Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:20:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pocket Photodiode Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Photodiode-Geiger-Counter/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:55:15 PDT
Exterior Motion Light Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Exterior-Motion-Light-Kit/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:42:31 PDT
MSC Audio Technology http://www.instructables.com/id/MSC-Audio-Technology/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:25:43 PDT
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
DIY 3D Tilt Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Tilt-Sensor/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:26:21 PDT
Sous Vide Oven Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Oven-Controller/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:52:53 PDT
Internet of Things Toilet Uploads Events to the Cloud (Raspberry PI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Toilet-Uploads-Events-to-the-Cl/
Internet of Things Toilet Uploads Events to the Cloud (Raspberry PI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/FAHX/HWS3KL1A/FX9FAHXHWS3KL1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/FAHX/HWS3KL1A/FX9FAHXHWS3KL1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/FAHX/HWS3KL1A/FX9FAHXHWS3KL1A.SMALL.jpg e024576 Internet of Things Toilet uploads flush events and toilet paper roll change out events to Google Drive spreadsheet.How does it work? – An aquarium liquid level sensor float switch detects toilet tank level; flushing lowers the level closing the switch. A photo cell located in socket (blind hole) of ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:44:44 PDT
Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:07:18 PDT
RoomAlert- Intrusion Protection http://www.instructables.com/id/RoomAlert-Intrusion-Protection/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:27:32 PDT
How to make a Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Dark-Sensor-2/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:40:18 PDT
Pocket-Sized Ultrasonic Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Ultrasonic-Ruler/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:43:31 PDT
Simple Dark Detect LED Robot's Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dark-Detect-LED-Robots-Flashlight/
Simple Dark Detect LED Robot's Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QUVE/HWCJHZSS/FIBQUVEHWCJHZSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QUVE/HWCJHZSS/FIBQUVEHWCJHZSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QUVE/HWCJHZSS/FIBQUVEHWCJHZSS.SMALL.jpg syfrog I'm going to show you a simple, adjustable light sensor circuit that activates in low light. Light sensing circuits are versatile and simple enough for beginners to build but have many useful applications.The circuit I am presenting is to be used as a headlamp for my robot A3-8D (anyone in manufactu...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:12:35 PDT
Make Motion Activated Camera From Old Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Motion-Activated-Camera-From-Old-Webcam/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:27:51 PDT
Waking Up on the Right Side of the Bed Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Waking-Up-On-The-Right-Side-Of-The-Bed-Light/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:07:56 PDT
3D Contactless Mouse (Interactive 3D Position Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Contactless-Mouse-Interactive-3D-Position-Senso/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:02:32 PDT
Temperature And Humidity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-And-Humidity-Sensor/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 15:09:13 PDT
Automatic Beacon Night Light - Project Geek #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Beacon-Night-Light-Project-Geek-3/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 11:53:24 PDT
Micromouse(mobile robot) IR distance sensor board +tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Micromousemobile-robot-IR-distance-sensor-board-ti/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 15:53:20 PDT
making RGB color detection system with LED http://www.instructables.com/id/making-RGB-color-detection-system-with-LED/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 16:41:19 PDT
Distance measurement and obstacle detection using NXP 89v51rd2fn and ultrasonic sensor HC-SR04. http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-measurement-and-obstacle-detection-using--1/
Distance measurement and obstacle detection using NXP 89v51rd2fn and ultrasonic sensor HC-SR04. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/47T4/HV9I48KR/F3O47T4HV9I48KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/47T4/HV9I48KR/F3O47T4HV9I48KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/47T4/HV9I48KR/F3O47T4HV9I48KR.SMALL.jpg saurabh prashar Everyone uses arduino uno or mega to make projects as they are easy to use and the code for arduino is easily available on the arduino forums and no one uses atmel,philips or other microcontroller to make such projects as the coding is somewhat difficult . In this project of mine i have used phi...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:26:25 PDT
