Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - arduino - led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:51:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino: LED fading http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-fading/
Arduino: LED fading - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GZA1/I0C8ZNXY/FHLGZA1I0C8ZNXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GZA1/I0C8ZNXY/FHLGZA1I0C8ZNXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GZA1/I0C8ZNXY/FHLGZA1I0C8ZNXY.SMALL.jpg billyandersonx This beginner tutorial demonstrates how to vary the brightness of an LED using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) in an Arduino digital output pin. The LED circuit The circuit used for this instructable is shown above. In order for the LED to draw an optimal amount of current (approximately 20 milliamp...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:01:45 PDT
REMIX - Simple Arduino Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Simple-Arduino-Keypad/
REMIX - Simple Arduino Keypad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/G9IW/I0C8WVQM/FS1G9IWI0C8WVQM.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c This is a REMIX of gtr_stitch's Arduino Keypad. This is a simple keypad to use for just a few buttons There are Arduino libraries available for using an actual keypad. I made a few modifications of the original author's project. I omitted the LCD and only used 4 button switches.I aim to use this...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:25:30 PDT
Adding A Face And Covers To Your Robot ​ http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-A-Face-And-Covers-To-Your-Robot-/
Adding A Face And Covers To Your Robot ​ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/8OB4/I053RU9R/FS48OB4I053RU9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/8OB4/I053RU9R/FS48OB4I053RU9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/8OB4/I053RU9R/FS48OB4I053RU9R.SMALL.jpg TimSwift This Instructable is about adding a face to your robot with LED eyes. Build the robot here. Materials & Tools You will need these materials for this project:(1) Robot(2) 200 ohm resistors(2) 5 MM LED's(3) feet of 22 AWG wire Cardboard Hot glue Solder Tools you will need for this project:...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:47:04 PDT
Wifi Controlled LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Controlled-LED-display/
Wifi Controlled LED display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/SFM1/HZWJ85AA/F9HSFM1HZWJ85AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/SFM1/HZWJ85AA/F9HSFM1HZWJ85AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/SFM1/HZWJ85AA/F9HSFM1HZWJ85AA.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy Almost all stores have a an LED display. They are the perfect attractive and low cost advertisement tool. However, most of them have a limitation. They are static. This means you cannot change what is displayed on them. So, for instance if Jesse Pinkman wanted to change his LED sign from "Meth" to "...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:35:57 PDT
Bass Responsive RGB Leds using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bass-Responsive-RGB-Leds-using-Arduino/
Bass Responsive RGB Leds using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KP1L/HZWJ8MNL/FEFKP1LHZWJ8MNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KP1L/HZWJ8MNL/FEFKP1LHZWJ8MNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KP1L/HZWJ8MNL/FEFKP1LHZWJ8MNL.SMALL.jpg Bforcer This tutoiral will show you how to use Arduino and to control a set of leds using music played from your computer. This tutorial requires:-Arduino (I used a leonardo)-small breadboard w/ jumper wires (kit is the best deal)-rgb led strip (I used these)- 12v 6A power supply for the lights (something l...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:43:11 PDT
Fade a LED with a potentiometer on Intel Galileo and Visual Programming http://www.instructables.com/id/Fade-a-LED-with-a-potentiometer-on-Intel-Galileo-a/
Fade a LED with a potentiometer on Intel Galileo and Visual Programming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/U0AG/HZXYK51Z/FT6U0AGHZXYK51Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/U0AG/HZXYK51Z/FT6U0AGHZXYK51Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/U0AG/HZXYK51Z/FT6U0AGHZXYK51Z.SMALL.jpg wyliodrin This tutorial shows you how to fade a LED using a potentiometer on Intel Galileo using the Intel IoT Development Kit and Wyliodrin. You will need:* Intel Galileo Board, rev 1 or 2 * a Grove Shield * a Grove LED * a Grove Potentiometer* a Galileo Wyliodrin account (www.wyliodrin.com) Instead of writi...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:13:13 PDT
