Instructables: exploring - arduino - serial http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 07:07:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Wilson.7 Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
Reading RPM from Arduino-based IR Tachometer with MATLAB GUI http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-RPM-from-Arduino-based-IR-Tachometer-with-/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:48:47 PDT
Infrared Tachometer using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Tachometer-using-Arduino/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:23:47 PDT
Building an Android App to Communicate with the RN-42 Bluetooth Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Android-App-to-Communicate-with-the-RN/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:33:23 PDT
Controlling Arduino with Gamepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Arduino-with-Gamepad/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 10:40:00 PDT
VB.NET To Arduino Comms http://www.instructables.com/id/VBNET-To-Arduino-Comms/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 00:41:41 PDT
Pyduino, Interfacing Arduino with Python through serial communication http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyduino-Interfacing-Arduino-with-Python-through-se/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:05:11 PDT
Cheap Computing: Arduino with TTL Serial http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Computing-Arduino-with-TTL-Serial/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:01:33 PST
Playing music with Arduino's, the easy way http://www.instructables.com/id/Composing-music-for-Arduinos-the-easy-way/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:19:44 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
Adding Auto-Reset Pin to PL2303 based Serial-USB Modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Auto-Reset-Pin-to-PL2303-based-Serial-USB-M/
Adding Auto-Reset Pin to PL2303 based Serial-USB Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/W3PN/I59HNCWO/FKZW3PNI59HNCWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/W3PN/I59HNCWO/FKZW3PNI59HNCWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/W3PN/I59HNCWO/FKZW3PNI59HNCWO.SMALL.jpg Aj Creations I got a couple of cheap PL2303 based Serial to USB modules off AliExpress thinking they would work for uploading code on to my Arduino Pro Mini. Unfortunately, I later figured the modules didn't have a reset pin and everyone who's tried manual reset, knows it's a pain.A quick look into the 2303 data...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:42:36 PST
Dual-Arduino I2C Temperature Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Arduino-I2C-Temperature-Display/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:43:38 PST
Aurduino + Android + Bluetooth = Naughty / Nice Meter - Part 1 of 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurduino-Android-Bluetooth-Naughty-Nice-Meter-Part/
Aurduino + Android + Bluetooth = Naughty / Nice Meter - Part 1 of 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/R3HS/I3H77PVL/F6VR3HSI3H77PVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/R3HS/I3H77PVL/F6VR3HSI3H77PVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/R3HS/I3H77PVL/F6VR3HSI3H77PVL.SMALL.jpg cdsgraphic This is Part 1 of a 2 part Instructable.Part 1 is about getting the electronics to work.Part 2 will be about putting it all together into what we'll call the "Naughty / Nice Meter" -or- "The best damn way to get my daughter to behave I've found in years, Meter ! ! !"Jump to part 2 here.This project ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:12:53 PST
Microview CPU Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Microview-CPU-Monitor/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 20:25:21 PST
Arduino basics part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-basics-part-2/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:12:32 PDT
Controlling LED with Android phone via BLE (Bluetooth 4.0), MangoCube App and Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-LED-with-Android-phone-via-BLE-Bluetoo/
Controlling LED with Android phone via BLE (Bluetooth 4.0), MangoCube App and Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/S03D/I1ETSJC0/F1PS03DI1ETSJC0.SMALL.jpg MegavizonLtd This Instructable shows how to send data from Android device to control LED on Arduino UNO.You will need at least of the following components;1. Arduino UNO or compatible board.2. MangoCube BLE Board ( https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/530456128/man... )3. BLE(Bluetooth 4) enabled Android phone/t...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:31:47 PDT
RGB POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-POV-Display/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:21:30 PDT
Remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-control-945/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:26:20 PDT
Control Unity3d By Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Unity3d-By-Arduino/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:00:27 PDT
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-a-USB-to-TTL-Serial-Adapter-CP2102-to-program-/
Mod a USB to TTL Serial Adapter (CP2102) to program Arduino Pro Mini like the FTDI Board with Auto-reset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/96WY/HZTOA0MZ/FJC96WYHZTOA0MZ.SMALL.jpg Vitim This USB to TTL Serial board based on the CP2102 chip, is readily available on eBay. And it can be used to program the Arduino Pro Mini and others which don't have USB on board. But it's not as convenient as the FTDI board sold by spark fun.The pin out of the USB adapter and the Arduino doesn't matc...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:33:43 PDT
Control Arduino from Unity3d http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-from-Unity3d/
Control Arduino from Unity3d - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEY6/I0LCR2SL/FRUFEY6I0LCR2SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEY6/I0LCR2SL/FRUFEY6I0LCR2SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/FEY6/I0LCR2SL/FRUFEY6I0LCR2SL.SMALL.jpg nidhalkratos Hello Guys . In this quick tutorial i"ll be showing you the easiest and most efficient way to control Arduino using Unity3d . Just follow the tutorial and don't forget to like and subscribe for more videos.
