Instructables: exploring - arduino - serial http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:27:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino comand-line tool "MiniPirate" http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-comand-line-tool-MiniPirate/
Arduino comand-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/FWV/QDHL/HT7PBT81/FWVQDHLHT7PBT81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/QDHL/HT7PBT81/FWVQDHLHT7PBT81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/QDHL/HT7PBT81/FWVQDHLHT7PBT81.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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:32:20 PDT
Arduino Combination Door Lock: Lockduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Combination-Lock-Lockduino/
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:55:58 PDT
How to make a servo leg http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-servo-leg/
How to make a servo leg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/S0B1/HDYZ6UH4/FW0S0B1HDYZ6UH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/S0B1/HDYZ6UH4/FW0S0B1HDYZ6UH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/S0B1/HDYZ6UH4/FW0S0B1HDYZ6UH4.SMALL.jpg jreeve17 This instructable will show you how to create a simple servo leg that can be controlled by buttons on an arduino or via serial. Here is a video of the leg in action    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8i1nrPIJvo Leg Materials: Popsicle sticks-make sure that all of them are flat and not curved, like ...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 15:46:10 PDT
How to control arduino board using an android phone and a bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/How-control-arduino-board-using-an-android-phone-a/
How to control arduino board using an android phone and a bluetooth module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/GAJE/HD4VLZ1U/FVVGAJEHD4VLZ1U.SMALL.jpg kerimil In this tutorial you'll learn how to use a bluetooth module and MIT's app inventor to create a wireless serial link between an android phone and an arduino board. Here is a short video showing an example app I created. I'll describe how to do the wiring, write an arduino sketch that can accept basi...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 04:24:06 PST
how to use counterfit usb to serial chips in windows 8 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-use-counterfit-usb-to-serial-chips-in-windo/
how to use counterfit usb to serial chips in windows 8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/TVQA/HD7TZ87G/FZMTVQAHD7TZ87G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/TVQA/HD7TZ87G/FZMTVQAHD7TZ87G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/TVQA/HD7TZ87G/FZMTVQAHD7TZ87G.SMALL.jpg The nerdling ok, so if you have a dkduino or anything that has a prolific usb to serial chip but its counterfit, you would have probably tried for hours to get it to work, here is the solution!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WOOOOOOOOOOOH YEAH WOOOOOOO!!!!!! go into the settings type device install...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:02:58 PST
Arduino Reaction Time Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Reaction-Time-Tester/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 19:11:54 PST
Interface Python and Arduino with pySerial http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-Python-and-Arduino-with-pySerial/
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 16:56:53 PST
Arduino FTDI Header http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-FTDI-Header/
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:44:05 PDT
Easy ultrasonic 4-pin sensor monitoring (hc-sr04) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-ultrasonic-4-pin-sensor-monitoring-hc-sr04/
Easy ultrasonic 4-pin sensor monitoring (hc-sr04) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/JYNW/H7UR7RCS/F90JYNWH7UR7RCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/JYNW/H7UR7RCS/F90JYNWH7UR7RCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/JYNW/H7UR7RCS/F90JYNWH7UR7RCS.SMALL.jpg Giedow hello Instructables, I have had some trouble with my cheap ultrasonic sensor (hc-sr04) and today I found a really easy solution. It is a really simple edit of the normal 3pin code. The new code(4pin): void setup() {   pinMode (2,OUTPUT);//attach pin 2 to vcc   pinMode (5,OUTPUT);//attach pin 5 to...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 14:46:56 PDT
Arduino Bluetooth Serial Connections! - I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bluetooth-Serial-Connections-I-made-it-/
Arduino Bluetooth Serial Connections! - I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/TA8A/H672MV0M/FG5TA8AH672MV0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/TA8A/H672MV0M/FG5TA8AH672MV0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/TA8A/H672MV0M/FG5TA8AH672MV0M.SMALL.jpg madebyjoe This is an introduction on how to setup, make a basic connection, and send data to and from an Arduino using Bluetooth! Bluetooth is great for transmitting data over medium distances and what's more, Arduino just treats it like a serial data connection. This means that we can use the Serial Library...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:56:50 PDT
