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 desktop application on java in LAN
    Description: here we have created an java desktop application using neatbeans. this application turn on led on arduino. this application also work in your LAN. Step 1: Assigning MAc and IP to Arduino board UPLOAD THIS PROGRAM TO  ARDUINO. ALSO CHANGE YOUR MAC AND IP…... Listed under:
  2. Magpi: The Micro Arduino Gaming Platform Interface
    Here's a retro hand-held gaming console I built with my son. It uses an Arduino micro-controller, a small LCD screen, push-buttons, a 3D printed case and home-grown "PC" board. It's really pretty easy to solder and put together. My son & I wrote two games…... Listed under:
  3. Arduino Double Dice Jewelry Box w/ Secret Switch
    This was a fun project. Push the red button, watch the dice " ROLL " then stop on a random roll most every time. The hart of this game is the ATMEL ATmega328P on a stand alone board. Powered by 4 AA NiMD batteries. Can you…... Listed under: , , ,
  4. D.I.Y Pneumatic Linear Actuators
    The D.I.Y. movement has many implications for the future of creativity and commerce. The impact of inventing what one needs rather than purchasing it promises to be empowering, fun, and inspirational. In a long term effort to develop dynamic computer controlled surfaces, I began exploring…... Listed under:
  5. Flashing LED Top Tube Pad for your bike using Arduino
    Well it's that time of year again. That's right, the sun is going down early, and it's getting hard to avoid logging some miles on your bike after dark. You likely have great lights front and rear already, but what about on the sides of…... Listed under: , , , ,
  6. Sugarcube MIDI Controller
    This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, grid-based MIDI controller that boots up into a variety of apps to do lots of things with sound. It has 16 backlit buttons, used as both inputs and outputs to give the controller some visual feedback. 2 potentiometers give…... Listed under:
  7. Fun Shway Display using an Arduino
    Build a nice looking LCD display with buttons for mounting on the wall. Key Features: 2 line by 24 character LCD display controlled with 4 I/O’s (74HC164). Back light control of LCD. 6 Buttons connected to 1 analog pin. LM335 and LM334Z temp sensors. Adjustable…... Listed under: ,
  8. Build Your Own Sourcemeter
    This is an explanation and set of building plans for a USB-powered sourcemeter with a personal computer interface. The sourcemeter uses an open-source Arduino microprocessor and the user interface uses the open-source Processing environment. The sourcemeter was designed as a homemade current-voltage (IV) tester to measure the IV…... Listed under:
  9. Build a Controllable Coffee Roaster from an Air Popcorn Popper
    I have a passion for coffee.  I also have a passion for electrical engineering.  Why not combine them? This Instructable describes how I transformed a hot air popcorn popper into a completely controllable coffee roaster!  Follow these instructions to re-purpose and hack your West Bend…... Listed under:
  10. Xtreme Buzzwire-4-2 Arduino Jam project
    This project is part of the Arduino Jam 2012. First of all we would like to thank the organization and especially the main sponsor, Capgemini, which made all of this possible. At the Arduino Jam, during the brainstormsession, we came with the idea to make a classic…... Listed under: ,
  11. ESM – ExternalSerialMonitor
    Sometimes I needed an external serial monitor like the Serial Monitor in the Arduino Editor, to see what is going on. So I made one. The first picture shows an example how could be it designed. For the ESM I used an Atmel Atmega328 (based…... Listed under:
  12. Arduino USB
    LOG: Made a correction/modification Step 3 and added a picture step 5. So many Arduino users have RBBBs(Really Bare Bones Board (Arduino))  or Anarduinos or Boarduinos that could use a USB interface to program and power them but don’t want to spend $15-20 for a…... Listed under:
  13. Control TV functions using Analog input and Arduino
    Have you ever wanted to use a good old knob to control your TV volume instead of repeated button pushing? Or make it controlled by light? Do you want your remote to be replaced by an awesome arduino and let it do the hard work…... Listed under: , ,
  14. DC Motor Control Using an H-Bridge using arduino
    Overview In this tutorial, you'll learn how to control a DC motor's direction using an H-bridge. To reverse a DC motor, you need to be able to reverse the direction of the current in the motor. The easiest way to do this is using an…... Listed under:
  15. Digital Clock
    Introduction This design project utilizes an Arduino MEGA2560 with an ATMEGA1280-16AU microcontroller to create a digital clock.  The clock will be able to save time when disconnected from power, and it can be powered from a USB connection or from the wall outlet.  The clock…... Listed under:
  16. AVR Programming Tutorial
    This tutorial introduces programming for AVR microcontrollers. It uses the ATmega328p found on Arduino boards, but works with straight AVR C and a bare microcontroller. It covers the basic information you need to get started, whether or not you've used Arduino or other microcontrollers previously.…... Listed under:
  17. Sound Reactive LED Strip
    THERE MAY BE 9 STEPS BUT I PROMISE THIS ONE IS QUICK AND EASY!  In this Instructable I will be showing you how to create a light reactive LED system. In this clip, I used a single color LED strip, but you you can use…... Listed under: ,
  18. Power your Arduino with a Hand-Cranked Battery
    If you've ever wanted to power your Arduino or AVR from a battery for development testing (batteries have different power delivery qualities than, say, transformed AC or even a regulated wall wart in DC) testing but were tired of going through batteries (Hey, I admit…... Listed under: ,
  19. Heat-Seeking Desk Fan (using Arduino)
    Summary: The following is a step by step guide on how to make a Heat-Seeking Desk Fan from an Arduino microcontroller, a computer fan, a servo, and an infrared temperature sensor. The device scans the room periodically, automatically pointing itself in the hottest direction (ideally towards…... Listed under:
  20. Proximity sensing mouse wheel scroller using Arduino
    List of tools: 1. Exacto 2. Arduino Nano / USB chord (Mini-B) 3. Dremel / Drill 4. Paper & Pencil 5. Sharp IR Sensor (2Y0A21 F) 6. Hot glue gun 7. Solder gun / Solder 8. A small mirror Ok so you might ask, why…... Listed under: ,
  21. Make a Desktop Tamagotchi
    One day I was sitting behind my desk at work and I got that weird need to build something, after looking around for a bit I got my eye on an LED matrix and that sparked an idea in my head : "I WANNA MAKE…... Listed under: ,
  22. Twitter Enabled Text to Speech using an Arduino
    Let the world know what you're eating for breakfast with an 80's style vocal synthesizer!  This project uses an Arduino to send your Twitter stream to a voice generator chip called the SpeakJet.  The setup that I use here can also be extended to other…... Listed under: , ,
  23. Microcontrollers: The Basics
    Different kinds of computers are designed for different purposes. The computer at the heart of your laptop is optimized for different puprposes than the one in your phone or the one in your mouse. The simplest computers are those that are designed to take inout…... Listed under:
  24. Arduino Lilypad Slipper Automatic Foot Massager
    I made a little automatic slipper foot massager with the Lilypad Arduino and some of the Lilypad Vibe Boards for the actual massager. The sensor it uses is a Lilypad Accelerometer that I'm only using as a basic tilt sensor. Essentially it detects when the…... Listed under: ,
  25. Holiday Dreidel Light Display for Roof using Arduino
    This Instructable details how to build a holiday dreidel display for your roof. It uses coat hanger wire, rope light, and an Arduino controller to control a fading demo mode and a "spin" mode. In the demo mode, the symbols fade in and out, going…... Listed under: ,
  26. John Doherty’s Lab Notebook
    January 9, 2013 (1 hour): Met as a team after class to discuss preliminary project proposal. January 10, 2013 (2 hours): Met as a team after class to finish writing preliminary project proposal. WEEK 01 SUMMARY Accomplishments: Submitted preliminary project proposal. Weekly Work Total: 3…... Listed under:
  27. Arduino Robot V2 (Fast) Also Voice Controlled
    This is my second version of my arduino robot after "Build your first robot". My Second version is slightly complicated as compared to my first one but offers better features. In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build a fast robot which…... Listed under:
  28. Breathalyzer Microphone using an Arduino
    The breathalyzer microphone is a system for the inconscpicuous collection of blood-alcohol content level data sets. In other words, you can measure a person's sobriety with a device, that for all intents and purposes, looks no different than a standard microphone. This tool adds new…... Listed under: , ,
  29. PowerBox: The Safe AC Power Meter
    Introduction We designed a device that measures and graphs various aspects of AC power and acts as a computer-controlled remote switch. With the recent push for green energy and environmental friendliness, more and more people are concerned about their personal daily power usage. We developed…... Listed under:
  30. Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 with the TFT LCD shield and the 3.5 “color touch screen
    This instructable will show you how to build a portable Touch Screen Oscilloscope for less than 40 U$! The oscilloscope is one of the most powerful electronic instruments that is available to electronics hobbyist, experimenters, and engineers. It is mainly used to measue time-varying signals.…... Listed under: ,
  31. Robot shield for Arduino Board
    The idea behind this post is to bring together some robot designs and trasform them in a new device with new hardware and standard software (arduino of course) and so easier to use.  These robots have three things in common: a mechanical structure, the hardware…... Listed under: ,
  32. Small DC Motor Pwm Speed Controller
    The photo depicts a speed controller, wired on a breadboard which allows you to vary the resistance in the potentiometer in order to, in effect, control the speed of the small DC motor. The big picture problem is creating an efficient PWM motor controller that…... Listed under:
  33. Capacitive Sensing + Open Frameworks + SPACEBREW
    This is a step-by-step on how to connect Arduino to OpenFrameworks using Spacebrew. More specifically our project focuses on the awesomeness of Capacitive Sensing to alter OF projections to create an awesome tactile experience! What the process will involve: Arduino -> Processing -> SpaceBrew ->…... Listed under:
  34. Arduino Personal Soundtrack Hoodie
    This was inspired by Raj's personal soundtrack shirt in Big Bang Theory S3, E16, "The Excelsior Acquisition". You can now buy them online but it's much more fun to make your own and it's possible now that buttons designed for use in electronic clothing are…... Listed under: , ,
  35. Programming an ATtiny w/ Arduino 1.0
    This tutorial shows you how to program an ATtiny45, ATtiny85, ATtiny44 or ATtiny84 microcontroller using the Arduino software. These are small, cheap ($2-3) microcontrollers that are convenient for running simple programs. The ATtiny45 and ATtiny85 have eight legs and are almost identical, except that the…... Listed under: ,
  36. Charliexplexed LED Clock – Arduino
    One of my clocks stopped working – and it happened to be a clock my wife likes a lot. Went to the repair shop and the guy said that he didn’t have the spare parts and could not repair this. So – I thought –…... Listed under: ,
  37. Star Jar Geiger counter triggered LED decoration using Arduino
    This instructable builds on top of the Geiger counter triggered LED decorations I made last year. This version powers the Geiger counter from the Arduino (itself now powered from a mains adaptor, so I no longer need to keep feeding them batteries) and the LEDs…... Listed under: , , , ,
  38. Arduino Cat Detector SD Card Logger
    I used: an Arduino Uno a Parallax PIR Motion Sensor and a Seeed Studio SD Card Shield Arduino, shield, sd card, logging shield, storage, logger Check out This instructable on PIRs in case you didn't know what it is: Step 1: Connect your PIR…... Listed under: , ,
  39. Physical Computing with Arduino
    Digital pins 1-7 are generally used as input pins and Digital pins 8-13 are used as output pins. Digital pins 9-11 can be used as analog output pins. That is, they can send they can send signal of variable voltage. 5/15/2012 Getting started with Arduino.…... Listed under:
  40. Pi…In A Single Digit using an Arduino
    Ah yes. It has been a long time since I posted an Instructable...well here goes: It has been a while since I have been otivated to write an 'ible. During this idle time I have been writing, rewriting and editing code as well as designing…... Listed under: ,
  41. Printer to vinyl cutter hack
    Vinyl cutters are used in the sign writing industry, and are great for making stickers, signs and graphics. I would like to thank Instructable  members silverjimmy  and Groover for their fantastic laser cutter instructables, without which I would not of been able to complete this…... Listed under:
  42. Auto reset stuff with Arduino
    Have a problem with my wireless bridge. It works for a some time then, despite it saying everything it fine, refuses to connect wirelessly. All it needs is to be turned off and on again and it works again (for a while!). I decided that…... Listed under: ,
  43. Automatically water your small indoor plant using Arduino + pump
    Have you ever wanted a little plant to brighten up your desk or home, but you're afraid that you'll forget to water it? Fear no longer! Using an Arduino, a scavenged wall-wart, and a peristaltic pump, you can set up your plant to be watered…... Listed under: ,
  44. Solar Module
    This page maintains the necessary documentation (hardware & software) for recreating the Solar Hardware Module ("Solar Module") using either Arduino UNO or TI Launchpad. Prior to creating the solar module, we performed several experiments using a custom built solar panel fixture. For more information on…... Listed under:
  45. Arduino Vocal Effects Box
    This Arduino-powered vocal effects box pitch shifts and distorts incoming audio signals to produce a wide variety of vocal effects.  This project is my first experiment with real-time digital signal processing using Arduino.  It samples an incoming microphone signal at a rate of about 40kHz, manipulates…... Listed under: ,
  46. Momentary Switch as Digital Sensor
    In many cases switches are just switches. They directly control the flow of electricity to an appliance, flashlight or mains-voltage lamp. An example of this is the switch on the wall in your living room. In many cases nowadays however, switches are digital sensors, meaning…... Listed under:
  47. Simple and reasonably accurate pedometer system
    Our final project for ECE 4760 provides a simple but effective exercise monitoring system of the user's walk or run. With an increase of the number of health conscious individuals hoping to remain fit, we designed a system that allows the user to keep track…... Listed under:
  48. Smart Thermal + Arduino
    Many times we are  faced with a heat containing coffee and don't  know if the fluid is at  the proper temperature and it is impossible to know just by looking at  the bottle ended up losing time with a coffee that is cold and we…... Listed under:
  49. Bacon Alarm Clock – Arduino
    This is a project I came up with that was inspired by my love for bacon! This is an alarm clock that is designed to wake you up with the smell of bacon. With the help of an arduino the alarm clock will already have…... Listed under: ,
  50. Arduino controlled webcam panner
    This is an instructable to show how to mount a webcam on a servo in a meccano frame and controlling it via an Arduino board. For a while now I was looking to do something more than blinking LEDs with my Arduino. This idea came…... Listed under: , ,
  51. Robotic Arm Trifecta (Science Olympiad)
    In the fall of 2012, we set out to construct a robotic arm for the Science Olympiad competition that would be capable of performing the required set of tasks efficiently and to perfection. This instructable will attempt to guide you through the thought processes used…... Listed under:
  52. Arduino FIO Tutorial
    Overview The Arduino Fio is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega328P (datasheet) runs at 3.3V and 8 MHz. It has 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be used as PWM outputs), 8 analog inputs, an on-board resonator, a reset button, and holes…... Listed under:
  53. The Motivational Moody Workout T-Shirt using an Arduino
    I call this project "The Motivational Moody Workout T-Shirt" . Basically what I wanted to do was a t-shirt that makes you want to get out in the open and work out. To make that work, I sewed a LilyPad arduino onto a t-shirt and…... Listed under: , ,
  54. Self-Balancing Robot
    First of all I want to apologize for my English, if you don't understand something, please, ask. I know that a self-balancing robot is not new, but when i started this project i found a lot of information, but never in the same site, i…... Listed under:
  55. Interface and Application Programming
    My sensors have not been functioning too well with my computer, as every time I try to connect the hello.light or hello.mic boards and run python through my terminal, I either get the error "resource busy", or my computer completely freezes! Therefore, I decided to…... Listed under:
  56. Arduino+Stepper Motor Camera Slider
    This is a trial and error / design and development process which I followed in developing a camera slider for creating time-lapse video clips on my DSLR camera. The idea came from using standard Aluminium extrusions I have available at hardware stores, and create a…... Listed under: ,
  57. Urban Sensing Networks using Arduino
    Often government data sets available to us online are taken from major nearby metropolitan areas or infrastructural centers. With an easy to follow introduction to new softwares and technologies the "urban sensor kit" allows anyone to obtain location specific information and share that information with…... Listed under:
  58. FINAL Touch sensor with arduino
    The tutorials we used. Download arduino software and the processing software. From their respective websites.   All of the supplies we used: (we didn't include the water bottle as a sensing object, and used an inductor instead of a coil) Arduino…... Listed under:
  59. RFID touch screen Automated Bar – Barduino v2.0 with Facebook Integration!
    Got an Arduino? Like parties / alcohol? Can't be bothered to make your own bar quality cocktails? Make a Barduino! Its back, with new features in v2.0: Facebook integration - Facebook registration Page to track and graph drink consumption Touchscreen with gesture support RFID user…... Listed under: , ,
  60. Stripboard Arduino shield for programming ATtiny45 and ATtiny85
    This instructable (entered in the Arduino Challenge contest - you can vote for it above) shows how to make a stripboard Arduino shield for programming either ATtiny45 or ATtiny85 microcontrollers with an Arduino, as per these tutorials from the High-Low Tech group at MIT: Arduino…... Listed under: , ,
  61. Schematic Entry and PCB layout
    In this lab you will be using a program to enter a schematic and lay out a printed circuit board (PCB) that will then be manufactured.  At this point of the semester you don't know enough to design your own circuit, so I am giving…... Listed under:
  62. Binguino: An Arduino-based Bingo Number Generator
    Bingo! My granddaughter enjoys playing Bingo, so I went out and bought her a cheap set at a local discount store. The cards and the markers are fine, but the spinner disk for selecting the numbers is a piece of garbage. It flew apart about…... Listed under: ,
  63. Intuitive Vibrotactile Feedback Educational Feedback Devices
    The goal of the project is to come up with an affordable yet generic vibrotactile feedback device to be used for educational purposes. A chemistry learning environment is developed to demonstrate a specific application of our device, in which users can manipulate ions and feel…... Listed under:
  64. Bird Proof Squirrel Feeder & Solar Powered Camera using Arduino
    The Solar Powered-Bird Proof Squirrel Feeder w\ Camera will allow squirrels to retrieve seeds, nuts, and corn kernels without worrying about those pesky birds stealing all their food. While your squirrel enjoys the spoils of your feeder, you'll enjoy lovely digital photos to entertain and…... Listed under: ,
  65. Arduino mood lighting
    This instructable will show you who to build a rgb lighting system with an arduino. You can also control it with an ipod/iphone/ipad using touchOSC. In my previous instructable I showed how to control one rgb led in this you can control heaps with a single chip…... Listed under: ,
  66. Combination Circuit for Digital and Analog
    Goals Understand the Analog Signals and use your knowledge to program your Arduino and let it play music Get known of the Seven-segment display and use your Arduino Board together with the Shift Register to control the number. In the Second Week you will be…... Listed under:
  67. LilyPad Arduino Sensor Demo Mat
    This tutorial shows you how to create a sensor demo mat for the LilyPad Arduino. I wanted a place where I could experiment with the different sensors, but also something that I could use to show examples of what can be done without constantly uploading…... Listed under:
  68. Build Your Own BARBOT using Arduino
    Ever wanted a robotic liquor server? I purchased a Lynxmotion robotic arm last year and an Arduino (deci) to play around with. I had it serial controlled with a joystick and it was a great way to start in robotics. More recently I wanted to…... Listed under:
  69. Highly maneuverable search and rescue robot
    Finalized Prototype Shown below is the finalized prototype. The purpose of the prototype was to demonstrate the feasibility of a small, highly maneuverable search and rescue robot. As such, the completed prototype was successful. Capabilities include a ground speed of 10 inches per second, battery…... Listed under: ,
  70. How to make and use the arduino as an Isp for an ATtiny85
    In this instructable I will show you how you can make your own Atting programming shield for the arduino and then use the arduino as a programmer. Usually If you don't have a shield you can do a breadboard version to program the ATtiny. (Step1)…... Listed under: ,
  71. DIY Super Bright LED Skate Lights
    You might remember my first set of lights that I put on my dad's skates. Well those weren't bright enough and they were a lot of work because I didn't know how to make PCBs. In this i'ble I'll cover how to make your own…... Listed under:
  72. Interactive LED box
    Project Goal The goal of this project is to create a low resolution display of graphical art that interacts with people who are handling it. My basic idea is to create such a "magic box" with a LED matrix on one side. It should be…... Listed under:
  73. Brushless Gimbal with Arduino
    This is a Spring 2014 Electronics project at Pomona College created by Andreas Biekert and Jonah Grubb. Thanks to Professor Dwight Whitaker, Tony Grigsby and the Pomona Physics Department. Our goal with this project was to create a 2 axis brushless gimbal controlled solely by…... Listed under:
  74. Biometric Sensing Computer Mouse
    In the past five weeks, we have considered and built three projects, ranging from: optical sensing, electromyography (EMG), and galvanic skin response detection. Initially, our project was using an optical sensor and EMG to detect finger movement for applications, such as: playing piano and Morse…... Listed under:
  75. BabyTrackr
    I found a pressure sensor matrix that we could adapt to a pressure sensor patch on the stomach of the women in labor on this webpage (see below). It gives instructions how to build a pressure sensor by using two pieces of cloth and conductive…... Listed under:
  76. Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors
    Overview: This instructable will construct a series of custom sensor modules and an Arduino shield. Such modules are available from many different sources, but fans of the Instructables website would probably find satisfaction in making their own. Each module will be a set size of…... Listed under:
  77. How To Make The Easiest Breadboard Arduino-Compatible Sanguino-Equivalent
    Okay so the Title is indeed a bit of a mouthful lol ! Ive been needing to mess around with a desire for MORE Input/Output pins than the Arduino UNO and nowadays the UNO uses an Atmega328 microcontroller, & its limited to only about 20…... Listed under:
  78. Head Mouse – Game controller or disability aid using Arduino
    My kids wanted to have a head controlled mouse for playing Minecraft - they wanted to move their heads and have the field of view move. I decided that was a challenge I couldn't resist, so I decided to build a movement controlled mouse using…... Listed under: ,
  79. Build Your Own Arduino Web server
    The Arduino Ethernet Shield is a sweet toy!!!  Everybody, from the beginner who got their Arduino yesterday and hasn't slept since, to the hard core pro who learned c as a second language, can learn how to use the Ethernet Shield and have lots of…... Listed under:
  80. Connect 4 Binary Clock using an Arduino
    Welcome ladies and gents! As an entrepreneur, I'm always looking for great projects to share.  Myself and two other classmates recently put together a project for our Master's of Engineering program in Technical Entrepreneurship, and we're thrilled to share our vision with you.  Remember that…... Listed under: ,
  81. Speech-controlled Game Boy Advance using arduino
    This is a project I worked on for my electronics class at Pomona College. Thanks to Professor Dwight Whitaker and Tony Grigsby for their help and guidance throughout this project, and credit to Jonathan Wong for the idea for this project! Also, here's a list…... Listed under:
  82. Sign Language Translator using Arduino
    First of all, this project is not finished. We're still trying to improve and fix some problems. Right now, we're only able to translate letters from "A" to "E". The program still have problems while identificating those letters, the values for each of them match…... Listed under: ,
  83. AC Dimmer Circuit: 46
    Green wire is zero_cross signal, goes to Arduino digital pin 2 in. Yellow wire is light dimming signal, comes from Arduino digital pin 11. The LED on board should dim or fade along with the AC light source. Fading will not work until AC power…... Listed under:
  84. Extra inputs for Arduino with a keyboard
    The Arduino is perhaps the coolest thing on earth. There are many types, the Uno, the Mega, the Pro, the Pro Mini, etc. etc. But one thing that often can be a problem is that you only have a limited number of inputs and outputs.…... Listed under: ,
  85. Motion Sensing Digital Camera & Alarm using Arduino
    Welcome to my instructable on how to make an Arduino-controlled motion sensing camera and alarm! The motivation behind this project, which I worked on in my electronics class at Pomona College, was the need to keep away varmints (particularly raccoons) that were digging up my…... Listed under: ,
  86. Easy Electronics Organization using Arduino
    Like many other electronic enthusiasts I need to have a constant supply of materials in order for us to keep building, hacking, or just playing around with electronics. However as probably any of us have come to realize we need a lot of space and…... Listed under:
  87. A Planar 2-DOF Haptic Device for Exploring Gravitational Fields
    For our project, we built a planar, 2 degree-of-freedom haptic device for educational use. The design is based on a 5-bar mechanism. We wanted to build a device that would have the versatility to teach various concepts, but would still be relatively affordable (as the…... Listed under:
  88. Make a Musical Bench using Arduino
    The Musical Bench is an exhibit which makes music when people touch, kiss, or hold hands. It uses a micro-controller to detect changes in resistance, via the copper armrests, and plays high or low notes depending on how much current flows through you and a…... Listed under:
  89. Portable Haptics System Hardware
    Mobile Phone There is a wide selection of mobile phones on the market. For our development, we chose Nokia 6210 Navigator due to its ability to run Java, accompanied by Bluetooth communication, and its small form factor. The phone mainly acts as a remote control…... Listed under:
  90. Robo-Mobile – A Homemade Bluetooth Robot using arduino
    Background This robot is one I built to learn. Before this project I did get my feet wet with a few small scale Arduino projects like an ultrasonic robot, (that would move backwards until it was a certain distance away from the wall,) and I…... Listed under:
  91. Knockdown Warning Indicator (Redux)
    This week I continued developing a device that warns of the potential of a knockdown – the process by which an over-canvassed sailing ship is lain over on her beam-ends during a squall.  The potential for sinking at this point is high, especially if there…... Listed under: ,
  92. Smartphone controlled Arduino tank using Annikken Andee
    Hi guys, I am Robin, one of the developers of Annikken Andee. Just a few weeks back we were invited to be a part of Arduino Day Singapore 2014. On the day of the event, we showcased a missile-firing lego-crushing smartphone controlled Tank built using…... Listed under:
  93. Bitcoin Price Ticker (almost) from scratch using Arduino as ISP
    Hello everyone! I decided to create this tutorial on how to make a Bitcoin Price Ticker. Well, this is only a prototype and I will make a smaller edition with a more pleasant design and some other features at a later time. However, this serves…... Listed under:
  94. Machine Design
    The assignmente for this week is to automate the machine assembled two weeks ago. For this Roxanna milled the Arduino's shield for controlling the steppers, but Alejandro found that we haven't all the components for stuffing, specially the A3982 - stepper motor driver, so as…... Listed under:
  95. Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect using Arduino
    This instructable was made as part of the CS graduate course "Tangible Interactive Computing" at the University of Maryland, College Park taught by Professor Jon Froehlich. The course focused on exploring the materiality of interactive computing and, in the words of MIT Professor Hiroshii Ishii,…... Listed under:
  96. Simon Game
    High Level Description: For part 3 of the lab, our group decided to build a “Simon” game. Our game setup uses 3 buttons and 4 LEDs. Each button corresponds to one LED and the 4th LED is used to indicate an error. The game starts…... Listed under:
  97. Musical Exercise: Workout Shirt MP3 Player Powered by Exercise using Arduino
    People love listening to music while exercising. Music provides the motivation needed for individuals to keep exerting energy and get in shape. So, because people enjoy listening to music while exercising, what if an MP3 player only played an individual's music while they are active?…... Listed under: ,
    While the field of robotics is continuously expanding at a remarkable rate and better performing robots are created every year, robotics still remains out of reach for many students and researchers. The main reasons for this difficulty are the high complexity of the hardware and…... Listed under:
  99. Bird Feeder Monitor using Arduino
    This is a project to monitor the number of birds that visit my bird feeder, as well as record the amount of time spent feeding. I used an Arduino Yún and a capacitive touch sensor, Adafruit CAP1188, to detect and record the birds feeding. On…... Listed under:
  100. 5x5x5 LED Cube – Orientation Independent 3D Display
    Introduction   Our project, in one sentence, is an orientation independent 3D LED display. We were inspired by various videos on youtube of similar cubes but also by the idea of creating an interactive 3-dimensional display. We built a 5x5x5 LED cube display and controller…... Listed under:
  101. Talking Arduino Heart Rate Monitor
    My partner and I wanted to make heart rate monitor that does more than simply measure a user's heart rate. Our heart rate monitor talks! Each button gives a verbal description of its functionality and makes the measurements visible on the screen. This monitor will…... Listed under:
  102. SoundBox
    Group #1 Avneesh Sarwate ([email protected]) John Subosits ([email protected]) Joe Turchiano ([email protected]) Kuni Nagakura ([email protected]) Yaared Al-Mehairi ([email protected]) Ideas and Sketches   Squat Coach – Detects the depth of your squats and assesses your form. Flex sensor is positioned to run up the back of knee…... Listed under:
  103. Digital I/O with Arduino Boards
    Readings in Physical Computing Ch 6. pgs 87-136 (this week and next week) Ch 7: Serial Communication [137-143; 149-150; 153-161] Before the lab You should have already successfully installed the Arduino environment on your laptop, built the LED circuit, and successfully load/run the “blink” program to…... Listed under:
  104. The Creepy Doll using Arduino
    Here at Mikamai, we often organise events and hackathons. After the last hackathon, someone left an old doll, and it was kinda creepy... so why not make it even creepier? I decided to put two red LEDs instead of the eyes, and a vibration sensor…... Listed under:
  105. Capture the image of a falling object
    The aim of this project is to create a setup to capture the image of a falling object or any object in motion at a precise time using a DSLR and Arduino microcontroller. It can be done in many different ways, but the method I…... Listed under:
  106. Catchin’ time using Arduino
    This tutorial will show you how to build an interactive toy for children. This toy wants to give a boost to children to move and play with friends at home or in a park, instead of watching TV and playing videogames. Catchin' time is a…... Listed under:
  107. Sleep n’ Tweet
    Step 1: The Sleep n' Tweet Now I am lucky enough to work at the greatest company in the world as a University of Waterloo, co-op student. It might not even be a company you’ve heard of yet. They’re named Upverter and we are trying…... Listed under: ,
  108. Password access with arduino
    ~~ The complete kit for this tutorial is now for sale at   Get one! ~~ This instructable will show you how to make a pass-code lock system using the Arduino Mega board. Whenyou type the right code, an LED lights up an the servo…... Listed under:
  109. Make your pet dishes tweet
    You give your pets everything: Food, water, a home, toys, and love. Why not give them a twitter account? This project allows you to monitor your pets' eating habits and receive alerts when their supplies are low. It's also a cute, fun way to learn…... Listed under:
  110. Animatronic Green-Winged Macaw Papercraft
    Hello everybody! This macaw was part of a work of biology at the college of my daughter, who was attempting to educate people not to buy wild animals. This beautiful animal, natural tropical forests of South America, is highly coveted by smugglers. In captivity, unlikely…... Listed under:
  111. AlarmingTweet
    This project will add tweeting capabilities to the GE 45142 Choice-Alert Wireless Control Center Alarm system. The alarm system allows you to connect up to 16 different sensors across 4 zones and with the addition of the Arduino powered AlarmingTweet you can enable it to…... Listed under:
  112. Maze Solving Robot
    In this instructable I will be showing you how to build a maze solving robot. This is actually my 3rd attempt at making one. The first was a complete failure. The second was alright at finding the end of the maze, but it could not…... Listed under:
  113. USB Mouse Made Out Of A Wii Nunchuck
    This instructable will describe how to convert a Nintendo Wii Nunchuck controller into a USB 2-button mouse using a Teensy USB.  The Teensy USB is a very user-friendly development board that can be programmed in an Arduino environment. The Teensy USB development board and necessary…... Listed under:
  114. Reddit Controller, USB Upvote/Downvote button
    Not too long ago I saw the “Awesome Button” video on the Make Magazine podcast. In the video Matt Richardson shows how you can take a Teensy development board and turn it into a simple USB keyboard. In his example everytime a button is pressed…... Listed under:
  115. Electric Turtle Robot
    Be sure to check out my new instructable , the 'little Tank'! Really nice tracked design complete with cut files! update: I've had so much response on this instructable, thanks to all. If you end up making one, please let me know! I'd love to…... Listed under:
  116. LED Microcontroller Debug Module
    When it comes to debugging a microcontroller circuit, there aren't a lot of simple options.  Since a microcontroller circuit might have multiple things going on at the same time, measuring voltages with a DMM isn't an option.  Using an computerized In-Circuit-Debugger solution is expensive and…... Listed under: ,
  117. Wise Clock 3 – Arduino-based geeky alarm clock
    Wise Clock 3 is an open-source, highly hackable geeky clock that shows a lot more than the time. Its main function is to display user-editable quotations retrieved from an SD card (like those used in photo cameras). In addition, Wise Clock 3 can show the…... Listed under:
  118. Giant Leaf Planetarium
    Have you ever wanted a mini-planetarium for your room? Well now you can! This instructable will help you create a fairly portable planetarium leaf that you can put over a bed, a couch, or anywhere else in your house. All you need is an IKEA…... Listed under:
  119. Universal Gripper – Syringe Powered
    The “universal gripper” developed by researchers from Cornell University, the University of Chicago, and iRobot inspired me to create my own version. The YouTube video is quite impressive. The gripper can form around very asymmetrical and smooth shapes and still pick up the object. I…... Listed under:
  120. Arduino Project Board
    The Arduino Project Board is basically a board to transer your ATMEGA168/328 to when you have completed your project and no longer need to use the Arduino as a development board. Simply transfer the programmed chip from the Arduino board to the Arduino project board…... Listed under:
  121. Turn your Arduino Uno into an USB-HID-Mididevice
    While building an Arduino Uno based Midi-Controller for Ableton Live, I came across the HIDUINO project ( ). It allows you to turn your Arduino Uno (or any other device using an AVR-USB chipset like the 8u2) into a driverless HID/Midi device. It's much…... Listed under: ,
  122. Rave Rover – Mobile Dance Stage
    Rave Rover was designed and built to be a portable dance platform for parties, raves, and any other trouble we can get into! I will go into as much detail as I can explaining the entire build process, and where to find parts and other…... Listed under:
  123. How to hack EEG toys with arduino
    i had heard a few years back about the ability of hooking up toy EEGs so you can interface them with your computer. I was reminded of this for a project i wanted to do for a class (instructable coming soon ;-)), and i also…... Listed under:
  124. Building a Portal Turret with motion controlled audio and lighting
    In this Instructable I'm going to show you how I went about building my very own life size talking Portal Turret from start to finish. This is a fairly in depth project that will cover every stage of construction and all the techniques I used…... Listed under:
  125. Pan/Tilt Motion System for Control Education
    Pan/Tilt Motion System for Control Education Ricardo G. Sanfelice, University of Arizona Project supported by Mathworks Website developed by Colin Lasharr, University of Arizona   Contents Introduction Instructions for Building the System Installation Instructions The Arduino Board Simulink Initial Parameter Identification System Identification for Zenith…... Listed under:
  126. Hack the Nabaztag using Arduino
    This is a Nabaztag - Armenian, apparently, for "hare". It's an adorable bunny rabbit packed with sensors and communication devices.... and it's completely unusable. There's people who wrote some interesting software to hack it, and I applaud them: however, I could never actually get my…... Listed under: ,
  127. DIY Parking Sonsor using Arduino
    The last time I was home visiting my parents I noticed bumper imprints caused by my mother suburban on the stairs leading up from the garage. Their garage it turns out is just barely long enough to fit their gigantic vehicles. So I decided it…... Listed under: , ,
  128. Using Mozzi Library with 5 potentiometers using arduino
    Getting Started The goal of this project was to create filters and controls to that can manipulate sound that is being generated through an Arduino. Normally Arduino can only generate simple tones that are not useful if you are trying to achieve complex sounds and…... Listed under:
  129. Arduino Quilting Machine
    The Arduino Quilting Machine combines the mechanics of a sewing machine, CNC technology and Arduino as an operating system. The project is designed to translate a vector file from a computer into G-code and subsequently into Arduino language which then moves the machine. The project…... Listed under:
  130. Diy Xbox wireless controller adapter for Pc
    This instructable will go over the steps to connect a RF module from an RROD xbox to your computer so you can use a wireless controller with your computer. ******DISCLAIMER******* DONT TRY THIS IF YOU DONT HAVE ANY EXPERIENCE WITH ELECTRONICS/SOLDERING OR COMPUTERS IM NOT…... Listed under: ,
  131. Make a digital “meow” from analog clock using arduino
    Is your analog clock just not doing enough stuff? Want to do digital things with an analog clock? This tutorial will show you how to make a Kit Cat Clock play a “meow” sound clip, at precise time intervals, using the Atmega 328P-PU via the…... Listed under: ,
  132. DIY Telepresence Documentation
    This is the documentation page for the Spring 2012 DIY Telepresence project. Here you will find schematics, software, and guides for the robot. The goal of the project was to design a low-cost, easy to build telepresence robot. Some of the features include: Segway based…... Listed under:
  133. Total Recall- Arduino Simon Says on steroids
    Total Recall is a Simon based game for the Arduino. Your basic Arduino Simon Game consists of 4 buttons, 4 LEDs, an Arduino, some code and maybe a speaker and sound effects. Total Recall takes things a step further by adding an LCD display and…... Listed under: ,
  134. Voice Activated LED Lighting with Arduino
    This project is an extension to the Speech Recognition with Arduino by leandro4b (…). However, instead of using 3 separate colored LEDs, I used a multicolor 4-channel RGBW LED Emitter. I had the opportunity of working at LED Engin last summer, which is why I…... Listed under:
  135. The Wondrous Weather Cube
    We created an Internet-enabled companion cube for your computer, which displays different kinds of information by glowing red or green. Depending on its orientation, and which labeled face is oriented upwards, our companion cube displays either stock readings of the NASDAQ or the outside temperature…... Listed under:
  136. Laser Pointer Switch using arduino
    This instructable will detail how to make a switch that uses an arduino to sample light. When the light sample reaches a threshold it will trigger a relay that can be used to turn on/off a small appliance (light, radio, fan, etc...) The parts for…... Listed under: ,
  137. FabECG: a simple electrocardiogram board
    Technologies for rudimentary physiological sensing are getting cheaper and easier to implement. Consider, for instance, these non-contact sensors from UCSD which can be used to take an EEG through hair or an ECG through a T-shirt! One can even make a simple oscilloscope to digitize,…... Listed under:
  138. Arduino controlled Rotary Stewart Platform
    This instructable is about building a Rotary Stewart Platform. It allows to position its moving platform in six degrees of freedom. This specific platform is designed to be able to position a DSLR or any other digital camera. This version of Stewart Platform uses instead…... Listed under:
  139. DC motors Relays
    Let's get the math over right off the bat. There are a LOT of attempts to describe how Ohm's Law works, each one nerdier than the last. Here' one I like. Warning: SFWBN (safe for work but nerdy). V = voltage measured in volts -…... Listed under:
  140. ATtiny85 POV Display using arduino
    The first time I saw a POV (Persistence Of Vision) display was on a show called FAQ on TV. The POV display consisted of an oscillating shaft with 6 LED's mounted on the end of the shaft. Since then I have always wanted to make…... Listed under:
  141. making art interactive
    Unfortunately, due to my need to reclaim my arduino and breadboards, we don't have photographic documentation of our circuit. However, the structure of it was rather self-evident. Although we arranged the circuit in a such a way that we could program other functions, but we…... Listed under: ,
  142. Control Keyboard & Mouse Android app via Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to control your computer's keyboard and mouse with an Android app via bluetooth to an Arduino BACKGROUND Ever wanted to control your computer's mouse/keyboard functionality without having to actually sit in front of it? I do all the time.…... Listed under: , ,
  143. Augmented Water using arduino
    The Augmented Water device helps you save water by turning red after one Liter. The device, built by @tamberg during a water hackathon, is made from an Arduino, a flow sensor and coloured LED pixels. Video (thanks kiilo) In case you want to build…... Listed under:
  144. Blind Maze Navigation using 2-DOF Haptic Joystick
    The domain of haptics has immense potential as a technology to assist visually-impaired individuals with their navigation of the physical world. In this project, we sought to develop a 2-DOF haptic joystick to provide force-feedback to a user as she attempts to navigate a maze…... Listed under:
  145. Temperature Displayed on 4 Digit 7 segment using Arduino
    In this project I’ll display the temperature in a 4 digit 7 segment display (common anode). The sensor is the cheapest you can find so actually the temperature changes pretty easily which makes the display to show always different temperatures. But the idea is to…... Listed under: ,
  146. A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes
    Please vote for this Instructable if you think it deserves it! Thanks! The Ultimate Altimeter is a super-compact, Arduino controlled altimeter capable of measuring the altitude with an accuracy of 0.3 meters, and saving the highest and lowest values it has measured. It is powered…... Listed under:
  147. Wiring Harness for the LCD Panel
    Assembly of the Female Connector Block The wiring harness has a male and female end. The gender of electrical and mechanical parts is described on this Wikipedia page. The header pins that are soldered into the circuit board for the LCD panel are plugged into…... Listed under:
  148. Android Accessories Made Easy With Arduino
    Android Accessories Made Easy With Arduino
    The Android Open Accessory Protocol makes it possible for you to create custom Arduino-based accessories for your Android phone or tablet. Attend this session to learn how to get started, the hardware & software required and how Handbag makes development easier. Content will be useful…... Listed under: , ,
  149. Huge Arduino Animatronic LED Eyeball using arduino
    I'm currently in the process of making a Halloween contraption that has a few components that are worth documenting. The Huge Arduino Animatronic LED Eyeball is one of them. Background Most animatronic eyeball projects that I found were more or less life-size. They were usually…... Listed under:
  150. Brain-Computer Interface
    Introduction Our goal was to build a brain-computer interface using an AVR microcontroller. We decided that the least invasive way of measuring brain waves would be using electroencephalography (EEG) to record microvolt-range potential differences across locations on the user's scalp. In order to accomplish this,…... Listed under:
  151. Happy Androids with Arduino Video instructions
    Arduino + Android Normally smartphone events are tightly coupled to your phone device itself. When your cell phone is ringing, your phone speaker plays a ringtone. When you get a new text message, your phone displays it on its screen. Wouldn't it be thrilling to…... Listed under: , ,
  152. Hack an old iPod using an Android and an Arduino
    This tutorial shows you how to use an Arduino to turn that old dusty music player into a Bluetooth controlled docking station. Even if it has a cracked screen or a dead battery it can still be used. The following instructions will show you how…... Listed under:
  153. Finalized Prototype
    Shown below is the finalized prototype. The purpose of the prototype was to demonstrate the feasibility of a small, highly maneuverable search and rescue robot. As such, the completed prototype was successful. Capabilities include a ground speed of 10 inches per second, battery life of…... Listed under:
  154. Line Following Robot using arduino
    This is a Line Following Robot. It follows a black line that is drawn. It is able to detect the black line through one photocell and one analog light sensor. There is an LED in between the two sensors that gives off red light when…... Listed under:
  155. AC Dimmer Circuit
    Overview Simple AC Dimmer circuit for incandescent bulbs. 128 levels of brightness. Parts are relatively cheap! How it Works This is an AC Chopping Circuit. The dim level sets where the AC waveform gets chopped on. More of the cycle makes the bulb brighter, less…... Listed under:
  156. Traffic Signal Wiring with Arduino Controller
    I always wanted an old traffic signal and finally got one recently.  However, it was very simply wired so that all the lights were fixed on.  What fun is that?  I also wanted to try out an Arduino controller and thought this would be a…... Listed under: , ,
  157. Make a High-Altitude Balloon Tracker (Arduino)
    One of the coolest projects I have done so-far with my kids is a "near-space" balloon. That's not quite into space itself (100Km+) but so high that the sky looks black and you can start to see the curvature of the earth below you. The…... Listed under:
  158. Zigbee Wireless Relay Control and Power Monitoring System
    Introduction We designed a system for wirelessly controlling relays and monitoring current.  This is used for a home load simulation.  By wirelessly turning relays on and off by sending commands from a PC to a microcontroller we can change the total load (current) to our…... Listed under:
  159. Balancing Instructable Robot using arduino
    In this Instructable I wanted to show to you how to make a self balancing robot. What makes it unique is that its exterior is made to look like the Instructables Robot. Internally it works in the principle of PID, it is a very popular…... Listed under:
  160. Bidirectional motor control
    One of the simplest ways to get a motor to turn in both directions is by using a double-pole, double-throw (DPDT) relay. Along with the relay, this hookup requires two transistors and two Stamp pins, one for on/off control and the other for direction control.…... Listed under:
  161. Fab Lab Barcelona SuperNode
    [assigment] Add an output device to a microcontroller board and program it to do something. Class syllabus:: [what i learned /am learning] _ Relearned Arduino installation. _ Work with DC motors and H-Bridge IC with Arduino; and its general concepts. _ About the various…... Listed under:
  162. LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack using arduino
    Biking around cars can be a frightening thing, and staying visible at night is crucial for your safety. This tutorial will teach you how to make a custom LED Matrix Backpack that is much larger and brighter than traditional rear bike lights. Parts You'll Need:…... Listed under:
  163. An FTIR Touchscreen Device
    The DJ Touch is a portable turntable touchscreen and interactive LED display. Our end goal was to produce a low cost touchscreen device, and demonstrate its application in a common consumer application. Out of an interest in electronic music, and with the knowledge of deejaying's…... Listed under:
  164. Arduino Scouting Robot
    Summer Project: Arduino Scouting Robot [video id="P6PVLhjQ5FY" type="youtube"] Arduino Scouting Robot Part 1 * 12,9,5 volt power supply recharge it with a 12-volt charger keep power switch on to charge * 2 DC motors operate at 7.2V with a maximum current draw of 3 amps…... Listed under: ,
  165. Rubik’s Cube Solver using arduino
    This robot that can solve a Rubik's cube using Arduino. I learned how to solve a Rubiks cube last year, and I was also into Arduino, so eventually I ended up with an idea to make my own Rubik's cube solver. Like many people searching…... Listed under:
  166. Connecting an IR Sensor
    Schematic Since the IR Sensor uses a light sensor, the schematic is very similar to that of the light sensor. The only difference is the addition of an IR LED and that the IR detector requires connection to 5V and ground. Breadboard Setup To setup…... Listed under:
  167. Learn how to use 7-Segment LED Display using Arduino
    7-Segment LED Display is a very useful component, but also a very confusing and difficult piece to use for beginners. It won’t be difficult once you get it working for the first time. This is what you will get at the end of the tutorial (part…... Listed under: ,
  168. Bass Master 3000 Carnival Game using arduino
    The Bass Master 3000 is a game that I built for a work carnival along with a small and very talented team of co-workers. I've seen this type of game on the net, but I wanted to kick it up a notch with some Arduino…... Listed under:
  169. L293 Motor Driver and H-Bridges
    The most common method to drive DC motors in two directions under control of a computer is with an H-bridge motor driver. H-bridges can be built from scratch with bi-polar junction transistors (BJT) or with field effect transistors (FET), or can be purchased as an…... Listed under:
  170. How to connect a servo to the Arduino
    Servo Cable The continuous rotation servos that come with the BOE Shield-Bot have a 3-wire cable for connecting it to the power and controller. The black wire is the ground, the red wire is the power (positive) and the white wire (sometimes yellow, depending on…... Listed under:
  171. Conversational Gloves using arduino
    This is what came out of my attempt at combining some of my favorite tools and themes...Grasshopper, 3D printing, kinetic motion, and linguistics. I put these gloves on my friends, asked them to tell me a story, and used Grasshopper to record the data from…... Listed under:
  172. Pneumatic Inverted Pendulum
    Construction Mechanical structure Compressed air comes from air compressor and goes in the proportional valve. Coming out from the proportional valve, there are two branches of air flow (one is compressor air, the other one is exhausted air) which connect to the air cylinder (pneumatic…... Listed under:
  173. Make your own TV ambilight using Arduino
    This is a very easy project. Here is the result I won't go into too much detail how each part works, because I have written some information on my blog. But you should be able to make it work with the information given on this…... Listed under:
  174. Step Sequencer Drum Machine
    Overview [top] As avid audiophiles, we wanted to apply our newly acquired knowledge of microcontrollers to build a fun consumer electronic device. Our project is a step sequencer drum machine. The user is able to program a 16-step percussion pattern using one of a wide…... Listed under:
  175. Build your own 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube using arduino
    LED Cubes are awesome. The first one I created was a 8x8x8 blue led cube. It still works like a charm. But being able to display every colour in the spectrum is much more spectacular. Let's start with a small and simple 4x4x4 RGB LED…... Listed under:
  176. Programming an ATTiny13A using Arduino & servo interpreter
    So there I was, browsing eBay, looking for some cheap deals on Atmel chips when i came across a pair of ATTiny13 chips for £2.50. I just had to have them! After all, how hard can it be? I needed a small chip to read…... Listed under: , , ,
  177. Retablillo de las Maravillas v1.0
    4./ Interactivity & electronics 4.1/ Switches / characters 4.2/ Screen / interface 4.3/ Motor controller 4.4/ I/O controller & interface [4./ electronics] [4.1/ switches / characters] The characters on top of the moving platform function, as interfaces, actually as on-off switches. While standing in its…... Listed under:
  178. How to control a Servo using Arduino
    In this one, servo is programmed to be controlled by two buttons, one turns servo to the left and the other one turns it to the right. When the servo is turning, corresponding LED will be switched on to indicate the operation. Result: Because Arduino…... Listed under: ,
  179. Desktop Fist Bumper using arudino
    This simple device sits on your desk at work, ready to give you fist bumps throughout the day as you need them. A 3D printed "fist" is moved by a servo attached to a rack and pinion mechanism. An ultrasonic range finder detects when you…... Listed under:
  180. Arduino Basic Wifi Project using ESP8266 wifi module
    Overview ESP8266 is a highly integrated chip designed for the needs of a new connected world. It offers a complete and self-contained Wi-Fi networking solution, allowing it to either host the application or to offload all Wi-Fi networking functions from another application processor.   ESP8266…... Listed under:
  181. $1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer
    Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift.…... Listed under: ,
  182. Katrina And Maya
    bOunce is a haptics-based learning game system that teaches the concepts behind wave dynamics, and in particular, resonance. The bOunce device (an adaptation of the Haptic Paddle) allows a user to "bounce" a ball in a virtual environment. By feeling the haptic force feedback from…... Listed under:
  183. Stereo Audio with an Arduino
    Recently I've been posting a lot of projects that use an 8 bit resistor ladder digital to analog converter(DAC) and an Arduino to make sound.  (see the Arduino vocal effects box, the Arduino drum sampler, and my audio output tutorial).  The technique I've been using to make these DACs is…... Listed under: ,
  184. Arduino All-In-One Remote
    Now you can have all the remotes of your house in a device that fits in your hand with Arduino, never fight for who has the TV remote again! To make it you will need: Arduino (I used a cheap copy of the arduino UNO).…... Listed under:
  185. Just Veggin with an Arduino Beetbox
    Bring Touch Control to the Arduino. Use interesting touch sensors like Carrots or Beets to make a "Beetbox". In this instructable you will learn: * How to use the Cap Sense library to make Arduino responsive to touch * How adding a Wave Shield (and…... Listed under: ,
    Here is how to connect a motor, a swtich and an LED to your Arduino and how to do some checking to make sure that everything works The strategy is to get the circuit going in stages, testing each part as you go. Once everything…... Listed under: ,
  187. Arduino Controlled Lighthouse
    Overview: I’ve often thought that a lighthouse would make a great project for an Arduino, and so I decided to give it a try using one of the local lighthouses here in Erie, Pennsylvania as inspiration. I chose the North Pierhead Lighthouse that guards the…... Listed under:
  188. LittleGoal: World Cup Match Notifier using Arduino
    [ This Instructable was made at the Taipei Hackerspace littleBits Instructables Build Night. ] Can't watch the World Cup football games, but want to know when important game events (ie. goals) happen? Then littleGoal is for you! The littleGoal setup will monitor the game's progress,…... Listed under:
  189. Pololu Dual MC33926 Motor Driver Shield for Arduino
    This shield makes it easy to control two brushed DC motors with your Arduino or Arduino-compatible board. Its dual MC33926 motor drivers operate from 5 to 28 V and can deliver a continuous 3 A per motor. These great drivers also offer current-sense feedback and accept ultrasonic…... Listed under:
  190. Stepper Motors
    Stepper motors are not smooth - they move in "steps". Different motors have a different number of steps to make one complete rotation. You use software to step the motor forward or backward at different speeds. There are two kinds of stepper motor bipolar and…... Listed under:
  191. DIY FPV RC Tank V2 [2km RANGE upgrade!] using Arduino
    Lets build An FPV tank that could be controlled within 2 kilometers! With the help of my best friend ASCAS I was able to borrow his old parts for this updated version. Ok So Roverbot version 2 is a highly educational Arduino based ATV-drone. It's…... Listed under:
  192. Sweep
    Sweeps the shaft of a RC servo motor back and forth across 180 degrees. This example makes use of the Arduino servo library. Hardware Required Arduino Board (1) Servo Motor hook-up wire Circuit Servo motors have three wires: power, ground, and signal. The power wire…... Listed under: ,
  193. DIY GPS Tracked Bike Lock using Arduino
    Having just purchased a half decent bicycle, and living in a city with a bike theft rate almost as high as New York, I wanted to have some peace of mind that if a thief with an angle grinder were to cut through my U-lock…... Listed under: , ,
  194. Critter Twitter Trap using Arduino
    Havahart traps are really nice if you have pests to rid your home of but you don’t feel the need to do this through means of killing the animal. The problem we are faced with is constant monitoring of the trap. If you forget to…... Listed under:
  195. Capture the image of a falling object using Arduino
    The aim of this project is to create a setup to capture the image of a falling object or any object in motion at a precise time using a DSLR and Arduino microcontroller. It can be done in many different ways, but the method I…... Listed under:
  196. LED Binary Clock using an Arduino
    A Binary Clock! I was recently looking at some binary clocks and I felt like Why not? I have everything to make one and I don't have a clock in my room. So I decided to build one and here it is. Hope you Like…... Listed under: ,
  197. Wiring of the Solenoid Valves
    Overview of Wiring for the Salinity Sensor Other pages describing fish tank wiring: Connect electrical power to the pump and the breadboard Connect the salinity sensor to the breadboard and Arduino Connect the solenoids to the cascade control circuit (this page) Return to the main…... Listed under:
  198. Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared
    Hi all, For a project, I was looking for a cheap solution to send data from an Arduino to an other one. The serial port was already taken, and my transmission (unidirectional) needed to be wireless. My researches has brought me to discover these kinds…... Listed under:
  199. Bug-Catching Spider in Web using Arduino Part 2
    This project is a collaboration between  idesigner4 and bhasudha(me), students in the Fall 2012 course Things That Think (CSCI 7000) at The University of Colorado - Boulder. The story of our bug-catching spider automaton goes like this: A giant evil spider resides in a big…... Listed under: , ,
  200. Hack a TowerPro Micro Servo to Spin 360 / Continuous Rotation
    Hey guys! Since I've got my servos, I've had two that I set aside for hacking. So, coming to my favorite website for help, I was sorely disappointed when I couldn't seem to find any instructables on how to mod a micro servo. After viewing…... Listed under:
  201. Arduino R/C Lawnmower
    What this is: This instructable will show you how to make your Arduino into an R/C interface that you can use for just about anything requiring remote control. I will also show you how I built an R/C lawnmower using my Arduino, a cheap R/C transmitter and…... Listed under: ,
  202. RGB LED Tutorial (using an Arduino) (RGBL) using arduino
    LEDs are great. But with any project there comes a point where flashing is simply not enough. For these cases an RGB (Red, Green, BLue) LED is the answer. With an RGB LED you'll be able to produce any colour glow your heart desires. At…... Listed under:
  203. Darkness Map Data Collection Device
    The Darkness Map encompasses both data collection and visualization of nighttime light levels. You can add to the map by downloading the app for iPhone or Android, but you can also contribute data by creating your own data collection device. This tutorial will cover how…... Listed under:
  204. Arduino-based line follower robot using Pololu QTR-8RC line sensor
    UPDATE FEB 2012: This guide is featured on Adafruit's blog This is Faz3a II, my first line-following robot, which I also hope to use for maze-solving. I used the Arduino Uno, Adafruit motor shield, Pololu's QTR-8RC line sensors and motors. You can build a…... Listed under: , ,
  205. RGB LED Rainbow Fader using an Arduino
    Introducing the RainBoard: A simple RGB LED Rainbow fader using an Arduino Uno and a few simple components. Believe it or not, we will control 45-channels of RGB LEDs at 32 brightness levels using only 3 digital pins from the Arduino! How is this possible…... Listed under: , ,
  206. Window Painting Robot (arduino, processing, accelerometer)
    The idea for this project came from one of my favorite 'ibles: the polargraph. I loved the drawing style and thought how cool would it be to do this on the side of a building? Unfortunately the challenges to setting up such a large polargraph…... Listed under: ,
  207. Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope
    Hello everyone, and welcome to my Instructable! This instructable will show you how I made the first ever DIY Arduino controlled "LED Kaleidoscope"! What is an LED kaleidoscope? Well, our traditional kaleidoscopes used 3 mirrors joined as a triangle with stuff like sequins and stolen…... Listed under: ,
  208. Using The PCF8575 i2c i/o Expander To Read Inputs With Arduino
    This Instructable will show you just how easy it is to add extra inputs to your Arduino. You can use this technique to add hundreds of extra inputs to your Arduino with only two wires by using a fancy communication protocol called i2c (eye-squared-see). Step…... Listed under:
  209. Robotic Spider V8
    I needed a project that would use all my servos, so I decided to make the do-nothing, worthless spider. If you have fischertechnik and servos to waste, this is the project for you! Really, this flopping spider makes for a great learning project. The main…... Listed under:
  210. Laser Cut Sphere-O-Bot using Arduino
    The Sphere-O-Bot is a simple 2 axis CNC machine that can draw on most spherical surfaces. You can use it to decorate ping pong balls or eggs.This design is based on the 3D printable Sphere-O-Bot. By building your Sphere-O-Bot using a laser cutter, you can…... Listed under:
  211. Arduino controls cheap RC car transmitter
    OBJECTIVE Cheap Chinese RC toy cars can be had for about 5 Euros in the local market. The wireless brains behind the majority of these cheap RC toys is a pair of very cheap ICs the TX2 and the RX2. Yup, that's what they are called. So this…... Listed under: , ,
  212. Arduino Ping Ultrasonic Range Finder Code
    The Ping))) is an ultrasonic range finder from Parallax. It detects the distance of the closest object in front of the sensor (from 2 cm up to 3m). It works by sending out a burst of ultrasound and listening for the echo when it bounces…... Listed under: ,
  213. Internet Devices for Home Automation
    This instructable shows the principles involved in making devices to control home automation over the internet. We're going to construct a device (or several of them), that talk to each other over the internet to control lights, motors for curtains/blinds, power sockets etc. In contrast…... Listed under: ,
  214. Arduino based Bi-color LED Matrix Audio Spectrum Visualizer
    After we came up with the Bi-color LED Matrix Driver Module kit, we have been looking around for interesting projects to work with it. You may be interested in some of the projects we have put up at instructables using this LED Matrix kit. Instructable…... Listed under: ,
  215. Breathalyzer using an Arduino
    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: ,
  216. Magic Light Capacitance Sensor using an Arduino
    This was my very first arduino project.  Its great for beginners. Fade the color or the lights my moving your hands near it.  It fades from a pretty purple blue to a firey red-orange. Its was SUPER easy to build, not to hard to write…... Listed under: , ,
  217. LED Flipbookit: full color and brightness control with an Arduino
    Step 1: Gather the materials Materials: - addressable RGB LED strip : I used a new variety of three conductor WS2811 strips. - an Arduino : I used a Arduino Leonardo. Any 5vdc Arduino should be adequate. - 4 AA batteries and a battery holder…... Listed under:
  218. Infinity Mirror Clock using Arduino
    Ever since my addressable RGB LED strips (WS2812B) came from Aliexpress, I've been fascinated with LED projects. Following up on my success with my Charlieplexed LED clock, I wanted to create something with more Jazz.. While browsing google images, I came across an instructable for…... Listed under:
  219. How to Make a PIP-Boy using an Arduino
    So what exactly is a PIP-Boy, you ask? For those unfamiliar, a PIP-Boy is a device used by the protagonist in the popular Fallout series of video games for navigation, radiation detection, data storage/playback, and inventory management. Being a major fan of the franchise, I…... Listed under: ,
  220. Experimenters Guide for Arduino as Performed at OIT
    Resources Adafruit ARDX - v1.3 Experimentation Kit for Arduino Experimenters Guide for Arduino (PDF) Bread Board Layouts (PDF) Arduino Tutorial Bundle (Instructable) This Arduino Tutorial is going to be very similar to the Arduino Tutorial Bundle Instructable but because we are working on this in…... Listed under: ,
  221. ZAPpelin, or how to train your blimp with an Arduino and IR remote
    Is it flying seal? A flapping alien? No it's a ZAPpelin, an Arduino controlled indoor blimp, setup to learn in the signals from an IR remote to command it. This project came to life at the third Arduino Jam Februari 15th to17th 2013, at Timelab,…... Listed under: ,
  222. Digital Zoetrope using Arduino
    A zoetrope is a mechanical device that animates a series of pictures by spinning them fast enough that the images appear to merge together and move, My digital zoetrope works on a similar principal, by flashing the LEDs while they are spinning it is possible…... Listed under:
  223. The machine of answers
    Should you ask your boss for a raise? Call that cute guy you met at a party? Sell your stock?  Wouldn’t it be nice to have a handy method of handling some of life’s more pressing dilemmas? This machine give you the answer to all…... Listed under:
  224. ABC 123 Toddler Trainer using Arduino
    Here is a kid tested and teacher approved trainer for the kids in your family and / or extended family that are learning their ABCs and their 123s. It was kid tested on my granddaughter, who really loves it, and was approved by my wife,…... Listed under:
  225. Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) using Arduino
    Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays…... Listed under:
  226. The Arduino AA Undershield
    I recently bought an Arduino Diecimila board. It's awesome and the applications, you can use it for or with is almost unlimited. However there's a problem when you want to use it in portable applications. You can use the Liquidware lithium backpack, which is a…... Listed under: ,
  227. Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting using Arduino
    Being the giant fan of LED's that I am i'm always trying to come up with new ways I can put them throughout my house. Today i'm going to show you how to create a simple, yet extremely eye catching, RGB Bluetooth controlled Shelf lighting…... Listed under: ,
  228. L.O.G. $10 Arduino
    There are probably thousands of articles on making an Arduino. So who needs another Arduino? Well, this Lazy Old Geek(L.O.G.) needs one. Here’s the features I would like: Features: Low cost More permanent than a breadboard Not a custom PCB More prototyping area than a…... Listed under: ,
  229. Love Gauge
    I'm working together with my wife. But sometimes one of us has an external appointment. So, if one of us is thinking about the other, we want to show it together. For this, I have made an Love Gauge for us. It stands on our…... Listed under:
  230. Arduino Powered Autonomous Vehicle
    A few months back I started playing around with Arduino micro controllers as a learning exercise (and for fun); this project is the culmination of that. The goal of the project was to create a vehicle that can autonomously navigate through a series of waypoints…... Listed under:
  231. Emotidora: Hats with Emotions using Arduino
    This project, Emotidora, will help a user express his/her emotions about events in day-to-day life. Weve all been in situations where something very exciting or unfortunate has happened to us and we want to share it with other people. This usually involves the expression of…... Listed under: , ,
  232. Traffic Signal / Stop Light Wiring with Arduino Controller
    I always wanted an old traffic signal and finally got one recently.  However, it was very simply wired so that all the lights were fixed on.  What fun is that?  I also wanted to try out an Arduino controller and thought this would be a…... Listed under:
  233. WAVEbuoy using Arduino
    The WAVEbuoy is a arduino lamp connected to the internet that displays the current wave height of any of the National Data Buoy Centre's wave buoys. This lamp is currently connected to the Sevenstones Lightship buoy that gives an indication of swell approaching Cornwall in…... Listed under:
  234. Arduino Keyboard and Mouse Control Code
    This example illustrates the use of the Mouse and keyboard libraries together. Five momentary switches act as directional buttons for your cursor. When a button is pressed, the cursor on your screen will move, and a keypress will be sent to the computer. Once you…... Listed under: ,
  235. Arduino ADK LED Lighting
    Have you ever wanted to control electronics with your smartphone?  The Arduino ADK (Android Development Kit) is the Arduino Mega with a built in USB host device, ready for your smartphone to be plugged in!  We'll make a simple introductory project with a few LED…... Listed under: ,
  236. Pixel Drop Ceiling using Arduino
    In our living room we have a small patch of drop ceiling right in the middle of the room, basically a giant piece of duct tape to cover up bad carpentry. It was constantly getting water damage from what looks like a giant hole in…... Listed under:
  237. Arduino Leonardo Pinout Diagram
    Arduino Leonardo Introduction: The Arduino Leonardo is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega32u4 (datasheet). It has 20 digital input/output pins (of which 7 can be used as PWM outputs and 12 as analog inputs), a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a micro USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP…... Listed under:
  238. Push-button using an Arduino
    Pushbuttons or switches connect two points in a circuit when you press them. This example turns on the built-in LED on pin 13 when you press the button. image developed using Fritzing. For more circuit examples, see the Fritzing project page Connect three wires to the Arduino…... Listed under: ,
  239. Create an internet controlled robot using Livebots
    Here you will learn how to create an internet controlled robot or other installation using Livebots. Livebots is a project I'm working on which consists of an easy to use website for all the robots that people can interact with through the internet. As an example I…... Listed under:
  240. Model Airplane Autopilot using Arduino
    Hi All! 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…... Listed under: ,
  241. Using the Arduino Uno to program ATTINY84-20PU
    Using the Arduino Uno to program ATTINY84-20PU (Newark item # 68T3783). This Instructable shows how to use the Arduino platform to work with physically smaller processors, such as the ATtiny84 (84/44/24), ATtiny85 (85/45/25), and ATtiny2313. This example is specifically for the ATtiny84-20PU processor (Newark item…... Listed under: ,
  242. Home Made Bezel / Window for LCD, LED, TFT Displays.
    I've been working on a project that used a 16x2 LCD display and wanted a nice finish that also allowed me to seal against water and other liquids. I also needed impact resistance, low cost and the ability to be changed easily if worn or…... Listed under: ,
  243. MaKey MaKey Monome using Arduino
    Objective: build a monome - a complex electronic music instrument - using easy-to-learn, inexpensive components and a process that's so easy a kid could do it. Gist: This touchscreen music instrument is essentially 4 parts: MaKey MaKey (or Arduino) Neopixels copper tape cardboard Sound is…... Listed under: ,
  244. Arduino and Xbee wireless setup
    Arduino and Xbee wireless setup
    The Arduino Wireless shield allows your Arduino board to communicate wirelessly using Zigbee. This documentation describes the use of the shield with the XBee 802.15.4 module (sometimes called "Series 1" to distinguish them from the Series 2 modules, although "Series 1" doesn't appear in the official name…... Listed under: ,
  245. Arduino or Twitter Mets Apple
    Whenever I go to Citi Field with my kids to see the Mets, they go crazy for the Home Run Apple.To me, the Apple is part of what makes baseball exciting for kids. Even though my kids may not watch most of the games, I…... Listed under:
  246. Control Fluorescent Lights with a Laser Pointer and an Arduino
    A few members of the Alpha One Labs Hackerspace do not like the harsh light given out by fluorescent fixtures.  They wanted a way to be able to easily control the individual fixtures, perhaps with a laser pointer? I got right on it.  I dug out a…... Listed under:
  247. How to make your own Arduino board
    If your are like me which I am guessing you are, then ever since you got into doing stuff with arduino you have wanted to make your own arduino board. You may be surprised to find out that making the prototyping board is actually very…... Listed under: , ,
  248. Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm
    Polydexter was the introductory project in the Creative Architecture Machines (CAM) advanced options architecture studio at the California College of the Arts (CCA), taught by Jason Kelly Johnson (co-founder of Future Cities Lab) and Michael Shiloh. Parts developed for this robot would go on to…... Listed under:
  249. Boot Bot Arduino Bootload Shield
    The Boot Bot Shield lets you burn the arduino boootloader onto a blank Atmega 328 chip. The bootloader is that magic piece of software that turns a mundane chip into the open source programmable miracle known as the arduino. Blank chips cost a few dollars…... Listed under: ,
  250. Arduino Power outlet with exposed pins
    I found my self often trying to plug stuff at home with Arduino. So I thought it would be good to have a system that you can just plug your sensor, plug the appliance and code something to see how it goes. I never liked…... Listed under: ,
  251. Arduino Orb Build Warden
    An Arduino based Ambient Orb designed explicitly for monitoring Source Code Autobuild systems. This orb can easy be repurposed for monitoring really anything that can have alerts from time to time. Step 1: Purpose Some time ago a co-worker passed me an article about "Extreme…... Listed under: ,
  252. Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) using Arduino
    Construct a Tardis that spins and blinks! Total Build Time: 30 mins · Coding: 5 mins · Construction of the Tardis: 20 mins · littleBits LED and motor assembly: 5 mins Tardis.wmv(320x240) 10 KB Step 1: Gather all needed parts. LittleBits: · (2) Wires ·…... Listed under:
  253. 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube using Arduino
    A while ago, when I first started using Arduino, my first project was a 4x4x4 LED cube, I built it from a Guide I found here in Instructables, I didn't know anything about programming, and little about electronics, yet I was able to build it…... Listed under: ,
  254. Simple Basement Security System using Arduino
    In this project I will show you how to build a very simple security system for all kinds of rooms. It might be simple but still effective. It is based around an Attiny85 and uses a reed switch and a key switch as inputs to…... Listed under:
  255. Monitor – Thinking Skins using Arduino
    This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Thinking Skins, please check this page: Given were small shared space containers for 6/8…... Listed under:
  256. Make Voice Call using Arduino
    This sketch connects a voice call from your GSM shield and Arduino to a remote phone number entered through the serial monitor. You'll need to attach a speaker and microphone to hear the connected phone and send your voice.   First, import the GSM library…... Listed under: , ,
  257. Arduino Peak Power Tracker Solar Charger
    This project is an update of my original Peak Power Tracker Battery Charger Project. It is designed to control a 12V solar panel charging a 12V lead acid battery. The updated version of this project uses the Arduino Duemilanove development board (from as the…... Listed under: ,
  258. Ping Organ using an Arduino
    I was trying to think of a quick toy I could build for my kids.  I came up with this idea of an ultrasonic range finder, an Arduino, and a speaker.  Basically the Arduino plays a tone out of the speaker based on the distance…... Listed under: ,
  259. Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit using Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to create a game using littleBits. The game will start with a sound trigger. Each player will have to press a button repeatedly. The first person to press their button 25 times wins. A buzzer will sound to end…... Listed under:
  260. Arduino decision box (Attiny85)
    So I was a bit bored this weekend (actually I wrote this some months ago) and since I had ordered a bunch of Attiny85 chips the week after I decided to make a quite random project with them. This is a decision box, it takes…... Listed under:
  261. RGB LED with Arduino 101
    To Learn about the basic LED usage practice, read here. What is a RGB LED? With an RGB (Red Green Blue) LED you’ll be able to produce any colour that is flashing everyone’s eyes. At first glance, RGB LEDs look just like regular LEDs, however, inside the usual…... Listed under: ,
  262. SmartMesh – Arduino and Android Controlled Pneumatic Facade
    This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Smart Skins, please check this page: During this project, the students were asked to…... Listed under:
  263. LED Pattern Hat using an Arduino
    This is a (moderately) simple Arduino project that is a spectacular display from LEDs - that you can wear on your head! It also uses a program that is not intricate at all, so you can modify it for different patterns and cycles. It's also…... Listed under: ,
  264. DIY Android Home Automation Box
    Here's a little show and tell of my Android controlled home automation box. It's a small extension box that's controlled by an Android smartphone. You can turn the individual outlets on by tapping a button from the app or use the speech recognition app, found…... Listed under: ,
  265. Use foot switch to open Linux terminal using an Arduino
    So here is how i made my foot pedal used to start Linux terminal using an Arduino. It's made because I am board of pressing the terminal icon with my mouse. P.S. Sorry for my English. I am from Croatia. Tools needed: -Soldering iron and…... Listed under: ,
  266. Musical Table using Arduino
      The Musical Table is a toy table that allows kids to play musical phrases by moving toys around the surface. Each of seven switches can play different musical phrases in four bases, making 27 different musical phrases in total.  Some of the phrases are…... Listed under: , ,
    In this project I will discuss how you can make a cheap wireless home security system.Though during starting of this project the main objective was only for security alarm but later I found this device can be used to solve several problems.These are the few…... Listed under: ,
  268. Assembling the ZIFduino USB 1.2
    The ZIFduino, for all intents and purposes, is an Arduino with a ZIF socket. It's geared toward those that want to do prototyping on the platform, but then move the ATMega chip to a stand-alone environment. The pin layouts are exactly the same, so it…... Listed under: ,
  269. Using Servo Motors with Arduino
    In this instructable, I am going to show you what a servo motor is, how to use it, and ideas for starting projects using it. I used arduino to control my servo, I added how to use a 555 in some of the later steps.…... Listed under: , ,
  270. How to build a whole home energy monitor using Arduino
    This page and linked pages detailed below document how to build whole house energy monitor that has a display for easy, quick access to current energy use information, usb datalogging for detailed long term data storage and Internet connectivity for online graphing. First a quick…... Listed under: , , ,
  271. Internet-Controlled RC Car using Arduino
    The Internet Controlled RC Car allows you to remotely drive around a small rc car from wherever you may be and see where it is going. This is fun because you can remote explore whatever space you leave it in, or hand over the keys…... Listed under: , ,
  272. Arudino- No Blinky
    So you just bought this Arduino kit or Arduino-clone kit. You spent hours inserting parts and soldering components. You connect everything up and turn it on and stare at the little LED. You wait a second and nothing happens. You wait a minute and still…... Listed under: ,
  273. Arduino Seismic Activity Monitor – Ethernet Shield
    Have you ever wanted to impress your friends by saying something crazy like, "I think there's going to be an earthquake soon" moments before an earthquake hits? Or do you just want some warning, a few seconds that could save your life. This project will…... Listed under: , ,
  274. Arduino Traffic Light Controller with Remote Control
    I had a traffic light that I was refinishing.  The only thing left to do was to build the controller for the light's signal patterns.  To give it a twist I incorporated a remote control.  This was also the perfect opportunity for me to try…... Listed under: , ,
  275. Light-Up Disco Table using Arduino
    Every apartment needs awesome furniture, so why not make your own? This coffee table contains LED strips that light up into various customizable patterns and colors. The lights are controlled by an Arduino and a hidden button, and the entire thing is battery powered so…... Listed under:
  276. DIY Arduino FM Radio (Part 2)
    If you have read my first blog on the topic, than you already know what I’m experimenting with. Low price FM Radio, build with TDA7088 / YD 9088. It was obvious, that technology from the early 90-x is outdated. I mean, simple “search and hold” function of…... Listed under: ,
  277. Theremin Toy using Arduino
    I wanted to make a little toy for my granddaughter to play with when she visits. I know like most kids, she enjoys things that make sounds and have different colored lights on them and if she does something, the toy does something. I thought…... Listed under:
  278. Using Servos with Arduino made easy !
    Servomotors or simply servos are essential components of a robot which convert electrical energy into mechanical energy.They are widely used in the field of RC hobby and robotics. But unlike simple geared motors , these servos are made by integrating a geared motor with a…... Listed under:
  279. Face detection and tracking with Arduino and OpenCV
    UPDATES Feb 20, 2013: In response to a question by student Hala Abuhasna if you wish to use the .NET Serial class, use the naming convention "\\\\.\\COMn" and replace n with a number > 9 to define your com port for COM ports above 9…... Listed under: , ,
  280. Teensy MIDI USB foot controller for controlling Mobius Looper using Arduino
    Motivation: Playing in a 2 piece band, with the drums and lots of other samples being played back as backing tracks, there was a need to use a looper to add in more elements to the tracks. A hardware based looper fails in this respect,…... Listed under:
  281. Under $8 Arduino Serial Data Logger – Record to SD Card
    Disclosure: This project operates the ATmega328-P-PU outside the published ATmel specifications: According to ATmel, the 328P requires slightly over 3.3V to reliably start the oscillator at 16MHz and to otherwise perform acceptably.  Lab testing here at SofKinetics has shown that the 'board-duino' 328P-PU can withstand…... Listed under: ,
  282. DIY Solar Tracker using Arduino
    Introduction We aim to introduce young students to engineering and teach them about solar energy; by having them build a Helios as part of their curriculum. There is an effort in engineering to push energy generation away from the use of fossil fuels and towards…... Listed under: , ,
  283. iAndroidRemote – Control Android mobile using an Apple Remote
    I love to integrate devices which are not supposed to be integrated and this guide shows you how you can control an Android mobile using Apple’s Remote. (Who said Apple devices work only with Apple products 😉 ) Also this is my entry to the…... Listed under:
  284. Arduino Digital Switch Code
    This is basic for your arduino projects, input switch read from digital input. When ever switch pressed, LED will turn on.   [caption id="attachment_4235" align="aligncenter" width="600"] PushButton_arduino_code[/caption]   Instruction; 1) Connect cathode lead of LED (shorter lead) to ground pin and anode lead of LED…... Listed under: ,
  285. Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone
    Have an old toy car? I hacked mine using Arduino and an H bridge circuit to control the motors, used my Sony Z1 Android phone to control it with the recent 1Sheeld I got from Kickstarter. I thought to use the Gyroscope sensor in to…... Listed under: , ,
  286. Analog reading box using an Arduino
    I made this box for my music project to our school. This is only tutorial for the box, no for playing melody. It´s based on serial connected switches. You will need: Some wire 6x switch 1x LED 1x 330 ohm resistor 5x 2000 ohm resistor…... Listed under: ,
  287. Washing machine countdown timer using Arduino
    Hello, and welcome to my instructable for a washing machine countdown timer. The timer is operated with the very popular Arduino micro controller. See here for more information. Arduino Home Page Aim The aim of this project is to be able to delay the start…... Listed under: ,
  288. Nintendo Keyless Entry System using an Arduino
    Use a Classic Nintendo controller to lock and unlock your door! The output from the Controller is read by an arduino and it looks for a particular combination of buttons, once the combination is entered it sends a signal to eject a Cd-Rom Drive which…... Listed under: , ,
  289. DIY Infrared Sensor Module using Arduino
    Have you ever wanted to make a line following robot but the infrared sensors were too expensive for you? Do you want to upgrade the robot in my other instructable? Well this instructable comes in two stages, Stage 1 is the prototyping stage, where you…... Listed under: ,
  290. Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard using Arduino
    Introduction: Okay, I cheated. Any similarities between previous Instructables uploaded by me and the graphics, pictures, text and / or programming code is purely intentional. It certainly made putting this one together a whole lot easier. This Instructable is my Arduino version of the Rock…... Listed under:
  291. ADXL3xx Accelerometer using an Arduino
    This tutorial shows you how to read an Analog Devices ADXL3xx series (e.g. ADXL320, ADXL321, ADXL322, ADXL330) accelerometer and communicate the acceleration to the a personal computer. This tutorial was built using the breakout boards from Sparkfun. The adafruit accelerometer breakout board also works, though…... Listed under: ,
  292. Make your plant smile using Arduino
    This is a funny project that makes our plants “talk” to us. It’s very simple and you can create it in few hours. We use a sensor to read the soil moisture of our plant and a led matrix to dislay how the plant “feel”.…... Listed under: ,
  293. Auto Fish Feeder using Arduino
    How often do you ever forget to feed your fish? Well, for me I don't forget that much. I just couldn't go out town for a couple of days and also be ridiculous if I should bring my tank along. When I won a Sparkfun…... Listed under:
  294. PS/2 Keyboard Or Mouse using Arduino
    Arduino isn't limited to taking input from sensors: you can even connect up a full-size PS/2 keyboard just as if it were a "real" computer and type away! Connecting a keyboard to an Arduino may sound a bit odd (after all, it's just a little…... Listed under:
  295. Laser-guided Ghost Climber using an Arduino
    Almost inevitably, when I try to climb the same route I'll forget exactly what sequence of holds they used and end up following a slightly different path. Even when I remember exactly which course to follow, I'll still wonder whether I'm doing it as quickly…... Listed under: ,
  296. The Jack’O Lantern Early Warning System using Arduino
    This was originally going to be a tutorial on how to hook up a pumpkin to the internet so that the lights inside it could be controlled via twitter, text message, motion or more. To get started I carved a pumpkin for the first time…... Listed under:
  297. Homemade Dual H-Bridge – L298 Breakout Board using Arduino
    This is my homemade Dual H-Bridge using the IC L298N. For control DC motors or step Motors ao other purposes just like you need. Breakout L298N.ppt1 MB Step 1: Hardware and Materials COMPONENTS: 1 x perf  board 13x26 holes (3,5 x 7,0 cm) 2 x…... Listed under: , ,
  298. Make your own 1×1 22 IO pin Ardunio Compatible
    Tested ExtraCore boards and kits are now available for sale from Rugged Circuits. What is it? This Instructable will give you all the files and information you need to make your own Arduino Compatible in small surface mount package. It requires a board manufactured to…... Listed under: ,
  299. Led Star with Arduino and WS2811 Neopixels
    Description This little project makes a great ornament to hang in your window at Christmas time. It is a 20" wide star with 50 "neopixel" leds around the perimeter. Each led is individually addressable and it is controlled by an arduino device which can be…... Listed under: ,
  300. 4x4x4 LED-cube based Arduino and Flower protoboard
    This instructable will teach you how to build your 4x4x4 LED cube with Flower ProtoBoard and control by Arduino. Why is Flower ProtoBoard ? not ProtoBoard ? Because of I often use protoboards to test out if a new idea works in practice. I do not use…... Listed under: , , ,
  301. Arduino The 5$ Karduinoss pad
    So, looking at these Kaoss pads and alike hardware, I found that there is hardly any point in this device being so expensive, when you just want to use it as MIDI controller. Going through my parts bin, I found a Synaptics touchpad from an old…... Listed under:
  302. Arduino Joystick Mouse Control Code
    Using the Mouse library, you can controls a computer's onscreen cursor with an Arduino Leonardo, Micro, or Due. This particular example uses a pushbutton to turn on and off mouse control with a joystick. Cursor movement from the Arduino is always relative. So every time…... Listed under: ,
  303. Arduino Modules – Flame Sensor
    Quick and simple start guide for using and exploring the Flame Sensor module with an Arduino. The model in the example I am using is from Deal Extreme [DX] and can be found HERE. (The instructable for the Rain Sensor is now available!) Materials needed:…... Listed under:
  304. Arduino Row-column Scanning to control an 8×8 LED Matrix Code
    LED displays are often packaged as matrixes of LEDs arranged in rows of common anodes and columns of common cathodes, or the reverse. Here's a typical example, and its schematic: These can be very useful displays. To control a matrix, you connect both its rows…... Listed under: ,
  305. Read ASCII String using Arduino
    This sketch uses the Serial.parseInt() function to locate values separated by a non-alphanumeric character. Often people use a comma to indicate different pieces of information (this format is commonly referred to as comma-separated-values), but other characters like a space or a period will work too. The values…... Listed under: , ,
  306. Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse
    Lighthouses have been guiding boats to safety for thousands of years. One of the earliest and most notable of these was the Pharos of Alexandria. This huge structure stood for nearly two thousand years. When deciding on a lego project, I wanted to build something…... Listed under:
  307. 4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno)
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a 4x4x4 LED cube for around $15.00. The cube has 64 green LEDs which make up it's 4 layers(positives) and 16 columns(negatives). These are all wired to a Arduino Uno. An Arduino is a single-board microcontroller,…... Listed under:
  308. Arduino Chicken Coop Controller
    Over the last few years my family has been keeping ex-battery hens - they are about 18 months old and have had a horrendous life kept cooped up in small cages in large warehouses.  As much as we love these little bundles of joys and…... Listed under: ,
  309. Debounce an input using Arduino
    This example demonstrates how to debounce an input, which means checking twice in a short period of time to make sure it's definitely pressed. Without debouncing, pressing the button once can appear to the code as multiple presses. Makes use of the millis() function to keep track…... Listed under: ,
  310. Arduino Calculator
    In this Instructable I will show you how to make an Arduino calculator that is just as good as any other calculator (well... sort of). Even though it's probably not practical due to it's size, repetitive use of the equals button (due to the lack…... Listed under:
  311. DIY AM Radio with Arduino
    After I finished my last project,  I coudn’t stop thinking how to build an AM receiver, that would also operate in conjunction with my little friend Arduino. To minimize a workload and complexity, especially with RF part of the circuitry, I come up to conclusion,…... Listed under: , ,
  312. Blink Without Delay using Arduino
    Sometimes you need to do two things at once. For example you might want to blink an LED (or some other time-sensitive function) while reading a button press or other input. In this case, you can't use delay(), or you'd stop everything else the program while…... Listed under: ,
  313. DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone
    In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I…... Listed under: , , , ,
  314. Arduino Timer Interrupts
    Timer interrupts allow you to perform a task at very specifically timed intervals regardless of what else is going on in your code.  In this instructable I'll explain how to setup and execute an interrupt in Clear Timer on Compare Match or CTC Mode.  Jump…... Listed under: ,
  315. Quiz Game Show Buzzer using Arduino
    A good friend of mine who's a teacher was doing quizzes in her class making students compete to answer questions... resulting in them complaining they raised their hands before the others. I decided to give her this quiz show type buzzer for Christmas to solve…... Listed under:
  316. Make an Arduino LCD shield
    In this short tutorial we make an Arduino LCD shield. Updated 18/03/2013 Today we are going to make an Arduino shield with an LCD module. More often than not I have needed to use an LCD shield in one of my projects, or with the…... Listed under: ,
  317. Web Client using Arduino
    This example shows you how to make a HTTP request using an Ethernet shield. It returns a Google search for the term "Arduino". The results of this search are viewable as HTML through your Arduino's serial window. Circuit The Ethernet shield allows you to connect…... Listed under: ,
  318. LED Head Arduino TED
    LED HEAD TED meet the world. I have always been interested in a bare-bones Arduino but never really saw the point if it was not practically useful, This is my entry into Little Bits contest, I tried to stay true to the " little bits"…... Listed under:
  319. Arduino Esplora Remote
    This example is designed to be used with a Processing sketch. Processing is an open source programming environment. The application on the computer reads the sensors on the Esplora board and controls the buzzer and the RGB LED through a graphical interface. The image in…... Listed under: ,
  320. Access control with Arduino plus Keypad 4×4 plus Servo
    Hi guys, I bring a new instructable for arduino, the control access with password, 4x4 keypad and a servo. We will use the Password and Keypad librarie for arduino, besides using the servo library, but this project can also be modified by changing the servo,…... Listed under: , ,
  321. Animatronic Eyes and Wii Nunchuck Part 2 using Arduino
    After I built the animatronic eyes in PART 1, I wanted to complete the face with a voice and possibly moving eyebrows. If you look back at my PART 1, you'll see that for the base I used a model from Thingiverse. Once you have…... Listed under:
  322. iPod Information Screen using Arduino
    My girlfriend, a music buff, asked me to come up with a better way for her to look at the track information of the current song playing on her iPod touch while she was using it in the car. Those of you that have or…... Listed under: ,
  323. Autonomous Race Car using Arduino
    Build this autonomous driving robot car based on a old RC toy car. I removed the radio control board from the car and replaced it with a brain in the form of an Arduino UNO board (plus a motor driver board) and gave it an…... Listed under:
  324. Arduino powered GLCD (Graphic LCD)
    Displays are always nice. So far I've just been demonstrating how to use 7-segmented displays to display numbers using very few resources. But what if you want to display text? Or pictures? Or both? Well in order to do that, you're going to need a…... Listed under:
  325. ATTiny powered Arduino Projects
    Arduino is a great platform. No question. But what if I told you that you could take your entire board and compact it into tiny package. And I mean really small. The chip in the picture is an ATTiny84, and that is the big version.…... Listed under: ,
  326. Irrigation logic controller/project log using Arduino
    Hello, I am going to explain my project in just a minute, but first I wanted to explain how I became involved in this project. I like to save money were I can, so it is not hard to understand why I carpool to work.…... Listed under:
  327. Keyless Entry / Arduino
    Keyless Entry System Enter the correct code into the keypad and the servo will unlock the door. Enter the incorrect code and Sorry you stay out. There was a couple of stipulations i wanted in my Keyless Entry system: Helper Light. A light that would…... Listed under:
  328. 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: ,
  329. Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course using Arduino
    Have you ever thought of controlling your FuzzBot wirelessly? Do you want to make a real - life video game? Do you want to learn about the tech behind NFC and RFID? - the Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course How - To Guide is for you!…... Listed under:
  330. Twitter Physical Client
    In this project I’m building a physical Twitter client using Arduino and a flag, basically an arduino powered retweet indicator, whenever any of my tweets is retweeted some physical action will happen to notify me of that. You'll need: 1. Flag. 2. Arduino. 3. Laptop…... Listed under:
  331. Simple RFID access system using Arduino
    In this tutorial you can make an RFID access system. It’s very simple and can be used with a wide variety of end-uses. Updated 18/03/2013 The purpose of this project is to prototype a basic RFID access system. Although it is not that complicated, this…... Listed under: , ,
  332. Clock Four – Scrolling text clock using Arduino
    Introduction Time for another instalment in my highly-irregular series of irregular clock projects.  In this we have “Clock Four” – a scrolling text clock. After examining some Freetronics Dot Matrix Displays in the stock, it occurred to me that it would be neat to display…... Listed under: ,
  333. The Pill Reminder using Arduino
    Back in January 2014 I was at a meetup of Baby Boomer Makers at TechShop in San Carlos, California. We were going around the table, each taking a turn to talk about projects we'd like to do. Bob spoke up to describe a problem his…... Listed under:
  334. Bear With Me
    This instructable teaches how to make our Bear With Me system, a prototype that allows two users to tangibly send and receive hugs (as well as motion) in near real-time. The bears will be able to send tweets when physically hugged.  Their hearts will glow…... Listed under:
  335. Using switch to control Piezo speaker with Arduino
    In this project, we will learn how to use a speaker (peizo sounder) and use switch button to change the pitch of the sound. Sorry about this one, you might find it a bit difficult to digest at first, and I didn’t realise it’s actually…... Listed under: ,
  336. DIY Arduino FM Radio Shield
    I’ve been visiting local convenience store (Dollarama, here in Montreal, Canada) and notice nice looking FM Radio, just for only $3. Why not to try to interface it to my lovely Arduino? Idea looks quite challenging, the same time what is the point in interfacing…... Listed under: , ,
  337. Word Clock in German using Arduino
    While in Germany last year, I saw a world clock in a store similar to this one in a store that was priced at 900€. I read several instructables online on how to create a World Clock so I decided to give it a shot.…... Listed under: ,
  338. How to set up a Public Window
    Public Window ( is an open source project which allows artists to display their creations in a window and have people from all around the world interact with it. This is a step-by-step guide on how to set up a Public Window of your own. A…... Listed under: ,
  339. Sonar For The Blind using Arduino
    This is a project I’m calling Tacit. No, I didn’t bother making an awkward backronym for it, it just seemed like an appropriate name that’s a lot shorter (though less descriptive) than “Hand-Mounted Haptic Feedback Sonar Obstacle Avoidance Asstance Device”.  It measures the distance to things and translates that into pressure…... Listed under: ,
  340. Backpack Anti-Theft Alarm using Arduino
    If you're a student, like me, then you have heard of all the theft that occurs on campuses today. I can't even leave my backpack alone for five minutes without worrying about it getting stolen. To ease my mind and to help fellow students, I've…... Listed under: ,
  341. Arduino Breadboard Shield
    Are you tired of having a hard time trying up a circuit on a breadboard because your arduino takes up a lot of space? This shield can be a solution to your problem! The Arduino breadboard shield is again, an accessory for your arduino board…... Listed under:
  342. Arduino Serial Communication Code
    Arduino can send output through serial communication to your computer over USB. The output can be anything such as status, text, sensor reading, value, number etc. You can view the status output by clicking Serial Monitor button at Arduino Environment software. Instruction; 1) Connect your…... Listed under: ,
  343. Connect several digital inputs to one analog input using Arduino
    I often run out of digital pins on my Arduino. Anything as complicated as, say, a video game controller, was near impossible with the amount of pins I had available. Multiplexing buttons works, but it requires lots of connections and soldering. So, I put together…... Listed under: ,
  344. RC tank with a moving FPV camera using Arduino
    In this instructable I show you how to build remote control tank with FPV camera. At the beginning I build only RC tank without FPV camera but when I was driving it in the house I have not seen where it is. So I came…... Listed under:
  345. Arduino home energy monitor shield
    Although products are becoming more and more available for monitoring your home power usage, I'm one of those idiots who can't leave well enough alone and who would rather shell out $100 and hours of my time in order to save $20 and learn something…... Listed under: ,
  346. Quiz Game Controller using “Lights and Sounds Buzzers” and Arduino
    Jeopardy style quiz games are favorites for creating excitement and educational instruction at the same time.  Teachers, summer camp counselors, and even industry educators find this type of game to help generate interest and involvement from the participants. The idea behind the game is simple,…... Listed under: , , ,
  347. Arduino Phone Book
    Ever wanted to have a Phone Book, controlled using a microcontroller, which is very easy to use, and you can use it while talking on phone, and is saving data on SD Card? then this instructable is for you. In this instructable you will learn…... Listed under:
  348. Soundgraffiti with arduino mega
    So we haven been working on the new soundgraffiti board. This is an installation wich creates sounds using sprayed water. The connection is made with water. We used copper plates as our sensor. the plates had a cutout line in the middle of 0,1 mm.…... Listed under:
  349. Arduino: Electrical Engineering Basics
      In this week’s arduino tutorial, we take a bit of a detour and focus on some key elements of electrical engineering design that we’ll be using in future episodes. [box type="note" color=" #202020 " bg="#ffbb00 " font="verdana" fontsize="14" radius="20 " border="#000" float="right" head="Attributes"]Thanks to…... Listed under: ,
  350. Temperature Sensor for Shower using Arduino
    With this device you diminish the use of water in your house or work. Instead of waiting to see vapor in the shower to get in, this device help you to know when the water its at the temperature you want and you can instantly…... Listed under: , ,
  351. Fifty Dollar Box Bot
    The objective is to construct a programmable hobby bot that is affordable and simple to make. The parts will be purchased from places such as Wal-Mart, Radio-Shack, any Hobby Store, or online store that is accessible to the public. The price range is 50 dollars…... Listed under:
  352. Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp using Arduino
    Recently I've been learning about Ultrasonic waves and how to harness their power. It's simple enough to make some type of sonar device, but I wanted to take at a step cooler and see if I could use Ultrasonic waves to not only detect movement,…... Listed under: ,
  353. Arduino Interrupts and Debouncing
    Interrupts are an extremely useful, yet often feared element of microprocessors. Interrupts allow you to run a program, while still being able to react to asynchronous input from the outside world. [box type="note" color=" #202020 " bg="#ffbb00 " font="verdana" fontsize="14" radius="20 " border="#000" float="right" head="Attributes"]Thanks to…... Listed under: ,
  354. Chat Server using Arduino
    A simple server that distributes any incoming messages to all connected clients. To use, open a terminal window, telnet to your devices IP address, and type away. Any incoming text will be sent to all connected clients (including the one typing). Additionally, you will be…... Listed under: ,
  355. Monkey Automatons!
    This instructable will guide you through the process of building a set of automaton monkeys in the style of “Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil.” Our design ends with two monkeys reacting at the push of a button located in the Speak…... Listed under:
    In country like India most of the people are dependent on agriculture.For effective planning in agriculture weather forecast is of utmost importance.So farmers are always interested in the Weather Forecasts.As farmers stay in remote areas, they have to wait for the news updates in tv,…... Listed under:
  357. Arduino Controlled Motion Sensor
    In this Instructable, I'll be explaining how to build a motion activated alarm! It uses an Arduino microcontroller, a PIR (passive infrared) sensor, and a type of alarm. You can use an LED indicator, a buzzer, or a piezo. That's the easy part. I will…... Listed under: ,
  358. MaKey MaKey Shield for Arduino
    MaKey Makey is a project created by Eric Rosenbaum und Jay Silver. It's an Arduino based keyboard. A very special keyboard, because you can use apples, bananas or Play Doh as keyboard keys. Sounds strange, but it works very well. How it works: The trick is…... Listed under: ,
  359. Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor using Arduino
    If you grew up in the early 1980’s and were into video games, you probably had an Atari 2600, ColecoVision, or similar game console. The controllers or joysticks for each of these systems had a distinct feel that is different from today’s game consoles or…... Listed under:
  360. LEGO T-Intersection LED Traffic Light using Arduino
    Video not playing? See it on YouTube: Background Every Christmas we set up a large LEGO train layout in a section of the living room. This year, I ended up winning an eBay auction for a number of older-model LEGO road plates, one of…... Listed under: , , ,
  361. Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) using Arduino
    Hello, In this post we"ll be making a Six wheel drive all terrain vehicle (ATV). These are rare and hence expensive robots (at least in India). I made this ATV as my summer project. Dagu manufactures a similar 6WD chassis but its way too expensive…... Listed under:
  362. The CoaTracker
    Has this ever happened to you? You wake up in the morning and realize that you're terribly late for work/class/your weekly pedicure/whatever. You throw on a t-shirt and flip flops, sprint around your warm, heated house grabbing your belongings, and race out the door...where you…... Listed under:
  363. Model Police Car using an Arduino
    We wanted to build a model police car with working lights and sirens. Then we decided to add a motor and instead of using a switch to turn everything and off we used a photodiode. For our car the photodiode signal is a simple on off…... Listed under: ,
  364. Open a box with the flick of a switch!
    Have you ever given something to someone and wished that the box you gave it in opened automatically? No? Well neither have I (well, maybe) :D. However if you have, this is the guide for you! With just a flick of a switch the box…... Listed under:
  365. How to turn inkjet printer to print on Coffee using Arduino
    The aim of this project is to make latte printer, I used 1 printers and 1 scanner , it prints one line a time, all what I have done is hacking the sensors of the printer and I used Arduino Uno to send different values…... Listed under: ,
  366. Arduino + fischertechnik TX-C – Connecting I2C True Colour Sensor
    Colour reading is a real issue for industrial models. I've been working on it for more than 12 months now, since December 2009. After many months of hard work, • starting with the standard colour reader (season 1 ) with features a red LED, •…... Listed under: ,
  367. The 4x4x4 LED cube using an Arduino
    In this instructable I will show you how to make a 4x4x4 LED cube that will be controlled by an Arduino Demulionove. now yes you might say" that Arduino has only 14 I/O pins well also the 6 analog pins can be used as pins…... Listed under: ,
  368. Froggy World 3 The Seesaw
    Froggy put on a little eye makeup before heading out for the new ride, "The Seesaw."  The Seesaw is the third ride in the amusement park for adventurous plastic frogs. This ride received Froggy from "The Boot" and slides him over to a waiting rail…... Listed under:
  369. Arduino DIY SD Card Logging Shield
    Ready-made SD card logging shields for the Arduino typically cost in the range of $15 - $25. This is quite reasonable, but we might save a couple of bucks if we make our own. Not to mention all the fun in building it. Forget about…... Listed under: ,
  370. Virtual USB Keyboard Using Arduino
    Communicating with a host computer can allow a simple Arduino-based system to gain access to a wide variety of devices and information. Most people link an Arduino to a host using serial communications across a USB connection with custom code running on the host to…... Listed under: ,
  371. Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote using Arduino
    Smart Homer, a Web-enabled TV remote puppet Smart Homer is a Web-enabled puppet that turns on your TV when Simpsons is on. As Homer is too lazy to browse the Web himself, a script in the cloud checks the online TV program for him. If…... Listed under: ,
  372. The Musical FootBall
    This project is to construct a musical football. The reason for my project is that I was inspired by a little kid with austim who love sports and music. So what better way to have fun then have a ball that you can play with…... Listed under:
  373. Simple Arduino L.E.D Police Lights
    This was one of the first programs i wrote for the arduino after having it a few days 🙂 we will be making l.e.d police lights with minimal materials Step 1: You will need. You will need Arduino (or suitable clone) Breadboard 2x 240ohm resistors…... Listed under: , ,
  374. Lightning Shutter Trigger for a Camera using Arduino
    I knew there were devices that could trigger a camera to fire during a lightning strike, but their circuits were more complicated than I wanted to make. I’m a software guy not a hardware guy so I decided to use an Arduino and that allowed me to write a…... Listed under: ,
  375. Dr Blinkenlights… (or how I learned to afford the BlinkM)
    I love the idea of the BlinkM (individually addressed RGB leds controlled with 2 pins), but not so much the price (nearly 15 quid each!). Luckily, the hardware is open source and somebody has brought out an alternative firmware (although if you know where to…... Listed under:
  376. Arduino wall avoiding robot
    This instructable assumes very little with respect to prior knowledge. If there are any areas you feel could be improved or clarified, please feel free to message or comment and I will update. Here are all the details you need to produce a simple wall…... Listed under:
  377. Power Quality Meter ( PQ Monitor) using Arduino
    Arduino UNO project, Power Quality Meter, someone would call it’s PQ Monitor or PQ Analyzer. I had already published one  blog  devoted RMS voltage measurements on full band  20 – 20 000 Hz  audio signals. ( Following my own style, I’d refer to already published…... Listed under: ,
  378. Audio VU meter with Extra wide Dynamic Range 69 dB using Arduino
    O’K, after having some fun with stereo version of the VU meter I described in my previous blog-post, now it’s time to do a serious stuff. Studio grade VU meter !!! 24 steps, equally spaced every 3 dB, covering Extra wide Dynamic Range from -63  up to…... Listed under: , ,
  379. Light Suit
    Why build a light suit? Probably because I've watched tron a few too many times (the 1984 version of course). I'd just discovered arduino and was very excited, I'd made LED's flash and buzzers sound but now I wanted to make something new and interesting,…... Listed under:
  380. Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino
    Hey! Some time ago while going through the pages here in Instructables, something catch my attention, a printer made of a CD reader, and i was amazed. I thought: "This is incredible, I have to make one!" I know that these kind of projects don't…... Listed under: ,
  381. Arduino powered hangman giftbox/lockbox
    A medium sized box that requires the user to succeed in a game of hang man in order to gain access to the contents of the box.  Great gift Idea!!! my Arduino sketch will be included in this instructible sorry for the poor quality pictures!…... Listed under:
  382. Measure RPM – Optical Tachometer using Arduino
    This Instructable will show you how to make a Portable Digital Optical Tachometer using an Arduino Uno. This project is inspired from This instructable and is an enhanced version of it with an LCD display and a modified code. Instead of a slotted sensor ,…... Listed under:
  383. How to build an Arduino WiFi 4×4 with Android Controller
    RC cars can be WiFi Cars...? RC cars are cool, but cheap RC cars have limited range and can only be controlled with the particular controller that was included with the car. I purchased a RC jeep, complete with 4 wheel drive, flexible suspension, and…... Listed under: , ,
  384. Autonomous Control of RC Car Using Arduino
    This instructable shows how to modify an inexpensive RC car so it can be controlled by an on-board microcontroller.  You can program the controller to make the car do any number of driving patterns and stunts.  Once you have the car being controlled from the…... Listed under: , ,
  385. How to make a robotic dart shooting sentry
    Tools: Hot Glue Gun Laptop with Arduino software 22 awg hookup wire (black, red, yellow) wire strippers usb cable drill 1/16th drillbit exacto knife Parts: 2 tongue depressors 1 clothespin 1 rubber-band 1 dart 1 cup (paper or plastic) 1 arduino 1 breadboard 1 led 1 momentary button…... Listed under:
  386. Controlling Hand Drill with Roboduino using Arduino
    This will explain how we re-purposed a hand drill to re-spool solder using a roboduino (arduino compatible), two servos, and a DIY encoder.  While one could use TRIACs to play with the AC power going into the drill, just using a servo to control the throttle…... Listed under: ,
  387. Adding CV inputs to the Auduino granular synth
    When I first got into the Arduino I went looking for audio projects. One of the first things I built was TobaTobias' Auduino granular synth. I was so impressed I built a permanent unit in a heavy duty enclosure and incorporated it into my occasional…... Listed under:
  388. GoFly – paragliding/hangliding/gliding altimeter-variometer from Your car navigation using Arduino
    GoFly is a project based on PNA (car navigation devices with Windows CE), LK8000 tactical fligh computer software and variometer (altimeter) external input based on Arduino board and pressure sensor. Why? -You can build this for about 150$, -Your ordinary PNA (Personal Navigation Assistant) changes…... Listed under: , ,
  389. Quick and Easy Arduino Nightlight
    Honestly, how many people have been in this scenario (leave a yes or no in the comments) : It is 2:30 in the morning and you wake up with a need to do something whatever that may be (bathroom, forgotten homework assignment, project due in…... Listed under:
  390. Using an Arduino to Control an Infrared Helicopter
    In this Instructable we will explain how infrared signals are used by a remote to control a toy or device, then show how a simple circuit can be added to an Arduino to operate the same device through free, Open Source software. This document is part of…... Listed under: , ,
  391. USA Flag made with diffused LED using Arduino
    USA flag constructed using a total of 2,301 diffused red, white and blue LEDs completed with Arduino sketch animations, I hope this instructions helps anyone who wants to try this out. This flag can be displayed during the 4th of July, memorial day or during…... Listed under: , ,
  392. Arduino Skateboard Speedometer
    Using an Arduino, it is easy to make a speedometer/tachometer for virtually any man-powered vehicle. I made one for my skateboard that used a small magnet to count revolutions and utilized an LCD display screen.  This Instructable will show you how you can do the…... Listed under: , ,
  393. Automate Your Garage Opening Times
    1. Background My 1st project with Apduino Online was about to solve a simple problem, close the garage door after sunset, when it has been left open. We have a garage in the basement, which is used not only for car parking, but gardening tools…... Listed under:
  394. How to control arduino board using an android phone and a bluetooth module
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to use a bluetooth module and MIT's app inventor to create a wireless serial link between an android phone and an arduino board. Here is a short video showing an example app I created. I'll describe how to do…... Listed under: , ,
  395. Quantifying Access to your Mind using Arduino
    So, I manage a creative technology lab at California College of the Arts. It's essentially an educational hackerspace for art and design students. Pretty awesome, right? After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in mechanical engineering, I was desperately trying to find…... Listed under:
  396. Control Servo with Light using Arduino
    Hello! In this Instructable i will teach you how to control a servo using a Photocell. This is very simple and good for beginners. Step 1: Materials 1 x Photocell 1 x 10k Resistor 1 x Arduino 1x Breadboard 1x Servo and some jumpers Step…... Listed under: ,
  397. Arduino Wireless Animatronic Hand
    BTW!!!!! This instructable is awsomeeeeeeThis is a very simple but at the same time a very hard project depending on your skill level. Lets get to building! What this is, is a wireless animatronic hand that doesn't need a computer to operate. The user wears…... Listed under: ,
  398. Binary/ Analog Clock
    I was inspired by the digital/ analog clock to make my own special clock as my second instructable. I browsed the internet and found that servo clocks are rare and binary are common. So i decided to combine the two and this is what I…... Listed under:
  399. Control anything remotely with Infrared signals using Arduino
    Who would have thought that just about every Arduino attachment can be controlled in some way with a TV remote? Now its time to find out how. Arduino.skp141 KB Step 1: Setup and Materials The setup for this is quite basic. The real challenge is…... Listed under: ,
  400. How to make an Arduino from scratch
    Frugal Engineering is the best way forward for science. If you're interested in making some arduino's from scratch , you've come to the right place. You can see a video tutorial of this instructable : here It will supplement any loopholes or doubts you may…... Listed under:
  401. Arduino Bluetooth Serial Connections
    This is an introduction on how to setup, make a basic connection, and send data to and from an Arduino using Bluetooth! Bluetooth is great for transmitting data over medium distances and what's more, Arduino just treats it like a serial data connection. This means…... Listed under: ,
  402. To blink LED from mobile phone or iPod or another computer via WiFi
    Hello Everyone, I like this site too much, the site really played very important role in awakening my enthusiasm and creativity. This is my first project and its really for the first timers project. I got this project from Instructible site , modified to access…... Listed under:
  403. RGB LED Strip Circuit with Arduino
    This Instructable covers the assembly of a circuit capable of PWM-ing (pulse width modulating) a high-power RGB LED strip and programming an Arduino to cycle through a range of colors. In this context, "high power" is 9-12 volts. I will discuss how to mount a…... Listed under:
  404. Arduino – Control LEDs with a Remote Control
    Step 1: IR library First you need to go to this page and download the IR library. You just need to follow the read me file to install. I think that any IR remote control can do this, I’ll be using a Philips Universal one.…... Listed under:
  405. ‘Knock Back’ – A Knock Echoing Arduino
    This is a simple Arduino sketch that was originally designed to experiment with arrays and the built-in timing functionality. I based it on the tutorial sample code The system consists of a piezo sensor connected to an analog pin that listens for a knock from…... Listed under:
  406. How to Build a Robotic Hand with Haptic Feedback using Arduino
    For science fair this year, I felt like building something instead of doing an experiment. All I needed to do was look around Instructables for a project idea. I was inspired by njkl44's robotic hand since it reminds me so much of stuff out of…... Listed under: ,
  407. Arduino Tutorial: Capacitive Touch Sensors
    Hello everyone! This instructable is a tutorial that will guide you on using the Capacitive touch sensors with Arduino. A Capacitive sensor is a kind of touch sensor, that requires little or no force to activate. In this Instructable about capacitive touch sensing, I'll show…... Listed under:
  408. Make Wired Robotic Arm Edge to “Wireless” with DIY Arduino and XBee
    UPDATE: Added Schematic, Top Layer PCB, Bottom Layer PCB, and both Top, Bottom PCB images When I finished the  "RevIO" - an Arduino Clone that has the different way of exposing pins usage. I decided to go further to the next project. To test my…... Listed under: ,
  409. 7-Key Slider/Wheel Tutorial with Synthesizer
    This is a tutorial for using the 7-Key Slider/Wheel Breakout from Rachel's Electronics. I'll show you how to solder up the header pins for maximum usability. Rachel's has the QT1106 datasheet on their site, and a great arduino library for this breakout. The kit from…... Listed under: ,
  410. Arduino Watch with Nokia 3110 screen
    My goal for this project is to make a watch with selectable dials, stopwatch and millidays. This idea started with an Aprils fools prank about metric-time. ( First I wanted to make a metric clock but soon this idea evolved from a metric watch into…... Listed under: , ,
  411. Uber Home Automation w/ Arduino & Pi
    A few years ago, I became a dog owner for the first time. I didn't like leaving Cody in the kennel alone all day. I had a webcam on him, but I couldn't watch it all day long. What if he was in some kind…... Listed under:
  412. Come Home! Connecting Distant Spaces EASILY over Web using Arduino
    Can you believe that we live in an age where you can touch an object (any object - if it has metal on it) and a light will turn on in your loved-one's space - even if they live in a different city, state, or…... Listed under: ,
  413. Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino
    When I say simple, I don't mean use a speed control. But control the motor directly without any external circuitry. Here's how: How this came about: I recently was working on an instructable about charlieplexing with an arduino. And I was wondering if the same principle…... Listed under: ,
  414. Assembling the 8×8 LED Board Kit
    These are step by step instructions for assembling the 8x8 LED Board kit from I had never played with LED displays before using this kit. I suggest reading through all the assembly steps BEFORE starting to solder because assembly order DOES matter with this…... Listed under:
  415. CatGenie: A smart, resettable SaniSolution cartridge
    The project This project follows on from the excellent work by ScotSEA and his Arduino reset program (see ).  I had never taken my Catgenie apart as Scott did, but had built a small contact board instead.  I had previous updated Scott's program to…... Listed under:
  416. My Ninth Project: Robot Arm with Joystick Shield using Arduino
    Although it is great controlling the robot arm with computer or mobile phone, I think using joystick is also cool, so I've bought a joystick shield and make a new project. This joystick shield is compatible with Arduino. It also support Nokia 5110 LCD module,…... Listed under:
  417. Beat Sync using an Arduino
    Beat Sync is a single frequency audio spectrum volume meter.  It can isolate around a certain frequency ( I choose the bass ) and display it on a creative 8 segment LED bar graph.  This is meant to be quite simple, yet allowing room for…... Listed under: ,
  418. Laser Tag Stuffed Animals
    Ever feel like there aren't enough toys at the intersection of cuddly and terrifying? Wish your stuffed animals could double as weapons? Then I've got the toy for you. These Laser Tag Stuffed Animals easily transform from being a cuddly night light to the world's…... Listed under:
  419. Arduino and L293D Robot ( Part 1 )
    Here is part 1 of the Arduino and L293D Robot.This is part of a series of instructables leading to a Line follower Robot. This is a basic Robot made by controlling two motors via the L293D chip through an Arduino Board. I have done this project in…... Listed under: ,
  420. Mini BillBoard using Arduino
    Designing a Mini BillBoard using LED Lights(different colors) , Arduino and Bread Board. Thought of creating a mini billboard, that could display my name ("Josh") . This is for one of the build nights (required us to use LED lights). This billboard would blink in…... Listed under: ,
  421. D-Led Shield v1.0 (for monitoring)
    Good day fellow enthusiast! Here is one of my latest and simplest shield designs for an arduino board. The thing here is, sometimes we have a hard time checking out which I/O pins are LOW or HIGH, especially when we are dealing with LED, motors,…... Listed under:
  422. How to Make Musical Floppy Drives using an Arduino
    My brother posted a video about this on facebook almost a year ago. Some old floppy drives playing Bach's masterpiece Toccata & Fugue and it got me really interested. So I read about it when the author posted a how-to on his blog and did a couple of tweaking…... Listed under: , ,
  423. Pimp My Zoomobil using Arduino
    I recently put together the Playmobil Zoomobil for my kids. As I was busy snapping all the pieces together, I became more and more convinced that this cart had been made to have lights. It's hard for me to believe the original product designers at…... Listed under:
  424. Using a Dot Matrix LED with an Arduino and Shift Register
    The Siemens DLO7135 Dot matrix LED is one amazing piece of optoelectronics. It's billed as a 5x7 Dot Matrix Intelligent Display (r) with Memory/Decoder/Driver. Along with that memory, it's got a 96-character ASCII display set with upper and lower case characters, a built-in character generator…... Listed under: ,
    The synthduino is a fun arduino project to do and as a beginner it is a great way to learn new things about arduino's many features. With only using household items to build the synthduino you will be satisfied with the finishing project and feel…... Listed under:
  426. Arduino Controlled ATX Power Supply
    Can a microcontroller control its own power?  Well nearly! An ATX power supply, either new or from an old PC, is a great way to power Arduino and other microcontroller projects.  That is covered in several 'ibles such as this one.  However, because of some…... Listed under: ,
  427. Reading Digital Callipers with an Arduino
    How to use an Arduino to read the signal from a set of digital callipers and send the reading over USB. Why? This might be useful for accurate position sensing in home made / hacked computer aided manufacture systems. Adds USB functionality to your callipers.…... Listed under: ,
  428. Personalised Word Clock using Arduino
    Build a unique personalised gift that’s cool and reflects the character of the recipient. What’s different about this Word Clock is that it is small enough to sit on a bedside desk, displays the recipients name and has personalised messages that appear at different times…... Listed under:
  429. Arduino String Instrument
    Sure you can use LDR's, potentiometers and buttons to generate sounds, but what about strings? When I began thinking about an Arduino string instrument, I realized what I wanted to create was a soft potentiometer.  I found my inspiration from Hannah Perner-Wilson's Fabric Potentiometer Step…... Listed under:
  430. Autonomous Paintball Sentry Gun using Arduino
    Make your own, custom AUTONOMOUS SENTRY GUN! A Microcontroller Contest Finalist and Runner Up Winner. This instructable is out-of-date. For the most recent version of the tutorial, see the website . Cheers! This sentry gun autonomously tracks, aims, and shoots at targets, using: -An airsoft or…... Listed under: ,
  431. BUGBot – Light Follower Robot using Arduino
    The figures above shows the basic idea of any robot, where we have some inputs and output devices connected to the brain and some outputs controlled by the brain. In our case we will have the Arduino like the brain. The central Brain, controls all…... Listed under: ,
  432. The “all in one box” aquarium feeder using Arduino
    Step 1: Things you will need the images show you what you need. you will also need (but is not shown in picture soldering iron shrink tubes lighter 5 volt power supply usb cable (to program you're arduino)   info on the foamed pvc sheet…... Listed under:
  433. Dirt cheap Arduino LED light bar
    This instructable was designed for beginners in mind, but advanced users can easily adapt it to fit their needs and wants. It only uses a few common components, so you shouldn't have much trouble putting this together. It's a good waste of 5 minutes with…... Listed under: ,
  434. Intelligent Solar Garden Light using an Arduino- Part 1
    I bought a solar powered garden light. The solar panel charges the batteries and when it gets dark the lights (3x LEDs) turn on until it either gets lights again or the batteries run out. It has a small amount of intelligence (turns on when…... Listed under: , ,
  435. Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun
    The Arduino Yún is a curious addition to the Arduino family. There is a fairly widespread community surrounding the Arduino concept, platform and software. There's another popular community dedicated to hacking and improving inexpensive wireless routers, which often run Linux. The Yún combines the's…... Listed under:
  436. Interactive Stereoscopic Installations: visual rupture with the Diplopiascope
    What is it? This is an ongoing project that i've been working on to see the potential of interactive stereoscopic installations in examining the perceptual process. I use a setup that i've called a Diplopiascope to investigate this. The Diplopiascope has gone through a few…... Listed under:
  437. Make a 24X6 LED matrix using an Arduino
    After making a 8X10 matrix a lot of people asked me about expanding the matrix to some thing bigger, and some wanted to write stuff to the matrix via a PC, so one day I looked at a pile of LEDs that I had leftover…... Listed under: ,
  438. 8×8 LED Matrix Animations using an Arduino
    For a party we were about to have I wanted a cool light display to use with my new Xmas present  - an Arduino Uno. Having looked at the LED matrix's here I wanted a bigger one that  I could hang on the balcony. I also wanted…... Listed under: ,
  439. Arduino-Based Blue Box (Phone Phreaking)
    History and Story In the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and even up into the 1990s phone phreaking was an amazingly cool way to explore an unknown world of phone switching networks. To "phreak" a telephone switch, can be done by using frequencies, or tones to…... Listed under:
  440. Serial Servo Controller with Arduino
    I'm going to show you how to use your Arduino to control up to 12 servos at once with minimal jitter.  Using a simple serial interface you can control the position of up to 12 servo channels.  Up to 10 snapshot positions can be saved…... Listed under: , ,
  441. LED Watch using an Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to make your own arduino based watch that tells time using a matrix of LEDs. This is my first instructable, so if something is unclear leave me a comment or send a message! I was inspired by all the…... Listed under: , ,
  442. DIY a Spelling Game with an Interactive Robot using Arduino
    Did you hear before about Social Robot? Did you you see the Pepper Robot or Jibo robot? These kinds of robots that can hear you, understand you and make a social contact with you via sound, facial expressions and body gestures. Social robots have various…... Listed under: ,
  443. DinoCalc Version 1.0
    (Arduino Pro Mini Protoboard Version) Latest Release: Development: This is a calculator without a LCD that tells you if your math answer is right or wrong, without giving you the answer.  This instructable will show you how to make this simple math checking…... Listed under:
  444. MP3 Interface for Arduino
    I have added a follow-on to this Instructable: The follow-on shows you how to design, etch and build a PCB shield to connect the MP3 to the Arduino. Replaces the analog switches with a 74HC244. SIngle layer board with large surface mount component design. Only…... Listed under: , ,
  445. Ethernet Switching – with Arduino
    Aim: Switch relays from the ethernet or the internet, using your mobile, tablet or computer with a nice graphical user interface. Update V4.06 Please read the below steps to Step 2 if you are viewing this article for the first time. Please go to step…... Listed under:
  446. Virtual Etch A Sketch
    The Etch A Sketch: famous, creative, and unique. Unfortunately I have no clue where the one from my childhood is, so I decided to make my own virtual one! Check it out (and my awful drawing skills) below. This Etch A Sketch is quite like…... Listed under:
  447. ATtiny programmer using Arduino ISP
    Thanks to: For relatively small (less number of pins than ATmega328) projects, ATtiny series, ATtiny45 or Attiny85 are good choice in terms of its physical size (8-DIP or 8-SOIC)  and low power consumption. There are many ways to program it. One of the popular…... Listed under: ,
  448. TurtleDuino Object Avoidance Robot using Arduino
    Hello, in this instructable I'll be showing you step by step how to build the TurtleDuino, an object avoidance robot, with an Arduino UNO microcrontroller on board. I designed the TurtleDuino using material from the hardware store (Home Depot) and all the electronics from…... Listed under: ,
  449. Home Automation: Drapes using Arduino
    Hate having to manually open and close your drapes? Hate getting back from work/school and your room is dark and dreary? Do you want curtains that open and close themselves? Then you need Dr. Drape! Dr. Drape is an easy DIY project using an Arduino…... Listed under:
  450. Convert a toy piano to work as a midi device and use it with Synthesia
    Goal of this project: Convert a cheap toy piano to work as a midi device and use it with Synthesia ( Other programs that use midi inputs can also be used. Approach: The pushbuttons of the piano are used to make a simple pull-down circuit…... Listed under: ,
  451. Tankbot – Internet Controlled Tank Robot using Arduino
    Do you remember a game called Tank Wars? This is an attempt to make a physical version of that classic arcade game. You, the player drive an Arduino powered tank and fire a laser at a target. This project uses an Arduino to control a tank…... Listed under: , ,
  452. Guitar Tuner for the Blind (using an Arduino)
    How to modify a guitar tuner so it can be used by a blind person This build uses an Arduino Pro mini microcontroller, (all code is provided). This project was undertaken for the charity Remap, which provides custom-made equipment for people with disabilities. Summary Begin with…... Listed under:
  453. An FM Stereo Broadcaster PLL using Arduino
    I have two good AM transmitters - one I'd built using a single 6888 Tube plus an old KnightKit Broadcaster that I'd refurbished, as well as a high-quality solid state transmitter from SSTRAN that I use to play music over the several antique AM radios I've repaired…... Listed under: ,
  454. AC Arduino dimming circuit
  455. Tiny Altoid Tin Robot With Personality
    I love robots. Normally the ones I build are quite large and wouldn't fit in your pocket, but for a change of pace I decided I would try something small and fun! This robot is exactly that, and in fact fits inside of an altoids…... Listed under:
  456. 5×5 LED Cube using Arduino Uno
    This is a step by step explanation of how to build a 5x5 LED cube using an arduino.  I did this project for my undergraduate electronics class and it took me about 2 weeks to complete. Note: Apparently, some of the links for the supplies…... Listed under: ,
  457. Self-Watering Plant using an Arduino
    Plants liven up any space by adding a sense of airiness and life. That is - of course - when you don't forget to water them, and they shrivel up and die. I am very bad at remembering to water plants. That is why I…... Listed under: ,
  458. Froggy World 5 The Coffee Gripper
    In Froggy World, the amusement park for adventurous plastic frogs, it became necessary to to move the frog from a train car back to the catapult.  Because I couldn't know whether the frog would be upright or sideways--and in what orientation--the gripper was a challenge.…... Listed under:
  459. Dual H-Bridge – Arduino L298 Breakout Board
    This is my homemade Dual H-Bridge using the IC L298N. For control DC motors or step Motors ao other purposes just like you need. Breakout L298N.ppt1 MB Step 1: Hardware and Materials This is the basic schematic. It works perfectly. A more advanced schematic and…... Listed under:
  460. Interfacing a Digital Micrometer to a Microcontroller
    We had a project that required connection to a digital micrometer with a data output jack. The idea was to connect a microcontroller to the micrometer, to read the measurements and make decisions based on the readings. The micrometers that we used are made by…... Listed under:
  461. Bubble Wall | Interactive, Inflatable Panel
    Bubble Wall | Breathing Wall Panel System Interactive, Inflatable, Playable Wall Brief Project Description This was an artistic piece installed for a digital fabrication show at the University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design. While this brief is specific to this panel,…... Listed under: ,
  462. Big Spectrum Analyzer with Arduino
    Let’s put together a pixel strip with an HL1606, an Arduino UNO and the Spectrum Shield to build a seven bands “large” Spectrum Analyzer of simple construction. The Strip used uses the HL1606 controller to allow direct management of each of the LEDs. The chip…... Listed under: , ,
  463. Wii Nunchuk Controlled Model Train using Arduino
    Using an Arduino microcontroller, an Adafruit motor shield, and a Wii Nunchuk, you can create a intuitive, programmable, model train controller to run your layout.  Amaze your friends.  Entertain your kids.  Not quite DC, not quite DCC.  You're headed for the hacker lands of PWM…... Listed under: ,
  464. A Facebook-Connected, Arduino-Powered Music Party
    Music party is a new way to listen to music with others. By tapping an RFID/NFC device that is synced to a Facebook account on an Arduino RFID reader shield and sending that unique ID to Music Party server using the Arduino WiFly shield, we…... Listed under: ,
  465. DIY Arduino Board Water Meter
    Working with the interaction design team, a bunch of us at Teague have been tinkering with measuring water, analyzing usage data in realtime to affect behaviors, and storing it to see patterns over time. At the heart of the exploration was a need to cheaply measure water…... Listed under: , ,
  466. Arduino LCD Metronome
    Connecting the LCD The first step is to wire up the LCD. The HD44780 has 16 pins: Pin 1 - Vss Pin 2 - Vdd Pin 3 - Vo Pin 4 - RS Pin 5 - R/W Pin 6 - E Pin 7 - DB0…... Listed under:
  467. Garduino-Automated Gardening System using Arduino
    This instructable is a guide for setting up an automated gardening system using an arduino and other cheap electronic parts.  It allows sustainable gardening by using sensors to determine soil moisture, as well as a webscraper to determine future weather.  It uses this information to save water by only…... Listed under: ,
  468. Self-Contained 7x7x7 LED Cube
    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:
  469. Burning the Bootloader on ATMega328 using Arduino UNO as ISP
    I had one remote controlled project that needed an Arduino running 24/7 but I didn’t want to leave my $32 Arduino UNO, so I decided to buy some pieces and created my own Arduino. The most important part was buying the microcontroller. These were my…... Listed under: ,
  470. How To Make A Board Game Using Arduino
    In this Instructable, we'll teach you how to create your own "Would you rather... " board game using conductive paint, an Arduino microcontroller, and some electronics components. Players take turns moving along the game path as directed by an electronic dice roll. Along the way,…... Listed under: ,
  471. FuzzBot
    The FuzzBot is an awesome, fast, fully autonomous small Arduino robot that everyone loves!!!  It uses the compact Pololu ZumoBot Chassis kit for a great drive system, and uses a Parallax Ping sensor to sense proximity, to make the FuzzBot fully autonomous.  I like to…... Listed under:
  472. Arduino camera Lens 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: ,
  473. Capacitive touch Mood light using Arduino
    This instructable is a quick write-up of my experience creating a multifunctional moodlight. Some basic knowledge of electronic circuits is expected. The project has not yet finished, some adding functionality  and tweaking has to be done but it is already functional. If you guys are…... Listed under: , , ,
  474. Arduino-plex 2.0: Modular Plexiglas Arduino Work Surface
    Last year I needed a board that I could stick my breadboards to, that would also securely hold my Arduino. I used some Plexiglas I picked up at Skycraft in Orlando and I glued everything together with Crazy Glue. This worked well, but it didn't…... Listed under:
  475. The morse code generator by a PS\2 keyboard using Arduino
    Hi, all! Today I' m trying to explain you my last project: "The morse code generator by a PS\2 keyboard" I' ve used an PS/2 keyboard to send input to my Arduino board (like described in here) and transform it in morse code that activate…... Listed under: ,
  476. Nokia LCD & Sensors using an Arduino
    Arduino: Nokia LCD & Sensors PROBLEM: Making my Arduino, a Temperature-Relative Humidity sensor and a Nokia3310LCD screen work together. Now, I’m a Lazy Old Geek, so what I wanted was an Arduino kit that would take shields. This Freeduino was the cheapest that I could…... Listed under: , , ,
  477. Program an ATtiny with Arduino
    Follows are directions for programming the ATtiny microcontrollers using the Arduino IDE. In plain English, this is how to program 8-pin Atmel chips as you would normally an Arduino. This is cool because the ATtiny is tiny, and - well - this allows you to…... Listed under:
  478. Stupid Simple Arduino LF RFID Tag Spoofer
    RFID tags are all over the place.  They're used in building access control systems, passports, inventory tracking . . .   This instructable will show how you can use an Arduino and a few simple components (wire coil, transistor, capacitor, resistor) to make a device…... Listed under: ,
  479. Ultrasonic Tape Measure using Arduino
    Have you ever wanted an ultrasonic tape measure, like this Stanley? (See picture). Well, I have but then I am a Lazy Old Geek. I don’t really need one but I thought I’d try to make one. And naturally, I thought of an Arduino. August…... Listed under: ,
  480. Interface Arduino to MySQL using Python
    Here's a brief tutorial that should get you up and running interfacing your Adruino with a MySQL database. For the sake of this tutorial, I am assuming you know how to set up and use MySQL. This tutorial does not require much Python experience, but…... Listed under: ,
  481. LDR Robot using an Arduino
    LDR Robot with IR and a Servo The LDR/IR Robot is designed to seek out light and avoid obstacles. The robot uses the Light Dependent Resistor to seek out light and the Infrared Sensor to detect and avoid objects in its path. The following are…... Listed under: ,
  482. Jeopardy Ring-in Buttons with Built-in Rules using Arduino
    There are several good Jeopardy/Game Show lockout buttons/buzzers, but none incorporate the timing rules of Jeopardy. I am learning about the Arduino and I thought that this would be a great project to practice with. The rules include a question reading period with no timeout…... Listed under: ,
  483. Frankenstein Laser Engraver
    This Frankenstein Laser Cutter was built out of an old scanner and printer. The whole thing evolved around the instructable of Groover and his 'Pocket Laser Engraver'. This is a Making-Of. Although a lot, if not everything, of the mechnical construction requires ingenuity I tried…... Listed under:
  484. Low cost Ethernet shield with ENC28J60 using Arduino
    Economical alternative to original Arduino ethernet shields, allows data rates up to 10 Mbps and is achieved with a traditional assembly components. One of the most interesting shield that you can mount on the Arduino platform is certainly the ethernet shield, because enable numerous networking…... Listed under: ,
  485. Pan & Tilt Servo bracket controlled by Arduino
    Hi, in this instructable i am showing you how to build a very nice and very sturdy pan & tilt turret for your rc / arduino projects. (Please don`t judge my english grammer etc. i`m from holland) The things that you need for this project…... Listed under: ,
  486. Clock with Tics (presentation prototype) using Arduino
    Clock with Tics is an Arduino-powered 24-hour digital clock that displays expletives at random intervals. A clock ‘ticks’. A ‘tic’ (note the different spelling) can be a mental disorder and can manifest itself in a number of ways; most seriously, someone suffering from “Tourette’s Syndrome”…... Listed under: ,
  487. Cheap lcd screen for the Arduino
    We have used the pda with a desktop computer (robot) and with the Nslu2. Here we are going to use an old pda with serial act as an lcd. Everyone either has one or knows someone who has an old pda that they do…... Listed under:
  488. Starting with robotics (Arduino)
    Starting with robotics can be hard, if you don’t know where and how to start. Best way to start is to make mobile robot. In this step-by-step we will show you, how to make cheap robot with parts available in your local store and household.…... Listed under:
  489. Compact 3-in-1 Stripboard DIYduino with Integrated Sensor and L298N Motor Shield
    I am presenting a compact design of a stripboard Arduino board (DIYduino) that includes a 2A motor driver and has additionally the functionality of a sensor shield. The 2-channel version cost approximately $29.43 and is more affordable compared to $39.00 for a commercially available system…... Listed under: , , ,
  490. Rainbow Word Clock using Arduino
    At long last I have managed to finish the Rainbow Word Clock! Once again, this one was inspired by Doug and his creations I have a fixation with RGB LED's at the moment and I wanted to do something a little different. So, while it…... Listed under: ,
  491. Persistence of Vision Wand using Arduino
    Persistence of Vision (POV) Wands are a fun way to create interesting long exposure photographs and light displays.  The wand consists of a single row of LEDs controlled by an Arduino Uno.  When the wand is turned on it appears to be flickering in a…... Listed under: , ,
  492. Big Ball Maze Game using Arduino
    This project was the result of an urge to contribute something to the Creative Games section of my kids’ elementary school fair. The kids loved it for it’s simple old-school game aesthetic mixed with Wii-style and Kinect-style video game control. It’s a spin-off project of…... Listed under: , ,
  493. Batgirl Birkin Bag
    What a girl wants. What a girl needs.  What's more exclusive and has more cachet than scoring a Birkin bag? Pow!!! A Batgirl Birkin bag! Holey Haute Couture, Batman! Yes, you too can knock off a version of this famous bag.  Okay, even mine started…... Listed under: , ,
  494. Internet Devices for Home Automation using Arduino
    This instructable shows the principles involved in making devices to control home automation over the internet. We're going to construct a device (or several of them), that talk to each other over the internet to control lights, motors for curtains/blinds, power sockets etc. In contrast…... Listed under: , ,
  495. Arduino powered Solar Battery Charger
    The following design is for a Solar battery charger ran by an Arduino Nano. It can handle a standard lead acid 12V battery, like for a scooter or a car. Furthermore the design has been tested and runs with 90% efficiency under 70ᵒC (158ᵒF). It…... Listed under: ,
  496. Code generator for custom Android or Arduino menus
    Introduction This is the first of two instructables that make up a complete customizable Home Automation for Beginners example. See DIY Home Automation for Beginners for the second part. It is aimed at the absolute beginner. If you can handle a sharp knife without cutting…... Listed under:
  497. Programmable Temperature Controller + Hot Plate
    Heating things up is one of the most performed tasks in a lab. Quite a lot of times it is not enough to simply hold something at a certain temperature, but the rate at which something is heated and for how long is just as…... Listed under: , ,
  498. DCF77 master clock MK2
    Features Arduino 328 Microprocessor is used to decode and display Time & date from the DCF77 "Atomic" Clock in Mainflingen near Frankfurt Germany The DCF77 signal is decoded using the fantastic new DCF77 library written by Udo Klein meaning the clock stays in sync and…... Listed under:
  499. Arduino-powered LED Clock
    A fun, simple LED clock, that will give you the time to the nearest half hour using single-color LEDs. Parts needed are as follows: Arduino Nano 400 tie-point Breadboard Ribbon Cable DS1307 RTC IC 32.768 kHz Crystal (12) 10mm LEDs (12) 180 Ohm resistors (2)…... Listed under: ,
  500. Arduino Programmable Constant Current Power Resistance Dummy Load
    Glad to see you have arrived on this page to learn how to build a programmable constant direct current dummy load. This load will allow you to draw a set current from any source. This load can also be set to a constant resistance or…... Listed under:
  501. Network Time Protocol (NTP) Client using Arduino
    In this example, you will use your Ethernet Shield and your Arduino to query a Network Time Protocol (NTP) server. This way, your Arduino can get the time from the Internet. Circuit The Ethernet shield allows you to connect a WizNet Ethernet controller to the…... Listed under: ,
  502. Drive by wire go kart using Arduino
    I just got a new go kart engine, i went from 6hp to 10hp. This new kohler engine I got I think was not built to put on a go kart, so I had some trouble finding a way to attach the gas petal. Well…... Listed under: ,
  503. Programming Arduino Wirelessly
    The Arduino system offers an easy and open-source method for programming microcontrollers. Normally this means using a serial cable or USB cable attached directly to the microcontroller project. But what if your project is floating in a weather balloon, glued to the bottom of a swimming pool…... Listed under: ,
  504. Put a Cylon in it!
    Last year the comedy sketch show 'Portlandia' made fun of an arts and craft trend, where craft artists would take ordinary items and 'put a bird on it'.  I fell victim to a similar trend in the geek crowd:  Take an ordinary silver item and…... Listed under:
  505. Water Flow Gauge using Arduino
    Measuring the consumption of a resource that has units by volume can be more tricky than it sounds. Use of resources such as water, gas, and even electricity is typically measured by gauges that determine either instantaneous flow rate or cumulative volume over time. Both…... Listed under:
  506. Modern RGB LED Clock using Arduino
    As hard as it might be to believe, I had never built an electronic clock of any kind. I've always thought electronic clocks were passe and not worth the time to design and build one. In addition, I thought that all interesting electronic clocks designs…... Listed under: , ,
  507. Low resolution display done right
    A resolution of 8x8 pixels may not sound like enough for anything interesting, but with the right setup, it is possible to create beautiful, complex animations and even add some interactivity. In the next pages I will detail the steps needed to build the low-res…... Listed under:
  508. 64 pixel RGB LED Display – Another Arduino Clone
    This display is based on an 8x8 RGB LED Matrix. For testing purposes it was connected to a standard Arduino board (Diecimila) using 4 shift registers. After getting it to work I permatized it on a fabbed PCB. The shift registers are 8-bit wide and…... Listed under: ,
  509. RFID cat door using Arduino
    Intro: RFID Cat Door This is a cat door /flap that can only be opened by the animal that wears the appropriate RFID tag. Arduino controls the process. It features a custom made antenna large enough to function as a gate, which makes it easy…... Listed under: ,
  510. Automatic Multi-Photo Taker (Photobooth Style)
    This is a tutorial on how to program your DSLR camera to take photos photobooth-style. It's a simple Arduino setup that allows you to take continuous photos with 3-second delay intervals. This was built for a college electronics project. A motion sensor detects motion in…... Listed under:
  511. How To Smell Pollutants using an Arduino
    This Instructable explains how to use a gas sensor with your Arduino. This lets your Arduino smell (and hence you program responses to) overall gas levels for a variety of nasties, including ethanol, methane, formaldehyde, and a bunch of other volatile organic compounds. My cost…... Listed under: ,
  512. Gas detector / indicator (USB powered) with arduino
    ArduSniffer This Instructable shows how to build a gas detector / indicator using an arduino. The finished product is USB powered and displays the amount of detected gas on a led display. In this design the reset button on the arduino is also working. This…... Listed under: ,
  513. BoB the BiPed
    Did you buy an arduino after seeing all the cool instructables and now you tired of just making LEDs blink? Are you envious of all the cool walking robots people are building but don't have the experience or cash for all of those servos and expensive brackets?…... Listed under:
  514. Arduino Programming With Atmel Studio 6.0
    Arduino Programming With Atmel Studio 6.0
    How to import the compiled Arduino IDE libraries into Atmel Studio 6.0 using a program written by Omar Francisco. This will allow you to use the feature rich programming environment of Atmel Studio to program the Arduino Uno. Other Arduino boards such as the Mega…... Listed under: ,
  515. How to Control arduino by bluetooth from PC
    I wanted to make it possible to control an arduino board from my phone. So that I could control other devices. the easiest way seemed to be using bluetooth. but when I received the parts needed I found it want quite as simple as I…... Listed under: , ,
  516. DIY Motion Sensor Alarm System
    Are you constantly being scared when people sneak up behind your back? Do you have bad hearing and can't hear people approaching you? Do you want to just build a super fun Arduino project? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then this…... Listed under: , ,
  517. Android talks to Arduino board
    This project slightly modifies the Google Android sample app called "Bluetooth Chat" so you can type a message in the Android app and that same message will appear on an LCD attached to an Arduino Uno. Functionality:  Android  talks to Arduino 1. Run the Android…... Listed under: , ,
  518. Motion Triggered Fog Machine using an Arduino
    Fog machines can be unruly beasts. Especially the non-professional models you buy for halloween. With low duty cycles, causing massive amounts of fog when you don't need it, and no fog when you do. Wouldn't it be nice to have fog only when people come…... Listed under: ,
  519. The Boss Box Bot
    Welcome to the Boss Box Bot instructable, or as we like to call it, the Bo-Bo Bot. The Bo-Bo Bot was designed to use extremely low cost materials to allow people to construct a robot without high-priced kits. Our Bo-Bo Bot will be made using…... Listed under:
  520. Daft Punk Coffee Table 5×5 LED Matrix using an 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: , ,
  521. Capacitive-Touch Arduino Keyboard Piano
    Using only an Arduino, a few resistors, a buzzer, and some bits of aluminum foil, you can create your own touch-sensor piano keyboard in just a few minutes! Using an Arduino Uno, you can create a piano with up to 18 keys; or with an…... Listed under: ,
  522. Arduino MIDI-in shield
    This instructable shows how to build a shield to connect devices that send MIDI signals (e.g. a masterkeyboard) to an Arduino. The basic schematic is derived from: Step 1: The schematic Basically the schematic is just an optocoupler with some resistors to decouple the…... Listed under: ,
  523. Arduino Servo Basic Code
    In arduino projects, you might add servo to your projects. This short tutorial, show you the basic how arduino and servo works together.   Instruction; 1) Connect all jumper wire as shown in diagram. 2) Connect the signal wire from servo to digital pin 9.…... Listed under: ,
  524. Arduino EMF Detector
    Here's a small, quick project you can do with an arduino, the EMF Detector! Step 1: Circut All you need for this project is 10- 330 ohm resistors 10- LED's 1-3.3m resistor 1-Solid core wire (this will serve as the probe) breadboard, wires, battery &…... Listed under: ,
  525. Arduino I2C and Processing
    As promised, this week brings another communications tutorial! In this video, we’ll use both the serial and processing knowledge that we gained last week, plus an I2C enabled temperature-sensing IC. [box type="note" color=" #202020 " bg="#ffbb00 " font="verdana" fontsize="14" radius="20 " border="#000" float="right" head="Attributes"]Thanks to…... Listed under: ,
  526. Scratching with Arduino
    MIT has developed a fantastic visual programming language called Scratch. It is also an amazing learning tool for children, because it is simple, cute,  and by providing interaction with the real world by a board called “Scratch Sensor Board”. This Instructable shows the development of a shield…... Listed under: ,
  527. Build Your Own Arduino
    Setting up an Arduino on a breadboard has become a process I have grown to love. Within a few minutes you can have a fully working Arduino platform to work with as you will see in this tutorial. There have been several occasions when I…... Listed under: ,
  528. High Speed Photography
    With this device you’ll be able to: take pictures from anything you can sense or detect: - movement - sound - … You don’t need to modify your camera or flash for this. It’s compatible with the old High Voltage flashes and the new TTL…... Listed under: ,
  529. 3 wires interface for LCD display using Arduino
    This post is based on the work made previously by tomek in wiring LCD displays using 4 bits. The basic idea is to group the 7 pins that are needed to drive the LCD in only 3 using a shift register. This is a cheap…... Listed under: , ,
  530. Cheap working homemade arduino joystick
    Hello everyone! Today I present you : Arduino Joystick! One day I was checking the inside of old joystick. System wasn't that hard to understand, so I thought of making my of system. The whole build is made only by me. I didn't check the…... Listed under: ,
  531. Artoo [R2] (ATtiny2313 Wall Avoiding Robot)
    Since I had a lot of ATtiny2313s lying around I wanted to do something cool with them, I thought for a while and then decided to make a simple wall avoiding robot with the ATtiny2313, an ultrasonic sensor and 2 motors. Its an easy to…... Listed under:
  532. Pet Curfew: An Arduino Controlled Pet Door
    The Problem: You want to restrict the time when your pet is allowed to go outside. This could be because the neighborhood is not safe for your cat or small dog at night (marauding coyotes comes to mind). But you would like your pet to…... Listed under: ,
  533. Garage Door Opener with iphone using Arduino
    What do I need to start? The hardware requirements to start is: *Note: where can I purchase the material  with all the components to build myself the system: 1.-) Arduino UNO with USB cable 2.-) Ethernet Shield Arduino 3.-) Relay (for arduino 5 V)…... Listed under: , , ,
  534. R/C LEGO® Car Redux
    After I built R/C Lego Car, that used hacked motors and motor housings from the toy Car and toy R/C cars. I realized most of the parts from that toy R/C car that I took the motor out of became wasted. This way was not very…... Listed under:
  535. Hercules: The Motion Controlled Android Robot using Arduino
    When I was in the 8th grade, I was intrigued while playing the motion games on Nokia 5800. I was thrilled, how I could control the racing car by only tilting the phone. I used to dream of making this same car in the real…... Listed under: , , ,
  536. 2-Player Pong Game with Arduino Uno
    Classical Pong game implemented on an Arduino Uno using a PCD8544 LCD screen which is better known as the Nokia 5110 screen. Player bars are controlled by a potentiometer for each player. If you want the bar to go left, just turn the potentiometer left.…... Listed under: ,
  537. James – Your first Arduino Robot
    Edit: Thank you so much everyone for voting for James in the Toy Contest! He got first place and I won a $500 Shapeways voucher! Expect to see more robot instructables from me in the future! 😀 So you want to make a robot? Don't…... Listed under:
  538. Build a transistor circuit board for controlling Air Conditioner remote control with Arduino
    I was supporting a group of student on their graduation project. One of the difficulties they faced was on controlling an A/C unit with Arduino microcontroller. The first experiment we tried to work it out was by record the A/C remote control beam signal for…... Listed under: ,
  539. uDuino: Very Low Cost Arduino Compatible Development Board
    Arduino boards are great for prototyping. However they get rather expensive when you have multiple concurrent projects or need lots of controller boards for a larger project. There are some great, cheaper alternatives (Boarduino, Freeduino) but the costs still add up when you need many…... Listed under: ,
  540. Mini Arduino environment monitor ** UPDATE – Added RTC ***
    This is an Example of how you can use the Arduino to monitor various environmental parameters And display them on a LCD screen. Note: I Added a Real Time Clock!! To see the steps, added parts  and Sketch I added new steps.. Step 1: Parts List…... Listed under:
  541. Stargate LED Lighted Necklace
    Ever need to have a Stargate handy? You can wear one around your neck and have it at the ready. Ears starting to bleed from the volume of the music at the club or that Euro-chic clothing retailer outlet?  Activate the Stargate to jump to…... Listed under:
  542. Twitter Mood Light using an 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 it happens. I want to wake up and…... Listed under: , ,
  543. Bootload an Arduino with a ZIF Socket
    Bootloading an Arduino with a ZIF socket allows you to easily program a lot of chips at once without worrying about mangling the pins. The reason for this is that ZIF stands for "zero insertion force," and as the name implies, ZIF sockets don't require…... Listed under: ,
  544. Designing and building an synthesizer with Meeblip and Arduino, added videos!
    For my internship at Create Digital Music/Meeblip I've created quite a fun little synthesizer. This thing is meant to be more flexible than other synthesizer by making it completely independent; it is battery powered, has its own amplifier/speaker and is controlled by a manually operated sequencer. Inspiration…... Listed under:
  545. Arduino V-USB / HID 14 channel data logger
    UPDATE:  Please see Addendum 2 at the end of this article for an Excel automatic logging implementation. There are several good articles on Instructables about building your own Arduino.  Depending on your horde of electrical parts, you may be able to build an Arduino clone…... Listed under: ,
  546. How to use a 1602 16X2 LCD display with Arduino, TI Launchpad, and standalone MSP430 video instructions
    How to use a 1602 16X2 LCD display with Arduino
    I show how to use a standard 16X2 LCD display in three different use cases. 1. With an Arduino Uno 2. With a TI Launchpad MSP430 running Energia 3. Directly on a breadboard on an MSP430G2553 running Energia This LCD display is low cost -…... Listed under: ,
  547. The Arduino Internet Gizmo
    The Arduino Internet Gizmo is a USB, Arduino, and RFID device for web surfing.  The gizmo works by placing an RFID tag on the top of the gizmo.  The gizmo reads the RFID tag and sends the tag number via USB to a program running…... Listed under: ,
  548. Arduino Motors and Transistors
    This week, we’ll finally be using the Arduino to control some motors! First up, we’ll control a standard DC motor running off a 9V battery with the help of an NPN transistor and a PWM (Pulse Width Modulated) signal from the Arduino. [box type="note" color="…... Listed under: ,
  549. Oscilloscope / Logic Analyzer using Arduino
    One of the frustrating things about developing and debugging electronic circuits is that you can't look inside the circuit to see what is happening. Even with a circuit laid out before you on a workbench and powered up it may seem like you're in the…... Listed under:
  550. Digital Book Cricket Game with ATtiny 85 using Arduino
    The project described here is a digital implementation of “book cricket game” which Indian students normally use to play in their childhood time. The heart of the project is 8 bit MCU from AVR family called ATtiny85. ATtiny85 are small and cheap microcontrollers which are…... Listed under: ,
  551. Arduino Weather Station Part2
    So my last project was a Arduino wind chill machine. Naturally, this Lazy Old Geek wanted to add a weather vane (wind direction) to my weather station. Who cares, you may ask? Well, I am a Geek. Actually, wind direction has some importance. Here…... Listed under: , , ,
  552. Interactive Arduino Powered Coffee Table
    One quick fore note: this is my first Instructable and my first large Arduino project, so if you see any stupid errors or have an idea of how things could be done better, then please let me know. Now that that's out of the way I'll begin, I…... Listed under: , , , , ,
  553. Larson Scanner with Relay Module using Arduino
    This time I'll show how I used an Arduino to control a relay module with eight channels. Arduino in offers several advantages such as: - Open source; - Easy programming; - You can assemble your own board; - Is supported on various forums on the…... Listed under: , ,
  554. Ultrasonic Combination Switch using an Arduino
    Time for a follow-up to the Single Button Combination Lock by creating another oddball type of switch/lock. To activate this switch we make use of a Parallax Ping))) Ultrasonic sensor, an Arduino-style board and some other hardware – to make a device that receives a four-number code…... Listed under: ,
  555. Arduino Street Traffic Light – Breadboard Edition
    Build a simple Arduino powered Traffic Light with us! This instructable is meant to walk you through almost every step, but there are a few assumptions. Read over the intro and the first step to make sure you are fully prepared! This is the breadboard…... Listed under: , ,
  556. Arduino SD Cards and Datalogging
    This is my first in a series of more advanced Arduino tutorials. [box type="note" color=" #202020 " bg="#ffbb00 " font="verdana" fontsize="14" radius="20 " border="#000" float="right" head="Attributes"]Thanks to Jeremy , for this articles[/box] Now that we’ve covered the basics in tutorials 1-10 (you have watched them…... Listed under: ,
  557. Introduction to Packet Radio and Arduino Controlled LED Strips
    Introduction to Packet Radio and Arduino Controlled LED Strips
    This time on the show we continue coverage of Toorcamp 2012 - the American Hacker Camp. This time Darren speaks with Rob Eby about packet radio as an extension of the Internet. Plus what could be better than flexible individually addressable RGB LED strips? %1…... Listed under: , ,
  558. Arduino Controlled Digital Window Sticker
    A bumper-sticker sized L.E.D. matrix that displays images in sequence from an SD card, to produce an animated sign or "window sticker." Arduino controlled! Also includes Windows, Mac, and Linux code for converting .xbm image files into Digital Window Sticker files. Perfect for a shop…... Listed under: ,
  559. Robopod the Arduino Powered Robot
    Robopod is a simple arduino robot that uses antennas to detect obstacles. Robopod's motors are controlled by an H bridge and   powered by a nine volt battery.  Robopods circuit is based on a breadboard for easy modification. Step 1: Tools and Materials Material Arduino…... Listed under:
  560. Turn your Arduino into the best gift of all
    Please vote for me in the Holiday Gift contest and the Make it Glow contest! First, this started out as a gift, and not an instructable. So please excuse some hand waving here and there as I do not have any pictures of the etching and drilling portions. Second,…... Listed under: , ,
  561. TSA Zombie Scanner Security Wand
    Not even Zombies are exempt from a good pat-down.  Scanner security wands are used at the most exclusive nightclubs and venues.  Does not detect metal to indicate a presence of weapons but will indicate the lack of a soul which means a more rigorous body…... Listed under:
  562. Android-Controlled Pneumatic Cannon Powered By Arduino
    Every summer, Qualcomm hosts a Battle of the Schools competition, which gives employees the opportunity to represent their home universities. This year, entries were to be homemade contraptions, and they were judged according to how cool they were perceived to be. Virginia Tech's cannon project…... Listed under: , ,
  563. IR Remote Agent using Arduino
    Remote control is almost a standard accessory for most home applications, like TV, Hi-Fi, air conditioner and so on. Though remote control brings us leisure, when you really need it but have completely no clue where it is, or which one it is, you have…... Listed under: , ,
  564. Making Music with Makeblock
    Makeblock is an aluminum extrusion based construction system that provides an integrated solution for aspects of mechanics, electronics and software design. With Makeblock you can make professional robots, toy machines or even art-ware. It's super easy-to-use and helps bring your creations to life. The only…... Listed under:
  565. How to use an array with Arduino
    This variation on the For Loop example shows how to use an array. An array is a variable with multiple parts. If you think of a variable as a cup that holds values, you might think of an array as an ice cube tray. It's like a series…... Listed under: ,
  566. Play a Melody using the tone() function with Arduino
    This example shows how to use the tone() command to generate notes. It plays a little melody you may have heard before. Circuit image developed using Fritzing. For more circuit examples, see the Fritzing project page Connect one terminal of your speaker to digital pin 8 through…... Listed under: ,
  567. Arduino Web Enabled RGB Lighting
    I just happened to see some large strips of LED lighting when I was picking up some parts at Maplin which were on sale (if I remember correct they were around £12 per approx. 2m strip) however the controller/driver was still around £40, so I…... Listed under:
  568. Programming a ATtiny2313 with Aceduino
    What is an ACEDUINO? It is the Philippine Arduino clone. See pic 2 and 3. Quote from Fall Electronics: If you have already tried you have found out you can't use the ATTiny chips in Arduino. This is because it doesn't have the cores for…... Listed under: ,
  569. Simple 18dof Hexapod, Arduino nano (optionally with pololu maestro)
    Hello, Here is a simple hexapod that can be built by hand very quickly. The mechanical design is not great, but it is very much in the KISS (keep it stupidly simple) style and should be doable in a weekend for builders of novice to…... Listed under:
  570. A watering controller that can be home networked using an Arduino
    A couple of weeks ago, I published a great little controller module that provided 6 relays able to be controlled from a computer via a network.  After I published it, I got to thinking that the same basic design, with a couple of changes could…... Listed under: , ,
  571. 3D Printed Arduino Controlled Eggbot/Spherepot
    First off this project was a combination of of two great online resources. I had been looking into building an eggbot for a while and since I had a lot of ping pong balls on hand after one of my other videos the time was right for…... Listed under:
  572. Cup Cooler using an Arduino
    This is my first Instructable, so please judge harshly so that I can learn 🙂 Its a simple project minimal skills needed. Drawings are made using: Fritzing Code Written using Codebender The cold plate got to -20c Watter in the cup measured @ 5.5c compared…... Listed under: ,
  573. Arduino – Simple Simon Says Game
    In this instructable, I will show you how to make a simple Simon Says Game using an Arduino. it's not just simple but we can get a psychological benefit. I have a bad memory to remember something fast or a new things. So this project…... Listed under:
  574. The LED Blinky ball using Arduino
    Update: I’ll add some clarifications after reading comments on various forums. It doesn’t need a 70Mhz ARM CPU, all it does is shift bits into a shift register, that’d be a total waste. There aren’t 16 CPU’s. the slices are designed to be either slave…... Listed under: ,
  575. Drive a webpage in real-time using Arduino, SensorMonkey and Processing.js
    Remote visualization of real-time sensor data. This tutorial describes in detail how to use the free SensorMonkey service to push real-time sensor data from an Arduino to a webpage for visualization using Processing.js. No server-side coding or Ethernet shield is required. A standard, run of the mill…... Listed under: ,
  576. Google Play Music Internet Radio (Raspberry Pi and Arduino)
    I was looking for a project to do with my Raspberry Pi and found thisInstructable and thought I would have a go at something similar which worked with Google Play Music. I had a rough idea of what I wanted the final item to end up like and was…... Listed under: ,
  577. Memsic 2125 Accelerometer using Arduino
    The Memsic 2125 (datasheet) is a two-axis accelerometer capable of measuring acceleration up to plus or minus 2g. It has a simple digital interface: two pins (one for each axis) emit pulses whose duration corresponds to the acceleration of that axis. By measuring the length…... Listed under: ,
  578. R/C LEGO® “The Bull” Buggy
    There are more than 20 models of LEGO®'s Dune Buggy type car, even more than the models in LEGO® Race Car category. Dune Buggy is usually four wheels drive off road vehicle,  which would not be used on the road. Now that I got excited on…... Listed under:
  579. Arduino Esplora Microphone (Sound Sensor)
    This sketch shows you how to read the microphone sensor. The microphone will range from 0 (total silence) to 1023 (really loud). It uses the sound level to set a brightness level for the green LED. When you're using the sensor's reading (for example, to…... Listed under: ,
  580. Beach Buddy: 3-in-1 Solar Phone Charger, Boombox, and Sunburn Timer Calculator
    Imagine the ideal beach trip. The sun is shining, the skies are blue, the water is warm, and the humidity is low. You and your friends have everything you need to soak up the sun, sand and surf: a cooler filled with drinks and snacks,…... Listed under: ,
  581. Add Linux, WiFi, Ethernet and USB to Arduino
    Web site: Project Summary: The model of this shield named Yun Shield, the feature of this shield is as its name. User can add this shield into Arduino (Leonardo, UNO, MEGA2560 etc) and "turn" the Arduino into device which has similiar features as Arduino…... Listed under: ,
  582. Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars
    This project was inspired by a very cool kickstarter called Helios Bars. Essentially what this project does, is put an arduino, LEDs, and buttons into your bike handlebars. The LEDs can be used as turn signals, brake lights, or display ambient colors while riding. It's…... Listed under: ,
  583. A Robotic lawn mower powered by Solar Energy with an Arduino heart
    This robot will mow the grass of your garden, staying within a defined area, avoiding all obstacles and working in complete autonomy, automatically charging itself with a solar panel. In this post we present a robotic lawn mower, powered with solar energy and able to…... Listed under: ,
  584. Arduino based Graph
    This example shows you how to send a byte of data from the Arduino to a personal computer and graph the result. This is called serial communication because the connection appears to both the Arduino and the computer as a serial port, even though it…... Listed under: ,
  585. Hexapoduino: tiny hexapod 3D printed, Arduino controlled
    A few time ago, i found out a 3d printed Micro-Hexapod on Thingiverse. I started to work on it in the following ways: - create new accessories/components 3D printable - explore the possible ways to drive this hexapod. Here the results: - a parametric battery holder that fits…... Listed under:
  586. DIY Binary Clock with Arduino
    Yesterday I was going to start watching a movie, when me and my friend pedro decided to give up on the movie and build a binary clock. After sometime thinking on how to program it, we made it. It works beautifully, so I decided to show here…... Listed under: , ,
  587. Arduino stepper motor and servos shield
    This instructable will show you show to build an Arduino shield which can be used to control 3 servos and 1 stepper motor using 4 potentiometers. You will need: access to a laser printer/cnc router/etching chemicals 7 x 3 pin 3.5mm terminal blocks 2 x…... Listed under: ,
  588. Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module
    Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious 😀 ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I…... Listed under:
  589. Track-and-explode wolf collar…
    Don't worry! First, this is a rebuild out of a movie so it won't explode for real and it won't be worn by a real wolf. However there is fursuiting for which I am a big fan of and my own character (fursona) is a…... Listed under:
  590. Aquarium Light V1
    Version 0 My first attempt at an LED Aquarium light started as an excuse to buy some of those LED light strips off of eBay.  I gutted the old 18" fluorescent fixtures and soldered together row after row of 18" RGB LED strips.  They mounted…... Listed under:
  591. Super Brite LED Sneakers 1.0 using an Arduino
    Create your own Super Bright LED-lined sneakers that blink with multiple patterns. 1.0 FEATURES: - 1 color LEDs - 6 patterns - reed sensors + magnets that give you control to step through patterns - detachable velcro design - small, wearable microcontroller + power Step…... Listed under: , , ,
  592. Control Android mobile by an Apple Remote using Arduino
    I love to integrate devices which are not supposed to be integrated and this guide shows you how you can control an Android mobile using Apple’s Remote. (Who said Apple devices work only with Apple products 😉 ) Also this is my entry to the…... Listed under: , ,
  593. Psychic Fortune Teller – An automaton that reads the mind of Twitter
    Creepy fairground attraction and Twitter App! The Psychic Hive-Mind Fortune Teller is a fairground arcade-type attraction which can tell your fortune. Even better than that though - it's also a web-connected Twitter application that can harvest tweets and regurgitate them as fortune readings! The Fortune…... Listed under: , ,
  594. Bike Dashboard
    In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a electronic dashboard for a bicycle. We'll be using an Arduino and a few off-the-shelf parts to create a system with light control and an LED speedometer. Step 1: Materials Arduino Micro (RadioShack #: 276-258) 12V…... Listed under: ,
  595. Game maker Rover using an Arduino
    In this Instructable I will be giving you step-by-step instructions on how to interface The Arduino, A Motor Controller (L293D), and a laptop to make a Wifi controlled rover you can drive around your house or work from anywhere in the world. I started and…... Listed under: ,
  596. Bluetooth Controlled Message Droid using Arduino
    This is an instructable for a bluetooth controlled Message Droid. I call it R2Blue2. It moves around and displays messages that you type using your phone or computer. Atleast it was supposed to. Due to many problems such as underpowered batteries and bad cable management…... Listed under: , ,
  597. Build your own Arduino – Bare Bone System
    I’ve read through a lot of tutorials online to make an Arduino Clone on a breadboard, and some of them are great, but none of them really seem to have it all, so I’m going to attempt to bring it all together here and provide…... Listed under: , ,
  598. Twittering Laser Tripwire with Webcam Capture using Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to construct a laser tripwire that can twitter and grab an image from a webcam, as well as execute any command you can put in a bash script. This instructable is actually quite simple and is even suitable as a beginner…... Listed under: , ,
  599. DIY 360 Degree SODAR Device
    First off, why did we decide to call this thing SODAR? SOnic Detection and Ranging, or SODAR, is a lot like SONAR and RADAR. However, we don't feel comfortable calling it SONAR because we have no desire to use it for navigation and we aren't…... Listed under:
  600. RGB’s with Arduino and Processing
    Here is an easy(enough) project to introduce you to the Arduino microcontroller, as well as Processing. This is my first Arduino and Processing project and I didn't have too much bother getting it working. This is my entry to the Sparkfun Microcontroller contest so if…... Listed under: ,
  601. PixelBrite
    I originally started this project because I wanted to recreate the scene in the movie the Close Encounters of the Third Kind where the humans are communicating with the Mothership via a huge color organ. So I glued various bits of software together and made…... Listed under:
  602. Analog Read Serial using Arduino
    This example shows you how to read analog input from the physical world using a potentiometer. A potentiometer is a simple mechanical device that provides a varying amount of resistance when its shaft is turned. By passing voltage through a potentiometer and into an analog input on…... Listed under: ,
  603. Hack a voice changer to add an Arduino input
    Another quick hack. I purchased a voice changer because I was looking for something cheap that could be hacked into an voice input device. Basically I wanted to animate a skull when I spoke. Added bonus, now the skull puppet would also have a scary…... Listed under: ,
  604. DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!!
    UPDATE (8/29/13): Thank you readers for your enthusiasm and kind remarks regarding this project! It has been a tremendous journey since I started this project back in March, but I am very glad with the resulting product and the excitement with which it has been received…... Listed under: , ,
  605. 3-dimensional Star Cluster using an Arduino
    This instructable will guide you through the process of making your very own star-cluster from LEDs and acrylic. I made this piece for my electronics final project at college and had access to a machine shop. This instructable assumes that you have access to similar…... Listed under: , ,
  606. Matrix sound machine: Generative music with a particle system using Arduino
    This project is a part of experiments done while doing an artist in residence at Instructables. You can see the other projects here. Creating emergent patterns that can be converted into sounds fascinates me. So this is my first experiment in building an arduino platform for…... Listed under: ,
  607. Lite Brite LED clock using an Arduino
    Lite Brite pegs look like LED's don't they?  That's what I though the other day after working on an LED cube for a few hours.  I happened to see my daughter's Lite Brite sitting there, and I looked at the pile of LED's on my…... Listed under: , ,
  608. DIY 3D Controller using an Arduino
    Make a 3D interface using an six resistors, aluminum foil, and an Arduino. Take that, Wii. Update: a much more thorough explanation of this project is available from Make Magazine. It might be easier to follow their instructions, and I think their code is more…... Listed under: ,
  609. Analog Fabric Joypad using an Arduino
    How to make an "analog" input device from fabric and a few other necessary materials. "Analog" in parenthesis because, although it is made up of 4 analog inputs, the only analog transition between the directions (up, right, down and left) comes from the buffering material…... Listed under: ,
  610. “12 Thumbs” R/C LEGO Dragster
    Impressed by these two LEGO® Dragster sets, a 250 pieces LEGO®TECHNIC Dragster 8847 (released in 1983) and a 391 pieces Top Fuel Racing 5533 (released in 1999). These two Dragsters inspired me to build my own LEGO® dragster, the "12 Thumbs". The name "12 Thumbs" came after I…... Listed under:
  611. An Arduino Powered (Scale) Speed Trap
    After a break of around two decades I've recently started building a model railway. One of the issues I've faced is trying to work out how fast I should be running the trains so that their speed reflects reality given the scale at which they…... Listed under: ,
  612. Strandbot – a solar & arduino powered R/C motorized Strandbeest
    The Strandbot is a DIY upgrade for the Strandbeest originally designed by Theo Jansen.  Strandbeests are amazing mechanical creatures that are able to move on their own using just a little bit of wind power.  Unfortunately my tiny apartment is short on wind, so I…... Listed under: ,
  613. Make your own programmable thermostat for $66 with Arduino
    This project will show you how you can create your own programmable thermostat with temperature probe, an LED readout and ability to remote control outlets. The core of this project is actually a driver for a 4 digit seven segment display. There are lots uses for…... Listed under: ,
  614. Online Thermometer using Arduino
    One of the projects in Practical Arduino is the "Online Thermometer", which combines an Ethernet shield with a number of DS18B20 1-wire temperature sensors to allow you to read multiple temperatures and make the values accessible using a web browser. In that project I chose…... Listed under:
  615. Self-balancing skateboard/segw*y project Arduino Shield
    General purpose Arduino shield for self-balancing machines. Why did I make it? I previously made an Instructable in 2010 on how to build a self-balancing skateboard. There are >500 comments on this and many express confusion setting up the balance sensors, software and electronics.…... Listed under:
  616. How to control LED’s with Processing and Arduino
    The other day I was confronted with an interesting problem, I needed to control a series of lights from an interaction on a computer screen and it had to be as inexpensive as possible.  I instantly thought of an Arduino.  It had everything that I needed,…... Listed under: ,
  617. Arduino Waveform Generator Shield
    Waveform generators (also called function generators) are useful for testing and debugging circuits. They can be used to test the frequency response of electronic components like op amps and sensors or to characterize and troubleshoot audio effects boxes and pedals. This waveform generator shield is…... Listed under: ,
  618. DIY Flex sensor using Sugru and graphite powder (Resistencia flexible usando Sugru y polvo de grafito)
    Este es el primero de 5 instructables que surgieron del Instructables & Sugru build night (and day en nuestro caso) que hicimos en el Laboratorio de Juguete, el 20 de julio del 2013:  una Resistencia Flexible o Flex Sensor hecha con Sugru y polvo de grafito:…... Listed under: ,
  619. Arduino Audio DAC Options
    DAC is short for Digital to Analog Converter. In this article we play around the code Michael Smith created for a PWM based DAC. I modified his code so that other DAC options could be tried. I compare the 8-Bit PWM DAC with the R2R…... Listed under: ,
  620. Laser Shooting Game
    This laser game is a simple project that utilizes an Arduino mini. All target boards have an Arduino, sensors, and servo control ports. Shooting the target center triggers the servo and the board falls flat. Step 1:What you need [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana" fontsize="14 "…... Listed under:
  621. Clock Two – Single digit clock using Arduino
    Time for another instalment in my irregular series of clock projects. (Or should that be “Time for another instalment in the series of irregular clock projects”?) In contrast with the extreme “blinkiness” of Clock One, in this article we describe how to build this single-digit…... Listed under: ,
  622. Your Image on an Arduino! – TFT LCD Screen Guide
    Have you ever heard of TFT LCD screens?  They are great ways to display information from your Arduino, or display pictures.  The Arduino team just released an official TFT LCD screen with their new Robot at Maker Faire 2013.  It's very easy to get started…... Listed under:
  623. Multiplexing 7 Segment displays with Arduino and Shift Registers
    In this instructable, I will be teaching the basics of multiplexing 7 segment displays using an Arduino and a couple of shift registers. This project is well suited for displaying numerical information or if you want to control a bunch of LEDs. For beginners, like me,…... Listed under: ,
  624. DIY 3D Laser Scanner Using Arduino
    Maker Alessandro Grossi sent us this great DIY build for a 3D scanner built using a laser, a DSLR, and an Arduino controller. Allesandro is a Mechanical Engineer, holding a Ph.D. in product design. His day job involves helping designers and manufacturing firms develop and…... Listed under: ,
  625. IPod Information Screen Rev. 2
    I'm not usually one to revisit a project after I've finished it, but I made an exception because the problems with the original design were making this device unpleasant to use. For those of you just now viewing this project, it is the second iteration…... Listed under:
  626. An Arduino RSS Feed Display
    This Arduino project will display RSS feed headlines on an LCD via an Arduino and a USB cable. It works quite well, and lets you keep up with the world news while you're sitting at your desk. Many of the values in the code can…... Listed under: , ,
  627. Arduino Powerd, RGB + White LED, Bluetooth controllable, Floor lamp
    A couple of mounts ago i order a 1M long WS2801 RGB led strip, just for fun. I took me a while to get the strip working with my Arduino. The next step was to figure out what to do with the strip. after some…... Listed under:
  628. Rainbow Jar – RGB Pixel Strip Controlled via Arduino
    Our most popular item on our display at Maker Faires is always the Rainbow Jar. One customer has already replicated it so we thought we'd share how we made it so you can make your own! (tried embedding this vine but it breaks instructables!) Step…... Listed under:
    This video describes how to configure two Series 1 XBEEs using Arduino UNO board.The ways of making 2 way communication is also tested on Wireless mode. Overview The Xbee shield allows an Arduino board to communicate wirelessly using Zigbee. It is based on the Xbee module…... Listed under: ,
  630. Super Simple Arduino Powered Roomba Scheduler
    Like most people I was skeptical about getting a robotic vacuum cleaner, so as a trial run I thought I would buy the now obsolete iRobot Roomba 530 which was heavily discounted (they're still available in Australia, showing how behind the times we are). Of…... Listed under:
  631. Arduino String Case Change Functions Code
    The String case change functions allow you to change the case of a String. They work just as their names imply. toUpperCase() changes the whole string to upper case characters, and toLowerCase() changes the whole String to lower case characters. Only the characters A to…... Listed under: ,
  632. Blink LED using Arduino
    This example shows the simplest thing you can do with an Arduino to see physical output: it blinks an LED. Circuit To build the circuit, attach a 220-ohm resistor to pin 13. Then attach the long leg of an LED (the positive leg, called the…... Listed under: ,
  633. Yogy – The Arduino Powered Robot Made For Kids
    In this Instructable I will show you how to make a cute and kid friendly Obstacle Avoiding Robot I like to call Yogy. Yogy gets his name from the Yoghurt tub body he is made from. I am a sucker for seeing the best in…... Listed under:
  634. How to control 8 leds using Arduino UNO
    hey guys this is my first arduino project  plz  comment how u feel. Step 1: Things u need As this is easy project for beginner's so parts are also simple Parts: 1- Arduino uno or any other board will work 1-Beardboard 9- jumper wires or…... Listed under: ,
  635. Analog Write with 12 LEDs on an Arduino Mega
    This example fades 12 LEDs up and the down, one by one, on an Arduino Mega board. Circuit image developed using Fritzing. For more circuit examples, see the Fritzing project page Connect the longer, positive legs of (anodes) 12 LEDs to digital pins 2-13 through 220 ohm current limiting resistors. Connect…... Listed under: ,
  636. Digital/Analog Clock – Arduino + PaperCraft
    In this instructable we will be recreating a clock inspired by Alvin Aronson's original design. When I first saw this clock I was very impressed by how clean an elegant the design was I immediately wanted to recreate this effect. I hope some of you feel…... Listed under:
  637. Arduino Hello World Blink Code
    This is a basic example how arduino works. In this arduino projects you’ll see how arduino control LED on for 1 second and off for 1 second repeatedly. Instruction; 1) Connect cathode lead of LED (shorter lead) to ground pin and anode lead of LED…... Listed under: ,
  638. Autonomous Autonavigation Robot using Arduino
    This is a step by step guide to build an autonomous navigation robot. We use the Arduino microcontroller to control this robot. We have two different programs for this robot. The first enables the robot to drive around and avoid anything that gets in its…... Listed under: ,
  639. AAA Robot (Autonomous Analog Arduino)
    The AAA Robot is a perfect robot for beginners. It is versatile, easy to build, and discusses many of the topics roboticists need to learn, including but no limited to transistor switches, motor driving nad analog sensors. This Instructable includes step-by-step instructions on how to…... Listed under:
  640. An Arduino Thermometer with Digital Display
    This is a project for Arduino to make a Thermometer with Digital Display, aimed at beginners. Arduino measures the voltage on a TMP36 Temperature sensor, converts the Voltage to Degrees Celcius and Displays the value on an LOL shield display. Objectives: * Learn how to…... Listed under: ,
  641. Cell phone text using an Arduino
    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: ,
  642. Thermal Camera
    Have you ever had the desire to see what can not be seen? I never had the ability to see in thermal infrared, and it is rather cool to be able to see in the thermal infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Unfortunately, most thermal…... Listed under: ,
  643. Arduino FM radio receiver shield
    This Instructable will show you how to build your own FM radio receiver shield to be used with an Arduino board. The radio chip we are going to be using is the AR1010 on a breakoutboard found at Sparkfun or Electrokit and there will be code to get…... Listed under: ,
  644. ArrDrownHo! – Easily convert AVR to Arduino
    Cap'n ArrDrownHo! is the lovechild of Ardweeny and Boarduino and he's here to commandeer your AVR ships. ArrDrownHo! inherits pros of both and cons of neither. Pick up an AVR chip and start prototyping instantly on a breadboard! Want to replace that costly Arduino in your project with a…... Listed under:
  645. Kaosduino: Create your own kaosillitaor using Arduino
    This project is a part of experiments done while doing an artist in residence at Instructables. You can see the other projects here. Inspired by Korgs Kaossilator I took it upon myself to build an opensource version of it. This way people can design new ways…... Listed under: ,
  646. The Point Shooter Cyborg Mouse
    Control cyborg technology and revolutionize your PowerPoint presentations - build a wearable mouse! So you converted some video glasses to a heads-up display glass. You built a wearable Raspberry Pi, pcDuino, or BeagleBone Black. Now, how do you control your cybernetic augmentations? You make a…... Listed under:
  647. Arduino Esplora Pong
    Want to play Pong on your computer with your Esplora? This example shows you how. This example is designed to be used with a Processing sketch. Processing is an open source programming environment. The Esplora reads the slider and buttons and sends data to the…... Listed under: ,
  648. Single button combination lock using Arduino
    Time for something different  - a single button combination lock. Allow me to explain… Updated 18/03/2013 Normally a combination lock would require the entry of a series of unique numbers in order to unlock something or start an action. For example: A more contemporary type…... Listed under: ,
  649. The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip
    The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an…... Listed under:
  650. Quasi real-time oscilloscope using Arduino
    Recently I was reviewing one of my oldest project, and decided to “refresh” previous design by taking full advantage of the new arduino Leonardo board.  Based on AtMega32U4, which include PGA (programmable gain amplifier), oscilloscope’s  analog front end doesn’t require external OPA this time, end…... Listed under: ,
  651. Arduino LED Bar Graph Code
    The bar graph - a series of LEDs in a line, such as you see on an audio display - is a common hardware display for analog sensors. It's made up of a series of LEDs in a row, an analog input like a potentiometer,…... Listed under: ,
  652. The Raspberry Pi – Arduino Connection
    The Pi is a fine little computer board, though not nearly as good as the Arduino when it comes to I/O capabilities. The beautifully-engineered Gertboard is a plug-in add-on that neatly overcomes this deficiency by giving the Pi access to an ATMega328, but it's a very…... Listed under:
  653. High Heel Massage using an Arduino
    My project is to make a heel (shoe) that senses when your foot is tired and then eases the pain. I will have a force sensor measure how much pressure is on your foot for 3 minutes. If the pressure is at a certain measure…... Listed under: , ,
  654. How to use a Piezo element to detect vibration using Arduino
    This tutorial shows you how to use a Piezo element to detect vibration, in this case, a knock on a door, table, or other solid surface. A piezo is an electronic device that generates a voltage when it's physically deformed by a vibration, sound wave,…... Listed under: ,
  655. Paper Man: a machine created by Arduino and NFC
    Paper Man is a machine comprised of Arduino, NFC Shield, thermal printer and a papercraft shell—Iron Man. Thanks to the NFC Shield, you can directly sent messages from your mobile to the paper man, and the paper man will spit it out by printing with…... Listed under: ,
  656. Sending and Receiving String via UDP using Arduino
    In this example, you will use your Ethernet Shield and your Arduino to send and receive text strings via the UDP protocol (Universal Datagram Packet). You'll need another device to send to and from. The Processing sketch included at the end of the code will…... Listed under: ,
  657. Mr. Indecision – a small felt version of yourself that turns its head and looks at you using Arduino
    This is a tutorial on how to use 123D Catch to get a 3D scan of your whole body. Once you have the scan or "catch" the tutorial will take you through a technique to clean it up and manipulate it ready for 123D Make.…... Listed under: , ,
  658. Arduino Beginner and Basic Electronics Kit Primer
    I learned that one of my nieces had an interest in programming.  She was working with robotics at high school and has a summer internship where they had  Arduinos.  I think she was able to borrow an Arduino to experiment with at home but every…... Listed under:
  659. Scintillino – an Arduino-based quick&dirty scintillation counter
    Have you ever wondered about the radiation levels around you? Well today you can build your very own detector that measures ionizing radiation and displays data in real-time on an LCD (and also your computer if you want). The visual design, as seen below, is…... Listed under:
  660. Arduino Quadruped Robot Stalker
    Arduino Quadruped Robot - Stalker I am going to build an Arduino Quadruped Robot. As usual, I will share my source code and show as many pictures as possible, to help those of you who are also building Quadruped robots. The way I do things might not…... Listed under: ,
  661. Dimmer using an Arduino
    This example shows how to send data from a personal computer to an Arduino board to control the brightness of an LED. The data is sent in individual bytes, each of which ranges in value from 0 to 255. Arduino reads these bytes and uses…... Listed under: ,
  662. Mystery Beeping Prank
    The Mystery Beeping Prank is a device hidden in a hollowed out book that beeps intermittently at different frequencies. I made this because I am surrounded by a lot of incredibly creative people who have a penchant for pranking one another, and this seemed like…... Listed under: ,
  663. Arduino Controlled Catapult
    I recently had the idea to create a catapult, But not just any kind of catapult, an electronic catapult! I wanted something I could just sit it down hit some buttons and watch it do its thing without being to big. This is what I…... Listed under: ,
  664. How to Make a Tactile Feedback Compass Belt
    Have you ever wondered how migratory birds manage to have such an amazing sense of direction despite being so generally clueless? They can sense the Earth's magnetic field with what is basically a compass built into their body. Wouldn't it be cool to feel what…... Listed under: ,
  665. Arduino Liquid Crystal Displays
    I had initially planned to do an LCD tutorial a little further down the line, but there was very high demand for it, and I already had a circuit assembled for testing the new LCD that element14 sent me to evaluate. So, this seemed like…... Listed under: ,
  666. Interfacing Electronic Circuits to Arduinos
    Interfacing Electronic Circuits to Arduino In this instructable I use an example of interfacing an Arduino to an ARINC 429 transceiver in order to demonstrate the general process of interfacing an Arduino to electronic circuits so you can use these techniques on your own designs.…... Listed under: ,
  667. Analog Clock And Temperature sensor On An Oscilloscope using Arduino
    Scopeclock is an easy to use hardware to make your X-Y capable analog oscilloscope more useful .Using this simple to use hardware you can convert your analog oscilloscope into a scope clock.This project was me and my friend kshitij gupta at CEDT nsit under the…... Listed under: , , ,
  668. How to make A light-up distance sensor
    In this instructable, I will show you how to make a sensor that will light up more lights the closer you are to it. Step 1: Placing The Electronics This step will show you where and how to place the electronics on the breadboard Materials:…... Listed under:
  669. Home Automation (or Robot Butler called Geoffrey) – iPhone controlled, arduino based
    Being able to control everything from your pocket has long been a dream shared by many. Previously we've had universal remotes that can both control our TVs and radios, then we had wireless wall sockets. Both great things, but how likely is it that you're…... Listed under: , ,
  670. Save data of temperature and humidity on MySQL with Arduino Uno and Wifly
    Hello guys, i make this instructable for the people that  liked the electronics and the botanic, with this you have the data about  the temperatura and the humidity of your orchard and register this in a data base MySQL. For this proyect you need some…... Listed under: , , ,
  671. Arduino String Addition Operator Code
    You can add Strings together in a variety of ways. This is called concatenation and it results in the original String being longer by the length of the String or character array with which you concatenate it. The + operator allows you to combine a…... Listed under: ,
  672. Gut Check a Tweeting and Facebooking Fridge using Arduino
    I have a problem, I'm trying to lose weight but I love snacking late at night. And no one knows that I even do it. That being one of my biggest hurdles, I figured why not include all my social media friends and followers in…... Listed under: , ,
  673. Arduino led pendulum
    Step 2: Putting up the wires Strip both ends of wires -insert one end of each wire into sockets numbered -Gnd(black wire in my case)-this will be the common ground connection - 13  (green wire in my case) - 12  (yellow wire in my case) -…... Listed under: ,
  674. Adafruit Flora NeoPixel LED Ring Headphone mod
    Wearable Arduino mod for your headphones. Non-invasive procedure for headphones that don't have room inside the drivers or you don't want to hack apart your high end cans. Adafruit just put out a tutorial for adding pattern blinking LED lights to headphones.  This instructable takes it…... Listed under:
  675. Candy Tossin Coffin using an Arduino
    When you flip a switch, the coffin lid opens and a smiling red eyed ghost arises. The ghost flings some candy, pushes the switch back and returns to rest. Then, the coffin lid closes. Step 1: Major parts include: 4.5 rpm motor  #155821 1.8…... Listed under: , ,
  676. Arduino Controlled Solar Fountain
    A fountain can make a nice decorative fixture for your garden. But it isn't always easy to run a power cord out to where you want it. So I decided to run it on solar power. The system is controlled by an Arduino. This allows…... Listed under:
  677. Arduino Photocell Theremin Synth (glitchamin)
    You know theremins, right?  Those cool-looking boxes with antennae that produce noise without being touched?  They are played by the likes of Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, and present in the soundtracks of countless films.  Well, with this instructable, I will show you how to…... Listed under:
  678. Teclado MIDI Super Simple – Super Simple MIDI Keyboard
    Este tutorial te lleva paso a paso por la construcción de un teclado MIDI de una octava, programable via arduino gracias a su conector de 6 pines. Vas a necesitar: Componentes: 1 Atmega328p con el bootloader de Arduino 1 Zócalo de 28 patas 1 Cristal…... Listed under:
  679. AIR Project using an Arduino
    CODE: download final project code: Arduino Code download additional wiring_analog.c code: Wiring Code download processing code: Processing Code download C code: C CODE FILE EXPLANATION: The final project code is the final arduino code for the project. The wiring_analog.c code should ONLY be used for…... Listed under: ,
  680. Arduino-Pneumatic Flight Simulator
    Hello, my name is Dominick Lee. I am a senior in high school who is also a programmer and inventor. I created the  "LifeBeam Flight Simulator" (name of my project) because I wanted to challenge myself and utilize my software and hardware skills. I was…... Listed under: ,
  681. Arduino PIR motion water gun
    first what youll notice my grammer isnt the best 🙂 ok what youll need: 1 transister/mosfet that can handle the current for the water gun motor, this is the one i used -   -   then a diode, i used this one  -   - then a 10k ohm resistor,…... Listed under: ,
  682. Pee to Check-In to Foursquare – Mark Your Territory using Arduino
    In case you are unfamiliar with the most amazing new way to physically "check in" to foursquare here is a video that will explain it all: Mark Your Territory is a fully open-source system but because it interacts with the physical world as well as…... Listed under: ,
  683. Mini invisible MIDI Harp
    English: This is a simple and easy to make MIDI harp, it runs on an Arduino UNO and uses infrared sensors as strings. It communicates with every recording software that has MIDI. Its really fun to play with and also very cheap, so enjoy!! Español:…... Listed under:
  684. Arduino Electromagnetic Field Detector
    A while back I saw an EMF (Electromagnetic Field) Detector at that used a led bargraph. I decided to modify it to use a 7-Segment LED Display! Here's my project. Sorry I don't have any pictures of it in use. Hopefully I can post…... Listed under: ,
  685. Arduino Time-Lapse Controller
    This project originally started out with a few simple parts thrown together to create a very simple time-lapse controller for a DSLR camera. After I was happy with the initial prototype, I wanted to make a final version which the programming of the "lapse time"…... Listed under:
  686. Self Balancing Unicycle
    Following the popularity of our self balancing scooter and the SciChair we decided to try something a little edgier, the Self Balancing Unicycle. This project reuses a lot of stuff from our previous projects, using an arduino as the brains behind the scenes. Step 1:…... Listed under: ,
  687. My Arduino Ping Display Robot
    Goals Hello all. I hope to please share a little robot that I have just finished building. There are many Ping Boat, perhaps with a tutorials and display less so without pretension, will illustrate what I could do. I gave myself the goal of realizing…... Listed under: , ,
  688. A Gentle Introduction to Arduino for Scratch Users
    There are lots of people who are very comfortable with the Scratch programming environment but want to try something with Arduino to Blink Lights, Sense Buttons, Run Servos or whatever. They may find the C programming environment in Arduino IDE - Sketch, a bit too…... Listed under:
  689. Arduino-controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror
    Update 11/22/2013: Thanks to everyone who voted for this project in theMicrocontroller Contest! It was one of three first-prize winners. Update 9/17/2013: Thanks to everyone who voted for this project in the Arduino contest (I was one of ten "second prize" winners)! If you want to try…... Listed under:
  690. Visual Network Threat Level Indicator v2 using Arduino
    By popular request this is a new wireless version of the Visual Network Threat Level Indicator. This uses a Roving Networks WiFly RN-XV Module to do 802.11 WiFi along with an Arduino to display the threat level on your network. Network monitoring is very important in todays…... Listed under: ,
  691. A cardboard televisor (with arduino and LEDs)
    Recently I saw a documentary about the history of the television.  And to my surprise they showed that there existed a mechanical television before the well known CRT televisions. Those mechanical televisions or televisors were pretty smart and simple. A CRT is simply an electron beam that…... Listed under:
  692. Arduino Target Practice
    A quick demo video for your pleasure. This is an instructable for a target practice system for airsoft and nerf weapons. The system has been designed to test a shooter’s reaction times and accuracy. Sam and I have been meaning to do this project for a…... Listed under: ,
  693. Make your own Custom Electronic Widgets, like my Arduino LED Day/Night Widget
    This is just a brief run down on how easy it has become to make your own circuits complete with your own PCB's.  Have you ever wanted to make something custom that suits your needs? Of course you have!! For me it really started when…... Listed under:
  694. Virtual Color Mixer using Arduino
    This example demonstrates how to send multiple values from the Arduino board to the computer. The readings from three potentiometers are used to set the red, green, and blue components of the background color of a Processing sketch or Max/MSP patch. Software Required Processing or Max/MSP…... Listed under: ,
  695. Arduino Keyboard Message Code
    When the button is pressed in this example, a text string is sent to the computer as keyboard input. The string reports the number of times the button has been pressed. Once you have the Leonardo programmed and wired up, open up your favourite text…... Listed under: ,
  696. Visual Computer Stress Meter using an Arduino
    Have you ever wanted to, without going out of your way to clock your processor, see how much stress your computer is under? With this project you will have a simple bar graph that constantly shows how much stress your computer is under. If the…... Listed under: , ,
  697. Bluetooth Weather Lamp
    This was a 2 hour project I whipped up in order to learn how to use a new Bluetooth LE 4.0 module I picked up at, called a BLE Mini. I've since thought of several much simpler ways (and more dependable) to accomplish the…... Listed under: ,
  698. DIY Arduino Unit Converter: How to use LCD
    Step 1: Ingredients: Electronics Arduino Breadboard LCD* 2x 50k pots 150 ohm resistor Jumper wires, and tons of them! If you do not want to use a LCD then you will have to use serial monitor. Wherever you see lcd.print just change it to Serial.print.…... Listed under: ,
  699. CHR’s 8X8X8 LED Cube – Revisited with improvements!
    SEE STEP 11 for uploadable code for this cube. This instructable has mutated over the past few months, and you'll see a bunch of end results before we get into how to make the cube, and the improvements that have been made over the original…... Listed under:
  700. Arduino 4 led madness
    In this instructables you will learn how to wire 4 LED'S and make them flash 10 times. This is a great Starter project!! what you will need... 1: arduino (I am using an Duemilanove) 1: breadboard 4: LED's 10-15: jumper wires 3: resistors Step 1:…... Listed under:
  701. Fading using an Arduino
    Demonstrates the use of analog output (Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)) to fade an LED. PWM is a technique for getting an analog-like behavior from a digital output by switching it off and on very fast. Circuit An LED connected to digital output pin 9 through…... Listed under: , ,
  702. Arduino Guitar Tuner
    Build your own electric guitar tuner using the Arduino! I decided to make this because I wanted to experiment with audio input and frequency detection. I used Amanda Ghassaei's method for Arduino Frequency Detection in order to get frequency readings using the Arduino. I used LEDs that…... Listed under:
  703. Pressure Activated Light-Up Umbrella using an Arduino
    Once upon a time, 2 girls greatly enjoyed walking in the rain with umbrellas. They decided the enjoyment of this experience could be maximized by building their own pressure-activated web of LEDs to install under their umbrella. Thus, with the help of an Arduino, some…... Listed under: ,
  704. TankWars: A Physical Video Game using Arduino
    This instructable will show the game TankWars, a web based game played on an iPad that drives a real robot tank to fire lasers at a robot. When you hit the robot target, the game is updated. The tank and the target are Arduino's equipped…... Listed under: , ,
  705. ATtiny programming with Arduino
    After this Instructable you should be able to program an A Ttiny85/45 with an arduino. It may sound complex but it really isn't. After doing some research I could not find to much info on how this could be done. I however did find This Instructable…... Listed under:
  706. Electronic Dartboard or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love ECE 476
    Introduction Ever dream of having a darts game scored automatically without using those annoying plastic darts?  We decided it was a dream most of us has had at some point, and so decided to implement an automatic scoring system for a “real” cork dartboard. As…... Listed under:
  707. Arduino 7-Segment Thermometer
    Using a dual 7-segment display, a DS18B20 temperature sensor and a couple of shift registers I figured that I could build a digital thermometer. Step 1: Temperature Sensor The sensor I'm using is the DS18B20, it's a 3pin sensor that just requires a single input…... Listed under: ,
  708. Arduino String Comparison Operators Code
    The String comparison operators, ==, !=,>, < ,>=, <= , and the functionsequals() and equalsIgoreCase() allow you to make alphabetic comparisons between Strings. They're useful for sorting and alphabetizing, among other things. The operator == and the function equals() perform identically. It's just a matter…... Listed under: ,
  709. USB Freeform using an Arduino
    This is a project in attempting to improve it predecessor "Freeform Arduino" by putting it in an enclosure and having it serve the similar purposes as "Palm Arduino Kit" and "Palm Arduino II" which I can carry it in my pocket and be available to…... Listed under: ,
  710. Arduino Board Sound Alarm
    I’ve just completed my second Arduino project, a sound level detector which sets off an “alarm” when there’s the sound level is to high for too long.  I built it for use in a school that wants to provide visual feedback to students when they…... Listed under: ,
  711. Flicker up to 6 LEDs with Arduino
    Hi there. Christmas is coming closer, and I was wondering if I could put some candles in my room to get in the "christmas mood". But after a friends house burned down of christmas tree candles, I don't want to burn real candles into my…... Listed under: ,
  712. Displaying Images on 4D OLEDS using Arduino
    4D Systems makes some really nice serial OLEDS. They aren't hard to use, but the documentation for them is very scattered. This tutorial pulls together the various pieces i've found so that you can get up and running very quickly. Start by skimming through the…... Listed under:
  713. Program your Arduino with an Android device
    Hi, in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your Android device. It is very simple and cheap. Also it allows us to program our Arduino where ever we want, this is usefull for permanently installed Arduino boards,…... Listed under: ,
  714. Arduino stoplight web server
    At the place I work, we use xymon to monitor of our servers. All of the services monitored are important, but we wanted a separate indicator to simply show the overall health of the most critical systems. Furthermore, we came up with the following criteria:…... Listed under: ,
  715. Power off from an Arduino Sketch using the Pololu Power Switch
    If you need an Arduino to shut off from within your Sketch, this is the solution. We will explore wiring the Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch, programming the Arduino to shut off the power, and making the unit "power on" only. The Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch…... Listed under:
  716. Wireless nunchuk controlled animatronic doll using Arduino
    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: , ,
  717. Digital Read Serial using Arduino
    This example shows you how to monitor the state of a switch by establishing serial communication between your Arduino and your computer over USB. Hardware Required Arduino Board A momentary switch, button, or toggle switch 10k ohm resistor breadboard hook-up wire Circuit image developed using Fritzing. For more…... Listed under: ,
  718. Arduino Esplora Joystick Mouse
    This sketch shows you how to read information from the Esplora's joystick and use it to control the movement of the cursor on your computer. You're making your Esplora into a mouse! This sketch will take over the mouse movement of your computer. If you…... Listed under: ,
  719. Hookup an LCD to an Arduino
    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: , ,
  720. The Tetris Pumpkin using an Arduino
    Who wants grinning faces and candles when you can have an interactive pumpkin this Halloween? Play your favorite block-stacking game on an 8x16 grid carved into the face of the gourd, lit by LEDs and using the stem as a controller. This is a moderately…... Listed under: , ,
  721. Switch Statement used with serial input using Arduino
    An if statement allows you to choose between two discrete options, TRUE or FALSE. When there are more than two options, you can use multiple if statements, or you can use the switch statement. Switch allows you to choose between several discrete options. This tutorial shows you…... Listed under: ,
  722. A laundry alarm for the hearing impaired and everyone else using Arduino
    This Arduino based project was designed to solve a recurring problem for my hearing impaired wife. Our laundry room is located remotely from our living area.  If our laundry has finished washing and is not removed in time, it can sour or even get moldy.  …... Listed under: , ,
  723. Android & Arduino Controlled Projector Screen
    This is my first time using Arduino, or any microcontroller. I'm glad it worked out so well but my wife may not be, due to the stacks of microcontrollers that will being showing up on our doorstep soon for future projects. Any feedback or questions…... Listed under: ,
  724. Freeform Arduino
    As an artist, sometime I created an art pieces without planning ahead what I want to draw or paint, just want to add colors or lines onto the drawing or canvas, and never think of the outcome of the piece. Let's our own instinct and subconscious leading…... Listed under: ,
  725. L.O.G. sous vide
    So have you heard of sous vide? Well, this Lazy Old Geek (LOG) hasn’t or hadn’t. It’s French. So it’s kind of like boil-in-a-bag only you don’t boil it. The equipment can be rather expensive. I thought that was rather expensive for a…... Listed under:
  726. Energy-Saving Light using an Arduino
    In the spirit of Earth Day, I have created a revolutionary new energy-saving lighting solution that is only ever on when your eyes are open. This is remarkably more efficient than normal lighting that remains on, even when your eyes are shut. Using my device, you…... Listed under: ,
  727. Make your own custom Arduino compatible
    I love Ardunio. I love the things that people make with them and I love to make my own. Last August I published an Instructable on how to make your own postage stamp sized Arduino compatible. This Instructable will show you how to to make a…... Listed under: ,
  728. Arduino String Appending Operators Code
    Just as you can concatenate Strings with other data objects using the StringAdditionOperator, you can also use the += operator and the cconcat() method to append things to Strings. The += operator and the concat() method work the same way, it's just a matter of…... Listed under: ,
  729. Solar powered arduino on the back of a playing card
    Here's a six word tragedy: My arduino needs four AA batteries. Really?  Isn't this 2012?  Where's my jetpack?!! Here's a way to the future -- a way to make a solar panel, from scratch, that can power any arduino off of sunlight or even light…... Listed under: , ,
  730. How to Build an Arduino Voice Controlled TV Remote
    How to Build an Arduino Voice Controlled TV Remote
    #include <EEPROM.h> #include <Wire.h> #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include <LiquidCrystal.h> SoftwareSerial voice = SoftwareSerial(15, 16); LiquidCrystal lcd(5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10); int pulses, A_SIG=0, B_SIG=1, menu=0, datacount, i, buttoncount=0; int count, j, k, m, ready=0, even=0, fail, first_but=0, second_but=0; word Power[100]; word Remote[100]; //word Remote2[100]; word…... Listed under: ,
  731. The useless alarmed Coke can using Arduino
    Hi all! This is the most useless project in the world! It consist in a Coke can attached to an Arduino trough a coaxial cable and two resistors that make a sound when an hand is near it. Step 1: Materials and Tools For make…... Listed under: ,
  732. Building the YaNis EOS Controller using Arduino
    The YaNis EOS controller is a device that allows you to wirelessly control your Canon DSLR from your Android phone. What's really exciting here is that the Android interface allows you to change most of the camera's settings (like Shutter Speed, Aperture Size, ISO, White…... Listed under: , ,
  733. Arduino Combi-button Lock optional Android support
    Recently, I decided I would like to attempt to make a passcode lock with my newly acquired Arduino Uno, but all the tutorials I could find made use of a modified keypad, something that not every Tom, Dick and Harry has lying about. I therefore…... Listed under: , , ,
  734. PEZ Robo Dispenser Using Arduino
    I was strolling down the candy aisle at the supermarket and there it was:  the PEZ dispenser, conjuring up sweet (literally) childhood memories served up by my favorite cartoon characters in squarish sugary pellets.  Then, all of a sudden, an LED went off in my…... Listed under: , ,
  735. Quality of Life Meter
    Harsh new rules at work getting you down? Overtime sucking the life out of you? Or maybe things are great, either way now you can show your co-workers and management exactly how you feel about your job without a single meeting, memo, or team bonding…... Listed under:
  736. Arduino Switch Statement used with sensor input
    An if statement allows you to choose between two discrete options, TRUE or FALSE. When there are more than two options, you can use multiple if statements, or you can use the switch statement. Switch allows you to choose between several discrete options. This tutorial shows you…... Listed under: , ,
  737. Modifying a Robot Arm using Arduino
    Essentially another tutorial involving controlling DC motors. In this post I’m going to first alter a robot arm I had built previously from a beginners kit so that it can be controlled from Arduino. Then I’m going to write a series of posts on different…... Listed under: ,
  738. RC Paper Tank – Bring your 3D models to life
    Bring your 3D models to life! In this instructable we will custom make a remotely controlled tank. We will infuse paper-craft with an arduino based system. This tank will be controlled on a android based phone though a bluetooth connection. I've strived to create something with…... Listed under:
  739. Barcode Reading using Roborealm Output on Arduino LCD
    This Instructable shows how to create a Barcode Reader using only a webcam together with Roborealm and Arduino. The webcam used in this demonstration is the Logitech Quickcam and the LCD screen is labelled, JHD162A. What you need for this project: 1. Arduino UNO 2.…... Listed under: , ,
  740. Analog In, Out Serial using Arduino
    This example shows how to read an analog input pin, map the result to a range from 0 to 255, and then use that result to set the pulsewidth modulation (PWM) of an output pin to dim or brighten an LED. Circuit image developed using Fritzing.…... Listed under: ,
  741. Midi Light Show using Arduino
    For a class, my teammate and I decided to develop a MIDI based system that has a responsive light for each note played.  For example, if you plug our little setup to a keyboard, pending on which note you press, you'll get a specific color.…... Listed under: ,
  742. 3D Printed Digital Camera
    This is a 3D printed digital camera that you can build yourself. By making your own digital camera, it takes away some of the mystery around how such devices work, and are fabricated. Also, it allows you to fully customize the camera to your liking.…... Listed under:
  743. The LED Strip Jellyfish Costume with Arduino & LPD8806 Led Strips
    It all started when I saw a BBC documentary in 2002 about deep waters of the ocean. There was a biolimunescent jellyfish in the documentary, probably of the species "ctenophores" that grabbed my attention so in the later years I decided use it as a Halloween costume.…... Listed under:
  744. How to use a while loop to calibrate the value of an analog sensor using Arduino
    Sometimes you want everything in the program to stop while a given condition is true. You can do this using a while loop. This example shows how to use a while loop to calibrate the value of an analog sensor. In the main loop, the sketch below reads…... Listed under: , ,
  745. Arduino-l3dgecomm – Integrating L3DGEWorld and Arduino
    L3DGEWorld is a tool for monitoring and interacting with networks and computer systems. Within a 3D world, entities bounce, spin, scale and otherwise change. These entities all represent an entity in another context - be it a server, phone, router or other monitorable device. The…... Listed under: ,
  746. Mailbox Phone Alert
    The mailbox phone alert sends you a text whenever you get mail. I remember anxiously checking my mail multiple times a day during the spring of my senior year of high school as I awaited letters back from colleges. Nervously, I would walk up to…... Listed under:
  747. Tree Climbing Robot using Arduino
    After I got comfortable programming and building with an Arduino, I used my newly acquire microcontroller skills to build a robot.  Using a microcontroller, four high-torque DC gear motors, spiked legs, a linear actuator, rotation sensors, and 3 L298 H-bridge circuits, this robot can climb…... Listed under: ,
  748. Palm Arduino Board 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: ,
  749. How to make a XY-plotter with Makeblock
    Last month, I made a XY-plotter by Makeblock and use it to built a Drawing Robot. This Drawing Robot was built with two Linear Motion Shaft D8x480mm, two Long Beam0824, the timing belt, two stepper motors, two stepper motor driver, and a micro-controller Arduino.  You…... Listed under:
  750. Best RGB LEDs for any project (WS2812)
    When we're working with LEDs, we often like to control their state (on/off), brightness, and color.   There are many, many different ways of going about this, but none are as compact a solution as the WS2812 RGB LED.  In its tiny 5mm x 5mm…... Listed under:
  751. DIY Skee Ball Machine
    The skee ball machine is a wonderful thing. The simple experience of rolling a ball into a target is so freakishly satisfying that I used to play as much as I could as a kid at the local amusement park/mini-golf course. The sound of the…... Listed under:
  752. The Dryer Messenger using Arduino
    The dryer in our house is in an out-of-the-way corner where it’s hard to hear the buzzer. When we miss it, the clothes sit in the dryer getting wrinkly, so we start the dryer again, don’t hear the buzzer again … it’s an endless cycle.…... Listed under: ,
  753. LED Shoulder Pads
    For this project, I was inspired by my best friend. She had been wanting some disco-fabulous armor-inspired wearable technology for music festivals and costume parties for some time. I took a pair of construction/gardening knee-pads and turned them into glitterific shoulder pads that shine bright…... Listed under:
  754. How to Create an Arduino Compatible Bluetooth 4.0 Module
    I had been looking for a cheap alternative to some of the Arduino Bluetooth devices I'd seen, which in my opinion are overpriced. Redbear's Mini: $39.95 (Note: This is a uC and BLE combo). Redbear's Uno Shield: $29.95 BLEDuino: $19.95 (if part of Kickstarter) Bluegiga…... Listed under:
  755. Homemade Arduino Friendly Pulse Sensor
    I saw the Open Hardware Pulse Sensor at thought I'd try to make it at home.  Took me awhile, but here's my bumbling process. Step 1: Pulse Sensor -- Overview I've been working on re-making the the Open Hardware Pulse Sensor so it'd be "easy" to send off to…... Listed under: ,
  756. DIY Robotic Hand Controlled by a Glove and Arduino
    This project idea came to me when I was sitting on a bed on a hotel room on vacation. I thought: "It'd be really neat to have a robotic hand that I can control with my own hand!" Upon returning home, I embarked upon a…... Listed under:
  757. Arduino Barometric Pressure Web Server
    This example shows how to use SPI communications to read data from a SCP1000 Barometric Pressure sensor, and how to then post that data to the web by using your Arduino/Ethernet Shield combo as a simple web server. Using the Ethernet library, your device will…... Listed under: , ,
  758. Create an Internet Connected Pill Dispenser
    The P.I.L. Box - A Better Medication Reminder System Studies show the consequences of patients not taking medications according to doctor's orders can be serious, especially in older patients.With today's low cost micro-controllers and sensors (and the incentive of the Radio Shack / Instructables Micro…... Listed under:
  759. Android talks to Arduino
    This project slightly modifies the Google Android sample app called "Bluetooth Chat" so you can type a message in the Android app and that same message will appear on an LCD attached to an Arduino Uno. Functionality:  Android  talks to Arduino 1. Run the Android…... Listed under: , , , ,
  760. Create Interactive Electronic Instruments with MaxMSP
    This Instructable is part 3 in an Intro to MaxMSP series I've just finished teaching atWomen's Audio Mission in San Francisco.  Part 1 is an introduction to MaxMSP and MIDI, part 2 is intermediate Max and Audio, and this Instructable is all about interfacing MaxMSP with hardware. I…... Listed under:
  761. Make another Arduino LCD shield
    In this tutorial we make an LCD shield for using 20 character by four row LCD modules with Arduino Uno. Updated 18/03/2013 In this article you can follow the process of making another LCD shield for the Arduino Uno or compatible boards. In the past (which explains…... Listed under: ,
  762. RGB LED Skate Light
    I like to go skating every week but I noticed that the my skates weren't cool enough so I decided it was time for some lights! I installed these lights on my Dad's skates as a thank-you present for taking care of the pool for…... Listed under:
  763. Homemade Infrared Rangefinder (Similar to Sharp GP2D120) using Arduino
    Here is my instructable on how to construct a pretty simple (for some!) short range infrared rangefinder/range sensor. Infrared rangefinders are very useful in a number of projects. The majority of these come from obstacle detection (in robots) or generally detecting distances! The one shown…... Listed under: , , ,
  764. Make your own Enigma Replica
    EDIT: This Instructable has won Second prize in the 2013 Radio Shack Microcontroller Contest. Thank You to all who voted! This is our very first Instructable and this step by step guide will show you how to build a fully functional electronic replica of the…... Listed under: ,
  765. MIDI Note Player using Arduino
    This tutorial shows how to play MIDI notes from an Arduino. MIDI, the Musical Instrument Digital Interface, is a useful protocol for controlling synthesizers, sequencers, and other musical devices. MIDI devices are generally grouped in to two broad classes: controllers (i.e. devices that generate MIDI…... Listed under: , ,
  766. Serial Call and Response with ASCII-encoded output using Arduino
    This example demonstrates string-based communication from the Arduino board to the computer using a call-and-response (handshaking) method. The sketch sends an ASCII string on startup and repeats that until it gets a serial response from the computer. Then it sends three sensor values as ASCII-encoded…... Listed under: ,
  767. Trinity Assembly
    Hey dudes! Lets build the trinity synt! ! More information about the synth at: Before you start: the board solders from both sides and the component goes always above its printed sign so it hides the sign! You should know that there are some…... Listed under:
  768. Serial Call and Response using Arduino
    This example demonstrates multi-byte communication from the Arduino board to the computer using a call-and-response (handshaking) method. This sketch sends an ASCII A (byte of value 65) on startup and repeats that until it gets a serial response from the computer. Then it sends three…... Listed under: ,
  769. A Self-Contained Data Logging Anemometer
    I love collecting and analyzing data.  I also love building electronic gadgets.  A year ago when I discovered the Arduino products, I immediately thought, "I'd like to collect environmental data."  It was a windy day in Portland, OR, so I decided to capture wind data.…... Listed under:
  770. Calibrating sensor input using Arduino
    This example demonstrates one techinque for calibrating sensor input. The Arduino takes sensor readings for five seconds during the startup, and tracks the highest and lowest values it gets. These sensor readings during the first five seconds of the sketch execution define the minimum and…... Listed under: ,
  771. *duino Keg Temp Monitor, or the Quest for the Perfect Pint
    I was looking for a project that combined my three favorite things - working in my shop, building cool stuff for my bar and of course, drinking beer. After a couple of weeks in the old country drinking "the Guinness", I decided my I'd put a keg…... Listed under:
  772. Arduino Fingerprint Lock
    There is a short video for this Arduino fingerprint lock here: I live in a small apartment in Shenzhen with my wife and baby, 5 months old.  Sometimes, I need to go out, for example, to go downstairs to buy candy or diapers for my…... Listed under:
  773. Paper Electronics: Make Interactive, Musical Artwork with Conductive Ink using Arduino
    If you've ever wanted to bring a piece of paper to life, now is your chance. This instructable will take you through all the necessary steps to create an amazing interactive flyer or artwork. This event flyer is no ordinary piece of print. It is printed using…... Listed under: ,
  774. Arduino-based master clock for schools
    If your school, or kids school, or other location relies on a central master clock that is broken, you may have a use for this device. New master clocks are available of course, but school budgets are under extreme pressures, and it really is a…... Listed under: ,
  775. Rainbowduino Sign using Arduino
    The Rainbowduino is a variant of the Arduino and among other things is capable of driving an 8x8 RGB LED matrix. I had just finished a backyard re-model and was in need of an entrance sign. Step 1: Carving and Painting the Sign I had…... Listed under:
  776. Another Arduino Traffic light
    After working with the arduino and not knowing what the heck I'm doing I made Another simple traffic light. I looked around the web to find one that looks about normal and came across none. They seemed too fast. So, I found and modded some…... Listed under: ,
  777. Electronic Music Box Powered by Arduino (sort of)
    Music is the most universal means of expression. Regardless cultural language or age the idea conveyed though music would not differ much. It is safe to say everyone loves music, one type or another. When one’s favourite piece is played there is a overwhelming desire…... Listed under:
  778. Aqua Garduino Mini @hydroFishAqua82
    Arduino Powered Micro Aquaponic System with Pi Camera and Twitter Feed We are creating an automated aquaponic system with mobile updates via Twitter. Sensors and motors will be controlled from an Arduino while the entire system, including mobile updates, will be orchestrated by a Raspberry…... Listed under:
  779. Homemade arduino printer
    If you want to make your own high resolution printer (maybe not so high res), you are at the right place. This Instructable will show you how to do with two dead cd/dvd drive and a pen (pilot, whiteboard marker, whatever you have) at the…... Listed under: ,
  780. My Arduino In Circuit Programmer
    This Lazy Old Geek is also an Arduino Geek. If you are an Arduino Geek, one of the common microcontrollers used by Arduinos is the Atmega328 chip. In order to use Arduino software, the Atmega must have bootloader software on it. Okay, so I bought…... Listed under: ,
  781. BLDC Motor Control with Arduino
    There is a lot of interest these days among hobbyists in controlling brushless DC (BLDC) motors, which have improved performance and better energy efficiency over traditional DC motors, but are more difficult to use. Many off-the-shelf products exist for this purpose. For example, there are…... Listed under:
  782. Beginner Programming of Arduino
    Beginner Programming of Arduino
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  783. Arduino Button Mouse Control Code
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