Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - arduino http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:06:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Robot Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bottle-Opener/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:49:24 PDT
Wirelessly Connect Arduino to OpenFrameworks via Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Wirelessly-Connect-Arduino-to-OpenFrameworks-via-B/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:57:46 PDT
World Clock in German using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Clock-in-German-using-Arduino/
World Clock in German using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L8ND/HZJOOAXC/FM0L8NDHZJOOAXC.SMALL.jpg trzimm While in Germany last year, I saw a world clock in a store similar to this one in a store that was priced at 900€. I read several instructables online on how to create a World Clock so I decided to give it a shot. I want to thank the following Instructables that I used as a starting point to create ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:23:00 PDT
Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Ultrasonic-Lamp/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:19:14 PDT
Attiny85 RF Transmitter to Arduino Uno Receiver (Manchester library /w Arduino 1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-RF-Transmitter-to-Arduino-Uno-Receiver-Ma/
Attiny85 RF Transmitter to Arduino Uno Receiver (Manchester library /w Arduino 1.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/T5II/HZJO733W/FD1T5IIHZJO733W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/T5II/HZJO733W/FD1T5IIHZJO733W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/T5II/HZJO733W/FD1T5IIHZJO733W.SMALL.jpg finlander912 For this project you will need:Arduino UnoAttiny85315 Mhz Transmitter315 Mhz Receiver10uF CapacitorBread BoardBread Board Jumper CablesWire Jumper Cables Download Arduino Software, Attiny Support, and Manchester Radio Library The Arduino software can be found at this link:http://arduino.cc/en/Mai...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:22:13 PDT
Hackgyver weather station http://www.instructables.com/id/Hackgyver-weather-station/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:27:57 PDT
Arduino Wireless Mailbox Detector Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Arduino-Wireless-Mailbox-Detector-Device/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:49:25 PDT
1 ChaOs(c); a very primitive $10 1 channel oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/1-ChaOsc-a-very-primitive-10-1-channel-oscilloscop/
1 ChaOs(c); a very primitive $10 1 channel oscilloscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/TR71/HZIHCNP3/F4KTR71HZIHCNP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/TR71/HZIHCNP3/F4KTR71HZIHCNP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/TR71/HZIHCNP3/F4KTR71HZIHCNP3.SMALL.jpg middelbh I always wanted to have a simple oscilloscope, but like many colleague hackers the budget did not allow for it.Finally (at Banggood) I found a 1.8" TFT display, and with an Arduino Pro Mini, 5 * 1kOhm resistors, some simple switches and some Arduino programming I now have a very, very basic 1 channe...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:29:23 PDT
The Pill Reminder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pill-Reminder/
The Pill Reminder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/JF4Z/HZIHBNZY/FSLJF4ZHZIHBNZY.SMALL.jpg jschrempp Back in January 2014 I was at a meetup of Baby Boomer Makers at TechShop in San Carlos, California. We were going around the table, each taking a turn to talk about projects we'd like to do. Bob spoke up to describe a problem his elderly mother was having - she couldn't remember to take her medicine...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:29:01 PDT
Deadbug an SMD ATTiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Deadbug-an-SMD-ATTiny85/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:21:46 PDT
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-4X4-led-matrix-using-a-SPLat-/
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SMALL.jpg kf7oor Parts:soldering iron and solderdrill bitsdrillsmall piece of woodA computer running SPLat/PC, the free SPLat programming environment (IDE)solid strand wireFemale header wires1 EC1 SPLat PLCJY-MCU Bluetooth Wireless Serial Port Module for Arduino16 LEDs of your choice (I used recycled 5mm leds from v...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:45:31 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Eyes-and-Wii-Nunchuck-Part-2-Give-it-a/
Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 - Give it a Voice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/OAXO/HZH6XQDQ/FRTOAXOHZH6XQDQ.SMALL.jpg techiebot After I built the animatronic eyes in PART 1, I wanted to complete the face with a voice and possibly moving eyebrows. If you look back at my PART 1, you'll see that for the base I used a model from Thingiverse. Once you have the model 3D printed, you will need to add in the 9 gram servos. ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:19:18 PDT
Irrigation logic controller/project log http://www.instructables.com/id/Irrigation-logic-controllerproject-log/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:47:04 PDT
LED Head Arduino TED http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Head-Arduino-TED/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:25:35 PDT
Bi Polar Stepper Motor with L293D and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bi-Polar-Stepper-Motor-with-L293D-and-Arduino/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:19:47 PDT
Using a VU Meter With an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-VU-Meter-With-an-Arduino/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:31:55 PDT
Buzzer Alarm Using LDR And Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzzer-Alarm-Using-LDR-And-Arduino/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:51:11 PDT
Revolution (LED Chandelier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-LED-Chandelier/
Revolution (LED Chandelier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless I love lighting, what's more, lighting with mechanical aspects to it. Revolution is a chandelier that does this very thing. It consist of 3 Arduino controlled motors which turn arms, powering LED's in a circular path, creating a "radar" or scanner effect. This instructable will show you how I made i...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:48:45 PDT
Getting Started with the DP32 from Digilent http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-DP32-from-Digilent/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:49:51 PDT
WS2812 and WS2811 Comparison http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812-and-WS2811-Comparison/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:57:04 PDT
Rana: An arduino inspired biological robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rana-An-arduino-inspired-biological-robot/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:15:56 PDT
3D Print: Make Servo Controlled Valves http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Make-Servo-Controlled-Valves/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:21:17 PDT
Arduino Modules - L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-L298N-Dual-H-Bridge-Motor-Controll/
Arduino Modules - L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/H67H/HZDYEGS4/FZ5H67HHZDYEGS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/H67H/HZDYEGS4/FZ5H67HHZDYEGS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/H67H/HZDYEGS4/FZ5H67HHZDYEGS4.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 Quick and simple start guide for using and exploring an L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller module with an Arduino.The model in the example I am using is from Ebay. Materials needed: L298N Dual H-Bridge Motor Controller module (various models will work) Male to Female jumper wires An Arduino, any f...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:34:08 PDT
Andriod/Arduino for Beginners - Design Custom Andriod menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Absolutely No Programming Required http://www.instructables.com/id/AndriodArduino-for-Beginners-Design-Custom-Andriod/
Andriod/Arduino for Beginners - Design Custom Andriod menus to switch Arduino outputs on and off. Absolutely No Programming Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/IW95/HZCJ0IUK/FO5IW95HZCJ0IUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/IW95/HZCJ0IUK/FO5IW95HZCJ0IUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/IW95/HZCJ0IUK/FO5IW95HZCJ0IUK.SMALL.jpg drmpf IntroductionThe first instructable shows you how to use the free pfodDesigner available on GooglePlay to design Android menus to switch Ardunio outputs on and off from your Android mobile, without you having to write any program code at all. The picture above shows an example design.The example pro...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:44 PDT
ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller : AXIOM ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/AXIOM-ARM/
ARDUINO ROBOTIC ARM using Xbox 360 wireless controller : AXIOM ARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SMALL.jpg Sergeidines AXIOM ARM was designed by Sergei Dines : Mechanical Engineer student USF. LinkedIN : http://www.linkedin.com/in/sergeidines My Website : http://sergeidines.foliohd.com/ Email : sergeidines@gmail.com Purpose This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:20 PDT
Automatic Ice Bucket Vendor Based on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Ice-Bucket-Vendor-Based-on-Arduino/
Automatic Ice Bucket Vendor Based on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/W844/HZCJ16D0/F4WW844HZCJ16D0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/W844/HZCJ16D0/F4WW844HZCJ16D0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/W844/HZCJ16D0/F4WW844HZCJ16D0.SMALL.jpg gckulo Last friday few engineers from DFRobot took their the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS. We decided to do it in a maker way with an automatic ice bucket vendor based on Arduino.And we are challenging all makers around the world, now it's your turn!Introduction This project is launched ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:58 PDT
Universal Remote Control using Arduino, 1Sheeld and Android Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Remote-Control-using-Arduino-1Sheeld-and/
Universal Remote Control using Arduino, 1Sheeld and Android Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/4JDA/HZCIYDT8/FRW4JDAHZCIYDT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/4JDA/HZCIYDT8/FRW4JDAHZCIYDT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/4JDA/HZCIYDT8/FRW4JDAHZCIYDT8.SMALL.jpg ashraf nabil This project illustrates how to control your TV, Satellite receiver and Stereo using your Android mobile instead of using there remote control.Basically, you can apply this technique for any other devices work with remote control. I was wondering to use my mobile to control all the device in the hom...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:26:35 PDT
Must-Have Components, Tools and Software for Arduinoist http://www.instructables.com/id/Must-Have-Components-Tools-and-Software-for-Arduin/
Must-Have Components, Tools and Software for Arduinoist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TYJR/HZEWQ4QL/FHJTYJRHZEWQ4QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TYJR/HZEWQ4QL/FHJTYJRHZEWQ4QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TYJR/HZEWQ4QL/FHJTYJRHZEWQ4QL.SMALL.jpg jordanfung Being an Arduinoist myself, I need many tools or components when I do prototyping or experiments. In the list below, I have gathered the most important tools and parts for Arduinoist.This article is also available on Jordan's Lab Notebook ! Tools 1. Soldering Iron + SolderSoldering iron and sold...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:16:42 PDT
Quiz Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/
Quiz Game Show Buzzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2L6L/HZB3NB4A/FNH2L6LHZB3NB4A.SMALL.jpg Clapoti A good friend of mine who's a teacher was doing quizzes in her class making students compete to answer questions... resulting in them complaining they raised their hands before the others.I decided to give her this quiz show type buzzer for Christmas to solve her problems.When one of the players pre...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT
LED Pacman Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pacman-Ghosts/
LED Pacman Ghosts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SMALL.gif NextFab Make your own LED Pacman Ghosts! Feel free to customize your own with colors or add more LEDs. Works well as a desk toy or even a nightlight! Setup What you'll need:Tools: Laser cutterHot glue gunSoldering ironComputer Wire cuttersWire strippersComponents Acrylic (color of your ghost)Arduino Uno(...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:05 PDT
USB Real-Time Notification Device http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Real-Time-Notification-Device/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:27:01 PDT
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-navigation-device-for-blind-people-using-Ardui/
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SMALL.jpg amr wasfy In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I contacted them to let me use it in this project and they ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:34:47 PDT
4 X 4 X 4 LED CUBE (ARDUINO) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-X-4-X-4-LED-CUBE-ARDUINO-1/
4 X 4 X 4 LED CUBE (ARDUINO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/60U8/HZB3IBCO/F3160U8HZB3IBCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/60U8/HZB3IBCO/F3160U8HZB3IBCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/60U8/HZB3IBCO/F3160U8HZB3IBCO.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve With about 2000 LEDs (From Instructables build night), my maker space came up with many great projects. This is one of them with many more yet to come. This is a 4*4*4 LED Cube, there is a lot of these on instructables, but this Instructable uses 10mm LEDs to build it with custom patterns.What's mor...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:41:11 PDT
Arduino Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Calculator/
Arduino Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8C3W/HZ9O6CI2/FGU8C3WHZ9O6CI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8C3W/HZ9O6CI2/FGU8C3WHZ9O6CI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/8C3W/HZ9O6CI2/FGU8C3WHZ9O6CI2.SMALL.jpg Kale_3d In this Instructable I will show you how to make an Arduino calculator that is just as good as any other calculator (well... sort of). Even though it's probably not practical due to it's size, repetitive use of the equals button (due to the lack of keys), and cost (You can probably buy a calculator ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:33:01 PDT
Project Suite Bros: Voice Activated LED Friendship Photoset (Arduino, Bluetooth, Crafts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Suite-Bros-Voice-Activated-LED-Friendship-/
Project Suite Bros: Voice Activated LED Friendship Photoset (Arduino, Bluetooth, Crafts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6GGK/HZ9O5E82/F666GGKHZ9O5E82.SMALL.jpg thechlobro I met the best suite mates in college - Kevin and Briton(and partner-in-crime, Abbie). Now, I'm off to the next stage of my life, so I decided to build this friendship photoset for Kevin and Briton to remember our golden era. We called ourselves: "The Suite Bros". This project is actually an extensi...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:58:16 PDT
Demystifying 4 pin addressable RGB LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Demystifying-4-pin-addressable-RGB-LEDS/
Demystifying 4 pin addressable RGB LEDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LFSZ/HZ9O6FIZ/F0ULFSZHZ9O6FIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LFSZ/HZ9O6FIZ/F0ULFSZHZ9O6FIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LFSZ/HZ9O6FIZ/F0ULFSZHZ9O6FIZ.SMALL.jpg Dain Unicorn If you've seen my previous Instructable on RGB LEDs, then you have a pretty good foundation on the ability to put three separate light sources into a single package in your builds.Time marches on, and so does technology! One of the most innovative new things about RGB LEDs is the addition of a disc...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:44:25 PDT
Program arduino from raspberry pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-arduino-from-raspberry-pi/
Program arduino from raspberry pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/LC11/HZ9O5ZBT/FNJLC11HZ9O5ZBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/LC11/HZ9O5ZBT/FNJLC11HZ9O5ZBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/LC11/HZ9O5ZBT/FNJLC11HZ9O5ZBT.SMALL.jpg Djnix In this tutorial I will show you how to program arduino with the raspberry pi.All you need are:Raspberry pi with internet connectionArduino unoConnection cord What to do Go in to the raspi lxterminal and type in sudo apt-get install arduino.Once you hit enter it will download and once you finish ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:09:49 PDT
Infrared Smart Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Smart-Outlet/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:46 PDT
Arduino powered by your SmartPhone (using SERIAL ) - Part 1 - Sound and Vibration Actions http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powerd-by-your-SmartPhone-Part-1-Sound-and/
Arduino powered by your SmartPhone (using SERIAL ) - Part 1 - Sound and Vibration Actions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IQBY/HZ5DUS2S/FSVIQBYHZ5DUS2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IQBY/HZ5DUS2S/FSVIQBYHZ5DUS2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/IQBY/HZ5DUS2S/FSVIQBYHZ5DUS2S.SMALL.jpg ram mere Welcome to the first part of this series.In this series we will try take out as much as we can from you smartphone ( android currently ) to your microcontroller using serial cable ( OTG cable ) .In this part we will explain how you can play some sounds/songs (any mp3 file ) as well as using vibratio...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:12:43 PDT
Under the bed nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-the-bed-nightlight/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:44:39 PDT
Use pcDuino as Photo Booth Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-pcDuino-as-Photo-Booth-Controller/
Use pcDuino as Photo Booth Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/L61W/HZB3N1L1/FSRL61WHZB3N1L1.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo pcDuino can control different SLR cameras such as Nikon D40 through an USB connection using an utility called Gphoto2. Software Installation The software installation guide is copied from http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-phot...We install in the following order. 1. Update the system...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:27:44 PDT
Overlaying text on picture using pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Overlaying-text-on-picture-using-pcDuino/
Overlaying text on picture using pcDuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/K7BZ/HZB3NL7U/FV9K7BZHZB3NL7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/K7BZ/HZB3NL7U/FV9K7BZHZB3NL7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/K7BZ/HZB3NL7U/FV9K7BZHZB3NL7U.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo A lot of time, we require overlaying information text on a picture. In this post, we will introduce a wonderful tool called ImageMagick. To install it, it’s pretty straightforward on pcDuino:Original post from learning center, Click here Learning center where you can find more post about the openso...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:26:57 PDT
Smart Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Lock/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 02:04:08 PDT
Make your own activity tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-activity-tracker/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:18:02 PDT
Arduino Modules - Flame Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Modules-Flame-Sensor/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:43:05 PDT
Arduino easy temperature sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-easy-temperature-sensor/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:07:28 PDT
Musical Floppy Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Floppy-Drives/
Musical Floppy Drives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/L6V3/HZ6T75JN/FQ9L6V3HZ6T75JN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/L6V3/HZ6T75JN/FQ9L6V3HZ6T75JN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/L6V3/HZ6T75JN/FQ9L6V3HZ6T75JN.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Turn old tech in to music, that was the goal and it was achieved with some research on instructables and other websites.this has been done a load of times before but I wanted to do it and try to explain it the best I can so that its easier for others to have some fun with old tech, the tutorials for...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:43:04 PDT
Turn your pcDuino into a Bluetooth 4.0 BLE Beacon Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-pcDuino-into-a-Bluetooth-40-BLE-Beacon-D/
Turn your pcDuino into a Bluetooth 4.0 BLE Beacon Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/FWMS/HZ88PCI6/FALFWMSHZ88PCI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/FWMS/HZ88PCI6/FALFWMSHZ88PCI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/FWMS/HZ88PCI6/FALFWMSHZ88PCI6.SMALL.jpg Yanny Guo We follow Adafruit’s nice tutorial that was created for Raspberry pi. However, if we follow the steps, it works perfectly on pcDuino.The Original post from : Learning Center Step 1 : Setting up pcDuino The follows are the steps need to be setup on pcDuino.1. Install dependency libraries. $sudo ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:59:22 PDT
A Universal Bluetooth Remote App http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Universal-Bluetooth-Remote-App/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:33:20 PDT