Videos

Arduino Neural Network Robot Part 1: Prototype and Design

2 months ago
In this video series, Sean Hodgins will be creating an open source Arduino based robot from scratch that will navigate using some photoresistors and a neural network. In this video Sean will look at testing some off the shelf components, use those components to create a schematic, and finally use those schematics the create a […]

This Tiny Factory Makes Massage Rollers In No Time Flat

2 months ago
High School Sophomore Ethan Milligan brought this tiny manufacturing machine to Maker Faire Denver this weekend and impressed the heck out of me. It’s powered entirely by pneumatics and an Arduino Mega.

Make: Live – Cold Brew Coffee Tower

2 months ago
In this episode of Make: Live, we’re going to build a massive cold brew coffee tower that has its water flow rate electronically controlled so we can tune our perfect cup of coffee. Get all the parts for this project at Digi-Key. www.digikey.com/short/q7h4vj Full instructions: makezine.com/projects/build-a-behemoth-cold-brew-coffee-drip-tower/

Make: Live – Raspberry Pi Network Detective

4 months ago
Ever worry about who has access to your network? The Raspberry Pi Network Detective actively scans your network, and reports the number of devices connected to it in huge, red numbers. Full Instructions for this project: makezine.com/projects/build-raspberry-pi-network-scanner/ Get the parts for this project: www.digikey.com/short/31zt9n

Make: Live – Arduino Traffic Tracker

5 months ago
The Arduino Traffic Tracker tells you about the traffic conditions of a predetermined route using the Google maps API – you can quickly get a sense of how long your commute will take, or which route you should take – with a quick glance. Get all the parts for this project: www.digikey.com/short/3vjct3 How-to steps: makezine.com/projects/arduino-neopixel-traffic-map/

Updated Project: SmartPhone Garage Door Opener

6 months ago
A while back I created a Smartphone Garage Door Opener. It worked, but left a lot of room for improvement. So I created a new version of it, and its much better. Get the files for this project: github.com/photoresistor/SmartPhoneGarageDoorOpener And the parts: Feather Huzzah: www.amazon.com/Adafruit-2821-Feather-HUZZAH-ESP8266/dp/B019MGW6N6 Optoisolators: www.amazon.com/Cylewet-Optocoupler-Mounting-Coupler-Arduino/dp/B06X6M2NNY 5.5mm DC Jacks: www.amazon.com/CESS-Socket-Female-JackConnector-5-5mmx2-1mm/dp/B01G0Q3VRQ/ Reed Switch: www.amazon.com/Directed-Electronics-8601-Magnetic-Switch/dp/B0009SUF08/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1498696545&sr=1-5&keywords=reed+switch 5.5mm […]

Electrosmash Arduino Guitar Pedal & Custom Enclosure

7 months ago
The Electrosmash Pedalshield Uno is an Programmable guitar effects pedal for Arduino. Normally we wouldn’t feel good making a video out of a kit build, so we made a custom enclosure for it as well. Learn More about the Pedalshield Uno: www.electrosmash.com/pedalshield-uno ———————————————————— Visit us on the web! www.makezine.com Go to a Maker Faire! www.makerfaire.com […]

Episode 96: Jewelbots with Sara Chipps

7 months ago
Episode 96 of CppCast is live! In this episode Rob and Jason are joined by Sara Chipps to discuss Jewelbots, Arduino and getting girls interested in STEM fields. Full show notes available at: cppcast.com/2017/04/sara-chipps/

Make: Live- Tricolor Twinkle Lights

8 months ago
This is the archive of Make: Live episode 04, where we build a LED-lit mason jar powered by the Adafruit Trinket. Full project instructions: community.makezine.com/share/johnwargo/arduino-trinket-twinkle-lights-4ff9f2 All parts are available at www.digikey.com ———————————————————— Visit us on the web! www.makezine.com Go to a Maker Faire! www.makerfaire.com Subscribe to the Magazine! www.makezine.com/subscribe Twitch.TV: www.twitch.tv/make/profile Follow us on Twitter: […]

Make: Live – Dieselpunk Cellphone

9 months ago
This is a replay of our Make: Live session where we build a functioning cellphone using components from Digi-Key. You can purchase all of the electronic parts for this build from www.digikey.com

Behind the Scenes: Microsoft, Costa Farms and the Fully Automated Farm

1 year ago
It’s time consuming, costly, and difficult for farmers to measure and regulate pH levels in their plants throughout the day and across the lifecycle of a plant. Indeed, pH levels are one of the key factors in plant health. Join Jerry Nixon as he welcomes the team from Costa Farms and Microsoft as they describe […]
Setting up the Adafruit Feather M0 Wifi with a pHSensor running in Microsoft Azure

Setting up the Adafruit Feather M0 Wifi with a pHSensor running in Microsoft Azure

1 year ago
It’s time consuming, costly, and difficult for growers to measure and regulate pH throughout the day and across the lifecycle of a plant.  Indeed pH levels are one of the key factors in plant health. Furthermore pH levels in the water and nutrient streams change constantly.  To increase plant health via nutrient uptake in turn […]