Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:48:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 The 2$ USB Pic Programmer & Serial Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/The-2-USB-Pic-Programmer-Serial-Cable/
The 2$ USB Pic Programmer & Serial Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/3TDV/I8VGMNPV/FL33TDVI8VGMNPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/3TDV/I8VGMNPV/FL33TDVI8VGMNPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/3TDV/I8VGMNPV/FL33TDVI8VGMNPV.SMALL.jpg SubFusion This programmer is intended for people who need a microchip pic programmer to flash at hex file onto a micro controller, but seldom do so and find investing in a pic kit of some sort too expensive. The programming process will take a long time, 5-30 min depending on hex file size, so its NOT recomme...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:40:56 PDT
How to Make "The Root" (automated hydroponic irrigation system) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-The-Root-automated-hydroponic-irrigati/
How to Make "The Root" (automated hydroponic irrigation system) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/7JZ7/I8VGMNG9/F6I7JZ7I8VGMNG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/7JZ7/I8VGMNG9/F6I7JZ7I8VGMNG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/7JZ7/I8VGMNG9/F6I7JZ7I8VGMNG9.SMALL.jpg RyanW16 This hydroponic system, which is made primarily from a commonly found 5-gallon paint bucket, is designed to be a cost-effective, flexible, and efficient method for growing a variety of plants in a confined space (i.e. an apartment balcony). Additionally, it can be configured to give the user automat...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:35:24 PDT
Connecting NeuroSky's MindWave Mobile with PJRC's Teensy http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-NeuroSkys-MindWave-Mobile-with-a-PJRCs-/
Connecting NeuroSky's MindWave Mobile with PJRC's Teensy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/YSHZ/I8SLTB6P/F9WYSHZI8SLTB6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/YSHZ/I8SLTB6P/F9WYSHZI8SLTB6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/YSHZ/I8SLTB6P/F9WYSHZI8SLTB6P.SMALL.jpg mvperr Tutorial for connecting a Teensy and NeuroSky MindWave Mobile using a BlueSMiRF Silver bluetooth module.Materials needed: Teensy (In this tutorial, I am using the Teensy 3.1, but you'll be able to use this tutorial with other versions of the Teensy) BlueSMiRF Silver bluetooth module A way to c...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:03:00 PDT
Internet Managed Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Managed-Alarm-System-1/
Internet Managed Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/3JNG/I8R6AXWZ/FDK3JNGI8R6AXWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/3JNG/I8R6AXWZ/FDK3JNGI8R6AXWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/3JNG/I8R6AXWZ/FDK3JNGI8R6AXWZ.SMALL.jpg Makerlabmx First of all, you will need special hardware for making this, which you can buy in the link I'll provide. Keep in mind that this is an Arduino-like platform, so you will be able to make an almost-infinite amount of projects.Buy Altair @ Tindie Store In this tutorial a manual execution pet feeder wil...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:50:26 PDT
Make an intelligent desk clock, written in JavaScript, powered by the Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-intelligent-desk-clock-powered-by-the-Inte/
Make an intelligent desk clock, written in JavaScript, powered by the Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/J7QH/I8R6E3ZR/FO7J7QHI8R6E3ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/J7QH/I8R6E3ZR/FO7J7QHI8R6E3ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/J7QH/I8R6E3ZR/FO7J7QHI8R6E3ZR.SMALL.jpg karma-laboratory Why my clocks need to be more intelligent...I always set up reminders for my calendar meetings but when that little "XYZ meeting starting in 15 minutes" desktop notification pops up in the corner of my computer screen I hit the Snooze or Close button. "15 minutes is enough time to get one more thing...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:37:06 PDT
Accurate Liquid level Controller with low cost sensor and TV remote for settings http://www.instructables.com/id/Accurate-Liquid-level-Controller-with-low-cost-sen/
