Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino - arduino - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:18:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Printer to vinyl cutter hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Printer-to-vinyl-cutter-hack/
Printer to vinyl cutter hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/H71M/HU5TH8EX/F1FH71MHU5TH8EX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/H71M/HU5TH8EX/F1FH71MHU5TH8EX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/H71M/HU5TH8EX/F1FH71MHU5TH8EX.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Vinyl cutters are used in the sign writing industry, and are great for making stickers, signs and graphics. I would like to thank Instructable  members silverjimmy  and Groover for their fantastic laser cutter instructables, without which I would not of been able to complete this project. My idea is...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:37:22 PDT
Talking to a vending machine MDB with two Arduinos http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-to-a-vending-machine-MDB-with-two-Arduinos/
Talking to a vending machine MDB with two Arduinos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/XHFZ/HU4GX9WS/FOTXHFZHU4GX9WS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/XHFZ/HU4GX9WS/FOTXHFZHU4GX9WS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/XHFZ/HU4GX9WS/FOTXHFZHU4GX9WS.SMALL.jpg aggrav8d Vending machine parts all talk to each other on a computer bus known as MDB.  I've written some code to help you plug in and listen to their conversation in real time.  You will need physical access to the vending machine. Why bother?  Many hackspaces have vending machines now.  With this I hope th...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:45:18 PDT
Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-V2-Fast/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:33 PDT
Arduino Lilypad Slipper Automatic Foot Massager http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lilypad-Slipper-Automatic-Foot-Massager/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:19:14 PDT
Arduino Internet Time Client http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Time-Client/
Arduino Internet Time Client - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/J5FF/HTVIFASQ/FZ1J5FFHTVIFASQ.SMALL.jpg sspence UPDATE! Added 12h/24h switch and Standard / Daylight Savings Time Switch! See steps 7 & 8. Have you ever wanted a clock that kept accurate time to a official time source? There are official time servers on the internet that you can attach to and sync your time. Most people have their computers set ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:09:58 PDT
Make a Desktop Tamagotchi http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Desktop-Tamagotchi/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:07 PDT
Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 with the TFT LCD shield and the 3.5 "color touch screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Oscilloscope-Using-the-SainSmart-Mega2560-/
Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 with the TFT LCD shield and the 3.5 "color touch screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SMALL.jpg johnag This instructable will show you how to build a portable Touch Screen Oscilloscope for less than 40 U$! The oscilloscope is one of the most powerful  electronic instruments that is available to electronics hobbyist, experimenters, and engineers. It is mainly used  to measue time-varying signals. Any...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:11:59 PDT
Arduino on all sorts of Atmels http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-on-all-sorts-of-Atmels/
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 10:15:20 PST
INFRA-NINJA control your pc with a apple remote http://www.instructables.com/id/INFRA-NINJA-control-your-pc-with-a-apple-remote/
INFRA-NINJA control your pc with a apple remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/ULGE/HTOUJI73/F3GULGEHTOUJI73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/ULGE/HTOUJI73/F3GULGEHTOUJI73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/ULGE/HTOUJI73/F3GULGEHTOUJI73.SMALL.jpg kyle brinkerhoff basically this whole project spawned from the fact that I hate getting out of bed to turn off my computer whilst I be watchin netflix  (see what I did , pirate talk?) anyways lets begin.... NOTE: project is also on github here manufacture pcb so basically to make the pcb you'll need to be famil...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 20:18:33 PDT
Arduino BASIC Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-BASIC-Shield/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:00:11 PST
Heat-Seeking Desk Fan (using Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Seeking-Desk-Fan-using-Arduino/
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Thu, 3 May 2012 13:01:37 PDT
Sound Reactive LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-strip/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:12:40 PST
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (PWM) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-SOLAR-CHARGE-CONTROLLER-PWM/
ARDUINO SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (PWM) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/R6DY/HTS5BNMP/FHER6DYHTS5BNMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/R6DY/HTS5BNMP/FHER6DYHTS5BNMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/R6DY/HTS5BNMP/FHER6DYHTS5BNMP.SMALL.jpg deba168 In my previous instructables I described the details of energy monitoring of a off grid solar system.I have also won the 123D circuits competition for that.You can see this ARDUINO ENERGY METER. Please vote for me..... In solar power system, charge controller is the heart of the system which was...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 01:49:18 PDT
ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor http://www.instructables.com/id/ESM-ExternalSerialMonitor/
ESM - ExternalSerialMonitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/QDHL/HT7PBT81/FWVQDHLHT7PBT81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/QDHL/HT7PBT81/FWVQDHLHT7PBT81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/QDHL/HT7PBT81/FWVQDHLHT7PBT81.SMALL.jpg ARPix Sometimes I needed an external serial monitor like the Serial Monitor in the Arduino Editor, to see what is going on. So I made one. The first picture shows an example how could be it designed. For the ESM I used an Atmel Atmega328 (based on the Arduino-Board) because it have an internal SRAM with ...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:22:12 PDT
