Instructables: exploring - technology - switch - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:51:35 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino clapswitch LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Clapswitch-LAMP/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:17:29 PST
Router Keyholder http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Keyholder/
Router Keyholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/SMSF/IVO3XGQI/FKHSMSFIVO3XGQI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/SMSF/IVO3XGQI/FKHSMSFIVO3XGQI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/SMSF/IVO3XGQI/FKHSMSFIVO3XGQI.SMALL.jpg natebman This all started when I watched a video from Linus Tech Tips on decorating his office. I saw them make some ethernet connectors key chains to plug in a switch. I let the idea float around in my head for a few weeks until I went to my parent's house. When I was there, I grabbed some ethernet plugs an...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:50:18 PST
Up Down Counter Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Down-Counter-Using-Arduino/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 00:47:38 PST
USE A PUSH BUTTON AS A SWITCH ! http://www.instructables.com/id/USE-a-PUSH-BUTTON-AS-a-SWITCH-/
USE A PUSH BUTTON AS A SWITCH ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/6S08/IVHQNTPA/FRZ6S08IVHQNTPA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/6S08/IVHQNTPA/FRZ6S08IVHQNTPA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/6S08/IVHQNTPA/FRZ6S08IVHQNTPA.SMALL.jpg erik12892 Hi i'm Erik from México!In this instructable i'll share you how to use a push button as a switch with a CD4013 FLIP FLOP and a relay.VOLTAGE FOR IC: 5-12 V VDCPARTS LIST:1X IC4013 D TYPE FLIP FLOP3X 1K OHM RESISTORS3X TERMINAL BLOCK1X 5VDC 10A RELAY1X NPN GENERAL PURPOSE 2N2222 TRANSISTOR1X 5mm LED1...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 23:35:47 PST
Pimp your kid's ride. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Kids-Ride-1/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:25:55 PST
Tin Can Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Speaker-1/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 11:58:26 PST
How to Clean a Potentiometer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Potentiometer-Switch/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:14:52 PST
Leslie Birchinator - Neopixel Arduino MIDI switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Leslie-Birchinator-Neopixel-Arduino-MIDI-Switch/
Leslie Birchinator - Neopixel Arduino MIDI switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R095/IVA511IM/FMHR095IVA511IM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R095/IVA511IM/FMHR095IVA511IM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R095/IVA511IM/FMHR095IVA511IM.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad It's the Leslie Birchinator. Acacia missed it, it may prove poplar, knock on wood... Ok, the switch case is most likely birch.If you have ever listened to the sound of a Hammond organ playing, sometimes there is a distinctive warbly character to the sound that makes it even more special. That is whe...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 06:16:08 PST
Switchifi : Wifi Enabled Switch under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Switchifi-a-Wifi-Enabled-Light-Switch-for-20/
Switchifi : Wifi Enabled Switch under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/JB07/IV0AT9SR/FOMJB07IV0AT9SR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/JB07/IV0AT9SR/FOMJB07IV0AT9SR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/JB07/IV0AT9SR/FOMJB07IV0AT9SR.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Welcome all to my 30th instructable. I am so happy to have come this far. As some of you might know I am in Case Western Reserve University now. I am learning new things every day and making projects frequently. This is something I have been working on using some of the new skills I have learned.So ...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 15:54:20 PST
DIY led light bomb using old laptop battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Led-Light-Bomb-Using-Old-Laptop-Battery/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 13:08:41 PST
Automated Light Switch Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Light-Switch-Controller/
Automated Light Switch Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/YYC7/IV0B3H0B/FGLYYC7IV0B3H0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/YYC7/IV0B3H0B/FGLYYC7IV0B3H0B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/YYC7/IV0B3H0B/FGLYYC7IV0B3H0B.SMALL.jpg McDowellTech Hello and welcome to my first Instructable! Today I will be showing you how to make a light switch controller that is completely automated, completely hidden in the wall, and completely awesome! I hope you enjoy it!I spend a lot of my time laying in my bed, and absolutely despise having to get up ...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 18:09:36 PST
