Instructables: exploring - technology - water - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:35:34 PST BLOX v1.01 Plant Moisture Sensor w/ Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Moisture-Sensor-W-Arduino/
Plant Moisture Sensor w/ Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/0NXM/IXUQNYOD/FP50NXMIXUQNYOD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/0NXM/IXUQNYOD/FP50NXMIXUQNYOD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/0NXM/IXUQNYOD/FP50NXMIXUQNYOD.SMALL.jpg millerman4487 I have a relative who enjoys gardening, so I decided to try something that would help them keep their plants alive. This project will calculate the water content of soil around a plant by measuring the dielectric constant (the soil's ability to transmit electricity) and will alert you with a red LED...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:22:54 PST
Elementalists at war (easy silicone/LED diorama) http://www.instructables.com/id/Elementalists-at-War-easy-SiliconeLED-Diorama/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 09:27:19 PST
Burning Candle, Rising Water Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Candle-Rising-Water-Experiment/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 10:33:46 PST
How to Fix a Wet Cell Phone in Minutes Not Days http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Wet-Cell-Phone-in-Minutes-Not-Days/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:54:47 PST
[TfCD] How to Make a Hydration Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/TfCD-How-to-Make-a-Hydration-Coaster/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 12:45:06 PST
20 experiments with tension water http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Experiments-With-Tension-Water/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:55:42 PST
How To Monitor Air Quality Using Industrial Internet of Things Devices For Example Applications And Use Cases Remotely Monitoring Air Quality Sensors like VOCs, PM2.5, Ozone, & Nitrous Oxide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Monitor-Air-Quality-Using-Industrial-Intern/
How To Monitor Air Quality Using Industrial Internet of Things Devices For Example Applications And Use Cases Remotely Monitoring Air Quality Sensors like VOCs, PM2.5, Ozone, & Nitrous Oxide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RBAB/IWH38STP/FGHRBABIWH38STP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RBAB/IWH38STP/FGHRBABIWH38STP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RBAB/IWH38STP/FGHRBABIWH38STP.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm Do you or your organization need to monitor air quality?You’ll learn in this Instructable in just a few minutes how to measure air quality factors with sensors that detect harmful stuff that might be in your air, like: Ozone a.k.a. O3 Nitrogen Dioxide a.k.a. NO2 Particulate Matter, Dust, Soot, PM1, ...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:29:39 PST
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RC-Boat-From-Scratch-DIY-RC-Transmitter-and-Re/
The RC boat from scratch (DIY RC transmitter and receiver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/OYSJ/IW6PJU4N/F7DOYSJIW6PJU4N.SMALL.jpg shazf This project is about building a RC boat of you own and also making your own 2.4ghz transmitter and receiver. I got this idea because i was always fascinated by RC boats....so i thought "why don't you make one?" Frankly speaking whats the use of making a RC boat when its not 100% of your work so i m...
