Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:27:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 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 ...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:27:37 PDT
DIY Laser / IR person counter http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-laser-person-counter/
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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...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:36:18 PDT
Time Lapse Camera Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Camera-Robot/
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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...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:19:00 PDT
littleBits Serial Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Serial-Controller/
littleBits Serial Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/D35I/HXV4Q4VX/FYFD35IHXV4Q4VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/D35I/HXV4Q4VX/FYFD35IHXV4Q4VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/D35I/HXV4Q4VX/FYFD35IHXV4Q4VX.SMALL.jpg rasterweb littleBits are fun little electronic modules you can use to build things. With the release of an Arduino module, you can now connect littleBits to your computer to control applications and other things running on your desktop.In a previous Instructable I talked about getting serial data from the l...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:49:45 PDT
Arduino TVout Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TVout-Keyboard/
Arduino TVout Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/E12G/HXUOYGDP/FV8E12GHXUOYGDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/E12G/HXUOYGDP/FV8E12GHXUOYGDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/E12G/HXUOYGDP/FV8E12GHXUOYGDP.SMALL.jpg tyguy2 In this tutorial, you will learn how to use a PS2 keyboards and the Arduino TVout library to create a simple word processor. By the end of this tutorial, you will have the same thing show above. Parts For this Instructable, you will need:Hardware: 1.) An RCA compatible television.2.) PS2 keyboard...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:36:26 PDT
WAVEbuoy http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVEbuoy/
WAVEbuoy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/NQ9T/HXUCX6OY/FQ5NQ9THXUCX6OY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/NQ9T/HXUCX6OY/FQ5NQ9THXUCX6OY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/NQ9T/HXUCX6OY/FQ5NQ9THXUCX6OY.SMALL.jpg surfershort The WAVEbuoy is a arduino lamp connected to the internet that displays the current wave height of any of the National Data Buoy Centre's wave buoys.This lamp is currently connected to the Sevenstones Lightship buoy that gives an indication of swell approaching Cornwall in the UK. The lamp can also b...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:51:46 PDT
A DIY Arduino Scanning Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Arduino-Scanning-Tablet/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:17:20 PDT
Self-setting Digital Plate Counter Based on ICStation ATMEGA2560 http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-setting-Digital-Plate-Counter-Based-on-ICStat/
Self-setting Digital Plate Counter Based on ICStation ATMEGA2560 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/NEXM/HXWZU2AJ/FPVNEXMHXWZU2AJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/NEXM/HXWZU2AJ/FPVNEXMHXWZU2AJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/NEXM/HXWZU2AJ/FPVNEXMHXWZU2AJ.SMALL.jpg ICStation ICStation Team introduce you this Self-setting Digital Plate Counter with ICStation ATMEGA2560. The digital plate counter works under DC5V. This system makes use of the infrared correlation sensor to collect information of the times that the object passed. The information will display on the 4bit D...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:36:30 PDT
Arduino Powered Autonomous Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Autonomous-Vehicle/
Arduino Powered Autonomous Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EB4K/HXUCU1QS/FM8EB4KHXUCU1QS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EB4K/HXUCU1QS/FM8EB4KHXUCU1QS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EB4K/HXUCU1QS/FM8EB4KHXUCU1QS.SMALL.jpg CPARKTX A few months back I started playing around with Arduino micro controllers as a learning exercise (and for fun); this project is the culmination of that. The goal of the project was to create a vehicle that can autonomously navigate through a series of waypoints (GPS coordinates) while avoiding any o...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:46:21 PDT
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/My-GBRL-cnc-controller-with-Arduino/
My GBRL cnc controller with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/Y03Z/HXUC16K7/FONY03ZHXUC16K7.SMALL.jpg nikola501 Here, i show you my finished GBRL- Arduino CNC controller. For packaging i used old lunchbox Wiring I wired it as it shown on Github, and upload GBRL 8.0 with x loader Its all packadged in old lunchbox. I cutted top with dremel, and mount acryl board with cooling fan and switch. I like to see...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:52:27 PDT
Arduino CDROM BLDC Motor Driver, Enhanced Performance http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-CDROM-BLDC-Motor-Driver-Enhanced-Performan/
