Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:28:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Using the ESP8266 module http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-ESP8266-module/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:55:00 PDT
DIY tiny music player http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tiny-music-player/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:03:55 PDT
Open source BLE door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-source-BLE-door-lock/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:06:27 PDT
SMART switch http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-switch/
SMART switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/QPLQ/I0294CIL/FFKQPLQI0294CIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/QPLQ/I0294CIL/FFKQPLQI0294CIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/QPLQ/I0294CIL/FFKQPLQI0294CIL.SMALL.jpg ganeevs The world has changed so rapidly and it’s all due technology and science. Things have enhanced, new era has arrived of a better and a smart world. But according to me there’s one thing that hasn't changed yet...... A switch!!! Yes an electrical switch which we use daily in our lives. A switch is one...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:04:02 PDT
MSP430 Accelerometer microSD Datalogger http://www.instructables.com/id/MSP430-Accelerometer-microSD-Datalogger/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:37:49 PDT
2-Axis JoyStick on a Basic Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Axis-JoyStick-on-a-Basic-Stamp/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:12:30 PDT
Building your own Micromite Companion Minicomputer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-Micromite-Companion-Minicomputer/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:44:37 PDT
ATTiny Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny-Tea-Maker/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:53:47 PDT
Tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tachometer-1/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:59:36 PDT
Battle Bots http://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Bots/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:59:12 PDT
How to get started with the Freescale Freedom KL25Z http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-the-Freescale-Freedom-KL25Z/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:46:26 PDT
How to use an IC DAC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-IC-DAC/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:59:32 PDT
How to use Serial Peripheral Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Serial-Peripheral-Interface/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:57:05 PDT
EC1 based USB powered electronic die http://www.instructables.com/id/EC1-based-USB-powered-electronic-dy/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 22:48:30 PDT
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Disk-Clock-HDD-Clock-with-Arduino-Uno/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:40:58 PDT
SPLat EC1 based AA and AAA battery tester with bar graph http://www.instructables.com/id/SPLat-EC1-based-AA-and-AAA-battery-tester-with-bar/
SPLat EC1 based AA and AAA battery tester with bar graph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/YBSE/HZI9B44S/F8ZYBSEHZI9B44S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/YBSE/HZI9B44S/F8ZYBSEHZI9B44S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/YBSE/HZI9B44S/F8ZYBSEHZI9B44S.SMALL.jpg kf7oor A simple and easy to program AA battery tester that can test all 1.5V batteries and can be re-programmed to test up to 3.3V batteries!Parts:1 LED common cathode bar graph or equivalent 1.8V forward voltage and 10mA per LED (I use multiple rectangular leds glued together and negatives soldered togeth...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:57:47 PDT
SPLat controlled Bluetooth IR room alarm system http://www.instructables.com/id/SPLat-controlled-Bluetooth-IR-room-alarm-system/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:57:35 PDT
The DICE Creamaker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-DICE-Creamaker/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:42:13 PDT
Arduino-based Switching Voltage Regulators http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Switching-Voltage-Regulators/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:13:54 PDT
Car battery charger with PIC12F683 http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-battery-charger-with-PIC12F683/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:25:57 PDT
Pong game using fpga kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pong-game-using-fpga-kit/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 02:04:24 PDT
12-24v DC motor controller using an EC1 SPLat PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/12-14v-DC-motor-controller-using-an-EC1-SPLat-PLC/
12-24v DC motor controller using an EC1 SPLat PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/U8RZ/HYUWH8TG/FFLU8RZHYUWH8TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/U8RZ/HYUWH8TG/FFLU8RZHYUWH8TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/U8RZ/HYUWH8TG/FFLU8RZHYUWH8TG.SMALL.jpg kf7oor There aren't many simple programmable DC motor controller instructions out there but now I bring you step by step instructions on how to make one that can be expanded for use on robots to a 500W electric go cart!(note this instructable only shows how to make a simple controller for 10A max)Parts you...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:45:49 PDT