Accurate Liquid level Controller with low cost sensor and TV remote for settings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/PAY1/I8PQUDKJ/FPTPAY1I8PQUDKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/PAY1/I8PQUDKJ/FPTPAY1I8PQUDKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/PAY1/I8PQUDKJ/FPTPAY1I8PQUDKJ.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian This is the my first personnel Arduino project. Even through i plan to automate our over tank water level i don't like to invest more money on instruments. I have some Arduino board and relay boards from my friends. So use that boards and some cheap rate sensors purchase from store.Most of the autom...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:54:47 PDT
Evaporative air cooler automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Evaporative-air-cooler-automation/
Evaporative air cooler automation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/43SD/I8OBEQQK/FSL43SDI8OBEQQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/43SD/I8OBEQQK/FSL43SDI8OBEQQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/43SD/I8OBEQQK/FSL43SDI8OBEQQK.SMALL.jpg luisss749 This project pretend to automate an evaporative air cooler by controlling the start and stop of fan and water pump to ensure an operation inside the comfort zone shown above. The temperature and humidity data are obtained whith my weather station for 2011 in Torreon Coahuila Mexico with intervals o...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:01:40 PDT
Automatic Garage Door Open/Closed Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Garage-Door-OpenClosed-Checker/
Automatic Garage Door Open/Closed Checker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CY98/I8OBEFMY/FIYCY98I8OBEFMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CY98/I8OBEFMY/FIYCY98I8OBEFMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CY98/I8OBEFMY/FIYCY98I8OBEFMY.SMALL.jpg AndrewV2 Have you ever noticed that nobody remembered to close the garage door last night? That it's been open like all night long, and you're just realizing it on the way out the door to work? Well, if you are a bit handy and like a small challenge, follow along these steps to create a smart system with a...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:23:35 PDT
Arduino Ohm Meter with LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ohm-Meter-with-LCD/
Arduino Ohm Meter with LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/M6RC/I8OBEEUM/FEGM6RCI8OBEEUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/M6RC/I8OBEEUM/FEGM6RCI8OBEEUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/M6RC/I8OBEEUM/FEGM6RCI8OBEEUM.SMALL.jpg Ritik Bhardwaj This Instructable Will show you how to make a Digital Ohm Meter using Arduino.This Ohm Meter is very Precise...and totally DIY. Gather all the material. 1) Arduino UNO (or any other Arduino)2) Breadboard3) 16X2 LCD Display 4) Jumper wires5) 1X 1000 Ohm Resistor6) A Potentiometer Connect the ...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:19:19 PDT
Home Automation/Security Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-AutomationSecurity-Prototype/
Home Automation/Security Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/TL2W/I8LGTELQ/FICTL2WI8LGTELQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/TL2W/I8LGTELQ/FICTL2WI8LGTELQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/TL2W/I8LGTELQ/FICTL2WI8LGTELQ.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn I've been playing with micro-controllers for quite long and then I my friends asked me to take up this project and I was little bit nervous because working with individual home automation modules is relatively easier than to building an All-In-One Home Automation System which can be controlled by An...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:16:09 PDT
Lab test bench-oscilloscope/waveform http://www.instructables.com/id/Lab-test-bench-oscilloscopewaveform/
Lab test bench-oscilloscope/waveform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/UEOZ/I8MVZRCR/FWBUEOZI8MVZRCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/UEOZ/I8MVZRCR/FWBUEOZI8MVZRCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/UEOZ/I8MVZRCR/FWBUEOZI8MVZRCR.SMALL.jpg ionescualexandrumihai Lab test bench For electrical engineering classes, basic lab equipment such as oscilloscopes and signal generators usually cost hundreds of dollars. In this project I want to implement the hardware and initial software for a small, affordable digital oscilloscope and waveform generator based off an ...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:36:32 PDT
Circuit Scribe Minecraft Makey Makey Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Minecraft-Makey-Makey-Controller/
