Instructables: exploring - arduino - sensor http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:14:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 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...
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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...
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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
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
Online Graphs Using Nothing but an Arduino, Ethernet Shield, and Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Online-Graphs-Using-Nothing-but-an-Arduino-Etherne/
Online Graphs Using Nothing but an Arduino, Ethernet Shield, and Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/COD6/HW4OJ0DA/FT8COD6HW4OJ0DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/COD6/HW4OJ0DA/FT8COD6HW4OJ0DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/COD6/HW4OJ0DA/FT8COD6HW4OJ0DA.SMALL.jpg EverettsProjects I've finally decided to put some of my existing projects up on instructables. This one is adapted from my Super Graphing Data Logger project.What is the Super Graphing Data Logger (SGDL)? It is an Arduino project that integrates data logging and the graphing of this data online using little more tha...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 23:23:00 PDT
How to measure particulate air pollution and share the data online http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-measure-particulate-air-pollution-and-share/
How to measure particulate air pollution and share the data online - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/SQ16/HW2N62V2/F1WSQ16HW2N62V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/SQ16/HW2N62V2/F1WSQ16HW2N62V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/SQ16/HW2N62V2/F1WSQ16HW2N62V2.SMALL.jpg alxmjo Ever since I moved from Portland, Oregon to the Middle East, I've been curious about particulate air pollution. It's one of the worst varieties of air pollution in terms of impact on health and mortality. East Asia seems to get all the press about awful air quality, but there's plenty of data to sug...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 22:00:14 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
Laser Pointer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Switch/
Laser Pointer Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HW0O/HVYQ8R4A/F6MHW0OHVYQ8R4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HW0O/HVYQ8R4A/F6MHW0OHVYQ8R4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/HW0O/HVYQ8R4A/F6MHW0OHVYQ8R4A.SMALL.jpg kristeller62 This instructable will detail how to make a switch that uses an arduino to sample light. When the light sample reaches a threshold it will trigger a relay that can be used to turn on/off a small appliance (light, radio, fan, etc...) The parts for this instructable can be ordered as a kit: Jameco K...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:25:38 PDT
LED Light Wall | Energy Consumption Display http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Wall-Energy-Consumption-Display/
LED Light Wall | Energy Consumption Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/5OZH/HVXC0LHY/FA05OZHHVXC0LHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/5OZH/HVXC0LHY/FA05OZHHVXC0LHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/5OZH/HVXC0LHY/FA05OZHHVXC0LHY.SMALL.jpg acoens Carnegie Mellon University competed in the 2005 Solar Decathlon. While the results of the competition were over and done nearly a decade ago, the house lives on the campus and serves as a living experiment for students. As part of a team of 3, I created an interactive light wall out of tri-color LED...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 21:51:14 PDT
Arduino Motion Detector + Make it Wireless + Call Phone when Motion Detected http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Detector-Make-it-Wireless-Call-Phon/
Arduino Motion Detector + Make it Wireless + Call Phone when Motion Detected - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/63L8/HVPELNN2/FHQ63L8HVPELNN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/63L8/HVPELNN2/FHQ63L8HVPELNN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/63L8/HVPELNN2/FHQ63L8HVPELNN2.SMALL.jpg Batonikos I have always wanted a motion sensor system at myhouse but they are all too expensive. Since I started working with arduino I realized I could make one myself. So I made this project in 3 parts :1) Simple motion sensor with one arduino and a led will flash when motion is detected.2) Using ...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 13:56:10 PDT
Arduino IR signal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-signal-detector/
