Instructables: exploring - arduino - sensor - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:40:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
Arduino Light Following Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/XX2A/HTHKFIJO/F7CXX2AHTHKFIJO.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview This instructable will use three photoresistors (light dependent resistors) and an Arduino to control the motion of a robot. Any common robot chassis can be used for the robot. The light sensors will be mounted on the left side, right side and front of the robot. When light of sufficien...
By: joesinstructables

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sensors-and-MIDI/
Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/F6TD/HRI8UWHS/FZWF6TDHRI8UWHS.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Now that you're up to speed on using Arduino's inputs and outputs, this Instructable will give you everything you need to get started using sensors to trigger MIDI notes from Arduino. This post is the last installment in a series of workshops I led at Women's Audio Mission. The first two classes ar...
By: amandaghassaei

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST
Capteur temperature choix du type de degres par infrarouge http://www.instructables.com/id/Capteur-température-choix-du-type-de-degrés-par-in/
Capteur temperature choix du type de degres par infrarouge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/DGRO/HR8VCRTY/FCMDGROHR8VCRTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/DGRO/HR8VCRTY/FCMDGROHR8VCRTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/DGRO/HR8VCRTY/FCMDGROHR8VCRTY.SMALL.jpg GreyHat231 ENGLISH VERSION HERE Dans ce programme nous allons voir comment capter une température et afficher sa valeur sur un lecteur LCD en choisissant si on veut l'afficher en°C ou °F grâce à une télécommande infrarouge. Dans ce tuto j'utilise: -Une carte SainSmart (similaire à Arduino UNO) -Un lecteur LCD...
By: GreyHat231

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 4 Feb 2014 13:36:21 PST
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. http://www.instructables.com/id/Das-Blinken-Bonken-An-arduino-ball-throwing-game-p/
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SMALL.jpg zippy314 This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my son who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it can do. It's built out of a regular Arduino UNO, pressure sensors made from velostat, and RGB LED strip, and 7 segment LED display. Source code for the gam...
By: zippy314

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:19:52 PST
Nocturnal Emissions: My Arduino Powered Internet Enabled Dream Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Nocturnal-Emissions-My-Arduino-Powered-Internet-En/
Nocturnal Emissions: My Arduino Powered Internet Enabled Dream Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/ZYDS/HP0CQRUK/FDPZYDSHP0CQRUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/ZYDS/HP0CQRUK/FDPZYDSHP0CQRUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/ZYDS/HP0CQRUK/FDPZYDSHP0CQRUK.SMALL.jpg SuperExtraLimo We all need to dream more so I've created this Arduino Powered "dream generator" to help plant the seeds for some big thinking craziness.  When you approach the generator a Maxbotix ultrasonic sensor triggers lights and music that draw you in so you can stare into the blue LED enshrouded infinitenes...
By: SuperExtraLimo

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:05:22 PST
Better LED as light sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-LED-as-light-sensor/
Better LED as light sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KDPV/HNRHW5HG/FJSKDPVHNRHW5HG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KDPV/HNRHW5HG/FJSKDPVHNRHW5HG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KDPV/HNRHW5HG/FJSKDPVHNRHW5HG.SMALL.jpg kenyer As a result of the questions from lekirst  on this ible of my hand: LED-as-lightsensor-on-the-arduino/ and the cleaner code made by hansc44 at:  Arduino-Use-LED-as-a-light-sensor/ it was time to come with a better Ible. So here it is. (I didn't solve lekirst's problems yet so she probably is open fo...
By: kenyer

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 9 Nov 2013 07:20:51 PST
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! http://www.instructables.com/id/MRETV-Video-Stereo-Sound-and-much-more-from-a-s/
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SMALL.jpg Mr. E MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino !   Use only two resistors and two diodes to generate full screen video. Text 47 x 29 of 8x8 characters, double the vertical resolution (47x57) in experimental interlace modes. Use pixel level graphics with a virtual graphics coproce...
By: Mr. E

