Arduino Projects

Arduino Projects

Arduino Battery Projects

  1. 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…
  2. Complete Arduino-based 3D-printed Battery-powered Mini Retro Arcade Machine
    It's been a while since I've published my last Instructables. I'm back, and I'm 3D-printed-powered! Enjoy this mini retro arcade machine. It's literally my first complete end-to-end 3D-printed project: I…
  3. 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.…
  4. 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…
  5. Remote Smoke Alarm Buzzer & Microcontroller Interface
    Add a remote buzzer to Smoke Alarms that are too far away be heard. Also add an optional Microcontroller interface e.g. Arduino. This document describes how to: Modify an escape-light…
  6. DIY Li-ion Capacity Tester !
    When it comes to building the battery packs, Li-ion cells are one of the best choices without the doubt. But if you get them from old laptop batteries then you…
  7. DigiLevel – a Digital Level With Two Axes
    The inspiration for this instructable is the DIY Digital Spirit Level found here by GreatScottLab. I liked this design, but wanted a bigger display with a more graphical interface. I also wanted better…
  8. Battery Reconditioner using an Arduino
    So if you are like this Lazy Old Geek, you have a lot of rechargeable batteries lying around. I wrote another Instructable with some battery tips. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Battery-Tips/ Amongst these batteries,…
  9. How to Make a Picoballoon
    https://youtu.be/KjPzfzLEIuY What is a picoballoon and why would I want to build it?! I hear you ask. Let me explain. You all probably know what a HAB (High Altitude Balloon) is. It's…
  10. Electronic Magic 8 Ball and Eyeball
    https://youtu.be/e5p-RsFV5iA https://youtu.be/S2ajD3oJD34 https://youtu.be/uaUTn9RBmPg I wanted to create a digital version of the Magic 8 Ball... The body of this is 3D printed and the display has been changed from an…
  11. BotTender
    https://youtu.be/p6wJBZe1YVg BotTender, a bartender assistant that pours the perfect shot! BotTender is an autonomous robot that is designed with the aim of automatising bars. It is placed on top of…
  12. Magic Feeler
    https://youtu.be/_lEu2h-2iWs The project conducted as part of the Computational Design and Digital Fabrication seminar in the ITECH masters program. A Project by: ShuChuan Yao, Jeongwoo Jang, Zijie Tan Arduino UnoServo…
  13. Portable Luxmeter
    This project is about making portable luxmeter. It can be used in schools, where children can measure different kinds of light sources.Functions: 1. measure intensity of light in lux. 2.…
  14. Arduino-Controlled 12V Battery Charger
    The circuit presented here can automatically charge a 12V, 7Ah battery, or above. Special features of the charger are as follows. It automatically controls the charging current as per the…
  15. Ultimate 6V powering board you will ever need!
    (AllNewsStories Editorial):- Ahmedabad, Mar 5, 2019 (Issuewire.com) – The board we are talking about is a perfect solution for powering the 6V systems like Arduino and Raspi. The device will…
  16. Project: Gesture Controlled Mouse (Air Mouse) Using Arduino & Accelerometer
    AIR Mouse is also called gesture-controlled mouse and it works based on hand gesture. In this project an accelerometer is used for measuring the tilt of hand in X and…
  17. Arduino Uno Rev3
      Arduino Uno is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega328P (datasheet). It has 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be used as PWM outputs), 6 analog inputs,…
  18. MKR1000 Robot Controlled Via WiFi Using Arduino
    This project consists of a small robot controlled via WiFi using an Arduino MKR1000, MKR2UNO Shield Adapter and Arduino Motor Shield! Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000…
  19. Temperature Controlled AC Home Appliances using Arduino and Thermistor
    Suppose you are sitting in a room and feeling cold and you want your heater to be automatically turned on, and then off after some time when room temperature is…
  20. Arduino Metal Detector
    Metal Detector is a security device which is used for detecting metals which can be harmful, at various places like Airports, shopping malls, cinemas etc. Previously we have made a…
  21. Arduino Calculator using 4×4 Keypad
    Programming is always fun and Arduino is a wonderful platform if you are just getting started with Embedded programming. In this tutorial we will build our own calculator with Arduino.…
  22. Rechargeable Battery Capacity Tester using arduino
    Do you have a pile of AA rechargeable batteries in your drawer? Some are old, some are new, but which sets would you bring with your camera on your next…
  23. Troubleshoot your car battery with ATtiny
    Last winter I experienced some problems with my car battery. I knew that it was about time to replace it so off I went to buy a new one. This…
  24. Measuring Battery Capacity With an Arduino
    I needed a couple of AA batteries and found the display at the supermarket where they were all arrayed. Normally when I’m shopping in the supermarket, I tend to look…
  25. Lithium Battery Solar USB – iPhone – Arduino Charger
    One of the most fun and useful projects on instructables is to create your very own solar USB/ iPhone charger. They're not overly difficult to make, nor are the parts…
  26. Making a 9v Battery DC power supply
    Rather than use the USB to power my Arduino board with a handy trip to the electronics store with some more knowledgeable people than I, I have constructed a 9Volt…
  27. Arduino Solar Cell Tester
    When I'm building Solar Shrubs and other solar-powered creations, I often scavenge cells from various off-the-shelf devices such as solar garden or security lights. But these cells are rarely labeled as to their voltage, current,…
  28. 9 Volt battery adapter for Arduino
    This is super simple but very useful if you are in a hurry or just like to do things yourself and on the off chance you didn't know, this is…
  29. 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…
  30. 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…
  31. 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…
  32. 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…
  33. 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…
  34. Arduino Battery
    As many of you may know, this Lazy Old Geek loves Arduinos. Many of my projects are portable and need a battery source: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pedometer/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nokia-LCD-Sensors/ http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Tape-Measure/   All pricing was…

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Arduino Car Projects

  1. 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…
  2. Arduino Self-Driving Car
    This is basically a Self-Driving Car powered by Arduino R-3 Development Board and a L293D Motor Shield.It uses the data given by the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor which is connected to…
  3. 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…
  4. 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.…
  5. 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…
  6. Remote Control Arduino Car
    A great introductory project for those diving into the IoT and Arduino platform. Working with motors and an IR sensor helps newbies understand various components and sensors compatible with the…
  7. Automatic Hand Sanitzer for Your Car
    https://youtu.be/IYw2ApjvN8I The United States of America currently holds 20% of the infected individuals with the COVID-19 virus. Considering the ongoing pandemic, an automatic hand sanitizer would result in a decrease…
  8. F1 – Rider
    F1(Formula One) Rider is a low-budget car. Aspiring people with inspiring speeds. The Rush of excitement is pressing accelerate. A fast Requires a sharp mind. Some cars are meant to…
  9. How to Make CLAP Control Car || Using Arduino Uno
    Hey Guys, welcome to my first instructables article. So guys today we are going to make a " Clap Control Car With Arduino " seems to be interesting Right? Let me…
  10. Arduino/Unity Car Driving Experience
    Idea behind project Hi, I am a 12-year-old kid who loves electronics, coding, space, and building. I remember, on my 10th birthday, I began sitting in the front seat of…
  11. Arduino RC Car Wheel
    This is an Instructable of my Arduino RC car Wheel in which I took a cheap RCcar and made it so the Arduino could act as a wheel, controlling the…
  12. A New Way to Arduino Control an RC Car
    I've done some work with Arduino controlled cars, but the ones I've worked on have always been slow and methodical. This is great when learning arduino, but I wanted something…
  13. Project Small Car
    This car was made as a creative activity for students from Erazmus project. The Small Car celebrated big succes. So I've decided to share this small, unassuming and yet very…
  14. Arduino Assisted RC Truck/Car
    Recently I dusted off my 7 year old Stampede 2wd, designed in 1996. I got it for my 8th birthday. The truck was great, but it had a few caveats. For…
  15. Car Dash Tablet
    Putting a tablet in car dash.This project was on my mind for a long time.Somehow I couldn’t find any free time to build this project. But now I have done…
  16. IoT4Car (2)
    ObdiiUartMkrShield is a socket board for Arduino MKR board to talk with vehicles through ODB-II interface. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 OSH Park Custom…
  17. CarSmart
    Smart cloud-based vehicle OBD-II diagnostics logging and analysis using Azure IoTHub, Stream Analytics, and Machine Learning. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 SparkFun OBD-II-UART This…
  18. Track and Control Your Car Remotely
    Actually, many of us may suffer or afraid from being his car stolen. In this project, I will try to help you to protect your cars and even control them…
  19. Build A Arduino Bluetooth Vehicle
    Before I even began to think about how my final chassis was going to look like I became obsessed with the idea of eliminating all of the useless space that…
  20. Bluetooth Controlled Toy Car using Arduino
    After developing few popular robotic projects like line follower robot, edge avoiding robot, DTMF robot, gesture controlled robot, etc. in this project we are going to develop a bluetooth controlled robo…
  21. Mobile Phone Controlled Robot Car using G-Sensor and Arduino
    In this article, we are going to Control the Robot Car through the G sensor of our mobile phone and you will be able to move the Robot just by…
  22. Arduino car LCD display
    Here is a project I made a couple of years ago for my father’s car. The original dashboard’s info-panel which displayed current time, date and temperature was working only partly…
  23. Car No. 06 Programmed Automatic Driving Car using arduino
    Hi! Kaeru no Ojisan is back with Car No.06. Car No.06 is a Programmed Automatic Driving Car with following procedure; - Simulate the Car Trajectory based on the Target Passing…
  24. VOICE CONTROL CAR USING ARDUINO AND ANDROID
    Hello friends,Welcome to ElectroPLUS . This is a post to show how to make voice control car using arduino and android. COMPONENTS REQUIRED: 1.Arduino uno or Induino R3 board. Hello…
  25. [Team PGH] – Prototype I Final Report: [Motion RC Car] using arduino
    Introduction: Give a brief description of what you are trying to solve. Include a high-level overview of what you made, why you made it, what parts you used, and what…
  26. CARduino – Arduino-Powered, LabVIEW-Controlled Vehicle
    The CARduino is a remote-operated vehicle which is controlled by a controller attached to a computer running LabVIEW. The vehicle is powered by the Arduino, and can be expanded upon…
  27. Arduino Throttle Body Syncronization Shield
    A common Motorcycle maintenance task is to synchronize the throttle bodies on the engine to smooth out any rough idle.  This is done by monitoring the vacuum on each throttle…
  28. UVic Quadcopter using arduino
    Hardware Controller The Arduino platform is selected for this project, mainly due to its open software and hardware nature which has resulted in availability of extensive technical information. As a…
  29. Athena: The Global Car Tracking System(3D Images)
    Bring out your 3D glasses and enjoy viewing in a novel way! I have added a new dimension to my instructable. If you do not have 3D glasses, then you…
  30. Troubleshoot your car battery with ATtiny
    Last winter I experienced some problems with my car battery. I knew that it was about time to replace it so off I went to buy a new one. This…
  31. Light Seeking R.C Car Hack (with Arduino) using arduino
    Creating a robotics platform from scratch takes allot of work and a few dollars. Buying a ready built one is easy but costs allot of money (at least for me).…
  32. UltraSonic Arduino Video instructions How To – Parking your car with an Arduino
    Parking your car with an Arduino
    How To - Parking your car with an Arduino Code: // Back up Helper, by Kevin Darrah v4 #include <SoftwareSerial.h>// to read the data fron the range finder on any…
  33. Version 2.0 Arduino Controlled Car Tracking System based on SMS
    This system is upgraded version of previous project... You will be able to track your car after you build this system, you will call the device then it will send…
  34. Vehicle Telemetry Platform using Arduino
    Ever wondered what goes on under the hood of your car? Wish you could peek inside the engine management system and read values from it? Annoyed that your dashboard displays…
  35. Construct A TV Remote Controlled Car Using Arduino
    Nothing is worse than loosing the controller that came with your remote control car. Replace that sucker with an Arduino and the one remote that always seems to be around,…
  36. RC Car Anti-Crash System Using Arduino
    Hi guys! So for my electronics class this year we were tasked with creating some kind of electronic gadget in order to demonstrate what we learned over the semester. Being…
  37. OpenSquare – Write big with a RC car
    Hi there, You're going to transform any RC toy car into a big message writer that can be used to transform your city squares into witty messages, political statements or…
  38. Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth)
    This is a simple project of Android Bluetooth Car with Bluetooth control. Arduino controller is used To control the car used Android-device with a built-in accelerometer. Tilt forward - car goes…
  39. 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…
  40. 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…
  41. 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…
  42. 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…
  43. 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…
  44. 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…
  45. Autonomous Arduino Car
    My questions for the Make-to-Learn Youth Contest 🙂 What did you make? This goal of this project was to take commonly available electronic equipment and create an inexpensive, self-controlled vehicle.…
  46. Drifter – Arduino controlled RC car
    Drifter is based on a cheap RC toy car I found at Toys'r'us, named 'Fast lane Monster Drift'.  I think it's the same model Frits has been used in an episode…
  47. Simple Parking Sensor using Arduino
    My car has only parking sensor for the Reverse, so when I enter the Garage there is no way to know if I am close enough to the wall to…
  48. Steering Wheel Drive R/C Car with Arduino
    IP Control Car was launched in 2001. I make the similar function car utilizing commercialized products. The concept of Car No.02 is to utilize commercialized products, and I am an…

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Arduino LED Projects

  1. Getting Started With the Particle Photon (Internet Controlled LEDs)
    In the previous instructable I showed you how to get started with IoT using the nodeMCU, in this instructable I will be featuring the Particle Photon which is an easy to use…
  2. Controlling an RGB LED With an Android Smartphone Using Arduino and Bluetooth Module
    The very first project of my channel is about controlling an RGB LED using annoying push buttons.... I feel that the project was not a good one to learn about micro-controllers, because…
  3. 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…
  4. 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:…
  5. OLED Display (SPI) With Particle Photon
    Particle Photon is a tiny micro controller, just about the size of an arduino nano. But the photon is designed for easy IoT prototyping, it supports OTA updates to its firmware.…
  6. 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…
  7. Romantic Led Heart SMD
    Hi makers! This is my first instructables and I want to address some important things firts: I made this project with the idea of using the lest amount of tools…
  8. OLED Interfaced to NodeMCU
    OLED!! What is an OLED? OLED ( Organic Light Emitting Diodes ) is a flat light emitting technology, made by placing a series of organic thin films between two conductors. When electrical current is applied,…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. IOT BMI Indicator and Mood Light Using Feather Huzzah and IFTTT
    Recently my wife has suggested that I should lose a few pounds in weight (too much time geeking out and not enough time in the gym). With that in mind…
  12. 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…
  13. Blink led example arduino with python
    To blink an LED with an Arduino using Python, you will need to: Connect the LED to the Arduino board. You will need to connect the positive leg of the…
  14. PCB – Skateboard Floodlight V2
    A while back, we constructed a pair of LED skateboard truck-risers. That project was intentionally created without the aid of advanced tools and techniques. We decided to try the concept again…
  15. 128×64 OLED Enclosure the Easy Way
    There are lots of Instructables on how to use SSD1306-based 128x64 OLED displays. Many of these write-ups are very informative but just about all of them look like an unfinished science project.…
  16. Jar of Fireflies
    This project uses green surface-mount LED's along with an AVR ATTiny45 microcontroller to simulate the behavior of fireflies in a jar. (note: the firefly behavior in this video has been…
  17. LEGO T-Intersection LED Traffic Light using Arduino
    Video not playing? See it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0tiiWwC6Zo Background Every Christmas we set up a large LEGO train layout in a section of the living room. This year, I ended…
  18. 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…
  19. Dynamic LED Lighting Controller for Art
    Introduction: Lighting is an important aspect of visual art. And if the lighting can change with time it can become a significant dimension of the art. This project started with…
  20. 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…
  21. 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…
  22. Build A Light Suit Using Arduino
    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…
  23. 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…
  24. NeoPixel Reactive Table
    Welcome to my version of the LED reactive table! I was inspired by previous work using discrete LEDs, such as this one, but I figured it would be easier and more…
  25. Fancy LED Hat
    I've always wanted to do an Arduino project, but never had any great ideas for one until my family was invited to a fancy hat party. With two weeks lead…
  26. Arduino 8×8 LED Matrix
    In this project, we will learn about LED Matrix Displays and two different projects on Arduino 8×8 LED Matrix Interface. The first project will be a simple interface between Arduino…
  27. 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…
  28. 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.…
  29. 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…
  30. Assembling the 8×8 LED Board Kit
    These are step by step instructions for assembling the 8x8 LED Board kit from moderndevice.com. I had never played with LED displays before using this kit. I suggest reading through…
  31. 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…
  32. 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…
  33. 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…
  34. 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…
  35. 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…
  36. 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…
  37. 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…
  38. 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…
  39. 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…
  40. 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…
  41. 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…
  42. 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…
  43. 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 …
  44. Naruto Themed Night Lamp
    Hey guys what's up. Here's something cool, a Naruto-themed Desk light that is made mainly from PCB. The heart of this project is an Attiy13A that drives some 0603 LEDs…
  45. Create Animation on OLED Display Controlled by Arduino
    In this tutorial I will show you how to create animation on small OLED display connected to Arduino Nano. Step 1: Supplies We need following two components for this project…
  46. 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…
  47. 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…
  48. 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…
  49. 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…
  50. 8 X 8 LED Pixel Art
    Create a display of 8x8 square pixels that can work independently. And to easily reprogram it to display different animations. Also I don't have a 3D printer, so I needed…
  51. 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…
  52. Bicycle Backlight With Arduino
    This is the first bicycle accessory gadget I made with Arduino. It's a pattern-based backlight attached to the back-bag mounted on the bicycle luggage compartment. I’m riding an electric bicycle…
  53. How to Input Text Into Arduino Project Using OLED Display and 5 Key Keyboard Module or Potentiometer
    Every now and then you might be interested to input text to your arduino project. You can do it using Serial input but this would require Arduino to be always…
  54. 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…
  55. 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, Twitter.com and a 9v battery. I’m a news junkie. I want to know everything that is going…
  56. 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…
  57. Rainbow Knotted LED Snow Globe
    My purpose for this project was to take a knot and "show" its construction by tracing its path. It was only through happenstance that I discovered my chosen medium (2…
  58. 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…
  59. 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…
  60. 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…
  61. LED Mask (with Arduino)
    Hi everyone! In this Instructable I will show you how to make a LED Mask. This Mask has an incorporated microphone that will make your mouth move as you speak.…
  62. Arduino Based LED City Model (with Temperature Sensor)
    everything is boring without LEDs, so lets make a city out of it! Basic Idea: so we build a City mode out of cardboard, then illuminate it with a LOT…
  63. 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…
  64. 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…
  65. Display Your Photo on OLED Display
    The tiny 0.96 inches OLED display is the most popular among the Arduino fraternity for displaying data like room temperature, humidity, and text messages. Have you ever thought of displaying…
  66. 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…
  67. 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…
  68. Control an LED With Button Using Swift Language
    In the two previous projects, the LED turns on and off automatically. Now, you will control the LED manually using a pushbutton. Step 1: What You Will Need The parts…
  69. 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…
  70. 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…
  71. 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…
  72. 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…
  73. 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…
  74. 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.…
  75. 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…
  76. A Modern Take on the Phenakistoscope
    The Phenakistoscope is an early optical illusion device that uses static images to create the illusion of motion through the principle of persistence of vision. It is regarded as one…
  77. Magic Dome
    Francisca Molero Luque, Dolores Martín Cabrera and Laura Mejía Ospina, students of 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications. We decide to make…
  78. LED Chaser Game
    Hello, my name is Vigas Balachandran and on this instructable, I will be presenting my final project. For this project, I have created a LED chaser game. In this game,…
  79. 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…
  80. 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,…
  81. 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)…
  82. 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…
  83. 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…
  84. How to Display Images on OLED Using Arduino
    Hello there fellow learners, in one of our previous blog on OLED, we learnt how to wire and code OLED. We also learnt to display simple text using Arduino code. So today…
  85. 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…
  86. 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,…
  87. 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…
  88. How to Build Your Own DigiDice | Electronic LED Dice
    https://youtu.be/urZDkpSwVQo Here is an Instructable on how to build a digital dice that uses LEDs as well as an Arduino Nano to generate random numbers and display them in vibrant…
  89. 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…
  90. 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…
  91. 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 redbearlab.com, called a BLE…
  92. LED Fader – With or Without Arduino
    Have an awesome project in mind using some LEDs. In that project I will be using some LED Fading Effect and few LED Chaser Circuits. But before jumping onto that,…
  93. 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…
  94. 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…
  95. 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…
  96. 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…
  97. ATtiny85 – Spectrum Analyzer on RGB Led Matrix 16×20
    Continuing with ATtiny85, today I'd like to share how to build a music spectrum analyzer on 16x20 RGB led matrix. The music signal FFT transformation and LED Bit Angle Modulation are…
  98. LED Chaser Circuits Using IC4017 and Arduino
    https://youtu.be/F6V1AjESWbU A Chaser Circuit consists of a clocked IC or other electronic unit like an Arduino that drives an array of LEDs in such a way that individual LEDs (or…
  99. LED Hour Glass
    In this article I describe how we made an hour glass with leds as the sand. We were always interested in making something that visually flows like sand and decided…
  100. 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…
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Arduino Motor Projects