Arduino IR signal detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/NUKJ/HVKOIJRK/FK9NUKJHVKOIJRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/NUKJ/HVKOIJRK/FK9NUKJHVKOIJRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/NUKJ/HVKOIJRK/FK9NUKJHVKOIJRK.SMALL.jpg MrSirLRD This Instructable will show you how to use your Arduino module to detect whether a flashing IR signal is present.This could be useful in IR tracking, where you don't want to track the brightest IR object but the one pulsing at a certain frequency. Basic Materials/Layout Materials 10k Ohm resistor...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 19:54:39 PDT
Automatic Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Temperature-Sensor/
Automatic Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/GKIZ/HV9HT9N1/FHOGKIZHV9HT9N1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/GKIZ/HV9HT9N1/FHOGKIZHV9HT9N1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/GKIZ/HV9HT9N1/FHOGKIZHV9HT9N1.SMALL.jpg HarshV In This Model we are going to combine a temperature sensor and an fan and are going to program the arduino to handle the analog output from the sensor and use it to determine if the temperature is okay or High .if the temperature is high then fan will start automatically and a Warning message will b...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:48:53 PDT
IR-Distance (Analog Value) Sensor 2$ http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Distance-Analog-Value-Sensor-2/
IR-Distance (Analog Value) Sensor 2$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XW3E/HV9HT8LA/F8BXW3EHV9HT8LA.SMALL.jpg HarshV This Homemade IR Distance Sensor can easily sense distance betwwn 55 cm to 0.5 cm and display it on a 16X2 LCDit does not require any costly sensors or drivers.....all it uses is an IR Pair and a few resistors ............the cost of the finished sensor is under 2$ !!!! Happy Constructing Getti...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:27:10 PDT
High-Low Tech Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Low-Tech-Touchpad/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 15:03:09 PDT
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Shield-and-Sensors/
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/FSKI/HV0OT8L3/FCUFSKIHV0OT8L3.SMALL.jpg joesinstructables Overview:This instructable will construct a series of custom sensor modules and an Arduino shield. Such modules are available from many different sources, but fans of the Instructables website would probably find satisfaction in making their own. Each module will be a set size of 1.5cm by 2.5cm an...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 09:01:13 PDT
Tile Neopixel Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Tile-Neopixel-Necklace/
Tile Neopixel Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/L3OE/HUOP4K5E/F2EL3OEHUOP4K5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/L3OE/HUOP4K5E/F2EL3OEHUOP4K5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/L3OE/HUOP4K5E/F2EL3OEHUOP4K5E.SMALL.jpg magztaylor This tutorial will show youhow to create this necklace! Just as a disclaimer, I am not an expert at working with electronics, so improve upon this as you will! :) This project is programmed using Arduino IDE. It uses a Gemma microcontroller and neopixel lights. For more information on these, visit A...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 00:12:26 PDT
Arduino Finger (Remote Yourself) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adruino-Finger-Remote-Yourself/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SMALL.jpg mydnc Arduino Finger Parts: - 1x Servo (for 1 finger, I used 9g Micro servo) - 1x 50k Potentiometer ( for finger knuckle) - 1x Arduino Mega or Uno (i used Mega) - 1x Sensor shield (optional) - 3x Wire (Red, Yellow, Black) - 1x Gripper (for not having a claw did it myself from junk) - 1x Exofinger...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:20:15 PDT
Arduino LilyPad Duck Dynasty Hoodie with sound and LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LilyPad-Duck-Dynasty-Hoodie-with-sound-and/
Arduino LilyPad Duck Dynasty Hoodie with sound and LED lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HIIL/HUFW5U0Q/FWOHIILHUFW5U0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HIIL/HUFW5U0Q/FWOHIILHUFW5U0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HIIL/HUFW5U0Q/FWOHIILHUFW5U0Q.SMALL.jpg CaitJohnson I made a Duck Dynasty themed hoodie with a LilyPad Arduino that has 3 zipper sensor switches to activate 3 different actions/programs on the back of the hoodie. The zipper is the key to activating these switches so when the zipper is touching a switch it triggers that specific action/program. The Fi...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:53:13 PDT
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermostat-Mechanical/
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/1R2C/HU8P0LSA/F9N1R2CHU8P0LSA.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 I am currently living in a college dorm. Like most dorms it's about the size of a tissue box but less comforting. Fortunately, my room has a heater/AC with four positions: low, medium, high, and off. Unfortunately in winter an hour on the low setting makes the room a stifling 80 degrees and when t...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:08:46 PDT