Arduino Time-and-Sensor-Based Android Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-and-Sensor-Based-Android-Music-Player/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:46:20 PDT
Basic Home Automation With Phidgets http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Home-Automation-With-Phidgets/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 07:30:56 PDT
LM35 Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/LM35-Temperature-Sensor/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 20:16:05 PDT
Automatic night-detecting cabinet light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-night-detecting-cabinet-light/
Automatic night-detecting cabinet light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FVM1/HUYM59QQ/FYIFVM1HUYM59QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FVM1/HUYM59QQ/FYIFVM1HUYM59QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FVM1/HUYM59QQ/FYIFVM1HUYM59QQ.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hello,InstructableRs!!I'm sure there are some places around your home that are not well lit, so when you're looking for something in there you always have to hold a light torch in your mouth while digging inside. If you don't have one, lucky you, because I had one right in my room. Maybe some of yo...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 14:27:43 PDT
Arduino-Using shift registers with ultrasonic sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Using-shift-registers-with-ultrasonic-sens/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 10:07:46 PDT
Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Station-1/
Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/MCWG/HUY48MU9/FFSMCWGHUY48MU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/MCWG/HUY48MU9/FFSMCWGHUY48MU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/MCWG/HUY48MU9/FFSMCWGHUY48MU9.SMALL.jpg phidgetsinc The project described here is a simple weather station that measures air temperature, humidity, and surface temperature of the ground below the weather station.Practical concepts covered are: Powering your PhidgetBattery power Solar powerUsing the SBC Using analog sensors Using LEDs Using USB sensor...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 15:23:05 PDT
DIY Microcontroller - Hand Dynamometer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microcontroller-Hand-Dynamometer/
DIY Microcontroller - Hand Dynamometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/A17O/HURHNWA6/FWHA17OHURHNWA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/A17O/HURHNWA6/FWHA17OHURHNWA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/A17O/HURHNWA6/FWHA17OHURHNWA6.SMALL.jpg Kiddyhub Did this DIY Hand Dynamometer as a sensor for PICAXE micro-controller. It also can be use for Arduino or any micro-controller too.List of the materials I used to make Hand Dynamometer :1) Hand Exerciser from Amazon - 1 pc 2) Flex Sensor 2.2" from Amazon - 1pc 3) Some cable ties4) Wires5) Plastic hol...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 00:59:42 PDT
Remote Air Quality + CO2 Sensor Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Air-Quality-CO2-Sensor-Monitoring/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 11:06:57 PDT
Plotly + Atlas Scientific: Graph Real-Time Dissolved Oxygen with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Plotly-Atlas-Scientific-Graph-Real-Time-Dissolved-/
Plotly + Atlas Scientific: Graph Real-Time Dissolved Oxygen with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/2I8T/HUPHKJKW/FXC2I8THUPHKJKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/2I8T/HUPHKJKW/FXC2I8THUPHKJKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/2I8T/HUPHKJKW/FXC2I8THUPHKJKW.SMALL.gif plotlygraphs Atlas Scientific makes an amazing suite of scientific grade environmental monitoring sensors that have a perfect synergy with the Plotly data visualization platform.This Instructable will show you how to hook up an Atlas Dissolved Oxygen sensor and a Raspberry Pi to Plotly's real-time graphing platf...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 09:29:06 PDT
Dance Dance Revolution | Hand-Quilted Sensor Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Dance-Dance-Revolution-Hand-Quilted-Sensor-Pad/
Dance Dance Revolution | Hand-Quilted Sensor Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HPWG/HUMSAU9H/FT4HPWGHUMSAU9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HPWG/HUMSAU9H/FT4HPWGHUMSAU9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HPWG/HUMSAU9H/FT4HPWGHUMSAU9H.SMALL.jpg Kelsy Ensign Dance Dance Revolution | Hand-Quilted Sensor Pad This Instructable will show you how to create a hand-sewn pad for the popular game Dance Dance Revolution, also known as DDR. The DDR pad will consist of nine fabric squares; four of the squares will be hand-tied with conductive thread while the rema...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:48:40 PDT