  1. Interfacing Servo Motor With NodeMCU
    This here is my first Instructable project. So you want to get started with NodeMCU? Well, I'm here to share with you.Today, I'm going to show you how to get…
  2. Control Servo Motor Using Accelerometer
    Lets begin with another cool instructable. In this Instructable we will learn how to control the position of Servo Motor using Accelerometer with NodeMCU. Step 1: Things to Be Collected…
  3. 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…
  4. Manual Controlled Toll Gate Using Push Button
    n this Instructable we will simulate an Toll Booth Gate by using a manual Push Button to open and close the gate. How Does It Work? When the vehicle comes in front of the gate, the…
  5. Space Battleship Yamato 2199 With Trinket Microcontrollers
    Because of the remake of the animation and movie of Space Battleship Yamato, in addition to the attractive design of Bandai model. It make me interest to build this space…
  6. Arduino DC Motor Control using L298N Motor Driver
    In this project, we will see how to control a DC Motor using Arduino and L298N Motor Driver. There are different ways to control a DC Motor but the Arduino…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. Arduino: Portable Two-Axis Stepper Control
    https://youtu.be/r_2DXRlM29s In a previous tutorial we have seen how to run two stepper motors synchronously from a given start position to a defined destination using an Arduino and a very simple “user…
  13. Brainwaves Bend a Fork
    In the 1970’s, a psychic named Uri Geller introduced spoon-bending using his mental powers and became famous for it. Well, I don’t claim to be a psychic, but I thought…
  14. 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…
  15. Eggbot
    https://youtu.be/hdoy4-F4xgI Rafael Fuentes, Carmen María Fuentes and Carmen Pérez decided to create this project that was submitted to 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering module at University of Málaga, School of…
  16. Arduino Sketch Stepper Sweep
    This sketch is used by Exercise: A4988 Stepper Motor Driver. Full Source Code The full code is all in one file StepperSweep.ino. // StepperSweep - move a stepper motor at different rates…
  17. Arduino Sketch Wheel Drive
    This sketch is used by Exercise: DRV8833 Dual DC Motor Driver. Full Source Code The full code is all in one file WheelDrive.ino. // WheelDrive - move a pair of DC motors…
  18. Control Your Computer With a Stepper Motor!
    In one of my previous Instructables, I showed you how you can use a Stepper motor as a rotary encoder. In this Instructable, let's learn how we can use it…
  19. Useless Box
    Interested in making a useless box? Building this project was a really fun experience for me. Having very little prior knowledge about circuits, making this simple gadget was a great…
  20. Make Your Own Arduino AC Dimmer | Drive Motors & Lights
    Hi every one, here Chris, and I want to show you how I made my own Arduino AC dimmer that can control AC loads such as motors and lights easily.…
  21. RC Strandbeest
    {This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com).} Inspired by the Wind powered machines built by "Theo Janse"…
  22. Automatic Arduino Pet Feeder – 3D Printed (With Stepper Motor)
    Hi guys, I made an automatic 3D Printed Pet Feeder (or just dispenser, but I use it to feed my dog). I 3D modelled all that project. U can print…
  23. Show Winch
    For this project, I wanted to create a winch that would be functional for use in a show in a theatre. Often, we have to fly in and out small…
  24. Control Your Model Train Layout With Your TV REMOTE!
    In this instructable, I will show you how to make an IR remote control system for a model train. You will then be able to control your trains while relaxing…
  25. Automated Train Reverse Loop Using Arduino
    Making reverse loops can help in model train layouts to change the direction of trains, which cannot be done with turntables. In this way, you can create single-track layouts with…
  26. Brushless Motor Thrust Stand
    Back in the time when I was building my Arduino based Ludwik Drone I faced a problem of choosing proper motors and propellers. I didn't know anything about drones at…
  27. WIRE CUTTING MACHINE
    Hello friends I have made a Automatic wire cutting machine using Arduino nano controller board. Basically there are 3 process level of this machine like 1) first process is Input…
  28. Motion Control Slider for Time Lapse Rail
    This instructable explains how to motorize a time lapse rail using a step motor driven by an Arduino. We will mainly focus on the Motion Controller that drives the step motor assuming…
  29. Diorama, Bat in the cave using Arduino
    The purpose of this instructable is to outline our development of this bat in the cave as well as provide instructions and tips for future engineers hoping to complete a…
  30. YouTube Subscriber Counter Bubble Machine
    https://youtu.be/qsFZ6o-1S0E The idea was born after being selected to expose at Maker Faire Lille, a giant event around Science, inventions and the Do-It-Yourself mindset. I wanted to build something that…
  31. Model Railway Layout With Automated Passing Siding (V2.0)
    This project is an update of one of the previous model railroad automation projects, The Model Railway Layout with Automated Siding. This version adds the feature of coupling and decoupling of…
  32. The Moral Compass
    The project conducted as part of the Computational Design and Digital Fabrication seminar in the ITECH masters program and was brought to you by Vanessa Costalonga, James Hayward and Christo…
  33. Super Stylish Automatic Cat Feeder
    https://youtu.be/uVHh2rHcWi4 Jojo is a super handsome cat.I love him in every aspect, except he keeps waking me up everyday 4am in the morning for his food, so it's time to…
  34. Betta Fish Feeder
    I'm setting up a betta fish tank and wanted to make an automatic fish feeder so he never misses a meal. I've seen other DIY fish feeders that just shake…
  35. Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots
    Hey! This I'ble is now out of date! I made an updated version which you can read here! Hope you find it fun and useful! ~~~~~ Thus far, I've shown…
  36. Course on MIT App Inventor and Arduino
    I have made many tutorials for creating apps using MIT app inventor and connected the app with arduino to make things work, I often get email stating something went missing…
  37. Arduino XMAS Hitcounter
    Christmas is coming closer, so here is my contribution to put you in the right mood. It is a blog hitcounter, that rings a bell. Literally. It puts a smile…
  38. Panner With Arduino
    This project it’s a new time-lapse tripod or panning with two axis that works with an arduino protoboard. Everyone will be able to create their own time-lapse trajectory without need…
  39. DC Motor Starter Using Arduino Uno Board
    Motor starter reduces the load, torque and current surge of a motor during startup. On starting, the motor takes more than five times the normal running current. This overheats the…
  40. IoT Wine-Tender-Arduino MKR1000!
    This circuit serves a wine using a mini water pump all controlled from your phone. Enjoy it during your holidays! Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 ×…
  41. How to Play with Pancake Vibration Motors
    Nowadays numerous electronic devices make use of vibrotactile feedback to increase user interaction with the help of suitable haptic feedback hardware like the eccentric rotating mass motors, linear resonant actuators,…
  42. LDR Based DC Motor Speed Control
    A light-dependent resistor (LDR) whose resistance is inversely proportional to the intensity of light is often used as a sensor in electronic projects that involve the use of light. This…
  43. Interfacing nRF24L01 with Arduino: Controlling Servo Motor
    Arduino NRF24L01 Tutorial to Control Servo Motor While Internet of things (IoT), Industry 4.0, Machine to Machine communication etc are getting increasingly popular the need for wireless communication has become…
  44. DC Motor Control Using MATLAB and Arduino
    In this tutorial, we will show you how to control DC motor using MATLB and Arduino. If you are new with MATLAB then it is recommend to get started with simple LED…
  45. Stepper Motor Control using MATLAB and Arduino
    Stepper motors is a brushless DC motor that rotates in discrete steps, and are the best choice for many precision motion control applications. Also, stepper motors are good for positioning, speed…
  46. ARDUINO EXTERNAL CIRCUIT CONNECTION CHARTS
    Arduino transistors, LEDs, motors, MOSFETs, various electronic components, circuit connection diagrams that will be of great use for Arduino projects, Arduino circuits or those who are new to Arduino programming…
  47. What is Brushless DC Motor (BLDC) and How to Control it with Arduino
    Building stuff and getting them work, the way we want, has always been sheer fun. While that being agreed, building stuff that could fly would defiantly pump a bit more…
  48. Viseesaw
    Viseesaw uses the figure of a seesaw, to show metaphorically the inequality of two physical, conceptual or social realities. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1…
  49. DC Motor Speed Control using GY 521 Gyro/Accelerometer and Arduino
    In this article, we are going to control two motors by using the GY-521 accelerometer module. The speed of the motor will increase or decrease upon moving the GY-521 module…
  50. Arduino Solar Tracker Using LDR Sensor & Servo Motor
    Arduino Solar Tracker Solar energy is one of the fastest growing industries in the world; today more than 65 GW energy is produced by solar power. Since solar energy is…
  51. Rain Sensing Wiper using Arduino and Servo Motor
    Automatic Rain Sensing Wiper Using Arduino  This project is designed to build a car wiper that automatically detects the rainfall intensity and regulates the frequency of wiper operation. It is…
  52. Interfacing Stepper Motor to Arduino
    In this article, we are publishing a project which explains different aspects of interfacing a Stepper Motor with Arduino. Stepper motor is a specially designed DC motor which comes with…
  53. Arduino Gear Motor Interface Using IC L293D
    In this article, we are publishing a project which explains different aspects of Arduino-Gear motor interface. Gear motor is a specially designed DC motor whose gear assembly helps in increasing…
  54. Limb Shaker
    A stepper motor shakes a limb to frighten away birds and squirrels. It is under the control of the MKR1000. Things used in this project Hardware components DC motor (generic)…
  55. DC Motor Speed Control Using Arduino & PWM
    Speed control of DC motor with PC Interface is an easy DIY project. In this project DC motor’s speed is controlled by sending the command through PC. Arduino is directly…
  56. Controlling Multiple Servo Motors with Arduino
    Using one or two Servo with Arduino is Easy but what if we want to use more than one Servo Motors? Here, we are going to show you that how…
  57. LM317 Voltage Regulator in Proteus
    Hello friends, hope you all are fine and having fun. In today’s post we are gonna have a look at LM317 Voltage Regulator in Proteus. In the previous post, we have…
  58. DC Motor Control using XBee & Arduino in Proteus
    Hello friends, I hope you all are doing great. In today’s tutorial, we are gonna design a project named DC Motor Control using XBee & Arduino in Proteus ISIS. I…
  59. 0-24v 3A Variable Power Supply using LM338
    Batteries are generally used to power up the Electronic Circuit and Projects, as they are easily available and can be connected easily. But they drained off quickly and then we…
  60. DC-DC Buck Converter Circuit – How to Step Down DC Voltage
    In this project we are going to make a Buck Converter Circuit using Arduino and N-Channel MOSFET with a maximum current capacity of 6 amps. We are going to step…
  61. Arduino DC Motor Speed and Direction Control using Relays and MOSFET
    In this project we control direction and speed of a 24v high current motor using Arduino and two relays. No power switches are needed for this circuit, just two push buttons…
  62. Use The EasyDriver Stepper Motor Driver + Arduino
    Stepper (or step) motors are really cool. They are perfect for automation or any time you need a motor to turn to a specific point, at a specific speed, in…
  63. Controlling 2 motors with the TB6612FNG + Arduino
    First off: I know… we went overboard with the motor illustration. In previous articles we have discussed how to control motors with simple transistors. And… with PWM you could control…
  64. PWM motor speed control using Arduino
    PWM or pulse width modulation is a very common method used for controlling the power across devices like motor, light etc. In PWM method the power across the load  is…
  65. Arduino Wheelchair Project: Motorized Controller Mount
    This was an Arduino wheelchair project we developed for Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology (PPAT) in Fall 2016 at MIT. We made an Arduino-based motorized wheelchair controller mount for…
  66. Wireless Motor Speed Control System with Arduino
    ICStation team introduce you the NRF24L01 Wireless Motor Speed Control System.This system works under DC 5V voltage. It uses the NRF24L01 Wireless Module to transmit speed control data and the…
  67. DC Motor Control using Arduino
    Here we are going to interface a DC motor to Arduino UNO and its speed is controlled. This is done by PWM (Pulse Width Modulation). This feature is enabled in…
  68. Servo Motor Control using Arduino
    In this tutorial we are going to control a servo motor by ARDUINO UNO. Servo Motors are used where there is a need for accurate shaft movement or position. These…
  69. Servo Motor Control by Flex Sensor
    In this tutorial we are going to develop a circuit using FLEX sensor, Arduino Uno and a Servo motor. This project is a servo control system where the servo shaft position…
  70. The Big Easy Stepper Motor Driver
    Stepper (or step) motors are really cool. They are perfect for automation or any time you need a motor to turn to a specific point, at a specific speed, in…
  71. Arduino PID Motor Controller
    INTRODUCTION : The development of high performance motor drives is very important in industrial as well as other purpose applications.  Generally all high performance motor drives use quadrature encoders and…
  72. Servo Motor Simulation via Arduino UNO
    Hey everyone. I hope you will be fine. As you know that last time, we had started Arduino UNO course and given you a brief introduction how to simulate the…
  73. Arduino Knob
    Control the position of a RC (hobby) servo motor with your Arduino and a potentiometer. This example makes use of the Arduino servo library. Hardware Required Arduino Board (1) Servo…
  74. Autonomous Robot Part 3: Ghosty
    Introduction Ghosty is an autonomous little robot who is adventurous and loves to explore his surroundings. However, unlike a normal ghost, he doesn’t like to scare people. Instead they actually…
  75. Servo powered peristaltic pump controlled by Arduino
    This instructable shows you how to make a pump using a servo motor and an Arduino Uno to transfer small amounts of liquids. The pump is a peristaltic pump which…
  76. Brushless DC (BLDC) motor with Arduino – Part 2. Circuit and Software
    In this post I will describe the hardware and the software part of a project involving the use of BLDC (Brushless DC) motor salvaged from a broken XBox 360. This…
  77. Make An Motor Shield For Arduino
    We are not the first to make an Motor Shield for Arduino.  But could be that we are the first that make a Motor Shield with a minimum of flexibility.…
  78. Tutorial: Arduino Motor/Stepper/Servo Shield – Part 1: Servos
    This post starts a small (or larger?) series of tutorials using the Arduino Motor/Stepper/Servo Shield with the FRDM-KL25Z board. That motor shield is probably one of the most versatile on…
  79. Stepper Motor Control System Based On Arduino With ULN2003 Chip
    Project Summary: This project uses ULN2003 chip to drive. The working voltage is DC5V. It is widely used on ATM machine, inkjet printer,cutting plotter, fax machine,spraying equipment, medical instruments and…
  80. How To Throw An Arduino Motor Party
    In this instructable I will show you how to throw an Arduino motor party. I will also be giving away an Arduino Mega, Arduino Uno, and an Arduino Pro Mini.…
  81. Arduino Bipolar Stepper Motor
    It is a well known fact that Stepper motors are awesome! The only downside is that they can be a bit trickier to get going than servos and plain old DC…
  82. Pololu Dual VNH5019 Motor Driver Shield for Arduino (ash02a)
    Get your Arduino moving! This shield makes it easy to control two high-power DC motors with your Arduino or Arduino-compatible board. Its dual robust VNH5019 motor drivers operate from 5.5…
  83. How to Build an H-bridge Circuit with an Arduino Microcontroller
    An h-bridge is a chip that allows DC motors to be run versatile, with bidirectional capability. With an H-bridge, motors can go forward or backward, left or right, up or…
  84. How to Build a Servo Motor Circuit (with Arduino)
    In this project, we will go over how to build a servo motor circuit using an arduino. This is a circuit which can control and rotate a servo motor to…
  85. How to Build a Vibration Motor Circuit
    In this project, we will show how to build a vibration motor circuit. A vibration motor is a motor which vibrates when given sufficient power. It is a motor that…
  86. Brushless DC (BLDC) motor with Arduino. Part 3 – The Stroboscope Project
    It has been all dry theory in the Brushless DC (BLDC) motor with Arduino series up to this point. This is where it gets to be more fun. If you’ve…
  87. A new board for the 3Drag: there’s more than Sanguinololu using arduino
    When we first released our 3D printer, we tried to use some parts that were already available and tested, in full respect of the open source philosophy. In particular, we…
  88. World’s Smallest Stepper Motor with Arduino and EasyDriver
    This little wonder of electromechanical engineering came from inside a laser diode sled of an HP CT10L Bluray drive I’ve opened some time ago. The device on the picture consists…
  89. Stepper Motor drive from Arduino
    Stepper Motor drive from Arduino In this tutorial we will show you how to connect a bipolar stepper motor to an Arduino Uno board. The stepper motor we are using…
  90. Adafruit Arduino Motor Shield Build
    Adafruit Arduino Motor Shield Build
    Overview The Arduino Motor Shield is based on the L298 (datasheet), which is a dual full-bridge driver designed to drive inductive loads such as relays, solenoids, DC and stepping motors.…
  91. Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax)
    In this instructurable I will expalin and show you how to make a Parallax servo rotate 360º. And againI have search the internet to see tutorials clear enough to make this…
  92. DIY Mod an Omnibot 80’s Robot with Voice, Camera, Servos, Bluetooth
    *Check back for more updates on this build 🙂 So, have you heard of the Omnibot? Well! Any kid from the 80's will remember how amazing this robot was. For…
  93. Arduino Stepper Motor Control
    Hardware Preparation Stepper Motor Driver Board Arduino Board (UNO) If you have purchased the Arduino Board from ZTW, we have already uploaded the g-code library for you. If you are…
  94. Arduino Button Activated Treat Dispenser
    For my Digital Multimedia class final, I created a treat dispenser that is activated by pulling a chain, which starts a servo motor that spins a wheel to dispense treats…
  95. DIY Arduino Stepper Motor Driver Board
    This page will show you how to put together a simple stepper motor driver board that can be controlled with an Arduino. I built mine to use with my heliostat…
  96. Pololu Motor Controller Testing and Troubleshooting
    Finally, I finished reading the datasheet. It didn’t give much information about how to connect the motor controller to a micro-controller. I used the simple circuit I found from a…
  97. BaW-Bot Part 2: Build the motor-controller & body
    This is the second part of our BaW-Bot (Bells-and-Whistles Bot) build – 5 separate instructables that look into different Arduino-related technologies, combining to create a Bot with all the bells-and-whistles.…
  98. Use xbees (series 2) to control a motor
    Using two xbees, an arduino, an xbee explorer, and an h-bridge, wirelessly control a DC motor to spin in both directions (last video). Note: I used the xbee I linked…
  99. Using the Sparkfun Motor Driver 1A Dual TB6612FNG using Arduino
    As a beginner myself, I struggled to find a one-stop set of instructions to get up and running with Sparkfun's Motor Driver 1A Dual TB6612FNG.  This motor driver breakout board…
  100. How to make a servo leg using Arduino
    This instructable will show you how to create a simple servo leg that can be controlled by buttons on an arduino or via serial. Here is a video of the…
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GPS Based Projects

