Instructables: exploring - technology - timer http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 07:21:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Arduino Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Timer/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:38:25 PST
RGB LED Strip Dimmer with 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Strip-Dimmer-With-555-Timer/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:52:51 PST
555 Useless Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Useless-Machine/
555 Useless Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/3K22/IVO3RRSM/F6B3K22IVO3RRSM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/3K22/IVO3RRSM/F6B3K22IVO3RRSM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/3K22/IVO3RRSM/F6B3K22IVO3RRSM.SMALL.jpg Nikus Almost every project that I made in my life use arduino or just atmegas, but on last electronic lesson in my school I found small integrated circuit called 555. I have heard about it before but I was thinking that microcontrollers are better. I read something about 555 in the internet and I found th...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:58:30 PST
Simple Tea Bag Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tea-Bag-Extractor/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:20:08 PST
How to Make a Waterproof 10 Minute Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Waterproof-10-Minute-Timer/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 06:43:24 PST
Prototype to PCB by using Autodesk Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-to-PCB-by-Using-Autodesk-Circuits/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:18:44 PST
Irrigation timer, 4 zone, with inviot U1, arduino compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigation-Timer-4-Zone-With-InvIoT-U1-Arduino-Com/
Irrigation timer, 4 zone, with inviot U1, arduino compatible - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/L62D/IVA4KQFR/FS2L62DIVA4KQFR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/L62D/IVA4KQFR/FS2L62DIVA4KQFR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/L62D/IVA4KQFR/FS2L62DIVA4KQFR.SMALL.jpg InvIoT An irrigation system using the .U1 board from InvIoT.com..The only hard part of this project is to connect the values, the 24v power supply, and the InvIoT U1 together. There are 2 ways to do that. The fist way is to use a 4x relay module. The other way is to build your own PCB with mosfet and a pow...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 16:57:14 PST
Multi-Mode Table Clock With Graphics LCD Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Mode-Table-Clock-With-Graphics-LCD-Screen/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 06:19:16 PST
Pomoduino Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pomoduino-Timer/
Pomoduino Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/304A/IUORR43F/FO8304AIUORR43F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/304A/IUORR43F/FO8304AIUORR43F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/304A/IUORR43F/FO8304AIUORR43F.SMALL.jpg chaoyu_ Pomodoro Technique is a popular time management method. It is based on the idea that frequent breaks can improves mental agility. And by breaking down the work into 30 intervals and separated by short breaks, one can largely improve his productivity.Although I found it less helpful when using a pomo...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:14:34 PDT
CS: GO Cuentra Atras Bomba con Arduino Mega + Display LCD 1602 + 2 Botones (+ English Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/CS-GO-Cuentra-Atras-Bomba-Con-Arduino-Mega-Display/
CS: GO Cuentra Atras Bomba con Arduino Mega + Display LCD 1602 + 2 Botones (+ English Version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/3L46/IUSLFO6N/FNR3L46IUSLFO6N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/3L46/IUSLFO6N/FNR3L46IUSLFO6N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/3L46/IUSLFO6N/FNR3L46IUSLFO6N.SMALL.jpg Calfa Hola a tod@s!Hace tiempo que juego a CS: GO y me sigue dando rabia no saber exactamente si me dara tiempo a desactivar la bomba, o cuanto tiempo queda. Por esta razon, entre otras, me decidi a montar este chacharro (aunque para ser sincero, muy util no es xD)Darle al boton cada vez q plantan la bomb...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:03:26 PDT
Building a cheap two-digit display for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Cheap-Two-digit-Display-for-Arduino/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:54:19 PDT
DIY Bed LEDs - Time and Motion Activated [Video tutorial] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bed-LEDs-Time-and-Motion-Activated-Video-Tutor/
DIY Bed LEDs - Time and Motion Activated [Video tutorial] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/WJZK/IU9UVFMR/FIDWJZKIU9UVFMR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/WJZK/IU9UVFMR/FIDWJZKIU9UVFMR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/WJZK/IU9UVFMR/FIDWJZKIU9UVFMR.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries Today I'm showing you how to make your bed glow!This works by having a LED strip hidden under the frame of your bed. This will give off a pleasant glow illuminating your room from downwards and up.The lights are either activated by the time of day or when it detects motion. I've attached my code and...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:07:29 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