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 03:17:21 PST
Water Turbidity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Turbidity-Sensor/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:33:58 PST
Game O Verre ! Play with your glasses ! [DIY version] http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-O-Verre-Play-With-Your-Glasses-DIY-Version/
Game O Verre ! Play with your glasses ! [DIY version] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/O1TS/IVMPY6SD/FC4O1TSIVMPY6SD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/O1TS/IVMPY6SD/FC4O1TSIVMPY6SD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/O1TS/IVMPY6SD/FC4O1TSIVMPY6SD.SMALL.jpg LeoMarius The "Game O Verre" (GOV) is a new kind of game controller, it allow you to play games with your favorite action : Drinking !How does it work ? It's easy ! Build your own Game O Verre set (this Instructables will help you for) Install your GOV on your favorite glass Connect to the ele...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:24:36 PST
No,the water does not freeze at 0° (not always) ! Proof here http://www.instructables.com/id/Nothe-Water-Does-Not-Freeze-at-0-not-Always-/
No,the water does not freeze at 0° (not always) ! Proof here - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/20GN/IUSM1Z5Y/FTR20GNIUSM1Z5Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/20GN/IUSM1Z5Y/FTR20GNIUSM1Z5Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/20GN/IUSM1Z5Y/FTR20GNIUSM1Z5Y.SMALL.jpg rudyexplor Supercooling, surfusion or Undercooling or allow freezing water instantly.Transform ice into water instantly through supercooling, this is a metastable state.A material which remains in liquid form below its solidification temperature.We learn all the water turns to ice below 0 ° C, if it is at nor...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:56:27 PDT
Mountain Electrocardiography http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Electrocardiography/
Mountain Electrocardiography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/EK36/IUOI7VTY/F9TEK36IUOI7VTY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/EK36/IUOI7VTY/F9TEK36IUOI7VTY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/EK36/IUOI7VTY/F9TEK36IUOI7VTY.SMALL.jpg MAXianghan 2016/10 - MFA D+T - Mountain Electrocardiography - BY: MAXianghan给朕的江山号号脉 - 作者:马香涵。 Plan Your Design Sketch out the interaction you want to have. Draw out the mechanism behind it. Let Arduino Talks to Processing Make serial communications between Arduino and Processing. Sending data from Ardu...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:24:00 PDT
Virtual Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Surfboard/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:22:11 PDT
DIY Wall Mounted Water Cooled Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Water-Cooled-Computer/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:20:58 PDT
Bluetooth controlled SHARK http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-SHARK/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:29:41 PDT
Watery LED Night Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Watery-LED-Night-Lights/
Watery LED Night Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/7EES/ITQI5N85/FBQ7EESITQI5N85.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/7EES/ITQI5N85/FBQ7EESITQI5N85.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/7EES/ITQI5N85/FBQ7EESITQI5N85.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Night light oh Night light, an object that illuminate a room. Now, i will made LED Night Light from trash. The special of this LED night light is the inside contains water, its look like Lava lamp. This Night light suitable for use in your bedroom, also this can use for Halloween Property!. No more...
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 04:24:00 PDT
Long Range Dropping System for Drones with Arduino and HC-12 http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Range-Dropping-System-for-Drones-With-Arduino/
Long Range Dropping System for Drones with Arduino and HC-12 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SZB6/ITYPXCGM/FDYSZB6ITYPXCGM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SZB6/ITYPXCGM/FDYSZB6ITYPXCGM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SZB6/ITYPXCGM/FDYSZB6ITYPXCGM.SMALL.jpg austiwawa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJqRWh3A0cQIn this Instructable I will be showing you step-by-step how to make this long range item dropping system that I will be strapping onto my friends DJI Phantom 3 Professional. I came up with this idea while reading Tom Heylen's Instructable on "Arduino to Ard...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:09:09 PDT
uWaiPi - Time Driven Automatic Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/UWaiPi-Time-Driven-Automatic-Plant-Watering-System/
uWaiPi - Time Driven Automatic Plant Watering System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/H6U1/ISCBGOLQ/FRBH6U1ISCBGOLQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/H6U1/ISCBGOLQ/FRBH6U1ISCBGOLQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/H6U1/ISCBGOLQ/FRBH6U1ISCBGOLQ.SMALL.jpg ujjaldey Hi there! Did you forget to water your plants today morning? Are you planning for a vacation but thinking who's going to water the plants? Well, if your answers are Yes, then I have a solution for your problem.I am really glad to introduce uWaiPi - Time Drive Automatic Plant Watering System. It's a ...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 11:24:35 PDT
Solar Fountain Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Fountain-Kit/
