Hackable Christmas Greeting Card

In this post we will make a cool Christmas greeting card with the possibility of changing the music and much more, with Cayenne IoT. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 LED (generic) × 1 Buzzer × 1 Jumper wires (generic) × 1 Christmas Greeting Card × 1 Software apps and online services myDevices Cayenne Arduino IDE Story Introduction Hey Hacksters! Do you have a Christmas Gre ...

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Notification of Orders in Tindie

When you have a new order in Tindie your Arduino warn you. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 LED (generic) × 1 Software apps and online services Tindie API Arduino IDE Hand tools and fabrication machines Laser cutter (generic) Story Hi Inventors For a long time I've been selling some products in Tindie.com a shop the hadware of makers for makers, every time you make a sale  ...

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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 market are not affordable by the overall end users. Considering this problem, a prototype has been developed, which can be used as networking module. It is made up of cheap and easily available standard modules. Working of the ...

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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 4 DC motors or 1 stepper motor and 2 servo motors at a time. Here two L293D Motor Driver ICs are used for driving motors and an 8-bit shift register for controlling them. Components Required Motor Driver IC L293D -2 ...

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The Ugliest Sweater

In the maker world, only boredom is truly ugly. Prevent boredom with horrible, smart flashy lights!!! Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 LED string lights (battery-powered) × 1 General Purpose Transistor NPN I used the PN2222A (bought from Adafruit). × 1 5V USB Battery Pack × 1 Story This sweater likes to have stuff going on around it! Right now, anyone can give it a "poke" ...

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Make SMART Your Washing Machine

If also you, like me, put your vest on the washing machine and wait the best moment for wash the clothes... make SMART your Washing Machine. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Tilt Sensor Switch × 1 Software apps and online services myDevices Cayenne Arduino IDE Arduino Cloud Arduino Web Editor Story If also you, like me, put your vest on the washing machine and wait if is t ...

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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 × 1 Arduino Zero & Genuino Zero × 1 Andium Anduino WiFi × 1 Software apps and online services Arduino IDE Adafruit IO IFTTT Adafruit Story Motivation The Arduino, and most popular DIY embedded solut ...

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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 sound and light alarm when in the dangerous temperature and humidity. It is a simply and easily to operate monitoring alarm system about temperature humidity and smoke. Functions 1. When connected to the power supply, after the initializati ...

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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 see the dancing of LEDs according to the music, if music is loud then equalizer go to its peak and more LEDs will glow, and if music is low then lesser number of LEDs shall glow. Volume Meter (VU) is an indicator or representation o ...

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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? Then this is the place. In this project we will use the power of Embedded Systems and Electronics to make our own robot which could help us in keeping our home or work place neat and tidy. This robot is simple four wheeled Vacuum Cleaner which co ...

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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 pattern. A typical 3*3*3 LED cube connected to UNO is shown in the image above, the cube consists of 27 Light Emitting Diodes, these 27 LEDs are arranged in rows and columns forming a cube. There are many types of cubes that can be designed. The simplest ...

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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 a small, robust, super easy to add-on to, robot that was within my budget to get. After hours of research and many robot kits later, i decided to build one from scratch. This includes building the base and electronics myself. I was always a fan ...

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