Instructables: exploring - arduino - sensor http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:51:21 PST BLOX v1.01 ESP8266 WiFi temperature and humidity sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-temperature-and-humidity-logger/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:07:15 PST
The Talking Recycling Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Talking-Recycling-Bin/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:01:56 PST
Arduino Laser Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Guitar-2/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 18:03:41 PST
ARDUINO FINGERPRINT SCANNER WITH 16X2 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/fingerprint-arduino-with-16x2-LCD/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:18:59 PST
Iphone PIR motion detect shutter modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-PIR-motion-detect-shutter-modification/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 07:17:22 PST
Measuring turbidity by light intensity http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-turbidity-by-light-intensity/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:54:51 PST
Low power door/window sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-power-doorwindow-sensor/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:02:58 PST
Smart Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Thermometer/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:08:54 PST
Arduino Powered Temperature Sensor With LCD Output First Time Author Entry http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Temperature-Sensor-With-LCD-Output/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 18:43:42 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
AUTONOMOUS / REMOTE :- (DUAL MODE ROBOT) http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTONOMOUS-REMOTE-DUAL-MODE-ROBOT/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:13:09 PST
Solar-Powered Heart Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Heart-Rate-Monitor/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:43:31 PST
Arduino meet Gamesalad http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-meet-Gamesalad/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 08:17:20 PST
Capacitive Sensor Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Sensor-Design/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 15:00:00 PST
Wireless PIR Sensor Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-PIR-Sensor-Alarm/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:00:52 PST
Color Recognition Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Recognition-Lock/
Color Recognition Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/90GW/I21R21AN/FJL90GWI21R21AN.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are a lot of ways that you can activate an electronic lock. You can use passwords, radio signals, or even voice commands. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a lock box that opens and closes based on color recognition. With a color recognition lock, anything can be a key. You c...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:24:15 PST
Gesture controlled ebook reader, slideshow image view, and ingame zooming http://www.instructables.com/id/Gesture-controlled-slideshow-image-view/
Gesture controlled ebook reader, slideshow image view, and ingame zooming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/EIJJ/I1YU2G1G/FNCEIJJI1YU2G1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/EIJJ/I1YU2G1G/FNCEIJJI1YU2G1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/EIJJ/I1YU2G1G/FNCEIJJI1YU2G1G.SMALL.jpg planetleak Controlling an image viewer with hand gesture.Swipe right to next image, swipe left to previous image. Parts and the circuit Parts:- 1x Arduino leonardo (pro micro)- 2x HC-SR04 Ultrasonic sensorCheck the image for the connecting.Arduino code is on the bottom.The idea is very simple:If swipe ri...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:42:14 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Cybot on the move and Android Appplication (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Cybot-on-the-move/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:16:37 PDT
DIY ARDUINO FLIGHT CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ARDUINO-FLIGHT-CONTROLLER/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:44:26 PDT
Arduino anti theft http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-anti-theft/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:17:18 PDT
Hall effect sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hall-effect-sensor/
Hall effect sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/YKPH/I12KHXWQ/FMEYKPHI12KHXWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/YKPH/I12KHXWQ/FMEYKPHI12KHXWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/YKPH/I12KHXWQ/FMEYKPHI12KHXWQ.SMALL.jpg idamarrable A Hall effect sensor is a sensor that response to a magnetic field. When the hall sensor is put in a magnetic field the electrons running through will move to one side of the sensor. The sensor will then have one positive and one negative side and create a voltage, known as Hall voltage.The Hall eff...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:00:07 PDT
LSM303DLHC accelerometer and magnetometer exploration http://www.instructables.com/id/LSM303DLHC-exploration/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:13:35 PDT
Arduino keychain camera modify to motion detect camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-keychain-camera-motion-detect-cam-hack/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:22:11 PDT
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-It-Yourself/