Arduino CDROM BLDC Motor Driver, Enhanced Performance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/04N1/HXU3ZY0V/F4B04N1HXU3ZY0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/04N1/HXU3ZY0V/F4B04N1HXU3ZY0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/04N1/HXU3ZY0V/F4B04N1HXU3ZY0V.SMALL.jpg m-shams In the last BLDC project "Run-A-CDROM-Brushless-Motor-With-Arduino" I've used a L293 to drive a brushless DC motor. There were two important problems in that project as follow:- Low speed and torque of the motor due to minimal signaling.- IC overheating due to signal feedback.In this project I solve...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:57:22 PDT
Addressable LEDs (WS2812) on chipKIT http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LEDs-WS2812-on-chipKIT/
Addressable LEDs (WS2812) on chipKIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/7LOK/HXTFVBPB/FNN7LOKHXTFVBPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/7LOK/HXTFVBPB/FNN7LOKHXTFVBPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/7LOK/HXTFVBPB/FNN7LOKHXTFVBPB.SMALL.jpg mwingerson There has not been a simple addressable LED library for PIC32 microcontrollers until now! The PICxel library is an MPIDE library that handles the timing required to use addressable LEDs (WS2812, WS2811) or more commonly known as Adafruit Neopixels. Going through through a couple steps will allow y...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:20:59 PDT
How to make your own AVR programming station for under 8 bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-AVR-programming-station-for-u/
How to make your own AVR programming station for under 8 bucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CGG4/HXTFVA8Q/F3YCGG4HXTFVA8Q.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello again!The last year I have been practicing with AVR microcontrollers and Arduinos.I first bought a *classic* Attiny85 and programmed it through my arduino Leonardo. It was awesome to see a bare chip do programmed things (in a fraction of arduino cost). After getting some knowledge on AVRs I ma...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:28:20 PDT
Digital Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Zoetrope/
Digital Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/0OGJ/HXTKIXHX/FON0OGJHXTKIXHX.SMALL.jpg sholtob A zoetrope is a mechanical device that animates a series of pictures by spinning them fast enough that the images appear to merge together and move, My digital zoetrope works on a similar principal, by flashing the LEDs while they are spinning it is possible to display text, patterns and possible ev...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:23:35 PDT
Flux Capacitor - Back To The Future http://www.instructables.com/id/Flux-Capacitor-Back-To-The-Future/
Flux Capacitor - Back To The Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Since the release of the film back in the 80s I have been obsessed by the film Back To The Future watching the trilogy repeatedly. I watched it at the cinema over and over, I was very lucky that my great uncle was a projectionist so I could just sit in show after show.So about 10 years back I decide...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:30:27 PDT
Squareinator - A SN76489 Monosynth http://www.instructables.com/id/Squareinator-A-SN76489-Monosynth/
Squareinator - A SN76489 Monosynth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/88D6/HXRZNC24/FWT88D6HXRZNC24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/88D6/HXRZNC24/FWT88D6HXRZNC24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/88D6/HXRZNC24/FWT88D6HXRZNC24.SMALL.jpg uhclem It all began a few years back, when a friend handed me an old RadioShack blister pack from the early 1980's he'd gotten at a hamfest - a SN76489 soundchip. Some research showed it had been used in early home computers and video game systems. Could it be used as a synthesizer?The SN76489 is a four-op...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:49:11 PDT
Scary trick using Arduino-LDR-BlueAct app http://www.instructables.com/id/Scary-trick-using-Arduino-LDR-BlueAct-app/
Scary trick using Arduino-LDR-BlueAct app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2LTR/HXRZIEN8/FHL2LTRHXRZIEN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2LTR/HXRZIEN8/FHL2LTRHXRZIEN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/2LTR/HXRZIEN8/FHL2LTRHXRZIEN8.SMALL.jpg maysaraabdullah With a small funny trick start joking with your friends at bored nights & make many tricks using a thing that we all have which is smartphones or tablets ... here i found an app on PlayStore that can help in these tricks and here is a tutorial for the app ...An app that play/stop any sound track on...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:38:04 PDT
How To Burn a Bootloader to Clone Arduino Nano 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Burn-a-Bootloader-to-Clone-Arduino-Nano-30/
How To Burn a Bootloader to Clone Arduino Nano 3.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/UCRE/HXRWHPNE/F2GUCREHXRWHPNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/UCRE/HXRWHPNE/F2GUCREHXRWHPNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/UCRE/HXRWHPNE/F2GUCREHXRWHPNE.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz Hello everybody...I have recently purchased an Arduino Nano 3.0 Clone which came without a bootloader. I am sure there are many other people who are in the same situation as me, and may have freaked out a little bit at first ! Don't worry, in this instructable I will show you how to easily install ...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:47:33 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lego-Lighthouse/