Build a Controllable Coffee Roaster from an Air Popcorn Popper http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Controllable-Coffee-Roaster-from-an-Air-Po/
Build a Controllable Coffee Roaster from an Air Popcorn Popper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JI51/HS18BOEF/FJHJI51HS18BOEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JI51/HS18BOEF/FJHJI51HS18BOEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JI51/HS18BOEF/FJHJI51HS18BOEF.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 I have a passion for coffee.  I also have a passion for electrical engineering.  Why not combine them? This Instructable describes how I transformed a hot air popcorn popper into a completely controllable coffee roaster!  Follow these instructions to re-purpose and hack your West Bend Poppery Popco...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 18:15:30 PDT
Sugarcube MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugarcube-MIDI-Controller/
Sugarcube MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, grid-based MIDI controller that boots up into a variety of apps to do lots of things with sound. It has 16 backlit buttons, used as both inputs and outputs to give the controller some visual feedback. 2 potentiometers give analog control, depending on t...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Arduino Powered Gainclone (amplifier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Gainclone-amplifier/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 04:36:10 PDT
touchscreen door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/touchscreen-door-lock/
touchscreen door lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/STWX/HTK5N4PT/FEHSTWXHTK5N4PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/STWX/HTK5N4PT/FEHSTWXHTK5N4PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/STWX/HTK5N4PT/FEHSTWXHTK5N4PT.SMALL.jpg tjones74 hi im still pretty new to arduino and instructables this is my first instructable so any suggestions will be appreciated. i was a electrician in the army and since i got out i opened a online game store with my uncle and i do all the repair work to consoles. i got my first arduino a few months a...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 17:37:27 PDT
Magpi: The Micro Arduino Gaming Platform Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Magpi-The-Micro-Arduino-Gaming-Platform-Interface/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:50:36 PDT
Arduino Light Following Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Flashlight-Following-Robot/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Arduino Mini-Shields http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-Shields/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 09:01:05 PDT
Giant Two-Digit Countdown Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Two-Digit-Countdown-Clock/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 21:34:58 PDT
NFC Computer Unlocker http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-Computer-Unlocker/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:14:00 PDT
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-handmade-Hexapod-with-arduino-Hexdrake/
DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/S5BB/HT9B0Y7N/FNSS5BBHT9B0Y7N.SMALL.jpg davidp1995@hotmail.com Hello, I,m David and in this instructable I`ll show how I made this hexapod whose name is Hexdrake. Since I was 16 I have become interested in electronic and later in robotics. After getting some level and programming skills using arduino I decided to build a robot something more interesting not...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 01:54:21 PDT
The iDial - Critical Making Personal Identity Augmentation Device. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-iDial-Critical-Making-Personal-Identity-Augmen/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:18:15 PDT
Arduino Model Rocket Launcher for 3D Printed Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Model-Rocket-Launcher-for-3D-Printed-Rocke/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:55:12 PDT
Arduino WiFi Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-WiFi-Garage-Door-Opener/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:04:26 PDT
Arduino based Etch A Sketch Laser Cutter. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Etch-A-Sketch-Laser-Cutter/
Arduino based Etch A Sketch Laser Cutter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/F2PK/HT7PBRKG/FLPF2PKHT7PBRKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/F2PK/HT7PBRKG/FLPF2PKHT7PBRKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/F2PK/HT7PBRKG/FLPF2PKHT7PBRKG.SMALL.jpg msraynsford In this project I take an Arduino Mini Pro connect it to a custom made Etch A Sketch panel and use it to control a Blacknose laser cutter. The result is hours of crazy laser cutting fun, which we will be taking round most of the UK Maker Faires this year for JustAddSharks.co.uk The Etch A Sketch ha...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:08:29 PDT
Control Any Circuit With a TV Remote (and an Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Any-Circuit-With-a-TV-Remote-and-an-Arduin/
Control Any Circuit With a TV Remote (and an Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/BLM6/HT5CSB2P/FHIBLM6HT5CSB2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/BLM6/HT5CSB2P/FHIBLM6HT5CSB2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/BLM6/HT5CSB2P/FHIBLM6HT5CSB2P.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Most of the buttons on a remote control are never used. So why not use them to control appliances and other electronics around your house. In this project, I am going to show you how to use an Arduino to decode the signal from your remote and use it to make an outlet switch that can turn your el...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:29:49 PDT
Home Alert: Arduino + Cloud Messaging On A Large Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Alert-A-Cloud-and-Arduino-alert-system-with-a/
Home Alert: Arduino + Cloud Messaging On A Large Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/OZB1/HT5YLTGL/FBROZB1HT5YLTGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/OZB1/HT5YLTGL/FBROZB1HT5YLTGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/OZB1/HT5YLTGL/FBROZB1HT5YLTGL.SMALL.jpg futureshocked In the age of mobile phones, you would expect that people would be responsive to your call 24/7. Or… not. Once my wife gets home, the phone stays buried in her hand bag, or its battery is flat. We don’t have a land line. Calling or SMSing to ask for a lift home from the train station on a rainy ...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:53:08 PDT
Arduino Etch-A-Sketch Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Etch-A-Sketch-Clock/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:21:26 PDT
