Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:26:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Speaker - Make your own salt shaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Speaker-Make-your-own-salt-shaker/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:14:25 PDT
Arduinolyzer.js: Turn your Arduino into a Logic Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduinolyzerjs-Turn-your-Arduino-into-a-Logic-Anal/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:59:44 PDT
SD to RS232 for DemUino http://www.instructables.com/id/SD-to-RS232-for-DemUino/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:17:44 PDT
Alphanumeric laser projector with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Alphanumeric-laser-projector-with-arduino/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:17:10 PDT
VERY SIMPLY RELAY AND ARDUINO PROJECT http://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLY-REALY-AND-ARDUINO-PROJECT/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:05:16 PDT
Trampolino - automatic liquid pouring system http://www.instructables.com/id/Trampolino-automatic-liquid-pouring-system/
Trampolino - automatic liquid pouring system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/IO8X/I0NWJWZ3/FPCIO8XI0NWJWZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/IO8X/I0NWJWZ3/FPCIO8XI0NWJWZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/IO8X/I0NWJWZ3/FPCIO8XI0NWJWZ3.SMALL.jpg darksmo Trampolino is an open source and open hardware project. You can use it to pour water into a plant vase at a specific time for example. The project is described also at http://darksmo.github.io/arduino-trampolino/ .FeaturesManual liquid pouringFill up your desired quantity of liquid directly through ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:44:29 PDT
Switch for Arduino (Sugru Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-for-Arduino-Sugru-Project/
Switch for Arduino (Sugru Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/ZWY9/I0NWJTTU/FW8ZWY9I0NWJTTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/ZWY9/I0NWJTTU/FW8ZWY9I0NWJTTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/ZWY9/I0NWJTTU/FW8ZWY9I0NWJTTU.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL This is a very simple Sugru project to mold and secure the switch to a bread board. I had built police lights and siren using an Arduino Uno, LEDs and a Piezo buzzer. To turn the buzzer on and off, but keep the lights on, I added a rocker switch as the negative connection's interupt. However, the sw...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:31:44 PDT
LDR Object Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Object-Counter/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:36:55 PDT
Arduino keychain camera modify to motion detect camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-keychain-camera-motion-detect-cam-hack/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:22:11 PDT
Air Pressure Rocket Launcher System http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Pressure-Rocket-Launcher-System/
Air Pressure Rocket Launcher System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MBNF/I0LDNWTV/FJIMBNFI0LDNWTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MBNF/I0LDNWTV/FJIMBNFI0LDNWTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MBNF/I0LDNWTV/FJIMBNFI0LDNWTV.SMALL.jpg tlevis In this instructable we will show you how to build an air pressure rocket launcher system with all the support electronics monitor the cannon air pressure, wind speed and controlling the firing mechanism.Here's a glimpse of what the instructable is about:All the project files can be found in our git...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:19:06 PDT
Force sensitive resistor activated led http://www.instructables.com/id/Force-sensitive-resistor-activated-led/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:09:22 PDT
Blinking, music playing Death Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Death-Star/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:49:06 PDT
SIMPLE RGB LED ARDUINO PROJRCT http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-RGB-LED-ARDUINO-PROJRCT/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:45:55 PDT
mobile phone control tank chassis FSR15 by Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/mobile-phone-control-tank-chassis-FSR15-by-Bluetoo/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:44:24 PDT
Mini Motor shield for arduino breadboard test http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Motor-shield-for-arduino-breadboard-test/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:25:45 PDT
Arduino Measuring Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Measuring-Tape/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:01:45 PDT
Arduino Mini Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mini-Spotlight/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:10:59 PDT
Open Sesame! Arduino RFID lock and automations http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Sesame-Arduino-RFID-lock-and-automations/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:17:25 PDT
World wide switch http://www.instructables.com/id/World-wide-switch/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:14:36 PDT
Using PCF8574 backpacks with LCDs and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-PCF8574-backpacks-with-LCD-modules-and-Ardui/
Using PCF8574 backpacks with LCDs and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/640E/I0HYPO3I/FEV640EI0HYPO3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/640E/I0HYPO3I/FEV640EI0HYPO3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/640E/I0HYPO3I/FEV640EI0HYPO3I.SMALL.jpg tronixlabs Introduction Using LCD modules with your Arduino is popular, however the amount of wiring requires time and patience to wire it up correctly - and also uses a lot of digital output pins. That's why we love these serial backpack modules - they're fitted to the back of your LCD module and allows conne...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:58:04 PDT
Lumo-Personalized Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumo-Personalized-Mood-Lamp/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:51:13 PDT
Google Earth controlled by Accelerometer(MPU-6050) http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Earth-controlled-by-AccelerometerMPU-6050-6051/
Google Earth controlled by Accelerometer(MPU-6050) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Z573/I0HYO867/F4PZ573I0HYO867.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Z573/I0HYO867/F4PZ573I0HYO867.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Z573/I0HYO867/F4PZ573I0HYO867.SMALL.jpg mikilabo Recently, I bought a 3-axis gyroscope and accelerometer called “MPU-6050” from Amazon. It cost $5. When I was researching applications of “Leap Motion,” I found many demo programs which can control Google Earth through Leap Motion. I tried to use MPU-6050 to control Google Earth in this project. A...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:46:00 PDT
