Instructables: exploring - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Oct 2014 01:28:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Blinking, music playing Death Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Death-Star/
Blinking, music playing Death Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IYNJ/I0HYSI5H/FGWIYNJI0HYSI5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IYNJ/I0HYSI5H/FGWIYNJI0HYSI5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/IYNJ/I0HYSI5H/FGWIYNJI0HYSI5H.SMALL.jpg simsalapim The Death Star featured in Star Wars is one of the coolest super weapons to ever spawn from human fantasy.If you don’t agree, just look at this GIF until you’re fully converted to a Death Star fan. Take your time. Let it loop until you love:The only problem is that building an actual Death Star woul...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:49:06 PDT
Arduino Tutorial: Capacitive Touch Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-Touch-Sensors-With-Arduino/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:15:04 PDT
Starry Night Ceiling Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Ceiling-Tiles/
Starry Night Ceiling Tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/YYWO/I0DOG87Q/FFTYYWOI0DOG87Q.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hello! Are you ready to witness my biggest project yet?? Well lets get started!It all started up in Utah, (I was visiting some friends) and the sky looked so beautiful compared to the star-less sky down south. So instead of creating my own stars I created my own stars! Confused? lets take a closer l...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:06:21 PDT
Arduino TFT Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-Color-Clock/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:28:45 PDT
First step to your smarthome with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/First-step-to-smarthome-with-Arduino/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:23:02 PDT
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-wall-avoiding-robot-FabLab-NerveCentre/
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SMALL.jpg TonyCanning This instructable assumes very little with respect to prior knowledge.If there are any areas you feel could be improved or clarified, please feel free to message or comment and I will update.Here are all the details you need to produce a simple wall avoiding robot. Along the way you will have the ch...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:51:43 PDT
How to make an Arduino from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-from-scratch/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:03 PDT
USA Flag made with diffused LED http://www.instructables.com/id/USA-Flag-made-with-diffused-LED/
USA Flag made with diffused LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VV6X/I08OUHR6/F26VV6XI08OUHR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VV6X/I08OUHR6/F26VV6XI08OUHR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VV6X/I08OUHR6/F26VV6XI08OUHR6.SMALL.jpg atairu USA flag constructed using a total of 2,301 diffused red, white and blue LEDs completed with Arduino sketch animations, I hope this instructions helps anyone who wants to try this out. This flag can be displayed during the 4th of July, memorial day or during Christmas. If you find this project inter...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:06:11 PDT
Adding CV inputs to the Auduino granular synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-CV-inputs-to-the-Auduino-granular-synth/
Adding CV inputs to the Auduino granular synth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/07DV/I06JB7YK/FBM07DVI06JB7YK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/07DV/I06JB7YK/FBM07DVI06JB7YK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/07DV/I06JB7YK/FBM07DVI06JB7YK.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens When I first got into the Arduino I went looking for audio projects. One of the first things I built was TobaTobias' Auduino granular synth. I was so impressed I built a permanent unit in a heavy duty enclosure and incorporated it into my occasional sets and demos.. This simple project makes really...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:59:35 PDT
Measure RPM - Optical Tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-RPM-DIY-Portable-Digital-Tachometer/
Measure RPM - Optical Tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GY4N/I07YMVUA/FQKGY4NI07YMVUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GY4N/I07YMVUA/FQKGY4NI07YMVUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GY4N/I07YMVUA/FQKGY4NI07YMVUA.SMALL.jpg electro18 This Instructable will show you how to make a Portable Digital Optical Tachometer using an Arduino Uno. This project is inspired from This instructable and is an enhanced version of it with an LCD display and a modified code. Instead of a slotted sensor , it has a reflection based sensor. So :1. You...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:14:13 PDT
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Printer-from-a-CDDVD-Reader-with-Arduin/
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SMALL.jpg Robson Couto Hey!Some time ago while going through the pages here in Instructables, something catch my attention, a printer made of a CD reader, and i was amazed.I thought: "This is incredible, I have to make one!"I know that these kind of projects don't always receive a "I made it", because of its degree of dif...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:06:11 PDT
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Homer-Web-enabled-TV-remote/
