Instructables: exploring - technology - toy http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:12:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Pi Power (Remote Power Management with Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Power-Remote-Power-Management-with-Pi/
Pi Power (Remote Power Management with Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/EOJL/I3VHBZJB/FXNEOJLI3VHBZJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/EOJL/I3VHBZJB/FXNEOJLI3VHBZJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/EOJL/I3VHBZJB/FXNEOJLI3VHBZJB.SMALL.jpg !nstructable "Pi Power"!!! Remote Power Management with a Raspberry Pi.......“Not so long ago in a galaxy far, far away... our hero needed access to data near a distant star in the far off reaches of space" ....no need for "FTL" travel as I was actually in my living room on my laptop and was too lazy to go back ...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:21:59 PST
Oversized Music Chest, for MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Oversized-Enclosure-Box-for-MaKey-MaKey/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:52:03 PST
3D printed LED Portal Companion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Portal-Companion-Cube/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:17:34 PST
Foam Automated Defense Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Automated-Defense-Turret/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:22:38 PST
Add MIDI port to Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-MIDI-port-to-Keyboard/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:26:37 PST
3D printed Screaming rabbit my cup marker http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Screaming-rabbit-my-cup-marker/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:20:39 PST
Dire Bomb-like Timer (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-like-Timer-V2/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:02:25 PST
ESPecially for you! http://www.instructables.com/id/ESPecially-for-you/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:14:21 PST
My First Toy Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Toy-Hack/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:50:26 PST
Arduino Piano, Jack Gale http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Piano/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:08:12 PST
3D Printed Toy Horse Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Toy-Horse-Ornament/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:08:36 PST
Add a Mic to any Headphone - Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Detachable-Microphone-for-your-Headphones/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:39:54 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-1/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 14:09:04 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Venus Fly Trap Toy powered by Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Venus-Fly-Trap-Toy/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:35:08 PDT
Raspberry Pi Emulator Console for the Backseat http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Emulator-Console-for-the-Backseat/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:58:56 PDT
Mini Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Electric-Motor/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:17:32 PDT
12 Inch Mazinger Z aka Tranzor Z http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Inch-Mazinger-Z-aka-Tranzor-Z/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:01:00 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
prepare 3d model for 3d print http://www.instructables.com/id/prepare-3d-model-for-3d-print/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 20:36:49 PDT
action figures http://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-action-figures/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:43:28 PDT
Raspberry Pi CD Box Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CD-Box-Robot/
Raspberry Pi CD Box Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D6LJ/I05F3UUD/FLBD6LJI05F3UUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D6LJ/I05F3UUD/FLBD6LJI05F3UUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D6LJ/I05F3UUD/FLBD6LJI05F3UUD.SMALL.jpg djairjr English:This project is a work that is taking on many weekends. My son, Gabriel, watched the movie "Wall-E" and proposed that we built a similar robot. I see this model in Dx.com and get inspired by it.We use some scraps we find here at home, especially some old CDs and an empty tube of CDs. The li...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:42:39 PDT
DIY fan powered boat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-fan-powered-boat/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:38:27 PDT
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Paper-Scissors-Spock-Lizard/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:53:29 PDT
Rock...Paper...Scissors Game http://www.instructables.com/id/RockPaperScissors-Game/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:46:36 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
Simple DC Generator To Flashlight(mechanical powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DC-Generator-To-Flashlight/
Simple DC Generator To Flashlight(mechanical powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/FK6H/HZ2IYWTJ/FJNFK6HHZ2IYWTJ.SMALL.jpg nkarm19 Simple toy fan transformed to a simple generator. using hobby motor. Materials Toy Fan(mechanical), electrical tape,carboard, super glue, LED(white recommended), reflective stickers, hobby motor. open the toy fan and replace the elesi by a hobby motor connect it by using the machinary parts(i ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:29:49 PDT
Calculating Resistor Values for LEDs in Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-Resistor-Values-for-LEDs-in-Series/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:54:57 PDT
