Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Feb 2015 09:23:13 PST BLOX v1.01 Sound-Find Your Phone at Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Find-Your-Phone-at-Night/
Sound-Find Your Phone at Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/30XS/I5LB0K05/FM830XSI5LB0K05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/30XS/I5LB0K05/FM830XSI5LB0K05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/30XS/I5LB0K05/FM830XSI5LB0K05.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture This project is similar to Sound activated Light for the Clock, but this time we use a mobile phone.Are you a person who likes to check the mobile phone during the night?Checking what time it is?Writing down a million dollar idea?Sometimes it's not easy to find the phone in the dark. You know it's o...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:44:05 PST
FM motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-motion-sensor/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:05:39 PST
Solar Powered Aspirator for Vantage Vue Weather Station Radiation Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Aspirator-for-Vantage-Vue-Weather-St/
Solar Powered Aspirator for Vantage Vue Weather Station Radiation Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JPM9/I5A8Z4FH/FXTJPM9I5A8Z4FH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JPM9/I5A8Z4FH/FXTJPM9I5A8Z4FH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JPM9/I5A8Z4FH/FXTJPM9I5A8Z4FH.SMALL.jpg mrwerley Ugh, that title… Let me explain. I have a Davis Instruments 6250 Vantage Vue wireless weather station. It really is a lovely instrument: solar powered, wireless, with all the sensors integrated into a single sleek package. It is small, affordable, and accurate enough to be published on sites like w...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:57:48 PST
Anachronistic Audio: Radiation Windchimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Anachronistic-Audio-Radiation-Windchimes/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:52:29 PST
How do I make play sword interact with Minecraft with Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/How-do-I-make-play-sword-interact-with-Minecraft-w/
How do I make play sword interact with Minecraft with Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/NLV1/I52CWSD4/F7FNLV1I52CWSD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/NLV1/I52CWSD4/F7FNLV1I52CWSD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/NLV1/I52CWSD4/F7FNLV1I52CWSD4.SMALL.jpg GregLose My 8-year old daughter and I recently attended a Makey Makey demonstration at a local Maker Space. I was surprised at how much she enjoyed the event as she does not typically like technology. Part way through, the light bulb clicked on for her and off we went.To keep her interested, I readily agreed...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:13:49 PST
Dark Activated Relay Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Activated-Relay-Circuit/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:28:34 PST
Connecting a Weather Station to the Internet of Things http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-a-weather-station-to-the-Internet-of-Th/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:32:07 PST
Make Your Own Soil Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Soil-Sensor/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:05:01 PST
Wi-Fi Twitter Water Level Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Fi-Twitter-Water-Level-Sensor/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 18:14:23 PST
Laser system (using flashlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-system-using-flashlight/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 18:25:28 PST
Home security alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-security-alarm/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:35:49 PST
REMOTE CONTROL ANY APPLIANCES USING TSOP http://www.instructables.com/id/REMOTE-CONTROL-ANY-APPLIANCES-USING-TSOP/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 00:45:45 PST
Modify $15 SimpliSafe entry sensor as a wired switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-15-SimpliSafe-entry-sensor-as-a-wired-switc/
Modify $15 SimpliSafe entry sensor as a wired switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SMGU/I4E65U75/FEHSMGUI4E65U75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SMGU/I4E65U75/FEHSMGUI4E65U75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SMGU/I4E65U75/FEHSMGUI4E65U75.SMALL.jpg mbeckman The SimpliSafe (SS) security system consists of a wireless hub controller and a number of battery-powered wireless sensors, all communicating over a Z-wave network. One sensor in particular is very inexpensive, the $15 "Entry Sensor" wireless magnetic switch. The sensor consists of the sensor module...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:02:22 PST
Low cost WIFI temperature (DS18B20) data logger based on ESP8266 with connectivity to thingspeak.com http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-WIFI-temperature-data-logger-based-on-ESP/
Low cost WIFI temperature (DS18B20) data logger based on ESP8266 with connectivity to thingspeak.com - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/0AZ6/I4CMNUIA/F840AZ6I4CMNUIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/0AZ6/I4CMNUIA/F840AZ6I4CMNUIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/0AZ6/I4CMNUIA/F840AZ6I4CMNUIA.SMALL.jpg ok1cdj Temperature data logger based on ESP8266 and DS18B20 1-Wire temperature sensor.Just only $5 ESP-01 board and DS18B20 sensor.Software is written in LUA language and is running directly in ESP8266.No other MCU needed! Part list ESP-01 board - eBay DS18B20 Step down voltage converter min....