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0468/I0FFF5FF/FAC0468I0FFF5FF.SMALL.jpg dsanz006 'Draw It Yourself' is a MIDI controller which uses conductive ink as push-buttons. It is based on Arduino, and uses a capacitive sensor (two, actually) to determine whether the drawn buttons are being touched or not.http://sanidanz.tumblr.com/drawityourselfThe main advantages of this controller are:...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:56:05 PDT
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
Arduino Modules - Rain Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-Rain-Sensor/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:21:13 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 easy temperature sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-easy-temperature-sensor/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:07:28 PDT
DIY Kit for Bluetooth Motion Sensor, Arduino, BluTule. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kit-for-Bluetooth-Motion-Sensor-Arduino-BluTul/
DIY Kit for Bluetooth Motion Sensor, Arduino, BluTule. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6L3D/HZ5O3JLS/FIK6L3DHZ5O3JLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6L3D/HZ5O3JLS/FIK6L3DHZ5O3JLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6L3D/HZ5O3JLS/FIK6L3DHZ5O3JLS.SMALL.jpg aso777 This is an instructable how to create a motion sensor that reacts on human/animal motion and notify you on your smartphone. It is also an instruction how to assemble your DIY kit from Blutule Kickstarter Campaign. Materials Materials required for this projectArduinoBluetooth ModuleIR Motion Senso...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:09:36 PDT
Switch On and Shutdown the PC by RFID & IR http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-On-and-Shutdown-the-PC-by-RFID-IR/
Switch On and Shutdown the PC by RFID & IR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/DLF8/HYPNVY0F/FX6DLF8HYPNVY0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/DLF8/HYPNVY0F/FX6DLF8HYPNVY0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/DLF8/HYPNVY0F/FX6DLF8HYPNVY0F.SMALL.jpg Rifath Hello guys !!!In this instructable we are going to switch ON and shutdown the PC using an IR Proximity sensor or a RFID Reader.Due to my studies, I am unable to write this instructable detaily and I HOPE YOU CAN UNDERSTAND, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK THE DOUBTS IN COMMENTS AND DON'T FORGET TO VOTE FOR ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:37:05 PDT
Attiny Chronograph http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-projectile-speedometer/
Attiny Chronograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/7BGQ/HYC5ZT82/FCP7BGQHYC5ZT82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/7BGQ/HYC5ZT82/FCP7BGQHYC5ZT82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/7BGQ/HYC5ZT82/FCP7BGQHYC5ZT82.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 I made an air cannon last summer, and though it's fun to shoot nerf darts at inane speeds for hours, it's a little difficult to quantify exactly how fast "really frickin' fast" is without a high speed camera or professional speed measurey thing. To that end, I created this, my own speed measurer wi...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:15:48 PDT
Mobile RFDuino (m3RFM) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-RFDuino-m3RFM/
Mobile RFDuino (m3RFM) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/X5GJ/HY5NXFTY/FZKX5GJHY5NXFTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/X5GJ/HY5NXFTY/FZKX5GJHY5NXFTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/X5GJ/HY5NXFTY/FZKX5GJHY5NXFTY.SMALL.jpg MMM-RFDuino A façade as “thinking skin”, wrapped around a building—this doesn’t have to be a touchable, physical membrane. It might also be a virtual skin, an invisible network covering an architectural entity. We started with the idea of an “augmented reality window” to collect and display data gathered from o...
By: MMM-RFDuino

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:45:37 PDT
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Power-outlet-with-exposed-pins/
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SMALL.gif HuoSen I found my self often trying to plug stuff at home with Arduino. So I thought it would be good to have a system that you can just plug your sensor, plug the appliance and code something to see how it goes. I never liked breaking apart an appliance to find the right spot on the electronics, or peel o...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:26:42 PDT
Browse Google Earth with touch-less hand gestures http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Google-Earth-with-touch-less-hand-gestures/
Browse Google Earth with touch-less hand gestures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/O8FT/HXY0I0JW/FNVO8FTHXY0I0JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/O8FT/HXY0I0JW/FNVO8FTHXY0I0JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/O8FT/HXY0I0JW/FNVO8FTHXY0I0JW.SMALL.jpg JustHoverBoard Hover can be combined with an Arduino to make a gesture controller for any computer. In this example, we're going to create a sketch to browse Google Earth by hand gestures. Spin the globe with a simple hand swipe and tap to zoom in/out.When using Google Earth, the keyboard shortcuts can used to ro...
By: JustHoverBoard

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:04:33 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SMALL.jpg MakerSpark Industries This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! Whether you're looking for a cool and easy-to-build security sensor, or an awesome first project to dive into the world of Arduino, Microcontrollers, and ...
