Instructables: exploring - photos - arduino http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:22:54 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino Finger (Remote Yourself) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adruino-Finger-Remote-Yourself/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UH5T/HUMRV2GG/FF4UH5THUMRV2GG.SMALL.jpg mydnc Arduino Finger Parts: - 1x Servo (for 1 finger, I used 9g Micro servo) - 1x 50k Potentiometer ( for finger knuckle) - 1x Arduino Mega or Uno (i used Mega) - 1x Sensor shield (optional) - 3x Wire (Red, Yellow, Black) - 1x Gripper (for not having a claw did it myself from junk) - 1x Exofinger...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:20:15 PDT
Water fountain with sound and light system(Letourneau EPM project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-fountain-with-sound-and-light-systemLetourne/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/GGH3/HU1RVYZL/FEWGGH3HU1RVYZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/GGH3/HU1RVYZL/FEWGGH3HU1RVYZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/GGH3/HU1RVYZL/FEWGGH3HU1RVYZL.SMALL.jpg spedia911 Hello, my name is Namkyoung Lee. Our team made a water fountain with sound and light system. It is a part of LeTourneau university EPM lab project. This water fountain is powered by self contained battery and has 2 arduino unos; one is for the light system and the other for the water system. Thi...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:15:47 PDT
Arduino radar http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-radar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3T51/HU1RUEJR/FEJ3T51HU1RUEJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3T51/HU1RUEJR/FEJ3T51HU1RUEJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/3T51/HU1RUEJR/FEJ3T51HU1RUEJR.SMALL.jpg origamiAirControl This is an Arduino radar-well, sort of like one, at least. Materials: 1 x HC-SR04 4 x jumper wires 1 x breadboard 1 x arduino Here is the code for the arduino: /* HC-SR04 Ping distance sensor: VCC to arduino 5v GND to arduino GND Echo to Arduino pin 7 Trig to Arduino pin 8 This sketch originate...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:52:12 PDT
Arduino Fading Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fading-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/LZBG/HTZY4NK9/FFALZBGHTZY4NK9.SMALL.jpg origamiAirControl This is a Arduino controlled night light. materials: 1 x LED 5 x jumper wires 1 x arduino 1 x photocell 1 x breadboard 1 x 10k ohm resistor Here is the code, don't type the stuff after the //, the code will get too long: // These constants won't change: const int sensorPin = A0;    // pin that t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:50:41 PDT
Digital Termometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Termometer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IF04/HTKQ5MNL/FJUIF04HTKQ5MNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IF04/HTKQ5MNL/FJUIF04HTKQ5MNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IF04/HTKQ5MNL/FJUIF04HTKQ5MNL.SMALL.jpg mahf1230 Hi everybody this is my first instructables , and it's a digital termometer using a IC2 display ,an Arduino UNO, a rechargable battery(a powerbank),a LM35 as the temperature sensor, and a pushbutton wich if you pushes it it displays temperature rather on celsius or farenheit. The Arduino and the dis...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 20:07:01 PDT
Paperduino Tiny http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperduino-Tiny/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/KMMN/HTK5LZGB/F86KMMNHTK5LZGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/KMMN/HTK5LZGB/F86KMMNHTK5LZGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/KMMN/HTK5LZGB/F86KMMNHTK5LZGB.SMALL.jpg ok1cdj Build Arduino compatible board on piece of paper. Paperduino Tiny is very cheap and easy to build Arduino compatible board with USB and software compatible with Digispark board. Paperduino Tiny include an ATtiny85 microcontroller and come with USB interface. Coding is similar to Arduino, and it us...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:46:08 PDT
Arduino Bowel Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bowel-Gauge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UAYP/HT9ATMKF/FEVUAYPHT9ATMKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UAYP/HT9ATMKF/FEVUAYPHT9ATMKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UAYP/HT9ATMKF/FEVUAYPHT9ATMKF.SMALL.jpg relliMVT In our current climate of caloric disseminators, few observe before and after exhumation of waste. To clarify, using a resistance sensor and an Arduino, we have hacked your bowels. Ingredients Arduino Uno Aluminum or Copper Strips 1K Ohm 1/4W Resistor 100K Ohm 1/4W Resistor 0.1uf Capacitor LCD Disp...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:08:59 PDT