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:22:20 PST
Spark Core plant monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Core-plant-monitor/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:39:36 PST
Awesomely cute Christmas tree water level indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesomely-cute-Christmas-tree-water-level-indicato/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:33:58 PST
Networked Radiation Detector: Feel Cosmic Rays on your Fingertips http://www.instructables.com/id/Networked-Cosmic-Ray-Detector-Feel-Radiation-on-yo/
Networked Radiation Detector: Feel Cosmic Rays on your Fingertips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/953A/I3WWQ1DJ/FRL953AI3WWQ1DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/953A/I3WWQ1DJ/FRL953AI3WWQ1DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/953A/I3WWQ1DJ/FRL953AI3WWQ1DJ.SMALL.jpg physicsenthusiast *Update (12/23)*: Just entered the "protected" competition- protect yourself from radiation and vote for me :) Thanks Note: This is my very first Instructable! I will be very responsive to feedback on how to improve the project description below, so please let me know.In this tutorial, you will lear...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:45:36 PST
Turn your Fingerprint Sensor into Biometric Toggle Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Biometric-LED/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:53:30 PST
Glowing Christmas Tree Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Christmas-Tree-Hack/
Glowing Christmas Tree Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GFOB/I3H4UH0I/FGEGFOBI3H4UH0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GFOB/I3H4UH0I/FGEGFOBI3H4UH0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/GFOB/I3H4UH0I/FGEGFOBI3H4UH0I.SMALL.jpg BareConductive In this quick tutorial we show you how you can make a glowing paper Christmas tree using Electric Paint and some easy origami folds. To begin you will need: 1 x Electric Paint Pen1 x LED1 x 100K Resistors1 x LDR 2024031 x Transistor BC5481 x 9V Battery Clip1 x 9V Battery3 x Stickers1 x scissors1 ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:46:45 PST
Auto street light switch using ldr and ic 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-street-light-switch-using-ldr-and-ic-555/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:32:51 PST
CellPump India Mark II Install http://www.instructables.com/id/SENSOR-INSTALLATION-FOR-INDIA-MARK-II/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:34:54 PST
Browser connection to Spark Core IOT Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Browser-connection-to-Spark-Core-IOT-Sensors/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:11:53 PST
how to make a obstacle detector http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-obstacle-detector-2/
how to make a obstacle detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/VKJI/I2P3SNGR/FXFVKJII2P3SNGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/VKJI/I2P3SNGR/FXFVKJII2P3SNGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/VKJI/I2P3SNGR/FXFVKJII2P3SNGR.SMALL.jpg ashwinisinha sense obstacle in path... material required we need1-photo sensor1-LEDs 1-battery1-piece of small wooden slabsome wire for connectionsome adhesive ....to fix sensor's fixing of photo sensor fix the photo sensor in front of led.. as in pic with help of adhesive on wooden slab connection conn...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:07:18 PST
Have your Christmas decorations welcome you without having to turn them on! http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-your-Christmas-decorations-welcome-you-without/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:42:54 PST
Yet Another Garage Door Status Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Garage-Door-Status-Indicator/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 20:46:25 PST
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-Night-Sun-Sensor-made-of-Potentiometer-LED-LDR/
Day Night Sun Sensor made of Potentiometer LED LDR no microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/IYK2/I1T48XO2/FXDIYK2I1T48XO2.SMALL.jpg bastelking This is a tutorial for building a sensor, that indicates day, night and light intensity. Materiallist & Schematics What you need:Power Source (USB TTL Module 3,3V OUT)BreadboardJumper WirePotentiometer ( to trigger sensibility of dark sensor)3 X LED in prefered colour3 X LDRPlug all together as s...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:41:17 PDT
DIY Magnet Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnet-Sensor/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:53:24 PDT
Darkness Direction Sensor DIY Experiment easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Direction-Sensor-DIY-Experiment-easy/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:04:19 PDT
Motion Sensor Circuit with LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensor-Circuit-with-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:13:35 PDT
Darkness Sensor with LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Sensor-with-LDR/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:47 PDT
Light Sensor form LDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-form-LDR-and-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:43 PDT
how to make light sensitive light http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-light-sensitive-light/