DIY Jelly Bean-style Single Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jelly-Bean-style-Single-Switch/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 11:28:47 PDT
How To Make a Mini Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Sander/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 09:45:49 PDT
Adding a Power Switch to your 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Power-Switch-to-Your-3D-Printer/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:28:38 PDT
Raspberry Pi Zero Switch Off by Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Zero-Switch-Off-by-Button/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:17:58 PDT
TEMPO - The handy timer switch - Attiny85 & DS3231 RTC based ** V. 1.7 more features ** http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPO-the-Handy-Timer-Switch-Attiny85-DS3231-RTC-B/
TEMPO - The handy timer switch - Attiny85 & DS3231 RTC based ** V. 1.7 more features ** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SMALL.jpg Acmecorporation Very often we use timer switches to turn on/off our equipments. The one commonly used is the classic mechanical 24-hour timer .Common issues of the cheapest ones are: mechanical fault EMF when switching on/off times get off track after a blackout it needs to be progra...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 05:39:46 PDT
Keypad (Tastatur) - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Keypad-Tastatur-Arduino/
Keypad (Tastatur) - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FYJ6/IU5NGKP5/F08FYJ6IU5NGKP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FYJ6/IU5NGKP5/F08FYJ6IU5NGKP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FYJ6/IU5NGKP5/F08FYJ6IU5NGKP5.SMALL.jpg elektrycity Ich möchte euch heute mein Keypad mit 16 Tasten vorstellen, das mit einem Arduino zusammen arbeitet. Natürlich können auch andere Microcontroller oder Entwicklungsboards verwendet werden, denn die Ansteuerung und das Auslesen basiert auf den gleichen Ablauf.Zum Auslesen und Ansteuern werden nur 6 An...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:14:53 PDT
Arcade Pushbutton with plastic bottle cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Pushbutton-With-Plastic-Bottle-Cap/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 07:27:18 PDT
Amazon Echo Activated Garage Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazon-Echo-Activated-Garage-Door/
Amazon Echo Activated Garage Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O3BR/ITYJIXTC/FIYO3BRITYJIXTC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O3BR/ITYJIXTC/FIYO3BRITYJIXTC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O3BR/ITYJIXTC/FIYO3BRITYJIXTC.SMALL.jpg ControlEverything In this article we will open and close our garage door using the Amazon Echo. It should be noted that this will work with an Amazon Echo, Dot, or Tap.This is not the first time Alexa has been used to open a garage door but I believe it is one of the simplest ways to do it. I call this a Can Do pro...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 11:44:13 PDT
Lightning LED RGB cloud with mechanical switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-LED-RGB-Cloud-With-Mechanical-Switch/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:32:56 PDT
Desk lamp smoke extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Lamp-Smoke-Extractor/
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:59:42 PDT
JAR LED LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/JAR-LED-LIGHT/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 05:19:02 PDT
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Emf-Detector-BJT-As-a-Switch/
How to make your own Emf Detector || BJT as a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/ZHYK/IR9EIJL6/FHXZHYKIR9EIJL6.SMALL.jpg macfeil25 We can sense voltage in a circuit using a multimeter by connecting two probes at two different point in a circuit ie basically contact voltage detector.As far as the era is concerned there also exist Non contact voltage detector. You can simply buy one,but that will be too boring for an electronics ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:10:00 PDT
Pebble + Photon = IoT Watch Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pebble-Photon-IoT-Watch-Switch/
Pebble + Photon = IoT Watch Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/92T2/IQXXPBXX/F7692T2IQXXPBXX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/92T2/IQXXPBXX/F7692T2IQXXPBXX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/92T2/IQXXPBXX/F7692T2IQXXPBXX.SMALL.jpg masteruan When I arrive in my house I switch on the light with my Pebble Watch!The procedure to make this is very simple. You follow the steps and you can in 30 minute make a awesome Watch Switch.You must have:Pebble watchParticle Photon kit or Particle PhotonRelay shield 5VPower Supply 5V or Power Supply KIT...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:46:37 PDT
