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Use an Arduino and an H-bridge motor circuit to build an automatic can crusher
Use a servo to flick a light switch mechanically — without ever touching 110V power — with this Wi-Fi “Turner Onner”
High speed photography is great for capturing the moment when two water droplets collide and make incredibly beautiful fluid impacts.
You can buy large cold-brew towers, but they’re expensive, aimed at coffee shops. Make your own instead, and automate it using Arduino.
Use some LEDs to upgrade a $10 Ikea side table into a centerpiece that bumps and jives to the beat of your tunes. Get your freq on!
If you're playing for an audience you don't want to spend your set looking at a screen. See how one musician made this MIDI foot board for performances.
Using many light sources, reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) is a method for photographing that allows you to get 3D maps of surfaces.
Turn an old headlamp into a power assist for your eyebrows. Use an infrared remote control to raise, lower, waggle, and adjust.
Pump up your look using drone motors and pneumatic air muscles to give your wearables a hint of animation with soft robotics.
You'd think there'd be something like a dual set point thermostat on the market already, but it doesn't look like there is. Guess you'll just have to make one.
The purpose is clear.
LEDs are the perfect touch to add a creepy red glow to your Halloween props. Make them fade in and out with a simple Arduino sketch.
Take advantage of these open source resources to set up voice control with Raspberry Pi and bark orders at your home appliances.
With some simple programming and a few basic parts, you can rig up a candy vending machine that slides sweets toward you at the push of a button.
Trick-or-treaters are bound to get a thrill when you make this choreographed music and light display that plays each time your gate is opened.
In this project, Jason Poel Smith shows you how to make a system that will monitor the temperature of your pipes and alert you if they get near freezing.
In this project, I'll show you how to set up some simple infrared remote controls for effects that you can use in your haunted house this year.
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