Instructables: exploring - technology - serial - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:22:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino EEG http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-EEG/
Arduino EEG - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/638O/IE2NCNRF/FS2638OIE2NCNRF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/638O/IE2NCNRF/FS2638OIE2NCNRF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/638O/IE2NCNRF/FS2638OIE2NCNRF.SMALL.jpg Treker2 First:A link for the remix contest:http://m.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-EEG-toys-with-arduino/Hello instructibles!! I just made something really really cool. Its not quite mind reading but it sure is close! I have made an arduino powered eeg machine, also known as Electroencephalography machine...
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 12:15:53 PDT
Build a Robotic Arm for the Science Olympiad http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Robotic-Arm-for-the-Science-Olympiad/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:52:26 PDT
Using an Arduino to Control or Test an SPI electronic device http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-to-Control-or-Test-an-SPI-electro/
Using an Arduino to Control or Test an SPI electronic device - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SMALL.jpg saratogadude There are many electronic devices that use the SPI  bus, or Serial Peripheral Interface bus, for communications (e.g. various sensors, LCD displays, digital potentiometers, D/A and A/D converters, wireless transmitters and receivers, audio volume controls).  The devices receive data serially from a ...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 13:52:17 PST
Arduino Portable Weather Monitor, altimeter, temperature, humidity, using DHT11 and BMP85 with LCD using only 3 pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Portable-Weather-Monitor-DHT11-and-BMP85-w/
Arduino Portable Weather Monitor, altimeter, temperature, humidity, using DHT11 and BMP85 with LCD using only 3 pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ZD2I/HOW0IAP4/F8JZD2IHOW0IAP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ZD2I/HOW0IAP4/F8JZD2IHOW0IAP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ZD2I/HOW0IAP4/F8JZD2IHOW0IAP4.SMALL.jpg animes25 I did this project because I often climb mountains like the one in the picture and I need to know the altitude, the temperature, and also changes in the weather, sometimes in just minutes the weather get very bad, with hail, snow and a very dense mist. All you need are a DHT11 Sensor, a BMP085 baro...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:54:08 PST
Connect the Raspberry Pi to network using UART http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-the-Raspberry-Pi-to-network-using-UART/
Connect the Raspberry Pi to network using UART - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/0SCG/I4CMO86U/F4L0SCGI4CMO86U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/0SCG/I4CMO86U/F4L0SCGI4CMO86U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/0SCG/I4CMO86U/F4L0SCGI4CMO86U.SMALL.jpg ludeks In this tutorial I will show you how to connect your Raspberry Pi to the Internet just by using its serial line which is accessible on GPIO. This can be very helpful if there is no other means of connection available like ethernet or wifi dongle. The UART serial port is not directly suitable for TC...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:46:58 PST
Serial Communications with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Communications-with-Arduino/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 17:49:46 PST
2 cent TTL Level Shifter - connect a 3.3V Pi to 5V TTL serial device or Arduino and more... http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Cubed-How-to-connect-a-33V-Raspberry-Pi-to-a-5V/
2 cent TTL Level Shifter - connect a 3.3V Pi to 5V TTL serial device or Arduino and more... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/IPV6/HLFUZFV4/FC0IPV6HLFUZFV4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/IPV6/HLFUZFV4/FC0IPV6HLFUZFV4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/IPV6/HLFUZFV4/FC0IPV6HLFUZFV4.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT I will start out by noting that this instructable pertains only to TTL serial, and not RS232. It should serve well for any 2 devices that you need to have serial communications between that have TTL serial capability. Almost all the popular prototyping boards have TTL serial, but unfortunately, they...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:31:14 PDT
Raspberry Pi & the Neo 6M GPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-the-Neo-6M-GPS/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 09:23:22 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Serial Connections! - I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Serial-Connections-I-made-it-/
Arduino Bluetooth Serial Connections! - I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/TA8A/H672MV0M/FG5TA8AH672MV0M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/TA8A/H672MV0M/FG5TA8AH672MV0M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/TA8A/H672MV0M/FG5TA8AH672MV0M.SMALL.jpg madebyjoe This is an introduction on how to setup, make a basic connection, and send data to and from an Arduino using Bluetooth! Bluetooth is great for transmitting data over medium distances and what's more, Arduino just treats it like a serial data connection. This means that we can use the Serial Library...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:56:50 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth remote lcd display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-remote-lcd-display/
