Instructables: exploring - technology - tilt - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:51:42 PST BLOX v1.01 "9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Degrees-of-Freedom-IMU/
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei I'm working on a project that requires full orientation information, so I built an Inertial Measurement Unit from scratch. I really like the 9DOF IMU board that Sparkfun makes - the calibration code that comes with it is fantastic - but I wanted to redesign the board so that it could be made at a m...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:19:16 PST
Tilting RC Model Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilting-RC-Model-Vehicle/
Tilting RC Model Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/35K6/I2D6LJHV/FLH35K6I2D6LJHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/35K6/I2D6LJHV/FLH35K6I2D6LJHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/35K6/I2D6LJHV/FLH35K6I2D6LJHV.SMALL.jpg charliebike58 This model is a 1/10 tilting vehicle with two front wheels and one rear drive; was derived from an electric model RC Arrma Vortex 1/10 which was used the aluminum chassis and removed the entire back where he had placed the electric motor and its transmission to the wheels. Also it represent in part...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:18:46 PST
Tilt Activated Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Cloud-Light/
Tilt Activated Cloud Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SMALL.jpg sunnysue I've always been a fan of mood lighting so when I had the option to use neopixels and a sensor I decided I needed my own illuminating cloud.  The term cloud is used loosely, since its a wood box with wire and paper spanning across the bottom to construct my imagined cloudscape.   How the light work...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:46:08 PDT
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ultralight-3-axis-Modular-Time-Lapse-Mo/
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SMALL.jpg Doug Urquhart This is the story of my first 3D printing project and how it helped to drastically reduce the overall weight of my 3-axis motion control time-lapse dolly system for easier transport on multi-day backcountry, backpacking trips. Not only did my first 3D printing project shave serious weight (in comp...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:30:21 PDT
Robotic Camera Dolly System http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Camera-Dolly-System/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:45:23 PDT
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 2.0 with Manual Tilt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Crane-The-Wooster-Sherlock-20-with-M/
DIY Camera Crane - The Wooster Sherlock 2.0 with Manual Tilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNP/C0TN/HERLZSXO/FNPC0TNHERLZSXO.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack The second Wooster Sherlock camera crane was built on the cheap for sure. Using only one pole cuts down the cost. Instead of having one crane that does it all, I decided to build this model specifically for manual tilt shots. The other great feature of this version is the ability to set up the camer...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:38:18 PDT
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/impBot-a-Pan-Tilt-Electric-Imp-Robot/
impBot: a Pan-Tilt Electric Imp Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HBPN/H994RJTG/FVWHBPNH994RJTG.SMALL.jpg tombrew With controlBox, you've got a great basic input device pushing data to the Electric Imp planner (and therefore to the internet at large, via the HTTP Out node), but what about output devices? Controlling lights is a good trick, as we saw yesterday, but it's not enough to start your quest for global ...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:00:55 PST
Pan & Tilt Servo bracket controlled by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Pan-Tilt-Servo-bracket-controlled-by-Arduino/
Pan & Tilt Servo bracket controlled by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/6LEK/H63P3W9Q/FEK6LEKH63P3W9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/6LEK/H63P3W9Q/FEK6LEKH63P3W9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/6LEK/H63P3W9Q/FEK6LEKH63P3W9Q.SMALL.jpg markie Hi, in this instructable i am showing you how to build a very nice and very sturdy pan & tilt turret for your rc / arduino projects. (Please don`t judge my english grammer etc. i`m from holland) The things that you need for this project are not expansive or hard to find so it should be easy to build...
