Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino - arduino - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 17:06:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-sensors-and-Arduino-serial-communication-for/
Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/Q2RJ/IA0WHIV8/FRFQ2RJIA0WHIV8.SMALL.jpg giuliom_95 Hi all, I'm going to talk about color sensors: how to build and calibrate one and how to use it with serial communication through an Arduino board.The last step explains how I used this project for a Gimp (stands for "GNU Image Manipulation Program", here the official website: http://www.gimp.org/ )...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:25:22 PDT
ATTiny84 - I2C Slave - Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny84-I2C-Slave-Arduino-UNO/
ATTiny84 - I2C Slave - Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/11VW/IA2BSZHK/F8Y11VWIA2BSZHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/11VW/IA2BSZHK/F8Y11VWIA2BSZHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/11VW/IA2BSZHK/F8Y11VWIA2BSZHK.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I've been working on building the pieces that I need to make myself a CNC PCB Mill for a little while now and the next part of the puzzle is trying to get the Arduino to control 3 step motors simultaneously. Since the architecture doesn't support multi-threading or multi-tasking, my solution is to o...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 04:53:18 PDT
Mini weather station with Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station-with-Attiny85/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 03:52:45 PDT
Prevent Mobile over charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Prevent-Mobile-over-charging/
Prevent Mobile over charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/H6T2/IA1IVM78/F55H6T2IA1IVM78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/H6T2/IA1IVM78/F55H6T2IA1IVM78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/H6T2/IA1IVM78/F55H6T2IA1IVM78.SMALL.jpg Narzan Qarma How it Works! Plug in your phone to the device. Press the button for 4 second. Sleep well, and let the device do all the work.This is my second time I change my mobile because I forget it all the night on charger.There is no charger in the market that stops charging your mobile when the batter...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:44:18 PDT
Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinonokia-lcd-data-display-EASY-VERSION/
Display live Arduino sensor readings on a Nokia 5110 LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D6II/IA0WLE4Q/F62D6IIIA0WLE4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D6II/IA0WLE4Q/F62D6IIIA0WLE4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/D6II/IA0WLE4Q/F62D6IIIA0WLE4Q.SMALL.jpg Crtek If you've ever worked with arduino, you've probably wanted it to display sensor readings.Using the serial monitor is perfectly fine, but being the arduino badass you are quickly becoming, you probably want it to display the readings on something more sciency looking.Also, having your arduino connect...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:06:30 PDT
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-ATTINY85-Charlieplexing/
Dice ATTINY85 Charlieplexing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SX9Y/I9YC0L99/F7NSX9YI9YC0L99.SMALL.jpg Darduino (right dice was the first one)Tutorial for a DIY dice with Attiny85, Tilt sensor, Charlieplexing, Crystal resin.it's easy way to build your own little electronic dice for good price.French version on my blogInventory list Attiny 85 with socket Tilt sensor Led 39 ohms resistors Crystal resinglos...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:34:02 PDT
Mini weather station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-weather-station/
Mini weather station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q0LO/I9YBYAYF/FQYQ0LOI9YBYAYF.SMALL.jpg indigod0g In this project, we will be making a mini weather station that measures temperature and humidity and transmits them wirelessly to a ground station, which displays the readings on an LCD display!It’s a fairly easy project and can be used either on its own or part of something bigger. List of materi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:19:55 PDT
Arduinos for Beginners Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinos-for-Beginners-Workshop/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 03:56:29 PDT
TintPicker http://www.instructables.com/id/TintPicker/
TintPicker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SMALL.jpg SeokbinK Don't miss your favorite colors on the street. Tint Picker is a tangible color picker that allows you to save any colors in your life and build your color palette for the future design, painting, and fun. TintPicker is a remake of microphone toy which originally alters or exaggerates user's voice. W...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:08:40 PDT
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hector-the-Hexapod-Cheapest-Hexapod-w-ArmArduino/
Hector the Hexapod: Cheapest Hexapod w/ Arm(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/DAQH/I9YR83EB/F39DAQHI9YR83EB.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd Hector is an Arduino controlled Hexapod with a robotic arm. Hectors parts include the Sparkfun/Dagu hexapod chassis, Me/Arm Phenoptix Arm, Adafruit 16-Channel Servo Driver Shield, and an Arduino. It's movements are controlled with a TV remote and IR receiver diode. Materials & Components 1. Ardu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 17:49:06 PDT
Low Altitude Environmental Monitoring with an Arduino based Weather Instrument and Aeropod Remote Sensing Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Altitude-Environmental-Monitoring-with-an-Ardu/
Low Altitude Environmental Monitoring with an Arduino based Weather Instrument and Aeropod Remote Sensing Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/JL2L/I9YBSS4R/FA2JL2LI9YBSS4R.SMALL.jpg mrdelemeester Project OverviewStudents at New Lothrop High School in Michigan have worked together to build a low altitude remote sensing platform called an "Aeropod" and outfitted it with an "Arduino" based weather instrument to gather atmospheric and other environmental data up to a height of 500 feet above gro...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:56:16 PDT
VB.NET To Arduino Comms http://www.instructables.com/id/VBNET-To-Arduino-Comms/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 00:41:41 PDT
DIY Dog Water Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Water-Alarm/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:21:53 PDT
Smart Charger - Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Charger-Hack/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 09:57:17 PDT
Portable Arduino arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arduino-arcade-game/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
The Making of A DIY Brushless Gimbal with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brushless-Gimbal-with-Arduino/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:20:20 PDT
Automatic desktop fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-desktop-fan/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:05:09 PDT
Solder USB-cable to Arduino UNO (clone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-USB-cable-to-Arduino-UNO-clone/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:55:21 PDT
Sending data from Arduino to Excel (and plotting it) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-data-from-Arduino-to-Excel-and-plotting-it/
Sending data from Arduino to Excel (and plotting it) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/LETH/I9UE702I/F4CLETHI9UE702I.SMALL.jpg Crtek I've searched extensively for a way that I could plot my Arduino sensor reading in real time. Not only plot, but also display and store the data for further experimentation and corrections.The simplest solution I’ve found was to use excel, but with a twist.Also if you find this instructable interest...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:54:55 PDT
Hand Tracking Mechanical Arm - Pyduino + Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Tracking-Mechanical-Arm-Pyduino-Leap-Motion/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 21:59:01 PDT
Video Games: TinyDuino Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Games-TinyDuino-Edition/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 13:47:36 PDT
Thermohygrometer with clock and LCD display on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermohygrometer-with-clock-and-LCD-display-on-Ard/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:48:14 PDT
DIY: Relay switch motor controller - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Relay-switch-motor-controller-Arduino/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 00:50:29 PDT
Web Controlled LED Info Ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-LED-Info-Ticker/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:15:51 PDT
Assembling an Arduino Nano / LCD Projects Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-an-Arduino-Nano-LCD-Projects-Platform/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 23:04:41 PDT
Nokia 5110 graphics tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-5110-graphics-tutorial/
Nokia 5110 graphics tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/DQB5/I9RL9219/FEBDQB5I9RL9219.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/DQB5/I9RL9219/FEBDQB5I9RL9219.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/DQB5/I9RL9219/FEBDQB5I9RL9219.SMALL.jpg samuel123abc Okay, here's the deal. There are some tutorials on youtube showing how to get graphics to show on the nokia 5110 and that's great. If you just want a simple way to do that, go and watch them instead but there are a few problems I see, 1. There are none for mac. I am using a mac and everyone in the v...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 09:40:19 PDT
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Robot-v20/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:52:45 PDT
Lancaster Bomber Boost Gauge - Arduino Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Lancaster-Bomber-Boost-Gauge-Arduino-Project/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 04:28:11 PDT
Arduino + TFT = Visual Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-Visual-Music/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 04:21:31 PDT
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rubiks-Cube/
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SMALL.jpg David Sharfi In this instructable I'll show you how you can build your own LED Rubik's cube. This project was done for an introductory electronics course at Pomona College. Groups were given approximately two months to complete a project of their choosing, the only requirement being that the project rely on elec...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:18:49 PDT
Arduino Motor Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motor-Party/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 16:29:13 PDT
Using a scrap ordinary house alarm PIR with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-scrap-ordinary-house-alarm-PIR-with-Arduin/
Using a scrap ordinary house alarm PIR with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/O312/I9P1XA8P/F1BO312I9P1XA8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/O312/I9P1XA8P/F1BO312I9P1XA8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/O312/I9P1XA8P/F1BO312I9P1XA8P.SMALL.jpg mviljoen2 If you are like me and don't like to throw away junk electronic items, you may have an old PIR sensor from an ordinary house alarm at the bottom of your junk box. You can easily hook it up to your arduino to detect movement by simply making use of the LED on the PIR which turns on when movement was ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 15:38:25 PDT
Arduino Tutorials (part 3 - 17 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorials-part-3-17-Tutorial-Pack/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:39:19 PDT
Arduino Firefly-Programmed LEDs on Handmade Felted Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Firefly-Programmed-LEDs-on-Handmade-Felted/
Arduino Firefly-Programmed LEDs on Handmade Felted Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/2K54/I9OSWEYG/FB32K54I9OSWEYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/2K54/I9OSWEYG/FB32K54I9OSWEYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/2K54/I9OSWEYG/FB32K54I9OSWEYG.SMALL.jpg bliedahl This was my very first project that required coding. My idea was to create a felted bag that had some LEDs that would fade in and fade out randomly, like fireflies. It had to be pretty and not too geeky, so I worked hard on the felted design. Inspired by Kandinsky's Squares with Concentric Circle...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:01:10 PDT
Wave your hand to control OWI Robotic Arm... no strings attached http://www.instructables.com/id/Wave-your-hand-to-control-OWI-Robotic-Arm-no-strin/
Wave your hand to control OWI Robotic Arm... no strings attached - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/O43A/I9OSVVDJ/F45O43AI9OSVVDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/O43A/I9OSVVDJ/F45O43AI9OSVVDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/O43A/I9OSVVDJ/F45O43AI9OSVVDJ.SMALL.jpg arkhipenko THE IDEA:There are at least 4 other projects on Instructables.com (as of May 13, 2015) around modifying or controlling OWI Robotic Arm. Not surprisingly, since it is such a great and inexpensive robotic kit to play with. This project is similar in spirit (i.e, control the Robotic Arm with Arduino), ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 11:45:20 PDT
How to run an ESC with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-run-an-ESC-with-Arduino/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:58:53 PDT
Simple Arduino LED Flag Flasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Flag-Flasher/
Simple Arduino LED Flag Flasher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/15S3/I9OSSPP3/F0G15S3I9OSSPP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/15S3/I9OSSPP3/F0G15S3I9OSSPP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/15S3/I9OSSPP3/F0G15S3I9OSSPP3.SMALL.jpg A Style Tech This is my first Arduino Project)i will show simple steps how to make led flag flesher!! Materials You will need:Arduino Breadboard3x 240ohm resistors1x Clear Red l.e.d1x Clear Blue l.e.d1x Clear Yellow l.e.dSome Jumper Cables Place Components On Breadboard The Code The Code is very Simple...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 03:50:31 PDT
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Wilson.7 Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
Using the Sim900/sim900A mini module with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Sim900sim900A-mini-module-with-Arduino-U/
Using the Sim900/sim900A mini module with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Y03Y/I9O1K672/FCGY03YI9O1K672.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Y03Y/I9O1K672/FCGY03YI9O1K672.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Y03Y/I9O1K672/FCGY03YI9O1K672.SMALL.jpg Happymacer There are lots of websites that talk about using a GSM shield with an Arduino, in addition to the Arduino IDE itself. There are also several GSM libraries out there, or you can use AT commands to roll your own. I couldn't find any that talk about using the mini development module so I thought it ma...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
How to control servo with play station 2 controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-servo-with-play-station-2-controlle/
How to control servo with play station 2 controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/FFCL/I9NE1P1D/FHDFFCLI9NE1P1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/FFCL/I9NE1P1D/FHDFFCLI9NE1P1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/FFCL/I9NE1P1D/FHDFFCLI9NE1P1D.SMALL.jpg MayankTiwari04 I wanted an easy way to control my robots servo so i googled for a suitable solution but couldn't find one. so i decided to use my old ps2 controller for this purpose and it worked perfectly. So here is a step by step guide for you to do the same..Hope you'll like it.. :) Thing you'll Need 1. Ar...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:08:51 PDT
Intel Galileo Interactive LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Galileo-Interactive-LED-Matrix/
Intel Galileo Interactive LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/9ZY4/I9LZDL0T/FSC9ZY4I9LZDL0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/9ZY4/I9LZDL0T/FSC9ZY4I9LZDL0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/9ZY4/I9LZDL0T/FSC9ZY4I9LZDL0T.SMALL.jpg noiob Create an interactive 8x8 LED Matrix and send pictures to be displayed from anywhere around the world!In this project we are using an Intel Galileo board which Intel has generously provided us with (they're giving a lot of those to unis worldwide). The Intel Galileo seems to be a great device for th...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 04:40:51 PDT
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-ZX82-Spectrum-keyboard-into-an-expandabl/
Convert a ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into an expandable USB keyboard with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/X46M/I9LZCWZ7/F9FX46MI9LZCWZ7.SMALL.jpg j_thompson In this Instructable, I'll show you how to convert your ZX82 Spectrum keyboard into a functionally-expandable USB keyboard compatible with anything USB-enabled. This build is compact enough that when you're done, you can fit a Raspberry Pi or other small computer into the spectrum as well and just p...
By: j_thompson

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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:13:31 PDT
Adafruit NeoPixel Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoPixel-Laptop-Stand/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 15:20:28 PDT
Arduino Stopwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Stopwatch/
Arduino Stopwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/SER1/I9JR4OSD/F7KSER1I9JR4OSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/SER1/I9JR4OSD/F7KSER1I9JR4OSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/SER1/I9JR4OSD/F7KSER1I9JR4OSD.SMALL.jpg Conor M This Instructable will show you how to make a stop watch out of an Arduino. What You Will Need You Will Need-- 1x Arduino Uno http://store.arduino.cc/product/A000066- 1x LCD Keypad Shield http://www.amazon.co.uk/SODIAL-Keypad-Shield-Backlight-Arduino/dp/B00OPO2W6M/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=14313...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 10:58:12 PDT
Make Your Own Smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Smartwatch/
Make Your Own Smartwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JFQM/I9JR627P/FCSJFQMI9JR627P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JFQM/I9JR627P/FCSJFQMI9JR627P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JFQM/I9JR627P/FCSJFQMI9JR627P.SMALL.jpg TinyCircuits Today we will be setting up a smart watch and synchronizing it with our phone via Bluetooth Low Energy. Before starting, the proper drivers must be installed to detect the COM ports. These drivers must be installed before downloading any codes from the codebender plugin. The drivers needed can be fo...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 13:29:23 PDT
SMS based Home Automation system using 1SHEELD http://www.instructables.com/id/SMS-based-Home-Automation-system-using-1SHEELD/
SMS based Home Automation system using 1SHEELD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MB0T/I9IBO2BM/FNFMB0TI9IBO2BM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MB0T/I9IBO2BM/FNFMB0TI9IBO2BM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MB0T/I9IBO2BM/FNFMB0TI9IBO2BM.SMALL.jpg Tanishq Jaiswal Hey friends, this my first instructable and just turned 16yr old two months ago. In this instructable I will show how to make 5 channel SMS based Home Automation system using 1sheeld. Instead of using electromagnetic relays I've built my own cheap SSRs using triacs with an indication LED.A great tha...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:57:26 PDT
Talking Arduino Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Arduino-Clock/
Talking Arduino Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6ND3/I9GWD2DR/FVL6ND3I9GWD2DR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6ND3/I9GWD2DR/FVL6ND3I9GWD2DR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6ND3/I9GWD2DR/FVL6ND3I9GWD2DR.SMALL.jpg StevenDeDomenico This project uses the Arduino MEGA and an MP3 player (Adafruit) to not only keep track of the time, but to also have regular 15 minute chimes and to state the time when required.To keep things simple, I purchased most items from the one store but other locations are equally suitable.REQUIRED ITEMS:x...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 23:49:42 PDT
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Battery-Voltage-Indicator/
Arduino Battery Voltage Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y49E/I9FGR18V/FCPY49EI9FGR18V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y49E/I9FGR18V/FCPY49EI9FGR18V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/Y49E/I9FGR18V/FCPY49EI9FGR18V.SMALL.jpg chienline When we are using a battery powered Arduino such as RC robots or Temperature Controller, we might want to check the battery voltage if it needs to be charged or replaced. It happens to me with my RC Panzer. Sometimes when my kids are about to run it, it moves very slow, low battery. Then they are di...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 03:32:41 PDT
Arduino HC-SR04 (with LCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-HC-SR04-with-LCD/
Arduino HC-SR04 (with LCD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FBI9/I9E1DYTT/F0UFBI9I9E1DYTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FBI9/I9E1DYTT/F0UFBI9I9E1DYTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FBI9/I9E1DYTT/F0UFBI9I9E1DYTT.SMALL.jpg samuel123abc Hello,In this tutorial I am going to show you how to 1. Connect the HC-SR04 to an arduino and print the distance to the serial monitor, 2. Connect an LCD and print the results there instead. The sensor works by pinging out an ultrasonic sound we cannot hear. It then starts a timer and measures how l...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:47:28 PDT
Wireless Arduino Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Arduino-Oscilloscope/
Wireless Arduino Oscilloscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/TQ7X/I9CLV6JE/FMHTQ7XI9CLV6JE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/TQ7X/I9CLV6JE/FMHTQ7XI9CLV6JE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/TQ7X/I9CLV6JE/FMHTQ7XI9CLV6JE.SMALL.jpg brian howard In this guide I will explain how to use a Windows 8.1 phone, Arduino Uno board, and HC-05 Bluetooth module to build a wireless oscilloscope. The phone application has the critical functions of an oscilloscope, although the bandwidth is a measly 300 Hz. Still, if you want to see squiggly lines on y...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 08:12:17 PDT