Princess Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Princess-Dress-1/
Princess Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/E0Y9/HUMSA34K/F6XE0Y9HUMSA34K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/E0Y9/HUMSA34K/F6XE0Y9HUMSA34K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/E0Y9/HUMSA34K/F6XE0Y9HUMSA34K.SMALL.jpg ToriCardon Instructions on how to make this princess dress light up using a Lily Pad and Arduino. Here is the link on Amazon to purchase the dress: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0018K0TR0/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Video Here is the video so you can listen to the music and see the ligh...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:02:05 PDT
Voltaic Solar Powered Pollution Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltaic-Solar-Powered-Pollution-Monitor/
Voltaic Solar Powered Pollution Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/FHKI/HULS7HWP/FSYFHKIHULS7HWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/FHKI/HULS7HWP/FSYFHKIHULS7HWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/FHKI/HULS7HWP/FSYFHKIHULS7HWP.SMALL.jpg mkchronos Who wouldn't want to know more about the quality of the air in the area they live in? Sure, you could look up the statistics on many websites, but where’s the fun in that? Living here in Florida there are many areas that lend themselves to doing these kinds of tests and being that the Tampa Hacker...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:03:08 PDT
Tilt Activated Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Cloud-Light/
Tilt Activated Cloud Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/WPQN/HUL8WSE0/FMRWPQNHUL8WSE0.SMALL.jpg sunnysue I've always been a fan of mood lighting so when I had the option to use neopixels and a sensor I decided I needed my own illuminating cloud.  The term cloud is used loosely, since its a wood box with wire and paper spanning across the bottom to construct my imagined cloudscape.   How the light work...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:46:08 PDT
Squat Sense http://www.instructables.com/id/Squat-Sense/
Squat Sense - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/NYL0/HUL8W88R/F32NYL0HUL8W88R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/NYL0/HUL8W88R/F32NYL0HUL8W88R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/NYL0/HUL8W88R/F32NYL0HUL8W88R.SMALL.jpg kimoakes With weight loaded on your back, what feels like "below parallel" often isn't. Proper squat execution is lowering your hips past your knees (breaking parallel). I created Squat Sense as a detector for this break in parallel. How it works: By using a push button, the wearer can set the value ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:37:46 PDT
Sensor without IC Chip! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensor-without-IC-Chip/
Sensor without IC Chip! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/NM59/H9T41180/FUUNM59H9T41180.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/NM59/H9T41180/FUUNM59H9T41180.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/NM59/H9T41180/FUUNM59H9T41180.SMALL.jpg pandyaketan See how to make an LED light up in the dark - by just using an LDR and a resistor !! NO IC chips, no arduino, no NPN or PNP transistors! Simplest and best (free) video & circuit! Parts & Arrangement: Parts: Just four parts: An LED, An LDR (Light Dependent Resistor), a resistor 100 kilo ohm and ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:34:39 PDT
Homebrew Arduino Pulse Monitor (Visualize Your Heartbeat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrew-Arduino-Pulse-Monitor-Visualize-Your-Hear/
Homebrew Arduino Pulse Monitor (Visualize Your Heartbeat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0JZQ/HU843XP9/F690JZQHU843XP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0JZQ/HU843XP9/F690JZQHU843XP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0JZQ/HU843XP9/F690JZQHU843XP9.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Movies look cool with those EKG (electrocardiogram), the one that beeps and detects heart activities. A few months ago, we had to shoot a hospital scene for our school project. We needed an EKG instrument. To keep the movie authentic, we didn't want to fake the readings so we made the next best thin...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:27:21 PDT
PIC 16F917 Gyroscope interface http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC16F917-Gyroscope-interface/
PIC 16F917 Gyroscope interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/SXX6/HU54MD3B/FVZSXX6HU54MD3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/SXX6/HU54MD3B/FVZSXX6HU54MD3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/SXX6/HU54MD3B/FVZSXX6HU54MD3B.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 In this post we will study the ADC ( Analog-to-Digital ) Module of the Microcontroller PIC16F917 . We will study a real circuit of PIC16F917 interfacing to a semiconductor Gyroscope. The Gyroscope is a motion sensor that senses tilt in a certain direction . The used sensor is a yaw rate sensor ( f...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:44:00 PDT
