Instructables: exploring - technology - wifi - arduino http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:52:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Sleek ESP8266 Breadboard Adapter with Pin LABEL http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-ESP8266-Breadboard-Adapter-with-Pin-LABEL/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:12:07 PST
Design a Custom Menu System-- Android/Arduino menus for Beginners -- Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Menu-System-AndroidArduino-menus-f/
Design a Custom Menu System-- Android/Arduino menus for Beginners -- Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/GS05/I6HSEG9N/FE0GS05I6HSEG9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/GS05/I6HSEG9N/FE0GS05I6HSEG9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/GS05/I6HSEG9N/FE0GS05I6HSEG9N.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis instructable shows you how use the free pfodDesigner available on GooglePlay to design an Android menu system with sub-menus for Arduino Compatible devices. The tutorial is suitable for complete beginners. No coding experience is required. This tutorial is also available at www.pfo...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:53:01 PST
ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version-3.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-Version-30/
ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER ( Version-3.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/ML3R/I6EXLDIP/FB9ML3RI6EXLDIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/ML3R/I6EXLDIP/FB9ML3RI6EXLDIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/ML3R/I6EXLDIP/FB9ML3RI6EXLDIP.SMALL.jpg deba168 Welcome to my solar charge controller tutorials series.I have posted two version of my PWM charge controller.If you are new to this please refer my earlier tutorial for understanding the basics of charge controller.1. Version-1 2. Version-2This instructable will cover a project build for a Arduino b...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:08:18 PST
Getting Started with the ESP8266 ESP-12 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-ESP8266-ESP-12/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:50:33 PST
MangoCube WiFi with Thingspeak http://www.instructables.com/id/MangoCube-WiFi-with-Thingspeak/
MangoCube WiFi with Thingspeak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/GGPG/I5Z7M9WU/FTZGGPGI5Z7M9WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/GGPG/I5Z7M9WU/FTZGGPGI5Z7M9WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/GGPG/I5Z7M9WU/FTZGGPGI5Z7M9WU.SMALL.jpg MegavizonLtd In this Instructable we will see how to use MangoCube WiFi to upload data on to the website: ThingspeakThings you will need;1. MangoCube WiFi (or Arduino board with this WiFi-Board)2. Wi-Fi access point(router) with Internet connectionFirst of all Configure your MangoCube WiFi so that it can connect...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:29:11 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
WiFiOutlet With Linino http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFiOutlet-With-Linino/
WiFiOutlet With Linino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/M8PQ/I5S2DL8J/F7WM8PQI5S2DL8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/M8PQ/I5S2DL8J/F7WM8PQI5S2DL8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/M8PQ/I5S2DL8J/F7WM8PQI5S2DL8J.SMALL.jpg Rocco88 This system allow remot control of a lamp by means of an Arduino/Linino board and... our project. An important requirement is to know the Linino's world. Visit the website to find all the necessary information for a correct set up of your Arduino Yun / Linino One. See http://www.linino.org/ and the...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 03:35:59 PST
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Ambient-Sensor-data-to-cloud/
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SMALL.jpg glenntech I was one of the proud winners to receive the Intel IoT development kit. This kit included an Intel Edison and a Grove Starter Kit Plus.In this instructables, I will build a simple ambient sensor which will upload the data to the cloud. The Ambient sensor consists of three sensors: sound, temperatur...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 16:26:52 PST
Arduino Wifi Temperature Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wifi-Temperature-Logger/
Arduino Wifi Temperature Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/3MNJ/I5DSXCLZ/F1A3MNJI5DSXCLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/3MNJ/I5DSXCLZ/F1A3MNJI5DSXCLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/3MNJ/I5DSXCLZ/F1A3MNJI5DSXCLZ.SMALL.jpg yanc This is a simple demo using the ESP8266 and Cactus Micro (a arduino compatible board) to update a remote server (https://data.sparkfun.com/) using a digital temperature sensor. Materials The Cactus Micro is an arduino compatible dev board, it integrated a WIFI chip ESP8266. 1 x Cactus Micro - con...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:29:38 PST
Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Keurig-From-Bed-Over-WiFi/
Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/AMGQ/I5F7MSQ0/FE7AMGQI5F7MSQ0.SMALL.jpg davids1961 I recently retired and I'll admit I'm quite a noob at electronics. It's something that's always interested me but never had the time to experiment. Here's my first Instructable. If I made a mistake with the electronics, please be kind, but correct me.Now that I'm retired I find that I get out of b...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:40:16 PST
Intel Edison: Updating,WiFi and WinSCP http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-UpdatingWiFi-and-WinSCP/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:01:07 PST
