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Use an Arduino and Relays to Control AC Lights and Appliances

Photos: Christopher Alden<p>In building our latest project, The Great Houdini Escape Room, located in the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, we tackled many Maker challenges. Everything in the room was built from “scratch.” The room uses over 5,000 feet of wire and is operated on over 5,000 lines …

Give old electronics new life with Linux and Raspberry Pi

Do you have five, 10, or even 15-year-old consumer electronic devices that still work but are not connected to the internet and don't get software …

An Introduction to Solid State Relays

When we think of relays, we tend to think of those big mechanical things that make a satisfying ‘click’ when activated. As nice as they are for …

How to use stepper motors from old printers

I have been using stepper motors for a while now, and they are fantastic for all sorts of robotic projects.<p>Today I will share the things I have …

Arduino

Joe Activation with a WiFi-Controlled Electrical Outlet

[Mike] is the only one in his house who drinks coffee, and uses a simple single-serving brewer with no auto-on feature. And since no one really wants …

Have Alexa Open Your Garage Door

[yoyotechKnows] built an Alexa-controlled garage door opener after his Liftmaster stopped working. Now all he has to do is holler at his mobile phone …

Building a pool-playing robot prototype with Arduino

Building robots can be (relatively) easy if you’d like something to wander around your room and avoid obstacles, but for complicated control tasks, …

Beaglebone: Video Capture and Image Processing on Embedded Linux using OpenCV

Introduction<p>In the video below I look at how you can get started with video capture and image processing on the Beaglebone. It is an introductory …

Controlling a Solenoid Valve from an Arduino

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 Gimbal With Micro Servos

Sonic Mirror Audio Reactive Instruments<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>Arduino GoPro Wifi Control<p>Arduino Class<p>Why just 2 and not 3 axis? There is a …

Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply

Introduction: Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply<p>About: Ugly pirate roaming the seas in search of Treasure. More About Tecwyn …

Primer on Servos Hits All the Basics

Servos are pretty basic fare for the seasoned hacker. But everyone has to start somewhere, and there’s sure to be someone who’ll benefit from this …

Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino Pi

Introduction: Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino & Pi<p>About: I love home automation. I hate home automation. More About electronichamsters »<p>[EDIT] I …

Laundry Rooms

Dog Training Shock Collar Reviews (Jan.2018) | TOP 10

Dog training collar is the very important and essential device to train your dog. It has a great ability to solve dog’s behavior problems. Also, Dog …

0-24v 3A Variable DC Power Supply using LM338

Batteries are generally used to power up the Electronic Circuit and Projects, as they are easily available and can be connected easily. But they …

UnoSWU Internet Of Things Smart Socket (video)

A new smart socket has been created specifically for the Internet of Things and allows you to select from three different embedded microcontroller …

Internet of Things

Arduino Plant Watering System - with simplest possible moisture sensors

In this Instructable, I'm attempting to condense the contents of two videos I made about my watering system, to take the best aspects from the builds …

DIY Arduino Battery Capacity Tester - V1.0

[ Play Video ]I have salvaged so many old lap-top batteries ( 18650 ) to reuse them in my solar projects.It is very difficult to identify the good …

Arduino

An ESP8266 in Every Light Switch and Outlet

[Hristo Borisov] shows us his clever home automation project, a nicely packaged WiFi switchable wall socket. The ESP8266 has continuously proven …

Mind Controlled Arduino

Our mind has always been a mystery to mankind. Although scientists and biologists are trying hard to understand it, but we are still far from …

Arduino

Upgrade your USB keyboard to Bluetooth with this Arduino device

If you have an old keyboard lying around and wish it were wireless, Maker DastardlyLabs has a solution.The “HID Relay” is a small adapter that uses …

Need-to-Know Skills of UI Design for Mobile Devices

Have you meet some problems on the UI design for mobile devices? For example, small mobile screens? Bad user experience? In this article, I will cover …

7 Exercises That Can Transform Every Part Of Your Body In 4 Weeks

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Cheap Toy Airboat Gets a Cheap R/C Upgrade

[Markus Gritsch] and his son had a fun Sunday putting together a little toy airboat from a kit. They fired it up and it occurred to [Markus] that it …

Home Automation Using Raspberry Pi 2 And Windows 10 IoT

In today's era, technology can enhance human life. Technology is evolving decade by decade. Automation was a science fiction earlier but not today. …

Raspberry Pi

Simple Arduino-Controlled, No-Pump Plant Watering

I love this simple and clever design. It basically uses a microcontroller-powered servo motor to pinch a watering hose on/off on a gravity-fed plant watering system. No pump required. To control the system, the Norwegian maker, Eirik, used a SparkFun Arduino-compatible RedBoard. To tell when the …

Make an Arduino Project in 3 Minutes with Circuito.io

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>SparkFun 7 segment<p>×<p>1<p>SparkFun Breadboard - Self-Adhesive (White)<p>×<p>1<p>SparkFun Ultrasonic Range Finder - …

Arduino