Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - microcontrollers - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:46:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Open source BLE door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-source-BLE-door-lock/
Open source BLE door lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/SYHM/I0462O37/FMNSYHMI0462O37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/SYHM/I0462O37/FMNSYHMI0462O37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/SYHM/I0462O37/FMNSYHMI0462O37.SMALL.jpg simsalapim Ever been looking for your keys, and wanted to call them, before you realize that they are hideously analog pieces of metal? Or wanted to let someone into your house when you’re not at home, without having to lend them your keys?Lockitron was the solution that descended from hardware heaven – a devi...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:06:27 PDT
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Disk-Clock-HDD-Clock-with-Arduino-Uno/
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SMALL.jpg ACVoltage This is a fun project that can be done easily and also cheaply. In this instructable we will explain step by step how to make this beautiful POV clock.Used material: Arduino Uno, Tiny RTC modul, ULN 2003, IR diode and IR transistor (used like a sensor, more details in next steps) 4 pushbuttons (...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:40:58 PDT
Arduino-based Switching Voltage Regulators http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Switching-Voltage-Regulators/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:13:54 PDT
littleBits Serial Data http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Serial-Data/
littleBits Serial Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PID2/HX8HQGKG/FCRPID2HX8HQGKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PID2/HX8HQGKG/FCRPID2HX8HQGKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PID2/HX8HQGKG/FCRPID2HX8HQGKG.SMALL.jpg rasterweb littleBits are fun little electronic modules you can use to build things. With the release of an Arduino module, you can now connect littleBits to your computer to control applications and other things running on your desktop. Grab your bits You'll need:PowerDimmerArduinoYou'll also need a 9 volt...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 06:04:24 PDT
Program your Arduino with an Android device! http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Arduino-with-a-Android-device/
Program your Arduino with an Android device! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want, this is usefull for permanently installed Arduino boards, like in light controllers...So lets get started! ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:29:33 PDT
Which MICROCONTROLLER for your ELECTRONIC FASHION? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Does-Fashion-Lack-MICROCONTROLLERS-but-WHICH/
Which MICROCONTROLLER for your ELECTRONIC FASHION? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/CL6J/HVL8DVLA/FPHCL6JHVL8DVLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/CL6J/HVL8DVLA/FPHCL6JHVL8DVLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/CL6J/HVL8DVLA/FPHCL6JHVL8DVLA.SMALL.jpg anoukwipprecht What Does Fashion Lack? "Microcontrollers" I always answer - and it's TRUE! It makes your garments SO much more interesting, interactive and communicative as soon as you add some INTELLIGENCE to it.But which ones are on the market? I started a little research on available on some of the hottest SMAL...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 18:05:17 PDT
Turn Signal Suspenders http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Signal-Suspenders/
Turn Signal Suspenders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HH0T/HULS7XKR/F8GHH0THULS7XKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HH0T/HULS7XKR/F8GHH0THULS7XKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/HH0T/HULS7XKR/F8GHH0THULS7XKR.SMALL.jpg sreisewitz Here is a link to a video of them working!   http://youtu.be/b04B_yZ8EhY Inspired by the turn signal sweater.  It sounded great, except I don't wear sweaters in summer noon heat, or on cold winter days. Enter suspenders! I have thought of two major improvements I would like to make, which I ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:08:18 PDT
ATtiny Programming Shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Programming-Shield-for-Arduino-1/
ATtiny Programming Shield for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/MHDQ/HD8TWXKP/F3MMHDQHD8TWXKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/MHDQ/HD8TWXKP/F3MMHDQHD8TWXKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/MHDQ/HD8TWXKP/F3MMHDQHD8TWXKP.SMALL.jpg Plusea This little circuit sits nicely ontop of an Arduino board and lets you quickly plug in an ATtiny chip for programming using the Arduino "language" and IDE to write the code, and the Arduino board as an ISP programmer to upload the code to the tiny chip. These instructions are also published on our ...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:14:06 PST
Rideable Segway Clone - Low Cost and Easy Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Rideable-Segway-Clone-Low-Cost-and-Easy-Build/
Rideable Segway Clone - Low Cost and Easy Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/BX13/HSICZI3H/FZVBX13HSICZI3H.SMALL.jpg ihart This Instructable will show you how to build a ride-able Segway clone.  Here are its features: Easy to build with no welding, no complicated steering linkage and minimal soldering. Uses a readily available $3 digital MPU6050 accelerometer/gyro IMU board. Total parts cost is under $400 (...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:35:30 PDT
Moving a Motor Using Arduino and Serial Communcation http://www.instructables.com/id/Moving-a-Motor-Using-Arduino-and-Serial-Communcati/
Moving a Motor Using Arduino and Serial Communcation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/QEZC/HSHQQ6SZ/FP8QEZCHSHQQ6SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/QEZC/HSHQQ6SZ/FP8QEZCHSHQQ6SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/QEZC/HSHQQ6SZ/FP8QEZCHSHQQ6SZ.SMALL.jpg bww1 Have you ever wondered how robots move?  Have you ever wanted to write a program to control a robot?  If so, this tutorial will be an excellent starting place to learn electronic controls with the Arduino Microcontroller.  You will be making a control system composing of an Arduino Microcontroller, ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:30:32 PST