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Tue, 21 Aug 2012 05:43:35 PDT
GoPro Pan-N-Tilt RC http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Pan-N-Tilt-RC/
GoPro Pan-N-Tilt RC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3CY6/H28RRV3J/F4J3CY6H28RRV3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3CY6/H28RRV3J/F4J3CY6H28RRV3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/3CY6/H28RRV3J/F4J3CY6H28RRV3J.SMALL.jpg Wallaby13 First off:  1) This is my first instructable so if i leave something out just ask. 2) I suck at spelling and grammar. 3) Im going to assume that you kinda know how to use tools, and a measuring devise. 4) If I jump around some its because this is just what was done, the order in witch it is done doe...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 16:13:54 PDT
Printable Tilt-Shift Lens Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Printable-Tilt-Shift-Lens-Adapter/
Printable Tilt-Shift Lens Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/RDLL/H1YOHI55/F19RDLLH1YOHI55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/RDLL/H1YOHI55/F19RDLLH1YOHI55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/RDLL/H1YOHI55/F19RDLLH1YOHI55.SMALL.jpg JoeMurphy     How to make your own 3D Printed Tilt-Shift Lens Adapter. Tilt-shift lenses are used to create a miniature effect or a very shallow depth of field in your photography. This has long been a great and well documented DIY project, mostly because professional tilt-shift lens and adaptors are ve...
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Tue, 8 May 2012 11:54:16 PDT
Hercules: The Motion Controlled Android Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hercules-The-Motion-Controlled-Android-Robot/
Hercules: The Motion Controlled Android Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/JKM6/H0OIZNV1/FUCJKM6H0OIZNV1.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves When I was in the 8th grade, I was intrigued while playing the motion games on Nokia 5800. I was thrilled, how I could control the racing car by only tilting the phone. I used to dream of making this same car in the real world.  Now, in 11th  grade ( Age 17) having got an Arduino Uno and learnt how...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 05:48:43 PDT
Big Ball Maze Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Ball-Maze-Game/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 15:11:27 PDT
CatBot: Automated Cat Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/CatBot-Automated-Cat-Laser/
CatBot: Automated Cat Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/DXMC/GZACINAK/FH5DXMCGZACINAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/DXMC/GZACINAK/FH5DXMCGZACINAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/DXMC/GZACINAK/FH5DXMCGZACINAK.SMALL.jpg joe The CatBot is an autonomous laser toy for your cat. You may say "But Joe, isn't the laser pointer the best toy for the lazy cat owner?" I'd have to say no, the CatBot takes one step further. Using two servos, an Arduino and a cheap $3 laser you can provide your cat with endless fun. Video of the C...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 15:39:46 PST
Tilt Switches Made from Bottles of Craft Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Switches-Made-from-Bottles-of-Craft-Beads/
Tilt Switches Made from Bottles of Craft Beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/MCXW/GVA8VP5E/FTVMCXWGVA8VP5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/MCXW/GVA8VP5E/FTVMCXWGVA8VP5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/MCXW/GVA8VP5E/FTVMCXWGVA8VP5E.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver If you are looking for a mercury-free tilt switch that you can make yourself on the cheap and quick as I was, then follow along and I will show you how to make some from little tiny bottles of crafting beads. Stuff you Need In order to make something similar, you will need.... a small bottle...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 09:25:33 PST
Sensitive Tilt Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensitive-Tilt-Trigger/
Sensitive Tilt Trigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/Q37U/GVZQ6IVC/F38Q37UGVZQ6IVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/Q37U/GVZQ6IVC/F38Q37UGVZQ6IVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/Q37U/GVZQ6IVC/F38Q37UGVZQ6IVC.SMALL.jpg Captain Napalm Designed for any purpose that might need a very sensitive, any-direction, do-not-tilt switch. This instruction describes construction of: 1) My initial, hand-built prototype, thrown together in a single afternoon out of spare parts merely as proof of concept; 2) The follow-on, 2nd generation prototy...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2011 17:49:08 PST
Ball Bearing Jib Arm w/ Motorized Pan & Tilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Bearing-Jib-Arm-w-Motorized-Pan-Tilt/
Ball Bearing Jib Arm w/ Motorized Pan & Tilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/6M15/GVA8VG94/F7T6M15GVA8VG94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/6M15/GVA8VG94/F7T6M15GVA8VG94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/6M15/GVA8VG94/F7T6M15GVA8VG94.SMALL.jpg sensoryhouse Update September 2013:  What started as a hobby has turned into something pretty serious.  We are readying the launch of an open-source cinematic motion-control rig.  If you wanna stay up on the futue of cinematography "like" us at //www.facebook.com/openmoco Turn a telescope arm, workout bar bell,...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 23:12:15 PST
How to Achieve Miniature Effect via Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Achieve-Miniature-Effect-via-Photoshop/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2011 04:11:09 PDT
Tilt Activated Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Switch/
Tilt Activated Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/38D6/SN5EXCFG0AN/FM838D6SN5EXCFG0AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/38D6/SN5EXCFG0AN/FM838D6SN5EXCFG0AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/38D6/SN5EXCFG0AN/FM838D6SN5EXCFG0AN.SMALL.jpg frank26080115 It's a 3 position SPDT switch that closes (on) when tilted. Made with 3 pieces of plastic, a washer, and three machine screws + nuts. I made this switch as a hack for a cheap r/c car controller, inspired by the wiimote controlled car.I just realized, this can also double as a pedometer or a shake se...
