Instructables: exploring - technology - timer http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:00:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Kids Screen Timer with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Screen-Timer-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 14:01:49 PST
Gopro Hack DIY: Double Time Lapse Pan Tilt with IKEA Timers http://www.instructables.com/id/Gopro-Hack-DIY-Double-Time-Lapse-Pan-Tilt-With-IKE/
Gopro Hack DIY: Double Time Lapse Pan Tilt with IKEA Timers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/KKYH/IJYUYCFL/FHQKKYHIJYUYCFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/KKYH/IJYUYCFL/FHQKKYHIJYUYCFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/KKYH/IJYUYCFL/FHQKKYHIJYUYCFL.SMALL.jpg motivado Hello Instructable mates!Here I'm posting an easy DIY video with a step by step explanation. Here you will be able to master the technique of Time Lapse with a rotation of the camera, i.e. Hyperlapse.The video is in Spanish but this does not have to stop you because I'm sure you will be able to foll...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 00:31:31 PST
GoPro Hack IKEA DIY Automatic Mini Dolly. Motorized Slider http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Hack-IKEA-DIY-Automatic-Mini-Dolly-Motorized/
GoPro Hack IKEA DIY Automatic Mini Dolly. Motorized Slider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TYIX/IJYUXAEO/FK1TYIXIJYUXAEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TYIX/IJYUXAEO/FK1TYIXIJYUXAEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TYIX/IJYUXAEO/FK1TYIXIJYUXAEO.SMALL.jpg motivado Hi Guys!Here I am explaining all the steps to create your own automatic slider for Time Lapses. It is actually a Hyperlapse.Do not worry for the language (it is in Spanish) because actually is very easy to follow just by looking the video.I hope you enjoy this and do not hesitate to contact me by co...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:54:08 PST
ESP8266 Wifi Timer Switch for AC Loads http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Wifi-Timer-Switch-for-AC-Loads/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 00:03:20 PST
3D Print Intermatic Timer Trippers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Intermatic-Timer-Trippers/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:04:48 PST
555 Timer emulator for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Emulator-for-Arduino/
555 Timer emulator for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This is an emulation of a 555 timer chip that runs on an Arduino. It can run most basic 555 circuits with no change to the program or the wiring of the emulator. The picture shows the emulator setup to run an astable oscillator circuit.The first two steps show the wiring of the emulator and the prog...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 09:01:25 PST
Fatigue/Reaction time scale http://www.instructables.com/id/FatigueReaction-Time-Scale/
Fatigue/Reaction time scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/BO55/IIGEDAVW/FMTBO55IIGEDAVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/BO55/IIGEDAVW/FMTBO55IIGEDAVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/BO55/IIGEDAVW/FMTBO55IIGEDAVW.SMALL.jpg Suraj Grewal Epilepsy warningit gives out a set of frequency, which is very near to our max precieve-able range.the higher the frequency noticeable-able by you, the more active you are.(note:not for person to person fatigue comparison.)you set the frequency to min and increase until you can't see the led flash (...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:28:15 PST
Linkit One Kitchen Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Kitchen-Timer/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 19:25:51 PST
Watch LED Backlight Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-LED-Light-Mod/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:36:48 PST
Too Many Chargers http://www.instructables.com/id/Too-Many-Chargers/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 20:34:41 PST
FPGA Timed Universal Remote (IR) http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-Timed-Universal-Remote-IR/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:45:58 PST
EGG TIMER ON ACRYLIC http://www.instructables.com/id/EGG-TIMER/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 08:14:17 PST
Dual Coffee Timer : OLED & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Coffee-Timer-OLED-Arduino/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 07:46:54 PST
AlarMe: The Escalating Alarm Clock with Pi and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/AlarMe-The-Escalating-Alarm-Clock-with-Pi-and-Ardu/
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 21:28:02 PST
Temperature monitor using SMS http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-monitor-using-SMS/
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:43:22 PST
Linkit One BT- Power Box with Timer using Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-BT-Power-Box-with-Timer-using-Android/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 03:37:21 PST
555 Timer Mono-stable and Bi-stable modes http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Mono-stable-and-Bi-stable-modes/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 06:19:10 PST
Simple garden watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-garden-watering-system/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 00:47:20 PST
3 Minute Game Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Minute-Game-Timer/
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 21:27:41 PST
Traffic Light without Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-without-Arduino/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:31:59 PDT
The Killbooth - a DIY Halloween Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Killbooth-a-DIY-Halloween-Photo-Booth/
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:46:39 PDT
Running light chaser circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-light-chaser-circuit/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 10:55:28 PDT
Automatic Tea Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Tea-Timer/
Automatic Tea Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/48KD/IG3WTBXK/FYB48KDIG3WTBXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/48KD/IG3WTBXK/FYB48KDIG3WTBXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/48KD/IG3WTBXK/FYB48KDIG3WTBXK.SMALL.jpg lluisgl7 This is a simple gadget that will help you prepare your teas and infusions. Just put the tea bag (or infuser) and the cup with hot water in place and select the desired steeping time. The Tea Timer will automatically infuse the tea during the selected time and will notify you with a beep when your d...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:03:41 PDT
Simple 555 PWM http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-555-PWM/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 21:29:21 PDT
Introduction to the 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-the-555-timer/
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 07:14:48 PDT
Developing a schematic and PCB layout in EAGLE Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Developing-a-schematic-and-PCB-layout-in-EAGLE-Sof/
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 04:54:51 PDT
Prop Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Prop-Motion-Sensor/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 20:12:36 PDT
How to make a 555 timer chip circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-555-timer-chip-circuit/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:26:23 PDT
Fake Alarm LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Alarm-LED-Circuit/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 22:58:39 PDT
Make a useful Rotating Mount for any Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-useful-Rotating-Mount-for-any-Camera/
Make a useful Rotating Mount for any Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/3U0H/ICICTK4A/F5V3U0HICICTK4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/3U0H/ICICTK4A/F5V3U0HICICTK4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/3U0H/ICICTK4A/F5V3U0HICICTK4A.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this quick instructable I'll show you how to make a cool Rotating Mount for any camera. It's a very quick project and it's cheap too. Basically we will hack a kitchen timer reducing its shrill sound and inserting a 1/4" nut in the bottom so we will be able to mount it on a tripod.The ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:32:33 PDT
555 Timer: Flashing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Flashing-LED-1/
555 Timer: Flashing LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/E4JE/ICD7FP0H/FO3E4JEICD7FP0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/E4JE/ICD7FP0H/FO3E4JEICD7FP0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/E4JE/ICD7FP0H/FO3E4JEICD7FP0H.SMALL.jpg ethanl2 This is an awesome and easy build to make! The Circuit Ok so the 555 timer is a small 8-pin chip used in a lot of electronics. Here is the layout of the pinsPin 1- Ground (aka negative or neutral)Pin 2- TriggerPin 3- OutputPin 4- ResetPin 5- Control voltagePin 6- ThresholdPin 7- DischargePin 8- V...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:56:53 PDT
Charge port illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-port-illuminator/
Charge port illuminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/79FA/IC6ILBT1/FH779FAIC6ILBT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/79FA/IC6ILBT1/FH779FAIC6ILBT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/79FA/IC6ILBT1/FH779FAIC6ILBT1.SMALL.jpg peteman My new Mercedes-Benz B-class electric drive does not have an illuminated charge port, and I was getting tired of fumbling around in the dark trying to plug in the charging cable. For a few bucks and a couple of hours of work I put together this solution: a row of LEDs light up when the charge port ...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 22:46:29 PDT
Cheap DIY Rotating Timelapse http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Rotating-Timelapse/
Cheap DIY Rotating Timelapse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/TIYK/IC6IKGRB/F3BTIYKIC6IKGRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/TIYK/IC6IKGRB/F3BTIYKIC6IKGRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/TIYK/IC6IKGRB/F3BTIYKIC6IKGRB.SMALL.jpg WebSwinger12 In this project, I will show you how to make rotating time lapses with smooth and clean video results. It is very simple and doesn't require lots of knowledge or supplies. What you need: For this project all you need is:-A kitchen timer (a flat one works better but I am using an egg one) , the bi...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:16:53 PDT
simple alternate LED flashing using 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-alternate-LED-flashing-using-555-timer/
simple alternate LED flashing using 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/UOEF/IAY0Y5KB/FTSUOEFIAY0Y5KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/UOEF/IAY0Y5KB/FTSUOEFIAY0Y5KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/UOEF/IAY0Y5KB/FTSUOEFIAY0Y5KB.SMALL.jpg kathirava here is the circuit diagram.! Components required 1) 2 led of different colours2) 100uf capacitor3) 555 timer ic4) wires 5)9v battery6) battery connector7) 1 k ohm resistor 18) 10 k ohm resistor 19) 220 ohm resistor 210) bread boaed connecting the components 1) mount the 555 ic in the middle o...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 12:46:46 PDT