Arduino HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HC-SR04-Ultrasonic-Rover/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:25:03 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm/
Arduino Robotic Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/P2AH/HP0CR1DS/FPNP2AHHP0CR1DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/P2AH/HP0CR1DS/FPNP2AHHP0CR1DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/P2AH/HP0CR1DS/FPNP2AHHP0CR1DS.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In this instructurable I will show you how to make a simple robotic arm controlled by 4 servos , 2 analog joysticks, and an Arduino UNO. It is very similar to my "2 Servos + Thumbstick" instructurable. This tutorial is in particular to help out another Arduino user;  "RobotZee". I will guide you ste...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:13:28 PST
BARC Jeep - An XBOX Controlled Power Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/BARC-Jeep-An-XBOX-Controlled-Power-Wheels/
BARC Jeep - An XBOX Controlled Power Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BIBM/HNTKDROI/FV8BIBMHNTKDROI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BIBM/HNTKDROI/FV8BIBMHNTKDROI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BIBM/HNTKDROI/FV8BIBMHNTKDROI.SMALL.jpg ADN Makers Make a power wheels jeep that is controlled by an XBOX controller. This particular build is using Power Wheels® Jeep® Hurricane with Monster Traction™ but should be usable across many different types of power wheels with small adjustments. I wanted to do this project...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:34:25 PST
Reliable and low cost IR Proximity sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Reliable-and-low-cost-IR-Proximity-sensor/
Reliable and low cost IR Proximity sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/KS52/HMWVZ641/FT5KS52HMWVZ641.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/KS52/HMWVZ641/FT5KS52HMWVZ641.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/KS52/HMWVZ641/FT5KS52HMWVZ641.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech This is a simple yet effective IR proximity sensor built around the TSOP 1738 module. The TSOP module is commonly found at the receiving end of an IR remote control system; e.g., in TVs, CD players etc. These modules require the incoming data to be modulated at a particular frequency and would ign...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 05:11:46 PDT
Create an Internet Connected Pill Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Internet-Connected-Pill-Dispenser/
Create an Internet Connected Pill Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/M9OA/HM8DG27L/F26M9OAHM8DG27L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/M9OA/HM8DG27L/F26M9OAHM8DG27L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/M9OA/HM8DG27L/F26M9OAHM8DG27L.SMALL.jpg mazzmn The P.I.L. Box - A Better Medication Reminder System Studies show the consequences of patients not taking medications according to doctor's orders can be serious, especially in older patients.With today's low cost micro-controllers and sensors (and the incentive of the Radio Shack / Instructables Mi...
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 20:07:41 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
Flora- an interactive flower http://www.instructables.com/id/Flora-an-interactive-flower/
Flora- an interactive flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/FRV5/HIUX9QRA/FG4FRV5HIUX9QRA.SMALL.jpg Dipanjan Hello everyone.....Today I have taken something out of my flower garden....We all know,plants have their own lives,they can feel just as we feel..but they can't express it...But what happens if a flower gains the ability to interact with you? Imagine a flower sitting at your desk looking at you,waiv...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:55:26 PDT
Stargate LED Lighted Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-LED-Lighted-Necklace/
Stargate LED Lighted Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/B8N8/HHRZJX9X/FA0B8N8HHRZJX9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/B8N8/HHRZJX9X/FA0B8N8HHRZJX9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/B8N8/HHRZJX9X/FA0B8N8HHRZJX9X.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Ever need to have a Stargate handy? You can wear one around your neck and have it at the ready. Ears starting to bleed from the volume of the music at the club or that Euro-chic clothing retailer outlet?  Activate the Stargate to jump to another world.  Light sequence needs to be just right.  Don't ...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 07:56:06 PDT
Love Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Gauge/
Love Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DH76/HD4VQ1JL/F35DH76HD4VQ1JL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DH76/HD4VQ1JL/F35DH76HD4VQ1JL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DH76/HD4VQ1JL/F35DH76HD4VQ1JL.SMALL.jpg lighttamer I'm working together with my wife. But sometimes one of us has an external appointment. So, if one of us is thinking about the other, we want to show it together. For this, I have made an Love Gauge for us. It stands on our desktop, or you can carry it somewhere else, cause it has an WLAN module. ...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 09:45:32 PST
Spell out affection for your Valentine with chocolates, LEDs, Attiny13 and Arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Spell-out-affection-for-your-Valentine-with-chocol/
Spell out affection for your Valentine with chocolates, LEDs, Attiny13 and Arduino IDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/WLGZ/HD7U0WZV/FSSWLGZHD7U0WZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/WLGZ/HD7U0WZV/FSSWLGZHD7U0WZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/WLGZ/HD7U0WZV/FSSWLGZHD7U0WZV.SMALL.jpg elabz Well, sure, you could have put a post-it note with the same message inside that chocolate box :)  but it won't be nearly as cool, especially if your Valentine has a sweet spot for nerds. Come to think of it: of course she does, otherwise what is she doing still hanging out with you? If you are stil...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:05:58 PST
Attiny serial monitor using arduino walkthrough http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-serial-monitor-using-arduino-walkthrough/