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 16:45:44 PST
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Necomimi-Arduino-Cat-Ears/
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad They are so dang cute. If you have ever seen the cool promo for the Necomimi Neurowear wearable set of cat ears that respond to brainwaves, you would want a set too. But it seems they may be vaporware since it hasn't materialized on the market yet, not that I would be able to afford them though. Nec...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 20:53:14 PDT
Tilt Sensor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Sensor-Tutorial/
Tilt Sensor Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/4XII/FWS6K6JS/F8Z4XIIFWS6K6JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/4XII/FWS6K6JS/F8Z4XIIFWS6K6JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/4XII/FWS6K6JS/F8Z4XIIFWS6K6JS.SMALL.jpg adafruit What is a tilt sensor? Tilt sensors allow you to detect orientation or inclination. They are small, inexpensive, low-power and easy-to-use. If used properly, they will not wear out. Their simplicity makes them popular for toys, gadgets and appliances. Sometimes they are referred to as "mercury swi...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2009 09:31:02 PDT
Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Balancing-Robot/
Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/MEA4/FJMBXQP3/FZTMEA4FJMBXQP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/MEA4/FJMBXQP3/FZTMEA4FJMBXQP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/MEA4/FJMBXQP3/FZTMEA4FJMBXQP3.SMALL.jpg vahid_you2004 This is a very simple robot that uses a simple switch as a sensor and stands on only two wheels with inverted pendulum mechanism. When the robot is going to fall the motor starts and moves the robot to the direction it is going to fall, so the motor torque about the center of gravity that is higher ...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2008 11:06:41 PDT
Five-cent Tilt Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Five-cent-Tilt-Sensor/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:41:01 PST
RFID Reader Detector and Tilt-Sensitive RFID Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Reader-Detector-and-Tilt-Sensitive-RFID-Tag/
RFID Reader Detector and Tilt-Sensitive RFID Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/YZG9/FN4A5KYE/FCIYZG9FN4A5KYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/YZG9/FN4A5KYE/FCIYZG9FN4A5KYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/YZG9/FN4A5KYE/FCIYZG9FN4A5KYE.SMALL.jpg nmarquardt The 'rub'Want to detect the presence of RFID readers? Want to control when a RFID tag is active or readable? We describe how to do both using bits of copper and card, and some readily available electronics hardware.Longer preambleRadio frequency identification ( RFID) is rapidly growing in populari...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 23:28:04 PST
LED tilt light box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-tilt-light-box/
LED tilt light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/G1CC/FKLD2KQ7/FPMG1CCFKLD2KQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/G1CC/FKLD2KQ7/FPMG1CCFKLD2KQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/G1CC/FKLD2KQ7/FPMG1CCFKLD2KQ7.SMALL.jpg seligtobiason This instructable will show you how to make a simple circuit board with a mercury switch (tilt switch) and LEDs, and then a little wooden box with a window to put it in. Parts needed, and where I got them Alright so here is the list of materials that are needed for this project, everything can b...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 13:46:11 PDT