Arduino robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-robot-arm-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/JLXI/HT2TXMCI/FRQJLXIHT2TXMCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/JLXI/HT2TXMCI/FRQJLXIHT2TXMCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/JLXI/HT2TXMCI/FRQJLXIHT2TXMCI.SMALL.jpg marti558 This is my arduino robot arm. It is made out of aluminium plates. I used 5 servo motors.  The arm can lift around  50g.  Motors are powered with 5V  and each motor draw around 1A of current, but my power supply was 15V. So  I made simple circuit out of  five 7805 regulators. It isnt the best way to ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:48:14 PDT
Mute your TV for the duration of the commercials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mute-your-TV-for-the-duration-of-the-commercials/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/BX03/HT2TXKFK/FHLBX03HT2TXKFK.SMALL.jpg rksmith21 If like me your fed up listening to the same commercials time and time again so mute the sound, but often miss the restart of the programme. CAUTION; since making this I have noticed that it reliably works at times under 30 sec, but when extended to minutes it can fail to restore audio, I'm looking...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:12:19 PDT
Arduino on a Breadboard with a FT232RL http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-on-a-Breadboard-with-a-FT232RL/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/QIJD/HS5Q9KJQ/FKYQIJDHS5Q9KJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/QIJD/HS5Q9KJQ/FKYQIJDHS5Q9KJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/QIJD/HS5Q9KJQ/FKYQIJDHS5Q9KJQ.SMALL.jpg f0xy69 After building a couple of projects with my UNO I wanted to play around with RF, but for this I needed a second board. A bit of research later I decided that 'Arduino on a Breadboard' was the way to go. I'm not going to go into how to build the breadboard as there's plenty of tutorials on the net, ...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:46:20 PST
Animated Sonic Ruler / Parking Sensor using Arduino ~ Less than 10 dollars! http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Sonic-Ruler-Parking-Sensor-using-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JB4J/HRWN57AD/FVKJB4JHRWN57AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JB4J/HRWN57AD/FVKJB4JHRWN57AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/JB4J/HRWN57AD/FVKJB4JHRWN57AD.SMALL.jpg Raphango ## UPDATED WITH CODE, SCHEMATICS AND PARTS WITH LINKS ## = Introduction = Hi everyone! This is my first instructable! After reading hundreds of instructables, I decided to make one myself! As a brazilian, my mother language is portuguese. So, please be patient with my english. = What did I make?...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:07:27 PST
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
Flappy Bird homage for Arduino og 64 LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Flappy-Bird-homage-for-Arduino-og-64-LEDs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/2LTW/HRPBACSY/FFC2LTWHRPBACSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/2LTW/HRPBACSY/FFC2LTWHRPBACSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/2LTW/HRPBACSY/FFC2LTWHRPBACSY.SMALL.jpg augustzf I received a couple of 8x8 LED matrixes in the mail yesterday. So I spent some time soldering, troubleshooting, coding and debugging a little game that is heavily inspired by the late Flappy Bird. Source code and more details on GitHub: https://github.com/augustzf/arduino-flappy-bird
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 17:02:29 PST
amperometro con arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/amperometro-con-arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/A0QJ/HRN4GPV0/F3NA0QJHRN4GPV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/A0QJ/HRN4GPV0/F3NA0QJHRN4GPV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/A0QJ/HRN4GPV0/F3NA0QJHRN4GPV0.SMALL.jpg simoneteodori Per questo progetto utilizzeremo il sensore ACS714 prodotto dalla Allegro accetta una corrente di input bidirezionale con un'ampiezza al massimo pari a 5A e fornisce in output una tensione analogica proporzionale (185mV/A) centrata a 2.5V con un errore tipico pari a ±1.5%. Il sensore opera in un ran...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 00:46:40 PST
Arduino - Improved Poor Man's Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Improved-Poor-Mans-Oscilloscope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SMALL.jpg jp_boardrides This Instructable continues the work presented here.  It provided a quick and easy way to turn your Arduino into an oscilloscope, though I found that usability was lacking.  I revamped the software this morning to allow for much better functionality and usability and have provided the new software h...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 09:54:15 PST
Arduino Robot with coil gun / gauss gun drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-with-coil-gun-gauss-gun-drone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/A01T/HRCJZYOY/FQGA01THRCJZYOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/A01T/HRCJZYOY/FQGA01THRCJZYOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/A01T/HRCJZYOY/FQGA01THRCJZYOY.SMALL.jpg Eagle199393   12V-220V inverter, 2*680uF capacitors, coil, laser sight, 2servo, 4mm projectile If YOU want more info please write in comments.