Circuit Scribe Minecraft Makey Makey Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/TCE6/I8MVZJ2L/F2WTCE6I8MVZJ2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/TCE6/I8MVZJ2L/F2WTCE6I8MVZJ2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/TCE6/I8MVZJ2L/F2WTCE6I8MVZJ2L.SMALL.jpg Khuttner Create a controller for ease of use in Minecraft instead of WASD or arrow keys using a Makey Makey and Circuit Scribe. Materials 1. Makey Makey2. Circuit Scribe Pen3. Notecard Designing the Controller Create the squares for the controller on the notecard with the circuit scribe and where th...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:17:58 PDT
Health and Security Cloud System - Digilent Design Contest 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Health-and-Security-Cloud-System-Digilent-Design-C/
Health and Security Cloud System - Digilent Design Contest 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/E6R4/I8LGJZVY/FLEE6R4I8LGJZVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/E6R4/I8LGJZVY/FLEE6R4I8LGJZVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/E6R4/I8LGJZVY/FLEE6R4I8LGJZVY.SMALL.jpg burlacu.eusebiu The purpose of this project is to help persons with heart deficiencies. In order to do this, the project is able to take the ECG signal from the body, to process it and send some samples to the cloud. Also the project is able to monitor the person activity(if the person is active / inactive or he ha...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:14:36 PDT
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-PIC-Assembly-Episode-9/
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/WBV6/I8LGJYLC/FCNWBV6I8LGJYLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/WBV6/I8LGJYLC/FCNWBV6I8LGJYLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/WBV6/I8LGJYLC/FCNWBV6I8LGJYLC.SMALL.jpg boomer48 Forty years ago I had a couple of friends who got very involved with HO scale model trains. I had outgrown my interest in trains after my old Lionel got passed down to my younger brother but I still admired the work my friends were doing. I even found that my electronics background could be useful...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:59:24 PDT
ESP8266 webserver serving multiple pages http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-webserver-serving-multiple-pages/
ESP8266 webserver serving multiple pages - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/4DUF/I8LGLWR1/FGB4DUFI8LGLWR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/4DUF/I8LGLWR1/FGB4DUFI8LGLWR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/4DUF/I8LGLWR1/FGB4DUFI8LGLWR1.SMALL.jpg breagan22 With NodeMCU, the ESP8266 can easily serve a webpage.In its simplest form, the server responds to a request by sending back 'client:send() one line at a time for each line in the page.This works. However if you need to make changes in your webpage, you must upload a new .lua file and restart the mo...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:22:09 PDT
ESP8266 MPSM v.2 DevBoard - MAINS WIFI Web Power Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-MPSM-v2-DevBoard-MAINS-WIFI-Web-Power-Swit/
ESP8266 MPSM v.2 DevBoard - MAINS WIFI Web Power Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/473P/I8J9XZOZ/FHL473PI8J9XZOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/473P/I8J9XZOZ/FHL473PI8J9XZOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/473P/I8J9XZOZ/FHL473PI8J9XZOZ.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ WARNING!! You will play with LIVE MAINS!! Deadly zone!! If you don't have any experience and are not qualified for working with MAINS power I will not ecourage you to play arround!Do NOT use it without proper Knowledge about MAINS circuits ! Do NOT use it without a proper FUSE on MAINS line!This i...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:29:11 PDT
DIY Quadcopter Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Quadcopter-Drone/
DIY Quadcopter Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OY4R/I8K18F6E/FYFOY4RI8K18F6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OY4R/I8K18F6E/FYFOY4RI8K18F6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OY4R/I8K18F6E/FYFOY4RI8K18F6E.SMALL.jpg hoffman1sr A Drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). They are an awesome piece of technology, and are becoming more popular now than ever. Drones have practical uses that range from photography, exploration, military, delivery, recreation and much more. Here is your chance to join in on the action. We want ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:46:20 PDT
ChipKIT WI-FIRE DAQopter http://www.instructables.com/id/ChipKIT-WIFIRE-DAQopter/
