Bird cage LED daylight simulation system

Sometimes you get a chance to combine helping out your family with a nice hobby project.. In this case my father in law was looking for a lighting system for his bird breeding cages. A daylight simulation system to be exact. He asked me to take a look at a website which sells such systems, since he wanted to know what he needed to order. After a quick look at those websites and seeing their pricing.. I conv ...

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Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino)

Remote control, especially when this no ethernet or Wifi in the outdoor, has been a very profound things in the past. When I was a child, I always image that I have an equipment which can control all home appliances. Now, this becomes a reality,with Arduino and GPRS modules and some other related modules. And, it is also quite easy, even for the beginners. Here I will step by step to show you how to remote ...

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LilyPad Arduino Totoro Plush with Umbrella

Materials: For Totoro: Felt:  1 black, 3 grey, 1 white, 1 beige Needle Black Thread Poly-fil stuffing Cardstock Scissors Pins Pen or chalk DIY Totoro Plush Tutorial HERE Totoro Pattern HERE For Umbrella: 3 or 4 different types of fabric Felt: 1 grey, 1 black 2 popsicle sticks Needle Black Thread LilyPad Arduino: LilyPad Arduino Board 4 LilyPad LEDs Conductive Thread Needle Battery Mini USB cable (I purchase ...

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Easy Programmable EL-Wire Wall Art Project with Cool-Neon using arduino

Blank space, what to do?, what to do? Our hackerspace has a blank brick wall above the fireplace. It's been a cold winter so we've had a fair number of fires, but there is just something wrong about a blank brick wall. Well in this project I'll document how to create an animated, Arduino controlled, EL-Wire design mounted in a picture frame, sure to spiff up any lonely chunk of wall space. I'll go beyond ju ...

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Microcontrolled AC switch using arduino

Always wanted to take total control of your electric appliances even without being at home? Well, thanks to this instructable you will be able to do that and much more. Some friendly suggestions before starting: Electricity is very dangerous, read and follow the "DANGER:" advices written in this instructable. If you don't have any experience in the field of electrics/electronics seek for supervision from a ...

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Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK

What if you could turn any conductive surface into an instrument? Like, say...a mug of water? Best of all, it's cheap; you'll only need $1 worth of extra electrical components (not including the Arduino).   For this project, my friend Harvest and I combined Disney's Touché touch-sensing system with Arduino, and then used ChucK to generate music based on the input. Rain falls gently in the background, a ...

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PORTABLE FORCED-AIR COOLING UNIT

here is growing interest in the commercial production of high-value specialty fruit such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries. Much of the small fruit grown in North Carolina is currently marketed through pick-your-own establishments or roadside stands. A strong demand for these small fruit items from grocery stores and restaurants has prompted many growers to consider expanding their ...

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Arduino 3-axis Mini Lazer Paper-Cutter

Updated : 16/3 Add step 4, about using the stage. Updated : 18/3 Add photos (cutting vinyl adhesive sheet) Updated : 19/3 Add step 5, acting as pen plotter Updated : 20/3 Add laser engraving video (Wood) and photo Updated : 22/3 Add 2 drawings to show the structures of machine, also visit this link. +++++++++++++++++++ I read many posts and now I had finished my first mini Lazer Cutter. The design is simple ...

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LilyPad Arduino Stuffed Fox Toy

For a class on technology in libraries, I had to create a project that used the LilyPad Arduino, and I chose to create a stuffed animal that sings “Jesus Loves Me” while lights flash with the notes. I made a fox, but the pattern to which I’ll link can be used to make a raccoon as well. Step 1: Materials Electronic LilyPad Arduino Simple board - https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10274 5 white LilyPad LEDs - ...

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Barista championship brewing stopwatch • Introduction using arduino

Upon the needs of the (2014) World Barista Championship Rules and Regulations, an adequate and precise time measuring is needed during the competition. These measurements are usually done by regular stopwatches with all the benefits (ease of use, common availability) and drawbacks (two stopwatches needed for each judge, as well as some mathematics are necessary for supervision). This Arduino-based stopwatch ...

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Arduino browser based remote control (linux)

We have kids.  I love them to bits but they keep hiding the remote control for the satellite and TV when they put the children's channels on. After this happening on a daily basis for several years, and after my darling wife allowing me to have an Arduino for Christmas I decided that it was time to make something useful (in her eyes!) with the Arduino. So here we have the culmination of that: a web-based in ...

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Lilypad Arduino Rocket Ship Cape

I am taking a Children and Technology course for my MLS this semester, and one of our assignments is to create a toy using the LilyPad Arduino development board. The LilyPad Arduino is used to create e-textiles that you can program to do various things. In this instructable, I will walk you through the process of creating a rocket ship cape that lights up and plays a scale. Step 1: Step One: Materials Sewin ...

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