Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:21:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn your Fingerprint Sensor into Biometric Toggle Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Biometric-LED/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:53:30 PST
Slimline SMD Bamboo IN-14 Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Slimline-SMD-Bamboo-IN-14-Nixie-Clock/
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:12:41 PDT
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Live-data-monitored-in-Excel-and-displa/
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR There are lots of ways to collect data from prototyping platforms like the Linkit One many of which you will have to pay for. Probably the simplest is to use Excel for your collection and manipulation.For example: Use the serial port and Windmill http://www.windmill.co.uk/excel/ WinDaq/XL http:/...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:04:03 PDT
Eco Friendly Metal Detector - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Friendly-Arduino-Metal-Detector/
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:04:25 PDT
Solder Headers to Wire...Without the Hassle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Headers-to-WireWithout-the-Hassle/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 20:56:13 PST
Unlock your door with a hand gesture http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlock-Your-Door-With-a-Hand-Gesture/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:37:08 PDT
Cancel your cable! Over the air HD DVR http://www.instructables.com/id/Cancel-your-cable-Over-the-air-HD-DVR/
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:01:56 PDT
How to: Make a simple Crystal Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to%3a-Make-a-simple-Crystal-Radio/
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 01:34:47 PDT
Make a Custom Box mod (e-cig) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Box-mod-e-cig/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:49:05 PST
TICTAC PORTABLE SPEAKER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TIC-TAC-PORTABLE-SPEAKERLED-LAMP/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 07:03:21 PST
How to solder pins header http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Pins-Header/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 07:43:18 PST
HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE POWER BANK http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-SIMPLE-POWER-BANK/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:24:22 PST
Harvesting Sound Energy From Passing Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvesting-Sound-Energy-From-Passing-Cars/
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:24:30 PDT
Easy Bluetooth Subwoofer Speaker (80W) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bluetooth-Subwoofer-Speaker-80W/
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:12:43 PDT
Prototyping Toolkit for Prosthetic Arm Extensions http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-Toolkit-for-Low-Tech-Extensions-of-a-P/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 02:16:14 PDT
LUMOS: Smart Lamp for Better Sleep http://www.instructables.com/id/LUMOS-Smart-Lamp-for-Better-Health/
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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 04:54:16 PDT
Arduino - Make a Robotic Hand (Low Cost) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Make-a-Robotic-Hand-Low-Cost/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 03:30:19 PST
The Ethical Hacking Process http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hacking-Process/
The Ethical Hacking Process - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/99UT/HHS9EEW2/FN899UTHHS9EEW2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/99UT/HHS9EEW2/FN899UTHHS9EEW2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/99UT/HHS9EEW2/FN899UTHHS9EEW2.SMALL.jpg THAWKK Like practically any IT or security project, hacking a target needs to be thought of in advance. Strategic and tactical issues need to be determined and agreed upon. To ensure the success of your efforts, spend time up front planning things out. Planning is important for any amount of testing — from...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 10:18:42 PDT
Convert 7.2V cordless drills to Lithium-Ion power http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-72V-cordless-drill-to-Lithium-power/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:04:49 PST
DIY Arc Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arc-Lighter/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 07:49:08 PST
Make a Vibrobot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Vibrobot/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 10:33:36 PDT
1000W modified sine wave inverter using pic microconttoller http://www.instructables.com/id/1000W-modified-sine-wave-inverter-using-pic-microc/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 03:36:10 PDT
3 channel Dimmer/fader for Arduino or other microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/3-channel-Dimmerfader-for-Arduino-or-other-microco/
3 channel Dimmer/fader for Arduino or other microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/R84E/I3N2DVW8/FI3R84EI3N2DVW8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/R84E/I3N2DVW8/FI3R84EI3N2DVW8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/R84E/I3N2DVW8/FI3R84EI3N2DVW8.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke In an earlier instructable I presented a simple AC TRIAC fader/dimmer that could be controlled with an Arduino. In various reactions I got, a number of people expressed their interest in a 3 channel RGB fader. But since I have not seen any results of those yet. I decided to try myself. I was actuall...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:32:00 PST
Arduino OLED 128X64 IIC Serial Display: Printing Text and Moving Images http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-OLED-096-IIC-Serial-128X64-Display-Setting/
Arduino OLED 128X64 IIC Serial Display: Printing Text and Moving Images - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/ZNVR/INOW2Y9D/FSAZNVRINOW2Y9D.SMALL.jpg HobbyTransform Have you bought yourself an OLED display for Arduino but don't know how to get started? Not as simple to use as you thought? Try this out! You'll learn to wire up your OLED display and communicate to it over serial (I2C). We're going to cover how to 1) send text input from the serial window on th...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 20:56:37 PDT
Alarma/Despertador con Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/AlarmaDespertador-Con-Arduino/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:38:46 PDT
DIY 3D Body Scanner Intro. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Body-Scanner-Intro/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:39:14 PST
Make Bismuth Crystals In The Kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Bismuth-Crystals-In-The-Kitchen/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:27:42 PDT
A Strong Simple Sun Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Strong-Simple-Sun-Tracker/
A Strong Simple Sun Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/OAG1/FKLD2LGA/F6POAG1FKLD2LGA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/OAG1/FKLD2LGA/F6POAG1FKLD2LGA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/OAG1/FKLD2LGA/F6POAG1FKLD2LGA.SMALL.jpg Mud Stuffin Build a big array of mirrors for a solar collector and you still have one problem, it has to follow the sun as it travels across the sky. Solar trackers are expensive and complicated. Heres one that is simple, cheap and strong. You can make it from parts found in the hardware store and garage sale...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 15:10:49 PDT
Arduino Domino clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Domino-clock/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 01:50:36 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Arduino - LDR With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LDR-With-LED/
Arduino - LDR With LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/PKFZ/IVHQJZCV/F1ZPKFZIVHQJZCV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/PKFZ/IVHQJZCV/F1ZPKFZIVHQJZCV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/PKFZ/IVHQJZCV/F1ZPKFZIVHQJZCV.SMALL.jpg MertArduino This is simple arduino project; turn on LED when it's dark and turn off when is light. Hardware Required : Arduino UnoLEDLDR (photoresistor)220 and 10k ohm resistorsWiresBreadboard LED connection LED attach to boardResistor (220 ohm) one leg attach to LED long legThe green wire attach to resis...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:46:01 PST
1986 Google Pi Intercom http://www.instructables.com/id/1986-Google-Pi-Intercom/
1986 Google Pi Intercom - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/KRTW/J52Q89OR/F7JKRTWJ52Q89OR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/KRTW/J52Q89OR/F7JKRTWJ52Q89OR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/KRTW/J52Q89OR/F7JKRTWJ52Q89OR.SMALL.jpg MisterM This is a 1986 intercom that I've converted into a wall-mounted Google voice assistant, using a Raspberry PI 3 and the Google AIY (Artificial Intelligence Yourself) kit that came free with issue 57 of the MagPi magazine. It's a Google Home style device with a retro feel!In case you can't see the emb...
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Sun, 16 Jul 2017 08:51:21 PDT
Modbus RTU Master With Arduino in 5 Minutes Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modbus-RTU-Master-With-Arduino-in-5-Minutes-Part-1/
Modbus RTU Master With Arduino in 5 Minutes Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/MSAJ/ILV8GIJV/FUTMSAJILV8GIJV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/MSAJ/ILV8GIJV/FUTMSAJILV8GIJV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/MSAJ/ILV8GIJV/FUTMSAJILV8GIJV.SMALL.jpg Jhon_Control I start with the following question Arduino can be used in industrial aplicaiones? of course, using a common protocol used in the industry called Modbus Serial RTU in this case configured as Master.MODBUS communication is done by sending the value of A0 (ADC0) 10 modbus records using a potentiometer...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 13:29:07 PDT
Arduino and Visuino: Send and Receive Text Messages (SMS) with GSM SIM900 Shield from Seeed Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Visuino-Send-and-Receive-SMS-With-GSM-/
Arduino and Visuino: Send and Receive Text Messages (SMS) with GSM SIM900 Shield from Seeed Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/FATZ/IQS4M2HC/F0EFATZIQS4M2HC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/FATZ/IQS4M2HC/F0EFATZIQS4M2HC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/FATZ/IQS4M2HC/F0EFATZIQS4M2HC.SMALL.jpg BoianM One of the essential elements of building IoT project is the ability to connect devices. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are good low cost choices, but they work only at close ranges, or in hotspot areas. When the device needs to be at a remote location GSM is a good and easy to setup option.In this Instructabl...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:45:16 PDT
DIY 1GHz* Active Probe For Under 20$** http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1GHz-Active-Probe-for-Under-20/
DIY 1GHz* Active Probe For Under 20$** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/2N3A/IPJTFRZ7/FMY2N3AIPJTFRZ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/2N3A/IPJTFRZ7/FMY2N3AIPJTFRZ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/2N3A/IPJTFRZ7/FMY2N3AIPJTFRZ7.SMALL.jpg thirschbuechler So, you're an electronics hobbyist and want a 1GHz* active probe, or a professional and tired of blowing your 2000$+ active probe in sketchy circuits when all you wanted to know are the whereabouts of some RF-signal?Then stay with me!!This Instructable will show you how to build a 1GHz* Fet-based Ac...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:39:12 PDT
Arduino Temperature Led Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-temperature-led-bar/
Arduino Temperature Led Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/BZNR/IDECSZWR/FCCBZNRIDECSZWR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/BZNR/IDECSZWR/FCCBZNRIDECSZWR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/BZNR/IDECSZWR/FCCBZNRIDECSZWR.SMALL.jpg YuvalS3 The leds show the temp between 16 to 40 c degrees.enjoy! Shopping List LM35 Temperature SensorArduino UNObreadboardLeds330Ω resistors jumper cables Parts List 3 green led2 yellow led3 orange led3 red led11 330Ω resistors1 breadboard1 Arduino Uno1 LM35 Temperature Sensor15 jumper cables (male ...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 07:43:53 PDT
Arduino Car Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Car-Display/
Arduino Car Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/TD9Q/J58FSPVS/FPFTD9QJ58FSPVS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/TD9Q/J58FSPVS/FPFTD9QJ58FSPVS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/TD9Q/J58FSPVS/FPFTD9QJ58FSPVS.SMALL.jpg RyanM415 I built an on-board diagnostics (OBD-II) based display using a 7" TFT LCD from Adafruit, a Teensy 3.6, the Freematics OBD-II I2C Adapter, and some cheep backup sensors I found on Amazon. The display has two pages: one for when my Honda Accord is in drive and one for when it is in reverse.When my car...
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:40:02 PDT
making your ugly headphones nicer http://www.instructables.com/id/making-your-ugly-headphones-nicer/
making your ugly headphones nicer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/R0WM/FIJ3YABQ/FRGR0WMFIJ3YABQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/R0WM/FIJ3YABQ/FRGR0WMFIJ3YABQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/R0WM/FIJ3YABQ/FRGR0WMFIJ3YABQ.SMALL.jpg resonanteye I got this pair of awesome headphones. Well, they were awesome sounding, but they looked awful. Who wear orange and white? I felt like an idiot. I wear a lot of dark colors and hate white plastic...plus they had the brand name plastered all over them, and the company logo which I didn't like. I hate...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2008 15:48:56 PDT
AVRSH: A Command Interpreter Shell for Arduino/AVR. http://www.instructables.com/id/AVRSH-A-Command-Interpreter-Shell-for-ArduinoAVR/
AVRSH: A Command Interpreter Shell for Arduino/AVR. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LQEP/FYTCLILR/F77LQEPFYTCLILR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LQEP/FYTCLILR/F77LQEPFYTCLILR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/LQEP/FYTCLILR/F77LQEPFYTCLILR.SMALL.jpg nevdull Ever wanted to be "logged in" to your AVR microcontroller? Ever thought it would be cool to "cat" a register to see its contents? Have you always wanted a way to power up and power down individual peripheral sub-systems of your AVR or Arduino in *real time* ? Me, too, so I wrote the AVR Shell, a UNI...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2009 21:15:31 PDT
Harvesting Electronic Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvesting-Electronic-Components/
Harvesting Electronic Components - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/0JK1/J58FV5JL/F7M0JK1J58FV5JL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/0JK1/J58FV5JL/F7M0JK1J58FV5JL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/0JK1/J58FV5JL/F7M0JK1J58FV5JL.SMALL.jpg geotek With stores like Radio Shack disappearing, it is getting hard to find simple electronic components. The web, particularly eBay, has been a great help, but shipping can get costly. Consumer electronics, like VCRs and Microwave Ovens can be a source of parts, but consumer electronics tends to very ...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:55:46 PDT
ESP8266 WiFi DHT22 humidity sensor (Plug and Play) http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-DHT22-Humidity-Sensor/
ESP8266 WiFi DHT22 humidity sensor (Plug and Play) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/ZIJ2/ILGVFG4T/FDDZIJ2ILGVFG4T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/ZIJ2/ILGVFG4T/FDDZIJ2ILGVFG4T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/ZIJ2/ILGVFG4T/FDDZIJ2ILGVFG4T.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this tutorial we will show how to build "Plug and Play" WiFi humidity and temperature sensor connected in EasyIoT Cloud. It shows how to send two parameters with one request with REST API V1. We will use ESP8266, DHT22 and Arduino IDE.Adroid app. is also available on Google Play - you need to reg...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 00:38:10 PST
Build a Very Small Robot: Make The World's Smallest Wheeled Robot With A Gripper. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Very-Small-Robot-Make-The-Worlds-Smalles/
Build a Very Small Robot: Make The World's Smallest Wheeled Robot With A Gripper. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/D01N/FWMNUBNE/FZPD01NFWMNUBNE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/D01N/FWMNUBNE/FZPD01NFWMNUBNE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/D01N/FWMNUBNE/FZPD01NFWMNUBNE.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Build a 1/20 cubic inch robot with a gripper that can pick up and move small objects. It is controlled by a Picaxe microcontroller. At this point in time, I believe this may be the world's smallest wheeled robot with a gripper. That will no doubt change, tomorrow or next week, when someone builds so...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2009 16:23:18 PDT
Arduino Thermometer using LM35 Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermometer-Using-LM35-Temperature-Sensor/
Arduino Thermometer using LM35 Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/XJUT/IIXFAHSM/FFOXJUTIIXFAHSM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/XJUT/IIXFAHSM/FFOXJUTIIXFAHSM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/XJUT/IIXFAHSM/FFOXJUTIIXFAHSM.SMALL.jpg ams31 Arduino Thermometer using LM35 Temperature Sensor is a very simple to implement Arduino based project. Its a perfect project if you are a beginner and have just started practically testing Arduino projects.In this project we will be displaying temperature in degree Centigrade and Fahrenheit as we...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 20:50:39 PST
RPM Measurement Using Hall Sensor and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RPM-Measurement-Using-Hall-Sensor-and-Arduino/
RPM Measurement Using Hall Sensor and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8QPQ/IR6IU0E7/FV18QPQIR6IU0E7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8QPQ/IR6IU0E7/FV18QPQIR6IU0E7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/8QPQ/IR6IU0E7/FV18QPQIR6IU0E7.SMALL.jpg JureINV In continuation with my previous instructable, RC Car that you can find on this linkRC Car using infraredI've decided to upgrade the car with RPM measurement using Hall sensor and a neodymium magnet. In the following steps I'll describe the parts needed for the setup and will provide the code.I did ...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:56:23 PDT
Arduino Magic Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Magic-Clock/
Arduino Magic Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HEM1/IN698GLX/FONHEM1IN698GLX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HEM1/IN698GLX/FONHEM1IN698GLX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HEM1/IN698GLX/FONHEM1IN698GLX.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward What if a clock could tell you more than just the time? In this Instructable we are going to make a clock that, with just a glance, can tell someone where you are and just to spice things up the temperature of your surroundings. Alright, grab your Arduino and lets get started :)Things you will need ...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:51:38 PDT
Makey Makey Floor Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Floor-Piano/
Makey Makey Floor Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/GB3J/ICNNIC64/FVAGB3JICNNIC64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/GB3J/ICNNIC64/FVAGB3JICNNIC64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/GB3J/ICNNIC64/FVAGB3JICNNIC64.SMALL.jpg BALibrary Who doesn't want to dance around on a giant floor piano like Tom Hanks in Big?There are many great Makey Makey piano tutorials on the web. We wanted to make a version that really looked like a piano and that worked without participants having to hold on to a wire to ground themselves. This is what w...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:26:13 PDT
Connecting Your Raspberry Pi to a Linux Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-Your-Raspberry-Pi-to-a-Linux-Laptop/
Connecting Your Raspberry Pi to a Linux Laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/YLIL/IO8U4TCC/FIJYLILIO8U4TCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/YLIL/IO8U4TCC/FIJYLILIO8U4TCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/YLIL/IO8U4TCC/FIJYLILIO8U4TCC.SMALL.jpg fbooth I have been involved with the Raspberry Pi (RasPi) now for over four months and found myself with five computers in my work area and needed to reduce their footprints and monitors on my workbench/desk. Upon reading an article about connecting the RasPi to a Laptop [1], I began my project. I use [#...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 12:47:00 PDT
Apple ArKit Augmented Reality App http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-ArKit-Augmented-Reality-App/
Apple ArKit Augmented Reality App - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/ZKUB/J3UFHKST/FLWZKUBJ3UFHKST.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/ZKUB/J3UFHKST/FLWZKUBJ3UFHKST.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/ZKUB/J3UFHKST/FLWZKUBJ3UFHKST.SMALL.jpg matthewh8 This augmented reality tutorial is a first look at the Apple ARkit. In this Instructable we will use the Unity 3D video game engine and the Apple ARkit to create an augmented reality zombie app for your iPhone or iPad. This app will allow us to place a virtual zombie in the real world, move it aro...
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 04:33:52 PDT
Install Bluetooth USB Radio Hardware in Linux System http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Bluetooth-in-Linux-System/
Install Bluetooth USB Radio Hardware in Linux System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/LF2B/I1XEJ4BF/FXELF2BI1XEJ4BF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/LF2B/I1XEJ4BF/FXELF2BI1XEJ4BF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/LF2B/I1XEJ4BF/FXELF2BI1XEJ4BF.SMALL.jpg mirza irwan osman IntroductionThis instructable is based on my experience installing Bluetooth in a notebook and Raspberry Pi. Target ReadersThis instructable will mostly benefit Linux users, especially Debian and its deriviatives like Raspberry Pi running Raspbian OS.System EnvironmentA notebook PC with the followin...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:36:17 PDT
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Sardauscan-sub-30-Opensource-3d-laser-scanner/
Sardauscan sub-30$ Opensource 3d laser scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/EFQ3/I74L7PAX/FZIEFQ3I74L7PAX.SMALL.jpg Sardau Sardauscan is a open source Sub 30$ 3D laser scanner that you can easely print yourself.Even 12$ if you already have a hercule HD twist. Basicaly you just need a arduino nano, 1 to 4 line laser and a micro geared stepper (28BYJ-48). no external power needed. just 2 free usb port on your pc : one for...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 11:47:11 PDT