Instructables: exploring - arduino - sensor - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 22:06:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Soil Moisture Sensor (LCD, RTC, SD Logger, Temperature) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor-LCD-RTC-SD-Logger-Temperature/
Soil Moisture Sensor (LCD, RTC, SD Logger, Temperature) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SMALL.jpg WojciechM3 As my projects evolved in my mind there comes a time to make the ideas come truth and so the project below became reality. Its an Arduino based soil moisture sensor, with 16,x2 LCD, real time clock (which keeps time even if the power supply is disconnected), temperature sensor and SD data logger. It...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 01:09:02 PST
Lector De Huella Digital Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Lector-De-Huella-Digital-Arduino/
Lector De Huella Digital Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/QYYG/IJAA9ADS/FDRQYYGIJAA9ADS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/QYYG/IJAA9ADS/FDRQYYGIJAA9ADS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/QYYG/IJAA9ADS/FDRQYYGIJAA9ADS.SMALL.jpg HeTPro Lector de huella digital El sensor biométrico de huella digital es ideal para realizar un sistema capaz de proteger lo que tu requieras por medio del análisis de tu huella digital. El sistema realiza procesamiento digital de imágenes interno con un DSP ademas de incluir capacidades de comparación en...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:09:05 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
Arduino Nano: Ultrasonic Ranger(Ping) with Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-Ultrasonic-RangerPing-With-Visuino/
Arduino Nano: Ultrasonic Ranger(Ping) with Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/RSZQ/IIKMEV3I/FWZRSZQIIKMEV3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/RSZQ/IIKMEV3I/FWZRSZQIIKMEV3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/RSZQ/IIKMEV3I/FWZRSZQIIKMEV3I.SMALL.jpg BoianM With the Christmas here, we all want to know how far Santa is, and what better fit for this, than Arduino with Ultrasonic Ranger.In this Instructable, I will show you how easy it is to connect Ultrasonic Sensor to Arduino and control it with the help of Visuino - an easy to use graphical development...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 15:08:20 PST
Bluetooth Controlled LED With Analogue LDR Input for TfCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-LED-With-Analogue-LDR-Input-f/
Bluetooth Controlled LED With Analogue LDR Input for TfCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XA95/II96YIK3/F2CXA95II96YIK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XA95/II96YIK3/F2CXA95II96YIK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/XA95/II96YIK3/F2CXA95II96YIK3.SMALL.jpg duygu guroglu Paul Bosch - 4154746Duygu Guroglu - 4519191This project is a variation on the RFduino Test and Android Sample App from Iann (Iann RFDuino Test App)We rewrote the existing test program for the RFduino and the test application for Android in order to get to the desired result. Our aim was to send an a...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 07:49:59 PST
Interactive lamp for your night time routine http://www.instructables.com/id/Good-Night-Lamp/
Interactive lamp for your night time routine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CAWP/II1LIYCG/FFRCAWPII1LIYCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CAWP/II1LIYCG/FFRCAWPII1LIYCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CAWP/II1LIYCG/FFRCAWPII1LIYCG.SMALL.jpg GaheeK Do you agree that the common goal of human life is happiness? Here I will explain how to make a furniture that will make your life happier. The key to happiness is appreciating what happened to you every day. This night lamp will help you to end your days full of gratitude and happiness. As you ent...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:27:06 PST
House Plant Monitoring System http://www.instructables.com/id/House-Plant-Monitoring-System/
House Plant Monitoring System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/P12Z/II0BJWEB/FFNP12ZII0BJWEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/P12Z/II0BJWEB/FFNP12ZII0BJWEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/P12Z/II0BJWEB/FFNP12ZII0BJWEB.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Winter is here!! follow this instructable to create your own DIY House Plant Monitoring System, using the Mediatek LinkIt ONE board,grove sensors dweet.io to log the following sensor values Temperature Soil Moisture value Light valueAnd then use freeboard.io to create awesome dashboards., using th...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:30:44 PST
arduino bluetooth tank http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-bluetooth-tank/
