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EL Wire Gets Some Touching After Effects

If you thought glowy wearables have had their time, guess again! After a few years designing on the side, [Josh] and [his dad] have created a nifty feature for EL wire: they’ve made it touch sensitive. But, of course, rather than simply show it off to the world, they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to put touch-sensitive El Wire in the hands of any fashion-inspired electronics enthusiast. El Wire (and tape) are composed of two…
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(3h; 26/Aug/2016 23:01:29 +0000)

Shop-built Inspection Camera Lends Optical Help on a Budget

As your builds get smaller and your eyes get older, you might appreciate a little optical assistance around the shop. Stereo microscopes and inspection cameras are great additions to your bench, but often command a steep price. So this DIY PCB inspection microscope might be just the thing if you’re looking to roll your own and save a few bucks. It’s not fancy, and it’s not particularly complex, but [Saulius]’ build does…
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(6h; 26/Aug/2016 20:01:03 +0000)

Intel Makes A Cool Robot Brain In Latest Attempt to Pry Hackers From Their Wallets

Hackerboards got a chance to sit down with Intel’s latest attempt to turn hackers into a willing and steady revenue stream, the, “Euclid.” The board is cool in concept, a full mini computer with stereo cameras, battery, Ubuntu, and ROS nicely packaged together. We would be more excited if we knew how much it costs, but in principle the device is super cool. From a robotics research perspective it’s a sort of perfect…
HACKADAY
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(11h; 26/Aug/2016 15:31:53 +0000)

From Project To Kit: The Final Furlong

This article is the fifth in a series looking at the process of bringing an electronic kit to market from a personal project. We’ve looked at market research, we’ve discussed making a product from your project and writing the best instructions possible before stuffing your first kits ready for sale. In this article we’ll tackle the different means of putting your kits out there for sale. Given a box of ready-to-sell kits, what…
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FEATURED
(12h; 26/Aug/2016 14:00:57 +0000)

Making A Thinkpad Great Again

The Thinkpad X220 is almost a perfect laptop. The X220 is small, light, was the last small Thinkpad to use 35W CPUs, has great Linux support, incredible battery life, and can be found used very inexpensively. For the Thinkpad Mafia, the X220 is a badge of honor, but it does have one glaring drawback: the LCDs in these laptops are capped at 1366×768 resolution. A few wizards in Japan and China have taken up the X220 and developed an adapter…
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(15h; 26/Aug/2016 11:01:34 +0000)

Adafruit Industries

 
Electronics and open source hardware

Community Corner – August 26, 2016: The Featured Projects from this Week

Featured Adafruit Google+ Community Project (Note: Google+ login required.) Who knew Circuit Playground would ever team up with a Pringles can? Great project from Mike Barela shared this week in our Community! Using your snack can to do fun things with an +Adafruit Industries #CircuitPlayground board. A hint: First lit up with a NeoPixel, second […]
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(7h; 26/Aug/2016 19:00:53 +0000)

Online Weather dashboard with Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

Cool project tutorial from Dimiter Kendri up on Hackster.io. This project shows how to build a weather dashboard using any Raspberry Pi board. A 1.8 inch TFT display will be used to display live weather data fetched from the Wunderground service. Read more.
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(7h; 26/Aug/2016 19:00:59 +0000)

Are you subscribed to the Adafruit Youtube channel? #Youtube

Are you subscribed to the Adafruit Youtube channel? If you’re not already subscribed, click here! http://adafru.it/subscribe . It’s a free and easy way to keep up with our newest episodes. Here’s some of what we’re up to. Electronics Show and Tell Wednesdays 7:30pm G+ Hangout On-Air Electronics show and tell with G+ On-Air hangouts every […]
ADAFRUIT
(8h; 26/Aug/2016 18:30:14 +0000)

Using Docker on a Raspberry Pi as an IoT hub #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Via Duncan Sample. This should roughly guide you (albeit on a meandering path), through the process of getting a Raspberry Pi (3) up and running with Docker, and using a simple Docker-contained toolset, create your own data & control hub for the so-called Internet of Things (IoT). With the complex job or raising a newborn, […]
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(8h; 26/Aug/2016 18:00:49 +0000)

Raspberry pi at Camp Bestival! @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

Via Raspberrypi.org Camp Bestival is the family-oriented version of the more adult-focused Bestival, and attracts 30,000 parents and children each year. Everything has been designed with families in mind, including shows and activity tents, all set within the beautiful grounds of Lulworth Castle. This year’s theme was Space. We’re pretty keen on space ourselves, and […]
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(9h; 26/Aug/2016 17:00:21 +0000)

HAL-CAM 9001 – A Linux Based Image Detecting Security Camera #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

vi Raspberry Pi Projects Traditional security camera solutions are very good at detecting movement however these solutions are unaware about what that movement actually is. They cannot automatically tell the difference between trees moving in the air, or a car or a human. We wanted to have a system that could identify humans and record […]
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(10h; 26/Aug/2016 15:52:41 +0000)

Python Coding for Minecraft – Raspberry Jam Mod #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

From arpruss on GitHub: Raspberry Jam Mod – a Mod Forge Minecraft mod implementing most of Raspberry Juice/Pi API Read more on GitHub and Instructables or see more from arpruss on YouTube Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has […]
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(10h; 26/Aug/2016 16:00:00 +0000)

NEW PRODUCT – Maker Paste Lead-Free Prototyping Solder Paste

NEW PRODUCT – Maker Paste Lead-Free Prototyping Solder Paste Does your prototyping project require soldering? Are you looking for something other than your usual run-o’-the-mill solder wire? Look no further! This high quality, low cost, adorably packaged Lead-Free Prototyping Solder Paste from IC Breakout will provide strong, flux-aided conductive bonds for your board. Since it’s […]
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(11h; 26/Aug/2016 15:00:20 +0000)

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Back to School with This Circuit Playground Class Scheduler

Kid's class calendar too complicated? Make this class scheduler to keep it all straight. Read more on MAKE The post Back to School with This Circuit Playground Class Scheduler appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
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(10h; 26/Aug/2016 16:00:20 +0000)

DOTA 2 Clockwerk Cosplay Brings Together Sound, Lights, and Servos

The Packing Tape, a cosplay crafting team from the Phillipines, created this amazing cosplay of Clockwerk from DOTA 2. Read more on MAKE The post DOTA 2 Clockwerk Cosplay Brings Together Sound, Lights, and Servos appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
MAKEZINE
(14h; 26/Aug/2016 12:00:36 +0000)

Maker Spotlight: Brent Chapman

Meet Brent Chapman, cyber warfare researcher for the US Army and prolific maker. Read more on MAKE The post Maker Spotlight: Brent Chapman appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
MAKEZINE
(15h; 26/Aug/2016 11:30:57 +0000)

Review: Updated 3Doodler Brings a Broader Range of Materials and Accessories

No matter what of kind maker you are, practically everyone – from electrical engineers to hardcore crafters – is enchanted by the magical notion of a 3D-printing pen. So, I was delighted when the crowd-funded folk heroes behind the 3Doodler reached out to me to try out their latest offering: the […] Read more on MAKE The post Review: Updated 3Doodler Brings a Broader Range of Materials and Accessories appeared first on Make: DIY…
MAKEZINE
(37h; 25/Aug/2016 13:00:54 +0000)

Arrow.com Giving Away Free Raspberry Pi 3s When You Spend $100

On August 25th and 26th, Arrow will give you a free Raspberry Pi 3 if you spend $100 on their site. Read more on MAKE The post Arrow.com Giving Away Free Raspberry Pi 3s When You Spend $100 appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
MAKEZINE
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(40h; 25/Aug/2016 10:00:29 +0000)

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Free PCB coupon via Facebook to 2 random commenters

Every Friday we give away some extra PCBs via Facebook. This post was announced on Facebook, and on Monday we’ll send coupon codes to two random commenters. The coupon code usually go to Facebook ‘Other’ Messages Folder . More PCBs via Twitter on Tuesday and the blog every Sunday. Don’t forget there’s free PCBs three […]
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(10h; 26/Aug/2016 16:10:47 +0000)

Reverse engineering a simple four function calculator: die decap

Electronupdate did a teardown and analysis of a cheap four function calculator: It’s such an amazingly old looking die Even with 400x magnification it would not be too hard to reverse engineer back to a schematic! This must be a very old design indeed. When one thinks of high-tech it’s always the new-new thing… however […]
DANGEROUSPROTOTYPES
(10h; 26/Aug/2016 15:56:33 +0000)

R2-D2 build

Bithead942 blogged about his R2-D2 build: To really bring R2-D2 to life, I knew I had to do some great sturff with electronics.  I started with a Taranis X9D controller and a pair of X8R receivers configured for a full 16-channels.  I chose this platform mainly for its versatility, but also because I wanted to […]
DANGEROUSPROTOTYPES
ROBOT
(47h; 25/Aug/2016 03:29:38 +0000)

Mini CNC 2D plotter made from an old DVD drive and L293D motor shield

Sandeep_UNO posted detailed instructions of how to make this mini CNC 2D plotter using scrap DVD drive, L293D motor shield and Arduino. Project instructables here. Check out the video after the break.
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(48h; 25/Aug/2016 02:41:07 +0000)

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Hobby EE (i.e. Arduino) vs Career EE?

I got into Arduino and tinkering (taking stuff apart) a few months ago and I have been having a blast. I am strongly considering studying ECE in college and making it my career. However my friends say that what I learn in college and what I would do in an EE job are completely different from all this Arduino stuff I'm doing, and that it will likely be boring. Can any employed EEs tell me what it's like to learn ECE in college and take it…
ARDUINO
(3h; 26/08/2016 22:55:03 +00:00)

How to wire a headphone jack

I am trying to wire a headphone jack in between a small amp and set of speakers so that when a pair of headphones is plugged in, the speakers are automatically muted. I am sure I have the correct components, I just think I am missing something in theory. I have it setup as follows: http://imgur.com/a/xQHhi My problem is that I am getting a popping sound both out of the speakers as well as a set of headphones if I have them plugged in. The…
(4h; 26/08/2016 21:54:38 +00:00)

Open Wi-Fi based home automation protocol?

So I am aware that there are things like ZigBee and Zwave. And then there is a whole plethora of home automation solutions that work over Wi-Fi: WeMo, SmartThings, whatever TP-link has, etc. But I am looking for an open standard I can implement using something like an ESP8266 and a relay. The reason I want this is to do slightly more complex things than just turning lights on and off: operating a sprinkler system, a garage door, etc. Is there…
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(5h; 26/08/2016 21:27:35 +00:00)

if it works, it works

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(10h; 26/08/2016 16:14:36 +00:00)

My WiFi, From Anywhere, Garage Door Opener

submitted by /u/tinkertron5000 to /r/arduino [link] [comments]
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(11h; 26/08/2016 15:14:09 +00:00)

The Australian town that wants to get off the grid

submitted by /u/Chris_Gammell to /r/TheAmpHour [link] [comments]
(11h; 26/08/2016 15:30:14 +00:00)

The CL0116 Solar Lantern Controller IC

submitted by /u/new299 to /r/nicechips [link] [comments]
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(12h; 26/08/2016 13:51:16 +00:00)

“Neural Dust” Sensors Could Lead to Implantable Wearables

Tiny sensors the size of a grain of sand could allow brain-machine interface control of prosthetics and implantable wearable tech.
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An Introduction to Antenna Basics

Antennas are used to transmit and receive electromagnetic energy. This article covers basic antenna theory.
ALLABOUTCIRCUITS

Audi Prototypes Regenerative Suspension on Hybrid Vehicles

Audi's suspension system, eROT, generates electricity out of bumpy roads.
ALLABOUTCIRCUITS

Build a Wireless “Tipping Bucket” Rain Gauge, Part 2—Adding the Transmitter

A tipping bucket rain gauge is a clever way to measure rainfall. Learn how to add wireless capability, a PICAXE microcontroller, and an LCD display to your weather station.
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Build a Wireless “Tipping Bucket” Rain Gauge, Part 3—Receiver, PICAXE, and LCD

Here's a rain gauge that empties itself and that you can read from your easy chair. Best of all, you can build it, yourself.
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Conversion of Flip-Flops, Part IV — D Flip-Flops

This article presents the conversions of D-type flip-flops into SR-, JK- and T-types. It also explains how to verify the conversion process.
ALLABOUTCIRCUITS

Creatitivity vs. Copyright: The Battle Over Section 1201 of the DMCA

Section 1201 is meant to protect creativity—but does it also stifle it?
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Google DeepMind Is Using Machine Learning to Cut Its Energy Usage

Google's artificial intelligence company, DeepMind, is using machine learning to help reduce energy use in Google's sprawling data centers.
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EL Wire Gets Some Touching After Effects

If you thought glowy wearables have had their time, guess again! After a few years designing on the side, [Josh] and [his dad] have created a nifty feature for EL wire: they’ve made it touch sensitive. But, of course, rather than simply show it off to the world, they’ve launched a… Source: EL Wire Gets [...]
FEEDPROXY
(3h; 26/Aug/2016 23:01:00 +0000)

Shop-built Inspection Camera Lends Optical Help on a Budget

As your builds get smaller and your eyes get older, you might appreciate a little optical assistance around the shop. Stereo microscopes and inspection cameras are great additions to your bench, but often command a steep price. So this DIY PCB inspection microscope might be just the thing if you’re… Source: Shop-built Inspection Camera [...]
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(6h; 26/Aug/2016 20:01:00 +0000)

Interactive Dynamic Video

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video must be worth millions. However, computers still aren’t very good at analyzing video. Machine vision software like OpenCV can do certain tasks like facial recognition quite well. But current software isn’t good at determining the physical nature of the objects being… Source: Interactive Dynamic Video
FEEDPROXY
(8h; 26/Aug/2016 18:30:00 +0000)

Books You Should Read: The Soul of A New Machine

If there was one book that describes what it means to be in the trenches of a cutting edge design, that book is The Soul Of a New Machine. Tracy Kidder’s Pulitzer prize-winning book has been an inspiration to thousands over the years. Soul is the story of the creation… Source: Books You Should [...]
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(9h; 26/Aug/2016 17:01:00 +0000)

Reverse engineering a simple four function calculator: die decap

Electronupdate did a teardown and analysis of a cheap four function calculator: It’s such an amazingly old looking die Even with 400x magnification it would not be too hard to reverse engineer back to a schematic! This must be a very old design indeed. When one thinks of high-tech it’s… Source: Reverse engineering a [...]
FEEDPROXY
(10h; 26/Aug/2016 15:56:00 +0000)

Intel Makes A Cool Robot Brain In Latest Attempt to Pry Hackers From Their Wallets

Hackerboards got a chance to sit down with Intel’s latest attempt to turn hackers into a willing and steady revenue stream, the, “Euclid.” The board is cool in concept, a full mini computer with stereo cameras, battery, Ubuntu, and ROS nicely packaged together. We would be more excited if we… Source: Intel Makes A [...]
FEEDPROXY
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HACK
(11h; 26/Aug/2016 15:31:00 +0000)

From Project To Kit: The Final Furlong

This article is the fifth in a series looking at the process of bringing an electronic kit to market from a personal project. We’ve looked at market research, we’ve discussed making a product from your project and writing the best instructions possible before stuffing your first kits ready for sale. In this article we’ll… Source: From Project To [...]
FEEDPROXY
(12h; 26/Aug/2016 14:00:00 +0000)

DIY Emergency Button: Hack a Nike+iPod Sport Kit to Create an Elder Alert System

Some inexpensive components can replace pricey commercial services
FEEDPROXY
HACK
(7h; 26/Aug/2016 19:00:00 GMT)

Setting a Land Speed Record with a Sidecar Motorcycle

Kevin Clemens built this electric sidecar motorcycle to set a world record on the salt flats of Bonneville
FEEDPROXY
(7h; 26/Aug/2016 19:49:00 GMT)

Octopus, a “tentacular” shield for Arduino and Fishino

Open source electronic projects
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(12h; 26/Aug/2016 14:48:14 +0000)

Intel’s Project Alloy will offer the first open-source, third-party ‘HoloLens’ headset

Open source electronic projects
FEEDPROXY
(20h; 26/Aug/2016 06:12:59 +0000)

Gamme de boitier - arrivée des boîtiers type "multimètre"

S'il y a bien quelque-chose qui manquait chez MCHobby, c'était une gamme de boîtier adapté à nos projets de Maker.Nous avons sélectionné différents modèles pour constituer une gamme bien adaptés à la finalisation de projet... gamme que nous agrémenterons très régulièrement dans les prochains jours.Boîtier multimètre 180 x 100 x 43 (G968GS)Boîtier multimètre 180 x 100 x 43 (G968GS)Les coffrets de la série G900…
ARDUINO103
RASPBERRY
(14h; 26/08/2016 12:00:13 .317+0)

Call me Ishmael

“I write this sitting in the kitchen sink”. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”. “When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed right there in his bed into some sort of monstrous insect”. “It was the day my grandmother exploded”. The opening line of 0 The post Call me Ishmael appeared first on Raspberry Pi.
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(15h; 26/Aug/2016 11:10:21 +0000)

A bit more on PWM IR and Arduino

We've had a few questions about our PWM IR data transfer idea. And most of them revolve around "why send an end of message marker at the start and the end of the data?"Some people went so far as to suggest that only an end marker would be necessary, We disagree with this. Some people asked why we weren't using a start marker and an end of message marker. This makes some sense. But here's why we did it the way we…
NERDCLUB-UK
ARDUINO
(18h; 26/08/2016 08:46:48 .680+0)

Cheap DIY CNC Build

  NYC CNC has built a CNC machine that is accurate and made from inexpensive parts.   “Products used in the video: GRBL Alternative for Arduino CNC: http://amzn.to/1C4KZxt Dial Indicator: http://amzn.to/1DuvGQC Indicator with Mag Base: http://amzn.to/1ABvkba 2-4-6 Blocks: http://amzn.to/11EBDwt SMW Aluminum Brackets: http://bit.ly/1U1VhMz Arduino Uno: http://amzn.to/1E0gxVU GRBL Shield: http://bit.ly/1vJbWY9 24V Power Supply:…
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(24h; 26/Aug/2016 02:14:25 +0000)

Doing in house repairs is one of the most satisfying things of...

Doing in house repairs is one of the most satisfying things of 3D Printing. This is a self designed shower head holder replacement for Grohe (and maybe others). Printed using ColorFabb’s XT CoPolyester on the Lulzbot Mini. If you could use it as well, you can download it from Thingiverse: 1736721. #3dprinting #3ddesign #grohe #lulzbot #colorfabb #diy #maker #shower #xt #copolyester
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(28h; 25/Aug/2016 21:58:03 +0200)

JeeLabs

 
Jean-Claude Wippler's environmental electronics

PMOD connectors

Last week’s post used the 12-pin “Pmod” connector on my FPGA board to generate the X, Y, and Z signals. Pmod™ is a simple header pinout standard (PDF) defined by Digilent. There’s a (free) license for this, but only if we actually call it Pmod. So I won’t - I’ll simply refer to the two variants as 6-pin and 12-pin headers… the 6-pin header is: IO1 IO2 IO3 IO4 GND +3.3V the 12-pin header adds a 2nd…
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(74h; 24/Aug/2016 00:00:00 +0000)

Sweep, staircase, and blanking

We’ve all seen images like this before: Well, maybe not consciously, but this is the way images are “painted” across the screen of a CRT in old TVs. A sweep from left to right, combined with a step-wise change in the vertical direction. The dotted curves joining the straight lines are the “flyback” of the electron beam moving to the next step. It’s also the basis of a Curve Tracer, used to plot the…
JEELABS
DISPLAY
(242h; 17/Aug/2016 00:00:00 +0000)

VGA in Verilog

Verilog is a Hardware Description Language - you can “write” logic circuits in it. It’s very intriguing due to its built-in parallelism and the way an actual circuit can be inferred from a high-level behavioural description. While googling around, I found a very simple VGA video signal generator in Verilog on the TinyVGA.com website. This generates an analog VGA signal with the help of a few resistors, which can be viewed on…
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(410h; 10/Aug/2016 00:00:00 +0000)

Rui Santos

 
Random Nerd Tutorials

4 Hot Glue Tricks for Your Electronics Projects

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ ProjectsHot glue is great. It is very handy for a wide variety of applications if you want make something stick together. Here’s 4 tricks about hot glue that may be useful in your electronics projects and beyond. 1. Types of hot glue There are two types of hot […]
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BOOK
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TOOL
(38h; 25/Aug/2016 12:19:50 +0000)

$10 DIY WiFi RGB LED Mood Light with ESP8266 (Step by Step)

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Getting Started with ESPlorer IDE and ESP8266In this project, I’ll show you how you can build your own mood light. You’ll use an ESP8266 to remotely control the color of your light using your smartphone or any other device that has a browser. This project is called $10 DIY WiFi RGB LED Mood […]
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MCU
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REMOTE
(211h; 18/Aug/2016 07:41:41 +0000)

Electronics Basics – How a Potentiometer Works

DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ ProjectsA potentiometer, also referred to as pot, may come in a wide variety of shapes and are used in many applications in your daily life, for example to control the audio volume of the radio. A pot is a manually adjustable variable resistor with three terminals. In the figure below […]
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(375h; 11/Aug/2016 10:58:51 +0000)

Electronics-Lab

 
Open Source Hardware Electronics Projects

25V, 600 mA buck-boost DC/DC with 1.6 µA Iq

LTC3130 and LTC3130-1 are synchronous current mode buck-boost converters that deliver up to 600 mA of continuous output current from a wide variety of input sources, including single- or multiple-cell batteries as well as solar panels and supercapacitors. By Graham Prophet @ edn-europe.com Their 2.4V to 25V input voltage range and 1V to 25V outputRead More The post 25V, 600 mA buck-boost DC/DC with 1.6 µA Iq appeared first on Electronics-Lab.
ELECTRONICS-LAB
(17h; 26/Aug/2016 09:41:09 +0000)

DIY USB to TTL Converter

ams31 @ instructables.com show us how to build a DIY USB to TTL Converter using CH340G IC. Lots of USB to TTL modules are available in the market based on various chips like PL2303, FT232, CP2102 and CH340g. I have decided to use CH340g IC. Low costing clones of Arduino UNO & Arduino Nano alsoRead More The post DIY USB to TTL Converter appeared first on Electronics-Lab.
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CHIP
(17h; 26/Aug/2016 09:48:47 +0000)

Drone The Quadcopter

Sameer Gupta tipped us with his latest project, a DIY Quadcopter: “Drone The Quadcopter” is an featured UAV. I design my project with F450 arm in X-mode design. The full operation takes place via a Flysky FSCT6 remote control unit which gives a better operating range of 800 Meter to 1.2KM. Drone The Quadcopter –Read More The post Drone The Quadcopter appeared first on Electronics-Lab.
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FEATURED
(17h; 26/Aug/2016 08:58:53 +0000)

Everything You Need To Know About Bluetooth beacons in A White Paper

Bluetooth 4.0 introduced the Bluetooth low energy (BLE), which is a version of Bluetooth protocol designed for devices with power constraints like battery powered sensors. Bluetooth low energy beacons are BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) enabled devices, they repeatedly broadcast radio signals to nearby smartphones, containing a small amount of data. Mobile apps can listen toRead More The post Everything You Need To Know About Bluetooth beacons in A…
ELECTRONICS-LAB
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LED
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BLUETOOTH
(39h; 25/Aug/2016 11:28:00 +0000)

How to compare your circuit requirements to active-filter approximations

By Bonnie C. Baker (WEBENCH® Senior Applications Engineer): Numerous filter approximations, such as Butterworth, Bessel, and Chebyshev, are available in popular filter software applications; however, it can be time consuming to select the right option for your system. So how do you focus in on what type of filter you need in your circuit? ThisRead More The post How to compare your circuit requirements to active-filter approximations appeared…
ELECTRONICS-LAB
(65h; 24/Aug/2016 09:32:01 +0000)

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4-20mA current loop Arduino tutorial Part III: receiver

Today we come to the third and last part of the 4-20mA communication tutorial using Arduino UNO boards and the pair of 4-20mA T and 4-20mA-R click boards from MikroElektronika. In this post I will describe the calibration procedure and I provide the code for the receiver. I will also show a method to implement [...] The post 4-20mA current loop Arduino tutorial Part III: receiver appeared first on Microcontroller projects.
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(91h; 23/Aug/2016 07:19:48 +0000)

4-20mA current loop Arduino tutorial Part II: transmitter

In my previous post I wrote a bit of the hardware aspects of using a pair of 4-20mA T and 4-20mA R click boards from MikroElektronika in an Arduino environment. Today I will make a further progress in this tutorial and I will describe how to implement the transmitter side, using a pair of 4-20mA [...] The post 4-20mA current loop Arduino tutorial Part II: transmitter appeared first on Microcontroller projects.
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SHIELD
(186h; 19/Aug/2016 08:46:03 +0000)

4-20mA current loop Arduino tutorial Part I: hardware

In electrical signalling an analog current loop is used where a device must be monitored or controlled remotely over a pair of conductors. Only one current level can be present at any time. Although introduced more than 60 years ago, the 4-20mA current loop is still in use today, as it’s easy to implement, has [...] The post 4-20mA current loop Arduino tutorial Part I: hardware appeared first on Microcontroller projects.
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(230h; 17/Aug/2016 12:27:34 +0000)

Make: Projects

 

Use BITalino to Graph Your Biosignals and Play Pong!

The BITalino is great for biohacking — hook up the sensors and play Classic Pong with a swing of your wrist. Read more on MAKE The post Use BITalino to Graph Your Biosignals and Play Pong! appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
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(101h; 22/Aug/2016 21:26:15 +0000)

Hack a Typewriter to Tweet What You Type

Who doesn't love the mechanical feel of typing on a typewriter? Two brothers hacked a typewriter to tweet out the messages they typed. Read more on MAKE The post Hack a Typewriter to Tweet What You Type appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
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(517h; 05/Aug/2016 13:00:54 +0000)

Crochet Your Own Adorable Amigurumi Resistor

I’m a young maker (age 17) who loves Make: and I’ve found a way to merge my passion for electrical engineering with the art of crochet. I’ve rendered the form of the electronic component of the resistor into a purely aesthetic ‘stuffed-animal’ or amigurumi form made from yarn and polyester […] Read more on MAKE The post Crochet Your Own Adorable Amigurumi Resistor appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and…
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Hackaday.io Projects

Recently updated projects

CNC Plasma Table by willbaden

Plasma Cutter + CNC Table + Auto Load/Unload = Tool to build other projects faster

DIY Sigma Lens Rechip 2016 by Rechip

If your lens Aperture works on an older Canon body and when you mount it on a newer body you get ERROR 99, Error 01 your lens needs a Rechip

Teensy E-Paper Adapter Board by jarek319

The Simplest Way To Start Playing With A Fascinating New Low-Power Screen!

Automatic Digital Microscope by Rodrigo Loza

Set of Automated Embedded Devices Designed to Improve and Automate the Diagnostic of Tuberculosis in Developing Countries

Monoprice Select Mini Electro-Mechanical Upgrades by Michael O'Brien

Endeavoring to build upon the existing fanbase work of this $200-ish printer.

Raspberry Pi project by Arsenijs

Ctrl+F "Raspberry Pi" ... *Raspbian crashes*

'Flea Ohm' FPGA Project by Valentin Angelovski

My own raspi-zero style board, based on the new ECP5 series FPGA from Lattice Semiconductor! ;-)

CastMinder - The Cast and Splint Monitoring System by Alex

The CastMinder system can detect complications in orthopedic casts and splints while healing patients faster and with less pain.

Hackaday.io Arduino Projects

Recently updated Arduino projects

Lino by Enrico

An Arduino-compatible board to master the light in a scalable way. Drive any kind of LED-based project with 4 channel per board.

Arduino RFID Shield by bhaskar.anil430

Working with RFID is so much fun, you can do alot with these tags like controlling relay, turing lights on off, access control, door lock

The fsociety Keyboard by AnonymouSmst

(Mr.Robot's) fsociety inspired Mechanical keyboard. Wirelessly sense, assist and automate your good and bad computing activity.

Chronio by Max.K

Low power Arduino based (smart)watch

Hackerboat by Pierce Nichols

An autonomous boat of unusual size

Robô da Alegria ("Joy Robot") by igorfonseca83

"Robô da Alegria" is a project to help the interaction with kids in children's hospitals

Bicycle Companion by Matias N.

Similar to a bicycle computer but hackable, including different sensors and potentially connecting to and Android device via bluetooth

ESP8266 Mobile Rick Roll Captive Portal by jaime

A fun project to Rick Roll friends or strangers wirelessly.

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Arduino Blog

 

Interactive instrument turns brainwaves into art

Moscow-based hacker artist ::vtol::, a.k.a. Dmitry Morozov, is back with another impressive project. His latest, called 2ch, is an interactive, pyramid-shaped instrument that enables two people to communicate via brain activity. 2ch consists of two NeuroSky EEG interfaces worn by both users, as well as two servo motors with a hall sensor and magnet, a two-channel sound system, a couple screens, […]
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(5h; 26/Aug/2016 21:14:55 +0000)

Teenage student creates a wearable system to reduce concussions

For a high school science fair project, Berto Garcia came up with an idea to help reduce concussions among football players. Now a student at Texas Tech University, he holds a provisional patent for the award-winning, life-changing project. The helmet-and-shoulder pads system consists of an Arduino connected to four sensors around the front and inside of the helmet, which […]
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(54h; 24/Aug/2016 20:29:34 +0000)

Genuino handbag will deter you from impulse buying

Do you or your significant other have trouble sticking to a budget? Well, say goodbye to overspending with the iBag2: a high-tech wearable device that helps curb your impulse buys. The iBag2 is equipped with a Genuino Uno, a 10,000mAh power bank, and several other interesting components. There’s a timer connected to electromagnets that lock the bag according to your most vulnerable […]
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(59h; 24/Aug/2016 15:13:56 +0000)

Sparkfun Electronics

 

Friday Product Post: Pick-up Sticks

Hello, everyone! We hope you had a wonderful week. Today we have one new product for you, and we are going to take a look at a slightly older one as well for a simple comparison. Without further ado, Shawn is going to take it away with this little video! Shawn: Pick-up Sticks Champion …
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(18h; 26/08/2016 08:00:00 -06:00)

Enginursday: Linear Regulator Thermal Tests

It’s Enginursday again! Today I’d like to show that it’s not hard to collect thermal data, and that temperatures can vary wildly depending on how the heat can (or can’t) escape. I apply several types of heat-sinking materials to a TO-220 7805 and see how it responds. If you’ve never taken the temperature of a component before, this will be a good introduction. Tools used: The FlirPiCam Infrared thermometer…
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(40h; 25/08/2016 10:07:02 -06:00)

Hackster Projects of the Month: August 2016

August’s Hackster Project of the Month follows the winners of our IoT for Everyone contest. All entrants put in a lot of really hard work, and we’re excited to showcase the winners! The Blynk Board is a powerful little microcontroller that leverages the ESP8266 chip, so it is designed as an IoT device at its core. It was also built specifically to leverage the Blynk app, which allows you to use widgets to create your own IoT phone…
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(66h; 24/08/2016 08:00:00 -06:00)

Olimex

 
Bulgarian development tool provider for the embedded market.

OLIMEX KiCAD components libraries are uploaded on GitHub

We uploaded all our KiCAD libraries on GitHub and going to maintain them there. Why we do this?  Because many beginners who download our OSHW boards are confused by the messages from KiCAD for missing libraries🙂 this is easy to solve by adding RELATIVE paths to search the libraries as  we always provide the library cache […]
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(12h; 26/Aug/2016 14:12:31 +0000)

Microsoft with keynote speak on LinuxCon – if you can’t beat them join them?

news from Phoronix No, you read it correct there is no mistake. This year Microsoft has keynote speak at LinuxCon in Toronto🙂 As per their Azure blog they are going to share Microsoft’s open source developments there. I guess this is part of Microsoft activity to appear as more open source friendly company trying to break […]
OLIMEX
(41h; 25/Aug/2016 09:00:43 +0000)

New Robot Chassis in stock: ROBOT-2WD-KIT2

We have new Robot Chassis in stock! It’s with two gear motors, two aluminum plates, free castor wheel, two 60 mm wheels attached to the motors, all necessary fittings. The assembly is very simple: The castor wheel is attached to bottom plate: To the gear motor is attached small aluminum plate: then the 60 mm […]
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(90h; 23/Aug/2016 08:48:12 +0000)

Circuit Specialists

 
How To's, Reviews, and Product News from Circuit Specialists HQ.

DIY Project: Raspberry Pi3 Doorbell Camera Project

My latest Raspberry Pi project is a Video Doorbell Camera. This simple project allows you to use a Raspberry Pi The post DIY Project: Raspberry Pi3 Doorbell Camera Project appeared first on Simply Smarter Circuitry Blog.
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(9h; 26/Aug/2016 17:08:58 +0000)

5 Key Learning Tools for Electrical STEM Education

Since 2013, the United States has made a huge push for the advancement of STEM Education in schools. This push The post 5 Key Learning Tools for Electrical STEM Education appeared first on Simply Smarter Circuitry Blog.
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(202h; 18/Aug/2016 16:00:02 +0000)

5 Small But Excellent Features of the CSI Premier 75w Soldering Station

When it comes time to purchase a new soldering iron (or soldering station), notice the “little” details that make the station not The post 5 Small But Excellent Features of the CSI Premier 75w Soldering Station appeared first on Simply Smarter Circuitry Blog.
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(562h; 03/Aug/2016 16:00:26 +0000)

Products

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(42h; 25/08/2016 08:18:26 Z)

L9110 Dual Motor Driver Module for 130 Motor / Toy DIY for Arduino - Red + Black

SKU #: 444700, Price: US$2.24 free shipping Form ColorRed + BlackModelN/AQuantity1 PieceMaterialPCB + alloy + plasticEnglish Manual / SpecYesDownload Link https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B6uNNXJ2z4CxckpYMWNxVEQ1Wnc?usp=sharingPacking List1 0 _p ardublogs.txt ardublogs.txt~ atualizatudo.sh baixafeeds.sh baixafeeds.sh~ bkp blocoblogs.txt comunidade-bloco.sh extraifeed.sh extraifeed.sh~ feedsbaixados footer.html gerafeed.sh geraindice.sh geraindice.sh~ getfeats.sh header.html l.sh le-arduinoforum.sh le-hackaday-io.sh le-twitter.sh le-twitter.sh~ new.html new.sh old processa-blogs.sh processa-blogs.sh~ scrapeblogs.txt scrapeblogs.txt~ t.sh teste.txt tristar.txt Module Add To Cart Add To Wish List
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(42h; 25/08/2016 08:18:18 Z)

Waterproof Temperature Sensor Probe for Temperature and Humidity Sensor

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(42h; 25/08/2016 08:18:23 Z)

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Long Standby Time High Security Outdoor Distance Measuring Meter

SKU #: 444412, Price: US$238.15 free shipping Form ColorBlack + RedModelLR1500Quantity1 PieceMaterialABSDetection Range1500mMeasuring Accuracy± 1m (usually)Laser Level6 times optical observation systemMax.StorageNoDisplayObservationPowered ByBuilt-in BatteryBattery included or notYesEnglish Manual / SpecYesDownload Link …
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(18h; 26/08/2016 08:04:32 Z)

Improved Version Mega2560 R3 + 3.2 inch TFT IPS 320 0 _p ardublogs.txt ardublogs.txt~ atualizatudo.sh baixafeeds.sh baixafeeds.sh~ bkp blocoblogs.txt comunidade-bloco.sh extraifeed.sh extraifeed.sh~ feedsbaixados footer.html gerafeed.sh geraindice.sh geraindice.sh~ getfeats.sh header.html l.sh le-arduinoforum.sh le-hackaday-io.sh le-twitter.sh le-twitter.sh~ new.html new.sh old processa-blogs.sh processa-blogs.sh~ scrapeblogs.txt scrapeblogs.txt~ t.sh teste.txt tristar.txt 480 Color Full-HD LCD Module for Arduino

SKU #: 444727, Price: US$18.95 free shipping Form ColorBlueModelNOQuantity1 SetMaterialPCB + electronic componentsChipsetNAEnglish Manual / SpecYesDownload Link http://pan.baidu.com/s/1o6KEDsAPacking List1 0 _p ardublogs.txt ardublogs.txt~ atualizatudo.sh baixafeeds.sh baixafeeds.sh~ bkp blocoblogs.txt comunidade-bloco.sh extraifeed.sh extraifeed.sh~ feedsbaixados footer.html gerafeed.sh geraindice.sh geraindice.sh~ getfeats.sh header.html l.sh le-arduinoforum.sh le-hackaday-io.sh le-twitter.sh le-twitter.sh~ new.html new.sh old processa-blogs.sh processa-blogs.sh~ scrapeblogs.txt scrapeblogs.txt~ t.sh teste.txt tristar.txt Improved Version Mega 2560 R31 0 _p ardublogs.txt ardublogs.txt~ atualizatudo.sh baixafeeds.sh baixafeeds.sh~ bkp blocoblogs.txt comunidade-bloco.sh extraifeed.sh extraifeed.sh~ feedsbaixados footer.html gerafeed.sh geraindice.sh geraindice.sh~ getfeats.sh header.html l.sh le-arduinoforum.sh le-hackaday-io.sh le-twitter.sh le-twitter.sh~ new.html new.sh old processa-blogs.sh processa-blogs.sh~ scrapeblogs.txt scrapeblogs.txt~ t.sh teste.txt tristar.txt 3.2 TFT LCD Module Add To Cart Add To Wish List
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(42h; 25/08/2016 08:18:26 Z)

Waterproof Temperature Sensor Probe for Temperature and Humidity Sensor

SKU #: 444692, Price: US$8.55 free shipping Form ColorBlackModelN/AQuantity1 PieceMaterialElectronic ComponentsWorking Temperature-55 to 125 ℃English Manual / SpecYesDownload Link http://www.raspberrypiwiki.com/index.php/Sonoff_TH_10A/16APacking List1 0 _p ardublogs.txt ardublogs.txt~ atualizatudo.sh baixafeeds.sh baixafeeds.sh~ bkp blocoblogs.txt comunidade-bloco.sh extraifeed.sh extraifeed.sh~ feedsbaixados footer.html gerafeed.sh geraindice.sh geraindice.sh~ getfeats.sh header.html l.sh le-arduinoforum.sh le-hackaday-io.sh le-twitter.sh le-twitter.sh~ new.html new.sh old processa-blogs.sh processa-blogs.sh~ scrapeblogs.txt scrapeblogs.txt~ t.sh teste.txt tristar.txt Temperature Probe (Cable length: about 100cm) Add To Cart Add To…
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(42h; 25/08/2016 08:18:23 Z)

New Products at SparkFun

 

SparkFun 9DoF Sensor Stick (SEN-13944)

The SparkFun 9DoF Sensor Stick is an easy-to-use 9 Degrees of Freedom IMU. The Sensor Stick deftly utilizes the LSM9DS1 motion-sensing system-in-a-chip, the same IC used in the SparkFun 9DoF IMU Breakout. It houses a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, and 3-axis magnetometer – nine degrees of freedom (9DoF) in a single IC! The onboard LSM9DS1 is equipped with a digital interface, but even that is flexible. The biggest difference between…
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(35h; 25/08/2016 15:07:15 -06:00)

Enclosure - Aluminum (120x94.5x34mm) (PRT-13838)

These are our large, beefy aluminum enclosures, which have been built tough enough to withstand a truck. This 2mm-thick, die-cast enclosure is rated IP54 against dust and splashing water. Because it’s aluminum, it’s easy to cut and drill so that you can add LCD screens, buttons and cable connections. If you want to “pretty up” your project, hit this with some fine-grit sand paper and buff it or just spray paint it! …
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(202h; 18/08/2016 16:00:44 -06:00)

SparkFun Multiplexer Breakout - 8 Channel (74HC4051) (BOB-13906)

The SparkFun Multiplexer Breakout provides access to all pins and features of the 74HC4051, an 8-channel analog multiplexer/demultiplexer. The 74HC4051 allows you to turn four I/O pins into eight multifunctional, individually selectable signals, which can be used to do everything from driving eight LEDs to monitoring eight potentiometers. The 74HC4051 can function as either a multiplexer or a demultiplexer, and it features eight channels of…
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LED
(202h; 18/08/2016 16:01:06 -06:00)

Tutorials

Instructables

 
Arduino, ESP8266, Raspberry Pi and stuff

Arduino - TM1637 7 Segment Display & DHT11 Temp Sensor

Hello world! Today i made a simple Temperature & Humidity Meter with the TM1637 7 Segment Display & DHT11 temp sensor. Follow the next step for the Schematic, Code & Parts list.This is very easy to build, I made it because i have no temperature meter at the attic. SO a simple cheap option is to buil...By: vandenbrandeContinue Reading »
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(2h; 26/Aug/2016 17:18:24 PDT)

Multi-Purpose Cardboard Platform

Ever wonder where recycling meets a multi-functional canvas? Using an old cable spool and some shipping tubes it's time to make a DIY studio production apple box (cylinder, stool, thing). Cardboard is a great material to work with, it's cheap and relatively easy to find when you need it. By using ...By: BrickSmithContinue Reading »
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(2h; 26/Aug/2016 16:57:59 PDT)

VelleMan K5600R - ADVERTISEMENT LED DISPLAY DIY kit.

Hello world! Today i Soldered a DIY kit from VelleMan - The K5600R Advertisement Led Display. My plan is to put a arduino on it and the Bluetooth Module HC-06 & a APP to control the effects and power!. I will show you How to build the arduino/ Bluetooth part in the next video about the K5600R this p...By: vandenbrandeContinue Reading »
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(3h; 26/Aug/2016 15:55:33 PDT)

Cheap Foldable Workshop Stool

i needed this stool as my legs would often get tired from long sessions of soldering and 3d modellingand bringing in a kitchen chair was just to inconvenient and i didn't want to gout and buy would so i just used some stuff what they make furniture out of what i had lying around Materials what y...By: mrchiefblingContinue Reading »
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(5h; 26/Aug/2016 13:50:25 PDT)

Arduino Serial Monitor for Android Apps

The Arduino IDE has a feature that can be a great help in debugging sketches or controlling Arduino from your computer's keyboard.The Serial Monitor is a separate pop-up window that acts as a separate terminal that communicates by receiving and sending Serial Data.You will use the Serial Monitor to ...By: ibrahim kamrContinue Reading »
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(6h; 26/Aug/2016 13:41:54 PDT)

DIY CNC Phone Dock

I wanted to enter the Reclaimed Wood Contest and I also wanted to make a charging phone dock for my desk. The following Instructable is my afternoon attempt at it. Materials Needed Many tools were used to make the phone dock all of which were available to me at a local makerspace.- CNC Machine-Pl...By: mrsolis93Continue Reading »
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(6h; 26/Aug/2016 12:55:44 PDT)

Refurbished Rustic Bench

Hello fellow builders. This is a instructable on how to repair a bench that has weathered wood with brand new wood planks and new bolts. This actually took a good amount of time and took getting some new tools in order to complete so help out by clicking on the vote button Materials 3/8 and 1/4 d...By: Sythe101Continue Reading »
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TOOL
(6h; 26/Aug/2016 13:08:52 PDT)

Virtual IoT With Proteus and Blynk : Servo Motor Speed Monitor

IntroductionThis is my second tutorial showing how to make use of Blynk app with the state of the art Proteus ISIS to build virtually any IoT mobile connected app without even buying an Arduino board. Not only this, but also testing all available sensors on Proteus.To show how amazing to blend Blynk...By: wbadry1980Continue Reading »
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(7h; 26/Aug/2016 11:53:59 PDT)

Adafruit Tutorials

 

Circuit Playground: J is for Joule

Learn about the Joule - a unit for measuring work Adabot gets working with James Prescott Joule and learns all about the Joule, a unit which measures work itself!Learn More
LEARN
(9h; 26/08/2016 17:25:17 Z)

MicroPython Basics: ESP8266 WebREPL

Access a Python console over WiFi with the ESP8266! Learn how to setup and use MicroPython ESP8266's WebREPL to program and control a MicroPython board over WiFi.Learn More
LEARN
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PYTHON
(9h; 26/08/2016 17:27:24 Z)

Radio FeatherWing

Packet FSK or LoRa radio add-on for your favvy Feather Add short-hop wireless to your Feather with these Radio Featherwings. These add-ons for any Feather board will let you integrate packetized radio (with the RFM69 radio) or LoRa radio (with the RFM9x's). These radios are good options for kilometer-range radio, and paired with one of our WiFi, cellular or Bluetooth Feathers, will let you bridge from 433/900 MHz to the Internet or your mobile…
LEARN
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(57h; 24/08/2016 17:30:50 Z)

Circuit Playground Class Scheduler

Keep track of tricky schedules, Monday through Friday! The Circuit Playground's NeoPixels are used as indicators for day of the week and class periods, color coded per subject. You can enter a complex schedule that varies daily in the sketch, and then click the buttons on your Circuit Playground to find out which class is next.Learn More
LEARN
(59h; 24/08/2016 15:42:22 Z)

SparkFun Tutorials

 

9DoF Sensor Stick Hookup Guide

9DoF Sensor Stick Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t542 Introduction The 9DoF Sensor Stick is an easy-to-use 9 degrees of freedom IMU. The sensor used is the LSM9DS1, the same sensor used in the SparkFun 9 Degrees of Freedom IMU Breakout, but is slimmed down to be only 0.9"x0.4". Required Materials To follow along with this hookup guide, you will need the following:…
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(50h; 25/08/2016 00:00:00 -06:00)

Multiplexer Breakout Hookup Guide

Multiplexer Breakout Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t553 Introduction The SparkFun Multiplexer Breakout provides access to all pins and features of the 74HC4051, an 8-channel analog multiplexer/demultiplexer. The 74HC4051 allows you to turn four I/O pins into eight multi-functional, individually-selectable signals, which can be used do everything from driving eight LEDs to…
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(218h; 18/08/2016 00:00:00 -06:00)

Pokémon Go Patches with EL Panels

Pokémon Go Patches with EL Panels a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t551 Introduction Here’s a fun way to show your team pride when out at night Pokémon hunting. In this project, we’ll add a cloth stencil over EL panels to create glowing team logos and designs. Read on for more tips and tricks at customizing EL panels and attaching them to clothing, backpacks, and more. …
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(578h; 03/08/2016 00:00:00 -06:00)

Twitter

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A community marketplace for hardware creators and enthusiasts.

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I have lots of unpopulated boards available on @tindie! https://www.tindie.com/products/idlehandsdev/piangle-plug-n-play-pi-zero-usb-hub-board-only/ …https://twitter.com/instructables/status/768963184988459008 …

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Dime sized WIMU and LPS (wireless mesh!) Arduino compatible, powerful, tiny.

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Back in Stock! LiPo battery charger add-on for Teensy 3.1 https://www.tindie.com/products/onehorse/lipo-battery-charger-add-on-for-teensy-31/… #DIYElectronicspic.twitter.com/FCT5GxVtXC

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You can buy PRE-RELEASE #LiFePO4wered/Pi NOW on @tindie! https://hackaday.io/project/9461-lifepo4weredpi/log/44603-pre-release … @hackadayio https://www.tindie.com/products/xorbit/lifepo4weredpi/ …pic.twitter.com/bFzx746jrm

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Can you help?: Reading Response Bytes using SPI - https://www.embeddedrelated.com/thread/759/reading-response-bytes-using-spi …

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Yossi Kreinin is back on http://EmbeddedRelated.com ! Check out his new blog: The habitat of hardware bugs - https://www.embeddedrelated.com/showarticle/988.php …

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Documentation • Re: Announce: Free book on the ESP8266

Hi every one I want to buy a hard copy of the book . Would you please guide me to a suitable website to buy it ?Thanks in advance.Statistics: Posted by WasanSari — Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:19 am
BOOK
ESP8266
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Documentation • Is There a Version History Page for ESP8266's Firmware?

HiIs There a webpage or text file with a Version History for ESP8266's Firmware?Thank youStatistics: Posted by spaceman — Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:24 am
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Documentation • Re: Announce: Free book on the ESP8266

Many thanks for publishing, i realy enjoy reading the book but actually i couldn't understand every thing, im famelier with Arduino IDE and im new in using the Nodemcu and im not a programmer. i want to know how to catch the sutabil IDE and go for it start from basic till i do my own network automation in my house as master-slave or any other way, for the hardware im electrical engineer and i can go throughStatistics: Posted by khalil — Fri…
BOOK
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