Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:35:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Measuring flow velocity by heat advection http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-flow-velocity-by-heat-advection/
Measuring flow velocity by heat advection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/T92C/I2XTRXWX/F01T92CI2XTRXWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/T92C/I2XTRXWX/F01T92CI2XTRXWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/T92C/I2XTRXWX/F01T92CI2XTRXWX.SMALL.jpg lschuurman Measuring flow velocity by heat advectionFor the course "Meten aan water" (TU Delft), we have made a device to measure the flow velocity by advection of hot water. In this article we describe how we made the device and how the arduino is used to measure flow velocity. The measurement is based on the...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:16:43 PST
Voice Activated Interactive Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Interactive-Puzzle/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:39:20 PST
Anxiety Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Anxiety-Necklace/
Anxiety Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SMALL.jpg lcospina This necklace displays a person's anxiety level according to body temperature. There is a temperature sensor placed on the back of the neck to get accurate readings. According to these readings, the RGB LED placed within the necklace locket will light up in different colours.For this project, the li...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:46 PST
4-in-1 Arduino LCD Shield Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/4-in-1-Arduino-LCD-Shield-Kit/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:47:25 PST
Iphone bluetooth control arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Iphone-bluetooth-control-arduino/
Iphone bluetooth control arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/F3AS/I2XIDX7J/FR4F3ASI2XIDX7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/F3AS/I2XIDX7J/FR4F3ASI2XIDX7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/F3AS/I2XIDX7J/FR4F3ASI2XIDX7J.SMALL.jpg planetleak How-To Components:- Arduino (im used nano)- HM-10 BLE module- Iphone 4S or later, and Ipad with BLE (maybe from the "air"?)- LightBlue app from App Store (Free)Wiring:Its similar as other bluetooth modules (HC-05/06) See image if not clear.Arduino RX to Bluetooth TXArduino TX to Bluetooth RXBlue...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:49:29 PST
Jingle Bells Ugly Xmas sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Jingle-Bells-Ugly-Xmas-sweater/
Jingle Bells Ugly Xmas sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SMALL.jpg lcospina Merry Christmas! Get a Very Ugly Christmas Sweater I got mine from Value Village for $10 Get a lilyPad Arduino and speaker perfect for wearables! Also, get some conductive wire, or string 6 LED lights if you create loops with the wire, they are perfect for sewing in. Code! Here is the Co...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:25:13 PST
Arduino-controlled Smart Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Smart-Home/
Arduino-controlled Smart Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/8SX7/I2VLFC8V/FVA8SX7I2VLFC8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/8SX7/I2VLFC8V/FVA8SX7I2VLFC8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/8SX7/I2VLFC8V/FVA8SX7I2VLFC8V.SMALL.gif ToeJamson This Instructable was written by PubNub Evangelist Ian Jennings. Ian's story walks through his process of building an Arduino-controlled smart home model from scratch.--Back in September, our founder Stephen and I were talking about ways to make it easier to demonstrate how PubNub could power the In...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:15:08 PST
XY MIDI Pad with Arduino and TFT http://www.instructables.com/id/XY-MIDI-Pad-with-Arduino-and-TFT/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:24:45 PST
Control DC and stepper motors with L298N Dual Motor Controller Modules and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-DC-and-stepper-motors-with-L298N-Dual-Moto/
Control DC and stepper motors with L298N Dual Motor Controller Modules and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/V8SH/I2X6ROGE/FDYV8SHI2X6ROGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/V8SH/I2X6ROGE/FDYV8SHI2X6ROGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/V8SH/I2X6ROGE/FDYV8SHI2X6ROGE.SMALL.jpg tronixlabs You don’t have to spend a lot of money to control motors with an Arduino or compatible board. After some hunting around we found a neat motor control module based on the L298N H-bridge IC that can allows you to control the speed and direction of two DC motors, or control one bipolar stepper motor wi...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:53:20 PST
Low power door/window sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-power-doorwindow-sensor/
Low power door/window sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/HZ6C/I2X6S3T3/F2MHZ6CI2X6S3T3.SMALL.jpg EasyIoT In this manual we will show how to create cheap, secure door/window sensor network. We could monitor our door/windows status from desktop computer or mobile phone in web browser. Properly configured sensor could work between 5 and 10 years on 2 AA batteries. Materials EasyIoT server:Raspberry PiN...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:02:58 PST
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Degrees-of-Freedom-IMU/
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/2GSY/I2WENV74/FLQ2GSYI2WENV74.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei I'm working on a project that requires full orientation information, so I built an Inertial Measurement Unit from scratch. I really like the 9DOF IMU board that Sparkfun makes - the calibration code that comes with it is fantastic - but I wanted to redesign the board so that it could be made at a m...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:19:16 PST
Command Line Assembly Language Programming for Arduino Tutorial 8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Command-Line-Assembly-Language-Programming-for-Ard-7/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:15:12 PST
Cheap Electric Motor Speed control ($10, 4HP, Arduino, PWM) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Electric-Motor-Speed-control-10-4HP-Arduino-/
Cheap Electric Motor Speed control ($10, 4HP, Arduino, PWM) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/F4GA/I2VLGV7Z/F27F4GAI2VLGV7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/F4GA/I2VLGV7Z/F27F4GAI2VLGV7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/F4GA/I2VLGV7Z/F27F4GAI2VLGV7Z.SMALL.jpg powertothepeople I am building the worlds most efficient production electric car. Please see the website at the link below.http://e-pod.doomby.com/I want this car to be inexpensive so everyone can afford one. For this reason I am designing and building my own cheap electric motor controller. My design is to use a...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:19:17 PST
Programming Buzz Lightyear http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-Buzz-Lightyear/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:57:42 PST
10$ trackable keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/10-trackable-keychain/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:13:51 PST
meArm.Joystick Software en http://www.instructables.com/id/meArmJoystick-en/
meArm.Joystick Software en - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/MBYM/I2UUUN5V/FHBMBYMI2UUUN5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/MBYM/I2UUUN5V/FHBMBYMI2UUUN5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/MBYM/I2UUUN5V/FHBMBYMI2UUUN5V.SMALL.jpg ted99tw Origin : Phenoptix's Pocket Sized Robot Arm.FB , HomePage - There are 37 programming lessons, good for beginners and veteran. Students from elementary school can use S4A or Ardublock. There are also lessons available based on C language. One can learn without programming skill. - Please go through s...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:55:27 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
Large Scrolling LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scrolling-LED-display/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:31:27 PST
ESP8266 mini Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-mini-Tutorial/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:37:11 PST
Send sensor data (DHT11 & BMP180) to ThingSpeak with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Send-sensor-data-DHT11-BMP180-to-ThingSpeak-with-a/
Send sensor data (DHT11 & BMP180) to ThingSpeak with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/6VDC/I2TG19PN/FTU6VDCI2TG19PN.SMALL.jpg diy_bloke I wrote this instructable because Thingspeak -nevermind how easy to set up- has a few hurdles that I ran into and that, judging from reactions, other people are struggling with as well.Things you need:ArduinoWS5100 EthernetShieldThingspeak AccountSensors (such as DHT11 and BMP180)Internet connectio...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:44:43 PST
Programing an Attiny with Arduino IDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Programing-an-Attiny-with-Arduino/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:34:36 PST
Dire Bomb-like Timer (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-like-Timer-V2/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:02:25 PST
DemUinoDuo http://www.instructables.com/id/DemUinoDuo/
DemUinoDuo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/JVZJ/I2R9WR0D/F85JVZJI2R9WR0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/JVZJ/I2R9WR0D/F85JVZJI2R9WR0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/JVZJ/I2R9WR0D/F85JVZJI2R9WR0D.SMALL.jpg demeterart An Arduino/Sanguino Inspired Computer by DemeterArtwith USB keyboard and SD FAT supportHOME PAGE: https://www.sites.google.com/site/demeterart/home/...FEATURESA dual controller system supporting USB keyboard and SD card with FAT Primary controller the ATMEGA644-20PU with 64KB flash, 4KB SRAM and 2KB...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:58:29 PST
DIY breadboard power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-breadboard-power-supply/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:11:54 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
HACKED!: Looping Louie on steroids http://www.instructables.com/id/HACKED-Looping-Louie-on-steroids/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:44:32 PST
Simple & cheap, GSM controlled on/off switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-simple-GSM-controlled-onoff-switch/
Simple & cheap, GSM controlled on/off switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/IIW2/I2R9V70K/FKYIIW2I2R9V70K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/IIW2/I2R9V70K/FKYIIW2I2R9V70K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/IIW2/I2R9V70K/FKYIIW2I2R9V70K.SMALL.jpg Dimitris Platis This tutorial will teach you how to modify an inexpensive GSM surveillance bug, into a simple on/off switch, controlled by your cell phone.It was first published in my blog where you can find some more details about it.The minimum tools and components you will need: GSM surveillance bug Soldering...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:41:42 PST
Automated Halloween Candy Tumbler / Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Halloween-Candy-Tumbler-Dispenser/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:35:21 PST
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST
Simple Spark Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Spark-Thermometer/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:04:39 PST
Command Line Assembly Language Programming for Arduino Tutorial 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Command-Line-Assembly-Language-Programming-for-Ard-6/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:41:24 PST
Using an NES controller for emulators with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-NES-controller-for-emulators-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:07:53 PST
Simple Arduino LED Color Sensor For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LED-Color-Sensor-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:49:02 PST
TweeterBie http://www.instructables.com/id/TweeterBie/
TweeterBie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/L1MU/I2OM2LAV/FT7L1MUI2OM2LAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/L1MU/I2OM2LAV/FT7L1MUI2OM2LAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/L1MU/I2OM2LAV/FT7L1MUI2OM2LAV.SMALL.jpg GowravL TWEETER BIE - (A Portable CubieBoard powered Display Board to Display the Latest Tweets)Abstract:In this era of any time communication having a 24 X 7 connection with the social networking sites is a necessity. This project “TWEETER BIE” is one such device that constantly updates the tweets from the...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:31:56 PST
Fiber Optic Sea Warrior http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Sea-Warrior/
Fiber Optic Sea Warrior - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/TX3E/I2N6UCAZ/FOSTX3EI2N6UCAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/TX3E/I2N6UCAZ/FOSTX3EI2N6UCAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/TX3E/I2N6UCAZ/FOSTX3EI2N6UCAZ.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes As a designer who is mostly interested in illuminating us all by finding new ways to use lighting in costumes, bioluminescent sea creatures are naturally a very big influence on my work. So, when Andre Mistier, frontman of electro-rock band The Adversary, asked me to design him an illuminated stage...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:35:13 PST
Turn-Taking Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Taking-Device/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:55:18 PST
Smart Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Thermometer/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:08:54 PST
Web Controlled Holiday House Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Holiday-House-Lighting/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:59:47 PST
Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31 http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-PuppyDuino-031/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:59:49 PST
ATtiny85 Spectrum Analyzer with fix_FFT http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Spectrum-Analyzer-with-fixFFT/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:45:38 PST
Stepping into the world of SMD http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepping-into-the-world-of-SMD/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:02:47 PST
Insult your neighbors this Christmas with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Insult-your-neighbors-this-Christmas-with-arduino/
Insult your neighbors this Christmas with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UI4X/I2LMFKGK/F89UI4XI2LMFKGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UI4X/I2LMFKGK/F89UI4XI2LMFKGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UI4X/I2LMFKGK/F89UI4XI2LMFKGK.SMALL.jpg ywyjrgrasc Last December I was kind of pissed of at my neightbors so I wired my Chistmas lights to blink an insulting phrase in Morse Code . I was sure nobody would notice but doing it made me happy nevertheless.Yesterday I posted about it in reddit.com (link ) and so much people approved that I had to show ho...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:51:29 PST
Arduino thumbstick controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-thumbstick-controller/
Arduino thumbstick controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/CNPG/I2LM4E06/FN4CNPGI2LM4E06.SMALL.jpg biomech75 In this project I will help you to put together a simple and from scratch Arduino thumbstick controller, to control your projects (servos & DC motors). This is a simple guide to help out new Arduino users on their projects but requires a little soldering (no skill needed). This Instructurable is way...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:56:22 PST
Two Player Simon Memory Game With External Switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Player-Simon-Memory-Game-With-External-Switche/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:06:36 PST
How to Make A Simple Responsive Graphic with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Simple-Responsive-Graphic-with-Ardui/
How to Make A Simple Responsive Graphic with Arduino and Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/RAXF/I2KSFKJH/FXBRAXFI2KSFKJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/RAXF/I2KSFKJH/FXBRAXFI2KSFKJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/RAXF/I2KSFKJH/FXBRAXFI2KSFKJH.SMALL.jpg hvandewater This tutorial will teach you how to use small parts from an electronic toy to create in interactive light and sound graphic that can serve as the beginning of an interactive art project. It utilizes coding in arduino, processing, soldering electronic parts, and interfacing with a protosnap. This tut...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:15:17 PST
Toy Gun Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Gun-Fun/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:13:50 PST
Developing Your Electronics/Science WorkSpace http://www.instructables.com/id/Developing-Your-ElectronicsScience-WorkSpace/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:53:45 PST
How to 'bling' up a boring staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bling-up-a-boring-staircase/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:14:50 PST
My First Toy Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Toy-Hack/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:50:26 PST