Instructables: exploring - technology - raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:24:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to use and Arduino shield with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-and-Arduino-shield-with-the-Raspberry-P/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:40:46 PDT
Adding a Joystick to the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Joystick-to-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:13:10 PDT
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Robot-Arm-meArm-V04/
Pocket Sized Robot Arm #meArm V0.4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WAYY/HY7394WX/FDWWAYYHY7394WX.SMALL.jpg phenoptix The #meArm is a Pocket Sized Robot Arm. It's a project started in February 2014, which has had a fantastically fast journey to its present state thanks to it Open Development as an Open Hardware project. Version 0.3 was featured on Instructables back in April 2014 and we've seen it built all over th...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:39:39 PDT
IsoLocker http://www.instructables.com/id/IsoLocker/
IsoLocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/AHTI/HY7T4VHZ/FUAAHTIHY7T4VHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/AHTI/HY7T4VHZ/FUAAHTIHY7T4VHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/AHTI/HY7T4VHZ/FUAAHTIHY7T4VHZ.SMALL.jpg s0m3guy Have you ever been in the situation that you need to store something, somewhere and keep that thing safe from strangers? And have you tried to store food or drinks in summer time, only to notice that all these things get annoyingly warm after some time and you cannot enjoy your fresh cold beverage o...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:41:03 PDT
DIY Drum Machine with Raspberry Pi + Hover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Machine-with-Raspberry-Pi-Hover/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:38:00 PDT
A novel design for raspberry pi wireless shield extension board http://www.instructables.com/id/A-novel-design-for-raspberry-pi-wireless-shield-ex/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:17:05 PDT
Raspberry Pi in Rotary Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-in-Rotary-Phone/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:14:17 PDT
Raspberry Pi B+ boot from SD Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-B-boot-from-SD-Card/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:13:09 PDT
DIY Ambilight with Hyperion. Works with HDMI/AV Sources || Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-with-Hyperion-Works-with-HDMIAV-Sour/
DIY Ambilight with Hyperion. Works with HDMI/AV Sources || Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/QYH6/HXVR39YK/F3JQYH6HXVR39YK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/QYH6/HXVR39YK/F3JQYH6HXVR39YK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/QYH6/HXVR39YK/F3JQYH6HXVR39YK.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab This is an expansion of my previous Ambilight build. Take a look at it first:http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Amb...This time I will add a new function to my DIY Ambilight. Until now It only works with the Raspbmc software. That means that I can not add Ambilight to my PS3 or cable TV....
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:55:41 PDT
How to move Raspberry Pi rootfs to another drive/partition? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-move-Raspberry-Pi-rootfs-to-another-drivepa/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/FBN8/HN2R9TG2/FNPFBN8HN2R9TG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/FBN8/HN2R9TG2/FNPFBN8HN2R9TG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/FBN8/HN2R9TG2/FNPFBN8HN2R9TG2.SMALL.jpg mikroskeem Hi again! Today i show how to move Raspberry Pi rootfs to another drive/partition You need:   - External device(min 2GB free)   - Time   - A little knowledge of (Arch) Linux I think EXT4 burns SD card too much(SD cards have limited write/delete), so i decided to make copy of my Raspberry pi root fil...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:23:17 PDT
Twin Raspberry Pi B+ Rack "Case" http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-Raspberry-Pi-B-Rack-Case/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:12:15 PDT
RFID Sound Triggers with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Sound-Triggers-with-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:05:34 PDT
SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/SelfiesBot-Twitterbot-that-takes-Selfies-using-Rap/
SelfiesBot — Twitterbot that takes Selfies using Rapsberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/8F3A/HXMKQST1/FMJ8F3AHXMKQST1.SMALL.jpg scottkildall SelfiesBot is a Twitterbot that takes...Selfies! The Twitter feed for @selfiesbot is here.SelfiesBot is a sculpture that uses a Raspberry Pi to take a photo, preview it and then post it to its Twitter account.This Instructable will give details of the software, electronics and physical construction ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:45:30 PDT
Lego Dashboard Mount for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Dashboard-Mount-for-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:05:07 PDT
Mailbox Sensor Emails and Announces Mail Delivery http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mailbox-Sensor-Emails-and-Announces-Mail-D/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:30:08 PDT
Raspberry Pi PirateBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-PirateBox/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:12:57 PDT