Arduino redback simple server http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-redback-simple-server/
Arduino redback simple server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/OWQD/I50XOSO8/FGOOWQDI50XOSO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/OWQD/I50XOSO8/FGOOWQDI50XOSO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/OWQD/I50XOSO8/FGOOWQDI50XOSO8.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy One of the advantages of the arduino platform is that it allows one to store and access data from an online server. Using the arduino redback - yellowjacket compatible I am going to show you how to access data from an online server. Setup What you need for this project is:1. arduino redback2. ft2...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:54:12 PST
Make ESP8266 REV-12 prototype friendly http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-ESP8266-REV-12-prototype-friendly/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:35:11 PST
Tilt angle visualization with Edison, accelerometer and Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-angle-visualization-with-Edison-accelerometer/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:07:54 PST
Spark.io Build night Rex-o-Phone wifi xylophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkio-Build-night-Rex-o-Phone-wifi-xylophone/
Spark.io Build night Rex-o-Phone wifi xylophone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VRY4/I4E6DQX7/F0BVRY4I4E6DQX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VRY4/I4E6DQX7/F0BVRY4I4E6DQX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/VRY4/I4E6DQX7/F0BVRY4I4E6DQX7.SMALL.jpg microrex Our Spark Build Nights on November 13 and 15th 2014 at Blooming-labs were a lot of fun thanks to Spark.io and Instructables for making the Build Night possible! I was building a glockenspiel played by solenoids from a player piano so why not make it wireless, too? The following steps necessary...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 18:00:31 PST
ESP8266 WiFi relay switch http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-relay-switch/
ESP8266 WiFi relay switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/YSB5/I4CN5MEV/FKDYSB5I4CN5MEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/YSB5/I4CN5MEV/FKDYSB5I4CN5MEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/YSB5/I4CN5MEV/FKDYSB5I4CN5MEV.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this tutorial we will show how to build ESP8266 WiFi relay switch with Arduino and EasyIoT server. You can use relay switch to remotely (computer or mobile smartphone) control your devices like light, heater, garage door,... You can also combine relay switch with other sensors like temperature, h...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 04:09:37 PST
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-LED-Aquarium-Controller-With-SPARKIO-CORE/
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SMALL.jpg nettexan Here I am at TechShop with an amazing micro controller from Spark.io called "Core". I was planning to use an Arduino to control my saltwater reef aquarium when a friend showed me the Core. This powerful little micro controller is as easy to program as the Arduino (in fact you can cut and paste Ardui...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 19:28:37 PST
Intel Edison WiFi Network Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-WiFi-Network-Scanner/
Intel Edison WiFi Network Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/HO7E/I4CMIULQ/F8BHO7EI4CMIULQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/HO7E/I4CMIULQ/F8BHO7EI4CMIULQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/HO7E/I4CMIULQ/F8BHO7EI4CMIULQ.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey everyone! This is my very first Intel Edison project! The project uses the Edison's built-in WiFi capabilities to scan for any WiFi networks in it's vicinity. It then shows the number of networks found and each networks name on an RGB LED backlit LCD screen. The completed project doesn't require...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 07:28:50 PST
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-WiFi-Temperature-Meter-with-web-page/
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SMALL.jpg limbo What you need An Arduino board (any compatible board is OK). LM-35 (to use with the provided file you can use DS18B20 but you have to convert the source code respectively). HLK-RM04 WiFi router module. 5V Power supply or Power supply and regulation circuit. The Idea Arduino can be easily turned i...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:32:37 PST
Sparkcore MetLamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkcore-MetLamp/
Sparkcore MetLamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SMALL.jpg ChisDick This project is a SparkCore based mood lamp which uses weather data from the UK Met Office to choose the colour of the lamp. It's main parts are the SparkCore and their internet button shield, which includes a NEOPixel ring! The Parts Components:1x SparkCore1x Internet Button shield1x phone cha...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:46:34 PST
Envolysis http://www.instructables.com/id/Envolysis/
Envolysis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/C0TH/I3H5JSJQ/FU3C0THI3H5JSJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/C0TH/I3H5JSJQ/FU3C0THI3H5JSJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/C0TH/I3H5JSJQ/FU3C0THI3H5JSJQ.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.envloysis is an online updating environment analysis "bug". this tiny mobile device connects to the WiFi network and uploads sensor data to the cloud and graphs your data, also tweets you when something is wrong. it is also solder free to build. no prior electrical/programming expe...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:15:04 PST