Arduino Bluetooth remote lcd display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WOJM/HW0FUXJK/FTAWOJMHW0FUXJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WOJM/HW0FUXJK/FTAWOJMHW0FUXJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WOJM/HW0FUXJK/FTAWOJMHW0FUXJK.SMALL.jpg wouterdoornbos Hello,Today i made a simple but useful remote LCD.What this does? You can connect your phone to the Bluetooth module of your Arduino, enter a text message and it will appear on the Arduino's LCD! The stuff that you need. The stuff you will need:-A breadbord.-A Arduino HC-05 bluetooth module.-A LC...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:47:09 PDT
How to connect a serial LCD to an Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-a-serial-LCD-to-an-Arduino-UNO/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:25:04 PDT
Módulo Serial para Display LCD con Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Módulo-Serial-para-Display-LCD-con-Arduino/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:04:14 PST
Easy ATTiny Serial Communication with Tiny AVR Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-ATTiny-Serial-Communication-with-Tiny-AVR-Pro/
Easy ATTiny Serial Communication with Tiny AVR Programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/LPV7/HL94FXQ3/FILLPV7HL94FXQ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/LPV7/HL94FXQ3/FILLPV7HL94FXQ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/LPV7/HL94FXQ3/FILLPV7HL94FXQ3.SMALL.jpg blorgggg ATTinies (like the ATTiny 85) are super awesome! They are super cheap, low power, and they do what most Arduino projects accomplish anyway (give a simple output or take in a simple input). One difficulty can be quickly seeing what's going on with their internals for easy debugging. The ATTInies can...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 11:04:07 PDT
Control Arduino using PHP http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-using-PHP/
Control Arduino using PHP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IA2H/HW8T257O/FW7IA2HHW8T257O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IA2H/HW8T257O/FW7IA2HHW8T257O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IA2H/HW8T257O/FW7IA2HHW8T257O.SMALL.jpg rhbvkleef I have recently seen a lot of problems regarding PHP and Arduino. Many people don't know about facts like that an arduino needs a 2 second (!!!) delay before it can receive any messages through serial. There are a few other facts you need to pay attention to, I will be going over them in this instru...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:47:47 PDT
Turn your CC2541 based HM-10 Bluetooth Smart Module into an iBeacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-CC2541-based-HM-10-Bluetooth-Smart-Modul/
Turn your CC2541 based HM-10 Bluetooth Smart Module into an iBeacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/V9HF/ICRXLRLV/FRWV9HFICRXLRLV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/V9HF/ICRXLRLV/FRWV9HFICRXLRLV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/V9HF/ICRXLRLV/FRWV9HFICRXLRLV.SMALL.jpg ankitdaf This tutorial walks through the steps for converting an HM-10 Bluetooth Smart (previously known as BLE) module as an iBeacon.( Module image courtesy https://github.com/nickswalker/ble-dev-kit/wiki/HM-10-Pinout ) Solder the module onto a general purpose PCB The first thing you need to do is to sol...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 02:39:03 PDT
How to Make a 9-Pin Serial to Ethernet Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-9-Pin-Serial-to-Ethernet-Cable/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2011 00:54:14 PDT
A beginner's guide to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Arduino/
A beginner's guide to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SMALL.jpg tttapa After some years of experimenting with Arduino, I decided that the time has come to share the knowledge I've acquired. So I here it goes, a guide to Arduino, with the bare basics for beginners and some more advanced explanations for people who are somewhat more familiar with electronics.Every step w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:55:30 PST
Arduino Wireless SD Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wireless-SD-Shield-Tutorial/
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:58:54 PDT
ATtiny85 & ATtiny84 Analog Pins, Serial Communication, etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-ATtiny84-Analog-Pins-Serial-Communication/
ATtiny85 & ATtiny84 Analog Pins, Serial Communication, etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WAT3/HV9HP7WL/FRCWAT3HV9HP7WL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WAT3/HV9HP7WL/FRCWAT3HV9HP7WL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WAT3/HV9HP7WL/FRCWAT3HV9HP7WL.SMALL.jpg JouleTime I like using an ATtiny84 or ATtiny85 on my projects. They can save a few pennies and make the design a little smaller. The best instruction for setting up these chips to be used with the Arduino IDE is on the MIT, High Low Tech, website http://highlowtech.org/?p=1695. They show you how to wire the ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 18:02:28 PDT
AVR ISP programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-ISP-programmer/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 05:17:24 PDT
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-a-USB-to-TTL-Serial-Adapter-CP2102-to-program-/
