Instructables: exploring - video - arduino http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:32:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 USB Typewriter Kit for Olympia and Optima Typewriters http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Typewriter-Kit-for-Olympia-and-Optima-Typewrit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/OQ0N/HTZYAD64/FVVOQ0NHTZYAD64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/OQ0N/HTZYAD64/FVVOQ0NHTZYAD64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/OQ0N/HTZYAD64/FVVOQ0NHTZYAD64.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin This video explains how to convert your Olympia or Optima typewriter into a computer keyboard or a dock for your tablet, using the USB Typewriter Conversion Kit.  This conversion will work on almost all portable Olympia and Optima typewriters, with the notable exception of the Olympia Travel Riter. ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:57:26 PDT
USB Typewriter Kit For Royal Desktop Typewriters http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Typewriter-Kit-For-Royal-Desktop-Typewriters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/UKOS/HU059DC8/FRNUKOSHU059DC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/UKOS/HU059DC8/FRNUKOSHU059DC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/UKOS/HU059DC8/FRNUKOSHU059DC8.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin This video explains how to turn your Royal desktop typewriter into a computer keyboard or tablet dock using the USB Typewriter Conversion Kit.  This conversion will work with the Royal Model KMM, Model KHM, and Model 10.  For more information, visit www.usbtypewriter.com
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:50:13 PDT
USB Typewriter Kit for Royal Portable Typewriters http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Typewriter-Kit-for-Royal-Portable-Typewriters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2S32/HTZYARUE/FTS2S32HTZYARUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2S32/HTZYARUE/FTS2S32HTZYARUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2S32/HTZYARUE/FTS2S32HTZYARUE.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin This is a video tutorial on instruction manual for installing the USB Typewriter "Easy Install" Kit on your Royal portable typewriter.  For more details, or for instructions for installing the kit on other brands of typewriter, visit http://www.usbtypewriter.com
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:06:33 PDT
USB Typewriter Kit for Remington Typewriters with Round Keys http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Typewriter-Kit-for-Remington-Typewriters-with-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/GLO9/HTZYAKJM/FM3GLO9HTZYAKJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/GLO9/HTZYAKJM/FM3GLO9HTZYAKJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/GLO9/HTZYAKJM/FM3GLO9HTZYAKJM.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin This video explains how to convert your Remington portable typewriter into a fully functional computer keyboard, or into a nifty dock for your iPad or tablet, using the USB Typewriter Conversion Kit.  This conversion will work on all portable Remington typewriters that have circle-shaped keys, excep...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:06:33 PDT
USB Typewriter Kit for Smith-Corona Typewriters http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Typewriter-Kit-for-Smith-Corona-Typewriters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/9MVV/HU059E8U/FC89MVVHU059E8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/9MVV/HU059E8U/FC89MVVHU059E8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/9MVV/HU059E8U/FC89MVVHU059E8U.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin This video explains how to install the USB Typewriter Conversion Kit on your Smith Corona typewriter.  This kit allows your typewriter to function as a computer keyboard or as an iPad dock.  For more information, visit www.usbtypewriter.com
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:06:33 PDT
Arduino - Automated Sprinkler http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Automated-Sprinkler/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/GO1D/HTVIFDDK/F7TGO1DHTVIFDDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/GO1D/HTVIFDDK/F7TGO1DHTVIFDDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/GO1D/HTVIFDDK/F7TGO1DHTVIFDDK.SMALL.jpg misperry In this video we will be looking at how to create an automated garden hose using the arduino and an RTC. I apologize for the length of the video but it has every step included in it from how to put the PVC pipe together and how the hardware and software work together. Enjoy Checkout the Forum!! ht...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:39:33 PDT
USB Typewriter Kit for Underwood Desktop Typewriters http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-USB-Typewriter-Kit-on-The-Underwood-No-5-D/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/J43C/HTLEA269/FOUJ43CHTLEA269.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/J43C/HTLEA269/FOUJ43CHTLEA269.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/J43C/HTLEA269/FOUJ43CHTLEA269.SMALL.jpg jackzylkin This Video explains how to turn your Underwood No. 3, No. 4, or No. 5 desktop typewriter into a USB keyboard or a dock for your tablet, using the USB Typewriter "Easy Install" conversion kit. This conversion will not work with newer Underwood desktop typewriters -- i.e. the ones that do not have ol...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:51:59 PDT