Attiny serial monitor using arduino walkthrough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/8M3Q/HAQ31LNM/FKL8M3QHAQ31LNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/8M3Q/HAQ31LNM/FKL8M3QHAQ31LNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/8M3Q/HAQ31LNM/FKL8M3QHAQ31LNM.SMALL.jpg hilukasz Allllllllllright dudes and dudets. Here is whats up, we're going to make attiny and arduino bestest of friends. If you have ever worked with capacitive switches you know how much it makes you want to smash your face into a wall...Now imagine you have no way to monitor output, well that is what I wa...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 11:13:14 PST
Color Changing LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-LED-Tree/
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 10:19:46 PDT
Intro to Model Airplane Autopilot!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Model-Airplane-Autopilot/
Intro to Model Airplane Autopilot!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/8TNY/H337KLF6/FO58TNYH337KLF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/8TNY/H337KLF6/FO58TNYH337KLF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/8TNY/H337KLF6/FO58TNYH337KLF6.SMALL.jpg waymond91 Hi All! I am twenty years old. I picked up my arduino for the first time this Christmas, and I've been keeping busy on my arduino applications so that I can bring you this instructable. I hope that it helps!!! The purpose of this project was to build a stepping stone from remote controlled flight t...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:51:20 PDT
Multiplexing with Arduino and the 74HC595 http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiplexing-with-Arduino-and-the-74HC595/
Multiplexing with Arduino and the 74HC595 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/H042/H320I31X/FNBH042H320I31X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/H042/H320I31X/FNBH042H320I31X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/H042/H320I31X/FNBH042H320I31X.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The 74HC595 is an easy and inexpensive (at about 60 cents apiece) way to increase the number of digital out pins on your Arduino.  In this tutorial I'll show you how to drive up to 16 LEDs with one 74HC595 using a technique called multiplexing.  In the end, all 16 LEDs will require only three of the...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 00:08:44 PDT
The Arduino Synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-Synthesizer/
The Arduino Synthesizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HC7O/H1EMI3XM/FL6HC7OH1EMI3XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HC7O/H1EMI3XM/FL6HC7OH1EMI3XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/HC7O/H1EMI3XM/FL6HC7OH1EMI3XM.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura The Arduino is able to output sound through a library that has been developed called the Tone Library. By creating an interface and a program that can call certain values to be output to an audio out, the Arduino Synthesizer is a robust tool for making a rudimentary noise machine. It uses gran...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 12:00:30 PDT
DIY Amp / Watt Hour Volt Meter - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Amp-Hour-Meter-Arduino/
DIY Amp / Watt Hour Volt Meter - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Y1Y7/H1YOHHOI/FVCY1Y7H1YOHHOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Y1Y7/H1YOHHOI/FVCY1Y7H1YOHHOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/Y1Y7/H1YOHHOI/FVCY1Y7H1YOHHOI.SMALL.jpg sspence Major corrections and additions made 9/9/2014 For my off-grid Ham Radio and Solar projects, I needed a way to measure volts, amps, watts, amp hours and watt hours. There's a couple of commercial products that can do this, but not with the flexibility I wanted. I designed a Arduino micro-controller b...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 16:48:34 PDT
Arduino Drawbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Drawbot/
Arduino Drawbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/K0QS/H1JUHFO5/F8PK0QSH1JUHFO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/K0QS/H1JUHFO5/F8PK0QSH1JUHFO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/K0QS/H1JUHFO5/F8PK0QSH1JUHFO5.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In some of my previous Arduino instructurables I have show to the Arduino beginers on how to control servos in different ways. And in my last instructurable I have show the modification of a Parallax servo for a 360º rotation. So in this one I will show Arduino beginers the use of those 360º rot...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 15:20:09 PDT
Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-360-rotation-mod-Parallax/
Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/XTX0/H1EN02U2/FV8XTX0H1EN02U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/XTX0/H1EN02U2/FV8XTX0H1EN02U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/XTX0/H1EN02U2/FV8XTX0H1EN02U2.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In this instructurable I will expalin and show you how to make a Parallax servo rotate 360º. And againI have search the internet to see tutorials clear enough to make this posible with no luck. Don't get me wrong they are some how good but not clear. This mod will help you to use the mod servo fo...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:45:33 PDT
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-Servos-Thumbstick-joystick/
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/OLC4/GZPBMAKG/FZWOLC4GZPBMAKG.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In my other 2 Arduino tutorials I have help new users to play tones and making 2 servos move with a mouse. This time I will help you move the same 2 servos with a thumbstick. And again I have surf the internet to see If there are tutorials that clear to understand specially for the beginner Arduino ...
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:23:21 PDT
Arduino + 2 servos + mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview/
Arduino + 2 servos + mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OP0H/GZB3BULK/FTHOP0HGZB3BULK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OP0H/GZB3BULK/FTHOP0HGZB3BULK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/OP0H/GZB3BULK/FTHOP0HGZB3BULK.SMALL.jpg biomech75 Here is a tutorial on how to make 2 servos move with a mouse using the Arduino board. There is not a simple tutorial than this one and I have search the web looking for one with no result. This one is simple and easy for everybody to follow. Enjoy! ;) Dont forget to vote for me on the Arduino Challe...
By: biomech75