Creating and Using Multidimensional Arrays in C++ http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-and-Using-Multidimensional-Arrays-in-C/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:40:59 PDT
Creating and using an array in C++ http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-and-using-an-array-in-C/
Creating and using an array in C++ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7K18/HYR3FAIU/F1A7K18HYR3FAIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7K18/HYR3FAIU/F1A7K18HYR3FAIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7K18/HYR3FAIU/F1A7K18HYR3FAIU.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello again! A number of you have used an array before or even for those of you that have not used one, you may have wished that there was a convenient way to store multiple values without having to manually declare each one of them individually. An array is a great way to solve that predicament. ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:40:39 PDT
Quickly set up a 7 segment display http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-set-up-a-7-segment-display/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 01:48:34 PDT
LittleBits Cookie Clicker Auto-clicker http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Cookie-Clicker-Auto-clicker/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:03:31 PDT
SMS Microcontroller Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/SMS-Microcontroller-Switch/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:42:50 PDT
Webserver for home appliances control http://www.instructables.com/id/Webserver-for-home-appliances-control/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:04:24 PDT
MSP430 SERIAL COMMUNICATION USING ENERGIA AND PROCESSING http://www.instructables.com/id/MSP430-SERIAL-COMMUNICATION-USING-ENERGIA-AND-PROC/
MSP430 SERIAL COMMUNICATION USING ENERGIA AND PROCESSING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/T0XJ/HY21WGMF/FZMT0XJHY21WGMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/T0XJ/HY21WGMF/FZMT0XJHY21WGMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/T0XJ/HY21WGMF/FZMT0XJHY21WGMF.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja Hi everyone . i am vigneshraja. here i done the varying the color depending upon the analog value read from 10 k potentiometer using MSP430G2231. i am using Energia software for serial communication program. for varying the color of window i am using Processing software. Circuit connection of ...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:24:31 PDT
littleBits Serial Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Serial-Controller/
littleBits Serial Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/D35I/HXV4Q4VX/FYFD35IHXV4Q4VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/D35I/HXV4Q4VX/FYFD35IHXV4Q4VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/D35I/HXV4Q4VX/FYFD35IHXV4Q4VX.SMALL.jpg rasterweb littleBits are fun little electronic modules you can use to build things. With the release of an Arduino module, you can now connect littleBits to your computer to control applications and other things running on your desktop.In a previous Instructable I talked about getting serial data from the l...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:49:45 PDT
Addressable LEDs (WS2812) on chipKIT http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LEDs-WS2812-on-chipKIT/
Addressable LEDs (WS2812) on chipKIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/7LOK/HXTFVBPB/FNN7LOKHXTFVBPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/7LOK/HXTFVBPB/FNN7LOKHXTFVBPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/7LOK/HXTFVBPB/FNN7LOKHXTFVBPB.SMALL.jpg mwingerson There has not been a simple addressable LED library for PIC32 microcontrollers until now! The PICxel library is an MPIDE library that handles the timing required to use addressable LEDs (WS2812, WS2811) or more commonly known as Adafruit Neopixels. Going through through a couple steps will allow y...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:20:59 PDT
How to make your own AVR programming station for under 8 bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-AVR-programming-station-for-u/
How to make your own AVR programming station for under 8 bucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello again!The last year I have been practicing with AVR microcontrollers and Arduinos.I first bought a *classic* Attiny85 and programmed it through my arduino Leonardo. It was awesome to see a bare chip do programmed things (in a fraction of arduino cost). After getting some knowledge on AVRs I ma...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:28:20 PDT
solar tracking device using msp430 http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-tracking-device-using-msp430/
solar tracking device using msp430 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/JIJO/HXIKAZ1I/FWLJIJOHXIKAZ1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/JIJO/HXIKAZ1I/FWLJIJOHXIKAZ1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/JIJO/HXIKAZ1I/FWLJIJOHXIKAZ1I.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja HI everyone.here i am showing my solar tracking project for solar panel. The two LDRs are connected to both edges of the solar panel.so it can able to follow sun direction from east side sunrise to until west side sun set. this project find more light intensity area so it help the solar panel to pro...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:53:02 PDT
Ultrasonic sensor robot car running with used motorcycle battery with LCD screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-sensor-robot-car-running-with-used-moto/
Ultrasonic sensor robot car running with used motorcycle battery with LCD screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/5IQW/HWVANTIQ/F155IQWHWVANTIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/5IQW/HWVANTIQ/F155IQWHWVANTIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/5IQW/HWVANTIQ/F155IQWHWVANTIQ.SMALL.jpg amitray769 This robot car works with ultrasonic sensor HC-SR04 and powered with used 12V motorcycle battery. Body of the robot car Make the robot body using Plywood and a flat piece of wood.Cut the plywood into a 9 inches by 6 inches small piece. Parts needed The parts needed for this project is not so ...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:38:25 PDT
How to use Pulse-Width Modulation http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Pulse-Width-Modulation/
How to use Pulse-Width Modulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/PCWC/HXHR51NA/F51PCWCHXHR51NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/PCWC/HXHR51NA/F51PCWCHXHR51NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/PCWC/HXHR51NA/F51PCWCHXHR51NA.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Many of you have likely seen lights that seem to "breathe" or have heard sounds that get steadily louder and softer. A large majority of these are achieved through pulse-width modulation (pwm).Despite the complex sounding name (at least to me), pwm is surprisingly easy to implement and use. To see w...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:46:18 PDT
MSP430 MAGIC CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/MSP430-MAGIC-CUBE/
MSP430 MAGIC CUBE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/5F92/HXC4PRGO/FV75F92HXC4PRGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/5F92/HXC4PRGO/FV75F92HXC4PRGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/5F92/HXC4PRGO/FV75F92HXC4PRGO.SMALL.jpg vigneshraja Hi everyone . i did led fun project using msp430 launchpad.This project has four leds are triggered by msp430 two get different colors. the colors combination of two led color enhanced by paper cube. the color leds used in this project are red,green,blue,yellow. The color mixing is achieved...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 23:42:57 PDT
POV USING MSP430 LAUNCHPAD http://www.instructables.com/id/POV-USING-MSP430-LAUNCHPAD/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 01:20:18 PDT
Send SMS with arduino (no shield ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-SMS-with-arduino-no-shield-/
Send SMS with arduino (no shield ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/ZY96/HX7PBKE5/FCBZY96HX7PBKE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/ZY96/HX7PBKE5/FCBZY96HX7PBKE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/ZY96/HX7PBKE5/FCBZY96HX7PBKE5.SMALL.jpg ram mere In this simple instructable will show how to send SMS with no need for any kind of shield ( just your smart phone :D ) and Bluetooth module ( e.g HC-06) and soon just a serial cable (OTG) .First go to play store and download blueact from here .If your device is not paired , pair it , you can check ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:47:33 PDT
littleBits Serial Data http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Serial-Data/
littleBits Serial Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PID2/HX8HQGKG/FCRPID2HX8HQGKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PID2/HX8HQGKG/FCRPID2HX8HQGKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PID2/HX8HQGKG/FCRPID2HX8HQGKG.SMALL.jpg rasterweb littleBits are fun little electronic modules you can use to build things. With the release of an Arduino module, you can now connect littleBits to your computer to control applications and other things running on your desktop. Grab your bits You'll need:PowerDimmerArduinoYou'll also need a 9 volt...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 06:04:24 PDT
Operating a Shift Register http://www.instructables.com/id/Operating-a-Shift-Register/
Operating a Shift Register - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/6DA7/HXG6MRX5/FJ26DA7HXG6MRX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/6DA7/HXG6MRX5/FJ26DA7HXG6MRX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/6DA7/HXG6MRX5/FJ26DA7HXG6MRX5.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 In anticipation for the 8x8x8 LED Cube Instructable (I have a 3x3x3 version here), I am going to explain a key component in operating the cube that I do not feel is explained as nicely as it could be (but please feel free to correct me if you feel otherwise). This is the practical operation of a sh...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 10:02:55 PDT
ICSP Pogo Pin Programming Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/ICSP-Pogo-Pin-Programming-Adaptor/
ICSP Pogo Pin Programming Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BIFL/HWUJYX6R/FLYBIFLHWUJYX6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BIFL/HWUJYX6R/FLYBIFLHWUJYX6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BIFL/HWUJYX6R/FLYBIFLHWUJYX6R.SMALL.jpg ProjectAVR This is an edited version of a blog entry dated 25/06/2014 on my website - www.ProjectAVR.com Driven by my frustration at not being able to find a reasonably cheap supply of 2x3pin shrouded header sockets, I have knocked up an adaptor to avoid using them altogether. This is not a new idea and I’ve ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:32:13 PDT
Automatic Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Irrigation-System-21/
Automatic Irrigation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/G4XC/HWNUHKHY/FGTG4XCHWNUHKHY.SMALL.jpg BooRan This is an in-depth tutorial on how i created an auto-irrigation system for a garden using the Texas Instrument Tiva family microcontroller. There are a handful of examples online about irrigation systems but I really wanted something that could take advantage of a handful of sensor options. The m...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:17:31 PDT
Program your Arduino with an Android device! http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Arduino-with-a-Android-device/
Program your Arduino with an Android device! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/UBNR/HWLD3TJZ/FH5UBNRHWLD3TJZ.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hi,in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want, this is usefull for permanently installed Arduino boards, like in light controllers...So lets get started! ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:29:33 PDT
Simple Arduino Case á la IPod http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Case-á-la-IPod/
Simple Arduino Case á la IPod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/EYKM/HWLD3JHM/FX7EYKMHWLD3JHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/EYKM/HWLD3JHM/FX7EYKMHWLD3JHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/EYKM/HWLD3JHM/FX7EYKMHWLD3JHM.SMALL.jpg DaBootO Hello Instructateers! Here's a simple instruction on making an Arduino Case out of an IPod Case when you buy it. What you need You need:1. An Arduino (I used the Arduino Uno R3)2. An old IPod caseThat's all you need at first :) Finding the spot to cut (USB-Port) Now you need to place the Ardui...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:51:12 PDT
AVR High voltage programming (Fuses rescue) http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-High-voltage-programming-Fuses-rescue/
AVR High voltage programming (Fuses rescue) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/EHQR/HWLD2NZ9/FO7EHQRHWLD2NZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/EHQR/HWLD2NZ9/FO7EHQRHWLD2NZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/EHQR/HWLD2NZ9/FO7EHQRHWLD2NZ9.SMALL.jpg mnedix Half a year ago I restarted one of my old passions - electronics. I've studied electronics in college but that happened during the Middle Age (20yrs ago). While I was expecting this huge leap in schematics and what a hobbyist can do nowadays, I still had some difficulties in catching up. One which f...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:24:23 PDT
Attiny85 as a Step/Dir Stepper Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-as-a-StepDir-Stepper-Motor-Controller/
Attiny85 as a Step/Dir Stepper Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/VR91/HWIMUS31/FEFVR91HWIMUS31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/VR91/HWIMUS31/FEFVR91HWIMUS31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/VR91/HWIMUS31/FEFVR91HWIMUS31.SMALL.jpg john1a Somewhere in Greece, someone did something never done before...Seen those things before?Thing: 1Thing: 2Thing: 3Oh, you have! You bought one of them you say? Oh... Don't worry, I did too.They did the job, yeah. But we paid for them much. Really much. And while our whole project would cost less than...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 02:42:30 PDT
2cm height 7 Segments 6 Digits AVR Clock with 4 digits thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Segments-6-Digits-AVR-Clock-056-Segment/
2cm height 7 Segments 6 Digits AVR Clock with 4 digits thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/C8K5/HWII21WQ/FIBC8K5HWII21WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/C8K5/HWII21WQ/FIBC8K5HWII21WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/C8K5/HWII21WQ/FIBC8K5HWII21WQ.SMALL.jpg arick This project is explaining how to create yourself a 6 digits 7 segments clock with AVR microcontroller Prepare the parts for this project We need to prepare a parts for this project,6x 7 Segments Common Anode6x PNP transistors for driver, I used 2N39066x 1K 1/WW resistors1x Module ATMEGA1281x NTC...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:11:20 PDT
Propeller Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Display/
Propeller Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/2YDY/HWG0B2ZK/FDF2YDYHWG0B2ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/2YDY/HWG0B2ZK/FDF2YDYHWG0B2ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/2YDY/HWG0B2ZK/FDF2YDYHWG0B2ZK.SMALL.jpg misperry In this video we will be looking at how to create a propeller style dislay using only 5 SMD LED'sCheckout the Forum!!http://themagicsmoke.proboards.com/Follow me on youtube http://www.youtube.com/misperryFollow me on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/misperryeeT-Shirts http://www.zazzle.com/misperry
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 10:30:49 PDT
AVR Programmer Board http://www.instructables.com/id/AVR-Programmer-Board/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 07:04:47 PDT
cheap, nice and weird A4 graph plotter ($25 + some scrap) http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-nice-and-weird-A4-graph-plotter-25-some-scra/
cheap, nice and weird A4 graph plotter ($25 + some scrap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/Y8MN/HVRYQIHT/F2CY8MNHVRYQIHT.SMALL.jpg mopsiok Updated on Jun 2, 2014My contest entry was accepted - now you can vote for this project if you like it! Thanks!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Hi there!At the begining I have to warn you... The solution presented below is quite inefficien...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 12:57:49 PDT