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FM Radio with Arduino, LCD and Si4703

By lb20 on 14 December 2016, 1492 views<p>Introduction<p>A couple of years ago, I found a modern jukebox (with iPod connectivity, AM/FM radio, CD player …

Laser tripwire with a photocell and breadboard

This laser tripwire project is a great introduction to digital making with a Raspberry Pi and breadboard circuit.The Raspberry Pi can easily detect a …

Arduino

The Philippines with Kids: Running in the Cordillera Mountains

By: Philippa Langrish<p><b>Running in the Cordillera Mountains</b><p><b>The best travel experiences are often the most challenging!</b> So for a few days in March we …

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

by Austin Campbell September 15, 2016 3 Comments<p>Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you …

PlayBot Educational All-In-One Arduino Project Board (video)

Makers and hobbyists looking to learn more about the Arduino platform may be interested in a new educational Arduino development board which is being …

Arduino

Raspberry Pi adds a key feature to its $10 computer

Making your own smart device just got easier.<p>Raspberry Pi is celebrating five years since the launch of its original ultra-cheap DIY computer by …

40 Cheapest Countries to Travel to on $30 a Day or Less

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, I’ve found that I often spend less when I travel than when I spend a month at home in the US. When …

Build your own matchbox sized DIY timelapse spy camera for only $30

I’ve been a huge fan of the Arduino for quite a few years now. It allows me control cameras and lights in ways that would be otherwise impossible. As …

Arduino

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

Glacier National Park

Arduino Microcontroller Self Power Off

Introduction: Arduino Microcontroller Self Power Off<p>This short instructable presents a very simple way of auto powering off your microcontroller. I'm …

Arduino

6 Ideas For A DIY Power Generator In 2017

The ultimate goal of every respectable prepper is to get off the grid completely and live a free, happy and fulfilling life, enjoying nature and the …

How to Build a Tiny, Off-Grid House for $2500 (Video)

From life inside a tiny, 7'x12' portable house to touring an infamous roundhouse, we've been pretty fascinated by the DIY tiny house movement. Here's …

Off-grid

Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre – Brett L. Markham Book Review

Love this book ! The husband bought it for me one on of our Menard trips for supplies for the new house and three years later I am still finding it …

Farming

Solar Charged Battery Powered Arduino Uno

This tutorial shows how to create a time switching battery powered solar charged circuit, which is used to power an Arduino Uno and some peripherals …

Arduino

Flowcode graphical programming language | PIC Arduino

What is Flowcode?<p>Flowcode allows you to quickly and easily develop complex electronic and electromechanical systems. The graphical programming tool …

Build Your First IOT Using Arduino Without Additional Modules

Introduction: Build Your First IOT Using Arduino Without Additional Modules<p>The world is going smarter everyday and the biggest reason behind this is …

Arduino

IoT: Connecting The RPi, Arduino And The World!

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi 2 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Adafruit<br>• Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from Newark …

DIY Arduino Robotic Arm Project with Circuit Diagram & Code

In this tutorial, we design an <b>Arduino Uno Robotic Arm</b>. Entire arm will be designed from some scrap material and servos. Entire process of …

Arduino

DIY Arduino Laser Sky Effect Generator (video)

Makers, Arduino and electronics enthusiasts that have wanted to create a laser sky effect generator, may be interested in this new DIY tutorial which …

Arduino

Modular Arduino-powered Fingerprint Door Lock

Introduction: Modular Arduino-powered Fingerprint Door Lock<p>There is nothing more frustrating than forgetting your dorm/apartment key and realizing it …

Arduino

"Mom Is Coming" Notifier Via 1Sheeld

Introduction: "Mom Is Coming" Notifier Via 1Sheeld<p>Can't get notified the cases of storming the room? Ok! I gonna help you via "Mom is coming" …

Arduino

The All-Day Hiking Backpack

Going on a long hike for the day? Pack Config shared a loadout with us that includes everything you’d need for a long, day long hike.<p>The backpack is …

Hiking

Simple Arduino Home Energy Meter

Introduction: Simple Arduino Home Energy Meter<p>I was walking through the hardware store the other day and I walked past an energy meter which clips …

TinyDice: Professional PCBs at home

What is the Tiny Dice?Simply put, TinyDice is just an electronic, Arduino compatible LED die that looks quite neat.In reality, this project was my …

Arduino

LEDs for Beginners

LED - Light Emitting Diode:Led bulbs are a majors component of an electronics project and any DIY project maker and Hobbyist should have some basic …

Arduino

Make an LED Candle You Can Blow Out

“How might we make an LED candle that you can actually blow out?”<p>That was a question my daughter and I had one evening, so we got online and started exploring different ways to sense wind. Along the way, we discovered a pretty nifty sensor that does exactly what we needed. That sensor is the center …

Arduino

Three Days in Quebec City

Here's how to plan the perfect long weekend in this historic Canadian destination.<p>Winters in Canada can be strong, so Quebecers are among the first to hit the streets in the spring to dance in the sunshine at festivals and relax on café patios. Join them and it won’t be long before you too develop …

European Travel

Build Your Own Custom Battery Packs For Projects Using Maker Batteries (video)

Developers, makers and hobbyists that require battery packs to power their projects might be interested in a new product which has been created by …

Clean Energy

How to Use Magnetic Declination with a Compass

How to Use Magnetic Declination with a Compass<p>What is Declination<p>So what is magnetic declination and how does it affect wilderness navigation?<p>Quite …

Magnetism

Hiking and Backpacking in Northeastern Michigan

<b>Hiking & Backpacking</b> <br>Hiking Trail Maps <br>Hiking Photo Gallery <br>GEAR and EQUIPMENT<p>HIT THE TRAIL<br>by Gary Nelkie, Nordic Sports<br>© 2003<p>Northeastern Michigan …