Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:18:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Remote Temperature Sensor Monitoring: SMS & Text Message Alerts with Valarm App http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Temperature-Sensor-Monitoring-SMS-Text-Mess/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/G8G0/HU1RQMLZ/F53G8G0HU1RQMLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/G8G0/HU1RQMLZ/F53G8G0HU1RQMLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/G8G0/HU1RQMLZ/F53G8G0HU1RQMLZ.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm This video shows you how easy it is for you to do remote temperature monitoring with the Valarm app . Temperature and other mobile environmental sensors compatible with Valarm are available at shop.valarm.net. Transcript / Voiceover: The Valarm app runs on Android devices and is compatible with a ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:01:08 PDT
Arduberry LED Blink http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduberry-LED-Blink/
Arduberry LED Blink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1Z4D/HTOUECI7/FJA1Z4DHTOUECI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1Z4D/HTOUECI7/FJA1Z4DHTOUECI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1Z4D/HTOUECI7/FJA1Z4DHTOUECI7.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries The Arduberry is a simple and inexpensive way to bring Arduino shields to the Raspberry Pi. The device is a shield that slides over the Raspberry Pi and allows you to stack and use Arduino shields. The Arduberry requires no physical configuration to work with most shields. You can write Arduino sk...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 03:05:32 PDT
Streaming Data Visualization : Plotly + Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Streaming-Data-Visualization-Plotly-Raspberry-Pi/
Streaming Data Visualization : Plotly + Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/5AL1/HS18FTPE/FJO5AL1HS18FTPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/5AL1/HS18FTPE/FJO5AL1HS18FTPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/5AL1/HS18FTPE/FJO5AL1HS18FTPE.SMALL.jpg plotlygraphs Time for some Raspberry Pi + Plot.ly Streaming fun! Recently we completed an Instructable for visualizing temperature and humidity data using an Arduino and Plot.ly, a free online collaborative graphing tool. Now it's time to extend that fun to all Raspberry Pi users! The Raspberry Pi is a f...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:39:34 PST
Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Remote-Data-Plotting-using-Android-Arduino-/
Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SMALL.jpg drmpf Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp This Instructable shows you how to plot Arduino sensor data on your Android mobile and capture it for later downloading to your computer.  These instructions are also avaliable at www.pfod.com.au No Android programming is required and v...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 18:00:17 PST
DIY Heart Rate Monitor with TCRT5000L and LM358 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heart-Rate-Monitor-with-TCRT5000L-and-LM358/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/VTE4/HOUG0ND8/FXEVTE4HOUG0ND8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/VTE4/HOUG0ND8/FXEVTE4HOUG0ND8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/VTE4/HOUG0ND8/FXEVTE4HOUG0ND8.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy Make your own heart rate monitor using simple components.  Schematics available (see comment section).  Enjoy!
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:05:55 PST
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Truck-Arduino-Robot/
RC Truck to Arduino Robot w/ multiple sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/6NLN/HOQ6PCPN/F616NLNHOQ6PCPN.SMALL.jpg immrroboto This instructable covers the conversion of an RC truck into an Arduino controlled robot. My intent when beginning this project was to A) learn more about Arduino and programming B) build a reliable low cost platform to expand upon C) spend more money than I should at Radio Shack. So if you are look...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:53:49 PST
Arduino based hackable prototyping board http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-hackable-prototyping-board/
Arduino based hackable prototyping board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Earlier in the year I needed to build a control system with the capability to detect alcohol vapour, measure fluid temperature, sound audio alarms and trigger relays. I designed a circuit board for the Atmega 328 chip and soldered all the components on to produce the finished item. It took quite a w...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 11:39:34 PST
IR Remote Control Station for Android - TURN THE TV DOWN http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Control-Station-for-Android-TURN-THE-TV-/