arduino bluetooth tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/BR1J/IHTH69ZE/FBEBR1JIHTH69ZE.SMALL.jpg jordan the tamago i has build an arduino bluetooth tank to learn how to programming or learn how bluetooth communication works between android smart phone and HC-06 or HC-05. The robotic arm are attached for user to control and capture something that assisted by ping sensor. The coding has included 3 type of auto pil...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:54:44 PST
Use LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with Arduino (Program with Visuino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-LEGO-Mindstorm-RCX-Light-Sensor-with-Arduino-P/
Use LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with Arduino (Program with Visuino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/F9RX/IHS3Q6EN/FBSF9RXIHS3Q6EN.SMALL.jpg BoianM In this Instructable you will learn how to program Arduino to control, and get data from LEGO Mindstorm RCX Light Sensor with the help of Visuino - an easy to use graphical development environment for Arduino.Please note that the annotation on some of the pictures in this Instructable will work corr...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 13:31:13 PST
Wearable Wireless Gesture Control with PHIRO Pro + Arduino + Pocket Code smartphone app (JEDI MODE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Wireless-Gesture-Control-with-PHIRO-Pro-A/
Wearable Wireless Gesture Control with PHIRO Pro + Arduino + Pocket Code smartphone app (JEDI MODE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/GYHI/IHKU9L7J/FGGGYHIIHKU9L7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/GYHI/IHKU9L7J/FGGGYHIIHKU9L7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/GYHI/IHKU9L7J/FGGGYHIIHKU9L7J.SMALL.jpg RobotixUSA Once again, here we are with another tutorial to "Awaken the Force" within you! With the new Star Wars movie just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to use the force to control PHIRO. In this tutorial, we will be using PHIRO Pro with Arduino along with some awesome Flex sensors. "To the t...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:22:23 PST
Program & Control Arduino + PHIRO robot simultaneously with Pocket Code smartphone app http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-Control-Arduino-PHIRO-robot-simultaneously/
Program & Control Arduino + PHIRO robot simultaneously with Pocket Code smartphone app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/I739/IGZ0KIY2/F5BI739IGZ0KIY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/I739/IGZ0KIY2/F5BI739IGZ0KIY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/I739/IGZ0KIY2/F5BI739IGZ0KIY2.SMALL.jpg RobotixUSA PHIRO Pro is an educational robot that helps children learn to code. One of the ways to program and control PHIRO is via an Android app called Pocket Code available on Google Play for free. Pocket Code has the ability to program and control an Arduino and PHIRO simultaneously via Bluetooth. In this ...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:26:15 PST
Arduino Pocket Lightning Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pocket-Lightning-Detector/
Arduino Pocket Lightning Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/NUGF/IGY26GFO/FR7NUGFIGY26GFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/NUGF/IGY26GFO/FR7NUGFIGY26GFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/NUGF/IGY26GFO/FR7NUGFIGY26GFO.SMALL.jpg raht We all enjoy working and playing outside. But I think anyone would agree that getting struck by lightning while having fun outdoors defiantly isn't... fun!Ok enough with the Cute intro....This project came about when, while I was searching around through the internet for sensors that I might like to...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:25:40 PST
Build a 'blackbox' datalogger for adding on screen display gauges to your videos http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-blackbox-datalogger-for-adding-on-screen-d/
Build a 'blackbox' datalogger for adding on screen display gauges to your videos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/WDAP/IG9MN7MS/FEWWDAPIG9MN7MS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/WDAP/IG9MN7MS/FEWWDAPIG9MN7MS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/WDAP/IG9MN7MS/FEWWDAPIG9MN7MS.SMALL.jpg fluxaxiom This project includes instructions on how to build the device as well as a link to the project code on github that will need to be uploaded for it to run. An Arduino based datalogger for the purpose of syncing data with video to create an on screen display. In other words, you are riding your (bike,...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 02:11:39 PDT
Lie Detector and Biofeedback Arduino Based http://www.instructables.com/id/Biofeedback-Arduino-Based/