Blink a LED on Intel Galileo and Visual Programmig http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-a-LED-on-Intel-Galileo-and-Visual-Programmig/
Blink a LED on Intel Galileo and Visual Programmig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/6Z2R/HZXYK1NB/FQO6Z2RHZXYK1NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/6Z2R/HZXYK1NB/FQO6Z2RHZXYK1NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/6Z2R/HZXYK1NB/FQO6Z2RHZXYK1NB.SMALL.jpg wyliodrin This tutorial shows you how to blink a LED on Intel Galileo using the Intel IoT Development Kit and Wyliodrin. You will need:* Intel Galileo Board, rev 1 or 2* a Grove Shield* a Grove LED* a Galileo Wyliodrin account (www.wyliodrin.com)Instead of writing code, you can drag and drop blocks and Wyliod...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:12:37 PDT
Coupled LED-Servo controller using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Coupled-LED-Servo-controller-using-Arduino/
Coupled LED-Servo controller using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/4SC7/HZQTEO9T/FFY4SC7HZQTEO9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/4SC7/HZQTEO9T/FFY4SC7HZQTEO9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/4SC7/HZQTEO9T/FFY4SC7HZQTEO9T.SMALL.jpg Bhanu Kishan Hi Everybody, this will be my first DIY project using Arduino and an entry to the maker community. Ever since I watched the TED video by Massimo Banzi, I was waiting for this day to publish my Arduino project . This is a very simple project, so please go easy on me.Current project is a simple intera...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 16:31:16 PDT
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
LED Head Arduino TED http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Head-Arduino-TED/
LED Head Arduino TED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/BWAU/HZL3KNH1/FPQBWAUHZL3KNH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/BWAU/HZL3KNH1/FPQBWAUHZL3KNH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/BWAU/HZL3KNH1/FPQBWAUHZL3KNH1.SMALL.jpg Rustie0125 LED HEAD TED meet the world.I have always been interested in a bare-bones Arduino but never really saw the point if it was not practically useful, This is my entry into Little Bits contest, I tried to stay true to the " little bits" theme and use...well little bits that I had lying around the house....
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:25:35 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
4 X 4 X 4 LED CUBE (ARDUINO) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-X-4-X-4-LED-CUBE-ARDUINO-1/
4 X 4 X 4 LED CUBE (ARDUINO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/60U8/HZB3IBCO/F3160U8HZB3IBCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/60U8/HZB3IBCO/F3160U8HZB3IBCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/60U8/HZB3IBCO/F3160U8HZB3IBCO.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve With about 2000 LEDs (From Instructables build night), my maker space came up with many great projects. This is one of them with many more yet to come. This is a 4*4*4 LED Cube, there is a lot of these on instructables, but this Instructable uses 10mm LEDs to build it with custom patterns.What's mor...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:41:11 PDT
Project Suite Bros: Voice Activated LED Friendship Photoset (Arduino, Bluetooth, Crafts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Suite-Bros-Voice-Activated-LED-Friendship-/
Project Suite Bros: Voice Activated LED Friendship Photoset (Arduino, Bluetooth, Crafts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SMALL.jpg thechlobro I met the best suite mates in college - Kevin and Briton(and partner-in-crime, Abbie). Now, I'm off to the next stage of my life, so I decided to build this friendship photoset for Kevin and Briton to remember our golden era. We called ourselves: "The Suite Bros". This project is actually an extensi...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:58:16 PDT
Danger Level http://www.instructables.com/id/Danger-Level/
Danger Level - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GB54/HZ5DRYGC/FSNGB54HZ5DRYGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GB54/HZ5DRYGC/FSNGB54HZ5DRYGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GB54/HZ5DRYGC/FSNGB54HZ5DRYGC.SMALL.jpg houstonino Hello Everybody! I am a total noob when it comes to Arduino, and today I wrote my first successful sketch! I wanted to share it and become a part of the Instructables community :) What it does is use a potentiometer to turn LEDs on and off and blink them when the "danger level" becomes way to high....