IR Remote Control Station for Android - TURN THE TV DOWN - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ICUQ/HOG8VGR2/F8VICUQHOG8VGR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ICUQ/HOG8VGR2/F8VICUQHOG8VGR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ICUQ/HOG8VGR2/F8VICUQHOG8VGR2.SMALL.jpg techbitar NOTE: THIS GUIDE CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON TECHBITAR.COM UPDATE Nov 28, 2013: Featured on Dangerous Prototypes http://goo.gl/FjwNoQ INTRODUCTION In this guide I will explain the making and operation of a simple Arduino-based IR Remote Control Station (IR Station) circuit that will be used to take comm...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:25:15 PST
SensoDuino: Turn Your Android Phone into a Wireless Sensors Hub for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/SensoDuino-Turn-Your-Android-Phone-into-a-Wireless/
SensoDuino: Turn Your Android Phone into a Wireless Sensors Hub for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/PNZK/HMMF6UIJ/FRHPNZKHMMF6UIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/PNZK/HMMF6UIJ/FRHPNZKHMMF6UIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/PNZK/HMMF6UIJ/FRHPNZKHMMF6UIJ.SMALL.jpg techbitar UPDATES Nov 23, 2013: SensoDuino 0.160 gets a face left.   Nov 19. 2031: OPINION: The Amazing Synergy Between Arduino & Android. Nov 19, 2013: SensoDuino 0.159 is out. Android phone date (y,m,d) and time (h,m,s) are supported as sensors. Support for Android KitKat (4.4/API 19).  INTR...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 02:44:04 PDT
Yoga Breathalyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Yoga-Breathalyzer/
Yoga Breathalyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/9JFU/HMLB48FZ/F719JFUHMLB48FZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/9JFU/HMLB48FZ/F719JFUHMLB48FZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/9JFU/HMLB48FZ/F719JFUHMLB48FZ.SMALL.jpg biobonnie The yoga breathalyzer is a breath visualization tool to help you understand and get in touch with your breathing. Breath is the basis of yoga and meditation, and this biofeedback tool is one way to develop a deeper understanding of your own breath. Using Arduino, a headset-mounted wind sensor, and a...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 20:39:04 PDT
Deer Chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/Deer-Chaser/
Deer Chaser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/LCKM/HKZAW8AY/FI6LCKMHKZAW8AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/LCKM/HKZAW8AY/FI6LCKMHKZAW8AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/LCKM/HKZAW8AY/FI6LCKMHKZAW8AY.SMALL.jpg ljmays Protect your garden with the Deer Chaser Mk I. Guaranteed to protect your precious crops from voracious deer. All weather operation. 100% effective. What you will need: Arduino Mega 2560 Motor shield LEDs Parallax Ultrasonic sensor Servo Various wires Ribbon cable Cheap Tupperware USB wall charger ...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 10:10:10 PDT
Motion Activated Outdoor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Outdoor-Lighting/
Motion Activated Outdoor Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/XZBV/HJGE1TPD/FVMXZBVHJGE1TPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/XZBV/HJGE1TPD/FVMXZBVHJGE1TPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/XZBV/HJGE1TPD/FVMXZBVHJGE1TPD.SMALL.jpg JamecoElectronics Lighting is one of the most important aspects of your home or business. But turning the lights on and off all the time is a hassle, not to mention the energy wasted when you, inevitably, forget to turn them off for the night. That's why motion activated lighting is the most efficient, convenient, an...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:56:26 PDT
Robot - Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Line-Follower/
Robot - Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DKC5/HI3TS52I/FMTDKC5HI3TS52I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DKC5/HI3TS52I/FMTDKC5HI3TS52I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/DKC5/HI3TS52I/FMTDKC5HI3TS52I.SMALL.jpg midhun_s I began work on my first robot about two years ago. For no particular reason, I decided to begin with a line following robot and truth be told, my first attempt at building it was a complete failure. Looking back at my efforts, I believe, for a beginner, I was rather too ambitious. The circuit tha...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 12:25:48 PDT
How to make a Taser Gun ! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Taser-Gun--1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0OI2/HHYLVLTV/FDQ0OI2HHYLVLTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0OI2/HHYLVLTV/FDQ0OI2HHYLVLTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0OI2/HHYLVLTV/FDQ0OI2HHYLVLTV.SMALL.jpg TopDIY In this video i am showing you how to make a Taser Gun out of a bug zapper !
