Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:49:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Control of a DC motor with Arduino and Visual Basic http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-of-a-DC-motor-with-Arduino-and-Visual-Basi/
Control of a DC motor with Arduino and Visual Basic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/VVO9/HY4KV9VJ/FSAVVO9HY4KV9VJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/VVO9/HY4KV9VJ/FSAVVO9HY4KV9VJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/VVO9/HY4KV9VJ/FSAVVO9HY4KV9VJ.SMALL.jpg bouchy Hello friends this is my first post in instructables.com where I will try to bring more Novelty des often. Today theme is with Arduino and Visual Basic. The project that we see today is controller one dc motor with Arduino and Visual Basic. To control a dc motor is not enough voltage of 5 v arduino ...
By: bouchy

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:33:19 PDT
Arduino, Mini Sonar Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-Sonar-Robot/
Arduino, Mini Sonar Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HOSU/HY3ZBHMH/FKSHOSUHY3ZBHMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HOSU/HY3ZBHMH/FKSHOSUHY3ZBHMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/HOSU/HY3ZBHMH/FKSHOSUHY3ZBHMH.SMALL.jpg m-shams In this project I want to make a mini-sonar robot with arduino pro mini. Sonar or ultrasonic sensors work on a principle similar to radar or sonar, which evaluate attributes of a target by interpreting the echoes from radio or sound waves respectively. Active ultrasonic sensors generate high frequen...
By: m-shams

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:04:00 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Driver board Familiarization http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Driver-board-Familiari/
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit – Driver board Familiarization - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q7XL/HY5Y3KEN/FIJQ7XLHY5Y3KEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q7XL/HY5Y3KEN/FIJQ7XLHY5Y3KEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q7XL/HY5Y3KEN/FIJQ7XLHY5Y3KEN.SMALL.jpg jpitz31 In this blog post we will take a look at the driver board that comes with the Make:it Robotics Starter Kit. There is no documentation that comes with the Start kit concerning the Driver board other than the schematic.Unless you have some experience reading schematics the task of understanding what i...
By: jpitz31

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:39:44 PDT
3D Printed DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DC-Motor/
3D Printed DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/K5FX/HY4KRMOX/FAFK5FXHY4KRMOX.SMALL.jpg pitrack I designed and 3D printed a Brushless Direct Current (BLDC) motor, and used an Arduino to control the motor. All parts of the motor, excluding magnets, solenoid wrapping wire, and hall effect sensors, were printed with a Makerbot Replicator 2. The video shows the completed working motor.This instruc...
By: pitrack

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:27 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've was almost finishing my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM...
By: Timofte Andrei

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Build your own Talking Tom toy with SCRATCH and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Talking-Tom-toy-with-SCRATCH-and-Ar/
Build your own Talking Tom toy with SCRATCH and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FF8/73FT/HY4KQFLT/FF873FTHY4KQFLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FF8/73FT/HY4KQFLT/FF873FTHY4KQFLT.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FF8/73FT/HY4KQFLT/FF873FTHY4KQFLT.SMALL.jpg awangenh Do you like Talking Tom? What about making our own interactive (Arduino/Scratch) Talking Tom toy? In this instructable we will show you how to build this toy using sensors and bi-directional ScratchArduino communication to make the program in Scratch not only command the puppet, but also to contr...
By: awangenh

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:20:49 PDT
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Automata-Race-Game-littleBits-Circuit/
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/O7PF/HY48A6VH/FCHO7PFHY48A6VH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/O7PF/HY48A6VH/FCHO7PFHY48A6VH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/O7PF/HY48A6VH/FCHO7PFHY48A6VH.SMALL.jpg ricklon This instructable will show you how to create a game using littleBits. The game will start with a sound trigger. Each player will have to press a button repeatedly. The first person to press their button 25 times wins. A buzzer will sound to end the race while the winning machine will do a victo...
By: ricklon

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:36:58 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/SOO9/HY3Z8XA1/FGFSOO9HY3Z8XA1.SMALL.jpg techiebot I found this 3D file on Thingiverse by Micropuller. I quickly realized that the file creates an oversized eye unit. But I still wanted to explore creating an animatronic face that I could control with an Arduino.The more I thought about it, the more I thought that I could create a creature head th...
By: techiebot

