Instructables: exploring - technology - timer http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:33:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a beating heart with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-beating-heart-with-LEDs/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:29:05 PDT
Mute your TV for the duration of the commercials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mute-your-TV-for-the-duration-of-the-commercials/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SMALL.jpg rksmith21 If like me your fed up listening to the same commercials time and time again so mute the sound, but often miss the restart of the programme. CAUTION; since making this I have noticed that it reliably works at times under 30 sec, but when extended to minutes it can fail to restore audio, I'm looking...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:12:19 PDT
How to get an Arduino micros() function with 0.5us precision http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-an-Arduino-micros-function-with-05us-pr/
How to get an Arduino micros() function with 0.5us precision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/0NV0/HSE9592C/FGS0NV0HSE9592C.SMALL.jpg panther3001 I love Arduino microcontroller programming, and I regularly use it in aerospace research, as well as in home projects. As I work on my many home projects, however, I frequently find myself needing a very precise timer. This is because my home projects focus around Radio Control (RC) aircraft, and ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:59:03 PST
Use Timer Interrupt on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Timer-Interrupt-on-pcDuino-1/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:32:53 PST
Arduino Outlet Timer / Vampire Killer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Vampire-Killer/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:15:41 PST
Three in One: IC/ Continuity Tester, & Signal Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-in-One-IC-Continuity-Tester-Signal-Generator/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:53:35 PST
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-and-Easiest-Way-to-Drive-your-Flyback/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:32:23 PST
Auto-Off Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Off-Flashlight/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 05:37:52 PST
LED longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-longboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Y68X/HN82KI6A/FKSY68XHN82KI6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Y68X/HN82KI6A/FKSY68XHN82KI6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Y68X/HN82KI6A/FKSY68XHN82KI6A.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box (I added the schematic! Ignore the non scematic talk. just updated!)  (18volt input not 19! sorry) I have been meaning to share tis build since I made it but I got side tracked a little. Its a led long board! I used segments of non-programable rgb led strips and used a 555 timer circuit to give t...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:59:57 PDT
Sprinkler Timer Time Lapse Panning Device For GoPro Or Small Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Sprinkler-Timer-Time-Lapse-Panning-Device/
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 21:07:50 PDT
Arduino Chessclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chessclock/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 08:44:14 PDT
Arduino Countdown Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Countdown-Timer/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 07:54:05 PDT
Chicken Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Theremin/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:46:44 PDT
Tiny Timer (T^2 for short) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Timer-T2-for-short/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:23:47 PDT
Basic 555 Timer LED Flasher Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-555-Timer-LED-Flasher-Circuit/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:59:21 PDT
Turn signal using 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-signal-using-555-timer/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:15:03 PDT
555 DC Motor Speed Control http://www.instructables.com/id/555-DC-Motor-Speed-Control/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:13:29 PDT
555 Timer IC/ Flasher Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-IC-Flasher-Circuit/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 08:14:11 PDT
555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-1/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:31:56 PDT
Build a Coin Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-TTL-Logic-Coin-counter/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:05:36 PDT
$2 Nerdy Clear Cirucit Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Nerdy-Clear-Ciruit-Bracelet/
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Sat, 25 May 2013 13:23:16 PDT
Simple Electronic Piano with 555 timer in CD Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electronic-Piano-with-555-timer-in-CD-Case/
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Tue, 21 May 2013 06:16:13 PDT
TV Remote Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Jammer-1/
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Sun, 12 May 2013 07:05:09 PDT
Remake the Mosquito Killer(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-kill-mosquitoes-systemArduino/
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 05:23:07 PDT
Flashing LED dog saftey collar! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-dog-saftey-collar/