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:16:53 PDT
Security System and Access Control with Arduino and RFID http://www.instructables.com/id/Security-System-and-Access-Control-with-Arduino-an/
Security System and Access Control with Arduino and RFID - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/EJ4X/HHMI59BJ/F0CEJ4XHHMI59BJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/EJ4X/HHMI59BJ/F0CEJ4XHHMI59BJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/EJ4X/HHMI59BJ/F0CEJ4XHHMI59BJ.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 Security System and Access Control with Arduino and RFID This project is an evolotuin of my first project called "Arduino - Security System and Access Control" As you can see at the blog http://arduinobymyself.blogspot.com.br/2012/03/arduino-sistema-de-seguranca-controle.html (sorry but this proje...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 10:53:03 PDT
Interactive Stereoscopic Installations: visual rupture with the Diplopiascope http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-stereoscopic-installations-visual-rup/
Interactive Stereoscopic Installations: visual rupture with the Diplopiascope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/MJV1/HD4VPWA3/FFBMJV1HD4VPWA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/MJV1/HD4VPWA3/FFBMJV1HD4VPWA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/MJV1/HD4VPWA3/FFBMJV1HD4VPWA3.SMALL.jpg whorl What is it? This is an ongoing project that i've been working on to see the potential of interactive stereoscopic installations in examining the perceptual process. I use a setup that i've called a Diplopiascope to investigate this. The Diplopiascope has gone through a few changes but basically it ...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 22:23:28 PDT
Scratching with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratching-with-Arduino/
Scratching with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/ID12/HDHW4OKH/FP4ID12HDHW4OKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/ID12/HDHW4OKH/FP4ID12HDHW4OKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/ID12/HDHW4OKH/FP4ID12HDHW4OKH.SMALL.jpg danjovic MIT has developed a fantastic visual programming language called Scratch. It is also an amazing learning tool for children, because it is simple, cute,  and by providing interaction with the real world by a board called “Scratch Sensor Board”. This Instructable shows the development of a shield for...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 15:56:53 PST
AirCasting Luminescent Apparel http://www.instructables.com/id/AirCasting-Luminescent-Apparel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/4F10/HBNXV5TN/FB74F10HBNXV5TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/4F10/HBNXV5TN/FB74F10HBNXV5TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/4F10/HBNXV5TN/FB74F10HBNXV5TN.SMALL.jpg mheimbinder The AirCasting Platform AirCasting is a platform for recording, mapping, and sharing health and environmental data using your smartphone. Each AirCasting session lets you capture real-world measurements, annotate the data to tell your story, and share it via the CrowdMap. To start recording, mappin...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:51:14 PST
AirCasting Air Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/AirCasting-Air-Monitor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/OQBQ/HAQ3BYFX/FATOQBQHAQ3BYFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/OQBQ/HAQ3BYFX/FATOQBQHAQ3BYFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/OQBQ/HAQ3BYFX/FATOQBQHAQ3BYFX.SMALL.jpg mheimbinder The AirCasting Platform AirCasting is a platform for recording, mapping, and sharing health and environmental data using your smartphone. Each AirCasting session lets you capture real-world measurements, annotate the data to tell your story, and share it via the CrowdMap. To start recording, mappin...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:27:33 PST
EMAIL PHONE SECURITY SYSTEM - ON Windows, for non linux users http://www.instructables.com/id/EMAILING-SECURITY-SYSTEM-ON-Windows-for-non-lin/
EMAIL PHONE SECURITY SYSTEM - ON Windows, for non linux users - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/HCK0/HAQ3AWCL/F91HCK0HAQ3AWCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/HCK0/HAQ3AWCL/F91HCK0HAQ3AWCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/HCK0/HAQ3AWCL/F91HCK0HAQ3AWCL.SMALL.jpg Railes First things first, big shout out to Action_Owl, and KipKay.    This is instructable was idealistically created by KipKay, and Bones by Action_Owl.  I adapted the code and concept for something a little easier to use on my windows PC.  You can find their instructables with the following links http:...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 11:05:23 PST
Usb pen - charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-pen-charger/
Usb pen - charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QXNC/HAQ39V2M/FNQQXNCHAQ39V2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QXNC/HAQ39V2M/FNQQXNCHAQ39V2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/QXNC/HAQ39V2M/FNQQXNCHAQ39V2M.SMALL.jpg matass This instructable will show you how to make  usb pen- charger, from metal pen, and a usb car charger... You will need... Yuo will need Open... Open your usb car charger... Solder... Solder anode and cathode to wires... Add switch Add switch to the circuit, and test...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:16:11 PST
Geo Data Logger: Arduino+GPS+SD+Accelerometer to log, time-stamp, and geo-tag sensor data http://www.instructables.com/id/Geo-Data-Logger-ArduinoGPSSDAccelerometer-to-l/
Geo Data Logger: Arduino+GPS+SD+Accelerometer to log, time-stamp, and geo-tag sensor data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QSOW/H9G19FVY/F2MQSOWH9G19FVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QSOW/H9G19FVY/F2MQSOWH9G19FVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QSOW/H9G19FVY/F2MQSOWH9G19FVY.SMALL.jpg techbitar UPDATES Oct 17, 2013: I have published a guide on using your Android phone to accomplish a similar task by leveraging your Android device's built in GPS and sensors.  Feb 6, 2013: Featured on GeoAwesomeness http://geoawesomeness.com/?p=3388 Nov 24, 2012: Featured on Hackaday http://goo....
