Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:58:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build Your Own Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Batteries-1/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:12:56 PDT
DIY Universal Robot Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Universal-Robot-Gripper/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:19:06 PDT
Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-a-USB-Thumb-Drive-with-the-Raspberry-Pi/
Mounting a USB Thumb Drive with the Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/68BV/HU1RPWTE/F2O68BVHU1RPWTE.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This is another one of my "meat-and-potatoes" Raspberry Pi Instructables. What this Instructable will show you how to do is to configure your Raspberry Pi to recognize and automatically mount a USB thumb drive. This is especially useful for exchanging files, running backups and using your Pi as a m...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:05:19 PDT
Live data to excel from an Arduino Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-data-to-excel-from-an-Arduino-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:11:12 PDT
DIY Wind Tunnel 2.0, Project "Paperclip" http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Tunnel-20-Project-Paperclip/
DIY Wind Tunnel 2.0, Project "Paperclip" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/WYVZ/HP8WYF6H/FG4WYVZHP8WYF6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/WYVZ/HP8WYF6H/FG4WYVZHP8WYF6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/WYVZ/HP8WYF6H/FG4WYVZHP8WYF6H.SMALL.jpg jamesabt007 "The true method of knowledge is experiment" - William Blake Towards the end of my junior year, my physics teacher challenged the class to work on a final project that would encompass all that we have learned over the year. We had the choice to learn something new, hone a specific discipline, o...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:43:50 PDT
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Ultimate-Helping-Hand-Jig/
Make An Ultimate Helping Hand Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/B4C5/HU1JUW0Q/FUWB4C5HU1JUW0Q.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Here is a helping hand jig that is useful for soldering, gluing, painting and macro photography. It is highly configurable to hold various small objects in many positions. While this version is 3d printed, it could also be made using traditional hand methods. How It Works While this may not be t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:56:52 PDT
Lead Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Lead-Tree/
Lead Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/R0B6/HTZ3F84Z/FCQR0B6HTZ3F84Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/R0B6/HTZ3F84Z/FCQR0B6HTZ3F84Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/R0B6/HTZ3F84Z/FCQR0B6HTZ3F84Z.SMALL.jpg fletcherjeremiah This is an instructable on growing the lead tree, arbor Saturnus. It is a crystalline formation of metallic lead, in this case forming the leaves of a wire tree. Micheal Faraday made a passing reference to one in The Forces of Matter while giving demonstrations on the relationship of chemistry and e...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:48:55 PDT
70s Terminal PC http://www.instructables.com/id/70s-Terminal-PC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/QCQE/FVW22Q2L/FGRQCQEFVW22Q2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/QCQE/FVW22Q2L/FGRQCQEFVW22Q2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/QCQE/FVW22Q2L/FGRQCQEFVW22Q2L.SMALL.jpg alpinedelta This is a computer which i designed and constructed to look like a 1970s data terminal. The case is built from 1/4" hardboard (similar to MDF), and painted with many layers of both gloss and textured paint. The computer features a 22" LCD display with a Plexiglas screen protector. Also, a mid-80s I...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 19:12:15 PDT
3D Printed Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cryptex/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 15:38:52 PDT
Prop Bomb Count Down Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-Count-Down-Timer/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 07:28:31 PDT
Hack a webcam and turnit into a security camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-webcam-and-turnit-into-a-security-camera/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:08:30 PDT
The Moon Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Moon-Machine/
The Moon Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/FIMT/HU0GU8E7/F5IFIMTHU0GU8E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/FIMT/HU0GU8E7/F5IFIMTHU0GU8E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/FIMT/HU0GU8E7/F5IFIMTHU0GU8E7.SMALL.jpg Testudinidae My older brother turned 30 recently, and I decided I would make a special present for him. He practices biodynamic farming, a field (no pun intended) where the phase of the Moon is considered important in deciding when to plant and harvest crops. I figured a clock that displays the Moon's phas...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:51:49 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
Contact Angle Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Contact-Angle-Instrument/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 17:39:09 PDT
Testing the Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-the-Water/
Testing the Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/3QQD/HU0GNAF0/FPP3QQDHU0GNAF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/3QQD/HU0GNAF0/FPP3QQDHU0GNAF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/3QQD/HU0GNAF0/FPP3QQDHU0GNAF0.SMALL.jpg yoda333 Observation: When I was rinsing out my bowl of red cabbage soup the water turned green. Hypothesis: I believe the cabbage in the cabbage soup changes color to green when it comes in contact with certain other substances. I also believe there must have been traces of one of these substances in my w...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:34:55 PDT