how to make light sensitive light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/9Q0Y/I1C1J43H/F9O9Q0YI1C1J43H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/9Q0Y/I1C1J43H/F9O9Q0YI1C1J43H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/9Q0Y/I1C1J43H/F9O9Q0YI1C1J43H.SMALL.jpg Ashwini kumar sinha led automatically switch on and off as light intensity increase or decrese by Ashwini sinha Things you need 1 photo sensor or ldr1 led light1 battery(3.4v)20cm wire connect the photodiode in reverse biassing. do the connection as shown in fig now it is ready ....have a fun with it ..when th...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:23:12 PDT
How to Measure AC Current using Hall Effect Sensor with Arduino or other common Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-AC-Current-using-Hall-Effect-Sensor/
How to Measure AC Current using Hall Effect Sensor with Arduino or other common Microcontrollers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/BRTG/I1941A6P/FEEBRTGI1941A6P.SMALL.jpg e024576 Objective: This Instructable shows how making an interface box that, when spliced into an extension cord, allows common microcontrollers like Arduino to measure AC current as a DC voltage signal proportional to AC current. My specific application is measuring refrigerator energy usage.The challenge...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:22:38 PDT
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 3: Networking Your Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-The-World-One-Drop-At-A-Time-Part-3-Networkin/
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 3: Networking Your Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/YVFP/I15KZLC8/FJJYVFPI15KZLC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/YVFP/I15KZLC8/FJJYVFPI15KZLC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/YVFP/I15KZLC8/FJJYVFPI15KZLC8.SMALL.jpg jonathanmckeever For this project I worked together with Will Buchanan - Parts 1 and 2 - to create a home automation system that tracks water usage across fixtures in the home, (sink, shower, toilet etc). Using visual queues (including light color, duration and intensity) at each fixture the system should inform t...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:26:22 PDT
Your Own Color Sensor using LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Own-Color-Sensor-using-LEDs/
Your Own Color Sensor using LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/3BYU/I1560BNO/F0K3BYUI1560BNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/3BYU/I1560BNO/F0K3BYUI1560BNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/3BYU/I1560BNO/F0K3BYUI1560BNO.SMALL.jpg electro18 Did you know that you can make a "cheap" but effective color sensor using some basic components? This super-easy instructable will guide you to make your own color sensor using a bunch of LEDs and an LDR.I've managed to make a well arranged, compact , enhanced and relatively thin sensor ( PCB Versio...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:37:37 PDT
Everything you need to know about colour sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Everything-you-need-to-know-about-colour-sensors/
Everything you need to know about colour sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/FXM1/I138HUA3/FIIFXM1I138HUA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/FXM1/I138HUA3/FIIFXM1I138HUA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/FXM1/I138HUA3/FIIFXM1I138HUA3.SMALL.jpg AlfredH1 This instructable describes a week-long project on colour sensors, their properties and their interaction with arduino. The sensors we worked with included:Sparkfun ADJD-S311-CR999 (Retired): https://www.sparkfun.com/products/retired/10701 (available in fritzing)Adafruit TCS34725: http://www.adafrui...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 04:06:42 PDT
Ultrasonic Spider-Sense http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Spider-Sense/
Ultrasonic Spider-Sense - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/YCE8/I11YUYHK/F14YCE8I11YUYHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/YCE8/I11YUYHK/F14YCE8I11YUYHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/YCE8/I11YUYHK/F14YCE8I11YUYHK.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos We would all love to have superpowers. But you probably don't want to expose yourself to toxic chemicals or radiation in order to get them. Fortunately, there are some abilities that we can closely approximate with a little technology.For example, Spider-Man has a "spider sense" that alerts him to n...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:33:49 PDT
Capacitive Fluid Level Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Fluid-Level-Sensor/
Capacitive Fluid Level Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/GCA2/I1559LZF/F4HGCA2I1559LZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/GCA2/I1559LZF/F4HGCA2I1559LZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/GCA2/I1559LZF/F4HGCA2I1559LZF.SMALL.jpg dragonator For the next spring I plan to make a fully automatic hydroponic setup. While spring is over 6 months away from now (it is pretty much autumn right now), there is still plenty to do. One of the things I need for automation is a water level sensor, so the system knows how much water is in the system (...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:17:25 PDT