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 09:10:41 PST
open brain wave interface hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/open-brain-wave-interface-hardware-1/
open brain wave interface hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DWO9/H71GP8M6/F1DDWO9H71GP8M6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DWO9/H71GP8M6/F1DDWO9H71GP8M6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DWO9/H71GP8M6/F1DDWO9H71GP8M6.SMALL.jpg mkahata make high quality brain wave interface as low cost and small size is my over 20 years of dream. To do so need mass production, need work with investor to realize that way. not just only my thinking many people ask me to have low cost brain wave interface but i didn't succeeded many years. Still i sa...
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Fri, 14 Sep 2012 14:20:34 PDT
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bot-Switches-Sensors-and-Modules/
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/PLM1/H58PK68F/FF4PLM1H58PK68F.SMALL.jpg randofo Sometimes we want to add some complexity to our Simple Bots so that the motors do more than spin in one direction. This is where switches, sensors and modules come in. These tools allow us to not only change the direction of the motor, but also vary the speed and toggle the motors on and off. These...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:24:09 PDT
Save data of temperature and humidity on MySQL with Arduino Uno and Wifly http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-data-of-temperature-and-humidity-on-MySQL-wit/
Save data of temperature and humidity on MySQL with Arduino Uno and Wifly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/10DY/H4AGJZT4/F3210DYH4AGJZT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/10DY/H4AGJZT4/F3210DYH4AGJZT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/10DY/H4AGJZT4/F3210DYH4AGJZT4.SMALL.jpg camilo.n1012 Hello guys, i make this instructable for the people that  liked the electronics and the botanic, with this you have the data about  the temperatura and the humidity of your orchard and register this in a data base MySQL. For this proyect you need some knowledge of programing in PHP and MySQL, we wi...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 01:42:24 PDT
Touch Sensors a.k.a Touch Hand Shake. http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Sensors-aka-Touch-Hand-Shake/
Touch Sensors a.k.a Touch Hand Shake. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/6CBK/H4AGKQIA/F7S6CBKH4AGKQIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/6CBK/H4AGKQIA/F7S6CBKH4AGKQIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/6CBK/H4AGKQIA/F7S6CBKH4AGKQIA.SMALL.jpg be-Abee Touch Sensors As the Name Implies, It is The Technology That's been Running Behind Today's Smart Technology & Off Course It Would Be Tomarrow's Innovation. That's my college Project for One month Training Session. It is Resistive Touch Sensors' Technology Project. In This Project I've Converted a Si...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:38:52 PDT
add music to your room/ enter your room with music http://www.instructables.com/id/add-music-to-your-room-enter-your-room-with-music/
add music to your room/ enter your room with music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/9SUE/H2BMNUDQ/FES9SUEH2BMNUDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/9SUE/H2BMNUDQ/FES9SUEH2BMNUDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/9SUE/H2BMNUDQ/FES9SUEH2BMNUDQ.SMALL.jpg ade souza things need:- I) old mp3 with inbuilt speaker or ever cheap mp3 player will do. II)Insulated copper wires. III) solder IV)battery 3v V)touch switch found in CD roms. VI)speaker motor metal strips connection the wires from the switch should be connected to the battery and motor. the axle or the...