Tortoise vivarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Tortoise-vivarium/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:26:41 PDT
Draw It Yourself - MIDI controller with conductive ink http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-It-Yourself/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:56:05 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Ardu-Lazy: Turn off the lights with a laser pointer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardu-Lazy-Turn-off-the-lights-with-a-laser-pointer/
Ardu-Lazy: Turn off the lights with a laser pointer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/CT08/I0ENNF69/FI3CT08I0ENNF69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/CT08/I0ENNF69/FI3CT08I0ENNF69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/CT08/I0ENNF69/FI3CT08I0ENNF69.SMALL.jpg jcastrillon restrepo Hi!This is my first instructable and i tought of doing it about a thing i did a while ago. First i would like to give you a general overview of the project: Its basically a photoresistor which gives a signal to arduino when the laser is pointed at it, and arduino "orders" a servo-motor to move and t...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:12:08 PDT
Control an Arduino with your iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-with-iPhone/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:03:01 PDT
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul http://www.instructables.com/id/OiO-a-desk-lamp-that-has-a-soul/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:47:41 PDT
Multi-Coloured Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Coloured-Led/
Multi-Coloured Led - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/IEKQ/I0HYNY2S/F2PIEKQI0HYNY2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/IEKQ/I0HYNY2S/F2PIEKQI0HYNY2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/IEKQ/I0HYNY2S/F2PIEKQI0HYNY2S.SMALL.jpg Multiplatform gaming Hello, Tom here from Multiplatform Gaming.I recently bought a kit from sain smart that contained a load of goodies to do with technology, that can be found here: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/SainSmart-Starter-Kit-S...It is a great deal and I cant really recommend anything else. Sainsmart delivers a ve...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:41:36 PDT
Connecting an LCD Screen and an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor to an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-an-LCD-Screen-and-an-Ultrasonic-Distanc/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:56:35 PDT
Analog to Digital Conversion Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-to-Digital-Conversion-Tutorial/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:05:48 PDT
Arduino TFT Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-Color-Clock/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:28:45 PDT
How to make an auto-brewing coffee maker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-auto-brewing-coffee-maker/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:40:26 PDT
How to Use a Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Relay/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:24:08 PDT
Arduino: LED fading http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-fading/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:01:45 PDT
DIY Omni wheels robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Omni-wheels-robot/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:36:03 PDT
REMIX - Simple Arduino Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Simple-Arduino-Keypad/
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By: r_anderson_c

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:25:30 PDT
First step to your smarthome with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/First-step-to-smarthome-with-Arduino/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:23:02 PDT
Arduino Based Disco Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Disco-Lights/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:08:14 PDT
Arduino RFID and/or QR code Windows login http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RFID-and-QR-code-Windows-login/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:07:14 PDT
Bluetooth home automation with arduino:VOICE http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-home-automation-with-arduinoVOICE/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:11:43 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:10:08 PDT
How to make an Arduino from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-from-scratch/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Adapting electronic percussion projects to interact with my Lunetta open patch CMOS noise machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapting-electronic-percussion-projects-to-interac/
Adapting electronic percussion projects to interact with my Lunetta open patch CMOS noise machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/DI5W/I097WOQ4/FR6DI5WI097WOQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/DI5W/I097WOQ4/FR6DI5WI097WOQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/DI5W/I097WOQ4/FR6DI5WI097WOQ4.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I've spent the last 9 months building and improving my Lunetta CMOS based noise synthesizer. It makes some impressive sounds, but one thing I've missed is percussion. I fooled around with several basic drum circuits but nothing really grabbed me. Then I found Eric Archer's Mini Space Rockers. This s...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:50:04 PDT
Adding CV inputs to the Auduino granular synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-CV-inputs-to-the-Auduino-granular-synth/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:59:35 PDT
Arduino Fish Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fish-Feeder/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:24:59 PDT
Datura 6 relays automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Datura-6-relays-automation/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:59:03 PDT
Twinkle LED Dance Party Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkle-LED-Dance-Party-Skirt/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:33:27 PDT
Measure RPM - Optical Tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-RPM-DIY-Portable-Digital-Tachometer/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:14:13 PDT
Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT