Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - microcontrollers - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:50:39 PST BLOX v1.01 The HacqueBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-HacqueBoard/
The HacqueBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SMALL.jpg thegrendel The Protopalette is a commercially available prototyping workbench for the Arduino and similar microcontrollers. Unfortunately, there exists no similar tool for the more powerful credit card sized computers, the ones that are capable of running a full-fledged operating system. Well, there wasn't one...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:25:56 PST
Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blind Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Solar-Powered-Horizontal-Blinds/
Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blind Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/0WV6/IK2V0O4N/FYF0WV6IK2V0O4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/0WV6/IK2V0O4N/FYF0WV6IK2V0O4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/0WV6/IK2V0O4N/FYF0WV6IK2V0O4N.SMALL.jpg Froz3nArcher I started this project because we have some horizontal blinds located in a high window over the main door to our house. This window faces south, and here in Colorado, that means LOTS of sunshine. It'd be nice to have that sunlight shine into the house during the winter, and be able to shade the wi...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:35:29 PST
Where in the world are Mom & Dad? http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-in-the-World-Are-Mom-Dad/
Where in the world are Mom & Dad? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SMALL.jpg JonBush My wife and I recently went on a winter getaway and left our two small children behind (praise the lord). In the past when we have gone on trips we have discussed where we are going and pointed it out on a map and sometimes we have drawn where we would be flying into, driving, etc. It was fun to ta...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:09:33 PST
ATtiny84 Binary counter, up and down http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny84-Binary-Counter-Up-and-Down/
ATtiny84 Binary counter, up and down - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/KL4I/IJEKMOPC/F0HKL4IIJEKMOPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/KL4I/IJEKMOPC/F0HKL4IIJEKMOPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/KL4I/IJEKMOPC/F0HKL4IIJEKMOPC.SMALL.jpg JRV31 The ATtiny84 is a truly amazing chip, not quite an Arduino, but in some ways much more powerful. This is a small project designed to show off it's potential.All Atmel microcontrollers have their pins mapped in banks of eight, whether all eight pins are present or not. For instance the ATtiny85 is an...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:47:31 PST
Diy Cheap Arduino Compatible Flex/bend Sensor Made Without Static Bags, Out of Household Items :D http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Cheap-Arduino-Compatible-Flexbend-Sensor-Made-/
Diy Cheap Arduino Compatible Flex/bend Sensor Made Without Static Bags, Out of Household Items :D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/XLH5/IJ6CD2GD/FU6XLH5IJ6CD2GD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/XLH5/IJ6CD2GD/FU6XLH5IJ6CD2GD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/XLH5/IJ6CD2GD/FU6XLH5IJ6CD2GD.SMALL.jpg Ene SIlvian This is an intructable in which we are gonna build a flex/bend sensor that is compatible with an arduino board and does not require static bags or anything unusual, you can make this right now from things you have around the house. :DGood luck ! What you will need This is all you need for your se...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 08:18:20 PST
555 Timer emulator for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Emulator-for-Arduino/
555 Timer emulator for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/FPN5/IJ0A9WXC/FLXFPN5IJ0A9WXC.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This is an emulation of a 555 timer chip that runs on an Arduino. It can run most basic 555 circuits with no change to the program or the wiring of the emulator. The picture shows the emulator setup to run an astable oscillator circuit.The first two steps show the wiring of the emulator and the prog...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 09:01:25 PST
Fish Food Feeder Using the Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Food-Feeder-Using-the-Linkit-One/
Fish Food Feeder Using the Linkit One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/G3F8/IIEUKU6W/FSSG3F8IIEUKU6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/G3F8/IIEUKU6W/FSSG3F8IIEUKU6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/G3F8/IIEUKU6W/FSSG3F8IIEUKU6W.SMALL.jpg LightBug In the past couple of instructables I have been using the LinkIt One board, the LinkIt One board is great for IoT projects and in this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a fish food feeder using the LinkIt One, this project is an upgrade to a project I did a while ago using a Particle c...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:39:21 PST
Serial Communication - Arduino and Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Communication-Arduino-and-Linkit-One/
Serial Communication - Arduino and Linkit One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/ZUER/IIDF18CY/FK1ZUERIIDF18CY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/ZUER/IIDF18CY/FK1ZUERIIDF18CY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/ZUER/IIDF18CY/FK1ZUERIIDF18CY.SMALL.jpg thehulk_lf In this instructable I'm going show you how to establish serial communication between the arduino and the Linkit One. This would help you make a more complex project with these two boards. Components Here is a list of all the components required to get started, make sure you collect all the comp...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 05:42:52 PST
Electronic Dice Using Attiny84 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Dice-Using-Attiny84/
Electronic Dice Using Attiny84 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/CIUG/IIA64M4Y/FNBCIUGIIA64M4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/CIUG/IIA64M4Y/FNBCIUGIIA64M4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/CIUG/IIA64M4Y/FNBCIUGIIA64M4Y.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This project is an electronic dice using an Attiny84 chip. The Attiny84 works like an Arduino except it is a 14 pin chip and is has less memory and there is no built in programmer. I will be showing how to upload a program with an Arduino using the Arduino IDE and a USBtinyISP in later steps. One ad...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 10:45:42 PST
Linkit One - Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Dice-1/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:57:44 PST
Touch Switch Using the Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Switch-Using-the-Linkit-One/
Touch Switch Using the Linkit One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/YY0G/II7ZSN1G/FQ0YY0GII7ZSN1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/YY0G/II7ZSN1G/FQ0YY0GII7ZSN1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/YY0G/II7ZSN1G/FQ0YY0GII7ZSN1G.SMALL.jpg thehulk_lf In this instructables I'm going to show you how to create a touch switch using the Linkit One board. This is a capacitive touch and not a resistive touch, so you could use it for security purposes or design it just to turn on the lights when you touch a touch pad. In this project I will show you how...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 04:44:25 PST
Linkit One Pulse Rate Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Pulse-Rate-Monitor/
Linkit One Pulse Rate Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/0I8N/II6BZ1EX/F8U0I8NII6BZ1EX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/0I8N/II6BZ1EX/F8U0I8NII6BZ1EX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/0I8N/II6BZ1EX/F8U0I8NII6BZ1EX.SMALL.jpg appytechie This is a really fun and cool instructable, In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a pulse rate monitor. This device monitors your heart BPM (beats per minute) and displays it on screen. This project has a wide range of medical applications. I'm using the Linkit one board because it...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:21:42 PST
Human Head to Robot Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-Head-to-Robot-Head/
Human Head to Robot Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/64CZ/II5M5LAW/FR064CZII5M5LAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/64CZ/II5M5LAW/FR064CZII5M5LAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/64CZ/II5M5LAW/FR064CZII5M5LAW.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Plan to do some thing new but not so Costly. I like Robotics very much. But due to requirement of servos and other parts i don't like to make it. Now i have 4 servo motors cost only 13$. Already i have Link it one board and Arduino board.So plan to do a robot head which move like our head in all axi...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:03:51 PST
Linkit ONE Motion Sensing Christmas Tree Sounder http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-Motion-Sensing-Christmas-Tree-Sounder/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 02:38:19 PST
Portable emergency button with localization (linkit one) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-emergency-button-with-localization-linkit/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 12:02:49 PST
RC controlled rgb led strip http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-controlled-LED-strip/
RC controlled rgb led strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SEZS/IHI3QUQS/FZJSEZSIHI3QUQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SEZS/IHI3QUQS/FZJSEZSIHI3QUQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/SEZS/IHI3QUQS/FZJSEZSIHI3QUQS.SMALL.jpg bastynator Create your own rc controlled led-strip for individual room illumination!Most rgb-led-strips are controlled by an infrared remote control. To turn it off or on or change the color, you have to stay in front of the receiver. This is boring and not really smart. To control the light in a cooler way, i...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:08:49 PST
Home Automation - RC Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-5/
Home Automation - RC Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/JR70/IGTYB76A/F60JR70IGTYB76A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/JR70/IGTYB76A/F60JR70IGTYB76A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/JR70/IGTYB76A/F60JR70IGTYB76A.SMALL.gif tinker_thinker Is there an appliance in your house that you wished could be turned on easier? That hard to reach light that you need every day or a fan? With the LinkIt ONE we can do just that! Specifically we can control an AC appliance with a remote control! There are many different appliances around the house t...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:20:38 PST
LinkIt One - Voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-One-Voltmeter/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 06:21:34 PST
IoT Jar Chandelier, Physical Gmail Twitter Facebook & Weather Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Jar-Chandelier-Physical-Gmail-Twitter-Facebook/
IoT Jar Chandelier, Physical Gmail Twitter Facebook & Weather Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/G57T/IGSF2RW6/FD1G57TIGSF2RW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/G57T/IGSF2RW6/FD1G57TIGSF2RW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/G57T/IGSF2RW6/FD1G57TIGSF2RW6.SMALL.jpg funelab This is my second instruct about chandelier, which I very favorite and wanted to make it more and more perfect.I am a full time working with computers, but I don't have much time to check new messages from social networks like Facebook or Twitter and Gmail too. But I want something quickly without w...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 23:32:44 PST
Intel Edison - Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Robot/
Intel Edison - Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/SDQJ/IGSBQTSZ/FZUSDQJIGSBQTSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/SDQJ/IGSBQTSZ/FZUSDQJIGSBQTSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/SDQJ/IGSBQTSZ/FZUSDQJIGSBQTSZ.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve Quite some time ago I built an Arduino Robot and then upgraded that to a better version which was much faster, after experimenting with the Intel Edison I decided to give the Arduino robot an upgrade and replace the Arduino with the Intel Edison. I made a lot of upgrades added in a better chassis an...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 21:23:12 PST
Automated Study Environment with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Study-Environment-with-Intel-Edison/
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 12:57:54 PST
Linkit One - Dual beam spectrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Dual-beam-spectrometer/
Linkit One - Dual beam spectrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/OKMZ/IGQTZNQW/FPTOKMZIGQTZNQW.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR My employment history is based around laboratory work and more recently lab equipment installation. My last employer was a pharmaceutical company and before being downsized I was able to get approval to salvage parts from a pieces of equipment that was due to be thrown in the skip. Anyway I got appr...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 05:44:08 PST
WiFi Controlled Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Controlled-Light-Switch/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 12:23:17 PST
Morse Code Encoder/Decoder using LinkIt One http://www.instructables.com/id/Morse-Code-EncoderDecoder-using-LinkIt-One/
Morse Code Encoder/Decoder using LinkIt One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/S07A/IG9OS8J4/FBZS07AIG9OS8J4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/S07A/IG9OS8J4/FBZS07AIG9OS8J4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/S07A/IG9OS8J4/FBZS07AIG9OS8J4.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve This is the second project using the LinkIt One board in the previous instructable I showed you how to build a distance measuring tape. In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to make a Morse Code Decoder/Encoder using the LinkIt One. The output can be displayed on an LED or a Buzzer, this proje...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 08:56:47 PDT
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Live-data-monitored-in-Excel-and-displa/
Linkit One - Live data monitored in Excel and displayed using a Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/DSU2/IG3WXC29/FF0DSU2IG3WXC29.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR There are lots of ways to collect data from prototyping platforms like the Linkit One many of which you will have to pay for. Probably the simplest is to use Excel for your collection and manipulation.For example: Use the serial port and Windmill http://www.windmill.co.uk/excel/ WinDaq/XL http:/...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:04:03 PDT
Smart Laundry Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Laundry-Basket/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 11:26:05 PDT
Linkit one sensor tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-one-sensor-tutorial/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 08:49:04 PDT
LinkIt ONE Bluetooth Car Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-ONE-Bluetooth-Car-Kit/
LinkIt ONE Bluetooth Car Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/MBS0/IFTWR3KI/F0AMBS0IFTWR3KI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/MBS0/IFTWR3KI/F0AMBS0IFTWR3KI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/MBS0/IFTWR3KI/F0AMBS0IFTWR3KI.SMALL.jpg Jaybuilder I believe technology projects can be very closely compared to artwork. Every project should be different and have it's own unique spin on a basic idea. This is why I have created this step by step guide on how to create the basic platform for a Bluetooth phone controlled RC car based off of the Link...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:14:32 PDT
Getting started with LinkIt One - Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-LinkIt-One-Servo/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:25:37 PDT
Getting Started with LinkIt One - LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-LinkIt-One-LEDs/
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:39:50 PDT
System For Automatically Limiting TV Time http://www.instructables.com/id/System-For-Automatically-Limiting-TV-Time/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:49:40 PDT
Flickering Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-Lantern/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:34:05 PDT
Mini USB Keyboard with a $7 Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-USB-Keyboard-with-a-7-Microcontroller/
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By: jakejake10

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:30:06 PDT
Grove sensors with a Particle Core - Halls Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-sensors-with-a-Particle-Core-Halls-Sensor/
Grove sensors with a Particle Core - Halls Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/8OGI/IDUR83JE/FN48OGIIDUR83JE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/8OGI/IDUR83JE/FN48OGIIDUR83JE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/8OGI/IDUR83JE/FN48OGIIDUR83JE.SMALL.jpg LightBug Recently I got a few Grove Senors, and I tried running it with an Arduino and the very next step for me is to take it to the internet and what better way than do it with a Particle Core. To start of with I'm going to show you how to rig up a Grove Hall sensor which is based on Hall Effect, which is ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:26:47 PDT
TV B Gone Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-B-Gone-Keychain/
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By: JemChalweDoPorzygu

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:14:35 PDT
Blinking Penguin http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-Penguin/
Blinking Penguin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9TH1/IDFW8P2B/FP29TH1IDFW8P2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9TH1/IDFW8P2B/FP29TH1IDFW8P2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/9TH1/IDFW8P2B/FP29TH1IDFW8P2B.SMALL.jpg DankoA The board comes in the form of a DIY kit - if you like soldering this is the FOSDEM-85 package suitable for you! FOSDEM-85 is a very tiny - Arduino-inspired board. It is built around the well-known Little wire design and uses micronucleus boot loader. The same design is also used for the Digispark a...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:26:23 PDT
Particle Core - Offline mode or Semi-automatic mode http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-Core-Offline-mode-or-Semi-automatic-mode/
Particle Core - Offline mode or Semi-automatic mode - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/MH7M/ICRXUEXS/F6KMH7MICRXUEXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/MH7M/ICRXUEXS/F6KMH7MICRXUEXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/MH7M/ICRXUEXS/F6KMH7MICRXUEXS.SMALL.jpg LightBug The Particle Core is a cool device that makes it possible to connect a large number of devices to the Internet. I have a series of instructables relating to IoT, and many more yet to come. But after getting multiple request on how to work with a Particle Core offline, I decided to write up on instru...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:10:49 PDT
Makey Makey Floor Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Floor-Piano/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:26:13 PDT
Getting started with - FreeScale K64f http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-FreeScale-K64f/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:00:23 PDT
Colour Changing LED Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Colour-Changing-LED-Night-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:55:42 PDT
Heat-Variable Fan Controller with Custom Aluminum Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Variable-Fan-Controller-with-Custom-Aluminum-/
Heat-Variable Fan Controller with Custom Aluminum Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/Q8B3/IAY1PBD5/FYAQ8B3IAY1PBD5.SMALL.jpg mkomkom This project is to design a variable, heat sensitive fan controller with a presentable enclosure for a home entertainment system. If you are like me and have your home entertainment system tucked away in an enclosed space, you likely have an issue with heat and need a practical way to dissipate the...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:27:19 PDT
Electronic TattleTale / Fridge Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-TattleTale-Fridge-Monitor/
Electronic TattleTale / Fridge Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/LU3N/I9NE48QG/FK7LU3NI9NE48QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/LU3N/I9NE48QG/FK7LU3NI9NE48QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/LU3N/I9NE48QG/FK7LU3NI9NE48QG.SMALL.jpg bdwalker1 A great beginner's project for the LightBlue Bean from Punch Through Design. Once finished you will have a compact device that can detect the presence or absence of light, monitor temperature and provide audible alerts based on these environmental parameters. This project assumes you are familiar wi...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 17:44:59 PDT
DIY Atmel microcontroller development board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Atmel-microcontroller-devlopement-board/
DIY Atmel microcontroller development board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/2H5O/I77G6NIZ/F8X2H5OI77G6NIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/2H5O/I77G6NIZ/F8X2H5OI77G6NIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/2H5O/I77G6NIZ/F8X2H5OI77G6NIZ.SMALL.jpg Electrospark In this Instructables I am going to show you how to make a very useful development board for your favourite Atmel microcontroller that will help you save up to the third of the space on your breadboard and let you move your microcontroller around without any loose connections problems. It will also ...
By: Electrospark

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:15:20 PDT
Bag movement alarm for theft prevention http://www.instructables.com/id/Bag-movement-alarm-for-theft-prevention/
Bag movement alarm for theft prevention - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SMALL.jpg micahmelnyk In short: I developed a portable, battery powered device that sounds an alarm when your bag or purse is moved. Once armed, can only be turned off by your secret code.The device is built off an Arduino compatible Trinket Pro, using an off-the-shelf project box with PCB.------------------------------...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:35:06 PST
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-LED-Aquarium-Controller-With-SPARKIO-CORE/
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SMALL.jpg nettexan Here I am at TechShop with an amazing micro controller from Spark.io called "Core". I was planning to use an Arduino to control my saltwater reef aquarium when a friend showed me the Core. This powerful little micro controller is as easy to program as the Arduino (in fact you can cut and paste Ardui...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 19:28:37 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Bluetooth-Pan-and-Tilt-Laser-Controll/
Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/5VE8/I3BHGERV/FGZ5VE8I3BHGERV.SMALL.jpg bneo99 I've always hoped to make a laser controller with servos since a few years back. So one day, I was buying my first two servo motors from Ebay and I thought why not I make my dream come true....... So, here is it, the Rechargeable Bluetooth Pan and Tilt Laser Controller !Summary of whole project:Thi...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 00:12:38 PST
Turn-Taking Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Taking-Device/
Turn-Taking Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/R7BB/I2N6RLF0/FETR7BBI2N6RLF0.SMALL.jpg rachel_yalisove Conversation analysts consider turns to be the most basic unit of conversation. As you would imagine, the intricacies of turn-taking have been well documented by researchers, and this process always involves the careful transcription of pre-recorded conversation.I am no expert but wanted to develop ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:55:18 PST
3D Printed Microcontroller Dice Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Microcontroller-Dice-Roller/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:37:54 PDT
Open source BLE door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-source-BLE-door-lock/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:06:27 PDT