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SMALL.jpg tamberg Smart Homer, a Web-enabled TV remote puppetSmart Homer is a Web-enabled puppet that turns on your TV when Simpsons is on. As Homer is too lazy to browse the Web himself, a script in the cloud checks the online TV program for him. If Simpsons is on, the script triggers the Arduino Web service in Home...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:08 PDT
Arduino Home Automation Outlet Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Automation-Outlet-Box/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:33:13 PDT
Home Automation - How to Add Relays to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-How-to-Add-Relays-to-Arduino/
Home Automation - How to Add Relays to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/S664/I06JB5QN/FWLS664I06JB5QN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/S664/I06JB5QN/FWLS664I06JB5QN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/S664/I06JB5QN/FWLS664I06JB5QN.SMALL.jpg drmpf How to select Relays – Its all about Power.When you are selecting a relay to connect to your Arduino you need to consider a) the power (voltage and current) of what you want to switch on and off andb) the power (voltage and current) required to drive the relay (i.e. to energise the relay coil)We wi...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:30:50 PDT
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Touch-bluetooth-glove/
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SMALL.jpg jbesuchet Hey guys! I'd like to share with you the input device I created specifically to interact with AR glasses like the Google Glass, Meta, Moverio BT or with the VR headsets like Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, vrAse, Durovis Dive. Those new products are amazing and they need new types of input devices. Th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:11:15 PDT
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-wheeled-All-Terrain-Vehicle-6WD/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:17:48 PDT
How to turn inkjet printer to print on Coffee http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-inkjet-printer-to-print-on-Coffee/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:30:45 PDT
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Joystick-to-USB-Adaptor/
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SMALL.jpg MatthewH If you grew up in the early 1980’s and were into video games, you probably had an Atari 2600, ColecoVision, or similar game console. The controllers or joysticks for each of these systems had a distinct feel that is different from today’s game consoles or PC game controllers. If you find yourself lo...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:26:27 PDT
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Paper-Scissors-Spock-Lizard/
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/BH2S/HZV3TVQC/FX2BH2SHZV3TVQC.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Introduction:Okay, I cheated. Any similarities between previous Instructables uploaded by me and the graphics, pictures, text and / or programming code is purely intentional. It certainly made putting this one together a whole lot easier.This Instructable is my Arduino version of the Rock Paper Scis...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:53:29 PDT
SOLAR POWERED ARDUINO WEATHER STATION http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-POWERED-ARDUINO-WEATHER-STATION/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:39:19 PDT
Rock...Paper...Scissors Game http://www.instructables.com/id/RockPaperScissors-Game/
Rock...Paper...Scissors Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ST6I/HZPDY6T4/FTTST6IHZPDY6T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ST6I/HZPDY6T4/FTTST6IHZPDY6T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ST6I/HZPDY6T4/FTTST6IHZPDY6T4.SMALL.jpg paulindallas You are a Rock!Or, maybe you are not!In the case of this project, you can be also be Paper or even Scissors!Yes, that old kids’ game, Rock...Paper...Scissors, is back in Arduino form.I was looking at one of my 8x8 LED modules and wondering if I could do some representational ( crude ) graphics on...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:46:36 PDT
Arduino Phone Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Phone-Book/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:48:40 PDT
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Ultrasonic-Lamp/
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/HI55/HZK9BLBW/FJNHI55HZK9BLBW.SMALL.jpg gigafide Recently I've been learning about Ultrasonic waves and how to harness their power. It's simple enough to make some type of sonar device, but I wanted to take at a step cooler and see if I could use Ultrasonic waves to not only detect movement, but also the direction of that movement. So let's take i...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:19:14 PDT
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/AndriodArduino-for-Beginners-Design-Custom-Andriod/
Code generator for custom Android/Arduino menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Andriod/Arduino for Beginners. Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/004E/HZPDZ2PG/FHU004EHZPDZ2PG.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThis is the first of two instructables that make up a complete customizable Home Automation for Beginners example.See DIY Home Automation for Beginners for the second part. It is aimed at the absolute beginner. If you can handle a sharp knife without cutting your fingers off you ca...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:44 PDT