Custom Pool Controller - Arduino and Raspberry Pi - Not quite complete http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pool-Controller-Arduino-and-Raspberry-Pi-No/
Custom Pool Controller - Arduino and Raspberry Pi - Not quite complete - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/RESU/HXRU1ZFR/FAHRESUHXRU1ZFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/RESU/HXRU1ZFR/FAHRESUHXRU1ZFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/RESU/HXRU1ZFR/FAHRESUHXRU1ZFR.SMALL.jpg kenrumer We bought a home with a pool. The first couple of weeks we made several costly mistakes including using the heater to heat the entire pool over 90 degrees. I think we paid $250 for gas that month. We also accidentally drained the spa into the pool.The solar water heater did have an automation sys...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:39:35 PDT
Fofoque-me: Vox Populi -- a motorized public opinion system http://www.instructables.com/id/Fofoque-me-Vox-Populi-a-motorized-public-opinion-s/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 03:25:13 PDT
Apple Pi Media Centre http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Pi-Media-Centre/
Apple Pi Media Centre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/O0HP/HXC4NU5F/FPUO0HPHXC4NU5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/O0HP/HXC4NU5F/FPUO0HPHXC4NU5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/O0HP/HXC4NU5F/FPUO0HPHXC4NU5F.SMALL.jpg yellowshirtkidd Hello there, this is just my step by step on how i made my raspberry pi apple case! in short, it is an apple airport extreme case which i have gutted and replaced the circuit boards with a raspberry pi and a powered usb hub.i used; Apple Airport Extreme (broken one i picked up for £7 off ebay), Powe...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 18:24:59 PDT
Send SMS with arduino (no shield ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-SMS-with-arduino-no-shield-/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:47:33 PDT
BlueAct Application Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/BlueAct-Application-Introduction/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 07:19:31 PDT
Mobile Robotics with Scratch: How to Integrate Scratch, Arduino and Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Robotics-with-Scratch-How-to-Integrate-Scra/
Mobile Robotics with Scratch: How to Integrate Scratch, Arduino and Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P7B1/HX7P4SJN/FUQP7B1HX7P4SJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P7B1/HX7P4SJN/FUQP7B1HX7P4SJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P7B1/HX7P4SJN/FUQP7B1HX7P4SJN.SMALL.jpg awangenh For a long time we struggled with the task of creating a simple, low-cost, platform-independent, reliable and stable strategy of integrating Scratch and Arduino in such a way that you could use Scratch to teach the principles and programming of mobile robots (including cars and walkers) to Middle...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 18:33:18 PDT
DIY Lego Raspberry Pi + Usb hub Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lego-Raspberry-Pi-Usb-hub-Case/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:18:25 PDT
Raspberry Pi and ZenMINER Heatsink and Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-and-ZenMINER-Heatsink-and-Fan/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 07:15:37 PDT
Raspberry Pi Gate Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Gate-Opener/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:00:26 PDT
Cheap solderless reset button for Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-solderless-reset-button-for-Raspberry-Pi/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 07:34:23 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Ocean Plastic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Optical-Plastic-Sensor/
Ocean Plastic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CJ0M/HX8HK78E/FTMCJ0MHX8HK78E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CJ0M/HX8HK78E/FTMCJ0MHX8HK78E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CJ0M/HX8HK78E/FTMCJ0MHX8HK78E.SMALL.jpg Hector Hatrick Since 1940 we've been producing and disposing more and more plastic in the ocean. In 2013 alone we estimate to have produced about 300 millions of tons of plastic - the same weight of all humanity (flesh and bones) in plastic, only in one year. Plastic is toxic. Plastic ingestion can lead to the dev...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:31:10 PDT
Internet of Things - RasPi Espresso Machine iSPRESSO http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-RasPi-Espresso-Machine-iSPRESSO/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:55:52 PDT
Raspberry pi gone vintage http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-gone-vintage/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:23:55 PDT
Raspberry Pi Colored Server Case Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Colored-Server-Case-Mod/
Raspberry Pi Colored Server Case Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ROEO/HWUJXFFF/FKFROEOHWUJXFFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ROEO/HWUJXFFF/FKFROEOHWUJXFFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ROEO/HWUJXFFF/FKFROEOHWUJXFFF.SMALL.jpg I Ate The Pi The purpose of this mod is to create a case for the Raspberry Pi, based on Adafruit's case created by Mike Doell. It will have a better airflow and be easily identifiable by color.For this project you'll need: Heatsink Heatsink compound A Mike Doell case from Adafruit A Raspberry Pi Model B (Rev 1 o...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:35:47 PDT