Lie Detector and Biofeedback Arduino Based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/YFP1/IE7JBT4C/F03YFP1IE7JBT4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/YFP1/IE7JBT4C/F03YFP1IE7JBT4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/YFP1/IE7JBT4C/F03YFP1IE7JBT4C.SMALL.jpg masteruan This tutorial will explain how to build a machine for biofeedback. But first a bit of theory.What is biofeedback?[Font: Wikipedia | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biofeedback]Biofeedback is the process of gaining greater awareness of many physiological functions primarily using instruments that provi...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 08:58:45 PDT
Linkit One IoT: connected to Thingspeak http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-connected-to-Thingspeaks/
Linkit One IoT: connected to Thingspeak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/U64M/IFSH9LY4/FE6U64MIFSH9LY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/U64M/IFSH9LY4/FE6U64MIFSH9LY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/U64M/IFSH9LY4/FE6U64MIFSH9LY4.SMALL.jpg chalei Linkit one is an arduino compatible board made from seeed studio and based on mediatek ARM chip. The goal of this board is to make wearable and IoT project easiear to the makers. Thingspeak is an IoT platform that has been widely use by arduino user to make their IoT project sent to the cloud. This ...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 04:52:10 PDT
Arduino weather station with RF433 MHz modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-weather-station-with-RF433-MHz-modules/
Arduino weather station with RF433 MHz modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Y82I/IFD6N2O2/FSFY82IIFD6N2O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Y82I/IFD6N2O2/FSFY82IIFD6N2O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Y82I/IFD6N2O2/FSFY82IIFD6N2O2.SMALL.jpg eliesalame In this project I will show you how make two Arduinos talk to each other using RF frequency (wireless)In the past I published four instructables that lead to this one :The first two are about connecting a serial LCD with I2C to an Arduino UNO and a NANO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 15:33:06 PDT
Conveyor counter with an Ultrasonic Sensor (by Jeppe Andersen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Conveyor-counter-with-a-Ultrasonic-Sensor-by-Jeppe/
Conveyor counter with an Ultrasonic Sensor (by Jeppe Andersen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/6Q2N/IF3SR4J2/FA36Q2NIF3SR4J2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/6Q2N/IF3SR4J2/FA36Q2NIF3SR4J2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/6Q2N/IF3SR4J2/FA36Q2NIF3SR4J2.SMALL.jpg KEAprojects Have you ever wanted to count some going by for some statistics reason. Then this is maybe the 'droid' your looking for. With this guide you can only not count objects going by, but also timestamp the objects. For the following guide you will need the this equipment. 1 x Arduino Uno R3 1 x Groove...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:34:23 PDT
Arduino Grove WiFi Enabled Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Grove-Greenhouse/
Arduino Grove WiFi Enabled Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/JID4/IIQA1PAG/F7HJID4IIQA1PAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/JID4/IIQA1PAG/F7HJID4IIQA1PAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/JID4/IIQA1PAG/F7HJID4IIQA1PAG.SMALL.jpg Fiki2007 The Essentials:Grove Grove- High Accuracy Temperature/Humidity Sensor Grove- Analog Light Sensor Grove- Encoder Grove- UV Sensor Grove- Soil Moisture Grove- RGB 16x2 Display Grove- 20CM Cable x3 Grove- 50CM Cable x2 Grove- Sensor Shield (Buy the ...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 07:55:18 PST
ATTiny85 Mono Temperature Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny85-Mono-Temperature-Monitor/
ATTiny85 Mono Temperature Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/O53Q/IF0XWIPV/FN1O53QIF0XWIPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/O53Q/IF0XWIPV/FN1O53QIF0XWIPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/O53Q/IF0XWIPV/FN1O53QIF0XWIPV.SMALL.jpg stannickel I like to do electronics as a hobby and have a nice workspace that I made from a discarded PC. It contains a soldering holder and soldering iron (upper right corner of the workspace picture). It happens that I don't have a handy way to turn it on and off, so I plug it into a power strip behind my wo...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 13:33:49 PDT
Attiny 45 EMF Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-45-EMF-Sensor/
Attiny 45 EMF Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/KKRA/IEOP625E/F3VKKRAIEOP625E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/KKRA/IEOP625E/F3VKKRAIEOP625E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/KKRA/IEOP625E/F3VKKRAIEOP625E.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 This sensor is very sensitive and can pick up electrical signals from anything that uses power. It displays the amount of interference it picks up by sequentially lighting 4 led's one after the other. I have tested it all around the house and its been kinda fun to see how different things compare. I...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 22:59:50 PDT