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to tracking Humidity and Temperature using DHT Sensor and iphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-for-4DIYORG-How-to-tracking-Humidity-and-/
[Tutorial for 4DIY.ORG] - How to tracking Humidity and Temperature using DHT Sensor and iphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QIV/HU1RS9OC/FA61QIVHU1RS9OC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QIV/HU1RS9OC/FA61QIVHU1RS9OC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QIV/HU1RS9OC/FA61QIVHU1RS9OC.SMALL.jpg 4DIY CHANNEL Materials and Tools 1. 1x [4DIY.ORG] Core Board. 2. 1x DHT Sensor. 3. 1x Battery Shield. 4. [4DIY.ORG] Application Upload Sketch to [4DIY.ORG] using FT232 Shield Connect Hardware Follow [4DIY.ORG] on Social Follow me on: Twitter: http://twitter.com/4DIYChannel Facebook: http://w...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:23:28 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/EME1/HW37L909/FMSEME1HW37L909.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve This is my second version of my arduino robot after "Build your first robot". My Second version is slightly complicated as compared to my first one but offers better features. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a fast robot which can measure temperature, find things in front of ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT
IR Sensor Button http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Sensor-Button/
IR Sensor Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SMALL.jpg ARPix This is an easy way to make a infrared sensor button with the Arduino. This example shows a infrared sensor button with an integrated light. If you touch the surface then the button lights red. Touch the surface again, then the light turns off. The first image is a design example. Youtube:...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:30:06 PDT
Quick and dirty encoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-dirty-encoder/
Quick and dirty encoder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/C0S4/HTVFE0C7/FZ1C0S4HTVFE0C7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/C0S4/HTVFE0C7/FZ1C0S4HTVFE0C7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/C0S4/HTVFE0C7/FZ1C0S4HTVFE0C7.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Here is how i implemented a crude/simple encoder for my arduino robot to provide better navigation compared to using time delay. Materials used Optical slotted switch cardboard hotglue Tools used Pencil Ruler Compass (the one you draw circles) Sharp craft knife pa...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:10:22 PDT
Arduino as a Proximity Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Donut-Protection-Device-Advanced-Arduino-Technique/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:24:03 PDT
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 sufficient...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Arduino Bowel Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bowel-Gauge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UAYP/HT9ATMKF/FEVUAYPHT9ATMKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UAYP/HT9ATMKF/FEVUAYPHT9ATMKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UAYP/HT9ATMKF/FEVUAYPHT9ATMKF.SMALL.jpg relliMVT In our current climate of caloric disseminators, few observe before and after exhumation of waste. To clarify, using a resistance sensor and an Arduino, we have hacked your bowels. Ingredients Arduino Uno Aluminum or Copper Strips 1K Ohm 1/4W Resistor 100K Ohm 1/4W Resistor 0.1uf Capacitor LCD Disp...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:08:59 PDT
Build Your very own Arduino powered Satellite for just 2000 USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-very-own-Arduino-powered-Satellite-for-/
Build Your very own Arduino powered Satellite for just 2000 USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/U8FT/HSVGJHL7/F6CU8FTHSVGJHL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/U8FT/HSVGJHL7/F6CU8FTHSVGJHL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/U8FT/HSVGJHL7/F6CU8FTHSVGJHL7.SMALL.jpg Rifath *********UPDATE :Find Final version of this satellite at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/sateloscope/x/7917212Please contribute your fund to my project, Please...... ***************** Introduction *********UPDATE :Find Final version of this satellite at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/satel...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:28:38 PDT
Arduino obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-obstacle-avoiding-robot-1/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:26:16 PST
arduino boss key http://www.instructables.com/id/Wirte-code-Arduino/
arduino boss key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MQQN/HRI93RNT/FKLMQQNHRI93RNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MQQN/HRI93RNT/FKLMQQNHRI93RNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MQQN/HRI93RNT/FKLMQQNHRI93RNT.SMALL.jpg eyecwan Have you ever been caught surfing during the work time? Have you ever tried to cover your mess when boss is coming? Have you ever dreamed of a gadget that could look you back? Now I have the answer with the help of the Arduino. This is a very simple project that take advantage of the Arduino (mo...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 02:07:28 PST
123D- Beginners first PCB for arduino SERVO/SENOR BOARD http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-DIY-Arduino-Sensor-board-PCB/
123D- Beginners first PCB for arduino SERVO/SENOR BOARD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/OH1R/HRI8V8OZ/FZMOH1RHRI8V8OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/OH1R/HRI8V8OZ/FZMOH1RHRI8V8OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/OH1R/HRI8V8OZ/FZMOH1RHRI8V8OZ.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I will be using 123D circuits for the first time and as a developing program I tried it for myself and here is a simple project wherein you can practice your pcb designing skills in a different environment. After guiding you through the ibles I will also teach you guys how to make the PCB bu...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:08:21 PST
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...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:05:18 PST
LCD display of temperature in C or F by choosing the type with an IR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-display-of-temperature-in-C-or-F-by-choosing-t/
LCD display of temperature in C or F by choosing the type with an IR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/2FBN/HR9V9R1E/FAO2FBNHR9V9R1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/2FBN/HR9V9R1E/FAO2FBNHR9V9R1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/2FBN/HR9V9R1E/FAO2FBNHR9V9R1E.SMALL.jpg GreyHat231 FRENCH VERSION HERE In this program w'll see how to capture a temperature, display it on an LCD display and choose if we want to display it in C or F with an infrared remote. In this tuto I use: -A Sainsmart card (like Arduino UNO) -A LCD QC1602A -A variator -A LM35 temperature sensor -A VS838 infr...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 12:43:36 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...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 13:36:21 PST
Datalogging, timestamp, & Monitor Arduino Data with an incredible Bash-One-Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-log-data-from-the-command-line-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3Z4T/HQS4YJ7S/F5U3Z4THQS4YJ7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3Z4T/HQS4YJ7S/F5U3Z4THQS4YJ7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3Z4T/HQS4YJ7S/F5U3Z4THQS4YJ7S.SMALL.jpg jabberwocky1396 The description doesn't fit on one line -- but the code does! This is a bash one-liner for logging data from the Arduino, and for processing (e.g. timestamping, reacting to sensor readings, etc.) and then redirecting data file. I have tried this out on Mac Os X, but I'll verify it on the Raspberr...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:39:35 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot-V2/
Obstacle Avoiding Robot V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0X95/HQINBVCB/F9F0X95HQINBVCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0X95/HQINBVCB/F9F0X95HQINBVCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0X95/HQINBVCB/F9F0X95HQINBVCB.SMALL.jpg Zoran1389 Recently I did an instructable on a simple obstacle avoiding robot. In this instructable I will be implementing a panning PING))) sensor, unlike the previous robot who's sensor was stationary. I will utilize this third servo upon which the PING))) sensor is mounted to pan left and right once the rob...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:09:55 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 8 of 9): Arduino Robotics Actuator Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-8-of-9-Arduino-Robotics-Actua/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/X1X0/HQJDT20V/F6LX1X0HQJDT20V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/X1X0/HQJDT20V/F6LX1X0HQJDT20V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/X1X0/HQJDT20V/F6LX1X0HQJDT20V.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contemporar...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:01:56 PST
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot-1/
Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TB0R/HPG4OIT0/F6FTB0RHPG4OIT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TB0R/HPG4OIT0/F6FTB0RHPG4OIT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/TB0R/HPG4OIT0/F6FTB0RHPG4OIT0.SMALL.jpg Zoran1389 I have seen many obstacle avoiding robot builds online including here at instructables, so I decided to do an instructable myself and provide as much visual and written detail as possible. Many of the obstacle avoiding robot projects that I have seen utilize a third servo upon which the PING))) sens...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:09:12 PST