Instructables: exploring - arduino - sensor http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 00:31:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinonokia-lcd-data-display-EASY-VERSION/
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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. What you'll need For this you will need...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:54:55 PDT
KY-013 Analog thermistor (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/KY-013-Analog-thermistor-Arduino/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:31:01 PDT
Optimizing Arduino ADC Measurement Accuracy and Resolution http://www.instructables.com/id/Optimizing-Arduino-ADC-Measurement-Accuracy-and-Re/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 12:26:44 PDT
DS18B20 temperature probe with LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/DS18B20-temperature-probe-with-LCD/
DS18B20 temperature probe with LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RHWA/I9FGS612/FY5RHWAI9FGS612.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RHWA/I9FGS612/FY5RHWAI9FGS612.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RHWA/I9FGS612/FY5RHWAI9FGS612.SMALL.jpg samuel123abc The DS18B20 comes in a temperature probe form, which is waterproof. I had a real hard time trying to get this one working and I thought I would share how I in the end got it working. Enjoy! Parts The parts you will need for this project:Arduino Mega or other arduino (3-15$)An LCD (around 3$)A DS1...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 07:44:49 PDT
Through-Glass Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Through-Glass-Doorbell/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:52:29 PDT
Building a touch sensor low cost http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-touch-sensor-low-cost/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:26:28 PDT
Food Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Food-Detector/
Food Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/5L9W/I7XR7GMM/FQD5L9WI7XR7GMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/5L9W/I7XR7GMM/FQD5L9WI7XR7GMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/5L9W/I7XR7GMM/FQD5L9WI7XR7GMM.SMALL.jpg Goolien So, i was just bored and was browsing Arduino Project Ideas page, and saw something odd and fascinating: it said something like Food Detector: By Measuring Resistances) and there was a link too. Click the link lol, and see how it blew my mind, sadly there was no tutorial on how to do it. But when yo...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:13:42 PDT
How to setup a Pololu Carrier with Sharp GP2Y0A60SZLF Analog Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-setup-a-Pololu-Carrier-with-Sharp-GP2Y0A60S/
How to setup a Pololu Carrier with Sharp GP2Y0A60SZLF Analog Distance Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TRE0/I7W1S6O7/FI5TRE0I7W1S6O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TRE0/I7W1S6O7/FI5TRE0I7W1S6O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/TRE0/I7W1S6O7/FI5TRE0I7W1S6O7.SMALL.jpg Tisila As I started trying to use this sensor, I had some difficulties whilst setting it up.The whole problem arises when you start to convert the analog voltage into distance. As you may or may not know, the sensor produces an output in analog voltage, that is then, read by the Arduino, converted into an ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:08:45 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part two - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-two-17-Tutorial-Pack/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:38:20 PDT
Arduino Voltmeter (Cars Battery measurement system) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Voltmeter-Cars-Battery-measurement-system/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:35:26 PDT
Automated Photo Booth takes a picture and posts it on Twitter with Arduino and 1Sheeld http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Photo-Booth-takes-a-picture-and-posts-it/
Automated Photo Booth takes a picture and posts it on Twitter with Arduino and 1Sheeld - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PFJL/I7IVQ48Y/F4TPFJLI7IVQ48Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PFJL/I7IVQ48Y/F4TPFJLI7IVQ48Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PFJL/I7IVQ48Y/F4TPFJLI7IVQ48Y.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil Anybody wonders one day to make a photo booth in any event. Actually a couple of days ago there was for the first time in Egypt "Cairo Mini Maker Faire" event, where around 3000 makers all over Egypt came to celebrate this event. I tried to implement a low cost, fancy and easily to be implemented ph...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 06:52:20 PDT
Arduino PIR motion GSM alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-motion-GSM-alarm/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:51:50 PDT
SensorBox interfacing device using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/SensorBox-interfacing-device-using-arduino/
SensorBox interfacing device using arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/A9XU/I7BQFWYS/FDIA9XUI7BQFWYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/A9XU/I7BQFWYS/FDIA9XUI7BQFWYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/A9XU/I7BQFWYS/FDIA9XUI7BQFWYS.SMALL.jpg shubham_bhatt The purpose of this project is to make a interfacing device that can bridge the gap between different technologies by using easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for anyone to edit modify and make interactive projects .As world moves towards internet of thing this device will help us in m...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:08:58 PDT
How to make an Artbot: colour sensing, drawing Arduino robots making generative art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Artbot/
How to make an Artbot: colour sensing, drawing Arduino robots making generative art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PDXF/I7AB040P/FR0PDXFI7AB040P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PDXF/I7AB040P/FR0PDXFI7AB040P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PDXF/I7AB040P/FR0PDXFI7AB040P.SMALL.jpg rolandido For the course Hardware and Physical Computing supervised by Paul Klomp as part of the Media Technology programma at the Leiden University, we created two drawing robots. Each robot was build around an Arduino Uno, and equipped with two wheels driven by DC motors, an acryl paint marker and a colour ...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 09:10:52 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/
DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/66GW/I6RSO2SA/FE166GWI6RSO2SA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/66GW/I6RSO2SA/FE166GWI6RSO2SA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/66GW/I6RSO2SA/FE166GWI6RSO2SA.SMALL.jpg Honus Last Halloween my oldest son Colin dressed up as the Doctor from Doctor Who and I cobbled together a Sonic Screwdriver for him from bits of junk I scrounged up in the garage. Upon seeing the Sonic Screwdriver my youngest son Sam decided he absolutely had to have one. Sam however declared that his sc...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:40:21 PST
Arduino PIR Sensor Alarm (SIMPLE VERSION) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Sensor-Alarm-SIMPLE-VERSION/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:38:26 PST
Intel Edison: Lux meter, TSL2561 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Lux-meter-TSL2561/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:12:33 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
ESP8266 WiFI water leak sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFI-water-leak-sensor/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:49:24 PST
Non-blocking Ultrasonic Sensor for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-blocking-Ultrasonic-Sensor-for-Arduino/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:32:15 PST
Moisture Detection With Two Nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Moisture-Detection-With-Two-Nails/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:12:50 PST
Measure temperature on the web with Arduino Ethernet and DS18B20 sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-temperature-on-the-web-with-Arduino-Ethern/
Measure temperature on the web with Arduino Ethernet and DS18B20 sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6YDR/I4PHUXGH/F0E6YDRI4PHUXGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6YDR/I4PHUXGH/F0E6YDRI4PHUXGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6YDR/I4PHUXGH/F0E6YDRI4PHUXGH.SMALL.jpg mohamant Dear all,First, I would like to tell you that I am not a programmer. But I love to do new things especially when it is related to electronics. Here I have integrated a webserver to Arduino Ethernet with a temperature sensor attached. Actually the code was prepared by Hans. You may refer to his proje...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 07:36:31 PST
ESP8266 WiFi relay switch http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-relay-switch/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 04:09:37 PST
Arduino Plant Warden http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Plant-Warden/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:45:37 PST
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-WiFi-Temperature-Meter-with-web-page/
Arduino WiFi Thermometer (with web page) - Arduino wireless - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6S/I4E64J5B/FS6WK6SI4E64J5B.SMALL.jpg limbo What you need An Arduino board (any compatible board is OK). LM-35 (to use with the provided file you can use DS18B20 but you have to convert the source code respectively). HLK-RM04 WiFi router module. 5V Power supply or Power supply and regulation circuit. The Idea Arduino can be easily turned i...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:32:37 PST
ATtiny85 dual digital readout http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-dual-digital-readout/
ATtiny85 dual digital readout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/T8RI/I3XTTIUV/FR6T8RII3XTTIUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/T8RI/I3XTTIUV/FR6T8RII3XTTIUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/T8RI/I3XTTIUV/FR6T8RII3XTTIUV.SMALL.jpg breagan22 Working on a project that requires a two digit display. I wanted to use an ATtiny85 to collect temperature data from a sensor and display the results. Two digits are sufficient for this project. I thought I would see if I could make this happen with parts I have on hand. specifically:1 - Arduino...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:27:46 PST
ESP8266 WiFi temperature and humidity sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WiFi-temperature-and-humidity-logger/
ESP8266 WiFi temperature and humidity sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/1H4G/I3THDA1G/FC71H4GI3THDA1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/1H4G/I3THDA1G/FC71H4GI3THDA1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/1H4G/I3THDA1G/FC71H4GI3THDA1G.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this tutorial we will build ESP8266 WiFi Arduino temperature and humidity data logger. Data will be stored on EasyIoT server and displayed in web browser on remote computer or on mobile phone. With ESP8266 EasyIoT Arduino library you can build sensor with couple lines of code. You can add up to 6...
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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/
The Talking Recycling Bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/3RME/I3KBOD3Q/FAP3RMEI3KBOD3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/3RME/I3KBOD3Q/FAP3RMEI3KBOD3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/3RME/I3KBOD3Q/FAP3RMEI3KBOD3Q.SMALL.jpg djschnei This document will provide you with all the steps and tools required to build a talking recycling can that was created by our group, The Green Team, in Professor Siek's Computing for Good class. The motivation for our project was simple, not enough people recycle. In any instance where there is a tr...
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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/
ARDUINO FINGERPRINT SCANNER WITH 16X2 LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/UCWL/I3CEJGPX/FS9UCWLI3CEJGPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/UCWL/I3CEJGPX/FS9UCWLI3CEJGPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/UCWL/I3CEJGPX/FS9UCWLI3CEJGPX.SMALL.jpg pelegren this instructable is based and inspired by Arduino LCD tutorial and fingerprint scanner from Adafruit (http://www.adafruit.com/product/751). I have added 16x2 LCD into the fingerprint to be able to see the status of the process of fingerprint scanning. this is my first instructable, you are very w...
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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/
Iphone PIR motion detect shutter modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/QA7U/I376R915/FAPQA7UI376R915.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/QA7U/I376R915/FAPQA7UI376R915.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/QA7U/I376R915/FAPQA7UI376R915.SMALL.jpg planetleak How to Part list:- cheap iphone/android shutter from ebay ($2)- basic NPN transistor (BC182)- 1K resistor- Arduino (nano)Step 1:Disassemble the shutter.Step 2:Solder two wires on the shutter pcb battery connectionsStep 3:Solder another two wires to the shutter button (key1 for android, key2 for ...