Atlas Scientific and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Atlas-Scientific-and-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:36:19 PDT
DIY Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dark-Sensor/
DIY Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/08IP/I05EUSLN/FU208IPI05EUSLN.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Hello guyzHere is another instructable of making a cheap dark sensor from scratch!Its Cheap and works fine.No requirement of arduino or Ic's. Items Required So, For making this basic sensor , you will be required some basic items which can be easily purchased from a local electronics shop for som...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:58:33 PDT
Beer Cooler Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Cooler-Controller-1/
Beer Cooler Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/QYD7/HZZRN1L7/FQ0QYD7HZZRN1L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/QYD7/HZZRN1L7/FQ0QYD7HZZRN1L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/QYD7/HZZRN1L7/FQ0QYD7HZZRN1L7.SMALL.jpg misperry Have you ever homebrewed or maybe just wanted to convert a chest freezer to the world's fastest refrigerator and keep your drinks Ice cold but had no idea of how to control the temperature so that you don't freeze your drinks? Well this is the instructable for you! In the next few videos I will sh...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:36:30 PDT
Hack an HC SR04 to a 3 pin sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-HC-SR04-to-a-3-pin-sensor/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:56:07 PDT
Weather station soil probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-aux-sensor-improvement-for-use-in-/
Weather station soil probe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Measuring the temperature and humidity or moisture content of the soil is really useful when deciding whether the ground needs watering or a particular crop can be sown or not. Here, I managed to improve one of the auxiliary sensors from a Sinus TFA weather station to work in the soil. Diffic...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 04:46:35 PDT
How to make a camera calibration pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-camera-calibration-pattern/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:25:24 PDT
Changes Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Changes-Tracker/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:35:56 PDT
Simple Touch Switch 3904 NPN http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Touch-Switch-3904-NPN/
Simple Touch Switch 3904 NPN - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/XLBD/HYZ9CKUO/F09XLBDHYZ9CKUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/XLBD/HYZ9CKUO/F09XLBDHYZ9CKUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/XLBD/HYZ9CKUO/F09XLBDHYZ9CKUO.SMALL.jpg Bits4Bots Hello :) This project will show you how to make a simple touch switch using a 2N3904 (NPN) transistor.A newbie special 10 minutes project! Parts List: 1 LED1 2N3904 TransistorJumper Wires2 680 Ohm Resistors *or 1K or lessBreadboard or PCB w/solder5V Power Supply Connecting the Transistor Place...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:01:27 PDT
Program Linker Hall Sensor on pcDuino with Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-Linker-Hall-Sensor-on-pcDuino-with-Python/
Program Linker Hall Sensor on pcDuino with Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/UZUQ/HYS10R2H/FWYUZUQHYS10R2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/UZUQ/HYS10R2H/FWYUZUQHYS10R2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/UZUQ/HYS10R2H/FWYUZUQHYS10R2H.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo Linker Hall Sensor Module is a Hall sensor. A Hall effect sensor is a transducer that varies its output voltage in response to a magnetic field. Hall effect sensors are used for proximity switching, positioning, speed detection, and current sensing applications. In its simplest form, the sensor op...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:10:14 PDT
Pocket Photodiode Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Photodiode-Geiger-Counter/
Pocket Photodiode Geiger Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Z2XF/HXRU3DL0/FZ1Z2XFHXRU3DL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Z2XF/HXRU3DL0/FZ1Z2XFHXRU3DL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Z2XF/HXRU3DL0/FZ1Z2XFHXRU3DL0.SMALL.jpg JamecoElectronics Build a DIY geiger counter that uses a PIN photodiode as a substitute for an expensive Geiger-Mueller tube. It detects alpha and beta radiation particles. The circuit is soldered onto a small protoboard and everything is placed in an aluminum enclosure. Copper tubing and a piece of aluminum foil is ...
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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/
MSC Audio Technology - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/QB46/HXMUTW7Z/FYIQB46HXMUTW7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/QB46/HXMUTW7Z/FYIQB46HXMUTW7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/QB46/HXMUTW7Z/FYIQB46HXMUTW7Z.SMALL.jpg jmclean1989 Welcome to my instructables presentation of my motion sensing audio patch in pure data. Step 1: The building blocks Max Neuperts patch shown Here, is what i consider to be thebuilding blocks of my pure data patch. This patch will also be included in the Patch Development folder Step 2 - S list...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:25:43 PDT