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:20:53 PST
Secure wifi lock box timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Secure-wifi-lock-box-timer/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:29:51 PST
Arduino Reaction Time Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Reaction-Time-Tester/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 19:11:54 PST
How to make a LED 7-segment display with or without Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-7-segment-display/
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:14:41 PST
Water Running Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Running-Timer/
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 09:22:00 PST
How to make a timer with notepad. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-timer-with-notepad/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:42:24 PST
Make an accurate Arduino clock using only one wire - NO external hardware needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-accurate-Arduino-clock-using-only-one-wire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/R1VT/H9G0ST07/FBMR1VTH9G0ST07.SMALL.jpg relic1974 How to make an Arduino clock - without using external oscillators or clock chips: (more of my projects on our research website - click the arduino logo top of home page) You will need: An Arduino board (just about any flavor will work fine) and software 1 LED 1 Jumper Wire (Wiring Example Updat...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 07:26:33 PST
Hidden Tron shirt controlled with a SR Latch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Tron-shirt-controlled-with-a-SR-Latch/
Hidden Tron shirt controlled with a SR Latch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/IS0A/H8RVC9GU/F2AIS0AH8RVC9GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/IS0A/H8RVC9GU/F2AIS0AH8RVC9GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/IS0A/H8RVC9GU/F2AIS0AH8RVC9GU.SMALL.jpg N.fletch Inspiration This project was created for a class of mine: my professor of an FPGA design course offered extra credit to those who came to class dressed in a costume on Halloween. As a cliche engineer, I am terribly introverted and did not like dressing in costumes too much; however I still wanted e...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 16:04:26 PDT
555 IC Intro: Flashing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/555-IC-Intro-Flashing-LED/
555 IC Intro: Flashing LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9KJ2/H8CVG9R8/FLF9KJ2H8CVG9R8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9KJ2/H8CVG9R8/FLF9KJ2H8CVG9R8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/9KJ2/H8CVG9R8/FLF9KJ2H8CVG9R8.SMALL.jpg BenRyan Introduction This Instructable is to bridge the gap between circuit theory you would find in your books and the application to a real working circuit. This circuit uses some of the most basic and common components. Everything used in this project can be purchased at a local Radioshack or electronic...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:38:33 PDT
wind up camera pan http://www.instructables.com/id/wind-up-camera-pan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PCP7/H8CVKJOS/F9FPCP7H8CVKJOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PCP7/H8CVKJOS/F9FPCP7H8CVKJOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PCP7/H8CVKJOS/F9FPCP7H8CVKJOS.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Camera panning is a technique where the camera rotates on an axis, usually horizontal or vertical (sometimes diagonal). Camera panning can be combined with lapse to produce some interesting cinematic results. This technique can be used to capture changes over time that are difficult to notice in rea...
By: mikeasaurus

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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:11:43 PDT
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
Wake-up light (no arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SMALL.jpg Giedow Hello instructables people, Every morning when my alarm rings I have trouble getting out of bed. (so I am always late) To help me wake up I wanted to buy a wake-up light, it's supposed to help you wake up by giving the impression of a sunrise by getting brighter every minute after the alarm goes. Un...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
Zelio PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelio-PLC/
Zelio PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/PEJA/H742YOV5/FQLPEJAH742YOV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/PEJA/H742YOV5/FQLPEJAH742YOV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/PEJA/H742YOV5/FQLPEJAH742YOV5.SMALL.jpg Husham Samir Zelio PLC is a very interesting controller  device from Schneider company and so easy to use and useful if you don't have a time or knowledge with micro controller but it is a little bit expensive comparing  with Micro Controller. there are many type of  Zelio PLC depending on Number of input and o...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 15:09:12 PDT
555 Astable Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Astable-Keyboard/
555 Astable Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AHGL/H7431S70/F3BAHGLH7431S70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AHGL/H7431S70/F3BAHGLH7431S70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/AHGL/H7431S70/F3BAHGLH7431S70.SMALL.jpg tycoonist The 555 timer is a powerful chip for a low cost oscilation system. By adjusting the components that you attach to it, you can make it oscillate faster or slower. Hook that to a speaker and you get a nice 555 Keyboard. Parts List Here is the list of parts you will need. You can get them at an...
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 04:11:56 PDT
555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer/
555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/NISZ/H7KZ295B/FL3NISZH7KZ295B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/NISZ/H7KZ295B/FL3NISZH7KZ295B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/NISZ/H7KZ295B/FL3NISZH7KZ295B.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This tutorial provides sample circuits to set up a 555 timer in monostable, astable, and bistable modes as well as an in depth discussion of how the 555 timer works and how to choose components to use with it.  The 555 timer is a chip that can be used to create pulses of various durations, to output...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:36:50 PDT
555 Timer Hacks: Cable Testers, Magnetic Stirrers, and Lego Grabbers Oh My! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Snap-Circuits-a-Minimalist-Very-Few-Co/
555 Timer Hacks: Cable Testers, Magnetic Stirrers, and Lego Grabbers Oh My! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W9TH/H8TTO0OU/FGUW9THH8TTO0OU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W9TH/H8TTO0OU/FGUW9THH8TTO0OU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/W9TH/H8TTO0OU/FGUW9THH8TTO0OU.SMALL.jpg KRA5H Want to learn about the 555 Timer IC? In this Instructable I'll show you how to add a 555 to your collection of Snap Circuits blocks and build circuits you can use to experiment with the following: Build an optical Theremin Build practical joke lie detector. Does adding salt to water decrease it'...
By: KRA5H

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:53:21 PDT
Adjustable auto-shutoff relay timer for high power applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-auto-shutoff-relay-timer-for-high-power/
Adjustable auto-shutoff relay timer for high power applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/GYN6/H6MEVPBN/FT4GYN6H6MEVPBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/GYN6/H6MEVPBN/FT4GYN6H6MEVPBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/GYN6/H6MEVPBN/FT4GYN6H6MEVPBN.SMALL.jpg drewdinbitz Submitted by Ace Monster Toys Hackerspace in Oakland, CA for the Instructables Sponsorship Program Have you ever wanted to make sure that an electrical device you are using automatically powers itself off after a set amount of time?  This can dramatically improve the safety of a soldering iron, a g...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 01:25:12 PDT
Build an Optical Theremin--Improve Your Snap Circuits by Adding a 555 Timer Integrated Circuit II http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Optical-Theremin-Improve-Your-Snap-Circu/
Build an Optical Theremin--Improve Your Snap Circuits by Adding a 555 Timer Integrated Circuit II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/A0KJ/H5EDUZTD/FDPA0KJH5EDUZTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/A0KJ/H5EDUZTD/FDPA0KJH5EDUZTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/A0KJ/H5EDUZTD/FDPA0KJH5EDUZTD.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this Instructable, you will learn how to improve your collection of Snap Circuits blocks by adding a 555 Timer IC and building an optical theremin. You will learn the functions of the pins on the 555 chip. You will learn that when the 555 is in astable mode, the output of pin 3 is a continuous st...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:32:42 PDT
Install an LED in a Tone Generator Circuit To Visualize a Square Wave http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-an-LED-in-a-Tone-Generator-Circuit-To-Visu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/ARWH/H5ECNF20/FPCARWHH5ECNF20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/ARWH/H5ECNF20/FPCARWHH5ECNF20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/ARWH/H5ECNF20/FPCARWHH5ECNF20.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this Photo Instructable you'll install and LED in my tone generator circuit to help you visualize the square wave tone output of the 555 Timer IC in astable mode. Please review my step-by-step Instructable, "Build a Tone Generator--Improve Your Snap Circuits by Adding a 555 Timer IC" (http://www...