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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/
Measuring turbidity by light intensity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/F96S/I301L2H8/FO1F96SI301L2H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/F96S/I301L2H8/FO1F96SI301L2H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/F96S/I301L2H8/FO1F96SI301L2H8.SMALL.jpg sschilder Fora school project (TU Delft) we have made a sensor which can measure turbidity in water. One can imagine that when less light is being reflected by sediment the turbidity of a fluid is lower. To do this we used an Arduino setup, which we will discuss later. By: Simon Schilder Nils Damia...
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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/
Low power door/window sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this manual we will show how to create cheap, secure door/window sensor network. We could monitor our door/windows status from desktop computer or mobile phone in web browser. Properly configured sensor could work between 5 and 10 years on 2 AA batteries. Power consumption of this sensor is so lo...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:02:58 PST
Smart Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Thermometer/
Smart Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/EF08/I2N6OH5J/F9FEF08I2N6OH5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/EF08/I2N6OH5J/F9FEF08I2N6OH5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/EF08/I2N6OH5J/F9FEF08I2N6OH5J.SMALL.jpg Aidan25 The smart thermometer is an Arduino thermometer that not only displays the exact current temperature with an LCD but also gives you visual feedback at a glance using a string of three Adafruit NeoPixels. When the temp is within 65-75 degrees the lights are green, if it is bellow the lights turn blue...
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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/
Arduino Powered Temperature Sensor With LCD Output First Time Author Entry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/ZZJT/I2I4CTC3/FT1ZZJTI2I4CTC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/ZZJT/I2I4CTC3/FT1ZZJTI2I4CTC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/ZZJT/I2I4CTC3/FT1ZZJTI2I4CTC3.SMALL.jpg MervTecksGhost Never been a contest kinda guy but I went ahead and entered in to the first time author contest, If you like my intructable or even just learned something new and think I've earned your vote please do! =]Hello to everyone! Please bare with me as this is not only my first instructable but also my fir...
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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/
Interactive LED Programmable Canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/YSE6/I2IWB8OZ/FHAYSE6I2IWB8OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/YSE6/I2IWB8OZ/FHAYSE6I2IWB8OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/YSE6/I2IWB8OZ/FHAYSE6I2IWB8OZ.SMALL.jpg tomhv9 The Aim of this project was to go one step further with the custom canvas'. It cost a bit more but the potential is much greater for this design Theory White LED Resistor CalcsVce = 0.3V @150mALED Voltage Drop = 3.2V @ 20mA Vcc = 9V 9-0.3-3.2 = 5.5V - 5.5/0.02 = 275R ~ 300R **********************...
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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...
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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/
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 ...
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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/
Wireless PIR Sensor Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/NU60/I236FOB7/FC4NU60I236FOB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/NU60/I236FOB7/FC4NU60I236FOB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/NU60/I236FOB7/FC4NU60I236FOB7.SMALL.jpg MisloElectronics This is a simple wireless PIR sensor alarm.The device consists of two parts.One is a transmitter that contains PIR sensor and a transmitter module.A second receiver consisting receiving module and piezo speaker. Test your PIR sensor before you made this with any code from internet. Parts You need...
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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
Simple Arduino Bluetooth Cybot on the move and Android Appplication (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Cybot-on-the-move/
Simple Arduino Bluetooth Cybot on the move and Android Appplication (updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/2RB6/I1WHCHU7/F2V2RB6I1WHCHU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/2RB6/I1WHCHU7/F2V2RB6I1WHCHU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/2RB6/I1WHCHU7/F2V2RB6I1WHCHU7.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR A while back I wrote a couple of instructables for user interface creation and the control of the Cybot base using commands from either the keyboard or from a bar code scanner.Links to these are below:User interface:http://www.instructables.com/id/Direction-display-...Barcode Control: http://www.ins...
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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/
Arduino anti theft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/NZ5A/I1C1IGGJ/FPYNZ5AI1C1IGGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/NZ5A/I1C1IGGJ/FPYNZ5AI1C1IGGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/NZ5A/I1C1IGGJ/FPYNZ5AI1C1IGGJ.SMALL.jpg robertodelle This is my experience about a complete management of anti theft system with arduino board. The aim of project is the study for the solution for the authentication, maintenance menu, anti theft armed (away mode) and other practice solutions for a realy utilization of this project. Block diagram and...
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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/
LSM303DLHC accelerometer and magnetometer exploration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/U3TQ/I12KDYXP/FYQU3TQI12KDYXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/U3TQ/I12KDYXP/FYQU3TQI12KDYXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/U3TQ/I12KDYXP/FYQU3TQI12KDYXP.SMALL.jpg eirik.hm.1 The LSM303 combines readings from the earth’s electromagnetic field as a magnetometer with readings of earth’s gravitational force as a triple-axis accelerometer. This information makes it a compact navigation system.As it is, the LSM303 can be used as a basic compass, movement sensor or simply dete...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:13:35 PDT