Internet of Things Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 06:39:39 PST
Use Spark.io Photon to unlock a door over WiFi for less than $30! http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Sparkio-Photon-to-unlock-a-door-over-WiFi/
Use Spark.io Photon to unlock a door over WiFi for less than $30! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SMALL.jpg keithbrown This instructable is based on the Spark.io Photon, a "postage stamp-sized hackable WiFi module for interacting with physical things." And thanks to its AWESOME mobile UI "Tinker," you won't have to write a line of code!Its the result of an "Instructables Build Night," with Soha Smart; where I am als...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 11:42:39 PST
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts http://www.instructables.com/id/Washer-Dryer-Laundry-Alarm-using-Arudino-SMS-Text-/
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SMALL.jpg MakerBee Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you couldn't hear the buzzer and your clothes became smelly and moldy from sitting there for too long? Well, I have and decided to solve this problem by build...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:35:07 PST
Browser connection to Spark Core IOT Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Browser-connection-to-Spark-Core-IOT-Sensors/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:11:53 PST
ESP8266 mini Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-mini-Tutorial/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:37:11 PST
Send sensor data (DHT11 & BMP180) to ThingSpeak with an Arduino, using cable or WiFi (ESP8266) http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-sensor-data-DHT11-BMP180-to-ThingSpeak-with-a/
Send sensor data (DHT11 & BMP180) to ThingSpeak with an Arduino, using cable or WiFi (ESP8266) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke I wrote this instructable because Thingspeak -nevermind how easy to set up- has a few hurdles that I ran into and that, judging from reactions, other people are struggling with as well.Things you need:ArduinoWS5100 EthernetShieldThingspeak AccountSensors (such as DHT11 and BMP180)Internet connectio...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:44:43 PST
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Holiday-House-Lighting/
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/YRUT/I2MI3FO7/FH1YRUTI2MI3FO7.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is an extension to a previous Instructable on Permanent Holiday LED House Lighting.Now that all the LEDs are wired up, the challenge is getting out there each holiday to change the pattern. You could add some push buttons to choose between programs, but since I manage TeleToyland for fun, and ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:59:47 PST
Remote control 4 relay with Arduino via WIFI (touchOSC+Processing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-4-relay-with-Arduino-via-WIFI-touchOSCProc/
Remote control 4 relay with Arduino via WIFI (touchOSC+Processing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/YMQP/I2CVEX2H/FG5YMQPI2CVEX2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/YMQP/I2CVEX2H/FG5YMQPI2CVEX2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/YMQP/I2CVEX2H/FG5YMQPI2CVEX2H.SMALL.jpg iAmJacket Hello, i'm not english speaking so please understand my mistakes.Mine was just an idea, i was curious, i googled some hours but there were a problem: i didn't found a pre-made script :)I started from a script found on a website, but it was made for one relay, so i remade it.This instructable is made...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:12:24 PST
KNOW YOUR HOME PUBLIC IP http://www.instructables.com/id/KNOW-YOUR-HOME-PUBLIC-IP/
KNOW YOUR HOME PUBLIC IP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/UD9W/I1B7QI42/FFTUD9WI1B7QI42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/UD9W/I1B7QI42/FFTUD9WI1B7QI42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/UD9W/I1B7QI42/FFTUD9WI1B7QI42.SMALL.jpg xlisus Often we need to access our computers or devices house when we're not in it, and since most of us have dynamic IP from our ISP, we will make a small device that will send us notifications to our Android phone in a simple way, so that we always will have the ip that has our router and the possibil...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:17:47 PDT
Automated Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Garden/
Automated Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/T8R9/I0TVPD5Z/FX2T8R9I0TVPD5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/T8R9/I0TVPD5Z/FX2T8R9I0TVPD5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/T8R9/I0TVPD5Z/FX2T8R9I0TVPD5Z.SMALL.jpg randofo The last garden I planted next to my desk at work did not go so well. It suffered from a lack of sunlight as well as my hectic work schedule (i.e. lack of watering). It never managed to get quite enough sun or water. After a long mourning period had passed, I decided that the best way to improve ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:15:05 PDT
Wifi Controlled LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Controlled-LED-display/