Crazy Countdown Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Countdown-Timer/
Crazy Countdown Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/B0C7/H1JUE5BG/FRNB0C7H1JUE5BG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/B0C7/H1JUE5BG/FRNB0C7H1JUE5BG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/B0C7/H1JUE5BG/FRNB0C7H1JUE5BG.SMALL.jpg ntewinkel This is my interpretation of the stereotypical time bomb that you see in so many cheesy action movies. The hero has to figure out which line to cut to stop the timer and keep the bomb from exploding. In this case, we have 3 wires. One wire stops the timer (yay!), another wire speeds up the timer (p...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 20:06:36 PDT
High Five Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Five-Camera/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:14:04 PDT
Touch Sensitive Audio Desk Trays- Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-trays/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 10:04:01 PDT
Arduino Automatic Temperature& Humidity Controller for Pets http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Automatic-Temperature-Humidity-Controller-/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 01:47:51 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
new animatronic Eyes: Rock On! http://www.instructables.com/id/new-animatronic-Eyes-Rock-On/
new animatronic Eyes: Rock On! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/6OJZ/HSVH471W/FVG6OJZHSVH471W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/6OJZ/HSVH471W/FVG6OJZHSVH471W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/6OJZ/HSVH471W/FVG6OJZHSVH471W.SMALL.jpg djsfantasi Someone had seen Peter Penguin or my Instructables on Animatronic Penguin Torso or Animatronic Eyes, and was working on a sculpture. He wanted to animate the sculpture when someone walked into the room and asked if I could do it. I thought about it for a while. There were several differences from ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:10:54 PDT
Simple and Impressive Business Card Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Impressive-Business-Card-Printer/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:41:23 PDT
Barista championship brewing stopwatch • Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/Barista-championship-brewing-stopwatch-Introductio/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:39:38 PDT
Arduino Hardware PWM for stepper motor drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hardware-PWM-for-stepper-motor-drives/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:22:13 PDT
Arduino Sous-Vide Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sous-Vide-Cooker/
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 13:21:21 PDT
Arduino 3-axis Mini Lazer Paper-Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-3-axis-Mini-Lazer-Paper-Cutter/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 02:39:38 PDT
A solar tracking automatic motorized window blind retrofit using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-solar-tracking-automatic-motorized-window-blind-/
A solar tracking automatic motorized window blind retrofit using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/6KOO/HSNG0DXJ/FV26KOOHSNG0DXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/6KOO/HSNG0DXJ/FV26KOOHSNG0DXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/6KOO/HSNG0DXJ/FV26KOOHSNG0DXJ.SMALL.jpg nickzibin Buildings account for 20-40% of total energy use in developed countries. Window shades (or blinds) can help to reduce building energy use and improve visual comfort (i.e., reducing glare and increasing daylighting). A recent study showed that occupants are fairly inactive when operating manual rol...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:10:08 PDT
Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK http://www.instructables.com/id/Mug-Music-Turn-Water-Into-an-Instrument-with-Ardui/
Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SMALL.jpg bonniee What if you could turn any conductive surface into an instrument? Like, say...a mug of water? Best of all, it's cheap; you'll only need $1 worth of extra electrical components (not including the Arduino). For this project, my friend Harvest and I combined Disney's Touché touch-sensing system ...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:56:12 PDT
Make an Arduino-controlled AC switch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-plug-to-plug-switch/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:07:52 PDT
Quadcopter MultiWii Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-MultiWii-Pro/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:43:50 PDT
Easy Programmable EL-Wire Wall Art Project with Cool-Neon http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Programmable-EL-Wire-Wall-Art-Project-with-Co/
Easy Programmable EL-Wire Wall Art Project with Cool-Neon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/34CW/HPQOAE3A/F1B34CWHPQOAE3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/34CW/HPQOAE3A/F1B34CWHPQOAE3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/34CW/HPQOAE3A/F1B34CWHPQOAE3A.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Blank space, what to do?, what to do? Our hackerspace has a blank brick wall above the fireplace. It's been a cold winter so we've had a fair number of fires, but there is just something wrong about a blank brick wall. Well in this project I'll document how to create an animated, Arduino controlled,...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:49:37 PST
Playing Wave file using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Playing-Wave-file-using-arduino/
Playing Wave file using arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/QD4M/HQC1LPVI/FO1QD4MHQC1LPVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/QD4M/HQC1LPVI/FO1QD4MHQC1LPVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/QD4M/HQC1LPVI/FO1QD4MHQC1LPVI.SMALL.jpg Husham Samir This is a simple circuit to play wav files using arduino Nano V3.0 ,it consist from 4 buttons ,each one play specific wav file loaded to SD card. Parts 1- Arduino Nano V3.0 (I used the chines version called Funduino Nano).2- SD card Module.3- SD card.4- Bread Board.5- four push Button .6- four 2...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 10:49:29 PST
Arduino: Touch capacitive Midi keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Touch-capacitive-Midi-keyboard/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 09:08:17 PST
Arduino Powered 3-zone thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-3-zone-thermostat/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 23:16:05 PST