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 06:24:26 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
Serial communication between Arduino, HTML & Chrome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-communicate-with-Arduino-using-HTML-Chrome/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:18:16 PDT
Car datta logger Using OBD II protocol (atmega 2560+ SD card + lcd 16x2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-datta-logger-Using-OBD-II-protocol-atmega-2560/
Car datta logger Using OBD II protocol (atmega 2560+ SD card + lcd 16x2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SMALL.jpg JohanpG Ok first of all this was a final project for my microprocessor course in my University, and its intended to clarify and guide to someone has a similar project or just want to do it and learn , since when i was doing this project it wasn't so easy to find the information and examples to do it i th...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:45:11 PDT
Using VB to control Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-VB-to-control-Arduino/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:25:15 PDT
Rubik's Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-Solver/
Rubik's Cube Solver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/7W5H/HWOY1U0P/FQW7W5HHWOY1U0P.SMALL.jpg matt2uy - - - - - - -Kitables made their own kit called the "Rubisolver" based on this Instructable. Check it out here: http://kitables.us/product/rubisolver/- - - - - - -So here's a project I've been working on for a while...This robot that can solve a Rubik's cube using Arduino.I learned how to solve a ...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:59:09 PDT
Control Arduino using PHP http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-using-PHP/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:47:47 PDT
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-GPS-Receiver-Hack/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:38:34 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth remote lcd display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-remote-lcd-display/
Arduino Bluetooth remote lcd display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WOJM/HW0FUXJK/FTAWOJMHW0FUXJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WOJM/HW0FUXJK/FTAWOJMHW0FUXJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/WOJM/HW0FUXJK/FTAWOJMHW0FUXJK.SMALL.jpg wouterdoornbos Hello,Today i made a simple but useful remote LCD.What this does? You can connect your phone to the Bluetooth module of your Arduino, enter a text message and it will appear on the Arduino's LCD! The stuff that you need. The stuff you will need:-A breadbord.-A Arduino HC-05 bluetooth module.-A LC...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:47:09 PDT
ATtiny85 & ATtiny84 Analog Pins, Serial Communication, etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-ATtiny84-Analog-Pins-Serial-Communication/
ATtiny85 & ATtiny84 Analog Pins, Serial Communication, etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WAT3/HV9HP7WL/FRCWAT3HV9HP7WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WAT3/HV9HP7WL/FRCWAT3HV9HP7WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WAT3/HV9HP7WL/FRCWAT3HV9HP7WL.SMALL.jpg JouleTime I like using an ATtiny84 or ATtiny85 on my projects. They can save a few pennies and make the design a little smaller. The best instruction for setting up these chips to be used with the Arduino IDE is on the MIT, High Low Tech, website http://highlowtech.org/?p=1695. They show you how to wire the ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 18:02:28 PDT
Arduino command-line tool "MiniPirate" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-comand-line-tool-MiniPirate/
Arduino command-line tool "MiniPirate" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/DNHH/HUDMS2DA/F1GDNHHHUDMS2DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/DNHH/HUDMS2DA/F1GDNHHHUDMS2DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/DNHH/HUDMS2DA/F1GDNHHHUDMS2DA.SMALL.jpg och√Ętelain This command-line enables "Quick" Arduino prototyping without compilation. Reading analog values, dis-/enabling ports and even I2C register manipulations are done in seconds instead of minutes. I will shows you how to set the time of a "DS1207" I2C realtime clock as well as executing some basic oper...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:16:31 PDT
ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESM-ExternalSerialMonitor/
ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/C7L9/HWLD5A1C/F9UC7L9HWLD5A1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/C7L9/HWLD5A1C/F9UC7L9HWLD5A1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/C7L9/HWLD5A1C/F9UC7L9HWLD5A1C.SMALL.jpg ARPix Sometimes I needed an external serial monitor like the Serial Monitor in the Arduino Editor, to see what is going on. So I made one. The first picture shows an example how could be it designed. For the ESM I used an Atmel Atmega328 (based on the Arduino-Board) because it have an internal SRAM with ...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:22:12 PDT
Arduino Temperature Sensor Interfacing (LM35) .THE EASIEST WAY http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-Sensor-Interfacing-LM35-THE-EA/
Arduino Temperature Sensor Interfacing (LM35) .THE EASIEST WAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/XJPV/HT36TNGK/FQJXJPVHT36TNGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/XJPV/HT36TNGK/FQJXJPVHT36TNGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/XJPV/HT36TNGK/FQJXJPVHT36TNGK.SMALL.jpg Kartik Bholla A simple temperature sensor using one LM35 Precision Temperature Sensor and Arduino. The circuit will send serial information about the temperature that you can use on your computer. Materials You will need :Arduino Uno ( I used the Uno R3 , You can use any other micro controller but for that you...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 08:27:07 PDT
Experiment 4 Serial Port Communication http://www.instructables.com/id/Experiment-4-Serial-Port-Communication/
Experiment 4 Serial Port Communication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6M1K/HSVG8YPC/FIK6M1KHSVG8YPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6M1K/HSVG8YPC/FIK6M1KHSVG8YPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/6M1K/HSVG8YPC/FIK6M1KHSVG8YPC.SMALL.jpg pcduino The components used in this experiment are shown below: The experiment needs only the Arduino board. Wire Diagram Plug the Arduino to PC  through the USB port. Arduino Code void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); } void loop() { Serial.println(“Hello World!”); delay(1000); } Observe the output usi...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 03:32:39 PDT
Arduino Python Communication via USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Python-Communication-via-USB/
Arduino Python Communication via USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/EWXR/HS8FTV7S/FX9EWXRHS8FTV7S.SMALL.jpg rusticRambler Sometimes when working on an Ardunio project, it is necessary to send data back and forth between a computer. Now, you could use something like the arduino ethernet shield, which would send data over a network, but if you want something easy and free the simplest solution is USB communication. T...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 00:23:44 PST
Plotting Arduino (Microcontroller) Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Plotting-Arduino-Microcontroller-Data/
Plotting Arduino (Microcontroller) Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/CG5C/HQJZSY4S/F9GCG5CHQJZSY4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/CG5C/HQJZSY4S/F9GCG5CHQJZSY4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/CG5C/HQJZSY4S/F9GCG5CHQJZSY4S.SMALL.jpg roweboat Some times while working with different sensors you need to be able to plot the result. It lets you see historical data allowing you to identify strange behavior like random transients and long term drift. This instructable uses an Arduino UNO with a temperature sensor hooked up to the analog inpu...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:16:08 PST
Arduino Portable Weather Monitor, altimeter, temperature, humidity, using DHT11 and BMP85 with LCD using only 3 pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Portable-Weather-Monitor-DHT11-and-BMP85-w/
Arduino Portable Weather Monitor, altimeter, temperature, humidity, using DHT11 and BMP85 with LCD using only 3 pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ZD2I/HOW0IAP4/F8JZD2IHOW0IAP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ZD2I/HOW0IAP4/F8JZD2IHOW0IAP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ZD2I/HOW0IAP4/F8JZD2IHOW0IAP4.SMALL.jpg animes25 I did this project because I often climb mountains like the one in the picture and I need to know the altitude, the temperature, and also changes in the weather, sometimes in just minutes the weather get very bad, with hail, snow and a very dense mist. All you need are a DHT11 Sensor, a BMP085 baro...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:54:08 PST
Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images) http://www.instructables.com/id/Athena-The-Global-Car-Tracking-System/
Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/XOH2/HNVJ134M/F6HXOH2HNVJ134M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/XOH2/HNVJ134M/F6HXOH2HNVJ134M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/XOH2/HNVJ134M/F6HXOH2HNVJ134M.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Bring out your 3D glasses and enjoy viewing in a novel way! I have added a new dimension to my instructable. If you do not have 3D glasses, then you can make one yourself. The following link explains how to make 3D glasses ( link ). Please Note: This instructable contains 3D images which are best v...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:26:56 PST
Arduino Development Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Development-Tool/
Arduino Development Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/USL6/HNICW3JY/F8RUSL6HNICW3JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/USL6/HNICW3JY/F8RUSL6HNICW3JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/USL6/HNICW3JY/F8RUSL6HNICW3JY.SMALL.jpg acboother What great fun the Arduino is but... The IDE serial monitor just isn’t sophisticated enough for my liking. I found it difficult to get a mass of information displayed meaningfully. The monitor whizzed past and intermixing different types of information just made the display a muddle of text. I tri...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 02:19:11 PDT
RF 315/433 MHz Transmitter-receiver Module and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-315433-MHz-Transmitter-receiver-Module-and-Ardu/
RF 315/433 MHz Transmitter-receiver Module and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/W6X0/HM8DG3PI/F4LW6X0HM8DG3PI.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh Hi every body , I searched on Instructables about a simple RF Transmitter-receiver module , Which is used in Remote control for cars , or to control simple tasks , like control relay on/off unfortunately I didn't find What I need   , So i decided to write a simple artical about this transceiver and ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 17:43:39 PDT
Own Virtual COM Port @ $3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Own-Virtual-COM-Port-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/PK91/HLSHDEZ8/F78PK91HLSHDEZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/PK91/HLSHDEZ8/F78PK91HLSHDEZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/PK91/HLSHDEZ8/F78PK91HLSHDEZ8.SMALL.gif Rifath                                   We can make an own Arduino on bread board it is very easy but we need an isp programmer or usb to uart (or) ttl converter to program it,they are so much costlier and also we cannot use serial monitor via isp programmer,then i finally founded a solution that is creat...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 05:42:51 PDT
Easy ATTiny Serial Communication with Tiny AVR Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-ATTiny-Serial-Communication-with-Tiny-AVR-Pro/
Easy ATTiny Serial Communication with Tiny AVR Programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/LPV7/HL94FXQ3/FILLPV7HL94FXQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/LPV7/HL94FXQ3/FILLPV7HL94FXQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/LPV7/HL94FXQ3/FILLPV7HL94FXQ3.SMALL.jpg blorgggg ATTinies (like the ATTiny 85) are super awesome! They are super cheap, low power, and they do what most Arduino projects accomplish anyway (give a simple output or take in a simple input). One difficulty can be quickly seeing what's going on with their internals for easy debugging. The ATTInies can...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 11:04:07 PDT
All about Max Sonar EZ0 and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Max-Sonar-EZ0/
All about Max Sonar EZ0 and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I1D8/HJKBVFX5/F41I1D8HJKBVFX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I1D8/HJKBVFX5/F41I1D8HJKBVFX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I1D8/HJKBVFX5/F41I1D8HJKBVFX5.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh I Searched In the Internet about EZ0 Ultrasonic And I found Many information in the datasheet  for this sensor , I will show you how we can program this sensor in Arduino IDE . At first , the Datasheet " You can see it Here " Have all Specification and Features For this sensor . The EZ0 Sonar dete...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:45:52 PDT
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Custom-Arduino-Remote-Control-and-L/