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 10 Aug 2013 03:40:13 PDT
Thermal Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Camera/
Thermal Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/PQ7S/HJZ84ZOQ/F4JPQ7SHJZ84ZOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/PQ7S/HJZ84ZOQ/F4JPQ7SHJZ84ZOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/PQ7S/HJZ84ZOQ/F4JPQ7SHJZ84ZOQ.SMALL.jpg Black_Diamond Have you ever had the desire to see what can not be seen? I never had the ability to see in thermal infrared, and it is rather cool to be able to see in the thermal infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Unfortunately, most thermal (FLIR) cameras are very expensive. In 2011 cameras frequentl...
By: Black_Diamond

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Aug 2013 21:20:40 PDT
DIY 360 Degree SODAR Device http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-360-Degree-SODAR-Device/
DIY 360 Degree SODAR Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/W6J0/HJ39S9WD/FKUW6J0HJ39S9WD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/W6J0/HJ39S9WD/FKUW6J0HJ39S9WD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/W6J0/HJ39S9WD/FKUW6J0HJ39S9WD.SMALL.jpg burstolava First off, why did we decide to call this thing SODAR? SOnic Detection and Ranging, or SODAR, is a lot like SONAR and RADAR. However, we don't feel comfortable calling it SONAR because we have no desire to use it for navigation and we aren't under water. Also, it's definitely not RADAR as we are usi...
By: burstolava

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:59:28 PDT
Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) http://www.instructables.com/id/ArtooR2-ATtiny2313-Wall-Avoiding-Robot/
Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/VD0W/HH2VMVRB/FQ5VD0WHH2VMVRB.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Since I had a lot of ATtiny2313s lying around I wanted to do something cool with them, I thought for a while and then decided to make a simple wall avoiding robot with the ATtiny2313, an ultrasonic sensor and 2 motors. Its an easy to make and simple robot which runs on a very small amount of code s...
By: vishalapr

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 1 Jun 2013 02:06:23 PDT
Arduino Air Cap-Sense Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Air-Cap-Sense-Piano/
Arduino Air Cap-Sense Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SMALL.jpg vishalapr I recently got my shipment of 10 buzzers I ordered about a month ago, so as soon as I got them I was eager to make something fun with them, so I looked around a bit and searched for what to do with them, and by spending some time on www.arduino,cc and posting lots of questions on the forums, I figur...
By: vishalapr

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 May 2013 20:15:21 PDT
Autonomous Arduino Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Arduino-Car/
Autonomous Arduino Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/M01E/HDXMCEYU/F8FM01EHDXMCEYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/M01E/HDXMCEYU/F8FM01EHDXMCEYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/M01E/HDXMCEYU/F8FM01EHDXMCEYU.SMALL.jpg absolute zero My questions for the Make-to-Learn Youth Contest :) What did you make? This goal of this project was to take commonly available electronic equipment and create an inexpensive, self-controlled vehicle. In simpler terms, this is an attempt at basic autonomy. It uses an arduino logic board coupled wit...
By: absolute zero

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 5 Mar 2013 17:30:17 PST
Arduino Ultrasonic "Parking Spotter" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultrasonic-Parking-Spotter/
Arduino Ultrasonic "Parking Spotter" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/7WCC/HAVGK2J2/FGG7WCCHAVGK2J2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/7WCC/HAVGK2J2/FGG7WCCHAVGK2J2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/7WCC/HAVGK2J2/FGG7WCCHAVGK2J2.SMALL.jpg AptPupil      For my first instructable, I'd like to present The Parking Spotter. This is not a new concept, I know. However, this build was done specifically to suit my needs/wants/materials already in my possession. Typically, a project begins with an idea, parts are then gathered, and the building commenc...
By: AptPupil