24hr Timer: coding for and applying to a circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/24hr-Timer-Coding-for-and-Applying-to-a-Circuit/
24hr Timer: coding for and applying to a circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/SQ7Q/IU5NBPBA/FT2SQ7QIU5NBPBA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/SQ7Q/IU5NBPBA/FT2SQ7QIU5NBPBA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/SQ7Q/IU5NBPBA/FT2SQ7QIU5NBPBA.SMALL.jpg DancingPope This is a school project we did to get to grips with programming chips, working with different boards and coding. In this project I will use Flowcode (the software we were given to make our program on) to programme a PIC and make an LCD display a clock that accurately counts seconds, minutes and hou...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:29:43 PDT
ARDUINO – TIMER E SVEGLIA http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-TIMER-E-SVEGLIA/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 09:36:43 PDT
555 Timer IC http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-IC/
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 05:51:01 PDT
Raspberry piでホームオートメーション http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Piでホームオートメーション/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:09:06 PDT
LED Light Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Timer/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:15:00 PDT
Alarm beeper transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Alarm-Beeper/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:36:11 PDT
Quick setup guide for DS3231 Alarm/Timer function http://www.instructables.com/id/Setup-for-DS3231-AlarmTimer-Function/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:23:32 PDT
MAX7219_Timer/Clock with no external hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/MAX7219TIMER/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 10:21:49 PDT
DIY | Adjustable Timer using 555 & potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Adjustable-Timer-Using-555-Potentiometer/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:16:54 PDT
Arduino: pushing the limits || Arduino Timers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pushing-the-Limits-Arduino-Timers/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:19:24 PDT
DIY Rain Alarm Using 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rain-Alarm-Using-555-Timer/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 22:02:34 PDT
Line Follower Robot Lap Counter/Timer Based in Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot-Lap-CounterTimer-Based-in-Ardu/
Line Follower Robot Lap Counter/Timer Based in Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/1G4A/IQFCFX6W/FYI1G4AIQFCFX6W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/1G4A/IQFCFX6W/FYI1G4AIQFCFX6W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/1G4A/IQFCFX6W/FYI1G4AIQFCFX6W.SMALL.jpg pepemanboy Line follower robots are very popular among robotics competitions. . My robotics team, Cirobots (https://www.facebook.com/cirobots/), has been building line followers since 2014. We have been quite succesful nationally and are about to compete in international competitions. You can see our robots i...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:57:54 PDT
PicoCricket Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/PicoCricket-Timer/
PicoCricket Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/Z01L/IQ5PPB7F/FQTZ01LIQ5PPB7F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/Z01L/IQ5PPB7F/FQTZ01LIQ5PPB7F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/Z01L/IQ5PPB7F/FQTZ01LIQ5PPB7F.SMALL.jpg jasonZak So the place where I work has a lot of learning stuff. I use this to make a timer that in no way whatsoever bears any resemblance to an explosive device.In my defense, it's super hard to make a homemade digital timer that doesn't look like a bomb. Just ask Ahmed Mohamed. Things You Need - PicoCri...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 20:39:23 PDT
How to Use an Automatic Outlet Timer (Great for Hydroponics) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-an-Automatic-Outlet-Timer-Great-for-Hyd/
How to Use an Automatic Outlet Timer (Great for Hydroponics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/3C5X/IQ5POUTK/F4U3C5XIQ5POUTK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/3C5X/IQ5POUTK/F4U3C5XIQ5POUTK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/3C5X/IQ5POUTK/F4U3C5XIQ5POUTK.SMALL.jpg Foxerx Forewarning: this is my first Instructable, so I'm just getting the hang of it. Any tips to make it better would be appreciated.An automatic outlet timer is a great thing to have if you have any setup for plants. Whether your timer is digital or mechanical, like the one in this Instructable, it do...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 06:58:02 PDT
Simplest High Frequency PWM with NE555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-High-Frequency-PWM-With-NE555/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 03:20:07 PDT
Knight Rider LED Flasher - NE555 & CD4017 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knight-Rider-LED-Flasher-555-4017/
Knight Rider LED Flasher - NE555 & CD4017 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MQIB/IPWX4TLU/F8EMQIBIPWX4TLU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MQIB/IPWX4TLU/F8EMQIBIPWX4TLU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MQIB/IPWX4TLU/F8EMQIBIPWX4TLU.SMALL.jpg DIY Circuits In this instructable I will show you how I made an LED flasher with Knight Rider effect(Larson Scanner) with the famous integrated circuits NE555 and CD4017. Demonstration Here you can see the finished project. Parts List For this instructable you will need:1x - Knight Rider PCB (or some perfb...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:19:45 PDT
Timer Interrupts on the DP32 http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer-Interrupts-on-the-DP32/
Timer Interrupts on the DP32 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/KKX7/IPYC6E5C/F5BKKX7IPYC6E5C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/KKX7/IPYC6E5C/F5BKKX7IPYC6E5C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/KKX7/IPYC6E5C/F5BKKX7IPYC6E5C.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Timers! I'm excited to finally be covering timers on my favorite board, the DP32!Remember way back when I wrote about external interrupts? If you're not familiar with interrupts and how they work, I recommend checking that tutorial out first. External interrupts are useful if you want an event outsi...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:32:26 PDT
Automated Power Tool Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Power-Tool-Charger/
Automated Power Tool Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/5RP4/IPTJHGW2/FB55RP4IPTJHGW2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/5RP4/IPTJHGW2/FB55RP4IPTJHGW2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/5RP4/IPTJHGW2/FB55RP4IPTJHGW2.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer Electric power tools changed the way most of us work around the house. Simple and quick, as no extension cords are needed. But they do come with some effort. I still have some power tools that are powered by old Ni-Cad or Ni-Mh batteries. They work great, but if they are not used on a weekly basis, ...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 09:04:35 PDT
Cooking Timer Timelapse Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-Timer-Timelapse-Tripod/
Cooking Timer Timelapse Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/3LVC/IPVF7R9Z/FRY3LVCIPVF7R9Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/3LVC/IPVF7R9Z/FRY3LVCIPVF7R9Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/3LVC/IPVF7R9Z/FRY3LVCIPVF7R9Z.SMALL.jpg Leners HiToday I'll show you how I made a fun accessory for bringing your timelapses to the next level. What You'll Need A kitchen timerA phone tripodI picked both of these from a local dollar store. These ended up costing less than 5€ in total. Disassembling The Kitchen Timer I took apart the time...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:09:04 PDT
Kitchen Timer Using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Timer-Using-an-Arduino/
Kitchen Timer Using an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/D8WC/IPQM9KMC/F8GD8WCIPQM9KMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/D8WC/IPQM9KMC/F8GD8WCIPQM9KMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/D8WC/IPQM9KMC/F8GD8WCIPQM9KMC.SMALL.jpg go_cool If you like cooking and have the habit of leaving the gas stove on for too long, this could be a serious problem because no one likes burnt food. To solve this problem I'm going to show you how to build your own kitchen trimmer that is powered by an Arduino.This kitchen timer is very easy to build a...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:29:33 PDT
LIFETIMER http://www.instructables.com/id/LIFETIMER/
LIFETIMER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/KWQ5/IPK9489U/FHTKWQ5IPK9489U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/KWQ5/IPK9489U/FHTKWQ5IPK9489U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/KWQ5/IPK9489U/FHTKWQ5IPK9489U.SMALL.jpg quicksilv3rflash LIFETIMER counts down until I die. I think it's set a little long -- scratch that, way too long. Assuming 2.5 billion seconds in a human life you can then string it out to the correct number of digits to drop the last digit every 1/4 second and that's easy to do with a 32.768kHz crystal.Github repos...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 05:58:37 PDT
Arduino based Lap Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Lap-Timer/
Arduino based Lap Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/1JAT/IPH0L7S5/F771JATIPH0L7S5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/1JAT/IPH0L7S5/F771JATIPH0L7S5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/1JAT/IPH0L7S5/F771JATIPH0L7S5.SMALL.gif the_anykey We recently got hold of a "Crazy Cart", a seriously cool cart to race around with. As we only have one, I did want to have something to make the driving a bit more competitive, so I build an Arduino Based Lap Timer.The Lap timer uses an "Infrared light bridge" (Velleman PEM10D) to detect when someth...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:27:04 PDT