Smoke 'Detector' http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoke-Detector/
Smoke 'Detector' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/OZUO/HTX5KAWT/F3TOZUOHTX5KAWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/OZUO/HTX5KAWT/F3TOZUOHTX5KAWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/OZUO/HTX5KAWT/F3TOZUOHTX5KAWT.SMALL.jpg daryllukas This instructable explains how to make a simple smoke detector using and Arduino and a Carbon Monoxide Sensor. The sensor is one of the MQ series gas sensors. Check out the demo here. Featuring a solar charger kit from Voltaic Systems. The Parts and Tools This is a fairly simple project. You w...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:08:30 PDT
Paramotor Fuel Sensor and Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Paramotor-Fuel-Sensor-and-Gauge/
Paramotor Fuel Sensor and Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/PI4I/HSPP5I0T/F7JPI4IHSPP5I0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/PI4I/HSPP5I0T/F7JPI4IHSPP5I0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/PI4I/HSPP5I0T/F7JPI4IHSPP5I0T.SMALL.jpg Ppuxley Here is a home built capacitive fuel sensor for a paramotor. It is based on a sensor made from an aluminium tube and rod, and arduino Microcontroller , an LM3914 bargraph chip and 10 superbright LEDs. It has been built for a Parajet Macro and the display in the Parajet throttle handle, specificall...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:32:40 PDT
Temperature sensor LM35 on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-sensor-LM35-on-pcDuino-1/
Temperature sensor LM35 on pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/A8KC/HSM51WG0/FNNA8KCHSM51WG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/A8KC/HSM51WG0/FNNA8KCHSM51WG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/A8KC/HSM51WG0/FNNA8KCHSM51WG0.SMALL.jpg pcduino LM35 Linear Temperature Sensor can be used to detect ambient air temperature. This sensor is produced by National Semiconductor Corporation and offers a functional range between 0 degree Celsius to 100 degree Celsius. Sensitivity is 10mV per degree Celsius. The output voltage is proportional to the ...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:51:18 PDT
Temperature sensor LM35 on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-sensor-LM35-on-pcDuino/
Temperature sensor LM35 on pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/2K63/HSE94F5T/FQG2K63HSE94F5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/2K63/HSE94F5T/FQG2K63HSE94F5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/2K63/HSE94F5T/FQG2K63HSE94F5T.SMALL.jpg pcduino LM35 Linear Temperature Sensor can be used to detect ambient air temperature. This sensor is produced by National Semiconductor Corporation and offers a functional range between 0 degree Celsius to 100 degree Celsius. Sensitivity is 10mV per degree Celsius. The output voltage is proportional to the ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 00:12:20 PST
HY502B RFID module for pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/HY502B-RFID-module-for-pcDuino/
HY502B RFID module for pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/ALJP/HS9Y9GHA/FB0ALJPHS9Y9GHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/ALJP/HS9Y9GHA/FB0ALJPHS9Y9GHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/ALJP/HS9Y9GHA/FB0ALJPHS9Y9GHA.SMALL.jpg Linksprite HY502B is a 14.3 Mhz Near Field RFID module. For more details you please refer to http://linksprite.com/wiki/index.php5?title=RFID_Reader/Write_Module_B_(SPI_interface) HY502B use SPI to communication with host. pcDuino provide the SPI API, so that we can use HY502B with pcDuino. Connection Diag...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 23:23:06 PST
How to convert your outdoor light into a Sunset to Sunrise on service http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-your-outdoor-light-into-a-Sunset-to/
How to convert your outdoor light into a Sunset to Sunrise on service - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/7PFL/HRTKIEBJ/FP67PFLHRTKIEBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/7PFL/HRTKIEBJ/FP67PFLHRTKIEBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/7PFL/HRTKIEBJ/FP67PFLHRTKIEBJ.SMALL.jpg aspendog14 Are you tired of remembering to turn on and off your outside drive way or front door light every night and day. By installing a small photo electric switch the pain of remembering is done for you. You have to by the switch at a electronics store that sells only electronic stuff. The big box lumbe...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:12:17 PST
Temperature/Humidity Sensor + Arduino + LabVIEW Data Acquisition http://www.instructables.com/id/TemperatureHumidity-Sensor-Arduino-LabVIEW-Data-Ac/
Temperature/Humidity Sensor + Arduino + LabVIEW Data Acquisition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/X5KR/HRBNCTEE/FCAX5KRHRBNCTEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/X5KR/HRBNCTEE/FCAX5KRHRBNCTEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/X5KR/HRBNCTEE/FCAX5KRHRBNCTEE.SMALL.jpg UHMC HAESH This tutorial will explain step-by-step on how to set up your SHT15 (temperature/humidity) sensor for data acquisition using Arduino. The tutorial further explains how LabVIEW will be used to collect the sensed data to provide numerical and graphic representation. What you will need: SHT15 ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 15:37:02 PST
Make a Proximity Sensor,Remote detector,Light Sensor in a single circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Proximity-SensorRemote-detectorLight-Sensor/
Make a Proximity Sensor,Remote detector,Light Sensor in a single circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/5AMH/HQV6J2ZK/F5U5AMHHQV6J2ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/5AMH/HQV6J2ZK/F5U5AMHHQV6J2ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/5AMH/HQV6J2ZK/F5U5AMHHQV6J2ZK.SMALL.jpg Nithin Pradeep Hi guys..... I am going to show you how i made a simple Proximity sensor,that detects Remote Control signals.... This is the main circuit consisting of Transmitter and receiver section... i have tried this circuit on Bread board and found it working 100%.. so sorry for not showing that...ill gu...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:36:12 PST
Light Sensor Circuit/Burglar alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-CircuitBurglar-alarm/
Light Sensor Circuit/Burglar alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/55GJ/HQCC2377/F4X55GJHQCC2377.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/55GJ/HQCC2377/F4X55GJHQCC2377.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/55GJ/HQCC2377/F4X55GJHQCC2377.SMALL.jpg sabarna It is a Light Sensor Circuit.With little modifications it can be turned into Burglar Alarm Circuit. Components Required Basic Circuit Principle:The buzzer rings as long as light falls on LDR.but when LDR comes into darkness the alarm stops. Practical Circuit Connections are shown in the ba...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 10:38:18 PST
Day and Night Power Strip!: A Light Sensitive Power Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-and-Night-Power-Strip-A-Light-Sensitive-Power-/
Day and Night Power Strip!: A Light Sensitive Power Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/GO1O/HPWMMG5L/FZQGO1OHPWMMG5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/GO1O/HPWMMG5L/FZQGO1OHPWMMG5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/GO1O/HPWMMG5L/FZQGO1OHPWMMG5L.SMALL.jpg DavidAgito The Day and Night Power Strip is a power outlet capable of switching its output depending on the light it receives on its surface. Its sensors are LDRs which are basically variable resistors that change resistance depending on the intensity of light it receives, the more intense the light, the lower...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 06:11:47 PST
Virtual Reality Sports http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Reality-Sports/
Virtual Reality Sports - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/BUWQ/HPRIEB5R/F4KBUWQHPRIEB5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/BUWQ/HPRIEB5R/F4KBUWQHPRIEB5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/BUWQ/HPRIEB5R/F4KBUWQHPRIEB5R.SMALL.jpg searx I have seen virtual sports systems (mostly for football [soccer]) and I decided to create a cost effective yet reliable version that can be used for a multitude of other sports depending on the needs of the user. The project is based on infrared tracking and algorithms to estimate 3D positioning. ...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:20:09 PST
Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Remote-Data-Plotting-using-Android-Arduino-/
Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SMALL.jpg drmpf Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp This Instructable shows you how to plot Arduino sensor data on your Android mobile and capture it for later downloading to your computer.  These instructions are also avaliable at www.pfod.com.au No Android programming is required and v...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 18:00:17 PST
Delightful Interactive Toddler Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Delightful-Interactive-Toddler-Spoon/
Delightful Interactive Toddler Spoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/PW8P/HP0CRHGO/FU4PW8PHP0CRHGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/PW8P/HP0CRHGO/FU4PW8PHP0CRHGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/PW8P/HP0CRHGO/FU4PW8PHP0CRHGO.SMALL.jpg darthberkius The Concept Feeding toddlers is a problem for the parents because the toddlers tend to lose their interest easily. Therefore they refuse eating their food and get attracted by other things surrounding them. Delightful Spoon is an interactive toddler spoon that aims to attract toddlers during t...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:30:29 PST