Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:59:46 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Automatic Shower Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Shower-Timer/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:44:06 PST
Interface an SRAM bus to your arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-an-SRAM-bus-to-your-arduino/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:20:57 PST
MakeyMakey+PlayDoh+Pac-Man=ENDLESS FUN MakerBar Hackerspace http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeyMakeyPlayDohPac-ManENDLESS-FUN/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 01:15:33 PST
Creating a new Tiva Project in Code Composer Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-new-Tiva-Project-in-Code-Composer-Studi/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:08:34 PST
Generic UART for any microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Generic-UART-for-any-microcontroller/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:21:12 PST
Simple Marker conductive interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Marker-conductive-interface/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:41:43 PST
Computer Controlled Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-Traffic-Light/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:59:44 PST
Helping special needs children - the magic of Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-special-needs-children-the-magic-of-Makey-/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:46:53 PST
Home automation 101: fixing a fridge freezer with a PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-101-fixing-a-fridge-freezer-with-a/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:22:37 PST
Program your Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Makey-Makey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:11:23 PST
Ko-dison(The Sleep Apnea Monitor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ko-disonThe-Sleep-Apnea-Monitor/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:04:34 PST
Program ATtiny Chips with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-ATtiny-Chips-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:45:31 PST
Makey Makey Dance Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Dance-Mat/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:05:52 PST
UnicornPotatoParty http://www.instructables.com/id/UnicornPatatoParty/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:36:18 PST
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-PIC-Assembly-Episode-5/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:16:30 PST
Using Statistical Process Control to test the Attiny85 internal clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Statistical-Process-Control-to-test-the-Atti/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:24:57 PST
Ultrasonic Sensor with MSP430 and IAR/CCS http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Sensor-with-MSP430-and-IARCCS/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:21:29 PST
R/C Controlled Switch for Drones http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Controlled-Switch-for-Drones/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:27:40 PST
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-PIC-Assembly-Episode-4/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:38:37 PST
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-PIC-Assembly-Episode-3/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:23:15 PST
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-PIC-Assembly-Episode-2/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:18:02 PST
Make an Internet connected pet feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pet-Feeder-using-Altair/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:14:26 PST
Tiny FM radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-FM-radio/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:34:47 PST
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-PIC-Assembly-Episode-1/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:15:40 PST
An Attiny-based iButton ds1922L Bluetooth Reader for LadyCycle http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Attiny-based-iButton-Bluetooth-Adapter-for-Lady/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:13:55 PST
Prototype of Finger print based ATM mechine & whether report system http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-of-Finger-print-based-ATM-mechine-whethe/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:17:53 PST
Intel Edison Running Python Script http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Running-Python-Script/
Intel Edison Running Python Script - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/9R3I/I66CWTAQ/FJP9R3II66CWTAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/9R3I/I66CWTAQ/FJP9R3II66CWTAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/9R3I/I66CWTAQ/FJP9R3II66CWTAQ.SMALL.jpg gcarmonar Welcome,In this instructable I will teach you how to connect to your Intel Edison board by SSH and how to create and run a basic Python script. So lets begin! Required components Hardware: You need a computer running Windows 7 or 8. Other versions of windows may be compatible too, I just didn't t...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:01:09 PST
