Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino - shield - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:53:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Shield-and-Sensors/
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Sat, 10 May 2014 09:01:13 PDT
Digital multimeter shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-multimeter-shield-for-Arduino/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:24:58 PDT
Arduino BASIC Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-BASIC-Shield/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:00:11 PST
ATtiny Programming Shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-Programming-Shield-for-Arduino-1/
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:14:06 PST
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
Improved Simple Wing Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Simple-Wing-Shield/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:02:37 PST
Building an ISP Shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-ISP-Shield-for-Arduino/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 07:48:16 PST
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Simple Arduino Wing Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Arduino-Wing-Shield/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:34:42 PST
Arduino Powered Nixie Tubes: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduiNIX-Nixie-driver-shield-assembly/
Arduino Powered Nixie Tubes: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/7C5N/GZACIUKP/FB77C5NGZACIUKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/7C5N/GZACIUKP/FB77C5NGZACIUKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/7C5N/GZACIUKP/FB77C5NGZACIUKP.SMALL.jpg Slothfurnace www.ArduiNIX.com presents: ArduiNIX Nixie driver shield assembly The ArduiNIX shield is a user programmable platform for driving multiplexed Nixie tube or other high voltage displays**. The ArduiNIX is open source hardware Welcome to the assembly portion of the site. Here we will take you step by ...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 11:03:33 PST
Mailbox Phone Alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Mailbox-Phone-Alert/
Mailbox Phone Alert - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/DOVP/HJAI5VL6/FX9DOVPHJAI5VL6.SMALL.jpg nikoala3 The mailbox phone alert sends you a text whenever you get mail. I remember anxiously checking my mail multiple times a day during the spring of my senior year of high school as I awaited letters back from colleges. Nervously, I would walk up to the mailbox. My heart would skip a beat as I opened i...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:21:21 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Hand & Forearm (Voice Controlled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Prosthetic-Hand-Forearm/
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:33:52 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
Arduino ATtiny2313 Programming Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ATtiny2313-Programming-Shield/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 20:02:31 PDT
Arduino Cellular Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Cellular-Shield-Tutorial/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 09:25:35 PDT
Arduino Waveform Generator Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Waveform-Generator-Shield/
Arduino Waveform Generator Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/YH9O/H9T44X9Z/FN9YH9OH9T44X9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/YH9O/H9T44X9Z/FN9YH9OH9T44X9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/YH9O/H9T44X9Z/FN9YH9OH9T44X9Z.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Waveform generators (also called function generators) are useful for testing and debugging circuits. They can be used to test the frequency response of electronic components like op amps and sensors or to characterize and troubleshoot audio effects boxes and pedals. This waveform generator shield is...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 14:23:00 PDT
Compact 3-in-1 Stripboard DIYduino with Integrated Sensor and L298N Motor Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-3-in-1-Stripboard-DIYduino-with-Integrated/
Compact 3-in-1 Stripboard DIYduino with Integrated Sensor and L298N Motor Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KUP3/HCB8T27P/FJPKUP3HCB8T27P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KUP3/HCB8T27P/FJPKUP3HCB8T27P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/KUP3/HCB8T27P/FJPKUP3HCB8T27P.SMALL.jpg Superbender I am presenting a compact design of a stripboard Arduino board (DIYduino) that includes a 2A motor driver and has additionally the functionality of a sensor shield. The 2-channel version cost approximately $29.43 and is more affordable compared to $39.00 for a commercially available system consistin...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 22:49:18 PST
Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-the-relays-via-GPRS-SMS/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:36:09 PST
DIY Arduino Motor Shield [for only $8!] (L298N 2x4A) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Motor-Shield-L298N-Chip-2-4-Amps-/
DIY Arduino Motor Shield [for only $8!] (L298N 2x4A) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Today, I'm going to show you how to make an Arduino motor shield (driver) at a low cost. It works splendidly, its posses almost all the characteristics of the original Arduino motor shield. It's almost considered as a clone. The original Arduino motor shield has the same motor driver chip (L298), th...
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 07:16:59 PST
Arduino Sprinkler System + Web control http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sprinkler-System-Web-control/
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:18:55 PDT
Arduino DIY SD Card Logging Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-DIY-SD-Card-Logging-Shield/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:21:33 PDT
Energino: an Arduino-based energy consumption monitoring shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Energino-an-Arduino-based-energy-consumption-moni/
Energino: an Arduino-based energy consumption monitoring shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K6Y8/H4ZN5515/FWZK6Y8H4ZN5515.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K6Y8/H4ZN5515/FWZK6Y8H4ZN5515.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K6Y8/H4ZN5515/FWZK6Y8H4ZN5515.SMALL.jpg roberto.riggio Energino is a plug-load meter that measures the amount of power consumed by whatever DC electrical appliance is plugged into its. It was originally designed to monitor the energy consumption of simple networking devices such as Ethernet switches and WiFi access points, but it can be used to monitor ...
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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 08:40:00 PDT
Arduino home energy monitor shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-home-energy-monitor-shield/
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 12:07:25 PDT
Daft Punk LED Matrix Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Daft-Punk-LED-Matrix-Breakout-Board/
Daft Punk LED Matrix Breakout Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/BRD2/H461X8CK/FNPBRD2H461X8CK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/BRD2/H461X8CK/FNPBRD2H461X8CK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/BRD2/H461X8CK/FNPBRD2H461X8CK.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad I was always impressed by the Daft Punk Coffee Table.  Being able to light up a bunch of LEDs and flash them in patterns has so many applications.  It was one of the reasons why I bought an Arduino seeing how it could control a matrix of LED lights. This is my attempt at building the Daft Punk Coff...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 11:53:40 PDT
Stripboard Arduino shield for programming ATtiny45 and ATtiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Stripboard-Arduino-shield-for-programming-ATtiny45/
Stripboard Arduino shield for programming ATtiny45 and ATtiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/U71E/H1LWPEAL/FZXU71EH1LWPEAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/U71E/H1LWPEAL/FZXU71EH1LWPEAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/U71E/H1LWPEAL/FZXU71EH1LWPEAL.SMALL.jpg nikkipugh This instructable (entered in the Arduino Challenge contest - you can vote for it above) shows how to make a stripboard Arduino shield for programming either ATtiny45 or ATtiny85 microcontrollers with an Arduino, as per these tutorials from the High-Low Tech group at MIT: Arduino board as ATtiny pr...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 09:56:12 PDT
RC Car to Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-to-Robot/
RC Car to Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/CLXT/GYGES5Y4/F48CLXTGYGES5Y4.SMALL.jpg randofo Converting an RC car into a robot is a quick and easy way to get started with robotics. At the very least, when you get bored of playing with your remote control car after three days, you can turn it into a robot that will do all of your evil bidding. Well, maybe not all of it, but at least a siza...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:11:55 PDT
Arduino Ethernet Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ethernet-Shield-Tutorial/
Arduino Ethernet Shield Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9ZO6/H05NHCWJ/F969ZO6H05NHCWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9ZO6/H05NHCWJ/F969ZO6H05NHCWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9ZO6/H05NHCWJ/F969ZO6H05NHCWJ.SMALL.jpg randofo The Arduino Ethernet Shield allows you to easily connect your Arduino to the internet. This shield enables your Arduino to send and receive data from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. You can use it to do fun stuff like control robots remotely from a website, or ring a bell every ti...
By: randofo

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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 14:01:18 PDT
Arduino Wireless SD Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Wireless-SD-Shield-Tutorial/
Arduino Wireless SD Shield Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0IUN/H05NOWJ3/FUU0IUNH05NOWJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0IUN/H05NOWJ3/FUU0IUNH05NOWJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0IUN/H05NOWJ3/FUU0IUNH05NOWJ3.SMALL.jpg randofo As the name implies, the Arduino Wireless SD shield serves two functions. Foremost, this shield allows you to easily interface with Xbee transceiver modules to create mesh networks, and other wireless devices. Secondly, the micro SD socket allows you to store and access a large amount of data. Wheth...
By: randofo

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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:58:54 PDT
Arduino Motor Shield Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motor-Shield-Tutorial/
Arduino Motor Shield Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/1UE5/H05NSWPJ/FES1UE5H05NSWPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/1UE5/H05NSWPJ/FES1UE5H05NSWPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/1UE5/H05NSWPJ/FES1UE5H05NSWPJ.SMALL.jpg randofo The Arduino Motor Shield allows you to easily control motor direction and speed using an Arduino. By allowing you to simply address Arduino pins, it makes it very simple to incorporate a motor into your project. It also allows you to be able to power a motor with a separate power supply of up to 12v...