simple alternate LED flashing using 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-alternate-LED-flashing-using-555-timer-1/
simple alternate LED flashing using 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/UOEF/IAY0Y5KB/FTSUOEFIAY0Y5KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/UOEF/IAY0Y5KB/FTSUOEFIAY0Y5KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/UOEF/IAY0Y5KB/FTSUOEFIAY0Y5KB.SMALL.jpg kathirava here is the circuit diagram.! Components required 1) 2 led of different colours2) 100uf capacitor3) 555 timer ic4) wires 5)9v battery6) battery connector7) 1 k ohm resistor 18) 10 k ohm resistor 19) 220 ohm resistor 210) bread boaed connecting the components 1) mount the 555 ic in the middle o...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 12:46:45 PDT
Haro Mascot Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Haro-Mascot-Timer/
Haro Mascot Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/F6JO/I93FC2MJ/F86F6JOI93FC2MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/F6JO/I93FC2MJ/F86F6JOI93FC2MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/F6JO/I93FC2MJ/F86F6JOI93FC2MJ.SMALL.jpg JuanJ1 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)Haro Mascot Alarm Clock:What you will need:Arduino UnoLCD ScreenIR SensorIR Remote2 x Servo MotorsContainer/BoxBreadboardHook up Pins3D PrinterAnd a laptop...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:49:35 PDT
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-led-flasher-simplepowerfull-and-effective/
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari hii guys,yesterday i was searching the internet for a flasher or strobe which i would use to slow motion photography or simply fun!!! ;) but i couldnt find any cheap and reliable alternative for those professional strobe light.then a thought struck in my mind that probably i could make one at home u...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:00:20 PDT
Blinking an LED with a 555 Timer Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-an-LED-with-a-555-Timer-Circuit/
Blinking an LED with a 555 Timer Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/USYO/I8FQYW6X/FWDUSYOI8FQYW6X.SMALL.jpg andrespineda Here is a detailed video I created to explain how to use a 555 Timer IC, in combination with a few resistors and capacitors, to make an LED light blink. Things you will need:1) Breadboard2) Breadboard jumper wires3) 555 Timer IC4) An LED diode5) A DC power supply (You can use a few AA batteries depe...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:55:07 PDT
Make a timer using C# http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-timer-using-C/
Make a timer using C# - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/G042/I86UDPH7/FBFG042I86UDPH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/G042/I86UDPH7/FBFG042I86UDPH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/G042/I86UDPH7/FBFG042I86UDPH7.SMALL.jpg Jermlain This instructable will teach you how to make a functional timer that takes minutes, hours, and seconds! Step 1: Download and install Microsoft Visual Studio It is not that complicated! Downloading Visual Studio is fast, and it's a very good IDE to use for programming! Open Visual Studio, and st...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 06:55:14 PDT
Digital timer from microwave oven timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-timer-from-microwave-oven-timer/
Digital timer from microwave oven timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/JBQU/I86LSGMY/F5HJBQUI86LSGMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/JBQU/I86LSGMY/F5HJBQUI86LSGMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/JBQU/I86LSGMY/F5HJBQUI86LSGMY.SMALL.jpg BJ Cuizon In this instructable, you will learn how to make a digital timer using the old parts of a defective microwave oven. All parts needed in this project can be salvaged from a defective microwave oven. The main thing you need in this project is the microwave oven's timer module. Gather parts and tools...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:24:14 PDT
Automated Teabag Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Teabag-Timer/
Automated Teabag Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/6NQQ/I800YPBQ/FDD6NQQI800YPBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/6NQQ/I800YPBQ/FDD6NQQI800YPBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/6NQQ/I800YPBQ/FDD6NQQI800YPBQ.SMALL.gif Doityourselfgadgets In this instructable I'll show you how you can build an inexpensive automated teabag timer out of simple parts for enjoying your perfect cup of tea!And here's a video explaining the tea timer! All the components The inner workings from an old CD/DVD drive. It needs to run on a DC motor!We'll use...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:52:40 PDT
Two circuits of switched mode power supply based on the 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-circuits-of-switched-mode-power-supply-based-o/
Two circuits of switched mode power supply based on the 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/Q0NW/I7N663HC/FDNQ0NWI7N663HC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/Q0NW/I7N663HC/FDNQ0NWI7N663HC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/Q0NW/I7N663HC/FDNQ0NWI7N663HC.SMALL.jpg Milen Today the switched mode power supplies (SMPS) are widely used in the electronic devices. Compared with the linear ones, they have the advantages to be more efficient, to occupy smaller place and to be cheaper. The only their disadvantage is that they are noisy and in some cases require nice fil...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:19:20 PDT
Arduino multiple timer. Day based and alarm based http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-multiple-timer-Day-based-and-alarm-based/
