Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:35:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Add Light Up Effects to Backyard Games Like Cornhole http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Light-Up-Effects-to-Backyard-Games-Like-Cornho/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:20:24 PDT
Wireless firework igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-firework-igniter-1/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:52:29 PDT
DIY Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Security-Camera/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:04:25 PDT
Smart Home Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Home-Electric-Socket/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:57:35 PDT
Beeduino : Homemade Arduino for $6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeduino-Homemade-Arduino-on-a-Budget/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:26:14 PDT
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Skip-Dive-Arduino-Wine-Glass-LED-Lamp/
Upcycled Skip Dive Arduino Wine Glass LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/VHXL/IBC20QY5/FI7VHXLIBC20QY5.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Welcome to my first Instructable, I have created a rainbow lamp using items I have found left over from BBQ's, found in a skip and some nice addressable LED's that I ordered, combined with an Arduino, I think the end result is quite a nice effect. Gather the Goods For the wire I used CAT5 which I...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:22:40 PDT
Very Cheap/Simple WiFi Shield for Arduino and microprocessors http://www.instructables.com/id/CheapSimple-Wifi-Shield-for-Arduino-and-other-micr/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:12:55 PDT
Program an ATtiny44/45/84/85 with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-an-ATtiny44458485-with-Arduino/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:26:09 PDT
Low Cost IR Decoder http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-IR-Decoder/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:28:33 PDT
Simple Arduino Wireless Mesh http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Wireless-Mesh/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:26:32 PDT
O-mat http://www.instructables.com/id/O-mat/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:00:24 PDT
The Bedroom Automation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bedroom-Automation-Box/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 04:56:29 PDT
Mimic Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Mimic-Monster/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:52:42 PDT
Candy Locker http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Locker/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:51:12 PDT
Controlling a Stepper Motor with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stepper-Motor-with-an-Arduino/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:05:36 PDT
Motion detecting video streaming doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-detecting-video-streaming-doorbell/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:33:02 PDT
Basketball Robot with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Basketball-Robot-with-Intel-Edison/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:18:07 PDT
Touchscreen Controlled Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Controlled-Marionette/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:23:33 PDT
A "comfortable" smart lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-comfortable-smart-lamp/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:59:09 PDT
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-plant-monitoring-system-based-on-Arduino-MEGA/
WIFI plant monitoring system based on Arduino MEGA and ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/S4NL/IB220I7S/FUQS4NLIB220I7S.SMALL.jpg techrm Today we are going to show you our first experiment on the Internet of Things. For this purpose, we decided to use an Arduino MEGA instead of an Arduino UNO. That's because Arduino MEGA has more than one serial port and this fact allows us to use the ESP8266 and the serial monitor at the same time.A...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:32:03 PDT
Controlling a relay board with an Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-relay-board-with-an-Arduino-Uno/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:22:11 PDT
Wake Up Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Clock/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:12:17 PDT
GSM Controlled Star Light http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Star-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:39:39 PDT
Datura 6 home automation - 2015 improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Datura-6-home-automation-2015-improvements/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:40:37 PDT
Arduino Thermometer With LM35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Thermometer-with-Arduino-UNO/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 06:17:07 PST
Arduino Party Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Party-Lights/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:03:45 PDT
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Switch-board-with-Esp8266-Attiny-85-PIR-Senso/