By: randofo

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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:58:06 PDT
"Twist Shield" for the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Twist-Shield-for-the-Arduino/
"Twist Shield" for the Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/SH5N/GZUAFFA2/F8MSH5NGZUAFFA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/SH5N/GZUAFFA2/F8MSH5NGZUAFFA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/SH5N/GZUAFFA2/F8MSH5NGZUAFFA2.SMALL.jpg wwtolman This little ‘Add-on’ board allows you to 'Twist' an existing Arduino Shield 90 degree from its original footprint The Problem... Have you ever finished a project and then realized you stopped one step too soon? While plugging in various shields I have into the ‘Wing Tip Extensions’ I built I noti...
By: wwtolman

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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:25:39 PDT
Wing Tip Extensions for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Wing-Tip-Extensions-for-Arduino/
Wing Tip Extensions for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/S3DC/GZCITV1F/F89S3DCGZCITV1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/S3DC/GZCITV1F/F89S3DCGZCITV1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/S3DC/GZCITV1F/F89S3DCGZCITV1F.SMALL.jpg wwtolman Greetings, One late night of web surfing I came across some 45 Degree Extension boards. Thinking to myself “Wow!” that’s cool and then I looked at the price…$27.00 before S&H. “Yikes!” I’ve been looking for an excuse to learn Eagle PCB layout software and this was the project I decided to cut my tee...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 20:12:57 PST
Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 (With Shield) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Range-Finder-with-an-ATtiny85/
Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 (With Shield) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/M9V0/GV8UUCS0/FQ8M9V0GV8UUCS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/M9V0/GV8UUCS0/FQ8M9V0GV8UUCS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/M9V0/GV8UUCS0/FQ8M9V0GV8UUCS0.SMALL.jpg Dominion-Network I’m here to show you how to use a HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 as well as programming the ATtiny85 using the wonderful shield that randofo created. List of materials: ATtiny85 Programming Library Arduino Uno HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Finder and Library Jumper Wires Breadboard ATt...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2011 09:07:06 PST
SPROT, my SimPleROboT http://www.instructables.com/id/SPROT-my-SimPleROboT/
SPROT, my SimPleROboT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/WVWT/GUWHGMD5/F65WVWTGUWHGMD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/WVWT/GUWHGMD5/F65WVWTGUWHGMD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/WVWT/GUWHGMD5/F65WVWTGUWHGMD5.SMALL.jpg sbateson in this instructable i will show you how to make a very simple robot, using an arduino. this robot could be the base for a wide range of projects, i am planning on adding LDRs to mine so it can seek put light and also follow a line. it uses a small shield I made out of a piece of stripboard on the a...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:15:56 PST
Augmented Hyper-Reality Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Hyper-Reality-Glove/
Augmented Hyper-Reality Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/UWUJ/GU0ZLXLK/FXTUWUJGU0ZLXLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/UWUJ/GU0ZLXLK/FXTUWUJGU0ZLXLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/UWUJ/GU0ZLXLK/FXTUWUJGU0ZLXLK.SMALL.jpg ZJ-Weaver The Carnegie Mellon HCI gang is at it again, this time taking on the serious assignment of making a thing for PLAY. The Royal Play that is. The thing that makes life worth living. This time, we've combined our nerd-ness to bring some of your favorite movie sound effects to life. The " Augmented Hyp...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 22:19:23 PDT
Arduino GPS Datalogger http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPS-Datalogger/
Arduino GPS Datalogger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YIVQ/GTQVPAI9/FRGYIVQGTQVPAI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YIVQ/GTQVPAI9/FRGYIVQGTQVPAI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YIVQ/GTQVPAI9/FRGYIVQGTQVPAI9.SMALL.jpg jonnyboy323 Do you want to log some GPS data onto an SD card using your Arduino? Do you already own a Sparkfun microSD shield and GPS module? Did you try the Adafruit Sheild (although it is awesome and cheap) but it stole all of your pins? Want it to output into a nice, Google Earth friendly format? Well read o...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 01:49:51 PDT
8-Pin Programming Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Pin-Programming-Shield/