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/XX82/HXRRZTUX/F5SXX82HXRRZTUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/XX82/HXRRZTUX/F5SXX82HXRRZTUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/XX82/HXRRZTUX/F5SXX82HXRRZTUX.SMALL.jpg yoda333 Lighthouses have been guiding boats to safety for thousands of years. One of the earliest and most notable of these was the Pharos of Alexandria. This huge structure stood for nearly two thousand years. When deciding on a lego project, I wanted to build something practical, yet at the same tim...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:14:01 PDT
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-E-Textile-Arduino-Board/
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SMALL.jpg jseay The ATtiny85 chip is a simple $2 way to get into Arduino. It's the basis of low-cost microcontrollers like the Digispark, the Picoduino, the Trinket, and for e-textiles, the Gemma, and the LilyTiny. These off-the-shelf boards are brilliantly designed and great for one-offs. If, however, you need a b...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:30:54 PDT
Play Ode to Joy and Other Classical Music With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Ode-to-Joy-With-Arduino/
Play Ode to Joy and Other Classical Music With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/DN7H/HXQMWIL1/F7MDN7HHXQMWIL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/DN7H/HXQMWIL1/F7MDN7HHXQMWIL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/DN7H/HXQMWIL1/F7MDN7HHXQMWIL1.SMALL.jpg TaskMaster This is a basic tutorial (Great for beginners!) using the Arduino Uno or similar version to play Ode to Joy by Beethoven. This was one of my first projects with Arduino. What You Will Need:-Arduino Uno or similar version, which is Arduino compatible. (I used the Uno R3 Plus)-Jumper Cables X7-Transis...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:30:58 PDT
3D Printed Robot Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot-Arm/
3D Printed Robot Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/XKT8/HXQMVODY/FYRXKT8HXQMVODY.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield This robot arm is made almost entirely of 3D printed parts that snap together. It has three servo-controlled joints, plus a rotating base and gripper. The arm is controlled by a series of buttons that connect to an Arduino Uno hidden in the base. A simple circuit makes connecting the servos and bu...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:24:51 PDT
Exterior Motion Light Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Exterior-Motion-Light-Kit/
Exterior Motion Light Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/GR7E/HXRRPH2G/FZCGR7EHXRRPH2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/GR7E/HXRRPH2G/FZCGR7EHXRRPH2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/GR7E/HXRRPH2G/FZCGR7EHXRRPH2G.SMALL.jpg JamecoElectronics This project requires understanding of how to read a circuit schematic. The Ardweeny has its own includedinstructions and will need to be assembled first before it is installed onto the protoboard. The circuit board and relay will be housed in an ABS plastic enclosure, so the presentation on the pro...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:42:31 PDT
littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Arduino-Game-Show-Buzzer/
littleBits + Arduino Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/93IY/HXMUZ626/F5I93IYHXMUZ626.SMALL.jpg coercionette Our shop, TechShop Chandler was fortunate enough to have been selected for Instructables' June Build Night, sponsored by littleBits!We were sent FOUR littleBits Deluxe Kits, and several of their brand new Arduino At Heart Modules. This is one of many projects we made for Build Night! For one of ou...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:52:08 PDT
Spinning UFO http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-UFO/
Spinning UFO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/9R3D/HXMUYV3W/FPK9R3DHXMUYV3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/9R3D/HXMUYV3W/FPK9R3DHXMUYV3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/9R3D/HXMUYV3W/FPK9R3DHXMUYV3W.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL In this project, we will use a LittleBits motor, light wire and Arduino board to make a UFO spin and light up.Total Build Time: 70 minutes· UFO painting & construction: 25 minutes· LittleBits motor & LED assembly: 20 minutes· Arduino coding: 10 minutes· Testing: ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:31:40 PDT
Build Laser security system with atmega8 (arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Laser-security-system-with-atmega8-arduino/
Build Laser security system with atmega8 (arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/P75A/HXMKSZF1/FFBP75AHXMKSZF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/P75A/HXMKSZF1/FFBP75AHXMKSZF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/P75A/HXMKSZF1/FFBP75AHXMKSZF1.SMALL.jpg djsamm88 On this instructables, I will share how to build security system with atmega8 arduino, Building an Arduino Standalone with atmega8 Check here : http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Standaloneor you can use any type of arduino Wire the LDR, BUZZER and led Connect LDR to 5v and A0,from A0 use resistor any...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:02:11 PDT
Instrumented Soda Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Instrumented-Soda-Machine/
Instrumented Soda Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/M62H/HXMUYRCW/FLBM62HHXMUYRCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/M62H/HXMUYRCW/FLBM62HHXMUYRCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/M62H/HXMUYRCW/FLBM62HHXMUYRCW.SMALL.jpg adarsh_murthy Would you like to know what the most popular flavor in the soda machine is? Have you ever wondered how many calories is consumed from the soda machine on a regular work day? During a recent water cooler chat at MathWorks this was a topic of intense debate, leading us to instrument the soda machine a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:01:52 PDT
Combustion Engine (LittleBits Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Combustion-Engine-LittleBits-Project/
Combustion Engine (LittleBits Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/3CPN/HXMUYQT5/F7S3CPNHXMUYQT5.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Project simulates the combustion process in an engine. It uses spare parts lying around the house tosimulate a piston and cylinder. In addition, it uses a LittleBits motor, LED and Arduino board to simulate the actions of the engine parts. Total Build Time: 2-3 hours· Piston and cylinder con...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:51:24 PDT
IR wireless temperature sensor with ATtiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-wireless-temperature-sensor-with-ATtiny85/
IR wireless temperature sensor with ATtiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PVG8/HXMUYAQL/FNJPVG8HXMUYAQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PVG8/HXMUYAQL/FNJPVG8HXMUYAQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PVG8/HXMUYAQL/FNJPVG8HXMUYAQL.SMALL.jpg krissko Arduino is simple and very powerfull open source/hardware platform where only your imagination can stop you.A few days ago I read an instructable that inspire me to do my own.The instructable is about how you can send strings of data from one arduino to another.Everything is ok but I wanted to make ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:35:28 PDT
Cheap Haptic Feedback Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Haptic-Feedback-Vest/
Cheap Haptic Feedback Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/B7Y0/HXMKUGIF/FTUB7Y0HXMKUGIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/B7Y0/HXMKUGIF/FTUB7Y0HXMKUGIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/B7Y0/HXMKUGIF/FTUB7Y0HXMKUGIF.SMALL.jpg hbrumelow This tutorial is how to make a cheap yet functional haptic feedback vest. Materials List 1 Vest (Ideally with pockets or compartments to hold electronics) 2-4 Ultrasonic Sensors 1 Vibration motor for every sensor Wires Arduino Transistors Arduino ProtoShield Procedures (Wiring) Step 1: Conne...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:55:57 PDT
Personal Space Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Space-Belt/
Personal Space Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/ZRD8/HXMKTSQO/F2DZRD8HXMKTSQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/ZRD8/HXMKTSQO/F2DZRD8HXMKTSQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/ZRD8/HXMKTSQO/F2DZRD8HXMKTSQO.SMALL.jpg quinntessence I have always felt that, as someone who is perceived as female, my personal space is often invaded by men. This male entitlement to female bodies is, of course, a critical part of feminism, and I wanted to both draw attention to this fact and help women in unsafe spaces feel better about their safet...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:24:28 PDT
Solar Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rover/
Solar Rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/8XFV/HXLMOE2R/FD08XFVHXLMOE2R.SMALL.jpg Wachira Ndaiga IntroductionThe idea behind the Solar Rover was to design a rover that could be solar powered and on top of that, automatically move towards the area of greatest illumination. To enable this, I employed the use of LDRs to detect variations in illumination, send feedback to the microcontroller used a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:54:29 PDT
Electric Imp MailBox Notifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Imp-MailBox-Notifications/
Electric Imp MailBox Notifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CWN2/HXXHHPAP/FFICWN2HXXHHPAP.SMALL.jpg pietronet I wanted to get into the IoT thing for a while. I was hesitating between the Imp and the SparkCore and finally I went for the Imp. So far the market does not have plenty of devices like them.A cool and easy project to start with was to monitor my mailbox.I bought my electric Imp from my local dealer...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:37:26 PDT
Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-Upset-Kitty-LittleBits-Project/
Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZMC/HXMUULE3/F4IHZMCHXMUULE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZMC/HXMUULE3/F4IHZMCHXMUULE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZMC/HXMUULE3/F4IHZMCHXMUULE3.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Using LittleBits parts, this project displays a happy cat until you pull his tail. Then you upset kitty.Total Build Time: 30 mins Draw and cut out cat – 10 mins Arduino coding – 5 mins LittleBits parts assembly – 5 mins Foam board assembly – 5 mins Testing – 5 mins Gather all th...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:32:55 PDT
Unwashed Hands Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Unwashed-Hands-Alarm/
Unwashed Hands Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/BF2O/HXLMGRST/FG9BF2OHXLMGRST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/BF2O/HXLMGRST/FG9BF2OHXLMGRST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/BF2O/HXLMGRST/FG9BF2OHXLMGRST.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos You have probably seen signs in public restrooms that remind people to wash their hands. And you have probably wondered just how often this sign gets ignored. Well today we are going to make a simple alarm that will tell you (and everyone else in the room) whenever someone forgets to wash their hand...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:46:00 PDT