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:00:46 PST
Simple IR proximity sensor with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-IR-proximity-sensor-with-Arduino/
Simple IR proximity sensor with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TV8J/H7UR801K/FBCTV8JH7UR801K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TV8J/H7UR801K/FBCTV8JH7UR801K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TV8J/H7UR801K/FBCTV8JH7UR801K.SMALL.jpg ricardouvina Hello guys! In this instructable I'll teach you how to make a very simple proximity sensor using infrared LEDs and Arduino. After several times trying to optimize it, I finally came up with something that is quite simple e precise. Just like my first instructable, this project is perfect for beginne...
By: ricardouvina

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 6 Oct 2012 11:16:33 PDT
Self-Watering Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Plant/
Self-Watering Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/4GOQ/H3QF5PPX/FA94GOQH3QF5PPX.SMALL.jpg randofo Plants liven up any space by adding a sense of airiness and life. That is - of course - when you don't forget to water them, and they shrivel up and die. I am very bad at remembering to water plants. That is why I built this self-watering plant to do it for me. Using a soil sensor, and an Arduino-...
By: randofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:26:43 PDT
Graphing values in Arduino, the EASY way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphing-values-in-Arduino-the-EASY-way/
Graphing values in Arduino, the EASY way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Sometimes when you're testing a sensor or debugging a value in an Arduino project, you want to see something other than numbers flying by in the Serial Monitor. However, you want to get the sensor working quickly, and you don't want to take the time to write code to graph it or display it in an intr...
By: Chowmix12

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Jul 2012 08:49:15 PDT
Drive a webpage in real-time using Arduino, SensorMonkey and Processing.js http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-a-webpage-in-real-time-using-Arduino-Sensor/
Drive a webpage in real-time using Arduino, SensorMonkey and Processing.js - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/N6VI/H347FOQY/F4HN6VIH347FOQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/N6VI/H347FOQY/F4HN6VIH347FOQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/N6VI/H347FOQY/F4HN6VIH347FOQY.SMALL.jpg amccoy6 Remote visualization of real-time sensor data. This tutorial describes in detail how to use the free SensorMonkey service to push real-time sensor data from an Arduino to a webpage for visualization using Processing.js. No server-side coding or Ethernet shield is required. A standard, run of the mi...
By: amccoy6

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 04:11:03 PDT
Gas detector / indicator (USB powered) with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-detector-indicator-USB-powered-with-arduin/
Gas detector / indicator (USB powered) with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/PC40/H2WEK5RH/FXAPC40H2WEK5RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/PC40/H2WEK5RH/FXAPC40H2WEK5RH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/PC40/H2WEK5RH/FXAPC40H2WEK5RH.SMALL.jpg StijnID ArduSniffer This Instructable shows how to build a gas detector / indicator using an arduino. The finished product is USB powered and displays the amount of detected gas on a led display. In this design the reset button on the arduino is also working. This project will cost you between €25,- and €...
By: StijnID

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:04:56 PDT
Arduino Breathalyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Breathalyzer/
Arduino Breathalyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/9ZWS/H2MYEJ0C/F7L9ZWSH2MYEJ0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/9ZWS/H2MYEJ0C/F7L9ZWSH2MYEJ0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/9ZWS/H2MYEJ0C/F7L9ZWSH2MYEJ0C.SMALL.jpg Bot1398 What is a breathalyzer you may ask? It is a device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample.In simple terms it is a device to test weather a person is drunk or not. As the title suggests it runs on the arduino.Our breathalyzer uses the MQ-3 alcohol sensor from sparkfun.It is a...
By: Bot1398