Wifi Controlled LED display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/SFM1/HZWJ85AA/F9HSFM1HZWJ85AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/SFM1/HZWJ85AA/F9HSFM1HZWJ85AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/SFM1/HZWJ85AA/F9HSFM1HZWJ85AA.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy Almost all stores have a an LED display. They are the perfect attractive and low cost advertisement tool. However, most of them have a limitation. They are static. This means you cannot change what is displayed on them. So, for instance if Jesse Pinkman wanted to change his LED sign from "Meth" to "...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:35:57 PDT
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Wifi-LED-Tower/
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SMALL.jpg CarlS This project is a web controlled LED tower that uses an Arduino and Wifi Shield to connect to a web server to get commands submitted by users. The goal was to make the project mobile so it can be taken to shows and still allow control from the web.You can control this project live at TeleToyland!Th...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:48:51 PDT
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/AndriodArduino-for-Beginners-Design-Custom-Andriod/
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SMALL.jpg drmpf Update 2: A user asked for sub-menu support. pfodApp always supported sub-menus but I have added sub-menus to pfodDesigner. The instructiable Design A Custom Menu System shows you how to use pfodDesigner to build a menu with sub-menus that will display on your Android mobile - No coding...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:44 PDT
Control Your project from Wifly Webserver http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Your-project-from-Wifly-Webserver/
Control Your project from Wifly Webserver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/M03V/HYZX8WZS/FUCM03VHYZX8WZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/M03V/HYZX8WZS/FUCM03VHYZX8WZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/M03V/HYZX8WZS/FUCM03VHYZX8WZS.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy Using the Wifly module you can add wireless control to your project. This is possible through the Wifly Webserver. The wifly module simple webserver enables you to host a simple webpage from where you can control your project. To do that, you must follow these steps. Create a webpage This can be ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:28:26 PDT
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android http://www.instructables.com/id/15-RFDuino-Bluetooth-LE-with-Python-or-Android/
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Bluetooth Low Energy is fantastic for wireless communication between devices - unfortunately, the documentation is less than fantastic. We're here to fix that!We will be working with RFduino, a cheap microcontroller ($15 ea.) that includes a built-in BLE module. The RFduino works with Arduino sketch...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:06:46 PDT
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Intelligent-Car-Robot-based-on-Smart-Arduino/
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SMALL.jpg yichone A wifi car based on Arduinoby suing openWRTAim: DIY a wireless car based on Arduino. By controlling the car, we can see the other things in the remote location, or can monitor the security.Effect by picture:Principle:l Brush openWRT into wireless router (like WR703N), and install mjpeg - the stream...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:25:11 PDT
Electric Imp MailBox Notifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Imp-MailBox-Notifications/
Electric Imp MailBox Notifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SMALL.jpg pietronet I wanted to get into the IoT thing for a while. I was hesitating between the Imp and the SparkCore and finally I went for the Imp. So far the market does not have plenty of devices like them.A cool and easy project to start with was to monitor my mailbox.I bought my electric Imp from my local dealer...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:37:26 PDT
Linux, WiFi, Ethernet , USB Shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-WiFi-Ethernet-USB-Shield-for-Arduino/
Linux, WiFi, Ethernet , USB Shield for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/S96S/HXHR1F0T/FQ0S96SHXHR1F0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/S96S/HXHR1F0T/FQ0S96SHXHR1F0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/S96S/HXHR1F0T/FQ0S96SHXHR1F0T.SMALL.jpg edwin chen Yun Shield is an Arduino Shield which will simply "turn" Arduino (Leonardo, UNO, MEGA2560 etc) alike a "Arduino Yun" . It provides a Linux system, WiFi, Ethernet to the Arduino board for connectivity. It also has a USB host port which connect to the Linux system, this port can be used for storage, 3...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:55:44 PDT
Getting Started With the WF32! http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-the-WF32-from-Digilent/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:14:21 PDT
Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Alarm/
Water Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Q4GJ/HX7OZOAA/FCGQ4GJHX7OZOAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Q4GJ/HX7OZOAA/FCGQ4GJHX7OZOAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Q4GJ/HX7OZOAA/FCGQ4GJHX7OZOAA.SMALL.jpg blanius After our washing machine ruined our Kitchen floors I decided to see if I could make an alarm to detect the water. Redback Started with this little wifi arduino device. It is sold by Linksprite.com I was able to get a good deal on one from Ebay.You can use a wifi shield or any wifi board that wil...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:23:02 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/HMYR/HXCCLU1U/FJJHMYRHXCCLU1U.SMALL.jpg Greg0reo To start off this project I would like to explain how all this will work. We will be using a form of communication called OSC (Open Sound Control) and an app called "TouchOSC" which is available on the Google Play and Apple app store, along with pyOSC. What we will do is the following:- Create a sui...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Internet of Things http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:02:48 PDT