How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-Frisbee-to-use-at-Night/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:37:04 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design. The project is in a few contests on instructables at the moment, if you like what I have made, please Vote for it.Calling all Space Cadets: As a way of motivating folks to make the project, I am currently giving away a ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
Bucking Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Bucking-Battery/
Bucking Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SMIS/HYTIYS7B/FZJSMISHYTIYS7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SMIS/HYTIYS7B/FZJSMISHYTIYS7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SMIS/HYTIYS7B/FZJSMISHYTIYS7B.SMALL.jpg Collin Chidiac Using a couple of components you can build yourself a bucking 9v battery toy easy and fun! Get materials For this project you will need1 9v battery1 Switch1 motorSome 18 gauge wireHot glue gun Building Glue your motor to your battery with the wires pointing up as to allow easy access. Attach...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:19:48 PDT
Theremin Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Theremin-Toy/
Theremin Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/CCTN/HYJ86BUR/F2YCCTNHYJ86BUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/CCTN/HYJ86BUR/F2YCCTNHYJ86BUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/CCTN/HYJ86BUR/F2YCCTNHYJ86BUR.SMALL.jpg paulindallas I wanted to make a little toy for my granddaughter to play with when she visits. I know like most kids, she enjoys things that make sounds and have different colored lights on them and if she does something, the toy does something. I thought about a Theremin and decided to add a RGB light that chang...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 16:49:59 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
Motorized Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/VJO7/HXLMOUQ4/F93VJO7HXLMOUQ4.SMALL.jpg Kniterly A colleague of mine came up with this ingenious car design for our Maker Club at the public library. It is made from recycled materials and electronic components easily found at a dollar store. Supplies One oblong piece of strong cardboard 5x7.5 inches Two empty Bic-type disposable pen tubes Thi...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
Child's Toy Light Switch Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Toy-Light-Switch-Box/
Child's Toy Light Switch Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/5A63/HX90TJWQ/F7S5A63HX90TJWQ.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio The inspiration for this project came from babysitting my 1-year old nephew. He will quickly lose interest in a room full of toys, but he LOVES light switches. The problem with light switches is that they are several feet off the ground. This requires an adult to stand there holding him so he can pl...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 12:08:37 PDT
Solar Hexbug Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Hexbug-Nano/
Solar Hexbug Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/02L1/HWNU8NT3/FBB02L1HWNU8NT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/02L1/HWNU8NT3/FBB02L1HWNU8NT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/02L1/HWNU8NT3/FBB02L1HWNU8NT3.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean I used a solar cell from another vibrating solar powered bug which can easily be found on the internet and used it on a Hexbug Nano.It moves around as quick as when it was battery powered! Adding The Solar Cell Just solder the wires red to positive metal tab & black negative to the other metal ta...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:01:26 PDT
Catchin' time http://www.instructables.com/id/Catchin-time/
Catchin' time - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45MB/HVR7WTZC/F8M45MBHVR7WTZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45MB/HVR7WTZC/F8M45MBHVR7WTZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/45MB/HVR7WTZC/F8M45MBHVR7WTZC.SMALL.jpg O-snap This tutorial will show you how to build an interactive toy for children. This toy wants to give a boost to children to move and play with friends at home or in a park, instead of watching TV and playing videogames.Catchin' time is a project developed during our thesis in Ecodesign at the Polytechni...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 05:04:30 PDT
Bottleboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottleboat/
Bottleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SMALL.jpg BeeblebroxTheHalfth Boats are wonderful things to make when you're getting into the RC hobby. The electronics and control systems are very simple and when it comes to design, the sky is the limit. A horrible design will not lead to the whole thing crashing down, such as in the case of an aircraft, and if it sinks (or c...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 02:45:56 PDT
Camera Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Critters/
Camera Critters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/LLWG/HVJ3BXVI/F9OLLWGHVJ3BXVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/LLWG/HVJ3BXVI/F9OLLWGHVJ3BXVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/LLWG/HVJ3BXVI/F9OLLWGHVJ3BXVI.SMALL.jpg Coldfire1215 Hey howdy Hey! Coldfire1215 here, and today I'll be showing you how I turned my sister's old, broken LeapFrog Leapster (don't worry, I had her permission!) into a cute little Camera Critter! Ready? Here we go!Before We Start...WARNING!!!All these screws are VERY small, and they are a serious chocki...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 19:42:27 PDT
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Throw-Toy-Hack/