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 May 2012 05:35:22 PDT
Arduino Thermostat with TC74 sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermostat-Microcontroller-with-an-Arduino-and-a-T/
Arduino Thermostat with TC74 sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZI7D/H1LWPNLK/FCLZI7DH1LWPNLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZI7D/H1LWPNLK/FCLZI7DH1LWPNLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/ZI7D/H1LWPNLK/FCLZI7DH1LWPNLK.SMALL.jpg gummygoodness Hello all! This is a quick guide on how to use an Arduino© to control whether a cooling fan and a heater is turned on depending on the detected temperature from a TC74 Arduino sensor. This is for a final project for an Electronics class I am currently taking, though I came into this project with p...
By: gummygoodness

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 23:29:38 PDT
Pressure Activated Light-Up Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Activated-Light-Up-Umbrella/
Pressure Activated Light-Up Umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/CMT1/H1JUIU9J/F4CCMT1H1JUIU9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/CMT1/H1JUIU9J/F4CCMT1H1JUIU9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/CMT1/H1JUIU9J/F4CCMT1H1JUIU9J.SMALL.jpg snl017 ***********************VIDEO: ****************************** Once upon a time, 2 girls greatly enjoyed walking in the rain with umbrellas.  They decided the enjoyment of this experience could be maximized by building their own pressure-activated web of LEDs to install under their umbrella.  Thus, w...
By: snl017

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 2 May 2012 12:45:23 PDT
Read analog data directly in Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Read-analog-data-directly-in-Processing/
Read analog data directly in Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/PJYP/GYGES8I8/FQHPJYPGYGES8I8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/PJYP/GYGES8I8/FQHPJYPGYGES8I8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/PJYP/GYGES8I8/FQHPJYPGYGES8I8.SMALL.jpg snebtor This instructable presents a fast an easy way to use data received from an analog sensor in Processing. You will learn to utilize the Arduino and prototype electronic boards to read meaningful data from the environment. The sensors can be affected by the light, the orientation, or a user’s physical ...
By: snebtor

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2012 10:31:16 PST
Light Sensing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LEDs/
Light Sensing LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Y46R/GYDLX4ZR/F9QY46RGYDLX4ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Y46R/GYDLX4ZR/F9QY46RGYDLX4ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Y46R/GYDLX4ZR/F9QY46RGYDLX4ZR.SMALL.jpg Bot1398 I was recently reserching on LEDs and I stumbled upon this page as I read it I found that LEDs are not just used to emit light but the also have the ability to sense light.At first using LED as light sensor sounds complicated but it quiet quickly becomes clear. This is a fun project in which we will...
By: Bot1398

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 20:30:44 PST
Arduino Seismic Activity Monitor - Ethernet Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Seismic-Activity-Monitor-Ethernet-Shield/
Arduino Seismic Activity Monitor - Ethernet Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/1CXI/GVXH7WZ1/FNY1CXIGVXH7WZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/1CXI/GVXH7WZ1/FNY1CXIGVXH7WZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/1CXI/GVXH7WZ1/FNY1CXIGVXH7WZ1.SMALL.jpg veedo Have you ever wanted to impress your friends by saying something crazy like, "I think there's going to be an earthquake soon" moments before an earthquake hits? Or do you just want some warning, a few seconds that could save your life. This project will allow you to hook up a seismic sensor to a r...
By: veedo

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 9 Dec 2011 00:58:58 PST
Real-time room temperature on your Website (no javascript or server side coding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-time-room-temperature-on-your-Website-no-jav/
Real-time room temperature on your Website (no javascript or server side coding) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/ZW7B/GVCPQVZH/FHOZW7BGVCPQVZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/ZW7B/GVCPQVZH/FHOZW7BGVCPQVZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/ZW7B/GVCPQVZH/FHOZW7BGVCPQVZH.SMALL.jpg apasiechnikov This is how to push high resolution real-time data from Arduino-based temperature sensor to your web page without any server-side coding. Arduino is a great device for collecting, storing and transferring data from various sensors but there are times you need to make your data accessible from any p...
By: apasiechnikov