8-Pin Programming Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/90UN/GTNKVSPH/FX590UNGTNKVSPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/90UN/GTNKVSPH/FX590UNGTNKVSPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/90UN/GTNKVSPH/FX590UNGTNKVSPH.SMALL.jpg randofo The 8-Pin Programming Shield allows you to program ATtiny series chips using the Arduino itself as the programmer. In other words, you plug this into your Arduino and then you can easily program 8-pin chips. These small microcontrollers can then be incorporated into any project that you want. Follow...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:32:03 PDT
Make your pet dishes tweet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-pet-dishes-tweet/
Make your pet dishes tweet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UJ1T/GP7IF68J/FQ6UJ1TGP7IF68J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UJ1T/GP7IF68J/FQ6UJ1TGP7IF68J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UJ1T/GP7IF68J/FQ6UJ1TGP7IF68J.SMALL.jpg thoughtfix You give your pets everything: Food, water, a home, toys, and love. Why not give them a twitter account? This project allows you to monitor your pets' eating habits and receive alerts when their supplies are low. It's also a cute, fun way to learn how to interact with the Arduino, Twitter, sens...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 19:13:10 PDT
How To Have A Talking Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Have-A-Talking-Dog/
How To Have A Talking Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/4LI8/GOY3AH16/F1U4LI8GOY3AH16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/4LI8/GOY3AH16/F1U4LI8GOY3AH16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/4LI8/GOY3AH16/F1U4LI8GOY3AH16.SMALL.jpg Schmidtn Have you ever watched Pixar's Up and thought, I wish my dog had a collar that would let him talk to me?  Well I did, so I set out to make him one. In this Instructable I'll show you all the parts you need, give you the Arduino sketch I used and walk you through building a dog collar that allows you...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2011 15:00:42 PDT
Arduino FM radio receiver shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-FM-radio-receiver-shield/
Arduino FM radio receiver shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/1WDG/GBUH3PF5/FNU1WDGGBUH3PF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/1WDG/GBUH3PF5/FNU1WDGGBUH3PF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/1WDG/GBUH3PF5/FNU1WDGGBUH3PF5.SMALL.jpg ZrvZ This Instructable will show you how to build your own FM radio receiver shield to be used with an Arduino board. The radio chip we are going to be using is the AR1010 on a breakoutboard found at Sparkfun or Electrokit and there will be code to get you up and running provided later on. We are going t...
By: ZrvZ

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Tue, 20 Jul 2010 11:36:16 PDT
Core3duino http://www.instructables.com/id/Core3duino/
Core3duino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/QUVH/G6MPPBFQ/F79QUVHG6MPPBFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/QUVH/G6MPPBFQ/F79QUVHG6MPPBFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/QUVH/G6MPPBFQ/F79QUVHG6MPPBFQ.SMALL.jpg johndavid400 This is an addon shield to an addon shield. That's right, you have to have the Core2duino on your Arduino to be able to understand why you would want this in the first place. So once you have your Core2duino saddled up, give this one a shot (you don't technically have to have the core2duino to use t...
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Fri, 12 Mar 2010 21:16:57 PST
DIY Apple Remote Shield for the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-Remote-Shield-for-the-Arduino/
DIY Apple Remote Shield for the Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/8VYV/G1BBD058/FA98VYVG1BBD058.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/8VYV/G1BBD058/FA98VYVG1BBD058.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/8VYV/G1BBD058/FA98VYVG1BBD058.SMALL.jpg computergeek Have you ever wanted to make an apple remote? Or maybe want to have one of your arduino creations be able to control iTunes on your Mac, your iPod, Or your Apple TV? Now you can! Awhile back I was working on a project that that I wanted to be able to start music the on my mac through the IR receiver...
By: computergeek

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Sat, 31 Oct 2009 18:02:19 PDT
Arduino ProtoShield from "Household" Items (<5$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ProtoShield-from-quotHouseholdquot-Ite/
Arduino ProtoShield from "Household" Items (<5$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/IATL/FOVXPGFN/FCGIATLFOVXPGFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/IATL/FOVXPGFN/FCGIATLFOVXPGFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/IATL/FOVXPGFN/FCGIATLFOVXPGFN.SMALL.jpg br3ttb I love my Arduino. It got me into, and hooked on, microcontroller programming. I also like the expandability that shields provide. My Arduino can be a GPS Locatorone minute, and be connected to the web the next. There's also a kit that lets you make your own shields.That last option always bother...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2008 09:26:34 PST