How to Make a Hex Nut Slingshot (v2.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hex-Nut-Slingshot-v20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/WP4B/HTGFBK7U/FF8WP4BHTGFBK7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/WP4B/HTGFBK7U/FF8WP4BHTGFBK7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/WP4B/HTGFBK7U/FF8WP4BHTGFBK7U.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Here's a slightly lengthy project you can do if you're looking for some atypical destruction. It's a piece inspired by "that crazy German dude" Jörg Sprave, and it launches half-inch hex nuts at up to a hundred feet per second. Please use responsibly. Files will be included in the links below. (Not...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:34:50 PDT
How to Setup Tabs in MakerCAM http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Setup-Tabs-in-MakerCAM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SMALL.jpg SongEmu One of the first things you’ll learn as a budding machinist is how important it is to keep control of your workpiece at all times. If you’re cutting a project out of a larger piece of stock, it can be useful to employ tabs. They work just like perforations in paper, allowing you to easily remove you...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:29:27 PDT
Making an Arduino Powered Curtain Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Arduino-Powered-Curtain-Automation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi In this video I start work on showing you how to make an Arduino Powered device that will open and close curtains! By using some rope and a continuous rotation servo I am able to create a pulley system that will serve as the backbones to the movement system. This is the first part where I 3D prin...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:42:26 PDT
Simplest and cheapest adjustable power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-and-cheapest-adjustable-power-supply/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JF1A/HSNFYBJZ/FDJJF1AHSNFYBJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JF1A/HSNFYBJZ/FDJJF1AHSNFYBJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JF1A/HSNFYBJZ/FDJJF1AHSNFYBJZ.SMALL.jpg kerimil Here is a very simple adjustable power supply I built for powering my projects. If you're into electronics sooner or later you're going to need one. This particular design is very easy and cheap to make. Plus it's based on a ready made module which simplifies everything even more. Parts needed: LM2...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:32:34 PDT
Robotic Hand controlled by Gesture with Arduino + Leap Motion http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-To-Hand-Robotic-Hand-Polymorph-Arduino-Leap-M/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G3CP/HS80FOKE/FWOG3CPHS80FOKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G3CP/HS80FOKE/FWOG3CPHS80FOKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G3CP/HS80FOKE/FWOG3CPHS80FOKE.SMALL.jpg acali Hello everyone, this is just a video about my university final project! The hand is controlled by Leap Motion + Arduino Uno (Standard Firmata, Nodejs & Johnny Five) + Servo Motors and the hand itself was made with Polymorph. It can recognize each finger and it can move them separately with very go...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 07:20:03 PST
Arduino & Servo Motor to your Music box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Servo-Motor-to-your-Music-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/3FUQ/HS80F3E3/FGH3FUQHS80F3E3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/3FUQ/HS80F3E3/FGH3FUQHS80F3E3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/3FUQ/HS80F3E3/FGH3FUQHS80F3E3.SMALL.jpg ALP Electronic Innovation Things needed: 1. Arduino 2. Servo Motor 3. Toggle switch 4. Resistor (10K) Instructions: 1. Install your Servo motor (9g) or above at the side of your box. 2. Connect all the wirings. 3. Upload the Arduino code. Arduino Code: // copy start here #include const int but...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:53:42 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 Com...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:05:30 PST
3D Milling a Hawaiian Island on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-a-Hawaiian-Island-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SMALL.jpg SongEmu I wanted to try out some 3D milling to see what the Shapeoko 2 was capable of (even though I'd seen examples). This was really just for my own learning, but the outcome was pretty cool.
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:40:24 PST
Setting a Real Time Clock (RTC) with an Arduino Pro Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-a-Real-Time-Clock-RTC-with-an-Arduino-Pro-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/DSH3/HRBNA0LD/FJ0DSH3HRBNA0LD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/DSH3/HRBNA0LD/FJ0DSH3HRBNA0LD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/DSH3/HRBNA0LD/FJ0DSH3HRBNA0LD.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems For a lot of projects, you need to be able to know the real time. It being precise seconds, the time of the day, or the date of the month, a RTC Real Time Clock Module is the answer to that need. With low-power consumption, advanced accuracy, calibration and 2 alarm features, our Real Time Clock a...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:06:13 PST
Installing Threaded Inserts on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Threaded-Inserts-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Need to clamp down some material in your CNC mill? This is one of several methods available that I chose to implement. I bought a pack of threaded inserts to sink into the wasteboard of my Shapeoko that will let me bolt down workpieces without damaging the MDF.
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:52:11 PST
Datalogging, timestamp, & Monitor Arduino Data with an incredible Bash-One-Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-log-data-from-the-command-line-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3Z4T/HQS4YJ7S/F5U3Z4THQS4YJ7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3Z4T/HQS4YJ7S/F5U3Z4THQS4YJ7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/3Z4T/HQS4YJ7S/F5U3Z4THQS4YJ7S.SMALL.jpg jabberwocky1396 The description doesn't fit on one line -- but the code does! This is a bash one-liner for logging data from the Arduino, and for processing (e.g. timestamping, reacting to sensor readings, etc.) and then redirecting data file. I have tried this out on Mac Os X, but I'll verify it on the Raspberr...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:39:35 PST
Arduino - Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Music/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/DXE2/HRPBK3Q7/FBFDXE2HRPBK3Q7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/DXE2/HRPBK3Q7/FBFDXE2HRPBK3Q7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/DXE2/HRPBK3Q7/FBFDXE2HRPBK3Q7.SMALL.jpg misperry In this video we will be looking at how to get the arduino to play music.  This video will also be a prelude into how to make the same thing using a simple pic microcontroller. Arduino Example Code: http://arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/Tone
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:03:36 PST
Generating GCode with Inkscape and MakerCAM [My DIY CNC Adventure pt. 3] http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-GCode-with-Inkscape-and-MakerCAM-My-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Going over one method of engraving a 2D design with a CNC. This is my third video as I learn to use my Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC from Inventables.
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:32:45 PST
Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC Kit: Electrical Sys. Test & Hello World http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-DIY-CNC-Kit-Electrical-Sys-Test-Hello-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Part 2 of my Grand DIY CNC Adventure, this time wiring up the stepper motors to the Arduino, calibrating and leveling the machine, and running Hello World. Not necessarily in that order.
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:07:47 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 9 of 9): Haptic Tactile Sculpting Robotic Feedback Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-9-of-9-Haptic-Tactile-Sculpti/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PKAH/HQJFLIXD/FG7PKAHHQJFLIXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PKAH/HQJFLIXD/FG7PKAHHQJFLIXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/PKAH/HQJFLIXD/FG7PKAHHQJFLIXD.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:05:07 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 8 of 9): Arduino Robotics Actuator Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-8-of-9-Arduino-Robotics-Actua/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/X1X0/HQJDT20V/F6LX1X0HQJDT20V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/X1X0/HQJDT20V/F6LX1X0HQJDT20V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/X1X0/HQJDT20V/F6LX1X0HQJDT20V.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contemporar...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:01:56 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 7 of 9): Universal Joint for Chainsaw Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-7-of-9-Universal-Joint-for-Ch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:57:45 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 6 of 9): Impact Force Touch Sensor Hack for Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-6-of-9-Impact-Force-Touch-Sen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/S4GW/HQJDT14M/FC6S4GWHQJDT14M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/S4GW/HQJDT14M/FC6S4GWHQJDT14M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/S4GW/HQJDT14M/FC6S4GWHQJDT14M.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:55:59 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 5 of 9): Making a Robotic Arm with Chainsaw & Sawzall Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-5-of-9-Making-a-Robotic-Arm-w/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contemporar...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:54:12 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 4 of 9): Polycarbonate Robot Impact Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-4-of-9-Polycarbonate-Robot-Im/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:51:37 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 3 of 9): Kids Bike Destruction for Robotic Arm Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-3-of-9-Kids-Bike-Destruction-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/IZLX/HQJDT14L/FVEIZLXHQJDT14L.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:49:28 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 2 of 9): Arcade Game Robotic Arm Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-2-of-9-Arcade-Game-Robotic-Ar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/S4GW/HQJDT14M/FC6S4GWHQJDT14M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/S4GW/HQJDT14M/FC6S4GWHQJDT14M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/S4GW/HQJDT14M/FC6S4GWHQJDT14M.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​ I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:48:16 PST
Sculpture Robot (Part 1 of 9): Robotic Arm Made From Recycled Bicycle Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpture-Robot-Part-1-of-9-Robotic-Arm-Made-From-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/IH06/HQJDT14J/FYPIH06HQJDT14J.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ​ I have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contempora...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 06:46:13 PST
Shapeoko 2 CNC Kit: Assembly Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-CNC-Kit-Assembly-Overview/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SMALL.jpg SongEmu The beginning of my Great CNC Adventure, I assemble the mechanical components of my recently-acquired DIY CNC machine kit from Inventables: The Shapeoko 2.
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:39:31 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
Add an ultrasonic sonar to the robot vacuum cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-ultrasonic-sonar-to-the-robot-vacuum-cleane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/3SI9/HPAOYTWV/FWB3SI9HPAOYTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/3SI9/HPAOYTWV/FWB3SI9HPAOYTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/3SI9/HPAOYTWV/FWB3SI9HPAOYTWV.SMALL.jpg revrekad Sonar LV-MaxSonar-EZ1 is tested. More than one sonar can be connected such way. Controlled by Arduino with motor shield. Sonar is connected to analog input pin. Project is on GitHub https://github.com/satr/Robot-vacuum-cleaner-controlled-by-Arduino-and-motor-shield 
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:22:26 PST
How to use Arduino ISP Shield 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Arduino-ISP-Shield-20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A0VI/HOSLKM6V/FLGA0VIHOSLKM6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A0VI/HOSLKM6V/FLGA0VIHOSLKM6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A0VI/HOSLKM6V/FLGA0VIHOSLKM6V.SMALL.jpg mantaspats You can get it at ct3.eu How To Burn Bootloader In order to upload sketches via serial port you first need to burn the bootloader on atmega 328 or 168 chips. Plugin your arduino uno to the PC. Open Arduino IDE software. Open File Examples ArduinoISP. Select the items in the Tools Board and Seria...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 04:24:01 PST
TWSU How to assemble your own video console DIY GAMER http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-assemble-your-DIY-GAMER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/GY8Q/HOHYJ16Y/F01GY8QHOHYJ16Y.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus This tutorial will give you a quick overview about how to solder all the components on you DIY GAMER Kit! Have a look at our website: www.technologywillsaveus.org E-mail us on: info@technologywillsaveus.org Tweet us: @techwillsaveus
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 05:00:14 PST
Potentiometers and AnalogRead - How to Arduino #4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Potentiometers-and-AnalogRead-How-to-Arduino-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/LXMA/HO7XIKIA/F6CLXMAHO7XIKIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/LXMA/HO7XIKIA/F6CLXMAHO7XIKIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/LXMA/HO7XIKIA/F6CLXMAHO7XIKIA.SMALL.jpg meanpc I demonstrate how to use AnalogRead to read the position of a potentiometer, use the MAP command to translate the value that can then be used to change the position of an attached servo motor.
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:16:22 PST
How to Arduino #3 - Servos! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Arduino-3-Servos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/87SC/HO7XFWA1/FW987SCHO7XFWA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/87SC/HO7XFWA1/FW987SCHO7XFWA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/87SC/HO7XFWA1/FW987SCHO7XFWA1.SMALL.jpg meanpc How to use servos - I show how to connect and program servos on the Arduino. I am using the TowerPro MG995 and HiTec HS-322HD servos.
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:14:00 PST
Use a 1602 LCD display - How to Arduino #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-1602-LCD-display-How-to-Arduino-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WR4U/HO7XFW9Z/FTOWR4UHO7XFW9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WR4U/HO7XFW9Z/FTOWR4UHO7XFW9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WR4U/HO7XFW9Z/FTOWR4UHO7XFW9Z.SMALL.jpg meanpc How to use a standard 16X2 LCD with the Arduino
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:11:38 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
How to Arduino #1 - Installing Arduino and uploading a sketch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Arduino-1-Installing-Arduino-and-uploading-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MIUG/HO7XQOWD/FELMIUGHO7XQOWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MIUG/HO7XQOWD/FELMIUGHO7XQOWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MIUG/HO7XQOWD/FELMIUGHO7XQOWD.SMALL.jpg meanpc I show how to install Arduino on a Mac, talk about the Arduino Nano a little, upload a sketch to the Arduino, then talk about how breadboards work.
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 23:13:01 PST
Remote Control your Computer using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-your-Computer-using-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/HYKH/HO239104/F4RHYKHHO239104.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/HYKH/HO239104/F4RHYKHHO239104.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/HYKH/HO239104/F4RHYKHHO239104.SMALL.jpg rickosgood This week I used a Teensyduino to act as a translator between an infrared remote control and my computer.  The Teensy reads the infrared signals from the remote control and then emulates a USB computer keyboard.  I'm using it to control VLC Media Player using my remote control instead of the keyboar...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:05:39 PST
Clone Infrared Signals with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-Infrared-Signals-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/I7WW/HNR83K1V/FIII7WWHNR83K1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/I7WW/HNR83K1V/FIII7WWHNR83K1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/I7WW/HNR83K1V/FIII7WWHNR83K1V.SMALL.jpg rickosgood This week I used an Arduino and my PC to clone an infrared remote control.  I used this to automatically turn on an electric heater every morning so my bedroom is nice and toasty when I wake up! Download the code: http://www.richardosgood.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/ArduinoInfraredCloner.zi...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:18:24 PST
The cheapest and simplest method to control arduino through ethernet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-cheapest-and-simplest-method-to-control-arduin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/N8SX/HNTTECVL/FIXN8SXHNTTECVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/N8SX/HNTTECVL/FIXN8SXHNTTECVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/N8SX/HNTTECVL/FIXN8SXHNTTECVL.SMALL.jpg kerimil A video on how to control arduino through ethernet. Full two way communication both sending and reciving! Shows the overview, wiring instructions, arduino sketch, testing as well as an extra part on creating an android app that communicates with the server on the ethernet module. arduino sketch be...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:25:57 PST
TWSU Introduction to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/TWSU-Introduction-to-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Always wanted to know what Arduino is all about? We created a short introduction video into the world of physical computing and Arduino. Presented by our founder Daniel Hirschmann. We have an amazing Start Arduino Kit for sale on our online shop to get you started with cool projects How about join...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:20:46 PST
Fire Breathing Jack-O-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Breathing-Jack-O-Lantern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/9DLL/HN386RQ5/FI99DLLHN386RQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/9DLL/HN386RQ5/FI99DLLHN386RQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/9DLL/HN386RQ5/FI99DLLHN386RQ5.SMALL.jpg rickosgood In this video I build a jack-o-lantern that can breathe fire! Unfortunately I don't feel this project is safe enough to actually put outside for Halloween, but it was a fun experiment nonetheless!  Maybe a better trigger mechanism and better safety features could make this project safer.
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:26:30 PDT
Arduino Uno Controlling my 8-note Sequencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Uno-Controlling-my-8-note-Sequencer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/AP9Q/HM33VQA1/FLDAP9QHM33VQA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/AP9Q/HM33VQA1/FLDAP9QHM33VQA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/AP9Q/HM33VQA1/FLDAP9QHM33VQA1.SMALL.jpg jensenr30 This is a video of me using my Arduino Uno to control my custom 8-note sequencer. Here is a text version of the code: Text File Here is the same file with the .ino extension for the Arduino sketchbook program: INO File This is the original video where I demo the 8-note sequencer on its own: Origin...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:25:00 PDT
Arduino Powered Jack-O'-lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Jack-O-lantern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ASX3/HLZREWEF/FMTASX3HLZREWEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ASX3/HLZREWEF/FMTASX3HLZREWEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ASX3/HLZREWEF/FMTASX3HLZREWEF.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi Instead of getting all messy carving up a pumpkin, how about we take a technological approach to an old favourite halloween tradition. For more information and source code check out: http://www.duino-robotics.com/jack-o-lantern.html
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:58:56 PDT
Floor vacuum cleaner robot. Version #13 http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-vacuum-cleaner-robot-Version-13/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/PQIN/HLJUXF01/F4CPQINHLJUXF01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/PQIN/HLJUXF01/F4CPQINHLJUXF01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/PQIN/HLJUXF01/F4CPQINHLJUXF01.SMALL.jpg revrekad This robot has vertical container which collects dust using 12 volts cooler turbine.  Most parts were bought on eBay. It is controlled by Arduino board with very simple algorithm. 3 to 6 volts motors are used for moving. H-Bridge motor driver on HG7881 - a board controlling motors. Base was made...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:09:56 PDT
Automatic Guitar Tuner http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Guitar-Tuner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/LTKF/HKM94B2Q/F67LTKFHKM94B2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/LTKF/HKM94B2Q/F67LTKFHKM94B2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/LTKF/HKM94B2Q/F67LTKFHKM94B2Q.SMALL.jpg angrycho Two things that I really like to do are: play guitar and tinker with my Arduino. I was very interested at the thought of this project, so I decided to do it. I am new to programming, so this was a real challenge to me! This machine works with an electric guitar. It takes the electrical signal trans...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:32:39 PDT
How to hack digital Infra Red switch to make analogic IR distance sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-digital-Infra-Red-switch-to-make-analo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/I84O/HJKBZYX9/F76I84OHJKBZYX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/I84O/HJKBZYX9/F76I84OHJKBZYX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/I84O/HJKBZYX9/F76I84OHJKBZYX9.SMALL.jpg affiaymen You will need a static digital (0-1) IR switch  An Arduino  And See the video :)) ------- Idea: The idea is to change the emitter voltage and detect distance based on map function ... ------- Code ------- #define pIRR 10 #define pIRE 3 //speed of detection Ms int Captspeed = 50; void setup() {   Se...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 16:46:34 PDT