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7V2P/HVEE9ACX/F2E7V2PHVEE9ACX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7V2P/HVEE9ACX/F2E7V2PHVEE9ACX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7V2P/HVEE9ACX/F2E7V2PHVEE9ACX.SMALL.jpg syfrog You can find novelty throw toys of all shapes and characters these days. These are the small plush toys that repeat a series of sound bites whenever they are bumped. They are also a cheap and easy solution for adding sound to a project.Simply by removing the bump trigger and replacing it with a tran...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 05:03:12 PDT
Cardboard Truck Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Truck-Transformer/
Cardboard Truck Transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XCJB/HUDMW7IZ/FUEXCJBHUDMW7IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XCJB/HUDMW7IZ/FUEXCJBHUDMW7IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XCJB/HUDMW7IZ/FUEXCJBHUDMW7IZ.SMALL.jpg Scamerman Run Are you ready for TRANSFORMERS! In this instructable I am going to show you fow to make transformer with bunch of boxes.Tools:1.Scissors2.KnifeMaterials:1.Boxes2.Cardboard Materials Look around your house and try to find some empty boxes. Also you can cut some boxes to get cardboard or just use n...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:01:08 PDT
Arduino Synth Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Synth-Box/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:39:13 PDT
Cheap Taser Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Taser-Gun/
Cheap Taser Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H1CZ/HU843Q80/FXEH1CZHU843Q80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H1CZ/HU843Q80/FXEH1CZHU843Q80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H1CZ/HU843Q80/FXEH1CZHU843Q80.SMALL.jpg Fisher821 All you need are a few Lego pieces and a lighter ignition plug. Even the shock it weak, it still can startle people who are shocked by it. It is a piece of quarts that gets pressurized till it generate electricity. Once there is enough energy the electricity fires out of the ignition ends causing t...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:18:20 PDT
Direction display for Arduino Robot - Scratch Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Direction-display-for-Arduino-Robot/
Direction display for Arduino Robot - Scratch Interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TJ0D/HTMNN83T/FSVTJ0DHTMNN83T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TJ0D/HTMNN83T/FSVTJ0DHTMNN83T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TJ0D/HTMNN83T/FSVTJ0DHTMNN83T.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I recently uploaded a guide on the programming of a Cybot using an Arduino control. In the programming I created a user interface to visualize the direction being selected by the user. This guide will hopefully show you haw to create your own versions. Application The user interface was programm...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:00:38 PDT
Lilypad Arduino Light-up Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/Lilypad-Arduino-Light-up-Critter/
Lilypad Arduino Light-up Critter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/WZWK/HSVGD7MP/FD3WZWKHSVGD7MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/WZWK/HSVGD7MP/FD3WZWKHSVGD7MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/WZWK/HSVGD7MP/FD3WZWKHSVGD7MP.SMALL.jpg heasley Follow these instructions to make a stuffed bunny that lights up when you touch its ears together.  This project can be created using fabric scraps and a Lilypad Arduino. Materials: 1 Lilypad Arduino 4 LED lights Conductive thread A mini USB adapter Paper pencil Fabric scraps Thread (any color) Em...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:17:02 PDT
Making the Internet more tangible (using a Spark Core) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Internet-more-tangible-using-a-Spark-Co/
Making the Internet more tangible (using a Spark Core) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan The Internet is great, but it's not perfect. While it succeeds at overstimulating some of our senses, it completely lacks the human senses of touch and smell, which are important parts of our communication rituals. The SparkVibe tries to bridge the gap between online touching, and real touchin...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:11:40 PDT
Electromagnetic cannon (coil gun) http://www.instructables.com/id/ELECTROMAGNETIC-CANNON-coil-gun/
Electromagnetic cannon (coil gun) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/MLER/HSRZOG20/FBDMLERHSRZOG20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/MLER/HSRZOG20/FBDMLERHSRZOG20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/MLER/HSRZOG20/FBDMLERHSRZOG20.SMALL.jpg ivver Hello everyone,In this work I will show you how does electromagnetic cannon work. Main principle of work is that you have some coil and you let current through it, coil generates magnetic field and because of it, the nail, which is in coil, gets launched. You will find out more details in further st...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 15:16:42 PDT
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-4-Arduino-and-Cybot-Control/
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've had a couple of Cybots as well as the Tom robots for a number of years - every so often they get dragged out and tinkered with. Now is this years turn. I have decided to try my hand at Arduino control of the Bots motors. There seems to be a large number of You tube Videos that say "yes we d...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 PDT
4 Leged Robot using a toy car http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Leged-Robot-using-a-toy-car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty This is a 4 leged robot made by using a car.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:34:57 PST