Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - arduino - led http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 13:04:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Display/
Arduino LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I49W/IK7BMV4Q/FLEI49WIK7BMV4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I49W/IK7BMV4Q/FLEI49WIK7BMV4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I49W/IK7BMV4Q/FLEI49WIK7BMV4Q.SMALL.jpg Maciej Miklas My latest project (https://github.com/maciejmiklas/LEDDisplay) contains driver for 8x8 LED Modules controlled via MAX722xx. It allows you to build display of custom size that is only limited by the hardware itself. Vertical and horizontal size can contain up to 256 modules, but before reaching thi...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:42:39 PST
Using one LED as an Indicator for different events in your system - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-One-LED-As-an-Indicator-for-Different-Events/
Using one LED as an Indicator for different events in your system - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZWMJ/IK7BXQLQ/FWAZWMJIK7BXQLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZWMJ/IK7BXQLQ/FWAZWMJIK7BXQLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZWMJ/IK7BXQLQ/FWAZWMJIK7BXQLQ.SMALL.jpg sirmaxford Many systems or machines undergo different events. For example, when you power up your laptop computer, an LED lights up to show power on state event. Another LED lights up when you plug in your charger; this other LED indicate a charging state event.What to do:1. Show power on state: when Arduino i...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 08:01:00 PST
HOW TO CONTROL a WiFi LYT8266 LED BULB WITH BLYNK IN 5 MINUTES http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CONTROL-a-WiFi-LYT8266-LED-BULB-WITH-BLYNK-/
HOW TO CONTROL a WiFi LYT8266 LED BULB WITH BLYNK IN 5 MINUTES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/P1AU/IJYV3660/FZGP1AUIJYV3660.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/P1AU/IJYV3660/FZGP1AUIJYV3660.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/P1AU/IJYV3660/FZGP1AUIJYV3660.SMALL.jpg AUTHOMETION In this tutorial we will see how to control a LYT8266 WiFi bulb in 5 minutes using the new powerful BLYNK platform.You will need:-A LYT8266 Bulb (http://authometion.com/shop/en/home/13-lyt8266.html)-BLYNK APP for iOS or Android + Blynk Arduino libraries (http://www.blynk.cc/getting-started/)-Arduino...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 07:37:26 PST
RGB Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Thermostat/
RGB Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2CFS/IJYUKSLT/F682CFSIJYUKSLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2CFS/IJYUKSLT/F682CFSIJYUKSLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2CFS/IJYUKSLT/F682CFSIJYUKSLT.SMALL.jpg parkerdaudt Hey guys,This is my first instructable so please don't be too harsh.I created this thermometer to be used in my college dorm room. As I had an air conditioner/heater that relied simply on a dial similar to that in cars (a red/blue wedge symbolizing more or less hot/cold) I wanted something more prec...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:09:17 PST
Arduino Motion Sensing Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Sensing-Alarm/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:42:52 PST
How to Make an Arduino Battery Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arduino-Battery-Tester/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:42:29 PST
A beginner's guide to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Arduino/
A beginner's guide to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SMALL.jpg tttapa After some years of experimenting with Arduino, I decided that the time has come to share the knowledge I've acquired. So I here it goes, a guide to Arduino, with the bare basics for beginners and some more advanced explanations for people who are somewhat more familiar with electronics.Every step w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:55:30 PST
Smiling Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Smiling-Arduino/
Smiling Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3CAX/IJSUYPOW/FPQ3CAXIJSUYPOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3CAX/IJSUYPOW/FPQ3CAXIJSUYPOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/3CAX/IJSUYPOW/FPQ3CAXIJSUYPOW.SMALL.jpg Simonexc Hi! Do you like electronics? Because I love it. Especially I love anything which displays results, like monitor. And today I'll show you how to make that Arduino will smile(and do some other stuffs :). So this instructable is about fun with Arduino and led matrix. At the end of this instructable I'l...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:59:12 PST
