Solenoid

A solenoid is a type of electromagnet, the purpose of which is to generate a controlled magnetic field through a coil wound into a tightly packed helix. The term was invented in 1823 by André-Marie Ampère to designate a helical coil.

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Glowing Air-Bubble Clock in Water

““Glowing Air-Bubble Clock in Water” displays the time and some graphics by illuminated air-bubbles in water. - font: 8 bits width - display area: roughly 200mm height x 90mm width. - The viscosity of water is low and the bubbles rise too fast …

Tactile Interface Thermometer-Clock

“A Thermometer Clock with no screen, numbers or visible interface. I made this device, a thermometer-clock without screen, buttons, needles or any visible interface. It may not be the most practical device, but we can’t deny that it’s …

RFID Based Door Lock System Using Arduino Uno

“Here I’ll explain to you How to make RFID based door lock system using Arduino in a simple way. Hello, friends in this post I’ll show you How to make RFID based door lock system using Arduino UnoRC522 …

DIY Automated Watering System

“In this project I will be showing you how to create an automated watering system. My system is made for my greenhouse, but you can use the general principle for pretty much everything and everywhere. The system uses LoRa for …

Teaching Arduino to print telegrams

“A small project on Arduino that prints notifications coming to your phone: messages from various instant messengers, news from Twitter and everything else. Such a “telegraph apparatus” was conceived as an interesting toy without serious use, but, as it turned …

DIY Fingerprint Door lock System

“How to make DIY Fingerprint Door lock System using r307 fingerprint module In this tutorial we are going to learn how to record or register fingerprints with Arduino and then read them with the biometric sensor and activate a lock …

DC, Servo, Stepper Motors and Solenoids with the Pico

“You’ve got an RP2040 Pico and some motors and a burning desire to get them working together. This guide is here for you! In it, you can pick among different types of motors/drives and learn how to wire …

Motorizing a Bb clarinet

“Not enough fingers to play clarinet? With this project you can delegate solenoids to push two side-keys. Awkward fingerings whaaat? I am a quite amateurish clarinetist myself but I always liked to experiment with my instrument. Within this project I …

Robotic Trombone: The RoboTrombo Music Machine

“Because we need to prove there are still things people do better than machines… An iSax Laboratories creation. Thank you Martin Molin @ Wintergatan for inspiration! The original idea was to produce a MIDI controlled music machine that could play any …

A Blockchain-Powered Smart-Lock

“Securely open/close your front door with a smart contract Story Ever wondered why many consider blockchain to be a game-changer in the IoT space? This example describes how to build a very simple smart-lock powered by a Blockchain smart …