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:13:35 PST
Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 (With Shield) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Range-Finder-with-an-ATtiny85/
Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 (With Shield) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/M9V0/GV8UUCS0/FQ8M9V0GV8UUCS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/M9V0/GV8UUCS0/FQ8M9V0GV8UUCS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/M9V0/GV8UUCS0/FQ8M9V0GV8UUCS0.SMALL.jpg Dominion-Network I’m here to show you how to use a HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 as well as programming the ATtiny85 using the wonderful shield that randofo created. List of materials: ATtiny85 Programming Library Arduino Uno HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Finder and Library Jumper Wires Breadboard ATt...
By: Dominion-Network

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Nov 2011 09:07:06 PST
Arduino from Scratch - Digital Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-from-Scratch-Digital-Thermometer/
Arduino from Scratch - Digital Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EM8F/GU6PFMBF/FB8EM8FGU6PFMBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EM8F/GU6PFMBF/FB8EM8FGU6PFMBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/EM8F/GU6PFMBF/FB8EM8FGU6PFMBF.SMALL.jpg matt.e.jenkins I have loved making projects with Arduinos, but at $30 a piece your projects can get expensive. So I want to show you how you can make your own Arduino from scratch and save money doing it. Make your own Arduino for around $8. For this instructable I show you how to make one on a breadboard and wit...
By: matt.e.jenkins

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 27 Oct 2011 17:16:52 PDT
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Necomimi-Arduino-Cat-Ears/
Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/W46N/GTIEWU6A/FPLW46NGTIEWU6A.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad They are so dang cute. If you have ever seen the cool promo for the Necomimi Neurowear wearable set of cat ears that respond to brainwaves, you would want a set too. But it seems they may be vaporware since it hasn't materialized on the market yet, not that I would be able to afford them though. Nec...
By: caitlinsdad

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 8 Oct 2011 20:53:14 PDT
4x4x4 interactive LED-cube with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-interactive-LED-cube-with-Arduino/
4x4x4 interactive LED-cube with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/FFDX/GRFNCCV6/FDNFFDXGRFNCCV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/FFDX/GRFNCCV6/FDNFFDXGRFNCCV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/FFDX/GRFNCCV6/FDNFFDXGRFNCCV6.SMALL.jpg kenyer To explain my 4x4x4 interactive LED-cube published before, a bit more clear, I will try to make my first step by step instructable. This 4x4x4 cube is interactive by using the top four corner LEDs both as LEDs and as sensors that will react on light. Depending on what LED gets the least light, the ...
By: kenyer

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 Sep 2011 15:15:14 PDT
Arduino Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker/
Arduino Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/USP6/GPLJ13XU/FI1USP6GPLJ13XU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/USP6/GPLJ13XU/FI1USP6GPLJ13XU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/USP6/GPLJ13XU/FI1USP6GPLJ13XU.SMALL.gif geo bruce What is does: It searches for the brightest light source like the sun. How it works How it works: I'd made a sensor of 4 LDRs with sheets between them The withe stips are the LDRs    When the stick on top is righted to the sun or the brightest point  the four...
By: geo bruce

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 3 Jul 2011 00:51:01 PDT
Plantduino Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Automated-Greenhouse/
Plantduino Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/6DJ6/GP7IEOXQ/FXQ6DJ6GP7IEOXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/6DJ6/GP7IEOXQ/FXQ6DJ6GP7IEOXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/6DJ6/GP7IEOXQ/FXQ6DJ6GP7IEOXQ.SMALL.jpg clovercreature UPDATE 7/9/11: The AC power fed relay has been replaced with a DC battery fed relay system as shown in step 10. UPDATE: We have been selected as finalists in the microcontroller contest! Thank you for voting and rating. Thank you also for all the feedback on the safety of out relay system. We hop...
By: clovercreature