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Voltmeter-for-Quadcopter/
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SMALL.jpg ivver So, for the beginning I want to explain why I did it the way I did. I was flying my quad at night and crashed it in tall grass, after some time I found out that I lost my lipo baterry monitor and I still had few more fully charged batteries. So I went inside and take what I found laying around and m...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:44:30 PST
Arduino Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Light-Switch/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:44:28 PST
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-NeoPixel-Deco-Lights-via-Digispark-ATtiny85/
USB NeoPixel Deco Lights (via Digispark / ATtiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/QH39/IJOS9Y9X/FSQQH39IJOS9Y9X.SMALL.jpg martynov For this Instructable we need a WS2812 LED strip, also known as NeoPixel, and any MCU that could be programmed via Arduino. I use Digispark, it is a very nice tiny MCU based on ATtiny85. It has a special bootloader called Micronucleus which provides the ability to upload a program directly trough US...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:20:28 PST
LDR Shield for a programmable LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Shield-for-a-Programmable-LED/
LDR Shield for a programmable LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SMALL.jpg ahriant In this instructable I will be showing how to setup a shield for a programmable LED that allows you to change the colours through red green and blue by using 3 light dependent resistors. This tutorial uses Arduino & Max7, and although I have set up the LED as part of the shield, I will not be using ...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:47:49 PST
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-15-Apple-Macbook-Retina-ADALIGHT/
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SMALL.jpg ErwinF2 During this class 'Smart Objects' I designed a "Ambilight" frame for my 15" Apple MacBook Retina. In this instructable I will guide you how to build one for yourself. But first check out the pics/video to see whatsup! What you'll need? In order to follow this Instructable I advice to use the same...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 02:55:25 PST
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-With-ESP8266-and-Visuino/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:24:45 PST
IoT mood lamp from power socket http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Mood-Lamp-From-Power-Socket/
IoT mood lamp from power socket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/VG98/IJN7C86I/F5VVG98IJN7C86I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/VG98/IJN7C86I/F5VVG98IJN7C86I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/VG98/IJN7C86I/F5VVG98IJN7C86I.SMALL.jpg asdwsda One day a surface mounted power socket burned out in the room. The hot wire touched the ground pin. The socket turned black on the inside, but remained untouched on the outside. I've replaced it with a new one, and for some reason, I didn't throw away the damaged one. I started to think about what c...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:40:53 PST
Arduino Internet Controlled Led's http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Controlled-Leds/
Arduino Internet Controlled Led's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XPYN/IJM07T0I/F7KXPYNIJM07T0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XPYN/IJM07T0I/F7KXPYNIJM07T0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XPYN/IJM07T0I/F7KXPYNIJM07T0I.SMALL.jpg TechMaker_TM Hi,In this project i'm going to control led's trough a webpages. You can open your browser and control the led's.The code provided when uploaded and connected to the internet it creates a webserver in your LAN and you simply use the IP to access that webserver through your browser. After that it sho...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:45:13 PST
Hello Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Arduino-Uno/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:23:56 PST
Hue & Me http://www.instructables.com/id/Hue-Me/
Hue & Me - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6C2Z/IJHFGXOB/FDR6C2ZIJHFGXOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6C2Z/IJHFGXOB/FDR6C2ZIJHFGXOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6C2Z/IJHFGXOB/FDR6C2ZIJHFGXOB.SMALL.jpg DaveyV Hue & me is een Ambilight die reageert op video. Dit project is aangeleverd door de Hogeschool van de Kunsten Utrecht. Een werkend tastbaar prototype die gebruikt maakt van Arduino en een interactie tussen gebruikers of een interactie tussen een gebruiker en een systeem realiseert.Davey Verhoef - G...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:12:02 PST
Interactive Spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Spider/
Interactive Spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/QJ31/IJHJST31/FFFQJ31IJHJST31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/QJ31/IJHJST31/FFFQJ31IJHJST31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/QJ31/IJHJST31/FFFQJ31IJHJST31.SMALL.jpg terrytanke Welkom,Hier ga ik je uitleggen hoe je jouw eigen interactive spider kunt maken.Basis kennis van arduino is prettig maar geen vereiste om dit te ontwikkelen.Ik zal alles stap voor stap uitleggen hoe je dit prototype maakt. Arduino en programming Benodigd heden:7 weerstanden2 rode 5mm LED's2 oranje...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:00:07 PST
Emotibot With Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Emotibot-With-Arduino-UNO/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:52:22 PST
A Game of Dragons - An Arduino Led Game http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Game-of-Dragons-an-Arduino-Led-Game/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:45:03 PST
Interactive Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Bookcase/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 07:31:21 PST
Constant Current LED (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Constant-Current-LED-Arduino/
Constant Current LED (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZTFV/IJG00JFV/FCFZTFVIJG00JFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZTFV/IJG00JFV/FCFZTFVIJG00JFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZTFV/IJG00JFV/FCFZTFVIJG00JFV.SMALL.jpg marc.deloor.5 You probably have had that problem. You want to put lots of LED's on an output, but you don't really know how...Avery simple solution may be that you put all your LED's parallel to each another. Then, you calculate the resistor of them, and of you go. Or, if your Voltage is high enough, you can put ...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 03:32:07 PST
Arduino Equailizer Led Zonnebril http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Equailizer-Led-Zonnebril/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:00:39 PST
Wearable Loading Wheel - Motion Deactivated http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Loading-Wheel-Motion-Deactivated/
Wearable Loading Wheel - Motion Deactivated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen I am bring Loading Wheel to real-life! This is a motion deactivated loading wheel, when you stop moving the loading lights comes on. I found the spinning light to be extremely meditating in the real-life. For this project, you will need Access to a laser cutter 1/4 "Acrylic Clear 1/8 "Acrylic B...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:25:12 PST
IR controlled RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Controlled-RGB-LED/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:22:25 PST
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Activated-Light-Up-Christmas-Tree/
Musical Activated Light Up Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/HWIH/IJAEJ569/FZTHWIHIJAEJ569.SMALL.jpg ehudwill I have wanted to do this project for a while and finally found the time. Music and lights are two things that go great together at Christmas. People drive all over to see huge displays that cover an entire house and more. I decided to avoid the traffic and create my own little light show. Tools an...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:08:50 PST
Led matrix display Row column scanning using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Matrix-Display-Row-Column-Scanning-Using-Ardui/
Led matrix display Row column scanning using arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/NE8B/IJQNXPO7/F2QNE8BIJQNXPO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/NE8B/IJQNXPO7/F2QNE8BIJQNXPO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/NE8B/IJQNXPO7/F2QNE8BIJQNXPO7.SMALL.jpg abhiV4 We are very found of Led dot matrix displays. I have made a Led matrix but using different techniques for driving it.I tried to make it similar to a standard Television display. i have used the same techniques used in television for Row column scanning.This is my First Inscrutable as i,m newbie. so...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:28:53 PST
Doctor Who Gallifreyan Timepiece (Clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Gallifreyan-Timepiece/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:26:43 PST
Animated Cloud Night Light W/ ATTiny http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Cloud-Night-Light-W-ATTiny/