By: KRA5H

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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:53:09 PDT
Build a Tone Generator--Improve Your Snap Circuits by Adding a 555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tone-Generator-Improve-Your-Snap-Circuits/
Build a Tone Generator--Improve Your Snap Circuits by Adding a 555 Timer IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/HBTR/H5IRUX98/FAZHBTRH5IRUX98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/HBTR/H5IRUX98/FAZHBTRH5IRUX98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/HBTR/H5IRUX98/FAZHBTRH5IRUX98.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this article, you will learn how to improve your collection of Snap Circuits blocks by adding a 555 Timer IC. You will learn the functions the pins on the 555 chip. You will learn that when the 555 is in astable mode, the output of pin 3 is a continuous stream of pulses called a square wave that ...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 15:07:21 PDT
Build Your Own 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-555-Timer/
Build Your Own 555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KERR/H5ENPTKZ/FTWKERRH5ENPTKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KERR/H5ENPTKZ/FTWKERRH5ENPTKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KERR/H5ENPTKZ/FTWKERRH5ENPTKZ.SMALL.jpg Teslaling The 555 timer. A chip so versatile that it has been used in everything from toys to spacecraft. A chip that can act as an oscillator, a schmitt trigger, PWM driver, a siren/alarm, a light or dark detector, and much much more. It is the most popular IC of all time having been around since 1971 and no...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 10:33:09 PDT
Arduino Timer Interrupts http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Timer-Interrupts/
Arduino Timer Interrupts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/ZLFY/H3Z3SUFM/FYTZLFYH3Z3SUFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/ZLFY/H3Z3SUFM/FYTZLFYH3Z3SUFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/ZLFY/H3Z3SUFM/FYTZLFYH3Z3SUFM.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Timer interrupts allow you to perform a task at very specifically timed intervals regardless of what else is going on in your code.  In this instructable I'll explain how to setup and execute an interrupt in Clear Timer on Compare Match or CTC Mode.  Jump straight to step 2 if you are looking for sa...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 23:17:04 PDT
Electronic Paperweight http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Paperweight/
Electronic Paperweight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/79K8/H3E7JLRO/FQC79K8H3E7JLRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/79K8/H3E7JLRO/FQC79K8H3E7JLRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/79K8/H3E7JLRO/FQC79K8H3E7JLRO.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim Imagine a paperweight that not only holds piles of paper in place, but perpetually blinks !  Basic Components A solar cell, supercapacitor, and a new ultra low power 555 chip make it possible ! The CSS555 Micropower Timer IC The heart of this novelty is the CSS555 timer integrated circuit. I...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:59:41 PDT
Ne555n Oscillator!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ne555n-Oscillator-1/
Ne555n Oscillator!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L1PJ/H19RHMZK/FCFL1PJH19RHMZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L1PJ/H19RHMZK/FCFL1PJH19RHMZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L1PJ/H19RHMZK/FCFL1PJH19RHMZK.SMALL.jpg McMchriis Here im gonna show you how to Make a Ne555n Oscillator !!!! in a project board!!!! step by stepp!!! Working!!! Parts: 1-ne555n 2-5.6k resistor 3-1k resistor 4-100 micro farad capacitor                                                    Enjoy It!!!! 5-330 ohms resitor  6-9v baterry hack 7-9v b...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 10:28:56 PDT
timer circuit! http://www.instructables.com/id/timer-circuit/
timer circuit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MG7Z/H1YOHK9P/F1DMG7ZH1YOHK9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MG7Z/H1YOHK9P/F1DMG7ZH1YOHK9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MG7Z/H1YOHK9P/F1DMG7ZH1YOHK9P.SMALL.gif joostzw this is an instructable how to make a timer circuit. what you need: resistors 500k(variable) 10k 10k 100k other bc547b bc547b 220 uf cap led switch once you have all the parts you can solder everything together and make the circuit. it's verry handi to have a soldering iron with the proper equi...
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Tue, 8 May 2012 15:18:57 PDT
Arduino Based Auto Timer / Stop Watch Timer for stroking time Measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Auto-Timer-Stop-Watch-Timer-for-st/
Arduino Based Auto Timer / Stop Watch Timer for stroking time Measurement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/5S8A/H1KHA5WZ/FDK5S8AH1KHA5WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/5S8A/H1KHA5WZ/FDK5S8AH1KHA5WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/5S8A/H1KHA5WZ/FDK5S8AH1KHA5WZ.SMALL.jpg chuppandi The Need: Last week around at work I had another usual un-usual  problem to face with.  Having to make lots of mechanisms n components to work with-in seconds or fracs at times I kind-of knew this was always coming. And invariably so my poor mind couldn't think of anything but Arduino for a handy s...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 10:24:55 PDT
Blink Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Module/
Blink Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/9BWN/GOHMGLVS/FBS9BWNGOHMGLVS.SMALL.jpg randofo One of the common modules used in making Simple Bots is the Blink Module. This involves photocoupling an LED to a bike safety light. When the safety light turns on, the motor turns on and when the light turns off, the motor turns off. On account of this, the motor reacts to the different blink patt...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 09:38:40 PDT