Wifi Switch board or Smart Plug with Esp8266, Attiny 85 & PIR Sensor with android app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/P98B/IAXA36BM/FEQP98BIAXA36BM.SMALL.jpg Armtronix The Wifi Arduino 85 is a small board with ESP8266 -01 module, Attiny85 micro controller and a relay. It Also has and additional header for connecting an external relay or to connect sensors like PIR, IR etc depending on your application. If you are a tinkerer you will also be able to connect a HC-05...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:30:45 PDT
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-squirting-twitter-enabled-intruder-alarm/
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SMALL.jpg aderhgawen What's better than a motion detector for home security? A tweeting motion detector that can spray water!In this project, we will build a water spraying intruder alarm using a Lightblue Bean (a BLE enabled Arduino micro controller) equipped with a PIR motion sensor. After spraying the intruder, the L...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:31:49 PDT
Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:31:55 PDT
Real Fruit Ninja with Makey Makey/ Scratch Programming http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Fruit-Ninja-with-Makey-Makey-Scratch-Programm/
Real Fruit Ninja with Makey Makey/ Scratch Programming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/JX70/IAQMGX80/F1IJX70IAQMGX80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/JX70/IAQMGX80/F1IJX70IAQMGX80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/JX70/IAQMGX80/F1IJX70IAQMGX80.SMALL.jpg jedininja89 Have fruit? Don't be boring and just eat it, instead play with your food! Using a Makey Makey and Scratch Programming you can play fruit ninja with real fruit! This game is easy and fun for all ages! We will be having the kids in our STEM camp make this game themselves this summer! Materials -Mak...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:57:06 PDT
Simple Distance Measuring Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simple-Measuring-Device/
Simple Distance Measuring Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/W9IY/IATH5OUC/FJ7W9IYIATH5OUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/W9IY/IATH5OUC/FJ7W9IYIATH5OUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/W9IY/IATH5OUC/FJ7W9IYIATH5OUC.SMALL.jpg Samuel_Alexander In this project we are going to learn how to use the HC-SR04 PING))) ultrasonic sensor to measure distance. This sensor is also often used on robots to detect obstacles. Difficulty level: EasyTime needed: ±10 minutes Things You'll Need HC-SR04 PING sensor (x1)Arduino UNO (x1)LCD 16x2 (x1)9V batte...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:00:16 PDT
Object tracking robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Object-tracking-robot/
Object tracking robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/LRFF/IALXEUV4/FX2LRFFIALXEUV4.SMALL.jpg Nikus Few weeks ago I thought to make robot that can track object with android phone. At the beginning I searched about it in google. I found some articles but none had source code of android app. My first thought it's "it too hard for me" and I gave up. But I could not stand that I can't make something t...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 13:38:37 PDT
Arduino LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Arduino-Matrix/
Arduino LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/III4/IAIN5918/F0WIII4IAIN5918.SMALL.jpg vastsuperking In this short tutorial you will learn how to make an Arduino-powered LED matrix. Unlike several other designs, this one uses a "companion" computer to notify the Arduino which LEDs should be powered.I have provided the code for the Arduino, as well as some Java code for displaying text on the LED ma...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:26:07 PDT
Resistance Controlled Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistance-Controlled-Alarm/
Resistance Controlled Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4GXI/IANRLVM9/FBW4GXIIANRLVM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4GXI/IANRLVM9/FBW4GXIIANRLVM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/4GXI/IANRLVM9/FBW4GXIIANRLVM9.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are all kinds of locks and alarms that you can make. You can make alarms that are controlled with keys, keypads, remote controls, scanners, or anything else that you can think of. Just for fun, I designed an alarm that is controlled by resistors. This is a basic motion sensing alarm that detec...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:58:53 PDT
Arduino based Desktop Line Follower - jolliBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Desktop-Line-Follower-jolliBot/
Arduino based Desktop Line Follower - jolliBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/0Z74/IANRGYR8/FC60Z74IANRGYR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/0Z74/IANRGYR8/FC60Z74IANRGYR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/0Z74/IANRGYR8/FC60Z74IANRGYR8.SMALL.jpg jollifactory One of the classic projects which may interest entry level robotics hobbyist is the line following robot which is more commonly known as a Line Follower. There are lots of kit sets available to build Line Followers but they are generally quite big and require line tracks covering a large area for th...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:37:32 PDT
RC Car to RC Tank conversion with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-RC-Tank-conversion-with-Arduino/
RC Car to RC Tank conversion with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/I1O4/IALX6DZC/F47I1O4IALX6DZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/I1O4/IALX6DZC/F47I1O4IALX6DZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/I1O4/IALX6DZC/F47I1O4IALX6DZC.SMALL.jpg fmqz I have always been fascinated by big machines, tanks in particular. The German Tiger Tank, as featured in the movie Fury!, is an awesome machine. I wanted one! I did some searching and found that RC Tiger Tank replicas cost over $150, and they do not do 360 degree turret rotation (at that price leve...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 07:07:47 PDT
Andee Sentry Gun with Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-Sentry-Gun-with-Annikken-Andee/
Andee Sentry Gun with Annikken Andee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/FTLJ/IAJNZSED/FLUFTLJIAJNZSED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/FTLJ/IAJNZSED/FLUFTLJIAJNZSED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/FTLJ/IAJNZSED/FLUFTLJIAJNZSED.SMALL.jpg Annikken Do you have a project that can control a missile system and laser with an Android or iOS device? We are not talking about the real missile systems, but our Andee Sentry Gun model that has 6 barrel of ammunition to unleash fire power on your next enemy!Download our Control Panel (Graphical User Inter...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:56:37 PDT
How to make a Pot Stand! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Pot-Stand/
How to make a Pot Stand! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/NO44/IAIN9RUN/FK8NO44IAIN9RUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/NO44/IAIN9RUN/FK8NO44IAIN9RUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/NO44/IAIN9RUN/FK8NO44IAIN9RUN.SMALL.jpg AlexD27 This is a guide on how to create your own 'Pot Stand'. A pot stand is an electronic instrument that consists of 5 potentiometers connected up to an Arduino to send MIDI signals to any compatible DAW (Digital Audio Work Station). This instrument can be used as a MIDI controller for recording purposes...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 00:32:35 PDT
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Tv-Dvd-and-Audio-system-with-Arduino-/
Control your Tv, Dvd and Audio system with Arduino and Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y6YK/IAIN4AK6/FR7Y6YKIAIN4AK6.SMALL.jpg sistemasymicros Hi everybody, this is my second instructable and my first in English, so, sorry for the mistakes.I want to share this project it's about how you can control your Tv, DVD and your Audio System with Arduino and an app for Android made with app inventor.If you like this project, please vote for it in t...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 14:42:49 PDT
2 Player Frustration Game With Makey Makey/ Scratch Programming http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Player-Frustration-Game-With-Makey-Makey-Scratch/
2 Player Frustration Game With Makey Makey/ Scratch Programming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/KFQ2/IAIN7GJZ/FH0KFQ2IAIN7GJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/KFQ2/IAIN7GJZ/FH0KFQ2IAIN7GJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/KFQ2/IAIN7GJZ/FH0KFQ2IAIN7GJZ.SMALL.jpg jedininja89 A fun frustration game you can play against your friends! Both players try to get their Popsicle sticks through the wire hanger course without touching the wire! If you touch the wire your animal will make a sound and you will get a point! Whoever reaches the end with the least points in 60 seconds ...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 18:48:10 PDT
Makey Makey and Scratch Operation Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-and-Scratch-Operation-Game/
Makey Makey and Scratch Operation Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/PKU5/IAG0M95O/FD6PKU5IAG0M95O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/PKU5/IAG0M95O/FD6PKU5IAG0M95O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/PKU5/IAG0M95O/FD6PKU5IAG0M95O.SMALL.jpg jedininja89 Make a fun, life-sized operation game of your own character! Super easy project for all ages! Materials Materials needed:Makey Makey KitComputer with Scratch Program (free online and offline modes)CardboardPaintAluminum FoilGlue StickClay/SugruChopsticksRubberbandBox CutterDuct Tape Paint your ...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:11:48 PDT
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hacking-your-own-Home-Automation-System/
DIY Hacking your own Home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/Z0XK/IAEJUB6M/F4SZ0XKIAEJUB6M.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots A home automation system should be able to turn on/off appliances such as lights, fans, entertainment systems, etc. A system that is wireless yet independent from the Internet, but most importantly, DIY and open-source because I want to understand how it works.Why re-invent the wheel?Someone was ni...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 14:08:42 PDT
Space Shuttle Control Center (Kid's Toy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Shuttle-Control-Center-Kids-Toy/
Space Shuttle Control Center (Kid's Toy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/ZL3T/IAEJQXOV/FHMZL3TIAEJQXOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/ZL3T/IAEJQXOV/FHMZL3TIAEJQXOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/ZL3T/IAEJQXOV/FHMZL3TIAEJQXOV.SMALL.jpg BenM19 This is a toy I made for my son's 3rd birthday. It is a "Space Shuttle Command Center," essentially a glorified light switch box :) Inspiration came from a 99-volt light-and-switch box my step-brother's dad made way back in the day, and also from this incredible Mission Control Desk project. The box...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 17:57:48 PDT
Automation of Locking systems and Intrusion Detection In Homes http://www.instructables.com/id/Automation-of-Locking-systems-and-Intrusion-Detect/
Automation of Locking systems and Intrusion Detection In Homes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/K2NL/IADRKFP1/F0QK2NLIADRKFP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/K2NL/IADRKFP1/F0QK2NLIADRKFP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/K2NL/IADRKFP1/F0QK2NLIADRKFP1.SMALL.jpg Abu10baker Internetof Things is the technology of the future which is slowly coming up and gaining momentum in the telecom industry. Here, we have tried to create a security system which is controlled by the Internet. The aim of the project was to develop a web application/tool which will give the user access ...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 13:18:36 PDT
Automatic fish feeder with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-fish-feeder-with-light/
Automatic fish feeder with light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/N63M/IADH7Y8W/F9PN63MIADH7Y8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/N63M/IADH7Y8W/F9PN63MIADH7Y8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/N63M/IADH7Y8W/F9PN63MIADH7Y8W.SMALL.jpg marijn.couckuytdegreef As a student I wanted something to flourish up my room. A small fish tank seemed perfect. But since I'm always away for the weekend or even longer periods during summer holidays, I wouldn't be able to feed the fish, and they probably won't like that so much. So I had to come up with a solution. When...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:19:19 PDT
Motion Sensored Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensored-Security-System/
Motion Sensored Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YN4U/IADRBCKW/FDXYN4UIADRBCKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YN4U/IADRBCKW/FDXYN4UIADRBCKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YN4U/IADRBCKW/FDXYN4UIADRBCKW.SMALL.jpg shazf This is a security system using an Arduino uno and a PIR motion sensor which triggers an alarm when motion is sensed and is best in securing you house from burglars.This project is useful as, when burglars hear the alarm ring loudly they often run off! In my project i have used a relay circuit confi...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 03:21:47 PDT
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Moonlighting-Lamp/
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/A9SK/IABOHM5P/FNPA9SKIABOHM5P.SMALL.jpg Sake of Making The Moonlighting Lamp is a glorified nightlight that changes brightness based on proximity. Most nightlights use a motion sensor to detect someone's presence and abruptly turn on. The Moonlighting Lamp uses a proximity sensor to detect someone's presence and calmly illuminates as they approach. If y...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 10:34:55 PDT
APIS - Automated Plant Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/APIS-Automated-Plant-Irrigation-System/
APIS - Automated Plant Irrigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/9L5O/IA9H6KJB/FPC9L5OIA9H6KJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/9L5O/IA9H6KJB/FPC9L5OIA9H6KJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/9L5O/IA9H6KJB/FPC9L5OIA9H6KJB.SMALL.jpg arkhipenko The HISTORY:There are quite a few instructables on the topic of plant watering, so I barely invented something original here. What does make this system different is amount of programming and customization that went into it, allowing better control and integration into day-to-day life.This is how AP...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 19:15:57 PDT
Alarm Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-Box/
Alarm Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/LITO/IA8WX2XR/F2GLITOIA8WX2XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/LITO/IA8WX2XR/F2GLITOIA8WX2XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/LITO/IA8WX2XR/F2GLITOIA8WX2XR.SMALL.jpg laassp13 I will show you how to add an alarm to a box to frighten people who try to look inside. ;) Parts BreadboardSpeaker (the one I am using is a Mastertone 8 ohm speaker)Nine volt (9V) batteryBattery connecting wiresArduino (I'm using the UNO)33 ohm resistorbuttonJumper wiresBoxMasking tapeUSB connect...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 16:07:55 PDT
Chappie- Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Chappie-Self-Balancing-Robot/
Chappie- Self-Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/X2EH/IA57CJ4M/F40X2EHIA57CJ4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/X2EH/IA57CJ4M/F40X2EHIA57CJ4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/X2EH/IA57CJ4M/F40X2EHIA57CJ4M.SMALL.jpg manpreetsingh80 After getting so much frustrated over PID tuning of quadcopter, I decided to master PID first on some basic project. Self-balancing robot seems an idle choice. Since it’s not new and still challenging, I decided to go for it.I never thought it will be easy and I am not disappointed. I learned a lot ...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:52:57 PDT