remote control ac switch (using broken ,and misordered, stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Ac-Switch-using-Broken-and-Misorder/
remote control ac switch (using broken ,and misordered, stuff) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/ZAOK/IQL76ZLB/FJMZAOKIQL76ZLB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/ZAOK/IQL76ZLB/FJMZAOKIQL76ZLB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/ZAOK/IQL76ZLB/FJMZAOKIQL76ZLB.SMALL.jpg Noaha1 so... i ordered a part off amazon for my 3d printer and ordered the wrong part. I now have a dc to ac solid state relay. (I meant to order a dc to dc)instead of throwing it away or returning it (which cost more in shipping) i decided to make something with it.here are my adventures that you can foll...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:25:34 PDT
DC Mini Circuit Break Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Mini-Circuit-Break-Box/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:32:16 PDT
RGB Binary Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Binary-Counter/
RGB Binary Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/FPS3/IPIMD34U/F2IFPS3IPIMD34U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/FPS3/IPIMD34U/F2IFPS3IPIMD34U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/FPS3/IPIMD34U/F2IFPS3IPIMD34U.SMALL.jpg braulio777 This binary counter was developed with the use of RGB LED's and a pair of switches for manipulating the results while an Arduino platform will program the project. That is, the binary code implies either lighting up green LED's or blue LED's when a switch 1 is high or a switch 2 is high respectivel...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 22:23:07 PDT
Breadboard Friendly Tactile Switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Friendly-Tactile-Switches/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 02:53:41 PDT
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Model-Aircraft-Navigation-Lights/
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SMALL.jpg Mihir230898 This is Instructable as a tutorial for making your Scale Model Of Aircraft more Attractive with just few simple steps .Its not only cheap but it also works fine, the strobe lights are having flashes at very high intensity so it looks like original aircraft's strobe light (which can be seen from lon...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 05:31:44 PDT
Arduino Password Security System with magnetic door sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Password-Security-System-With-Magnetic-Doo/
Arduino Password Security System with magnetic door sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/87S4/IOVP4KXX/FWX87S4IOVP4KXX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/87S4/IOVP4KXX/FWX87S4IOVP4KXX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/87S4/IOVP4KXX/FWX87S4IOVP4KXX.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make your own password security system by using the Arduino uno board and some magnetic door switches. I made my own circuit by using the ATmega328 micro controller but this is an optional step. In this guide I will help you to make it easily on bre...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 11:47:47 PDT
3D Printed button, Low budget & super easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Button-Low-Budget-Super-Easy/
3D Printed button, Low budget & super easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/MJZZ/IOSP6NSW/FXAMJZZIOSP6NSW.SMALL.jpg Mr_MdR For different projects I needed many cheap buttons. Tact switches are cheap; but not always handy since they can be too small, have pointing legs etc. Therefore I decided to invest some time in designing a button witch is easy to make, (and also fast to make), doesn't cost a dime and consist only of...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:01:38 PDT
Diy Rc Offroad FPV Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Rc-Offroad-FPV-Rover/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 12:30:02 PDT
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Guitar-Pedal-Light-Switch/
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/4NXE/INNEGHPU/FDN4NXEINNEGHPU.SMALL.jpg BenBuildsDIY Hi there and welcome back to another Ben Builds project! In this Instructable, I will be showing you how to make a chic light switch from an old guitar pedal and some other supplies.Lets get started! Watch the Video Take a look at the video above and watch the full process. If you are still havin...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49:12 PDT
Chromecast On/Off Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromecast-OnOff-Switch/