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SMALL.jpg Vitim This USB to TTL Serial board based on the CP2102 chip, is readily available on eBay. And it can be used to program the Arduino Pro Mini and others which don't have USB on board. But it's not as convenient as the FTDI board sold by spark fun.The pin out of the USB adapter and the Arduino doesn't matc...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:33:43 PDT
Usb to Serial/TTL adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-to-SerialTTL-adapter/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:32:20 PDT
Arduino Temperature Sensor Interfacing (LM35) .THE EASIEST WAY http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-Sensor-Interfacing-LM35-THE-EA/
Arduino Temperature Sensor Interfacing (LM35) .THE EASIEST WAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/XJPV/HT36TNGK/FQJXJPVHT36TNGK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/XJPV/HT36TNGK/FQJXJPVHT36TNGK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/XJPV/HT36TNGK/FQJXJPVHT36TNGK.SMALL.jpg Kartik Bholla A simple temperature sensor using one LM35 Precision Temperature Sensor and Arduino. The circuit will send serial information about the temperature that you can use on your computer. Materials You will need :Arduino Uno ( I used the Uno R3 , You can use any other micro controller but for that you...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 08:27:07 PDT
ATTiny USI I2C Introduction - A powerful, fast, and convenient communication interface for your ATTiny projects! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny-USI-I2C-The-detailed-in-depth-and-infor/
ATTiny USI I2C Introduction - A powerful, fast, and convenient communication interface for your ATTiny projects! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/8TR4/H54067BM/FF58TR4H54067BM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/8TR4/H54067BM/FF58TR4H54067BM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/8TR4/H54067BM/FF58TR4H54067BM.SMALL.jpg CalcProgrammer1 I2C, it's a standard that's been around for around 20 years and has found uses in nearly every corner of the electronics universe.  It's an incredibly useful technology for us microcontroller hobbyists but can seem daunting for new users.  This tutorial will solve that problem, first by reviewing wh...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:30:58 PDT
Interface Python and Arduino with pySerial http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-Python-and-Arduino-with-pySerial/
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 16:56:53 PST
Adding Custom Graphics to EAGLE PCB Layouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Custom-Graphics-to-EAGLE-PCB-Layouts/
Adding Custom Graphics to EAGLE PCB Layouts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/GLRS/GB4CYMNG/FQSGLRSGB4CYMNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/GLRS/GB4CYMNG/FQSGLRSGB4CYMNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/GLRS/GB4CYMNG/FQSGLRSGB4CYMNG.SMALL.jpg iobridge The objective of this instructable is to show you how to add custom graphics to a PCB using EAGLE Layout Editor. You might want to add a logo or your website address to an electronics PCB that you have created. I found out that the process of adding images to a PCB was not trivial or obvious. In ord...
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 12:59:33 PDT
Easy ultrasonic 4-pin sensor monitoring (hc-sr04) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-ultrasonic-4-pin-sensor-monitoring-hc-sr04/
Easy ultrasonic 4-pin sensor monitoring (hc-sr04) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/JYNW/H7UR7RCS/F90JYNWH7UR7RCS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/JYNW/H7UR7RCS/F90JYNWH7UR7RCS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/JYNW/H7UR7RCS/F90JYNWH7UR7RCS.SMALL.jpg Giedow hello Instructables, I have had some trouble with my cheap ultrasonic sensor (hc-sr04) and today I found a really easy solution. It is a really simple edit of the normal 3pin code. I added the 4 int's to the beginning of the code, so you can changes the arduino pins very easily. The new code(4pin)...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 14:46:56 PDT
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
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg APW-Design Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
A Guide to Raspberry Pi Arduino Communication in Embedded Systems http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-to-Raspberry-Pi-Arduino-Communication-in-E/
A Guide to Raspberry Pi Arduino Communication in Embedded Systems - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/0SEO/I9NE15MA/FP30SEOI9NE15MA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/0SEO/I9NE15MA/FP30SEOI9NE15MA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/0SEO/I9NE15MA/FP30SEOI9NE15MA.SMALL.jpg BrianY2 This is a guide to various methods for communications between Raspberry Pi and Arduino. This guide is created from everything I've learned from the creation of a capacities forest. The post of the project can be seen, a video of the project can be seen here, and documentation on the software aspect ...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 20:03:17 PDT
Reading RPM from Arduino-based IR Tachometer with MATLAB GUI http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-RPM-from-Arduino-based-IR-Tachometer-with-/
Reading RPM from Arduino-based IR Tachometer with MATLAB GUI - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/FPTD/I8R6ANXP/FUWFPTDI8R6ANXP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/FPTD/I8R6ANXP/FUWFPTDI8R6ANXP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/FPTD/I8R6ANXP/FUWFPTDI8R6ANXP.SMALL.jpg pinodisco Hello again, a couple days back I posted an instructable of infrared tachometer using arduino, then I realized that rather than reading the RPM value in the Arduino IDE serial monitor, presenting the RPM in a proper frame would look more hi-tech. So, I tried to make a small program with MATLAB GUI.I...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:48:47 PDT