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 05:52:42 PST
Sump pump alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Sump-pump-alarm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/EY4H/HR9V9CKP/FUZEY4HHR9V9CKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/EY4H/HR9V9CKP/FUZEY4HHR9V9CKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/EY4H/HR9V9CKP/FUZEY4HHR9V9CKP.SMALL.jpg eddevine I have had so many times over recent storms, have a sump pump fail, maybe thru paranoia I assembled this sump pump notification system, so even if I’m away from home I will get a message on my iphone5 if flooding begins to occur. Parts used arduino uno rev 3 sim900 gsm/gprs shield one 10k resistor ...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:13:41 PST
LCD 16x2, arduino and special software (liShowLCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-16x2-arduino-and-special-software-liShowLCD/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/XUJ2/HR9V98FG/FU2XUJ2HR9V98FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/XUJ2/HR9V98FG/FU2XUJ2HR9V98FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/XUJ2/HR9V98FG/FU2XUJ2HR9V98FG.SMALL.jpg Tezeusz Hello! From Romania with love. This is my first project on Instructables. I know that this project you find anywhere, but I want to introduce him because I created a program with which you can communicate with display The program is called liShowLCD and you can download from my website, lioll...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 04:54:07 PST
DIY: Door alarm using the Hall device and Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Door-alarm-using-the-Hall-device-and-Arduino-U/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/PXL7/HR3ENTNU/FNYPXL7HR3ENTNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/PXL7/HR3ENTNU/FNYPXL7HR3ENTNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/PXL7/HR3ENTNU/FNYPXL7HR3ENTNU.SMALL.jpg Changes Tracker This is a door alarm system which can be easily built and installed. It uses the basic principle outlined by the Arduino Uno Designers that is to use the Sensor, Micro-controller and the Actuator. In this design the sensor is the Hall-effect device (A1324) together with a permanent magnet (or you ca...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 01:05:37 PST
Autonomous Arduino Rover 5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Arduino-Rover-5/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/I0LY/HR0AR4F2/FAEI0LYHR0AR4F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/I0LY/HR0AR4F2/FAEI0LYHR0AR4F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/I0LY/HR0AR4F2/FAEI0LYHR0AR4F2.SMALL.jpg pjdtechy This is my very first Arduino http://youtu.be/4KKbA1m54Y4project, I wanted to learn C and C++ programming while having fun. So I decided to put together an autonomous toy capable of driving itself around and avoid obstacles. Again I am in the process of learning still a rookie, my codes work for now...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:17:52 PST
Arduino Light game/ Built with nice but cheap kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-game-Built-with-nice-but-cheap-kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/6CYQ/HR0AQLYB/F3L6CYQHR0AQLYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/6CYQ/HR0AQLYB/F3L6CYQHR0AQLYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/6CYQ/HR0AQLYB/F3L6CYQHR0AQLYB.SMALL.jpg You213 Hey thanks for clicking on my game! So if you watch the video you will see the game is very simple and it was fun to build. All i needed was:Arduino uno r3 (really your choice of any arduino)8 leds at least one different color w/ resistors lcdswitch registerswitch w/ 10 k resistorPotentiometerJumper...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:05:02 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm-Prototype/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/NGMG/HQV6GFIP/FN9NGMGHQV6GFIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/NGMG/HQV6GFIP/FN9NGMGHQV6GFIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/NGMG/HQV6GFIP/FN9NGMGHQV6GFIP.SMALL.jpg carfin33 Greetings. A few months ago i was bored. Incredibly Bored. And i had an urge to at least design a robot. These two factors and a article robot arms got me thinking: If i could design a really simple robot arm then anyone could!This meant i spent a pleasant rainy afternoon just outside Glasgow design...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 10:33:10 PST
Industrial Arduino! Low cost industrial pick and place machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Arduino-Low-cost-industrial-pick-and-pl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/DK5O/HQ1E05Y7/FEADK5OHQ1E05Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/DK5O/HQ1E05Y7/FEADK5OHQ1E05Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/DK5O/HQ1E05Y7/FEADK5OHQ1E05Y7.SMALL.jpg GeekSheek I have wanted to join this community for ages, so now the time has come. And i wanted to share this with you all. So this is my first time, be gentle.......  I have always debated wether you could use an Arduino for industrial use...... And well i think i may have answered that question.  How the ...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 08:20:24 PST