ChipKIT WI-FIRE DAQopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/2J8C/I8JA28YC/FAJ2J8CI8JA28YC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/2J8C/I8JA28YC/FAJ2J8CI8JA28YC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/2J8C/I8JA28YC/FAJ2J8CI8JA28YC.SMALL.jpg angelo.bogdan.pop DAQopter is a data acquisition and monitoring system for a wide range of signals: video, distance measuring, temperature measuring, GPStracking, collected in various envrironments via a hexacopter drone which is controlled over the wireless using the Digilent chipkit Wi-FIRE board and an Android dev...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:37:36 PDT
How to Design a Microcontroller Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-Microcontroller-Enclosure/
How to Design a Microcontroller Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ABF8/I8OH16FS/FV7ABF8I8OH16FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ABF8/I8OH16FS/FV7ABF8I8OH16FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ABF8/I8OH16FS/FV7ABF8I8OH16FS.SMALL.jpg push_reset So you need an enclosure, but you're not sure where to start. No matter what kind of hardware you need to protect, there are a few things you want to keep in mind on your enclosure making journey.This Instructable will cover the general steps needed to design and build a custom enclo...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:32:29 PDT
FPiDroid House beta : an advanced Smart House http://www.instructables.com/id/FPiDroid-House-beta/
FPiDroid House beta : an advanced Smart House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/CL2S/I8H6CLET/FQECL2SI8H6CLET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/CL2S/I8H6CLET/FQECL2SI8H6CLET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/CL2S/I8H6CLET/FQECL2SI8H6CLET.SMALL.jpg skorpyon1992 FPiDroid House represents a monitoring and control network for smart houses, using FPGAs, embedded systems and web technologies. The main purpose of this project is to have a possibility to add and connect dinamically a lot of devices (each of them having their own state machine). These state machin...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:03:22 PDT
ESP8266 - External I2C EEPROM Data Logger - AT24C32/64 Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-External-I2C-EEPROM-Data-Logger-AT24C3264-/
ESP8266 - External I2C EEPROM Data Logger - AT24C32/64 Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/KESB/I8G5W4BL/F48KESBI8G5W4BL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/KESB/I8G5W4BL/F48KESBI8G5W4BL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/KESB/I8G5W4BL/F48KESBI8G5W4BL.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ As you might seen already in our previous article about DS3231 RTC Module, we have identified onboard an EEPROM chip, a 32k AT24C32 one. It is independent from the RTC circuit and conected on the I2C bus, a perfect companion for a WIFI Data Logger System. The AT24C32 provides 32,...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 02:43:58 PDT
ESP8266 - WIFI Temperature Data Logger - MCP9808 http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-WIFI-Temperature-Data-Logger-MCP9808/
ESP8266 - WIFI Temperature Data Logger - MCP9808 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/3W5P/I8EBICX5/FOO3W5PI8EBICX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/3W5P/I8EBICX5/FOO3W5PI8EBICX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/3W5P/I8EBICX5/FOO3W5PI8EBICX5.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ In this project we will build a simple, high precision, WIFI Temperature Data logger based on ESP8266 module and the MCP9808 chip, a ±0.5°C Maximum Accuracy Digital Temperature Sensor. Features • Accuracy: - ±0.25 (typical) from -40°C to +125°C - ±0.5°C (maximum) from -20°C to...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:48:42 PDT
Avr fuse basics : Running an avr with an external clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Avr-fuse-basics-Running-an-avr-with-an-external-cl/
Avr fuse basics : Running an avr with an external clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/C9NW/I88LMCL9/FYGC9NWI88LMCL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/C9NW/I88LMCL9/FYGC9NWI88LMCL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/C9NW/I88LMCL9/FYGC9NWI88LMCL9.SMALL.jpg SS Roy Fuses are among the most difficult topics that i encountered whilst learning about programming microcontrollers. Even after searching and reading extensively, i still could not manage to clear my concepts about them. But then i started learning about them taking one at a time. This helped immensely....