Computer Controlled RGB Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-RGB-Led/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/ZI8Z/H6734X4O/FKCZI8ZH6734X4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/ZI8Z/H6734X4O/FKCZI8ZH6734X4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/ZI8Z/H6734X4O/FKCZI8ZH6734X4O.SMALL.jpg juggleboy Here are some photos of a project I've been working on. Its a RGB Led that can be controlled from my PC. In addition to being able to change its color, I am also able to make it blink at any rate I choose. I started this project a while back but stopped when I got stumped trying to devise a way to s...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:53:54 PDT
An Arduino RSS Feed Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-up-the-LCD-and-the-LED/
An Arduino RSS Feed Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/FZZT/H5405OFH/FR7FZZTH5405OFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/FZZT/H5405OFH/FR7FZZTH5405OFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/FZZT/H5405OFH/FR7FZZTH5405OFH.SMALL.jpg fritterdonut This Arduino project will display RSS feed headlines on an LCD via an Arduino and a USB cable. It works quite well, and lets you keep up with the world news while you're sitting at your desk. Many of the values in the code can be changed, and the system can be adapted to display Twitter and other in...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:38:26 PDT
Graphing on an Arduino, the EASY WAY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphing-on-an-Arduino-the-EASY-WAY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/7PZ4/GUVU3T63/FCO7PZ4GUVU3T63.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Sometimes when you're testing a sensor or debugging a value in an Arduino project, you want to see something other than numbers flying by in the Serial Monitor. However, you want to get the sensor working quickly, and you don't want to take the time to write code to graph it or display it in an intr...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 11:02:23 PDT
Arduino Persistence of Vision Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Persistence-of-Vision-Display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/HUGP/H2WEXU5O/FEDHUGPH2WEXU5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/HUGP/H2WEXU5O/FEDHUGPH2WEXU5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/HUGP/H2WEXU5O/FEDHUGPH2WEXU5O.SMALL.jpg Mr.What A persistence of vision (PoV) display is a row of LED's that flash out columns of a message.  When the array of LED's is moved, like when mounted on a bicycle wheel, the message can be read as if it were many LED's wide, instead of a single row. The hardware setup for a PoV display is fairly straig...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 16:41:41 PDT
Easy Bluetooth Enabled Door Lock With Arduino + Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bluetooth-Enabled-Door-Lock-With-Arduino-An/
Easy Bluetooth Enabled Door Lock With Arduino + Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G5GB/H0OJ0FQV/FNNG5GBH0OJ0FQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G5GB/H0OJ0FQV/FNNG5GBH0OJ0FQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G5GB/H0OJ0FQV/FNNG5GBH0OJ0FQV.SMALL.jpg Collin Amedee Thanks to everyone who supported this project and voted for it in the Arduino Challenge! I was awarded second prize and hope to participate in more Arduino contests in the near future. This tutorial will explain a simple way to make a password protected bluetooth door lock using your Arduino, which...
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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 17:20:42 PDT
Arduino Wireless SD Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wireless-SD-Shield-Tutorial/
Arduino Wireless SD Shield Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0IUN/H05NOWJ3/FUU0IUNH05NOWJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0IUN/H05NOWJ3/FUU0IUNH05NOWJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0IUN/H05NOWJ3/FUU0IUNH05NOWJ3.SMALL.jpg randofo As the name implies, the Arduino Wireless SD shield serves two functions. Foremost, this shield allows you to easily interface with Xbee transceiver modules to create mesh networks, and other wireless devices. Secondly, the micro SD socket allows you to store and access a large amount of data. Wheth...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:58:54 PDT
Androino! Control an Arduino from your Android device using a cheap bluetooth module. http://www.instructables.com/id/Androino-Talk-with-an-Arduino-from-your-Android-d/
Androino! Control an Arduino from your Android device using a cheap bluetooth module. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UVUV/GZPZMLA0/FSPUVUVGZPZMLA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UVUV/GZPZMLA0/FSPUVUVGZPZMLA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/UVUV/GZPZMLA0/FSPUVUVGZPZMLA0.SMALL.jpg metanurb This instructable shows you how to read sensor values from an Arduino with your Android device using a cheap bluetooth serial device you can order for under $10 on dealextreme or ebay. This example uses Python as the scripting language for the Android scripting layer (SL4A) but you can choose from o...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 08:55:58 PST
