Making a Panorama Time Lapse Controller for GoPro

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GoPro cameras have a fantastic time-lapse feature to help you take great photos. But what if you could up the ante and add a panorama effect as well? You can with a little know-how (or use the know-how in this Instructable). It’s Arduino based, controlling a geared stepper motor to get the …

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Talking Takeout Container

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This might not be the most useful project of all time except for the creator of it (who plans on using it to make a short film) but it’s definitely one of the most fun. Randy Sarafan made this Animatronic Talking Takeout Container quite simply using an arduino and a servo motor. …

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DIY Arduino Fingerprint Lock

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Here’s an interesting way to add a touch of security to your door in a DIY way. The Instructable for this Arduino Fingerprint Lock shows how a man added a fingerprint scanner to a door lock. Now he can run out of his home for a quick trip to the store and …

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Romance Pants with Lights Dimming Zipper

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With a pair of Romance Pants, the romantic atmosphere in your home is entirely clothing controlled. When the fly is pulled down, the lights dim and the stereo is turned up. When the belt buckle is opened, real candles are electronically ignited to provide the ultimate in technologically advanced romance.

How’d they …

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Getting Started with Arduino and LEDs

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You may have noticed I love Arduino and I also love LEDs. Here is Makershed with a great tutorial on how to get started with both.

Arduino Uno & Motor Shield Solar Tracker

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Nice DIY solar tracker project using arduino uno, motor shield, 2 servo motors and 4 photocells. Looks like creator will email you the programming if you ask nicely.

DIY Arduino Digital Speedo

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When Martyn’s thirty one year old Honda speedometer went out, he decided to replace it with a home built digital Arduino based led based unit. The unit senses wheel rotation using a hall effects sensor. Processes it with the Arduino then sends it to a LED driver (Maxim 7221 IC) which runs …

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Arduino Powered Etch A Sketch

Arduino Powered Etch A Sketch

Project “Etch Your Sketch” is an Arduino powered kit capable of reproducing on a standard Etch A Sketch. A .NET application converts the image to “black pixels” then sends a output of code to the Arduino. The Arduino, powers two stepper motors connected to the Etch A Sketch to reproduce a version …

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Simple Arduino Gmail Notifier Project

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Simple python script checks for mail using imaplib and tells the arduino via serial connection. Arduino activates a simple servo motor rotating the flag.

Code:

import serial import time import imaplib, re

ser = serial.Serial(3) print “Starting on ” +ser.portstr; conn = imaplib.IMAP4_SSL(“imap.gmail.com”, 993) while (True): conn.login(‘YOUR GMAIL USERNAME’,’YOUR PASSWORD’) unreadCount = …

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DIY Arduino: Interfacing Memsic 2125 Tutorial

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Great little tutorial about interfacing the Arduino microcomputer to a Memsic 2125 Accelerometer. Calculating g-forces you can detect tilt, acceleration, rotation, and vibration.

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