Solar Fountain Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/0GK4/ITEJ9EAX/FLG0GK4ITEJ9EAX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/0GK4/ITEJ9EAX/FLG0GK4ITEJ9EAX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/0GK4/ITEJ9EAX/FLG0GK4ITEJ9EAX.SMALL.jpg REchargeLabs Concepts• Inquiry and Science Process• Energy and Energy Transfer• Forces and Motion• Earth Science• Engineering, Art, and Design• Using Basic Tools• Collecting and Interpreting DataObjectivesAt the end of the lesson, students will:• Know the fundamental aspects of a solar panel andunderstand how pl...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:25:34 PDT
Plant shelves growing system http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Shelves-Growing-System/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:18:30 PDT
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Running-Water-Faucet-Lamp/
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad NYC water is da best. Word. Well, maybe not if you live near the Gowanus.Make this cool freestanding lamp that simulates some glowing substance flowing into your cup or wessel. It will never runneth over so no need to worry about liquids and electrical shock. Plumber's crack... So I was changi...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:35:36 PDT
3D Printed Water Bottle Holder for Your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Water-Bottle-Holder-for-Your-Bike/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 01:26:30 PDT
Airboat ReDeux With Found Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Airboat-ReDeux-With-Found-Parts/
Airboat ReDeux With Found Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/OAXB/ISCAWCZ2/FYQOAXBISCAWCZ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/OAXB/ISCAWCZ2/FYQOAXBISCAWCZ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/OAXB/ISCAWCZ2/FYQOAXBISCAWCZ2.SMALL.jpg markk7 Every generation makes an airboat --- it's a required right-of-passage for any Maker. Here's my oddball version.This year I wanted to offer our local Maker Group something new, a boat that's powerful enough to cross the entire pond. I also wanted it to be RC controlled with no Arduino involved. Yes,...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:13:21 PDT
Automated Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Plant-Watering-System/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:36:46 PDT
Splitting Water the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Splitting-Water-the-Easy-Way/
Splitting Water the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Water, of course, is a big part of many great things: you, milkshakes, and water parks to name a few. Even though the ubiquitous liquid is transparent, there's more to see inside. While some molecular bonds last a lifetime, we can break these ones apart with a battery and some thumbtacks in a couple...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:04:02 PDT
No Pump Automatic Watering! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Pump-Automatic-Watering/
No Pump Automatic Watering! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F6WH/IRUMNBJA/FAPF6WHIRUMNBJA.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries In this instructable I'm going to show you how you can make your very own automatic plant watering system. The best part? This solution requires no pump!The benefit of using an automatic watering system is that you avoid having your plants start to dry out, and you also wont accidentally soak your p...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 08:11:25 PDT
Dog Bowl Low-Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Bowl-Low-Water-Alarm/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 23:23:37 PDT
Liquid Level Capacitive Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Liquid-Level-Capacitive-Sensor/
Liquid Level Capacitive Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/LWQP/IR6ITDD7/FMXLWQPIR6ITDD7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/LWQP/IR6ITDD7/FMXLWQPIR6ITDD7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/LWQP/IR6ITDD7/FMXLWQPIR6ITDD7.SMALL.jpg luismorales-navarro Developed @FABLAB VERITAS fablab.veritas.crIn this tutorial you will learn how to make a capacitive sensor to measure liquid levels. You will need the following: Arduino UNO1M ResistorPrototyping cablesSVGs of the tubes 3D PrinterAluminum foil Waterproof Concentric Tubes The sensor works with tw...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:00:04 PDT
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Useful-Water-Level-IndicatorLow-Water-Planti/
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionAre you want to know if your plant is need a water? Let's make this Water level indicator!. You not need to difficulty to watering your plant, because this tools is made with small tank for store water for automaticaly watering your plant!!! This tools is money saver and water saver!!! N...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:45:11 PDT
Simple Cartesian Diver http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cartesian-Diver/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:04:37 PDT
Automatic Plant Watering System with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Plant-Watering-System-With-Arduino/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:46:34 PDT
GSM alarm system for leaks without Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Alarm-System-for-Leaks-Without-Arduino/
GSM alarm system for leaks without Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/C7DN/IQ6UP1C0/FC7C7DNIQ6UP1C0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/C7DN/IQ6UP1C0/FC7C7DNIQ6UP1C0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/C7DN/IQ6UP1C0/FC7C7DNIQ6UP1C0.SMALL.jpg ILYANOV Hello. In today's video we will do just such an alarm about the water leakage.That will alert you with an audible signal Itself will block the water and call you on the phone.You can also manually control the valves.The scheme is simple and without AVR end ArduinoDetailed assembly and demonstration ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:46:05 PDT