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Tachometer-using-Arduino/
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/XM2X/I8MVZSIG/FSKXM2XI8MVZSIG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/XM2X/I8MVZSIG/FSKXM2XI8MVZSIG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/XM2X/I8MVZSIG/FSKXM2XI8MVZSIG.SMALL.jpg pinodisco Hi, this is just another tachometer as you can also find many tutorials out there. There are different approaches on measuring rpm, what I use here is based on analogRead method as written in arduino playground learning page (http://playground.arduino.cc/Learning/Tachometer) but with some modificati...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:23:47 PDT
Controlling Arduino with Gamepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-with-Gamepad/
Controlling Arduino with Gamepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/JBY2/I8BGQPUM/FQ5JBY2I8BGQPUM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/JBY2/I8BGQPUM/FQ5JBY2I8BGQPUM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/JBY2/I8BGQPUM/FQ5JBY2I8BGQPUM.SMALL.jpg silentbogo Lately I've been curious about befriending Arduino or any other microcontroller with a gamepad in order to have physical interaction with the things I make, but there seemed to be no fast or cheap way to do so.Most solutions involved: Completely dismantling your game controller and bypassing USB lo...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:40:00 PDT
Pulse Oximeter Data Capture with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-Oximeter-Data-Capture-with-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 14:57:31 PST
RGB POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-POV-Display/
RGB POV Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HBHG/I11YVN5D/F4IHBHGI11YVN5D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HBHG/I11YVN5D/F4IHBHGI11YVN5D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HBHG/I11YVN5D/F4IHBHGI11YVN5D.SMALL.jpg sunilksree This instructable was inspired by the ATtiny85 POV Display by vishalapr. Soon, I recreated his work, but I wanted more. That's how I decided to make a RGB POV display.If you don't know what POV is, or want to know more about it, refer vishalapr's instrictable mentioned above. He has explained it nic...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:21:30 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1486/HYZX3MI5/F871486HYZX3MI5.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT It's been a long time coming, but my Universal RGB cube is finally ready!Now we can run the animations and use the code by both Kevin Darrah and Nick Schulze (slightly modified, but basically identical - minor timing and layer control tweaks were all that was needed). Plus Doug Domke made a whole ne...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
Serial communication between Arduino, HTML & Chrome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-communicate-with-Arduino-using-HTML-Chrome/
Serial communication between Arduino, HTML & Chrome - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/TP7X/HYQDYJMV/F8GTP7XHYQDYJMV.SMALL.jpg ErnestW Working with Arduino is easy, but creating project which involves software requires more programming skills. Unlike other solutions my project is the way to create HTML offline app - without things like Yun, Ethernet shield or Node.js and advanced skills.It's easy to create user interface with HTML ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:18:16 PDT
Rubik's Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-Solver/
Rubik's Cube Solver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SMALL.jpg matt2uy So here's a project I've been working on for a while...This robot that can solve a Rubik's cube using Arduino.I learned how to solve a Rubiks cube last year, and I was also into Arduino, so eventually I ended up with an idea to make my own Rubik's cube solver.Like many people searching for "Rubik'...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:59:09 PDT
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-GPS-Receiver-Hack/
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D1A0/HW6T8UE1/FCOD1A0HW6T8UE1.SMALL.jpg comsa42 GPS receivers are expensive! This neat and relatively easy hack will turn a high-quality (and cheap) GPS card into one that is usable via serial port. Then you just plug it into an Arduino or any compatible microprocessor and you are good to go!Check out Andrzej of EmerytHacks who discovered this ha...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:38:34 PDT
Using Visual Basic 2010 to control Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Visual-Basic-to-control-Arduino-Uno/
Using Visual Basic 2010 to control Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SMALL.jpg techbitar I know this has been done in the past a few times so here's one more. This is a skeletal Visual Basic 2010 and Arduino Sketch that I mixed together to test the PC to Arduino Uno connection via serial. It simply turns LED 13 on or off.  The Visual Basic 2010 code assumes you have Form1 with 2 button...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 08:35:55 PDT
Arduino command-line tool "MiniPirate" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-comand-line-tool-MiniPirate/
