Instructables: exploring - video - technology - microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:48:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Four Protoypes using Randomized Direction, Duration, and Speed http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Protoypes-using-Randomized-Direction-Duration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/0UMZ/HU6NE06X/FSO0UMZHU6NE06X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/0UMZ/HU6NE06X/FSO0UMZHU6NE06X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/0UMZ/HU6NE06X/FSO0UMZHU6NE06X.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar In graduate school, I experimented with Arduino's random command to control servo and windshield wiper motors to move in a random direction, for a random duration, at a random speed. However, "random" is not quite the correct word, because I set the upper and lower limits of each category. These pro...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:00:44 PDT
PIC Basics - DC Dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-Basics-DC-Dimmer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/NSL5/HSGFY4T5/F7YNSL5HSGFY4T5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/NSL5/HSGFY4T5/F7YNSL5HSGFY4T5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/NSL5/HSGFY4T5/F7YNSL5HSGFY4T5.SMALL.jpg misperry In this first video we will be looking at creating an LED dimmer circuit with using the PWM module in the pic16f1938 microcontroller. In the second video we will be looking at the demo of using the PWM module in a PIC microcontroller to control the brightness of an LED Follow me on youtube http://...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 19:46:42 PST
PIC Music with PWM http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-Music-with-PWM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DZV7/HRWNE0WB/F1ODZV7HRWNE0WB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DZV7/HRWNE0WB/F1ODZV7HRWNE0WB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/DZV7/HRWNE0WB/F1ODZV7HRWNE0WB.SMALL.jpg misperry In this first video we will we will be looking at the code to make music using a pic microcontroller instead of the arduino. In the second video we will be looking at a demo of the music code we wrote for the PIC16f1938 chip. Be sure and check out the survey for what kind of content you would like...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 18:07:21 PST
Smart home with arduino and jubito http://www.instructables.com/id/jubito-client-for-android/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FO9K/HRTKIS4L/FHOFO9KHRTKIS4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FO9K/HRTKIS4L/FHOFO9KHRTKIS4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FO9K/HRTKIS4L/FHOFO9KHRTKIS4L.SMALL.jpg jambel jubito is a software I develop based on jaNET framework. A smart home server that creates interfaces between various hardware (like arduino) and software components, giving the ability to interact each other and let me access automations and more over the web. more info @ http://www.jubito.org NEW ...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:05:30 PST
PIC Basics - PWM http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-Basics-PWM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/IBKI/HRKR2INH/F97IBKIHRKR2INH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/IBKI/HRKR2INH/F97IBKIHRKR2INH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/IBKI/HRKR2INH/F97IBKIHRKR2INH.SMALL.jpg misperry In this first video we will be looking at how to begin using the PWM module in a PIC microcontroler.  These videos were getting large and I needed to split it up since I want to make sure I give all that is involved. Enjoy! In the second video we will be looking at the code for the PWM module. The...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:02:28 PST
Using Bootloaders PIC Microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Bootloaders-PIC-Microcontrollers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/43FA/HRPBK3P0/FWA43FAHRPBK3P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/43FA/HRPBK3P0/FWA43FAHRPBK3P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/43FA/HRPBK3P0/FWA43FAHRPBK3P0.SMALL.jpg misperry In this first video we will be looking at the hardware hookup as well as some short information on how bootloaders work. The link for the tiny bootloader is listed below: http://www.etc.ugal.ro/cchiculita/software/picbootloader.htm I apologize for having to split these two up but the second video ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:11:25 PST
Using ADC Module with PIC Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-ADC-Module-with-PIC-Microcontroller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/2LYU/HRPBK3P8/FJ42LYUHRPBK3P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/2LYU/HRPBK3P8/FJ42LYUHRPBK3P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/2LYU/HRPBK3P8/FJ42LYUHRPBK3P8.SMALL.jpg misperry In the first video we will be looking at some hardware connections and tips and tricks on how to build a simple ADC (Analog to Digital Converter) circuit with a Potentiometer as the Analog source.  We will cover what is listed in the datasheet and how to read it. In the next part of this video we w...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:06:01 PST
Capacitive Touch Sensing http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-Touch-Sensing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/UKZ2/HRPBK3T8/FPQUKZ2HRPBK3T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/UKZ2/HRPBK3T8/FPQUKZ2HRPBK3T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/UKZ2/HRPBK3T8/FPQUKZ2HRPBK3T8.SMALL.jpg misperry In this video we will be looking at using a PIC micro that has the capacitive touch sensing module on board.  This will be the PIC16f727 chip.  These are part of the mTouch series of PIC micro's that Microchip has come out with.  I talk in this video about some cad software that you can download a f...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:06:44 PST
Intro to ARM Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-ARM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/ZA9Q/HRPBK3SU/F7ZZA9QHRPBK3SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/ZA9Q/HRPBK3SU/F7ZZA9QHRPBK3SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/ZA9Q/HRPBK3SU/F7ZZA9QHRPBK3SU.SMALL.jpg misperry In these videos I will be showing how to program the stm32f0 discovery board using the st-link utility that is free from st microelectronics. ST STlink software download http://www.st.com/internet/evalboard/product/253215.jsp In the second video I will be showing you how to program your stm32f0dis...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:06:44 PST
Intro to ARM part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-ARM-part-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/RT64/HRPSXOPL/FGDRT64HRPSXOPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/RT64/HRPSXOPL/FGDRT64HRPSXOPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/RT64/HRPSXOPL/FGDRT64HRPSXOPL.SMALL.jpg misperry In this first video I will be giving an intro into the STM32F0Discovery development board that we will be using for the next few videos.  I will be describing the hardware of the board and what all the dev kit has to offer. Link to ST's website for the discovery board is below: http://www.st.com/s...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:06:44 PST
water tank automation - prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/water-tank-automation-prototype/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/I80U/HQ1DRJQF/FKMI80UHQ1DRJQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/I80U/HQ1DRJQF/FKMI80UHQ1DRJQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/I80U/HQ1DRJQF/FKMI80UHQ1DRJQF.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech micro controller based water tank automation   12v prototype      8 LED  level indication     12v dc water pump      pic16f877a micro-controller http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fe4I3bVfs-A&feature=youtu.be
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:31:29 PST
7 segment clock 5 Digit - ds1307 and 4 button switch http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-clock-5-Digit-ds1307-and-4-button-switch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/M1K8/HQ1DRJAK/FDGM1K8HQ1DRJAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/M1K8/HQ1DRJAK/FDGM1K8HQ1DRJAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/M1K8/HQ1DRJAK/FDGM1K8HQ1DRJAK.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech LED  clock  5 Digit  - ds1307 RTC  - 4 button switch - 7 segment LED displayx5 - PIC16F877A
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 03:14:59 PST
DIY RC Robot with Your Android Phone Tutorial Part 2: Bluetooth/Microcontroller Parts & Wiring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RC-Robot-with-Your-Android-Phone-Tutorial-Part-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/SH2C/HPWMKXJF/FFJSH2CHPWMKXJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/SH2C/HPWMKXJF/FFJSH2CHPWMKXJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/SH2C/HPWMKXJF/FFJSH2CHPWMKXJF.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy In Part 2 of this tutorial, details of parts and wiring are introduced. You will learn how to build the RC Robot Control step by step. It also provides the basis for part 3 which shows you how to connect to an H-bridge and motors. Enjoy! The RobotControl Android App is available here: https://play....
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 07:57:46 PST
Digital ic tester using pic microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-ic-tester-using-pic-microcontroller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/4R7L/HPFZZG6R/FBA4R7LHPFZZG6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/4R7L/HPFZZG6R/FBA4R7LHPFZZG6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/4R7L/HPFZZG6R/FBA4R7LHPFZZG6R.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech Digital IC  tester  using pic16f877a  micro-controller  supporting devices         7400         7402         7404         7407         7408         7432         7486         74266
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 03:02:09 PST
How to log data from the arduino board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-log-data-from-the-arduino-board/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/VRZW/HO7XKHXP/FPKVRZWHO7XKHXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/VRZW/HO7XKHXP/FPKVRZWHO7XKHXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/VRZW/HO7XKHXP/FPKVRZWHO7XKHXP.SMALL.jpg kerimil How to log (save) data received through the serial from the arduino board (or any other microcontroller/project that uses serial). I explain where to get the programme that can do it, how to set it up, use and how to export serial data to a file. At the end I show how the data can be later uploaded ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:56:57 PST
DIY RC Robot with your Android Phone Tutorial Part 1: from Android phone to the microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RC-Robot-with-your-Android-Phone-Tutorial-Part/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/98MT/HO23AJPT/F1698MTHO23AJPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/98MT/HO23AJPT/F1698MTHO23AJPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/98MT/HO23AJPT/F1698MTHO23AJPT.SMALL.jpg Practical Techonlogy Build your own DIY RC Robot controller using your Android phone, Bluetooth module, and Atmega328 Microcontroller (Arduino compatible) for less than $15.  Control robots with various sizes large and small.  Step by step tutorial. The RobotControl Android App is available here: https://play.google.co...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 06:43:44 PST
8x8 LED Matrix Display http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8-LED-Matrix-Display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/BSMO/HM8DF57T/FTUBSMOHM8DF57T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/BSMO/HM8DF57T/FTUBSMOHM8DF57T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/BSMO/HM8DF57T/FTUBSMOHM8DF57T.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech   4 digit  8x8 LED Matrix Display  1, 4 8X8 LED MATRIX  2, 4x 74HC595  IC  3, ULN2803   IC  3, PIC16F877A  Micro controller  
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:00:36 PDT
audio spectrum using PIC16F877a and MSGEQ7 http://www.instructables.com/id/audio-spectrum-using-PIC16F877a-and-MSGEQ7/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/PCA4/HK46G6NH/FGGPCA4HK46G6NH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/PCA4/HK46G6NH/FGGPCA4HK46G6NH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/PCA4/HK46G6NH/FGGPCA4HK46G6NH.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech                                       audio spectrum using PIC16F877a and MSGEQ7 7 bands 63Hz - 160Hz - 400Hz - 1KHz - 2.5KHz - 6.25KHz - 16KHz MSGEQ7 datasheet : https://www.sparkfun.com/datasheets/...ral/MSGEQ7.pdf 10 band modified audio spectrum. http://www.instructables.com/id/100...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 02:21:56 PDT
servo based dual axis solar tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/servo-based-dual-axis-solar-tracker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/0IZY/HJKBX50L/FYZ0IZYHJKBX50L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/0IZY/HJKBX50L/FYZ0IZYHJKBX50L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/0IZY/HJKBX50L/FYZ0IZYHJKBX50L.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech                                     servo based dual axis solar tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Solar-Tracker/ code:  http://www.edaboard.com/thread285813.html#post1221635  
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 02:18:32 PDT
CPU Fan controller using PIC http://www.instructables.com/id/CPU-Fan-controller-using-PIC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/HSWN/HJUWRQ1H/FNJHSWNHJUWRQ1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/HSWN/HJUWRQ1H/FNJHSWNHJUWRQ1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/HSWN/HJUWRQ1H/FNJHSWNHJUWRQ1H.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech CPU Fan controller using PIC 16F877A 4 pin CPU Fan controller using PIC16F877A micro controller. 25 Khz PWM Generator, RPM Meter,Button switch Speed adjust link: http://www.edaboard.com/thread295376.html#post1263236  
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 02:16:56 PDT
hand gesture to voice translation http://www.instructables.com/id/hand-gesture-to-voice-translation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2D36/H3Z3P2HX/F2I2D36H3Z3P2HX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2D36/H3Z3P2HX/F2I2D36H3Z3P2HX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2D36/H3Z3P2HX/F2I2D36H3Z3P2HX.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech http://www.edaboard.com/thread287147.html
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 04:08:42 PDT
7 Segment RTC Clock with Temperature Display http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Segment-RTC-Clock-with-Temperature-Display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/GLO8/HJKBSFF3/FHYGLO8HJKBSFF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/GLO8/HJKBSFF3/FHYGLO8HJKBSFF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/GLO8/HJKBSFF3/FHYGLO8HJKBSFF3.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech http://www.edaboard.com/thread259183.html detailed instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-clock-with-temperature-display-ds18b20-a/  
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 04:06:55 PDT
PID Line Follower - PIC16F877A http://www.instructables.com/id/PID-Line-Follower-PIC16F877A/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/JZ2R/H401W378/FM0JZ2RH401W378.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/JZ2R/H401W378/FM0JZ2RH401W378.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/JZ2R/H401W378/FM0JZ2RH401W378.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech http://www.edaboard.com/thread261843.html
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 04:01:40 PDT
LINUSBot - Line Follower Robot - with PID control http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUSBot-Line-Follower-Robot-with-PID-control/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif BIGDOG1971 LINUSBot - PID Control This is a supplement to the first "instructables" of the LINUSBot (line following robot). Now the robot has movement control done by a PID controller, control Proportional, Integral and Derivative. This makes the movements at the bends much smoother and during the straights,...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 11:19:43 PDT
Measuring and controlling motor speed with a Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-and-controlling-motor-speed-with-a-Micro/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KYNI/HE7D2APD/F9HKYNIHE7D2APD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KYNI/HE7D2APD/F9HKYNIHE7D2APD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/KYNI/HE7D2APD/F9HKYNIHE7D2APD.SMALL.jpg gfwilliams Sometimes it's really useful to accurately control the speed of a motor. Usually it's quite difficult, requiring a powerful transistor to switch power for the motor, and a photochopper to measure the speed. However, the fans you find in newer PCs (the ones with 4 wires) have control electronics and ...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:56:23 PDT
Automatic stairs lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-stair-lights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/ZFJB/HANAPFMI/FENZFJBHANAPFMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/ZFJB/HANAPFMI/FENZFJBHANAPFMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/ZFJB/HANAPFMI/FENZFJBHANAPFMI.SMALL.jpg andre72 Some weeks ago I found a nice project, so just for fun I decided to make my version by using a S7 PLC. The lights are controlled by photocells (I used pcb buttons) at the ends of the stairs. Once someone braaks the beam the lights switch on from bottom to top or back. A counting instruction based on...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 18:52:13 PST
Ardunio Controlled Sound Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardunio-Controlled-Sound-Sensor-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/H601/HAH02RY0/FJ5H601HAH02RY0.SMALL.jpg csteffanini Building a Arduino Sound Sensor Controller Tools -Soldering iron -7in of wire -screw driver -solder -shrink tube -needle nose pliers -cutter pliers Parts - a relay   (http://www.mouser.com/Search/ProductDetail.aspx?qs=0cdP5f6kAtG%252b5JijxMWEYQ%3D%3D) -a sound sensor (https://www.jameco.com/weba...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 01:06:48 PST
Using the TI MSP430 Launchpad as an In System Programmer (ISP) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-TI-MSP430-Launchpad-as-an-In-System-Prog/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LOJ7/H8FYPU03/FPTLOJ7H8FYPU03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LOJ7/H8FYPU03/FPTLOJ7H8FYPU03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LOJ7/H8FYPU03/FPTLOJ7H8FYPU03.SMALL.jpg meanpc In this video instructable, I show you how to use the Texas Instruments MSP430 Launchpad to program your MSP430 chips in circuit.   You can read the full article here. Visit my electronics blog here: www.meanpc.com
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 10:43:04 PDT
How to use i2c communication between MSP430 and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/i2c-communication-between-MSP430-and-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/5GME/H8LVWOU6/FIG5GMEH8LVWOU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/5GME/H8LVWOU6/FIG5GMEH8LVWOU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/5GME/H8LVWOU6/FIG5GMEH8LVWOU6.SMALL.jpg meanpc This video shows how an MSP430 can communicate with an Arduino using the I2C protocol.  In this video I use the Energia programming environment. Read more at my blog:  MeanPC
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 01:23:03 PDT
How to use a 16X2 LCD display with an Arduino, TI Launchpad, or breadboarded MSP430 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-16X2-LCD-display-with-an-Arduino-TI-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/1H9A/H79983R6/FY11H9AH79983R6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/1H9A/H79983R6/FY11H9AH79983R6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/1H9A/H79983R6/FY11H9AH79983R6.SMALL.jpg meanpc In this video instructable, I show how to hook a cheap 16X2 LCD display up to an Arduino, then a TI Launchpad MSP430 running Energia, then a breadboarded MSP430.   These displays are cheap - I got mine for $2.26 shipped on eBay.  They only require 6 i/o pins from your microcontroller, and are compa...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:14:58 PDT
6 DOF prototype robotic arm http://www.instructables.com/id/6-DOF-prototype-robotic-arm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/M1VP/H5IRWVM8/FFPM1VPH5IRWVM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/M1VP/H5IRWVM8/FFPM1VPH5IRWVM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/M1VP/H5IRWVM8/FFPM1VPH5IRWVM8.SMALL.jpg dragonator the prototype of a 6 degree of freedom robotic arm. The prototype is made out of 6mm MDF and hot glue. The base joint is 3D printed PLA with two 608ZZ bearings, the servo couldn't handle the weight of the arm by itself. The final version will be fully printable and i will upload those when they are...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 12:44:08 PDT
Sample soft and cnc drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Sample-soft-and-cnc-drawing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/IKN1/H4AGJV1Z/FT1IKN1H4AGJV1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/IKN1/H4AGJV1Z/FT1IKN1H4AGJV1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/IKN1/H4AGJV1Z/FT1IKN1H4AGJV1Z.SMALL.jpg costy35 Draw + One Click! = Polystyrene shape http://costycnc.xhost.ro/ http://www.facebook.com/costy.cnc.3 Requirements: - Notepad (or other text-editor) or - Paint (or other graphics-editor) or - WEBCAM (Hand-drawn text/shape captured using the camera) NO OTHER COMPLICATED GRAPHICS PROGRAMS NEEDED! :) ...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 21:54:05 PDT
Arduino Servo Dual Mode Control - Pan/Tilt with Joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Servo-Dual-Mode-Control-PanTilt-with-Jo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/E73N/H4AGI8UU/FWEE73NH4AGI8UU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/E73N/H4AGI8UU/FWEE73NH4AGI8UU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/E73N/H4AGI8UU/FWEE73NH4AGI8UU.SMALL.jpg c0ffeepowder Components: 1x Arduino Duemilanovue 2x 3.7V Lithium polymer batteries in parallel 2x HiTEC HS-485 servos 1x Playstation 2 style analog joystick 1x yellow LED Create with the following references: http://arduino-info.wikispaces.com/Brick-Potentiometer-Joystick http://www.trossenrobotics.com/store/p/...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 06:23:55 PDT
Playing video on nokia color LCD using an ATmega32 http://www.instructables.com/id/Playing-video-on-132x132-nokia-color-LCD-using-an-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/4XBU/H3Z3U0E2/FKO4XBUH3Z3U0E2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/4XBU/H3Z3U0E2/FKO4XBUH3Z3U0E2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/4XBU/H3Z3U0E2/FKO4XBUH3Z3U0E2.SMALL.jpg vinodstanur Hi, I am introducing my new video player made using an atmega32 microcontroller and nokia color LCD. I got a 65K color LCD from an old nokia 6030 mobile phone.  I directly soldered 10 thin enamelled coper wire from the 0.5 cm square area of the thin flexible pcb of the LCD to a berg strip f...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 07:10:01 PDT
The Clap Clap ON / Clap Clap OFF Relay Driver Circuit - Follow Up http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clap-Clap-ON-Clap-Clap-OFF-Relay-Driver-Circ/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi all Thanks for having a look.  This instructable is a follow up to my old clap-clap relay driver circuit.  That instructable gives you all that you need to know about how this circuit is built.  I wanted to be able to show off the kit that I made with the custom PCB. This is the same circuit, on...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 16:25:50 PDT
car keypad coded lock ignition system http://www.instructables.com/id/car-keypad-coded-lock-ignition-system/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/UCKN/H0FLRLON/FFFUCKNH0FLRLON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/UCKN/H0FLRLON/FFFUCKNH0FLRLON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/UCKN/H0FLRLON/FFFUCKNH0FLRLON.SMALL.jpg srihan this is keypad code ignition system for my little car..... i just make it with micro controller and apr9600.... my car doesnt take ignition without the code
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:16:09 PDT
Rainbow glowing ping pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-ping-pong/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/3MMV/H0OJ01CS/F7J3MMVH0OJ01CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/3MMV/H0OJ01CS/F7J3MMVH0OJ01CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/3MMV/H0OJ01CS/F7J3MMVH0OJ01CS.SMALL.jpg jedreg Build up a tiny board that fits into ping-pong to glow in rainbow colors using RGB LED driven by attiny13 microcontroller. Device is powered from CR2032 battery and uses software switch with auto power-off. Every electronics hobbyist can replicate this DIY device visiting project homepage offeri...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:10:23 PDT
EXP board with 40 LEDs for TI LaunchPad from iknowvations http://www.instructables.com/id/EXP-board-with-40-LEDs-for-TI-LaunchPad-from-iknow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/RX19/H0OIWRS1/FJERX19H0OIWRS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/RX19/H0OIWRS1/FJERX19H0OIWRS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/RX19/H0OIWRS1/FJERX19H0OIWRS1.SMALL.jpg iknowvations This video shows how EXP board from iknowvations can be used to learn microcontrollers from TI using its low cost LaunchPad. When I got LaunchPad, I was very much eager to play with it but soon I found that there was no playing area as such. I really admire TI people as their LaunchPad is the lowes...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 20:59:19 PDT
Make your own Super Capacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Super-Capacitor-Flashlight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/ORVP/GZV1CEKA/F25ORVPGZV1CEKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/ORVP/GZV1CEKA/F25ORVPGZV1CEKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/ORVP/GZV1CEKA/F25ORVPGZV1CEKA.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi everyone! CHECK OUT OUR SUPER CAPACITOR FLASHLIGHT KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/172204344/the-forever-rechargeable-talking-super-capacitor-f?ref=live As promised, I designed a super capacitor charger kit that allows for the user to charge their 5.4v super capacitor ...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 07:54:18 PDT
TV remote controlled High Quality (1600kbps) MMC stereo wav player using Atmega32 http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-remote-controlled-High-Quality-1600kbps-MMC-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QSHO/GZHK31K7/FOXQSHOGZHK31K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QSHO/GZHK31K7/FOXQSHOGZHK31K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/QSHO/GZHK31K7/FOXQSHOGZHK31K7.SMALL.jpg vinodstanur for the source code and further details, visit my blog http://blog.vinu.co.in
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 12:04:55 PST
Traffic signal control through PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-signal-control-through-PLC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/CMAA/GYQESQVX/FPFCMAAGYQESQVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/CMAA/GYQESQVX/FPFCMAAGYQESQVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/CMAA/GYQESQVX/FPFCMAAGYQESQVX.SMALL.jpg Anum Sheraz This is the small demonstration of my lab work of my unit "Control and instrumentation engineering" at De Montfort university. I have used ladder programming to write in PLC. I haven't explained in depth that how I have written my ladder program. The instruments that I have used are; 1. Traffic sign...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 11:55:51 PST
High quality MMC digital voice recorder using PIC with limited RAM (PIC16F877A) http://www.instructables.com/id/High-quality-MMC-digital-voice-recorder-using-PIC-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PGYJ/GXEI6IRD/FEMPGYJGXEI6IRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PGYJ/GXEI6IRD/FEMPGYJGXEI6IRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PGYJ/GXEI6IRD/FEMPGYJGXEI6IRD.SMALL.jpg vinodstanur This is my first digital voice recorder which is made using a mid range PIC with a total RAM of only 256 bytes. http://blog.vinu.co.in/2011/07/attempt-to-access-memory-card-mmc-using.html         Here, i used a PIC16F877A to access an MMC.  MMC is interfaced to PIC16F877A via SPI. I didn't used an...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 23:20:37 PST
PIC KICK TWEET! http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-KICK-TWEET-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/HNC3/GW4I0NSU/FROHNC3GW4I0NSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/HNC3/GW4I0NSU/FROHNC3GW4I0NSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/HNC3/GW4I0NSU/FROHNC3GW4I0NSU.SMALL.jpg entesla This is a video of PIC KICK development Board and Twitter in action. The Instructable for this video can be found at http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-KICK-TWEET-/ Working: A desktop application is created with ease for grabbing the latest tweet from your twitter account. The application then for...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 05:12:04 PST
The Smyposium Timer With Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smyposium-Timer-With-Sound/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/YX75/GVXH9ZAB/FR7YX75GVXH9ZAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/YX75/GVXH9ZAB/FR7YX75GVXH9ZAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/YX75/GVXH9ZAB/FR7YX75GVXH9ZAB.SMALL.jpg hobbyman The making of the timer we designed and built for the symposium on industrial product design at our university.  :) It has Two 128x64 graphical LCD screens, displays time in century gothic font, set time is adjustable by two side buttons, lapsed time is shown on screens and 6 leds on top, timer prod...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 11:49:59 PST
POV CLOCK http://www.instructables.com/id/POV-CLOCK/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/BTIS/GPLJ0X3K/FQRBTISGPLJ0X3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/BTIS/GPLJ0X3K/FQRBTISGPLJ0X3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/BTIS/GPLJ0X3K/FQRBTISGPLJ0X3K.SMALL.jpg smnoor88   POV CLOCK USING PIC16F84A by 5VOLT
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 04:14:01 PDT
Characters on Dot matrix display http://www.instructables.com/id/Characters-on-Dot-matrix-display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/J7K4/GONGHTO0/FHBJ7K4GONGHTO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/J7K4/GONGHTO0/FHBJ7K4GONGHTO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/J7K4/GONGHTO0/FHBJ7K4GONGHTO0.SMALL.jpg Niimiish http://www.lcdinterfacing.info/Dot-Matrix-Display.php Display characters on 5x7 dot matrix display red color
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Fri, 10 Jun 2011 07:59:46 PDT
Automatic watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-watering-system-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JSRS/GOPIMDDU/FHCJSRSGOPIMDDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JSRS/GOPIMDDU/FHCJSRSGOPIMDDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JSRS/GOPIMDDU/FHCJSRSGOPIMDDU.SMALL.jpg sistemasorp When you go out for a long time and have some plants at home, you may want to water them periodically. However if there is nobody else at home this task is very complicated. The solution is to make an automatic watering system where you can water your plants at regular intervals during a determinate...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 14:33:52 PDT
Show off your resume on 16x2 LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Show-off-your-resume-on-16x2-LCD/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/75XZ/GOL8AZSI/FRL75XZGOL8AZSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/75XZ/GOL8AZSI/FRL75XZGOL8AZSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/75XZ/GOL8AZSI/FRL75XZGOL8AZSI.SMALL.jpg ashpat123 Updating and reformating resume is one of the most boring things for me to do. So, I thought of doing someting interesting with my resume. I wrote some code to enable my Freeduino board to display my resume on 16x2 LCD. Full source code is available here : http://ashishware.com/Resume.shtml
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 21:16:07 PDT
Controlling a servo motor using keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-servo-motor-using-keypad/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/KEVH/GLU0HU9Y/FBBKEVHGLU0HU9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/KEVH/GLU0HU9Y/FBBKEVHGLU0HU9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/KEVH/GLU0HU9Y/FBBKEVHGLU0HU9Y.SMALL.jpg ashoksharma The basic operations of servo motor control have been discussed in interfacing servo with 8051. This project allows the servo motor to move to an angle specified by the user. The pulse train required to rotate the servo is produced by AT89C51 microcontroller. The desired angle of rotation is provide...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 01:37:12 PDT
Battery Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Monitor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/EXRR/GLFUD1BI/FPAEXRRGLFUD1BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/EXRR/GLFUD1BI/FPAEXRRGLFUD1BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/EXRR/GLFUD1BI/FPAEXRRGLFUD1BI.SMALL.jpg bajgik This Battery monitor works with an LCD 40 by 4 and displays all the data for a lead acid battery. This project was used with another of my projects which is the line following robot and checks the status of the battery. This can be seen in the video attached: More information can be seen on: https:...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 01:59:20 PDT