Arduino multiple timer. Day based and alarm based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/9JRD/I7L6V8TC/F7O9JRDI7L6V8TC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/9JRD/I7L6V8TC/F7O9JRDI7L6V8TC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/9JRD/I7L6V8TC/F7O9JRDI7L6V8TC.SMALL.jpg clepcea So I was asked by someone if I can make something that will start a motor at a fixed time. Ok ... easy. But the motor should start in each day at a different hour or perhaps Monday and Friday at an hour and Sunday not at all, or whenver he wants to program the motor to start. I thought this would ma...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:57:28 PDT
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-1/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/AUQV/II21OGHE/F88AUQVII21OGHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/AUQV/II21OGHE/F88AUQVII21OGHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/AUQV/II21OGHE/F88AUQVII21OGHE.SMALL.jpg Ayush Naik Automatic night light control system needs no manual operation for switching ON and OFF when there is need of light. It detects itself whether there is need for light or not. When darkness rises to a certain value then automatically light is switched ON and when there is other source of light i.e. d...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:02:29 PDT
Motherboard watchdog timer DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Motherboard-watchdog-timer-DIY/
Motherboard watchdog timer DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/SJ87/I77G8LHN/F8OSJ87I77G8LHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/SJ87/I77G8LHN/F8OSJ87I77G8LHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/SJ87/I77G8LHN/F8OSJ87I77G8LHN.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My desktop computer is an always on machine. It's role is to automate my home. Rarely will the machine genuinely lock up or the automation software made via FLOWSTONE would stop working. I always wanted a watchdog timer to automatically reboot the machine should those conditions occur. I found a low...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:07:29 PDT
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Using-555-Timer-IC/
Motor Driver Using 555 Timer IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/CPP0/I78VJERT/FIJCPP0I78VJERT.SMALL.jpg chienline I am living in a small town, 60 miles away from province capital city. It is impossible for me to get a motor driver to start a robot or RC project. Even if I wanted to build my own motor driver, it is hard to find the chips such as L298 Dual H-Bridge. What about online shop? In many cases, the ship...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:22:35 PDT
cheap USB slotcar Timer Interface v3.0 working! http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-Timer-Interface-v30-working/
cheap USB slotcar Timer Interface v3.0 working! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1ZAI/I7CCBZLA/FQW1ZAII7CCBZLA.SMALL.jpg heavyweather This continues and finishes my quest for a working USB-Gamepad-Slotcar-Timer-Interface.My first trials and the basics can be found here:http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-...and herehttp://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Gamepad-Slotca...This is v3.0, now the sensor triggers a timer and ...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:07:30 PDT
Acrylic Bender From Laser Printer With Relay Timer Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Bender-From-Laser-Printer-With-Relay-Timer/
Acrylic Bender From Laser Printer With Relay Timer Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/HXMK/I74N66V3/FSSHXMKI74N66V3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/HXMK/I74N66V3/FSSHXMKI74N66V3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/HXMK/I74N66V3/FSSHXMKI74N66V3.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems A simple acrylic heat bender from an old laser printer, some reclaimed marble tiles, a lamp dimmer, and some other scrap parts. A laser printer uses a radiant heat lamp to heat the paper and set the toner. They are easily found and harvested, had one laying around for months until I saw another acry...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:52:02 PDT
Batch File Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Batch-File-Timer/
Batch File Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/LN1N/I735UT9E/F05LN1NI735UT9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/LN1N/I735UT9E/F05LN1NI735UT9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/LN1N/I735UT9E/F05LN1NI735UT9E.SMALL.jpg Raven Codes How to Make a timer with notepad:With easy steps... How to create timer Type this@echo offmode 32,10title Timer:starttitle Enter time to countdown from.clsecho Enter time to countdown from.set/p "time=set time=%time%:loopclsset /a time=%time%-1if %time%==0 goto timesuptitle Counting down...echo.e...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 14:58:39 PDT
Kids 2 min timer for brushing teeth http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-2-min-timer-for-brushing-teeth/
Kids 2 min timer for brushing teeth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/DQXK/I6OXLHIC/FQFDQXKI6OXLHIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/DQXK/I6OXLHIC/FQFDQXKI6OXLHIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/DQXK/I6OXLHIC/FQFDQXKI6OXLHIC.SMALL.jpg AdiM3 My kids always brush too fast.So I make them a clock with a button on the top which when pushed will start counting from 1s to 120s.They are now using that as their 2 minute timer.It is a pretty simple project,if you have an RTC clock and an Arduino compatible board you can get it done. Material ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:11:19 PST