Arduino browser based remote control (linux) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-browser-based-remote-control-linux/
Arduino browser based remote control (linux) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/Z4HU/GYE878OZ/FB4Z4HUGYE878OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/Z4HU/GYE878OZ/FB4Z4HUGYE878OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/Z4HU/GYE878OZ/FB4Z4HUGYE878OZ.SMALL.jpg gregoryfenton We have kids.  I love them to bits but they keep hiding the remote control for the satellite and TV when they put the children's channels on. After this happening on a daily basis for several years, and after my darling wife allowing me to have an Arduino for Christmas I decided that it was time to...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 12:07:01 PST
Kinect controls Arduino wired Servos using Visual Basic 2010 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinect-controls-Arduino-wired-Servos-using-Visual-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/CI1N/GWWZSWGM/FFECI1NGWWZSWGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/CI1N/GWWZSWGM/FFECI1NGWWZSWGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/CI1N/GWWZSWGM/FFECI1NGWWZSWGM.SMALL.jpg techbitar UPDATE JAN 2012: This guide is featured on Microsoft's MSDN Channel9 http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/blog/Kinecting-to-Arduino-with-Visual-Basic INTRODUCTION In this project, I use left and right hand movements in Kinect to control the rotation of two servos tied to Arduino Uno, which in turn ...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:05:34 PST
Arduino + iPod http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-iPod/
Arduino + iPod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/B6D7/GV5JFFD1/F40B6D7GV5JFFD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/B6D7/GV5JFFD1/F40B6D7GV5JFFD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/B6D7/GV5JFFD1/F40B6D7GV5JFFD1.SMALL.jpg dan95 Easily control your iPod with Arduino using serial commands. This instructable includes the schematic, the code and some extra info; everything you need to make this work.  USB,battery or wall power supply powered. What you need Parts: 5x  1K ohm resistors 2x  1M ohm resistors 1x  12K ohm resist...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2011 15:41:34 PST
Serial Communications with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Communications-with-Arduino/
Serial Communications with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KR1E/GUVU1GAH/FWSKR1EGUVU1GAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KR1E/GUVU1GAH/FWSKR1EGUVU1GAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/KR1E/GUVU1GAH/FWSKR1EGUVU1GAH.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 At this point you should have a robot that can think on its own, we need to be able to tap into its thought process. See what he sees. Make some of his decisions for him. in essence, we need to be able to guage his intelligence to make him more intelligent and increase his efficiency. With serial co...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 17:49:46 PST
Simple Arduino serial communication. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-serial-communication/
Simple Arduino serial communication. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/5WGV/GU1I4CWY/FC95WGVGU1I4CWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/5WGV/GU1I4CWY/FC95WGVGU1I4CWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/5WGV/GU1I4CWY/FC95WGVGU1I4CWY.SMALL.jpg hightekrednek2396 I've wanted to make a wireless robot for a while by using x bees or other types of wireless communication. This isn't a complete i'ble as to where i show you how to make a robot this is more of a template. I'll show you the code i made and a couple pictures of what the setup would look like. (pleas...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:44:38 PDT
Using Visual Basic 2010 to control Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Visual-Basic-to-control-Arduino-Uno/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SMALL.jpg techbitar I know this has been done in the past a few times so here's one more. This is a skeletal Visual Basic 2010 and Arduino Sketch that I mixed together to test the PC to Arduino Uno connection via serial. It simply turns LED 13 on or off.  The Visual Basic 2010 code assumes you have Form1 with 2 button...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 08:35:55 PDT
Turing Alarm for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Turing-Alarm-for-Arduino/
Turing Alarm for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1KIQ/GSOEMETK/F9M1KIQGSOEMETK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1KIQ/GSOEMETK/F9M1KIQGSOEMETK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1KIQ/GSOEMETK/F9M1KIQGSOEMETK.SMALL.jpg xiaoyangkao2 NOTE: This Instructable is currently incomplete. I will finish it before September 19.  I started this project after seeing Nick Johnson's Turing Alarm clock. I found that the PIC chip he used was a little too advanced for me, so I decided to use the Arduino microcontroller. The original project by...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 09:41:51 PDT