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 04:48:56 PDT
ESP8266 - Li-Ion Battery rechargeable battery power solution http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Li-Ion-Battery-rechargeable-battery-power-/
ESP8266 - Li-Ion Battery rechargeable battery power solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/0EGU/I8BGIU35/FOL0EGUI8BGIU35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/0EGU/I8BGIU35/FOL0EGUI8BGIU35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/0EGU/I8BGIU35/FOL0EGUI8BGIU35.SMALL.jpg TrackerJ I was asked many times for a flexible, compact and easy to recharge battery pack solution for the ESP8266 Modules. After many test with different battery configurations and charging circuits, from simple AA batteries to CR2032 stacks I think I found the best one from all the desired points o...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 00:00:16 PDT
Build your own z80 microcomputer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-z80-microcomputer/
Build your own z80 microcomputer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/AB6N/I88LKFU2/FP4AB6NI88LKFU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/AB6N/I88LKFU2/FP4AB6NI88LKFU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/AB6N/I88LKFU2/FP4AB6NI88LKFU2.SMALL.jpg mkpeker First Efex computer designed in 1998 by myself and dedicated to my son Efe, initial version was 4Mhz, 4 kb memory and simple out of standard serial comunication protocols.This winter I decided to re-design and improve this Project and let other hobbiests can build their own z-80 computers.Current ve...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:31:23 PDT
16x2 LCD screen for ATtiny85, only two pins http://www.instructables.com/id/16x2-LCD-screen-for-ATtiny85-only-two-pins/
16x2 LCD screen for ATtiny85, only two pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/FBFY/I85QNWTV/FWLFBFYI85QNWTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/FBFY/I85QNWTV/FWLFBFYI85QNWTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/FBFY/I85QNWTV/FWLFBFYI85QNWTV.SMALL.jpg JRV31 An ATtiny85 only has five data pins. There are times when you need an alphanumeric readout to display data, or for temporary use as a debugging tool, and you need to use as few pins as possible. By using one of these Arduino shields from Adafruit it is possible to drive a 16x2 LCD screen using onl...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:40:33 PDT
Musical Pies http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Pies/
Musical Pies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/KU5T/I84H0JEQ/F24KU5TI84H0JEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/KU5T/I84H0JEQ/F24KU5TI84H0JEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/KU5T/I84H0JEQ/F24KU5TI84H0JEQ.SMALL.jpg LucyH2 Our entry is both a tech and baking project. We made some apple pies which can play the tune of an English nursery rhyme. Programming the tune. I wrote a program in Scratch that plays "Sing a song of Sixpence". Here is a link: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/55790110/ Connecting the touchboa...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 13:03:14 PDT
DH11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DH11-Temperature-and-Humidity-Sensor-With-Arduino/
DH11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/BOFQ/I834XW4U/FOKBOFQI834XW4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/BOFQ/I834XW4U/FOKBOFQI834XW4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/BOFQ/I834XW4U/FOKBOFQI834XW4U.SMALL.jpg Ritik Bhardwaj This is a Tutorial On how to use the DH11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor with Arduino. Watch This Video ( This is a Full Tutorial ) This video Shows the full Procedure on how to use this Sensor. Install the DH11 Library. 1) Click here To download the DH11 Library for Arduino.2) Extract the Zi...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 02:41:55 PDT
LED's Controlled Using C# Application and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Control-LEDs-Using-C-Application-and-Arduin/
LED's Controlled Using C# Application and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VK55/I81GBW2Y/FJ1VK55I81GBW2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VK55/I81GBW2Y/FJ1VK55I81GBW2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VK55/I81GBW2Y/FJ1VK55I81GBW2Y.SMALL.jpg Ritik Bhardwaj Video of this project Working.... Gather all the Material. 1) 6X LED's2) 6X 1K Ohm Resistors (you can use 10K Ohm resistor for DIM light)3) Jumper Wires4) Arduino Microcontroller5) Breadboard6) A PC with Microsoft Visual Studio Installed Connect the LED's to the Breadboard Connect the LED's ...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:33:45 PDT