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:40:26 PDT
Smallest arduino on breadboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Smallest-arduino-on-breadboard/
Smallest arduino on breadboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/1S40/HY48914S/FSE1S40HY48914S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/1S40/HY48914S/FSE1S40HY48914S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/1S40/HY48914S/FSE1S40HY48914S.SMALL.jpg BatuhanGenc Hello folks!I just tried to make my breadboard arduino smaller, and i did it!This arduino breadboard build contains most basic needs of the arduino.It's just basic, so don't expect the full potential of an regular arduino.It has some minuses such as:it doesn't have built in led at pin13.it would onl...
By: BatuhanGenc

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:01:17 PDT
Arduino water system to wet your plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-water-system-to-wet-your-plant/
Arduino water system to wet your plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/0UZ1/HY488JX7/FF80UZ1HY488JX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/0UZ1/HY488JX7/FF80UZ1HY488JX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/0UZ1/HY488JX7/FF80UZ1HY488JX7.SMALL.jpg jackbell16 Irrigation system, for wetting a plant from remote with Arduino In this project we will see how to create a system that can soak its own plant / planter even remotely, using a bit 'of electronic devices. What do we need ? This project can be useful when we are at home and want to take care of ou...
By: jackbell16

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:32:32 PDT
Use your smart phone to control your table lamp! (Arduino + Android Bluetooth Home Automation) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-your-smart-phone-to-control-your-table-lamp-Ar/
Use your smart phone to control your table lamp! (Arduino + Android Bluetooth Home Automation) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/13AY/HY3Z02AN/FOK13AYHY3Z02AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/13AY/HY3Z02AN/FOK13AYHY3Z02AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/13AY/HY3Z02AN/FOK13AYHY3Z02AN.SMALL.jpg rshang Well, I gotta confess I have a very bad memory, I always forget to turn off those lights somewhere in my room when I go bed, and I'm too lazy to get up to turn them off, especially in those freezing winters. After I wrote this app on Android devices to teach my foreign friends Chinese swear words....
By: rshang

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 01:53:13 PDT
Infrared Tracking Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Tracking-Camera-Mount/
Infrared Tracking Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UTQQ/HY12M6SM/FMKUTQQHY12M6SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UTQQ/HY12M6SM/FMKUTQQHY12M6SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/UTQQ/HY12M6SM/FMKUTQQHY12M6SM.SMALL.jpg MrSirLRD This Instructable shows you how to make a camera mount that will track a 200Hz pulsing infrared (IR) light source. Tracking this 200Hz pulsing source and not simply the brightest IR light, makes this system more resilient to background IR noise. Although in this build i used my phone (Samsung S3) as...
By: MrSirLRD

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:49:06 PDT
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-WS2811-LED-effects-with-Arduino/
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SMALL.jpg balrog-k1n [TODO: insert a neat video or pictures from actual riding][Note the Arduino sketch works but is work in progress, see last step for link]Persistence of Vision (POV) effects let you display arbitrary images with just a few controllable pixels on a fast moving object by changing the pixels' colours fa...
By: balrog-k1n

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:56:11 PDT
how to use the IR library with an attiny http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-IR-library/
how to use the IR library with an attiny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/ZPQN/HY12HWTS/FRXZPQNHY12HWTS.SMALL.jpg rwhite19 This Instructable will tell you how to use the IR (infrared) library on an Attiny. I will be using an Attiny85 with an Arduino Uno. I won't cover how to upload sketches to the Attiny just how to use the IR library with it. the best tutorial on uploading sketches I've found is this YouTube tutorial :...
By: rwhite19

