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Adafruit’s Fona microcontroller, with a GSM phone module, can be used to make your very own dieselpunk cellphone that can make calls and store contacts.

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Mar
24

New Project: KegDuino: Arduino Meets Kegerator

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IMG_0692Beer here: A simple, cost-effective DIY solution to brew storage.

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Screen Shot 2013-11-05 at 4.55.48 PMThe Atmospheric Gas Detector Kit, found in the Makershed, gives you the components needed to detect different kinds of gases. In this episode of "Projects with Ryan Slaugh", we will go through the steps of setting up the base experiment from the book included with the kit.

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Screen Shot 2013-10-01 at 4.47.41 PMIn this episode of “Projects with Ryan Slaugh” I highlight using the Arduino Mini with the FTDI Friend. Normally, using an Arduino is as simple as plug and play into your USB. With the Mini, however, you need to use the FTDI Friend. The Friend itself is a simple device that converts […]

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Apr
13

How-To: Finger-Gesture Lock Box

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keyless lock boxWant to ditch that combination lock and bring your lock box into the 21st century? California-based best selling tech author Gordon McComb shows us how to pair an optical finger navigation (OFN) module with an Arduino and a small motor to create a lock box that reads your finger gestures [...]

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Mar
30

How-To: Romance Pants

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romance pants instructablesBrought to you by Team Instructables is the hilariously clever Romance Pants project. The zipper being pulled down triggers the room lights dimming and the stereo volume going up. When the waist button is undone, the candles automatically light.

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Feb
16

How-To: Brake Light Backpack for Cyclists

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Brake Light BackpackCheck out what MAKE alum Becky Stern has been up to over at adafruit, lately.

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Feb
09

Ultimate Arduino Microcontroller Pack: Last Chance to Save $30!

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tPOjETpcYxNEOOCM.largeStill haven't picked up an Ultimate Arduino Microcontroller Pack? Sunday at Midnight PST is your last chance to save $30 on this kit, the equivalent for getting an Arduino FREE!

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Dic
20

TFTweet – Displaying Tweets on an Arduino Shield with the Raspberry Pi

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20121202_031332Drew Fustini recently got his hands on an AlaMode and used it display tweets from his Raspberry Pi to an 2.8" TFT LCD Touchscreen Shield. The AlaMode and shield are connected to the Raspberry Pi which runs the Arduino IDE and a bit of Python code to make it all happen.

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Nov
14

Voice Controlled Lighting

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Screen shot 2012-11-14 at 9.06.34 AMMike Pieters shows how to control a table lamp with an Arduino and SimpleVR voice recognition shield.

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