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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 12:03:56 PST
Using an Arduino to Control or Test an SPI electronic device http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Arduino-to-Control-or-Test-an-SPI-electro/
Using an Arduino to Control or Test an SPI electronic device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UVOB/GZFUT2AK/FMKUVOBGZFUT2AK.SMALL.jpg saratogadude There are many electronic devices that use the SPI  bus, or Serial Peripheral Interface bus, for communications (e.g. various sensors, LCD displays, digital potentiometers, D/A and A/D converters, wireless transmitters and receivers, audio volume controls).  The devices receive data serially from a ...
By: saratogadude

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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 13:52:17 PST
Arduino powered Haunted Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-Haunted-Pumpkin/
Arduino powered Haunted Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/E481/GU8S6QNG/FOZE481GU8S6QNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/E481/GU8S6QNG/FOZE481GU8S6QNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/E481/GU8S6QNG/FOZE481GU8S6QNG.SMALL.jpg thoughtfix This is a cute little project that takes a pumpkin, motion sensor, and some parts from Radio Shack. It was fun to create and build. This project was sponsored by the Radio Shack Great Create and I was able to make the whole thing with parts available from Radio Shack. Thanks for the gift card, Rad...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:37:31 PDT
LED Microcontroller Debug Module http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Microcontroller-Debug-Module/
LED Microcontroller Debug Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/YA1D/GRFNCVAT/FRMYA1DGRFNCVAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/YA1D/GRFNCVAT/FRMYA1DGRFNCVAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/YA1D/GRFNCVAT/FRMYA1DGRFNCVAT.SMALL.jpg mattthegamer463 When it comes to debugging a microcontroller circuit, there aren't a lot of simple options.  Since a microcontroller circuit might have multiple things going on at the same time, measuring voltages with a DMM isn't an option.  Using an computerized In-Circuit-Debugger solution is expensive and elab...
By: mattthegamer463

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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 04:27:27 PDT
Password access with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Password-access-with-arduino/
Password access with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XOZX/GP7ISCS1/F7KXOZXGP7ISCS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XOZX/GP7ISCS1/F7KXOZXGP7ISCS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/XOZX/GP7ISCS1/F7KXOZXGP7ISCS1.SMALL.jpg razvan_iycdi ~~ The complete kit for this tutorial is now for sale at www.razvantech.com   Get one! ~~ This instructable will show you how to make a pass-code lock system using the Arduino Mega board. Whenyou type the right code, an LED lights up an the servo moves to open a lock. What you will need: ---one Ard...
By: razvan_iycdi

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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 23:36:55 PDT
How To Use a Nokia Color LCD! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-a-Nokia-Color-LCD/
How To Use a Nokia Color LCD! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/5M6G/GNBEVCLM/F5G5M6GGNBEVCLM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/5M6G/GNBEVCLM/F5G5M6GGNBEVCLM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/5M6G/GNBEVCLM/F5G5M6GGNBEVCLM.SMALL.jpg CalcProgrammer1 Nokia manufactures a wide variety of cell phones and many of their cheaper phones contain simple LCD's which may be used in microcontroller projects.  There is one particular LCD model that is used in a wide variety of their phones and is often referred to as simply a "Nokia LCD", or "Nokia 6100 LCD...
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Tue, 10 May 2011 20:06:26 PDT
Easy, Reversible Motor Control for Arduino (or any Microcontroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Reversible-Motor-Control-for-Arduino-/
Easy, Reversible Motor Control for Arduino (or any Microcontroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/DPBJ/GMFGVZYO/FDDDPBJGMFGVZYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/DPBJ/GMFGVZYO/FDDDPBJGMFGVZYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/DPBJ/GMFGVZYO/FDDDPBJGMFGVZYO.SMALL.jpg nothinglabs This project uses just three main components to provide forward and reverse control for a single motor.  You can easily interface it to an Arduino or any other microcontroller. It's so simple - you can wire it up "free-form" without a circuit board in about 15 minutes. Features: All parts avai...
By: nothinglabs

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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 19:08:54 PDT
Radio Telemetry for a Model Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Telemetry-for-a-Model-Rocket/
Radio Telemetry for a Model Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UVCO/GJQEGQ8X/FXLUVCOGJQEGQ8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UVCO/GJQEGQ8X/FXLUVCOGJQEGQ8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UVCO/GJQEGQ8X/FXLUVCOGJQEGQ8X.SMALL.jpg MakersBox Flying model rockets is fun, but there is always the question of how high did it go. Using a programmable micro-controller and some sensors, you can monitor the entire phase of flight and measure acceleration and altitude, among other things. With this project, I’ll show you how I did just that, usi...
By: MakersBox

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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 11:25:12 PST
Rechargeable Battery Capacity Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Battery-Capacity-Tester/
Rechargeable Battery Capacity Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/2S22/GJQEJQDF/F3I2S22GJQEJQDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/2S22/GJQEJQDF/F3I2S22GJQEJQDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/2S22/GJQEJQDF/F3I2S22GJQEJQDF.SMALL.jpg BrianH Do you have a pile of AA rechargeable batteries in your drawer? Some are old, some are new, but which sets would you bring with your camera on your next trip, and which ones are past their useful life? I like using rechargeable batteries, but I’m certain that some of them are not living up to the st...
By: BrianH