Play Catchy Ball with Makey Makey and Circuit Scribe http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Catchy-Ball-with-Makey-Makey-and-Circuit-Scri/
Play Catchy Ball with Makey Makey and Circuit Scribe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/TYPD/I7XQYYWV/FVDTYPDI7XQYYWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/TYPD/I7XQYYWV/FVDTYPDI7XQYYWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/TYPD/I7XQYYWV/FVDTYPDI7XQYYWV.SMALL.jpg LadySith So the first thing I thought when I saw kids using the Makey Makey with Scratch was “Hey you could totally make this work with Stencyl”. And the fact that we had both the Makey Makey and Circuit Scribe at our disposal made me definitely want to take advantage of real world interactions with games.So...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:29:09 PDT
Gamepad for subway surfers http://www.instructables.com/id/Gamepad-for-subway-surfers/
Gamepad for subway surfers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/2UQ1/I7VQRM0K/FQA2UQ1I7VQRM0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/2UQ1/I7VQRM0K/FQA2UQ1I7VQRM0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/2UQ1/I7VQRM0K/FQA2UQ1I7VQRM0K.SMALL.jpg bharathclinten1 In this instructable I will show you how to make a simple game pad(joy stick) using microcontroller,few buttons and a visual basic application for playing subway surfers in PC....I will guide you step by step using simple construction parts. Remember this tutorial is to help you out and for you to h...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:13:34 PDT
32x32 RGB LED Plasma w/ STM32F4. http://www.instructables.com/id/32x32-RGB-LED-Plasma-w-STM32F4/
32x32 RGB LED Plasma w/ STM32F4. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XQK1/I7W1UYTI/FZRXQK1I7W1UYTI.SMALL.jpg PhilipM4 There are already a few tutorials out there showing how to control a 32x32 RGB LED display.This project has some slight variations with the following features: Based on a STM32F401RE eval board Software BSP generated by STM32CubeMX (v1.4.0 used here, newer version might need changes in the source...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:15:05 PDT
All In One AVR Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/All-In-One-AVR-Programmer/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:13:18 PDT
ESP8266 with Multiple Analog Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-with-Multiple-Analog-Sensors/
ESP8266 with Multiple Analog Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/M2RI/I7RGIB0A/F0QM2RII7RGIB0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/M2RI/I7RGIB0A/F0QM2RII7RGIB0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/M2RI/I7RGIB0A/F0QM2RII7RGIB0A.SMALL.jpg breagan22 Although the ESP8266 -07 and -12 only have one ADC pin, it doesn't mean that you are limited to only one analog sensor per module. You can use many!However, in order to use multiple sensors you will need to 'multiplex' the sensors. Multiplexing simply means that you will turn a sensor on, read the...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:42:04 PDT
How to Drive an LCD glass with your own processor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drive-an-LCD-glass-with-your-own-processor/
How to Drive an LCD glass with your own processor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/YV1F/I7SVSFNV/FBHYV1FI7SVSFNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/YV1F/I7SVSFNV/FBHYV1FI7SVSFNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/YV1F/I7SVSFNV/FBHYV1FI7SVSFNV.SMALL.jpg solowdiver Practically speaking it is much easier to use a preassembled module consisting of a controller and glass. But if you ever wondered how the controller actually drives the segments, read on. Identifying the pins Using a two digit LCD glass I came across recently I explored how to drive it. None...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:54:04 PDT
Getting Started With AVR JTAGICE Clone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-AVR-JTAGICE-Clone/
Getting Started With AVR JTAGICE Clone. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/J765/I7MY0HGR/FKRJ765I7MY0HGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/J765/I7MY0HGR/FKRJ765I7MY0HGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/J765/I7MY0HGR/FKRJ765I7MY0HGR.SMALL.jpg ykhurana1 Hello Everyone,This Instructable is a guide for all of of you who have bought their new "Jtag ice clones" .I request you friends to read it carefully before you do anything, as missing steps won't help you. First SetUp ! The requirements1. Your Jtag ICE Compatible debugger,2. Atmel Studio 4.17 (Y...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:29:06 PDT