Animated Cloud Night Light W/ ATTiny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/DIQS/IJAEMDEV/FHTDIQSIJAEMDEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/DIQS/IJAEMDEV/FHTDIQSIJAEMDEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/DIQS/IJAEMDEV/FHTDIQSIJAEMDEV.SMALL.jpg james.heires This Instructable shows you how to make a nifty Arduino (ATTiny) powered animated night light. This design uses inexpensive LED strips in 3 separate circuits. The 'sun' LEDs stay on constantly, while the 2 'cloud' LEDs slowly fade up & down in a pseudo-random way.Materials needed: 9" x 12" X 1/4" wh...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:21:07 PST
LED Heart plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Heart-Plaque/
LED Heart plaque - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3WJJ/IJKCGW2R/FKF3WJJIJKCGW2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3WJJ/IJKCGW2R/FKF3WJJIJKCGW2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3WJJ/IJKCGW2R/FKF3WJJIJKCGW2R.SMALL.jpg nemodude At work my co workers and I were tasked with making light up plaques in order to learn how to code rgb led's. I, like always, wanted to take things a step further and make something fancy. With my strange heart obsession, i decided to make a dripping heart plaque that changed colors depending on my ...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 06:14:48 PST
Interactive LED Shoes - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Shoes-Arduino/
Interactive LED Shoes - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FSK3/IJ6CAUU0/F47FSK3IJ6CAUU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FSK3/IJ6CAUU0/F47FSK3IJ6CAUU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FSK3/IJ6CAUU0/F47FSK3IJ6CAUU0.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi Stand out from the crowd with these cool Interactive LED Shoes that are activated by movement. Choose from six different effects, to mix things up a little next time you are out on the town! Overview Each shoe is powered by an Arduino Pro Mini with an Array of 64 LEDs which are individually a...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 16:14:42 PST
Fashion Envelope Bag (PIR), Queen of The Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Fashion-Envelope-Bag-PIR-Queen-of-the-Party/
Fashion Envelope Bag (PIR), Queen of The Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/U7GI/IJ4OR6ZH/FC1U7GIIJ4OR6ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/U7GI/IJ4OR6ZH/FC1U7GIIJ4OR6ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/U7GI/IJ4OR6ZH/FC1U7GIIJ4OR6ZH.SMALL.jpg NouraQi Envelope bag is always the favorite items for stars and fashion girls. But seldom of them have a PIR one :DI followed Mag's "Hat for the Party" to make this envelope bag. It include a PIR sensor outside the bag, when someone moved in front of bag the LEDs will light up. Envelope bag is always the fa...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 19:53:43 PST
Hack a TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-TV-Remote/
Hack a TV remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/B0HL/IJ352WYQ/FCYB0HLIJ352WYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/B0HL/IJ352WYQ/FCYB0HLIJ352WYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/B0HL/IJ352WYQ/FCYB0HLIJ352WYQ.SMALL.jpg GoRotics In this instructable i will show you how you can hack your TV remote and to make it work as per your desire!Hope you like it. Watch the video! Parts Required 1. Arduino UNO/NANO (or any other commpatible board)2. IR reciever ( i used SM0038)3.A TV remote4. Breadboard5.Connecting wires7. LED ...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 03:20:37 PST
DIY Arduino Game Show Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Game-Show-Buttons/
DIY Arduino Game Show Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/BLVE/IJ1PMKJS/FIBBLVEIJ1PMKJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/BLVE/IJ1PMKJS/FIBBLVEIJ1PMKJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/BLVE/IJ1PMKJS/FIBBLVEIJ1PMKJS.SMALL.jpg Alexan24 How to make a Game Show Buttons using Arduino, cheap and easy, for unlimited fun!! Parts 3 Led (any colour)3 10kΩ resistors3 buttonsArduinoBreadboardJumper Wires Wire Up Wire up the circuit like the schematic. Code time!! Upload the code.You can add more players just by copying one part an...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 09:03:27 PST
Control Arduino With Blynk [USB] [beginners] Wireless Anywhere in the World http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-With-Blynk-USB-beginners-Wireless-/
Control Arduino With Blynk [USB] [beginners] Wireless Anywhere in the World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/N6NI/IJ1TYEVE/FYXN6NIIJ1TYEVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/N6NI/IJ1TYEVE/FYXN6NIIJ1TYEVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/N6NI/IJ1TYEVE/FYXN6NIIJ1TYEVE.SMALL.jpg Ofibro here is how to control arduino with blynk via USB from anywhere in the world!!! Here is how to control arduino with blynk via USB from anywhere in the world!!!‚Äč watch and enjoy!