RC tank with a moving FPV camera http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-FPV-tank/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:54:46 PDT
Uber Home Automation w/ Arduino & Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Uber-Home-Automation/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:54:10 PDT
Backpack Anti-Theft Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Anti-Theft-Alarm/
Backpack Anti-Theft Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L69H/HZL3S8XE/FC6L69HHZL3S8XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L69H/HZL3S8XE/FC6L69HHZL3S8XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/L69H/HZL3S8XE/FC6L69HHZL3S8XE.SMALL.jpg bergerab If you're a student, like me, then you have heard of all the theft that occurs on campuses today. I can't even leave my backpack alone for five minutes without worrying about it getting stolen. To ease my mind and to help fellow students, I've designed a backpack ant-theft alarm. When activated, th...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:09:52 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck-Part-2-Give-it-a/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SMALL.jpg techiebot After I built the animatronic eyes in PART 1, I wanted to complete the face with a voice and possibly moving eyebrows. If you look back at my PART 1, you'll see that for the base I used a model from Thingiverse. Once you have the model 3D printed, you will need to add in the 9 gram servos. ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:19:18 PDT
OBJECT DETECTION AND TRACKING USING OPENCV, VISUAL STUDIO C++ 2010 AND ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/OBJECT-DETECTION-AND-TRACKING-USING-OPENCV-VISUAL-/
OBJECT DETECTION AND TRACKING USING OPENCV, VISUAL STUDIO C++ 2010 AND ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/S6EJ/HR3EHRAM/FRTS6EJHR3EHRAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/S6EJ/HR3EHRAM/FRTS6EJHR3EHRAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/S6EJ/HR3EHRAM/FRTS6EJHR3EHRAM.SMALL.jpg shamsheer verma INTRODUCTION   In this project the Webcam sends video frames to the Visual Studio C++ which contains Open CV library running on our computer. If Visual Studio C++ program detects the image of the object from the webcam then it calculates the co ordinates of X, Y axis and radius of the object.The co ...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 11:17:28 PST
World Clock in German using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Clock-in-German-using-Arduino/
World Clock in German using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SMALL.jpg trzimm While in Germany last year, I saw a world clock in a store similar to this one in a store that was priced at 900€. I read several instructables online on how to create a World Clock so I decided to give it a shot. I want to thank the following Instructables that I used as a starting point to create ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:23:00 PDT
Make your own activity tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-activity-tracker/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:18:02 PDT
The Pill Reminder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pill-Reminder/
The Pill Reminder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SMALL.jpg jschrempp Back in January 2014 I was at a meetup of Baby Boomer Makers at TechShop in San Carlos, California. We were going around the table, each taking a turn to talk about projects we'd like to do. Bob spoke up to describe a problem his elderly mother was having - she couldn't remember to take her medicine...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:29:01 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Autonomous Race Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Race-Car/
Autonomous Race Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/4JM7/HZI8QPEH/F9T4JM7HZI8QPEH.SMALL.jpg jesper birk Build this autonomous driving robot car based on a old RC toy car. I removed the radio control board from the car and replaced it with a brain in the form of an Arduino UNO board (plus a motor driver board) and gave it an ultrasonic distance measuring module to see the world through. Components ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:23:08 PDT
Irrigation logic controller/project log http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigation-logic-controllerproject-log/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:47:04 PDT
Arduino Home Automation System (Using Bluetooth) AHAS BY PYT http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Home-Automation-System-Using-Bluetooth-AHA/
Arduino Home Automation System (Using Bluetooth) AHAS BY PYT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/KOYK/HZGT99W1/F3DKOYKHZGT99W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/KOYK/HZGT99W1/F3DKOYKHZGT99W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/KOYK/HZGT99W1/F3DKOYKHZGT99W1.SMALL.jpg parth_bhat Helllo Everyone, Since my 1st Instructable i've not got enough likes. so, I thought Of making a new instructable.here is my 2nd instructable to build a Arduino Home Automation System.This is the First Build Using Bluetooth And the Other Is Using Ethernet.So Let's Began The Build With The Bluetooth,...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:45:03 PDT
Quiz Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/
Quiz Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SMALL.jpg Clapoti A good friend of mine who's a teacher was doing quizzes in her class making students compete to answer questions... resulting in them complaining they raised their hands before the others.I decided to give her this quiz show type buzzer for Christmas to solve her problems.When one of the players pre...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-navigation-device-for-blind-people-using-Ardui/