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Tue, 22 May 2012 07:34:55 PDT
Weather station mounted on tilting tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-mounted-on-tilting-tower-anemome/
Weather station mounted on tilting tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/A6UE/H1JUH1JE/F3AA6UEH1JUH1JE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/A6UE/H1JUH1JE/F3AA6UEH1JUH1JE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/A6UE/H1JUH1JE/F3AA6UEH1JUH1JE.SMALL.jpg nlinventor The wireless weather station is shown mounted on the tilting tower. This picture shows the wireless transmitter case with the solar cell, and the mounting method that I used.  The large black, inverted cone-like shape, is the rain collector. Other sensors are inside the white colored disks (shield) ...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 12:10:31 PDT
See Infrared LED Light with an iPhone 4... http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Infrared-LED-Light-with-an-iPhone-4/
See Infrared LED Light with an iPhone 4... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/BKMI/H1ERHYQJ/FT5BKMIH1ERHYQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/BKMI/H1ERHYQJ/FT5BKMIH1ERHYQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/BKMI/H1ERHYQJ/FT5BKMIH1ERHYQJ.SMALL.jpg TechShopJim OK, I admit that this is a short and hopefully sweet Instructable, but it stumped me until just now so, I thought I'd share. Back in the old days, you could use the camera in your PDA or cell phone to "see" the infrared light that was coming out of a TV remote controller or similar device.  I actua...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 20:23:58 PDT
eTextiles: Needle Felting with Conductive Roving http://www.instructables.com/id/eTextiles-Needle-Felting-with-Conductive-Roving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/UZ88/GZ38JQ6P/FX2UZ88GZ38JQ6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/UZ88/GZ38JQ6P/FX2UZ88GZ38JQ6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/UZ88/GZ38JQ6P/FX2UZ88GZ38JQ6P.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Combine conductive roving and microfibers with traditional needle felting to create stylish eTextile sensors for soft circuit and wearable tech projects. Want more eTextile How-To DIY eTextile videos, tutorials and projects? Then visit The eTextile Lounge View the complete Instructables How-To vid...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:42:18 PST
Urban Sensing Networks http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Sensing-Networks/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 19:59:46 PST
Interactive Eitech crane http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Eitech-crane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3Y4D/GRDQCY3P/FRU3Y4DGRDQCY3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3Y4D/GRDQCY3P/FRU3Y4DGRDQCY3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3Y4D/GRDQCY3P/FRU3Y4DGRDQCY3P.SMALL.jpg kenyer I made an interactive Eitech crane to put in the shopwindow of my technical-toyshop in Numansdorp in Holland. Instead of using the controller that comes with it, I took an Arduino and three light-sensors and made the crane controllable thrue the shop window. The controls are not perfect yet, but thi...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:47:47 PDT
Line Follower Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot-2/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 17:37:02 PDT
Simple Object Avoidance w/ Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Object-Avoidance-w-Arduino/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 16:27:44 PDT
Clever ways of attaching components to your robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Clever-ways-of-attaching-components/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2011 10:45:19 PDT
Hand Card & Needle Felt Conductive Material http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-card-and-felt-conductive-material/
Hand Card & Needle Felt Conductive Material - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HSQ0/GI0TDZJ3/FZOHSQ0GI0TDZJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HSQ0/GI0TDZJ3/FZOHSQ0GI0TDZJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HSQ0/GI0TDZJ3/FZOHSQ0GI0TDZJ3.SMALL.jpg F.S.P. This will go over how to hand card metallic wool with sheep's wool (you can use any fiber you want however) in order to prep it for felting OR spinning. Though you could spin this fiber, I will be going over how to felt it up into a solid textile using needle and wet felt techniques.  Learning how ...
By: F.S.P.

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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 12:33:11 PST
Using Cygwin for SALAMANDER Testing http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Cygwin/
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Fri, 30 Jul 2010 06:38:55 PDT
Assembling a Triple Sensor Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-a-Triple-Sensor-Board/
Assembling a Triple Sensor Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/CN57/GB3XJR0A/FBBCN57GB3XJR0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/CN57/GB3XJR0A/FBBCN57GB3XJR0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/CN57/GB3XJR0A/FBBCN57GB3XJR0A.SMALL.jpg crfran05 This instructable shows how to assemble and solder the pieces of a triple sensor board.  This triple sensor board will be used in the SALAMANDER Sensors project ( salamandersensors.org ) to sense both light and water flow in local waterways.  Each individual triple sensor board will have on it a f...