Setting SSC-32 Baud Rate http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-SSC-32-Baud-Rate/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UTAC/HQQ5ES48/FMNUTACHQQ5ES48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UTAC/HQQ5ES48/FMNUTACHQQ5ES48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/UTAC/HQQ5ES48/FMNUTACHQQ5ES48.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy One of the important things to remember when using an SSC-32 is to set the baud rate. If you do not set the baud rate, you wont be able to send commands to the SSC-32 servo controller, regardless of whether you have powered it right. So, you won't be able to control servos with the controller. The ...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:57:44 PST
Powering the SSC-32 Servo Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-the-SSC-32-Servo-Controller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/HLHU/HQOJJIL4/F0WHLHUHQOJJIL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/HLHU/HQOJJIL4/F0WHLHUHQOJJIL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/HLHU/HQOJJIL4/F0WHLHUHQOJJIL4.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy The SSC-32 servo controller is one of the handy servo shields that you can find on the market. This is because is can control 32 servo motors. Think about it. What can't you do with 32 servo motors?  If you are thinking of creating/controlling a robot, i would suggest you use the SSC-32. You can ge...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 02:22:57 PST
LED Array of Fun! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Array-of-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/FRIT/HQMN486Y/FQ0FRITHQMN486Y.SMALL.jpg AustinCrane This breadboard simulation is simple and easy to code. All of the code is open to view on the 123D Circuits app page and can also run the simulation through the simulator option. This projects could also be used to manipulate christmas lights and tweaked to the users preference. visit http://123d.ci...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:05:45 PST
Arduino Wifly Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wifly-Shield-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/HKT8/HQJ5T0VJ/FZ1HKT8HQJ5T0VJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/HKT8/HQJ5T0VJ/FZ1HKT8HQJ5T0VJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/HKT8/HQJ5T0VJ/FZ1HKT8HQJ5T0VJ.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy There are many things you can do with your arduino board. For instance, you can add wifi connectivity to your project. To do this, you need an Arduino Wifly RN-131C shield or any other type of WiFi shield you can get in the market.The arduino Wifly shield comprises of the Roving Network’s wireless m...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 03:42:28 PST
Clock with thermometer using Arduino, i2c 16x2 lcd, DS1307 RTC and DHT11 sensor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Clock-with-termometer-using-Arduino-i2c-16x2-lcd-D/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/5WZY/HQHHWGR4/FMJ5WZYHQHHWGR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/5WZY/HQHHWGR4/FMJ5WZYHQHHWGR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/5WZY/HQHHWGR4/FMJ5WZYHQHHWGR4.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hello! It's been a while I've didn't posted anything on Instructables, but now I made a simple project that I've seen on internet in various forms. I managed to build a code using other codes I've found on internet and I got to say it's working good. For this project you need: - Arduino Uno - 16x2 L...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 00:51:57 PST
Tilt Switch Activated LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Switch-Activated-LEDs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/OXK2/HPV0O0J3/F9NOXK2HPV0O0J3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/OXK2/HPV0O0J3/F9NOXK2HPV0O0J3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/OXK2/HPV0O0J3/F9NOXK2HPV0O0J3.SMALL.jpg GeekSpotZA Good Afternoon Here is my very first Arduino Code that i wrote, just completed it now.Fritzing: http://fritzing.org/projects/tilt-sw...d-leds-arduino Tilt Switch or Button Activated LED's Turns on and off a light emitting diode(LED) connected to digital pin 13 and 12, when activating the Tilt Switc...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:51:17 PST