  1. Bicycle Journey Tracker With Arduino and GPS Module
    This is a bicycle journey recording device utilizing Arduino and a GPS module. I’m riding an electrical bicycle from time to time during weekends. Several good bicycle riding routes which…
  2. 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…
  3. BLE & LoRa Based Indoor Location Tracker Without GPS
    Hey, what's up, Guys! Akarsh here from CETech. GPS-based location tracking is one of the very important services nowadays. We use this to find a path to our destination and also…
  4. Virtual Reality Flying Machine (Arduino)
    This project goes through converting a hammock into a VR flying machine. We will use a VR app that is running the WRLD SDK in Unity so you can input…
  5. Shoe-Mounted Running Distance Tracker
    Since runners often need to track not only their total mileage, but also the distance run on each pair of shoes (in order to know when to replace them), this…
  6. Old Man and the Arduino GPS
    So this Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) hasn’t been able to do an Instructable for a few years. At 70 years old, the brain doesn’t work as well as it used…
  7. “With U Smart Sole” DIY GPS Embedded Smart Shoe Sole #MITBetterWorld
    What do you do when someone is chasing you or you are lost? Cross your fingers? Don't. When you are in trouble, just cross your feet [in a special way] and your…
  8. Intro to GPS With Microcontrollers
    https://youtu.be/_Qog6ofGD5Y Once the purview of strictly military operations, GPS has become a regular part of modern living and in relatively short time! Who wouldn't want want to know when and…
  9. GPS Clock using Arduino
    Global positioning system (GPS) synchronised clocks give accurate time. These clocks are universal and commonly used at railway stations, bus stands and airports. These are widely used for military purposes…
  10. Tack your Gait!
    Everyone has a certain Gait-Rythtm! ..influenced by architecture and our surrounding. This Project should Tack your Gait and find yours. Things used in this project Hardware components Velostat, Linqstat ×…
  11. Simulate GPS/Read Photoresistor with MKR1000/ADAFRUIT
    "ADAFRUIT IO" makes IoT for everyone. Here we publish the data from a photo-resistor and a simulated GPS. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Photo…
  12. Weather Station for Drones
    The project consists of a kit for drones that includes an electronic device that functions as a meteorological station. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 or Arduino/Genuino…
  13. Smartphone Controlled Atomic Weather Station
    This project combines Atomic Time keeping with local weather station, and additional cool projects using Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino UNO & Genuino…
  14. Make Your Own GPS Transmitter with the HC-12 Transceiver
    The first article in this two-part series, Understanding and Implementing the HC-12 Wireless Transceiver Module, uses the HC-12 to create long-distance data transmission between two Arduino Unos. This article uses…
  15. Arduino GPS Clock
    There are many GPS satellites around the Earth which are used to provide the exact location of any place. Along with the location coordinates (Latitude and Longitude), it also provide…
  16. GPS and GSM based Vehicle Tracking System Using Arduino
    This circuit is designed for tracking the location of vehicles. Most oftracking systems are made by using GPS. This is very simple and cheap. Tracking systems are mostly used by…
  17. Real Time GPS Tracker with Integrated Google Maps
    This project describes how you can build a mobile real time GPS tracker with integrated Google Maps. I began this project mainly to see if I can integrate all the…
  18. How to Interface GPS with Arduino
    Every single location in the entire globe can be specified in terms of geographical coordinates. The geographical coordinate is a system which specifies any given location on the earth surface…
  19. The Traveling Geocache using Arduino
    This project and future projects can be found at my website http://revoltlab.com/  where you can also find my blog. UPDATE LOG: NOW SUPER SIMPLE TO REPROGRAM! Easy FTDI USB interface…
  20. 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…
  21. Real-Time Arduino GPS Tracker with iPhone app
    [INTRO] This past semester, I decided to build a GPS receiver with an iPhone app that tracks it for my semester project. Here is a step-by-step tutorial to show you…
  22. Arduino GPS Tracking System
    This was easily the most time I’ve spent producing an Arduino Tutorial. I’ve been sporadically walking around NYC with this Arduino GPS for weeks as I’ve tweaked the code and gotten…
  23. Localizer with SIM908 module using Arduino
    The device is based on a GSM/GPRS module with included GPS. Its main function is to detect and communicate its own geographical position using, on the choice, the cellular phone…
  24. GSM GPS shield for Arduino Board
    Shield for Arduino designed and based on the module GSM/GPRS SIM900 or the GSM/GPRS & GPS module SIM908, to make calls, voice and data connections via GPRS. HARDWARE INNOVATIONS This…
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Arduino Calculator Projects

  1. 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…
  2. DinoCalc Version 1.0
    (Arduino Pro Mini Protoboard Version) Latest Release:  http://code.google.com/p/dinocalc/ Development:      https://github.com/WeaselJones/DinoCalc This is a calculator without a LCD that tells you if your math answer is right or wrong, without giving…
  3. 2 Bit Adder Binary and Decimal Calculator
    By: Sonya Singh Computer Engineering Step 1: Project Overview Have you ever dreamed of building a 2-bit adder calculator, which can display the results in both binary and decimal? Well,…
  4. IR Calculator
    Hey, welcome to my first instructable where I will be helping you create a calculator. It's basically made up of a 16x2 LCD, with an Arduino UNO that you can…
  5. Arduino Timing Belt Calculator (console)
    This command-line Python script is a utility to help calculate parameters for timing belt drive systems. A more general discussion of designing with timing belts can be found on the Timing…
  6. FRICTION CALCULATOR – WITH IR LASERS
    Friction can often seem like a 'boring' force. Something we are all familiar with from a young age, but friction does a lot more than just make objects slow down…
  7. Arduino Calculator using 4×4 Keypad
    Programming is always fun and Arduino is a wonderful platform if you are just getting started with Embedded programming. In this tutorial we will build our own calculator with Arduino.…
  8. Make an Ultrasonic Distance Calculator
    Arduino Project – The distance calculator I have been playing with Arduino (micro-controller) for about 2 years now and I am becoming more and more passionate about circuits. For those…
  9. LED Calculator with Rotary Quadrature Encoder for Target System Voltage Selection using Arduino
    I’m still working on the LED calculator (original idea and most recent work) — I’ve finally got ’round to adding a rotary encoder to set the target system voltage. Now you can…
  10. Second degree equation solver with Arduino
    This instuctable is about making sort of a calculator that enables the user by using an analog 12-digit keyboard and 4 buttons to input the a,b,c variables into a equation…
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How To – DIY – Projects

  1. 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…
  2. DIY AM Radio With Arduino
    After I finished my last project,  I couldn't stop thinking how to build an AM receiver, that would also operate in conjunction with my little friend Arduino. To minimize a…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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.…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. DIY Programming Cable Using Arduino Uno – Baofeng UV-9R Plus
    Hey Everyone, this is a simple guide on how to convert your Baofeng UV-9R (or plus) Headphone / ear piece cable into a programming cable using an Ardunio UNO as…
  13. DIY RGB Tube Lights
    DIY RGB Tube light is a multi functional tube light which can be used in photography, light painting photography, film making, gaming, as a VU meter and more. The tube…
  14. 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…
  15. 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…
  16. Professional Weather Station Using ESP8266 and ESP32 DIY (Please Check the V2.0 Improved Version Link!)
    PLEASE CHECK THE NEW IMPROVED WEATHER STATION LINEAMETEOSTAZIONE v2.0! LINK VERSION 2.0 LINEAMETEOSTAZIONE HERE LineaMeteoStazione is a complete weather station which can be interfaced with professional sensors from Sensirion as…
  17. 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…
  18. DIY Studio Light/ Light Box
    Hey Everyone what's up. This is my DIY Studio Light Project https://youtu.be/AfNryfslxTc Which basically is a do-it-yourself studio light that is made from a custom 3D Printed body and a…
  19. DIY Laser People Counter
    Let's start of with a question: What is a people counter? .... Well, it is a device, that counts the amount of people passing by. They are usually placed in…
  20. Bidirectional Zoom Mute Button
    https://youtu.be/tfPAHNXUp20 We're spending the majority of our time on Zoom today, and yet we still keep forgetting to mute/unmute and embarrassing ourselves. Sure, the Zoom UI is far from perfect,…
  21. Personalized Professional Weather Station DIY, LineaMeteoStazione V2.0! Using EZSBC Boards ESP32, ESP8266, Attiny85
    LineaMeteoStazione, in the improved version, is a complete weather station solar powered which can be interfaced with professional sensors from Sensirion as well as some Davis Instrument component (Rain Gauge,…
  22. DIY Solar Panel Monitoring System – V1.0
    A few months back, I have installed a small-scale Off-Grid Solar System. I am always very curious to see the performance of my solar PV system, and the good news…
  23. DIY Arduino Smart Digital Scale | ESP8266 + HX711
    Hello to everyone, today I am here to show you a very insteresting project that I was working on for a while, it consists on a digital scale using the…
  24. DIY Wireless Pi Table Decor
    Going through the Instructables website, I came across this fascinating "Pi Day Speed Challenge" contest. I decided to take part in the contest, as a challenge to myself of how…
  25. Premiere Pro Edit Dial Controller (Seek / Play / Pause) ($6 DIY)
    https://youtu.be/FACm5D3bskQ Update!!! New version is here!! I’m really into making Youtube videos for Instructables. Sometimes it is hard to rewind the moment I wanted to pause. So, I thought it would…
  26. Cardboard Spider (DIY Quadruped)
    Hello again and welcome to my new project. In this instructable I’ve tried to make a simple Quadruped made from materials accessible to everybody. I know to get a good…
  27. DIY: Arduino Chatting
    Networking is the one of the most important mean of communication used to communicate with people who are connected to one. Most of the available network communication modules in the…
  28. DIY Arduino Motor Driver Shield
    In this DIY session, we make an Arduino Motor Driver Shield to drive DC motors, stepper motor and Servo Motor. Compatible with Arduino UNO and Arduino Mega, this motor driver shield can operate…
  29. Connecting Anduino to IFTTT
    Connect your anduinoWiFi to IFTTT. Control everything around you, or 'let go' and let random events in cyberspace control your surroundings! Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino Due…
  30. DIY Temperature & Humidity & Smoke Detector Alarm System
    The working voltage of this system is DC5V. It can measure the current temperature, humidity and smoke. It can display real-time data by the 1602 LCD and can realize the…
  31. DIY LED VU Meter as Arduino Shield
    VU Meter or Volume Meter is very popular and fun project in Electronics. We can consider the Volume Meter as an Equalizer, which is present in the Music systems. In which we can…
  32. DIY Smart Vacuum Cleaning Robot using Arduino
    Hi guys, are you a newbie to the world of Robotics or Electronic? OR Are you looking for a simple yet powerful project to make your friends and teachers impressed?…
  33. DIY 3X3X3 LED Cube with Arduino
    In this project we are going to design a 3x3x3 LED CUBE and connect it to Arduino UNO to get different patterns. For a beginner we will start with a simple…
  34. DIY Low Cost Arduino Mobile Development Platform
    I have wanted to build my own robot for awhile now. But after many tried and failed attempts, I was losing hope that may ever happen. I discovered that there wasn't…
  35. DIY Thermal Differential Controller – Part 4: Building Your Own
    In our last episode, I explained how I redesigned the controller from what I first thought I was going to do. Now, I am going to explain how to make…
  36. DIY- G-force measurement system
    So this time around, it’s another fun and functional microcontroller based DIY, a g-force measurement system with data logging to SD card. HARDWARE USED: 1) Arduino UNO w/ATmega328P 2) 3-axis…
  37. The DIY Arduino Telescope GOTO control project
    Why make your own Arduino control system? After completing my homemade telescope mount it was powered by a Meade DS motor kit. This system was extremely slow, underpowered and unreliable.…
  38. Stage 4: Complete Beginner’s Guide For Arduino Hardware Platform For DIY
    Contents 1. Background 2. Setting up Arduino Development Environment 3. Arduino Power Management 3.1 Powering Up Arduino Board 3.2 Output Power of Arduino 4. Indicators And Switches 4.1 LED 4.1.1…
  39. DIY wattmeter with an Arduino
    DIY wattmeter with an Arduino It is difficult or sometimes even impossible to measure power and energy with ordinary multimeters. To carry out such a measurement reliable and accurate, a…
  40. DIY Teagueduino
    What is Teagueduino? Teagueduino is an open source electronic board and interface that allows you to realize creative ideas without soldering or knowing how to code, while teaching you the…
  41. Make your own cellphone from scratch
    The DIY Cellphone is a working (albeit basic) cellphone that you can make yourself. It can make and receive phone calls and text messages, store names and phone numbers, display the time,…
  42. DIY Antique Phone Doorbell using Arduino
    Bryan Zimmer emailed us this fantastic retro-themed DIY hack, a most timely submission as we just revisited the noir art deco-science fiction classic Dark City and we think this would…
  43. DIY Arduino Stepper Motor Driver Board
    This page will show you how to put together a simple stepper motor driver board that can be controlled with an Arduino. I built mine to use with my heliostat…
  44. DIY Amp / Watt Hour Volt Meter – Arduino
    Major corrections and additions made 9/9/2014 For my off-grid Ham Radio and Solar projects, I needed a way to measure volts, amps, watts, amp hours and watt hours. There's a…
  45. Control Arduino Wirelessly with MATLAB
    Been seeing few DIYs on how to establish a communication between MATLAB application and Arduino that is hardwired to PC. However, I haven't encountered anything that control Arduino via MATLAB…
  46. Perfduino: Build Your Own Arduino Microcontroller
    This how-to takes you through all the steps of making your own arduino on a perfboard or perfduino! Arduino microcontrollers are great for learning about physical computing and are very…
  47. Controlling your trains with an Arduino
    A quick introduction to the Arduino Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in…
  48. Arduino PCR (thermal cycler) for under $85
    This tutorial will show you how to make a thermal cycler from scratch for about $85. In short, PCR (polymerase chain reaction) amplifies bits of DNA, creating millions of copies…
  49. DIY Driving Simulator using an Arduino
    If you haven't noticed, as soon as you clicked into this instructable, you are now following me if you weren't already, you Favorited the instructable, and you voted for this…
  50. Small form factor DIY Arduino on stripboard
    This board needs FTDI cable to program it. It is not Arduino compatible in the meaning of taking shields (just like every small form factor board isn't). But it has…
  51. The KITT-duino, DIY Larson Scanner with an Arduino
    IMPORTANT: CODE IS NOW UPDATED. FIXES INCLUDE ADDING AN INTEGER VALUE TO MANIPULATE TIMING AND FIXING A DOUBLE-BLINKING LED. Thanks. It is my understanding that many Larson Scanners can only…
  52. Digispark DIY: The smallest USB Arduino
    Digispark is an ATtiny85 based microcontroller development board come with USB interface. Coding is similar to Arduino, and it use the familiar Arduino IDE for development. Digispark is copyrighted by Digistump…
  53. Arduino Solar Shield – A DIY solar source for your projects without waiting for PCBs
    This instructable is a basic version of Bley Joel's ("It's nine o'clock on a Saturday, the regular crowd shuffles in") Solar Shield, and it should work for most arduinos.  I've…
  54. DIY BioPrinter With Biological Materials Using Arduino
    Bioprinting is printing with biological materials. Think of it as 3D printing, but with squishier ingredients! There's a lot of work being done at research labs and big companies like…
  55. DIY Arduino Nebulophone Synth
    I originally wanted to purchase a Nebulophone but, my El-Cheapo price range didn't like the tag. I realized that I could program my own AtMega 328 by using ArduinoISP Then…
  56. Vacuum form an Arduino/Electronics Enclosure
    If you have access to a vacuum former, or have constructed a DIY one to use, simply vacuum form a compact case to house your standalone electronics or Arduino project.…
  57. DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake)
    Hello, I'm David and in this instructable I'll show how I made this hexapod whose name is Hexdrake. Since I was 16 I became interested in electronic and later in…
  58. 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…
  59. 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*******…
  60. 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…
  61. 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…
  62. DIY Arduino or The DIY-Duino
    THIS ENTIRE TUTORIAL IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON MY WEBSITE AT http://www.theparsley.com/arduino/diy/ To quote the Arduino website: "Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software.…
  63. DIY Arduino Motor Shield
    Today, I'm going to show you how to make an Arduino motor shield (driver) at a low cost. It works splendidly, its posses almost all the characteristics of the original Arduino…
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Home Automation Projects

  1. WiFi Bathroom Humidity Sensor W/Fan Control, App & Automation
    https://youtu.be/EOwaKpxijXI Step 1: The Board & Shields Wemos D1 Mini 11 digital input/output pins, all pins have interrupt/pwm/I2C/one-wire supported(except D0) 1 analog input(3.2V max input) a Micro USB connection Compatible…
  2. 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,…
  3. 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?…
  4. 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…
  5. Automating A Home Snowmaker Using An Avr Microcontroller
    Before describing how the automated system functions, it is important to describe the science of snowmaking in general and to define a few key terminology that will appear often in…
  6. 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…
  7. IoT Desktop Console. Part : 11 IoT, Home Automation
    Preamble This article, the 11th in a series on home automation documents how to create and integrate an IoT Desktop Device into an existing home automation system including all the necessary software…
  8. Infinity Gauntlet Controlled Home Automation
    https://youtu.be/-H7YejeUWbI In my previous project i have made an infinity gauntlet that control a light switch. I wanted to use six stones and each stone can control appliance, door lock, or…
  9. Home Automation Using Arduino With Wifi, Bluetooth and IR Remote Control
    This is a tutorial to show how to build a home automation system using arduino with Wifi [ESP8266-01], bluetooth (HC-05) and IR remote control. Home automation results in a smarter…
  10. Use the Force… or Your Brainwaves? (multifuctional Thought Controlled System)
    As a kid I always wanted to have a special ability, like moving objects with thoughts or flying. I tried to move objects with “the power of my mind” of…
  11. My Home1000 Holiday Things for HOME Automation & Control
    Remotely we control our home with MKR1000 and IOT of Blynk. We can manage the boiler, the 'anti-theft irrigation, open the Automatic Gate. Things used in this project Hardware components…
  12. Designing Smart Chatbot with IoT for home automation with videos (Hindi & English)
    In this project, we will be using ESP8266 12e manufactured by Lolin to make a Chatbot that can control our home applications. To chat with our chatbot, we will use Facebook…
  13. Smallest IoT Home Automation using ESP8266 – 01 with Videos (Hindi & English)
    In this project, we will be using the ESP8266 – 01 Wi-Fi Development board to make asmall home automation that has Wi-Fi featured in it. The system operates on a…
  14. Home Automation using Bluetooth of ESP32 with Videos (Hindi & English)
    In this project, we will be dealing with the inbuilt Bluetooth feature in ESP32 Development board and try to build an application around it. https://youtu.be/zZUs_GRprpY The Bluetooth system can be divided…
  15. IoT and Touch-Based Home Automation with Video (Hindi & English)
    We have seen various applications of IoT but what about adding the touch to it. In this project, we will add simple touch buttons to the ESP-32 Wi-Fi module. https://youtu.be/C4kWwcpaJFE ESP-32…
  16. Iot Home Automation Using ESP-32 with Videos (Hindi & English)
    Back in earlier days, when the word Internet of Things (IoT) was not a sound bite, developers of this field used various Wi-Fi shields to enable the Wi-Fi feature in…
  17. Voice-Controlled Home Automation System
    This is a project for a voice controlled home automation system to control appliances with your voice through an Android app. An Arduino Mega board is used for controlling the…
  18. Oct Home Automation using ESP8266 & Blynk App – IoT
    A home automation system is an automating the bulk of electronic and electrical tasks within a home. It uses a combination of hardware and software to enable control and management over appliances and…
  19. Gestured Controlled Smart Home
    Not only this project has all the Smart Home features but it also includes MYO gesture control, allowing control of lights with your arm. Things used in this project Hardware…
  20. Home Automation System for a Camp with Cellular Internet
    Wouldn't it be nice if you could start warming up the camp before you leave the house? How about using Alexa to do it for you! Things used in this…
  21. ReSpeaker Home Automation
    ReSpeaker Home Automation Sample using Arduino MKR1000, Microsoft Cognitive Service Speech API, Api.ai and MQTT Things used in this project Hardware components Seeed ReSpeaker Mic Array v2.0 × 1 Arduino…
  22. Home Automation with Arduino MKR1000 and Windows 10
    Home Automation through Wi-Fi connectivity (Arduino MKR1000) and Windows 10. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Relay (generic) Input: 3V × 1 General Purpose Transistor…
  23. Real Time Home Automation Using Arduino Uno R3 and DS1307 RTC (Part-1)
    Hello every one , welcome back .  In this new arduino tutorial series I’m gonna show you how to control every thing in your home on time basis . After…
  24. IR Controller for Air Conditioner
    Hardware components: Atmel ATTiny85 × 1 Everything ESP ESP8266 ESP-01 × 1 Arduino Nano R3 × 1   STORY My goal is to make my window AC units more functional.…
  25. Home Automation using Arduino and GSM Module
    In this  article, we are publishing a highly useful home application – GSM based home automation using Arduino. The project consists of a 16×2 LCD module for displaying the status of…
  26. Voice controlled home automation using Arduino
    Ever thought of controlling your home using voice. If you are the one who fascinated it as I do, this project might help you do it for real. Voice powered…
  27. DIY Android Home Automation With Free Smartphone Application
    Ever wanted to make your home automated? Wanted to control the lights, fan, and other appliances from your smartphone? Or wanted a tutorial about connected devices and getting started with…
  28. Home Automation using Arduino and ESP8266 Module
    In this project we are going to make a home automation system using ESP8266 WiFi module and Arduino Uno. Using this we will be able to control lights, electric fan…
  29. PC Controlled Home Automation using Arduino
    This project explains designing a home automation system which is controlled by a computer to switch On and switch Off various electrical and electronics devices. For demonstration we have used 3…
  30. GSM Based Home Automation using Arduino
    Mobile phone is a revolutionary invention of the century. It was primarily designed for making and receiving calls & text messages, but it has become the whole world after the…
  31. IR Remote Controlled Home Automation using Arduino
    Previously we have covered many types of Home automations using different technologies like DTMF Based Home Automation, PC Controlled Home Automation using Arduino, Bluetooth Controlled Home Automation. In this project,…
  32. GUI Based Home Automation System using Arduino and MATLAB
    We all are familiar with the word ‘Automation’, where the human interaction is minimal and things can be controlled automatically or remotely. Home automation is very popular and demanding concept…
  33. Datura 6 home automation – 2015 improvements
    News: In this latest months I've made some important fixes and improvements to the code and to the webserver of the project. See datura_mega_v19.ino for the latest code. The most…
  34. Home Automation Using Arduino & Autohotkey
    Its been awhile since i last posted something here. Was kinda busy with my university exams & all! Idea for this project was in my mind for very long &…
  35. Home Automation with Android and Arduino Yún
    The Arduino Yún is a WLAN capable development board featuring an ATMega microcontroller, as well as a separate chip running a small Linux distribution, making it a perfect candidate for…
  36. Open Source Home Automation Project using Arduino UNO + Ethernet Shield
    This is Open Source Home Automation Project based on Arduino Uno and Arduino Wiznet based Ethernet shield. How Does it Work The main brain for this project is Arduino UNO…
  37. Build A Rain Alarm Project Using Arduino
    Water is basic need in every one’s life. Saving and proper usage of water is very important. Here is an easy project which will give the alarm when there is…
  38. On The Fly – Prototype II Final Report: Home Automation Framework
    Introduction: The Home Automation Framework project is a web application that can remotely control the electronic devices in one’s home using a web interface on a smartphone, tablet or desktop…
  39. Build Arduino Based Home Security System Using PIR Motion Sensor
    PIR sensors are widely applied in wireless residential security systems, home alarms systems and many more security circuits as motion detector sensors. A typical PIR sensor detects the infrared red…
  40. Home Automation using Arduino and MATLAB
    n present time home office appliance controlling is common thing.  Today for controlling home/offices appliances, machineries in companies/industries uses different types of automation systems like DTMF controlled, GSM controlled and…
  41. Appliance Remote Control using Arduino
    One of the basic tasks in many home automation systems is controlling power to appliances. They could be lights, or a heater, or an exhaust fan, or just about anything…
  42. 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…
  43. 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…
  44. 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…
  45. Arduino Home automation
    This is a relatively simple controller for controlling equipment in your home. At the moment I control my central heating, security and lighting. By sending commands from my home computer.…
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Interfacing(USB – RS232 – I2c -ISP) Projects

  1. 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…
  2. 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…
  3. Amazon Alexa Enabled USB Fan
    Amazon's Alexa is cool. USB fans are cool. Alexa enabled USB fan, even cooler. This fan turns on with a voice command to an Amazon Alexa device, "Alexa, turn [insert…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. Updated Movie Box
    A few months back, I posted an Instructable on my Raspberry Pi movie player tucked into a VHS cassette. Since then, I have built several for friends and family, and have simplified…
  8. 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…
  9. MP3 Interface for Arduino
    I have added a follow-on to this Instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-MP3-Shield-for-Arduino/ The follow-on shows you how to design, etch and build a PCB shield to connect the MP3 to the Arduino. Replaces the…
  10. ATtiny programmer using Arduino ISP
    Thanks to: http://jeonlab.wordpress.com/ 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) …
  11. 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…
  12. 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…
  13. 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…
  14. 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: http://iwup.altervista.org/shop/reference_list.pdf 1.-)…
  15. 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…
  16. Add Linux, WiFi, Ethernet and USB to Arduino
    Web site: http://www.dragino.com/products/yunshield/item/86-yun-shield.html 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,…
  17. 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…
  18. Arduino Cable Tracer
    Instantly diagnose the type and integrity of USB cables with this Arduino Cable Tracer. Suitable to trace USB A, Mini, Mico, and USB-C cables this is very useful to identify…
  19. 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…
  20. 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…
  21. 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,…
  22. Automatic Irrigation System (Arduino) With Usb Type DC Submersible Water Pump
    This mini project is involved to use Arduino to control submersible watre pump when soil reach below or above predefined moisture level. How it works ❓ 1. Soil moisture sensor…
  23. 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…
  24. DIY USB Type-C Power Delivery Trigger Board
    In this video we will have a closer look at a USB Type-C Power Delivery Trigger board. Such boards are used to output 5V, 9V, 12V, 15V or even 20V…
  25. Arduino Based USB Paper Gesture Mouse
    Please vote for me in the conests I have always been pretty amazed by the Capacitive sensor library of Arduino, It makes me feel like a super human, I can…
  26. RGB One Button USB Keyboard
    Ever felt the need to have a tiny, yet functional, RGB backlit keyboard, no bigger than the size of a single key? No? Who cares, make one anyway! This instructable…
  27. Arduino MIDI Chiptune Synthesizer
    Relive the fun of early computer game music with an authentic 8-bit chiptune synthesizer, which you can control over MIDI from the comfort of any modern DAW software. This simple…
  28. Sending Data From Arduino to Python Via USB
    For several projects you might want to acquire some data from an Arduino board. There are several options and the one that I chose here uses the USB connection. I…
  29. PC-based Oscilloscope Using Arduino
    Oscilloscopes are an essential tool for electronics hobbyists and professionals to verify that their designs would work as expected. PC-based oscilloscopes score over standalone oscilloscopes due to their compact size,…
  30. Interfacing LabVIEW With Arduino
    Interfacing LabVIEW With Arduino In previous article of Getting Started with LabVIEW, we have seen about LabVIEW and how it can be graphically programmed and executed in computer (software level). Now…
  31. MKR1000 to Initial State DHT Visulaizations
    This demonstrates how to use your Arduino MKR1000 to connect to InitialState.com to produce colorful visualizations of your sensor data. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 ×…
  32. Nodemcu arduino interfacing project
    A guide to getting started with the ESP8266 with the Arduino IDE This assumes that yo have a NodeMCU type board with the Silicon Labs CP2102 USB to UART Bridge.…
  33. Bootload an ATmega Microcontroller & Build Your Own Arduino – 2
    Since you lacked the USB interface in your own Arduino board, it becomes necessary to use a homemade/ready-made USB to Serial Converter Module as an efficient and economical solution. Inexpensive…
  34. PC-350: Arduino Synthesiser
    Contents Aim To create a device that takes a users input and based upon that input play sounds. I want this 'synthesiser' to be simple to play, requiring little or…
  35. Sending MIDI Messages
    Introduction If you completed any of the buzzer projects, you will know by now that there is much fun to be had in making the Arduino create noises. The only…
  36. Arduino Tiny Relay Shield Project
    In this Arduino project, you will build a small relay shield from stripboard. The shield can have one or two relays fitted to it. Connect the Arduino and relay shield…
  37. Arduino project: USB foot-operated mouse switch
    This foot pedal plugs into the Arduino case which plugs into your PC via microUSB cable. Arduino microcontrollers can easily be used to power fun projects like robots and even…
  38. Communication between a USB/serial device and an AVR (atmega/Arduino) microcontroller
    I have a device which provides a USB port. If I attach it to a Windows PC it is recognized as a "CP2103 USB to UART Bridge Controller". According to…
  39. Arduino Project: Intervalometer for Fuji cameras
    This post is about an arduino-based intervalometer I built for my camera, a Fuji S9600 dSLR. I decided to go for a very simple interface: a rotary switch in the…
  40. Drawing an Arduino Circuit Diagram
    I've had an Arduino Duemilanove now for a couple of weeks. If you're not familiar with the Arduino, it is "an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware…
  41. Arduino Garage Controller
    Although there are many garage door projects on Instructable using Arduinos, I needed/wanted something different. Last year, we had a warm summer and when I would come home after work,…
  42. Arduino 3.3V
    This Lazy Old Geek (L.O.G.) loves Arduinos. I have noticed that a lot of sensors, like GPS, LCDs, magnetometers are 3.3Vdc sensors. But the standard Arduinos, Uno, RBBB are 5Vdc…
  43. Arduino passive IR trigger for Canon EOS
    The other day I wanted to experiment with external triggers for my Canon EOS 550D camera. I stumpled upon a nice open source project called Arduino Camera Control from Oleg…
  44. How to Install the Arduino to the Lithium Backpack using arduino
    The Arduino is an open source hardware input and output circuit and the Lithium Backpack is a Ardino accessory that will power the Arduino when it is away from a…
  45. USB NES controller with an arduino! using arduino
    UPDATE 22-12-2014 Instructables user mattpbooth has updated the code and is hosting it on github: https://github.com/mattpbooth/ArduinoNESController... Thanks Matt! UPDATE 03-12-2011 Replaced a println with print (derp). UPDATE 01-12-2011 Remade all…
  46. Using the Arduino Serial Port
    The Arduino Uno can send data (such as a text message) to the PC over the USB cable. The Arduino IDE has a serial monitor window that can be opened…
  47. SPI Interfaces using Arduino
    Update (6/7/2012) – I’ve had to disable comments on this post, because it is being targeted by spam bots for some reason. Please use the contact page if you have…
  48. Solar USB Charger 2.0
    Everyone has USB gadgets.  It's pretty much a fact of life.  Another fact of life is that these USB gadgets also continually run out of power when you most need…
  49. Easily control your iPod using Arduino
    Easily control your iPod with Arduino using serial commands. This instructable includes the schematic, the code and some extra info; everything you need to make this work. USB,battery or wall…
  50. Drive with PID Control Using Arduino Board
    This example shows how to simulate a simple closed-loop control algorithm in Simulink® and how to run it on an Arduino® board. Supported Hardware: Arduino Leonardo Arduino Mega 2560 Arduino…
  51. Minimal Arduino with ATmega8
    Like me, you may have a few old Arduino boards or ATmega8 chips (in the boards) laying around from when you were first playing with Arduino. Those chips can still…
  52. USB Game Pad With Tilt-accelerometer Mouse using an Arduino
    Make a game pad with an accelerometer inside! This project tutorial will show you how you can convert a console game pad into a USB keyboard mouse for playing games…
  53. Lithium Battery Solar USB – iPhone – Arduino Charger
    One of the most fun and useful projects on instructables is to create your very own solar USB/ iPhone charger. They're not overly difficult to make, nor are the parts…
  54. ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super Simple and CHEAP!)
    If you have looked at my 5 LED ATtiny85 POV display, we programmed the ATtiny with the Arduino. (If you haven't seen it, click here) We will be doing the…
  55. Digispark DIY: The smallest USB Arduino
    Digispark is an ATtiny85 based microcontroller development board come with USB interface. Coding is similar to Arduino, and it use the familiar Arduino IDE for development. Digispark is copyrighted by Digistump…
  56. 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…
  57. 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…
  58. 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…
  59. 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…
  60. 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…
  61. 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…
  62. 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 ( http://code.google.com/p/hiduino/ ). It allows you to turn your Arduino Uno (or any other…
  63. 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…
  64. 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…
  65. 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…
  66. 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…
  67. 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…
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CNC Machines Projects

  1. Automatic Weight Scale and Timer for Machine La Marzocco Linea Mini
    in the Coffee's era, the current era is called the third wave coffee era. In previous eras, coffee quality was not as much attention as it is today by connoisseurs.…
  2. Classroom Pencil Protection Machine
    HEY KID, GIVE ME BACK MY PENCIL! As a teacher, one problem I face every day is losing my pencils. Now pencils don't just disappear, they walk away in the…
  3. How I Made My Own Boxing Machine?
    https://youtu.be/xl0zlpLf4oA There is no amazing story behind this project - I just always liked the boxing machines, which were located in various popular places. I decided to build mine! Step…
  4. Eggbot
    https://youtu.be/hdoy4-F4xgI Rafael Fuentes, Carmen María Fuentes and Carmen Pérez decided to create this project that was submitted to 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering module at University of Málaga, School of…
  5. Arduino Based CNC Plotter Made From Scrap DVD/CD Drives
    Indeed, the world of web has quad trillion tons of information but when you want to build anything you need all the intricate little details. There are already a number…
  6. Arduino CNC Plotter (DRAWING MACHINE)
    Hey guys! I Hope you already enjoyed my previous instructable "How to make your own Arduino training platform" and you are ready for a new one, as usual I made…
  7. Low Cost Bioprinter
    The goal of this project is to develop a low-cost bioprinter to make bioprinting more accessible to research institutions. Currently, low-end bioprinters cost approximately $10,000 while high-end bioprinters cost approximately…
  8. IoT Wine-Tender-Arduino MKR1000!
    This circuit serves a wine using a mini water pump all controlled from your phone. Enjoy it during your holidays! Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 ×…
  9. USB CNC PROJECT ARDUINO UNO
    Arduino uno USB module is controlled via the circuit built on a CNC, which supports the SVG image format in post format, used CNC motor driver L298N motor driver Arduino…
  10. Connected coffee Machine
    Quite a lot of coffee is consumed at work but real statistics are missing. For the coffee machines with a can it can be interesting to have a visualization with…
  11. Fluid In.Flux_3D Wax Printing In Water
    Fluid In.Flux is a 3D printing experimental machine which prints wax in water. The Machine was a semester-wide exploration as part of the Advanced Architecture Studio called "Creative Architecture Machines"…
  12. Geoweaver: A Walking 3D Printer Hexapod using arduino
    Geoweaver is a student designed (team members Jia Wu, Mary Sek, and Jeff Maeshiro) robot created in the Creative Architecture Machines advanced options studio at the California College of the…
  13. 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…
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Development Board – Kits Projects

  1. Arduino As a Cheap Breadboard FPGA
    Designing hardware logic circuits can be fun. The old school way to do this was with NAND gates, on a bread board, wired up with jumper wires. This is still…
  2. 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…
  3. Arduino Duemilanove for Beginners
    In this post I will discuss about the Arduino Duemilanove which is one of the microcontroller development boards among other Arduino Boards. In the previous posts I have discussed the…
  4. Top 10 Best Simulators for Arduino
    In this post I will discuss about Top 10 Best Simulators for Arduino. The most popular software for simulating the circuits and embedded systems based on the Arduino microcontroller development…
  5. 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…
  6. How to Make a Balancing Board System for Hip’s Muscles Exercise (BalanX)
    After many happy years as a runner, two years ago I had a problem with my right hip. Unfortunately I had to undergo to total hip replacement surgery. After the…
  7. Arduino Magnetic Board
    My first meeting with microcontrollers was a few decades ago (you might remember the first Parallax Basic Stamps) but with the Arduino platform it happened more recently, only 6 years…
  8. Getting started with NodeMCU development board for IoT
    Since Internet of Things (IoT) projects are now quite popular, I recently bought a NodeMCU board to try IoT application development. The NodeMCU development board is an open source board…
  9. 8 Best Arduino Starter Kit for Beginners
    Best Arduino Starter Kit Arduino Starter Kit from Arduino Elegoo Uno Project Super Starter Kit with Tutorial for Arduino Vilros Arduino Uno 3 Ultimate Starter Kit SunFounder Project Super Starter…
  10. Using Python and Arduino MKR1000 for Secure IoT
    Getting started with Python and Arduino MKR1000 for secure IoT projects. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Software apps and online services Zerynth Studio Story…
  11. PicoDuino = Digispak + RGB LED + Button + Relay Driver
    Hardware components: Atmel ATTiny85 × 1 DigiSpark × 1 Software apps and online services: Arduino IDE STORY StartFragment How to get FREE board Order 1pc Picoduino board Create project max.…
  12. ESP32 With Arduino IDE
    Christmas 2015 yours truly was one of the lucky few in the world to receive the ESP32 for experimenting. The board was not assembled, and it was quite intimidating to…
  13. DIY Low Cost Arduino Mobile Development Platform
    I have wanted to build my own robot for awhile now. But after many tried and failed attempts, I was losing hope that may ever happen. I discovered that there wasn't…
  14. How To Make a Simple Variable Frequency Generator Using Arduino
    A frequency generator is a very handy device in electronic design, development, testing and trouble shooting. It is such a kind of device which can generate the required frequencies which…
  15. Si4707 Hookup Guide
    Introduction Weather-band radio is an awesome public service provided in the US, Canada, and Bermuda. With hundreds of transmitting stations dotting the country, weather radio acts as the “voice of…
  16. Arduino Leonardo AVR Development Board
    Arduino Leonardo AVR Development Board is a microcontroller board based on the Atmel ATmega32u4. It offers 20 digital IOs (of which 7 can be used as PWM outputs and 12…
  17. Arduino Platform – Interrupts Introduction
    Introduction This is my second article relating to the Arduino Microprocessor Platform. The first one was a simple implementation of the SIMON game using the Arduino. The article can be…
  18. Modifying an Arduino Mega and chipKIT Max32 for 5V Operation
    Max's Arduino Mega and chipKIT Max32 both require 9V external supplies, but he really wishes to power them from a single 5V supply. Well, nothing is simple, is it? I…
  19. Android Arduino Communication through Modbus and Rs485
    In this post I’d like to describe you a project I’m working on that consists of connecting an Android development board to one (or more) Arduino slave(s) using modbus protocol…
  20. Traffic light and pedestrian crossing implemented with an Arduino
    This video shows the Traffic light and pedestrian crossing I’ve implemented with an Arduino. It’s a reproduction of the crossing near my home, timings taken from a video of it. Incidentally,…
  21. The EyeWriter 2.0
    The EyeWriter is a low-cost eye-tracking apparatus + custom software that allows graffiti writers and artists with paralysis resulting from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis to draw using only their eyes. The…
  22. Arduino Lab 2 – Morse Code Generator
    Introduction An excerpt from OmniGlot.com about the origin of Morse Code: Morse Code was invented by Samuel F. B. Morse (1791-1872), a painter and founder of the National Academy of…
  23. Breadboard Arduino
    Received a couple of nice big bread boards for Christmas and decided that one of them needed an arduino to use with it. After some thought I decided that the…
  24. Intro to Arduino
    An Arduino is an open-source microcontroller development board. In plain English, you can use the Arduino to read sensors and control things like motors and lights. This allows you to…
  25. Arduino Masterclass Part 1: Make your own hardware
    The world is going nuts over the Raspberry Pi single-board computer (SBC) for being a whole system under $50. In reality though the Pi isn’t actually the cheapest computing device…
  26. Digispark DIY: The smallest USB Arduino
    Digispark is an ATtiny85 based microcontroller development board come with USB interface. Coding is similar to Arduino, and it use the familiar Arduino IDE for development. Digispark is copyrighted by Digistump…
  27. 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…
  28. 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…
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Internet – Ethernet – LAN Arduino Projects

  1. ΙoΤ – Automatic Router (and Server) Reset
    Usually inventions are invented to serve a need or to solve a problem. So this small gadget that i constructed came to serve a need of mine.I have a NAS,…
  2. Internet/cloud Controlled Home Automation Using Esp8266 (aREST, MQTT, IoT)
    Step 1: COMPONENTS REQUIRED Only 4 components required - 1. ESP8266 NODEMCU or WEMOS D1 mini or any esp8266 wifi development board2. RELAY (5V or 6V)3. ULN2003 or UNL2003A (Relay…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. Add Linux, WiFi, Ethernet and USB to Arduino
    Web site: http://www.dragino.com/products/yunshield/item/86-yun-shield.html 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,…
  13. 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…
  14. 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…
  15. 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…
  16. 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…
  17. Internet Speed Gauge
    https://youtu.be/SG91jSD1xAk Overview This "Internet Speed Gauge" will give you near real time oversight of your network usage. This information is available on the web interface of most home routers. However,…
  18. Sleep n’ Tweet using an Arduino
    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…
  19. How to Connect the ESP8266 NodeMCU to the IoT Cloud
    This instructable shows you a simple Internet of Things demo using the ESP8266 NodeMCU and an online IoT service called AskSensors. We demonstrate you how to quickly get data from the…
  20. InstaKISS : Networked Picture Frames
    These frames are connected to the internet, which allows you to instantly send a kiss to a loved one. When my boyfriend and I were in a long distance relationship…
  21. Issue Printer
    Print Github issues on paper and stack them on your desk. Every time you close an issue and you can literally "bin" it! Things used in this project Hardware components…
  22. IoT Cloud – Getting Started
    Get familiar with the Arduino IoT Cloud and take your first steps into the world of connected objects. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 A MKR1010 is…
  23. My Home1000 Holiday Things for HOME Automation & Control
    Remotely we control our home with MKR1000 and IOT of Blynk. We can manage the boiler, the 'anti-theft irrigation, open the Automatic Gate. Things used in this project Hardware components…
  24. IoT Node with STM32F4 Discovery, MKR1000 and Azure IoT Hub
    With MKR1000 and Azure IoT Hub, STM32F4 Discovery Board is used to send acceleration and other random telemetry data to Azure IoT Hub. Things used in this project Hardware components…
  25. Arduino MKR1000 & Thinger
    A simple Internet of Things experiment, using an Arduino MKR1000 board to control two LEDs and monitor a potentiometer, via Thinger.io. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000…
  26. Arduino MKR1000 & Favoriot
    A simple IoT experiment, using an Arduino MKR1000 board to monitor a potentiometer and DHT11 sensor via Favoriot IoT platform. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 ×…
  27. IoT for coins
    Need to organize your coins? Get some help with this project. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 ATX Power Supply × 1 Adafruit coin acceptor…
  28. Program MKR Over-the-Air + Goodies: Voice Control, etc.
    Secure OTA via Azure. Control via voice capable UWP app. Includes sample: room thermostat controlled via phone. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 This is needed for…
  29. BBC Micro Online
    BBC Micro connects to WiFi, accesses games over the Internet. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 BBC Micro model B (Acorn Computers) × 1 27C256…
  30. Amazon Dash Replenishment Pens
    A pen holder that determines when there are two or less pens and triggers an Amazon pen set replacement. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1…
  31. Dash Button Santa with Arduino MKR1000
    Send information to Santa Claus about the status of the gift request. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 SparkFun Pushbutton switch 12mm × 1 Jumper…
  32. Darby’s not dead
    Story In the future there is a bar where all the dead punk rockers hang out. They are each given a MiFare classic card programmed with their name and 666…
  33. Build the Internet for your friend
    Background A few years ago, a co-worker turned me on to this TV program called "The IT Crowd". The show revolves around a two-person IT team and their "Relationship Manager",…
  34. Pin Control Over the Internet – Arduino + Ethernet
    In a previous article we showed you how to control digital pins over over serial, and showed how such a simple thing can be so powerful. One major downfall with…
  35. Getting Data From The Web – Arduino + Ethernet
    Yesterday we covered how you would go about controlling pins of your arduino over the internet using the Arduino Ethernet Shield set up as a server. Today we are going…
  36. Learning Arduino basics the easy way – Part 01 “Blink” or “The Internet”
    You've bought your first Arduino or you're planning to get this great little device? Obi Wan would say: "That's good. You have taken your first step into a larger world."…
  37. Real-time room temperature on your Website using Arduino
    This is how to push high resolution real-time data from Arduino-based temperature sensor to your web page without any server-side coding. Arduino is a great device for collecting, storing and…
  38. Internet connection indicator box with restart button
    THE SETUP For an interface I thought 3 LEDs would be simple enough: Blue for everything is fine (as blue LEDs are cooler than green ones); red for something is…
  39. Arduino-enabled Patron Interaction Counting using arduino
    Using the Arduino development board (http://arduino.cc) has become a very popular way to create hardware prototypes that bridge the divide between the physical world and the Internet. This article outlines…
  40. Build a network clock (NCLK) with Microduino-RTC
    The resolvent of clock synchronization over internet. by PKJ, The web−based clock management system allows you to monitor clock status from wherever they are and centrally change settings. and this small…
  41. Make A Twitter Poem Box Using Arduino
    This is a project that was inspired by Marc de Vinck's Kitty Twitty Cat Toy http://makezine.com/22/kittytwitty/ . It incorporates an RFID reader and the BlinkM, a programable RGB LED. The…
  42. Google Docs and the Arduino Yún
    Introduction This is the second in a series of tutorials examining various uses of the Arduino Yún. In this article we’ll examine how your Arduino Yún can send data that it captures…
  43. Nocturnal Emissions: My Arduino Powered Internet Enabled Dream Generator
    We all need to dream more so I've created this Arduino Powered "dream generator" to help plant the seeds for some big thinking craziness.  When you approach the generator a…
  44. Google Weather on graphical display with Arduino
    In this project, I am using an Arduino board to show forecast of the weather from Google Weather service on a VGA screen. The display is obviously graphical one, with…
  45. Bluetooth plus Infrared Controlled Robotic Arm
    Hi. I’m Darren a 17 year old hobbyist, and this is the first Instructable I’m posting here, so I apologize if it kinda sucks! I hope it's good enough... So…
  46. Remote Control Door – Internet Your Thing
    We can instantly open a door or control anything we can connect. It works from any iPhone, Android, or PC. After connecting something we want to control, download the free…
  47. Arduino DDNS (Dynamic DNS) by Open-Electronics.org
    This device captures the IP address of your network and it publish on site DynDNS.com. All without PC. It allow a remote access to your LAN even if the IP…
  48. 3D Printed Webcam Controller
    The camera controller box is an easy way to rotate a webcam from a PC or remotely through the internet. Step 1: Materials and 3D files In this project I used…
  49. Wi-Fi Body Scale with Arduino Board
    In this post we present the design of a scale that connects to the Internet and automatically sends weight info on a Google Document. The project is composed of Arduino Uno…
  50. Twitter Mention Mood Light using Arduino
    Twitter Mention Mood Light -- a mood light that alerts you when @username is mentioned on Twitter. This is a simple intro in how to control your Arduino from Twitter.…
  51. Reginald: a UDP surveillance bot; control via the Internet using Arduino
    Reginald started from the simple, yet bold idea to control a bot from anywhere in the world with a live video feed. What I wasn't expecting was for Reginald to…
  52. 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…
  53. 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…
  54. 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…
  55. 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…
  56. 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…
  57. Remote controlled webcam using Arduino
    Web-enable your interactive sensors over desktop, smartphone and tablet devices. This tutorial describes in detail how to use the free SensorMonkey service to remotely control a pan and tilt webcam…
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Game – Entertainment Projects

  1. VivoGame
    VivoGame (something like "liveGame" in english) is a funny 2 players game whose goal is hit a target with a automated dart. One player wear a "glasses" that doesn't let…
  2. 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…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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!!!…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. Make a Pumpkin Into a Pacman-Playing Game Console!
    This project is the perfect way to level-up your pumpkin carving and reach new high scores. Using an addressable LED strip and an Arduino, you'll be able to make a…
  10. Arduino Quiz Game With Led Strip for Score and Two Buttons
    Two teams answer questions by pushing their button. They can score an amount of points equal to the random number of lights lit on their button. https://youtu.be/pwq1BWS1oZ4 This requires some…
  11. 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…
  12. 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…
  13. PC Palette – a Macro Keypad With Limitless Possibilities.
    Do you edit? Do you design? Do you Game? Do you use a computer? Well the PC Palette perfectly fits your needs, be it editing, be it designing, be it…
  14. 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…
  15. Electronic Dice With Arduino Nano
    The electronic dice presented here, built around a tiny Arduino Nano board, mimics the dice we play in different games like snake and ladders the most popular. Plastic and wooden dice are…
  16. 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…
  17. Ardubuino (an Arduboy Compatible Clone)
    Arduboy is an open source credit card size gaming console that has an active community not only on its software where alot of people develop their own game for the platform but also…
  18. Arduino Game Controller for Both PC and Android
    In this instructables session we are going to see . How to make your joystick . Which is compatible for PC, Laptop , Smart Phone . By Using UnoJoy Libary.…
  19. 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…
  20. Laser Tag “Free for All” Circuit Playground Express and ESP8266
    This is an easy way to make your boards into a fun laser tag game to play with friends. we combined both boards as described in the pictures. Supplies For…
  21. Arduino Activated Light Catcher Arcade Game
    This pandemic time has been rough for us all, as it confined us in our homes thus not enabling the opportunity to go outside and meet with family and friends…
  22. PAD HERO (Guitar Hero Using Arduino)
    A group of three students present you PAD HERO, our Arduino based Guitar Hero game. This project was submitted to 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering module at University of…
  23. 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…
  24. GameBoy 5110 – Arduino Handheld Game Console by 3D Printing
    During the COVID-19 crisis, how to spend a lot of quarantine time at home? In addition to improving cooking skills and doing sports, game lovers can also make their own…
  25. Baby Eats, Alternative Video Game Controller
    This Instructables will teach you how to make the alternative controller to play my short game, Grogu Eats, on itch.io! This Instructables will be very basic up until the soldering. If…
  26. Arduino Music and Game Box
    https://youtu.be/HSzkWiln1L0 This project was a special gift to my son Eyal, for the birth of his younger brother Itamar. It basically lets you play four games: Simon gameReaction time gameFree…
  27. 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)…
  28. 3d Maze Game Using Arduino
    Hello friends , so today we are going to make a maze game using ARDUINO UNO. As Arduino Uno is the mostly used board it is very cool to make…
  29. Create a Choice-based Text Adventure Game With Tinkercad Circuits
    One of my fondest childhood memories is visiting my grandparent's house and reading my uncle's old collection of "Choose Your Own Adventure" books. While I always got stuck playing text-based…
  30. 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…
  31. Mario 64 Cake Timing Light Game
    https://youtu.be/nFIlqSWAj8E Welcome to my Mario 64 Cake Carnival Timing Game! The cake is modeled after the end screen in Mario 64. The active light moves around the cake in a…
  32. 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,…
  33. 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…
  34. Farkle! Handheld PCB Game Console
    In this Instructable I will show you how I made my PCB Farkle Game! Farkle, also known as 10000, Zilch, 6 Dice, and Ten Thousand, is a fun and challenging…
  35. Arduino Sketch Rock Paper Scissors
    This sketch implements a rock-paper-scissors game using three pushbuttons for user input, two hobby servos in lieu of human hand for displaying the countdown and selections, and tone feedback using a speaker.…
  36. Arduino Sketch PinballGame
    This sketch provides a pinball machine controller as an extended example of a real-time logic controller utilizing third-party hardware drivers. It is configured to use hardware in the PinballShield circuit…
  37. $50 Analog Joystick (HOTAS) With Haptic Feedback for Flight Sim
    The aim is to create a fully functioning USB HOTAS* joystick from low cost electronics parts. I bought Elite Dangerous when it was released for the Mac and realised very…
  38. Game & MINTIA
    This instructables show how to use a tiny sweet box to make a NES console. https://youtu.be/-ehaDDSYJaE Supplies TTGO T7 v1.3 https://www.aliexpress.com/af/Ttgo-t7-v1.3.html?d=... 1.54" ST7789 IPS LCD https://www.aliexpress.com/af/1.54-st7789.html?d=y... Lipo 303040 https://www.aliexpress.com/af/lipo-303040.html?d=y... MAX98357…
  39. 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…
  40. Electronic Connect Four (arduino)
    Authors: Kelly Bodeman - [email protected] Jack Whelan - [email protected] (For more questions contact us at our emails above) Here is a link of a youtube video of our project: Connect Four…
  41. Arduino Cyclone Game
    I have never played the real cyclone arcade game but I like the idea to play with our reaction time. I designed a miniaturized game. It consists in 32 LEDs…
  42. Stone-Paper-Scissors Game With Pinoo
    https://youtu.be/J32Z-YdQCFs Purpose of the Project: Creating a rock-paper-scissors game with a servo motor module, joystick module, module with lcd (I2c) and distance sensor using the Pinoo control card. Duration: 2 lessons Age…
  43. Wizard Chess
    Wizard Chess is a form of chess originally invented by J.K. Rowling in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The characters give verbal commands to the chess pieces and they move…
  44. Carnival Lights Game
    Welcome to an Arduino beginner project. It's a simplification of my previous instructable; it's designed to be easier to reproduce. This is a timing minigame where the active light moves back…
  45. Flappy Bird Game Using Arduino & LCD Display
    Hello friends welcome back to "Techno-E-solution" in this article I'll show you how to make "Flappy bird game using arduino Uno & LCD display". This is beginners level project, if…
  46. DIY Game Controller
    Hey everyone what's up... so this is my DIY Game controller. It uses an Arduino Pro Micro which runs with HID Function, this is actually the second version of my…
  47. Arduino Cyclone Reaction Time Game
    In this instructable, we walk through how I made a "Cyclone" - type arcade game using an Arduino. This game also includes a reaction timer mode. Let's get started! A…
  48. GYRO & VOICE ARDUIGAMES
    This gaming box is made from Arduino Uno R3, LoLShield, MPU6050 and Microphone module. With LoLShield, we can show a message/scrolling message or animation picture like: plasma effect, sinewave effect...With…
  49. Neo Pixel, Fastest Thumb Game.
    I built this project because to take to my local Makerfaire In Newcastle, UK. The idea was to make a school yard game that would be relatively cheap and simple to produce.…
  50. Arduino Pocket Game Console + A-Maze – Maze Game
    Welcome to my first instructable! The project I want to share with you today is Arduino maze game, which became a pocket console as capable as Arduboy and similar Arduino…
  51. Make Your Own 1D Pong Game
    For this project I will show you how I combined an MDF board with buzzer buttons, LEDs and an Arduino Nano in order to create a 1D Pong Game that…
  52. Giant Retro Gamepad
    So we decided to make a giant working gamepad... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ The basic idea was to use up some scrap wood and add some inexpensive electronics to make it functional while…
  53. Arduino Arcade Lego Games Box
    If you have kids, you are likely facing the same issues as we did with the Lego sets you bought for them. They assemble and play with them but after…
  54. Candy Claw Machine – Arduino Based Arcade Game
    Eyes on the prize, Violet. Eyes on the prize! Get ready for a candy-grabbing face-off with your family and friends with this classic arcade game - the candy claw machine!…
  55. Simon & Whack-a-Mole Game Using Arduino (also in Tinkercad)
    If you grew up in '80s, most likely you played an electronic toy game called Simon. In this Instructable, I will be building an Arduino kit that you can code…
  56. Arduinoflake – PCB Version
    A few weeks ago I made a freeform Arduinoflake. Lot of you loved it. But its magic is not only being freeform but also in the pattern of the LEDs. So…
  57. Simulated Sports Scoreboard
    I am the theatrical technical director for a local high school. Their winter production was “Disney’s High School Musical”. During meetings with the director, he said it would be cool…
  58. Connect 4 Game Using Arduino and Neopixel
    Rather than just giving an off-the-shelf toy gift, I wanted to give my nephews a unique gift that they could put together and (hopefully) enjoy. While the Arduino code for…
  59. Lego Mini Memory Game
    A year or so ago, I wrote up an Instructable about installing a bunch of LEDs in a Lego Mini Cooper. The innovation, such as it was, was that the LEDs could…
  60. Pokemon Elemental Arcade (Mini Game)
    This project started as I had to create a project for the HKU with an arduino. It had to be something which would be either entertaining or solving a certain…
  61. Pong Playing Flexible Screen on a Shirt
    This is my Halloween costume for the year 2013. It's been in the works for about a year and has taken quite a few man hours to create. The screen…
  62. Handheld Gaming Console | Arduboy Clone
    A few months ago I came across Arduboy which according to its official website is a miniature 8-bit game platform that makes it easy to learn, share and play games online. It…
  63. Arduino Chessclock
    I could not find instructions on a good Arduino chess clock so instead I built my own which I will describe here. Step 1: Parts list [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana"…
  64. ESP8266 VGA Pong
    In this Instructables I will show how to build a reproduction of the the classic game Pong for a VGA monitor, using a ESP8266 and few other components. This game is made possible by…
  65. Tabletop Pinball Machine Using Evive- Arduino Based Embedded Plaform
    Another weekend, another exciting game! And this time, it’s none other than everybody’s favorite arcade game - Pinball! This project will show you how to make your very own Pinball…
  66. Cyclone(Arduino LED Game)
    In this tutorial, I will teach you how to create an LED game with very little code or experience! I had this idea for a while and finally got around…
  67. Flip-It! – the World’s Dumbest Game?
    https://youtu.be/1QCvlQLj2JA Origins: This is a game I developed over a couple of years 2018-2019 It was originally called "Stupid Flip" and came out of my interest in creating simple and…
  68. Motion Controlled Pong Video Game
    i'm MrWaffelXD and today I want you to show how to make a motion controlled Pong game. In this guide you learn, how to programm your own Pong and how…
  69. Berry Racer – a Game Programmed in Arduino and Played on a Custom PCB
    https://youtu.be/C8IPaMl1wTk Berry Racer is a game that I came up with and programmed using Arduino's Software. The game is run on a Teensy microcontroller which is connected through a custom…
  70. Playing Chess Against Arduino
    This project has been developed with the “Games” contest in my mind, I hope you’ll like it and give your vote 🙂 The idea of this project is quite simple.…
  71. DIY Low Cost Air Hockey Table
    https://youtu.be/nLU8pFqxcTU A professional air hockey setup is usually available only in arcades due to the sophisticated systems that are required to operate it. Our goal was to build a DIY…
  72. Creating a Physical Game Controller
    When the Nintendo Wii was launched players were encouraged, nay required, to leave the sofa and jump, dance, and jiggle in order to score points in their game of choice.…
  73. Das Blinken Bonken! an Arduino Ball Throwing Game Platform.
    https://youtu.be/UPtVqJkY8N8 This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my kid who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it…
  74. Arduino Mkr1000 and Java Swing Shooting Game
    Arduino Mkr1000 + Uno + Leonardo + Java = Christmas shooting game. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO × 1 Arduino Leonardo × 1…
  75. Reaction Time Game
    This  reaction time game tests the time taken by two players to react, and declare the fastest one as a winner. To do this I am using external interrupts and…
  76. “The Note is Right” Pitch Tuning Game
    Pitch Tuning Game (2)
    The objective of this project is to provide a multiplayer “pitch tuning” game in which the computer can determine the frequency of players’ input notes. [gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="31217,31218"] The…
  77. ReFlex Reaction Game
    ReFlex Reaction Game(2)
    We decided to construct a game for our final project for Microcomputer Architecture. The game, which we named Reflex [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="31137,31138"] is a simple player versus player reaction…
  78. Space Race Game using Arduino and Nokia 5110 Graphical Display
    Programming has always been fun and it just got a lot better with development platforms like Arduino. Almost every programmer out here would have tried to develop some kind of…
  79. Arduino based Angry Bird Game Controller using Flex Sensor and Potentiometer
    It’s all started with a small game from the dark ages called “Mario”, right from the time of being a tiny little guy jumping on ducks to save my princess…
  80. Chinese Rings Puzzle With Arduino
    Introduction Hello all, The Chinese Rings Puzzle with Arduino is my version of a centennial Chinese puzzle. It is very simple to play and it is an example of a…
  81. Snake Game on 8×8 Matrix using Arduino
    Snake Game has been very popular since the beginning of the Mobile phones. Initially it was come in Black and white cell phones, and soon became very famous. Then with…
  82. Using an Arduino Uno R3 as a Game Controller
    Naturally, the Uno does not natively support keyboard strokes, unlike it's Leonardo brother. Most of Google will tell you you need to do some firmware workarounds and ATMEGA reprogramming just…
  83. PSoC 4 Pioneer Kit Community Project#042 – Hangman Game
    Hello! It has been our Friday tradition for the past few weeks to end with a game. This week we have the Hangman game. In this game the user will…
  84. Build a big crane game using Arduino
    How to build a whole room crane game.  Based on the arcade style 'Crane Game' or 'Claw Machine'.  This is a continuation of a previus instructable titled CRANE GAME in which we built a…
  85. Making sound (noise) machines using Arduino
    As a part of being an artist in residence at Instructables, I took it upon myself to build of couple of noise machines / music boxes. My interest lies in…
  86. Arduino Laser Tag – Duino Tag
    Duino tagger- General introduction Duino tag is a laser tag system based around the arduino. Finally a laser tag system that can be tweaked modded and hacked until you have…
  87. Arduino Platform – SIMON Game Implementation
    Introduction Having been a CodeProject member for several years, and not having got round to ever publishing an article, left me feeling a bit disappointed in myself. I have thought…
  88. Twitter Mood Light – The World’s Mood in a Box using arduino
    How's the world feeling right now? This box tells you. Powered by: an Arduino, a WiFly wireless module, an RGB LED, Twitter.com and a 9v battery. I’m a news junkie.…
  89. BARC Jeep – An XBOX Controlled Power Wheels
    Make a power wheels jeep that is controlled by an XBOX controller. This particular build is using Power Wheels® Jeep® Hurricane with Monster Traction™ but should be usable across many different types…
  90. Team 1 Final Project Report & Video: Arduino Video Game System using arduino
    Introduction We built a video game system that can play either Snakes or Pong.  We saw a project called “Arduino Pong” and wanted to recreate it with our own twist.…
  91. Make A Worms in Space Board Game Using Arduino
    Story: NASA has taken worms to the ISS on their own special capsule. There was an accident aboard the station and the worm astronauts have to navigate to the escape…
  92. FireHero: Turn Guitar Hero into an extreme sport by adding flamethrowers! using Arduino microcontroller
    So, long ago I  had read about propane fire poofers. They're pretty cool... I mean, who doesn't love fire?! But, no matter how awesome, they could get pretty boring after…
  93. Simon the Octopus
    Everyone loves the Simon game ! So we decided to take it to another level. This project was done for our Things That Think class where we had to make…
  94. BrainTap: the interactive arthritis and memory exercise game
    I built this project at at uni as a 3rd year project (with a couple of classmates) at the University of Technology, Sydney.It is aimed at Baby Boomers and targets…
  95. USB Game Pad With Tilt-accelerometer Mouse using an Arduino
    Make a game pad with an accelerometer inside! This project tutorial will show you how you can convert a console game pad into a USB keyboard mouse for playing games…
  96. Singing plant. Make your plant sing with Arduino, touche and a gameduino
    This project is a part of experiments done while doing an artist in residence at Instructables. You can see the other projects here. Making a plant sing has been a trick…
  97. BOXZ
    BOXZ is is an open source robot platform for interactive entertainment! We connected Arduino, Plexiglass(or cardboard) Origami and your idea together, so we can easily and quickly build a remote…
  98. DIY Driving Simulator using an Arduino
    If you haven't noticed, as soon as you clicked into this instructable, you are now following me if you weren't already, you Favorited the instructable, and you voted for this…
  99. Mint Tin Hero using Arduino
    A friend at work proposed a friendly competition between a few co-workers: to make something cool out of a Trader Joe’s green tea mint tin.  Anything – whatever our creative…
  100. Arduino Esplora Kart
    This example demonstrates how to turn your Esplora into a customized computer game pad. It uses the analog joystick and the four switches as inputs to a video game. The…
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Medical – Health based Arduino Projects

  1. Purdue ExoMIND Glove A Wearable Device
    Description The ExoMind Glove is a wearable device equipped with 7 accelerometers that are used to quantify forearm, wrist, and finger angles. Additionally, an EMG with conductive fabric electrodes is…
  2. Arduino-based Ultrasonic Radar System via IOT
    Abstract RADAR is an object-detection system which uses radio waves to determine the range, altitude, direction, or speed of objects. Radar systems come in a variety of sizes and have…
  3. Arduino Based Heartbeat Monitor
    Heart rate, body temperature and blood pressure monitoring are very important parameters of human body. Doctors use various kind of medical apparatus like thermometer for checking fever or body temperature,…
  4. Open source EEG/ECG/EMG
    Introduction Electrodes on the skin can be used to measure muscle (electromyography, EMG) brain (electroencephalography, EEG) and heart (electrocardiogram, ECG/EKG) activity. These electrophysiological measures are popular for clinical, research and…
  5. Homebrew Arduino Pulse Monitor (Visualize Your Heartbeat)
    Movies look cool with those EKG (electrocardiogram), the one that beeps and detects heart activities. A few months ago, we had to shoot a hospital scene for our school project.…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
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Metering – Instrument Projects

  1. 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…
  2. 3D Printed Spirometer
    Spirometers are the classical instrument to perform the parsing of air as it is blown out of your mouth. They consist of a tube that you blow into that records…
  3. STONE HMI and Arduino + Physical Therapy Instrument
    Today is Friday, January 29, 2021, control of the COVID-19 in Beijing is also promoting the "New Year in place", family said the Spring Festival can not visit each other,…
  4. Line Frequency Meter Based On Reciprocal Counting
    Precise measurement of line signal frequency is very important in many applications, especially in the management of power grid systems. Tasks like calibration of governors of engines that run generators…
  5. Arduino Wattmeter: Measure Voltage, Current and Power Consumption
    As electronics engineers, we always depend upon meters/instruments to measure and analyse the working of a circuit. Starting with a simple multimeter to a complex power quality analysers or DSOs…
  6. DIY wattmeter with an Arduino
    DIY wattmeter with an Arduino It is difficult or sometimes even impossible to measure power and energy with ordinary multimeters. To carry out such a measurement reliable and accurate, a…
  7. STEAMPUNK STEAM GAUGE, POWERED BY ARDUINO
    This was created to be some eye-candy for my kitchen. I wanted something unique for a special blank space on my wall, and adding movement, blinky lights and interesting mechanical…
  8. Build Your Own Sourcemeter Using Arduino
    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…
  9. 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…
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Robotics – Automation Projects

  1. 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…
  2. 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…
  3. 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…
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. Arduino Quadruped Robot: Walks, Skims & Grips
    I made an Arduino quadruped robot “by-hand,” meaning without a kit or a 3D printer. It walks using a "long step" gait, which can be very smooth and natural looking.…
  7. 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.…
  8. 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)…
  9. 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…
  10. How to Build a GPS Guided Robot
    Here is a Youtube video of me demonstrating the GPS Guided Robot. You can see that I am holding a cellphone and controlling the robot. I am at a tennis…
  11. Moving and Talking Giant Lego Hulk MiniFig (10:1 Scale)
    I've always played with legos as a kid, but I didn't have any of the 'fancy' legos, just classic lego bricks. I'm also a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic…
  12. DIY Mario Kart Balloon Battle Robots
    There are some projects where you make a functional thing or practical thing. There are some projects where you make a beautiful thing. And then there are projects like this…
  13. Arduino RC Robot
    https://youtu.be/ytwDgwwSEc0 Description A durable, 3D printed, remote controlled Arduino based robot with several hundred meters range. A modular quick-connect motor scheme lets you rapidly prototype different robot designs without any…
  14. Arduino Robot Catapult
    https://youtu.be/6cXrxevZAPs https://youtu.be/K3U2OlnTnME Hello there fellow makers, This instructable is my attempt to make a robot for the 'ROBOTICS CONTEST' competition in instructables. So here it is 🙂 I'll start this…
  15. Arduino: How to Build an Obstacle Avoiding Robot
    This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino: How To Build An Obstacle Avoiding Robot" Youtube video that I've uploaded recently. I strongly recommend you to check it out.…
  16. SparkRover – 3D Printed Smartphone Controlled Robot
    Over the years, I have built several large robots using a custom-made robotics driver that I created called the SmartRover system. This driver was initially used for my SmartRover robot…
  17. 3D Printed Robot
    https://youtu.be/AJ1TfieZ6Dg The nice thing about 3D printing is that it makes building robots easy. You can design whatever configuration of parts that you can dream up and have them in…
  18. Drawing Robot
    https://youtu.be/bkCg6-8Zuf0 https://youtu.be/Laz_4UWLW6Q Please vote for Drawing Robot on this link. Thanx in advance Fixing my drawing incapability with my robotics skills and to me results were not that bad. Now…
  19. DIY Multi Featured Robot With Arduino
    This robot was mainly built for understanding Arduino and combining various projects of Arduino to form a Multi Featured Arduino Robot. And further, who doesn't want to have a pet…
  20. Arduino Based Fire Fighting Robot
    According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), it is estimated that more than 1.2 lakh deaths have been caused because of fire accidents in India from 2010-2014. Even though there…
  21. WiFi Controlled Robot using Arduino
    There are many types of Robots, from the simple ones like a Toy car to the advanced ones like industrial Robots. We have already covered many types of Robots using…
  22. Build A Speech Controlled Quadropod Using Arduino
    This is my first post on Instructable and I am super excited to share my knowledge! My original robot post is here: Spryo SpoonTail which is just my robot showing…
  23. Make A Simple Object Tracking Robot Using Arduino
    In this tutorial I am going to post the step-by-step procedure to make a simple Object Tracking Bot. The main aim of this Bot is to follow the objects which…
  24. Introduction: T.A.B.U. A Robot using Arduino
    To all other teens (I'm 16)  who have begun to pick up an intrest in robotics and electronics the following project will give you a great user-system to get started…
  25. Gesture control car(robot) with Arduino and Android(bluetooth)
    Hi folks, Here's an interesting project for all you creative minds out there. We are going to build an android phone controlled RC car. Nothing could be more fascinating than…
  26. Ardusumo: an Open Source Platform for Fighting Robots using Arduino
    The idea Ardusumo is a universal platform to build robots on wheels that can move around avoiding obstacles using infrared sensors and follow routes marked with dark lines on a…
  27. Arduino Nano based Microbot
    This instructable was created to be entered in the Robot Challenge. If I win, the parts will of course, go into robots like this one. Notes on how to include some…
  28. Hack Your Hasbro R2D2 With an IOIO Microcontroller
    My wife bought me a Hasbro Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid for my birthday a few years ago after I said how much fun it would be to hack it and…
  29. Ardu-Bot-Tom – RF Link Controlled Robot
    [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana" fontsize="14 " radius="20 " border="#985D12" float="right" head="Major Components in Project" headbg="#FFEB70" headcolor="#985D00"] Ardu-Bot-Tom List of Materials Controller Parts: 1x - Arduino Uno 1x - 9V Battery…
  30. How To Make an Obstacle Avoiding Arduino Robot
    Hello all! In this Instructable I'll be showing you how to make a robot similar to the "Mobile Arduino Experimental Platform" (MAEP) that I made. It is equipped with two…
  31. Hacked roomba and arduino snowballs into a Eurobot 2013 entry
    It all started as a weekend project with my kids and soon enough I got sucked into a 4 month project with their school ! The idea was to get…
  32. Augmenting Plant Behavior Through Robotics using Arduino
    The PhytoBot is a semi-intelligent plant which responds to external stimulus (light intensity and light location) and responds to it as a phototropic plant would. Essentially it is designed as…
  33. 3D-Printed Biologically-Inspired Robotics
    I have been spending the last few months doing research into biologically inspired robotic structures. While my approach may seem formalistic in nature, these devices were simply a means for…
  34. How to Build a Robot – The BeetleBot
    Welcome! I have been in robotics since I was a kid and I am very passionate by robotics. I learn BEAM robotics around 1997-98 and started building robots for a…
  35. Arduino MMAE Graduate Robotics
    This page provides general information to students enrolled in the EML 6808 course, Analysis and Control of Robot Manipulators. Prerequisites for the course are: EML 4312C, EML 5271, or C.I.…
  36. DIY handmade Hexapod with arduino (Hexdrake)
    Hello, I'm David and in this instructable I'll show how I made this hexapod whose name is Hexdrake. Since I was 16 I became interested in electronic and later in…
  37. Arduino Light Following Robot
    Overview This instructable will use three photoresistors (light dependent resistors) and an Arduino to control the motion of a robot. Any common robot chassis can be used for the robot.…
  38. 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…
  39. Self-Balancing Robot Using Arduino
    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…
  40. 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…
  41. ANDROID BASED ROBOTICS
    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…
  42. Make A Electric Turtle Robot Using Arduino
    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…
  43. 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…
  44. 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…
  45. Arduino-based line follower robot using Pololu QTR-8RC line sensor
    UPDATE FEB 2012: This guide is featured on Adafruit's blog http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2012/02/14/arduino-based-line-follower-robot/ This is Faz3a II, my first line-following robot, which I also hope to use for maze-solving. I used the…
  46. Arduino 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…
  47. 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…
  48. Arduino controlled Bluetooth-bot
    This instructable will show you how to convert an old toy R/C car from the thrift-store ($1.50) into a bluetooth controlled robot. To make the conversion, you will need an…
  49. Carduino- A simple Arduino robotics platform with its own library
    This is, as the title says, an Arduino-based robotics platform, with its own library. The "standard" model comes with two back motors, two omni-wheels in the front, and a distance…
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Arduino Programmer Projects

  1. Week 8  :  Embedded Programming & Networking and Communications
    Part 1 - Embedded Programing A Morse Code Receiver and Transmitter This week’s assignment was to program the board we made two weeks ago to do something, with as many different programming…
  2. 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…
  3. Program ESP8266 With NodeMCU
    Hey everyone what's up! so you got yourself an esp12f module and now you want to program it? here's how you can do that in an easy way that doesn't…
  4. DIY Attiny Programming Shield
    If you are looking for a small and low powered Arduino board the Attiny is a really good option, its surprisingly featureful for it's size. It has 5 GPIO pins,…
  5. (almost) Universal MIDI SysEx CC Programmer (and Sequencer…)
    In the mid eighties synths manufaturers started a "less is better" process that led to barebones synths. This allowed the reduction of costs on the manufaturer side, but made the…
  6. 3 Simple Ways of Programming an ESP8266 12X Module
    If you are not familiar with ESP8266 micro controller, I really feel you have been missing out! These things are incredible: they are cheap, powerful and best of all have…
  7. Easy Very Low Power BLE in Arduino Part 3 – Nano V2 Replacement – Rev 3
    Update: 7th April 2019 – Rev 3 of lp_BLE_TempHumidity, adds Date/Time plots, using pfodApp V3.0.362+, and auto throttling when sending dataUpdate: 24th March 2019 – Rev 2 of lp_BLE_TempHumidity, adds more…
  8. LOG Arduino Sketches 101
    So this Lazy Old Geek (LOG) gets bored sometimes and wants something to do. Actually, sometimes I get tired of trying to solve hardware problems, which are sometimes software problems.…
  9. Arduino 101
    To get started with Arduino, you'll need some basics. In this tutorial, we'll go beyond a little blinky light and teach you about: VariablesInput and Output pinsSensors and reading dataMapping…
  10. Use Arduino Code on a TI Launchpad MSP430
    You can now use Arduino sketches to program your TI Launchpad MSP430. The video show me programming an Arduino Mega 2560 and a TI Launchpad MSP430 with the same Arduino…
  11. Easily run your ATtiny at 16MHz, without an external clock, from the Arduino IDE
    Hardware components: Atmel ATTiny85 × 1 SparkFun Tiny AVR Programmer × 1 Software apps and online services: Arduino IDE   STORY Introduction The Atmel tinyAVR MCU's (ATtiny) are a series of…
  12. Programming the ATtiny85 (Using an Arduino Uno)
    Today, we are going to build a circuit to program an ATtiny85 with our Arduino. Supplies We are going to need the following: Some jumper wires 1 x 10 micro…
  13. How to establish UART communication between ATmega8 and Arduino Uno?
    Here we are going to establish a communication between an ATmega8 microcontroller and Arduino Uno. The communication established here is UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter) type. It’s serial communication. By this…
  14. Arduino ISP – Lazy Old Geek (LOG)
    Arduino ISP - LOG So this Lazy Old Geek (LOG) has had a lot of trouble getting Arduino bootload on Atmega chips. I couldn’t get either of these to work…
  15. Arduino-based AVR High Voltage Programmer
    Update 01/02/09: A PCB version of this circuit is in the design stages – some preliminary information is here. Update 03/11/09: Kits based on this design are now for sale!…
  16. How to Convert an Arduino into an AVR Flash Programmer
    In case you don't have an AVR programmer but you do have an arduino, the arduino can be converted into an AVR flash programmer, meaning it can program bare AVR…
  17. AVRSH: A Command Interpreter Shell for Arduino/AVR. using arduino
    Ever wanted to be "logged in" to your AVR microcontroller? Ever thought it would be cool to "cat" a register to see its contents? Have you always wanted a way…
  18. Arduino ISP (In System Programming) and stand-alone circuits
    We use an Arduino to program other ATmega without bootloader . This technique allows you to use all flash memory for code and make boards using new ATmega, cheaper than those…
  19. Arduino Uno – Programming With A Serial Port
    I’m working on an Arduino clone.  The Arduino is essentially an ATMEGA328P development board with a bootloader pre-loaded.  There are a lot of custom macros built into the programming interface…
  20. Morse-Code Trainer Using Arduino
    My kids are learning Morse code this summer, so I threw together this little circuit to help them learn. And to make it more fun... It uses an ATtiny85 ($2.26…
  21. ArduinoISP Bootloader/Programmer Combination Shield
    I started recently to get interested in building Arduino based robots. Since it is a traumatizing process to take any creation apart, I am opting to keep mine alive and…
  22. 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…
  23. 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…
  24. 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…
  25. 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…
  26. 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…
  27. 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…
  28. 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…
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Security – Safety Projects

  1. 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…
  2. How to make gas leak alert security alarm using arduino
    In this tutorial I will show you how to make gas leak alert security alarm using arduino nano and mq 5 gas sensor Description Introduction A gas detector is a…
  3. 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…
  4. DIY ESP32 Security CAM
    Hey guys and welcome back, https://youtu.be/cb393Lbfjx4 This is my DIY Security Cam which is made from an ESP32 connected with a 5V Charger circuit that converts 240V AC into 5V…
  5. Reverse Engineered Bumper Sensor Campsite Security Alarm
    This Instructable is to build a very smart, talking campsite security system that is disguised in an owl decoy. Now, this isn't your typical Arduino ultrasonic distance sensing project. Rather,…
  6. Sensor Stations Network for Lighting and Security Control
    With this sensor stations network configured in a master/slave mode, you will be able to do lighting and security control in your home. These sensor stations (Node01, Node02 in this…
  7. Home Presence Simulator and Security Control Device
    This project allow us to simulate presence and to detect movements in our home. We can configure a network of devices installed in differents rooms of our home all of…
  8. DIY | Easy Arduino Laser Tripwire Security System!
    https://youtu.be/X18CfOKtyTQ In this tutorial I will be teaching you how you can build your own Laser Tripwire Security System at home! You will need the following components and materials: LED…
  9. Arduino Password Unlock Door Security System
    Hello! In this Instructables guide I will show you how to make your own password unlock door system by using the Arduino uno board. I made my own circuit by…
  10. Make Your Own GPS SMS Security Tracking System
    In this project I will show you how to combine a SIM5320 3G module with an Arduino and a piezoelectric transducer as a shock sensor in order to create a…
  11. Arduino RFID Door Lock
    You have seen RFID Door Lock Mechanism in some Hotels and other places, where you don’t need a key to unlock the room. You are given a card and you just need…
  12. TIA Weak Artificial Intelligence IoT Assistant
    IoT security/environment monitoring device with NFC & fingerprint authentication devices and a Weak Artificial Intelligence Assistant.   Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO ×…
  13. Smart Phone Controlled Digital Code Lock using Arduino
    There are many types of security systems used all over the world and Digital Code Lock is one of them. We have already covered many digital locks with simple 16x2…
  14. Door Alarm using Arduino and Ultrasonic Sensor
    Security has always been a major concern for all of us and there are many Hi tech and IoT based security and surveillance system are available in the market. Intruder…
  15. Smart Knock Detecting Door Lock using Arduino
    Security is a major concern in our day to day life, and digital locks have become an important part of these security systems. There are many types of security systems…
  16. IOT based Home automation and Security system
    IOT has become huge trend in the last couple of years. With growing needs in connected devices many companies have shifted the attention to iot market. Today we are going…
  17. Build An Arduino Based Voting System
    Voting systems are one of the finest examples of Embedded devices and applications. The complexity and robustness of a voting system depends on the number of voters involved. Here you…
  18. Three level Ultra security system using Arduino
    Today we are in a world where robbery has increased to a great extent. Hence there is a need to protect everything using a security system. Here is a small…
  19. Arduino Laser Security Shield
    *** I AM THIRTEEN. I REALLY ENJOY PUTTING TOGETHER THESE INSTRUCTABLES. PLEASE SHOW SUPPORT BY VOTING FOR ME IN THE LASER CUTTER CONTEST - http://www.instructables.com/contest/epilog3/*** I started thinking about this…
  20. How to Text Yourself when your DSC PC1550 Home Security System Alarms
    I have a home security system that was installed when my home was built in the early 1990’s. It is, or was until I modified it, a wired perimeter system…
  21. GSM Home Security Alarm System with Arduino
    This project deals with the design & development of a theft control system for home, which is being used to prevent/control any theft attempt. The developed system makes use of…
  22. Build Arduino Based Home Security System Using PIR Motion Sensor
    PIR sensors are widely applied in wireless residential security systems, home alarms systems and many more security circuits as motion detector sensors. A typical PIR sensor detects the infrared red…
  23. Arduino Security Alarm with Reed Switch
    How does the security alarm circuit works? When power is turned on, the circuit goes into standby mode, and this condition is indicated by “SECURITY ALARM” in the LCD screen.Note…
  24. Arduino Based Security System using GSM & PIR Sensor
    In present time Home/Office and many other place security is most important. In our absence these places are not secure. For make these palaces secure many peoples keep guards and…
  25. Developed on Hackaday: First Version of the Hardware
    The Hackaday writers and readers are currently working hand-in-hand on an offline password keeper, the mooltipass (click to see the project description). Next in our Developed on Hackaday series, we present the…
  26. Security / Automation Sensors using Arduino
    Security system sensors such as motion detectors, reed switches, pressure mats, glass-break detectors, infra-red beams, and conductive film can be very handy for all sorts of things including home automation…
  27. LED Dawn / Sunrise Alarm Clock, Nightlight & Security Light – Arduino Compatible
    As the nights gradually lengthened in autumn 2011, I discovered the joys of Arduino and thought that it would be a great way to implement something that I have wanted…
  28. 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…
  29. ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM
    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…
  30. Build An RFID Door Lock Using Arduino
    I wanted to make an easy and secure way to enter my garage. RFID was the best way to unlock my door, even with my hands full I can unlock…
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Other Projects

  1. BLC Using Arduino Emulator
    What is this BLC? Ans: Binary logical Calculator using Arduino Uno R3. Formally we are doing Arduino project which is real-time application in introductory labs and other places. This is…
  2. Basic IC Tester Using Arduino NANO
    1. Components required for this project. 2. Procedure to do this project. 3. Coding of Arduino Nano with verification. 4. Circuit diagrams. 5. Simulations and application list. So lets begin.....!…
  3. MFRC522 RFID Reader Interfaced With NodeMCU
    If you have noticed in an office before, you would be probably aware of those RFID cards or Tags that would unlock specific doors depending on your access.Well let’s make…
  4. Controlling Devices in Swift With BLE
    In this project we will use an iPhone to control devices connected to an STM32 device. The project is a starting point for more exciting experiments such as remote controlled…
  5. Weather Portal
    There have recently been a series of web query projects that use the miraculously tiny and affordable ESP8266 micro controllers. Most have involved the output going to a tiny screen…
  6. Getting Started With Freescale K64F
    There is a lot of buzz going around Arduino and the series of boards. One of the most used board from the Arduino series is the Arduino Uno. But what many…
  7. Automated 5 Gallon Bucket Feeder
    This bucket feeder design was motivated by the fact that my wife and I live in different cities and have a cat that hates to ride in the car. The…
  8. IoT Set-up to Operate/control 220-240 Volt AC Bulb/Device; NodeMCU Amica + 5V Relay + MQTT + Arduino IDE + Web Browser (HTML + JavaScript/jQuery)
    What are we messing with? IoT (Internet of things) set-up to operate/control 220-240 Volt AC Bulb/Device NodeMCU Amica + 5V Relay + MQTT + Arduino IDE + Web Browser (HTML…
  9. Spot Welder 1-2-3 Arduino Firmware
    Why another spot welder project? Building a spot welder is one of the (arguably few) cases in which you can build something for a fraction of the price of the…
  10. Remote Control: ESP8266 With Coin Cell
    The big problem using the ESPs is the power consumption when Wifi "goes up", about 100-200mA, peak up to 300mA. Normal coincells deliver a few mA, peak up to 20-40mA.…
  11. Alexa Controlled Servo
    Introduction I have a laptop on a shelf in my office that monitors several cameras that are around the outside of my house. They alert me to deliveries and visitors. While…
  12. Autonomous Control of RPM of Engine Using Feedback System From a IR Based Tachometer
    There is always a need for automating a process,be it a simple/monstrous one.I got the idea to do this project from a simple challenge that i faced while finding methods…
  13. ESP32 LoRa Changing Frequency
    What would you think about a program, made in the C language of the Arduino IDE, that makes the LoRa radio change frequency? This is what you will learn about…
  14. ESP-Now Rainstick
    This fun little project will allow you the trivial joy of letting a electronic network announce that you have rain! The AI controlled, tear eliciting price'd Tesla has been rumored…
  15. Measure Pressure With Your Micro:bit
    The following instructable describes a easy to build and inexpensive device to perform pressure measurements and demonstrate Boyle's law, using the micro:bit in combination with the BMP280 pressure/temperature sensor. Whereas…
  16. 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…
  17. Arduino Air Bonsai Levitation
    It's been a long time since my previous tutorial, my work is quite busy and I spend less time on Instructables. This time is a project that I like very…
  18. SMART PARKING SYSTEM
    Recently from few years people have started focusing on modernization. So in this project "SMART PARKING SYSTEM" everything is based on modern idea, and through this project we also tried…
  19. 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…
  20. DIY Arduino UNO
    DIY your own Arduino UNO with the JLC PCB Description Schematic of ARDUINO S3v3 Details of ARDUINO S3v3 X1: DE-9 serial connector  Used to connect a computer (or other devices)…
  21. 3D Printed Mini Air Kooler (the OverEngineered Edition)
    Description Hey everyone What's up! Let me show you something COOL! https://youtu.be/DLRq5FG2jNQ A completely 3D Printed Mini Air Cooler that is powered by a Jet Turbine. So the goal here was to…
  22. ARDUINO NANO BLE SENSE – TinyML FITNESS BAND USING EDGE IMPULSE
    It is a disruptive fitness solution where we classified different physical motions and body positions using arduino nano ble sense. Description TinyML fitness band using "EDGE IMPULSE" is a disruptive…
  23. Intelligent-Vision Eye-glasses For Blind
    An AI Automation glasses to solving problems for the legally blind, low vision, glaucoma and Cataract. Abstract After the successful prototype for the Blind Glass @Blind-targeted AI Glasses  https://youtu.be/W2mmXbYaRMA Friends and…
  24. Avengers plant monitoring device with Arduino uno (Tuya IoT platform)
    I made a lot-based plant monitoring device. From this device, you can measure the condition of your plant from anywhere in the world. The device is able to measure temperature,…
  25. WorkSafe CV based multiparameter monitoring and diagnostics
    Worksafe is an attempt to bring advanced healthcare diagnostics to residential and industrial markets at affordable costs. Description As we all are aware, it's been almost two years since the…
  26. HealBot Semi Auto Surgical Machine
    Problems faced- Due to growing road traffic, lack of doctors in many places and sometimes non... Description Problems faced-  Due to growing road traffic, lack of doctors in many places,…
  27. Scan QR Codes with Raspberry Pi Pico
    To extract information from QR codes and use a Barcode & QR Code HAT and a Raspberry Pi Pico. Description  To extract information from QR codes and (even create your…
  28. Pantomime – Gestures to actions for disability aid and more
    Pantomime is a configurable gesture controller unit that can be used for reliable human-machine interaction. For the demo purpose, we have shown a use case of the Pantomime in a…
  29. Dual-Task CoreXY DrawBot
    When I saw a COREXY (or H-Bot) plotter, I thought I would make it someday. Since most of its components were made from 3D printers so I have postponed it.…
  30. 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…
  31. 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…
  32. Aetherharp: Three Level, 24 Note, MIDI Air-harp.
    This project is loosely inspired by the laser harp of Jean-Michel Jarre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnAfXK-hft8 Instead of lasers however, it uses eight SHARP infra-red distance sensors, the variants with the longest range…
  33. Controlling Nixie Tube With Arduino Using K155ID1 Microchip
    For those who don't know Nixie tubes are electronic devices used for displaying numbers and other character using glow discharge. They date back to 1950s not used commercially anymore. Currently…
  34. A Simple Arduino Touchless Candy Dispenser
    This is a simple touchless candy dispenser using an ultrasonic sensor for activation, a stepper motor to dispense candy, and an Arduino for controlling everything. The candy dispenser can be…
  35. 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…
  36. 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.…
  37. Arduino Witch Cauldron
    This project consists of an interactive Arduino-based Halloween decoration referring to a witch cauldron. As you position your face in front of the cauldron and you get close, the eyes…
  38. Boost Converter Circuit in Proteus Using uc1845
    This article is all about boost converter circuit, what is boost converter circuit and how it is useful in boost converter circuit .and its ic number. Keep reading if you…
  39. 100 Watt INVERTER circuit IC 4047 pinout proteus simulation
    [otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-1] Hi Guys! Hope you are fine. In this topic I will tell you how to IC Inverter using Proteus(INVERTER circuit in proteus). Let’s start. 100 Watt INVERTER USING…
  40. ARDUINO MEGA FOR BEGINNERS
    In this post I will discuss about the detailed ARDUINO MEGA FOR BEGINNERS. In the previous post I have discussed about brief introduction of the Arduino MEGA there I have discussed…
  41. 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;…
  42. Sliderpusher for Digital Painters
    No it's not a name for some obscure industrial goth band... though that would be sick af! Anyway, If you ever used a graphics tablet to draw, paint or sculpt,…
  43. Color Smoke Bubble Machine (For Kids Safe Incense Smoke)
    Bubbles are always like by all ages. Its fun to see smoke filled bubbles. But color smoke using potassium nitrate are not advice to inhale. Also color from smoke fireworks…
  44. 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…
  45. Arduino Based Counting Tree for Children
    Counting can be a fun task for young children. Children as young as two may start saying numbers in no particular order. A lot of parents start teaching their kids…
  46. How to Drive 4-Digits Seven Segment With Arduino Using Just 3 Pins
    Hello every body, Welcome to this tutorial. In this tutorial we gonna talk about How to drive a 4-digits 7segment with Arduino using minimum pins. To do this we are…
  47. Basic Arduino MIDI Arppegiator
    In this instructable I will show you how to make a basic MIDI instrument using an Arduino Uno. This instrument plays three notes (a triad) in a row. Using the different…
  48. IoT Demo
    The following model was created as a teaching aid for a demonstration of IoT concepts. The associated PowerPoint is attached to the end of this Instructable. This Instructable will cover:…
  49. Artificial Candle Ignited by Real Flame
    Hello again, everyone. In this Instructable, you will see something really cool and exciting and you might not have seen such a thing yet on the internet. We will design…
  50. Automatic Food Dispenser From Arduino
    Howdy Readers, Dispensers for pets are expensive and this fact is known to all of pet owners But as there is a saying there is always one or other solution…
  51. The Next-Gen Deck
    By Marcel’s Workshop I spend a lot of time on Genealogy with subscriptions to many services.To make it efficient I copy, paste and refresh pages often from one database to…
  52. IOS App for Adafruit Feather NRF52832
    The Adafruit Feather nRF52832 has a BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) functionality that has a lot of potential to be used in many different projects. In this Instructable, I will be…
  53. Cheapest Plug & Play Room Automation Setup
    Their are many people who are struggling to make projects that are needed for their daily needs. One of the major example is none other than room automation. Even though…
  54. “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…
  55. GRBL Based Coil Winder From Water Pipe
    When I was working on the Toy Magnetic Levitation project with a solenoid coil, I thought to myself, why didn't I make a coil winder. So I took my times to build…
  56. Halloween Pop-Up Prop
    https://youtu.be/nJx_GmmiR7A This was my first animated Halloween prop. I found this witch at the local hardware store. It was meant to hang up by a cord and if someone came…
  57. Halloween Animated Knights
    About a week or so after Halloween last year (pre-COVID), I happened to be in Home Depot and back in a far corner bin were several Halloween items very heavily…
  58. Customizable Keypad Matrix (Use It As Shortcuts for PC)
    https://youtu.be/oyFXOmdzXOM The of the shelf Keypad Matrix is great but they only come in numeric or alphanumeric types. If you want to make a Keypad Matrix whose keys are designed…
  59. 14band Graphical Equalizer
    Here comes a simple Graphic Equalizer showing 14 audio bands from 60Hz up to 16kHz. It consist of a PCB based on MSGEQ7 and ESP dev board. Since a MSGEQ7…
  60. 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…
  61. Arduino Eye Strain Alarm
    With the COVID quarantine moving life online, I now spend many hours looking at my computer screen. Whether I'm doing school virtually, connecting with friends and family, or working on…
  62. Gandalf’s Magic Staff
    Who wouldn't want Gandalf's Magic Wizard Staff? Turns out Gandalf had various staffs and either lost, broke or upgraded them frequently! This provides us with multiple staff designs and there…
  63. Make a Digital Photo Album by ESP32
    Last week I made an electronic photo album that I could place on my work desk to show some photos. I can take a look at relaxing when I'm tired…
  64. Arduino Text I/O for Real World Applications
    Quick Start This tutorial will take you through the steps you can use to successfully process Real World text I/OYou should avoid using any Serial methods in your loop() code…
  65. How to Create an Animatronic Dragon Model
    ROOAAARR!! Before you learn how to train your dragon, you need to first obtain a dragon, and there's no better way than to make it yourself! This guide will explain…
  66. The BookMinder: a Bookend Meeting Countdown Device
    Since more and more of us are working from home, we are all increasing our engagement with our screens (looking at you, Zoom meetings). For myself, when I am taking…
  67. The Youtube Subscriber Counter
    Hey! Today i'm gonna share with you one of my lastest quarantine projects, i'm talking about this awesome NodeMCU based Youtube Subscriber and View counter! It's a pretty simple project that can…
  68. Think-a-Tron Mini
    This Instructable is a standalone follow on to my recent Think-a-Tron 2020 project. You can see a picture of my Think-a-Tron "family" including the original, 2020, and Mini versions above.…
  69. Easy Zoom Quit Button
    This Zoom emergency quit button lets you exit out of your meeting in an instant. It is simple to make and requires very little electronics experience. I built this because…
  70. Disney Magic Band Scanner
    This is a Magic Band Scanner. It is inspired by the Magic Band Scanners that can be found at Walt Disney World. It is used at the entrances to all…
  71. Daft Punk LIVES ON! My Guy Manuel Helmet
    WHAAAAT??? DAFT PUNK CALLED IT QUITS ??? Daft Punk may have retired but that doesn't have to mean that you have to stop having fun with their inspiration! Here is…
  72. Happy Birthday Song Using Arduino Uno
    Hello friends welcome back to "Techno-E-solution" in todays article I'll show "How to play Happy Birthday Song Using Arduino & Buzzer" in few steps. Most of the peoples are from…
  73. Color Injection Lamp – Jumbo Size
    I love this concept very much because kids like it very much. Now a days kids are always in mobile for study then for play and then for entertainment. Already…
  74. 88888: the Electronic Smile Counter
    This project originated from a request of a friend. He asked me to build a so-called smile counter for their college dorm - a segmented display which can show a…
  75. Mechanical 7 Segment Display V2
    Hello and welcome back to another Instructable. In the previous two Instructables, I have shown you how I created PCB coils in Kicad using a Python script, covered the basics…
  76. Extending GPIOs of ESP8266-01 and IoT || Exploring ESP8266:Part 3
    Hello all! This instructable happens to be part 3 of my ESP series where I continue to experiment and explore the various features of the ESP 8266-01 board. In the…
  77. Floating and Spinning Earth Globe
    The objectives of this project were (1) to make an object float, by means of magnetic levitation and controlled by an Arduino Nano and (2) documenting the whole process allowing…
  78. Teamaker 2.0
    What's better in the morning than a hot cup of tea?You should keep to the brewing time so that the tea tastes the way you want it to. Unfortunately, there's…
  79. Wilson – the IoT Hat
    Hi There, Recently, I finished up on my DIY project Wilson: the IoT hat. Because of the big fun I had creating and using this IoT hat, and given the…
  80. Arduino IoT Cloud ESP8266 NodeMCU Alexa Home Automation System | IoT 2021
    In this IoT project, I have shown how to make an IoT-based Smart Home with Arduino IoT Cloud & Alexa using NodeMCU ESP8266 to control 4 home appliances with voice commands. If the internet is not available,…
  81. Differential Thermal Analysis Using Arduino and PhyPhox
    When a solid substance is heated the increase in energy manifests itself in the form of an increase in temperature. If the heating rate is constant the temperature increase is…
  82. Metroid Morph Ball
    https://youtu.be/q6j_CxbCovE If you are like me, there are many nostalgic things that bring me back to my youth. Tom Sutton, username yakis on thingiverse, created this 3d model of Metroid’s…
  83. The Flight Millennium Controller
    I realized a PCB remote control in order to control remote controlled objects and more particularly an airplane. This one works in wifi 2.4Ghz, has an Oled screen, joysticks, potentiometers,…
  84. Wind Speed Monitor Via MQTT
    Once I failed to control the drone because of the wind so I want to measure the wind speed to know whether it is suitable for the drone flight in…
  85. Life and Tetris and Pong…Oh My!
    Several months ago I got a really good deal on a large 32x32 RGB LED matrix display. It matches up with the wiring interface shown on the Adafruit website for…
  86. ARC Reactor Lamp MKII
    Welcome to this instructable, this time I will be showing you how to make the newest version of my ARC Reactor Mood lamp I did a couple of months ago.…
  87. MIDI-to-MQTT Bridge (console)
    This command-line Python script transmits MQTT messages based on events from a MIDI input device such as the Akai MPD218 Drum Pad Controller. This can be used as a platform for…
  88. 3D Printer Add-on Heated Bed
    I have a FlashForge Finder 3D printer that did not come with a heated bed. The factory build plate is also somewhat limiting in what kind of build surfaces you…
  89. Arduino MQTT Monitor (PyQt5)
    This utility GUI application is a tool for debugging programs using a remote MQTT server. It can show messages on multiple topics and publish text-based messages on a single topic.…
  90. SMARTWALKER D4E1
    The smartwalker is being developed for a project called "design for everyone" at Howest university college of Applied Sciences (Belgium). We are a group of design and occupational therapy students. This…
  91. Arduino Sketch Classifier Demo
    N.B. this is new and still being tested. This sketch demonstrates an example of ultrasonic range sensor data processing using a combination of signal filters and a classification tree. The…
  92. AI Auto-Classify Trash Can
    This project is a trash can that recognizes and classifies garbage automatically. Use Machine-Learning and Arduino in Scratch. How it works 1. Camera takes an image of garbage. 2. Machine-Learning model recognizes…
  93. Arduino Sketch RemoteStation
    This sketch demonstrates Internet-based remote communication using a companion ‘bridge’ program running on the attached host which sends and receives messages via an online MQTT server. This allows connecting one…
  94. Arduino Sketch CKS-Shield-1-Test
    This Arduino sketch exercises the standard hardware of the CKS-1-Shield board. It provides a console interface for reading inputs and triggering outputs, and a set of asynchronous state machines for…
  95. Arduino – How to Read SD Card Text File Line by Line
    In this tutorial we will learn how to read the SD card text file line by line. Watch the Video! Note: You can use other Displays such as OLED, but…
  96. Arduino Sketch Event Busy Box
    Note: this sketch is a work-in-progress and only partly tested. This multi-file sketch is provided to serve as a template for projects which combine responsive sensing and actuation with behavioral…
  97. I2C With the ESP8266-01 !? || Exploring ESP8266:Part 1
    Hello all ! With this instructable I will be writing and documenting a series of projects mentioning and exploring the various hidden ( rather unexplored ) features of the tiny…
  98. Arduino Sketch MPU6050 DMP6
    This sketch is used by Exercise: MPU6050 IMU I2C Module. Main Source Code The main code is in MPU6050_DMP6.ino. // I2C device class (I2Cdev) demonstration Arduino sketch for MPU6050 class using DMP…
  99. WetRuler–Kitchen Helpers for the Visually Impaired
    https://youtu.be/9_ZpVLm8NMY I have worked most of my adult life with patients with vision problems in Alaska and pondered building a helpful device that would enable a more defined way of…
  100. Creative Console for Space Mouse!
    https://youtu.be/ZeQCTqFfhYo Hello makers!! For those who already know my Instructable "Space Mouse" https://www.instructables.com/Space-Mouse-With-Ard... there is now an extension for it! The Creative Console!! I designed this console to extend the…
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Sensor – Transducer – Detector Projects

  1. 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?…
  2. 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…
  3. ESP8266 Basement Monitor
    My basement gets wet when it rains a lot so I wanted a way to monitor it. I decided to try using an ESP8266 as it has built in WiFi.…
  4. CO2 Ppm Sensor Logger ($140)
    The goal of this project is to build a cheap alternative to measuring CO2 ppm in the air. It's a nice simple way to see over-time change in ppm using…
  5. WiFi Bathroom Humidity Sensor W/Fan Control, App & Automation
    https://youtu.be/EOwaKpxijXI Step 1: The Board & Shields Wemos D1 Mini 11 digital input/output pins, all pins have interrupt/pwm/I2C/one-wire supported(except D0) 1 analog input(3.2V max input) a Micro USB connection Compatible…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. Drain Clog Detector
    Don't let a clogged drain slow you down!Coming back from our vacation, me and my wife were surprised by the water covering the floor of our apartment, and we found…
  9. 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, •…
  10. 3-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor
    Wireless power transfer systems are well on their way to replacing conventional wired charging. Ranging from tiny biomedical implants all the way to wirelessly recharging huge electric vehicles. An integral…
  11. 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,…
  12. ‘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 http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/Knock The system consists…
  13. 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…
  14. 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…
  15. RADAR model using ARDUINO and ULTRASONIC SENSOR
    It is a model of RADAR. It describes how a radar works in real time. Description https://youtu.be/6zACsitlOS8 RADAR model is used to know how the real time radar works. It is…
  16. Fire Prediction using Arduino nano BLE sense and Machine Learning
    An Embedded Machine learning-based project was used to detect fire using the inbuilt colour sensor. Description It's an embedded machine learning-based project used to predict a fire in Arduino nano…
  17. 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…
  18. 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…
  19. 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,…
  20. 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…
  21. 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…
  22. 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…
  23. HALLOWEEN PROJECT: the Candied Dead Baby
    The Candied Dead Baby is an Arduino-controlled interactive halloween decoration. It has been designed, created and assembled by three industrial design engeneering students from Elisava. Using servomotors and ultrasonic distance sensors…
  24. Smart Product Project – Intro to Sensors (Lesson 3)
    If you haven't already, check out the Leader-Follower Robot project (https://www.instructables.com/Leader-Follower-Robot-Legs/). The Leader-Follower Robot project provides important background on the concepts covered in this tutorial. We will also be using…
  25. 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…
  26. 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…
  27. How to Make a Basic Ultrasensor Keyboard Prototype With Arduino
    For this Instructable, I have made a primitive musical soundboard using an ultra sensor as a keyboard. Here I will show you the basic steps on how to create such…
  28. 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;…
  29. FOOT PEDAL ACTIVATED WATER TAP
    Greetings everyone! We hope you are in good health. We live in a world where any form of physical contact between two human beings is starting to pose serious health…
  30. Simple Arduino Pot Plant Soil Moisture Sensor
    Arduino Pot Plant Soil Moisture Sensor I have been struggling with over watering of my indoor pot plants, especially succulents. To this end I decided to make a simple Soil…
  31. 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…
  32. Cyborg Crafts: Sense Like a Cat With Whiskers – Sensory Extension Puppet
    I adopted a cat a couple of weeks ago (Figure 2&3). To celebrate, I wanted to make a cat whisker sensory extension puppet that looks like my cat! This project…
  33. Sensors in Phone and Arduino Serial Communication
    Sensors are one of the crucial things when it comes to building projects/robots. Many a times the sensor might be not available locally or it might take too long to…
  34. Custom I2C Slave Sensor/device With Arduino
    https://youtu.be/7uRn6D0kInY In this Instructable, I'll show you how I managed to create my own I2C controlled device that I can then connect to any microcontroller and interact with it over…
  35. 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…
  36. Tank Level Alert for Pellet Stove
    If, like me, you have a pellet stove which does not indicate the low level of the tank, I suggest this little module which will beep when the reserve is…
  37. DIY: ARDUINO SOUND SENSOR SYSTEM
    I have a major problem when it comes to talking on the phone or playing video games with my friends - I often get loud (that's quite an understatement). Since…
  38. Arduino/ESP32 Capacitive Touch Sensor
    Adding touch interfaces to your projects might seem difficult at first, but it really isn't. In this Instructable I'll show you how to do it using an Arduino or ESP32…
  39. Flame the Candle by Snapping Your Finger
    Hi guys, we will make an interesting project in this project. We will try to make a flame by snapping our finger.Let's get started on the project. Step 1: Video…
  40. 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…
  41. Automated Arduino Tap
    This project was designed for my dog, who refuses to drink from a water bowl. She often sits by the tap for hours waiting for someone to pass and open…
  42. 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…
  43. 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…
  44. 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…
  45. 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…
  46. CO2 Display
    As its name suggests, the CO2 Display project is a small CO2 gas sensor to be plugged into USB to easily track indoor and outdoor pollution.The CO2 level is displayed…
  47. Gesture Controlled Interactive Desk Light
    https://youtu.be/4BFWbc2f39I We all have seen different kinds of mood lamps & RGB light, most of them have some buttons or a remote to interact with them, but we thought of…
  48. Arduino Bird Shoo!
    In the spring every year, we have a group of robins who start making nests around the house. We also have lots of windows in a patio area that when…
  49. Arduino Sketch FilterDemos
    N.B. this is new and still being tested. This sketch demonstrates several examples of single-channel filters for processing sensor data. The filter functions are purely numeric operations and not dependent…
  50. 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…
  51. Arduino Sketch Sensor Fade
    This sketch is used by Exercise: Sensor Fade. Full Source Code The full code is all in one file SensorFade.ino. // SensorFade - read a photosensor and control several LEDs at different…
  52. DIY Current Sensor – 2.0
    Hello there! I hope you all are fine and in good health. This instructable is about making your own current sensor that is compatible with Arduino and most other widely…
  53. 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…
  54. Sense Magnetic Fields Like a Bird – Sensory Extension Puppet
    This project will show you how to create a computationally enriched puppet that can detect magnetic fields. The puppet (who I call Compy) has two very sensitive GMR analog magnetic…
  55. Sense Direction Like a Bird: Sensory Extension Mask
    In a couple of weeks, some students will visit my lab (Craft Tech Lab) to learn more about wearable technologies. I wanted to build a quick and simple application of…
  56. 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…
  57. Sensory Helping Hands: Modular Sensory Augmentation System (Prototype)
    Having made a lot of wearables as an engineer, advisor, and through replication, there's one irritation that I find consistent with a lot of systems (mine included) - components (typically…
  58. 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…
  59. 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…
  60. 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…
  61. Touch Sensitive Interactive Music Instrument DIY / OSX Version
    “Sensor Retouch” touch sensitive interactive instrument which allows to play Water, Fruit, Plants and Conductive surfaces as a musical instrument by your touch. All you need is Arduino and few…
  62. Temperature Sensor for Arduino Applied for COVID 19
    The temperature sensor for Arduino is a fundamental element when we want to measure the temperature of a processor of the human body. The temperature sensor with Arduino must be…
  63. Gesture Sensing E-textiles
    After playing around with Freetouch to make a knitted fabric switch, it was found that the sensor reading varied depending on the type of interactions. For example, prodding the fabric…
  64. Glowing Garden
    For this project, I wanted to create an interaction that would seamlessly combine the natural and the digital to make a cohesive project which sparked wondering and curiosity. I was…
  65. Machine Learning With the Arduino: Air Quality Prediction Learning With the Arduino: Air Quality Prediction
    Air Quality Prediction is a project that balances Arduino development and Machine Learning. I have always found the world of machine learning captivating but was never able to run models…
  66. Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve
    There are many smart devices available to us that are able to detect our heart rate and other bio data by using a method called photoplethysmography (PPG), a concept of…
  67. Resistive/Capacitive Sensing Tester (For E-textiles Soft Sensors and More)
    A handy-dandy portable device for testing e-textile sensors on the fly. Sometimes your electronics workspace and your textiles workspace are not the same places. You want to make multiple samples…
  68. STOP Face Touching Device
    Why do you want to stop touching since it is part of our human nature? Well, it is all because of the virus floating around. Health officials keep telling the public to…
  69. Alone Together – Plant Lamps
    This instructable is part of the course Physical Interaction and Realization at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology. We are going to teach you how to build two, quite organic and…
  70. A Pocket Sized Touch Keyboard
    In this Instructables I am going to explain about my new project called " A Pocket Sized Touch Keyboard" .It is a Arduino based small physical device used to simplify…
  71. Electronic Chameleon
    Ever wondered how the chameleon changes its colour through the changes in environmental colours? There's something called Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone or MSH. If you want to dig more into this…
  72. 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand With Capacitive Touch Sensing
    In this Instructables I’ve come with an idea that can be implemented to existing 3d printed prosthetic hands. In existing electrically powered prosthesis I Couldn’t find the use of capacitive touch…
  73. Dual Sensor Echo Locator
    This instructable explains how to pinpoint the location of an object using an Arduino, two ultrasonic sensors, and Heron’s formula for triangles. There are no moving parts. Heron’s formula allows…
  74. Infinity Mirror With Ultra Sonic Sensors
    This was my project for Hack Sioux Falls. I built it one weekend and it turned out a lot different than I thought it would. It was a lot of…
  75. PIR Motion Sensor With Arduino in Tinkercad
    Let's learn to sense movement in a room with a PIR motion sensor and Arduino's digital input. We'll connect up a circuit using a breadboard and use some simple Arduino…
  76. Light Sensor (Photoresistor) With Arduino in Tinkercad
    Let's learn how to read a photoresistor, a light-sensitive type of variable resistor, using Arduino's Analog Input. It's also called an LDR (light-dependent resistor). So far you've already learned to control…
  77. Ultrasonic Distance Sensor in Arduino With Tinkercad
    Let's measure distances with an ultrasonic rangefinder (distance sensor) and Arduino's digital input. We'll connect up a circuit using a breadboard and use some simple Arduino code to control a…
  78. Measuring Time Period of a Pendulum Using IR Sensor
    Calculating on paper is never an easy job. And when it comes to formulas with sub-formulas of their own, it is nothing short of a nightmare! Take the case of…
  79. Ultrasound Sensor: 2D Tracking With Arduino
    Ultrasound ranging is a complicated task that made easy by the readily available module for Arduino. To detect or measure the distance it transmits the signal to the target and…
  80. Arduino Polygraph Machine (Lie Detector)
    In this project, We’ll try to get some information from the human body by using simple sensors and Arduino. You can use this information to create a lie detector machine.…
  81. Controlling a Neopixel Led Ring With a Gesture Sensor
    In this tutorial we're going to play with a gesture sensor (APDS-9960) and a neopixel ring to learn how to combine them both using an Arduino UNO. The end product…
  82. SensoDuino: Turn Your Android Phone into a Wireless Sensors Hub for Arduino
    UPDATES Nov 23, 2013: SensoDuino 0.160 gets a face left. Nov 19. 2031: OPINION: The Amazing Synergy Between Arduino & Android. Nov 19, 2013: SensoDuino 0.159 is out. Android phone date (y,m,d) and time…
  83. Better LED as light sensor
    As a result of the questions from lekirst  on this ible of my hand: LED-as-lightsensor-on-the-arduino/ and the cleaner code made by hansc44 at:  Arduino-Use-LED-as-a-light-sensor/ it was time to come with a better Ible. So here it is.…
  84. Diorama, Bat in the cave using Arduino
    The purpose of this instructable is to outline our development of this bat in the cave as well as provide instructions and tips for future engineers hoping to complete a…
  85. EqualAir: Wearable NeoPixel Display Triggered by Air Pollution Sensor
    https://youtu.be/WUYE5HS9Gtc The aim of the project is to make a wearable t-shirt that displays an evocative graphic when air pollution is above a set threshold. The graphic is inspired by…
  86. Rug With Sensors/ RF Communication With Arduino Micro
    I recently finished the installation Equally diverse, which is made of a series of lamps that react to the sensors placed in a rug underneath the lamps.Here is how I…
  87. How to Make an Arduino Weather Station With DHT11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor
    Recently I started playing around with DHT11 Temperature and Humidity sensor, at that time around, I had an idea to make a small yet effective Weather Station, so in this…
  88. Air Quality Sensor: Concept to Production
    This is the full documentation of the Autodesk University Air Quality Sensor project. Attendees at several events have participated in assembling their own air quality sensor over the past several…
  89. RS485 – ARDUINO AND INDUSTRIAL DISTANCE SENSOR
    I have in my hand a distance laser sensor with high precision and speed. It is used in industrial environments for object positioning or detection applications. According to technical documents,…
  90. Sunlight Detection Alarm
    Most technology Instructables are fun to construct, and often easy to build. This is one that shares those features, but also solves a practical problem we had. To prevent fading…
  91. How to Use Water Flow Sensor – Arduino Tutorial
    In this tutorial you will learn how to use one water flow sensor with an Arduino board. The water flow sensor consists of a plastic valve body, a water rotor…
  92. DIY Muscle Sensor / EMG Circuit for a Microcontroller
    Measuring muscle activation via electric potential, referred to as electromyography (EMG) , has traditionally been used for medical research and diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders. However, with the advent of ever…
  93. DIY Standalone Weather Station Powered by Arduino
    Hello Makers out there Again this is not a Step by step Instructable . Like always i forgot to take take snaps since the inception of this project.The idea of…
  94. Drumming MIDI Glove Using Arduino and Light Sensors
    I will describe a fun and easy way to build your own sound expression MIDI enabled glove without expending lot's of money on MIDI Interfaces or expensive sensors. Feel free…
  95. Datalogger With Temperature Sensor and Photoresistor
    In this project I’m going to create a simple Datalogger with my Arduino and an Ethernet shield.I’ll be using a photoresistor and a temperature sensor and all the information will…
  96. Arduino-Using Shift Registers With Ultrasonic Sensors
    The HC-SR04 Ultrasonic range sensing module is great for sensing distances that can be used as an input for your Arduino projects, but using multiple (more than two) can quickly…
  97. Synesthesia Mask
    https://youtu.be/9vLSuLL9xLA Inspiration What if I told you that 2+2=Red!?!? What!?! I know this sounds crazy but for people with synesthesia this might be their reality. Synesthesia is defined as "the…
  98. B-SENSOR: DIY PRESSURE CUSHION
    This project examines how interface pressure is a key risk factor in the development of pressure ulcers. Visual feedback of continuous interface pressure between the body and support surface could…
  99. Indoor Air Quality Monitoring System
    An indoor air quality monitoring system for detecting toxic gases. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino Yun Shield & Genuino Yun Shield × 1 Arduino Leonardo × 1…
  100. Snowbuddy
    Snowman replica that can chat with user to inform them whether outside temperature is safe for outdoor activity or not. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 ×…
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Phone Projects

  1. 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…
  2. 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…
  3. Cardio Data Logger
    Although nowadays many portable devices (smartbands, smartwatches, smartphones,...) are available that can detect the Heart Rate (HR) and perform trace analysis, chest strap belts-based systems (like the one in the…
  4. CONTROLLING MY THREE AUTOMATION PROJECTS USING SINGLE MOBILE APPLICATION
    In this project I am controlling my three automation projects using single application made by me using MIT app inventor platform. Description As we all know that the world is…
  5. 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…
  6. 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,…
  7. 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: http://iwup.altervista.org/shop/reference_list.pdf 1.-)…
  8. PECS Communication Board
    The Picture Exchange Communication System, or PECS, allows people with little or no communication abilities to communicate using pictures. People using PECS are taught to approach another person and give…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. 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…
  13. Smartphone LED Controller Using Bluetooth With Own Application
    Hello friends welcome back to "Techno-E-Solution" In this video I'll be going to show you an interesting project "Smartphone controlled LED Using Arduino & Bluetooth with Own developed Application", I…
  14. Never Lose Your Phone Again
    Who hasn't ever left his phone on a spot and realised they had lost it too late? Anonimoconhache present you the solution: Don't Lose Me. With this amazing gadget you…
  15. Convert Your Old Phone to a Remote Switch
    Ever wondered what to do with your old basic phones? The advent of a smartphone in last decade made all the basic phones obsolete. Even though they had good battery…
  16. Phone+Arduino Controlled Teddy Ruxpin
    In this instructable I will be demonstrating how to control Teddy Ruxpin with a phone and the help of an arduino. After this modification Teddy Ruxpin will work as Google…
  17. Control Your Model Train Layout With Your Mobile Phone!
    Controlling a model train layout with a wired throttle and turnout controllers might be a good start for beginners but they pose a problem of non-portability. Also, the wireless controllers…
  18. SensoDuino: Turn Your Android Phone into a Wireless Sensors Hub for Arduino
    UPDATES Nov 23, 2013: SensoDuino 0.160 gets a face left. Nov 19. 2031: OPINION: The Amazing Synergy Between Arduino & Android. Nov 19, 2013: SensoDuino 0.159 is out. Android phone date (y,m,d) and time…
  19. Smartphone Controlled Bubble Blower Using Arduino
    Whether you’re already a kid or not; you are going to become one as soon you see bubbles floating around you! You’ll be lying if you say that you don’t…
  20. Interfacing Any Arduino With a Cellphone
    When using an Arduino, it may result quite annoying to not be able to use it just because you do not have a computer available. Maybe the Windows or Mac…
  21. Phone Controlled Mood Lighting
    Dorm rooms are notorious for their dreadful lighting, so I wanted to make a cool alternative light source for my room at school. I made it phone controlled so there…
  22. Smartphone Controlled RC Car Using Arduino
    This Instructable shows how to make a Smartphone controlled Arduino Robot Car. Update on 25th Oct 2016 Step 1: Youtube Video Link https://youtu.be/cC2crT941wQ Step 2: Parts and Tools Required 1.…
  23. Arduino : How to Control Stepper Motor Via Bluetooth (with Smartphone)
    This instructable is the written version of my "Arduino : How To Control Stepper Motor via Bluetooth (with Smartphone)" In this project we will control a Stepper motor with a…
  24. Phone Controlled Computer Starter
    https://youtu.be/QhhOxIe02Ok Have you ever wanted to start your computer while you are away from home to access some files? Or maybe you wanted to start a download of a new…
  25. Arduino Uno Xylophone
    This xylophone uses the Arduino Uno and a multiplexer to identify when one of eight keys are struck, and play that sound via midi sound on a computer. An optional…
  26. Control TV With Any Phone (Even Phones Without IR Blaster)
    Do you want to control your TV and several other gadgets that are IR controlled? Ya but my phone doesn't support it because it doesn't have an IR blaster.Don't worry…
  27. SmartPhone Controlled RGB MOOD Light
    Mood lamps are always fascinating for me and is a very good project for starters to start with Arduino. What is a Mood Lamp ? Mood lamps are lighting devices…
  28. Smartphone Controlled Cat Laser
    https://youtu.be/Q05TAoPIHtQ I've been wanting to start exploring the world of microcontrollers and programming for some time now, so I came up with this simple project which uses an app called…
  29. Arduino MKR1000 + Android + Relay = Christmas gift lock
    Santa is here but you need to guess your gift's password! It's a great starting point if you're new to Arduino MKR1000, networking & Android Things used in this project…
  30. Arduino MKR1000 Kit
    Best in Class Arduino MKR1000 Controller. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Software apps and online services Arduino IDE Arduino MKR1000 Kit - Android Apple…
  31. Smart Phone Controlled Arduino Mood Light with Alarm
    Smart Phone Controlled Arduino Mood Light with Alarm I recently purchased the Neo Pixel LED strip and was quite impressed by the way it works. The tiny LED’s have an inbuilt driver…
  32. Say Thanks to all Courteous Drivers
    Ever want to say thanks to the nice person who just let you in line? I have thought a lot about that, and here is my solution. Things used in…
  33. Reed Switch Interfacing with Arduino
    Reed switch is used in many of the real-life applications such as magnetic door switch, laptops, smartphones etc. In this article, we learn about Reed Switch and guide you to…
  34. Algorithmic Camera Trigger – Shutterino
    Camera trigger powered by Arduino MKR1000 and controlled by the app. Let the algorithm take the best shots. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 Any board with…
  35. Cell Phone Controlled AC using Arduino and Bluetooth
    In today’s modern world, where ever we go we have lots of electronic devices around us. But, out of all, there is only one device that we personally have in…
  36. Measure Sound/Noise Level in dB with Microphone and Arduino
    Noise pollution has really started to gain importance due to high population density. A normal human ear could hear sound levels from 0dB to 140dB in which sound levels from…
  37. Using Nokia 3310 84×48 LCD with Arduino
    Story The Nokia 5110 is a basic graphic LCD screen for lots of applications. It was originally intended to be used as a cell phone screen. This one is mounted…
  38. Call and Message using Arduino and GSM Module
    Sometimes people find it difficult to use the GSM Module for its basic functions like calling, texting etc., specifically with the Microcontrollers. So here we are going to build a…
  39. Autonomous drone that you already have in your pocket!
    In this tutorial i want to learn you something, maybe change your mind. And make autonomous drones available for everyone. Simple question is: What do you need to make your…
  40. FTDI Vinco USB Host/Device Development Platform – also for Android & Arduino
    FTDI has announced its commitment to supporting the Android Open Accessories initiative, thus allowing engineers to realize exciting new system designs that are compatible with tablets and smartphones utilising the…
  41. How to Send Message from GSM Module using Arduino
    The GSM stands for Global System for Mobile communications.  This is a global standard which is followed by the GSM modules inside the cellular phones which enables them to be…
  42. HSM-20G temperature & humidity analog sensor + Nokia5110 LCD
    Temperature and humidity measurement are always a nice addition to hobbyist projects. In my previous post, I’ve discussed the DHT11 sensor, which is capable of measuring both temperature and humidity.…
  43. Android Phone Controlled Robot using Arduino
    The Android phone that stays in your hand most of the time is useful in many other applications apart from Whatsapp, Facebook; appliances; monitor your health parameters. How it would…
  44. Mobile Controlled Automation Using Arduino
    By this mobile controlled automation using Arduino you can perform switching operation of any load or device which is connected with the circuit. Before some days i posted about DTMF…