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:34:22 PDT
Controlling Pan and tilt mechanism via Infra red (IR) TV Remote. http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Pan-and-tilt-mechanism-via-Infra-red-I/
Controlling Pan and tilt mechanism via Infra red (IR) TV Remote. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KTR2/HY12G9E5/FW3KTR2HY12G9E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KTR2/HY12G9E5/FW3KTR2HY12G9E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/KTR2/HY12G9E5/FW3KTR2HY12G9E5.SMALL.jpg gagan8619 Making arduino wireless is a piece of cake with an IR Sensor and a TV remote. In this post I"ll show you how to build a pan tilt mechanism with servo and then control it via an IR Remote(TV remote). My favorite part of this post is the home-made PAN AND TILT mechanism. So lets get to it. YOU WILL ...
By: gagan8619

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:45:15 PDT
Electric Arduino Go-kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Arduino-Go-kart/
Electric Arduino Go-kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/37VP/HY12G6YN/FX837VPHY12G6YN.SMALL.jpg gizzmotronics Hello everyone! As the title says, I built an electric go kart which is powered by arduino! Here's a quick video to make you certain that this is the next thing you're going to build.http://tinypic.com/player.php?v=w8x2s9&s=8 (Sorry, the embedding isn't working for some reason)My background: I'...
By: gizzmotronics

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:47 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/84ZR/HY12CFQI/FVC84ZRHY12CFQI.SMALL.jpg jeffmaeshiro Polydexter was the introductory project in the Creative Architecture Machines (CAM) advanced options architecture studio at the California College of the Arts (CCA), taught by Jason Kelly Johnson (co-founder of Future Cities Lab) and Michael Shiloh. Parts developed for this robot would go on to beco...
By: jeffmaeshiro

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
Assembly Instructions for Reactor Core, DIY Arduino Programmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-Instructions-for-Reactor-Core-DIY-Arduino/
Assembly Instructions for Reactor Core, DIY Arduino Programmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1TGR/HY12JCV9/FEM1TGRHY12JCV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1TGR/HY12JCV9/FEM1TGRHY12JCV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1TGR/HY12JCV9/FEM1TGRHY12JCV9.SMALL.jpg JouleTime How it WorksUSB-Mini Connector, this provides both the power and the serial data communication from the computer to the Reactor Core programmer.USB/Serial FT232RL, the communication IC chip by FTDI. It converts the USB signal to 5 volt TTY serial for themicrocontroller level communication. S1-Power ...
By: JouleTime

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:37:14 PDT
Control your Tyco RC car with your Smartphone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-Tyco-RC-car-with-your-Smartphone/
Control your Tyco RC car with your Smartphone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/Q2SL/HY12ETQ2/FZ4Q2SLHY12ETQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/Q2SL/HY12ETQ2/FZ4Q2SLHY12ETQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/Q2SL/HY12ETQ2/FZ4Q2SLHY12ETQ2.SMALL.jpg Jackluz Hello everyone! After one or two years that I follow all your projects, I decided to start to publish my own. To begin with I want to show a simple modification that I made some time ago on a RC car, making it controllable from a smartphone (Android).The application I created with MIT App Inventor ...
By: Jackluz

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:48:06 PDT
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Power-outlet-with-exposed-pins/
Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/K2TX/HY12ELZA/FOBK2TXHY12ELZA.SMALL.gif HuoSen I found my self often trying to plug stuff at home with Arduino. So I thought it would be good to have a system that you can just plug your sensor, plug the appliance and code something to see how it goes. I never liked breaking apart an appliance to find the right spot on the electronics, or peel o...
By: HuoSen

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:26:42 PDT
How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-object-following-robot-the-stalkerb/
How to make an object following robot - the stalkerbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HARX/HY12EFY5/FJUHARXHY12EFY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HARX/HY12EFY5/FJUHARXHY12EFY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HARX/HY12EFY5/FJUHARXHY12EFY5.SMALL.jpg mindminus IntroSpeaking of mobile platforms, you might come up with ideas such as line tracking, obstacle avoidance, anti-dropping, environment monitoring, etc. But what I am making today, is a robot that follows an object, relentlessly. I call it the stalkerbot, and it is a lot of fun making this robot.The ...
By: mindminus