Capacitive Switch for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Switch-for-Arduino/
Capacitive Switch for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X7QI/IE10SG04/FMQX7QIIE10SG04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X7QI/IE10SG04/FMQX7QIIE10SG04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X7QI/IE10SG04/FMQX7QIIE10SG04.SMALL.jpg Bruce McCarthy This is a simple way to make and use capacitive switches with an Arduino or similar device such as a Raspberry Pi. These switches are touch sensitive, can be any shape or size, and can be mounted on any non-metallic base. This makes them perfect for the project I am working on which is a door handle...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 01:36:33 PDT
Motion Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Following-Robot/
Motion Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XP2Z/HVXC31HY/FS1XP2ZHVXC31HY.SMALL.jpg MagicByCalvin Hello instructables community! After messing around with an Arduino for a couple months and avidly reading instructables, I decided that I would finally publish my own. I wanted to create something that moves by itself. I also wanted to create a system that reacts to the outside environment. After s...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 10:47:31 PDT
Arduino Chess Clock - Multi-game Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chess-Clock-Multi-game-Box/
Arduino Chess Clock - Multi-game Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IONJ/ID4CR3LC/FLVIONJID4CR3LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IONJ/ID4CR3LC/FLVIONJID4CR3LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/IONJ/ID4CR3LC/FLVIONJID4CR3LC.SMALL.jpg benhur.goncalves CHECK OUT MY OTHER PROJECTS Alarm Clock with Infrared and Bluetooth SpeakersArduino Pedometer Watch, With Temperature, Altitude and Compass!Hey folks! After making an Arduino smartwatch just last week, I received many complaints,or tips, to use a RTC (real-time clock) module. That's because the Ardu...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:24:24 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
Arduino Distance Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SMALL.jpg cornelam A distance sensor is the most important sensor for any robot. It's usually referred to as the "eyes" of a robot. Distance sensors are very useful as we can make systems that react based on how close we are to them or based on the presence of various obstacles. There are two common technologies used ...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Datura-6-home-automation-2015-improvements/
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/KUC5/IB0MDRCE/FD3KUC5IB0MDRCE.SMALL.jpg prnet News: In this latest months I've made some important fixes and improvements to the code and to the webserver of the project. See datura_mega_v19.ino for the latest code.The most functional project over internet – Use it as a complete irrigation system for your garden, or use it to control your aquar...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:40:37 PDT
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-squirting-twitter-enabled-intruder-alarm/
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SMALL.jpg aderhgawen What's better than a motion detector for home security? A tweeting motion detector that can spray water!In this project, we will build a water spraying intruder alarm using a Lightblue Bean (a BLE enabled Arduino micro controller) equipped with a PIR motion sensor. After spraying the intruder, the L...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:31:49 PDT
Simple Distance Measuring Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-Measuring-Device/
Simple Distance Measuring Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/W9IY/IATH5OUC/FJ7W9IYIATH5OUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/W9IY/IATH5OUC/FJ7W9IYIATH5OUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/W9IY/IATH5OUC/FJ7W9IYIATH5OUC.SMALL.jpg Samuel_Alexander In this project we are going to learn how to use the HC-SR04 PING))) ultrasonic sensor to measure distance. This sensor is also often used on robots to detect obstacles. Difficulty level: EasyTime needed: ±10 minutes Things You'll Need HC-SR04 PING sensor (x1)Arduino UNO (x1)LCD 16x2 (x1)9V batte...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:00:16 PDT
Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinonokia-lcd-data-display-EASY-VERSION/
Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D6II/IA0WLE4Q/F62D6IIIA0WLE4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D6II/IA0WLE4Q/F62D6IIIA0WLE4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D6II/IA0WLE4Q/F62D6IIIA0WLE4Q.SMALL.jpg Crtek If you've ever worked with arduino, you've probably wanted it to display sensor readings.Using the serial monitor is perfectly fine, but being the arduino badass you are quickly becoming, you probably want it to display the readings on something more sciency looking.Also, having your arduino connect...