Reverse Engineering =Uzzors2k= Bluecar Android App. Amarino Stuff Too. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-Uzzors2k-Bluecar-Android-App/
Reverse Engineering =Uzzors2k= Bluecar Android App. Amarino Stuff Too. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif robwasab This instructable will mostly help people trying to drive/james bond (tomorrow never dies of course) rc cars.  If your just trying to turn on lights, or control your garage with bluetooth from an android phone, there are tons of other, better, easier, faster methods.  Hello to whoever finds this h...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 12:12:23 PDT
Make a simple platform and give mobility to your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-platform-and-give-mobility-to-your-c/
Make a simple platform and give mobility to your computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/SC6K/GL4Z6IN8/F46SC6KGL4Z6IN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/SC6K/GL4Z6IN8/F46SC6KGL4Z6IN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/SC6K/GL4Z6IN8/F46SC6KGL4Z6IN8.SMALL.jpg XicoMBD A computer is a very handy thing to use in your robots. If you start listing all the features that can be used for robotic purposes you'll find that it is cheaper to buy a netbook than buying LCD, wifi and bluetooth modules, cameras, speech synthesizer modules, keypads, memory card readers, speaker...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 10:34:11 PDT
SNF Drumming MIDI Glove using Arduino and light sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/SNF-Drumming-MIDI-Glove-using-Arduino-and-light-se/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/QFDE/GJQEIO8J/FA0QFDEGJQEIO8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/QFDE/GJQEIO8J/FA0QFDEGJQEIO8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/QFDE/GJQEIO8J/FA0QFDEGJQEIO8J.SMALL.jpg Bruno Ratnieks Hey there! First of all cheers to my supportive lovely family: Betina, Edvins, Vera and Sérgio! I'm Bruno Ratnieks from Brazil and will describe a fun and easy way to build your own sound expression MIDI enabled glove without expending lot's of money on MIDI Interfaces or expensive sensors. Feel f...
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:40:00 PST
arduino count down http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-count-down/
arduino count down - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/4XGO/GJC3WXIK/F074XGOGJC3WXIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/4XGO/GJC3WXIK/F074XGOGJC3WXIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/4XGO/GJC3WXIK/F074XGOGJC3WXIK.SMALL.jpg thegriffy100 i will show you how to make  your arduino count down from 10 then flash an led build and program plug an led into pin 13 then upload the code atatched P.S if you cant get it make your own usb open serial moneter at 9600 wala your done
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Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:30:50 PST
GPS Test 1 - Reading NMEA Data using an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-Test-1-Reading-NMEA-Data-using-an-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/0ED7/GEW03OZY/F530ED7GEW03OZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/0ED7/GEW03OZY/F530ED7GEW03OZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/0ED7/GEW03OZY/F530ED7GEW03OZY.SMALL.jpg TheArduinoGuy his is an SC-200 GPS Mouse, advertised as a Speed Camera Advisor for your car. Currently available from Maplins (UK) for £14.99. I have found out where on the PCB the serial data could be read from the GPS module. Using pins 0 and 1 (Serial RX/TX) on the Arduino and reading data in at 38400 baud yo...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 02:18:52 PDT
Make a 24X6 LED matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-24X6-LED-matrix/
Make a 24X6 LED matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/7FIW/GBVJBOWQ/FWC7FIWGBVJBOWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/7FIW/GBVJBOWQ/FWC7FIWGBVJBOWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/7FIW/GBVJBOWQ/FWC7FIWGBVJBOWQ.SMALL.jpg Syst3mX After making a 8X10 matrix a lot of people asked me about expanding the matrix to some thing bigger, and some wanted to write stuff to the matrix via a PC, so one day I looked at a pile of LEDs that I had leftover from a LED cube projected and I decided to make a bigger matrix with all the things pe...
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Wed, 21 Jul 2010 06:39:59 PDT
Getting status through serial monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-status-through-serial-monitor/
Getting status through serial monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/D9TM/G80NN6DZ/FZZD9TMG80NN6DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/D9TM/G80NN6DZ/FZZD9TMG80NN6DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/D9TM/G80NN6DZ/FZZD9TMG80NN6DZ.SMALL.jpg zaghy2zy  I just got my Arduino starter kit hours ago and i began experimenting with it. This instructable is a good beginner tutorial that will teach you how to: a. light up an LED b. light up a RGB LED and use it's three colors c. get information about what's happening in your arduino through the serial m...
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 23:06:29 PDT