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:30:28 PDT
Musical MIDI Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-MIDI-Shoes/
Musical MIDI Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/SN7L/FXK6AG5E/FW2SN7LFXK6AG5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/SN7L/FXK6AG5E/FW2SN7LFXK6AG5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/SN7L/FXK6AG5E/FW2SN7LFXK6AG5E.SMALL.jpg thobson Like many people, I often find myself unconsciously tapping my feet, whether it's along to a song or out of some nervous habit. As fun as that is though, I've always felt as if something has been missing. If only I could trigger the sounds of say, a rabid pack of furious jungle beasts instead of tho...
By: thobson

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 25 Jul 2009 20:37:05 PDT
Arduino multi-mode lamp with soft touch switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-multi-mode-lamp-with-soft-touch-switch/
Arduino multi-mode lamp with soft touch switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/CZX0/FTVVKWQT/FX7CZX0FTVVKWQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/CZX0/FTVVKWQT/FX7CZX0FTVVKWQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/CZX0/FTVVKWQT/FX7CZX0FTVVKWQT.SMALL.jpg qs In this Arduino-based project, we will build a lamp with multiple light displays: color sequencer, dimming light, color chaser, firelight - all selected by a touch bar on the circuit board.All the functions are done in software, including the touch sensor, which is a unique feature. What is needed...
By: qs

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:16:44 PDT
How to connect Arduino and RFID http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-RFID-from-seeedstudio/
How to connect Arduino and RFID - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/0HSV/FZNHON0K/F450HSVFZNHON0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/0HSV/FZNHON0K/F450HSVFZNHON0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/0HSV/FZNHON0K/F450HSVFZNHON0K.SMALL.jpg otaviousp On this instructable I will try to show how to interface a RFID sensor with the Arduino. I am using the RFID sensor from seeedstudio the serial version of it. There are a few parts you will gonna need. I also bought some RFID keys. UPDATE: Now it works with IDE 021 What you gonna need? - Arduin...
By: otaviousp

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Sep 2009 07:49:27 PDT
Singing Lazy Susan (Crazy Adam) with Hand-made Sensor Brush. http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Lazy-Susan-Crazy-Adam-with-Hand-made-Sen/
Singing Lazy Susan (Crazy Adam) with Hand-made Sensor Brush. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HQ0T/G068LOC7/FP9HQ0TG068LOC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HQ0T/G068LOC7/FP9HQ0TG068LOC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/HQ0T/G068LOC7/FP9HQ0TG068LOC7.SMALL.jpg Aithne Pao Jean-Baptiste LABRUNE, Noah Vawter, and Aithne Sheng-Ying Pao are three people from MIT Media Lab who share the interest in food and music. We believe that having food together is one of the best ways people get to know more about each others. We designed the Singing Lazy Susanhttp://www.youtube.com...
By: Aithne Pao

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Sep 2009 13:30:10 PDT
Time Sensing Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Sensing-Bracelet/
Time Sensing Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/95A3/FSPRKWXW/FNC95A3FSPRKWXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/95A3/FSPRKWXW/FNC95A3FSPRKWXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/95A3/FSPRKWXW/FNC95A3FSPRKWXW.SMALL.jpg Plusea The Time Sensing Bracelet is a fabric potentiometer. You select your desired time of day by making contact in the corresponding position on your wrist - where your watch would normally be. There is no point to it but fun. Update: Using some wire wrapped around the central popper to make contact wit...
By: Plusea

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Mar 2009 09:39:45 PDT
DIY 3D Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Controller/
DIY 3D Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/FOK2/FIWH3S8O/F3NFOK2FIWH3S8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/FOK2/FIWH3S8O/F3NFOK2FIWH3S8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/FOK2/FIWH3S8O/F3NFOK2FIWH3S8O.SMALL.jpg kylemcdonald Make a 3D interface using an six resistors, aluminum foil, and an Arduino. Take that, Wii. Update: a much more thorough explanation of this project is available from Make Magazine. It might be easier to follow their instructions, and I think their code is more up to date. The basic goal here was t...
By: kylemcdonald

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 23:08:55 PDT