Arduino Hexapod Avoider Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-Avoider-Robot/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 02:23:00 PDT
Robotic Camera Dolly System http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Camera-Dolly-System/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:45:23 PDT
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
Wearable Message Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Message-Board/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:00:20 PDT
Hack your vehicle CAN-BUS with Arduino and Seeed CAN-BUS Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-vehicle-CAN-BUS-with-Arduino-and-Seeed-C/
Hack your vehicle CAN-BUS with Arduino and Seeed CAN-BUS Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/PG7Q/HTZ3FY73/F1XPG7QHTZ3FY73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/PG7Q/HTZ3FY73/F1XPG7QHTZ3FY73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/PG7Q/HTZ3FY73/F1XPG7QHTZ3FY73.SMALL.jpg mviljoen2 Modern Vehicles all come equipped with a CAN-BUS Controller Area Network, Instead of having a million wires running back and forth from various devices in your car to the battery, its making use of a more clever system. All electronic functions are connected to the TIPM, (Totally integrated Pow...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:22:32 PDT
Arduino Internet Time Client http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Time-Client/
Arduino Internet Time Client - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SMALL.jpg sspence UPDATE! Added 12h/24h switch and Standard / Daylight Savings Time Switch! See steps 7 & 8. Have you ever wanted a clock that kept accurate time to a official time source? There are official time servers on the internet that you can attach to and sync your time. Most people have their computers set ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:09:58 PDT
My Steampunk Keyboard version http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Steampunk-Keyboard-version/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:19:07 PDT
Build your own "Ambilight" clone with the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Ambilight-clone-with-the-Raspberry-/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:02:38 PDT
Make a Desktop Tamagotchi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Desktop-Tamagotchi/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:07 PDT
Wiring the MOSFET transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-the-MOSFET-transistor-for-beginners/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:27:45 PDT
A Simple Computer Prank in VB http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Computer-Prank-in-VB/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:51:31 PDT
How to: Sugar and Potassium Chlorate Reaction http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sugar-and-Potassium-Chlorate-Reaction/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/3ZS0/HTVIE665/F793ZS0HTVIE665.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/3ZS0/HTVIE665/F793ZS0HTVIE665.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/3ZS0/HTVIE665/F793ZS0HTVIE665.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan   This is a Snippet from my video "How to Make High Quality Potassium Chlorate From Bleach" which can be found Here: (http://youtu.be/WEe_8hsc0f8)   Anyways, the Process for this is very simple... Mix Potassium Chlorate with Powdered Sugar in a ratio of 2:1 then light it up... It is actually surpri...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:36:56 PDT
An All-in-one Component Toolbox and Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/An-All-in-one-Component-Toolbox-and-Workstation/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 03:24:48 PDT
Personalize your wooden phone cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalize-your-wooden-phone-cover/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:22:39 PDT
Giving sight to your Lynxmotion AL5C http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-sight-to-your-Lynxmotion-AL5C/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:25:45 PDT
Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 with the TFT LCD shield and the 3.5 "color touch screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Oscilloscope-Using-the-SainSmart-Mega2560-/
Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 with the TFT LCD shield and the 3.5 "color touch screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SMALL.jpg johnag This instructable will show you how to build a portable Touch Screen Oscilloscope for less than 40 U$! The oscilloscope is one of the most powerful  electronic instruments that is available to electronics hobbyist, experimenters, and engineers. It is mainly used  to measue time-varying signals. Any...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:11:59 PDT
Use the MaKey MaKey to make DIY assistive technology for computer access http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-MaKey-MaKey-to-make-DIY-assistive-technolo/
Use the MaKey MaKey to make DIY assistive technology for computer access - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SMALL.jpg jasonwebb In this Instructable we will be looking at how to use an innovative device called the MaKey MaKey to create customized, low-cost, DIY computer access interfaces for users with disabilities. What is a computer access interface? A computer access interface is anything you use to interact with your ...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:07:00 PDT
Power to your Living room via Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-to-your-Living-room-via-Raspberry-Pi/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:33:03 PDT
Arduino on all sorts of Atmels http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-on-all-sorts-of-Atmels/
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 10:15:20 PST
INFRA-NINJA control your pc with a apple remote http://www.instructables.com/id/INFRA-NINJA-control-your-pc-with-a-apple-remote/