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Tue, 8 Feb 2011 12:43:06 PST
Arduino Wind Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wind-Instrument/
Arduino Wind Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/O5WK/GJQEG2W3/FL5O5WKGJQEG2W3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/O5WK/GJQEG2W3/FL5O5WKGJQEG2W3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/O5WK/GJQEG2W3/FL5O5WKGJQEG2W3.SMALL.jpg mizliz I wanted to create an Arduino instrument that was easy to play, but would sound better with practice. This "wind" instrument combines the Sparkfun Electret Microphone breakout board with the Tone library and 5 buttons on one analog pin. The musician must make a sound or blow into the microphone in o...
By: mizliz

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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 18:04:21 PST
Snapable Lilypads http://www.instructables.com/id/Snapable-Lilypads/
Snapable Lilypads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/NUNA/GJQEG2GP/FB8NUNAGJQEG2GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/NUNA/GJQEG2GP/FB8NUNAGJQEG2GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/NUNA/GJQEG2GP/FB8NUNAGJQEG2GP.SMALL.gif mizliz My students and I love the LilyPad, but we want to be able to move theLilyPad from project to project without a lot of hassel or having to destroy our handywork. The solution? Add snaps! Parts 1. 30 AWG wire 2. Sewing needle 3. Neoprene-http://foamorder.com/neoprene.html 4. Fabric scissors 5. Fab...
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 11:29:36 PST
Simple Animatronics with Servos and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Animatronics-with-Servos/
Simple Animatronics with Servos and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/DRWI/GJQEKU9H/FKWDRWIGJQEKU9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/DRWI/GJQEKU9H/FKWDRWIGJQEKU9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/DRWI/GJQEKU9H/FKWDRWIGJQEKU9H.SMALL.jpg gzip Servos are surprisingly easy to use. Even more so than simple DC motors and steppers when you have a microcontroller. In this instructable we'll use a 'duino to drive five servos which will control a doll's limbs and neck. I bought the servos at HobbyPartz for a couple bucks apiece and found the do...
By: gzip

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Sun, 23 Jan 2011 01:51:23 PST
LED Umbrella with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Umbrella-with-Arduino/
LED Umbrella with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/0D2A/G56ZZXWW/FFQ0D2AG56ZZXWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/0D2A/G56ZZXWW/FFQ0D2AG56ZZXWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/0D2A/G56ZZXWW/FFQ0D2AG56ZZXWW.SMALL.jpg matthewpoage The LED Umbrella with Arduino combines an umbrella, an 8x10 LED matrix and an Arduino microcontroller to create a controllable, programmable LED experience in the privacy of your own umbrella. This project was inspired by the Electric Umbrella by sockmaster and a number of LED matrix instructables o...
By: matthewpoage

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Sat, 6 Feb 2010 08:18:51 PST
Beatfly : Make an illuminating blimp and control it with your voice, Keyboard, MIDI Controller, Garageband file, iPhone, Flash, and more! [Mac OSX] http://www.instructables.com/id/Beatfly-Make-an-illuminating-blimp-and-control-i/
Beatfly : Make an illuminating blimp and control it with your voice, Keyboard, MIDI Controller, Garageband file, iPhone, Flash, and more! [Mac OSX] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/MOZ0/G56ZPYN9/F1MMOZ0G56ZPYN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/MOZ0/G56ZPYN9/F1MMOZ0G56ZPYN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/MOZ0/G56ZPYN9/F1MMOZ0G56ZPYN9.SMALL.jpg Hideki I have worked on several projects using blimps and balloons, and here I would like to share one of them, Beatfly. This is an illuminating blimp controlled with various interfaces such as voice, Keyboard, MIDI Controller, Garageband MIDI file, iPhone&iPod Touch, and Flash application. I implemented ...
By: Hideki

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Wed, 3 Feb 2010 23:12:09 PST