Chromecast On/Off Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/G4JT/INER6KJD/FMCG4JTINER6KJD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/G4JT/INER6KJD/FMCG4JTINER6KJD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/G4JT/INER6KJD/FMCG4JTINER6KJD.SMALL.jpg MatthewM232 As any of you Chromecast owners will know, when you use the TV as the power supply for your Chromecast, your Chromecast will be on as long as the TV is on. Typically this isn't an issue, but we use an aerial to get our live TV and having the Chromecast on interrupts the signal. This switch was a pr...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:23:24 PDT
Spy Car Garage Door Opener :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Car-Garage-Door-Opener-/
Spy Car Garage Door Opener :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/YYAC/IN7OPQM8/F5EYYACIN7OPQM8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/YYAC/IN7OPQM8/F5EYYACIN7OPQM8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/YYAC/IN7OPQM8/F5EYYACIN7OPQM8.SMALL.jpg HylandSquid I couldn't find a good place to keep my garage door opener. The sun visors in my car were thicker than the clamp on the opener, so I took the clamp off and tried various spots to keep the opener. I came up with the idea of removing the electronics for the opener connecting a switch and putting it ...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:00:54 PDT
Fixing TopRaySolar TPS-218, Portable Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-TopRaySolar-TPS-218-Portable-Solar-Panel/
Fixing TopRaySolar TPS-218, Portable Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/T1XQ/IN70UN3R/FTIT1XQIN70UN3R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/T1XQ/IN70UN3R/FTIT1XQIN70UN3R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/T1XQ/IN70UN3R/FTIT1XQIN70UN3R.SMALL.jpg MishaAustralia Bought it at auction. When checked it was dead. And when pulled apart, became obvious why.. :-) The switch, wiring and diod got affected. Water entry points Water got inside through holes of the hinge, of back support leg and went under the solar panel glass. Soldering new switch Using 2 p...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 05:05:17 PDT
DIY ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC PEDAL http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-CleanDistortion-Pre-Amplifier/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:33:50 PDT
Mains Voltage Relay Test Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Voltage-Relay-Test-Jig/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 01:28:24 PDT
Lazy Arduino light switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-Arduino-Light-Switch/
Lazy Arduino light switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/U9M3/ILL7X77K/FH3U9M3ILL7X77K.SMALL.jpg JvHCreations Hi! Welcome to my second instructable! Second? Yes, indeed, second. Click here to view my first.This time I decided to automate my light switch. Why? well, I'm an IT person, and I'm lazy, so why not!? The idea is that I'd like to be able to turn my lights on and of while laying in my bed. And of cou...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 23:47:26 PST
Foot switch for ipad http://www.instructables.com/id/Foot-Switch-for-Ipad/
Foot switch for ipad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/JBKO/ILA1F719/FP8JBKOILA1F719.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/JBKO/ILA1F719/FP8JBKOILA1F719.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/JBKO/ILA1F719/FP8JBKOILA1F719.SMALL.jpg not_the_one When playing an instrument, you usually have your hands full, so turning the page of your sheet music can be a problem.I have all of my sheet music on an iPad and this is great, except when I need to turn the page.Some music apps have solutions to this problem. This like automatic scrolling or shaki...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 10:33:17 PST
Arduino Based - Power Control System for RPi Car PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Power-Control-System-for-RPi-Car-PC/
Arduino Based - Power Control System for RPi Car PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/2HSM/IL6XIVPV/FCY2HSMIL6XIVPV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/2HSM/IL6XIVPV/FCY2HSMIL6XIVPV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/2HSM/IL6XIVPV/FCY2HSMIL6XIVPV.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com Hello everyone! I am Michalis Vasilakis from www.ardumotive.com and in this Instructables.com guide, I will show you how to make a simple - Arduino Based - Power Control System for RPi Car PC.This system is designed for avoiding the abrupt shutdown of the PRi Car system on engine start up! Also it h...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 03:04:06 PST
Simple Bi-directional Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bi-directional-Switch/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:42:27 PST