Arduino, Temp, Humidity, WiFi, MySQL and Highcharts http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temp-Humidity-WiFi-MySQL-and-Highcharts/
Arduino, Temp, Humidity, WiFi, MySQL and Highcharts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/CNMQ/HUHT0UY3/F1CCNMQHUHT0UY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/CNMQ/HUHT0UY3/F1CCNMQHUHT0UY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/CNMQ/HUHT0UY3/F1CCNMQHUHT0UY3.SMALL.jpg timscott22 This is my first Instructable and while it works as is, it is a prototype/proof of concept only. This solution is one of a number that are required to monitor an indoor pool installation to allow an engineer to offer suggestions as to how we can save on our energy usage. The overall project is be...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 00:05:38 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve This is my second version of my arduino robot after "Build your first robot". My Second version is slightly complicated as compared to my first one but offers better features. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a fast robot which can measure temperature, find things in front of ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT
How to use WiFi Module in Arduino IDE on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-WiFi-Module-in-Arduino-IDE-on-pcDuino/
How to use WiFi Module in Arduino IDE on pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/0I0B/HTEUJNMR/FVE0I0BHTEUJNMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/0I0B/HTEUJNMR/FVE0I0BHTEUJNMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/0I0B/HTEUJNMR/FVE0I0BHTEUJNMR.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo pcDuino v2 has a built-in WiFi module that provides Internet connection. Users are asking how to use the WiFi module in the Arduino style IDE on pcDuino? Is it same as WiFi shield for Arduino? pcDuino v2 is a single board linux computer itself. The network function is also provided. We don’t need t...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 20:04:49 PDT
Arduino WiFi Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-WiFi-Garage-Door-Opener/
Arduino WiFi Garage Door Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/O8VI/HTDSOKC1/FWDO8VIHTDSOKC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/O8VI/HTDSOKC1/FWDO8VIHTDSOKC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/O8VI/HTDSOKC1/FWDO8VIHTDSOKC1.SMALL.jpg MegunoLink Ever come home in the rain to find the door locked and your keys elsewhere? No? Lucky you then! For those who have had such an experience or never wish to, this project will let you open your garage door with nay but a smartphone/tablet/laptop/WiFi-thing and your super secret password! After all, ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:04:26 PDT
:: Arduinolitics :: Google Analytics on Arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/-Arduinolitics-Google-Analytics-on-Arduino/
:: Arduinolitics :: Google Analytics on Arduino. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/50OP/HT216GZ7/FJY50OPHT216GZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/50OP/HT216GZ7/FJY50OPHT216GZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/50OP/HT216GZ7/FJY50OPHT216GZ7.SMALL.jpg PuZZleDucK This is actually a revenge project, earlier this week Google "tricked" me into joining an online course, which because of "Google Analytics" they are well aware I'm a sucker for online courses. So I signed up straight away, but looking at the reply email later that day I started to feel a little reg...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:27:07 PDT
The Tweetball: A Christmas Ornament Ball that shows your friends' twitter wishes http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tweetball-A-Christmas-Ornament-Ball-that-shows/
The Tweetball: A Christmas Ornament Ball that shows your friends' twitter wishes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/KZGP/HQ2XTE35/FHLKZGPHQ2XTE35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/KZGP/HQ2XTE35/FHLKZGPHQ2XTE35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/KZGP/HQ2XTE35/FHLKZGPHQ2XTE35.SMALL.jpg Gelotology If you ever wanted to hang your friends' twitter wishes in a tree, here's your chance. This Christmas ornament ball will use Twitter's API to grab tweets with a certain hashtag, username or keyword and display them. All you need is a WiFi module, an arduino, an LCD display some cable and you're read...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 08:45:39 PST
Triggering IFTTT from Arduino using Lithouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Triggering-IFTTT-from-Arduino-using-Lithouse/
Triggering IFTTT from Arduino using Lithouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/KLY1/HPEFX8CX/FPMKLY1HPEFX8CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/KLY1/HPEFX8CX/FPMKLY1HPEFX8CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/KLY1/HPEFX8CX/FPMKLY1HPEFX8CX.SMALL.jpg lithouse In this instructable, we will build a motion detector and trigger IFTTT events from that device. You may create IFTTT recipes for receiving email if someone is inside the house or switching a Belkin WeMo when you walk into a room. As the motion detector cannot directly contact IFTTT, we will...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:31:17 PST