simple light tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-light-tracker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/ZP8G/HPU6YYIA/FKLZP8GHPU6YYIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/ZP8G/HPU6YYIA/FKLZP8GHPU6YYIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/ZP8G/HPU6YYIA/FKLZP8GHPU6YYIA.SMALL.jpg paddyg I recently got my first Arduino, the Arduino Mega 2560, about 1 week ago. After completing the basic tutorial exercises I decided to do my first mini project. I had seen several quite professional projects which featured light tracking and thought it would be a great learning exercise to imitate. Th...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:36:25 PST
Creating a digital thermometer with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-digital-thermometer-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/16W9/HPRID09V/FTI16W9HPRID09V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/16W9/HPRID09V/FTI16W9HPRID09V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/16W9/HPRID09V/FTI16W9HPRID09V.SMALL.jpg Bagus Prehan Did you ever imagine making their own digital thermometer? With the development of increasingly sophisticated technology, all that nothing is impossible. This time the project is to create your own digital thermometer with Arduino. That must be learned in this tutorial is a LM35 temperature sensor a...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 02:02:10 PST
Limiting power to Dc motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Limiting-power-to-Dc-motors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/Z9LM/HPPSPV9S/FKUZ9LMHPPSPV9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/Z9LM/HPPSPV9S/FKUZ9LMHPPSPV9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/Z9LM/HPPSPV9S/FKUZ9LMHPPSPV9S.SMALL.jpg tgorbunov I have 2 dc motors that i will control using an arduino using pwm, my input voltage is 9.6 volts from a battery, but i will use a 5v voltage regulator to power the arduino, the motors are 3v motors. How would i limit the voltage to them using resistors, i have two motors here are their specs Typical...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:22:01 PST
USELESS MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/USELESS-MACHINE-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/8VYK/HPKAU3WU/F4X8VYKHPKAU3WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/8VYK/HPKAU3WU/F4X8VYKHPKAU3WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/8VYK/HPKAU3WU/F4X8VYKHPKAU3WU.SMALL.jpg ric12335 Hello, for this toy I used: -a box of 15 by 8 cm. -one dc motor with built-reducing, recycling an old telephone switchboard. -one driver l293d motor, H-bridge -a toggle switch and a push for detecting the position. -as control device I used a atmega 328 Arduino programmable board, I hope to exchange...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:44:46 PST
WiFi Weather Station with incorporated LCD screen and Twitter feed update http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Weather-Station-with-incorporated-LCD-screen-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LHTU/HPFZXPTT/FRGLHTUHPFZXPTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LHTU/HPFZXPTT/FRGLHTUHPFZXPTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LHTU/HPFZXPTT/FRGLHTUHPFZXPTT.SMALL.jpg JoshCCA Things you need: 1. Arduino Uno 2. Twitter Account 3. A twitter account access token from....(http://arduino-tweet.appspot.com/) 4. Sparkfun Wifly Shield (WRL-09954)...Check out the schematics and documentation on their website, then download library from Github. (https://www.sparkfun.com/produc...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:20:30 PST
Arduino Tutorial - Numeric Keypads http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorial-Numeric-Keypads/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/HTXQ/HP8PLQ8V/FD7HTXQHP8PLQ8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/HTXQ/HP8PLQ8V/FD7HTXQHP8PLQ8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/HTXQ/HP8PLQ8V/FD7HTXQHP8PLQ8V.SMALL.jpg tronixstuff This is an example of one of my Arduino tutorials. Numeric keypads can provide a simple end-user alternative for various interfaces for your projects. Or if you need a lot of buttons, they can save you a lot of time with regards to construction. We’ll run through connecting them, using the Arduino...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:08:25 PST
Signal Jammer Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-switch-into-a-pair-of-jeans/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/CM7Y/HP0CNYZN/FTZCM7YHP0CNYZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/CM7Y/HP0CNYZN/FTZCM7YHP0CNYZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/CM7Y/HP0CNYZN/FTZCM7YHP0CNYZN.SMALL.jpg Heathbarharlem http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQMXahJU8ao In this instructable I hacked a pair of Levi's 514 jeans to turn on/off a device.  In this hack I used an Adafruit Flora Board, the code below, conductive fabric, conductive thread, wire, a battery pack, fabric, needle, and thread, and in my case the devi...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:40:09 PST
Build your ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-ARDUINO/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/F0IQ/HOUFXRU2/FGXF0IQHOUFXRU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/F0IQ/HOUFXRU2/FGXF0IQHOUFXRU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/F0IQ/HOUFXRU2/FGXF0IQHOUFXRU2.SMALL.jpg yhdesai I’ve read through a lot of tutorials online to make an Arduino Clone on a breadboard, and some of them are great, but none of them really seem to have it all, so I’m going to attempt to bring it all together here and provide a tutorial with schematics, breadboard photos,  and descriptions of all th...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 20:42:11 PST
Line following robot with PID algorithm http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-following-robot-with-PID-algorithm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3G69/HOUFZPAB/FK13G69HOUFZPAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3G69/HOUFZPAB/FK13G69HOUFZPAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3G69/HOUFZPAB/FK13G69HOUFZPAB.SMALL.jpg mihaipop11 Line following robot designed with Solidworks and implemented with arduino, ardumoto for control of the wheels, and a sensor bar with 8 infrared sensors. For any questions regarding this line following please leave a comment or message me.
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 14:45:50 PST
Gameboy hack into Hackvison ATMEGA portable video game system http://www.instructables.com/id/Gameboy-hack-into-Hackvison-ATMEGA-portable-video-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/RCU4/HOHYFVGH/F3PRCU4HOHYFVGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/RCU4/HOHYFVGH/F3PRCU4HOHYFVGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/RCU4/HOHYFVGH/F3PRCU4HOHYFVGH.SMALL.jpg ahannay For this project I took a faulty Gameboy and removed the original circuit boards and replaced them with a cheap 3.5" lcd display and a Hackvision monochrome TV video game circuit consisting of an ATMEGA328P and a few passive components. Detials of the Hackvision can be found on the internet. I used ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 16:10:56 PST
Door to Open Source Hardware (A fingerprint lock solution) http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-to-Open-Source-Hardware-A-fingerprint-lock-so/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/PLH8/HO232T0D/FCIPLH8HO232T0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/PLH8/HO232T0D/FCIPLH8HO232T0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/PLH8/HO232T0D/FCIPLH8HO232T0D.SMALL.jpg loovee This is a door with fingerprint lock demo that found by acrylic, Seeeduino and some other electronic modules~ First, you should enroll your fingerprint. Long press the button, then it'll go into enroll mode. there will be some information print in the lcd, just follow it.  Then it can work now.  ...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 01:08:57 PST
Digital Alarm Clock Using 7 Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-on-7-Segment-Display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SMALL.jpg zx lee This project has a few basic functions which is clock display, countdown timer, stopwatch, temperature display and time settings. The controller used in this project is an Arduino Uno made by myself on a PCB. The 7 segment display uses 74HC595 Shift Register to create more outputs and control each ...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:15:55 PST
USB External Battery Packs on Arduino turns OFF! http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-External-Battery-Packs-on-Arduino-turns-OFF/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/8OT0/HNRHWM57/F0H8OT0HNRHWM57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/8OT0/HNRHWM57/F0H8OT0HNRHWM57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/8OT0/HNRHWM57/F0H8OT0HNRHWM57.SMALL.jpg hydronics I've purchased a couple large battery packs (rated at a questionably high 20,000mah) for $20.  Because they are inexpensive, they have cheap inexpensive electronic controls and the Arduino does not require enough power to keep the USB battery ON..... so the battery automatically turns OFF after...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 19:36:41 PST
Sonic Wave Recorder http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Wave-Recorder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/MG4S/HNM4BZLC/FYDMG4SHNM4BZLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/MG4S/HNM4BZLC/FYDMG4SHNM4BZLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/MG4S/HNM4BZLC/FYDMG4SHNM4BZLC.SMALL.jpg Sayedur First, I am a novice to the field of electronics and micro-controllers, started just 3 weeks ago, with an aspiration to make some devices for my field data collection. Here is what I created - an ultrasonic wave recorder. I shall mount the SONAR [ping))] sensor from a fixed platform having it pingin...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 13:14:07 PST
