Arduino Project Lists

Arduino Project Lists :

Arduino is widely used in thousands of interactive projects. It consists of both a microcontroller board where you can order commands and software to store new code on the go.

Her Are Arduino Projects  List!

  1. Arduino UNO based Projects List
  2. Arduino Complete Projects List
  3. Arduino Complete Project Ideas List
  4. Arduino Nano Projects List
  5. Arduino Mega 2560 projects list
  6. Arduino Zero Projects List
  7. Esp8266 Arduino Projects List
  8. ESP32 Arduino Projects List
  9. Esp8266 Arduino Projects List in PDF offline downloadable
  10. Arduino Nano Projects List in PDF offline downloadable
  11. Arduino Zero Projects List in PDF offline downloadable
  12. Arduino Mega 2560 projects list in PDF offline downloadable
  13. Arduino UNO based Projects List in PDF file offline downloadable
  14. Arduino Proteus Projects List
  15. Android based Arduino Projects
  16. Arduino RTC ds1307 Projects List


  1. Arduino Project 5: Digital audio player
    So far in this series we’ve had a diverse look at how Arduino can interact with a range of real-world devices from servo motors to ultrasonic range finders TVs to humidity sensors. Now we’ll see if we could get the Arduino to make a few…... Listed under:
  2. Arduino Project # 1 – Make an Ultrasonic Distance Calculator
    Arduino Project – The distance calculator I have been playing with Arduino (micro-controller) for about 2 years now and I am becoming more and more passionate about circuits. For those who are not aware of Arduino, check out my article “Arduino – A Guide for…... Listed under:
  3. Arduino Project 4: Enhancing your mini robot
    You’ll need these: HC-SR04 – Get this ultrasonic sensor from for $2. SG90 Servo Motor – We’ve seen this servo selling for around $4 on ebay. Motor drive shield – You can get this expansion board for $5 online. If you’re new to APC…... Listed under:
  4. Capacitive Touch Sensor on Arduino
    If you ever wanted to integrate touch sensitivity into your project, this board could just do the trick. It's a capacitive touch sensor. These sensors are used in our everyday consumer electronics like notebook trackpads, video game consoles, touchscreens...just to name a few. They work…... Listed under:
  5. PID Thermostat
    PID Thermostat This is a PID thermostat for the arduino. It supports independent tuning parameters for multiple hardware 'profiles', and includes an autotune mode to estimate the PID parameters for a given setpoint. Installation Hardware DS18-series (I'm using the DS18B20) temperature sensor Solid-state relay rated…... Listed under:
  6. Wireless Arduino Oscilloscope
    In this guide I will explain how to use a Windows 8.1 phone, Arduino Uno board, and HC-05 Bluetooth module to build a wireless oscilloscope. The phone application has the critical functions of an oscilloscope, although the bandwidth is a measly 300 Hz. Still, if…... Listed under:
  7. Simple Arduino Wireless Mesh
    Build a low cost simple wireless mesh using arduinos and long range APC220 radio modules. Wireless mesh networks can handle individual nodes not working and are tolerant to environments such as forests and hills where data may not be able to go directly from one…... Listed under:
  8. Arduino 3.3V
    This Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) loves Arduinos. I have noticed that a lot of sensors, like GPS, LCDs, magnetometers are 3.3Vdc sensors. But the standard Arduinos, Uno, RBBB are 5Vdc modules. So I decided I’m going to make more of my Arduino projects with 3.3Vdc…... Listed under:
  9. Arduino Fridge Magnet
    Do you have a habit of leaving notes on the fridge, now take it digital and add an Arduino to it. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to do just that. All you need is an Arduino, an LCD screen and a…... Listed under:
  10. Ultrasonic Range detector using Arduino and the SR04 Ultrasonic sensor
    his is a preliminary instructable that will take you through the steps I took to get the SR04 ULTRASONIC SENSOR  connected  and working to the Arduino. It will then be incorporated to my mini environment monitor.  Eventually, if it all fits, it will end up…... Listed under:
  11. Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31
    OK, this is not a fully autonomous "get you a beer, open it for you and then tweet about it" robodog (yet 😉 but if you're itching to get past the blinky lights on a breadboard stage with your Arduino and you're ten or know…... Listed under:
  12. The Arduino Mothbot
    The purpose of this project is to design and build a simple light-following robot using an Arduino Duemilanove microcontroller board. I really wanted to share a robot project that was cheap, simple to build, and had a complete set of instructions for all of the…... Listed under:
  13. David Bynoe works in progress
    For an upcoming project I needed a pneumatic ram with a closed loop control system so I could position it accurately. Didn't have the budget for an off the shelf solution, so I bodged one together with an ardunio, a couple air solenoid valves, and…... Listed under:
  14. How to Build an H-bridge Circuit with an Arduino Microcontroller
    An h-bridge is a chip that allows DC motors to be run versatile, with bidirectional capability. With an H-bridge, motors can go forward or backward, left or right, up or down, etc, depending on the use of the motor(s) in the circuit. Without a microcontroller,…... Listed under:
  15. Arduino passive IR trigger for Canon EOS
    The other day I wanted to experiment with external triggers for my Canon EOS 550D camera. I stumpled upon a nice open source project called Arduino Camera Control from Oleg Mazurov, the creator of the USB Host Shield library for Arduino. The Arduino Camera Control…... Listed under:
  16. ARDUINO RF power & SWR meter
    This sketch will readout RF power and SWR from any SWR bridge (for example 'monimatch' type). As this 'monimatch' type of bridge is frequency dependant, the meter must be calibrated for every band. Because my primary interest was for VHF/UHF/SHF,  I have foreseen positions for…... Listed under:
  17. Internet connection indicator box with restart button
    THE SETUP For an interface I thought 3 LEDs would be simple enough: Blue for everything is fine (as blue LEDs are cooler than green ones); red for something is wrong; and yellow for the modem and router are being restarted. I added a button…... Listed under:
  18. Arduino Security Alarm with Reed Switch
    How does the security alarm circuit works? When power is turned on, the circuit goes into standby mode, and this condition is indicated by “SECURITY ALARM” in the LCD screen.Note that here a N/O reedswitch + bar magnet combination is used to detect any mishaps,…... Listed under:
  19. Line Follower Robot using Arduino
    A line follower robot using 8051 microcontroller is already published here and this time the same thing is done using  arduino. This line follower robot is basically designed to follow a black line on a white surface. Any way the same project can be used…... Listed under:
    In the manufacturing industry, a wide variety of devices used at home or in the garden has been experiencing challenges in automating linear displacement of any of the items used. For instance, For example, an automatic opening of gates, automatic unlocking and changing positions of…... Listed under:
  21. Arduino Platform – SIMON Game Implementation
    Introduction Having been a CodeProject member for several years, and not having got round to ever publishing an article, left me feeling a bit disappointed in myself. I have thought many a time on what kind of article I can produce. Then after coming across…... Listed under:
  22. Arduino Based Security System using GSM & PIR Sensor
    In present time Home/Office and many other place security is most important. In our absence these places are not secure. For make these palaces secure many peoples keep guards and many people prefer electronic security systems. In present time many types of security systems are…... Listed under:
  23. Interface single and Dual IR Infrared sensor with Arduino and LCD
    Interface single and Dual IR Infrared sensor with Arduino and LCD Introduction- Multiple Sensor Interface to Arduino In this another tutorial on sensors  for beginners, we are going to interface single and multiple Infrared IR sensors with Arduino Uno development board, working simultaneously and have the…... Listed under: ,
  24. Getting Started with Arduino – LED Blinking
    Arduino Uno is the best development board for beginners in the field of embedded systems. We can program Arduino board with less technical knowledge and programming skills. This tutorial is intended to beginners in the field of Arduino. Hope you already have an Arduino board. Then…... Listed under:
  25. 26-Way MIDI DRUMS
    his design is a 26-way MIDI/USB drum pad system with the velocity byte fixed for 10 input drum switches and a 16-way velocity sensitive circuit, providing a full (0-127) velocity range using piezo sensors. The drums are pre-selected to the MIDI outputs 35-50 for the…... Listed under:
  26. LPD8806 SD/LCD Digital Light Wand! (Last Update – 20 September 2014)
    I have gathered the information from the HL1606 Digital Light Wand Blog and brought it all over to this new page so that there would be a page dedicated to the LPD8806 Digital Light Wand created by IS0-MICK. Mick took my original design and turned…... Listed under:
  27. Interfacing LCD with Arduino Uno
    16×2 character LCD display is a very basic LCD module which is commonly used in electronic projects. 16×2 means it can display 2 rows of 16 characters (columns). Its other variants such as 16×1, 16×4 etc are also available. These LCDs are usually made using…... Listed under:
  28. Analog to Digital Conversion in ARDUINO
    Analog to digital conversion module of ARDUINO UNO has 6 input ports. The number of the port varies with your ARDUINO model but the coding remains the same. The analog reading in the analog inputs are converted into corresponding 10bit(0-1023). ARDUINO developers have made such an option that you…... Listed under:
  29. How to Convert an Arduino into an AVR Flash Programmer
    In case you don't have an AVR programmer but you do have an arduino, the arduino can be converted into an AVR flash programmer, meaning it can program bare AVR microcontroller chips. Say if you have an AVR chip and you want to program the…... Listed under: ,
  30. How to Build an Infrared Distance Sensor Circuit
    An infrared (IR) distance sensor is a sensor that can measure distance from a solid or physical object. An infrared distance sensor does this through light waves. It sends out infrared light and waits to receive it back at the receiver end. If it receives…... Listed under:
  31. How to Build an HC-SR04 Distance Sensor Circuit
    An ultrasonic distance sensor is a sensor that can measure distance from a solid or physical object. An ultrasonic range finder does this through sound waves. It sends out high-frequency sound waves and then waits to listen back for these sound waves. If it has…... Listed under:
  32. How to Build a Servo Motor Circuit (with Arduino)
    In this project, we will go over how to build a servo motor circuit using an arduino. This is a circuit which can control and rotate a servo motor to rotate a certain amount of degrees. Specifically, in our circuit, we will make it so…... Listed under:
  33. How to Build an Ohmmeter Using an Arduino
    In this project, we will show how you can build an ohmmeter using an arduino. An ohmmeter is a device that can measure resistance. Most of the times now, ohmmeters aren't standalone devices but appear as one of type of measuring device amongst many in…... Listed under:
  34. MQ-7 Carbon Monoxide Sensor Circuit Built with an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build a carbon monoxide sensor circuit with an arduino. The carbon monoxide sensor we will use is the MQ-7 sensor. This is a sensor that is sensitive to effects of CO. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a…... Listed under:
  35. MQ-3 Alcohol Sensor Circuit Built with an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build an alcohol sensor with an arduino. The alcohol sensor we will use is the MQ-3 sensor. This is a sensor that is not only sensitive to alcohol, particularly ethanol, which is the type of alcohol…... Listed under:
  36. MQ-2 Smoke Sensor Circuit Built with an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build a smoke sensor circuit with an arduino board. The smoke sensor we will use is the MQ-2. This is a sensor that is not only sensitive to smoke, but also to flammable gas. The MQ-2…... Listed under:
  37. How to Build a Liquid Level Gauge Circuit with an Arduino
    In this project, we will build a liquid level gauge circuit with an arduino. This is a circuit in which a liquid level can be monitored through a gauge. We read the liquid level from the gauge (low, medium, or high), just as you see…... Listed under: ,
  38. Arduino Light Meter Circuit
    In this project, we will go over how to connect an analog volt panel meter to an arduino so that it can measure and give us a readout of light striking the circuit. In this way, the circuit will function as a light meter. When…... Listed under:
  39. How to Build a Soil Moisture Sensor Circuit with an Arduino
    In this project, we are going to build a soil moisture sensor with an Arduino microcontroller. A soil moisture sensor, also called a hygrometer, measures the amount of moisture, or water, in the soil. Therefore, we can tell whether the soil has enough moisture or…... Listed under: ,
  40. How to Build a Night Light Circuit Using an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build a night light circuit using an arduino. A night light circuit is a circuit which will turn on when nighttime comes, which is when it gets dark and the place could use some illumination. It…... Listed under: ,
  41. How to Build a Heat Detector Circuit Using an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build a heat detector circuit using an Arduino. A heat detector circuit is a circuit, of course, which can detect the presence or absence of heat. This could be useful for a wide range of circuits…... Listed under:
  42. How to Build a Color Sensor Circuit
    In this project, we are going to build a color sensor circuit with an Arduino microcontroller. A color sensor is a device that can detect and differentiate between certain primary colors. This sensor can detect and differentiate between the colors white, blue, green, and red.…... Listed under: ,
  43. Visual / Aural Guitar Tuner “The Tune Trainer” using arduino
    Build a strobe tuner with an integrated tone generator to teach tuning by ear. -=Background=- I have always dabbled in instruments. Over the course of my life, I've attempted (with varying success) Piano, Guitar, Banjo, Penny Whistle, Ocarina, Panpipes, Great Highland Bagpipes, Smallpipes, and Didgeridoo…... Listed under:
  44. How to Build a Light Detector Circuit Using an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build a light detector circuit using an arduino. A light detector circuit is a circuit which can detect the presence or absence of light, depending on how we write our code to respond to the varying…... Listed under:
  45. Arduino-Based Optical Tachometer using arduino
    Over ten years ago, I put up a web page with detailed instructions on building a simple electric motor based on one from the Beakman's World TV show. I called it the "Beakman's Electric Motor" page and over the years it has had hundreds of…... Listed under:
  46. How to Build an Infrared Proximity Switch Circuit Using an Arduino
    In this project, we will build an infrared proximity switch circuit using an arduino. This is a circuit in which a switch activates when the infrared sensor detects an object in its proximity. The infrared proximity switch sensor is a reflection-type photoelectric snesor which sends…... Listed under:
  47. Ultrasonic Batgoggles
    Wish you were bat? Want to Experience Echolocation? Want to try to "see" with your ears? For my first Instructable, I will show you how to build your own ultrasonic batgoggles using an Arduino microcontroller clone, Devantech ultrasonic sensor and welding goggles for around $60…... Listed under:
  48. How to Build a Simple Force Sensing Resistor (FSR) Circuit
    In this article, we will go over how to connect a force sensing resistor, or force sensitive resistor, (FSR) to a circuit to build many different types of useful circuits with them. Force sensing resistors are variable resistors which change resistance according to the pressure…... Listed under:
  49. How to Install the Arduino to the Lithium Backpack using arduino
    The Arduino is an open source hardware input and output circuit and the Lithium Backpack is a Ardino accessory that will power the Arduino when it is away from a computer or a wall power. These products are sold at Liquidware for under $34 each.…... Listed under:
  50. How to Connect a Microphone to an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to connect a microphone to an arduino so that the arduino can detect whether there is sound in the environment or not. This circuit is only capable of detecting whether there is sound in the environment or…... Listed under:
  51. Spectrographic Auroral Indicator – A Northern Lights Warning Device using arduino
    3/16/2011 EDIT: The Wing Kp Predicted Geomagnetic Activity Index model is now deployed and operational. Costello is now considered non-operational and will be discontinued on 23 Mar 2011. Comments and questions are welcomed at [email protected] The Wing Kp Predicted Geomagnetic Activity Index model is known…... Listed under:
  52. How to Integrate a Temperature Sensor Circuit to an LCD
    In this project, we will go over how we can build a temperature sensor circuit and integrate it to an LCD so that we can get a readout of the temperature on the LCD. In previous projects with temperature sensor circuits, we built the circuit…... Listed under: ,
  53. How to Build a LM335 Temperature Sensor Circuit
    In this project, we will demonstrate how to build temperature sensor circuit using a LM335 sensor. As a temperature sensor, the circuit will read the temperature of the surrounding environment and relay this temperature to us back in degrees Kelvin. The difference between an LM335…... Listed under:
  54. How to Build a TMP36 Temperature Sensor Circuit
    In this project, we will demonstrate how to build temperature sensor circuit using a TMP36 sensor. As a temperature sensor, the circuit will read the temperature of the surrounding environment and relay the temperature to us back in degrees fahrenheit. The IC we will use…... Listed under:
  55. Hard Drive Persistence of Vision (HDPOV) using arduino
    The platter of a hard drive spins well over sixty times a second. If a narrow slot was cut into the platter to allow LEDs to shine through, we can achieve flicker fusion and trick the eye into seeing a stable image. This phenomenon is…... Listed under:
  56. How to Drive a 7 Segment LED Display with an Arduino
    In this project, we will show how to drive a single 7 segment LED display with an arduino microcontroller. A 7 Segment LED Display is an electronic device housing 8 individual LEDs. Using this device, we can display all numerals and many alphabetical characters and many more…... Listed under:
  57. Low Cost Water Flow Sensor and Ambient Display using arduino
    Water is a precious resource. Millions of people do not have access to clean drinking water, and as many as 4000 children die from water contaminated illnesses every day. Yet, we continue to be wasteful with our resources. The overarching goal of this project is…... Listed under:
  58. How to Build an RGB Full Color LED Module Circuit
    In this project, we are going to build an RGB Full Color LED module circuit. A full color LED module is a circuit in which an LED can be lit to any color. This is why it is called a full color LED module. By…... Listed under:
  59. Control Your Robot Using a Wii Nunchuck (and an Arduino) using arduino
    After wearing myself out playing Wii Boxing I got to thinking wouldn't it be great if I could use this to control my robot, (looking to my left hand). Looking around the internet I found a bevy of people doing similar things, (links to everyone…... Listed under:
  60. How to Connect and Read a Keypad with an Arduino
    n this project, we will go over how to integrate a keyboard with an arduino board so that the arduino can read the keys being pressed by a user. Keypads are used in all types of devices, including cell phones, fax machines, microwaves, ovens, door…... Listed under:
  61. Super Simple Beginners Robot! using arduino
    I created this Instructable for the absolute n00by robot wannabe. I have noticed a huge jump in the number of beginners getting into the hobby and the number of "how do I" questions seem to be mounting. Maybe this humble little Instructable will help one…... Listed under:
  62. How to Interface GPS with Arduino
    Every single location in the entire globe can be specified in terms of geographical coordinates. The geographical coordinate is a system which specifies any given location on the earth surface as latitude and longitude. There are devices which can read the geographical coordinates of a…... Listed under:
  63. Touch-less Switch
    Arduino Project – Touch Me Not I modified the Arduino project from the Arduino Starter Kit (Touch Sensor Lamp). Now it lights up an LED when your hand is close on the aluminium foil (without even touching it). This can be used as a ‘Touch-less…... Listed under:
  64. Create an Applescript/Arduino Alert flag. using arduino
    Have you ever felt like the mail sound on your Mac just wasn't enough? Simple sounds and alerts just don't cut it for you? You want something more apparent and rewarding? If so, this is the Instructable you've been looking for. In this Instructable, I'll…... Listed under:
  65. How to Build a Motion Sensor Light Circuit with an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build a motion sensor light circuit with an arduino. A motion sensor light circuit is a circuit in which a light turns on when motion is detected. With a PIR motion sensor integrated with an arduino,…... Listed under:
  66. Time Sensing Bracelet using arduino
    The Time Sensing Bracelet is a fabric potentiometer. You select your desired time of day by making contact in the corresponding position on your wrist - where your watch would normally be. There is no point to it but fun. Update: Using some wire wrapped…... Listed under:
  67. YAHMS: Temperature Probes
    My wireless temperature probes work by using an Xbee module to transmit readings from a TMP36 down to the Arduino base station. The XBees aren’t too cheap, coming in around £19 or $23 so I tried to be cheap and ordered mine from Sparkfun, I…... Listed under:
  68. Simple mass storage for your microcontroller project using arduino
    Do you want gigabytes of storage for your microcontroller? Would you like a simple way to tranfer files from your PC to your picaxe or arduino or other micro project? This little projects demonstrates the uDrive that can be set up as an extra drive…... Listed under:
  69. How to make a solar iPod/iPhone charger -aka MightyMintyBoost using arduino
    I wanted a charger for my iPodTouch and the MintyBoost was definitely my first choice. I wanted to take it a bit further and make it not only rechargeable but also solar powered. The other issue is that the iPhone and iPodTouch have large batteries…... Listed under:
  70. Make an Ultrasonic Distance Calculator
    Arduino Project – The distance calculator I have been playing with Arduino (micro-controller) for about 2 years now and I am becoming more and more passionate about circuits. For those who are not aware of Arduino, check out my article “Arduino – A Guide for…... Listed under:
  71. TV-B-Gone Kit using arduino
    Tired of all those LCD TVs everywhere? Want a break from advertisements while you're trying to eat? Want to zap screens from across the street? The TV-B-Gone kit is what you need! This ultra-high-power version of the popular TV-B-Gone is fun to make and even…... Listed under:
  72. Arduino Police Flasher Kit
    After reading about the famous Arduino programmable microcontroller using the "Getting Started with Arduino Kit (Jameco P/N 2121121) I was eager to try my hand at some real live electronic programming. The Arduino platform is a great place to start for a novice like me. After learning…... Listed under:
  73. Tweet-a-watt – How to make a twittering power meter… using arduino
    Tweet-a-watt - How to make a twittering power meter... This project documents my adventures in learning how to wire up my home for wireless power monitoring. I live in a rented apartment so I don't have hacking-access to a meter or breaker panel. Since I'm…... Listed under:
  74. Arduino Circuit to Dim LED with Potentiometer
    In Lesson 8 you learned to write analog voltages on the Arduiono, and in Lesson 10 you learned to read analog voltages from the arduino. In this lesson we will combine what you did in lessons 8, 9, and 10 to create an LED with…... Listed under:
  75. LED Sunrise Alarm Clock with Customizable Song Alarm using arduino
    My Motivation This winter my girlfriend had a lot of trouble waking up in the morning and seemed to be suffering from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). I even notice how much harder it is to wake up in the winter since the sun hasn't come…... Listed under:
  76. Arduino Lab 2 – Morse Code Generator
    Introduction An excerpt from about the origin of Morse Code: Morse Code was invented by Samuel F. B. Morse (1791-1872), a painter and founder of the National Academy of Design. He conceived the basic idea of an electromagnetic telegraph in 1832, and produced the…... Listed under:
  77. Arduino robot kit – Wiring Diagram
    I have created this wiring diagram for the connections between the motor controller, motors, and sensor shield. I’ll update it later to include other components. And here is an update that includes the servo motor and the range sensor. And here are the detailed pin…... Listed under:
  78. How To Communicate With An Alien Artifact or using arduino
    Close Encounters of the Curiously Minty Kind. This Instructable will show you how to build an Altoids version of the 'Close Encounters' mothership, and how to interact with it. This may be vital training for that day when the Bright White Beam comes to suck…... Listed under:
  79. Isolated mains power monitoring (Arduino)
    All about power today.. For a while now, I’ve been looking around for a mains (220-240VAC) power monitoring circuit that I might be able to interface with an Arduino.  There is of course the OpenEnergyMonitor solution, but they seem to use a transformer to isolate and measure…... Listed under:
  80. How to build an 8x8x8 LED cube and control it with an Arduino using arduino
    There are a lot of LED cubes on Instructables, so why do another? Most are for small cubes consisting of 27 or 64 LEDs, rarely larger since they are limited to the number of outputs available on the microcontroller. This cube will be 512 LEDs,…... Listed under:
  81. Arduino automatic watering system
    [caption id="attachment_19540" align="alignright" width="210"] Fig. 1: Author’s prototype[/caption] During summers, most people are too lazy to water the potted plants on their rooftop gardens every day. Explained in this section is a simple and exciting plant watering system that you can build yourself in just…... Listed under:
  82. Bar Graph
    Introduction This project explores a couple of ways of simulating and using a bar graph with the Arduino. Bar graph components like the following one can be used, This type of bar graph is basically just 10 LEDs in a row with anodes on one…... Listed under:
  83. Solderless Breadboard Layout Sheets (plug and play electronics) using arduino
    Here's a fun system designed to take care of some of the headaches involved in breadboarding a circuit. It is is a simple set of template files drawn to scale with real world electronic components. Using a vector drawing program you simply move the components…... Listed under:
  84. Arduino-Based Optical Tachometer
    Over ten years ago, I put up a web page with detailed instructions on building a simple electric motor based on one from the Beakman's World TV show. I called it the "Beakman's Electric Motor" page and over the years it has had hundreds of thousands, if…... Listed under:
  85. USB NES controller with an arduino! using arduino
    UPDATE 22-12-2014 Instructables user mattpbooth has updated the code and is hosting it on github: Thanks Matt! UPDATE 03-12-2011 Replaced a println with print (derp). UPDATE 01-12-2011 Remade all code from scratch. Remade 'ible code section; Now includes a 'Processing COM port config for…... Listed under:
  86. How to Build a LM35 Temperature Sensor Circuit
    In this project, we will demonstrate how to build temperature sensor circuit using a LM35 sensor. As a temperature sensor, the circuit will read the temperature of the surrounding environment and relay thi temperature to us back in degrees celsius. The IC we will use…... Listed under: ,
  87. Tilt Sensor Tutorial using arduino
    What is a tilt sensor? Tilt sensors allow you to detect orientation or inclination. They are small, inexpensive, low-power and easy-to-use. If used properly, they will not wear out. Their simplicity makes them popular for toys, gadgets and appliances. Sometimes they are referred to as…... Listed under:
  88. RFID with Arduino
    If you ever wanted to integrate RFID functionality into your project, this small tutorial might help you accomplish that. I used the RDM630 module from seeedstudio in its UART version. It comes on a small board with presoldered connectors which fits perfectly on a breadboard. You only…... Listed under:
  89. Ceiling Fan LED Display using arduino
    Seeing so many persistence of vision ideas on the web was too tempting not to try one. After considering several different motors to drive a display, a ceiling fan seemed to run at just the right speed, is out of the way, and very quiet…... Listed under:
  90. Home Automation using Arduino and MATLAB
    n present time home office appliance controlling is common thing.  Today for controlling home/offices appliances, machineries in companies/industries uses different types of automation systems like DTMF controlled, GSM controlled and many others. So here this project is made for interfacing MATLAB (Graphic User Interfacing) and Home/office/industries…... Listed under:
  91. AVRSH: A Command Interpreter Shell for Arduino/AVR. using arduino
    Ever wanted to be "logged in" to your AVR microcontroller? Ever thought it would be cool to "cat" a register to see its contents? Have you always wanted a way to power up and power down individual peripheral sub-systems of your AVR or Arduino in…... Listed under:
  92. How to Build a Vibration Motor Circuit