Arduino command-line tool "MiniPirate" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/DNHH/HUDMS2DA/F1GDNHHHUDMS2DA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/DNHH/HUDMS2DA/F1GDNHHHUDMS2DA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/DNHH/HUDMS2DA/F1GDNHHHUDMS2DA.SMALL.jpg ochâtelain This command-line enables "Quick" Arduino prototyping without compilation. Reading analog values, dis-/enabling ports and even I2C register manipulations are done in seconds instead of minutes. I will shows you how to set the time of a "DS1207" I2C realtime clock as well as executing some basic oper...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:16:31 PDT
ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESM-ExternalSerialMonitor/
ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/C7L9/HWLD5A1C/F9UC7L9HWLD5A1C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/C7L9/HWLD5A1C/F9UC7L9HWLD5A1C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/C7L9/HWLD5A1C/F9UC7L9HWLD5A1C.SMALL.jpg ARPix Sometimes I needed an external serial monitor like the Serial Monitor in the Arduino Editor, to see what is going on. So I made one. The first picture shows an example how could be it designed. For the ESM I used an Atmel Atmega328 (based on the Arduino-Board) because it have an internal SRAM with ...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:22:12 PDT
Arduino and Plotly Based Seismograph http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Plotly-Based-Seismograph/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:44:52 PDT
Arduino Python Communication via USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Python-Communication-via-USB/
Arduino Python Communication via USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SMALL.jpg rusticRambler Sometimes when working on an Ardunio project, it is necessary to send data back and forth between a computer. Now, you could use something like the arduino ethernet shield, which would send data over a network, but if you want something easy and free the simplest solution is USB communication. T...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 00:23:44 PST
How to Control a Motor Through a Serial Port Without a Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Motor-Through-a-Serial-Port-Witho/
How to Control a Motor Through a Serial Port Without a Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6YS2/HRCK28NE/F1Q6YS2HRCK28NE.SMALL.jpg ehill14 You don’t need an Arduino, PIC or any other microcontroller to make a robot. It’s possible to connect your project directly to a computer through a usb port, using a serial-usb adapter (or directly through a serial port if your computer has one). This will let you attach wheels to your laptop and dr...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 05:03:10 PST
Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images) http://www.instructables.com/id/Athena-The-Global-Car-Tracking-System/
Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/XOH2/HNVJ134M/F6HXOH2HNVJ134M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/XOH2/HNVJ134M/F6HXOH2HNVJ134M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/XOH2/HNVJ134M/F6HXOH2HNVJ134M.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Bring out your 3D glasses and enjoy viewing in a novel way! I have added a new dimension to my instructable. If you do not have 3D glasses, then you can make one yourself. The following link explains how to make 3D glasses ( link ). Please Note: This instructable contains 3D images which are best v...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:26:56 PST
RF 315/433 MHz Transmitter-receiver Module and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-315433-MHz-Transmitter-receiver-Module-and-Ardu/
RF 315/433 MHz Transmitter-receiver Module and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh Hi every body , I searched on Instructables about a simple RF Transmitter-receiver module , Which is used in Remote control for cars , or to control simple tasks , like control relay on/off unfortunately I didn't find What I need   , So i decided to write a simple artical about this transceiver and ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 17:43:39 PDT
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Success-Using-the-JY-MCU-linvor-Bluetooth-Module/
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SMALL.jpg relic1974 I'm writing this instructable because I have had nightmares getting this cheap, but well built bluetooth module to work.  It was worth the challenge to save myself $50 for a simple SPP serial port (RS232 Emulator) service!  I will go over the do's and don'ts I discovered while spending weeks with th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 03:33:22 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/2STE/HLH25066/FLX2STEHLH25066.SMALL.gif SuperTech-IT See step 17 for more info regarding the music input mode for non-RAMP boards. There are now 7 music modes in the posted code, and I am looking for more ideas for animations or music triggered effects !SKIP DIRECTLY TO STEP 1 if you just want to get to the improved build instructions See step...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
How to control arduino board using an android phone and a bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/How-control-arduino-board-using-an-android-phone-a/
How to control arduino board using an android phone and a bluetooth module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SMALL.jpg kerimil In this tutorial you'll learn how to use a bluetooth module and MIT's app inventor to create a wireless serial link between an android phone and an arduino board. Here is a short video showing an example app I created. I'll describe how to do the wiring, write an arduino sketch that can accept basi...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 04:24:06 PST