Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino - arduino - servo - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:36:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Controlled Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lighthouse/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:13:10 PDT
Arduino controlled Rotary Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Rotary-Stewart-Platform/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 05:25:48 PDT
Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracking-Cat-Eyes-via-Kinect/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 16:04:38 PDT
Robo-Mobile - A Homemade Bluetooth Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Mobile-A-Homemade-Bluetooth-Robot/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 15:47:42 PDT
Brushless Gimbal with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-Gimbal-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 20:52:25 PDT
Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Thermostat-Mechanical/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:08:46 PDT
OpenSquare - Write big with a RC car http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenSquare-Write-big-with-a-RC-car/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:54 PST
Super Secret Lock Box w/ Capacitive Touch http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Secret-Lock-Box-Capacitive-Touch/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:07:29 PST
Secret Compartment Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Chess-Set/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:58:49 PDT
Arduino Fingerprint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fingerprint-Lock/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 01:12:46 PDT
Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-animatronics-make-your-awesome-costumes-m/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 23:42:47 PST
Deer Chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/Deer-Chaser/
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 10:10:10 PDT
Bluetooth Weather Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Weather-Lamp/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 13:45:37 PDT
Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pneumatic-Flight-Simulator/
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:08:10 PDT
Hacked roomba + arduino snowballs into a Eurobot 2013 entry... http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-roomba-arduino-snowballs-into-a-Eurobot-2/
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Wed, 8 May 2013 16:33:19 PDT
Arduino Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 00:51:01 PDT
Arduino Combination Door Lock: Lockduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Combination-Lock-Lockduino/
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:55:58 PDT
PEZ Robo Dispenser Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/PEZ-Robo-Dispenser-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:49:13 PST
Face detection and tracking with Arduino and OpenCV http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-detection-and-tracking-with-Arduino-and-OpenC/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 18:18:33 PST
Access control with Arduino + Keypad 4x4 + Servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Access-control-with-Arduino-Keypad-4x4-Servo/
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:33:22 PDT
Arduino Controlled Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Catapult/
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:48:02 PDT
How to make a "Ghost Knocker" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Ghost-Knocker/
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 07:36:01 PDT
Arduino controlled animatronic wooden head (reading lamp) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-animatronic-wooden-head-readin/
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:50:38 PDT
Bubblesteen Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubblesteen-Bubble-Machine/
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Fri, 30 Apr 2010 15:23:59 PDT