Read/emulate remotes with Arduino and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Useemulate-remotes-with-Arduino-and-Raspber/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:32:19 PDT
Internet of Things Toilet Uploads Events to the Cloud (Raspberry PI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Toilet-Uploads-Events-to-the-Cl/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:44:44 PDT
Raspberry Pi Smartphone Controlled Rc Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Smartphone-Controlled-Rc-Car/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:47:52 PDT
Machine learning with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-learning-with-Raspberry-Pi/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:54:39 PDT
How To Burn Raspbian Weezy to an SD Card ( FULL ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Burn-Raspbian-Weezy-to-an-SD-Card-FULL-/
How To Burn Raspbian Weezy to an SD Card ( FULL ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/A8BS/HWNGGCR1/F9CA8BSHWNGGCR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/A8BS/HWNGGCR1/F9CA8BSHWNGGCR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/A8BS/HWNGGCR1/F9CA8BSHWNGGCR1.SMALL.jpg TheMabee In this tutorial I will show you how to install Raspbian on an SD card. What is Raspbian, and Why am I Reading This? If you have just purchased a Raspberry Pi, or are interested in purchasing one, you will need to choose an operating system for the device. There are a wide variety of operating sy...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:26:20 PDT
Blink a series of LEDs using Python Programming Language and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-a-series-of-LEDs-using-Python-Programming-La/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 04:44:23 PDT
How to Stream Video Live Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stream-Video-Live-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:46:14 PDT
Raspberry Pi Shutdown Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Shutdown-Button/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:07:29 PDT
Wireless IKEA DIODER mod, the cheap way http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-IKEA-DIODER-mod-the-cheap-way/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:25:33 PDT
Raspberry Web server sending GET data to Arduino Nano driving 6 servos http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Web-server-sending-GET-data-to-Arduino-N/
Raspberry Web server sending GET data to Arduino Nano driving 6 servos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/9071/HW3K7NB0/FFA9071HW3K7NB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/9071/HW3K7NB0/FFA9071HW3K7NB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/9071/HW3K7NB0/FFA9071HW3K7NB0.SMALL.jpg srhnz http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7oSqLO9iJoThis is a small project I did for a colleague who is building a 1/48 scale RC model of a Fletcher class Destroyer (yup...that makes the "model" about 8 feet long!) He asked if I could animate the 5 x MKIII 5"/38 gun turrets, complete with bearing and elevat...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 00:41:44 PDT
Salvage USB Gear from Discarded Laptops http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-USB-Gear-from-Discarded-Laptops/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 10:51:05 PDT
New Email Notification Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Email-Notification-Light/
New Email Notification Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OA0C/HVYPZ0XP/FZYOA0CHVYPZ0XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OA0C/HVYPZ0XP/FZYOA0CHVYPZ0XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OA0C/HVYPZ0XP/FZYOA0CHVYPZ0XP.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable we will build a fun desk gadget to alert you when a new email arrives in your inbox. Materials Materials: Raspberry Pi (RadioShack #277-196) protoboard (RadioShack #276-168) (5x) 220 ohm resistor (RadioShack #271-1111) (5x) white LEDs (RadioShack #276-017) n-channel...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 08:19:54 PDT
GPS and the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-and-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:09:24 PDT
Lunar Phase Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunar-Phase-Clock/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 13:51:30 PDT
Make a Portable Computer Using a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Portable-Computer-Using-a-Raspberry-Pi/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 19:40:56 PDT
Playstation 2 controller with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Playstation-2-controller-with-Raspberry-Pi/
Playstation 2 controller with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/HR9E/HVN9F5IR/F94HR9EHVN9F5IR.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries This tutorial will show how to use the Playstation 2 Controller (PS2) with the Raspberry Pi. We use the Arduberry to adapt the shield to the Raspberry Pi. Hardware Required Raspberry Pi ArduberryDexter Industries Playstation 2 Controller Shield for ArduinoA Playstation 2 controller or a similar ...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 22:21:24 PDT
Raspberry Pi Ventilation http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Ventilation/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 13:25:26 PDT
Getting Started With Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Raspberry-Pi-1/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 15:43:30 PDT
Black Box Timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Box-Timelapse/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 14:43:45 PDT