Instructables: exploring - photos - technology - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:35:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Real-Life, Playable Version Of “Flappy Bird” Inside A Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Playable-Version-Of-Flappy-Bird-Inside-A/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/ELRL/HRTKI8EA/FK8ELRLHRTKI8EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/ELRL/HRTKI8EA/FK8ELRLHRTKI8EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/ELRL/HRTKI8EA/FK8ELRLHRTKI8EA.SMALL.gif fqiu I made this real-life, playable version of "Flappy Bird" using Arduino Duemilanove, 3 servo motors, 2 buttons, a speaker, a reed switch, and handful of rare earth magnets. First, find a box to make the frame of the game and two small dowels to create the rolling background. Those dowels are control...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:59:37 PST
Moravian Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Moravian-Star/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/6L4W/HOUG8LGU/FFF6L4WHOUG8LGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/6L4W/HOUG8LGU/FFF6L4WHOUG8LGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/6L4W/HOUG8LGU/FFF6L4WHOUG8LGU.SMALL.jpg rwinscot Moravian Stars come in various sizes and number of facets... the most common is the 26-point form which is composed of eighteen square and eight triangular shaped points. The star featured here is an adaption, using one of the points / facets to mount the star atop a tree. The shape is technically ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 09:00:41 PST
Wall Sconces with Hidden Weather Display and Tangible User Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Sconces-with-Hidden-Weather-Display-and-Tangi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/BB9F/HCB8R3CN/FEHBB9FHCB8R3CN.SMALL.jpg AdielFernandez Videos of project in action below!!! Disclaimer: This is an abbreviated description of the project since I did not have time to do a full step-by-step instructable in time for a contest. However, I will gladly make a step-by-step 'ible if there is enough interest. If you like it, please take a mome...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 20:54:45 PST
My Mini Sumobot (500g Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Mini-Sumobot-500g-Prototype/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/68E3/HAQ32NP3/F4868E3HAQ32NP3.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Here's my mini sumobot, running for the national sumobot competition (Philippines). After the competition (January 12 & 26) I'l probably release a full step by step tutorial, provided with some old codes. This guide will help you understand and provide you ideas on how a typical sumobot works.  Wha...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 23:20:20 PST
KeySampler http://www.instructables.com/id/KeySampler/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/BCG4/H9T4PY3R/FSCBCG4H9T4PY3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/BCG4/H9T4PY3R/FSCBCG4H9T4PY3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/BCG4/H9T4PY3R/FSCBCG4H9T4PY3R.SMALL.jpg Internep This instrument was build by Lieven Menschaert and Danny Leen using  an Arduino Uno and some  hardware components ( rotary encoder, potentiometer and  simple iron bolts). The software running the actual audio and video is a Pure Data / GEM patch. Additionaly Echonest API was used to do the sample cu...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:02:02 PST
Arduino Controlled Sunrise Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Sunrise-Alarm-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ROYT/WW9EP27W4XP/F5BROYTWW9EP27W4XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ROYT/WW9EP27W4XP/F5BROYTWW9EP27W4XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ROYT/WW9EP27W4XP/F5BROYTWW9EP27W4XP.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm This is an update to the microcontroller for my Blue LED Dawn Simulator Alarm Clock.  Previously, it used an Atmel ATMEGA8-16PI which required an Atmel programer.  Here, I've updated it to use an Arduino Uno.  Since the Uno is based on a similar chip, I was able to reuse code to access interrupts to...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:35:22 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
DIY 9V Battery Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-9V-Battery-Clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0B7W/H4AGJH1R/F470B7WH4AGJH1R.SMALL.jpg razvan_iycdi Hi, people! In this instruct able I will show you how to make a 9 volt battery clip out of... a 9V battery :)... and some wire. So, let's get started, shall we?
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 18:01:05 PDT
Powering Arduino with a Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-Arduino-with-a-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/PJOP/H4AGIV2W/F69PJOPH4AGIV2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/PJOP/H4AGIV2W/F69PJOPH4AGIV2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/PJOP/H4AGIV2W/F69PJOPH4AGIV2W.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Make your Arduino projects portable by using a battery for power.  From the Uno and Mega documentation pages: "The board can operate on an external supply of 6 to 20 volts. If supplied with less than 7V, however, the 5V pin may supply less than five volts and the board may be unstable. If using mor...
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 15:24:58 PDT
Transhumanist Appendage Addition Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Transhumanist-Appendage-Addition-Device/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/BKQT/H320HISR/F4IBKQTH320HISR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/BKQT/H320HISR/F4IBKQTH320HISR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/BKQT/H320HISR/F4IBKQTH320HISR.SMALL.jpg frenzy The following project was my Final Project for my "Electronics and Robotics" class at San Francisco State University in the "Conceptual Information Arts" department.  Here is my artist's statement for the piece: ""Primitive Transhumanism #2: Sixth Finger" Glove, Arduino, Code, Electrical Wire, Serv...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 12:30:52 PDT
Arduino BlinkyBall Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-BlinkyBall-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/CPBI/H1ERMXI9/F6BCPBIH1ERMXI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/CPBI/H1ERMXI9/F6BCPBIH1ERMXI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/CPBI/H1ERMXI9/F6BCPBIH1ERMXI9.SMALL.jpg davidhend I frequent a blog called hackaday.com which featured a project by "Nikolai", it was a 10cm LED ball that used shift registers. It seems like a really fun project to attempt but the cost of having the boards made & not having any experience sending eagle drawings to fab shops initially kept me from...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:31:10 PDT
Haywired Hackduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Haywired-Hackduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/O5SD/H0KR96G1/FM9O5SDH0KR96G1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/O5SD/H0KR96G1/FM9O5SDH0KR96G1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/O5SD/H0KR96G1/FM9O5SDH0KR96G1.SMALL.jpg thegrendel A commercially-made Arduino consists of nothing more than a power supply, an ATMega328 chip, a crystal and a few support components, and sets of female headers connected to the signal lines of the chip. And, oh yes, the nice professionally-made printed circuit board. But, all the the heavy lifting i...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 18:28:00 PDT
Twitter garage door using the GE Choice ALERT system & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-garage-door-using-the-GE-Choice-ALERT-syst/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/667A/GX10UJTD/F3M667AGX10UJTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/667A/GX10UJTD/F3M667AGX10UJTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/667A/GX10UJTD/F3M667AGX10UJTD.SMALL.jpg codejoy You know that feeling of driving away from your house almost getting to work and saying "Now Did close the garage door?" .  I hate that feeling and seeked out to resolve it in the smiplest/cheapest way I could.  The starting point was of course Arduino.  This project ended up being simpler than I co...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 00:06:19 PST
Pomodoro timer with USSR nixie tubes and japanese measure 'masu' http://www.instructables.com/id/Pomodoro-timer-with-nixie-tube-and-japanese-measur-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8WU7/GT6ZCJUZ/F6S8WU7GT6ZCJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8WU7/GT6ZCJUZ/F6S8WU7GT6ZCJUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8WU7/GT6ZCJUZ/F6S8WU7GT6ZCJUZ.SMALL.jpg hisashin 'Masu' is a japanese wooden cubic box which was used to measure correct volume of rice,soy sauce and so on in japan for 1300 years. Historically,it was very important because rice was used as tax and salary,as salt did in ancient Greece.First mention about Masu can be found in the statute books writ...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 09:38:54 PDT
Magical Location Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Location-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6I2J/GT19NRQN/FXW6I2JGT19NRQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6I2J/GT19NRQN/FXW6I2JGT19NRQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6I2J/GT19NRQN/FXW6I2JGT19NRQN.SMALL.jpg engrstephens !!This is my first instructable. I will be refining this after the contest as necessary but for now, here it is! I got the idea from a popular book and movie (I’m sure you can guess!). Combining Google Latitude with NOAA and Arduino and we can make some magic! Materials: 1. Arduino 2. Adafru...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:08:21 PDT
Wobbly, a Mini Biped robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wobbly-a-Mini-Biped-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/X74F/GP7IF6PS/FKTX74FGP7IF6PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/X74F/GP7IF6PS/FKTX74FGP7IF6PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/X74F/GP7IF6PS/FKTX74FGP7IF6PS.SMALL.jpg Ro-Bot-X Long time ago I wanted to build a multi servo robot, like a biped or a hexapod. After seeing OddBot’s Mini Biped robot, I wanted to build one just for fun until I could afford to get the number of servos required for a full robot. This is how Wobbly was born. He has 4 servos for the legs and one ser...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 15:46:09 PDT
FUNBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/FUNBOT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/PPO3/GPAS1Y5C/FGPPPO3GPAS1Y5C.SMALL.jpg jadberro Its a custom made toy that's made from scratch, it is literally made to last and not break every once in a while. Enjoy ! I would personally like to see this developed into a "make your own toy thing". 2 DIY IR proximity sensors. 1 Light dependent resistor 1 l293d motor driver 1 at...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:30:54 PDT
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 MidiGlove8 I 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 free to contact me directly by mail if you like it or have suggestions.  This project was inspired by other do it yourself project...
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:40:00 PST