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SMALL.jpg Crtlego UPDATE (8/29/13): Thank you readers for your enthusiasm and kind remarks regarding this project! It has been a tremendous journey since I started this project back in March, but I am very glad with the resulting product and the excitement with which it has been received by the maker community. Happy...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 16:19:31 PDT
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Success-Using-the-JY-MCU-linvor-Bluetooth-Module/
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SMALL.jpg relic1974 I'm writing this instructable because I have had nightmares getting this cheap, but well built bluetooth module to work.  It was worth the challenge to save myself $50 for a simple SPP serial port (RS232 Emulator) service!  I will go over the do's and don'ts I discovered while spending weeks with th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 03:33:22 PDT
Program an Arduino using BeagleBone, without USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-Arduino-using-BeagleBone-without-USB/
Program an Arduino using BeagleBone, without USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/J0FQ/HHMI8RLD/F0BJ0FQHHMI8RLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/J0FQ/HHMI8RLD/F0BJ0FQHHMI8RLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/J0FQ/HHMI8RLD/F0BJ0FQHHMI8RLD.SMALL.jpg chrwei If you seen my BeagleBone/Arduino serial communication guide, you may have been waiting for this one!  If you haven't seen it yet, go read it first because we're 100% building on that framework.  I'm not going to repeat those instruction here. The end-goal is to be able to make an Arduino based gad...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 21:10:19 PDT
Arduino AND Bluetooth HC-05 Connecting easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-AND-Bluetooth-HC-05-Connecting-easily/
Arduino AND Bluetooth HC-05 Connecting easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KV9B/HH2VNS6N/F6VKV9BHH2VNS6N.SMALL.jpg Mohannad Rawashdeh Hello Every body , This is my first artical on Instructable.com , I'm so happy for that , and I will start by How to connect arduino with bluetooth , I suffered a lot of problems when I try to connect it as the website and instructable artical did , So i decided To share my experience with You The...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 00:41:56 PDT
AVR ISP programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-ISP-programmer/
AVR ISP programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/30SW/HH2VXTDG/FSO30SWHH2VXTDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/30SW/HH2VXTDG/FSO30SWHH2VXTDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/30SW/HH2VXTDG/FSO30SWHH2VXTDG.SMALL.jpg Milen      Making your own DIY Arduino board is interesting and challenging amusement. The biggest complication is always the burning of the bootloader. Such kind of "Catch 22 : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catch-22_(logic)" acts - you can not program your board through the USB because it is not prelimina...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 05:17:24 PDT
Mini Arduino PC [Eng-Ita] How To & Code http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Arduino-PC-Eng-Ita-How-To-Code/
Mini Arduino PC [Eng-Ita] How To & Code - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/UYPD/HFSHFS2V/FVHUYPDHFSHFS2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/UYPD/HFSHFS2V/FVHUYPDHFSHFS2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/UYPD/HFSHFS2V/FVHUYPDHFSHFS2V.SMALL.jpg lollokara Sono stato libero per un fine settimana e ho deciso di rispolverare un vecchio mito, l'arduino. ho messo insieme un atmega standalone tre bottoni un led e un lcd... e ho creato quello che mai avrei pensato di creare. Un manuale di fisica con le formule, un termometro, un esposimetro, un Vu Meter, e ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:32:20 PDT
Usb to Serial/TTL adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-to-SerialTTL-adapter/
Usb to Serial/TTL adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/DZH2/HFD1F0NF/F0LDZH2HFD1F0NF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/DZH2/HFD1F0NF/F0LDZH2HFD1F0NF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/DZH2/HFD1F0NF/F0LDZH2HFD1F0NF.SMALL.jpg verdelj hello guys this is my first post so bear with me. I order a usb to serial adaptor  for $1.78 from ebay and wanted to try and make it work. since there is no information from the seller exept that is based on the PL2303. Since we have no info and no drivers I decided to google and I found a driver th...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:32:20 PDT