jpg ekarweta This is a project of a live streaming camera I made with my friend Jeff for our Physical Computing Class at the VCU Brandcenter. It was inspired by the relationship five little girls I used to babysit have with my dog Borealis. I wanted to give them a way to see his adventures online now that we liv...
By: ekarweta

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:31:01 PST