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:25:29 PDT
littleBits Arduino at Heart SOS/All Is Well Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Arduino-at-Heart-SOSAll-Is-Well-Beacon/
littleBits Arduino at Heart SOS/All Is Well Beacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/B157/HZ3YASR7/FWWB157HZ3YASR7.SMALL.jpg CiceroDIY This Instructable is for an LED beacon that flashes SOS or All Is Well using Morse code. It uses several littleBits, including the new-ish Arduino at Heart module. It was based on the if statement Arduino example (included in the Arduino environment download) and the Instructable SOS signal with an ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:47:42 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/5AG7/HYY8M9OR/FHO5AG7HYY8M9OR.SMALL.jpg KyleTheCreator In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a 4x4x4 LED cube for around $15.00. The cube has 64 green LEDs which make up it's 4 layers(positives) and 16 columns(negatives). These are all wired to a Arduino Uno. An Arduino is a single-board microcontroller, intended to make the application of inter...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
Light-Up Disco Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Disco-Table/
Light-Up Disco Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/8ZSG/HYTI3F02/FJ48ZSGHYTI3F02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/8ZSG/HYTI3F02/FJ48ZSGHYTI3F02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/8ZSG/HYTI3F02/FJ48ZSGHYTI3F02.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield Every apartment needs awesome furniture, so why not make your own? This coffee table contains LED strips that light up into various customizable patterns and colors. The lights are controlled by an Arduino and a hidden button, and the entire thing is battery powered so there are no cords. If you do...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:35:11 PDT
7 segment hack http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-hack/
7 segment hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7VEE/HYTNUZRE/FUZ7VEEHYTNUZRE.SMALL.jpg dreamzrush Hey, This can be a fun project for the weekend. You can hack it to your own messages too...This step to step guide can help you make it quickly. It requires only 4 parts and the project is complete within other few steps Join the 7 segment and probe wires to the bread board. This image is self ex...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:17:43 PDT
ATtiny Dark Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Dark-Detector/
ATtiny Dark Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/1E0G/HYR3I55H/F6P1E0GHYR3I55H.SMALL.jpg Peterflick This little project makes an ATtiny tell you when it is dark or bright. This is a great introduction into the capabilities of the ATtiny85 chip.You can also see these instructions on my website www.PeterFoxFlick.com Parts Solderless BreadboardATtiny 85Red LedGreen Led2 330 ohm Resistors10k ohm R...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:09:13 PDT
Charlieplexing Larson Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlieplexing-Larson-Scanner/
Charlieplexing Larson Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HCNE/HYR3GHRM/FG0HCNEHYR3GHRM.SMALL.gif techhelperjax The Larson Scanner is an old prop that was popular thanks to shows like Battlestar Galactica and Knight Rider. In this example we will use charlieplexing for wiring so we can can use 4 pins to control all 12 LEDs. This build was a result of an LED build night we had up at our local makerspace Jax...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:02:20 PDT
Arduino-powered LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-LED-Clock/
Arduino-powered LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Z5DT/HYSIRXOE/FI9Z5DTHYSIRXOE.SMALL.jpg NextFab A fun, simple LED clock, that will give you the time to the nearest half hour using single-color LEDs. Parts needed are as follows: Arduino Nano 400 tie-point Breadboard Ribbon Cable DS1307 RTC IC 32.768 kHz Crystal (12) 10mm LEDs (12) 180 Ohm resistors (2) 10k Ohm resistors 0.1" spaced, 12 wire ri...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:32:12 PDT
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Moped-ModTurn-SignalsUnder-Body-LightBrake-Light/
Moped Mod:Turn Signals+Under Body Light+Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/HPLI/HYO8HWYF/FQJHPLIHYO8HWYF.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I modded the lighting system of an old Moped (Simson S50). The old bulbs and flasher relay are just inefficient and not reliable. I added LEDs to the turn signals and brake light. Everything is controlled by the awesome Attiny85. As a bonus I also included under b...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:18:22 PDT