ESP8266 ADC - Analog Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-ADC-Analog-Sensors/
ESP8266 ADC - Analog Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GGT7/I7MX5S2Q/F12GGT7I7MX5S2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GGT7/I7MX5S2Q/F12GGT7I7MX5S2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GGT7/I7MX5S2Q/F12GGT7I7MX5S2Q.SMALL.jpg breagan22 ESP8266 modules have the capacity to perform many useful tasks. GPIO pins can be manipulated based on digital signals to do all sorts of handy things. Expanded firmware such as NodeMCU have made these modules very flexible and have transformed them into fully capable micro-controllers.Now, the ESP82...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:34:37 PDT
Setting Up/Reflashing Your Edison for Beginners - OS X Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-UpReflashing-Your-Edison-for-Beginners-OS-/
Setting Up/Reflashing Your Edison for Beginners - OS X Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/U5PT/I7MX4L2Z/FZIU5PTI7MX4L2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/U5PT/I7MX4L2Z/FZIU5PTI7MX4L2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/U5PT/I7MX4L2Z/FZIU5PTI7MX4L2Z.SMALL.jpg DuyHuynh I was lucky enough to attend an Intel IoT Roadshow event and even luckier to be among those who received a complementary Edison to toy around with! I wanted to make a simple guide for those of us who are connecting our Edisons to OSX machines. I'm working with an older model macbook (2008) running L...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:27:35 PDT
pwm solar controller and tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/pwm-solar-controller-and-tracker/
pwm solar controller and tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/NV8I/I7LQICCE/FCLNV8II7LQICCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/NV8I/I7LQICCE/FCLNV8II7LQICCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/NV8I/I7LQICCE/FCLNV8II7LQICCE.SMALL.jpg HUSHBOII pwm solar controller and tracker ​Introduction The PV applications could be grouped according to the scheme of interaction with utility grid: grid connected, stand alone, and hybrid. PV systems consist of a PV generator (cell, module, and array), energy storage devices (such as batteries), AC a...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:56:45 PDT
Danger Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Danger-Detector/
Danger Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/ORFG/I7KB7FPH/FQ0ORFGI7KB7FPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/ORFG/I7KB7FPH/FQ0ORFGI7KB7FPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/ORFG/I7KB7FPH/FQ0ORFGI7KB7FPH.SMALL.jpg Carolyn Smith Danger Detector is a gas and smoke detector built utilising an Intel Edison and Grove sensors. What it is and where to place the device The Danger Detector is a personal device that alerts a person of FIRE,Co2 and NATURAL DISASTERS. The FIRE and CO2 are NOT dependent on the availability of the in...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:45:45 PDT
Phasor Measurement Unit using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Phasor-Measurement-Unit-using-Arduino/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 10:36:42 PDT
Getting started with a 8051 micro-controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-a-8051-micro-controller/
Getting started with a 8051 micro-controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/DEDG/I7IJ79G5/F83DEDGI7IJ79G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/DEDG/I7IJ79G5/F83DEDGI7IJ79G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/DEDG/I7IJ79G5/F83DEDGI7IJ79G5.SMALL.jpg Yoruk Hi all,I love micro-controllers projects. I use often both Arduino cards and "naked" AVR micro-controllers (ATTINY and ATMEGA devices) for my projects.For my culture, I choose to study an other kind of micro-controllers, the ones based on the 8051 architecture : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_MC...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:29:22 PDT
Sending an email from an Intel Edison (using nodemailer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-an-email-from-an-Intel-Edison-using-nodema/
Sending an email from an Intel Edison (using nodemailer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/EZAB/I7IJ6DJ1/F2HEZABI7IJ6DJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/EZAB/I7IJ6DJ1/F2HEZABI7IJ6DJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/EZAB/I7IJ6DJ1/F2HEZABI7IJ6DJ1.SMALL.jpg scd This project demonstrates a method for sending email from an Intel Edison IOT computer by pushing a button connected to the Edison. While this may not seem particularly interesting or useful, one could imagine using this method as part of a more complex system. For example the Edison could be used a...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:13:42 PDT