Alarm on Leak http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-on-Leak/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 07:31:14 PDT
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-CHEEP-HOME-AUTOMATION-UNDER-5/
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/RD4S/IPVF7R2Z/FQ3RD4SIPVF7R2Z.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsToday I am back with another project called ultra cheep home automation under $5Home automation means you can control home applies more easily. You can control your fan lights exits’ with tip of your finger or allow them to work automaticallyThe project contains three different switchin...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:34:25 PDT
How to Deeply Clean Your Membrane Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Deeply-Clean-Your-Membrane-Keyboard/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 06:31:13 PDT
Image Relief in Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Image-Relief-in-Water/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 22:25:06 PDT
LAP - Purifying water with new technologies and algea http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-Purifying-Water-With-New-Technologies-and-Alge/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:56:58 PDT
Robot fish (for Cistern inspection) http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Fish-for-Cistern-Inspection/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 22:23:07 PDT
Aquarium Auto Refill With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Auto-Refill-With-Arduino/
Aquarium Auto Refill With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/7ARB/INOTZQFI/FM67ARBINOTZQFI.SMALL.jpg robotgeek_official This Arduino Pump Tutorial shows a simple example of how to use a float switch and RobotGeek Pumping Station to refill a reservoir once the level gets too low. For our example we use a small aquarium, but this same project could be used for pet dishes, water fountains, or any other number of similar...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 07:39:20 PDT
Automatic electronic plant waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Electronic-Plant-Waterer/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:00:06 PDT
$1 AUTOMATIC WATER LEVEL CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/1-AUTOMATIC-WATER-LEVEL-CONTROLLER/
$1 AUTOMATIC WATER LEVEL CONTROLLER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/AK46/INNGL87W/FKBAK46INNGL87W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/AK46/INNGL87W/FKBAK46INNGL87W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/AK46/INNGL87W/FKBAK46INNGL87W.SMALL.jpg vina1991 Hello friendsToday I am back with another project called $1 AUTOMATIC WATER LEVEL CONTROLLER.It’s an automatic switching circuit that used to control an AC water pump. Operation of this circuit is simple.wen the water level goes below the limit the lower level sensor will detect it and activate the ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:38:59 PDT
Make a Hydroelectric Power Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hydroelectric-Power-Light/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:43:33 PDT
"The Bed Wetter" Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bed-Wetter-Water-Alarm/
"The Bed Wetter" Water Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FHZC/INKJM8KA/F1LFHZCINKJM8KA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FHZC/INKJM8KA/F1LFHZCINKJM8KA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FHZC/INKJM8KA/F1LFHZCINKJM8KA.SMALL.jpg ZacharyP17 "The Bed Wetter" was an idea based off of a friend missing his Chemistry Exam. I thought, if only he had an alarm that actually woke him up in time for it. So I figured that if he had an alarm that woke him up physically then he would have woken up in time. In my opinion, water is one of the easiest...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:50:30 PDT
Arduino Water Pollution Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Water-Pollution-Monitor/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:48:29 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
Mini Water Distiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Water-Distiller/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 11:58:34 PDT
Sprinkler watering system timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Retic-Watering-System/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 03:08:32 PDT
Water Quality Monitoring and Notification System Using Arduino Based GSM System. http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Quality-Monitoring-and-Notification-System-U/
Water Quality Monitoring and Notification System Using Arduino Based GSM System. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/8TRD/IL5G0AGP/FRX8TRDIL5G0AGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/8TRD/IL5G0AGP/FRX8TRDIL5G0AGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/8TRD/IL5G0AGP/FRX8TRDIL5G0AGP.SMALL.jpg emmanuel.ani This instructable video is all about how to monitor the Quality of water, interns of monitoring the level of water, the temperature of the water and its surrounding, the turbidity of the water (how clean the water is) as well as the PH levels of the Water. So this system monitors all of these aspect...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 07:21:35 PST
How to make Simple water level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Water-Level-Indicator/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 03:22:30 PST
Capacitive soil moisture measuring (with I2C) http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Soil-Moisture-Measuring/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 06:34:40 PST