Smartphone Arduino RBL BLE Shield RGB Led Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Arduino-RBL-BLE-Shield-RGB-Led-Light-Co/
Smartphone Arduino RBL BLE Shield RGB Led Light Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KWEV/HY8IKN9Z/FW3KWEVHY8IKN9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KWEV/HY8IKN9Z/FW3KWEVHY8IKN9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KWEV/HY8IKN9Z/FW3KWEVHY8IKN9Z.SMALL.jpg Arduinonator This is a project I have been thinking of for a while. I wanted to have some rgb led lights on my boat remotely controlled by my Iphone. This is an intermediate project since we will be needing to solder, which can be hard without a got iron. This project will work with many other controllers and sh...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:13:12 PDT
Monitor - Thinking Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Thinking-Skins/
Monitor - Thinking Skins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SMALL.jpg Christian S This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Thinking Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14Given were small shared space containe...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:22:48 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Control Anything With Arduino And a Infrared Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Anything-With-Arduino-And-a-Infrared-Remot/
Control Anything With Arduino And a Infrared Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/GEQH/HY3Z8PTX/FG6GEQHHY3Z8PTX.SMALL.jpg babaguru Hi, this is my first instructable and i thought i would show a quick demonstration of how to control anything such as LED's, DC motors and a whole load of other things with an arduino and pretty much any Infrared remote control. The first time i attempted this it took me a few hours as i found most ...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:08:01 PDT
Bike Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/
Bike Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V 10W halogen bulb (RadioShack #: 272-01...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:07 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
Pixel Drop Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carpentry. It was constantly getting water damage from what looks like a giant hole in the ceiling above the drop tiles. After roughly a year of living in ...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
Controlling an LED with arduino and Wifly shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-LED-with-arduino-and-Wifly-shield/
Controlling an LED with arduino and Wifly shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy To demonstrate how you can control devices via wifi using the arduino wifly shield, I will switch on and off an LED by sending a http request from my web browser to the wifly shield.Requirements:1. Arduino uno2. Wifly shield3. Led4. 220ohm Resistor5. A couple of jumper wiresThe set up is as shown in...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:25:19 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 Being the giant fan of LED's that I am i'm always trying to come up with new ways I can put them throughout my house. Today i'm going to show you how to create a simple, yet extremely eye catching, RGB Bluetooth controlled Shelf lighting system. The beauty of integrating Bluetooth into the system ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
Infinity Mirror Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SMALL.jpg dushu Ever since my addressable RGB LED strips (WS2812B) came from Aliexpress, I've been fascinated with LED projects. Following up on my success with my Charlieplexed LED clock, I wanted to create something with more Jazz..While browsing google images, I came across an instructable for an Arduino Infinit...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-cheap-ATtiny-85-Tv-B-Gone-plus-arduino-as-isp/
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal The TV-B-Gone is a great little piece of engineering, and coding. Along with the appropriately named tiny, AT-Tiny, we can make an amazing universal tv remote which can turn of any TV. This was originally sold as a kit, but we are going to make it ourselves, using Mitch Altman's code. The total cost...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:19:00 PDT
Digital Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Zoetrope/
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By: sholtob