    In this project, we will show how to build a vibration motor circuit. A vibration motor is a motor which vibrates when given sufficient power. It is a motor that literally shakes. It is very good for vibrating objects. It can be used in a…... Listed under: ,
  93. Acorn Chime using arduino
    By: Charlie DeTar, Christina Xu, Boris Kizelshteyn, Hannah Perner-Wilson A digital wind chime with hanging acorns. Sound is produced by a remote speaker, and data about chime strikes is uploaded to Pachube. Step 1: Brainstorming for a device that would represent ourselves Our goal was…... Listed under:
  94. Arduino Chandelier from Jars
    E-Edit: Thank you very very much for voting for me in Featured Author, Glue and Battery Powered Contests! Cheer up and wait for my project so special is coming... Edit: If you really like this project, you can vote for me on the top right corner, forFeatured…... Listed under:
  95. Using Push Button Switch with Arduino Uno
    In this tutorial you will learn how to read the status of a digital pin of Arduino. I hope that you already go through our first tutorial, Getting Started with Arduino Uno – LED Blinking. In this example, a push button switch and an LED is connected to Arduino…... Listed under:
  96. Use Arduino to Interface with a Remote Controlled Power Switch
    Update: check out the RFToy — an easy-to-use standalone gadget to control remote power sockets. Also, support for remote power sockets have been added to OpenSprinkler firmware 2.1.1. For a while I’ve been looking for a way to switch household power line (110V) devices. One of the simplest…... Listed under:
  97. Two Wire Arduino Knight Rider
    This tutorial shows how to interface eight LEDs to an Arduino using only two Arduino pins. This is made possible by using a PCF8574 I/O expander IC. A "Knight Rider" display is shown on the LEDs. Prerequisites Complete tutorial 4 – Arduino Knight Rider. Be able…... Listed under:
  98. Arduino Serial Thermometer
    The Arduino reads temperature from a MCP9700 temperature sensor IC and displays the temperature in the Arduino IDE serial monitor window. Also see the Arduino LCD thermometer tutorial (tutorial 14). Prerequisites Complete Tutorial 9: Using the Arduino Serial Port before attempting this tutorial. Components Besides an Arduino Uno board,…... Listed under:
  99. Using the Arduino Serial Port
    The Arduino Uno can send data (such as a text message) to the PC over the USB cable. The Arduino IDE has a serial monitor window that can be opened and will receive and display the data sent from the Arduino board. Data can also…... Listed under:
  100. Dual LED Flasher
    A two transistor circuit that flashes two LEDs on and off alternately. Prerequisites Complete tutorial two - Transistor Timer before attempting this tutorial. Components In addition to an electronic breadboard, wire links, a 9V battery and a battery clip, you will need: QTY PART DESIGNATOR NOTES TYPE…... Listed under:
  101. Arduino Melody
    A  very easy tutorial that uses only two components. The Arduino plays a short melody on a loudspeaker. The program to load to the Arduino is one of the programs that is built into the Arduino IDE. Prerequisites Complete tutorial 3 - Starting with Arduino…... Listed under:
  102. Twitter Mood Light – The World’s Mood in a Box using arduino
    How's the world feeling right now? This box tells you. Powered by: an Arduino, a WiFly wireless module, an RGB LED, and a 9v battery. I’m a news junkie. I want to know everything that is going on in the world as soon as…... Listed under:
  103. Arduino Knight Rider
    In this tutorial, eight LEDs are interfaced to the Arduino Uno board. This is not complicated – it is just like interfacing a single LED to the Arduino as done in tutorial 3, but eight times over. A program is then loaded to the Arduino…... Listed under:
  104. Arduino LCD
    In this tutorial you will connect a LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) to the Arduino Uno and then run the Arduino LCD example programs that are built into the Arduino IDE. Prerequisites It is recommended for beginners to complete all the Arduino tutorials up to and…... Listed under:
  105. Let’s make an Arduino real time clock shield
    Today we are going to make a real time clock Arduino shield. Doing so will give you a simple way of adding … real time capability to your projects such as time, date, alarms and so on. We will use the inexpensive Maxim DS1307 real-time…... Listed under:
  106. Arduino LCD Thermometer
    In this tutorial, a temperature sensor (MCP9700 linear active thermistor IC) and LCD are connected to the Arduino. The Arduino reads the temperature from the MCP9700 on analog pin A0 and displays the temperature on the LCD. This video shows the circuit operating. When touched…... Listed under:
  107. Drive with PID Control on an Arduino Mega 2560
    This example shows how to simulate a simple closed-loop control algorithm in Simulink and how to run it on an Arduino Mega 2560 board. Contents Introduction Prerequisites Required Hardware Task 1 – Build the Vehicle Task 2 – Build the Motor Controller Task 3 –…... Listed under:
  108. Musical MIDI Shoes using arduino
    Like many people, I often find myself unconsciously tapping my feet, whether it's along to a song or out of some nervous habit. As fun as that is though, I've always felt as if something has been missing. If only I could trigger the sounds…... Listed under:
  109. MIDI Linear Actuator
    This project uses relays to control a Firgelli Automations linear actuator without feedback. The relays are controlled by the MIDI Volume (Control Change number CC7) command which is read by the microcontroller and converted into one of the only 3 states of operation: 1) The…... Listed under:
  110. LPG sensor using arduino
    LPG sensor using arduino with alarm and cutoff. A simple LPG sensor using arduino is shown in this article. This circuit indicates the amount of LPG in the air. The circuit  sounds an alarm and trips a relay  when the concentration is above a predetermined…... Listed under:
  111. Make a 8×10 L.E.D Matrix using arduino
    UPDATE 1: I HAVE ADDED THE CODE FOR CONWAY'S GAME OF LIFE UPDATE 2: NOW YOU CAN SAVE SOME ARDUINO PINS WITH THE HELP OF 1 SHIFT REGISTER. In this instructable I will show you how to build a quite fancy 8 by 10 L.E.D matrix(with scrolling text and animations) using the Arduino and 4017 decade…... Listed under:
  112. The Lightning Simulator/Breathalyzer/Graphic Equalizer – Arduino Powered using arduino
    UPDATE: A portable version of the Talking Breathalyzer is here The LED strips are mounted on an outdoor trellace which functions as a lightning simulator, outdoor breathalyzer, graphic equalizer synced to music, and a few other effects with sound. Materials: 8 12v RGB Waterproof Flexible…... Listed under:
  113. Interfacing EM-18 RFID reader with Arduino Uno
    Arduino Uno is an opensource physical computing platform based on ATmega328 microcontroller and provides a development environment for writing software for the board. It can be used for a variety of projects. EM-18 RFID reader is one of the commonly used RFID reader to read…... Listed under:
  114. Arduino + WiFi, Music Responsive LED Light Fixture using arduino
    This instructable gives instructions for constructing a Saiko5 WiFi enabled LED light fixture based on the Arduino hobbyist platform. It includes step-by-step instructions from board design to soldering to case integration, as well as instructions explaining how the software and firmware can be used to…... Listed under:
  115. Trinket Audio Player using arduino
    Overview We usually think of the Adafruit Trinket as a tiny subset of a “real” Arduino; less RAM, less code space, less I/O. But this little chip has a couple tricks up its sleeve, things its larger brethren can’t do. One of these is a…... Listed under:
  116. Beatfly : Make an illuminating blimp and control it with your voice, Keyboard, MIDI Controller, Garageband file, iPhone, Flash, and more! [Mac OSX] using arduino
    [Mac OSX Only] Because I use Quartz Composer, my program works only on Mac OSX. I am now extending and improving it toward cross-platform. If you have knowledge of computer programming, you can make your own system that connects to the blimp. The communication protocol…... Listed under: ,
  117. Arduino Solar Radio
    Solar charging, via the panel on the back. * 12 position switch to select channel number * Seek up / seek down controls and 'store' button * RDS display of call sign * Frequency display * Battery voltage display * Solar charging current display The…... Listed under:
  118. Intelligent Letter Box using Arduino and GSM
    In the days of technology postman still comes to our house for delivering the letters, couriers and parcels. Because some things like courier, parcels can’t sends via email and by using any other electronic media. So for getting notification of our letter delivery in our…... Listed under:
  119. LED Umbrella with Arduino using arduino
    The LED Umbrella with Arduino combines an umbrella, an 8x10 LED matrix and an Arduino microcontroller to create a controllable, programmable LED experience in the privacy of your own umbrella. This project was inspired by the Electric Umbrella by sockmaster and a number of LED matrix instructables…... Listed under:
  120. Project work3:Arduino code and the circuit diagram using arduino
    In order to realise the “music garden”,the most important part is the Arduino code and circuit diagram. First of all,I will present my Arduino code:(I will show you the way I think as a flow chart at first) Flow Chart: Details:this flow chart is a…... Listed under:
  121. Hobbyduino Mini V1.0 using arduino
    Introduction The Hobbyduino Mini is a clone of the Arduino main-board.  It contains a ATMega328 processor programmed with the Arduino bootloader. The Hobbyduino does not contain the circuitry for USB communication.  I opted to rely on the FTDI232R serial boards to handle the USB-to-Serial protocol.  Here…... Listed under:
  122. Build Your Own Arduino & Bootload an ATmega Microcontroller – part 1
    There are many reasons to build your own Arduino circuit on a protoboard or a custom-designed printed circuit board. At the heart of the Arduino platform is an AVR microcontroller, in usual way you need a special hardware programmer and suitable hex files to program…... Listed under:
  123. High-speed Photography with Arduino and CHDK using arduino
    This project uses an Arduino microcontroller and a laser break-beam trigger to fire via USB remote a Canon camera modified with CHDK (Canon Hack Development Kit) firmware. Immediate influences are the high-speed flash photography triggered by sound or light project by Glacial Wanderer and the…... Listed under:
  124. Arduino PWM Led Control using arduino
    Looking for a simple circuit to control the light intensity of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) or similar lighting sources? Here is an Arduino based circuit with three independent pulse width modulated (PWM) channels to fulfil your requirements! Just follow the schematic diagram to complete the…... Listed under:
  125. Simple Animatronics with Servos and Arduino using arduino
    Servos are surprisingly easy to use. Even more so than simple DC motors and steppers when you have a microcontroller. In this instructable we'll use a 'duino to drive five servos which will control a doll's limbs and neck. I bought the servos at HobbyPartz…... Listed under:
  126. MIDI Bass Pedal Arduino Encoder using arduino
    MIDI BASS PEDAL ARDUINO UNIT The MIDI Bass Pedal circuit is capable of encoding any number of momentary action, push to make, single pole single throw (SPST), switches from 1 up to 30 to produce the equivalent MIDI note-on/note-off data commands. The encoded switches are…... Listed under:
  127. Electronic Circuit: photocell and LED
    The cmd_response sketch is very general with respect to the ANALOG IN and DIGITAL I/O of the Arduino boards. We can use it to read a wide variety of sensors from remote computer systems. First, we demonstrate how the Arduino cmd_response sketch works, we construct…... Listed under:
  128. Peggy2: High And Low
    First and foremost, big thanks to Damien for her time and effort on soldering 265 LEDs on peggy2 circuit board, which made my programming part possible to continue. Instead of soldering LEDs directly onto the Peggy2 board, we have to use Ethernet cables as “extensions”…... Listed under:
  129. Rechargeable Battery Capacity Tester using arduino
    Do you have a pile of AA rechargeable batteries in your drawer? Some are old, some are new, but which sets would you bring with your camera on your next trip, and which ones are past their useful life? I like using rechargeable batteries, but…... Listed under:
  130. CMUcam3: Working Module But Not Working CMUcam3-Arduino System
    After over spending nearly 20 hours extra on fixing peggy2 board I mentioned in the previous post, there is only a few hours left for me to work on CMUcam3-Arduino system and its facial-recognition driven motor system. The basic programming architecture is shown below. When in…... Listed under:
  131. Camera controller
    Intervawhat? An intervalometer is a camera controller that signals the camera to take a picture after some set interval. This is really useful for creating timelapse videos. For a long time, I used my TI-89 calculator to create timelapse videos with my Canon digital Rebel XTi. It…... Listed under:
  132. New Arduino WiFi Shield (Testing) usign arduino
    The WiFi Shield was delivered by Amazon. The Arduino UNO Rev 3 was found at RadioShack… First you need to load the last Arduino IDE (Ver 1.0.2) it has the necessary library to use the WiFi shield. Tried the examples “Scan for available networks”  and …... Listed under:
  133. Yet Another Daft Punk Coffee Table (5×5 LED Matrix) using arduino
    Yes, I know this has been done before, but I wanted to build my own, using as few parts as possible.  I built this as a table top or wall mount model, but it can be scaled up to make a coffee table.  I built…... Listed under:
  134. Review – Maxim MAX7219 LED Display Driver IC using arduino
    Today we are going to examine the Maxim MAX7219 LED display driver IC. The reason for doing so is to show you how something that used to be quite complex can be made very simple – and that is what all this technology is for,…... Listed under:
  135. Brushless DC (BLDC) motor with Arduino. Part 3 – The Stroboscope Project
    It has been all dry theory in the Brushless DC (BLDC) motor with Arduino series up to this point. This is where it gets to be more fun. If you’ve just arrived, please check out the previous two installments: Driving a three-phase brushless DC motor…... Listed under:
  136. The Wordclock Grew Up! using arduino
    Well, It had to happen. I first published my WordClock project in September 2009. It was a Microchip PIC based clock, using a PIC16F877A microprocessor. In the last year and a half, I have been constantly improving it, and have adapted it to the Arduino,…... Listed under:
  137. Light Meter Using I2C Level Converter, LCD, and TSL2561using arduino
    I recently needed to measure how different materials affect light transmission for a gardening project.  I decided this was the perfect opportunity to try out the new logic level converter to run both a 5v LCD and a 3.3v light sensor on a single i2c…... Listed under: ,
  138. Make a simple platform and give mobility to your computer using arduino
    A computer is a very handy thing to use in your robots. If you start listing all the features that can be used for robotic purposes you'll find that it is cheaper to buy a netbook than buying LCD, wifi and bluetooth modules, cameras, speech synthesizer…... Listed under:
  139. Tutorial – Arduino and the MAX7219 LED Display Driver IC using arduino
    Use the Maxim MAX7219 LED display driver with Arduino in Chapter 56 of our Arduino Tutorials. The first chapter is here, the complete series is detailed here. Update – 4/1/15 – This article is pending a re-write, please refrain from comments and questions until the new version is published.  Introduction…... Listed under:
  140. Arduino Binary Die using arduino
    After buying a Nanode (an Arduino-compatible board with ethernet built-in) last weekend, we've been trying to work it out by making a couple of simple examples, the 'Binary Dice' is the first one with input and outputs. A note, this code example is based on…... Listed under: ,
  141. Boozeduino using arduino
    Now with more LED. Arduino mega powered breathalyser using the MQ-3 sensor.   A relative gauge for judging how intoxicated you are. NOT TO BE USED AS MEANS OF BREATHALYZING NEVER DRINK AND DRIVE. This is more of a device to encourage one to drink…... Listed under:
  142. Analog Sensors using arduino
    Analog sensors produce an analog (continuous) voltage that typically varies from 0 to 5 volts. They have three wires – ground, power, and signal (typically red, black, and white, respectively). Examples shown below include: Potentiometers Proximity Accelerometers Ribbon Bend Pressure Light Temperature Sound Multi-touch Touch…... Listed under:
  143. Flash trigger using arduino
    his project is mainly based in this one from Glaciar Wanderer. I just liked his idea and worked it on my own. (I think this guy and me would be friends, as the projects he has in his photography category are things I’ve been wanting…... Listed under:
  144. Using the tymkrs “Turn Me” with an Arduino
    Here is a quick write up on how to use the tymkrs “Turn Me” rotary encoder.  This supports the “push down” feature of the tymkrs kit. Fritzing Rotary Encoder Part: Rotary Encoder with Knob bth.fzpz Fritzing Project: RotaryEncoderDemo.fzz Arduino (1.5) project: RotaryEncoderDemo.ino 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8…... Listed under:
  145. Boost Converter Intro with Arduino
    Let’s say that you’re trying to drive a few Nixie clock tubes, or you want to make a strobe light. A variable high voltage DC power supply from 50-200+ volts may be required. Transformers are terrific, but difficult to find the right one and a…... Listed under:
  146. Arduino Circular Cylon!
    This is a quick arduino project that is great for beginners. Enjoy! There is a video on the last step! Step 1: What you Need To build this project you will need: 10 LEDs, any color will do. Some wire, I used a ribbon cable…... Listed under:
  147. Car No. 06 Programmed Automatic Driving Car using arduino
    Hi! Kaeru no Ojisan is back with Car No.06. Car No.06 is a Programmed Automatic Driving Car with following procedure; - Simulate the Car Trajectory based on the Target Passing Points. - Drive automatically as simulated using Reflective Photosensor and Gyro Sensor . - Adjust…... Listed under:
  148. 8 LED Chaser with 74HC595 8 Bit Shift Register using arduino
    Have you wanted to make a sweet Cylon/Knight Rider (Larson) Scanner effect? But you don’t want to use up all of your Arduino IO pins? Well, you can make a nice 8 LED Scanner with a shift register IC. In this tutorial we’ll be using…... Listed under:
  149. 3D LED Cube using arduino
    The 3D LED Cube is a really cool device that enables you to see in three dimensions, get some depth perception and has 512 LED's or 512 pixels. It is based on an arduino uno which is an Atmel AVR microcontroller on a development board…... Listed under:
  150. TiDiGino Contest using arduino
    The project TiDiGino We developed a new GSM remote control called TiDiGino. The name recalls the initials (TDGxx) of our previous GSM remote control and is also based on the Arduino project. All the details of this circuit can be found below, but no the sketch, because this is your assignment. The contestYou have to write…... Listed under:
  151. Control Ikea Dioder LED Strip with Arduino + 16X PWM LED Fader Board using arduino
    We're going to show how to wire up and control an Ikea DIODER LED strip with an arduino, using a 16X PWM LED Fader board as an intermediary. The 16X PWM board is basically a bunch of mosfets under PWM control (switches that turn on…... Listed under:
  152. Secret Knock Final using arduino
    Secret Knock Description - My final project is a door lock that listens for your personalized knock. The lock uses an arduino board and a piezo speaker and will not unlock the door unless the specific pattern is used as a knock. Arduino Program -…... Listed under: ,
  153. Display Live Txts on Costume at Party w/ Scrolling LED Belt Buckle using arduino
    This project shows how to send SMS text messages to a cheap scrolling LED display via an Android app and arduino with USB host shield. The project was originally inspired by a friend wanting to make a "sexting themed" costume, with a scrolling LED display…... Listed under:
  154. Voice Recognition System using arduino
    Contents 1 Team Members 2 Mentor 3 Concept 4 Softwares Used 5 circuits 5.1 Pre Amp circuit 5.1.1 Circuit Diagram 5.1.2 Working 5.2 EEPROM circuit 5.3 Led Matrix display circuit 6 Algorithm for silence & noise removal 6.1 Pre-Emphasis 6.2 Silence and Noise Removal 6.2.1…... Listed under:
  155. A Makers Wedding – Photo booth usnig arduino
    This Instructable is about: building an automated photo booth. The total build cost was around $150 as I re-used a lot of the components and materials I already had in my garage - in addition to what I could salvage from scrap yards. Why? -…... Listed under:
  156. Extending PWM output pins with a Texas Instruments TLC5940 LED driver using arduino
    Introduction Microcontrollers like the Arduino were designed to facilitate the use of electronics for designers and DIY enthusiasts. The interface provides a great starting points for a variety of elecronic circuit designs. However, as the microcontroller is standardized, it is also limited in its use.…... Listed under:
  157. Human Body Infrared Smoke Temperature Alarm System with Arduino
    Web site: Project Summary: The Human Body Infrared Smoke Temperature Alarm System works under the DC 5v voltage and uses the DH11 Temperature Module to detect the room temperature. When the module detects the temperature is higher than the maximum, the buzzer alarms and…... Listed under:
  158. 1RE45 Non contact digital thermometer using arduino
    Contents 1 Introduction 2 Components Used 3 Description 4 Idea 5 Plan Of Action 6 1st week: 7 2nd week: 8 3rd week: 9 4th week 10 5th week 11 Expenses(In Rupees) 12 Videos, Photos 13 Code 14 Team Members 15 Resources: Introduction Temperature is…... Listed under:
  159. How to build an Arduino energy monitor – measuring mains voltage and current arduino
    Including voltage measurement via AC-AC voltage adapter and current measurement via a CT sensor. This guide details how to build a simple electricity energy monitor on that can be used to measure how much electrical energy you use in your home. It measures voltage with…... Listed under: ,
    Hello friends,Welcome to ElectroPLUS . This is a post to show how to make voice control car using arduino and android. COMPONENTS REQUIRED: 1.Arduino uno or Induino R3 board. Hello friends,Welcome to ElectroPLUS . This is a post to show how to make voice control…... Listed under: ,
  161. A new board for the 3Drag: there’s more than Sanguinololu using arduino
    When we first released our 3D printer, we tried to use some parts that were already available and tested, in full respect of the open source philosophy. In particular, we decided to use the electronic card Sanguinololu. The “open” firmware we chose, the Marlin firmware…... Listed under: ,
  162. Temperature Detecting Heating Control System with Arduino Mega2560
    Web site: Project Summary: To help electronic DIY hobbyists, will show you how to use Temperature Detecting Heating Control System with Arduino Mega2560. Full Project: The temperature detecting heating control system works with DC5V voltage. This system uses DS18B20 temperature detection chip as the…... Listed under:
  163. Camera and flash trigger module using arduino
    Here we go again, here is a picture of the camera and flash trigger module I made for my arduino photographic projects: It includes three 4N26 optocouplers. One (first one from the left side) to trigger a flash, as I did in the arduino controlled…... Listed under:
  164. 3x3x3 LED cube shield using arduino
    What should be in your kit: 1 – PCB 27 – LED’s 2 – 6 Pins for Arduino 2 – 8 Pins for Arduino 3 – Resistors 1 – Foam Guide 1 – Small Wire 1 – Medium Wire 1 – Large Wire You will…... Listed under:
  165. MQ-8 Hydrogen Gas Sensor Circuit Built with an Arduino
    In this project, we will go over how to build a hydrogen gas sensor circuit with an arduino. The hydrogen gas sensor we will use is the MQ-8 sensor. This is a sensor that is sensitive to effects of hydrogen gas. Hydrogen gas (H2), at…... Listed under:
  166. Simple Solar Power using arduino
    Simple Solar Power Light contains energy. When light hits a conductor (or semiconductor) some of the energy is translated into moving electrons, creating current. We can harness the current using solar cells (aka photovoltaic cells). When the sun shines on a solar cell, the current…... Listed under:
  167. Arduino-enabled Patron Interaction Counting using arduino
    Using the Arduino development board ( has become a very popular way to create hardware prototypes that bridge the divide between the physical world and the Internet. This article outlines how to use an Arduino, some off-the-shelf electronic parts, the Processing programming language, and Google…... Listed under:
  168. Using an RGB LED to Detect Colours using arduino
    I am going to show you how you can use an RGB LED and a Cds photocell as a colour sensor for a micro-controller. I will illustrate the method to retrieve a colour using Arduino, and I will show you a how you can verify the…... Listed under:
  169. Reviving a dead arduino
    Well I managed to kill my arduino. It no longer accepted uploads with the classic out of sync error. After asking on the arduino forum I was told I would need a high voltage programmer to rectify, so I decided just to buy a new…... Listed under:
  170. Cosmic ray detection from vertical and horizontal directions using three Geiger counters using arduino
    Research Group: Ryan Mountcastle, Minh Trang Nguyen, Nathan Ranno, and Ryan Ward Launch: Whitworth Fall 2012 This experiment was designed to examine cosmic ray activity in the Earth's atmosphere as altitude increases. The previous group's project utilized three Geiger counters stacked vertically to eliminate false…... Listed under:
  171. Using the Parallax RFID Reader with an Arduino
    f you’ve ever wanted the ability to use some form of hardware-based authentication in your projects then this is the board to do it with. The Parallax RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) reader is super easy to configure. It only takes four wires! It uses serial…... Listed under: ,
  172. Build a network clock (NCLK) with Microduino-RTC
    The resolvent of clock synchronization over internet. by PKJ, The web−based clock management system allows you to monitor clock status from wherever they are and centrally change settings. and this small device is built with PoE technology, thus IP clocks get their time, data and power…... Listed under: ,
  173. TFT Display with microSD breakout board using arduino
    128X160 pixels in 18 bit color with a microSD breakout board courtesy of Adafruit Industries You can purchase the 18-bit color TFT LCD display with microSD card breakout kit (part# ST7735R) from Adafruit Industries This tutorial from Adafruit is for a 1.8" diagonal TFT display…... Listed under: ,
  174. SPI Interfaces using Arduino
    Update (6/7/2012) – I’ve had to disable comments on this post, because it is being targeted by spam bots for some reason. Please use the contact page if you have a question about this topic. [box type="note" color=" #202020 " bg="#ffbb00 " font="verdana" fontsize="14" radius="20…... Listed under: ,
  175. Awesome button, and then some. usnig arduino
    Many of you have probably seen the Awesome button done by Matt Richardson of Make Magazine. If not here is his video which was very well done and was the inspiration of my project. I liked the idea of having a button to press for…... Listed under:
  176. Secret Knock Detecting Door Lock using Arduino
    Protect your secret hideout from intruders with a lock that will only open when it hears the secret knock. This started out as a bit of a joke project, but turned out to be surprisingly accurate at judging knocks. If the precision is turned all…... Listed under: , ,
  177. The Soil Temperature Sensor using arduino
    You are building a soil temperature sensor. We need a waterproof thermometer that we can burry in the soil. The sensor is made up of a small circuit enclosed in a piece of heat shrink (to waterproof it). Supplies: (see the parts page) an LM335…... Listed under: ,
  178. Arduino RFID Card Reading
    Finally! It’s been about 3 months since my last arduino tutorial – I’ve been keeping busy as usual. I’ve been working on this one for some time. I got the parts months ago, made an outline a few weeks ago, prototyped the circuits and wrote…... Listed under: ,
  179. Arduino – One Wire Digital Temperature Sensor – DS18B20
    The one wire Digital Temperature Sensor - DS18B20 from Maxim (formerly Dallas) is a great chip for measuring temperature in your projects. Luckily, there is a Dallas Temperature library for the arduino which makes using this sensor very easy. The most recent version of this…... Listed under: ,
  180. Traffic Light Stoplight LED Scarf – Safety Scarf of Righteousness using arduino
    Multipurpose like a traffic light, this one keeps you warm and blinks to make you more visible in the night.  Stop traffic with this fun scarf worn around your neck. Repurpose a dollar-store bicycle safety flasher to embed in the scarf.  Simulates the light changing…... Listed under:
  181. Soldering an SMT MOSFET Driver with a hotplate
    Soldering SMD components isn't as hard as you might think. In fact it's easy. If you follow this instructables you'll soon see just what great results you can obtain at home using just a hotplate. It's not just being able to make small circuit boards…... Listed under: ,
  182. 3D AIR mouse | Arduino + Processing
    3D AIR mouse | Arduino + Processing I'm an Industrial design student, and last year as part of a course called "Technology as RAW materiel" I built this project as my final work. I work most of the time with SolidWorks, a CAD software for…... Listed under: , ,
  183. Twitter Poem Box
    This is a project that was inspired by Marc de Vinck's Kitty Twitty Cat Toy . It incorporates an RFID reader and the BlinkM, a programable RGB LED. The lamp tweets random colored poems when it detects one of the three RFID cards which…... Listed under:
  184. BennyP’s Light Contraption using arduino
    Introduction Disclaimer: I am not an expert in any of this. There is lots of information online regarding such designs. Although this setup worked for me, do not trust any of my calculations. Please work all this out for yourself and consult many other sources,…... Listed under: ,
  185. ST7565 LCDs: Graphical LCDs
    What it is... Type: Graphical (128x64) monochrome LCD with LED backlight Interface: Serial / SPI This is a good time to read the datasheet Available from: Adafruit, of course! Introduction: This mini-tutorial will go through the process of setting up a ST7565 LCD. These LCDs…... Listed under:
  186. Standalone Arduino chip on breadboard
    If you're like me, after I got my Arduino and performed a final programming on my first chip, I wanted to pull it off my Arduino Duemilanove and put it on my own circuit. This would also free up my Arduino for future projects. The problem…... Listed under: ,
  187. Making 1×10 LED Array with Random Patterns
    This will teach you how to make a very simple 1x10 array of LEDs on a breadboard controlled by an Arduino Uno to make the LEDs blink and flash in 10 different patterns. Link to notebook for project: Link to YouTube video of LEDs…... Listed under:
  188. Arduino lets you play Atari 2600 and ZX Spectrum using a NES controller
    This instructable shows you how to use NES controller in Atari 2600 or ZX Spectrum (with Kempston Interface)  with the aid of an Arduino. Step 1: Background talk I have recently acquired a couple of Atari 2600s and a bunch of joysticks. Both consoles were working…... Listed under: ,
  189. Yet Another Arduino 110v Power Controller
    This Instructable shows you how to build a four-gang outlet box in which each outlet is controlled via an Arduino (or any other TTL level signals). It differs from the other relay boxes in that it uses no circuit boards and has very few parts (one…... Listed under: ,
  190. Displaying Twitter feed without a PC! using Arduino
    There are a lot of Twitter feed readers around the Web that use Arduino AND a PC to display twits on LCD displays or whatsoever. Then, I decide it was the time to design a solution for performing the same job WITHOUT A PC, and…... Listed under: ,
  191. Geiger counter triggered LED decorations using arduino
    Bored of blinky lights that blink in response to time? Make them blink with space instead! This instructable shows a quick method for connecting LED tree decorations to a Geiger counter via arduino, so that the lights blink between different strings each time radiation is…... Listed under:
  192. Arduino ISP (In System Programming) and stand-alone circuits
    We use an Arduino to program other ATmega without bootloader . This technique allows you to use all flash memory for code and make boards using new ATmega, cheaper than those with bootloader. The qualities that have made the success of Arduino are undoubtedly the open-source…... Listed under:
  193. Digispark RGB LED Fader
    Forward: This instructable was roiginally posted at My students and I developed it into this exemplar, for wich they received a very good mark. Viewing the following video may leave you with a sense of too much too fast. Please continue to read this…... Listed under:
  194. pedalSHIELD Arduino Guitar Pedal
    Web site: Project Summary: pedalSHIELD is a programmable Arduino Open Source & Open Hardware guitar pedal made for guitarists, hackers and programmers. Users can program and share their own effects in C/C++. Full Project: pedalSHIELD is a programmable Arduino guitar pedal. It is Open…... Listed under:
  195. World’s Smallest Stepper Motor with Arduino and EasyDriver
    This little wonder of electromechanical engineering came from inside a laser diode sled of an HP CT10L Bluray drive I’ve opened some time ago. The device on the picture consists of several parts, all easily fitting on a dime coin: a bipolar stepper motor with…... Listed under:
  196. Telemetry with solar cell using an Arduino
    *NOTE* THIS PROJECT IS DONE BY A GROUP OF STUDENTS FROM SINGAPORE POLYTECHNIC. Telemetry - Solar Cells Our project is using Arduino with the ZigBee to transmit and receive data from the solar cell. Data will be shown in the LCD and the software called…... Listed under: , , ,
  197. An I²C Bus powered Arduino IO Expander Board controlled via Bluetooth and Android
    Today we’ll expand Arduino’s digital resources thanks to an I2C bus equipped shield and we’ll allow the management of the board via a bluetooth connection RN-42 through an Android systems. All Arduino boards feature a number of digital I/Os. For the simplest projects, such resources…... Listed under: ,
  198. Linking an Arduino to a Radiometrix NTX2B Transmitter
    Part 1 - Test Circuit and Test Code Introduction Getting your Arduino to transmit via the radio initially may seem daunting but its actually pretty simple. Please freely substitute the word “Arduino” for any micro-controller you wish to use. The example below works for 5V…... Listed under:
  199. Solar USB Charger 2.0
    Everyone has USB gadgets.  It's pretty much a fact of life.  Another fact of life is that these USB gadgets also continually run out of power when you most need them.  No need to fear, solar power is here!  Ditch those crazy wall adaptors, throw…... Listed under: ,
  200. 0 to 99 Light display
    this circuit will take a light reading then display a number between zero and 99 please leave constructive comments Step 1: Parts you will need [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana" fontsize="14 " radius="20 " border="#985D12" float="right" head="Major Components in Project" headbg="#FFEB70" headcolor="#985D00"] to make the 0-99…... Listed under:
  201. PS/2/You: Go-anywhere, LED digital message board using Arduino microcontroller
    Combine three inexpensive LED matrix display panels, an Ardweeny microcontroller and a standard PS/2 computer keyboard into your own go-anywhere, instantly updatable 768-pixel digital message board. The code can hold up to six lines of text with a maximum of 100 characters each. Pressing a…... Listed under:
  202. Solar Tracker Relay circuit using Arduino
    I've reached the point where I need to think how I'm going to control the motor & linear actuator for my solar tracker. Things to consider - Must be able to go forwards and backwards - so that makes 4 channels, 2 for each motor.…... Listed under:
  203. BARC Jeep – An XBOX Controlled Power Wheels
    Make a power wheels jeep that is controlled by an XBOX controller. This particular build is using Power Wheels® Jeep® Hurricane with Monster Traction™ but should be usable across many different types of power wheels with small adjustments. I wanted to do this project so I could…... Listed under: ,
  204. Nick Smith – Magical Music Box using arduino
    This is my Magical Music Box which converts music into a light show. When i was daydreaming what to make for my final project, i wanted something that would make a light show for any song simply by hearing it. Materials used: 1x arduino 8x…... Listed under:
  205. Interactive LED Lab Coat using Arduino
    This is an instructable for the Interactive LED Lab Coats, showcased at Autodesk University. Check out the videos below! The first is a demo of the colors actuated by the buttons. The second is a demo of the breathalyzer! (this will be explained later) Tools …... Listed under: , ,
  206. Sleep Tracking using an Arduino
    Background and motivation This project was motivated by two things: my almost complete inability to get out of bed in the morning, and my fondness for recording data from routine activities and making graphs with that data. My main problem with waking up in the…... Listed under: , ,
  207. Arduino Controlled RGB LED Dot Matrix Board
    This project is a relatively straightforward and simple DIY music board. The Dot Matrix Board will allow any aged person to create their own music and beats. All you need to have is an understanding of Arduino and circuitry. Step 1: Gather Parts Needed [box…... Listed under:
  208. 5×5 rgb lpd6803-led matrix arduino controlled
    what: a 5*5 rgb led matrix, made with arduino and lpd6803 based leds from adafruit. with an pir sensor, it goes on if it detects movements and a ir distace sensor, 1 animation shows the distance you have from the sensor :). why: because its…... Listed under: ,
  209. An Open Source, hackable Digital Clock
    Andrew O’Malley, an amazingly creative maker, created this fanstastic Open Source Arduino-based clock that can display the time in many different ways: if not enough, one can also add his own personal animation. Compared to other clocks based on Arduino, this one has two distinctive…... Listed under:
  210. Tiny Wearable LED kit – 12 PWM LEDs from a reprogramable ATtiny85
    This instructable covers the assembly and use of a Tiny Wearable LED kit.  The kit is useable immediately but is desigend to be hackable and can be reprogrammed to your liking using an ISP programmer or Arduino board and the Arduino IDE. There are not…... Listed under: , ,
  211. Infinity Mirror – Tony Stark Arc-Reactor thing using arduino
    I'm creating a robot, but am finding that it's better if I break the build down into smaller projects. This is one of those projects, and it seems to have a look that could be used for other things as well. Step 1: Destroy a lady's…... Listed under:
  212. Ultraviolet nightlight, ingredients and setup
    This simple instructable will show you how to make a nightlight out of a translucent container, a bottle of tonic water, an Arduino, and ultraviolet LEDs. If you've ever played with a black light, you've noticed that some substances glow brightly under these lights. In…... Listed under:
  213. LCD & Keypad Shield Quickstart Guide using arduino
    The 16x2 LCD And Keypad Shield is very simple to use because it's fully compatible with the Arduino "LiquidCrystal" library. You can initialise the LCD and display messages on it with just a few lines of code, but it also gives you the flexibility to…... Listed under:
  214. Arduino Esplora Light Calibrator
    This sketch shows you how to read and calibrate the Esplora's light sensor. Because light levels vary from one location to another, you need to calibrate the sensor for each location. To do this, you read the sensor for a few seconds, and save the…... Listed under: , , ,
  215. MultiMovEDIA
    The title “MultiMovEDIA” does not mean much – if anything – at first sight. However, looking at more carefully, we can see it is a composition of two words: “Multimedia”, referring to the information content and the channels it uses (text, image, sound), and “Move”,…... Listed under:
  216. [Team PGH] – Prototype I Final Report: [Motion RC Car] using arduino
    Introduction: Give a brief description of what you are trying to solve. Include a high-level overview of what you made, why you made it, what parts you used, and what it does. In today’s growing technology, it seems every little electronic is becoming touch or motion sensored.…... Listed under:
  217. Python Meets the Arduino
    Python Meets the Arduino
    Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. Python is our favorate programming language that allows you to integrate systems more effectively. Learn how to use Python to  ... Listed under: ,
  218. Alarm Clock with Tetris to Prove You’re Awake using Arduino
    This is an Arduino powered alarm clock that after hitting snooze twice the alarm will not cancel until the user has cleared 4 lines in the game Tetris. You physically turn the clock sideways, so the screen is vertical, to play Tetris.  It's never fun…... Listed under: , ,
  219. Arduino Mobile Processing
    How the mobile sketch works: The brain of the system is really on the arduino or the web page the phone requests. . . The phone just passes any data it sees back and forth. . . For the phone app to run, it needs…... Listed under:
  220. Lego Spybotics with Arduino
    A friend gave me his old Lego Spybotics robot, however, the programming environment that goes along with it is a bit too orientated to the younger user. So why not control it using an Arduino? Step 1: Open up! In order to get this robot…... Listed under: ,
  221. Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome
    Here's how to add lights, sound and action to your favorite Halloween project using the open source Arduino microcontroller. Arduino is easy to learn to use and it opens up a whole new world for costume builders and creature creators. If you want to learn…... Listed under: ,
  222. Custom Large Font For 16×2 LCDs using arduino
    A couple of years ago i was learning to use the Ardiuno and started playing around with an Hitachi HD44780 based 16x2 LCD screen. I soon learned that the screen has 8 customizable character slots. I had found a project where someone used those slots…... Listed under:
  223. CARduino – Arduino-Powered, LabVIEW-Controlled Vehicle
    The CARduino is a remote-operated vehicle which is controlled by a controller attached to a computer running LabVIEW. The vehicle is powered by the Arduino, and can be expanded upon through the addition of sensors or other devices. Using LabVIEW, one can easily modify the…... Listed under:
  224. Read analog data directly in Processing using arduino
    This instructable presents a fast an easy way to use data received from an analog sensor in Processing. You will learn to utilize the Arduino and prototype electronic boards to read meaningful data from the environment. The sensors can be affected by the light, the…... Listed under:
  225. The Arduino Noise Machine
    Okay, okay, I know you all were wondering what I am up to now. I love synths and so, I built this. There are three things that can catch my attention: Synthesizers, Amplifiers and free. The other day (Actually it was just Thursday) I was…... Listed under: ,
  226. The Soil Moisture Sensor using arduino
    You are building a cheap soil moisture sensor so the brain can read the amount of moisture in the soil. The version we are building is very low tech, but it is also very cheap and easy to build. It consists of a block of…... Listed under: ,
  227. Arduino theremin like musical instrument
    When I got my Arduino protoshield from sparkfun, I wanted to make something cool with it. And since I had seen a few Theremin projects before, and already thought about making some, I finally made one, using the Parallax PING sonar sensor. Here are some…... Listed under: ,
  228. Mouse Control With Pushbuttons using arduino
    Overview In this lab, you'll build an alternative computer mouse using an Arduino Leonardo using pushbuttons to move the mouse left, right, up and down. You'll see the difference between reading a digital input continually and reading for a change of state. (:toc Table of…... Listed under:
  229. G Meter using arduino
    I have a late 80's VW and the gauge cluster has 5 dummy LED locations underneath the other warning lights.  Well I was tired of the m not doing anything, so I decided to do something about it.  I came up with the idea to…... Listed under:
  230. Xbox 360 RF module + Arduino
    I was going to make a huge write-up on this, but I can’t be bothered right now. I’ll probably do something about it later. Until then, have an Arduino sketch. If you don’t know what you’re doing with it then chances are you don’t have…... Listed under: ,
  231. Robotic Talking Turret using Arduino
    Here I will show you an overview on how to make a robotic talking turret, loosely based off of the turrets from the popular game, Portal. This instructable should help anyone wanting to do an animatronics project. For more detailed pictures, go to: This…... Listed under: ,
  232. New Textiles 2012 using arduino
    Twist Switch by ttseng Through the action of twisting, swatches of conductive fabric are folded in upon each other, completing a circuit that then turns on LEDs. On each face of stretched spandex are swatches of conductive fabric. Before choosing which swatches to designate as…... Listed under:
  233. Demystifying 4 pin RGB LEDS (Radio Shack 276-0028) using arduino
    RGB LEDs are fairly useful in projects allowing for a wide range of color from a single unit.  However they can be a pain in the neck to work with and they too often come with little or no documentation.  I searched for some time…... Listed under:
  234. Connect the arduino and make the speaker play
    To make your Arduino to play a melody you need thes accessories. One 5 ohm speaker One Arduino uno board One Push buttom One 10 kohm resistor 8 leds And a lot of core wires Step 1: Connect the arduino and make the speaker play This…... Listed under:
  235. Team 1 Final Project Report & Video: Arduino Video Game System using arduino
    Introduction We built a video game system that can play either Snakes or Pong.  We saw a project called “Arduino Pong” and wanted to recreate it with our own twist. Description Parts Needed: Arduino Uno Video Game Shield 2 LEDs 2 non-latching push buttons 2…... Listed under:
  236. Arduino Morse Code Flaher using arduino
    I am a big fan of programming but I like to keep it down to 555 timer but when it comes to complex functions like flashing a LED in a certain pattern programming is necessary.One day while surfing through the I came across something known as Morse code.I decided…... Listed under:
  237. Arduino Robotic Arm
    In this instructurable I will show you how to make a simple robotic arm controlled by 4 servos , 2 analog joysticks, and an Arduino UNO. It is very similar to my "2 Servos + Thumbstick" instructurable. This tutorial is in particular to help out another…... Listed under:
  238. Rear Wheel Tachometer using arduino
    One of the goals of Movable Party is to provide an interactive experience for audiences/participants. Since power will be generated from a hub motor attached to the rear wheel of each bike (see this post), the speed of the rear wheel directly translates to the…... Listed under: ,
  239. Time-Lapse Camera Controller using Arduino
    Simple digital cameras can produce remarkably good quality photos and are now cheap enough that it doesn't hurt the wallet too much to buy one with the intention of modifying it for use in a project. You may even already have an old digital camera…... Listed under:
  240. A useful and simple IO Shield for Arduino
    In order to “visually” highlight the behavior of Arduino programs you must connect a device to the I/O pins, which gives you tangible signals. Normally, if you want to check if a program changes a level of an output pin, answering a command or executing…... Listed under: ,
  241. Laser cut gear clock with ChronoDot using Arduino
    This summer, my hackerspace LVL1 (in Louisville, Ky) got an awesome laser cutter  LVL1 is an awesome community of creative folks that like to build stuff.  You can always check out what we are up to at  If you like instructables and making…... Listed under: ,
  242. Using an Arduino to Control or Test an SPI electronic device
    There are many electronic devices that use the SPI  bus, or Serial Peripheral Interface bus, for communications (e.g. various sensors, LCD displays, digital potentiometers, D/A and A/D converters, wireless transmitters and receivers, audio volume controls).  The devices receive data serially from a microcontroller using a…... Listed under:
  243. Solar Powered LED/Ultracapacitor Arduino Regulated Light
    This instructable primarily shows how to control the charging voltage from a solar panel to an energy storage device (capacitors in this case). I showed how to construct the light previously Step 1: This solar panel can produce up to 18 volts, but my…... Listed under: ,
  244. Arduino – based camera trigger unit
    I developed the camera trigger unit in order to synchronize various events and actions during free-flight experiments with hawkmoths in the wind tunnel described in a previous post. More specifically, the goal was to trigger multiple high-speed cameras and have LEDs that indicate the exact…... Listed under: ,
  245. Bouncing Multicolored LED line
    This is an arduino controlled project and uses leds, jumper wires, and a breadboard. This is one of my first attempts on programming arduino and I am pleased with the outcome. I'm ten years old and I just started programming 2 weeks ago. Step 1:…... Listed under:
  246. Airmonica – a free-air musical instrument
    improvise + harmonize + customize The airmonica is a easy-to-learn tweakable musical instrument that you can use to perform harmonic musical ditties by accompanying a tri-tone arpeggiator. There are endless opportunities to expand the airmonica in any way that will make it your your own…... Listed under:
  247. Programming Arduino in C++11 — ROM dumping
    Programming Arduino in C++11 -- ROM dumping
    In this tool-assisted education video I show how to program an Arduino Atmega2560 board in C++11 to dump a ROM chip, such as a 386sx BIOS or a Famicom cartridge ROM. I also make a ZMODEM sender and a LED blinker in this video. Sorry…... Listed under: ,
  248. Arduino Automatic Watering System For Plants Sprinkler
    Last month, Elecrow have left from the original office and moved to a new office. We will miss our original office where we worked so hard for more than two years, we will miss everything here, the desks, the windows, and those potted plants, that…... Listed under:
  249. The iButton garage-door opener using an Arduino
    I've made an iButton garagedoor opener and logger. On a Dutch (kind of) eBay ( I found some iButtons and readers very cheap. I had no idea what to do with them, but I bought them anyway. My garage opens with a push on a…... Listed under: , ,
  250. RFM12B – Part 1 – Hardware Overview
    To see how RFM12B wireless compares to other similar wireless options (e.g Xbee, XRF etc..) check out this well compiled comparison overview by Stuart Poulton: Overview Made by Hope RF, re-branded by RFsolutions in the UK. Sometimes called 'Alpha RF' Low cost RF transceiver (from Rapid, Farnell,…... Listed under: ,
  251. Arduino Throttle Body Syncronization Shield
    A common Motorcycle maintenance task is to synchronize the throttle bodies on the engine to smooth out any rough idle.  This is done by monitoring the vacuum on each throttle body and using the idle screw to make the adjustment. While this sounds rather advanced,…... Listed under: ,
  252. Ardusumo: an Open Source Platform for Fighting Robots using Arduino
    The idea Ardusumo is a universal platform to build robots on wheels that can move around avoiding obstacles using infrared sensors and follow routes marked with dark lines on a white background. We have created Ardusumo to bring young students to the world of robotics:…... Listed under: ,
  253. BUILD YOUR OWN LASER HARP using Arduino
    The laser harp is a musical instrument made of light. A fan of beams shoots up from the floor into the night sky. The performer can create music by placing their hands in the beams. Not only does “breaking” the beam produce notes, but sliding…... Listed under:
  254. Touch Control Panel using Arduino
    Small 4-wire resistive touchscreens are now amazingly cheap: they are produced in such enormous quantities for mobile phones, PDAs, and particularly handheld games such as the Nintendo DS that they can be bought brand new for under US$10. Larger touchscreens are also rapidly falling in…... Listed under:
  255. Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) using arduino
    In my other 2 Arduino tutorials I have help new users to play tones and making 2 servos move with a mouse. This time I will help you move the same 2 servos with a thumbstick. And again I have surf the internet to see If there…... Listed under:
  256. Stepper Motor drive from Arduino
    Stepper Motor drive from Arduino In this tutorial we will show you how to connect a bipolar stepper motor to an Arduino Uno board. The stepper motor we are using is the Sparkfun Stepper Motor but you can use any other 4-wire bipolar stepper motor.…... Listed under:
  257. UVic Quadcopter using arduino
    Hardware Controller The Arduino platform is selected for this project, mainly due to its open software and hardware nature which has resulted in availability of extensive technical information. As a result there are many tutorials and example project available for this platform. A list of…... Listed under: ,
  258. How to: Use Arduino to Generate Glitchy Audio VGA Visuals
    This post is a guide for people that are interested in my previous posts about dual monitor VGA hacking (see 1, 2 and 3). You will need: • A laptop or a computer with a VGA output • A breadboard (optional) and some wires or…... Listed under: ,
  259. Hacked Pan and Tilt Camera Mount
    So my sister managed to break a pan and tilt camera mount and naturally thought daddy can fix this. After sitting on my dads workshop bench for a while he had a go at it and couldn't work out how to fix it so it…... Listed under:
  260. Adafruit Arduino Motor Shield Build
    Adafruit Arduino Motor Shield Build
    Overview The Arduino Motor Shield is based on the L298 (datasheet), which is a dual full-bridge driver designed to drive inductive loads such as relays, solenoids, DC and stepping motors. It lets you drive two DC motors with your Arduino board, controlling the speed and…... Listed under: ,
  261. How to make fist pumping with LED animation using Arduino
    It's to make a fist pumping LED controller. What is it? Have you noticed yourself fist pumping to the music at a party or a club? That's exactly for that. You would wear a band with a accelerometer/gyro mounted. As you move your hand around…... Listed under: ,
  262. Developed on Hackaday: First Version of the Hardware
    The Hackaday writers and readers are currently working hand-in-hand on an offline password keeper, the mooltipass (click to see the project description). Next in our Developed on Hackaday series, we present the first version of our schematics. There’s already been a lot of discussions going on in…... Listed under:
  263. DIY Teagueduino
    What is Teagueduino? Teagueduino is an open source electronic board and interface that allows you to realize creative ideas without soldering or knowing how to code, while teaching you the ropes of programming and embedded development (like arduino). Teagueduino is designed to help you discover…... Listed under: ,
  264. Automatic blind hooked up to existing projector screen using Arduino
    Hello my name is Chipsy, I'm French, reading instructables since at least 2 years, it is the first entry i make on this website. Why i made this project : I have a small homecinema system in my living room, with a projector and a…... Listed under: ,
  265. MenZ-DECK
    About a year ago, we drunk beer in The-MenZ Lab. When Zagan said "I want PCDJ controller, So next project is make controller!". The project began at this time. ***MenZ-DECK featured by Maker Faire UK Blog.*** (Continue with broken English) Components for make controller: Arduino…... Listed under:
  266. Arduino Watch Build Instructions
    Update: New version out that works with Arduino 1.0 and higher! The Arduino Watch provides augmented sensing of temperature and range, 16-bit color drawing program, Breakout game, and also tells the time in your choice of digital, binary, or analog.  Additional sensors, devices, and programs…... Listed under: ,
  267. GSM Remote Control – GSM Module
    This GSM Mobile is used for our Remote Control (for example Gate Control, Temperature Control….). We use the word ‘module’ because, unlike what we did in our remote control projects, this time around the mobile phone is not mounted on a printed board, but rather on…... Listed under:
  268. Interface a rotary phone dial to an Arduino
    An old rotary phone can be used for a number of purposes in your Arduino projects - use it as a novel input device, or use the Arduino to interface a rotary phone to your computer. This is a very basic guide describing how to…... Listed under: , ,
  269. Arduino Controlled Can Crusher With LCD Readout
    I have always wanted to do an instructable, but I never had a somewhat original idea that hasn't been done a million times, or something that had no means of building. I have some friends who recycle aluminum for money and after seeing the large bags of an unknown…... Listed under: , ,
  270. Arduino ATmega328 – Hardcore
    Ok, you've completed your prototype using an Arduino Uno board, perhaps using a shield or a breadboard for any additional components, but now you want to finalise your design and construct it using your own pcb. Well, that is fairly straightforward, as we have made…... Listed under:
  271. Computers are Dumb
    Objective: Overcome your fear of computers! If you can count to two, then you can master the basics of computers. If you think computers are smarter than you, you are wrong and I will prove it. For normal people, just follow the LOG: comments. Computers…... Listed under:
  272. Bicycle North Indicator using Arduino
    Magnetoception is the ability of some animals to detect magnetic fields as a means of orienting themselves.  Although humans do not seem to posses the same biological mechanisms that allow other animals to sense magnetic fields, there are still many ways that we can improve our…... Listed under: , ,
  273. SPI interface to the FlySky/Turnigy 9x
    Interfacing a RC radio to a microcontroller is a bit of a pain, especially if you want a lot of channels, because you have to time each channel's output individually. An AVR only has one 16 bit timer with two compare channels, so either you…... Listed under:
  274. Arduino powered 7seg led display with Port Manipulation
    Time for something a little more advanced. Direct Port Manipulation. Normally when using Arduino software, the actual logic behind changing the values in pins is abstracted away with digitalRead and digitalWrite. Now, for most people that's just fine. But it has some limitations. For one,…... Listed under: ,
  275. Arduino controlled animatronic wooden head (reading lamp) usnig arduino
    This head is a reading lamp which can be adjusted for direction of lighting, and dimmed as required. This Instructable combines Arduino programming, some simple electronics, carving with hand and power tools, mechanical control and a bit of woodwork. Apart from the Arduino and a…... Listed under:
  276. High Power RGB LED Moodlamp which syncs with Philips Hue
    In this instructable the main focus lies on the software which I've created - not so much on the hardware side. You needn't to use a high- power led for this, you can use every RGB- LED you like. The "High Power RGB LED Moodlamp"…... Listed under:
  277. Buggy Wheelchair Robot using an Arduino
    This is a Modification of an electric wheelchair. I called it "Buggy" for two reasons. #1 My kids can still ride it around because I left the seat intact. #2 I haven't programmed anything for a long time. I plan to create "jobs" for it…... Listed under: ,
  278. Precision Fermentation: Arduino-Controlled Crock Pot Yogurt Maker
    A homemade thermostat attachment for a crock pot (or other electric heating device). It can be used to precisely control the temperature of the crock pot for things like yogurt fermentation. Why Making yogurt is fun. It is also way cheaper than buying it. You…... Listed under:
  279. BLU-BOARD, control your home with blue tooth!
    Big thanks to the fine people at Hack-A-Day for sharing this with the world! if you'd like to donate to the project: This project has been in the works for along time, three months if I reckon Correctly, but anyways, this device will allow you…... Listed under: ,
  280. CatBot: Automated Cat Laser using an Arduino
    The CatBot is an autonomous laser toy for your cat. You may say "But Joe, isn't the laser pointer the best toy for the lazy cat owner?" I'd have to say no, the CatBot takes one step further. Using two servos, an Arduino and a…... Listed under: ,
  281. Arduino compatible Luna Mod Looper
    The Luna Mod Looper, basically lets you record a sequence using a potentiometer to control the pitch of the note, and then play it back and add affects. Ever since I saw videos of the Luna Mod being played, I wanted to build my own.…... Listed under: ,
  282. Glowing Color-Changing Guitar
    In the kingdom of rock and roll it is important to set oneself apart. With millions of people in this world who can play the guitar, simply playing well is just not going to cut it. You need something extra to rise up as a…... Listed under:
  283. LED matrix using shift registers using arduino
    This instructable is meant to be a more complete explanation than others available online. Notably, this will provide more hardware explanation than is available in the LED Marquee instructable by led555. Goals This instructable presents the concepts involved with shift registers and high side drivers.…... Listed under:
  284. Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images)
    Bring out your 3D glasses and enjoy viewing in a novel way! I have added a new dimension to my instructable. If you do not have 3D glasses, then you can make one yourself. The following link explains how to make 3D glasses ( link ). Please…... Listed under: ,
  285. Piano Stairs with Arduino and Raspberry Pi
    Who doesn't love music? These Piano Stairs are an interactive, relatively portable, musical installation that can be applied to basically any stairwell. I built them for HackPrinceton and won 2nd place in the hardware track. I've had requests to share my code and diagrams, so…... Listed under:
  286. Addressable Milk Bottles (LED Lighting + Arduino) using arduino
    Make PPE milk bottles into good looking LED lights, and use an Arduino to control them. This recycles a number of things, mainly the milk bottles, and uses a very low amount of power: the LEDs apparently dissipate less than 3 watts but are bright…... Listed under:
  287. Make your own cellphone from scratch
    The DIY Cellphone is a working (albeit basic) cellphone that you can make yourself. It can make and receive phone calls and text messages, store names and phone numbers, display the time, and serve as an alarm clock. It connects to GSM networks (like AT&T and T-Mobile…... Listed under: ,
  288. LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer
    In this project we’ll create a small add-on PCB containing the a MSGEQ7 spectrum analyzer circuit and show how it can drive the RGB LED cube kit from Freetronics. This allows the cube to display the seven bands over four horizontal planes. There is a small amount…... Listed under:
  289. High Speed Outdoor Photography
    High speed photography is generally carried out in a dark room with dedicated equipment (controlled remote flash for example)... The instructable proposed here enables to make high speed photography outside (and enjoy the sun!), in less than 2 hours with some generic DIY basic tools. The principle is the following…... Listed under:
  290. DIY Sensors Workshop using arduino
    The Arduino offers the advantage that a lot of people are using it so it is usually quite easy to get help or information via the internet. The main website for the Arduino is: The Arduino can also be programmed to behave in many…... Listed under:
  291. Troubleshoot your car battery with ATtiny
    Last winter I experienced some problems with my car battery. I knew that it was about time to replace it so off I went to buy a new one. This fact reminded me of an old article about a car battery/charging system diagnostics kit I…... Listed under: ,
    This was created to be some eye-candy for my kitchen. I wanted something unique for a special blank space on my wall, and adding movement, blinky lights and interesting mechanical “guts” made it even better. Ultimately, this project ended up requiring the following range of…... Listed under: ,
  293. Arduino Laser Engraver
    I started this project because I wanted to make something that had mechanical, electrical and software components. After looking around on Instructables, I figured that an Arduino based laser engraver would be an interesting machine to make, and that the machine itself could make interesting…... Listed under:
  294. Google Docs and the Arduino Yún
    Introduction This is the second in a series of tutorials examining various uses of the Arduino Yún. In this article we’ll examine how your Arduino Yún can send data that it captures from the analogue and digital inputs and a real-time clock IC to an online Google…... Listed under:
  295. Multitouch Music Controller
    This project is an Arduino-powered infrared touchscreen / coffee-table interface that I've been using to control various music and graphics applications on my computer. This is an old project that I've recently had time to go back and document/fix up; this project is a little…... Listed under: ,
  296. Controlling Cubase with Arduino based MIDI
    A friend of mine wanted to control Cubase, his audio recording software, with a push button so that he could stop and start recordings remotely without having to go over to the computer and type on the keyboard. You may be able to do this…... Listed under: ,
  297. Plugduino – Arduino based 120 Volt outlet controller
    give your Arduino a 120 volt kick in the pants! The Arduino is a great tool for anyone interested in learning microcontroller programming, but after blinking some LEDs, what's next? This project enables your Arduino to control real-world 120 Volt electrical appliances you have in…... Listed under:
  298. Arduino Masterclass Part 2: Build an LED weather station using arduino
    Project-specific parts You’ll need the standard parts (Arduino board breadboard wires pliers and so on) along with these extras: DHT11 temperature/humidity sensor 7 x 330-ohm/0.5W metal film resistors 3 x 4.7k-ohm/0.5W metal film resistors 2 x BC337 NPN transistors 2 x LTS543R or FND500 common…... Listed under:
  299. Proximity Sensing Origami Flower using Arduino
    Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding.  In this project, with a little help from an Arduino, you can bring your origami into the 21st century and make it an interactive art! The result shown here uses Bare Conductive paint to give an…... Listed under: ,
  300. Worms in Space Board Game
    Story: NASA has taken worms to the ISS on their own special capsule. There was an accident aboard the station and the worm astronauts have to navigate to the escape capsule to return to Earth. The airlock to the escape capsule has been damaged but…... Listed under:
  301. FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! using Arduino microcontroller
    So, long ago I  had read about propane fire poofers. They're pretty cool... I mean, who doesn't love fire?! But, no matter how awesome, they could get pretty boring after a while of seeing the same large fireball. I never built one because I wanted…... Listed under:
  302. How to Display Text on an HD44780 LCD with an Arduino
    In this article, we will go over how to connect an HD44780 LCD to an arduino in order to display any text that we want to show on the LCD. To do this, first, we must make the appropriate physical connections from the arduino board…... Listed under:
  303. DIY Antique Phone Doorbell using Arduino
    Bryan Zimmer emailed us this fantastic retro-themed DIY hack, a most timely submission as we just revisited the noir art deco-science fiction classic Dark City and we think this would have perfectly fit in the world (or in Adama's quarters on BSG). Bryan gives step-by-step…... Listed under: , ,
  304. Arduino Touch Screen iTunes control (ATSIC) using arduino
    What I'm going to show you is how to make an iTunes control device using an Arduino and a touch screen. The iTunes Control works by reading area's of the touch screen and send a letter to the computer via the serial port, which is…... Listed under:
  305. Building an Arduino Robot, Part II: Programming the Arduino
    Welcome to the second article in the tutorial series in which I'm building a remote controlled Arduino based vehicle robot. Here is the list of articles I have published: Part I: Hardware Components Part II: Programming the Arduino (this article) Part III: Assembling the Robot…... Listed under:
  306. Color changing display
    Custom made Multiple color display. Have you ever wanted a display that is a little larger then one you can buy? Have you ever wanted to make a display the way you wanted it? Me too! This is how I made a custom multiple color…... Listed under:
  307. DMX Ardweeny Node using Arduino
    I've settled on the lighting industry standard of DMX as my overall control protocol as I explore the world of blinky lights.  This universal control method is electrically robust, radio transmissible, and flexible enough for my needs (not to mention the needs of major concert,…... Listed under: ,
  308. Control a Relay with Arduino
    In this quick Arduino tutorial I will explain how you can control a relay using the Arduino Board, one 1K and one 10K resistors, 1 BC547 transistor, one 6V or 12V relay, one 1N4007 diode and a 12V fan. When the button is pressed the…... Listed under:
  309. Easily control your iPod using Arduino
    Easily control your iPod with Arduino using serial commands. This instructable includes the schematic, the code and some extra info; everything you need to make this work. USB,battery or wall power supply powered. Step 1: What you need Parts: 5x  1K ohm resistors 2x  1M…... Listed under: , ,
  310. Make an Arduino timer
    Hi, so me and my pal are setting up so we can make PCB´s. We are currently making a UV exposure box (possibly another instrucable) and for this box, we needed a timer, so this is what we have done so far, and what we…... Listed under: ,
  311. Easy 4×6 LED Matrix, Arduino!
    In this inst'able, I will show you how to create your very own 4x6 LED matrix as well as show you how to write code for it! There is an animation creator program in step 4! Here is one ANIMATION to get you excited about the project! ***Wave…... Listed under: ,
  312. Pulse Width Modulation : PWM using Arduino
    Pulse Width Modulation or PWM is a method of Digital to Analog Conversion. It helps in delivering analog average voltage using digital pulses of variable pulse width. By controlling the on time and off time, we can generate an analog average voltage using the digital…... Listed under:
  313. Robot arm from a desk lamp (IKEA Tertial hack)
    This project answers to a need I had: a third hand that holds a camera while I perform a test and takes photos/videos (useful when you're stuck at the lab late at night, and suddenly need a photographer). The downside to a robotic arm was…... Listed under:
  314. Breadboard Arduino
    Received a couple of nice big bread boards for Christmas and decided that one of them needed an arduino to use with it. After some thought I decided that the best option was to build the required parts of an Arduino circuit direct on the…... Listed under:
  315. The MAX7219 and MAX7221 Led drivers
    These two integrated circuits from Maxim are for driving either 64 individual Led's, or up to 8 digits of 7-segment displays. The drivers implement a SPI compatible slave interface that can be controlled from the Arduino using only 3 of the digital output pins. An…... Listed under:
  316. Arduino Time & Temp Display Shield
    Another project I'm working on required a good timer, but the more I read about Arduino, I realized that I couldn't make an accurate timer using an Arduino that was already devoted to other tasks. The Arduino will always lose time if you perform other…... Listed under:
  317. Measuring Battery Capacity With an Arduino
    I needed a couple of AA batteries and found the display at the supermarket where they were all arrayed. Normally when I’m shopping in the supermarket, I tend to look at the price/kg or price/l when comparing similar products. In the case of the batteries,…... Listed under: ,
  318. Sunflower Automaton using arduino
    This was a 6 week project created for the Spring 2012 Things That Think course at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Our project is an autonomous Sunflower. As in nature, the highest priority for our flower is sunlight, necessary for photosynthesis. Our Arduino controlled…... Listed under:
  319. Charlieplexing LEDs with an Arduino
    Charlieplexing is an ingenius method for controlling many LEDs without using many microcontroller pins. You can turn on or off one LED at a time. To light more than one LED at a time, you can scan the LEDs by turning a sequence of them…... Listed under: ,
  320. Nocturnal Emissions: My Arduino Powered Internet Enabled Dream Generator
    We all need to dream more so I've created this Arduino Powered "dream generator" to help plant the seeds for some big thinking craziness.  When you approach the generator a Maxbotix ultrasonic sensor triggers lights and music that draw you in so you can stare…... Listed under:
  321. Light Seeking R.C Car Hack (with Arduino) using arduino
    Creating a robotics platform from scratch takes allot of work and a few dollars. Buying a ready built one is easy but costs allot of money (at least for me). So instead I decided to piggy back off of the companies who make remote control…... Listed under:
  322. Appliance Remote Control using Arduino
    One of the basic tasks in many home automation systems is controlling power to appliances. They could be lights, or a heater, or an exhaust fan, or just about anything else that runs on mains power. The problem of course is that it's dangerous to…... Listed under: ,
  323. Arduino Wireless Programming with XBee Series 1 or 2
    Hi. This Instructable will guide you through the process of wirelessly  programming your Arduino using two XBees. I just finished designing a wireless EEG system with the XBee modules, so I've become quite fluent in their programming and have just now been able to accomplish this. It still amazes…... Listed under: ,
  324. My Arduino Binary Clock
    Hi from Italy Although many watches are created binary, my project was inspired mainly to this: http://, very smart and funny. I tried to improve the design and to add something personal. I think it's a good result at the end. The project is…... Listed under: ,
  325. Cheap Arduino Controled Yogurt Maker
    These days I was reading an interesting post on how to make yogurt "by the gallon" ( One thing needed was to maintain a rather constant temperature of 43ºC (110°F), so the bacteria can grow properly. Though you can buy commercial yogurt makers, they aren't…... Listed under: ,
  326. Low Cost LED Grid
    There are a number of great Instructables on LED grids out there.  This is a low cost version - not quite as polished, but easy to make. This project uses a couple of sheets of foam core, a fluorescent fixture cover from the local home…... Listed under:
  327. Make an Attiny13 based IR proximity sensor
    This is an extremely cheap IR proximity sensor you can make with a few cheap parts and an AVR programmer. I use an Arduino as my programmer in this Instructable. This sensor only has a range of about 3 inches. You can easily add more…... Listed under: ,
  328. Google Weather on graphical display with Arduino
    In this project, I am using an Arduino board to show forecast of the weather from Google Weather service on a VGA screen. The display is obviously graphical one, with icons and some colorful text. It is one of those gadgets I wanted to have…... Listed under: , ,
  329. Bluetooth plus Infrared Controlled Robotic Arm
    Hi. I’m Darren a 17 year old hobbyist, and this is the first Instructable I’m posting here, so I apologize if it kinda sucks! I hope it's good enough... So how did the idea of a robotic arm come to me? Well, the first thing…... Listed under: ,
  330. Intro to Arduino
    An Arduino is an open-source microcontroller development board. In plain English, you can use the Arduino to read sensors and control things like motors and lights. This allows you to upload programs to this board which can then interact with things in the real world.…... Listed under:
  331. Transforming Chandelier
    In this tutorial I will go over how to make a transforming chandelier. This project will be heavily CAD oriented (Solidworks and Illustrator), made by laser cutting/engraving acrylic sheets, and a little bit of Arduino coding and soldering. Step 1: Choosing materials. All the pieces…... Listed under:
  332. Sentriduino! Its the all new Sentry turret
    Hey guys, Today I would like to show you how to make a simple sentry turret out of household Items! You would only need to get an Arduino UNO or Mega, a Ping))) Ultrasonic Range finder, two servos, and an electronic water squinter! The rest of…... Listed under:
  333. RGB / RFID Lamp
    We have taken this project down, due to vendor's request. Please wait till we get approval again...... Listed under: ,
  334. How to make a Ghost Knocker
    Step 1: Check the materials you need. Below is the list of stuff you need to make it: 1. Arduino I used an Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V. You also need USB-Serial tether to program it. 2. A battery box I used a AA x 4…... Listed under:
  335. Temperature-Sensitive Infinity Mirro
    As per an assignment in my digital multi-media class, I’ve combined two Arduino-related tutorials into a functional object! The result is a pair of infinity mirrors that flash red and blue depending on minute fluctuations in ambient temperature. This is my first experience with Arduino,…... Listed under:
  336. Wireless nunchuk controlled animatronic doll
    This instructable will attempt to show you how to make an animatronic doll controlled by a wireless nunchuk. This doll can only move its head though. I'm sure there are plenty of people out there who can take this and expand on it and make…... Listed under:
  337. The Word Clock Arduino version
    ************************************************************************** Major updates - A much better enclosure for this clock has been designed - check out ************************************************************************** Last month I wanted to build a special gift for my beautiful wife, Megan.  She has a teaching background in English, so what better present to…... Listed under: ,
  338. Arduino BlinkyBall Project
    I frequent a blog called which featured a project by "Nikolai", it was a 10cm LED ball that used shift registers. It seems like a really fun project to attempt but the cost of having the boards made & not having any experience sending…... Listed under:
  339. Educational colorimeter kit
    This instructable is a step-by-step assembly guide for the educational colorimeter kit we launched in April 2012 on Kickstarter. Assembly takes from 20-40 minutes. Once assembled the colorimeter can be used in a wide variety of science experiments to measure the absorbance and concentration of…... Listed under:
  340. Blinky Lights using Arduino and LumiGeek
    I used the Arduino UNO combined with three LumiGeek shields to run lighting. LumiGeek has dedicated shields to support 1 Watt RGB LEDs that require constant current, Addressable RGB LED Strip, and Non-Addressable RGB LED Strip. Step 1: 1 Watt RGB LEDs (2x) I wired…... Listed under:
  341. Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax)
    In this instructurable I will expalin and show you how to make a Parallax servo rotate 360º. And againI have search the internet to see tutorials clear enough to make this posible with no luck. Don't get me wrong they are some how good but not…... Listed under:
  342. Wu-Tang Can: Interactive Tipping
    Cash rules everything around me. C.R.E.A.M. Get the money. Arduinos are showing up everywhere. Even in space. But what about the lowly tip jar? No. Are Arduino projects giving the Wu-Tang Clan the proper respect they deserve? Not even close! Rectification. That's what this is…... Listed under:
  343. Hookup an LCD to an Arduino in 6 seconds with 3, not 6 pins
    Adding an LCD display to Arduino projects can add real value but the cost of doing so can be significant. Not a financial cost - you can pick up 16 (characters) x 2 (rows) LCD for as little as £3.50. The cost is the pin…... Listed under: ,
  344. Arduino Based Four Legged Robot
    The name of our robot is FIER and here is a video of it saying hello to the world. In this instructable, I will try to show you the basic steps to making your own walking robot for the most bang for your buck. You…... Listed under:
  345. Analog audio panel for PC using Arduino
    Have you ever struggled with audio settings in control panel in middle of a VoIP call? Or, wondered if the other guy can hear you properly? I have. My work requires great deal of remote conference calls using PC. The first thing I wonder always…... Listed under: ,
  346. 4X4X4 LED Cube w/ Arduino Un
    As someone who is very new to digital electronics this LED cube was fun to make, challenging and a great lesson in soldering. If you have some patience (64 LED's to solder!) and steady hands, this project will be well worth it in the end!…... Listed under:
  347. Vacation Pet Feeder from Recycled Materials
    If you are a pet owner, going on vacation can be stressful. Usually, you need a friend or neighbor to come over every day and feed your pets. However, by enslaving robots you can keep your pet happy and enjoy a stress-free holiday. To save…... Listed under:
  348. HexiLogger, an Arduino based data logger
    The purpose of this project was to create a simple, portable device that would periodically read sensors and then store the sensor data so it could be retrieved later. The result is the HexiLogger, "hexi" because it can support up to six different sensor inputs…... Listed under: ,
  349. Open Source Server Room Monitor using Arduino
    This server room environmental monitoring system is a low cost high performance device with the same onboard features as commercial devices costing hundreds of dollars more. In addition to a low cost platform we will provide low cost sensors for many important devices to insure…... Listed under: , , ,
  350. iTime clock in a Mac Mini box using Arduino
    After the untimely death of my Mac Mini (the last thing Apple I never buy), I recycled her limping in a clock display LEDs. Technically, there is not rocket science: an Arduino reads the time from an external clock and displays a matrix of 8x6…... Listed under: ,
  351. The UCube: Design & Print 3D Objects by flipping switches
    This instructable goes through how to design and print a variety of 3D models using a system called the 'UCube'. Note:  I would love to eventually publish detailed instructions on how to make your own UCube, but since the design is still changing and improving,…... Listed under:
  352. Open Source Hearing Impaired Alarm Clock using Arduino
    Activities of daily living (ADL) are self-care activities that are usually taken for granted, since as the name implies they are performed on a daily basis. If you have ever ended up in a cast, or on crutches you can empathize how menial daily activities can suddenly be very difficult to…... Listed under: ,
  353. DIY Mod an Omnibot 80’s Robot with Voice, Camera, Servos, Bluetooth
    *Check back for more updates on this build 🙂 So, have you heard of the Omnibot? Well! Any kid from the 80's will remember how amazing this robot was. For you young kids, this robot was released in the early 80's by Tomy. The robot…... Listed under: , , ,
  354. LED Calculator with Rotary Quadrature Encoder for Target System Voltage Selection using Arduino
    I’m still working on the LED calculator (original idea and most recent work) — I’ve finally got ’round to adding a rotary encoder to set the target system voltage. Now you can turn the potentiometer to set the LED brightness, turn the rotary encoder to set what…... Listed under: , ,
  355. Arduino Lens Controller – Synchronized Zoom/Focus with Wii Classic Controller
    My Lumix GH2 Micro Four Thirds camera not only shoots fantastic high definition videos, but with inexpensive adapters I can use it with older manual lenses that are cheap and often very high quality. I shoot a lot of performance videos for my daughter's dance studio, and I…... Listed under:
  356. Sensing Squeeze using Arduino
    I’m researching squeeze sensing as a mode of tactile interface. Here I will cover the process of developing a squeezeable sensor and the firmware/software concerns associated with interpreting the data from the sensor. This fulfills the “sensor project” for my class called Computational Principles in…... Listed under: ,
  357. S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with adhesive remover)
    S.A.M. Spring Aided Machining (CNC with solvent) is a school project designed by three architecture students at CCA, San Francisco: Matt Boeddiker, Abelino Robles, and Tim Henshaw-Plath. ( The machine is capable of rapidly prototyping and creating subtractive formwork that can be used to cast…... Listed under:
  358. A Beginner’s guide to making an Arduino Shield PCB
    (This tutorial has gotten really popular recently, and I’m very pleased that so many people are interested. I learned all of this stuff while working on my first PCB. If you’re interested, I’ve started to sell the most recent version of my Arduino ProtoShield. If…... Listed under:
  359. Arduino Color Sensor
    Here we will be learning how to make a color sensor. my model consists of three cardboard compartments containing an LED - one red, one blue, and one green - and an OP550B phototransistor. The LED's shine simultaneously on a solid colored card. The phototransistors…... Listed under:
  360. Cat Repelling PIR motion sensor (covert) speaker box alarm using Arduino
    This is a PIR motion sensor device that works with the arduino uno. In order to make it covert enough to be placed in multiple settings and portable enough to fit most places, I decided to make the case for it appear as a speaker. The inspiration for…... Listed under: , , ,
  361. Arduino MIDI Volume Pedal
    I’m playing keyboards this fall in another rock concert to benefit the high school robotics team, and for some of the tunes I need to be able to fade an organ in and out over a period of a measure or two. My keyboards are…... Listed under: ,
  362. Arduino Stepper Motor Control
    Hardware Preparation Stepper Motor Driver Board Arduino Board (UNO) If you have purchased the Arduino Board from ZTW, we have already uploaded the g-code library for you. If you are using your own Arduino Board, you can doawnload grbl Arduino library online and load it…... Listed under:
  363. Arduino Thermostat with TC74 sensor
    Hello all! This is a quick guide on how to use an Arduino© to control whether a cooling fan and a heater is turned on depending on the detected temperature from a TC74 Arduino sensor. This is for a final project for an Electronics class…... Listed under:
  364. Geiger Counter with Touch Interface!
    There are quite a few geiger counter instructables. The difference with this one is that I wanted to give it a modern interface, similar to smart phone touch screens, that anyone would feel comfortable using. The reason for this is that I want to use it as…... Listed under: ,
  365. Digital Clock with Arduino and DS1307
    In this article you will learn how to make a digital clock using Arduino and the DS1307 RTC IC. What is DS1307 IC actually? Well, it is a Real Time Clock (RTC) IC that is simple to use, low cost and easy available. The IC…... Listed under:
  366. Arduino Drawbot
    In some of my previous Arduino instructurables I have show to the Arduino beginers on how to control servos in different ways. And in my last instructurable I have show the modification of a Parallax servo for a 360º rotation. So in this one I will show Arduino…... Listed under:
  367. Arduino Led Dice
    This instructable will show you how to create a dice using Arduino and few components. It's an easy and fun project, suitable for beginners and those who want to start with Arduino; it also requires a minimal amount of components. This explaines how to create…... Listed under: ,
  368. Arduino-Square with Color LCD
    B-Squares is a modular electronics platform that enables users to build, customize, and continuously update their own electronics applications. In this B-Squares App we will cover how to assemble a simple Color-LCD Application using the Arduino-Square. Hardware: 1. Arduino-Square. 2. Battery-Square 3. Color LCD Shield.…... Listed under: ,
  369. Simon the Octopus
    Everyone loves the Simon game ! So we decided to take it to another level. This project was done for our Things That Think class where we had to make a PlushBot (a plush toy that thinks! "with computation") thus, kids were our target. We…... Listed under:
  370. The Traveling Geocache using Arduino
    This project and future projects can be found at my website  where you can also find my blog. UPDATE LOG: NOW SUPER SIMPLE TO REPROGRAM! Easy FTDI USB interface hardware explained in step 10 Easy FTDI USB interface programming explained in step 13 NEW…... Listed under: , ,
  371. Arduino Button Activated Treat Dispenser
    For my Digital Multimedia class final, I created a treat dispenser that is activated by pulling a chain, which starts a servo motor that spins a wheel to dispense treats to my to African Grey parrots. Step 1: Gather Materials [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana" fontsize="14…... Listed under: ,
  372. DIY Arduino Stepper Motor Driver Board
    This page will show you how to put together a simple stepper motor driver board that can be controlled with an Arduino. I built mine to use with my heliostat projects, but it could be used for other things too. Update: I no longer use…... Listed under: ,
  373. Giant LED bar graph
    For a recent project I needed to build a large and obvious bar graph display. This was to show the power generated from a bicycle generator. I came up with this design and was pretty pleased with the final results as it is relatively low…... Listed under:
  374. Drive with PID Control
    This example shows how to simulate a simple closed-loop control algorithm in Simulink® and how to run it on an Arduino® board. Supported Hardware: Arduino Leonardo Arduino Mega 2560 Arduino Mega ADK Arduino Pro Arduino Uno Available versions of this example: Arduino Mega 2560 board:…... Listed under:
    So you’re here because you want to start learning some of the Arduino Basics… So let’s start with THE most basics… no this "tutorial" is actually a little more basic than what you have in mind. It only requires that you: Have ANY Arduino Board.…... Listed under:
  376. Easy Arduino Audio Annoyatron
    This simple device simple plays a small tune at a random interval, between 5 and 30 seconds when the lights in a room go off. It can be cleverly disguised inside a tissue box, or inside or under any number of household objects. This is a vary simple project (my…... Listed under: ,
  377. Blinky the one-eyed clock using Arduino
    In this tutorial you learn how to make a blinking clock with a difference! Updated 18/03/2013 Followers of my website would realise that I tend to make too many clocks in those tutorials. Well, I like making clocks… so here is another one. However this time…... Listed under: ,
  378. Arduino SOS signal with 8ohms speaker and LED blinking
    SOS is the commonly used description for the international Morse code distress signal (· · · — — — · · ·).  [read more on wiki] Requirements: 1) Arduino 2*) 8 Ω speaker 3*) 150 Ω or similar resistor 4) 5mm RED LED 5) Hook-up…... Listed under: , , ,
  379. Radio link between two Arduino boards
    I was looking for a way to handle wireless communications between two Arduino boards. Other options like Xbee or Bluetooth were going to cost $50 to over $100. Then I found a cheap RF transmitter and receiver at Sparkfun. The total cost is only $9!…... Listed under: , ,
  380. DIY Amp / Watt Hour Volt Meter – Arduino
    Major corrections and additions made 9/9/2014 For my off-grid Ham Radio and Solar projects, I needed a way to measure volts, amps, watts, amp hours and watt hours. There's a couple of commercial products that can do this, but not with the flexibility I wanted.…... Listed under: ,
  381. Pololu Motor Controller Testing and Troubleshooting
    Finally, I finished reading the datasheet. It didn’t give much information about how to connect the motor controller to a micro-controller. I used the simple circuit I found from a post in Pololu’s forum: Using Dual VNH3SP30 Motor Driver with arduino @ Dual VNH2SP30…... Listed under:
  382. Webster: A Geometric Pattern Weaving Machine
    We are three students from California College of the Arts in San Francisco in the Architecture program.  This studio is called Creative Architecture Machines and is taught by Jason Johnson and Michael Shiloh.  Webster is a geometric pattern weaving machine that takes inspiration from Islamic…... Listed under: ,
  383. Colorful Countdown Clock for tight timeline management using Arduino
    This is a funny looking clock that has that displays time on relatively large 32x16 Bi-Color LED Matrix. It includes also a countdown counter that I find very useful in many situations. Features: Date And time display Temperature display Countdown timer Buzzer notification Randomly changing…... Listed under: ,
  384. Arduino Nano based Microbot
    This instructable was created to be entered in the Robot Challenge. If I win, the parts will of course, go into robots like this one. Notes on how to include some of the very components in the prize packages are given in the last step. I…... Listed under:
  385. Simple Arduino light meter
    This Arduino project is a simple light meter using a photo-transistor. An LDR would be more appropriate but the photo-transistor is what I has spare at the time. On the other hand the photo-transistor is sensitive to infrared, so its handy for testing remote controls.…... Listed under:
  386. Arduino Based Automated Lighting Control
    This is my second instructable. i want to share some of the basic things i made using the arduino i am so busy lately. then i got the chance to have this spare time... inspired by my former student and a fellow co league to…... Listed under: , , ,
  387. Remote Control Door – Internet Your Thing
    We can instantly open a door or control anything we can connect. It works from any iPhone, Android, or PC. After connecting something we want to control, download the free app to a PC, open a port, and control it remotely from anywhere. It's open…... Listed under:
  388. Minimal Arduino with ATmega8
    Like me, you may have a few old Arduino boards or ATmega8 chips (in the boards) laying around from when you were first playing with Arduino. Those chips can still be really useful as the heart of a tiny “Minimal Arduino” setup. A normal Arduino…... Listed under:
  389. Control Arduino Wirelessly with MATLAB
    Been seeing few DIYs on how to establish a communication between MATLAB application and Arduino that is hardwired to PC. However, I haven't encountered anything that control Arduino via MATLAB wirelessly using the ENC28J60 compatible Ethernet shield. In this ible', I'm going to show the…... Listed under: ,
  390. Turn your Arduino into a 4 voice wavetable synth
    Multiple synthesizer projects have been done for the Arduino, but few have been able to utilize the full power of the Arduino processor. DZL from GeekPhysical wrote a 4 voice wavetable synthesizer that is one of the more advanced software based synths for the Arduino.…... Listed under:
  391. Perfboard Hackduino (Arduino-compatible circuit)
    Never again will you have to dismantle a finished project just to reuse an Arduino board! This tutorial will go through the steps involved in fabricating your own Arduino-compatible circuit using just ~$8 of parts (this includes the ATMega chip!).  This is perfect for installing…... Listed under:
  392. Arduino Backlit LCD shield
    In this tutorial learn how to make your own backlit-LCD Arduino shield. Updated 18/03/2013 Let’s see how simple it is to make your own Arduino LCD shield. Sure – you can just buy one, but where’s the fun in that? Getting Started Our LCD is…... Listed under: ,
  393. Knight Rider Rides Again using an Arduino
    This a Knight Rider Style LED Chaser Done with a Arduino Duemilanove with an ATmega328 chip. Step 1: Things you'l need: 6 LEDs (any color) 1 Breadboard 1 100 Ohm Resistor 12 Breadboard Jumpers 1 Arduino Duemilanove "or" Decimila 1 USB cable with A-type connector…... Listed under: ,
  394. Simple Buck LED Driver with PWM Input
    High-power LEDs over 1W are now quite inexpensive. I'm sure many of you are incorporating LEDs as light sources in your projects. However I realize that the finding and configuring the power supply is still not as simple as it can be; commercially available LED…... Listed under: ,
  395. Breadboard and LEDs (lesson 3)
    Introduction You’ve started modifying sketches, and played a bit with the onboard LED (or if you have an NG, an LED you added). The next step is to start adding onto the hardware component of the Arduino. We will do this by adding a solderless breadboard…... Listed under:
  396. The Talking Breathalyzer using an Arduino
    *** Additional info at *** A customizable Breathalyzer that talks and tells you how much you’ve had to drink. It’s also open source and can easily be modified with your own text on the LCD screen and audio MP3 files. When tethered to a PC with…... Listed under: ,
  397. FaceBooth – One button to facebook photobooth
    I wanted to make a photbooth for a Christmas party. I wanted it to be simple to operate and only be one click easy so that even a guest who was chemically uncoordinated could even operate it.I wanted a solution that would take a photo…... Listed under: ,
  398. Arduino-controlled, Aluminum Archangel Costume Wings
    I have always loved the Marvel character Archangel. When my brother, (Shameless plug alert) budding comic book artist David Fernandez, showed me pics of a cosplay convention he went to I thought "wouldn't it be awesome if someone made life-size archangel wings?". The idea sank into the…... Listed under: ,
  399. Arduino Breathalyzer
    What is a breathalyzer you may ask? It is a device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample.In simple terms it is a device to test weather a person is drunk or not. As the title suggests it runs on the arduino.Our breathalyzer…... Listed under:
  400. Add a real-time clock to the Freetronics TwentyTen using Arduino
    Let’s add a DS1307 real-time clock to our Freetronics Arduino-compatible board. Updated 18/03/2013 Now and again I find myself making another kind of clock or timing device using the Arduino system, and each one has been making use of the Maxim DS1307 real-time clock IC. However…... Listed under: ,
  401. Arduino Masterclass Part 1: Make your own hardware
    The world is going nuts over the Raspberry Pi single-board computer (SBC) for being a whole system under $50. In reality though the Pi isn’t actually the cheapest computing device available. If you want really cheap how does $13.50 sound for a mini computer that…... Listed under:
  402. Turn a pencil drawing into a capacitive sensor for Arduino
    Did you know?  You can make pencil drawings reactive to touch for use with your projects!  It's really easy, and gives you a lot of flexibility in making interfaces for whatever microcontroller project you're making. I put this together as part of my UnoJoy project,…... Listed under:
  403. The Arduino Synthesizer
    The Arduino is able to output sound through a library that has been developed called the Tone Library. By creating an interface and a program that can call certain values to be output to an audio out, the Arduino Synthesizer is a robust tool for…... Listed under:
  404. Arduino Breathalyzer: Calibrating the MQ-3 Alcohol Sensor
    The MQ-3 is an alcohol gas sensor that is available for about $5 from Sparkfun, Seeed Studio, and others. It’s easy to use and has sparked the imagination of anyone who has dreamed of building their own breathalyzer device for measuring the amount of alcohol…... Listed under:
  405. SD Card Data Readable Anywhere
    This project started as many of mine usually do, as a honey-do. We have compiled an extensive list of our book and movie collections on our computer at home, but my wife wanted to be able to scan the list from the video store (yes,…... Listed under:
  406. Arduino Powered Binary Clock
    This instructable will help you to build an Arduino Binary Clock.  The orignial idea for this instructable was designed by Daniel Andrade.  My instructable uses surface mount components, but can easily be adapted to through-hole components if you wish.  You can follow my other Instructable…... Listed under: ,
  407. PCB Quadrotor (Brushless)
    Quadrotors are the new Segways: a mesmerizing, somewhat magical, self-stabilizing platform that every tech person wants to have. You can't ride a quadrotor (well, maybe you can), but they do fly, and you can build one yourself from scratch! I helped with a previous quadrotor…... Listed under:
  408. Build Your Own Arduino Board
    Need more Arduino board? Do not spend more money for another one. Why not try to build your own DIY Arduino board? It is easy and simple. DIY Arduino Step 1 Get an Atmega328–PU or Atmega328P-PU (with bootloader inside). atmega328p A brief introduction on the…... Listed under:
  409. Electronic Instrument
    This electronic instrument allows you to sequence and loop audio and MIDI data.  Most of the time I use it to sequence drum samples so I can play around with different beats and rhythms.  The really great thing about this instrument is that it is…... Listed under:
    this is a project which makes an android app, then configure it to use it with android debug bridge or android accessory development kit. for making the android app we use android mode of processing. For hardware, i always choose arduino. here i have a…... Listed under: , ,
  411. Arduino Uno – Programming With A Serial Port
    I’m working on an Arduino clone.  The Arduino is essentially an ATMEGA328P development board with a bootloader pre-loaded.  There are a lot of custom macros built into the programming interface that make it really easy to use, and even easy to build some powerful applications. …... Listed under:
  412. Arduino from Scratch Digital Thermometer
    I have loved making projects with Arduinos, but at $30 a piece your projects can get expensive. So I want to show you how you can make your own Arduino from scratch and save money doing it. Make your own Arduino for around $8. For…... Listed under: ,
  413. BrainTap: the interactive arthritis and memory exercise game
    I built this project at at uni as a 3rd year project (with a couple of classmates) at the University of Technology, Sydney.It is aimed at Baby Boomers and targets a skill and level based memory and fine motor skills exercise game. The form is…... Listed under:
  414. LeoStick Getting Started Guide
    The Freetronics LeoStick is a handy break-out board for the ATmega32U4 microcontroller. The board has a convenient USB stick format, and is based on the pinout and connections of the Arduino Leonardo reference design for compatibility with the Arduino IDE. Before you plug in your LeoStick…... Listed under:
  415. Arduino Wall Lamp
    So, I have always wanted a nice lamp by the side of my bed, Something simple with out any buttons. Of course this would mean it had to be wireless.I also wanted to use it from my bed but not getting out of my bed to turn it off.…... Listed under: ,
  416. Sensor Less 3d Printed Robot
    Tyree (he wears a tie and he has tires) actually smiles after he bumps into something (see video). Using an Arduino motor shield, he detects obstacles using the "more current into the motor means something is in the way" principle. Tyree started out as a…... Listed under: ,
  417. Building an 8x8x8 LED Cube – The Driving Circuit
    In this article we are going to take a detailed look at how to build the driving circuit for the 8x8x8 LED cube. In other words we are going to design and analyze the circuit which translates the signals coming from the Arduino to appropriate…... Listed under:
  418. ArduSensor Fun Pack
    ArduSensors are open source plug-in-play sensors for Arduino.  These were originally made for beginners to get started with Arduino, a very cool electronics prototyping platform, but anyone can use them.  I still play around with them all of the time, and I bet a ton…... Listed under:
  419. TiDiGino, the Arduino-based GSM remote control
    Using an ATmega 2560 and therefore the heart of Arduino, we have developed a universal remote control with GSM. This allows  to control 2IN/2OUT, DTMF key, gate control and GSM thermostat activated remotely. We have already presented several remote control with different functions. But now…... Listed under: ,
  420. UltraSonic Arduino Video instructions How To – Parking your car with an Arduino
    Parking your car with an Arduino
    How To - Parking your car with an Arduino Code: // Back up Helper, by Kevin Darrah v4 #include <SoftwareSerial.h>// to read the data fron the range finder on any digital pin SoftwareSerial sonar(5, 6); // RX, TX //we're only using the RX pin (5),…... Listed under: ,
  421. Hack Your Hasbro R2D2 With an IOIO Microcontroller
    My wife bought me a Hasbro Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid for my birthday a few years ago after I said how much fun it would be to hack it and I've finally managed to get inside and start playing!Although the built-in voice control functions are…... Listed under:
  422. Clock One – Digital plus Analog Clock An Arduino
    For some strange reason I have a fascination with various types of electronic clocks (which explains this article). Therefore this project will be the start of an irregular series of clock projects whose goal will be easy to follow and produce interesting results. Our “Clock…... Listed under: ,
  423. Ardu-Bot-Tom – RF Link Controlled Robot
    [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana" fontsize="14 " radius="20 " border="#985D12" float="right" head="Major Components in Project" headbg="#FFEB70" headcolor="#985D00"] Ardu-Bot-Tom List of Materials Controller Parts: 1x - Arduino Uno 1x - 9V Battery 1x - 433Mhz TX Module 1x - SparkFun Joystick Robot Parts: 1x - Arduino Uno…... Listed under:
  424. Multiplexing with Arduino and the 74HC595
    The 74HC595 is an easy and inexpensive (at about 60 cents apiece) way to increase the number of digital out pins on your Arduino.  In this tutorial I'll show you how to drive up to 16 LEDs with one 74HC595 using a technique called multiplexing.…... Listed under:
  425. Arduino punk console
    This is my first build using an arduino microcontroller. I wanted to create a simple tone output device along the lines of the 555-basedatari punk console, but using solely the mcu as the tone generator. Unfortunately, that was just too simple a task with a microcontroller to…... Listed under: ,
  426. Perfduino: Build Your Own Arduino Microcontroller
    This how-to takes you through all the steps of making your own arduino on a perfboard or perfduino! Arduino microcontrollers are great for learning about physical computing and are very useful for rapid prototyping. Arduino’s simple programming language makes it a favorite of hobbyists and…... Listed under: , ,
  427. Arduino LED Flasher Circuit
    In this project, we will go over how to build an arduino LED flasher circuit. We will use a standard arduino board, doesn't matter which, and connect it so that it flashes an LED a certain amounts of times on and off repeatedly to create…... Listed under:
  428. Touche for Arduino: Advanced touch sensing
    Update: New interface - look at the last step. Credits: Arduino sensing done by DZL, Processing sketch and Instructable done by Mads Hobye. Disney Research lab designed a novel way to detect touch. You can see a video of their demo here: I had the honor to meet…... Listed under:
  429. Clock Three – A pillow clock using Arduino
    Time for another instalment in my irregular series of irregular clock projects. In contrast with the minimalism of Clock Two, in this article we describe how to build a different type of clock – using the “lilypad” style of Arduino-compatible board and components designed for use in e-textiles…... Listed under: , ,
  430. Get Into the Kit Business: How to Build and Sell Your Own Arduino Shields
    The DIY industry is booming, despite the desperate blackmailing of society by finance capitalists. Companies like Adafruit and Makerbot are grossing well over a million dollars a year, and Evil Mad Science Laboratories just recently dedicated themselves to running a full-time kit business. Making kits…... Listed under:
  431. Arduino IR Transmitter & Receiver w/ LEDs Flickering Issue
    I have an Arduino Uno connected to two IR transmitters and respective receivers. Basically, when one of the receivers detects a beam break, I have a strand of LEDs display a pattern. This all works in principle, but the problem is that when the IR…... Listed under: ,
  432. Intro to Model Airplane Autopilot
    I am twenty years old. I picked up my arduino for the first time this Christmas, and I've been keeping busy on my arduino applications so that I can bring you this instructable. I hope that it helps!!! The purpose of this project was to…... Listed under: ,
  433. Making the Good Night Lamp using Arduino
    Last March, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino registered a new limited company in London, and booked a booth at CES, the consumer electronics trade show, taking place 10 months later. She had no team, and only a dated prototype product that she had designed back in 2005. “I…... Listed under: , ,
  434. Salvaging an LCD from a fax machine using an Arduino
    I acquired an old fax machine that looked like a ripe source of parts, like steppers, IR sensors, micro switches and things.  As it turned out, it was.  It also had a nice looking 2 x 16 character LCD.  However, after taking everything apart, I…... Listed under: , , ,
  435. Arduino hardware hacking: Part 3
    In our previous two tutorials (see here and here), we created a Simon-type game using the Arduino, a hardware platform for simple, and not so simple, electronics projects. We placed three buttons and three LEDs on to something called a breadboard, and wrote a small…... Listed under:
  436. Arduino Solar Tracking Robot
    This is a simple solar tracker which automatically orients itself towards the sun or any bright source of light like the sun .If you place solar panels on this robot it can increase their productivity by 90 to 95 %. At first creating a solar…... Listed under: ,
  437. Arduino Esplora Accelerometer
    This sketch shows you how to read the values from the accelerometer. To see it in action, open the Arduino serial monitor on your computer and tilt the board. You'll see the accelerometer values for each axis change as you tilt the board. Circuit Only…... Listed under: ,
  438. Arduino hardware hacking: Part 2
    In part 1 of our Arduino tutorial seres we covered the basics of how the Arduino works, and we're going to use that knowledge in a hands-on project and see how this open-source hardware programming environment works when we're actually trying to get something done…... Listed under:
  439. The Revenge of the Yellow Drum Machine (Arduino)
    I was inspired by Frits Lyneborg's Yellow Drum Machine.  Watching the videos, it has such personality!  I have also been thinking recently about sound and robotics.  I did some research looking for a version of the robot that used the Arduino as a brain, but…... Listed under:
  440. Theremin with Zapper,laser,Arduino
    I created this Theremin like device after seeing this article in Make magazine: While this looked pretty straight forward it turned out to be a bit much for me at the time.  But after much effort, I got it to work pretty good. I…... Listed under: ,
  441. Arduino hardware hacking: Part 1
    Arduino is cool. It's cool because it's a tiny device - about three inches by two inches - that comes with a USB port and a programmable chip. It's cool because you can program it using a very simple programming language known as Wiring. But…... Listed under:
  442. Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water
    Fluid In.Flux is a 3D printing experimental machine which prints wax in water. The Machine was a semester-wide exploration as part of the Advanced Architecture Studio called "Creative Architecture Machines" by Professor Jason Kelly Johnsonand Michael Shiloh at the California College of the Arts, in San Francisco.…... Listed under:
  443. RC Rocket Launch System
    This instructable will show you how to make an RC launch system for your Estes rocket, which can be operated with a TV remote. What it does is it allows you to press the center button on your TV remote, and it'll automatically launch your…... Listed under:
  444. Controlling your trains with an Arduino
    A quick introduction to the Arduino Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino can sense the environment by receiving input from a…... Listed under:
  445. Throwduino Basic – Light-Sensing Flashing Throwie
    Throwies are great.  They have a minimal parts count - 2 or 3 depending on whether you use a magnet - and produce a great effect.  They are very cheap and easy but not highly efficient: 1)  They are on all the time, so on…... Listed under: ,
  446. Arduino Online Thermometer Project
    I have been researching a project which will help me with my understanding of electronics, networking, and programming.  I decided to build an online thermometer which could be used in applications that need temperature monitoring.  I currently work in a lab environment where I test, troubleshoot,…... Listed under: ,
  447. Graphing values in Arduino
    Sometimes when you're testing a sensor or debugging a value in an Arduino project, you want to see something other than numbers flying by in the Serial Monitor. However, you want to get the sensor working quickly, and you don't want to take the time…... Listed under:
  448. RGB Color Sensor on Arduino
    The next board I want to show you is the ADJD-S371 Color Light Sensor Evaluation Board from sparkfun. It emits light and analyses the reflected color spectrum. The board can be controlled via I2C. The sleep and xclk pins were not used in this example.…... Listed under:
  449. Paperduino 2.0 with Circuit Scribe – Paper Arduino
    What if making an Arduino, or wiring up an Arduino was as easy as printing one out? In this tutorial we printed our own Arduino Pro Mini board using a pen plotter and the Electroninks Circuit Scribe (a rollerball pen with highly conductive ink). Within…... Listed under:
  450. Daft Punk LED Matrix Breakout Board
    I was always impressed by the Daft Punk Coffee Table.  Being able to light up a bunch of LEDs and flash them in patterns has so many applications.  It was one of the reasons why I bought an Arduino seeing how it could control a…... Listed under:
    INTRODUCTION This manual will show you how to use each of the components in the kit, and give you software Sketch examples for each one. Then you can combine some components to make examples of Automatic Systems such as a lighting controller.   You're probably…... Listed under:
  452. Alarm Clock Overkill
    I don't get up at the same time every day, so I thought it'd be nice to have an alarm clock that would drag me out of bed at different times on different days. That was the initial idea: things got out of hand, of…... Listed under:
  453. The Clamshell Stompbox
    This is a DIY variable resistor I created as an interface for live performance-- like astomp box. I designed it as a project my audio students could build with materials we already have in the classroom. The result is a variable resistor that can be…... Listed under:
  454. Arduino and CueCat barcode scanner
    I've had a cuecat barcode scanner sitting around for over 10 years. Basically it connects to a PS2 port (apparently there is a USB version) like a keyboard and spits out a barcode when scanned. Nice!. The annoying thing is that it is "encrypted". What…... Listed under:
  455. Domotic arduino
    In this introduction I will show you a overview of this project whit Arduino Uno.  The purpose of this instructable is move a electric roller shutter by Arduino Uno. The prototype that I made is my first electronic project with Arduino and I hope this…... Listed under: ,
  456. Cylon Pumpkin
    This has been done before. There are several good ways to do it: most use either a 555 timer chip and decimal counter chip, or an Arduino. Stefan and I used an Arduino (Boarduino, technically) which limited our scanner to 14 LEDs. No problem ---…... Listed under:
  457. Build Your Own Programmable LED Matrix
    QR codes are addicting. Smartphones are smart enough to read them from virtually any angle or orientation. But imagine taking it a step further. I had dreams of a digital LED array that I could program with QR codes, and I wanted it really big!…... Listed under:
  458. Botanicalls Clone using an Arduino
    During the past spring a good friend of mine bought me my first house plant, a Lady Palm, and I’ve found myself rather invested in keeping it alive. To that end I wanted to monitor the plant’s environment so I could ensure that its needs…... Listed under: ,
  459. Arduino DDNS (Dynamic DNS) by
    This device captures the IP address of your network and it publish on site All without PC. It allow a remote access to your LAN even if the IP address of the connections changes. For logistics reasons the provider can not assign a IP…... Listed under: ,
  460. Visualize data from sensors using Arduino + coolterm
    Once you're getting some values from sensors, for example using Arduino, (see my previous instructable), sometimes it's nice to see the sensor data in a graph. Here's how in only a few steps! I made this particular Instructables using a sonar sensor (XL Max Sonar…... Listed under:
  461. USB Game Pad With Tilt-accelerometer Mouse using an Arduino
    Make a game pad with an accelerometer inside! This project tutorial will show you how you can convert a console game pad into a USB keyboard mouse for playing games on your PC. The USB game pad can be used with nearly any software, such…... Listed under: , , ,
  462. Singing plant. Make your plant sing with Arduino, touche and a gameduino
    This project is a part of experiments done while doing an artist in residence at Instructables. You can see the other projects here. Making a plant sing has been a trick since the Theremin was invented. Here I am going to teach you how to do…... Listed under: , , ,
  463. BaW-Bot Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body
    This is the second part of our BaW-Bot (Bells-and-Whistles Bot) build – 5 separate instructables that look into different Arduino-related technologies, combining to create a Bot with all the bells-and-whistles. Part 1: Build an Arduino on a Board Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body…... Listed under: ,
  464. Remote key-switch operation
    One of my colleagues, Dr. Shane Mayor, has built a very nice LIDAR system for atmospheric research. It's located at a remote site, at the end of a dirt road, and everything about the system can be controlled remotely except the main pump laser power…... Listed under:
  465. Connecting a 12V relay to Arduino
    To connect a 12V relay to the Arduino you need the following things: - 1 Arduino - 1 diode for example 1N4007 - 1 NPN transistor for example 2N2222 (in the US) or BC548 (in Europe) - 1 relay for example one with coil voltage…... Listed under: ,
  466. Arduino Flash Controller for Photography
    Being a broke amateur photographer isn't easy. Film, chemicals and paper aren't cheap and a budget for some studio lights is non existant. So, I decided to, with the help of my trusty arduino, create my own sync controller to use with disposable camera flash circuits. By using a…... Listed under:
  467. Super Secret Lock Box w/ Capacitive Touch
    Hey everyone, I wanted to share a project I just finished up. I built a super secret locking box for my girlfriends little brother. He has a knack for creative lego building so I thought it would be a good idea to open him up…... Listed under: ,
  468. Driving multiple Sparkfun 7-segment displays with an Arduino
    I'm currently helping a couple of engineering students finish a senior project that didn't get finished last year. Long story... Anyway, it's a bicycle brake tester being built for Paul Components. The mechanical design is great, but they had trouble with the electronics. Part of…... Listed under:
  469. Aquameterduino: Water meter plus Arduino
    After a bad water damage (our cellar basically filled up whilst we were away for several days), I decided to monitor our water usage for anomalies. Enters Arduino... The idea of this project is to use an arduino to count every drop of water that…... Listed under:
  470. Wrap Beats – Capsense Arduino Instrument
    Wrap Beats is an instrument that lets you string together notes in order to create different melodies and visual patterns. I constructed it using the Capacitive sensing library for Arduino and combining that with the music abilities of processing to create a dynamic instrument that…... Listed under:
  471. Arduino PCR (thermal cycler) for under $85
    This tutorial will show you how to make a thermal cycler from scratch for about $85. In short, PCR (polymerase chain reaction) amplifies bits of DNA, creating millions of copies of a target sequence. You can use it to test a DNA sample for a…... Listed under:
  472. ISP Clip for ATtiny44/84 (or others!)
    I got my start in microcontrollers with the Arduino, as many of us outside of electrical engineering did. (And still do!) The ease of programming that little board makes it a great gateway... and like any gateway, sometimes you go through. Most of my projects…... Listed under: ,
  473. RFI-DJ: MP3 Playing RFID Thing
    The RFI-DJ is a USB device for playing MP3 files from your computer. You have a set of RFID cards, each one with a song name written on it. You choose a card and place it on the RFI-DJ, and your computer will play that…... Listed under: ,
  474. RGB LED Color Selector
    One Challenge with working with RGB LEDs is getting the right Red, Green and Blue values to match a color you are trying to display.  You can start with web colors, and then sometimes need to adjust them since the LEDs don't look quite the…... Listed under:
  475. Radioactive isotope decay simulation
    My students need to learn LabVIEW —I know, it's proprietary software, and expensive, but until a viable open-source equivalent comes along we're stuck with it— and one of the exercises I have them do is to make a program to analyze radioactive decay. This gives…... Listed under:
  476. Mood Lamp with Arduino
    Hi! In this tutorial you will learn to make a mood lamp with arduino. I know that you may have seen a lot of mood lamp projects with arduino, but I wasn't very satisfied with them because they all change the color very abruptly. So,…... Listed under:
  477. Self-Contained 7x7x7 LED Cube using Arduino
    LED cubes are true 3D displays that work by lighting up points in a 3D lattice of LEDs. On the 3D display you can produce some truly mesmerizing animations.  This Instructable will walk you through creating an LED cube for yourself that is completely self-contained and powered…... Listed under: ,
  478. Using a quadrature encoder (rotary switch) with Arduino
    I've found several sites and posts explaining how to use a quadrature encoder with an Arduino, but wasn't completely satisfied with any of the methods used. Perhaps part of the problem is with the encoder I'm using: it's part #COM-09117 at This encoder has…... Listed under:
  479. Use xbees (series 2) to control a motor
    Using two xbees, an arduino, an xbee explorer, and an h-bridge, wirelessly control a DC motor to spin in both directions (last video). Note: I used the xbee I linked to, but for a one to one communication, rather than a network of wireless devices,…... Listed under:
  480. Simple Datalogger
    Here's a simple Arduino-based datalogger I'm currently developing: This test-of-concept model is based on the Arduino Pro Mini (ATMega168). It runs on a 1.5-V battery, using a voltage up-converter from For a sensor, it's using a 3-axis accelerometer on a breakout board, also from…... Listed under:
  481. BaW-Bot Part 3: Adding Sight and Touch to the Bot
    This is the third part of our BaW-Bot (Bells-and-Whistles Bot) build – 5 separate instructables that look into different Arduino-related technologies, combining to create a Bot with all the bells-and-whistles. Part 1: Build an Arduino on a Board Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body…... Listed under:
  482. Building an Breathalyzer with MQ-3 and Arduino
    During the First Meeting of Electronic Arts in Florianópolis, we built a Breathalyzer using the Alcohol Gas Sensor MQ-3 and a Arduino Board to use in the last day of the meeting, in which we gave a party. You can see a quick video two…... Listed under: , ,
  483. Simple Arduino data-collection
    At this year's "Arduinos in the Physics Lab" workshop at the AAPT meeting, one of the participants asked for a simple way of using the Arduino as a tethered A/D converter for data collection direct to a computer. This is my quick & dirty demonstration…... Listed under:
  484. Energino: an Arduino-based energy consumption monitoring shield
    Energino is a plug-load meter that measures the amount of power consumed by whatever DC electrical appliance is plugged into its. It was originally designed to monitor the energy consumption of simple networking devices such as Ethernet switches and WiFi access points, but it can…... Listed under:
  485. More Humane Moisture sensor
    Recently I got a project from Titan industries, who were in search of something as an interactive plant pot which could bridge this gap of emotional communication, in mins this reminded me of brilliant projects done by people where the plant could could tweet and…... Listed under:
  486. Arduino-based event counter
    I teach Modern Physics here at CSUC, and we occasionally use isotopes with half-lives of a year or less (such as Zinc-65 and Cadmium-109) for energy-calibration sources for a gamma-spectroscopy lab. I thought it might be fun to try measuring the activity of one of…... Listed under:
  487. Lithium Battery Solar USB – iPhone – Arduino Charger
    One of the most fun and useful projects on instructables is to create your very own solar USB/ iPhone charger. They're not overly difficult to make, nor are the parts overly expensive or hard to find. For the most part they do a rather good…... Listed under: , ,
  488. ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice
    If you have looked at my 5 LED ATtiny85 POV display, we programmed the ATtiny with the Arduino. (If you haven't seen it, click here) We will be doing the same thing for this LED Dice project. The total parts cost for this project is…... Listed under: ,
  489. Morse-code trainer
    My kids are learning Morse code this summer, so I threw together this little circuit to help them learn. And to make it more fun... It uses an ATtiny85 ($2.26 at to drive a piezo beeper (≈ $3.50 at Radio Shack.) The ATtiny85 takes…... Listed under:
  490. Light Painters Palette aka Light Box
    Today I'm going to show you how I made my "light painters palette" aka light box. If your into electronics and photography than this is probably something you are going to like. Supplies: -Arduino (I'm using a arduino pro mini which requires a ftdi basic to program,…... Listed under: ,
  491. How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot
    Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two motors that can steer the robot and the ability to see obstacles in front of…... Listed under:
  492. “Ayrduino” Single-Sided Arduino Clone
    I'm teaching "Electronics for Scientists" this semester, and I wanted to allow each student to have their own Arduino to play with for microcontroller lab exercises and possibly use for their final projects. The Arduino is not very expensive at roughly $30 per, but they…... Listed under:
  493. Fijibot
    Fijibot is an autonomous, self-charging photovore. I built him using a 1.5 liter Fiji Water bottle, an Arduino Uno, 6v solar panel (plus various other parts) from Radio Shack, an Arduino Proto Shield (plus various other parts) from Adafruit, and the wheels and steering arrangement…... Listed under:
  494. Network-status indicator
    I run a NFS/NIS network under a combination of OS's for the upper-division physics lab here at CSUC, and one source of irritation is when one machine goes down and nobody lets me know until suddenly that machine is absolutely necessary NOW! So I figured…... Listed under:
  495. 4x4x4 LED Cube Arduino
    After seeing all the different instructables for Led cubes i was still left with a lot of unanswered questions.  So after reading everything i could find this is what i got. I decided to make the instructable after building ill try to recreate the process the best…... Listed under:
  496. Quantitative Two-Dimensional Temperature Measurements
    Lab Experiments involving the Heat Equation are usually one-dimensional exercises involving a copper pipe and a half-dozen thermocouples. But with DS18B20 "One-Wire" thermometer chips and an Arduino, it's possible to measure hundreds of temperature values simultaneously. Here's what my students Daniel Lund and Lawrence Lechuga…... Listed under:
  497. Arduino ATtiny2313 Programming Shield
    Today, I made a small 3x3x3 LED cube with an ATtiny2313 that I had from about 2 weeks ago. Whenever I had to reprogram the LED cube when I thought of more awesome patterns, I had to get out my breadboard and then wire up…... Listed under: , ,
  498. Full Binary Clock
    I was wandering the internet looking for a good arduino tutorial on how to build a binary clock with seconds, but I could not find one. So now I am  writing this for you to have a binary clock with seconds, minutes, and hours. What…... Listed under:
  499. Universal clock suitable for visually impaired using Arduino
    I was googling around looking for some sort of device I could make using arduino and stumbled upon eshop with devices for visually impaired. What really shocked me was the price. I mean-I do realize that such sorts of devices are not really mainstream, but…... Listed under: ,
  500. Arduino Robot Arm – LarryArm v0.1
    I have constructed a basic Arduino robot arm using 3 servos that cost me £15 in total plus a couple of hours in time to build and it’s very simple that I think anyone can replicate and build this. I already had the Arduino Duemilanove…... Listed under:
  501. Cwik Clock v1.0 – An Arduino Binary Clock
    Overview This is a guide to building an Arduino-powered clock that uses LEDs to display a 24-hour clock (hours and minutes) as binary digits, an analog meter to display the seconds, a switch to toggle between time-display and time-setting mode, and 2 knobs for setting…... Listed under:
  502. Arduino: Controlling the Robot Arm
    So the arm is wired into Arduino as per the previous post, Arduino: Modifying a Robot Arm and hopefully this has worked. In this next part I alter the Arduino sketch slightly and write the first Processing sketch to test control of the arm –…... Listed under:
  503. Clusterbot
    What is Clusterbot?  He is a small, affordable, autonomous Arduino-powered robot.  He can move, see, avoid obstacles, and makes a melodic chirping sound sometimes. Clusterbot was my first Arduino project, and I think he makes a great project for a beginner.  While building Clusterbot you…... Listed under:
  504. 4 Servo drive CellBot which can be remotely controlled using Arduino
    I started with an idea of what I wanted to do from the beginning but one attempt after another I finally got to where I am now. This robot can be remotely controlled from anywhere in the world and driven around the house. I can…... Listed under: , ,
  505. Using Processing to Send Values using the Serial Port to Arduino
    In this write-up, I’ll show how to create a value in Processing and then send this value over the serial port to the Arduino. In the example I’m setting values of LEDs making them brighter or dimmed but this example can be extended to control…... Listed under:
  506. Over the Counter Kitchen Radio using Arduino
    This project used the Si470x FM radio receiver and an ardurino to make an over the counter kitchen radio. These parts had been purchased for a different build that unfortunately met a premature end. The concept for this project is simple. Play my favorite news…... Listed under: , ,
  507. SPEAKR
    Nature has a way of speaking to us in a way that soothes and revitalizes. Sounds of the wind in various places create low volume tones that we barely hear. They have a certain beauty and randomness to them that are unique to nature.  We've…... Listed under:
  508. Box Scurity Package using Arduino
    If you touch the package, it will scream and run away--changing its course when it strikes an obstacle. When you lift the gift tag, light strikes a photocell and operation commences.  Motors and a sound module are controlled by an Arduino (and Arduino Motor Shield).…... Listed under: ,
  509. Arduino + Processing – 3D Sensor Data Visualisation
    So following on from my previous posts about visualising sensor data in Processing, I’m now looking at drawing 3D representations of the data recorded from the Sharp IR sensor – although can be any kind of range finder. I started by rigging 2 servos, one…... Listed under:
  510. LED Cylinder using Arduino
    This is a little art project I made with 95 RGB LEDs arranged in a 3D cylinder shape, sitting atop a microcontroller-based driver circuit. The LEDs are individually addressable, and when you power it on, the software cycles through a series of animations, e.g. various…... Listed under: , , ,
  511. Electrically Insulated Altoids Tin
    Ah yes, it's time for another Instructable involving an Altoids tin...  But this time it's not about what's inside the Altoids tin, it's about the Altoids tin itself.  In all its greatness, the Altoids tin we all know and love has one rather major flaw…... Listed under:
  512. How To Interface a CDV 700 Geiger Counter to a PC Using an Arduino Video instrucitons
    How To Interface a CDV 700 Geiger Counter to a PC Using an Arduino
    How To Interface a CDV 700 Geiger Counter to a PC Using an Arduino (Part 1) The second part of our video series of our project to interface to a CDV-700 radiation meter using an Arduino Uno! How To Interface a CDV 700 Geiger Counter…... Listed under: , ,
  513. Arduino + Processing – Make a Radar Screen – Part 3: Visualising the Data from Sharp Infrared Range Finder
    So I had some luck with getting the Sharp Infrared range finder working and I’ve now plugged this on to my servo rig to see if I get better results on my radar styled display. Check out how to use the Sharp IR range finder…... Listed under: ,
  514. Using the Sparkfun Motor Driver 1A Dual TB6612FNG using Arduino
    As a beginner myself, I struggled to find a one-stop set of instructions to get up and running with Sparkfun's Motor Driver 1A Dual TB6612FNG.  This motor driver breakout board is exceptional value, is beautifully small, but does need a little more effort to get…... Listed under: ,
  515. Motion Controlled Robotic Arm
    This instructable is not complete, I will post code soon The Arm: This instructable shows the process of building a robotic arm using servos, Arduino microprocessor, a gyroscope and multiple bend sensors. The user wears a glove containing the gyroscope and bend sensors which translate…... Listed under:
  516. Arduino traffic lights
    I made this project on the same night that my Arduino Duemilanove arrived from Cool Components.  After being an Instructables member for about a year I though it was time I should contribute. There is another Arduino traffic light project similar to this, but it…... Listed under: , ,
  517. Controlling a clock with an Arduino
    Update: The Arduino system is fine; the only thing you have to take into consideration is the 9.54 hour rollover event, which Rob Faludi has provided an excellent solution for here. I made up a nice little over-analysis of the issue, available here. I have…... Listed under: ,
  518. RGB flashing iPod dock from an old speaker
    Using an Apple Pro speaker, I made a flashing RGB LED iPod dock for about $35. I recommend reading the entire 'ible before starting. Also, note that the volume is control from the iPod. It consumes minimal power in shutdown mode, and is controlled by…... Listed under:
  519. Arduino + Processing: Make a Radar Screen to Visualise Sensor Data from SRF-05 – Part 2: Visualising the Data
    This is where all the work is done to read an interpret the values from the servo and the sensor. If the readings are to erratic then you won’t have nice shapes. Also if you don’t allow enough time to the signals to be sent…... Listed under: ,
  520. An 8-Bit Waterfall using Arduino
    So far my Arduino projects have all needed only a small number of output pins. In a previous post I talked about moving some of the logic off the Arduino and into other integrated circuits in order to free up pins on the Arduino. While…... Listed under: ,
  521. Vibration Foam Speaker
    Concept: Very simple, using an arduino and the play melody basic program, create a music playing speaker out of a vibration motor and a piece of flexible foam. Instead of pulsing signal to a speaker, signal is pulsed to a motor varying how fast it…... Listed under:
  522. Arduino + Processing – Make a Radar Screen to Visualise Sensor Data from SRF-05 – Part 1
    First things first, we need to build our circuit. This is the easy bit! We’ll be using the Arduino to control a servo that will rotate our sensor around 180 degrees. The Arduino will then send the value from the distance sensor along with the…... Listed under: ,
  523. Police Lights using an Arduino
    **DISCLAIMER** I do not and will not take responsibility for anyone who gets in trouble for this, by either imitating emergency personnel, or using without a permit/lisence. Updates! -I have shortened the code -Changed 16 LED's to 8 -Changed/added more flash patterns -Renamed variables As…... Listed under: , ,
  524. Honey, I Shrunk The Arduino
    As you might be able to tell from recent posts, I've been doing quite a bit of work with an Arduino. I've now got at least one project that I'd like to make a little more permanent, rather than it just being a bunch of…... Listed under: ,
  525. Color Changing LED Tree
    Ever wanted an LED tree? Well now you can have your LED tree and eat it too (no, wait, you probably shouldn't).. Step 1: Gather the parts You will need: 1x ATtiny85 10x male header pins Solid core wire, 2 colors A bunch of LEDs…... Listed under: , , ,
  526. Brute force attack a BIOS with Arduino
    The goal of this experiment is to convert the Arduino board into an USB keyboard plus a VGA sniffer to crack the password of a standard BIOS using the brute force attack method. There are no advantages in using this method, in fact this can…... Listed under: ,
  527. Send and Receive MIDI with Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to use an Arduino to send and receive a variety of MIDI messages so you can start building your own MIDI controllers and instruments.  First I'll talk a little bit about MIDI protocol, if you're just looking for sample…... Listed under:
  528. Arduino – A Basic Theremin
    Theremins are cool. Fact. You may also have heard of them as either aetherphone/ etherophone or termenvox/ thereminvox. Essentially its an electronic music instrument that plays a certain note depending on the position of your hand and its distance from an antenna. Building a very…... Listed under:
  529. Tweetosapien: Hack a Robosapien With Arduino to React to Tweets
    A really fun project sent into us by Thomas Meghe. He’s translated it all from his native French, which is a technical achievement itself. If you’d like to see the original, you can find it here. Bored of your favorite Twitter client ? No problem,…... Listed under: ,
  530. Walleye using Arduino
    Walleye is an interactive light installation which engages users in temporal gestural and bodily play. It generates temporal light propagation patterns, or a large scale very low resolution pixilated image (depending on how you look at it) based on the realtime movement of visitors in…... Listed under: ,
  531. How to build your own sugru robot – Fixbot
    So you saw our video and you've fallen in love with Fixbot, have you? That's okay, it's understandable. We've fallen in love with it too. We have some great news! You can build your own Fixbot too, provided that you're okay with getting your hands…... Listed under:
  532. Arduino – Basic Persistance of Vision
    I think this’ll be the start of a few more projects for me. I’ve seen some cool LED PoV stuff (Persistance of Vision) with mounting displays on bikes, so hopefully I’ll get round to doing something like that. Anyway as a start I’ve got 5…... Listed under:
  533. How to make a servo leg using Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to create a simple servo leg that can be controlled by buttons on an arduino or via serial. Here is a video of the leg in action Leg Materials: Popsicle sticks-make sure that all of them are flat…... Listed under: ,
  534. A Study in Non-Standard Distributed Computer Architecture using Arduino
    In the following tutorial, directions are given for creating a single node for the DoHas (Distributed Optical Harvard Architecture System). After constructing two of these nodes, a small distributed computer can be implemented which uses one node for sending instructions, mimicking input and the instruction…... Listed under: , ,
  535. BOXZ
    BOXZ is is an open source robot platform for interactive entertainment! We connected Arduino,Plexiglass(or cardboard) Origami and your idea together, so we can easily and quickly build a remote robot by ourself! You can assembled it like LEGO! We can use it to playing football…... Listed under: ,
  536. Arduino – Getting my LCD Screen to work
    I’ve gotten hold of what I assumed was a compatible 16×2 LCD screen with my Arduino board – it’s a Powertip PC1602F and uses a compatible display driver for the Hitachi HD44780 display chip. This is essentially what the Arduino LCD libraries are built around,…... Listed under:
  537. Hacked roomba and arduino snowballs into a Eurobot 2013 entry
    It all started as a weekend project with my kids and soon enough I got sucked into a 4 month project with their school ! The idea was to get a small group of kids aged 6 to 9 to participate to a robotics contest…... Listed under: ,
  538. DIY Driving Simulator using an Arduino
    If you haven't noticed, as soon as you clicked into this instructable, you are now following me if you weren't already, you Favorited the instructable, and you voted for this instructable in all contests it is entered in. Then the buttons all dissappeared. It's okay…... Listed under: , , ,
  539. BIKEDUINO – Stopping Point Predictor for bike riders
    The project consists in a Arduino that gets the speed of the bike from a dynamo and it controls a laser which points always to the point where the bike is gonna stop if it continues going at the same speed. Used Hardware: Arduino mini…... Listed under:
  540. Version 2.0 Arduino Controlled Car Tracking System based on SMS
    This system is upgraded version of previous project... You will be able to track your car after you build this system, you will call the device then it will send you an sms which includes LAT, LON and Google Map link for just one touch…... Listed under: , ,
  541. Building a Doodle Bot kit from DAGU
    Doodle Bot is a very simple beginners robot that can write messages using white board markers, jumbo chalk or crayons. The kit comes with all parts including an Arduino compatible controller and a screwdriver. You will need to supply 4x AAA batteries and a suitable…... Listed under:
  542. Algorithmic noise machine
    This project is a part of experiments done while doing an artist in residence at Instructables. You can see the other projects here. You can use bit-shifting as an alternative way of creating "music". This principle enables you to squeeze as much processing power as…... Listed under:
  543. Arduino & Processing – Getting values from SRF05 ultrasound sensor & serial port
    I’ve started to delve into Processing and passing values between Processing and Arduino. If you’re wondering what Processing is, basically its an open source programming language for vizualising data that can interface with Arduino either by reading values/ pins or by setting them. Just remember…... Listed under:
  544. SMS controlled Wireless Irrigation System using an Arduino
    UPDATE 02/13/11 : Voting has started for the Sparkfun Microcontroller Contest. Please VOTE for me! UPDATE 02/26/11 : I won a second prize!! Huzzah! Thanks for all the votes guys! UPDATE 03/17/11: I would love to win a Laser cutter in the Epilog challenge as…... Listed under: ,
  545. Tissue Box Guitar – Light Strings using Arduino
    the idea of anything can be an instrumental music has been always in my mind so i made a wooden tissue box that i installed inside it a guitar of light strings Step 1: Building Box i made this wooden tissue box Step 2: Wiring…... Listed under: , , ,
  546. 123D Scanner – Home made 3D Scanner
    Hey - have a look at my new project HERE In this project I built a 3D Scanner, that enables generating 3D models of physical objects. The files can later be viewed in 3D software (GLC Player, Sketchup, Rhino, or sites such as and…... Listed under:
  547. Mint Tin Hero using Arduino
    A friend at work proposed a friendly competition between a few co-workers: to make something cool out of a Trader Joe’s green tea mint tin.  Anything – whatever our creative hearts desired.  The prize?  Nobody cared – we’d figure that part out later. I thought…... Listed under: ,
  548. Track Honeybees With Temperature
    Data analysis coming soon! My school is kind of strange. We don't have a cafeteria, but we do have a four week course on "The Simpsons." We don't have a jungle-gym on the elementary playground, but we do have a half-buried firetruck. We don't have…... Listed under:
  549. Arduino – (Very) Basic motion tracking with 2 PIR sensors
    Took me a little while to get started but I’ve managed to wire 2 PIR infrared sensors with an Arduino to sense motion either on the left or on the right side. The result will trigger an LED to represent each PIR sensor then I…... Listed under:
  550. Pachube Client using Strings with Arduino
    This example shows you how to answer a HTTP request using an Ethernet shield. Specifically, it connects to, a free datalogging site. The example requires that you set up a account, as well as a pachube feed (for more information on setting up…... Listed under: ,
  551. Making a Better Mouse Trap
    There are a lot of things this world needs at the moment.  One of them is a better mouse trap.  Mice are getting smarter every day and if we're not careful we'll end up with Planet of the Mice.  Luckily, with the help of a…... Listed under:
  552. Arduino – motion triggered camera
    So having worked out that I can make a remote for my Nikon D80 to do some timelapse photography. I started thinking of things I can do to trigger the remote, below video shows it working but you’ll need sound to hear the shutter going.…... Listed under: ,
  553. Accelerometer Table using Arduino Esplora
    This example simplifies the task of collecting data from the Esplora's accelerometer and graphing it with your computer. The Esplora sends keypresses to a connected computer about the state of the accelerometer. If you open a spreadsheet application, you can log the data from the…... Listed under: , ,
  554. Arduino Esplora Kart
    This example demonstrates how to turn your Esplora into a customized computer game pad. It uses the analog joystick and the four switches as inputs to a video game. The Esplora will appear to the computer as a standard keyboard, the computer will see joystick…... Listed under: , ,
  555. Arduino text’in
    Arduino text‘in. Key Features: 24 relays controlled by 4 I/O lines! Cell phone text using your Arduino. This project hacks a cell phone to text using normally open relays. After investigating cellular modules on the internet I decided it looks not only rather pricy, but…... Listed under:
  556. Arduino – IR remote/ intervalometer for Nikon D80 DSLR
    I’m cheap and skint, yet I want to do timelapse photography with my Nikon D80 DSLR. Unfortnately that requires spending some cash on an intervalometer for time lapse photography which will set me back a sizeable chunk of cash. Or I could get a remote…... Listed under:
  557. My hat with full of stars
    Top hats are cool; just like bow ties.  Not only are they stylish, but they give you a lot of room for incorporating techno goodness.  I recently had cause to buy a tuxedo, which necessitated a kilt, and then a top hat.  You know how…... Listed under: ,
  558. Arduino – Sonic range finder with SRF05
    A guide to using the SRF05 Distance Sensor with Arduino in order to calculate distances from objects. In this case I’m also altering the output of an LED with PWM according to how close an object is to the sensor. So the nearer you are…... Listed under:
  559. Arduino Esplora Temperature Sensor
    This sketch shows you how to read the Esplora's temperature sensor. You can read the temperature sensor in Farhenheit or Celsius. Circuit Only your Arduino Esplora is needed for this example. Connect the Esplora to your computer with a USB cable and open the Arduino's…... Listed under: ,
  560. Knock Block using an Arduino board
    Knock Block: a modern knocking framework Man has long wrestled with Time. Also, with knocking on things and not getting the time of day. We propose a knocking platform through which these fundamental needs are met. This is illustrated with the Knock Block KUI and…... Listed under: ,
  561. Arduino Analog Inputs
    This week is all about analog inputs for the arduino. I’ll show you how you can use a voltage divider circuit (see episode 3) and a variable resistor to make an analog sensor. [box type="note" color=" #202020 " bg="#ffbb00 " font="verdana" fontsize="14" radius="20 " border="#000"…... Listed under: ,
  562. Intervalometer for Sony NEX 5n
    This intervalometer used infrared LED To built intervalometer you need: Arduino Nano (or Arduino-compability). I used Nano V3 Serial LCD Joystick Module IR Led and resistor ~200 Ohm Switch Push Button Plastic enclosure Battery 9V Schematic is very simple Step 2: Connection Serial LCD has…... Listed under:
  563. Arduino – Control a DC motor with TIP120, potentiometer and multiple power supplies
    A quick circuit showing how to control the speed of a DC motor with a potentiometer with your Arduino board. Also shows how to use a TIP120 transistor to allow the Arduino control a larger power supply. Transistors are 3 pin devices, which via the…... Listed under: ,
  564. Combo Blocks using an Arduino
    Project by CU Boulder Thinks That Think students: Michelle Bourgeois, Charles Dietrich, and Ben Link Imagine having a safe in which the combo is any small object of your choosing.  Perhaps it's your favorite coffee mug, or a bat man figurine.  This project is based…... Listed under: , ,
  565. Fart Operated Random Channel TV Remote using an Arduino
    OK, I know that sounds weird, but bear with me for a moment.  My Pops really enjoys two things; 1) channel surfing and 2) farting. So one day I was over at and read about a guy who used his Arduino to turn a…... Listed under: ,
  566. Haptic Proximity Module (HPM) for Low Vision users
    The Haptic Proximity Module (HPM) seeks to enable people with low vision, or other vision impairments, to engage with their direct surroundings through vibration feedback from a range detector, and do so cheaply with readily available components. The aim of this instructables is to share…... Listed under:
  567. Control a DC motor with Arduino and L293D chip
    This is a quick guide with a bit of extra info (pin configurations etc..) that I’ve learnt along the way on how to use the L293D with the Arduino, showing that we can: A) Use a supplemental power source to power the DC motor B)…... Listed under:
  568. Reaction Timer using an Arduino
    I am new to Arduino and wanted a project which would teach me different things. This got me involved with sound and the use of a LCD. This project is based on the Instructable posted by bertus52x11 which you can find here .  While…... Listed under: ,
  569. Buzz Wire Alarm Clock
    Does it happen to you to slide your finger across your phone's screen and turn the alarm off ... just because you have automated this task and don't even need to open your eyes? Well, let me present to you the alarm clock that WILL…... Listed under:
  570. Making a 9v Battery DC power supply
    Rather than use the USB to power my Arduino board with a handy trip to the electronics store with some more knowledgeable people than I, I have constructed a 9Volt DC power supply. Taking a 9 volt battery, a 9v battery holder and a 2.1mm…... Listed under:
  571. Simple Ipod Controller using an Arduino
    This instructable will help you understand the iPod serial protocol, and how to send commands to an iPod using an Arduino.  This instructable is only meant to show the basics of the protocol and is by no means complete.  I only had enough hardware space…... Listed under: ,
  572. 3 LED Crossfade with PWM and Arduino
    This ones quite simple, just mix/ crossfade 3 separate LEDs using Phase Width Modulation (PWM) and Arduino. You will need 3 LEDs, I’m using a 5mm Red, Green and Blue so I can make the full light colour spectrum (When all combined they make white…... Listed under: ,
  573. Making a Mayan Tzolkin Calendar
    OK, I will admit that I am a little obsessed with things Mayan at the moment, which explains why I wanted to make a Mayan Tzolkin calendar. I modeled the general layout and fabrication on the very nice Sleek Word Clock by scottbez1 which you…... Listed under:
  574. Small form factor DIY Arduino on stripboard
    This board needs FTDI cable to program it. It is not Arduino compatible in the meaning of taking shields (just like every small form factor board isn't). But it has all the same pins (exept 3.3V power and Vin*) available as female headers. The input…... Listed under: , ,
  575. Robot Snake
    Purpose This project was built for the Things that Think undergraduate/graduate class CSCI 4830-7 and CSCI 7000-7 for the University of Colorado at Boulder.  Our group consisted of one graduate and two undergraduate students.  We worked on the project for 8 weeks, most of the time trying…... Listed under: ,
  576. Controlling a Servo with Arduino
    Very simple basics of building a circuit to control a servo using Arduino and PWM For this you will need: Arduino Board – I’m using a Duemilanova ATMEGA328 Arduino Sketch software – I’m using version 0015 Arduino Servo Library found here save it to lib/targets/libraries…... Listed under:
  577. Use your android phone sensors on the arduino
    Hello, this is my very first step-by-step instructable, and today, we're going to learn how the sensors in your android smartphone can communicate with your arduino. In modern smartphones, there are a lot of useful sensors for an ingenious arduino project. I have a motorola…... Listed under: , ,
  578. Two ways to reset arduino in software
    If you want to RESET Arduino from the beginning without manually pressing the RESET button, there are a few ways. Here are two ways, using minimal wiring / circuitry. Step 1: Using 1 wire connected to the RESET pin 1. electronically, using only 1 wire…... Listed under:
  579. Siduri – An Arduino Control Smart Coaster
    Siduri named after the Sumerian god of happiness and merriment, is a smart coaster for your drinks. It recognizes when a glass is near empty and then glows yellow to alert waiters that you will be in need of a refill soon. Designed specifically for…... Listed under:
  580. How I’m building my bi-copter with Android and Arduino
    How I'm building my bi-copter with Android and Arduino
    Last year I was fascinated by the "How to build your own Quadrocopter" by Lenz Grimmer and decided that somehow I should try to do a similar thing. This talk is about the way I'm building a bi-copter using lessons learned for last year's talk…... Listed under: , , ,
  581. Discreet Data Logger using Arduino
    There is no better way to hide a covert device than to stick it inside a larger conspicuous device. That said... Essentially, this is a guide for making a data logging system for use with the breathalyzer microphone. To accomplish this, an Arduino and a…... Listed under: ,
  582. A DVD Player Hack
    This is a description of an open source/open hardware project of a remotely controlled Arduino (Freeduino) based clock/thermometer utilising power supply and VFD panel from a broken DVD player in a custom made acrylic enclosure. The aim of the project was to demonstrate what could…... Listed under:
  583. Texting mat using arduino
    Lusha and May created a "Text-Mat”. This surface can allow the user to write and send messages using one’s feet. This text-mat is designed to send secret messages during meetings or classes. The design utilizes conductive fabric and thread, as well as a flora-board. The…... Listed under:
  584. The KITT-duino, DIY Larson Scanner with an Arduino
    IMPORTANT: CODE IS NOW UPDATED. FIXES INCLUDE ADDING AN INTEGER VALUE TO MANIPULATE TIMING AND FIXING A DOUBLE-BLINKING LED. Thanks. It is my understanding that many Larson Scanners can only pulse from side to side. I felt that that needed to be changed, seeing as…... Listed under: ,
  585. Low cost digital microscope with automated slide movement using arduino
    This is an easy-to-implement product modification that will be extremely useful for clinicians, pathologists, researchers or other microscopy enthusiasts interested in capturing whole slide images or creating virtual slides for later use. The device allows one to take multiple images of the slide under high…... Listed under:
  586. Obstacle avoidance Arduino robot – build your own larryBot
    So after 5 previous versions that had various flaws, I now have an Arduino robot that actually works and although basic is very cheap – although there a probably a few more flaws so please point them out to me but this is a good…... Listed under:
  587. Water Tank Depth Sensor using Arduino
    Water is a precious resource in many parts of the world, and many people rely on water tanks to supplement their water supply by storing collected rainwater or water pumped from a well or bore. But how do you measure how full a tank is?…... Listed under:
  588. Arduino Dragon Wings
    Hello World!! I am making this Instructables on how to make arduino controlled dragon wings. XD I planned on wearing these dressed as Smaug to 'The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug' premier but I didn't complete the entire outfit in time, but I will continue working…... Listed under:
  589. Augmenting Plant Behavior Through Robotics using Arduino
    The PhytoBot is a semi-intelligent plant which responds to external stimulus (light intensity and light location) and responds to it as a phototropic plant would. Essentially it is designed as a piece of interactive artwork for operation over a long period of time. The motivation…... Listed under: ,
  590. Rabbit Ears on a Cap using Arduino
    We are students from Singapore Polytechnic. After looking at the famous Necomimi Arduino Cat Ears, we decided to give it a try to help us familiarise ourselves with the accelerometer and the arduino. Using the materials that we had on hand, we managed to produce…... Listed under: ,
  591. Geoweaver: A Walking 3D Printer Hexapod using arduino
    Geoweaver is a student designed (team members Jia Wu, Mary Sek, and Jeff Maeshiro) robot created in the Creative Architecture Machines advanced options studio at the California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco, California, taught by Jason Kelly Johnson of Future Cities Lab…... Listed under:
  592. Programmable auto filter interface for C64 using Arduino
    Overview A software / hardware combo that allows for control of the analog filter inside a Commodore 64 that is running Cynthcart from a host computer (eg, Macbok, PC). Software • 16-step filter sequencer • Set the speed of the filter sequence (with intervals between…... Listed under: , ,
  593. Control Access of Arduino YÚN with MySQL, PHP5 and Python
    Hello Friends! Well, as you know, in September the new premiere shield  of Arduino, Arduino YUN. This little friend has a Linux embedded system with which we can run anything you can think of (at least so far). While there is very little information on…... Listed under:
  594. All in one Remote using Arduino
    Introduction August, 2007  One of my other hobbies is photography, and, about a year ago, I purchased a new digicam - a Panasonic FZ30. I joined the Panasonic forum on the dpreview site. One of the posters, a programmer and electronic hobbyist, designed a nifty wireless…... Listed under: ,
  595. Simple Arduino Wing Shield
    I buy a lot of these stackable Arduino header sets because they are handy for a lot of things. I make some breakout boards with them, I use them to add some clearance between a taller shield and the next shield that I am stacking…... Listed under:
  596. Polar Plotter on Arduino and MakerBeams
    The project A polar plotter is a plotter with a rotating, extendable arm. Its characteristics differ greatly from those of a traditional plotter, which in most areas have a superior design. You could say the polar plotter is more portable or something, but mainly I…... Listed under: ,
  597. Build the Remote Control Bobble-head Bobbler! using arduino
    Bobble-heads!!! Every sports fan loves em, but they're kind of boring, just sitting frozen on your shelf 🙁 I thought it might be fun to create an Automatic Bobble-head Bobbler something that can wake that old bobble-head up and get him nodding away. I finally found…... Listed under:
  598. Clock with Meggy Jr RGB using Arduino
    There is a saying: "If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail". Well, when I see a display, I think of clocks 🙂 I will show you here how to easily make a simple digital clock by hacking Meggy Jr RGB.…... Listed under: ,
  599. Let’s cook: 3D scanner based on Arduino and Processing
    Ever wonder of copypaste method, usable in real life, not only in virtual reality? Me too. It is  21th century, and those are nearer than most of all can imagine! This is possible thank to 3d scanners and printers. So let's try to scan something!…... Listed under:
  600. Motion Sensing Eye using arduino
    I have always wanted to make something with my LED dot matrix display, and so when I found a old alarm motion sensor I knew just what to make, a Motion Sensing Eye! This instructable will hopefully finish with you having a working dmd, that…... Listed under: ,
  601. LED Clock
    A 24-hour clock with hour, minute, and second indicators. Here's the catch, despite being a digital media (LED's) it is still displaying using an analog method (circles!). I finished making this clock months ago but did not bring it with me to school so I…... Listed under: ,
  602. Arduino Webserver Control Lights, Relays, Servos, etc…
    In this project using only an Arduino with an Ethernet shield. I’ll be controlling one LED and a servo, but you can apply this method to control a DC motors, buzzers, relays, stepper motors, etc.. Overview: When you upload the the code provided in this…... Listed under:
  603. Vehicle Telemetry Platform using Arduino
    Ever wondered what goes on under the hood of your car? Wish you could peek inside the engine management system and read values from it? Annoyed that your dashboard displays a cryptic "Check Engine" light (yep, the engine is still there) but gives absolutely no…... Listed under:
  604. Weather Station Receiver using Arduino
    The incredible popularity of home weather stations shows that it's not just farmers who are interested in the weather. Many people want to be able to track and record weather events within their local environment rather than relying on a state or national weather service…... Listed under:
  605. Arduino Beer Pong Arcade
    We are going to be making a flashy beer pong table.   The table lights up as cups are eliminated and old style arcade sounds are played. This games elevates the subtle art of BEER PONG to a new level.  A sporting level.  A competitive,…... Listed under:
  606. Lunch Decider Wheel using arduino
    The lunch decider wheel is basically a carnival-style wheel that spins every day at 11:45am and selects what is for lunch. It came about on account of my perpetual indecision on this very important culinary matter. In fact, this device does more than just decide…... Listed under:
  607. Arduino: Making a set of traffic lights
    THIS PROJECT IS STILL A WORK IN PROGRESS FEEDBACK APPRECIATED!!!This tutorial will step you through the process of creating a set of controlable and configurable traffic lights whilst also teaching you the basics of Arduino. Some knowledge is needed and I highly recommend reading and…... Listed under: ,
  608. 3D Printed Webcam Controller
    The camera controller box is an easy way to rotate a webcam from a PC or remotely through the internet. Step 1: Materials and 3D files In this project I used a Teensy 2.0 micro-controller since it was available, but you can use any other MCU like an ATtiny85…... Listed under: ,
  609. Woooshing leds – Rotated animation by arduino
    This project allows you draw in the air letters, symbols or other shapes - as you like. Controlled by the Arduino, the 7 simple leds blinking on and off - creating the illusion of floating text in the air. This combination of simple components with…... Listed under:
  610. UnDecima Audio Output from Arduino
    I already have one project where arduino outputs audio signal to USB speakers via software 10-bits PWM.  In first, I was not satisfied with quality of sound generated via PWM. There are just not enough speed in arduino engine  to run PWM well.  For example for…... Listed under: ,
  611. Security / Automation Sensors using Arduino
    Security system sensors such as motion detectors, reed switches, pressure mats, glass-break detectors, infra-red beams, and conductive film can be very handy for all sorts of things including home automation systems, interactive art installations - and sometimes even security systems! Almost all security system sensors…... Listed under: ,
  612. Interval Long Exposure Camera
    There's a real beauty in long exposure photography.  Hours and days and weeks and months and even years can be condensed onto a single frame, and that frame will catalog the constants in our fast paced and forever changing lives.  However, the issue is that…... Listed under:
  613. Lego Technic Car with Arduino + XBee Wireless Control
    I was perusing Instructables one fine winter Saturday, when my 8 yo son came in and peered over my shoulder and saw this: by sath02. My son is a huge fan of all things Lego, and loves robots and cars, and this was right…... Listed under:
  614. Visual Navigator Making it MOBILE using Arduino
    Obstacle avoiding vehicle, continue in “3D Laser Range Finder” series ( project 1, project 2). The basic idea is the same, measuring distance using red laser pointers, CCD analog camera and Arduino UNO.  Modification was made in geometry.  Two lasers were set for “far field”…... Listed under: , , ,
  615. The Adventure of Electricity: An interactive light diorama
    Where does electricity come from? Who invented the light bulb? How do cities use this technology today? These are just a few questions that we hope to address in this interactive diorama, The Adventure of Electricity! This project was designed for educational purposes so that…... Listed under:
  616. 8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game)
    This is a instructable which is based on the Cube by Chr, ( ) by SuperTech-IT, ( ) and by, ( ) but i think its better and easier. I started this Project without any skills from soldering toprogramming. First of…... Listed under:
  617. Tears of Rainbow using an Arduino
    It’s time to release new updates for my first (ever) project with Arduino, “Color Light Music”.  From artistic perspective, VU BarGraph style (IMHO) is the best one for spectral dynamic representation, and not much could be improved on this side. But this time, it cross my…... Listed under: ,
  618. Joystick controlled Camera using Arduino
    Hi, First of all, my English is not perfect =) I've seen many projects with Arduino that describes how to control 2 servo's with a joystick or use a lcd screen. All of the projects that i have seen are all seperate things. So i…... Listed under: , ,
  619. HandSight: A Glove for the Blind to Feel Shapes and Navigate Obstacles
    HandSight is a prototype glove to aid the blind. It can sense the lightness or darkness of a surface with tactile feedback from a vibration motor for each individual finger. It can also sense distance from physical objects or obstructions and indicate direction and distance…... Listed under:
  620. Arduino IR Musical Stairs
    This is a small scaled musical stairs! It was a project that had a deadline; had only two days to build it. So, it is a very small scaled project, but still serves its purpose! IR Sensor (receiver) that I used is TSOP38238 from Adafruit,…... Listed under:
  621. Gyro Camera for Motorcycle using Arduino
    As seen in MotoGP Race, the rider is seen riding through corners while laying aside his bike to the left and right. But there is an interesting moment when the motor looks to collapse sideward, the front views remain horizontally. How could that be? Such…... Listed under: , ,
  622. Building a device that clips to your belt
    Our goal in this step-by-step instructable is to build a device you can clip to your belt and wear throughout the day.  This device will log data that, when downloaded to a back-end server system, will provide a report showing the location history of your…... Listed under:
  623. Hidden Wall Outlet Safe (w/Arduino Lock) using arduino
    Stash your valuables where no one will ever suspect. Wall outlets are perfect for stashing valuables since you have tons of them at home. You must be crazy enough to search every household outlet for a secret stash. Probably, no one would even think of…... Listed under:
  624. Power Arduino with a cellphone
    Old cellphones are easy to acquire and they have built in lithium charging circuitry. What a wonderful base for a power supply for small mobile things. I hooked up a cellphone to the arduino with the ability to charge the cellphone when you plug the…... Listed under:
  625. DIY Arduino Motor Shield [for only $8!] (L298N 2x4A)
    Today, I'm going to show you how to make an Arduino motor shield (driver) at a low cost. It works splendidly, its posses almost all the characteristics of the original Arduino motor shield. It's almost considered as a clone. The original Arduino motor shield has the…... Listed under: ,
  626. Intermediate Arduino: Inputs and Outputs using arduino
    Continuing from my Intro to Arduino post, this Instructable will go over some slightly more advanced topics with Arduino, specifically relating to controlling and managing many inputs and outputs. The next class covers how to connect the Arduino's inputs and outputs to MIDI. Parts List:…... Listed under:
  627. EL Wire Hat: Sequenced and Sound Activated with Remote Control
    Welcome to the Instructable guide of my EL Wire hat with some fun features. The concept is an EL Wired hat with 8 sequenced EL wires controlled by a wired remote. Multiple speed controllable sequence modes are pre-programmed into an Arduino UNO, including a sound…... Listed under: ,
  628. Earth Globe Rotating With Arduino Or Raspberry Pi Controlled Stepper Motor using arduino
    This instructable describes how to upgrade your globe to a motorized version. It looks amazingly better on the shelf when it is slowly rotating, and any demonstration with your kids (to explain the day/night cycle or the seasons) will gain in interest. No need to…... Listed under:
  629. TV Remote Controlled Car
    Nothing is worse than loosing the controller that came with your remote control car. Replace that sucker with an arduino and the one remote that always seems to be around, the TV remote! Remove these ads by Signing Up Step 1: Materials The materials for…... Listed under: ,
  630. Arduino Solar Cell Tester
    When I'm building Solar Shrubs and other solar-powered creations, I often scavenge cells from various off-the-shelf devices such as solar garden or security lights. But these cells are rarely labeled as to their voltage, current, and power output. So it's off to my bread-boarding station. First, I put each cell under…... Listed under: , , ,
  631. Capteur temperature choix du type de degres par infrarouge using arduino
    ENGLISH VERSION HERE Dans ce programme nous allons voir comment capter une température et afficher sa valeur sur un lecteur LCD en choisissant si on veut l'afficher en°C ou °F grâce à une télécommande infrarouge. Dans ce tuto j'utilise: -Une carte SainSmart (similaire à Arduino…... Listed under:
  632. A World of Possibilities with Java ME + Bluetooth + Arduino
    A World of Possibilities with Java ME + Bluetooth + Arduino
    "This presentation shows how to easily go from user stories to automated integration tests that themselves read like user stories. You can accomplish this by using custom domain-specific languages. Too often our automated integration tests rely on coding and intimate technical knowledge of our systems,…... Listed under: ,
  633. Smart Snow Globe (gives snow day alerts) using arduino
    What does a smart snow globe do? It tells you if tomorrow's going to be a snow day! Is it snowing tonight? Will you have the day off from school or work tomorrow? Put this snow globe next to your bed when you go to…... Listed under:
  634. 4x4x4 interactive LED-cube with Arduino
    To explain my 4x4x4 interactive LED-cube published before, a bit more clear, I will try to make my first step by step instructable. This 4x4x4 cube is interactive by using the top four corner LEDs both as LEDs and as sensors that will react on…... Listed under: ,
  635. IR Remote Controlled Color Changing Cloud (Arduino)
    CLICK HERE FOR THE UPDATED INSTRUCTABLE: This is a project I created for a Digital Art and Installations class.   The class covered basics of several types of programming, and our projects were meant to be an interactive cross between art and technology.  This was a fun…... Listed under:
  636. A Voice Shield for Arduino Board
    The objective of this project is to build an Arduino voice shield to empower thousands of voice related applications! All this mostly thanks to an integrated ISD1790PY chip. This particular voice/TTS  feature can be useful to integrate voice messages in alarm systems, to implement generic…... Listed under: ,
  637. Open Bitcoin ATM using arduino
    The world's first completely open-source Bitcoin ATM for Education and Experimentation. for more information. Step 1: Fabricate Box and Faceplate Out of a piece of 12″x12″ aluminum sheet metal, cut two rectangles and drill six rivet holes and four holes to attach the bill acceptor.…... Listed under:
  638. Arduino Wii nunchuck and Wii motion plus with updated code for IDE 1.0.2 and LEDs
    So, I was trying to hack my Wii nunchuck because I want to control motors and lights with the Wii nunchuck. The first problem that I found was how to connect the control without an adapter, I was planning to make one, but when I…... Listed under:
  639. LED Dawn / Sunrise Alarm Clock, Nightlight & Security Light – Arduino Compatible
    As the nights gradually lengthened in autumn 2011, I discovered the joys of Arduino and thought that it would be a great way to implement something that I have wanted for a long while - a gentle way to wake up on a winter's morning. …... Listed under: ,
  640. Programming the Arduino I/O pins
    Programming the Arduino
    Overview The Arduino Uno is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega328 (datasheet). It has 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be used as PWM outputs), 6 analog inputs, a 16 MHz ceramic resonator, a USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header,…... Listed under: ,
  641. Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI
    Now that you're up to speed on using Arduino's inputs and outputs, this Instructable will give you everything you need to get started using sensors to trigger MIDI notes from Arduino. This post is the last installment in a series of workshops I led at…... Listed under:
  642. Stripboard Arduino
    In this, my first Instructable I'm going to show you how to make a stripped down Arduino for a fraction of the price, using Stripboard/Veroboard. Material List: 1x Atmel ATMega168 = �2.65 1x Stipboard = 72p 1x 7805 Voltage regulator = 26p 2x LEDs =…... Listed under: ,
  643. Control an Arduino With a Wristwatch (TI eZ430 Chronos)
    The watch The Texas Instruments eZ430 Chronos is a cool gadget. It has bidirectional radio communication, and a whole bunch of sensors: temperature, pressure, acceleration. In fact, it is a development kit for the MSP 430 (a low-power microcontroller), that TI packaged as a watch…... Listed under:
  644. SuperScope: Circuit Simulation through Arduino-Processing Interface
    nto the program where you can physically manipulate them. Arduino tests for the value of the component (a capacitor, inductor, resistor, or waveform of specific frequency) then sends the data to Processing. Imported components can then be plugged into circuit schematics. SuperScope builds upon the…... Listed under: ,
  645. Improved Simple Wing Shield using arduino
    Not too long ago, I made my own version of the popular Wing Shield out of some spare parts and scraps of perf board I had laying around. Instead of the screw terminals that the regular wing shield uses, I used some female headers that…... Listed under:
  646. A credit card sized Ethernet Arduino compatable controller board
    I love the Arduino as a simple and accessible controller platform for many varied projects.  A few months ago, a purchased an Ethernet shield for my Arduino controller to work on some projects with a mate of mine - it was a massive hit -…... Listed under: , ,
  647. Make Your Own GRBL CNC Pendant
    So you just finished your DIY CNC machine, set up GRBL and even cut your first part.  Now what?  Well, did you know that as of GRBL v0.8 there are pinouts some really useful commands such as Cycle Start, Feed Hold and a Soft Reset?…... Listed under:
  648. How to access 5 buttons through 1 Arduino input
    Using this method, I'll show you how you can access 5 (or even more) inputs through 1 Arduino pin. These buttons will only be read correctly if only one is pushed at any time though. As we go through it I'll explain whatever background info…... Listed under: , ,
  649. LittleBitty Joe using arduino
    Say Hello to littleBitty Joe! Joe is my school's mascot! Speak to Joe and watch his eyebrows lift, whiskers vibrate, eyes illuminate, heart spin and hear him ROAR! Not only does his roaring affect work with our project, but it can definitely work with your…... Listed under:
  650. Digispark DIY: The smallest USB Arduino
    Digispark is an ATtiny85 based microcontroller development board come with USB interface. Coding is similar to Arduino, and it use the familiar Arduino IDE for development. Digispark is copyrighted by Digistump LLC ( and the full license is here: Specification: Support for the Arduino IDE…... Listed under: , , ,
  651. 3D-Printed Biologically-Inspired Robotics
    I have been spending the last few months doing research into biologically inspired robotic structures. While my approach may seem formalistic in nature, these devices were simply a means for ultimately conducting social research. This desire stems from my experience building Simple Bots, and their…... Listed under:
  652. Light Clapper using arduino
    This is a project that I quickly made one night because I wanted to 'clap' to turn off and on the light in my room! I have a small room for myself, so I basically have no other noise around. So, I was able to…... Listed under:
  653. RC Car Anti-Crash System Using Arduino
    Hi guys! So for my electronics class this year we were tasked with creating some kind of electronic gadget in order to demonstrate what we learned over the semester. Being a car-loving type of guy, I decided to get a cheap RC car and see…... Listed under: , ,
  654. Arduilay
    Arduilay is an 8 channel AC relay box for use with Arduino, Max/MSP, Processing, etc.  I designed this system as an alternative to the USB>DMX 4 channel relay option.  While DMX gives you dimming control, the setup is easily 5 times as expensive as this…... Listed under:
  655. ARDUINO Laser 3D Tracking or Range Finder
    The idea of using triangulation for distance measurements is well known since Pythagorean time, when his brilliant formula become available for mathematicians. What is new in this design, is lasers power control via “blooming” effect of CMOS camera. Here this “negative” effect was put to…... Listed under: , ,
  656. Cheap and effective Sous Vide cooker (Arduino powered)
    Sous-vide cooking is a great new way of cooking food. I will not explain why and how it works here... for great recipes and explanations, you can check out those guys : Unfortunately, a good (and I mean precise to the half °C) sous-vide…... Listed under:
  657. 2 player Pong using Arduino
    I started with the Instructable from Kyle Brinckerhoff; Thanks Kyle! and the following at Make magazine and I see the original code is attributed to Pete Lamonica Thanks Pete!! I am using the paddles instead of the joy stick and I have made…... Listed under: ,
  658. Arduino Step Sequencer
    I was wondering about on making a sequencer, a big 16 step sequencer was what I wanted to make. To it's full extension with lots of features including single leds for each step, midi input and output, etc. Then I realised that I should start from a…... Listed under:
  659. ASCII Table using Arduino
    Demonstrates the advanced serial printing functions by generating a table of characters and their ASCII values in decimal, hexadecimal, octal, and binary. For more on ASCII, see Circuit image developed using Fritzing. For more circuit examples, see the Fritzing project page None, but the Arduino has to…... Listed under: ,
  660. A Simple and Very Easy Inverted Pendulum Balancing Robot
    Let's make a simple inverted balancing robot, and operate it. You need only half a day to do them, if you have an arduino and some materials. [a video of a robot you would make] introduction: After a few work with arduino, I have thought…... Listed under:
  661. Wii Nunchuck Arduino Spirit Level
    Thanks to: Since I have read an article on todbot blog, I bought a couple of Wii Nunchucks from ebay. I don't remember how much I paid for them, but it was much cheaper than buying the accelerometer breakout boards. With the nunchuck data reading…... Listed under: ,
  662. Nama Instrument 1.0
    A motion sensing soft-circuit interface. The following instructable will guide you through the construction of your own personalized Nama Instrument. I'd love to hear some feedback. Hope you like it and it serves you somehow! : ) Access to download the project's open source files…... Listed under: ,
  663. Wex, the One Eyed Watcher using an Arduino
    Wex detects your location with ultrasonic sensors then follows you with his one flashing eye.  His red "heartbeat" can be seen through his mouth. Step 1: Parts needed include: Arduino Two ping ultrasonic sensors Futaba s3103 servo Radio Shack 276-0016 7 color led Radio Shack …... Listed under: ,
  664. OpenSquare – Write big with a RC car
    Hi there, You're going to transform any RC toy car into a big message writer that can be used to transform your city squares into witty messages, political statements or beautiful drawings, and for less than 20$. The idea is to drop a trail of…... Listed under:
  665. Building a Sentry Gun with Laser Trip Wire System and Arduino
    *NOTE* THIS PROJECT IS DONE BY A GROUP OF STUDENTS FROM SINGAPORE POLYTECHNIC. Concept: Trigger gun when laser is blocked by intruding object. Note: Tilting is included for expandability but not used in this project. Skill Level: Basic soldering and basic metal works Things You…... Listed under: , ,
  666. I just wanna hold your hand
    Conducting energy through people to stimulate tangible public interactions What did we do? We put together an Arduino, some wire, a Mac mini and a DLP Projector, then created a pair of hands out of aluminum. We additionally 3D printed some wall plates…... Listed under:
  667. How to Control a Ton of RGB LEDs with Arduino & TLC5940
    How to Control a Ton of RGB LEDs with Arduino & TLC5940
    This video explains how to use the 16 channel PWM controller TLC5940 The CODE: //Texas Instruments TLC 5940 with Arduino // #include <SPI.h>//Serial Peripheral Interface Library byte ch=0, chbit=0, spibit=0, spibyte=0;// variables used by tlc sub routine int SINData;//variable used to shift data to the…... Listed under: , ,
  668. Forget Me Not- Remote Flower Watering
    Hi everyone, Lucy Matchett, Nicole Yi Messier, and Joselyn McDonald (Snax_and_Macs) made a remote flower-watering device so you can water your loved ones' plants when you water your own. We used Arduinos, a photoresistor, a servo, Arduino and Processing sketches, Spacebrew, and a little elbow…... Listed under:
  669. How to build an Arduino synth
    This is a super simple and easily customizable little synthesizer. This is my first time using the Arduino and also with acrylic, both I found very fun to work with though.  This is also my first Instructables so hopefully I have explained this well enough.…... Listed under: ,
  670. Palm Arduino V3
    I design and create this Palm Arduino V3 prototype PCB, as I was tired of recreating Arduino Compatible on perf board every time I prototyping a new project, especially when I had to spend  a lot of time tracing the wiring to see that I…... Listed under:
  671. Smart Distance Measuring Tape v2
    After posting up the v1 of my project many people requested an more detailed instructable. So i decided to start with a new one with a little upgrades to my previous instructable. What does this thing do? Well its quite simple it is just an…... Listed under:
  672. 2 Ways to Papercraft Stopmotion
    Good morning, please take a seat and watch that tofu wobble. This is not CGI, it is honest work of a papercraftsman. These are, in fact, 16 different papercubes that switch places in each frame. That technique is commonly known as replacement stopmotion. Problem: It only…... Listed under:
  673. Building an Open Archival Scanning Robot Using Python and Arduino
    Building an Open Archival Scanning Robot Using Python and Arduino
    Project Gado is an initiative which aims to create an open-source archival scanning robot which small archives can purchase for $500 and use to autonomously scan their photographic collections. This talk presents the Gado 2, a prototype... Listed under: , ,
  674. Bird cage LED daylight simulation system
    Sometimes you get a chance to combine helping out your family with a nice hobby project.. In this case my father in law was looking for a lighting system for his bird breeding cages. A daylight simulation system to be exact. He asked me to…... Listed under: ,
  675. Arduino Solar Shield – A DIY solar source for your projects without waiting for PCBs
    This instructable is a basic version of Bley Joel's ("It's nine o'clock on a Saturday, the regular crowd shuffles in") Solar Shield, and it should work for most arduinos.  I've tested it with SparkFun's Arduino Pro, and the new Leonardo. Myself and the other Solar…... Listed under: , ,
  676. Audio Input to Arduino
    The easiest way to connect an audio signal to your arduino, is to build a simple 3 components (2 resistors plus cap) circuitry shown on the first drawings on right side. Disadvantage: there is no amplifier, and consequently sensitivity would be low, hardly enough to…... Listed under: ,
  677. Burn Arduino Bootloader on Atmega-328 TQFP and DIP chips on Breadboard
    Parts required (Hardware) Arduino Uno Board (1) TQFP 32 to DIP 28 Adapter (1) Link Atmega TQFP 32 pin chip (1) Atmega DIP 28 pin chip (1) 10K resistor (1) 16MHz crystal (1) 18pf - 22pf capacitor (2) Tact Switch (1) Jumper wires (few) LED…... Listed under: ,
  678. How to make a LED 7-segment display with or without Arduino
    I'm going to show you how to make a 7 segment display with LEDS. Combine with Arduino to create countdown timers, simple text, and more. I like to make original projects. I searched the whole of instructables and didn't find one like this. In fact,…... Listed under:
  679. Ariadne – a 1st person maze on a 16×2 LCD using Arduino
    This game is a homage to Ariadne, the maze-generator from Inception 🙂 If you haven't seen the movie yet - watch this video again after you do (you can also watch it now - it's not a spoiler, it's just funnier for inception-vets). The nice thing about…... Listed under: , ,
  680. Arduino Control DC Motor via Bluetooth
    Hi guys, In this project we will control a DC motor with a smartphone via bluetooth. This project is great to learn more about: -DC motor -Interfacing Arduino with your smartphone -Bluetooth module -L293D you can visit my website for more electronic projects, interesting news…... Listed under: , , ,
  681. Arduino Powered 3-zone thermostat
    I was looking at all those swoopy-zoomy internet connected and controllable thermostats. "Self," I told myself, "we should make one of those." He didn't seem all that excited about that - I mean, what do we know about hardware, firmware, electronics or HVAC? Well, now's…... Listed under:
  682. DIY BioPrinter
    Bioprinting is printing with biological materials. Think of it as 3D printing, but with squishier ingredients! There's a lot of work being done at research labs and big companies like Organovo on print human tissues and human organs, with an eye towards drug testing, and…... Listed under:
  683. Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth)
    This is a simple project of Android Bluetooth Car with Bluetooth control. Arduino controller is used To control the car used Android-device with a built-in accelerometer. Tilt forward - car goes forward, tilt to the left - car turns to the left, tilt back - car…... Listed under: , ,
  684. Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer
    This a guide for an Arduino version, but I am working on a mini ATtiny84 version. Once I get that working, I will post another Instructable on how to make it. I'm sure you could make this same thermometer with an LM35 also, if that's…... Listed under:
  685. Wi-Fi Body Scale with Arduino Board
    In this post we present the design of a scale that connects to the Internet and automatically sends weight info on a Google Document. The project is composed of Arduino Uno board Wi-Fi shield additional shield that we used to manage data collection and I/O with…... Listed under: , ,
  686. Playing Wave file using arduino
    This is a simple circuit to play wav files using arduino Nano V3.0 ,it consist from 4 buttons ,each one play specific wav file loaded to SD card. Step 1: Parts 1- Arduino Nano V3.0 (I used the chines version called Funduino Nano). 2- SD…... Listed under:
  687. Paint Pulse: Digital Water Marbling
    Paint Pulse is a project which seeks to build upon the water marbling crafts of Ebru and Suminagashi with digital behavioral additions. The idea is to design intricate, flowing patterns of paint directly on the surface of water which you can capture on the surface of paper. Expert…... Listed under:
  688. Bubblesteen Bubble Machine using an Arduino
    Is it a 3D Spherical Atmosphere Encapsulated Phosphorous Printer?   YES! Is it a CNC Anti Gravity transparent Orb Machine!   YES! Its The Bubblesteen Bubble Machine! The spherical miracle that kids and cats have been waiting for. It comes complete with robotic edge detection( when a bubble hits an…... Listed under: ,
  689. Cheap and Easy MP3 Shield for Arduino
    This is a follow up to an earlier Instructable for attaching the guts of a cheap clip MP3 player to an Arduino. The previous Instuctable showed how to use the Arduino to control all of the functions of the MP3 player: volume increase and decrease,…... Listed under: ,
  690. Charlieplexed Arduino 8×8 LED Grid Display Shield made and simulated in 123D Circuits
    edit: Wow, this won an awesome prize! Very many thanks guys! Charlieplexing ( is a powerful method for driving a large number of LEDs from a relatively small amount of IO pin and without using any extra components. The technique makes use of the fact…... Listed under:
  691. How to make a multi-layered acrylic and LED sculpture with variable lighting levels using Arduino
    Here you can find out how to make you very own n as made for the exhibition curated by art/design group Lapland. More images can be seen at flickr This exhibition runs from Wednesday 26 November - Friday 12 December 2008 inclusive, and had…... Listed under: ,
  692. Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino)
    Remote control, especially when this no ethernet or Wifi in the outdoor, has been a very profound things in the past. When I was a child, I always image that I have an equipment which can control all home appliances. Now, this becomes a reality,with…... Listed under: ,
  693. Fairly Simple Simon – the evolution of an Arduino game
    Important notice: Final (i.e. relevant) version is at the last step of this instructable. If you want to build a Simon, that is the recommended version. The rest of the steps show how this evolved from a bare-bones game for LED 13 and Serial (i.e.…... Listed under: ,
  694. LilyPad Arduino Totoro Plush with Umbrella
    Materials: For Totoro: Felt:  1 black, 3 grey, 1 white, 1 beige Needle Black Thread Poly-fil stuffing Cardstock Scissors Pins Pen or chalk DIY Totoro Plush Tutorial HERE Totoro Pattern HERE For Umbrella: 3 or 4 different types of fabric Felt: 1 grey, 1 black…... Listed under: ,
  695. Arduino GSM shield
    This is a very low cost and simple Arduino GSM and GPRS shield. We use the module SIMCom SIM900 . It’s the cheaper module now avalaible in the market. The module is not simple to mount by an hobbyst, so we use the Breakboard TDGGSM_900…... Listed under: ,
  696. Dogduino:The Automatic Dog Feeder using Arduino
    Tired of having to find the dog food to feed the dog? Tired of having to get up early so your dog doesn't attack you for his food? Are just plain lazy? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this instructable is for…... Listed under: , ,
  697. Easy Programmable EL-Wire Wall Art Project with Cool-Neon using arduino
    Blank space, what to do?, what to do? Our hackerspace has a blank brick wall above the fireplace. It's been a cold winter so we've had a fair number of fires, but there is just something wrong about a blank brick wall. Well in this…... Listed under:
  698. The Arduino OctoSynth
    What is the OctoSynth you may ask? The octosynth is a polyphonic synthesizer that is able to produce eight Pulse Width Modulated tones that form together a musical scale. In English terms, it is a 8 key electronic organ that can play more than one…... Listed under: ,
  699. Microcontrolled AC switch using arduino
    Always wanted to take total control of your electric appliances even without being at home? Well, thanks to this instructable you will be able to do that and much more. Some friendly suggestions before starting: Electricity is very dangerous, read and follow the "DANGER:" advices…... Listed under:
  700. Representing audio through vibration with Arduino
    This project functions to display sound using vibration.  You plug your iPod, computer, or TV into it and get tactile feedback representing the loudness of the audio.  It can help deaf people to experience sound. Stuff you need: Arduino USB Cable Computer running Arduino software…... Listed under:
  701. How to Build a Robot – The BeetleBot
    Welcome! I have been in robotics since I was a kid and I am very passionate by robotics. I learn BEAM robotics around 1997-98 and started building robots for a science faire project call "Insectroides" in 2001. ( they change server and the website…... Listed under:
  702. Psycho Scooter Scramble using an Arduino
    Psycho Scooter Scramble is a blind-driving electric wheelchair game. It consists of two riders, strapped into electric wheelchairs, and two blindfolded pilots, who remotely control the wheelchairs from the sidelines based on information given over headset by their driver. The basic mechanic is simple: players…... Listed under: ,
  703. Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK
    What if you could turn any conductive surface into an instrument? Like, say...a mug of water? Best of all, it's cheap; you'll only need $1 worth of extra electrical components (not including the Arduino).   For this project, my friend Harvest and I combined Disney's Touché…... Listed under:
  704. Making Robots Using Android and Arduino
    Making Robots Using Android and Arduino
    udar Muthu gives a talk on Making Robots Using Android and Arduino at Droidcon India 2011 by HasGeek.  ... Listed under: , ,
    here is growing interest in the commercial production of high-value specialty fruit such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries. Much of the small fruit grown in North Carolina is currently marketed through pick-your-own establishments or roadside stands. A strong demand for these small fruit items…... Listed under:
  706. Perfboard Hackduino Arduino-compatible circuit
    Never again will you have to dismantle a finished project just to reuse an Arduino board! This tutorial will go through the steps involved in fabricating your own Arduino-compatible circuit using just ~$8 of parts (this includes the ATMega chip!).  This is perfect for installing and embedding…... Listed under: ,
  707. A solar tracking automatic motorized window blind retrofit using Arduino
    Buildings account for 20-40% of total energy use in developed countries. Window shades (or blinds) can help to reduce building energy use and improve visual comfort (i.e., reducing glare and increasing daylighting). A recent study showed that occupants are fairly inactive when operating manual roller…... Listed under:
  708. Flashlight tag using an Arduino board
    You probably know the game of flashlight-tag. You just run around in the dark on a campsite. You hold your flashlight and try to shine it on one of the other kids, without the other kids shining their lights on you. I wanted to make…... Listed under: ,
  709. Fish Sensing
    Overview Once again, my project was motivated by my curiosity to explore interesting and unfamiliar territory.  I decided to see if I could make my own capacitive sensor and then use it in a project of some sort.  After numerous fiascoes with Arduino and computers, I was…... Listed under:
  710. StopIt! LED Game (powered by arduino)
    This project was inspired by this video from YouTube and the Pendulum Challenge Kit from Its a simple game consisting of five LED lights and one pushbutton switch. The LEDs flash in a sequence and the player must press the button when the middle…... Listed under: ,
  711. Arduino 3-axis Mini Lazer Paper-Cutter
    Updated : 16/3 Add step 4, about using the stage. Updated : 18/3 Add photos (cutting vinyl adhesive sheet) Updated : 19/3 Add step 5, acting as pen plotter Updated : 20/3 Add laser engraving video (Wood) and photo Updated : 22/3 Add 2 drawings…... Listed under:
  712. Arduino: an easier way to work with seven segment displays
    Ever have trouble programming code for seven segment displays? Well they made the 4511 to make things a whole lot easier. What the 4511 does is takes a 4 digit binary input value (ones and zeros), and converts it to a decimal value on a…... Listed under: ,
  713. Buddy the on-screen seal Robot
    I’ve made a video documentation of my midterm project for my 544 class. To keep it shorter, I didn’t detail in the video that this is only a completed phase of a larger project: an autonomous robot seal. I was originally going to incorporate a…... Listed under:
  714. Arduino Joystick Breadboard with LCD Output
    Want to be able to control a couple of servos with a thumb-joystick? But don't know where to start? I don't have servos, but I can put you on the right track on how to do stuff when you move the thumbstick around. This instructable…... Listed under: , ,
  715. LilyPad Arduino Stuffed Fox Toy
    For a class on technology in libraries, I had to create a project that used the LilyPad Arduino, and I chose to create a stuffed animal that sings “Jesus Loves Me” while lights flash with the notes. I made a fox, but the pattern to…... Listed under:
  716. PCB on a Box using Arduino Board
    Sorry, but I hate cleaning windows, is one of my unfinished business as usual, but I had to do (at least) every time I wanted to etch a circuit board printed by traditional (and perhaps unorthodox) of stick it in cellophane and let natural light…... Listed under: ,
  717. Arduino Candygrabber
    I've seen a lot of ways to communicate to arduino over the net, but none of them could handle pushing back the messages from arduino to the client(you) in real time and vice versa. In this instructable you will learn how to connect to your…... Listed under: ,
  718. Arduino Hardware PWM for stepper motor drives
    With our new project, JustAddSharks, we are very keen to support the development of open source control software for laser cutters. We are more than happy for people to modify our laser cutters, replace the control system with something suitably open source and then let…... Listed under:
  719. How to build your very own Time Fountain using Arduino
    We have all seen the sweet videos on the tube! You know the magical water fountains that seems to "freeze" the water droplets in mid air, or even make them go backwards! I've been fascinated by these "magical" thingamabobs  for quite some while now, and a…... Listed under: ,
  720. MMAE Graduate Robotics
    This page provides general information to students enrolled in the EML 6808 course, Analysis and Control of Robot Manipulators. Prerequisites for the course are: EML 4312C, EML 5271, or C.I. Kinematics and dynamics of multibody systems. The topics to be covered include: basic components of…... Listed under:
  721. Control your motors with L293D and Arduino
    After long research and trial and error, I have came up to a new walkthrough regarding this nice chip, the L293D. Each project is one project and each one has its own unique power configurations, so you must be aware of the best battery choice…... Listed under: ,
  722. Barista championship brewing stopwatch • Introduction using arduino
    Upon the needs of the (2014) World Barista Championship Rules and Regulations, an adequate and precise time measuring is needed during the competition. These measurements are usually done by regular stopwatches with all the benefits (ease of use, common availability) and drawbacks (two stopwatches needed…... Listed under:
  723. Arduino browser based remote control (linux)
    We have kids.  I love them to bits but they keep hiding the remote control for the satellite and TV when they put the children's channels on. After this happening on a daily basis for several years, and after my darling wife allowing me to…... Listed under: ,
  724. Tiich System – Prototype Final Report
    Introduction: Our main goal with the Tiich system is to design a teaching aid/tool which would replace the conventional whiteboard in a classroom environment. We want our system to be used as an electronic based white board, having all the written information easily be saved…... Listed under:
  725. Lilypad Arduino Rocket Ship Cape
    I am taking a Children and Technology course for my MLS this semester, and one of our assignments is to create a toy using the LilyPad Arduino development board. The LilyPad Arduino is used to create e-textiles that you can program to do various things.…... Listed under:
  726. Web-controlled Twittering Roomba using an Arduino
    I wanted to see if I could operate my Roomba remotely and get it to report its status via Twitter while I was away from home. I also wanted to make the device independent of a computer. This is the solution I came up with…... Listed under: , ,
  727. DIY Arduino Nebulophone Synth
    I originally wanted to purchase a Nebulophone but, my El-Cheapo price range didn't like the tag. I realized that I could program my own AtMega 328 by using ArduinoISP Then I found out that if the code was Arduino compatible, why not just use the…... Listed under: , ,
  728. Social Alarm Clock
    What it is: Sometimes we want to send special messages to the ones we love but they are sleeping. Soci Alarm Clock allows you to record a message from your browser and send to your beloved’s alarm clock. They just have to put it near…... Listed under: ,
  729. Cookies adminitrator box [Electronics only] using arduino
    At home the cookies disappear relatively fast. ¿Why? Well, principally because of me and my father. That's why my mother and my sister have to hide some to eat them later. It's embarrassing, I know, but it's because we are like "Oh, I want to…... Listed under:
  730. Arduino Fart-O-Meter
    OH NO! He didn't! Yes I did! My project is simple: Farting in a chair and sending the signal wirelessly to a panel that shows the intensity of the fart! Words of caution: Please do not force yourself to fart, you might shit in your…... Listed under: ,
  731. One Touch Wardrobe using an Arduino
    I use Arduino Duemilanove With Motor Driver Shield Microcontroller ATmega168 Operating Voltage 5V Input Voltage (recommended) 7-12V Input Voltage (limits) 6-20V Digital I/O Pins 14 (of which 6 provide PWM output) Analog Input Pins 6 DC Current per I/O Pin 40 mA DC Current for…... Listed under: , ,
  732. Controlling an LED using a switch
    Concepts So you know what a switch is, but what can you do with it? One of the uses of a switch is to tell the controller to activate/deactivate different components. In this case we are going to use the switch to turn on and…... Listed under:
  733. Nursery Rhyme Hat using arduino
    I created the Nursery Rhyme Hat for a class on youth and technology.  I'm new to instructables and e-textiles, so please bear with me! This is the first time I have used the Lilypad Arduino or any kind of soft circuit technology, so my coding…... Listed under:
  734. Rainbow Mega Pong Clock using Arduino
    This is my take on the clasic Pong clock with an RGB back light that changes every time the date is displayed. A big thanks to mrnick1234567 and his I did want the light to change randomly through the day but it made a mess of…... Listed under: ,
  735. Artist’s Machine
    Tutorial 1 Part One Materials needed for tutorial Working BBB, RBBB, Arduino, or other Arduino compatible (BBB shown in photos) Solderless breadboard 22 gauge solid wire for use with breadboard 3 6mm momentary switches 8 LED's, any color 8 1k resistors, (470 ohm or 220…... Listed under:
  736. LilyPad Arduino e-Reader Case
    For a youth and technology class, we were assigned the creation of an Arduino LilyPad project.  I liked the idea of connecting the LilyPad project to literacy, so I chose to make a Kindle case that would play music [Hedwig’s Theme from the Harry Potter…... Listed under:
  737. NESBot: Arduino Powered Robot beating Super Mario Bros for the NES
    This guide will take you through the steps to build an NES playing robot You will need: An Arduino Duemilanove (other boards will probably work, but you will have to adjust the steps for your device) Working NES Console Super Mario Bros. (Note: this must…... Listed under: , ,
  738. Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor
    I SHALL CALL HIM " PEE-WEE " Personal Electronics Entertainment With Embedded Education. Basically a project that is fun and I learn a hole lot of stuff from it. . This project started out as just a small robot so I could learn more about…... Listed under:
  739. Tweeting Cat Door using an Arduino
    Note: to see everything on one page, please go to: After receiving many emails requesting Instructions and Kits for building the "Tweeting Cat Door ", I decided to make a version that is stand-alone and doesn't need a computer to be run and that…... Listed under: , ,
  740. The Photometric Camera and the CCDs
    The Photometric System The photometric camera for the SDSS consists of two TDI scanning CCD arrays, one, using 30 Tektronix/SITe 2048 x 2048 CCDs in a 5 by 6 array for five-color photometry, and the other using 24 2048 x 400 chips for astrometry and…... Listed under:
  741. Mechanical Led Matrix Display
    First of all we would like to thank everybody that helped organizing the 2nd edition of Arduino Jam, and especially the Jo3ri, who supplied us with some quite cool goodies and kept us safe during the weekend. (Video will come soon!) This project is a…... Listed under:
  742. Simple and Impressive Business Card Printer
    At some point most tinkerers and makers have to take the plunge into the real world - the world of suits and dividends and business cards. Without going completely "American Psycho" on your asses: business cards are important. In many ways they are our keys…... Listed under:
  743. Interactive Logo using an Arduino
    first of all we would like to thank the organisation and especially the main sponsor, Capgemini, which made all of this possible. This project is a contribution to the first belgian Arduino Jam (2012). During the Arduino Jam 2012, me and two other colleagues put our heads together…... Listed under: ,
  744. Vacuum form an Arduino
    If you have access to a vacuum former, or have constructed a DIY one to use, simply vacuum form a compact case to house your standalone electronics or arduino project. I made this at techshop! Step 1: Bill of materials Material to vacuum form…... Listed under: ,
  745. Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics)
    I've had a couple of Cybots as well as the Tom robots for a number of years - every so often they get dragged out and tinkered with. Now is this years turn. I have decided to try my hand at Arduino control of the…... Listed under:
  746. [Arduino] Linefollower with photoresistors
    I built a linefollower robot that could be used in many different ways, and I summed up my project in some steps. To begin with, all you need is the following parts: Step 1: Robot frame Parts List: -Robot frame -Two wheels -Two DC motors…... Listed under: ,
  747. Gas Cap using an Arduino board
    Since you've gotten into electronics, haven't you wondered if there is a fart sensor out there?  I sure did.  I discovered that if you use a methane sensor, especially the MQ-4, even at very low concentrations, it reads farts.  What if you combined that into…... Listed under: , ,
  748. CrEST
    Let’s Set Up Your Arduino and Breadboard! Yep, for real: Let’s Set Up Your Arduino and Breadboard! (use the instructions here, or flip to page 12 in your book) Step one: Dig through your kit and pull out your: Arduino Wooden Base Breadboard and Jumper…... Listed under:
  749. New animatronic Eyes: Rock On!
    Someone had seen Peter Penguin or my Instructables on Animatronic Penguin Torso or Animatronic Eyes, and was working on a sculpture. He wanted to animate the sculpture when someone walked into the room and asked if I could do it. I thought about it for…... Listed under:
  750. Multifunction Digital Thermometer using an Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to create a multifunction platform with a thermometer, chronograph (count up timer), count down timer, and light display. It is also intended to be a platform for other analog sensors or any other functions you can think of. Multifunction_Digital_Thermometer.zip71…... Listed under: ,
  751. Twitter Controlled Pet Feeder using an Arduino
    A great project for busy pet owners.  This Twitter-Controlled pet feeder automatically dispenses food in response to activity on your Twitter account.  The project is controlled by an Arduino and uses the Arduino Ethernet shield to receive data from Twitter.  I hacked this automatic Pet…... Listed under: , ,
  752. Singing Olaf Bag (Frozen)
    For my children and technology class, we were challenged to make a product using a Lilypad Arduino. I am currently obsessed with the movie Frozen, so I decided to create something using one of the most iconic characters of the movie, Olaf. I used a…... Listed under: ,
  753. Arduino MicroControllers, Card Readers, 3D Printing, GS4, Flip Camera!
    Arduino Microcontroller
    Episode 3 of AndroidTec, Formed by members thamind (Jon) chaostic (Lewis) & Computer Whiz (Jim) and introducing GuyCothal, who discusses about the amazing abilities of Arduino micro controller boards and how they can be used with Androids! Jason also made a guest appearance!... Listed under: , , , ,
  754. Randomized Arduino Drum Machine
    I like drum machines. However they are not always the easiest to build. I wanted one that is: A. Simple, Yet Powerful-If it uses lots of components then it is too complicated B. Sound-It's not a a drum machine if it "beeps" C. Easily Modifiable-If…... Listed under: ,
  755. Arduino Automatic Temperature& Humidity Controller for Pets
    Jack and Jose, a pair of beautiful hamster, has accompanied me over 100 days and nights. Their soft white fur makes me quiet and warm, especially when I coding in the winner. But the very tragic things happened in the last week. As the cold…... Listed under:
  756. 9 Volt battery adapter for Arduino
    This is super simple but very useful if you are in a hurry or just like to do things yourself and on the off chance you didn't know, this is about the easiest way to add mobile power to your Arduino. After looking at a…... Listed under:
  757. Touch Sensitive Audio Desk Trays- Arduino
    After having completed my first Arduino project (which can be found here) I wanted to try and create something that had more of a practical use. My idea behind this project was a way of aiding the visually impaired. By the end of this project…... Listed under:
  758. RGB lamp with Custom Moodlamp Library using Arduino
    I wanted to have an easily programmable RGB light to toss into a Jack 'O Lantern for Halloween. Who really wants a dull pumpkin in these days of pumpkin pimping madness. So I set to work building a pocket tin sized RGB lamp that could…... Listed under: , ,
  759. Homemade Magic Lamp Card Box using an Arduino
    A robot is a virtual or mechanical artificial agent. In practice, it is usually an electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer or electronic programming, and is thus able to do tasks on its own ( Well, today you will learn exactly how to build…... Listed under: , ,
  760. High Five Camera
    Can I tell you a secret? I don't like handshakes. I really don't. Handshakes just make me feel dirty. It's too impersonal. It's a gesture with no soul and reeks of a corporate entity. Why must we limit ourselves to this one boring interaction? Of…... Listed under: ,
  761. Twitter Mention Mood Light using Arduino
    Twitter Mention Mood Light -- a mood light that alerts you when @username is mentioned on Twitter. This is a simple intro in how to control your Arduino from Twitter. If you are new to Arduino Twitter / Arduino Processing Twitter / Arduino Python Twitter…... Listed under:
  762. Arduino makes 2D Level
    This is a project for Arduino to make a 2D Level, aimed at beginners. Arduino draws a circle on an LED Matrix that moves around according to readings from a 2D Accelerometer. Objectives: * Learn how to draw a circle using simple Maths * Learn…... Listed under: , ,
  763. CSCE 236 Embedded Systems
    1  Instructions This is a group assignment for you to work on during class. You only need to hand in one copy of this, but make sure that the names of all of your group members are on this sheet to receive credit. Complete all of…... Listed under:
  764. Arduino Etch-A-Sketch Clock
    I've seen various Arduino driven Etch-A-Sketch clocks on the web , but none with instructions (is it some kind of secret? Is someone planning on making it rich in the Etch-A-Sketch Clock global market?). I've used Arduino, but never used stepper motors, real time clocks,…... Listed under:
  765. Blinky Fish using an Arduino
    Assembly instructions for an add-on board for the Arduino. **** FOR INSTRUCTIONS FOR MARCH 2013, KICKSTARTER PROJECT GO HERE  ************ It has some LED's and a button. It connects to digital pins 9-13 and ground.  My hope is that this will be useful to people that want to…... Listed under: , ,
  766. Second degree equation solver with Arduino
    This instuctable is about making sort of a calculator that enables the user by using an analog 12-digit keyboard and 4 buttons to input the a,b,c variables into a equation and get the solution for it if there is any.(well if u don't know what…... Listed under: , ,
  767. Home Alert: Arduino + Cloud Messaging On A Large Display
    In the age of mobile phones, you would expect that people would be responsive to your call 24/7. Or… not. Once my wife gets home, the phone stays buried in her hand bag, or its battery is flat. We don’t have a land line. Calling…... Listed under: ,
  768. Simple Arduino Book clock
    This book clock was inspired by florinc and the impresive selection of clocks like the wise clock3 etc My girlfriend likes reading books and there is always a pile of them around the house, however to be able to build this for her birthday…... Listed under: ,
  769. DNA Melting Part 2: Lock-in Amplifier and Temperature Control
    In Part 2 of the DNA Melting Lab you will make revisions to allow greater control of your instrument and to reduce the effects of noise. You will add a pulse-width modulation (PWM) heater controller to enable careful control of the heating and cooling rates…... Listed under:
  770. Control Any Circuit With a TV Remote (and an Arduino)
    Most of the buttons on a remote control are never used. So why not use them to control appliances and other electronics around your house. In this project, I am going to show you how to use an Arduino to decode the signal from your…... Listed under: ,
  771. ElectroFried electronic shock game using Arduino
    The ElectroFried is a game with a shocking fun level. ElectroFried is developed for the Global Game Jam 2011 in Antwerp in design center the winkelhaak. The Team Jekkos/ Cinezaster decided to make a simple game based on colliding electrons. With a nasty side effect, a…... Listed under: ,
  772. Reginald: a UDP surveillance bot; control via the Internet using Arduino
    Reginald started from the simple, yet bold idea to control a bot from anywhere in the world with a live video feed. What I wasn't expecting was for Reginald to develop into an involved, feature rich project. With my work and money, I was able…... Listed under: , ,
  773. Hacking a Powerglove using Arduino
    First of all lets get this out of the way... It's so bad This is going to be showing how to hack the Nintendo Powerglove. By hack I mean tap into the flex sensors and use the buttons and d pad and add anything you want. In…... Listed under: , ,
  774. Chur-Robot
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  775. Build a Complete AVR System and Play Mastermind using Arduino
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