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SMALL.jpg amr wasfy In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I contacted them to let me use it in this project and they ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:34:47 PDT
Arduino Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Calculator/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:33:01 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
Arduino Modules - Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-Flame-Sensor/
Arduino Modules - Flame Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/A2VE/HZ88O2X7/F2BA2VEHZ88O2X7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/A2VE/HZ88O2X7/F2BA2VEHZ88O2X7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/A2VE/HZ88O2X7/F2BA2VEHZ88O2X7.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 Quick and simple start guide for using and exploring the Flame Sensor module with an Arduino.The model in the example I am using is from Deal Extreme [DX] and can be found HERE.(The instructable for the Rain Sensor is now available!)Materials needed: Flame Sensor (model with an analog out) Male t...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:43:05 PDT
Bluetooth controlled arduino robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-arduino-robot-arm/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:28:15 PDT
Make your plant smile http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-plant-smile/
Make your plant smile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/3KCJ/HZ5DQMM6/F5O3KCJHZ5DQMM6.SMALL.jpg thanasisloi7 This is a funny project that makes our plants “talk” to us. It’s very simple and you can create it in few hours. We use a sensor to read the soil moisture of our plant and a led matrix to dislay how the plant “feel”. You can use an ATtiny85 as a microcontroller. Order Materials Led Matrix Soil Hy...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:31:27 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SMALL.jpg sjowett Hello, and welcome to my instructable for a washing machine countdown timer. The timer is operated with the very popular Arduino micro controller. See here for more information. Arduino Home PageAimThe aim of this project is to be able to delay the start of the washing machine by a few hours. Th...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-my-RC-Car-using-Arduino-and-Android-Smart-/
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SMALL.jpg ahmicmahmoud Have an old toy car? I hacked mine using Arduino and an H bridge circuit to control the motors, used my Sony Z1 Android phone to control it with the recent 1Sheeld I got from Kickstarter. I thought to use the Gyroscope sensor in to drive it but after experimenting, I used the gravity sensor instead,...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:55:09 PDT
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper http://www.instructables.com/id/Teensy-MIDI-USB-foot-controller-for-controlling-Mo/
Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SSI3/HZ2IVXFD/FEWSSI3HZ2IVXFD.SMALL.jpg Thrifleganger Motivation:Playing in a 2 piece band, with the drums and lots of other samples being played back as backing tracks, there was a need to use a looper to add in more elements to the tracks. A hardware based looper fails in this respect, since there is no way to maintain synchronisation. Meaning, sli...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:27 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT
DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
DIY Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SMALL.jpg pdaniel7 Introduction We aim to introduce young students to engineering and teach them about solar energy; by having them build a Helios as part of their curriculum. There is an effort in engineering to push energy generation away from the use of fossil fuels and towards greener alternatives. One option for ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
Theremin Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Theremin-Toy/
Theremin Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/CCTN/HYJ86BUR/F2YCCTNHYJ86BUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/CCTN/HYJ86BUR/F2YCCTNHYJ86BUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/CCTN/HYJ86BUR/F2YCCTNHYJ86BUR.SMALL.jpg paulindallas I wanted to make a little toy for my granddaughter to play with when she visits. I know like most kids, she enjoys things that make sounds and have different colored lights on them and if she does something, the toy does something. I thought about a Theremin and decided to add a RGB light that chang...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 16:49:59 PDT
Add a little two analog axis thumb joystick to your existing joystick. http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-little-two-analog-axis-thumb-joystick-to-you/
Add a little two analog axis thumb joystick to your existing joystick. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/V8MC/HYVDMPQR/FG7V8MCHYVDMPQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/V8MC/HYVDMPQR/FG7V8MCHYVDMPQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/V8MC/HYVDMPQR/FG7V8MCHYVDMPQR.SMALL.jpg metanurb After I bought a Thrustmaster Flight Hotas Stick X for Elite Dangerous, I wanted two additional analog axes for lateral/vertical thrust.After some googling, I stumbled over this nice blog entry: Turning an Arduino Leonardo into a joystick and after reading it, I knew what to do :)The ATmega32U4 on t...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:23:12 PDT