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:23:35 PDT
Combustion Engine (LittleBits Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Combustion-Engine-LittleBits-Project/
Combustion Engine (LittleBits Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Project simulates the combustion process in an engine. It uses spare parts lying around the house tosimulate a piston and cylinder. In addition, it uses a LittleBits motor, LED and Arduino board to simulate the actions of the engine parts. Total Build Time: 2-3 hours· Piston and cylinder con...
By: TheHiveTHPL

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:24 PDT
Arduino + JY-MCU Module + Bluetooth Android Application http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-JY-MCU-Module-Bluetooth-Android-Applicatio/
Arduino + JY-MCU Module + Bluetooth Android Application - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O9MT/HXMKOLYZ/FQJO9MTHXMKOLYZ.SMALL.jpg aso777 This is a simple instructable how to create a working link between Android and Arduino via JY-MCU Module. By the end of this instructable you will be able to control LED with Android Application. Materials You will need:Arduino (any version is good, I used nano).JY-MCU Module (Purchased on dx.com...
By: aso777

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:43:32 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PEPD/HXII3P29/FIXPEPDHXII3P29.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen cake decoration...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
Build an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Arduino/
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By: ThisIsSteve

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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 20:59:50 PDT
LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-60-LED-Neopixel-Clock/
LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/G4F4/HZ6T9UHE/FBOG4F4HZ6T9UHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/G4F4/HZ6T9UHE/FBOG4F4HZ6T9UHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/G4F4/HZ6T9UHE/FBOG4F4HZ6T9UHE.SMALL.jpg StevenDeDomenico Please find my Arduino clock project using the UNO board and Adafruit's Neopixels. It is a work in progress, so please be patient with my tutorial.....It will become more detailed as I get some time up my sleeve. The code and wiring details are to be found on GitHub (see links ahead). Parts requir...
By: StevenDeDomenico

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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 00:51:27 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
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By: funelab

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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
DIY Line Follower Sensor Array http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Line-Follower-Sensor-Array/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 07:25:43 PDT
Plant Health Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/plant-health-monitor/
Plant Health Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/R121/HXLD49NM/FEFR121HXLD49NM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/R121/HXLD49NM/FEFR121HXLD49NM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/R121/HXLD49NM/FEFR121HXLD49NM.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.update 9/2/2014 you can now see the plant health monitor in action with the life box, the plant shelf and the plant doctor. please subscribe to keep updated..what? The Plant Health Monitor easily attaches to any plant pot and notifies the user about their plant's health. it also doc...
By: Akin Yildiz

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:44:44 PDT
The Plant Arm - Garduino Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Plant-Arm-Garduino-Upgrade/
The Plant Arm - Garduino Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/AYYY/HX1W2VQF/FX8AYYYHX1W2VQF.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,UPDATE: the plant arm basici have finally finished my garduino plant arm upgrade and can't wait to share it with the community..! to catch up with my work please read the main article The Plant Arm first. this product is the reason why i started posting on instructables.com.what? Th...
By: Akin Yildiz

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:38:50 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lighthouse/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:13:10 PDT
Photosensitive Timing Infrared LED Control System Based On Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Photosensitive-Timing-Infrared-LED-Control-System-/
Photosensitive Timing Infrared LED Control System Based On Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/GZ5T/HWRC6U72/FALGZ5THWRC6U72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/GZ5T/HWRC6U72/FALGZ5THWRC6U72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/GZ5T/HWRC6U72/FALGZ5THWRC6U72.SMALL.jpg ICStation ICStation Team introduce you this Photosensitive timing infrared LED control system. This system uses DC5V voltage to work.When the intensity of light is weak and somebody appears in the infrared area, the LED will be on. While the intensity of environmental light is strong enough or nobody appears...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:47:25 PDT
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Bike-Safety-Backpack/
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/EX0M/HWNUI4BY/FUAEX0MHWNUI4BY.SMALL.jpg at0mbxmb Biking around cars can be a frightening thing, and staying visible at night is crucial for your safety. This tutorial will teach you how to make a custom LED Matrix Backpack that is much larger and brighter than traditional rear bike lights.Parts You'll Need: Individually-addressable RGB LEDsArduin...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:07:43 PDT
larson scanner leds (kitt) with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/larson-scanner-leds-kitt-with-arduino/
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By: berchabo

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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:37:22 PDT
Push-button Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-button-Tutorial/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:10:22 PDT
The simplest game ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-game-ever/
The simplest game ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/0AQX/HWH2K362/F8X0AQXHWH2K362.SMALL.jpg qquuiinn As Moore's law states, processors have been getting faster. In turn, they are ale to process more, meaning that video games are getting more and more realistic. But as microcontrollers and the maker movement have been spreading, so have the number of microcontroller-based games that defy these real...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:43:31 PDT
RGB-LED light sabre http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-light-sabre/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 19:11:06 PDT
Arduino basics No.1 - photoresistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-basics-No2-photoresistor/
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By: crashzoom

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:55:48 PDT