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:42:37 PDT
MaKey MaKey Monome http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Monome/
MaKey MaKey Monome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/E1RX/HY0YULX1/FXSE1RXHY0YULX1.SMALL.jpg jdeboi Objective: build a monome - a complex electronic music instrument - using easy-to-learn, inexpensive components and a process that's so easy a kid could do it.Gist: This touchscreen music instrument is essentially 4 parts: MaKey MaKey (or Arduino) Neopixels copper tape cardboardSoun...
By: jdeboi

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:46:13 PDT
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Activated-Home-Run-Indicator/
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/VBPX/HY12IMVY/FKOVBPXHY12IMVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/VBPX/HY12IMVY/FKOVBPXHY12IMVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/VBPX/HY12IMVY/FKOVBPXHY12IMVY.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs Whenever I go to Citi Field with my kids to see the Mets, they go crazy for the Home Run Apple.To me, the Apple is part of what makes baseball exciting for kids. Even though my kids may not watch most of the games, I still enjoy bringing them along. The Home Run Apple started popping out of a top ha...
By: ProfMuggs

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:36:42 PDT
Car datta logger Using OBD II protocol (atmega 2560+ SD card + lcd 16x2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-datta-logger-Using-OBD-II-protocol-atmega-2560/
Car datta logger Using OBD II protocol (atmega 2560+ SD card + lcd 16x2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/RHYT/HY086VSF/F8NRHYTHY086VSF.SMALL.jpg JohanpG Ok first of all this was a final project for my microprocessor course in my University, and its intended to clarify and guide to someone has a similar project or just want to do it and learn , since when i was doing this project it wasn't so easy to find the information and examples to do it i th...
By: JohanpG

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:45:11 PDT
Bike Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/
Bike Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J48D/HY0DOH2F/FL8J48DHY0DOH2F.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V 10W halogen bulb (RadioShack #: 272-01...
By: Aleator777

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:35:07 PDT
LittleBits Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Game-Controller/
LittleBits Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/RD8R/HXZN7JBQ/F4SRD8RHXZN7JBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/RD8R/HXZN7JBQ/F4SRD8RHXZN7JBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/RD8R/HXZN7JBQ/F4SRD8RHXZN7JBQ.SMALL.jpg daryllukas This instructable will show you how to make a game controller with littlebits.Difficultly Level: Very Easy (can be done in less than 30 mins)The controller is a really simple one, just one button and we'll make it work with a Flappy Bird clone game, made using Construct 2, an HTML5 game development ...
By: daryllukas

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:03:09 PDT
Bluetooth WS2811 Controller with Windows Phone and MSP430G2 Launchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-WS2811-Controller-with-Windows-Phone-and/
Bluetooth WS2811 Controller with Windows Phone and MSP430G2 Launchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7ZHE/HXZN6MLI/FR17ZHEHXZN6MLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7ZHE/HXZN6MLI/FR17ZHEHXZN6MLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7ZHE/HXZN6MLI/FR17ZHEHXZN6MLI.SMALL.jpg StefanWxx Look at the video, then you see what you get here.Against the hype of Android and Arduino my project is based on Windows Phone 8 and a microcontroller from Texas Instruments.I have nothing against a fringe group, and I'm so happy about this :-)Should you find any errors, feel free to correct me! A...
By: StefanWxx

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:08:19 PDT
Play Custom Melodies on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Custom-Melodies-on-Arduino/
Play Custom Melodies on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/QKC4/HXZM1R6K/FAVQKC4HXZM1R6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/QKC4/HXZM1R6K/FAVQKC4HXZM1R6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/QKC4/HXZM1R6K/FAVQKC4HXZM1R6K.SMALL.gif ProfMuggs I was tinkering with my Alarm Clock/ Timer Shield, and I decided to make a custom alarm melody for it to play. I was able to work out this method of reading sheet music and making Arduino code and I think it may help other non-musicians do the same. I am really not a musician at all, so please excus...
By: ProfMuggs

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:31:55 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SMALL.jpg brmarcum If you're new to the world of electronics, let me be the first to welcome you. There are many good resources available to help you get started. For a list of recommended resources, see step 4. But once you find the right project, how do you bring it into reality? Of course you will need some electro...
By: brmarcum