Time Sensor : Easiest way of Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Sensor-Easiest-Way-of-Home-Automation/
Time Sensor : Easiest way of Home Automation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/0EKJ/IPE6K38B/FM00EKJIPE6K38B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/0EKJ/IPE6K38B/FM00EKJIPE6K38B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/0EKJ/IPE6K38B/FM00EKJIPE6K38B.SMALL.jpg Rahul - S My Friend is fond of keeping fish tank. He has a fish tank and some rare fishes too. But when he goes outside for function, party or a trip, it becomes hard to keep them. So he asked me to make something which can operate his Fish tank's Lights automatically. He need to turn ON lights at 7am and tu...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 22:05:34 PDT
Infra Red Intervalometer for Canon EOS M or Nikon D50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Infra-Red-Intervalometer-for-Canon-EOS-M-or-Nikon-/
Infra Red Intervalometer for Canon EOS M or Nikon D50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/PF2Z/IOYDFJSN/F4EPF2ZIOYDFJSN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/PF2Z/IOYDFJSN/F4EPF2ZIOYDFJSN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/PF2Z/IOYDFJSN/F4EPF2ZIOYDFJSN.SMALL.jpg julianwiggins I love time lapse videos. So when I got my first decent camera I could not wait to make one. The process is pretty simple. Find an interesting view, take a picture every few seconds, when you have a few hundred shots you can easily download software that will stitch these photos into a video. Even ...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 14:24:20 PDT
Rallytimer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rallytimer/
Rallytimer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/1EPY/IORGXETF/F441EPYIORGXETF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/1EPY/IORGXETF/F441EPYIORGXETF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/1EPY/IORGXETF/F441EPYIORGXETF.SMALL.jpg J-F42 A rallytimer is a really intresting device to improve your rating during a regularity rally. As you know, it’s quite difficult to give the notes, check the time and the distance at the same times. Furthermore, timetables are often really unpleasant to read in a rally car which is on the road or duri...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 20:58:15 PDT
6.25 nanosecond resolution timer for any microcontroller! http://www.instructables.com/id/625-Nanosecond-Resolution-Timer-for-Any-Microcontr/
6.25 nanosecond resolution timer for any microcontroller! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/3NBX/IOQ1PH7P/F5F3NBXIOQ1PH7P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/3NBX/IOQ1PH7P/F5F3NBXIOQ1PH7P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/3NBX/IOQ1PH7P/F5F3NBXIOQ1PH7P.SMALL.jpg Rajiv Tyagi While designing a solid state replacement for a vacuum-tubes-and-CRT radar display subsystem, I was stuck at getting a suitable system to time the period between the synch pulse and the echo pulse. The synch pulse and echo pulse were being captured on two pins of an Arduino Due. The Arduino Due has ...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:37:59 PDT
MORNING FLUTE (Morgenflöte) http://www.instructables.com/id/MORNING-FLUTE-Morgenflöte/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:05:23 PDT
Timekeeping on ESP8266 & arduino uno WITHOUT an RTC (Real Time CLock)? http://www.instructables.com/id/TESTED-Timekeeping-on-ESP8266-Arduino-Uno-WITHOUT-/
Timekeeping on ESP8266 & arduino uno WITHOUT an RTC (Real Time CLock)? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/INHS/IOEXX8WL/FFLINHSIOEXX8WL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/INHS/IOEXX8WL/FFLINHSIOEXX8WL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/INHS/IOEXX8WL/FFLINHSIOEXX8WL.SMALL.jpg Ruben Marc Speybrouck Like the title says, I have tested keeping track of time on my arduino uno and the ESP8266 / Wemos D1 boards(programmed with arduino) WITHOUT the use of libraries, internet or an RTC unit. A lot of great instructables here on the site tell you to use an RTC for time related projects. I wanted to tes...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 03:47:49 PDT
Smart and Easy Timer Functions for Any Application http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-and-Easy-Timer-Functions-for-Any-Application/
Smart and Easy Timer Functions for Any Application - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CXMH/IOG1GCLL/FRNCXMHIOG1GCLL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CXMH/IOG1GCLL/FRNCXMHIOG1GCLL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CXMH/IOG1GCLL/FRNCXMHIOG1GCLL.SMALL.jpg as-WIN-th Used a digital timer (600dt - selec) to automate my non-commercial motor. If you wanna quickly rush through the project you can jump on to my YouTube video provided above. ifelse{lets start} ;-)This is a simple but yet useful project that still remains working in my home. This is the first real time...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 01:45:22 PDT
Arduino countdown timer with setup buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Countdown-Timer-With-Setup-Buttons/