Controlling Servos on FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Servos-on-FPGA/
Controlling Servos on FPGA - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/5V6D/IKIKU6I1/FYP5V6DIKIKU6I1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/5V6D/IKIKU6I1/FYP5V6DIKIKU6I1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/5V6D/IKIKU6I1/FYP5V6DIKIKU6I1.SMALL.jpg Commanderfranz Currently I'm working on building a claw machine, much like those that plagued your childhood at movie theaters, arcades and grocery stores. I know for me many hours were spent yearning for the toy on the top of the pile, only to find out that the claw could not grasp it. I'd now like to exact my re...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:34:30 PST
Clap Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-Switch-1/
Clap Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/ZZVZ/IK2X93Q9/FBLZZVZIK2X93Q9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/ZZVZ/IK2X93Q9/FBLZZVZIK2X93Q9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/ZZVZ/IK2X93Q9/FBLZZVZIK2X93Q9.SMALL.jpg Samartist Hello Friends,Here is a clap switch. You can turn any home appliance on/off with a clap. I personally designed the circuit for better accuracy and customized filtration. You can see the working of the switch in the video attached.I hope you will enjoy building this project. Circuit Explanation Th...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 09:37:53 PST
ESP8266 Wifi Timer Switch for AC Loads http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wifi-Timer-Switch-for-AC-Loads/
ESP8266 Wifi Timer Switch for AC Loads - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/J5O2/IJIX46KB/FBPJ5O2IJIX46KB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/J5O2/IJIX46KB/FBPJ5O2IJIX46KB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/J5O2/IJIX46KB/FBPJ5O2IJIX46KB.SMALL.jpg kumaran512 This instructable is based on ESP8266 version ESP-01 which is programmed as wifi timer for switching AC loads.As ESP-01 has only 2 GPIOs, only 2 loads can be controlled, here my necessity is to control one AC load in timer delay off mode.Before proceeding further have good info about ESP8266 and its...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 00:03:20 PST
USB Powered Page Turner for Music Notes http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Page-Turner-for-Music-Notes/
USB Powered Page Turner for Music Notes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/LPU4/IJBTW8RA/F8JLPU4IJBTW8RA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/LPU4/IJBTW8RA/F8JLPU4IJBTW8RA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/LPU4/IJBTW8RA/F8JLPU4IJBTW8RA.SMALL.jpg ThomasK19 My wife recently asked me for a way to ease the handling of all the piano notes that started to pile up. I immediately thought about scanning the notes and using a monitor to present them. But then when it comes to turning the scanned pages on the monitor it would be hard to use a keyboard or even t...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:35:13 PST
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Outlet-to-Light-Switch-Hack/
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ECH6/INER58GO/F5VECH6INER58GO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ECH6/INER58GO/F5VECH6INER58GO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ECH6/INER58GO/F5VECH6INER58GO.SMALL.jpg moyerek Kickstarter (and later Indiegogo) project Hook was something that was an easy choice to back since it made cheap and readily available home automation devices smart by adding the ability to control using your smartphone and/or IFTTT. The biggest downfall that I quickly determined was that they had ...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:53:24 PST
How to Make a 3D Printed Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3D-Printed-Ornament/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:10:48 PST
Touch Switch Using the Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Switch-Using-the-Linkit-One/
Touch Switch Using the Linkit One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/YY0G/II7ZSN1G/FQ0YY0GII7ZSN1G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/YY0G/II7ZSN1G/FQ0YY0GII7ZSN1G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/YY0G/II7ZSN1G/FQ0YY0GII7ZSN1G.SMALL.jpg ImGokul In this instructables I'm going to show you how to create a touch switch using the Linkit One board. This is a capacitive touch and not a resistive touch, so you could use it for security purposes or design it just to turn on the lights when you touch a touch pad. In this project I will show you how...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 04:44:25 PST
Hand Mimicking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Mimicking-Robot/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:54:04 PST