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
Arduino Controlled Model Moon synchronizes phase changes with actual lunar calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Model-Moon-synchronizes-phase-c/
Arduino Controlled Model Moon synchronizes phase changes with actual lunar calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/BFGJ/HXZGCMOE/FK5BFGJHXZGCMOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/BFGJ/HXZGCMOE/FK5BFGJHXZGCMOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/BFGJ/HXZGCMOE/FK5BFGJHXZGCMOE.SMALL.jpg e024576 See it in action.YouTube Video of Model Moon cycling through lunar phasesThe as-delivered Uncle Milton Moon In My Room includes an infrared remote that controls the model moon from across the room. The remote has buttons to turn the LEDs on or off, trigger each progression of the moon's phases seque...
By: e024576

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:44:35 PDT
Automatic Garden Watering Device - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Garden-Watering-Device-Arduino/
Automatic Garden Watering Device - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/ZTTU/HXZ90O46/F5WZTTUHXZ90O46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/ZTTU/HXZ90O46/F5WZTTUHXZ90O46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/ZTTU/HXZ90O46/F5WZTTUHXZ90O46.SMALL.jpg dvrieze daniels As part of the Content Creation course for my MLIS degree (Our class blog: http://scumakers.wordpress.com/ ), I needed to come up with a final project and wanted to learn to use an Arduino. In the end I came up with this device to automatically sense when the soil in my garden is dry and turn on a s...
By: dvrieze daniels

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:40:44 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
Pixel Drop Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/ICUY/HXYYGH9W/F82ICUYHXYYGH9W.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carpentry. It was constantly getting water damage from what looks like a giant hole in the ceiling above the drop tiles. After roughly a year of living in ...
By: hockeyman271

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
How To Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Geocache-2/
How To Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/DWMA/HY12CIW1/FAUDWMAHY12CIW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/DWMA/HY12CIW1/FAUDWMAHY12CIW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/DWMA/HY12CIW1/FAUDWMAHY12CIW1.SMALL.jpg bconnor306 Geocaching is a fun outdoor sport where you use a GPS to find a hidden container near you. There are over 2million around the word and they are cleverly hidden so non geocachers cannot find them. Please vote for me in the outdoor contest because I worked hard on this instructable.Thanks!!!-bconnor30...
By: bconnor306

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:52:04 PDT
Ducted Fan Pinewood Derby Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Ducted-Fan-Pinewood-Derby-Car/
Ducted Fan Pinewood Derby Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/3IQ8/HXY0HNT2/FQN3IQ8HXY0HNT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/3IQ8/HXY0HNT2/FQN3IQ8HXY0HNT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/3IQ8/HXY0HNT2/FQN3IQ8HXY0HNT2.SMALL.jpg spack When my place of work (Adobe) announced a Pinewood Derby competition I decided to participate in the outlaw/unlimited category. A good number of years ago I made a car using a propeller & electric motor re-purposed from an RC glider, and this time around I decided to do something similar but pull i...
By: spack

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:05:40 PDT
Animated EL Wire Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-EL-Wire-Sign/
Animated EL Wire Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/CPY4/HXYU7PRA/FE9CPY4HXYU7PRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/CPY4/HXYU7PRA/FE9CPY4HXYU7PRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/CPY4/HXYU7PRA/FE9CPY4HXYU7PRA.SMALL.jpg makeict MakeICT was the recipient of an EL (electroluminescent wire) kit from Instructables and coolneon.com in January 2014. We decided that our most pressing need was a sign to direct people to our door. We meet bi-weekly and it took 7 sessions to create the sign in its current state. About halfway thr...
By: makeict

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:17:55 PDT
Controlling an LED with arduino and Wifly shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-LED-with-arduino-and-Wifly-shield/
Controlling an LED with arduino and Wifly shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/15WE/HXYIF34M/FE415WEHXYIF34M.SMALL.jpg yhtomitsy To demonstrate how you can control devices via wifi using the arduino wifly shield, I will switch on and off an LED by sending a http request from my web browser to the wifly shield.Requirements:1. Arduino uno2. Wifly shield3. Led4. 220ohm Resistor5. A couple of jumper wiresThe set up is as shown in...
By: yhtomitsy