By: MakerSpark Industries

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
L293D/NE Motor Driver Pin Diagram http://www.instructables.com/id/L293DNE-Motor-Driver-Pin-Diagram/
L293D/NE Motor Driver Pin Diagram - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/2X15/HXMKK58B/F9C2X15HXMKK58B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/2X15/HXMKK58B/F9C2X15HXMKK58B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/2X15/HXMKK58B/F9C2X15HXMKK58B.SMALL.jpg pabdullah In this Instructable I will show you the Pin Diagram of L293D motor Driver.Before we get started you should understand that L293D motor driver have 16 pins with functions in anticlockwise direction as shown in the image above. Pin Function Following are pin function 1 - Enable 1,2 (+5V) 2 - Input...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:30:45 PDT
Simple Makey Makey Monome http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Makey-Makey-Monome/
Simple Makey Makey Monome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/6WB0/HXIKDIZ1/FQB6WB0HXIKDIZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/6WB0/HXIKDIZ1/FQB6WB0HXIKDIZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/6WB0/HXIKDIZ1/FQB6WB0HXIKDIZ1.SMALL.jpg jdeboi OverviewThis Instructable is the simple version of the MaKey MaKey Monome, an electronic music instrument designed to be easy for kids and beginners to reproduce (and iterate upon!). For more information, feel free to check out my website.Materials MaKey MaKey 17 alligator clips (8 columns...
By: jdeboi

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:59:23 PDT
Arduino Web Server with sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Web-Server-with-sensors/
Arduino Web Server with sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/T3LU/HXIK9ERR/FL4T3LUHXIK9ERR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/T3LU/HXIK9ERR/FL4T3LUHXIK9ERR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/T3LU/HXIK9ERR/FL4T3LUHXIK9ERR.SMALL.jpg vktomi I made it for learn how to use the sensors.And i want to turns on/off my ventillator if im not at home.So if im not at home than i can watch my room status.Later i want to make E-mail notification. If you access your Arduino's ip in router forwarding (port:80) then you can connect to your Website ev...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:09:17 PDT
Ultrasonic Parking Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Parking-Aid/
Ultrasonic Parking Aid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1X5K/HXDPF1U9/FFQ1X5KHXDPF1U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1X5K/HXDPF1U9/FFQ1X5KHXDPF1U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1X5K/HXDPF1U9/FFQ1X5KHXDPF1U9.SMALL.jpg jsc There are several instructables already that use the HC SR-04 ultrasonic distance sensor as a parking spotter; this one is mine. Points of interest to this one: Uses the Arduino stack, but the hardware is a custom PCB, which allows for very low-power standalone operation from two AA batteries. Onl...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 11:43:46 PDT
PART 1 - Send Arduino data to the Web ( PHP/ MySQL/ D3.js ) http://www.instructables.com/id/PART-1-Send-Arduino-data-to-the-Web-PHP-MySQL-D3js/
PART 1 - Send Arduino data to the Web ( PHP/ MySQL/ D3.js ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WGC5/HXDE1D0B/FDQWGC5HXDE1D0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WGC5/HXDE1D0B/FDQWGC5HXDE1D0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WGC5/HXDE1D0B/FDQWGC5HXDE1D0B.SMALL.jpg apais The objective of this project was to use and Arduino to read a sensor and send the values to the internet, to be stored in a Web Server and displayed. It consists in an Arduino Uno with an Ethernet Shield and a DHT 11 temperature / moisture sensor, acting as a Web Client. It sends POST requests with...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:46:33 PDT
DIY Line Follower Sensor Array http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Line-Follower-Sensor-Array/
DIY Line Follower Sensor Array - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/DMUQ/HX1WCETP/F2SDMUQHX1WCETP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/DMUQ/HX1WCETP/F2SDMUQHX1WCETP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/DMUQ/HX1WCETP/F2SDMUQHX1WCETP.SMALL.jpg robodude95 In this Instructable you'll learn how to make your very own Line follower sensor array!!It consists of two parts : The IR LED board.The Op-Amp Board.The IR LED board consists of an array of 5 pairs of IR LEDs and photodiodes.The neat part about the board is that you can add more IR Tx/Rx pairs if y...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 07:25:43 PDT
Desktop Fist Bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Fist-Bumper/
Desktop Fist Bumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/UIJM/HX1W7YBI/FGEUIJMHX1W7YBI.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield This simple device sits on your desk at work, ready to give you fist bumps throughout the day as you need them. A 3D printed "fist" is moved by a servo attached to a rack and pinion mechanism. An ultrasonic range finder detects when you place your hand near it, and an Arduino Uno controls it all.Mat...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:56:53 PDT