Installing Grove Library for Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Grove-Library-for-Intel-Edison/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 21:00:29 PST
Driving a New Bright Toy Bulldozer with an Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Driving-a-New-Brite-Toy-Bulldozer-with-an-Intel-Ed/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 18:02:41 PST
Make a electrical ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-electrical-ruler/
Make a electrical ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/WAHJ/I63EZQGV/F9QWAHJI63EZQGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/WAHJ/I63EZQGV/F9QWAHJI63EZQGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/WAHJ/I63EZQGV/F9QWAHJI63EZQGV.SMALL.jpg Cheney Cheung I make a electrical ruler.Feature:Use 32bit microcontroller STM32C8T6.Use 512 line encoder .Precision 0.1mm.unit :mm,cm,meter and km.Material:STM32C8T6512 line encoderOLED display etc. Design a STM32 board Sorry for my bad english!I am 24 years old engineering student from Guangxi in China. It's ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:43:11 PST
Chromebook Arduino and Intel Edison guide for Intel IoT EDI development on budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromebook-Arduino-and-Intel-Edison-guide-for-Inte/
Chromebook Arduino and Intel Edison guide for Intel IoT EDI development on budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/QT39/I63EZAJX/FHNQT39I63EZAJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/QT39/I63EZAJX/FHNQT39I63EZAJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/QT39/I63EZAJX/FHNQT39I63EZAJX.SMALL.jpg JR Tyner First I will explain why this Instructable is needed as many experienced developers will scoff when they see the title and will never read it because they don't have an open mind about things like Chromebooks. That is because many of them have forgotten the reason that microcontrollers such as the I...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:05:50 PST
Analog-Style Temperature meter and DataLogger with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Style-Temperature-meter-and-DataLogger-with/
Analog-Style Temperature meter and DataLogger with Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/W2PZ/I63EXPBB/FL5W2PZI63EXPBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/W2PZ/I63EXPBB/FL5W2PZI63EXPBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/W2PZ/I63EXPBB/FL5W2PZI63EXPBB.SMALL.jpg Divinecobra In This instructable you will learn how to take data from various sensors and log them on an SD Card, and then display the current temperature on a servo-driven analog style meter. Huge thanks to Intel, Instructables, and Grove for the giveaway! You Will need:Intel Edison Grove Sound Sensor ModuleGr...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:45:33 PST
Intel Edison Location Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Location-Logger/
Intel Edison Location Logger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/AA6Y/I64XGDJ9/F60AA6YI64XGDJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/AA6Y/I64XGDJ9/F60AA6YI64XGDJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/AA6Y/I64XGDJ9/F60AA6YI64XGDJ9.SMALL.jpg chipmc I know there are a couple Intel Edison GPS projects already but, I wanted to add a couple features that I think make this one worth a look. First, I wanted to use the Adafruit library and be able to take advantage of the ability to send commands not just read the default text strings.Second, I use ...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:57:56 PST
( Intel Edison ) HAT! Project 5 : Home Automation Tweeter ( Earthquake & Explosion Alerts! ) ( IoT Project ) http://www.instructables.com/id/-Intel-Edison-HAT-Project-5-Home-Automation-Tweete/
( Intel Edison ) HAT! Project 5 : Home Automation Tweeter ( Earthquake & Explosion Alerts! ) ( IoT Project ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/IZBK/I6008XIO/F3NIZBKI6008XIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/IZBK/I6008XIO/F3NIZBKI6008XIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/IZBK/I6008XIO/F3NIZBKI6008XIO.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hi everyone!I'm Geeve George a MAKER proudly from INDIA!I started making at the age of 10 and my zeal for making still continues as I am fascinated by the endless possibilities and opportunities that technology offers!HAT! is my series of home automation projects and it stands for Home Automation Tw...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:58:39 PST
Gas Burner Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Burner-Controller/
Gas Burner Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/G3PN/I5ZZY7IU/FTFG3PNI5ZZY7IU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/G3PN/I5ZZY7IU/FTFG3PNI5ZZY7IU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/G3PN/I5ZZY7IU/FTFG3PNI5ZZY7IU.SMALL.jpg Molloy I am a homebrewer, making all grain extract beer. I am in the process of automating my brewery, which I am doing just for the fun of it, as automation is not really needed on a process that takes 5 hours and has about ten minutes of actual work!My brewing rig uses a propane burner to heat water for...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 18:05:26 PST
Arduino Library for 28BYJ-48 Stepper Motor and ULN2003 Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Library-for-28BYJ-48-Stepper-Motor-and-ULN/
Arduino Library for 28BYJ-48 Stepper Motor and ULN2003 Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/NP5H/I5THYBRX/FDFNP5HI5THYBRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/NP5H/I5THYBRX/FDFNP5HI5THYBRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/NP5H/I5THYBRX/FDFNP5HI5THYBRX.SMALL.jpg EngyFun The 28BYJ-48 stepper motor with the ULN2003 driver now seems quite a commonplace configuration. The motor and driver are both readily available, and cheap. However, the standard arduino stepper motor library just doesn’t work with this configuration! Apparently something to do with the sequence requ...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 20:57:01 PST
DIY LED heart http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-heart/
DIY LED heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VB7N/I5UX9IB2/FJ8VB7NI5UX9IB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VB7N/I5UX9IB2/FJ8VB7NI5UX9IB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/VB7N/I5UX9IB2/FJ8VB7NI5UX9IB2.SMALL.jpg Rusivan In this article I will try to tell you about the gift I made for my girlfriend!I got here is a LED heart.I apologize for my bad English! The basis of the scheme is a microcontroller Atmega8, 1K resistor, selected in such a way as not to overload the microcontroller ports. SMD resistors and diode...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 09:17:33 PST
PWMSwizzling an Edison Arduino Breakout to work with Grove Seeed Motor Shields http://www.instructables.com/id/PWMSwizzling-an-Edison-Arduino-Breakout-to-work-wi/
PWMSwizzling an Edison Arduino Breakout to work with Grove Seeed Motor Shields - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/46I2/I5THXNVR/FPW46I2I5THXNVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/46I2/I5THXNVR/FPW46I2I5THXNVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/46I2/I5THXNVR/FPW46I2I5THXNVR.SMALL.jpg robotoys This instructable explains the steps necessary to configure the hardware and software of an Intel Edison Arduino Breakout board so that it will communicate with a Grove Seeed Motor Shield. Examples of sketches for controlling a pair of DC motors, or a single stepper motor will be provided. The key t...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 19:56:11 PST
Water Usage Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Usage-Monitor/
Water Usage Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Y3IP/I5THUM78/F9FY3IPI5THUM78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Y3IP/I5THUM78/F9FY3IPI5THUM78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/Y3IP/I5THUM78/F9FY3IPI5THUM78.SMALL.jpg jsigmier In our first episode of Deconstructing IoT, we talked about how the Internet of Things can provide solutions to the problems posed by water waste, and built a simple application to measure water flow from a household faucet. Here, we'll go through the steps behind building that water usage monitorin...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 13:54:20 PST
8 Channel Programmable Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Channel-Programmable-Timer/
8 Channel Programmable Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/X7DR/I5S2ED0O/FV8X7DRI5S2ED0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/X7DR/I5S2ED0O/FV8X7DRI5S2ED0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/X7DR/I5S2ED0O/FV8X7DRI5S2ED0O.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer IntroductionI have been using Microchip’s PIC range of microcontroller for my projects since 1993, and have done all my programming in assembler language, using the Microchip MPLab IDE. My projects ranged from simple traffic lights and flashing LEDs, to USB joystick interfaces for R/C models, and sw...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 06:06:34 PST
Digital transistor identifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-transistor-identifier/
Digital transistor identifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/C7JV/I5S2DURP/FWIC7JVI5S2DURP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/C7JV/I5S2DURP/FWIC7JVI5S2DURP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/C7JV/I5S2DURP/FWIC7JVI5S2DURP.SMALL.jpg ErangaG How to identify a transistor whether it is NPN or PNP? This is the easiest way to do it. In this project I'm going to tell how to make transistor identifier using Arduino UNO r3.What are the information you can get ? Type of transistor (PNP or NPN) What are the semiconductors the transistor pins ar...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 04:18:31 PST
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 12: Intro to Interrupts http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Microcontrollers-Part-12-Intro-to-Interr/
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 12: Intro to Interrupts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/9ND0/I5THUMTB/FDA9ND0I5THUMTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/9ND0/I5THUMTB/FDA9ND0I5THUMTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/9ND0/I5THUMTB/FDA9ND0I5THUMTB.SMALL.jpg RobotDictionary In this part of the tutorial we will talk about interrupts work using the counter for example. Interrupts enhance the usage of microcontrollers in a huge way. Interrupts make your programs react to the hardware of the microcontrollers, which may be a reaction from the circuit outside of the microcon...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 12:38:11 PST
The COMFORT Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-COMFORT-Meter/
The COMFORT Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/YUH1/I5P7O2Z8/F63YUH1I5P7O2Z8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/YUH1/I5P7O2Z8/F63YUH1I5P7O2Z8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/YUH1/I5P7O2Z8/F63YUH1I5P7O2Z8.SMALL.jpg TronikMaker THE PROBLEMEspecially in the winter months of the year, some of us are facing humidity related issues in our houses and apartments. Too much humidity in places where we live, eat and sleep can lead to mold, which can cause allergic and other health related problems.Another factor of interior living ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 00:53:04 PST
Makey Makey Micro Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Micro-Controler/
Makey Makey Micro Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/BUUU/I5P7L6HR/FSBBUUUI5P7L6HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/BUUU/I5P7L6HR/FSBBUUUI5P7L6HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/BUUU/I5P7L6HR/FSBBUUUI5P7L6HR.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid While brainstorming for our Makey Makey Build Night at the Phoenix Asylum, I wasn't coming up with a killer app. That all changed when on a walk with Ms. Zoid. I saw something in the gutter that caught my eye, a video game eraser. AHA! Now I have a project. Since then I have had additional ideas for...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 14:58:45 PST
i-Trash Car Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/i-Trash-Car-Prototype/
i-Trash Car Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/I3ZY/I5J57KKJ/FXPI3ZYI5J57KKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/I3ZY/I5J57KKJ/FXPI3ZYI5J57KKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/I3ZY/I5J57KKJ/FXPI3ZYI5J57KKJ.SMALL.jpg MiftahulJ i-Trash Car Prototype is an interfacing servo and DC motor in to ATMega8535, we use PING Sensor as ultrasonic sensor to detect a distance between trash and toy car.Toy car will getting closer if Ping sensor detected any trash surround it's drive area. Preparation Prepare some material that will b...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:56:29 PST
Resolving Edison "Transfer Incomplete" Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Resolving-Edison-Transfer-Incomplete-Problem/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:28:25 PST
Edison IOT Ignition interrupt device http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-IOT-Ignition-interrupt-device/
Edison IOT Ignition interrupt device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/MMAL/I5DSDU0J/FOZMMALI5DSDU0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/MMAL/I5DSDU0J/FOZMMALI5DSDU0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/MMAL/I5DSDU0J/FOZMMALI5DSDU0J.SMALL.jpg joshualeelaird Recently, I was lucky enough to receive one of these awesome Intel IOT Edison developer kits from the sweepstakes sponsored by Instructables and Intel. I am new to microcontrollers. Though I am an auto technician with A.S.E.s and specializing in diagnostics and electrical work in 12VDC and I have so...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:02:39 PST
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 11: Timers, Counters, and the Microcontroller Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Microcontrollers-Part-11-Timers-Counters/
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 11: Timers, Counters, and the Microcontroller Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/3I11/I5DS3O9X/FO53I11I5DS3O9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/3I11/I5DS3O9X/FO53I11I5DS3O9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/3I11/I5DS3O9X/FO53I11I5DS3O9X.SMALL.jpg RobotDictionary Timers and counters are so integral that you will see numerous examples involving them throughout this series. As the name says, timers are used for time and counting. Counting and timing allows you to do some very neat things such as controlling LED brights, angle degrees of servo shafts, receiving...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:58 PST
PIC 12F675 Programmable 12V Battery Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-12F675-Programmable-12V-Battery-Monitor/
PIC 12F675 Programmable 12V Battery Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/F1CN/I5BS49LB/FI7F1CNI5BS49LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/F1CN/I5BS49LB/FI7F1CNI5BS49LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/F1CN/I5BS49LB/FI7F1CNI5BS49LB.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer Being an active outdoor guy, I have a few different types of 12V lights and a variety of battery types. - For flying RC planes and quadcopters at night, we use sealed lead acid batteries to power our club tables.- For fishing, I have a few 12V 2W led lights, powered by 2200mA, 3 cell LiPo batteries....
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:28:36 PST
Bag movement alarm for theft prevention http://www.instructables.com/id/Bag-movement-alarm-for-theft-prevention/
Bag movement alarm for theft prevention - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SMALL.jpg micahmelnyk In short: I developed a portable, battery powered device that sounds an alarm when your bag or purse is moved. Once armed, can only be turned off by your secret code.The device is built off an Arduino compatible Trinket Pro, using an off-the-shelf project box with PCB.------------------------------...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:35:06 PST