INFRA-NINJA control your pc with a apple remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/ULGE/HTOUJI73/F3GULGEHTOUJI73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/ULGE/HTOUJI73/F3GULGEHTOUJI73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/ULGE/HTOUJI73/F3GULGEHTOUJI73.SMALL.jpg kyle brinkerhoff basically this whole project spawned from the fact that I hate getting out of bed to turn off my computer whilst I be watchin netflix  (see what I did , pirate talk?) anyways lets begin.... NOTE: project is also on github here manufacture pcb so basically to make the pcb you'll need to be famil...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 20:18:33 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
USB Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Cooler/
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Mon, 22 Oct 2007 11:54:50 PDT
Laser Cut Helical Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Helical-Springs/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:37:24 PDT
How to 3D scan with Skanect http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-scan-with-Skanect/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:58:42 PDT
Anti TV Licence Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-TV-Licence-Lock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/V90F/HTTMZQ43/F72V90FHTTMZQ43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/V90F/HTTMZQ43/F72V90FHTTMZQ43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/V90F/HTTMZQ43/F72V90FHTTMZQ43.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In the UK we have to buy a TV licence if you watch over the air broadcast programs. The problem is that the BBC will not believe you if you say you don’t watch their programs. As such they will harass you with letters threats of prosecution and visits to your home by their so called inspectors. In t...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:40:14 PDT
My Own Personal Chess Set (or, how to import and scale SVG files into Fusion 360, and use them to create solid bodies) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Own-Personal-Chess-Set-or-how-to-import-and-sca/
My Own Personal Chess Set (or, how to import and scale SVG files into Fusion 360, and use them to create solid bodies) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OQTZ/HTTMZJGG/F4SOQTZHTTMZJGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OQTZ/HTTMZJGG/F4SOQTZHTTMZJGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/OQTZ/HTTMZJGG/F4SOQTZHTTMZJGG.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I made some very personal chess pieces using my voice. Each piece is based on the shape of the sound I made while saying its name. It’s not a complete set, since the other side should be done the same way, but with the voice of my opponent. This is just a simple project to show how to import SVG...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:18:11 PDT
Car Digital Compass & Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Digital-Compass-Thermometer/
Car Digital Compass & Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/R3QR/HGIEW5RI/F3JR3QRHGIEW5RI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/R3QR/HGIEW5RI/F3JR3QRHGIEW5RI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/R3QR/HGIEW5RI/F3JR3QRHGIEW5RI.SMALL.jpg JeonLab I'm not really good at finding places and direction but at least I'm able to read maps and compass. These days, GPS navigation systems are getting more popular, so probably some people would say why I need a  compass. Well, first off, I like gadgets and if I can make one, that will be much better to...
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:49:43 PDT
Wiring a car amplifier and headunit up indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-a-car-amplifier-and-headunit-up-indoors/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2009 17:10:32 PDT
Arduino BASIC Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-BASIC-Shield/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:00:11 PST
Making Rheoscopic Fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Rheoscopic-Fluid/
Making Rheoscopic Fluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/56M6/HTT5QZ5Y/F8D56M6HTT5QZ5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/56M6/HTT5QZ5Y/F8D56M6HTT5QZ5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/56M6/HTT5QZ5Y/F8D56M6HTT5QZ5Y.SMALL.jpg --= Excogitate =-- Hello all, I recently discovered rheoscopic fluid which is used to visualize the subtle currents in liquid. It works similar to dropping dye into the fluid to highlight currents, but rheoscopic fluid will never mix! Below is couple clips of my first batch.   Also, here is the video tha...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 17:53:47 PDT
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Universal-Filament-holder/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:04:27 PDT
Heat-Seeking Desk Fan (using Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Seeking-Desk-Fan-using-Arduino/
Heat-Seeking Desk Fan (using Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/UR2S/H1QML8Z3/F8YUR2SH1QML8Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/UR2S/H1QML8Z3/F8YUR2SH1QML8Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/UR2S/H1QML8Z3/F8YUR2SH1QML8Z3.SMALL.jpg ePums Summary: The following is a step by step guide on how to make a Heat-Seeking Desk Fan from an Arduino microcontroller, a computer fan, a servo, and an infrared temperature sensor. The device scans the room periodically, automatically pointing itself in the hottest direction (ideally towards a person...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 13:01:37 PDT
Neoprene Bend Sensor IMPROVED http://www.instructables.com/id/Neoprene-Bend-Sensor-IMPROVED/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2009 05:57:16 PDT
ATtiny Programming Shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Programming-Shield-for-Arduino-1/
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:14:06 PST
Draw MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-MIDI/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 15:55:12 PDT