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:25:19 PDT
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Sixth-Project-Smart-Tank-Chassis-with-Ultrasoni/
My Sixth Project: Smart Tank Chassis with Ultrasonic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/GUNG/HXY0I2XP/FDFGUNGHXY0I2XP.SMALL.jpg Rookie P In the previous projects I tried different ways to control the smart tank manually. But how about if the tank makes its own decision and control itself? It should be quite interesting. Ultrasonic sensor can help to do so by sending sound wave in front of the sensor. It receives the wave once the wav...
By: Rookie P

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:58 PDT
Browse Google Earth with touch-less hand gestures http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Google-Earth-with-touch-less-hand-gestures/
Browse Google Earth with touch-less hand gestures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/O8FT/HXY0I0JW/FNVO8FTHXY0I0JW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/O8FT/HXY0I0JW/FNVO8FTHXY0I0JW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/O8FT/HXY0I0JW/FNVO8FTHXY0I0JW.SMALL.jpg JustHoverBoard Hover can be combined with an Arduino to make a gesture controller for any computer. In this example, we're going to create a sketch to browse Google Earth by hand gestures. Spin the globe with a simple hand swipe and tap to zoom in/out.When using Google Earth, the keyboard shortcuts can used to ro...
By: JustHoverBoard

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:04:33 PDT
Keypad lock with servo using ATtiny84 http://www.instructables.com/id/Keypad-lock-with-servo-using-ATtiny84/
Keypad lock with servo using ATtiny84 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/PB3N/HXXHHVTU/FQFPB3NHXXHHVTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/PB3N/HXXHHVTU/FQFPB3NHXXHHVTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/PB3N/HXXHHVTU/FQFPB3NHXXHHVTU.SMALL.jpg sunilksree In this instructable, we will be making a combination lock to your door, with a keypad and servo, using ATtiny84.But we can't use the Servo library included in the Arduino IDE, as ATtiny84 just has 2 8-bit timers and no 16-bit timer, but the Servo-library relies on having a 16-bit timer available. ...
By: sunilksree

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:52 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SMALL.jpg MakerSpark Industries This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! Whether you're looking for a cool and easy-to-build security sensor, or an awesome first project to dive into the world of Arduino, Microcontrollers, and ...
By: MakerSpark Industries

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Arduino - Memory Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Memory-Game-1/
Arduino - Memory Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/M8AC/HXXHI3MK/FLYM8ACHXXHI3MK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/M8AC/HXXHI3MK/FLYM8ACHXXHI3MK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/M8AC/HXXHI3MK/FLYM8ACHXXHI3MK.SMALL.jpg FilipeBR Learn how to make an awesome game of inexpensive memory using little.The idea of this game is that you exercise your memory every round. When it starts, every color will flash, then one aleartória color will light and its respective tone will sound in Piezo. When it rings, you must click the appropr...
By: FilipeBR

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:16:09 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/3P8D/HXX89IRA/FCD3P8DHXX89IRA.SMALL.jpg hockeyman271 Being the giant fan of LED's that I am i'm always trying to come up with new ways I can put them throughout my house. Today i'm going to show you how to create a simple, yet extremely eye catching, RGB Bluetooth controlled Shelf lighting system. The beauty of integrating Bluetooth into the system ...
By: hockeyman271

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Intelligent-Car-Robot-based-on-Smart-Arduino/
RC wifi Car Robot camera using Arduino and openWRT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/IYQ5/HXV6KPP2/FZ1IYQ5HXV6KPP2.SMALL.jpg yichone A wifi car based on Arduinoby suing openWRTAim: DIY a wireless car based on Arduino. By controlling the car, we can see the other things in the remote location, or can monitor the security.Effect by picture:Principle:l Brush openWRT into wireless router (like WR703N), and install mjpeg - the stream...
By: yichone