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 11:20:24 PST
Intelligent Lighting System for Terrariums/Aquariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-Lighting-System-for-TerrariumsAquarium/
Intelligent Lighting System for Terrariums/Aquariums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/RT4L/IIYUV36S/FC6RT4LIIYUV36S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/RT4L/IIYUV36S/FC6RT4LIIYUV36S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/RT4L/IIYUV36S/FC6RT4LIIYUV36S.SMALL.jpg etherwulf In this instructable, I'll be sharing details of this lighting system that I made for terrariums and aquariums. The photo above shows it being fitted to a foraging area for ants. My main objective was to mimic a complete day/night cycle so that I would be able to observe foraging patterns as well as...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 07:00:24 PST
How to control LEDs using a remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-LEDs-Using-a-Remote-Control/
How to control LEDs using a remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/9KLE/IIYZ15PM/FXZ9KLEIIYZ15PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/9KLE/IIYZ15PM/FXZ9KLEIIYZ15PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/9KLE/IIYZ15PM/FXZ9KLEIIYZ15PM.SMALL.jpg eliesalame In an earlier instructable I demonstrated how to get the HEX codes for the remote control buttons. Here is the link:http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Capture-Rem...Now that we have the codes, we can use them to control what ever we wish, in this instructable I will show you how to turn on and ...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 04:02:33 PST
Wake-up ceiling light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-Ceiling-Light/
Wake-up ceiling light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/7FPG/IIUOPIPW/FPL7FPGIIUOPIPW.SMALL.jpg Frans van Buul I like the idea of a wake-up light, simulating sunrise in the morning to wake up in a gentle fashion. There are many commercial products for this, usually having the form factor of a stand-alone bedside lamp. I thought the entire concept would actually work better if it were integrated into our bedr...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:29:32 PST
Arduino Solar Tracker Using LEDs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker-Using-LEDs/
Arduino Solar Tracker Using LEDs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LZDN/IIYUR27J/FOCLZDNIIYUR27J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LZDN/IIYUR27J/FOCLZDNIIYUR27J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LZDN/IIYUR27J/FOCLZDNIIYUR27J.SMALL.jpg GlytchTech So I recently came across a bit of information I had forgotten. LEDs generate a bit of voltage when under illumination of a range of wave lengths. Time to exploit this oddity to make a DIY solar tracker for my solar panels!The code can be found over at my website, along with updates that will be p...
By: GlytchTech

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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 20:27:16 PST
JolliCube - an 8x8x8 LED Cube (SPI) http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-an-8x8x8-LED-Cube-SPI/
JolliCube - an 8x8x8 LED Cube (SPI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SMALL.jpg jollifactory LED Cubes never fails to impress us. Watching some animations on 7x7x7 or larger LED Cubes can be very mesmerizing.We have long wanted to build one of these cubes larger than 7x7x7. We researched online for similar projects and found that the time just to construct the LED Cube alone is very time-co...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 17:59:51 PST
LED + Temperature Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Temperature-Monitoring/
LED + Temperature Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O08B/IIXFCACQ/FBZO08BIIXFCACQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O08B/IIXFCACQ/FBZO08BIIXFCACQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/O08B/IIXFCACQ/FBZO08BIIXFCACQ.SMALL.jpg yhckelvin This project comes with GUI is Microsoft C# and sketch code for Arduino.Basically, it has a GUI to turn ON and OFF the LED and a temperature button to check the surrounding temperature. Parts 1 unit of Arduino UNO1 unit of LED (Digital pin 13)1 unit of LM35 (Analog A0 pin)1 unit of resistor 47k O...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 08:24:26 PST
Pure Binary LED wall clock with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Pure-Binary-LED-Wall-Clock-With-Arduino/
Pure Binary LED wall clock with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/A888/IJ7WPZZM/F5NA888IJ7WPZZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/A888/IJ7WPZZM/F5NA888IJ7WPZZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/A888/IJ7WPZZM/F5NA888IJ7WPZZM.SMALL.jpg ravijag My binary wall clock is inspired from many binary clocks i found on Instructables Links:Lilypad Arduino clock :http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Bi...Binary clock: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LEDs-Binar...Plus some other binary clock instructables.But...What i found lacking...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 18:47:56 PST
How To Make Two Blinking LED Eyes With Your Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Two-Blinking-LED-Eyes-With-Your-Arduin/
How To Make Two Blinking LED Eyes With Your Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/1P9V/IIUKBQY1/FG81P9VIIUKBQY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/1P9V/IIUKBQY1/FG81P9VIIUKBQY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/1P9V/IIUKBQY1/FG81P9VIIUKBQY1.SMALL.jpg Jed C I'm going to show you how to make two blinking LED eyes. Connect The Hardware You will need: - Arduino Uno.- 4 Jumper Wires.- 2 LEDs (I used red ones)- 1 330ohm resistor.Now follow this schematic to connect the hardware. Load The Program Open the Arduino software and copy and paste this:// th...