Arduino countdown timer with setup buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/DX6V/IOEKFG2X/FQQDX6VIOEKFG2X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/DX6V/IOEKFG2X/FQQDX6VIOEKFG2X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/DX6V/IOEKFG2X/FQQDX6VIOEKFG2X.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make your own Arduino two digit countdown timer. 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 breadboard by using the Arduino uno board!We will be able...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 11:43:19 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/M84R/INQBKFY2/FB0M84RINQBKFY2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/M84R/INQBKFY2/FB0M84RINQBKFY2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/M84R/INQBKFY2/FB0M84RINQBKFY2.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Arduino simple 7 segment countdown timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-7-Segment-Countdown-Timer/
Arduino simple 7 segment countdown timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/EX26/INPVZGJY/F7EEX26INPVZGJY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/EX26/INPVZGJY/F7EEX26INPVZGJY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/EX26/INPVZGJY/F7EEX26INPVZGJY.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make a simple - two digit - countdown timer by using the Arduino uno board and 7 segment displays.We will be able to set the timer in our program sketch by changing the value of one variable. We will use two digit seven segment displays, so the maxi...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 10:53:41 PDT
Lap Timer mini 4WD ( IR Sensor ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Timer-Mini-4WD-IR-Sensor-/
Lap Timer mini 4WD ( IR Sensor ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/PZH6/INM7QVCE/FK2PZH6INM7QVCE.SMALL.jpg beul GreetingsContinue developing based from my Lap Timer project on http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Timer/, the function is a tool for measure time lap for mini 4WD race on the circuit. This tool very helpful for analyze time travel on different kind of circuit pointed to modify character of car se...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 01:40:50 PDT
Car Raspberry Pi3 Dash Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Raspberry-Pi3-Dash-Cam/
Car Raspberry Pi3 Dash Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/FTSE/INMAWOCK/FGYFTSEINMAWOCK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/FTSE/INMAWOCK/FGYFTSEINMAWOCK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/FTSE/INMAWOCK/FGYFTSEINMAWOCK.SMALL.jpg vijayp44 Intro I have previously worked with Arduino boards to develop a motion based mobile alerts. But always wanted to work with Raspberry Pi because of the diversified projects that could be done relatively easily because it is a full blown mini computer running on Debian base...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 06:59:20 PDT
Bring back to life a Vixen SP mount for astrophotography http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Back-to-Life-a-Vixen-SP-Mount-for-Astrophoto/
Bring back to life a Vixen SP mount for astrophotography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FEZK/INJ4596R/FHFFEZKINJ4596R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FEZK/INJ4596R/FHFFEZKINJ4596R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FEZK/INJ4596R/FHFFEZKINJ4596R.SMALL.jpg ChristianP55 I bought this mount a long time ago and it rested years in the basement. I thought about to use it (again) to make astrophotography.This led to some steps I had to do: I had clean the whole mount and remove the old, chewy grease out of all bearings. I followed the instructions on Optimierung Vixen...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:37:08 PDT
Arduino IR Sensor Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-Sensor-Timer/
Arduino IR Sensor Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/838C/IMJGCDHA/F2R838CIMJGCDHA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/838C/IMJGCDHA/F2R838CIMJGCDHA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/838C/IMJGCDHA/F2R838CIMJGCDHA.SMALL.jpg Mr.What Make a high accuracy timing circuit using two low-cost IR sensors and an Arduino microcontroller.This device can time the passing of an object past two checkpoints with high accuracy. Its intended use is for high school or middle school physics experiments. The speed of an object can be computed b...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 06:53:51 PDT
The Final Curtain - the shower timer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Final-Curtain-the-Shower-Timer/
The Final Curtain - the shower timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/F9AE/IM5WILK9/F2MF9AEIM5WILK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/F9AE/IM5WILK9/F2MF9AEIM5WILK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/F9AE/IM5WILK9/F2MF9AEIM5WILK9.SMALL.jpg udubinsky I needed a timer for the bath with a nice big screen you can see during the shower, hence The Final Curtain Parts List Arduino pro miniPotentiometerMomentary Push Button220 ohm ResistorOn/Off switchBattery Case an batteriesCopper tapesome wiresDual (8 digits) max7291 7-segment displayPiezo buzzer...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 02:43:44 PDT