Zebra - Smart crossing http://www.instructables.com/id/Zebra-Smart-crossing/
Zebra - Smart crossing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/SZ0L/I7HG97F7/FIYSZ0LI7HG97F7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/SZ0L/I7HG97F7/FIYSZ0LI7HG97F7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/SZ0L/I7HG97F7/FIYSZ0LI7HG97F7.SMALL.jpg sveneruso A revolutionary project for a Smart City. The project is for the safety of pedestrians and the study of quality of the life in urban areas. The Project is is focused on the safety of pedestrian crossing, thanks to the implementation of sensors palced on the crossing able to make them light and incre...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:53:42 PDT
8051 C development using FREE compiler SDCC http://www.instructables.com/id/8051-C-development-using-FREE-compiler-SDCC/
8051 C development using FREE compiler SDCC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/C35B/I7IJAW4L/FV6C35BI7IJAW4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/C35B/I7IJAW4L/FV6C35BI7IJAW4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/C35B/I7IJAW4L/FV6C35BI7IJAW4L.SMALL.jpg jiangshan00000 SDCC is a free and open source compiler for 8-bit mcus.this instructables tell you:how to install sdcc compiler;how to use sdcc to compile a 8051 c program;how to use a makefile for sdcc program;Not tell you:how to write a program in C;how to download to program to the MCU; Download and install d...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:26:18 PDT
LinkIt ONE GPS tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-ONE-GPS-tracker/
LinkIt ONE GPS tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/LBPH/I7GS6RNW/FLRLBPHI7GS6RNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/LBPH/I7GS6RNW/FLRLBPHI7GS6RNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/LBPH/I7GS6RNW/FLRLBPHI7GS6RNW.SMALL.jpg cavedu This topic is to demonstrate how to build a GPS tracker using LinkIt ONE board. LinkIt ONE is a co-designed product by MediaTek and Seeed Studio, aimed at maker community and wearable / IoT market.LinkIt ONE contains complete communication ability such as Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS and GPRS, I think thes...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:39:59 PDT
Receiving and sending data between Attiny85 (Arduino IDE 1.06) http://www.instructables.com/id/Receiving-and-sending-data-between-Attiny85/
Receiving and sending data between Attiny85 (Arduino IDE 1.06) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/9JQ9/I7CCGX94/F3C9JQ9I7CCGX94.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke I have struggled a lot with sending RF data between two Attiny85 chips, so I thought it might be helpful if I just explain how I did it. There are a number of such projects being described on the internet, but yet, it didn’t prove to be such a straightforward project, which i found to be mostly du...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:53:10 PDT
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-PIC-Assembly-Episode-8/
Fun With PIC Assembly - Episode 8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/XEE5/I7D5Z7SO/F52XEE5I7D5Z7SO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/XEE5/I7D5Z7SO/F52XEE5I7D5Z7SO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/XEE5/I7D5Z7SO/F52XEE5I7D5Z7SO.SMALL.jpg boomer48 I’ve experienced some interesting temperature changes in my lifetime including one just a few years ago where we set a record high one day and then set a record low the next day. The most interesting one I experienced was a long time ago while I was in Sondrestrom, Greenland. The temperatures woul...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:53:50 PDT
Re-programing the Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-programing-the-Makey-Makey/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 03:44:04 PDT
Makey Makey Minecraft Interactive Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Minecraft-Interactive-Mat/
Makey Makey Minecraft Interactive Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9DVW/I78VKK1R/FL99DVWI78VKK1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9DVW/I78VKK1R/FL99DVWI78VKK1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9DVW/I78VKK1R/FL99DVWI78VKK1R.SMALL.jpg Khuttner We wanted to see if we could create an interactive mat that could be used with Minecraft to create an experience where a real person moves the virtual person in Minecraft. Materials Foam Mat PiecesAluminum TapeMakey MakeyMinecraft World Create the Makey Makey Mat Using the aluminum tape, creat...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 09:52:45 PDT