PID Temperature Controller

PID Temperature Controller

“My friend is building a plastic extruder for plastic recycling (https://preciousplastic.com). He needs to control the extrusion temperature. For that purpose he is using a nozzle heater band. In this nozzle, there is a thermocouple and a heating unit which allow us to measure the temperature and finally reach the desired temperature (make a retroaction loop). When I …

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Web-Connected SMART LED Animation Clock With Web-based Control Panel, Time Server Synchronized

Web-Connected SMART LED Animation Clock With Web-based Control Panel, Time Server Synchronized

“The story of this clock goes back a long way - more than 30 years. My father pioneered this idea when I was just 10 years old, long before the LED revolution - back when LED’s where 1/1000 the brightness of their current blinding brilliance. A true innovator, he coded in assembly language and hand wired each individual LED (an …

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Hologram Projector With Pi

Hologram Projector With Pi

“This was a project created for an Robotics class. It was done following another instructable page https://www.hackster.io/hackerhouse/holographic-au… It uses a Raspberry Pi, along with a computer, and monitor to create a 3D hologram that projects an image along with a musical playlist.”

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Super Bright / Variable Brightness LED PANEL

Super Bright / Variable Brightness LED PANEL

“In this Instructable I am going to show you how to make super bright, very sturdy, properly cooled, variable brightness, accurate color producing LED PANEL for photography, video work or any general lighting. This LED panel’s design focuses on the lighting quality, durability of the panel and the LED strips longevity.”

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Light Following Robot

Light Following Robot

“This instructible will show you how to make a light following “robot” using only a couple batteries, light dependent resistors, and a pair of motors. Robot is a bit of an exaggeration, as this is quite a simple beast, but it reacts to stimuli, so that’s close enough! Video of the process can be found here, and I’ll …

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Pixel Art LED Frame With Free Bluetooth Apps

Pixel Art LED Frame With Free Bluetooth Apps

“Materials 32x16 LED Matrix- Adafruit $24.99 PIXEL Maker’s Kit- Seeedstudio $59 (Note I am the creator of the PIXEL Maker’s Kit) iOS Bluetooth app or Android Bluetooth App - Free 1/8” acrylic material for laser cutting 12x20 - $15 3/16” acrylic material for laser cutting 12x20 - $20 5V, 2A Switching Power Supply - Adafruit $7.95 (4) Aluminum …

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Iron Man Arc Reactor Necklace

Iron Man Arc Reactor Necklace

“Ahoi Marvel Fans, can’t wait for Marvel’s Avengers Infinity War? Me neither! To make sure my outfit matches my hyped mind, I thought I make a wearable arc necklace. Because an arc reactor shirt is just not cutting it here! Easy to make, here we go:”

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Beautifully Finished Humidity and Temperature Sensor

Beautifully Finished Humidity and Temperature Sensor

“We built a stylish and useful humidity and temperature sensor for our home workshop that uses color to alert us to big swings in humidity. Learn how we built a walnut dovetailed case and used easy-to-find Arduino components to build a stylish and useful humidity and temperature monitor for the wood shop. This DIY project showcases a bit of woodworking …

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