Arduino Steel Target Impact Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Steel-Target-Impact-Sensor/
Arduino Steel Target Impact Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/6TEF/HWRC2VZ7/F7R6TEFHWRC2VZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/6TEF/HWRC2VZ7/F7R6TEFHWRC2VZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/6TEF/HWRC2VZ7/F7R6TEFHWRC2VZ7.SMALL.jpg Trinitrogen I started doing local Practical Precision Rifle competitions at my nearby range, and have been having a great time. If you aren't aware, practical matches differentiate themselves by having steel targets are various distances that you engage from various positions, with scoring based on both time an...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:43:49 PDT
Bass Master 3000 Carnival Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Bass-Master-3000/
Bass Master 3000 Carnival Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PK0N/HWQF3MH7/F33PK0NHWQF3MH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PK0N/HWQF3MH7/F33PK0NHWQF3MH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PK0N/HWQF3MH7/F33PK0NHWQF3MH7.SMALL.jpg siliconghost The Bass Master 3000 is a game that I built for a work carnival along with a small and very talented team of co-workers. I've seen this type of game on the net, but I wanted to kick it up a notch with some Arduino powered sensors that would trigger lights and sound when someone wins. What fun is a...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:56:58 PDT
Simple, Easy and Cheap DIY Pedometer with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Easy-and-Cheap-DIY-Pedometer-with-Arduino/
Simple, Easy and Cheap DIY Pedometer with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/QAO0/HWJ7ALJF/F0ZQAO0HWJ7ALJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/QAO0/HWJ7ALJF/F0ZQAO0HWJ7ALJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/QAO0/HWJ7ALJF/F0ZQAO0HWJ7ALJF.SMALL.jpg jatinbatra I borrowed an accelerometer 4 months back from a friend but I realized it's never been put into it's best use.So why not make something good out of it. I already have https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.noom.walk installed in my phone , but the problem with these apps is they consume...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:20:27 PDT
Thermoscope - 16x2 LCD thermometer with S/M/H graphs http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoscope-16x2-LCD-thermometer-with-SMH-graphs/
Thermoscope - 16x2 LCD thermometer with S/M/H graphs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/F7Z5/HWHMWVRQ/FCZF7Z5HWHMWVRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/F7Z5/HWHMWVRQ/FCZF7Z5HWHMWVRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/F7Z5/HWHMWVRQ/FCZF7Z5HWHMWVRQ.SMALL.jpg thedod I've started playing with a temperature sensor and I've noticed its response time to changes (e.g. entering an air-conditioned room) was minutes, and it was hard to tell "are we there yet?".This made me add a scope-like history graph to my digital thermometer, and it really helps see at a glance whe...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:47:12 PDT
RC Car controlled by Arduino Sensors - Autonomous and Easy to construct http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Car-Programming/
RC Car controlled by Arduino Sensors - Autonomous and Easy to construct - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/XE52/HWJJW3SX/FNEXE52HWJJW3SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/XE52/HWJJW3SX/FNEXE52HWJJW3SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/XE52/HWJJW3SX/FNEXE52HWJJW3SX.SMALL.jpg jbourke18 This instructable shows how to re-build a second hand remote control car. You will see how to re-wire the circuit board. As well, basic coding and Arduino based skills are demonstrated in this construction. The final product should be able to navigate its way through any environment it is placed in....
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:54:16 PDT
Piano TouchSense Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-TouchSense-Glove/
Piano TouchSense Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/E6AN/HWAB095M/F7PE6ANHWAB095M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/E6AN/HWAB095M/F7PE6ANHWAB095M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/E6AN/HWAB095M/F7PE6ANHWAB095M.SMALL.jpg hiac This is a pretty simple way to create a wearable piano using capacitor sensing as touch sensors; each finger is a different key that can be played individually or combined. I wanted to make a very simple wearable sensing glove that didn't involve obtaining more sensors, so I opted to use aluminium t...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:04:44 PDT
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Altimeter-A-compact-Arduino-altimeter/
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/FSSP/HWAAYV5T/FSVFSSPHWAAYV5T.SMALL.jpg qubist Please vote for this Instructable if you think it deserves it! Thanks!The Ultimate Altimeter is a super-compact, Arduino controlled altimeter capable of measuring the altitude with an accuracy of 0.3 meters, and saving the highest and lowest values it has measured. It is powered by a 40 mAh L...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:43:56 PDT