By: Jed C

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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:16:27 PST
Cheap 7 segment clock (cardboard clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-7-Segment-Clock-cardboard-Clock/
Cheap 7 segment clock (cardboard clock) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/1Y9G/IIT503SU/FMT1Y9GIIT503SU.SMALL.jpg Qu4l1ty Hey everyone! I build "screen" from cardboard, and i want to show how to make it. It has 4 digits and between them is two dot. It´s very cheap, and you need only 30 leds, cardboard and some transistors. If you want to do something without using lot of money, this is good project for you :) Lets begi...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 05:55:13 PST
Message on an Alphanumeric Display| Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Message-on-an-Alphanumeric-Display-Arduino/
Message on an Alphanumeric Display| Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/DZVX/IIT4Z4SP/FT9DZVXIIT4Z4SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/DZVX/IIT4Z4SP/FT9DZVXIIT4Z4SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/DZVX/IIT4Z4SP/FT9DZVXIIT4Z4SP.SMALL.jpg Bits4Bots This project displays 'Hello' on a single 16 segment display with the use of an Arduino board. Parts For this project you will need:Arduino programmerJumper wiresAlphanumeric display *LTP587HR (common anode) How It Works To program the Atmega use Arduino software. The code can be downloaded be...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 01:44:56 PST
Blinky Blockhead (beginner Arduino project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-Blockhead-beginner-Arduino-Project/
Blinky Blockhead (beginner Arduino project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1FRK/IIRROC7T/FHF1FRKIIRROC7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1FRK/IIRROC7T/FHF1FRKIIRROC7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/1FRK/IIRROC7T/FHF1FRKIIRROC7T.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker This is just a fun little addition to your desk. Thanks to my sister for making the paper cube and hair! Gather your supplies. Draw a rectangle that is 2 1/2 X 10" Draw lines that are 2 1/2 apart. Draw 2 more squares and add tabs where indicated. Cut it out. Glue it togeth...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:04:40 PST
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-40-to-Your-Arduino-Project-IoT-Co/
Adding Bluetooth 4.0 to your Arduino Project [IoT] - Controlled by Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/ZK7F/IIM1UQHZ/FVNZK7FIIM1UQHZ.SMALL.jpg IoTalabs We are group of internet of things enthusiasts that love hacking together different devices. Check out our current project at our website and take a look at this guide in a different format at our blog. Introduction Arduino is a cool platform because you can easily interact with your projects fro...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:55:06 PST
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyChainino-the-First-Game-KeyChain-Programmable-W/
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SMALL.jpg alessandromatera KeyChainino is a vintage game keychain programmable with Arduino where anyone can upload his own game just with the Arduino IDE.If you really love Arcade Game, KeyChainino is for you!It doesn't have any LCDs, but only 30 LEDs controlled by the Atmel ATtiny84. Surely you understand that an 14 pins mi...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:49:19 PST
Arduino Music Rhythm LED Lighting Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Music-Rhythm-LED-Lighting-Box/
Arduino Music Rhythm LED Lighting Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/P3FH/IIHPDNLN/FQCP3FHIIHPDNLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/P3FH/IIHPDNLN/FQCP3FHIIHPDNLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/P3FH/IIHPDNLN/FQCP3FHIIHPDNLN.SMALL.jpg Ardumotive_com In this project I will show you how to make your own Arduino (based) music rhythm LED lighting box, The circuit uses the ATtiny45 micro-controller and you will be able to program it with Codebender - online Arduino ide - by using the Arduino UNO board as an ISP programmer.The hole procedure is very ...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:14:19 PST