By: Crtek

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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:06:30 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Sending data from Arduino to Excel (and plotting it) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-data-from-Arduino-to-Excel-and-plotting-it/
Sending data from Arduino to Excel (and plotting it) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SMALL.jpg Crtek I've searched extensively for a way that I could plot my Arduino sensor reading in real time. Not only plot, but also display and store the data for further experimentation and corrections.The simplest solution I’ve found was to use excel, but with a twist.Also if you find this instructable interest...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:54:55 PDT
Through-Glass Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Through-Glass-Doorbell/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:52:29 PDT
How to make a useful Photoreflector for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-useful-Photoreflector-for-Arduino/
How to make a useful Photoreflector for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/VX9K/I6W2W08I/F9HVX9KI6W2W08I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/VX9K/I6W2W08I/F9HVX9KI6W2W08I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/VX9K/I6W2W08I/F9HVX9KI6W2W08I.SMALL.jpg takaokouji This is a how to make a useful photoreflector for Arduino.Photoreflector is a sensor that is often use for line tracer. Tools Soldering ironSolder (1.0mm)Nipper Materials Photoreflector LBR-127HLD, 50JPY 180 Registor (180R), about 10JPY10K Registor (10K) about 10JPYtotal price 70JPY.In Japan, ...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:14:02 PST
DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-functional-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:40:21 PST
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Programmable-Canvas/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:20:22 PST
Solar-Powered Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
Solar-Powered Heart Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/1IYX/I2I42QQJ/FVR1IYXI2I42QQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/1IYX/I2I42QQJ/FVR1IYXI2I42QQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/1IYX/I2I42QQJ/FVR1IYXI2I42QQJ.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey Everyone! In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make your own Arduino-based Heart Rate Monitor! But this is not just any other DIY Heat Rate Monitor; this is a Solar Powered Heart Rate Monitor!This Heart Rate Monitor is aimed for rural areas in Africa and Asia. Here, many places lack elect...
By: DangerousTim

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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:43:31 PST
Capacitive Sensor Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Sensor-Design/
Capacitive Sensor Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/N490/I236UN2Q/FXNN490I236UN2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/N490/I236UN2Q/FXNN490I236UN2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/N490/I236UN2Q/FXNN490I236UN2Q.SMALL.jpg ohneschuh Capacitive sensors are an elegant way to control an Arduino using the Capacitive Sensing Library. But the sensitivity and error tolerance depend strongly on the hardware (sensor) design. I found a design guideline here and tested different setups which mostly work well if the Arduino was powered by ...
By: ohneschuh

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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 15:00:00 PST
Color Recognition Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Recognition-Lock/
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By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:24:15 PST
Arduino Tutorial: Capacitive Touch Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-Touch-Sensors-With-Arduino/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:15:04 PDT
Backpack Anti-Theft Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Anti-Theft-Alarm/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:09:52 PDT
Arduino Modules - Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-Flame-Sensor/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:43:05 PDT
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Power-outlet-with-exposed-pins/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:26:42 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Desktop Fist Bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Fist-Bumper/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:56:53 PDT
Bass Master 3000 Carnival Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Bass-Master-3000/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:56:58 PDT
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Altimeter-A-compact-Arduino-altimeter/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:43:56 PDT
Augmented Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Water/
Augmented Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/IUJI/HW6T8F6S/F9JIUJIHW6T8F6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/IUJI/HW6T8F6S/F9JIUJIHW6T8F6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/IUJI/HW6T8F6S/F9JIUJIHW6T8F6S.SMALL.jpg tamberg The Augmented Water device helps you save water by turning red after one Liter. The device, built by @tamberg during a water hackathon, is made from an Arduino, a flow sensor and coloured LED pixels.Videohttps://www.flickr.com/photos/tamberg/14346321456/ (thanks kiilo)In case you want to build your ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:32:09 PDT
Laser Pointer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Switch/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:25:38 PDT
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Shield-and-Sensors/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 09:01:13 PDT
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermostat-Mechanical/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:08:46 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT