4x4x4 LED-cube based Arduino and Flower protoboard

This instructable will teach you how to build your 4x4x4 LED cube with Flower ProtoBoard and control by Arduino. Why is Flower ProtoBoard ? not ProtoBoard ? Because of I often use protoboards to test out if a new idea works in practice. I do not use breadboards anymore because I pretty much use only smd parts and I hate the connection problems and high parasitics that breadboards have. So the Flower ProtoBo ...

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Arduino Chicken Coop Controller

Over the last few years my family has been keeping ex-battery hens - they are about 18 months old and have had a horrendous life kept cooped up in small cages in large warehouses.  As much as we love these little bundles of joys and eggs it can be a drudge getting up in the early morning letting them out to roam the garden because the sun is up and bright at 5.00am!! It would be great if we could have an au ...

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DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone

In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I contacted them to let me use it in this project and they accepted since I'm one of the early Kickstarter backers :D By using 1sheeld I made the text to speech part by o ...

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Irrigation logic controller/project log using Arduino

Hello, I am going to explain my project in just a minute, but first I wanted to explain how I became involved in this project. I like to save money were I can, so it is not hard to understand why I carpool to work. It is only two people at the moment, but it definitely makes a difference in the gas my car consumes in a month. So on my way to work one morning I was listening to my companion explain to me how ...

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Word Clock in German using Arduino

While in Germany last year, I saw a world clock in a store similar to this one in a store that was priced at 900€. I read several instructables online on how to create a World Clock so I decided to give it a shot. I want to thank the following Instructables that I used as a starting point to create mine: drj113's The Wordclock Grew Up! - An excellent tutorial that was the wiring foundation for my clock's PC ...

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How to set up a Public Window

Public Window (http://www.publicwindow.net) is an open source project which allows artists to display their creations in a window and have people from all around the world interact with it. This is a step-by-step guide on how to set up a Public Window of your own. A Public Window consists of an artwork connected via an Arduino to a PC with a touchscreen. When someone walks by that window, he or she can than ...

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Backpack Anti-Theft Alarm using Arduino

If you're a student, like me, then you have heard of all the theft that occurs on campuses today. I can't even leave my backpack alone for five minutes without worrying about it getting stolen. To ease my mind and to help fellow students, I've designed a backpack ant-theft alarm. When activated, this device senses when a backpack is picked up and sounds an alarm to draw attention to the thief. The alarm is ...

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Temperature Sensor for Shower using Arduino

With this device you diminish the use of water in your house or work. Instead of waiting to see vapor in the shower to get in, this device help you to know when the water its at the temperature you want and you can instantly enter to the shower. In this way you don't waste the water by not knowing when its ready. This device shows the temperature of the water with a led bar (made from 10 leds). The leds get ...

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Motion Controlled Ultrasonic Lamp using Arduino

Recently I've been learning about Ultrasonic waves and how to harness their power. It's simple enough to make some type of sonar device, but I wanted to take at a step cooler and see if I could use Ultrasonic waves to not only detect movement, but also the direction of that movement. So let's take it to the ultimate level of awesomeness and use ultrasonic waves to make a motion controlled desk lamp. There's ...

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How to turn inkjet printer to print on Coffee using Arduino

The aim of this project is to make latte printer, I used 1 printers and 1 scanner , it prints one line a time, all what I have done is hacking the sensors of the printer and I used Arduino Uno to send different values to printer's micro-controller created custom shield to control stepper motor and do other taskes ... ,simply I fooled the printer, make it print with no papers :) Tools : - Soldering equipment ...

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Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote using Arduino

Smart Homer, a Web-enabled TV remote puppet Smart Homer is a Web-enabled puppet that turns on your TV when Simpsons is on. As Homer is too lazy to browse the Web himself, a script in the cloud checks the online TV program for him. If Simpsons is on, the script triggers the Arduino Web service in Homer's belly to activate his infrared eyes. No brain involved. This project by @tamberg was built at the 24-hour ...

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USA Flag made with diffused LED using Arduino

USA flag constructed using a total of 2,301 diffused red, white and blue LEDs completed with Arduino sketch animations, I hope this instructions helps anyone who wants to try this out. This flag can be displayed during the 4th of July, memorial day or during Christmas. If you find this project interesting and you do something similar by making either the hardware or the Arduino software codes better, please ...

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