La Bougie http://www.instructables.com/id/La-Bougie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/92AX/HNID1SIK/FE292AXHNID1SIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/92AX/HNID1SIK/FE292AXHNID1SIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/92AX/HNID1SIK/FE292AXHNID1SIK.SMALL.jpg Florentlenormand Une bougie s’allume avec une flamme et s’éteint avec deux doigts. Nous avons simplement transféré ce procédé à une version électronique d’une bougie qui fonctionne avec une Led. A candle is lit with a flame on and off with two fingers. We just transferred this process to an electronic version of a ...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 06:17:00 PDT
Despicable Me Minion Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Despicable-Me-Minion-Costume-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6PNV/HNE3Y7MH/FXW6PNVHNE3Y7MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6PNV/HNE3Y7MH/FXW6PNVHNE3Y7MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6PNV/HNE3Y7MH/FXW6PNVHNE3Y7MH.SMALL.jpg eagleeye2e I thought I'd share my recent project where I made Despicable Me Minion Halloween costumes for my kids. This project was inspired by the Trinket-Powered NeoPixel LED Ring Goggles tutorial in the Adafruit Learning System. In addition to the goggles, I wanted the kids to have Minion sounds that they c...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:59:14 PDT
Glasso - a gravity sensing hackable RGB ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasso-a-button-free-RGB-timer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/6BNR/HN6C2816/FDH6BNRHN6C2816.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/6BNR/HN6C2816/FDH6BNRHN6C2816.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/6BNR/HN6C2816/FDH6BNRHN6C2816.SMALL.jpg litliao Glasso is a button free RGB ornament. When different side of it faces down, it will execute different functions like timer or thermometer.  As you see, no display screen is used. We get all these information displayed via the change of a layer of RGB LEDs. You can find out how it looks like when wor...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:24:19 PDT
Cheshire cat pumkin. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheshire-cat-pumkin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/7VJQ/HN824AYM/F4U7VJQHN824AYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/7VJQ/HN824AYM/F4U7VJQHN824AYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/7VJQ/HN824AYM/F4U7VJQHN824AYM.SMALL.jpg chanks2 An Arduino controlled Cheshire cat pumpkin, with moving hat and colorful eyes that light up, along with a mouth. 
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 18:04:54 PDT
Altoid Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/9PD2/HN829N1G/FY59PD2HN829N1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/9PD2/HN829N1G/FY59PD2HN829N1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/9PD2/HN829N1G/FY59PD2HN829N1G.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke Though the arduino fits in the popular Altoids tin (see here and here and here), I wanted to make one myself. I have seen an DIY Arduino for an Altoids tin on veroboard but that involved a lot of wires and I have seen a perfect example here. That last example by Christian Aschoff however would cost ...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 12:57:56 PDT
Arduino Violin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Violin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/0FUC/HMVJHFIR/FSY0FUCHMVJHFIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/0FUC/HMVJHFIR/FSY0FUCHMVJHFIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/0FUC/HMVJHFIR/FSY0FUCHMVJHFIR.SMALL.jpg Jorgos_C During a FabLab introduction week we got the assignment to build an Arduino instrument. We chose to make a violin. The original plan was to use a mouse sensor like we saw here: http://moddersandrockers.com. We tried this and destroyed three mice but to no avail. Finally we settled for just using th...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 01:48:16 PDT
How to fix the Arduino Nano to a surface http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-the-Arduino-Nano-to-a-surface/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/9K79/HMVJ9L4O/FIB9K79HMVJ9L4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/9K79/HMVJ9L4O/FIB9K79HMVJ9L4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/9K79/HMVJ9L4O/FIB9K79HMVJ9L4O.SMALL.jpg jmaxado Hello to you all and grettings from Portugal. For some time that I have been playing twith the arduino Nano. Since the begining that I hada problem on how to fix the Nano to a surface due to the very small holes in the board (its only 1.7mm). Together with my father-in-law we developed a very simple...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 03:22:37 PDT