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:25:11 PDT
Arduino - Two 7 LED Segments + DHT11 temperature & humidity sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Two-7-LED-Segments-DHT11-temperature-humid/
Arduino - Two 7 LED Segments + DHT11 temperature & humidity sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/H3YB/HXW3560B/FEGH3YBHXW3560B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/H3YB/HXW3560B/FEGH3YBHXW3560B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/H3YB/HXW3560B/FEGH3YBHXW3560B.SMALL.jpg Tiroseno I want to show you in this "Instructable" how to read DHT11 temperatura&humidity sensor and show it in two 7 LED segments. Parts Required 1.- Arduino UNO2.- 2 - 7-Segment-Display 3.- 5k Ohm resistor4.- DHT11 Temperature&Humidity Sensor 5.- Breadboard 6.- Wire Code Test Sensor DHT11 We need to ...
By: Tiroseno

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:40:39 PDT
How to control a simple Processing game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-a-simple-Processing-game-with-Ardui/
How to control a simple Processing game with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/Y1OG/HXVR3H36/FFIY1OGHXVR3H36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/Y1OG/HXVR3H36/FFIY1OGHXVR3H36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/Y1OG/HXVR3H36/FFIY1OGHXVR3H36.SMALL.jpg Yoruk Hi all, In this Instructable, we will see how to create a "link" between a Processing sketch and an Arduino card. In this example, an ultrasonic module will be used to control a plane in a simple game. Again, this tutorial is just an example, you may use it to create something else, an other game or...
By: Yoruk

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:35:11 PDT
Control your home with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-home-with-Arduino/
Control your home with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/LCLL/HXXHI6KA/FK3LCLLHXXHI6KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/LCLL/HXXHI6KA/FK3LCLLHXXHI6KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/LCLL/HXXHI6KA/FK3LCLLHXXHI6KA.SMALL.jpg Jochefor Arduino is a great tool to control and sense thing, this is why most of people use it, but there is a big catch. Arduino can only handle really small currents. (No more than 40mA). This is ok for some electronic projects, but how do we control big things like a fridge, lights, the coffeemaker, TVs o...
By: Jochefor

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:27:37 PDT
Arduino-DIY Laser / IR person counter http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-laser-person-counter/
Arduino-DIY Laser / IR person counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/9YNP/HXYO17SL/FD99YNPHXYO17SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/9YNP/HXYO17SL/FD99YNPHXYO17SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/9YNP/HXYO17SL/FD99YNPHXYO17SL.SMALL.jpg electro18 A Bi-Directional person / object counter is a device which can be used to monitor the number of objects entering / exiting through it. It has a wide range of applications including automatic parking slots monitoring , number of people entering / exiting a mall , number of students in a class , et ce...
By: electro18

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:09:45 PDT
Infinity Mirror Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock/
Infinity Mirror Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/CJE5/HXVH73P2/F2DCJE5HXVH73P2.SMALL.jpg dushu Ever since my addressable RGB LED strips (WS2812B) came from Aliexpress, I've been fascinated with LED projects. Following up on my success with my Charlieplexed LED clock, I wanted to create something with more Jazz..While browsing google images, I came across an instructable for an Arduino Infinit...
By: dushu

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Time Lapse Camera Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Camera-Robot/
Time Lapse Camera Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/BHBV/HXVDJPJR/FV1BHBVHXVDJPJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/BHBV/HXVDJPJR/FV1BHBVHXVDJPJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/BHBV/HXVDJPJR/FV1BHBVHXVDJPJR.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 This is one of my old class projects that I never got around to adding here because I did not like the results. However, the pictures look cool and the code works well so someone will probably like this project. At the very least this project will be a warning to others about what they should take i...
By: W1LL7

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:51:07 PDT
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-cheap-ATtiny-85-Tv-B-Gone-plus-arduino-as-isp/
Dirt cheap ATtiny-85 Tv-B-Gone, plus arduino as isp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/MFXR/HXVCDX3U/FS3MFXRHXVCDX3U.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal The TV-B-Gone is a great little piece of engineering, and coding. Along with the appropriately named tiny, AT-Tiny, we can make an amazing universal tv remote which can turn of any TV. This was originally sold as a kit, but we are going to make it ourselves, using Mitch Altman's code. The total cost...
By: Saral Tayal

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:19:00 PDT