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Fri, 9 Jul 2010 14:11:07 PDT
Operating the Epilog Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Operating-the-Epilog-Laser-Cutter/
Operating the Epilog Laser Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/1LNT/GBBH8KMO/F771LNTGBBH8KMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/1LNT/GBBH8KMO/F771LNTGBBH8KMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/1LNT/GBBH8KMO/F771LNTGBBH8KMO.SMALL.jpg crfran05 Getting started on you using the Epilog Laser Cutter Creating an image / Uploading an Image You will first want to open Adobe Illustrator and click file . . new.  From there you will decide on a title for the image as well as how big the paper size is.  An art board will be created showing the c...
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Wed, 7 Jul 2010 09:39:22 PDT
Arduino Watch Build Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Watch-Build-Instructions/
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Sat, 5 Jun 2010 16:52:52 PDT
How to Make a Ridiculously Cheap Analog Pressure Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Ridiculously-Cheap-Analog-Pressure-S/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 11:17:03 PST
Sound Switcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Switcher/
Sound Switcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/L43V/G1ZGGRDL/FS7L43VG1ZGGRDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/L43V/G1ZGGRDL/FS7L43VG1ZGGRDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/L43V/G1ZGGRDL/FS7L43VG1ZGGRDL.SMALL.jpg davewking Have you ever had your music cranked up at work and didn't realize someone was trying to talk to you.  Even worse, have you ever wanted to sleep at work, but didn't have a good way to wake up if someone (like your boss) was about to come into your cubicle.  I have.  To solve these problems I invente...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 22:47:21 PST
3D AIR mouse | Arduino + Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-AIR-mouse-Arduino-Processing/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2009 08:06:48 PDT
Tilt Sensor: cheap, easy, nontoxic http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Sensor-cheap-easy-nontoxic/
Tilt Sensor: cheap, easy, nontoxic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/VRYL/FSPRH8ZY/FN9VRYLFSPRH8ZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/VRYL/FSPRH8ZY/FN9VRYLFSPRH8ZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/VRYL/FSPRH8ZY/FN9VRYLFSPRH8ZY.SMALL.jpg leevonk make a simple tilt sensor for your electronics project. this sensor will allow your robot or whatever to know when it has been inverted (or tilted to some angle such that the tilt sensor is inverted (i.e. needle side towards the center of the earth)you'll need:mechanical pencilball bearing with a sm...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2009 10:04:35 PDT
Ard-e: The robot with an Arduino as a brain http://www.instructables.com/id/Ard-e-The-robot-with-an-Arduino-as-a-brain/
Ard-e: The robot with an Arduino as a brain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/W6W8/FIES1WG8/F1IW6W8FIES1WG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/W6W8/FIES1WG8/F1IW6W8FIES1WG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/W6W8/FIES1WG8/F1IW6W8FIES1WG8.SMALL.jpg imadami How to create an open source Arduino controlled robot for under $100. Hopefully after reading this instructable you will be able to take your first step into robotics. Ard-e cost about $90 to $130 depending on how much spare electronics you have lying around. The main costs are: Arduino Diecimel...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 01:10:30 PDT
How to Program the Vexplorer Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Program-the-Vexplorer-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2008 18:39:16 PDT
Furby Hijack http://www.instructables.com/id/Furby-Hijack/
Furby Hijack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/U5Y1/J5HET2JYK7H/F50U5Y1J5HET2JYK7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/U5Y1/J5HET2JYK7H/F50U5Y1J5HET2JYK7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/U5Y1/J5HET2JYK7H/F50U5Y1J5HET2JYK7H.SMALL.jpg leevonk I took control of a furby's body using a PIC16F877 microcomputer. Videos on last step. The furby's in-built sensors and actuators: light sensor, IR sensor, IR transmitter, tongue touch sensor, belly touch sensor, microphone, speaker. The furby's main (and only) motor was dead, so I added ot...
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Wed, 1 Nov 2006 16:31:29 PST